Winter Experience in Hokkaido North Snow Land & Lake Shikotsu Ice Festival Tour (Multilingual Audio Tour)

  • Minimum requirement of one passenger to operate.
  • 1 day tour
  • Recommendations
  • View the Winter Festivals
  • Winter fun in Hokkaido courses.
  • Multilingual guided tour
  • Winter Experience
  • Meal included
Operation Period [In operation everyday] Jan 24 - Feb 16, 2020
Duration 8 hrs and 55 min
Distance -
Embarkation Point/Departure and Arrival Times
Sapporo Station Bus Terminal Dep. 9:25 Arr. 18:20

*Includes unlimited snow activities at Snow Land and lunch(Pork shabu shabu, chicken shabu shabu all-you-can-eat)+unlimited soft drinks.
*This course is operated with a multilingual audio guidance system in Chinese, English, Japanese and Korean(guidance in Japanese is also by audio system). A tour guide will accompany the group but will not offer guidance concerning the sights.

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Thrilling Snow Rafting Play your heart out with various winter activities in a winter wonderland.


⚫︎Snow Land – Thrilling Snow Rafting
Play your heart out in a winter wonderland.
This vast premises is perfect for making memories of your trip to Hokkaido! There is tubing, horseback rides across the snow, snow rafting, mini snowmobile rides and so much more!

Regular sightseeing bus passengers will enjoy unlimited fun in the snow here at North Snow Land.
*Snow rafting : (ages 3 and up/approx. 3 min) * Horseback rides (3 and up/approx. 2 min) *Mini snowmobile rides (ages 6 and up/4 laps around a 70 meter course) * 4 wheel buggy ride (ages 12 and up/4 laps around the 70 meter course) *Tubing (3 and up) *Snow fun (ages 3 and up) unlimited fun in the snow during your stay.
For lunch you will enjoy all-you-can-eat pork or chicken shabu shabu + veggies + curry +rice, and all-you-can-drink soft drink bar (all-you-can-eat will be 60 min)

North Snow Land Website

◆Lake Shikotsu Hyoto Ice Festival : Beautiful festival of ice held on the lakeside of Lake Shikotsu Hot Springs, inside Shikotsu-Toya National Park.
Features beautiful ice sculptures and objects made from spraying and freezing lake water from Shikotsu, one of the clearest lakes in Japan. There is an ice slide, skating rink you enter with boots, and horse rides around the venue.



9:25 Sapporo Bus Terminal
Highway Route12
Sapporo Minami IC
10:10~10:30 Wattsu PA(restroom break)【20min】
Chitose IC
11:05~14:25 *①North Snow Land (winter experiences, lunch)【200min】
14:50~16:10 *② Lake Shikotsu (free time to explore, dine and visit Hyoto Ice Festival) 【80min】
16:50 Minami Chitose Station (D/O possible)
16:55 *③New Chitose Airport (D/O possible)
16:57 *③New Chitose Airport International Flight Terminal
Chitose IC
17:20~17:35 Wattsu PA (quick break)【15min】
Sapporo Minami IC
Highway Route 12
18:10 Sapporo Factory (D/O possible)
18:15 Sapporo Clock Tower (D/O possible)
18:20 Sapporo Station Bus Terminal
  • This course is operated with a multilingual audio guidance system(passengers will listen to a recording in Japanese, Chinese, Korean and English).
  • Japanese guidance is also offered via a recording. (a tour guide will be on board but will not provide explanations of sights)
  • This course includes outdoor activities and tours. Please be sure to dress warm.
  • Depending on the snow conditions, you may not be able to experience the snow park. In such case, the tour course will be cancelled.
  • ※①At North Snow Land, passengers will enjoy unlimited activities in the snow. You can play as much as you want within the allotted time.
  • Snow rafting (ages 3 and up, 3 min)
  • Horseback rides (3 and up, 2 min)
  • Mini snowmobile (6 and up, 4 laps around 70 meter course)
  • 4 wheel buggy (12 and up, 4 laps around 70 meter course)
  • Tubing (3 and up)
  • Snow fun (3 and up) as much as you like during the stay.
  • Because we will be playing in the snow, please take care of your belongings. (If you drop them in the snow, you will not be able to find them)
  • Because we will be playing outside in the snow, it will be extremely cold. Ordinary shoes will become very wet. Please be sure to wear clothing appropriate for playing outdoors. (There are no rental facilities for snow gear on site.)
  • The facility takes extreme care in providing a safe environment for visitors. However, accidents may occur if you are not cautious, so please exercise control and caution when playing inside the facility.
  • For lunch you will enjoy all-you-can-eat pork or chicken shabu shabu + veggies + curry +rice, and all-you-can-drink soft drink bar (all-you-can-eat will be 60 min)
  • ※②The Hyoto Festival venue is very slippery, so please watch your step.
  • Show your Regular Sightseeing Bus Ticket at memere (restaurant and souvenir store), and get 10% off drink,food and souvenirs. (Excludes some items.) (Restaurant memere will be closed that day, so you will not be able to get a discount.)
  • ※③If there are no passengers getting off at New Chitose Airport, we will not make a stop.
  • *Rental snow gear and shoes are available on site, but are limited in supply. There is a chance you may not be able to rent any gear. All rental gear must be paid for by the passenger on site. Boots ¥500, Rental wear ¥1,000, children ¥500

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※Colored days are operating days.


Special Notes

*Duration at each tourist attraction may be shortened due to traffic conditions. Also, if traffic conditions worsen and the expressway is closed, the course may be cancelled.
◎If no reservations are made by 18:00 the day before, the tour will be cancelled.
◎Tour time at each facility will depend on traffic that day, the number of passengers and other factors.
◎Arrival time for this course may be earlier depending on whether or not the facility is open or not, or limitations on tours.
◎Please note that the buses may be delayed due to inclement weather or traffic conditions, so please allow ample time for transfers to other means of transportation.
◎The tour may be cancelled due to disasters or other unavoidable circumstances, so please be sure to contact us about whether the tour is in operation during unusual weather.