HAKODATE

• The Goryokaku

• Old Public Hall of Hakodate Ward

• Old Hakodate Meijikan Post Offi ce

• Mount Hakodate • Asaichi Market

LAKE TOYA REGION

• Lake Toya • Fruit Picking (Seasonal)

• Mount Showa

• Uzu Zan Volcanic Mountains

NOBORIBETSU

• Jigokudani

• Noboribetsu Marine Park Nixe

• Dolphin Show or Penguin Parade

• Danish Nixe Castle & Garden

FURANO

• Shikisai-no-oka • Farm Tomita

• Blue Pond

SOUNKYO

• Sounkyo Gorge

• Ryusei-no-taki & Ginga-no-taki Falls

KITAMI

• Kitami Fox Village

ABASHIRI / LAKE AKAN REGION

• Mount Tento • Okhotsk Sea

• Drift Ice Museum • Lake Mashu

• Mount Io • Lake Akan • Akan Kotan

• Higashimokoto Shibazakura Park (Pink Moss Viewing (Early May to Early June)

TOKACHI

• Sheep Dog Show

SAPPORO

• Odori Park • NHK Tower • Tokei-Dai

• Sapporo JR Station • Tanuki Koji

• Underground Shopping Mall

• Susukino • Hokkaido Jingu Shrine

• Ishiya White Chocolate Factory

CHITOSE

• Mitsui Premium Outlets

OTARU

• Classic European Walk

• Hello Kitty Coffee Shop

• Crystal Museum • Otaru Canal

• Kitaichi Glass Galley

• Expenience Sushi Making

Meals

6 Breakfasts / 6 Lunches / 6 Dinners

Accomodation

6 Nights Stay in Hotel

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Day 1SINGAPORE - HANEDA / NARITA

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Assemble at Singapore Changi Airport and begin your holiday with a pleasant flight to Japan.Note: In the event of morning flight, passengers will spend the night at Narita or Chitose and enjoy an additional breakfast.

Day 2HANEDA / NARITA - HAKODATE

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Upon arrival, meet and greet with the local representative. Proceed to The Goryokaku, Japan's first fortification built in the style of the West (included admission ticket). You can get a bird's-eye view of the city and the lovely fortress estate in the shape of a star from the Tower Observatory. Next, visit the charming historical buildings, such as the Old Public Hall of Hakodate Ward and the Old Hakodate Meijikan Post Office. Thereafter, ascend to Mount Hakodate by cable car (subject to weather conditions) for a perfect night view of this romantic city. (In the event that the ropeway is suspended, a bus will replace it.)

Meals On Board / Lunch (Japanese Set Lunch) / Dinner (Hotel)

Day 3HAKODATE - LAKE TOYA - NOBORIBETSU - JOZANKEI

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- Breakfast / Japanese Seafood Hotpot Lunch / 8 Course Kaiseki Dinner -After breakfast, visit the famous Asaichi Morning Market. There are about 250 shops there that sell seafood, fruits, vegetables, and souvenirs. Drive to Lake Toya, where beautiful virgin forests surround the lake. See Mount Showa, an intriguing landform that was raised from farmland after two years of volcanic activity. From afar, marvel at the beauty of the Uzu Zan Volcanic Mountains. After lunch, proceed for a fruit-picking experience (seasonal). Continue to Noboribetsu and visit a sulphurous boiling pond known as “Jigokudani” or Hell Valley. Visit Noboribetsu Marine Park (admission ticket included), a contemporary marine park with a magnificent aquarium where marine life of all kinds, such as sharks, stingrays, jellyfish, and salmon, swim freely. Additionally, there are vibrant corals and fascinating Dolphin Shows or Penguin Parades. Next, check out the beautiful Danish Nixe Castle and Garden..............................................................................................................Note: In the event fruit picking is not available during the season, it will be replaced by Showa Shinzan Bear Ranch..............................................................................................................

Breakfast / Lunch (Japanese Seafood Hot Pot) / Dinner (Kaiseki Dinner)

Day 4ASAHIKAWA / SOUNKYO - ABASHIRI - LAKE MASHU - LAKE AKAN

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December – Late FebruaryYou are in for a day of nonstop fun at the snow field, where there are numerous Snow Activities. Beginners can obtain lessons at a fee. Take advantage of the many snow activities, such as snow tubing or snow rafting (both included). ,snowmobiles will be at own expense.Thereafter, proceed to the Blue Pond, observe the deep blue colour which it owes to natural minerals dissolved in the water. Visit Farm Tomita, the most popular attraction in Furano, which built its reputation by sowing vast fields of lavender and other vibrant crops like tulips. Continue to Sounkyo Gorge, at the foot of Mount Daisetsuzan. There are numerous waterfalls in the gorge, two of which are the stunning Ryusei-no-taki Falls (Shooting Star Falls) and Ginga-no-taki Falls (Milky Way Falls).

Breakfast / Lunch (Buffet) / Dinner (Hotel)

Day 5JOZANKEI - FURANO - SOUNKYO - ASAHIKAWA / SOUNKYO

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After breakfast, head over to Kitami Fox Village to see the adorable red foxes at home and playing all year long. While at Mount Tento, you can enjoy a 360-degree view of the Okhotsk Sea. Visit the Drift Ice Museum (included in admission price), where guests can year-round enjoy ice in the -15°C cooling room. There are large interactive displays that give information about the ice and the animals that liveon or around the ice fl oors. Continue to the mysterious Lake Mashu. It has been called the clearest lake in the world. Next, proceed to Kawayu Onsen District to see Mount Io, an active volcano also knownas Sulphur Mountain. This mountain can be seen ejecting yellow sulphurous jets. Visit Lake Akan, which is renowned for having a peculiar-looking spherical moss that is a local phenomenon. Next, exploreAinu Kotan. A small Ainu village in Akan Kotan. Stroll along the street, which is lined with souvenir shops selling Ainu handicrafts, food, etc.

