Floral Story @ Hokkaido 8D5N


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Highlights

Seasonal Scenery:
Higashi Motoko Shibazakura Park, Kamiyubetsu Tulip Park,  Takikawa Nano Hana

Unique Experience:
Shiretoko Cruise (Mt Io), Flower Land Kamifurano “Lavender Pillow Making & Hokkaido Spring Taste (Asparagus)”, Glass Blowing Experience in Otaru

Sightseeing & Shopping Experience:
Oshin Koshin Waterfall, Shiretoko Pass, Shiretoko Five Lakes (Wooden Path), Ice Pavilion, Otokoyama Sake Brewery, Shikisai no Oka, Otaru Canal (pass by), Sakaimachi Street, Chitose Outlet Mall RERA

Hotel / Ryokan Stays:
02 nights of authentic Japanese Onsen experience at Shiretoko, Lake Saroma. 03 nights centrally located hotel in Furano/Asahikawa, Otaru & Sapporo

Details

Departure date
13, 20 May 2020
Tour length
8 days 5 nights
Visit
Memanbetsu, Shiretoko, Lake Saroma, Asahikawa, Otaru, Sapporo, Chitose
Tour guide
Experienced Trilingual Guide
From S$ 3,788*

Our WOW! Promises


Right group size for Quality Travel (<= 30 passengers)

Experienced Trilingual Guide (English, Mandarin, Japanese) Accompanying the entire tour

Premium Selection of Hotels & Ryokan (with onsen)

Organized & Well-paced itinerary

Comfortable big coaches

Authentic Japanese gourmet food & Cultural experiences

Day 1 ---

Assemble at Changi Airport for Check in

JL038  SIN- HND    0150-0950
JL567  HND-MMB  1230-1410

Day 2 On board-D

Memanbetsu Airport – Shiretoko 女満別 - 知床
Shiretoko Daiichi Hotel or similar / Japanese or western room ♨

Upon arrival at Memanbetsu Airport, coach transfer to Higashi Mokoto Shibazakura Park (東藻琴芝桜公園). Shibazakura in Japanese means grass cherry blossoms blooming on the ground. During the middle of May to early June, the tiny flowers will blossom and covers the whole park like bright pink. Next, pass by Oshin Koshin Waterfall (オシンコシンの滝) while along the way to the hotel. Designated as one of Japan’s best 100 waterfalls. Known as Twin Beauties Waterfall, because the waterfall splits into two parts about halfway down. After dinner at the hotel [Buffet], you may consider joining the special activity Optional Tour: Shiretoko Night Theater (90min) (3000yen p/person) where you might able to see a red fox, TEZO deer, and other wild animals if you’re lucky.

** For Optional Tour’s booking, please let us know one month before the departure.

Day 2. Oshin Koshin Waterfall

Day 3 BLD

Shiretoko – Lake Saroma 知床 - サロマ湖
Lake Saroma Tsuruga Resort or similar / Japanese or Japanese Western room ♨

After breakfast, visit Shiretoko Pass (知床峠)  which located at the top of the Shiretoko Highway between Utora and Tausu that crosses over the mountain range at an elevation of 738 meters. Next, enjoy the natural wonders of Shiretoko by taking the Shiretoko Cruise (Mt Io Course – 1hrs) ** Shiretoko Nature Centre is visited if the cruise gets cancelled**. Thereafter, proceed to a local restaurant for lunch. After lunch, visit Shiretoko Five Lakes (Wooden Path to the Observatory of 1st Lake) (知床五湖1湖展望台への高架木道散策). The Elevated Wooden Path is 800m long and offers breathtaking views of Shiretoko Renzan and the Ohortuku Ocean as you walk toward the 1st Lake. Finally, transfer to Lake Saroma for hotel check in. Tonight, enjoy your dinner [Seafood + Buffet] at the hotel.

