Sapporo + Day Trips
【Sapporo Morning Tour】Shiroi Koibito Park and Central Wholesale Market Tour (Multilingual Audio Tour) (Dec 1 – Mar 31)
4-hour Shiroi Koibito Park、” Hokkaido Shrine” and Central Wholesale Market Bus Tour
This bus is compatible with the multilingual audio system in Japanese, English, Chinese and Korean, will take you to some of Sapporo’s famous highlights in a short amount of time.
See the Hokkaido Shrine, which is located in the western part of the central city. A deeply forested ground of the shrine and its front guard gate create a sacred atmosphere.
Shiroi Koibito Park
Then we will proceed to the Shiroi Koibito Park. Inside the park is a chocolate theme park, where visitors can learn about the history of chocolate, view rare art collections, and view the Shiroi Koibito cookie production line. It is a fun activity for people of all ages. Participants on the Shiroi Koibito Factory Course will view the Chocotopia Factory (former chocolate factory 3F), and Chocotopia Market (former chocolate factory 4F). Enjoying the lasting impression on the smell of chocolate.
Sapporo central wholesale market
We will move on to the Sapporo central wholesale market where thousands of people come to buy vegetables, meat, and fish as well as seafood. Enjoy your lunch at the atmospheric restaurant, where good local seafood is served.
Sapporo Clock Tower
Your sightseeing trip ends at Sapporo Station bus terminal with a stopover at the Sapporo Clock Tower which is a symbol of Sapporo City.
Take a trip with our double-decker bus and make the best use of your getaway.
8:50 Sapporo Station Bus Terminal
Former Hokkaido Government Office Building(View from the bus. The building is undergoing renovation, and full view may not be visible.)
Former Sapporo Court of Appeals
Hokkaido Governor's Residence
Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art
9:20～9:45 Hokkaido Shrine (visit) 【25 min】
10:10～11:10 ①Shiroi Koibito Park (visit)【60 min】
11:35～12:55 ②Sapporo Central Wholesale Market（shopping/lunch）【80 min】
13:10 Sapporo Clock Tower
13:15 Sapporo Station Bus Terminal
Dec 1, 2019 - Mar 31, 2020 (N/S between Jan 1 - 3)
4 hours 25 min
Embarkation Point/Departure and Arrival Times
Sapporo Station Bus Terminal / Dep 8:50 Arr 13:15
*This bus is customized for the multilingual audio system. (Japanese, English, Chinese and Korean)Audio guidance is provided in Japanese, English, Chinese, and Korean.
*A tour guide will accompany, but will not explain the sights.
*Please be reminded that seat availability is limited to 40 passengers and no extra bus service is available.
※The regular mechanical checks will be made on 12/7･1/22･3/4～3/7. During the inspection, we will offer the charted sightseeing buses.
※We may offer a regular sightseeing bus ( no bilingual audio system ) in case of a breakdown or maintenance.
※Duration of sightseeing will 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 restriction condition of the facility.
※Please allow enough time for transfer to the other modes of transport, because buses may be delayed due to traffic jams or adverse weather conditions.
※Tours may be canceled due to the snow disaster. Please contact us to reconfirm the operation in the event of abnormal weather.
①Admission to Shiroi Koibito Park Factory Course is included. The following tours are possible with the Shiroi Koibito Factory Course:
●Chocotopia Factory (former chocolate factory 3F), Shiroi Koibito cookie production line, new Baum kitchen production line, as well as an enormous and humorous diorama that explains how Shiroi Koibito cookies are made.
●Chocotopia Market (former chocolate factory 4F)
②Self-pay meal for lunch at the central wholesale market. Show the bus ticket stub and enjoy the ¥1500(tax excluded) special menu at the restaurants listed below.
※The special menu is limited and may be sold out or unavailable depending on the day.
※Member’s restaurant offering special menu （member’s store and service will be changed depending on the season）
・Tairyo Sushi Wakakoma: Seafood set menus (hand-rolled sushi or bowl of rice topped with sashimi, cooked scallop, salad, and soup)
・Kitano Gourmet tei: Manpuku Course (Grilled fish set and crab soup)
・Ume-e Dou: Chuo Bus Trio Donburi
with sashimi and crab soup
・Kikusui Restaurant: Arabesque greenling Set menu ( with sea urchin or salmon roe )
Manpuku local set menu.
・Restaurant Nikkai “Chuo Don”
・Yanshu Dining Kitano Ryoba “ Omakase Don”
・Sushi Restaurant Kitano Shun “Chef’ s Choice Rice Balls”
・Omohide Diner (Special Omohide Set)
・Hamayaki Center Oyster Restaurant: （Salmon - Salmon Roe Donburi & Scallops grilled in butter）
・Unagiya Shinobi (reasonable small size Unaju set)
※Show the bus ticket stub and get a 5％discount on items, and a 10% discount on other items at stores and restaurants below. Iwamoto, Kanedai, Kitano Ryoba No. 1, No. 2, No. 3, Hokkaido’s Specialty Food Sales, Nagamine Fisheries, Nikkai No. 1, No. 2 and No. 3, Nemuro Sugiyama Fisheries.
※We will distribute a 10% discount coupon for marine, agricultural and craft products, as well as meals, and a 5% discount coupon for snacks, that can be used at Kitano Ryoba Stores No, 1, 2 and 3 (excludes Chuo Bus original menu, drinks, alcohol, shipping costs, and ice cases).
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