Lavender Story In Hokkaido & North Central Japan 9D6N



Seasonal Scenery:
Zerubu Hills, Farm Tomita, Flower Land Kamifurano, Tambara Lavender Park

Unique Experiences:
Sightseeing Train “Furano Biei Norokko Train”, Furano Jam Garden “Jam Making”, Yoshida Farm “Melon Picking”, Overnight Ferry from Otaru to Niigata, Rice Cracker Making, Grape Picking, Tanaigawadake Ropeway

Sightseeing & Shopping Experiences:
Otaru City Sightseeing, Northern Culture Museum, Niigata Saito Villa Geigi Dance, Imayotsukasa Sake Brewery, Takumi no Sato, Tsukiyono Vidro Park Glass Factory & Glass Museum, Okutone Brewery (Optional), Denen Plaza

Special Gourmet Delights:
Sumptuous Japanese multi-course dinner Japanese Kaiseki or buffet in Ryokans/Hotels, local delights at the restaurant

Hotel/Ryokan Stays:
02-nights authentic Japanese Onsen/Ryokan/Hotel at Furano & Minakami. 01-night overnight stay in Ferry. 03-nights centrally located hotel in Sapporo, Niigata & Tokyo.


Departure date
06, 14 Jul 2018
Tour length
9 days 6 nights
Asahikawa, Furano, Yubari, Sapporo, Otaru, Niigata, Minakami, Tokyo
Tour guide
Experienced Trilingual Guide
From S$ 4,288

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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Day 2 On boardLD

New Chitose Airport – Asahikawa - Furano 新千歳 - 旭川 - 富良野
Hotel: New Furano Prince Hotel or similar / Western room ♨

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0550 Arrive Haneda Airport >> 0730hrs Depart. 0900hrs Arrive Chitose >> Transfer to Furano (富良野) >> Lunch at local restaurant >> Farm Tomita (ファーム富田) [Lavender is in bloom by end of Jul] >> Transfer to Biei (美瑛) >> Pass by Patch Work Road (パッチワークの路) >> Transfer to Sapporo (札幌) >> Dinner at local restaurant >> Hotel Check in

Day 3 BL-

Furano – Yubari – Sapporo 富良野 - 夕張 - 札幌
Sapporo Grand or similar / Western room

This morning, start your day at Furano Jam Garden for Jam Making. Enjoy delicious jam-making abundant use of the ingredients of Furano. Next, visit Flower Land Kamifurano (フラワーランドかみふらの). Another large flower garden. However, this farm is a popular place for lavender flowers sightseeing. This afternoon, lunch [Buffet] is the all-you-can-eat Melon and other local foods at Melon Terrace. After lunch, let’s head to Yubari Melon Dome for Yubari Melon Harvesting Experience. Thereafter, transfer to Sapporo City for hotel check in. Tonight, enjoy your own dinner in Sapporo City.

Day 4 B-D

Sapporo – Otaru – Niigata (Ferry) 札幌 - 小樽 - 新潟
Ferry / Western room

After breakfast, free at your own leisure in Sapporo City. This afternoon, lunch will be under your own arrangement. After lunch, transfer to Otaru City for Sightseeing. Thereafter, proceed to Otaru Port to experience taking the Overnight Ferry from Otaru to Niigata. Enjoy your dinner [Japanese Course] on the ferry.

** No triple sharing inside the ferry. Triple sharing will under 01 TWN + 01 SGL room.

Day 5 BLD

Niigata 新潟
ANA Crown Plaza Niigata or Art Hotel Niigata or similar / Western room

After breakfast, proceed to Rice Cracker Kingdom (新潟せんべい王国) to experience the rice cracker making (30min). From here, you can roast rice crackers on your own and enjoy these freshly baked crackers. Next, visit Northern Culture Museum, an open air museum in Niigata. It contains the well-known mansion of the wealthy farming family called “gono”, gardens and houses in the Edo period. After lunch [Japanese Set] at a local restaurant, continue your journey at Niigata Saito Villa with Geigi Dance. Geigi is a woman who entertains guests at banquets, performing traditional Nihon buyo dances and playing parlor games called o-zashiki-asobi with the guests. Thereafter, visit Imayotsukasa Sake Brewery – You will learn how Japanese Sake is produced and do some Sake Tasting here. At the end of the day, transfer to the hotel for check in. Tonight, your dinner [Pork Shabu-Shabu] will be served at a local restaurant.

Day 6 BLD

Niigata – Minakami 新潟 - 水上
Minakami Hotel Juraku / Western room ♨

This morning, the Grape is waiting for you! Enjoy the Grape Picking at Shirone Grape Garden. After that, transfer to a local restaurant for lunch [Soba Lunch Set]. After lunch, visit Takumi no Sato (たくみの里), is an arts and crafts village set amongst rice fields and apple orchards and against the backdrop of Minakami’s mountains. Next, visit Tsukiyono Vidro Park. In this theme park, you can enjoy the Glass Ceramic Factory tour & the Glass Museum. Finally, transfer to Minakami Onsen town for hotel check in. Tonight, enjoy your dinner [Buffet] at the hotel. After dinner, stroll around at this onsen street. You can have another draft beer at this Okutone Brewery (optional)

Day 7 BL-

Minakami – Tokyo 水上 - 東京
Keio Plaza Hotel / Western room

Hotel breakfast >> Tsukiyono Vidoro Park (月夜野びーどろパーク) [Painting Experience] >> Lunch at local restaurant >> Sano Premium Outlets (佐野プレミアム・アウトレット) >> Transfer to Tokyo >> Hotel Check in >> Dinner at your own expenses

Day 8 B--

Tokyo - Singapore 東京 - 新加坡

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After breakfast at hotel, free at leisure until departure.
Bid farewell to Tokyo 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.

Day 9 ---


* All the photos are image only
* The itinerary is subject to change due to weather condition
* Meals is just for reference and subject to change
* Flight schedule subject to change

06, 14 Jul 2020
From S$ 4,288

Tax & Fuel Surcharge: $S 230* (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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10:30 - 19:00 (Sun & PH)