Q Shikisai-no-Oka, Blue Pond and Biei Tour (Excluding Multilingual Audio System)

Operation Period
May 1 - 31, September 1 - October 14, 2019
 
Departure and Arrival Times
Dep 8:40 Arr 19:00 (10 hrs and 25 min)
Sep. 1 - Oct. 14 / Dep 8:40 Arr 18:45(10 hrs and 20 min)
Distance
341km
Price
Adult 7,100yen Child 4,800yen

*Includes lunch and admission to the Goto Sumio Art Museum
※The flower garden along the passages may not be seen due to unseasonable weather or cutting management.

Date  

Must see sights!

This is our recommended sightseeing course for May, September and October.


Shikisai-no-Oka, Blue Pond and Biei Tour

Course highlights.
The vast fields of flowers that cover 15 hectares of property in front of the backdrop of the magnificent Taisetsu Mountain Range is a breathtaking feature of Shikisaino Oka. From spring to fall, the area is a floral paradise with its numerous variety of wildflowers blooming in season.
Sumio Goto Art Museum displays the beautiful Japanese block prints by Sumio Goto, a profound Japanese artists. Some of his art includes paintings done with real gold, lapis lazuli, and natural pigments. There are over 130 pieces displayed. For lunch you can enjoy local produce and Kamifurano Pork and dessert while you gaze at the Tokachi Mountain Range and rolling hills of the area.
The Blue Pond is a mysterious and fascinating scenic spot. The color of the pond changes to various shades of blue, depending on the season or the weather that day.


Itinerary
May 1 - 31
departures 8:40 Sapporo Station Bus Terminal
Sapporo IC
Iwamizawa SA(rest)
Mikasa IC
Shimanoshita
  11:00~11:30 Campana Rokkatei [30 min]
  12:00~13:35 ※①Goto Sumio Art Museum (lunch and free time)[95 min]
  14:00~14:40 Blue Pond [40 min]
  15:05~15:50 ※②Shikisai No Oka [45 min]
Return via Biei Patchwork
Road to Asahikawa Takasu IC
17:30~17:45 Sunagawa SA (rest)[15 min]
arrivals 18:50 Sapporo Factory (DO possible)
arrivals 18:55 Sapporo Clock Tower (DO possible)
arrivals 19:00 Sapporo Station Bus Terminal
Sept 1 - Oct 14
departures 8:20 Sapporo Station Bus Terminal
Sapporo IC
Iwamizawa SA(rest)
Mikasa IC
Shimanoshita
  10:40~11:05 Campana Rokkatei [25 min]
  11:35~13:05 ※①Goto Sumio Art Museum (lunch and free time)[90 min]
  13:30~14:10 Blue Pond [40 min]
  14:35~15:35 ※②Shikisai No Oka [60 min]
Return via Biei Patchwork
Road to Asahikawa Takasu IC
17:15~17:30 Sunagawa SA (rest)[15 min]
arrivals 18:35 Sapporo Factory (DO possible)
arrivals 18:40 Sapporo Clock Tower (DO possible)
arrivals 18:45 Sapporo Station Bus Terminal
① We will have lunch upon arrival. For lunch we will have local dishes featuring Kamifurano Pork, vegetables, and dessert. *Multilingual audio head sets available at the art museum (Japanese, English, Chinese, and Korean). [Show your bus ticket stub and rent it for ¥300(supplies are limited]
For those interested, we will take about 5-10 minutes to explain the background of Sumio Goto after lunch. (Japanese only)
※②
Shikisaino Oka Soft Serve Ice Cream is made from fresh milk produced in Biei. Flavors include milk, lavender, pumpkin, melon(summer only).¥300
[Norokko]
The Norokko train will take you through the 15 ha flower fields. (Takes about 15 min) We will stop for photos on the way.
Adults and high school students ¥500
Jr. high and elementary school students ¥300
[Alpaca Farm]
A really popular tourist spot! 16 alpacas, 2 males, and 14 females were imported from New Zealand, and welcome you with their irresistible cuteness.
Adults and high school students ¥500
Jr. high and elementary school students ¥300
Feed: ¥100
※The flower garden along the course may not be seen due to inclement weather, the season, slow growth, or pruning.
Special Notes
  • Tour will be cancelled when there is no reservation by 18:00 the day before.
  • Duration of sightseeing may be changed due to the traffic and the number of passengers
  • Arrival time will be earlier than scheduled time due to the holiday break or the restriction condition of the facility.
  • Please allow enough time for transfer to the other modes of transport, because buses may be delayed due to the traffic jams or adverse weather conditions.
  • Tours may be cancelled due to a disaster (road closure due to marathon race) etc. Please contact us and check the situation with the tour in the event of abnormal weather.

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