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Hokkaido Winter Festivals

5 days with G Adventures   Rating: Budget

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Itinerary
Click for Dates and Prices Day 1 Sapporo
Arrive at any time.

Day 2 Sapporo
Take an orientation tour of the city before spending the day at the Sapporo Snow Festival. In the evening, depart for Otaru to experience this town's Snow Light Path Festival. Head back to Sapporo for the night.

Day 3 Sapporo/Noboribetsu 
Travel to nearby Noboribetsu. Go for an easy hike through Jigokudani Park to view the scenery and geysers, or opt to visit the onsen town's spas. Enjoy a stay at a traditional inn for the night, complete with dinner dressed in a provided yukata (cotton kimono). (1D)

Day 4 Noboribetsu/Sapporo 
Enjoy a free day to visit the snow festival or explore more of Sapporo. (1B)

Day 5 Sapporo
Depart at any time.
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All This Included
This quick five-day trip to the famous Sapporo Snow Festival is one of the most unique specifically-winter tours we offer. Explore the celebrated snow and ice sculptures created for this amazing event (held yearly since 1950), visit a light festival in the coastal town of Otaru, hike to see the geysers in Jigokudani, and opt to enjoy hot springs with a stay in Noboribetsu. Opt to stick around post-tour and take advantage of the chance to ski in winter-perfect Hokkaido. This tour is the ideal add-on to any winter travel in this part of the world.
  • Sapporo orientation walk
  • Snow Festival visit
  • Snow Light Path Festival visit (Otaru)
  • Jigokudani Park visit
  • Traditional inn stay (Noboribetsu)
  • All transport to/from included activities and between destinations.
  • Hotels (3 nts), traditional inn (1 nt).
  • 1 breakfast, 1 dinner.
  • Transportation: Train, walking.
  • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout.
Highlights
  • Experience dazzling festivals in Sapporo and Otaru
  • Soak in an outdoor onsen in Noboribetsu
  • Go local at a traditional minshuku.

Accommodations
Hotels (3 nts)
Traditional inn (1 nt)
Notes
  • Small group experience; Max 15, avg 13.
  • Please ask your Vacations To Go travel counselor for more information.

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