Late Autumn in Hokkaido 9D6N
Snow Sled Experience at Asahidake, DIY Music Box, Ishiya Chocolate Factory (Cookie Decoration), Hakone Farm (Milking & Butter Making), Toyura Scallop Experience, Mt. Hakodate Ropeway
Sightseeing & Shopping Experience:
Blue Pond, Odori Park, Clock Tower, Old Government Office Building, Otaru Canal(pass by), Otaru Sakaimachi Street, Chitose Outlet Mall RERA, Silo Observatory, Onuma Park, Goryokaku Park, Hakodate Morning Market, Hakodate Bay
Hotel/Ryokan Stays :
04 nights authentic Japanese Onsen/Ryokan/Hotel at Asahidake, Jozankei, Lake Toya & Hakodate.
02 nights of centrally located hotel in Sapporo
19NOV JL038 SIN-HND 02:20 – 09:50
19NOV JL515 HND-CTS 12:30 – 14:00
Upon arrival at New Chitose Airport, coach transfer to Asahikawa for hotel check in. Tonight, enjoy your dinner [Course] and natural hot spring at the hotel.
After breakfast, let’s begin our day at Asahidake National Park with Snow Activity! This morning, you will get to experience the Snow Sled. ** Please bring along a warm jacket, snow boots, gloves and beanie ** Thereafter, visit Blue Pond (青い池), a man-made pond feature in Biei. The blue colour comes from the aluminium in the water from the nearby hot springs which reflects the colour of the blue sky, and the sulphur and lime have turned the pond bed white, which further complements the blue water. Follow by having lunch at Biei. After lunch, transfer to Sapporo city and pass by Odori Park, Clock Tower, Old Government Office Building. Proceed to a Gyu Shabu Zen for dinner [All-You-Can-Eat-Shabu-Shabu]. At the end of the day, proceed to the hotel for check in.
After breakfast, free at leisure whole day.
** Lunch and Dinner at own arrangement **
** No coach service for this day. **
After breakfast, head to Otaru and pass-by Otaru Canal (小樽運河) and stroll around by yourself at Otaru Sakaimachi Street (小樽堺町通り). Here, you’ll find many western style buildings that currently house various restaurants, cafes, boutiques and museum. Today, you will get to experience doing up a Music Box Decoration at Otaru. Lunch is on your own expense during the free & easy time at Otaru. After lunch, transfer to Sapporo city and visit Ishiya Chocolate Factory. From here, you can experience Cookie Decorating with your own designs. Finally, transfer to Jozankei for the hotel check in. Tonight, enjoy your dinner [Japanese Course] at the hotel.
After breakfast, we will visit Hakone Bokujo (箱根牧場), where you can experience the Milking & Butter Making. Next, proceed to Chitose Outlet Mall RERA (千歳レラ). This is Hokkaido’s first large-scale outlet mall and houses over 400 different brands. Lunch will be at your own expense at the outlet mall. At the end of the day, transfer to Lake Toya for hotel check in. Tonight, enjoy your dinner [Buffet] at the hotel.
After breakfast, visit Silo Observatory (サイロ展望台), which gives you the best view of Lake Toya area. Next, visit Toyura Scallop Experience (豊浦ホタテ体験). From here, you can experience the Crash course of Scallop and Fishing Scallop Competition. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant [Japanese set with Scallop Sashimi]. After lunch, visit Onuma Park (大沼公園). Located at the foot of Mt. Komagatake, an active volcano, this is a good place for a stop to stretch your legs and to take in the beauty of Hokkaido’s scenery. As the sun sets, a visit to the Mt. Hakodate Ropeway (函館山ロープウェイ) is in store. The ropeway brings you up 334 metres above sea level to one of world’s top three night views. Enjoy your dinner at Hakodate Kira [Kaiseki]. At the end of the day, transfer to Hakodate city for hotel check in.
25 NOV JL588 CTS-HND 19:45 – 21:15
26 NOV JL035 HND-SIN 00:05 – 06:45
After breakfast, let’s begin your day at Goryokaku Park (五稜郭公園). Let the beautiful view of Hakodate enthrall you from Goryokaku Tower (五稜郭) and visit the Old Magistrate Office. Next, over at Hakodate Morning Market (函館朝市), more than 300 shops and restaurants create a lively atmosphere as you go from shop to shop, sampling and buying as you go along. This afternoon, we will have lunch [Seafood Special Bowl] at a local restaurant in the market. Whenever, in Hakodate, a stopover at the Hakodate Bay Area (函館ベイエリア) is a must. A picturesque series of red brick buildings lining the waterfront were once used as warehouses back in the year. Now, it is home to over 40 shops housing well-known patisseries local crafts and even designer honey.
Bid farewell to Hokkaido as we proceed to the airport and take the flight back to Singapore. We hope that you have enjoyed this vacation with JTB and we look forward to bringing you to your next holiday destination.
* 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
Tax & Fuel Surcharge: $S 115* (Subject to changes)
10:30 - 20:00 (Mon to Sat)
10:30 - 19:00 (Sun & PH)