Hokkaido Autumn Melody + 1N Tokyo 9D6N
Lake Akan Cruise, Lake Onneto, Fukuhara Sanso, Mt. Usu Ropeway
Unkai Terrace, Hakone Farm (Milking & Butter Making), Shiroi Koibito Park (Cookie Decoration)
Sightseeing & Shopping Experience:
Kushiro Crane Park, Washo Market, Sahoro Bear Mountain, Chitose Outlet Mall RERA, Yoichi Nikka Whisky, Otaru Canal (pass by), Otaru Sakaimachi Street
Special Gourmet Delights:
Sumptuous Japanese multi-course dinner Japanese Kaiseki or buffet in Ryokans/Hotels, local delights at a restaurant
Hotel / Ryokan Stays:
02 nights of authentic Japanese Onsen experience at Lake Akan & Lake Toya. 04 nights in centrally located hotels in Tomamu, Otaru, Sapporo & Tokyo
JL036 SIN-HND 2150-0550
JL541 HND-KUH 0800-0935
Upon arrival at Kushiro Airport, coach transfer to Kushiro Crane park (釧路鶴公園), a nature park for tancho cranes, one of the world’s rarest bird species. The draw of this park is that we can watch the cranes at any time of the year. Next, proceed to Washo Market (和商市場), one of Hokkaido’s three biggest markets and comprises of more than 50 stalls. Lunch will be on your own at the market. After lunch, transfer to Lake Akan (阿寒湖). Board on the Lake Akan Cruise (阿寒湖グルーズ) and enjoy the chilly weather & fantastic autumn foliage around the lake. At the end of the day, transfer to the hotel at Lake Akan for check-in. Tonight, enjoy your dinner [Buffet] and natural hot spring at the hotel.
After breakfast, head to Lake Onneto (オンネトー), a small lake form by an eruption of Mt. Meakan in Ashoro town. The lake is also called “Goshikinuma” due to the ever-changing color of the lake. Next, transfer to Tokachi and have lunch at a local restaurant [Local Dish Buffet]. After lunch, visit Fukuhara Sanso (福原山荘), a private garden which is open only from mid-September to mid-October every year. In autumn, enjoy the breathtaking colors of the leaves in the garden. Thereafter, proceed to Sahoro and visit Sahoro Bear Mountain (サホロベアマウンテン). Take the Sightseeing Bus and see up close how the bears live and play together in their natural habitat. Tonight, check in Tomamu hotel and dinner is on your own expense.
** 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, visit Local Farm for Milking & Butter Making experience. Next, proceed to Chitose Outlet Mall RERA (千歳レラ). You can enjoy a variety of fashion, food and entertainment at the mall. 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 at the hotel [Buffet].
** Note: The gondola for Unkai Terrace will be operated until 15OCT ONLY. Hence the 16OCT Departure Group will not be able to access.
After breakfast, begin your day at Mt. Usu (有珠山). Take in great views of the volcano as well as Lake Toya by taking the Mt.Usu Ropeway (有珠山ロープウェイ). Next, proceed to a local restaurant for lunch [Japanese set]. After lunch, visit Yoichi Nikka Whisky Distillery (余市ニッカウィスキー), one of Japan’s top whisky makers, with its main distillery in Yoichi. Nikka whiskies have been recognized to rank among the world’s best single malt whiskies and have won numerous awards. Finally, transfer to Otaru for hotel check-in. Tonight, dinner is on your own expense.
After breakfast, 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 have a Music Box Decoration Experience at Otaru. Lunch is on your own expense during the free & easy time at Otaru. Next, transfer to Sapporo city and visit Shiroi Koibito Park (白い恋人パーク), where the well-known Hokkaido confectionery, Shiroi Koibito Cookie, is produced. From here, you can experience Cookie Decorating with your own designs. After that, transfer to Sapporo city for hotel check-in. Tonight, enjoy your dinner [Crab Course] at a hotel restaurant.
JL508 CTS-HND 1200-1340
After breakfast, transfer to New Chitose Airport for flight check-in. Today, we will travel to Tokyo by domestic flight. After hotel check-in, enjoy your free & easy time in Tokyo.
** Lunch and dinner is on your own expense. **
JL035 HND-SIN 0005-0615
After breakfast at the 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.
*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
* Autumn leaves viewing locations are dependent on weather conditions
Tax & Fuel Surcharge: $S 255** (Subject to changes)
10:30 - 20:00 (Mon to Sat)
10:30 - 19:00 (Sun & PH)