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Hokkaido Snow Tour 2023

Stupendous snow! Play, see, and dine all across Hokkaido!

Dive into the heart of winter, from the lights of Sapporo to the glittering sea ice of Okhotsk

Sparkling lights of Sapporo’s winter illumination

Ready for a real change from Hawaii’s heat? Try a refreshing trip to snow-covered Hokkaido this winter!

Our winter tour takes you to spots of pure natural beauty, including an ice-breaking cruise off the coast of remote Abashiri and a journey past the snow-covered rolling hills of Biei. Admire the fantastic creations of Sapporo’s famous Snow Festival, experience the chilly wonder of Sounkyo’s Ice Waterfall Festival, then watch winter fireworks burst in the skies above Lake Akan. You can even wander into snow houses in Shikaribetsu’s Ice Village and view a dazzling combination of illumination and music at Obihiro’s Sairinka Ice Flower Festival.

Filled with enjoyable activities like ice fishing and crafts-making, you’ll also zoom through the forest on a snowmobile at Wonderland Sapporo. Dine on delicious local cuisine, warm yourself in a relaxing hot spring bath, and experience all the fun of a white winter with HIS Hawaii!

Destination Highlights

Otaru – Asahikawa – Sounkyo Onsen – Abashiri – Lake Mashu – Lake Akan – Lake Shikaribetsu – Obihiro – Furano – Sapporo – and more!

Tour Includes

9 nights comfortable accommodations – 24 tasty meals – Onsen (Hot Springs) – WiFi router – HNL Airport Lounge – Unique activities & experiences – and much more!


Full Package $4,690 (Adult) / Land Package $3,590 (Adult)

Tour Details


For an in-depth look at the many activities and destinations you’ll visit, read a full overview of the tour on our blog:

Or see the short summary below!

Itinerary Summary

Snowmobiling at Wonderland Sapporo
Gourmet kaiseki dinner in Abashiri
Winter fireworks show lighting up Lake Akan
Red-crowned cranes wandering Kushiro Crane Sanctuary
131-JANHNL Airport departure
201-FEBArrive in Hokkaido, dinner, rest at hotel
302-FEBSnowmobiling & snow activities at Wonderland Sapporo, Otaru sightseeing (free time)
403-FEBOtokoyama Sake brewery, local handicraft shopping at Asahikawa Craft-kan, Asahiyama Zoo & penguin walk, Sounkyo Onsen Ice Waterfall Festival
504-FEBKitami Northern Aquarium, drift ice museum, ice-breaker boat cruise
605-FEBIce fishing & smelt tempura, Museum of Northern Peoples, Lake Tofutsu Waterfowl Center, Ryuhyo glass-making experience
706-FEBLake Mashu sightseeing, Kushiro Red-crowned crane sanctuary, Ainu dance performance at Lake Akan, winter fireworks
807-FEBLake Shikaribetsu Ice Village, Ryugetsu confectionary, Sairinka “ice flower” festival
908-FEBNingle Terrace, Furano Cheese Factory, special farewell dinner in Sapporo
1009-FEBFree day to explore the Sapporo Snow Festival
1110-FEBFree morning, depart Japan for HNL in evening

Download Tour Flyer (PDF)