THE SPRING JEWEL OF JAPAN!
HOKKAIDO turns into a paradise during spring. Beautiful nature rings across the mountainous landscapes, providing breathtaking mountain views. Flower and lavender fields explode with blossoming colors, with sprawling tulip parks adding to the floral appeal. Spring weather also makes it a joy to explore marine sports in the prefecture!
Hokkaido's spring menu is generously overflowing, most notably serving up a sporting paradise with so much to do! Head up to Niseko for a treat of the world's most lovable sports overlooking a picture-perfect town that would make an excellent backdrop for social media. Hokkaido prefecture affords lots of water sports to go with the spring sun, including canoeing, river rafting, stand up paddle board, and diving.
For a unique experience of beautiful nature conformed into perfect designs, be sure to also spend some time at Shiretoko National Park, Shibazakura Takinoue Park, and the lavender fields of Farm Tomita in Furano. The scenery at Lake Shikotsu over spring is worthy of a canoeing trip too, as are the lively tulip rows of red, yellow, and green at Kamiyubetsu Tulip Park. Besides the flora, the fauna of Hokkaido is exceptional too, and you can go on sightseeing tours and admire polar bears, penguins, and giraffes, among other creatures at Asahiyama Zoo.
Sporting fun on the road comes in the way of horseback riding on green mountains, an activity you'll surely appreciate because of the breathtaking views and the majestic ride in reflective serenity. You can also take things slow and easy with guided trekking tours sampling the best of Hokkaido, or opt for the convenience of cycling tours and taxi sightseeing tours. Better yet, take in the attractions from above without distractions through hot air balloon rides that'll forge lifetime memories.
A vacation in Hokkaido will undoubtedly be incomplete without embarking on one of the many famous bus tours from Sapporo, the always exciting capital of the paradisiacal island! Claiming the tag of Hokkaido's largest city and the most gorgeous as well, you can visit refreshing parks like Sapporo Odori Park and stand in awe of indescribably beautiful nature!
In terms of natural marvels worth your time, Hokkaido has plenty of those too. Case in point, the mystical Blue Pond of Biei, which offers sky-blue waters that echo the vegetation that surrounds it like a giant, cobalt mirror. Beyond the pond but still nearby, the Shirahige falls, which empty into Biei River, gush beautifully over the landscape to provide excellent scenery. Explore the mystical region with Furano and Biei Sightseeing Tours and, while you're at it, please keep in mind the famous blue cave cruising tours, another wondrous activity.
A case of saving the best for last, you can kick on a relaxing adventure by rounding off your trip with a visit to Noboribetsu. The steamy city is famous for its demon statues, festivals, and, above all, the amazing hot springs that offer a soothing reprieve. Appealing not only to humans but also friendly wildlife, you won't be lacking for adorable companions around Noboribetsu's highly sought after onsens and hot springs. You'll get to share the vibrant spring scenery with a few curious and cute monkeys, as they love the bubbling water too. With lovely spring vegetation engulfing warm seclusions that offer a calming escape, you really can't blame them!
Hokkaido fulfills all the imaginations of a perfect spring or summer holiday, offering attractions for both the young and young at heart. There's much to see and do, so let's get you started!
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For an endless selection of excellent watersports, Activity Japan is all you need! Plunge into the air by flyboarding in Otaru before taking up torrent rafting in Hokkaido as you battle great rapids amid lovely scenery. Is stand up paddle boarding more of your taste? There are many Hokkaido SUP activities to try out. If you prefer to take things nice and slow, you’ll appreciate scenic canoeing in Hokkaido!
Attention all you lovers of fantastic nature, there are incredible Hokkaido bus tours and taxi sightseeing tours you should have on your bucket list! Savor lovely fields of lavender in Sapporo, visit mysterious blue ponds on guided tours, and admire cherry blossoms in their colorful prime via nature tours. From nice tulip parks to heavenly sunset treks, there’s something for every nature enthusiast!
Does Hokkaido have any worthy adventures? You bet! Be a part of Hokkaido horse riding adventures in Ishikari, Nanporo, and many other picturesque places. Additionally, go cruising the famous Otaru blue cave before enjoying forest adventures in Eniwa city within great tranquility and beauty. If you prefer underwater adventures, there are tons of diving tours at your fingertips. Everyone is welcome, including beginners who’ll be taken care of by professionals.
Hokkaido is a prefecture with endless fun things to do! Sail the skies on hot air balloon rides in Hokkaido and admire landscapes like an eagle or stay close to the ground with cycling experiences across the suburbs of Sapporo. Get the adrenaline pumping with battle royale paintball games that give you a real-life taste of action movie shootouts. Please don’t leave the prefecture without experiencing the famous dairy farming in Hokkaido!