Arrival New Chitose Airport
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|Upon arrival in New Chitose Airport, take the shuttle service to hotel for check in. After check in, enjoy your own leisure time.
Chitose – Jigokudani (Hell Valley) – Mount Usu Ropeway – Showa-shinzan – Bear Ranch – Lake Toya
|[Jigokudani (Hell Valley)] It’s an explosion crater of Mt. Kuttara, 450 m in diameter and 11 ha in area. About 10,000 tons of hot spring in various kinds is gushing out a day and supplied to accommodations in Onsen town. The views of boiling and bubbling water make Japanese visitors imagine Hell where demons live.|
[Mount Usu Ropeway] Mount Usu (有珠山, Usuzan) is a volcano which has erupted four times in the past 100 years. Its most recent eruption occurred in the year 2000. The Usuzan Ropeway brings you close to the volcano's summit. The upper station's observation deck offers panoramic views of Lake Toya and neighboring Showa Shinzan. From a second observation deck a short walk away, there are views of the ocean and Mount Usu's largest crater, which was formed in an eruption in 1977.
[Showa-shinzan] Showa-shinzan is a volcanic lava dome which is 398 meters high, and is located 2 km east Mount Usu. Surprisingly, this mountain was formed for only 2 years from December 1943 to September 1945. "Showa" means the period of Emperor Showa (1926-1989), and "shinzan" means "new mountain".
[Bear Ranch] this ranch for Ezo brown bears, which is located at the summit of a 550-meter high mountain. When fed with snacks, the big brown bears stand up together and make “gimme” poses, which are very popular among the visitors. The "Human Cage," in which you can have a closer look at male brown bears, will astonish you.
[Lake Toya] Lake Toya, which is situated in the southwestern part of Hokkaido, belongs to Shikotsu-Toya National Park. Lake Toya is an ice-free lake. It never freezes, even in winter when the temperature falls quite drastically. The beauty of the ice-free lake can therefore be admired anytime during the year. There are big and small four islands called Nakajima in the middle of the lake, and on it is the Toyako Forest Museum, which is a part of the sightseeing boat route.
Goryokaku - Trappistine Convent - Kanemori Red Brick Warehouse – Night View from Mount Hakodate
|[Goryokaku] The Goryokaku is a western-style fort completed almost 150 years ago. A magnificent panoramic view of the entire star-shaped estate and surrounding moat unveils itself to visitors from the observation platform of the 107-meter Goryokaku Tower, which stands adjacent to the fort.|
[Trappistine Convent] This is a Catholic convent. The existing church building was built in 1927, featuring the mix of the Gothic and Romanesque styles, such as the brick exterior and the semicircular-arched windows.
[Kanemori Red Brick Warehouse] This is one of the typical tourist facilities in Hakodate. The brick warehouses built in 1909 were totally renovated.
[Night View from Mount Hakodate] The night view from Mt. Hakodate is world-beating. This is a definite "must-see" when sightseeing in Hakodate.
Mount Yotei - Yoichi distillery – Otaru – Ginnokane (Tea Time) – Jozankei Onsen
|[Mount Yotei] It is 1,898 meters high and the shape is similar to Mount Fuji, so it is often called "Ezo-fuji". It is a solitary mountain, therefore we can see it from every side. This is a volcano, but the last eruption was about 6,000 years ago. At the foot of this mountain, there are several springs of delicious water. |
[Yoichi distillery ] Yoichi distillery is a Japanese whisky distillery. It is located at Yoichi, a town in the Yoichi District, Shiribeshi Subprefecture, Hokkaido, Japan. The distillery is owned by Nikka Whisky Distilling, and was opened in 1934.
[Otaru] Otaru is a small harbor city, about half an hour northwest of Sapporo by train. Its beautifully preserved canal area and interesting herring mansions make Otaru a pleasant day trip from Sapporo or a nice stop en route to or from Niseko or the Shakotan Peninsula.
[Ginnokane] In those days the bells of Hokkaido's opening (Kaitaku no Kane) were the actual bells used at the stations on the Temiya line, even today one used is still on display at the Minami Otaru Station.Back then the winters were longer and colder, and the town, bay and railroad were blanketed in snow. Even in the thickness of those winters, the bells of Hokkaido's opening, shone bright with the brilliance of snow just like a bell of silver (Gin no Kane). The store Gin no Kane as a reminder to never forget brilliant brightness.
[Jozankei Onsen] Jozankei Onsen (Hot Springs), one of the most popular hot spring districts in Hokkaido. The hot springs contain sodium chloride such that when you soak in it you find your body warming form the inside. The history of the Jozankei Hot Springs dates back to 1866, when Miizumi Jozan, an ascetic monk, discovered the hot springs and opened a healing spa. Jozankei is also famous for its scenic beauty.
