Escorted Tour


per person USD 3,759

Departure from Honolulu with air $3759.00. Departure from other city or meet group in Sapporo $2659.00. Please contact us for air from other cities for air arrangement.

Day 1: Feb 01 (Wed) Honolulu ~ Haneda Airport


Depart Honolulu for Haneda Airport by All Nippon Airways 185


Day 2: Feb 02 (Thu) Haneda Airport - Chitose Airport ~ Chitose


Arrive at Haneda Airport


Leave for Chitose Airport by All Nippon Airways 77


Arrive at Chitose Airport - walk over to hotel located inside of the terminal

Accommodations at Air Terminal Hotel

Day 3: Feb 03 (Fri) Chitose – Asahikawa - Sounkyo

Breakfast at the hotel


Leave for sightseeing with guide by chartered bus

Visit AEON mall for snowshoes or snow traction cleats (Across the street from our hotel)


Stop at Sunagawa Oasis for shopping and stretch your legs (about 30~45min)


Lunch at Ramen Village on own

Visit Otokoyama Sake Brewery for tour and tasting


Arrive at the hotel (onsen hotel)

Dinner at the hotel (Buffet)

Take hotel shuttle bus to Sounkyo Ice Festival

Accommodations at Sounkyo Kanko Hotel (Japanese-Western Room)  


Day 4: Feb 04 (Sat) Sounkyo - Abashiri

Breakfast at the hotel


Leave for sightseeing with ESG by chartered bus

Visit Ginga & Ryusei Water Fall


Seafood BBQ Lunch at local restaurant

Learn about drift ice at Drift Ice Museum

Enjoy Drift ice breaker cruise (about 1hr)


Arrive at the hotel (onsen hotel)

Japanese kaiseki dinner at the hotel

Accommodations at Abashirikoso (Japanese room)  


Day 5: Feb 05 (Sun) Abashiri – Akan

Breakfast at the hotel


Leave hotel for Smelt fishing on ice in Lake Abashiri by chartered bus


Enjoy smelt fishing on ice (fishing gear and tent included in fee)

(You can eat fish after fishing – cooked fried)


Return to hotel


Leave for sightseeing with ESG by chartered bus

Visit Mt. Io Sulphur Valley (No climbing required!)


Stop at Lake Kussharo Sunayu Swan Lake


Lunch at local restaurant (Local Mashu Pork Donburi)


Visit AINU Kotan for ”Lost Kamuy” theater show


Arrive at the hotel (onsen hotel)

Buffet dinner at the hotel

Enjoy Lake Akan Winter Festival with fireworks (8:10pm)

Accommodations at Akan Tsuruga Wings (lake view Japanese-Western room) 

Day 6: Feb 06 (Mon) Akan - Obihiro

Breakfast at the hotel


Leave for sightseeing with ESG by chartered bus


Visit Akan International Crane Center for Japanese red crown crane


Western set menu at local restaurant


Enjoy Lake Shikaribetsu Kotan

-Ice café, Ice maze and snow activities available


Arrive at hotel (Onsen hotel)

Japanese kaiseki dinner at the hotel


Leave for Tokachigawa Sairinka Festival


Return to the hotel

 Accommodations at Hokkaido Hotel



Day 7: Feb 07 (Tue) Obihiro – Chitose - Otaru

Breakfast at the hotel


Leave hotel with ESG by chartered bus


Tonkatsu (pork cutlet) lunch at Tamafuji           


Lake Shikotsu Ice Festival


Brief evening photo stop at Otaru Canal


Arrive at the hotel – connected to Wing Bay Otaru shopping mall

Enjoy dinner and shopping  

Accommodations at Grand Park Otaru


Day 8: Feb 08 (Wed) Otaru – Sapporo

Breakfast at the hotel


Leave for sightseeing with guide by chartered bus


Hands on experience sand blast glass design


Enjoy stroll in Otaru-music box shop, sweets shops and glass wear stores


Return to hotel

Free until dinner time – our tour escort will assist for Sapporo city tour on foot


Farewell Crab course dinner at local restaurant

Accommodations at Mercure Hotel Sapporo


Day 9: Feb 09 (Thu) Sapporo

Breakfast at the hotel

Sapporo Snow FestivalOdori Park Main Site and Susukino Ice Sculpture

Explore the city and enjoy festival with our tour escort                                                               

Accommodations at Mercure Hotel Sapporo


Day 10: Feb 10 (Fri) Sapporo – Chitose Airport – Narita Airport - Honolulu

Breakfast at the hotel


Check out the room - Leave your belongings at the bell desk until hotel departure


Leave for airport with an assistant by chartered bus


Arrive at New Chitose Airport – some shopping time at the airport after check-in


Leave for Haneda Airport by All Nippon Airways 76


Arrive at Haneda Airport


Leave for Honolulu by All Nippon Airways 186

 ** Arrive back in Honolulu on the same day 10:05AM**   

Note: Air and Land Itinerary are subject to change.

