Plan ID
: 19355

[Hokkaido/ Otaki]half-day tour with guidance from the local tour of “Otaki Icefall Cave” to Japan's largest icefall cave!

  • Beginners welcome - First try
  • Empty-hands OK
  • Meal included
  • Solo participant
  • Charter possible
  • Children welcome
  • Possible number of bookings
  • Participating age
    9Age ~ 70 Age
  • Duration
    3~4 hours

A miracle of nature begins to spun
Feel the charm of "ice candy" ~

Wear Snowshoes and head from the heavy snow field to the cave where the largest 2,500 ice ridges in Japan exist.
This is a 40-minute one-way course with a view of the valleys, clear streams, and volcanic rocks that appear in the world of silver.
This is a full-half-day tour where the local guide tells you the charm of the Ainu people hidden in the cave.

● What is Hyojun?
Drops of water falling from the ceiling instantly become ice and gradually grow upward.
Cave in the sub-zero less is a phenomenon that unless does not occur.
Numerous ice ridges that stretched straight like bamboo shoots have an overwhelming presence and are beautiful.

● Flow of the day

Aggregation time: morning (8:45) / afternoon (13: 15)

① Receptionist

② Snowshoe: 40 minutes

③ Cave Exploration: Approximately 30 minutes

④ Snowshoe: 40 minutes 

⑤ dissolution

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    Detailed information of this plan

    Required minimum number of participants 1 Person(s)
    Possible number of bookings 1~
    Operating period Jan. 11-March 22, 2020
    Assembly time Please select the course you would like at the time of reservation.

    9: 00/13: 30
    Booking deadline until 16:59 the day before

    Changing room Toilet
    Shower Parking

    Dress code - Must bring items Snow wear up and down, things that prevent intrusion of snow such as boots, knit cap, gloves
    About rental items Hand-held pack (full equipment) 1,000 yen
    Snow wear each 500 yen up and down
    Boots 300 yen
    Knit cap 200 yen
    Grab 200 yen

    Matters require attention This tour walks about 5 km round trip to the snow road and enters for about 30 minutes. For that reason, please confirm in advance that there is a risky tour. Those who are pregnant · those with serious medical conditions · Children under 8 years old, those who are in drunk state · those who are not completely confident in physical fitness can not participate. Please participate in "All-round equipment and attitude".

    ■ For people thinking to go to Otaki ice bamboo by yourself
    Approaching Otaki ice-bamboo approach The snowy field is a private land and farmland. Land owners do not want intrusion. Troubles such as parking by leaving the vehicle and unauthorized shooting of the mass media are continuing. Please consider that there are various problems related to life in the area. OOA is the only organization that cooperates with landowners and stakeholders in the Otaki area and manages the program.

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    • 4.0
    Participating date: March 2021

    Access - Map

    113 Otaki Town Development Support, 113 Yutoku-cho, Otaki-ku, Date City, Hokkaido 052-0317
    Assembly point

    Otaki town development support

    If you arrive by car

    About 60 minutes from Sapporo Approximately 60 minutes from New Chitose

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    Selling points regarding safety

    Hokkaido Governor Certified Outdoor (Canoe) Office Lake Toya Usuyama Geopark Promotion Council Partner Office Japan Caving Federation Hokkaido Branch WAFA Wilderness Advance First Aid 40 Hours Ending Disaster Prevention Danger Prediction Trainer<br> Member of Hokkaido Avalanche Study Group Member of Water Accident Society

    Insurance information Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance
    License and Qualifications Hokkaido Governor Certified Outdoor Guide (Canoe)
    Member organizations and associations Hokkaido Governor Certified Outdoor Guide (Canoe) Office
    Number of staff 2
    Number of instructors 2

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