Lavender and Sunflower Story in Hokkaido 8D5N
Seasonal Scenery: Hokuryu Himawari no Sato, Farm Tomita
Unique Experience: Hakone Farm (Butter Making & Milking Experience), Fruit Picking (Cherry or other fruit), Otaru Cruise, Cookie Decoration @ Shiroi Koibito Park
Sightseeing & Shopping Experience: Patch Work Road (pass by), Sahoro Bear Mountain, Chitose Outlet Mall RERA, Silo Observatory <Photo Stop>, Mt. Usu Ropeway, Otaru Canal (pass by), Otaru Sakaimachi Street, Shiroi Koibito Park
JL038 SIN- HND 0150-0950
JL513 HND-CTS 1130-1300
Upon arrival at Chitose Airport, coach transfer to Hokuryu Himawari no sato (北竜ひまわりの里) 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 Asahikawa for hotel check in. Tonight, enjoy your dinner [Japanese set] at the hotel restaurant.
After breakfast, we will pass by Patchwork Road before we proceed to 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. ** Note: Lavender is in full bloom in Jul, the color of flowers are faded in early AUG ** . Next, proceed to a local restaurant for lunch [Beef Steak with small size cheese fondue]. After lunch, 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. The end of the day, transfer to Tokachigawa for hotel check in. Tonight, enjoy your dinner at the hotel [Japanese set].
** Optional tour: Hot Air Baloon Experience for next morning (start at 6:00 a.m.) (~JPY2,100 per person-pay on the spot) <Duration is about 5min> ** This activity gets cancelled when bad weather**
After breakfast, first stop we will proceed to Chitose Outlet Mall RERA (千歳レラ). You can enjoy a variety of fashion, food and entertainment option here. Lunch will be at your own expense at the outlet mall. After that, visit Hakone Farm (箱根牧場) for Butter Making & Milking Experience. Thereafter, transfer to Jozankei for hotel check in. Tonight, enjoy your dinner [Japanese set] and natural hot spring at the hotel.
After breakfast, visit Silo Observatory (サイロ展望台) <Photo Stop>, which gives you the best view of Lake Toya area. Next, 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). This afternoon, you will be having lunch at a local restaurant [Japanese set]. After lunch, visit the local fruit farm where you can experience the Fruit Picking [Cherry or other fruit]. Thereafter, transfer to Sapporo city for hotel check in. Tonight, you will enjoy the Crab Course dinner at the local restaurant.
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 is on your own expense during free & easy time at Otaru. 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.
JL526 CTS-HND 2000-2140
JL035 HND-SIN 0005-0615
After breakfast, free at your own leisure until departure. Bid farewell to Hokkaido as we depart for Singapore. We hope that you have enjoyed this vacation with JTB and we look forward to helping you create your next perfect moments, always!
*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 * Flower viewing locations are dependent on weather conditions
Tax & Fuel Surcharge: $S 275* (Subject to changes)
10:30 - 20:00 (Mon to Sat)
10:30 - 19:00 (Sun & PH)