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Shiretoko Half-Day Private Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

Shiretoko Half-Day Private Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

This value-packed trip with a nationally-licensed and experienced multilingual tour guide is a fantastic and efficient way to explore Shiretoko Peninsula! Shiretoko Peninsula juts out into the Sea of Okhotsk, and is an area that still has plenty of virgin nature. It was registered as Japan's 3rd and Hokkaido's first Natural World Heritage Site in 2005. Here are some representative spots that are called "Shiretoko's best picturesque sights." Let us know what you would like to experience and we will customize a four-hours tour that's best for you! Note*1: Please select your must-see spots from a list in the tour information to create your customized itinerary. Note*2: The Nationally-licensed Tour Guide-Interpreter certification is issued by the Japanese government requires a good knowledge and understanding of Japanese culture and history.
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  • 4 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$96.88
Price varies by group size
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$96.88
Price varies by group size
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Shiretoko Full-Day Private Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

Shiretoko Full-Day Private Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

This value-packed trip with a nationally-licensed and experienced multilingual tour guide is a fantastic and efficient way to explore Shiretoko Peninsula! Shiretoko Peninsula juts out into the Sea of Okhotsk, and is an area that still has plenty of virgin nature. It was registered as Japan's 3rd and Hokkaido's first Natural World Heritage Site in 2005. Here are some representative spots that are called "Shiretoko's best picturesque sights." Let us know what you would like to experience and we will customize a six-hours tour that's best for you! Note*1: Please select your must-see spots from a list in the tour information to create your customized itinerary. Note*2: The Nationally-licensed Tour Guide-Interpreter certification is issued by the Japanese government requires a good knowledge and understanding of Japanese culture and history.
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  • 6 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$121.10
Price varies by group size
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$121.10
Price varies by group size
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Furano/Biei Full-Day Private Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

Furano/Biei Full-Day Private Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

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This value-packed trip with a nationally-licensed and experienced multilingual tour guide is a fantastic and efficient way to explore Furano and Biei! Furano and Biei is an area beautiful in summer and winter! In the summer the hills are covered with flower gardens and in the winter these same hill are covered in snow. Here you can enjoy delicious food and be surrounded by the great outdoors. Here we will recommend the top places you must visit in Furano and Biei. Let us know what you would like to experience and we will customize a six-hours tour that's best for you! Note*1: Please select your must-see spots from a list in the tour information to create your customized itinerary. Note*2: The Nationally-licensed Tour Guide-Interpreter certification is issued by the Japanese government requires a good knowledge and understanding of Japanese culture and history.
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  • 6 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$121.10
Price varies by group size
From
$121.10
Price varies by group size
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Asahikawa Half-Day Private Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

Asahikawa Half-Day Private Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

This value-packed trip with a nationally-licensed and experienced multilingual tour guide is a fantastic and efficient way to explore Asahikawa! Asahikawa is a large city in Hokkaido and great for travel. Surrounded the Taisetsuzan mountains, the area is blessed with powder snow in the winter and stunning scenery year-round, making it an ideal spot to visit. This is a great place in Japan to get out of doors and explore the city on foot, and if you are in town in the summer months then you can expect warmer temperatures and a riot of color when the cherry blossom blooms in the spring. Let us know what you would like to experience and we will customize a four-hour tour that's best for you! Note*1: Please select your must-see spots from a list in the tour information to create your customized itinerary. Note*2: The Nationally-licensed Tour Guide-Interpreter certification is issued by the Japanese government requires a good knowledge and understanding of Japanese culture and history.
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  • 4 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$96.88
Price varies by group size
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$96.88
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Furano/Biei Half-Day Private Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

Furano/Biei Half-Day Private Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

