【Tour guaranteed for all departures】5-Star Hotel on Day 2, 7 Drift Ice Experiences in Hokkaido, 3 Days
Departure & Arrival Haneda Airport
◇◆Enjoy drift ice watching, a typical scene of Hokkaido for 3 days.◇◆
✿～7 drift ice experiences in Hokkaido～✿
①Shiretoko: Drift ice cruise from Rausu port: what a surprise to see drift ice and wild animals come closer to you!!
②Rausu:In season, Rausu sea urchin and Alaska pollack hot-pot lunch♪
③Cape Puyuni:Sweeping view of drift ice on the Okhotsk Sea！
④Utoro hot spring: What a luxury moment to view drift ice from the observatory open-air bath.
⑤Abashiri Port: Icebreaker Ship Aurora cruise! Exciting cruise to feel the ship breaks the ice!
⑥Abashiri station:Viewing drift ice from the Okhotsk Drift Ice Train.
⑦Kitahama station:The nearest station to the Okhotsuk Sea♪
●Early morning on Day 3: Don't be afraid to walk on the ice. Shiretoko Drift Ice Walk [Separate cost, JPY5,000]
【1st night】Upper rank hotel "Lake Akan Tsuruga Wings or Akan Yuku no Sato Tsuruga"
Winter fireworks: Feb. 3rd - Mar. 4th！
【2nd night】5-star hotel, Shiretoko Utoro Onsen (Seaside room only)
・Viewing drift ice on the Okhotsk Sea from the open-air bath!
・Buffet dinner of Hokkaido specialty dishes, you can even make your own seafood rice bowl by choosing your favorite seafood♪ 90% satisfactory rate of meals is reached among our customers!
(For the actual tour language of your preferred departure day, please look at the booking form. If you make a booking within 7 days to the departure, we may not be able to arrange your preferred language support. In such case, you will be guided by Japanese speaking tour director with an itinerary in your preferred language.)
The Scope of Language Support
A tour conductor or staff of your preferred language will accompany the tour from the designated meeting place (at a designated airport in case of a tour with airplanes) and provides the participant with basic information necessary for the tour (such as meeting place and time at each stop etc) in your preferred language. Information on sightseeing in the areas of tour destinations will not be provided. However, brochures in your preferred language will be provided.
Minimum number of participants for operation
1 persons *When the participants does not reach the number above, the tour will not be operated. If this is the case, those who have made a reservation will be informed of the matter by 14 days prior to the scheduled departure date (by 4 days prior to the departure in case of a Day-tour).
Minimum number of participants for booking
Lake Akan Tsuruga Wings or Akan Yuku no Sato Tsuruga
2 - 4 guests/room ※Please contact us for single room.
Breakfast : 2 / Lunch : 1 / Dinner : 2
Expenses for transportation, accommodation, meal(s), admission fee(s) specified in the itinerary and taxes. * None of the expenses will be refunded even though the items concerned are not used by a participant for personal reasons.
Items not included
Expenses for transportation, meal(s), admission fee(s) not specified in the itinerary, personal expenses during the tour (telephone, laundry or beverages etc.) and optional tour fees.
Items included in "Infant price"
Airplane seat, domestic flight facility usage charge, bus seat. (No meal and bedding.)
※When icebreaker ship cruise is suspended due to the bad weather, tour visits other nearby sightseeing places instead.
※"Okhotsk Drift Ice Train" on Senmo line, train ride section, station and boarding date are subject to change due to the operational reasons. Seats are all non-reserved and the seating is not guaranteed.
※【Drift ice viewing tour】Drift ice is the natural phenomenon. Viewing is not guaranteed, depending on the weather conditions (e.g. tidal current, wind and others). Icebreaker ship cruise might be suspended depending on the location of the drift ice and weather conditions.
※Any cancellation or change of the reserved tour because of the above nature-related incidents requires cancellation fee, which is the same transaction as in the normal tour. ※When there is no drift ice, cruise switches to a pleasure cruise on the Okhotsk Sea and the refund of the fare difference will be made.
◆ In 2015, [First observed date] Jan. 12th, [Last observed date] Mar. 8th
◆ In 2016, [First observed date] Jan. 28th, [Last observed date] Mar. 18th
Wearing clothes and shoes that let you move easily and comfortably is strongly recommended.
Visiting spots might be very cold. Bringing thick winter clothes is strongly recommended.
According to traffic conditions etc, the order of the itinerary may have to be changed.
This tour is attended by a tour guide and a tour conductor. The tour guide gives sightseeing information in Japanese only. The tour conductor, who can communicate either English or Chinese, gives language support to the tour members but does not translate the Japanese sightseeing information into English nor into Chinese.
Please note that the tour is for Japanese citizens and basically operated in Japanese. The accompanied staff gives you the basic information (such as meeting place and time at each stop) in English or Chinese, however, she/he does not gives you the detailed information of visiting places.
Any change of the passengers (name) needs additional arrangement with airlines. This arrangement may not be accepted due to the congestion of flights, etc. Please also note change fee is required when change is successfully made.
Please note that the flight transfer might be necessary.
You may not be able to encounter the wild animals, depending on the weather or other conditions.
Seats for your group members in the plane or shinkansen may be separated due to the arrangement.
Meal contents, especially seafood, are subject to change owing to availability on the day.
We will not be responsible for any delays, shortenings or omissions made to the itinerary due to traffic, weather or other circumstances that are beyond our control.
If we have to cancel the tour for typhoon, heavy snow, or other circumstances beyond our control, we decide the matter by 3pm Japan time one day before the departure and inform you about it by e-mail.
The place that the tour disbands may be different from the one that it meets. For the actual place, ask the tour conductor on the spot.
(Act on the Protection of Personal Information has been revised since May 30, 2017.)
Customer information, such as name, age, gender and others may be forwarded to the hotels
or necessary organizations for the tour arrangement.
Completion of the tour reservation shall be deemed to agree upon above condition.