Breakfast / Lunch (Japanese Set) / Dinner (Hotel)

Day 6LAKE AKAN - TOKACHI - SAPPORO

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In the morning, we’ll go to Boya Farm to see the Sheep Dog Show. On the expansive farmland, observe an impressive working sheep dog demonstration. To gather the dispersed sheep, each dog obeyed a distinct whistle command and carried out a distinct task. Next, visit Odori Park. Where the yearly Hokkaido Snow Festival is held each year. See the NHK Tower and Tokei-Dai (clock tower) which were built in 1878. Visit Sapporo JR Station and spend some time browsing the Underground Shopping Mall. After that, proceed to Tanuki Koji and enjoy shopping where affordable buys await all. In the evening, visit Susukino “Ramen and Entertainment” Street. The entire street is dominated by ramen stalls. Take the opportunity to sample the famous Hokkaido ramen at economical prices (at your own expense). ..................................................................................................................................................Note: In the event Sheep Dog Show is not available, it will be replaced by Pony Farm Moomin Ranch....................................................................................................................................................

Breakfast / Lunch (Japanese Set Lunch) / Dinner (Yakiniku BBQ )

Day 7SAPPORO - OTARU - SAPPORO

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After breakfast, head to the expansive Shinto Shrine Hokkaido Jingu Shine, which is situated on grounds that are heavily forested. Next, pay a visit to the Ishiya White Chocolate Factory, where you can sample and purchase a variety of white chocolate produced in Hokkaido. Today, we will have the opportunity to Experience Sushi Making. Enjoy a leisurely stroll along Otaru Canal and stop by the largest music box store in Japan, the Otaru Music Box Museum. Explore the "Classic European Walk" to see the buildings' historic European designs by the picturesque waterfront. Visit the Kitaichi Glass Gallery and the Crystal Museum, which are well-known for their hand-blown glass objects and vintage lamps. Next, visit the Hello Kitty Coffee Shop. A proper Hello Kitty café with cuteness, latte art and Kitty herself! Drive to Mitsui Premium Outlets for some good bargains.

Breakfast / Lunch (Sushi Lunch) / Dinner (Shabu Shabu Dinner)

Day 8SAPPORO - CHITOSE- HANEDA / NARITA - SINGAPORE

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After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport for your flight back to Singapore. We hope that you had a memorable vacation with ASA Holidays

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Visa

Immigration procedures require all tourists to possess a passport with minimum 6 months validity from the day of departure. Please ensure relevant visa is applied should you need one. It is necessary to bring along re-entry permit or air ticket to country of origin for passenger not holding Singapore passport. It is advisable to keep separately a photocopy of your travel document.

持有外国护照的旅客请向本社职员查询有关的旅游签证 请确保您的护照至少有六个月的有效日期(按照出发日期开始计算)。非新加坡公民和永久居民必须携带出入新加坡许可证或回国的机票。

**Malaysia Passport: With ICAO' Standards with IC Passport (symbol on the front cover), do need a visa to enter Japan.

**Non - ICAO Standards Passport, Must apply for a Japan Visa.

Weather

Spring (Mar – May): 15 – 25 °C / 春天 (三月–五月)

Summer (Jun – Aug): 25 – 33°C / 夏天 ( 六月–八月 )

Autumn (Sep – Nov): 13 – 20°C / 秋天 (九月–十一月)

Winter (Dec – Feb): -05 – 15°C / 冬天 (十二月–二月)

We suggest you to update the weather through news or internet closer to departure.

我们建议您在出发之前再次从新闻或网络查询天气预报。

Tipping

Tipping and Service Charges

Total Per Pax (Applicable for 2 years and above):

6D5N Japan Tour: 7800 Yen

7D5N Japan Tour: 8300 Yen

7D6N Japan Tour: 9100 Yen

8D6N Japan Tour: 9600 Yen

8D7N Japan Tour: 10,400 Yen

9D7N Japan Tour: 10,900 Yen

9D8N Japan Tour: 11,700 Yen

Useful Info

Time Difference / 时差

Japan is one hour ahead of Singapore. 日本比新加坡快一个小时。

Electric Current and Adaptor / 电压

It is essential to bring a plug adaptor of 2 Flat pins for 120V outlet.

日本使用双遍插头,120 瓦特。

Note:

1. In the event of local religious festivals, unforeseen circumstances and/or bad weather conditions, the sequence of the itinerary may be changed or altered. Alternative attractions will be substituted without prior notice and/or at short notice in order to ensure a smoother journey and tour.

2. All bookings will be subjected to terms and conditions as stipulated in this brochure.

3. Admission and entrance ticket will be included when specified.

4. Minimum group size of 16 passengers is required for a confirmed departure. Group size of 15 and below will solely be at the discretion of ASA Holidays and passengers need to accept the arrangement.

5. Tour is conducted in Mandarin.

6. All hotel ratings are based on local standards. In the event that accommodation in the stated hotel is unavailable, it will be replaced by another hotel of similar standards.

7. During major events, accommodation may not be in the city mentioned

8. ASA Holidays recommends you to buy travel insurance for your travel to ensure coverage.

9. All flights are subject to change without prior notice

10. In the event of discrepancies between English and Chinese itinerary, please refer to English version.

11. Room types are based on run of the house and allocated by respective hotels. ASA Holidays will not be responsible for the differences of the room allocated.

12. For groups of 26 passengers and above, we will have a tour manager to accompany the tour throughout.

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