Historical Village of Hokkaido - Former Hokkaidō Government Office - Sapporo Clock Tower (Drive pass) – Duty Free – Tanukikoji
|[Historical Village of Hokkaido] The main entrance to the village is the old Sapporo Station building. Upon entering the village, you will be in an atmosphere typical of the frontier period of Hokkaido (mid 19thto early 20th century). A horse-drawn trolley provides transportation along the main street, which is lined with old wooden and stone buildings. Farm life is displayed in traditional houses built by immigrants from Honshu. In autumn, harvest festivals will be held at the Shinto shrine in the village.|
[Former Hokkaidō Government Office] The Former Hokkaido Government Office was used for approximately 80 years until the new government office currently in use was built. Constructed in 1888, the building is an example of American neo-baroque architecture. Architectural details such as the warped glass created in the Meiji Period and the heat-retaining double doors stored in an ornamental frame exude functional beauty.
[Sapporo Clock Tower – Drive pass] The building is of American design and is one of the few surviving Western-style buildings in Sapporo, a city developed in the 1870s with assistance from the American government. It is known by many as the symbol of the city and is a main feature of almost all domestic and international tours of Sapporo. The clock after which it is named continues to run and keep time, and the chimes can be heard every hour.
[Tanukikoji] Tanukikoji is a shopping arcade that has been in operation since the frontier period. It’s a great place to buy Hokkaido souvenirs!
Departure New Chitose
|After breakfast, free and easy. (Own arrangement to airport)|
|出發地 ~ 千岁空港-酒店 ||( - ) |
|千岁 - 登别地狱谷 - 有珠山索道 - 昭和新山 - 可爱熊牧 场-洞爷湖游船||(Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner) |
|五棱郭公園 - 百年女子修道院 - 金森倉庫 - 函館夜景||(Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner) |
|[五棱郭公園] - 五棱郭是日本江户时代末期由江户幕府在虾夷地的箱馆（现北海道函馆市）郊外建造的一座星形要塞，与同一时期建成，位于长野县佐久市的龙冈城同样被称为 “五棱郭” ，但是多数提及五棱郭便是指位于函馆的城迹。五棱郭获日本政府指定为特别史迹，并且作为 “五棱郭与箱馆战争的遗构” 而入选北海道遗产。与此同时，五棱郭是由文化厅管有的国有财产，由其授权予函馆市，并且交由函馆市住宅都市施设公社（指定管理者）负责管理。|
[百年女子修道院] - 這是一所天主教修道院。現有的教堂建築始建於 1927 年，兼具哥特式和羅馬式建築風格，例如，磚結構的外牆和半圓拱形的窗戶就兼具這兩種風格
[金森倉庫] - 這是函館的一個典型旅遊設施。該磚結構倉庫建於 1909 年，現已經過全面整修。七個倉庫有紀念品商店及餐廳等共計50餘家。
[函館夜景] – 函館山的璀璨夜景依四季變化各展風情，秋季天晴空氣明淨，視野更為遼闊；而到了冬季，街燈及五光十色的霓虹燈反射在街道潔白的積雪之上，為夜景增添繽紛光彩；在易於起霧的夏季，則可欣賞彷彿罩上面紗般的迷濛景致
|羊蹄山湧泉-余市酒廠-小樽運河散策 – 銀鐘咖啡館下午茶(贈可愛咖啡杯)-定山溪||(Breakfast/Lunch) |
|[羊蹄山湧泉] - 自羊蹄山所流下来的雨水及雪水渗透至地底下，经过自然的过滤过程，而凝聚成甘甜的泉水。此水经过经年累月的累积，含有各式各样的养分，因此在1985﹙昭和60年﹚年被环境厅指定为名水100选之一|
[余市酒廠] - 北海道【余市蒸馏所】以“煤炭直火蒸馏法”生产著名的“NIKKA WHISKY”酒。威士忌酒的生产对环境的要求很严格，余市的自然环境与威士忌的故乡苏格兰也十分相似，所以选择在此地建厂。
[小樽運河散策] - 在此可与情人漫步于罗曼蒂克之古老运河街道里，周围并排着明治、大正时代由红色砖瓦所建造的仓库群，宁静中漂流着乡愁的气息。
[銀鐘咖啡館下午茶](贈可愛咖啡杯) - 银之钟是指馆外的银色钟，本名为｢开拓之钟｣。｢银の钟｣的得名源于冬天白雪覆盖钟面时闪闪发亮的银白色。小憩片刻，喝一口醇香的饮料，那个可爱的咖啡杯就是你的咯!
[定山溪] - 定山溪温泉位于札幌市的街道向南26km的地方，在支笏洞爷国立公园内，绿色泉水丰富之美名。定山溪历史悠久，修验道•美泉丁山始于庆应2年（1866年）在阿依努人的带领下相遇泉源之时。克服重重困难才奠基了这样的温泉基础，基于此功绩，此地被命名为“定山溪”
|第六天 千岁空港 ~ 出發地 ||(Breakfast) |
|宿：温暖的家 预祝 旅途愉快!|