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This round-trip route aims for Blue Pond, stopping at different places to enjoy food and nature along the way. Kamikawa Area: 4-Night/5-Day Route

Departure

Asahikawa Airport

Transportation

JRCar

Best Season

Spring Summer

The Kamikawa Area includes many popular sightseeing spots, such as Asahikawa, Sounkyo, Furano, and Biei. Experience the serenity of nature and its mystical beauty. Local cuisine is not limited to seafood, and features many delicious flavors to explore to your heart's content.

Day 1
The city and town names Tour schedule
Asahikawa City

Arrival at the Asahikawa Airport

(Approx. 55.9 km, Approx. 1 hr 10 mins)
Kenbuchi Town

The VIVA Alpaca Farm

(Approx. 3.3 km, Approx. 5 mins)

The Gotou Smoked Foods Shop

*Their smoked foods use poultry (iodine chickens) raised in the harsh winter of Kenbuchi

(Approx. 59.4 km, Approx. 1 hr 10 mins)
Bifuka Town

Lunch schedule「Bifuka Hot Spring」

*Sturgeon cuisine served with Bifuka produced caviar

(Approx. 30.7 km, Approx. 50 mins)

Be immersed in a forest while riding a trolley train

(Approx. 40.1 km, Approx. 1 hr 20 mins)
Nayoro City

Nayoro Observatory KITASUBARU

LodgingsMake reservations here

The VIVA Alpaca Farm

This farm allows you to enjoy connecting with Alpacas as much as you wish. They also provide a variety of activities and provide a ski slope exclusively for air boarding.

Nayoro Observatory KITASUBARU

Owned by Hokkaido University, the 160cm telescope located here is the largest in Japan. Their rich facilities offer the latest in digital planetarium technology and an observation room with a sliding roof.

Day 2
The city and town names Tour schedule
Nayoro City

Departing from the hotel

Shibetsu City

Suffolk Land

*A Sheep of the World Hall and sheep show

LunchGenghis Khan

(Approx. 57.2 km, Approx. 1 hr 5 mins)
Toma Town

The Toma Limestone Cave

(Approx. 25.0 km, Approx. 50 mins)
Asahikawa City

Takasago Sake Brewery

*Sample the Junmai-shu Sake that is the pride of Hokkaido, “Kokushimusou”

(Approx. 5.6 km, Approx. 20 mins)

Snow Crystal Museum

LodgingsMake reservations here

The Toma Limestone Cave

This limestone cave, which started to be formed 150 million years ago, offers a high degree of clarity and has been designated a Hokkaido natural monument.

Snow Crystal Museum

This is an art museum with a snow theme. Through areas such as the ice hallways and crystal rooms, you can experience the magical beauty of snow and ice. A cafe is located within the museum, so lunch can be enjoyed while you are there.

Day 3
The city and town names Tour schedule
Asahikawa City

Departing from the hotel

Miura Ayako Literature Museum

(Approx. 63.9 km, Approx. 1 hr 15 mins)
Kamikawa Town

Daisetsu Mori-no Garden

LunchEnjoy Hokkaido French Cuisine at the Garden Restaurant

(Approx. 24.3 km, Approx. 45 mins)

Daisetsuzan Sounkyo Kurodake Ropeway

LodgingsThe Souunkyou Hot Spring

Make reservations here

Daisetsu Mori-no Garden

On a plateau overlooking Daisetsu mountain, a garden greets you with approximately 1,000 varieties of blooming flowers. There are two gardens, the colorful “Forest Flower Garden” and the “Forest Reception Hall” with its relaxing trees and pretty wild grasses and flowers.

Daisetsuzan Sounkyo Kurodake Ropeway

Enjoy charming aspects of nature such as the flowers of alpine plants in the summer, the colorful change of the leaves in autumn, and skiing and snow boarding in winter.

Day 4
The city and town names Tour schedule
Kamikawa Town

Departing from the hotel

The Ginga and Ryusei Waterfalls

(Approx. 92.6 km, Approx. 1 hr 50 mins)
Biei Town

Shikisai no Oka

(Approx. 5.3 km, Approx. 15 mins)

Lunch「Farm Restaurant Chiyoda」

*Enjoy a Biei Beef Steak and delicious rice from Higashikawa-cho

(Approx. 17.4 km, Approx. 30 mins)
Kamifurano Town

Goto Sumio Museum of Art

(Approx. 20.3 km, Approx. 30 mins)
Furano City

Furano Theater Factory

(Approx. 5.0 km, Approx. 10 mins)

Furano Marche

LodgingsMake reservations here

Goto Sumio Museum of Art

Approximately 130 Japanese paintings by the master painter Goto Sumio are on exhibit. The restaurant “Fura’s Grill” is also located on the 2nd floor overlooking the Takachitake mountian range.

Day 5
The city and town names Tour schedule
Furano City

Departing from the hotel

Biei Town

The Blue Pond

(Approx. 18.3 km, Approx. 20 mins)

Lunch「Restaurant Asperges」

*French Cuisine made using vegetables from Biei

(Approx. 11.6 km, Approx. 20 mins)

Asahikawa Airport

Blue Pond

Enjoy the magical scenery created by a natural wonder. Try to make sure you have enough time to walk around the area.

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