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Spring @ Hokkaido 8D5N


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Highlights

Cherry Blossom Viewing :
Goryokaku Tower, Matsumae Castle, Aobagaoka Park

Unique experience:
Lake Hill Farm, Hakone Farm (Milking & Butter Making), Nikka Whiskey Yoichi

Sightseeing & Shopping Experience:
Hakodate Morning Market, Kanemori Red Brick Warehouse, Hakodate Mtomachi Area, Mt. Hakodate Ropeway, Cape Shirakami, Matsumae Han Yashiki,  Matsumae Old Town & Temples, Esashi Inishie Kaido, Old Nakamura Residence, Onuma National Park, Mt. Usu Ropeway, Silo Observatory, Otaru Canal (pass by), Otaru Sakaimachi Street, Shiroi Koibito Park, Hokkaido Shrine, Mt. Okura viewing point, Outlet Mall RERA or Mitsui Outlet Mall

Hotel / Ryokan Stays:
03 nights authentic Japanese Onsen experience at Hakodate, Onuma & Toya. 02 nights centrally located hotel in Sapporo

Details

Departure date
12 May 2021
Tour length
8 days 5 nights
Visit
Hakodate, Matsumae, Esashi, Onuma, Toya, Yoichi, Otaru, Sapporo, Chitose
Tour guide
Experienced Trilingual Guide
From S$ 3,588*

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 ---

Singapore 新加坡
Assemble at Changi Airport for Check in

JL036 SIN-HND  2150-0550
JL585 HND-HKD 0745-0905


Day 2 On board-D

Haneda - Hakodate羽田 - 函館
Century Marina Hakodate or similar / Western room ♨️

Upon arrival at Hakodate Airport, proceed to Hakodate city and visit Hakodate Morning Market (函館朝市). It has more than 200 stores and sells delicious food from Hakodate such as marine produce, vegetables, fruit, sweets and chinmi (processed seafood). Enjoy your own lunch at the market. After lunch, proceed to the Hakodate Bay Area, known for the old Kanemori Red Brick Warehouses that house a number of shops and restaurants and offer spectacular night views. Next, visit Goryokaku Tower (五稜郭). From here, you would be able to see the grand Mt. Hakodate and Yokotsu mountain range. Thereafter, continue your journey at Motomachi Area (函館元町), a district favored by foreign residents who settled in Hakodate when Japan’s era of isolation came to an end in 1854. Tonight, enjoy your dinner at a local restaurant and thereafter end the night on Mt. Hakodate Ropeway (函館山ロープウェイ) and be mesmerized by the famous nightscape of Hakodate. Transfer back to the hotel for check-in.

Hakodate Morning Market (Image Only)

Day 3 BLD

Hakodate - Matsumae - Esashi - Onuma 函館 - 松前 - 江差 - 大沼
La’gent Plaza Hakodate Hokuto or similar / Japanese Western room ♨️

After breakfast, transfer to Cape Shirakami (白神岬). A cape located on the southernmost tip of the Oshima Peninsula in Matsumae, Hokkaido. Next, transfer to the Matsumae area, visit Matsumae Castle (松前城)[with local guide]. Matsumae Castle was the northernmost Japanese castle in the Edo period and the only one to be constructed in Hokkaido. This afternoon, enjoy your lunch Hanshu Ryori (籓主料理) at a local restaurant. After lunch, visit Matsumae Han yashiki (松前藩屋敷) and Matsumae old town & temples. Thereafter, transfer to Esashi Inishie Kaido (江差いにしえ街道) [with Local Guide] and Old Nakamura Residence (旧中村家). It is reproducing the old-fashioned townscape that was vibrant with herring fishery and performed trade with Honshu by a cargo ship in the Edo period. Proceed to hotel check-in. After dinner, you can enjoy the natural hot spring at the hotel.

 

Day 4 BLD

Onuma – Toya 大沼 - 洞爺湖
Toya Manseikaku Hotel Lakeside Terrace or similar / Western room ♨️

This morning, transfer to Onuma and visit Onuma National  Park (大沼公園). Next, we will visit  Park (青葉が丘公園), where you can enjoy the beauty of cherry blossoms. Proceed to a local restaurant for lunch [Japanese Set with Scallop]. After lunch, take in great views of the volcano as well as Lake Toya by taking the Mt. Usu Ropeway (有珠山). Next, visit Silo Observatory (サイロ展望台) which gives you the best view of the Lake Toya area. Before transfer to the hotel for check-in, let’s have ice cream at Lake Hill Farm. Tonight, enjoy your dinner at the hotel.

Aobagaoka Park (Itinerary A only)

Day 5 B-D

Toya – Yoichi – Otaru – Sapporo 洞爺湖 - 余市 - 小樽 - 札幌
Keio Plaza Sapporo or similar / Western room

After breakfast, Visit Nikka Whiskey Yoichi (余市ニッカウィスキー). One of Japan’s top whiskey makers has its main distillery in Yoichi. Nikka whiskeys have been recognized to rank among the world’s best single malt whiskeys and have won numerous awards. Next, transfer to Otaru (小樽) and pass by Otaru Canal (小樽運河). Visit Otaru Sakaimachi Street (小樽堺町). You’ll find many Western-style buildings here that currently house many restaurants, cafes, boutiques and museums. Enjoy your own lunch in Otaru city. Next, transfer to Sapporo city and visit Shiroi Koibito Park. It is a chocolate entertainment park operated by a Japanese confectionery manufacturer that produces Shiroi Koibito, one of the famous sweets in Japan. Next, drive-by Odori Park, TV Tower, Clock Tower. Tonight, enjoy your dinner at a local restaurant with Crab Course.

Day 6. Nikka Whiskey Yoichi

Day 6 B-D

Sapporo – Chitose – Sapporo 札幌 - 千歳- 札幌
Keio Plaza Sapporo or similar / Western room

After breakfast, visit Hokkaido Shrine, which was constructed in 1871 to hold the deities, Ōkunitama, Okuninushi, and Sukunahikona, and also the soul of the Meiji Emporer. Next, visit Mt. Okura Observatory.  From here, you will have fantastic views of Mt. Okura, the ski jump and a panoramic view of downtown Sapporo. Thereafter, transfer to Mitsui Outlet Mall. Here, you can enjoy a variety of fashion, food and entertainment options. Lunch is on your own arrangement at the mall. Next, visit Hakone Farm, where you can experience Milking & Butter Making. Thereafter, transfer to Sapporo city. Tonight, enjoy the Shibu-Shabu dinner at a local restaurant. Finally, transfer to the hotel.

Day 7 B--

Chitose – Singapore千歳 - 新加坡

JL526 CTS-HND 2010-2145
JL035 HND-SIN  0005-0615

After breakfast at the hotel, free at your own leisure until departure.

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.

Day 8 ---

Singapore 新加坡

Arrive at Singapore

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


12 May 2021 (15-20 pax)
From S$ 3,588*
12 May 2021 (21pax & above)
From S$ 3,488*

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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