After a night of fireworks at Lake Toya, it was time to continue our holiday in Sapporo city and northwards. To make the most of our trip, we booked a one day bus tour from Lake Toya to Sapporo through JAPANiCAN.com.
Below is a guide of our bus tour trip and the places we stopped. Each stop was about 20 minutes.
1. Showa Shinzan Volcano
Shōwa-shinzan is one of Japan’s youngest mountains and is also a volcanic lava dome in the Shikotsu-Toya National Park, Hokkaido, Japan, next to Mount Usu. The peak is 398 m (1,306 ft) tall, and still actively smoking. (Continue Reading)
2. Silo Observatory
It is a great place to have a superb, large panoramic view of Lake Toya as well as Nakajima Island, Mt. Usu, Mt. Showa Shinzan, Toyako town, and Nishiyama Crater. (Continue Reading)
3. Fukidashi Park
Perfect for a relaxing stroll in the early morning, visit Fukidashi Park and listen to the water gushing from the grounds. (Continue Reading)
4. Nikka Whisky Yoichi Distillery
In Yoichi, a town in the Yoichi District, Shiribeshi Subprefecture, Hokkaido, Japan is one of Japan’s top whisky maker and main distillery. (Continue Reading)
5. Otaru Tenguyama Ropeway
On a clear day you can see as far as Mt. Shokanbetsu and the Shakotan Peninsula. The views offered of downtown Otaru and the Sea of Japan are said to be one of the three best night views in Hokkaido. (Continue Reading)
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