Set on the northernmost of Japan, this is a diverse island for all seasons. Ranging from the fairyland of flowers in spring to the adventure filled summer treks to the white winter wonderland.
If you have explored central and south Hokkaido, move eastwards for some summer adventure filled with activities such as horse ridding, sperm whale watching and trekking at the Shiretoko National Park.
Also recommended during the autumn foliage at Daisetsuzan National Park from early to mid September.
Hokkaido is a fairyland of flowers in spring and summer. In blossom season, you can find Lavender, Tulip, Japanese Rose, Sun flower etc. Walk or bike in the countryside of Biei and enjoy the peaceful atmosphere. Sit in the Lavender Norokko Train and enjoy the view of the flower and great nature.
Eastern Hokkaido, although less trodden, is a wonderful place to see the diversity of wildlife and best preserved nature. Embark on a cruise and try to spot the sperm whales (seasonal); horse trekking along the coastline of Abashiri; hike along the Goko Lakes of Shiretoko National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site; canoe down the river in Kushiro wetland national Park…. More adventures await you!
This remote land (Hokkaido)--the northernmost of Japan's four main islands-- imposing geography of ash-spewing volcanoes and steaming hot springs offers a celebration of nature's grandeur. This trip is perfect for those looking for great lodging in stunning surrounds while indulging in delectable fresh Hokkaido specialties.
Whether you are an adult or a kid, enjoy the winter wonderland of Tomamu Resort, where the endless snow activities awaits your family with the Hidaka mountain range as a back-drop.
Vast, frigid and ruggedly beautiful, Hokkaido tempts visitors from all corners of the world with both its natural beauty and rich culture. Winter Hokkaido will captivate you – breathtaking scenery, vibrant winter festivals, fresh and delectable local cuisine and great fun in the snowy landscape!
Vast, frigid and ruggedly beautiful, Hokkaido tempts visitors from all corners of the world with both its natural beauty and rich culture. Hakodate, the southernmost city famous for their crabs; Lake Toya and its beautiful fireworks by night; the list is unlimited.