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Family friendly Dog Sledding Tour

Make a memorable experience with dogs sledding!

MAKE THIS SAMPLE ITINERARY THE BASIS FOR YOUR NEXT TAILOR-MADE HOKKAIDO TRIP

PLAN

6 DAYS

PRICE FROM

210,000 JPY per person (for a group of 6 people)
290,000 JPY per person (for a group of 4 people)

OVERVIEW

Have you ever tried Dog sledding? Dog sledding is one of the most popular winter activities in Hokkaido. This current itinerary that covers Eastern Hokkaido includes Dog Sledding Day-Tour as well as a visit to the famous world heritage, Shiretoko area. If you are looking for Nature viewing, enjoying Seafood, taking soft adventure and soaking in Onsen, all in one single tour in this northern part of the country, this will be, with no exaggeration, the ultimate tour for your group. The dog sledding in particular is a special activity open for all age groups, including children above 6 years of age. Throughout this tour, You will also enjoy many kinds of winter festivals at each place during this period.

ITINERARY

  1. Day 1: Chitose Airport - Chitose
  2. Day 2: Chitose - Tokachigawa
  3. Day 3: Tokachigawa – Akan
  4. Day 4: Akan - Rausu
  5. Day 5: Rausu - Rausu
  6. Day 6: Rausu - Nakashibetsu
  • DAY1

    Chitose Airport - Chitose

    Welcome to Winter Hokkaido. Please meet with your driver at arrival lobby. Keep in mind that February is the coldest month in Hokkaido which usually coincides with the highest snowfall of the year. So, please make sure to bring enough clothes to stay warm. After dinner, rest well. The real adventure starts no longer than tomorrow. So get ready.

  • DAY2

    Chitose - Tokachigawa

    After checking out, you will be driven to Shikaoi, a town located in Tokachi Subprefecture. Shikaoi means “Following deer”. Today, you will take part in Dog Sledding Day-Tour accompanied with a special picnic lunch.

    A real dog sledding tour that runs through the vast snowfield close to the beautiful mountains of Daisetsuzan National Park! The dogs are eager to run along with you. Let's have an adventure to a world entirely covered with snow!

    After an hour run on the snowy field, you'll reach a big tepee in the middle of the forest.
    The tepee is in fact, an "outdoor cafe" built exclusively for this tour. Inside, there is a wood stove, a wooden bar counter, and a bonfire site, placed on the snow beside the tepee.
    Enjoy the succulent lunch made mainly of local ingredients.

    After lunch, you can try snowshoeing, ski walking, or just relax around the flames of swaying bonfire. Snowmobiling is another activity also available for you.

    Enjoy Onsen at night, and a visit to Sairinka Lighting festival. The music and its lighting show is captivating.

  • DAY3

    Tokachigawa – Akan

    Today you will be initiated to making Japanese healthy Tofu and enjoy communicating with local farmers. You will visit Honbetsu, a town well known for its Soy beans.

    Though you can purchase Tofu anywhere in the world, here, you will learn on how to make instead.

    After a healthy lunch, you will visit Japanese cranes “Tancho” while they are being fed.

  • DAY4

    Akan - Rausu

    Enjoy snow activities today. You start with a visit to the ice festival, which is held on the frozen lake Akan. Then you move on to other winter activities, all recommended specifically for you,
    Such as smelt ice fishing, banana boat, snow mobile etc. Enjoy the view of Lake Kussharo with Swan, Mt.Io on the way to Rausu. Please enjoy staying at onsen where Blaskiton’s fish owl is spotted almost every night.

  • DAY5

    Rausu - Rausu

    Enjoy fresh Seafood lunch in Rausu. Rausu is part of Shiretoko Peninsula. Shuck fresh sea urchin and taste them! Make your own Sea urchin bowl for your lunch, then embark on a nature cruise, and catch a sight of Steller’s sea eagle and white-tailed Eagle.

  • DAY6

    Rausu - Nakashibetsu

    It takes 1hr from Rausu to Nakashibetsu Airport. You will fly to Haneda or New Chitose airport.
    Hope you come back to again! Have a nice flight.

PLAN

6 DAYS

PRICE FROM

210,000 JPY per person (for a group of 6 people)
290,000 JPY per person (for a group of 4 people)

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