This value-packed trip with a nationally-licensed and experienced multilingual tour guide is a fantastic and efficient way to explore Furano and Biei! Furano and Biei is an area beautiful in summer and winter! In the summer the hills are covered with flower gardens and in the winter these same hill are covered in snow. Here you can enjoy delicious food and be surrounded by the great outdoors. Here we will recommend the top places you must visit in Furano and Biei. Let us know what you would like to experience and we will customize a four-hours tour that's best for you! Note*1: Please select your must-see spots from a list in the tour information to create your customized itinerary. Note*2: The Nationally-licensed Tour Guide-Interpreter certification is issued by the Japanese government requires a good knowledge and understanding of Japanese culture and history.
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  • 4 hours
  • Taking safety measures
From
$96.88
Price varies by group size
From
$96.88
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Asahikawa Full-Day Private Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

Asahikawa Full-Day Private Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

This value-packed trip with a nationally-licensed and experienced multilingual tour guide is a fantastic and efficient way to explore Asahikawa! Asahikawa is a large city in Hokkaido and great for travel. Surrounded the Taisetsuzan mountains, the area is blessed with powder snow in the winter and stunning scenery year-round, making it an ideal spot to visit. This is a great place in Japan to get out of doors and explore the city on foot, and if you are in town in the summer months then you can expect warmer temperatures and a riot of color when the cherry blossom blooms in the spring. Let us know what you would like to experience and we will customize a six-hour tour that's best for you! Note*1: Please select your must-see spots from a list in the tour information to create your customized itinerary. Note*2: The Nationally-licensed Tour Guide-Interpreter certification is issued by the Japanese government requires a good knowledge and understanding of Japanese culture and history.
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  • 6 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$121.10
Price varies by group size
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$121.10
Price varies by group size
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Furano and Biei Day Tour

Furano and Biei Day Tour

Private 10-hour tour conducted by professional licensed local tour guide to incredible attractions in Furano and Biei:   ‱ Local English-speaking tour guide ‱ Accommodates up to 4 persons ‱ Child, elderly and handicap-friendly tour ‱ Travel around on a licensed sightseeing taxi at additional cost of 43,000 JPY As this is a private tour, we can customise the itinerary according to your needs and preferences. The tour is suitable for children, elderly and the handicapped as well.
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  • 10 hours
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$457.71
per group
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$457.71
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Sapporo / Hokkaido Half-Day Private Tour with Government Licensed Guide

Sapporo / Hokkaido Half-Day Private Tour with Government Licensed Guide

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Enjoy an efficient, half-day walking tour of Sapporo accompanied by a nationally/state licensed, experienced multilingual guide! Your guide will help you explore Sapporo while introducing both modern and traditional sides of this dynamic, ancient city. Sapporo City, on the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido, may be more famous for its winter activities, but your private guide will tell you that it is a destination that can be enjoyed year-round. Our tours feature a morning pickup at your hotel in Sapporo, then a visit to any number of possible sites. Let us know what you would like to experience and we will customize a four-hour, half-day tour that's best for you! Note*1: Please select your must-see spots from a list in the tour information to create your customized itinerary. Note*2: Nationally and State Licensed Tour Guide-Interpreter certification is issued by the Japanese government requires a good knowledge and understanding of Japanese culture and history.
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  • 4 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$101.85
Price varies by group size
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$101.85
Price varies by group size
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Sapporo / Hokkaido Full-Day Private Tour with Government Licensed Guide

Sapporo / Hokkaido Full-Day Private Tour with Government Licensed Guide

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Enjoy an efficient, full-day walking tour of Sapporo accompanied by a nationally/state licensed and experienced multilingual guide! Your guide will help you explore Sapporo while introducing both modern and traditional sides of this dynamic, ancient city. Sapporo City, on the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido, may be more famous for its winter activities, but your private guide will tell you that it is a destination that can be enjoyed year-round. Our tours feature a morning pickup at your hotel in Sapporo, then a visit to any number of possible sites. Let us know what you would like to experience and we will customize a six-hour, full-day tour that's best for you! Note*1: Please select your must-see spots from a list in the tour information to create your customized itinerary. Note*2: Nationally and State Licensed Guide-Interpreter certification is issued by the Japanese government requires a good knowledge and understanding of Japanese culture and history.
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  • 6 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$127.31
Price varies by group size
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$127.31
Price varies by group size
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Otaru Half-Day Private Trip with Nationally-Licensed Guide

