Akan Chauffeur Tours/Akan Tourism Charter/Kushiro Cycling Tours
Akan Mashu National Park, Kushiro Marsh National Park, Shiretoko National Park, Please come experience some of Japan's most pristine nature.
An experienced driver will guide you through the expansive nature of Hokkaido in a tour arranged to feature what can be experienced only in that season, at that time, and in that place. The drivers are tourism professionals who will help with your travel planning. They will also adapt to sudden on-the-day changes to scheduling. Fully enjoy sightseeing around Hokkaido from the private space of a chartered vehicle instead of traveling through scenic spots on a large, conventional tour bus.
From a "seeing" based tourism to an "experience" based tourism
Introduction to vehicle models
We offer three types of vehicles to meet your needs. You can choose the most suitable vehicle for the number of passengers and type of usage.
Standard-sized car (Toyota Crown)
A small number of passengers can enjoy a comfortable trip in this quiet vehicle that a conventional car cannot offer. Passenger capacity up to 4 people and storage for 2 large trunks.
Standard-sized car (Toyota Prius)
A convenient size for families. Luggage for the whole family can be stored. Passenger capacity up to 4 people and storage for 2 large trunks and a small trunk.
Jumbo taxi (Toyota HiAce)
The passenger space and luggage compartment are jumbo sized. This vehicle can be used for various purposes. Passenger capacity up to 9 people with enough storage space to accommodate each person's luggage.
(Lake Akan Onsen arrival/departure) April - October
1. Akan / Mashu Perfect Course
This is a luxurious route for visiting the famous and scenic spots in Akan Mashu National Park.
The vestiges of the former volcano are still seen across the caldera. Explore the unique allure of each location with your guide driver in a way that is not possible by guide books alone.
45,080 yen (tax included)
62,860yen (tax included)
|Course||Lake akan lakeside hotels Sogakudai Bihoro Pass Lake Kussharo Kaminoko Ike Pond Lake Mashu Lake akan lakeside hotels|
2. Kushiro Wetlands Full experience program
We will take you to the best locations in Kushiro Marsh National Park as according to your scheduled time. You may encounter some wildlife along the way. If you wish, you can also walk along the wooden paths at each location.
32,200 - 45,080yen(tax included)
44,900 - 62,860yen(tax included)
||5 - 7 hours|
|Lake akan lakeside hotels Onnenai Visitor Center Kushiro Marsh Observatory Hoso-oka Observatory Lake akan lakeside hotels|
3. Natural World Heritage site "Shiretoko" Course
Shiretoko National Park is designated as a Natural World Heritage site. After fully experiencing this pristine nature, you will see Kunashiri Island from the Shiretoko Pass.
A long distance route for you to fully enjoy eastern Hokkaido.
|Course||Lake akan lakeside hotels Shari town Utoro Shiretoko Pass Michi-No-Eki Shiretoko Rausu Kaiyodai Teshikaga town Lake akan lakeside hotels|
4. Onneto route via cycling support taxi
We will aim for Onneto Yu-no-taki, a secret lake in Akan Mashu National Park, on electrically assisted mountain bikes. It is a tour full of adventure to fully experience the active volcano, Akan forest, and lake.
15,000yen (tax included)
|Includes support taxi, guide rider, electric assist, mountain bike rental, helmet rental, supplementary food, coffee, and damage insurance.|
||Approximately 4 hours|
|Course||Meet at Lake Akan Onsen (board support taxi) Onneto entrance (get off support taxi) Travel to campsite on electric assisted mountain bike Walk from campsite to Yu-no-taki Rest Walk to campsite Campsite (board support taxi) Lake Akan Onsen arrival|
"Detours option" recommended by our tour drivers!! Summer.
Watanabetaiken Farm (Teshikaga town)
This farm is a certified national dairy farming educational farm.
