10D7N Spring @ Hokkaido & 1N Tokyo

JTB Singapore

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JTB Singapore
391 Orchard Road, Takashimaya Shopping Center Ngee Ann City #03-11C, Singapore 238872

SGD 5,688

10days

Group Tours

Availability: 20 Nov 2023 to 02 May 2024

HIGHLIGHTS

Assemble dates:
27 April 2024
30 April 2024
02 May 2024

Price: 
27 April 2024 - S$5,788
30 April 2024 - S$5,688
02 May 2024 - S$5,688

Cherry Blossom Viewing :
Mt. Hakodate Ropeway, Matsumae Park (Matsuame Sakura Matsuri), Goryokaku Park & Tower, Mori Aobagaoka Park (Aobagaoka Sakura Matsuri), Otaru Temiya Park, Maruyama Park, Hokkaido Jingu Shrine

Unique experience:
Chocolate Making Experience, Crab Kaiseki

Sightseeing & Shopping Experience:
Hakodate Morning Market, Kanemori Red Brick Warehouse, Silo Observatory, Otaru Sakaimachi Street, Shiroi Koibito Park, Royce Cacao & Chocolate Town

Hotel / Ryokan Stays:
03 nights authentic Japanese Onsen experience at Hakodate & Rusutsu. 04 nights centrally located hotel in Otaru, Sapporo & Tokyo

ITINERARY

Day 1 Assemble at Changi Airport for Check in

JL038 SIN-HND 0150-0950

JL587 HND-HKD 1300-1420

Day 2 Haneda – Hakodate 羽田 - 函館

Hotel: La Vista Hakodate Bay or similar / Western room

Meal: Meal on board / - / D

Upon arrival at Hakodate Airport, proceed to Hakodate city for hotel check in. You will have some free time before making our way to Mt. Hakodate Ropeway (函館山ロープウェイ) and be mesmerized by the famous nightscape of Hakodate. The 334m high mountain is located on the southern end of Hakodate and is included in Japan’s best night views. After that, proceed to a local restaurant for dinner before transferring back to the hotel.

Day 3 Hakodate - Matsumae - Hakodate 函館 - 松前 - 函館

Hotel: La Vista Hakodate Bay or similar / Western room

Meal: B / L / -

After breakfast, transfer to Matsumae Park (松前公園) ✿. The park houses Matsumae Castle which was the northernmost Japanese castle in the Edo period and the only one to be constructed in Hokkaido. It is one of the best places to experience the cherry blossom matsuri with over 10,000 trees in full bloom, delicious festival food and historic ruins. This afternoon, enjoy your lunch at a local restaurant. After lunch, visit Goryokaku Park and Tower (五稜郭) ✿, the iconic star-shaped fort originally constructed in 1855. It is now a public park that is recognised as a national special historic site. Outside the park is Goryokaku Tower that stands at 107m tall and offers a panoramic view of the park and city. In spring, there are over 1,000 trees contrasting against the moat and foliage, making it one of Hokkaido’s best cherry blossom viewing spots. Thereafter, you will be visiting Kanemori Red Brick Warehouse (金森赤レンガ倉庫).Originally a port for international trade, it now houses a number of shops and restaurants and offer spectacular night view. Enjoy your own dinner here before transferring to the hotel for check in.

