Southern Sorachi Region in Hokkaido Green Tourism

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

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Notice and Event information

【end】Half-day Tours: Kuriyama Summer Festival(7/22、7/23)

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The annual Kuriyama Summer Festival is held in Kuriyama in Southern Sorachi every summer.
This year’s main attractions are various events held at a special site, “True Dream Square.”

→Pamphlet Downroad(PDF)

>Let’s eat “curry and Genghis Khan,” a new specialty in Kuriyama.
>Let’s watch a live coverage of the professional baseball game played by the Nippon-Ham Fighters (public viewing).
>Let’s enjoy the Nippon-Ham Fighters girls’ show.
>The festival includes spectacular fireworks, a free “Kita no Nishiki” tasting event featuring this special brand of Japanese rice wine (sake), a Japanese drum festival, and local performing arts (umbrella dance, etc.). Please see the time schedule for further information at

Tour Dates: Tours are held on two days, Saturday, July 22, and Sunday, July 23.
*Please make a reservation at least three days before the date you wish to join.

Sample Itinerary

> 9:00 am Depart from Sapporo Park Hotel or Sapporo Grand Hotel in Sapporo City
>10:15 am Visit Kuriyama You will thoroughly enjoy the Kuriyama Summer Festival!
*Note: There are various kinds of stalls and booths open for the summer festival. Please enjoy a meal at the festival site.
>12:30 pm Enjoy a day hot spring bath (Relax and refresh!)
> 2:00 pm Enjoy the Kuriyama Summer Festival!
> 9:00 pm Depart from Kuriyama for return trip to Sapporo City
>10:15 pm Arrive back at the hotel in Sapporo City
The sample itinerary is just one of many tour plans we can prepare.

We can arrange a customized tour by adjusting your time of departure from Sapporo City to only join the summer festival events in which you wish to participate; additionally, you can enjoy a ride around Southern Sorachi to view its history and culture, and a gourmet lunch of soba noodles, pheasant, or Japanese cuisine at a washoku restaurant with a two-star★★ Michelin rating.

*After signing up for the tour, a member of staff will contact you to confirm your tour plan.

Tour price

  • for 2 persons 25,000 yen (tax excluded)
  • for 3 persons 30,000 yen (tax excluded)
  • for 4 persons 35,000 yen (tax excluded)
  • for 5 persons 40,000 yen (tax excluded)

The tour price includes

  • Participation fees(*Individuals will pay separately for each activity (admission, lunch, and hot spring bath, etc.) at the site.)

Conditions for holding the tour

  • Minimum 2 participants per tour

*Our company car (Mitsubishi Delica D:5) can take maximum 5 adults (3 adults and 3 children).


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.
*You are advised to send your baggage ahead to the airport from your hotel separately.
Fireworks will be displayed between 8:00 pm and 8:30 pm on Saturday, July 22, only.
We ask for your understanding in advance; the event schedules are subject to change in case of rain.

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)

Fun points of the tour

  • We will show you great spots known only to our local staff.
  • We will pick you up at your hotel and take you to the airport directly after the tour.You don’t have to take any other transportation to get to the airport.

*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 (washoku) 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.

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★How about having handmade soba noodles with a drink of sake (Japanese rice wine) at a Japanese sake brewery?

★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?

★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?

★A day hot spring bath will leave you feeling “relaxed, refreshed, and relieved”!

Feel free to contact us if you have any inquiries or questions.




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July 4th, 2017 | Category: Culture»Events information