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9D6N Hokkaido Autumn Melody

9D6N Hokkaido Autumn Melody
  • 8 days
  • Group Tour
  • Oct 2022 - Oct 2022
  • SGD 4488
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391 Orchard Road, Takashimaya Shopping Center Ngee Ann City #03-11C, Singapore 238872

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Highlights
Hokkaido Autumn Melody 9D6N

Assemble date:
  • 04 OCT 2022
  • 10 OCT 2022
Price: S$4,488*

Tax & Fuel Surcharge: S$560*
Tour Code: KUHHA2022
 
Seasonal Scenery:
  • Autumn Viewing at Lake Akan Cruise, Lake Notoro, Shiretoko Goko 1.6km Boardwalk (40min), Ginga & Ryusei Falls, Daisetsuzan Kurodake Ropeway, Blue Pond, Jet Coaster no Michi, Gyokusenkan Atochi Park, Hoheikyo Gorge Dam, Hokkaido University
Unique Experiences:
  • Kita Kitsune Fox Farm, Grape Picking Experience
Sightseeing & Shopping Experiences:
  • Kushiro Marsh Observatory, Mt Io, Lake Mashu 1st & 3rd Observatory, Hokkaido Museum of Northern People, Oshinkoshin Waterfall, Otaru Canal City
Special Gourmet Delights:
  • Sumptuous Japanese multi-course dinner Japanese Kaiseki or buffet in Ryokans/Hotels, local delights at a restaurant
Hotel / Ryokan Stays:
  • 04 nights of authentic Japanese Onsen experience at Lake Kussharo, Abashiri, Sounkyo & Jozankei. 02 nights in centrally located hotels in Asahikawa & Sapporo
 
Itinerary
Day 1: Assemble at Changi Airport for Check in
  • JL036 SIN-HND   2150-0550
  • JL541 HND-KUH 0805-0940
 
Day 2: Kushiro – Lake Akan – Lake Kussharo
  • Hotel: Kussharo Prince or similar / Western room   
  • Meal: Meal on Board / L / D
  • Upon arrival at Kushiro Airport, coach transfer to Kushiro Marsh Observatory (釧路市湿原展望台). This is one of the more well-known hubs where you can learn about and view the Kushiro Shitsugen Wetlands while on a walk. After that, proceed to a local restaurant for lunch [Ramen Set]. After lunch, experience Lake Akan Cruise (阿寒湖グルーズ) (85 mins). Enjoy the chilly weather & fantastic autumn foliage around the lake. Finally, transfer to Lake Kussharo for hotel check in. Tonight, enjoy your dinner [Buffet] at the hotel restaurant.
 
Day 3: Lake Kussharo – Lake Mashu – Abashiri
  • Hotel: Hotel Abashirikoso or similar / Japanese Western room
  • Meal: B / L / D
  • After breakfast, visit Mt Io, an active 500 meters high volcano, where acid smokes and solid sulphur can be seen. Thereafter, move to Lake Mashu, which is one of the world’s clearest lakes. Next, proceed to a local restaurant for lunch [Crab Set]. After lunch, visit Hokkaido Museum of Northern People (北方民族博物館). The Hokkaido Museum of Northern Peoples introduces the culture and traditional everyday life of the peoples inhabiting the northern, subarctic regions of the globe, including the Ainu, the First Nations people of northern Canada, the Inuit, the Sami and the Siberian peoples. Thereafter, transfer to Lake Notoro (能取湖). In autumn, a part of Lake Notoro is covered with crimson glasswort, creating beauty which is different from that of autumn leaves. At the end of the day, transfer to Abashiri for hotel check in. Tonight, enjoy your dinner [Japanese Kaiseki] at the hotel.
 
Day 5: Sounkyo – Biei – Asahikawa
  • Hotel: Art Hotel Asahikawa or similar / Western room
  • Meal: B / L / D
  • After breakfast, first stop we will visit the Ginga Ryusei Water Falls (銀河流星の滝). One of Japan’s Top 100 waterfalls, they are also known as the Milky Falls (Ginga) and Shooting Star Falls (Ryusei). Next, take the Kurodake Ropeway (黒岳ロープウェイ) and enjoy the magnificent scenery of the mountain at Daisetsuzan. Follow by today’s lunch [Tokachi Pork Rice Bowl] is at Asahikawa. After lunch, visit Blue Pond (青い池), a man-made pond feature in Biei. The blue color comes from the aluminium in the water from the nearby hot springs which reflects the color of the blue sky, and the Sulphur and lime have turned the pond bed white, which further complements the blue water. After that, transfer to Roller Coaster road for autumn leaves viewing. Tonight, dinner [Kaiseki Course] will be serve at a local restaurant. After dinner, transfer to the hotel for check in.
 
Day 6: Asahikawa – Otaru - Jozankei
  • Hotel: Jozankei View Hotel or similar / Japanese room
  • Meal: B / L / D
  • After breakfast, will visit Gyokusenkan Atochi Park. This park will only open between late April and early November for cherry blossoms and autumn leaves viewing. After that, transfer to a local restaurant for lunch [Sushi Set]. After lunch, stroll around Otaru Canal City.  Next, the Grape Orchard is waiting for you! Enjoy Grape Picking which just in seasons! Finally, transfer to Jozankei for the hotel check in. Tonight, enjoy your dinner [Japanese Set] at the hotel restaurant.
 
Day 7: Jozankei – Sapporo
  • Hotel: Sapporo Park Hotel or similar / Western room   
  • Meal: B / L / -
  • After breakfast, visit Hoheikyo Dam (豊平峡ダム). This arch concrete dam, which is 102.5 meters tall, was complete in 1972 to utilize the Toyohira River, located in the Minami-ku area of Sapporo, for hydroelectricity and to control its flooding. The resulting reservoir was named Jozan Lake and it holds approximately 30 times the volume of Sapporo Dome in water. Transfer to Sapporo city and have a lunch [Crab Mini Kaiseki] a local restaurant. After lunch, transfer to Hokkaido University. Hokkaido University is one of the major National Universities in Hokkaido, famous for its large campus in Sapporo.  Seventy ginkgo trees are lined up along a road stretching for 380 meters, with the yellow leaves virtually filling the sky. The campus is located only a seven minute walk from JR Sapporo Station, which is one of the reasons it has become a popular foliage viewing spot. Finally, transfer the hotel for check in. Tonight dinner will be at Sapporo city on your own arrangement and expense. 
 
Day 8: Sapporo – Chitose  – Singapore
Meal: B / - / -
  • JL524 CTS-HND 1900-2040
  • JL035 HND-SIN  0005-0615
After breakfast, free & easy at your own leisure until departure.
 
Bid farewell to Hokkaido as we proceed to the airport and take the flight back to Singapore. We hope that you have enjoyed this vacation with JTB and we look forward to bringing you to your next holiday destination.
 
Day 9: Singapore新加坡
  • Arrive Singapore

Terms & Conditions
  • 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
  • Autumn leaves viewing locations are dependent on weather conditions