Time slip to 140 years ago! Learn history and life of the predecessors
Hokkaido is one of the most popular tourist spots in Japan. It is attractive for its "white snow."
"I want to enjoy the snow!...but skiing is too hard for me,"- this plan is for you! A plan where you can play in the snow peacefully. Also, experience snow plays from 140 years ago when Hokkaido was pioneered.
There are plenty of items, snowshoes, bamboo mini skis, and sledges which allow you to play in the fluffy snow!
"but how do I use it?" don't worry, your otomo guide will show you.
This tour also visits Sapporo's popular tourist attractions "Akarenga" and Sapporo Clock Tower.
Understand how the history of Hokkaido has been pioneered and developed with your otomo guide.
・Experience old snow activities, snowshoeing, bamboo skiing and sleding.
・Time slip to the pioneering period of 140 years ago, experience old life Hokkaido.
・Dig deep into the history of Hokkaido.
・Visit the Hokkaido former government house (Akarenga - red brick building) and Sapporo Clock Tower. We will also visit Sapporo's popular tourist destinations.
・Historic Village of Hokkaido: This outdoor museum reproduces the landscape of the reclamation period of Hokkaido. The scenary of 140 years ago opens up infront ot you. Here you can enjoy old time snow games, such as snow shoeing, bamboo skiing and sleding. You can also experience horse sledding, unique to a snowing country!
・Sapporo Clock Tower: The oldest clock tower in Japan. It is a miracle tower that has kept ringing every hour from 140 years ago. Why not look at the tower that has lived with the history of the past?
・Former Hokkaido Government Office Building (Akarenga Chosha): A brick building used as Hokkaido Government Office during the pioneering period of Hokkaido. It is one of Sapporo's top tourist attractions. You can learn in detail the pioneering history of Sapporo and Hokkaido. Let's understand the history of Hokkaido with your otomo guide!
・Please wear warm clothes as it will be cold.
・We will take the metro and bus to reach the first spot from the meeting spot.
・Hokkaido Kaitaku no Mura is a photogenic spot. Please bring a camera to enjoy the tour!
・Sledging in Hokkaido Kaitaku no Mura is limited to Saturdays/Sundays and during the snow festival. It is closed on weekdays. In addition, please note operataion is also dependent on snow conditions.
・Some routes will be changed in the summer.
・Lunch (dinner) is not included, however meals can be purchased along the way.
・Please note if spots are temporarily closed, changes may be made to other spots.
・Tour finishing spot is different to meeting spot. Please contact your tour guide if you would like to change the finishing spot
The following expenses are not included in the tour fee. Please bring extra money to experience this tour to its fullest.
-Travel expenses and entrance fees (about JPY 2,000)
-Money for food, souvenirs and extra activities not mentioned in the explanation of the tour above.
Sapporo Metro Namboku Line Oodori Station South Exit