Hokkaido Autumn Melody 8D5N

Hokkaido--Autumn--Melody

Hokkaido Autumn Melodi

Seasonal Scenery

  • Autumn Leaves Viewing
  • Crimson carpet on the lakeside at Wakka Wild Flower Park

Unique Experience

  • Lake Akan Cruise
  • Touch & Feel ice at Drift Ice Museum 3 nights Onsen stay
  • *Celebrate Mid Autumn Festival in Hokkaido (For 24 Sep departure only)

Sightseeing & Shopping Experience

  • Lake mashu
  • Lake Kussharo
  • Mt. Io
  • Shiretoko Five Lakes
  • Lake Saroma
  • Ginga & Ryusei Waterfalls
  • Otaru Sakaimachi Street
  • Sapporo Shiro Koibito Park & Susukino
  • Sapporo Chuo Market
  • Outlet Mall Rera

Hotel/Ryokan Stay

  • Centrals locations in Cities
  • 3 Nights Onsen hotel at Lake Akan, Shiretoko & Lake Saroma

Free Wifi Router rental (per room base)

BOOK NOW
TEL: 65950600
ION Opening Hour
From 11:00am – 20:00pm daily
(Last enquiry @ 19:30pm)
Basic Information
Tour date: 24, Sep, 2, and 10, Oct, 2015 Tour fare: From S$2788 Tax & Fuel surcharge: S$200
Departs Singapore Visits: Sapporo, Otaru, Akan, Shiretoko, Sounkyo, Asahikawa Duration: 8 Days
Req. per Booking2 – 20 guests Req. to Run Tour2 guest(s) Guide: English speaking guide inculed

Day1

Assemble at Changi Airport for Check In
Changi-Airport-Airside

Day2D

Kushiro Airport – Lake Akan 釧路 – 阿寒湖
Lake Akan Tsuruga Wings / Western Room hot-small-icon


Lake View Room

Upon arrival, transfer to Lake Akan (阿寒湖). Board on Lake Akan Cruise and enjoy the fantastic autumn view there small-autumn-leave. After that, hotel check in and dinner at hotel restaurant (Buffet). Tonight, pamper yourself in the onsen within the hotel.
For 10 Oct departure, you will go to Kushiro Washo Market (和商市場) in the morning. At there, you can try katte-don” (勝手丼, free-style rice bowl) for lunch. After buying a bowl of rice, you select and buy your favourite seafood items in several fish shops to match with the rice.
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Day3BLD

Lake Akan – Shiretoko 阿寒湖 – 知床
Shiretoko Grand Hotel or similar / Western room hot-small-icon


Waterfront View Room

We will head to Tashikaga area (弟子屈町) to see beautiful natures. Visit Mt lo (硫黄山), an active 500 meters high volcano, where acid smokes and solid sulfur can be observed. Move on to Lake Kussharo (屈斜路湖) small-autumn-leave , the largest crater lake in Japan with a circumference of 57 km. Enjoy an impressive onsen Sunayu (砂湯), where hot water is directly surfacing on a beach! Also, visit Lake Mashu (摩周湖) small-autumn-leave, which is one of the world’s clearest, most transparent lakes. After lunch at local restaurant (Grill Fish Set Menu), leave for Shiretoko (知床), the World Heritage Site. Shiretoko Peninsula is located in the north-east of Hokkaido, the northernmost island of Japan. You will visit Shiretoko Five Lakes (知床五湖) small-autumn-leave. Looking like the result of a god’s five fingerprints, they are a set of five small lakes formed long ago by the eruption of nearby Mount lo and fed by underground springs. You can walk on the wooden elevated boardwalk, enjoy the beautiful views of the surrounding mountains and wilderness and experience Shiretoko’s unspoiled nature there. Today’s dinner will be served at hotel restaurant (Japanese Kaiseki Course). Tonight, pamper yourself in the onsen with the fantastic Shiretoko lake view.
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Day4BLD

Shiretoko – Abashiri – Lake Saroma 知床 – 網走 – さろま湖
Lake Saroma Tsuruga Resort or similar /Western room hot-small-icon


