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Sunflower Festival in Hokkaido


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Highlights

Seasonal Scenery:
Shichiku Garden, Farm Tomita, Shikisai Hills, Hokuryu Sunflower Park

Unique Experiences:
Yubari Melon Dome “Melon Harvesting Experience”, Tomamu “Sea of Cloud”, Furano Jam Garden “Jam Making”, Flowerland Kamifurano “ Lavender Pillow Making & Corn Tasting”, Otaru Cruise (80min), Shiroi Koibito Park “Cookie Decoration”

Sightseeing & Shopping Experiences:
Ikeda Wine Castle & Factory, Sahoro Bear Mountain, Blue Pond & Waterfall, Asahiyama Zoo, Asahikawa Ramen Village, Otaru Canal, Otaru Sakaimachi Street

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


Hotel/Ryokan Stays:
02-nights authentic Japanese Onsen/Ryokan/Hotel at Tokachigawa & Furano. 04-nights centrally located hotel in Tomamu, Asahikawa & Sapporo.

Details

Departure date
10 Aug 2020
Tour length
9 days 6 nights
Visit
Obihiro, Ikeda, Tokachigawa, Yubari, Tomamu, Furano, Asahikawa, Hokuryu, Sapporo, Otaru
Tour guide
Experienced Trilingual Guide
From S$ 3,988

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

10AUG JL036 SIN-HND 2150-0550+1
11AUG JL573 HND-OBO 0755-0930

Day 2 On boardLD

Obihiro – Ikeda – Tokachigawa 帯広 - 池田 - 十勝川
Sahoro Resort or similar / Western room ♨️

Upon arrival at Obihiro Airport, coach transfer to Shichiku Garden (紫竹ガーデン). An English style garden creates an ever evolving dream to those who adore the beauty of flowers. This garden is one of the famous colorful gardens in Japan. This afternoon, let’s experience to have a Picnic & BBQ lunch in the local farm. After lunch, proceed to Ikeda Wine Castle & Factory (池田ワイン城). A wine factory with a restaurant and a shopping area at the factory which has developed and manufactured delicious Tokachi wine. Finally, transfer to Tokachigawa Onsen for hotel check in. Tonight, enjoy your dinner [Buffet] at the hotel.

Day 3 BLD

Tokachigawa – Yubari – Tomamu 十勝川 - 夕張 - トマム
Hoshino Resort Tomamu or similar / Western room

After breakfast, proceed to Sahoro and visit Sahoro Bear Mountain (サホロベアマウンテン). Take the bear watching bus and see up close how the bear live and play together in their natural habitat. 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. Finally, transfer to Tomamu city for hotel check in. Tonight, enjoy your dinner [Buffet] at the hotel restaurant.

Day 4 BLD

Tomamu – Furano トマム - 富良野
La Vista Furano Hills Hotel or similar / Western room ♨️

** Early in the morning, go up to Unkai Terrace (雲海テラス) by gondola to see the Unkai (sea of clouds).
After breakfast, transfer to Flowerland Kamifurano (フラワーランドかみふらの). Another large flower garden where you will have Lavender Pillow Making & Corn Tasting in season. After lunch [Buffet] at a local restaurant, let’s proceed to Furano Jam Garden for Jam Making. Next, visit Ningle Terrace – a shopping area where pretty log-house shops line up surrounded by the forest within New Furano Prince Hotel. At the end of the day, transfer to the hotel for check in. Tonight, enjoy your dinner [Japanese Set] at the hotel restaurant.

Day 5 BLD

Furano – Asahikawa 富良野 - 旭川
Art Hotel Asahikawa or similar / Western room

This morning, let’s start your day at Farm Tomita (ファーム富田), one of Hokkaido’s premier flower farms. You will be able to see the famous “Rainbow field” created by rows of different-coloured flowers along the gentle rolling hills at Tomita Farm. Next, head to Blue Pond (青い池), a man-made pond feature in Biei. The blue color comes from the aluminium in the water from the nearby hot springs which reflects the color of the blue sky, and the sulphur and lime have turned the pond bed white, which further complements the blue water. This afternoon, your lunch will be served at a local restaurant. Thereafter, visit Shikisai Hills (四季彩の丘) a flower garden on a hill carpeted with flowers from April to October. While on the way to Otokoyama Sake Brewery, we will pass through the Roller Coaster Road, Patchwork Hills and the Biei Hills Hokusei no Oka Observatory to have another great view of Summer Flowers. Finally, transfer to Asahikawa city for hotel check in. Tonight, dinner will be served at a local restaurant.

Day 6 B-D

Asahikawa – Hokuryu – Sapporo 旭川 - 北竜 - 札幌
Mercure Hotel Sapporo or similar / Western room

After breakfast, transfer to Asahiyama Zoo, the most famous zoo in Japan which houses the largest number of polar bears and penguins in the world. Today’s lunch is at Asahikawa Ramen Village (旭川らーめん村) where eight of Asahikawa’s most well-known ramen shops gather (at own expense). After lunch, transfer to Hokuryu Sunflower Park for sunflower viewing. It is the biggest sunflowers field in Japan. The flowers season just started and the entire gently-sloping hill will be covered by 1.3 million sunflowers. Finally, transfer to Sapporo city for hotel check in. Tonight, enjoy your dinner [Shabu-Shabu] at a local restaurant.

Day 7 BL-

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

After breakfast, we will proceed to Otaru and experience the Otaru Cruise (小樽クルーズ) [80mins]. Cruise along the coast of Otaru to enjoy a view unlike anything you will find on land. ** Other Activities will be arranged when the cruise gets cancelled.** After that, pass by Otaru Canal(小樽運河)by coach and we will visit Otaru Sakaimachi Street(小樽堺町通り). From here, you’ll find many western style buildings that currently house many restaurants, cafes, boutiques and museums. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant. Next, visit Shiroi Koibito Park (白い恋人パーク) where the well-known Hokkaido confectionery is produced – Shiroi Koibito Cookie. Today, you can experience the Cookie Decoration (クッキーお絵かき体験) activity in this park. Thereafter, transfer back to Sapporo city and enjoy your own dinner at Sapporo.

Day 8 B--

Sapporo – Chitose - Singapore 札幌 - 千歳 -新加坡

17AUG JL524 CTS-HND 1900-2035
18AUG JL035 HND-SIN 0005-0615
After breakfast at hotel, free at 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 9 ---

Singapore 新加坡

10 Aug 2020 (15-20 pax)
From S$ 4,088*
10 Aug 2020 (21pax & above)
From S$ 3,988*

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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