Otaru Half-Day Private Trip with Nationally-Licensed Guide

This value-packed trip with a nationally-licensed and experienced multilingual tour guide is a fantastic and efficient way to explore Otaru! Otaru is a famous historical city and popular vacation spot in Hokkaido. But if you’ve never been there before, it can be hard to know where to go and what to see. In this guide, We’ll introduce some of the best sightseeing spots, restaurants and sweet shops for those going to Otaru for the first time. Let us know what you would like to experience and we will customize a four-hours tour that's best for you! Note*1: Please select your must-see spots from a list in the tour information to create your customized itinerary. Note*2: The Nationally-licensed Tour Guide-Interpreter certification is issued by the Japanese government requires a good knowledge and understanding of Japanese culture and history.
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  • 4 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$96.88
Price varies by group size
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$96.88
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Otaru Full-Day Private Trip with Nationally-Licensed Guide

Otaru Full-Day Private Trip with Nationally-Licensed Guide

This value-packed trip with a nationally-licensed and experienced multilingual tour guide is a fantastic and efficient way to explore Otaru! Otaru is a famous historical city and popular vacation spot in Hokkaido. But if you’ve never been there before, it can be hard to know where to go and what to see. In this guide, We’ll introduce some of the best sightseeing spots, restaurants and sweet shops for those going to Otaru for the first time. Let us know what you would like to experience and we will customize a six-hour tour that's best for you! Note*1: Please select your must-see spots from a list in the tour information to create your customized itinerary. Note*2: The Nationally-licensed Tour Guide-Interpreter certification is issued by the Japanese government requires a good knowledge and understanding of Japanese culture and history.
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  • 6 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$121.10
Price varies by group size
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$121.10
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Hakodate Half-Day Private Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

Hakodate Half-Day Private Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

This value-packed trip with a nationally-licensed and experienced multilingual tour guide is a fantastic and efficient way to explore Hakodate! Hakodate has a long history of international trade and as such hosted a small foreign community. That influence is evident in the European buildings, churches, and red-brick warehouses that you can see from the nostalgic streetcar that makes its rounds of the city. Let us know what you would like to experience and we will customize a four-hour tour that's best for you! Note*1: Please select your must-see spots from a list in the tour information to create your customized itinerary. Note*2: Nationally and State Licensed Tour Guide-Interpreter certification is issued by the Japanese government requires a good knowledge and understanding of Japanese culture and history.
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  • 4 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$96.88
Price varies by group size
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$96.88
Price varies by group size
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Hakodate Full-Day Private Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

Hakodate Full-Day Private Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

This value-packed trip with a nationally-licensed and experienced multilingual tour guide is a fantastic and efficient way to explore Hakodate! Hakodate has a long history of international trade and as such hosted a small foreign community. That influence is evident in the European buildings, churches, and red-brick warehouses that you can see from the nostalgic streetcar that makes its rounds of the city. Let us know what you would like to experience and we will customize a six-hour tour that's best for you! Note*1: Please select your must-see spots from a list in the tour information to create your customized itinerary. Note*2: Nationally and State Licensed Tour Guide-Interpreter certification is issued by the Japanese government requires a good knowledge and understanding of Japanese culture and history.
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  • 6 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$121.10
Price varies by group size
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$121.10
Price varies by group size
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Otaru major attractions in winter with lunch buffet and audio guide!

Otaru major attractions in winter with lunch buffet and audio guide!

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・Day trip to sense the past glory and romance in today’s Otaru of Hokkaido! Departure from Sapporo or Otaru is OK! ・In this tour, you will see Otaru’s signature historical buildings and beautiful scenery with sufficient time allocated for each stop. ・Various activities includes visit to Glass Studio, Otaru Music Box Museum& sweets store for shopping, riding Mt.Tenguyama Ropeway for panoramic view of Otaru Harbor. ・There will be wine and Japanese sake tasting in this tour. Great chance to immerse in the aroma while sipping wine and some of best Japanese sake made in Hokkaido! ・Lunch buffet in Western and Chinese style with dessert will be served. There is also audio tour guide in three languages of English, Chinese and Korean.
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  • 9 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$73.63
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$73.63
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Spot on major attractions in Otaru with lunch buffet and audio guide!

