Asahikawa/Furano + Day Trips
Farm Tomita, Shikisai-no-Oka and Blue Pond Tour (Multilingual Audio Tour)
This course takes passengers to popular sights such as Farm Tomita, Blue Pond, and Shikisai-no-Oka Hill.
This course is operated with a multilingual audio guidance system (Japanese, English, Chinese and Korean), while passengers look at the sights from the bus. (A guide will accompany the tour but will not offer oral guidance).
*Campana Rokkatei: The Taisetsu Mountain Range and vineyards that spread across the vast premises of 7.9 hectares, set the perfect stage. From the glass windows of the store, the entire Tokachidake Mountain Range can be seen. Enjoy the lovely scenery while you shop.
*Farm Tomita: Enjoy the history of lavender and flowers in season at Farm Tomita, the most historical tourist lavender farm in Japan. In the gift shops on site seasonal flowers, soaps, perfume and other original products made of lavender.
*Shikisai-no-Oka Hills: The vast fields of flowers that bloom over the hills of Shikisai-no-Oka make up the beautiful patchwork scenery of Biei. Between 30 to 40 varieties of flowers are planted in the fields that were once owned by farmers, which bloom every year between May and late October. Peak season is between late July and late September. The sight of rolling hills covered in colorful flowers is absolutely spectacular! The first Alpacas to be raised in Hokkaido, are being raised on Shikisai-no-Oka. They are quickly becoming popular mascots to children who visit from all over the world.
*Blue Pond: In recent years, the Blue Pond has become a super popular site in the Biei area. The dead Japanese larch trees that stand amidst the milky blue water of the pond create a mysterious atmosphere.
*Furano Wine House: The Furano Wine House is located on a hill overlooking the city of Furano, the lavender fields, vast pastoral landscapes and the panoramic view of the Tokachidake Mountain Range. It is “local production for local consumption,” a restaurant where guests can enjoy delicious Western food while taking in the amazing view. The 100% Furano Grape Juice, the brainchild of wine-making experience, products made with lavender, and many other original items are sold.
The lunch menu consists of Furano Wine House famous “Petite Fondue + Hamburger Steak + Rice + Coffee or Tea.
8:40 Sapporo Station Bus Terminal
9:25～9:40 *Iwamizawa PA (rest) [15 min]
11:00～11:20 Campana Rokkatei [20 min]
11:30～12:20 *①Furano Wine House (lunch)[50 min]
12:35～13:25 *②Exploring Farm Tomita [50 min]
Roller Coaster Road
13:55～14:55 *③Shikisai-no-Oka (exploring) [60 min]
15:20～15:50 *④Blue Pond (free time to explore)[30 min]
Biei Patchwork Road/Tree of Seven Stars (view from the bus)
Asahikawa Takasu I.C
17:40～17:55 Sunagawa SA (rest) [15 min]
19:00 Sapporo Factory
19:05 Sapporo Clock Tower (D/O possible)
19:10 Sapporo Station Bus Terminal
①Lunch menu consists of Furano Wine House famous "Petite Fondue + Hamburger Steak + Rice + Coffee or Tea.
②～④will be free time to explore.
June 1 - 26, Aug 1 - Oct 14, 2020
10 hrs 30 min
Embarkation Point/Departure and Arrival Times
Sapporo Station Bus Terminal/ Dep 8:40 Arr 19:10
*This bus is compatible with the multilingual audio system in Japanese, English, Chinese and Korean, and will explain the scenic sights from the bus. (A guide will be on board, but will not provide guidance concerning the sights)
◎The flower fields along the course may not be in bloom, or may not be viewable due to pruning or other maintenance.
◎Tour will be canceled when there is no reservation by 18:00 the day before.
*This tour can be joined from Otaru Station Bus Terminal.
※Duration of sightseeing may be changed due to the traffic and the number of passengers
※Arrival time will be earlier than the 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 canceled 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.
Flow from Reservation to Use
- ・A customer apply for reservations through the reservation form.
*Application should be done until the noon of the day before the date of use.
*Reservation cannot be processed on Saturdays, Sundays, or public holidays.
- ・If contents of application are not sufficient we would confirm detailed information with you by e-mail..
- ・We confirm whether the facility such as hotel or restaurant can take your reservation or not.
- ・If the reservation cannot be taken because of unavailability we inform you of that.
- ・We send you credit card payment link via e-mail when the reservation is taken.
- ・Guests settle the payment via credit card online paying system.
- ・We send you the voucher after the confirmation of your payment.
- ・You go to the reserved facility on the day and present the voucher.
- ・If you have any problems, call us at emergency contact number 011-241-1022
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Reservations and Informations
Hours: 09:30 - 18:00
Closed: Saturdays, Sundays and holidays, end and beginning of the year (Please contact us during consecutive holidays)
Please make reservations between 9:30 - 18:00 from Monday to Friday. We are closed on Sat, Sun, Holidays and the first and last day of the year.
All reservations which aren't made during the service time will not be processed until the next business day. It takes 1-3 business days for us to handle the booking.
If you are in a hurry, or you need to make a reservation for the weekend or the next Monday, please call or go directly to the Hokkaido Chuo Bus Sapporo Terminal(7:30 - 18:00) (English only).
Hokkaido Chuo Bus Sapporo Terminal is located on the second floor of the Bic Camera ESTA building in the JR Sapporo Station bus terminal. TEL: 011-231-0600