Southern Sorachi Region in Hokkaido Green Tourism

Approximately one hour from Sapporo · Chitose Airport South Sorachi experience tour

Inquiries from telephone 0123-76-7072
e-mail:uesaka@ivy.ocn.ne.jp

Notice and Event information

【end】Half-day Tours: The Greatest Of Autumn Festivals: Kuriyama Tenmangu Festival (Sept. 24 – Sept. 26)

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Kuriyama Tenmangu Shrine Festival, one of the biggest autumn festivals in Hokkaido, is held annually for three days between Sep. 24 and 26.
It boasts the largest number of street stalls of any festival in Hokkaido, with more than 300 lining the approach to the shrine.
At the same time, you can enjoy the Fall Food Festival, which offers you the opportunity to try local products of Southern Sorachi.
Enjoy this traditional festival of Hokkaido’s Southern Sorachi on this Kuriyama Tenmangu Festival Half-Day Tour.

▼The photo was taken at Kuriyama Tenmangu Shrine Festival in 2015.

Tour Dates

Please choose Program A or Program B shown below:

Sun. Sept. 24, 2017
―Program B: 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Mon. Sept. 25, 2017
―Program A: 10:00 am to 1 pm
―Program B: 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm*
*You can see a parade of portable shrines carried through the streets between 6:00 pm and 8:00 pm on Sept. 25 only.

Tue. Sept. 26, 2017
―Program A: 10:00 am to 1 pm
―Program B: 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Itinerary (Program A)

・8:30 am Depart from Sapporo Park Hotel or Sapporo Grand Hotel, in Sapporo City
・10:00 am Arrive in Kuriyama and enjoy the festival
・1:00 pm Start a return trip to Sapporo Park Hotel or Sapporo Grand Hotel in Sapporo City, or head directly to New Chitose Airport. (Please select one option.)
・2:30 pm Arrive back in Sapporo City, or arrive at New Chitose Airport

For Program A only, you can enjoy the following options*:

Lunch: Soba noodles, a pheasant dish, or other Japanese cuisine at a Japanese-style restaurant
Hot spring bathing: Enjoy a hot spring bath in Sapporo City, or on the way to New Chitose Airport.

*Individuals will have to pay separately for the advertised options at the site.

Itinerary (Program B)

・3:30 pm Depart from Sapporo Park Hotel or Sapporo Grand Hotel in Sapporo City
・5:00 pm Arrive in Kuriyama and enjoy the festival
・8:00 pm Start a return trip to Sapporo Park Hotel or Sapporo Grand Hotel in Sapporo City, or head directly to New Chitose Airport (Please select one option.)
・9:30 pm Arrive back in Sapporo City, or arrive at New Chitose Airport

Conditions for holding the tour

Minimum 2 participants per tour
Our company car can take maximum 5 adults (3 adults and 3 children).

Tour Price

  • ・For 2 persons: 30,000 yen (tax excluded)/car (15,000 yen/person)
  • ・For 3 persons: 36,000 yen (tax excluded)/car (12,000 yen/person)
  • ・For 4 persons: 40,000 yen (tax excluded)/car (10,000 yen/person)
  • ・For 5 persons: 45,000 yen (tax excluded)/car (9,000 yen/person)

The tour price includes:

Charges for picking you up in Sapporo City and taking you back in one of our company cars

The tour price does not include:

Admission to a hot spring bath, lunch, etc. are not included.
Individuals will pay separately for each activity (admission, lunch, etc.) at the site.
Admission fee sample for a hot spring facility (Taiko-no-yu, a natural hot spring in Mikasa City)
Adults: 880 yen
Children (ages 6―12): 540 yen
Infants (ages 3―5): 440 yen
A gown, face towel, and bath towel are included.

You can enjoy lunch at a soba restaurant, a ramen shop, or a Japanese food restaurant we can recommend.
*In case the restaurant you would like to try is closed, please choose another. We ask for your understanding and cooperation in advance.
★How about having handmade soba noodles with a drink of sake (Japanese rice wine) at a Japanese sake brewery?

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★If you are interested in local specialties, how about “pheasant ramen” at the only restaurant in Hokkaido where pheasant dishes are available all year round?

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★If you want to appreciate the delicacies of a course dish, how about a 3,000 yen course of Japanese-style lunch at a restaurant with a two stars☆✩ Michelin rating?




Natural hot spring bathing in the Southern Sorachi region (The photo was taken at “Taiko-no-yu” in Mikasa City.)

The Southern Sorachi region has many excellent hot spring facilities, commonly used by local people, for day trips.
You can spend all day relaxing and enjoying hot spring bathing and saunas, dining at a restaurant, and taking a nap in a free lounge. The hot spring baths here are not as big as the famous ones in Hokkaido, but you can experience local daily life in Hokkaido and Japan as a whole.
Admission to a hot spring facility is rather inexpensive. A special package admission is also offered that includes a gown, face towel, and bath towel.
You can use shampoo, body wash, and a hair dryer for free.
Just come “empty-handed” and enjoy bathing! Fine outdoor baths and sauna facilities are also available.

You can spend time relaxing in a free lounge and take a rest.

Please enjoy dining at a restaurant in the facility (meals and admission are charged extra).
Various dishes are available, such as ramen, yakisoba (fried noodles), soba noodles, udon noodles, fried pork, and bowls of rice with food on top.
Enjoy a Japanese-style eating facility. There you can choose Japanese-style seating on tatami mats, or Western-style seating with a table and chairs.

Attention

Our company vehicle does not have enough space to carry baggage. Please bring with you only as much baggage as you can put on your lap.
*If you wish to go directly to New Chitose Airport after the tour and you have too much baggage, you are advised to send your baggage ahead to the airport from your hotel separately.

Cancellation fee

  • ・20% of the tour price charged when canceled 11 days before the tour (80% refund)
  • ・30%, 8 days before the tour (70% refund)
  • ・80%, on the previous day (20% refund)
  • ・100% on the day of the tour (no refund)
  • ・100% on or after the starting day of the tour (no refund)

*Please make a reservation at least three days before the date of the tour you wish to join.
Feel free to contact us if you have any inquiries or questions.
You can enjoy lunch at a soba restaurant, a ramen shop, or a Japanese food restaurant we can recommend!!

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September 1st, 2017 | Category: Agriculture & Eating»Culture»Events information