- Number of Days: 7 Days 5 Nights
- Airline: All Nippon Airways
- Price: $2,788.00 (U.P.: $2888)
- Tour Code: JPHWD/G07
- Tour Dates: 05 Dec 2019 - 12 Dec 2019
Assemble at Singapore Changi International Airport Terminal 2 for your flight to Hokkaido via Haneda.
Upon arriving at Chitose airport, we shall commence our tour to base of Mt Showa to see the Ezo grizzly bears and their cubs at the Bear Ranch. Next we proceed to Mt Usu to view and feel the aftermath of the devastating earthquake. You will see the largest crater of Mt Usu that was created in 1977. Check-in hotel and enjoy the onsen (hot spring bath) in the evening
We start off the morning with a visit to Lake Hill Farm to experience ice cream making. After that, we head southward to Hakodate. Our first stop is Hakodate Harbours & Red Brick Warehouses where old brick warehouses have been renovated to serve as beer halls, restaurants and souvenir shops. Tonight catch a night view of the city at Mt Hakodate, subject to weather conditions (optional Ropeway ride / excluded in the tour fare).
Visit Hakodate Morning Market where you will find the freshest seafood, VEGETABLES, FRUITS AND SWEETS. Next WE visit Goryokaku Park, the first Western-style fortification in Japan. From the observation deck* at the nearby 107m Goryokaku Tower, you will see how amazing the star-shaped fortress is. Next we proceed to Noboribetsu to visit Jigokudani (Hell Valley), an old site of an explosion crater. This evening relax yourself by visiting the “onsen” after checking in hotel.
* Entrance to Goryokaku Tower is optional (own expense)
Visit Noboribetsu Data historic theme and culture park to experience the life in the Edo period 400 years ago. Okurayama Ski Jump is our destination. This 90m ski jump is a very popular destination that provides the panoramic view of Sapporo city. Our next stop is Sapporo Beer Museum. Enjoy the taste of Sapporo products for JPY200* (*own expense). Next shopping spree at Paseo Shopping Mall and Apia Underground Shopping Mall.
This morning, we drive to the romantic town of Otaru, famous for its glasswork shops and old stone warehouses. Photostop at the famous Otaru Canal and visit Kitachi Glass Shop that sells a great variety of glass art works and glassware. At The Music box Shop, do buy a music box filled with light and sweet sound. Next we visit Ishiya Chocolate to learn about the history and process of manufacturing chocolate. Next we drive pass the historic Clock Tower on our way to Odori Park for a photo-stop, here you will see the Sapporo TV Tower.
After breakfast, free at leisure till check-out hotel before noon. Transfer to Chitose airport in the last afternoon for your flight back to Singapore (via Haneda Airport). Arrival into Singapore will be on 12Dec early morning.