Spot on major attractions in Otaru with lunch buffet and audio guide!

・Day trip to sense the past glory and romance in today’s Otaru of Hokkaido! Departure from Sapporo or Otaru is OK! ・In this tour, you will see Otaru’s signature historical buildings and beautiful scenery with sufficient time allocated for each stop. ・Various activities includes visit to Glass Studio, Otaru Music Box Museum& sweets store for shopping, riding Mt.Tenguyama Ropeway for panoramic view of Otaru Harbor. ・There will be wine and Japanese sake tasting in this tour. Great chance to immerse in the aroma while sipping wine and some of best Japanese sake made in Hokkaid! ・Lunch buffet in Western and Chinese style with dessert will be served. There is also audio tour guide in three languages of English, Chinese and Korean.
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  • 9 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$77.31
From
$77.31
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Private Tour - 100 Years History! Experience Life Changes in Hokkaido

Private Tour - 100 Years History! Experience Life Changes in Hokkaido

Hokkaido, one of the most popular tourist destinations in Japan, has developed from 140 years ago incorporating skills from abroad. Discover the history of Hokkaido with your otomo guide. "Historic Village of Hokkaido" is Hokkaido as it was 140 years ago! There are 52 restored historic buildings and horse railways throughout the city. Taste the confectionery of the time, and have a cultural experience. In winter, you can experience the old snow activities like snowshoeing, bamboo skiing and sleding.  You can also visit historical places to learn about Hokkaido since its pioneering days. Let's go on a journey to explore the history of Hokkaido!
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$111.42
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$111.42
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Private Tour - A Tour to Discover the History of Otaru with Kimono on!

Private Tour - A Tour to Discover the History of Otaru with Kimono on!

Otaru is a major tourist city in Hokkaido famous for its canal. Most of the tourists visit the “southern part” of the canal but you will visit the “northern part”! The northern part still has the scenery it used to have when Otaru was a flourishing port town! The attraction of this tour is the kimono experience! You will wear a kimono and walk around the area. A professional kimono clerk will help you put it on! The tasteful scenery of the northern part fits very well with kimono. Don’t forget to bring your camera! You will visit a cafĂ© using a historic building, a knick-knack store dealing with high-quality merchandise, and Otaru sake shop! Let’s go on to your Otaru canal tour!
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$72.66
From
$72.66
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Half-day Sapporo city and nature Tour

Half-day Sapporo city and nature Tour

Sapporo, which is the royal road of Hokkaido, also has excellent access from the gateway to the north from New Chitose Airport. Explore the central Sapporo in a half-day with an English speaking guide. You will learn not only its background but also local life by visiting the landmarks. The tour features easy hike in Maruyama, visits to Hokkaido Shrine, or Central Wholesale Market and more. The itinerary can be flexible, so please talk with our guide where to go, what to eat.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$116.26
Price varies by group size
From
$116.26
Price varies by group size
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Otaru Rickshaw Tour

Otaru Rickshaw Tour

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Discover the seaside city of Otaru at a laid-back pace during this flexible-length excursion aboard an authentic Japanese-style rickshaw. Explore the city’s hidden charms, historic buildings, and beautiful scenery, stopping at landmarks like the Asakusa Bridge, Taisho-era warehouses, the first railway in Hokkaido, and much more.
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  • 30 minutes to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$50.30
Price varies by group size
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$50.30
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Small-Group Half-Day Tour of Hakodate with Hotel Pick Up

Small-Group Half-Day Tour of Hakodate with Hotel Pick Up

Drive cruising comfortably to visit four of Hakodate's popular sightseeing spots on this half-day city tour with a driver. This is a great introduction to the city. We specially designed the pick-up time starts from 9 am onwards, not too early not too late to enjoy the city tour. we have three Itinerary to let guest choose please check with us . and we also have Optional SIC Cherry Tomato available to transfer back to your hotel!
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$139.51
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$139.51
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Strolling around the Hakodate Hidden Spots in Town with a local guide