You can learn about the symbiotic relationship between people and nature, the importance of food and the warmth of life while being in direct contact with cows. It offers many enjoyable programs to experience learning about nature.
Experience programs (various types) Required time: 30 minutes to 1 hour. You may also choose to have lunch. Please inquire with us.
(Lake Akan Onsen arrival/departure) November - March
5. Akan / Mashu Perfect Course in winter
The winter in Hokkaido is severe and long, but there are things that can be experienced only during this time. Please enjoy the scenery coloured only by the white of snow and the blue of sky.
45,080yen (tax included)
62,860yen (tax included)
|Course||Lake akan lakeside hotels Sogakudai Bihoro Pass Lake Kussharo Mt. Ioh Lake Mashu Lake akan lakeside hotels|
6. Japanese Cranes course
A driver deeply familiar with photographing wild birds will guide you through the best spots as appropriate for the season and time. Let us witness the dance of the Japanese cranes in a world of white and silver.
32,200yen (tax included)
44,900yen (tax included)
|Course||Lake akan lakeside hotels Akan International Crane Center GRUS Tsurui Town Lake akan lakeside hotels|
7. Abashiri's drift ice course
Abashiri is at 44 degrees north latitude. The coast of Okhotsk is the southernmost limit where the sea still freezes.
Fresh water from the Amur River, the largest river in the Far East, flows into the sea of Okhotsk where it freezes and grows as it travels southward, forming a spectacular field of ice floes that can only be seen during this period. Please come experience this magnificent scene.
You can also enjoy boarding an icebreaker or ice fishing for smelt.
51,520yen (tax included)
71,840yen (tax included)
|Course||Lake akan lakeside hotels Abashiri city Ice floe tour Bihoro Pass or Abashiri Prison Museum Lake akan lakeside hotels|
*The sightseeing program can be freely altered to accommodate your budget and time.
*The fees are estimates, Please contact us for more information.
*The sightseeing program does not include entrance fees to facilities or parking fees.
*Please note that routes may change depending on factors such as the weather.
"Detours option" recommended by our tour drivers!! Winter.
Fat bike tour on snow (Reservation required)
The locals and people of Hokkaido enjoy passing time during the long winter by skiing and skating on the snow and ice around them. However the new activity of riding "fat bikes (bicycles)" on snow and ice has recently been attracting much attention. Only in winter can you experience the unique feeling of riding through the snow and the numbing cold. Please inquire with us when reserving your chartered tour vehicle.
Various places in Kushiro, approximately 1 hour (Reservation required)Please inquire with us.
Access to Lake Akan
Duration from each city of Hokkaido
- SapporoKitamiLake Akan Lakeside
By bus: Approximately 6 hours 10 minutes (360km) 8,080 yen
- New Chitose Airport ObihiroLake Akan lakeside
By bus: Approximately 6 hours 10 minutes (323km) 5,590 yen
- Asahikawa Lake Akan lakeside
By bus: Approximately 5 hours 3 minutes (230km) 5,300 yen
- Kitami Lake Akan lakeside
By bus: Approximately 1 hour 10 minutes (68km) 2,100 yen
- Obihiro Lake Akan lakeside
By bus: 2 hours 30 minutes (120km) 2,030 yen
- Kushiro Lake Akan lakeside
By bus: 2 hours (78.6km) 2,750 yen
Duration from each Airport of Hokkaido
- Kushiro Airport Lake Akan lakeside
By bus: Approximately 1 hour 15 minutes (Approximately 57km) 2,190 yen
By car: Approximately 1 hour 10 minutes
- Nakashibetsu Airport Lake Akan lakeside
By car: Approximately 1 hour 50 minutes (Approximately 90km）
- Memanbetsu Airport Lake Akan lakeside
By car: Approximately 1 hour 20 minutes (Approximately 70km）
Leave it to us if you are looking to tour Akan-Mashu/Kushiro marsh
Tel: +81-154-67-3311 Fax: +81-154-67-2807
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