eastern Hokkaido sightseeing bus

The "East Hokkaido Sightseeing Bus" lets you conveniently go around sightseeing spots in eastern Hokkaido.
We offer 2 routes, the north route (Furano, Sounkyo and Utoro Onsen) and south route (Obihiro, Tokachigawa Onsen, Lake Akan and Utoro Onsen). Whichever route you take, you can explore all over eastern Hokkaido in winter,while enjoying Hokkaido’s unique winter activities and events, such as admiring the drift ice.

Route Map

  • Sapporo,Sounkyo
  • Sapporo,Sounkyo
  • Sapporo,Sounkyo
  • Sapporo,Sounkyo

Sapporo - Sounkyo

  • Asahiyama ZooAsahiyama Zoo
  • Sounkyo OnsenSounkyo Onsen
  • Furano MarcheFurano Marche

Experience the majestic scenery of the DaisetsuzanVolcanic Group and the time that flows slowly.

While touring such popular classic winter spots as the Furano/Biei region or AsahiyamaZoo, which provide a strikingly different view to the summer, you can enjoy the snow scenery that spreads like a blanket all across the hills.

Itinerary

The price (one way)

  • Adult5,500yen
  • Child4,400yen

Sounkyo - Utoro

  • Drift ice
  • ShiretokoShiretoko
  • Drift ice sightseeing "icebreaking ship" Aurora

Take a relaxing bus tour to the World Natural Heritage site.

This route is rich in activities that allow you to fully enjoy winter in the northern territory, such as the drift ice cruise splendidly plowing through a pure white ocean, walking on the ice floe as part of a guided tour, or trekking across wide fields of snow.

Itinerary

The price (one way)

  • Adult6,000yen
  • Child4,800yen

Obihiro,Tokachigawa Onsen - Utoro

  • Lake AkanLake Akan
  • Tokachigawa OnsenTokachigawa Onsen
  • Lake MashuLake Mashu

Be held in the bosom of the great nature filled with myths and miracles.

This route let you enjoy the majestic scenery of Lake Akan, Lake Mashu and Shiretoko to the fullest extent. You can also use this route as a means of transportation from the city of Obihiro to major sightseeing spots in eastern Hokkaido.

Itinerary

The price (one way)

  • Adult5,500yen
  • Child4,400yen

Sapporo - Obihiro,Tokachigawa Onsen

  • Lake ShikaribetsuLake Shikaribetsu
  • JR Ikutora Station in MinamifuranoJR Ikutora Station in Minamifurano
  • Lake ShikaribetsuLake Shikaribetsu

Enjoy the various faces of Tokachi's winter to the fullest!

The patchwork-like rural scenery changes into the silvery white plains symbolic of Hokkaido, showcasing the beautiful contrast of white snow and blue sky on sunny days. This route also covers major sightseeing spots such as JR Ikutora Station, which is famous as the filming location for a movie, as well as the "Lake Shikaribetsu Kotan" held only during this season on Lake Shikaribetsu that is completely frozen.

Itinerary

The price (one way)

  • Adult5,000yen
  • Child4,000yen