Fields of Flowers

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Summer Hokkaido Tour
"Fields of Flowers"
July 01 - 10, 2015
 

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Photo Courtesy of SKF
 
HOKKAIDO KING CRAB
 
Photo Courtesy of © Furano/© JNTO
 
FLOWER FIELDS
 
Photo Courtesy of ©Farm Tomita/©JTA/ ©JNTO
 
LAVENDAR FARM
 

 

HIGHLIGHTS

*    22 meals are included –
8 breakfasts, 6 lunches and 8 dinners.
*    Hokkaido interior – Sounkyo Gorge & Daisetsu National Park.
*    Hot springs of Lake Akan and Tokachigawa Onsen.
*    Shitsugen National Park & its mysterious Tanch-zuru red crested crane.
*    Beautiful Fields of Wild Flowers and Lavender Fields.

 

Early bird deadline March 1, 2015 - save $50 per person.  

JUL 1 - WED - DEPART LOS ANGELES.  Midday flight to Tokyo.

JUL 2 - SAPPORO-CHITOSE. 
Arrive Tokyo and a connecting flight to Sapporo.  Bento on arrival.  CHITOSE AIR TERMINAL HOTEL [Bento]

JUL 3 - LAKE SHIKOTSU/AINU KOTAN/SAPPORO. 
Morning drive to Lake Shikotsu, a caldera lake surrounded by 3 volcanoes.  Then a study of Ainu culture at the Shiraoi Ainu Village.  Tonight, enjoy delicious "Hokkaido King Crab."  SAPPORO EXCEL HOTEL TOKYU [BLD]
 
JUL 4 - OTARU/ASAHIKAWA. 
Today, enjoy the backstreets of Otaru, known for its canals, glassware and music boxes.  Leisure time to shop with lunch on your own at one of its many restaurants or cafes.  A stop at the Otokoyama Sake Museum & perhaps some sake tasting on the way to our hotel for the evening.  LOISIR HOTEL ASAHIKAWA [BD]

JUL 5 - ASAHIKAWA/SOUNKYO/LAKE AKAN. 
Drive the scenic countryside to Sounkyo Gorge, flanked by rock walls, amazing waterfalls & festooned in beautiful colors.  Alpine scenery as we drive through the  Daisetsu National Park. Lakeside accommodations with refreshing hot springs baths this evening.  NEW AKAN HOTEL [BLD]

JUL 6 - KAWAYU/KUSHIRO. 
A morning cruise on the serene Lake Akan, home to “marimo.”  Little balls of floating seaweed!  Later, we stop at a Sumo Museum in Kawayu, dedicated to legendary local hero Taiho.  After lunch, visit Shitsugen National Park, noted for its wetland - rich in flora and fauna, including the iconic Tanch-zuru “red-crested” white crane.  ANA CROWN PLAZA [BLD]

JUL 7 - SHICHIKU GARDENS/TOKACHI ONSEN. 
Today we visit Shichiku Gardens with more than 2000 kinds of wildflowers.  Tonight a relaxing hot springs hotel.  HOTEL DAIHEGEN [BLD]

JUL 8 - TOKACHIGAWA ONSEN/FURANO. 
This morning we visit Tokachi Hills, with 3 types of different gardens - A border garden, English style & natural native wildflowers.  Later, we visit the famous Tomita Farms, where beautiful lavenders blanket the fields, with more fields of brightly colored flowers blooming like rainbows.  Furano is also noted for its wine, glass, & cheese.  Be sure to try the “black cheese,” colored with squid ink!  SHIN-FURANO PRINCE [BLD]

JUL 9 - FURANO/BIEI/SAPPORO CHITOSE. 
Enjoy the picturesque landscape of rolling hills and fields of flowers as we drive the Patchwork road and visit Shikisai-no-Oka Gardens, where you can enjoy more colors and fragrances of beautiful flowers.  To Chitose for our final evening on tour.  Farewells at dinner.  HOTEL GRAND TERRACE HOTEL [BLD]

JUL 10 - FRI - SAPPORO/OSAKA KANSAI /LOS ANGELES. 
Our tour disbands after breakfast.  Return flight to Los Angeles included.  Osaka stopover allowable at extra charge.  [B]
 

 

COST PER PERSON   TAXES/FEES   SINGLE ROOM   DEPOSIT
              $4,495.00                +$205.00           +$695.00              $200.00
Additional fuel surcharge to be assessed.

 

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