Strolling around the Hakodate Hidden Spots in Town with a local guide

・Hosted by the café loved by the local community as a space of relaxation ・You are shown to little-known but good spots not listed on the guide books! ・Fun and safe tour with a friendly tour guide ・Appreciate cuisine related to the town's history (optional) ・A good location for going sightseeing in Hakodate before and after the tour In this tour, you will visit precious buildings and places, founded in the 19th century, with the owner of the local Russian café. She will tell you all about the local food culture necessary to understand the history of Hakodate. You can broaden your knowledge, not only by seeing or listening. If you taste the meal that is related to the food culture of Hakodate at the cozy café before the tour, you may be able to feel a sense of unity to the mood of the city. (optional) Enjoy the city walk tour through the five senses, and make unforgettable memories of your visit.
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  • 2 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$28.77
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$28.77
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Travel Back to the 19th Century and Tour Hakodate on the Rickshaw Wearing Hakama

Travel Back to the 19th Century and Tour Hakodate on the Rickshaw Wearing Hakama

【OUTLINE】 The starting spot is just 1-minute walk from Hakodate Station! It is a tour visiting the Hakodate Bay area centering on the Mori Red Brick Warehouse, wearing a Western-style kimono called Hakama on a rickshaw. Feel the history of the town, while watching the semi-Western style buildings, and the oldest telegraph pole in Japan. Enjoy the rickshaw ride while feeling as if you traveled back in the 19th century. You will have an unforgettable moment while immersing yourself in a nostalgic vibe in Japan. 【HIGHLIGHTS】 ・Luxury cross-cultural experience on a rickshaw! ・Commemorative photo in the Western-style kimono called Hakama ・Look around the city without worrying about crowds and bad weather ・There are many Insta-worthy spots in the 19th century cityscape ・30 minutes only to enjoy the main area of Hakodate
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  • 2 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$194.38
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$194.38
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Crimson Moment! A Rickshaw Tour Visiting the Sunset of Hakodate

Crimson Moment! A Rickshaw Tour Visiting the Sunset of Hakodate

【OUTLINE】 Hakodate is a major city of Hokkaido that is open to the world. You will tour around the townscape aglow with the setting sun by rickshaw. You can comfortably enjoy the romantic moment without being bothered with heavy baggage and congestion. After getting off the rickshaw at Mt. Hakodate Ropeway, how about overlooking the gorgeous night view from the top of Mt. Hakodate? (Ropeway fare is optional or paid separately) This special tour offers a luxurious time to you. 【HIGHLIGHTS】 ・A tour visiting romantic Hakodate aglow with sunset by rickshaw, a traditional Japanese vehicle ・Fully prepared for bad weather. A comfortable rickshaw releases your stress of walking through a crowd with baggage ・Rickshaw driver, who knows information not listed on the guidebooks and backstreets, will show you to the hottest fun spot ・Let the driver take souvenir photos with the exotic rickshaw at beautiful spots(please bring your camera)
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  • 30 minutes
  • Taking safety measures
From
$60.49
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$60.49
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Quick look around Sapporo

Quick look around Sapporo

Enjoy a quick look around Sapporo in 2.5 hours.  This bus tour starts from a centraly located hotel in Sapporo " Sapporo Grand Hotel". You will see  20 popular spots of interests in Sapporo. Moreover this tour  includes  2 stop-overs.The first stop is Okurayama Ski Jump Stadium  which is well known for its panoramic view of the city of Sapporo from Mt. Okura. The stadium  was  used as a site for Sapporo 1972  Winter Olympic Games .40-minute free time here will give you a chance to go up to the top of the mountain by a ski lift(additional charge). And the second stop  is  Outside Market Central Wholesale Market where 60 stores sellinng fresh marine and agricultural products of Hokkaido are located . You will be free at leisure for  20 minutes at the market.   You can deviate from a tour  at  one of these stops if you wish.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$26.39
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$26.39

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