7D Colorful Hokkaido(jp7ch)
Hakodate – Toya – Otaru – Sapporo – Yubari – Furano – Chitose
ATTRACTIVE HIGHLIGHTS :
Red Brick Warehouses
Konbukan (Seaweed Museum)
Seasonal Fruit Picking
Otaru Orgel Doh (Music Box Museum)
Ishiya Chocolate Factory
NHK Tower (Sapporo TV Tower)
Tokei Dai (Clock Tower)
Historic Village of Hokkaido
Tanuki Koji Shopping Arcade
Sapporo JR Station
Furano Cheese Factory
Cheese Making (DIY)
Seasonal Flower Fields
DAY 1: SINGAPORE ✈ TOKYO
Your vacation begins with a pleasant flight from Singapore to the land of rising sun – Japan.
Meals Plan: Meals On Board
DAY 2: TOKYO ✈ HAKODATE
Begin the day with a visit to the Fort Goryokaku, a star shaped, western style citadel, which was built for the defence of Hakodate against invasion. Next, visit the Motomachi District where you can see foreign buildings such as Russian Orthodox Church, the Old British Consulate, the Chinese Memorial Hall, the prefectural government's former branch office building and the old Hakodate Public Hall. Thereafter, visit to the Red Brick Warehouses at Bay Area. There are a lot of restaurants, souvenir stores, beer halls, sweet shops and so on. Next, take cable car to the Mt. Hakodate for a spectacular view of Hakodate.
Note: Ascend to Mount Hakodate is subject to prevailing weather conditions.
Meals Plan: Lunch
DAY 3: HAKODATE – TOYA
After breakfast, visit the Morning Market, a cluster of 300-odd shops and eateries selling fresh seafood and vegetables. Experience the thrill of Squid Fishing. Next, visit Konbukan (Seaweed Museum) where you can learn how konbu is grown and process. You can buy some assorted seaweed products. Next, enjoy the fun of Seasonal Fruit Picking at local fruit farm (strawberries, grapes, apples, etc). Thereafter, proceed to Lake Toya where you can take a cruise ride to Nakajima Island.
Note: In the event, there is no fruit picking, it will replaced by ice cream making.
Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 4: TOYA – OTARU – SAPPORO
In the morning, stop by at Otaru Canal for a photo taking. Thereafter, visit Otaru Orgel Doh (Music Box Museum). It features a collection of some 3,400 music boxes from around the world. Next, visit Kitaichi Glass. You will be fascinated by glass tableware, accessories and art works. Thereafter, proceed to Ishiya Chocolate Factory (admission is not included), famous for its Shiroikoibito (White Lovers) cookies. In the evening, take a stroll at Susukino. It is packed with stores, bars, restaurants, karaoke shops, pachinko parlors and red light establishments.
Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch
DAY 5: SAPPORO – YUBARI
After breakfast, stop by at Odari Park to catch the glimpse of towering NHK Tower (Sapporo TV Tower) and Tokei Dai (Clock Tower). Thereafter, visit to the Historic Village of Hokkaido. It is an open air museum, exhibit about 60 typical buildings from all over Hokkaido. There are four different sections: a town, fishing village, farm village and a mountain village. Spend the remaining day at Tanuki Koji Shopping Arcade and Sapporo JR Station.
Meals Plan: Breakfast, Dinner
DAY 6: YUBARI – FURANO – CHITOSE
Today, visit to the Furano Cheese Factory where you can observe the production process of the local camembert type cheese, and also cheese tasting. You will experience of Making Cheese (D.I.Y). Next, embark on a flora trail to catch the picturesque Seasonal Flower Field. Lastly, proceed to Outlet Mall, a luxury brand outlet shopping mall for retail therapy.
We will visit to the Furano Farm Tomita. In late May – mid Jun, see Iceland poppies, chive, oriental poppies at Spring Field. In end of Jun – mid Jul, see california poppies, clovenlip toadflax, marigolds and other flowers at Hanabito Field. In early Jul – early Aug, see the different types of lavender, seven colours of different flowers paint a rainbow at Sakiwai Field & Irodori Field & Traditional Lavender Garden. In mid Aug – late Sep, see any colours of sage, cosmos and the bright pink of the cleome at Autumn Field. In non flower season, visit to the Furano Winery Factory & Greenhouse.
Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 7: CHITOSE ✈ TOKYO ✈ SINGAPORE
Bid farewell to this beautiful country and we hope you have had an enjoyable holiday with ABT Travel.
Meals Plan: Breakfast, Meals On Board