Lake View Room

This morning, leave for Shiretoko Nature Center (知床自然センター) via Shiretoko Pass (知床峠) small-autumn-leave. At the Dyna Vision Theater there, you will experience the 12 m by 20 m giant screen presentation of “Four seasons of Shiretoko”. You will get an overview of the spectacular vistas, and hidden pristine land experiences not available on any tour in just 20 minutes. After lunch at local restaurant, continue your journey to Drift Ice Museum (流氷館), which covers all aspects of sea ice. The sub-zero room allows you to experience -20°C temperature whereas the “Frozen Aquarium” displays various fish preserved in ice. Tonight, enjoy a sumptuous Japanese Kaiseki Dinner at hotel banquet room.
On 27 Sep, let’s celebrate Mid- Autumn Festival in a different way. Stroll around Lake Saroma with a lantern while watching the moon and stars in the Hokkaido clear sky. Immerse yourself in the tranquil environment there! We hope it will be a very unique lifetime experience for you.
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Day5BLD

Lake Saroma – Sounkyo – Asahikawa さろま湖 – 層雲峡 – 旭川
Asahikawa Grand Hotel or similar / Western room
Wakka Wild Flower Park (原生公園). It is located on the biggest seaside grassland in Japan extending between the Sea of Okhotsk and Lake Saroma, and has been designated as a site of Hokkaido Heritage. From late August to late September, Sangoso grows 10cm to 35cm tall with the leaves turning an amazing crimson color. If weather condition permits, you will see the beautiful crimson carpet on the lakeside. After lunch, continue your journey to Sounkyo (層雲峡) small-autumn-leave. You will visit the beautiful Ginga & Ryusei Waterfalls (銀河&流星の滝), which cascade down the 100 meter high cliff side. Next, move on to Asahikawa (旭川). After hotel check in, enjoy the delicious French Course Dinner at hotel restaurant.

Day6BLD

Asahikawa – Otaru – Sapporo 旭川 – 小樽 – 札幌
Mecure Sapporo or similar /Western Room
This morning, transfer to Otaru (小樽) and take a stroll along Otaru Canal (小樽運河) which has century old stone warehouses at the sides. Continue your journey to Sakaimachi Street (堺町通り), visit the Kitaichi Glass Shop (北一硝子) and be fascinated by the high quality glass tableware and artworks created by skilled craftsmen. Then to Music Box Hall (オルゴール堂) where there are beautifully crafted music boxes displayed for your choice to purchase. After lunch at Otaru Kihin Kan (小樽貴賓館), the old Aoyama house, transfer to Sapporo City (札幌). Thereafter, you will pass by Odori Park(大通公園). Odori means large street in Japanese, and it is indeed so literally. It is in the center of Sapporo, separating the city into north and south. At the center of the park you can see the TV Tower, a major landmark of Sapporo, and the Clock Tower (時計台) a symbol of Hokkaido that was designated as an Important Cultural Property of Japan. Dinner will be served at local restaurant (Wagyu Shabu Shabu).
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Day7BL

Sapporo – Singapore 札幌 -新加坡
This morning, you will visit Shiroi Koibito Park (白い恋人パーク) where they sell the most famous cookies from Hokkaido. After a delicious Crab Meal at local restaurant, move on to Chuo Market (札幌市中央卸売) where you can find many fresh vegetable and seafood. Thereafter, transfer to Outlet Mall Rera to enjoy last minute shopping. We hope that you have enjoyed this vacation with JTB and we look forward to helping you create your next Perfect moments, always.
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Day8

Arrive in Singapore
Changi-Airport-Runway-Night

Remarks

  • This tour package is subject to change without prior notice.
  • Minimum 20 persons are required to form a group. A Tour Manager will be with the group for the entire tour.
  • Accommodation is based on twin-sharing basis.
  • Activities available are subject to weather conditions.
  • Package price does not include the associated taxes and surcharges, estimated at $200, subject to change.
  • Guide and driver service fee of JPY600 (Approx $6.6) per day (adult / child) is applicable.
  • Please approach our travel consultants for more details and other terms and conditions.

 

BOOK NOW
TEL: 65950600
ION Opening Hour
From 11:00am – 20:00pm daily
(Last enquiry @ 19:30pm)