Day 4 Hakodate – Onuma – Rusutsu 函館 - 大沼 - ルスツ

Hotel: Rusutsu Resort or similar / Western room

Meal: B / L / D

This morning, visit Hakodate Morning Market (函館朝市). It has more than 200 stores and sells delicious food from Hakodate such as marine produce, vegetables, fruit, sweets and chinmi (processed seafood). Next, visit the Lake Onuma Quasi National Park (大沼国定公園). The park is known for its picturesque, island dotted lakes and majestic Mt. Komagatake. In spring, it is popular amongst birdwatchers for its diverse variety of avian species and blooming flora and fauna. Next, proceed to a local restaurant for lunch. After lunch, take in great cherry blossom at Mori Aobagaoka Park (青葉ヶ丘公園) ✿. Established in 1914, the park has over 1000 cherry trees planted with some as old as 300 years old! It is the main venue for the Aobagaoka Sakura Matsuri, during which, you can try seasonal and regional specialties such as sakura soft serve ice cream and Genghis Khan – grilled mutton skewers. Next, visit Silo Observatory (サイロ展望台), located at the tip of Lake Toya, it is famous as one of Hokkaido’s leading photo spots due to its view of Mt. Usu, Nakajima and even the Niseko mountains. Finally, transfer to hotel for check in. Tonight, enjoy your dinner [Buffet] at the hotel restaurant.

Day 5 Rusutsu – Niseko – Otaru ルスツ - ニセコ - 小樽

Hotel: Grand Park Otaru or similar / Western room

Meal: B / L / D

After breakfast, transfer to Niseko and stop for lunch at a local restaurant first. Next, transfer to Otaru and visit the Otaru Temiya Park (手宮公園) ✿. There are approximately 700 cherry trees and a chestnut tree forest with trees over 100 years old. It is located at the top of the mountain where you can look over Otaru city. Thereafter, head to Otaru Sakaimachi Street (境町通り). It is a preserved merchant street from the late 1800s, when the city was still a port city where trading companies built many western-style buildings. Today, many of these buildings have been converted to restaurants, cafes, shops, boutiques and museums. Tonight, you will have dinner [Japanese Kaiseki] at a local restaurant before transferring to the hotel for check in.

Day 6 Otaru – Sapporo 小樽 - 札幌

Hotel: Prince Hotel Sapporo or similar / Western room

Meal: B / L / D

After breakfast, transfer to Sapporo and visit Shiroi Koibito Park (白い恋人パーク), The theme park is based on the popular Hokkaido souvenir cookie which consists of 2 butter cookies with a layer of white chocolate in between. Here, there is a shop, café, restaurant, chocolate related exhibits and get a peek into the production process through the observatory windows. Next, lunch will be [Buffet] at a local restaurant. Thereafter, transfer to Hokkaido Shrine (北海道神宮) ✿ and Maruyama Park (円山公園) ✿. In spring, the blossoming trees make it perfect for a flower viewing stroll accompanied with many pop-up stores to visit. Here, you can enjoy a variety of fashion, food and entertainment options. Next, transfer to the hotel for check in. Enjoy some free time before we depart for dinner [Teppanyaki] at a local restaurant. Finally, transfer back to the hotel.

Day 7 Sapporo 札幌

Hotel: Prince Hotel Sapporo or similar / Western room

Meal: B / L / -

After breakfast, visit the Royce Cacao & Chocolate Town (ロイズカカオ&チョコレートタウン). Another world famous chocolate brand hailing from Hokkaido, you can also explore the process of chocolate making and history of Royce in here! Newly opened in August 2023, enjoy the farm to bar journey, as well as a Chocolate Making Experience. Next, enjoy lunch [Crab Course] at a local restaurant before heading to the hotel for check in. The rest of the day is free and easy and dinner will be under your own arrangement

Day 8 Sapporo – Tokyo 札幌 - 東京

Hotel: Grand Nikko Tokyo Daiba or similar / Western room

Meal: B / - / -

JL510 CTS-HND 1300-1440

After breakfast at the hotel, free at your own leisure until departure.

Bid farewell to Hokkaido as we proceed to the airport and take the flight to Tokyo. Upon arrival at Haneda Airport, coach transfer to the hotel for check in. The rest of the day will be free and easy.

Day 9 Tokyo – Singapore 東京 - 新加坡

Meal: B / - / -

JL035 HND-SIN 0005-0615

After breakfast at the hotel, free at your own leisure until departure.

Bid farewell to Tokyo as we proceed to the airport and take the flight back to Singapore. We hope that you have enjoyed this vacation with JTB and we look forward to bringing you to your next holiday destination.

Day 10 Singapore 新加坡

Arrive Singapore

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