Flower Story @ Hokkaido 8D5N

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Highlights

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

Unique Experience:
Shiretoko Night Theater , Lavender Pillow Making & Hokkaido Spring Taste (Asparagas) , DIY Experience in Otaru (Chopstick Decoration) , Shiretoko Cruise (Mt. Io)

Sightseeing & Shopping Experience
Shiretoko Five Lakes , Oshin Koshin Waterfall (pass by) , Sounkyo Ginga and Ryusei Waterfalls , Otokoyama Sake Brewery , Shikisai no Oka , Otaru Canal (pass by) , Sakaimachi Street , Chitose Outlet Mall RERA

Details

Departure date
11, 15, 18 May 2019
Tour length
8 days 5 nights
Visit
Memambetsu, Lake Saroma, Shiretoko, Asahikawa, Otaru, Sapporo
Tour guide
Experienced Trilingual Guide
From S$ 3,388*

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
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JL038 SIN- HND 0150-0950
JL567 HND-MMB 1235-1420

Day 2 On boardxD

Memambetsu Airport – Lake Saroma 女満別 - サロマ湖
Lake Saroma Tsuruga Resort or similar / Japanese or western room

Upon arrival at Memambetsu Airport, coach transfer to Kamiyubetsu Tulip Park (上湧別チューリップ公園). A park covers 12.5 hectares 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. After that, transfer back to hotel for check in. Tonight, enjoy the Kaiseki dinner at the hotel.

 
 

Day 3 BLD

Lake Saroma – Shiretoko サロマ湖 - 知床
Shiretoko Daiichi Hotel or similar / Japanese or Japanese western room

After breakfast, visit Shiretoko Five 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 breath taking views of Shiretoko Renzan and the Ohortuku Ocean as you walk toward the 1st Lake. Next, proceed to a local restaurant for lunch [Kaisen Don]. After lunch, 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**. After that, 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.
After dinner at the hotel [buffet], the special activity for tonight is Shiretoko Night Theater (知床ナイトシアター/ 夜の動物ウォッチングツアー) (90min) where you might be able to see red fox, YEZO deer, and other wild animals if you are lucky.

Image credit: Shiretoko Cruise (Mt Io Course)© Japanican

Day 4 BLD

Shiretoko – Asahikawa 知床 - 旭川
OMO7 Asahikawa or similar / Western room

After breakfast, we will pass by Oshin Koshin Waterfall (オシンコシンの滝) while along the way to visit Higashi Mokoto Shibazakura Park (東藻琴芝桜公園). Shibazakura in Japanese means grass cherry blossoms blooming on the ground. During middle of May to early June, the tiny flowers will blossom and covers the whole park like a bright pink. After lunch at a local restaurant [Japanese set], continue the journey to Sounkyo Gingo & Ryusei Waterfalls (銀河流星の滝). A famous waterfall that rivers drop from the columnar jointing of sheer cliffs into Ishikari river in Sounkyo and Kamikawa town. After that, visit 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! Thereafter, transfer to the hotel for check in. Tonight, enjoy your dinner at the hotel restaurant [Japanese course].

Image credit: Higashimokoto Shibazakura Park© Hokkaido Tourism Organization

Day 5 BLx

Asahikawa – Otaru 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 (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 a local restaurant for lunch [set meal]. After lunch, continue your journey to Takikawa (滝川) for Canola Flower Viewing (菜の花). ** If no Canola, will be proceeding to Otaru directly for hotel check in.** Tonight, dinner will be under your own arrangement.

Day 6 BxD

Otaru – Sapporo 小樽 - 札幌
Hotel Clubby Sapporo or similar / Western room

After breakfast, have a DIY Experience at Otaru (箸金箔付け体験) (90min). 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 Dinner at the local restaurant.

Image credit: Sakaimachi Street © Hokkaido Tourism Organization

 

Day 7 B--

Sapporo – Chitose – Singapore 札幌-千歳 - 新加坡
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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 Japan 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
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Arrive at 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


11, 15, 18 May 2019 (15-20 pax)
From S$ 3,588*
11, 15, 18 May 2019 (21pax & above)
From S$ 3,388*

Tax & Fuel Surcharge: $S 258* (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.
  • Accommodation is based on twin-sharing basis.
  • Triple sharing rooms’ size might be similar to Twin rooms'(Twin bed + 1 extra bed)
  • Activities available are subject to weather conditions. Package price does not include the associated taxes and surcharges, estimated at $80, subject to change.
  • Guide and driver service fee of JPY 800 per day adult/childd) is applicable.
  • Please approach our travel consultants for more details and other terms and conditions.


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