Welcome to Shikotsu-Tōya National Park
Shikotsu-Tōya National Park (支笏洞爺国立公園; 993 sq km) is an oddly non-contiguous park, with pockets of wilderness carved out of a large area. Highlights include two caldera lakes, Shikotsu-ko and Tōya-ko, two popular hot spring towns, Jōzankei and Noboribetsu, and numerous mountains, the most impressive of which is Yōtei-zan, also known as Ezo-Fuji, because it resembles famous Mt Fuji. Within easy striking distance of... Read More
Top experiences in Shikotsu-Tōya National Park
Shikotsu-Tōya National Park activities
Sapporo Snow Festival & Hokkaido Highlights
This quick five-day trip to the famous Sapporo Snow Festival is one of the most unique specifically-winter tours we offer. Explore the celebrated snow and ice sculptures created for this amazing event (held yearly since 1950), visit a light festival in the coastal town of Otaru, hike to see the geysers in Jigokudani, and opt to enjoy hot springs with a stay in Noboribetsu. Opt to stick around post-tour and take advantage of the chance to ski in winter-perfect Hokkaido. This tour is the ideal add-on to any winter travel in this part of the world.
Sapporo Snow Festival & Japan Winter Highlights
This 13-day trip joins together two Japan islands to create one unforgettable experience that covers some of the major winter events this country has to offer. From the famous onsen hot springs throughout Japan that make the country so inviting in winter, to the free time to discover new and historical districts in Tokyo and Kyoto, to the Sapporo Snow Festival and the Otaru Light Festival in Hokkaido, this tour is the best answer for anyone looking for a different sort of adventure.