Put on those extra layers of clothing and head to Hokkaido this winter on this limited
Narita / Tokyo
Free after arrival
Stay at Shangri-La Hotel, Tokyo or similar
Tokyo / Kushiro / Akan
Early in the morning: Transfer to Haneda Airport
Domestic flight from Haneda to Kushiro
Upon arriving at the airport, visit:
-Tsurumidai (site for viewing wild Japanese red-crowned cranes*)
Transfer to hotel in Akan
In the evening, visit Akan-ko Hyojo (Ice) Festival (held through March 10).
Stay at Akan Tsuruga Bessou Hinanoza for 2 nights
Full-day sightseeing in Abashiri
Transfer to Abashiri, located on the shores of Okhotsk Sea
-Board the icebreaker "Aurora" for drift ice sightseeing*.
-Okhotsk Ryu-hyo Museum (Drift Ice Museum)
Transfer back to the hotel in Akan.
Akan / Teshikaga
Half-day sightseeing of Akan and Teshikaga
-Wakasagi (small fish) Ice Fishing on Lake Akan*
Transfer to Teshikaga, visiting
-Lake Mashu, famous for its clear water and misty landscapes.
Afternoon, transfer to Kushiro Airport
Domestic flight from Kushiro to Haneda
Upon arrival at Haneda Airport, transfer to hotel in Tokyo
Stay at Shangri-La Hotel, Tokyo or similar for 3 nights
Full-day sightseieng of Tokyo
Half-day sightseeing of Tokyo
Afternoon free at leisure
Tokyo / Narita
Transfer to Narita Airport
Leave Narita for your next destination
*Some activities are subject to weather conditions.