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You are able to see the animals behave according to their natural instincts in unique behavior-viewing facilities, with the animals themselves displaying different sides to them in different weather and temperature.
This is a popular spot that makes you want to visit it again and again!
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Asahiyama zoo is the northernmost zoo in Japan, which is located in Asahikawa city, Hokkaido. Generally zoos in Japan focus on just the exhibition of animals. However, the Asahiyama Zoo focuses on exhibition of the animals’ behavior so that visitors can watch real life behavior of animals. This dramatic style of exhibition made the zoo famous. The zoo is mostly crowded with families, dating couples, and other visitors. More than 1.65 million visitors came to the zoo in the fiscal year of 2013.
In the hilly country of Biei, due to the blessings of the Tokachidake mountain range there are many mysterious and fascinating places, and the Biei blue pond is one of them. After an eruption in 1988, a pond was constructed to help deal with volcanic sand erosion, and when water from the river began to accumulate there something interesting happened by chance. Initially, entrance was prohibited, but in 2010 it was opened to the public and it has become a very popular tourist sight.
Tomita Farm is a farmland located in Furano-cho, Hokkaido. Lavender and various colorful flowers are planted on the farm, and they are in their full glory from spring to autumn. There are many facilities on the farmland: display areas for flower arrangements, a gallery exhibiting photos of the flowers of the four seasons on the farm, a museum, a distillery house where lavender essential oil is extracted, gift shops and cafes. Walking around the flower gardens is free throughout the year, from sunrise to sunset.
Shikotsu-ko is a caldera lake which boasts the best water clarity in all of Japan, and is also Japan’s northernmost lake that does not freeze. There are a variety of natural wonders here to see.
Lake Toya is Japan's ninth largest lake and the third largest caldera lake.The area around Lake Toya is part of Shikotsu-Toya National Park that is registered as a Japanese Geopark and a UNESCO Global Geopark named the "Toya-ko Lake-Mount Usu Geopark."
Hakodate is also one of the popular city to visit in Hokkaido. There are spots to see such as Goryokaku Tower / park, Kanemori Red Brick Warehouse, fish market, Trappistine Monastery and much more. If you stay till night, the view from Mt. Hakodate is just outstanding.
Otaru city has many attractive tourist spots such as Otaru Canal,Nikka Whisky Yoichi Distillery,Tanaka Shuzo, Kitaichi Glass Factory and Otaru Music Box Museum and so much more. It's one of the must-visit city in Hokkaido.
Sapporo is the fifth largest area in Japan.
There are Odori Park, Sapporo TV Tower, Sapporo Clock Tower, Sapporo Beer Museum and so on, and many tourists stay here in Sapporo City, the center of Hokkaido, to enjoy Hokkaido.
There are many famous ramen shops around Sapporo Station, and it is a very convenient and popular area for gourmet and souvenir shopping
About Hokkaido bus tours
Hokkaido Prefecture proudly holds the title of the largest prefecture in all of Japan and in saying that, it has many noteworthy places to visit.
The prefecture’s highlights include Niseko, Otaru, Arano, Noboribetsu, Asahikawa, and of recently Eastern Hokkaido too is becoming increasingly popular.
For a more economical travel option around spacious Hokkaido, we highly recommenced a bus tour. One day bus tours visit a variety of sightseeing spots including Asahiyama Zoo, the Blue Pond (Aoiike), Farm Tomita, Lake Shikotsu, and more! Or perhaps enjoy a cuisine tour with explanations given through multilingual audio support systems.
Allow us to introduce to you the diverse tours of Hokkaido!
Choose the route you want to take when enjoying Hokkaido.