Mt. Asahidake Sky Walk and Shikisai-ga-Oka Hill Tour (Excluding Multilingual Audio System)

  • Minimum requirement of one passenger to operate.
  • 1 day tour
  • Recommendations
  • Ropeway・Gondola riding
  • Nature of Hokkaido
  • Red leave
  • View the Flowers
  • Meal included
Operation Period Aug 1 - Oct 6 (N/S between Sep14 - 16, and Sept 21 -23)
Duration 10 hours 30 min
Distance 380km
Embarkation Point/Departure and Arrival Times
Sapporo Station Bus Terminal/ Dep 8:15, Arr 18:45

※lunch and fare for ropeway at Mt. Asahi

※The flower garden along the course may not be seen due to inclement weather, the season, slow growth, or pruning.

みどころ PICK UP!!

Enjoy the alpine flowers in the sky. This is a brand-new course in summer

Mt. Daisetsu National Park(0.23million ha) is located in the almost centerl of Hokkaido and the highest Mt. Asahidake (2,291m), which belongs in 2,000m-class mountains continued for 50 km.
The Asahidake Ropeway connects Between Sanroku Station (altitude 1,100m) and Sugatami Station (altitude 1,600m) and you can see the Mt. Asahi, Sugatami Pond and the flower field (located in the altitude 1,670m).
From the middle of September, colored leaves starts with red carpet. You can go to 「Sugatami Pond」 (round course 1.7km) from the summit station「Sugatami station」, exploring in alpine plants.
Diameter of “Sugatami Pond” is 50m and its circle distance is about 400m, color is emerald green. The reason of the name from apperance reflected into the pond.
You can have a local ingredient at Asahidake ropeway restaurant sugatami in lunch. It will take 3 minuetes to the Asahidake ropeway stop from the hotel, so you can enjoy sky walk to take Asahidake ropeway after lunch.



8:15 Sapporo Station Bus Terminal
9:25~9:35 Sunagawa Rest Area(rest)[10 min]
11:30~14:10 ※①Asahidake Ropeway (ropeway / free time at ※②Sugatami Pond) 【160min】
15:10~15:50 Shikisaino-oka 【40min】
17:50~18:00 Iwamizawa Rest Area (rest)[10 min]
18:35 Sapporo Factory (DO possible)
18:40 Sapporo Clock Tower(DO possible)
18:45 Sapporo Station Bus Terminal
  • If the Asahidake Ropeway is closed by the time it is 7:30 AM, the course will be cancelled.
  • This requires the use of the expressway both ways, in order to allow ample time for touring each destination. If by 7:30 AM, the expressway is closed, the tour will be cancelled.
  • ※①Lunch: Higashikawa vegetable hamburger steak (100% Hokkaido beef) After lunch passengers can individually take the ropeway up to the summit of Asahidake.
  • A rest area has been prepared(seating).
  • ※②Though a path has been made to Sugatami Pond, please be sure to wear shoes and clothing that are easy for walking. The path can be slippery, so please watch your step.
  • If you show the bus ticket stub, you can get 10 % discount for goods at the Asahidake Ropeway store (excludes the restaurant, includes the shop on the summit).
  • Anytime after late September, there is chance of snowfall on the summit, so please be sure to dress warmly.
  • This course will not take us through the Patchwork Road in Biei.
  • If Asahidake Ropeway is closed on the way to, you will get a refund for the fare. Further, the course schedule will be changed as follows.
    Sapporo Station Bus Terminal 8:15 -> Sapporo IC-> Sunagawa SA (rest)9:25 - 9:35 ->Asahikawa Kita IC -> Asahidake Ropeway (lunch) 11:30~12:40 →Shikisaino-Oka (free time)13:40~14:20 Farm Tomita (free time)→ 14:55 - 15:45 Shimanoshita → Mikasa I.C → Iwamizawa SA (rest)17:30~17:45 →Sapporo I.C → 18:20 Sapporo Factory→18:25 Sapporo Clock Tower (DO possible)→18:30 Sapporo Station Bus Terminal
  • The flower garden along the course may not be seen due to inclement weather, the season, slow growth, or pruning.

    • Shikisai No Oka Soft Serve Ice Cream is made from fresh milk produced in Biei. Flavors include milk, lavender, pumpkin, melon(summer only). ¥300
    • [Norokko]
      The Norokko train will take you through the 15 ha flower fields. (Takes about 15 min) We will stop for photos on the way. Adults and high school students ¥500 Jr. high and elementary school students ¥300
    • [Alpaca Farm]
      A really popular tourist spot! 16 alpacas, 2 males, and 14 females were imported from New Zealand, and welcome you with their irresistible cuteness.
      Adults and high school students ¥500
      Jr. high and elementary school students ¥300
      Feed: ¥100

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※Colored days are operating days.


Special Notes

※Tour will be cancelled when there is no reservation by 18:00 the day before.
※Duration of sightseeing may be changed due to the traffic and the number of passengers
※Arrival time will be earlier than scheduled time due to the holiday break or the restriction condition of the facility.
※Please allow enough time for transfer to the other modes of transport, because buses may be delayed due to the traffic jams or adverse weather conditions.
※Tours may be cancelled due to a disaster (road closure due to marathon race) etc. Please contact us and check the situation with the tour in the event of abnormal weather.