W Mt. Kurodake Stroller and Sounkyo Gorge Spa Tour (Excluding Multilingual Audio System)

Operation Period
September 14 - October 11, 2019
Departure and Arrival Times
Dep 8:45, Arr 19:15 (10 hours 30 min)
Distance
410km
Price
Adult 8,800yen Child 5,950yen

※Includes fare for Kurodake Ropeway, lunch at Hotel Taisetsu.

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Must see sights!

The Kurodake ropeway takes you to the splendid autumn foliage worth seeing in Daisetsuzan mountains.


黒岳散策と層雲峡温泉

The Kurodake Ropeway that holds 101 people will take you to the fifth station from the hot spring spa in Sounkyo in 7 min, which is located on the mountain foot of the Daisetsuzan Mountains. (altitude 1,300 meters)
Mt. Kurodake is located in the Daisetsuzan National Park known as “roof mountains of Hokkaido” and as one of the largest national parks in Japan.
In mid-September, visitors can view the autumn leaves, which is the earliest in Japan. The nature environment of 2000 meters mountains is the same as that of 3000 meters mountains in Honshu, which offers splendid views.
You can see the dynamic landscape from the ropeway, which features Kurodake (1,984m),
Keigetsudake (1,938m), Ryoundake (2,125m), Kamikawadake (1,884m), Ishikari River and valleys among ocean of trees.
You can feel the breath of cold air at the fifth station of Kurodake (altitude: 1,300m).
You can enjoy the splendid view of mountains of Daisetsuzan from the rooftop terrace, and visit “Daisetsuzan Kurodake Museum” which features seasons of Kurodake along the way up to lift terminal. After that, you will have a lunch and rest. (You can also take a bath at the hotel as your option)
For lunch, you will have “Sansai Kinoko Gozen” which features mountain vegetables and mushrooms in season.
The mountain mushroom is rich in vitamin and mineral, and yet is an organic food. It has also low calories that it is good for lovely skin and fine health. This tour is perfect for seeing autumn foliage.


Itinerary
departures 8:10 Sapporo Station Bus Terminal
Sapporo I.C
  9:20~9:40 Sunagawa S.A 【20min】
Kamikawa Sounkyo I.C
  11:20~13:15 ※①Mt. Kurodake Ropeway (up to the fifth station) 【115min】
  13:20~14:55 ※②Hotel Taisetsu (lunch/bath/rest)【95 min】
  15:05~15:20 Ginga Ryusei-no Taki Water Fall (free time)
  17:05~17:25 Sunagawa Highway Oasis (rest)
Sapporo I.C
arrivals 18:30 Sapporo Factory
arrivals 18:35 Sapporo Clock Tower (drop-off)
arrivals 18:40 Sapporo Station Bus Terminal
※①The Kurodake ropeway ride takes you to the fifth station of Mt. Kurodake (Departure: 11:40 Duration: 7 min). You can also take a pair-lift to the seventh station for extra pay (round-trip for adults, ¥700, children ¥450) (Duration: 15 min). To enjoy the scenic view of Mt. Kurodake,
passengers can make a choice between the two departure time of the ropeway.
※②A rest place is provided. Lunch will be “Sansai Kinoko Gozen”. If you show a stub of the bus ticket, you can get discount service such as adults or children by ¥600(Face and bath towel rental is ¥220).
※This course will not be operated if Kurodake ropeway is closed before we depart. You can receive a refund at Sapporo Station in case the ropeway closes after departure, and the time schedule will be changed as listed below.
※②Hotel Taisetsu (lunch/bath/rest)11:35~13:25→ Ginga Ryusei-no Taki (free time) 13:35~14:00→ Sunagawa S.A (rest)15:45~16:05→Sapporo I.C→Sapporo Factory 17:05→ Sapporo Clock Tower (drop-off) 17:10→Sapporo Station Bus Terminal 17:15

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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