This half-day mountain bike tour, perfect for beginners, rewards you with a soak at Hoheikyo Onsen. After a 1.5-hour ride along an easy, paved path through the ‘onsen’ (hot spring) town of Jozankei for a snack, you’ll delight in the pure waters of Hoheikyo's outdoor baths, followed by a curry lunch that's popular among locals. Round-trip transport is included from Sapporo. Numbers are limited to 10 on this small-group tour, ensuring a personalized experience with your expert guide.Please note: This tour is seasonal and runs yearly between April and October. The date is subject to change.
• 5 hours
Explore Hokkaido’s Lake Shikotsu by mountain bike with an expert guide. You’ll depart along the Chitose River and then ride through the woods to the tranquil caldera lake, enjoying breathtaking views of neighboring mountain peaks as you pedal. Take a break during the moderate, 5-hour ride to purchase your own lunch at your choice of lakeside restaurants. Round-trip transport is available from the Sapporo train station, a nearby hotel or New Chitose Airport. Numbers are limited to 10 on this small-group tour, ensuring a personalized experience.Please note: This tour is seasonal and runs yearly between April and October. The date is subject to change.
• 9 hours
There’s nothing like fresh buckwheat soba dipped in dashi and a splash of soy sauce to make a perfect meal. Learn how to make these noodles in the countryside just outside of Sapporo. A local chef, with more than a dozen years of noodle know-how, guides your small group of no more than 10 people, through the soaking, kneading and cutting process. Make a mountain of noodles, slurp up some right there in the kitchen and then pack plenty to take back to Sapporo — no sharing necessary. Transport is included.
• 4 hours
Enjoy a 40- or 60-minute horseback ride not far from the bustle of Sapporo. With an experienced instructor-guide, dressed like an American cowboy, you'll receive a quick riding lesson in Mustang Town before setting off on the ride. Follow well-maintained trails near a spectacular mountain that features an unusual 8-peak formation. The gentle horses are suitable for riders with all levels of experience. Round-trip hotel transportation by taxi is included.
• 3 hours
Noboribetsu Date Jidaimura is a theme park in Noboribetsu that reproduces the customs and culture of the Edo-Jidai (Edo period), Here, you can enjoy viewing samurai residences, ninja trick houses and various stores that represent the Edo period. By the end of the day, you might as well call yourself a resident of the village.
• 8 hours
Enjoy an easy mountain bike tour through Nopporo Forest Park, a wildlife sanctuary and national forest on Hokkaido. You’ll receive basic instructions from an experienced guide for riding a mostly flat course through breathtaking scenery. Keep an eye out for flowers, woodpeckers, squirrels and deer throughout your 1.5-hour ride, covering a distance of approximately 6 miles (10 km). Round-trip transport is included from Sapporo. Numbers are limited to 10 on this small-group tour, ensuring a personalized experience.Please note: This tour is seasonal and runs yearly between April and October. The date is subject to change.
• 3.5 hours
A geisha typically entertains guests at invitation-only locations. Delight in the company of not one, but two of these highly skilled performers of Japanese music and dance, during a 2-hour ‘geisha party’ at a private home in Sapporo. As you savor a home-cooked meal accompanied by beer and sake, chat with the help of a guide and take pictures with the geishas, who will make sure everyone in your small group limited to 8 diners is having an enjoyable experience. Round-trip hotel transport is included.
• 3 hours
Visit some of the most beautiful places in Hokkaido this summer! Experience Tomita Farm with lavender fields in Furano as well as the colorful flowery landscape in the small town of Biei. See the mesmerizing view of Tokachi Mountain range from the hills of Shikisai-No-Oka, witness the dream-like Blue Pond in Shirogane and visit Miyama Pass Overlook. Enjoy a light lunch of Japanese style rice balls "onigiri" and dinner of a mini chicken sandwich made by a popular local bakery.
• 12 hours
Enjoy exploring two of Hokkaido’s most beautiful lakeside spots, Shikotsu and Toya. Stunning in every season, we love these beautiful places and their connection with nature. Enjoy local ice cream and produce, and then take a ropeway ride up Mount Usu, an active volcano near Toya that overlooks both the lake and the ocean.
• 9 hours
Visit the beautiful seaside city of Otaru, known for glasswork, great seafood, desserts and distilleries. In the morning, head into Yoichi Distillary, where the world-famous Nikka Whiskey is produced. Continue on for a tour of Otaru city for some relaxing time spent along the canal and historic Sakaimachi street area and a delicious seafood lunch.Finally, take the ropeway up Tengu Mountain to see the panoramic views of Otaru Port and Ishikari Bay.
• 9 hours