Meal and room arrangements may change due to availability (ex. Japanese to Western)






Deposit and Final Payment:

A $300.00 deposit per person at the time of signing up

The remaining balance is due 120 days prior to departure.

If reservation is made less than 120 days prior to departure, full payment is due at time of booking.

If remaining balance of payment is not made within the above-required period of time, JTB USA, Inc. reserves the right to cancel reservations.



Cancellations and Changing Fees:  (Please read very carefully)

Regardless of reason, cancellations result in costly charges from travel and hotel providers covering penalties and fees incurred by canceling confirmed bookings. Therefore, the following fees will apply:


Cancellation or any changes within:

* Up to 100 days of departure                Free

* 99– 35 days of departure                     $500.00 of the total tour fee

* 34–15 days prior to departure:             $1200.00 of the total tour fee

* Within 14 days prior to departure:        100% of the total tour fee

*Any additional individual arrangement may not be refundable. Please check with our travel agents.




For the benefit of everyone in your tour group, JTB USA, Inc. reserves the right to accept or reject any person as a tour participant, and to remove from the tour any participant whose conduct is deemed incompatible with the interests of the other participants.


We require a minimum of 20 participants to guarantee a tour.

JTB USA, Inc. will notify participants of any changes 100 days prior to departure.

We regret that our escorted tours will operate only when booked by a sufficient number of participants. We reserve the right to cancel any departure date that has insufficient demand. 


** There may be a possibility to operate tours with less than 20 participants.

     However, it may require changes from each original tour itinerary and price.




The tour participant agrees that neither JTB USA, Inc. nor its affiliates shall be liable for any damage, loss (including personal injury, death, and property loss) or expense occasioned by any act or omission of any supplier providing services, or any insurer or insurance administrator under the Travel Protection Plan, or of any other person, or any other situations beyond the control of JTB USA, Inc., including weather, natural disaster, war, civil unrest, and order of government or immigration regulations.

We strongly advise that tour participants purchase the Optional Travel Insurance plans. Please ask one of our travel consultants for more information or contact:

                    ** Optional Travel Insurance is Recommend

                  Travel Insured:

                      Or call   1-800-243-3174  /  Office Number: 52919



Rules and Restrictions

* Traveler must have Covid booster shots (3 shots, except JJ count one dose as 2)

* Passengers with foreign passports (excluding U.S & Japan passports) may need to obtain visa   from Japan Consulate

* Price/Schedule is subject to change by Vendor

* Minimum 20 people are required to guarantee the departure.

* A moderate degree of physical health and Physical ability is required to participate in the tour.  In the event of special physical or mental needs, JTB USA cannot assume any responsibility in relation to the difficulty or impossibility that the said passenger may encounter in undertaking the activities planned for the tour, nor JTB USA assume any responsibility for providing assistance for their adaption to, or continuation of, the trip.

* JTB USA reserves right to suspend any tour for passengers whose physical and/or mental conditions make their participation very difficult or dangerous to themselves or others.

JTB USA likewise reserves the right to exclude passengers who significantly disrupt the smooth-running of the trip

 ** LAND ONLY designation without air and transportation to/from airport.

            Please make selection on your application form for LAND ONLY or WITH AIR.



Package includes the following

* Roundtrip airfare tax and tax and surcharges

   (Tax and surcharge may subject to change, will be adjusted if more than $10.00 difference)

* English speaking guide from 2/03-2/08

* English speaking assistant 2/10

* 7 nights hotel accommodations in Japan

* Sightseeing in Japan by chartered bus

* Daily breakfast, 4 lunches and 5 dinners

* Bilingual Tour Escort from Honolulu by JTB

* Online Pre-departure briefing


Please contact JTB Reservation Center for the pickup service to assembly place.
JTB Reservation Center : Tel 1(800) 223-6104, email

Date & Price Tour Start Tour End Departure ADL Single Supplement
02/01/2023 02/10/2023 Honolulu $ 3,759 $ 775
02/02/2023 02/10/2023 Sapporo $ 2,659 $ 775
$300.00 deposit per person at the time of signing up Cancellation period is based on United State PST time.. Notice must be received during JTB USA office hours. Mon. - Fri., 9:00AM-5:30PM PST Except National Holidays.

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