5 days greater Sapporo area self-guided course with rental car
5 days self-guided tour of beautiful Sapporo and surround area in Hokkaido. It is a perfect season to drive around Sapporo area from Spring to Autumn while snow is not there. This 5 days tour includes a visit to beautiful lakes, small mountains, Onsen, and Sapporo city tour. Lovely view of nature would certainly gives you a big comfort and relaxation. You will be able to enjoy hiking around the lake and indulge yourself at Onsen and exceptional food.
Please contact us for itinerary arrangement including hotel recommendation.
- Tour Style
- Self-guided sightseeing tour with rental car.
- 5 days
- Tour Itinerary
- Day 1: Fly to Sapporo, New Chitose Airport, and pick up a rental car. Quick drive to lake Shikotsu, the first stop. Lake is part of Shikotsu-Toya national park and both lakes are caldera and were foamed from volcanic activity. Then drive to Noboribetsu Onsen - one of the most famous Onsen resort in Hokkaido. This is also part of Shikotsu-Toya national park and famous for Jigokudani (hell valley) view. And head to the final destination of the day, Lake Toya - part of Shikotsu-Toya national park but with Onsen. Lake Toya is perfect spot for vacation. You can enjoy hiking, fishing, and camping. Lake Toya became famous when G8 summit was held in 2008 at Windsor Hotel Toya Resort & Spa. There is a fireworks show daily from May to October at 8:45PM.
Day 2: Relaxation day at Lake Toya. You can enjoy cruising around the lake, going top of the Mt. Usu with ropeway, or hiking around the lake/mountain.
Day 3: Drive to Niseko and enjoy rest of the day with activities, such as fishing, river rafting, golf, hiking, biking, or Onsen.
Day 4: Drive to Otaru city, a beautiful harbor city, which used to be the main port of Hokkaido in 19th century. Old style buildings still remain in a city. Perfect spot to enjoy sea food and walk around canal for shopping. Then quick drive to Sapporo.
Day 5: Enjoy sightseeing the city of Sapporo and drive to the airport.