Day 3. Shiretoko Five Lakes (Wooden Path)

Day 4 BLD

Lake Saroma – Furano/Asahikawa サロマ湖 - 富良野/旭川
New Furano Prince / OMO7 Asahikawa or similar / Western room

After breakfast, let’s start our day at Kamiyubetsu Tulip Park (上湧別チューリップ公園). A park covers 12.5hectares of land in total, and on approximately 7 hectares of land grows 1.2 million tulips of 120 different species. Indulge yourself in the flower land. This afternoon, lunch will be served at a local restaurant. Next, visit Hokkaido Ice Pavilion (北海道アイスパビリオン) where you can experience the world of beautiful illusion, woven by cold and harsh northern winter. Continue your journey at Otokoyama Sake Brewery (男山酒造り資料館). They have been making sake from Hokkaido’s Mt. Taisetsu spring water for over 340 years. Taste it! At the end of the day, transfer to the hotel for check in. Tonight, enjoy your dinner [Japanese Set] at the hotel.

Day 4. Kamiyubetsu Tulip Park

Day 5 BLD

Furano/Asahikawa – Otaru 富良野/旭川 - 小樽
Grand Park Otaru or similar / Western room

This morning, transfer to Furano via the Scenic Patchwork Road. Visit Shikisai no Oka ( 四季彩の丘), a large flower garden on a rolling hill which provides you a stunning view of the surrounding areas. Next, visit Flower Land Kamifurano (フラワーランドかみふらの), another large flower garden where you will have Lavender Pillow Making Experience and Hokkaido Spring Taste <Asparagus> (フラワーランドかみふらのラベンダー枕作り体験+北海道の季節の味).  Proceed to Furano Wine House for lunch [Japanese Set]. After lunch, continue your journey to Takikawa (滝川) for Canola Flower Viewing (菜の花) <Photo Stop>. ** If no Canola, will be proceeding to Otaru directly for hotel check in.** Tonight, dinner will be served at a local restaurant.

Day 5. Hokkaido Spring Taste (Asparagus)

 

Day 6 B-D

Otaru - Sapporo 小樽 - 札幌
Mercure Hotel Sapporo or similar / Western room

After breakfast, let’s start your day with Glass Blowing Experience in Otaru. Otaru is famous as one of Japan’s leading glass towns. The original glass that you make with your own hands makes a wonderful souvenir of your trip to Hokkaido! After that, pass by Otaru Canal(小樽運河)by coach and visit Sakaimachi Street(堺町通散策). From here, you’ll find many western-style buildings that currently house many restaurants, cafes, boutiques and museums. Lunch is on your own expense during free & easy time at Otaru. Next, transfer to Sapporo for hotel check in. Tonight, enjoy a Crab Course Dinner at the local restaurant.

Front Page (small) - Glass Blowing Experience at Otaru (Image Only)

 

Day 7 B--

Sapporo – Chitose – Singapore 札幌 -千歳 - 新加坡

JL526 CTS-HND 2000-2140
JL035 HNS-SIN  0005-0615

On this final day, free and easy time in the morning. Afternoon, assemble and proceed to Chitose Outlet Mall RERA (千歳アウトレットモールレラ) for last-minute shopping. You can enjoy a variety of fashion, food and entertainment options here.  Lunch & dinner is on your own arrangement. Thereafter, you will depart for Singapore from New Chitose Airport.

Bid farewell to Hokkaido as we depart for Singapore. We hope that you have enjoyed this vacation with JTB and we look forward to helping you create your next perfect moments, always!

 

Day 8 ---

Singapore 新加坡

Arrive Singapore

*All the photos are for illustration purposes only
* The itinerary is subject to change due to weather condition
* Meals indicated are for reference only and subject to change
* Flight schedule is subject to change
* Flower viewing locations are dependent on weather conditions

 

 


13 May 2020 (15-20pax)
From S$ 3,688*
13 May 2020 (21-30pax)
From S$ 3,588*
20 May 2020 (15-20pax)
From S$ 3,788*
20 May 2020 (21-30pax)
From S$ 3,688*

Tax & Fuel Surcharge: $S 228* (Subject to changes)  


This tour package is subject to change without prior notice.
Minimum 15 persons are required to form a group. A Tour Manager will be with the group for the entire tour.
Triple-sharing rooms’ size might be similar to Twin rooms’ (Twin bed + 1 extra bed).
Accommodation is based on twin-sharing basis.
Activities available are subject to weather conditions.
Package price does not include the associated taxes and surcharges.
Guide and driver service fee of JPY800 per day (adult / child) is applicable.
Please approach our travel consultants for more details and other terms and conditions.


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