Multi-Day Tour

Sapporo Snow Festival & Hokkaido Highlights (5 days)

G Adventures Inc.

Sapporo, Japan To Sapporo, Japan

Valid for Departures: 05 Feb 2019 - 08 Feb 2019

Sapporo Snow Festival & Hokkaido Highlights (5 days)

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Day 1
Sapporo, Japan
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Day 1 Sapporo: There are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Day 2
Sapporo, Japan
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Day 2 Sapporo: Take an orientation tour of the city before spending the day at the Sapporo Snow Festival. In the evening, depart for Otaru to experience this town's Snow Light Path Festival. Head back to Sapporo for the night. Included Activities: Orientation Walk Sapporo Snow Festival Visit Snow Light Path Festival Visit Transport: Train Train
Day 3
Sapporo, Japan
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Day 3 Sapporo/Noboribetsu (1D): Travel to nearby Noboribetsu. Go for an easy hike through Jigokudani Park to view the scenery and geysers, or opt to visit the onsen town's spas. Enjoy a stay at a traditional inn for the night, complete with dinner dressed in a provided yukata (cotton kimono). Included Activities: Jigokudani Park Visit Transport: Train
Day 4
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Day 4 Noboribetsu/Sapporo: Experience more of Sapporo with options to visit the Sapporo Beer Museum for a tour and tasting (complete with an optional all-you-can-eat-and-drink meal in the Beer Hall) or travel to the top of the Sapporo TV Tower for a new vantage point. Transport: Local train
Day 5
Sapporo, Japan
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Day 5 Sapporo: Can't get enough snow? Book post accommodation and head to Niseko to experience Japan's world-class skiing and snowboarding. Included Activities: Departure Day

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This quick five-day trip to the famous Sapporo Snow Festival is one of the most unique specifically-winter tours we offer. Explore the celebrated snow and ice sculptures created for this amazing event (held yearly since 1950), visit a light festival in the coastal town of Otaru, hike to see the geysers in Jigokudani, and opt to enjoy hot springs with a stay in Noboribetsu. Opt to stick around post-tour and take advantage of the chance to ski in winter-perfect Hokkaido. This tour is the ideal ...

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