Departure date: 11th Jun, 2017 (Sun) Drive - Silver
Day 00 (Sun, 11 Jun)
Singapore - Haneda
Day 01 (Mon, 12 Jun)
Haneda - Memanbetsu - Abashiri
Hotel: Hokuten no Oka (Hot Spring) or similar
[Car pick-up at Chitose Airport Toyota branch]
Begin your day at a vast land of flower garden, you will first be greeted by the sea of blooming sage and marigolds at Hana Tento. More than 80,000 flowers bloom across the grounds that cover 3.5 ha of land at the foot of the mountain. Next up, Cape Notoro is one of the most famous scenic spots in the Abashiri area throughout the year. See the massive Sea of Okhotsk spreading out around you, as well as the majestic Shiretoko Mountain Range. If you are lucky you may even spot Steller's sea eagles flying above you!
Day 02 (Tue, 13 Jun)
Abashiri - Engaru
Hotel: Maure Sanso (Hot Spring) or similar
Dubbed as Japan’s Loch Ness, Lake Kussharo is the biggest caldera lake in Japan. Along the lake shore you will find several outdoor hot springs and a sand beach with naturally heated sand. Lake Mashu is another caldera lake you will be visiting in the afternoon, and its water is ranked one of the clearest in the world. Known as “Kamuy-tou” to the Ainu people, which means “Lake of the Gods” in their language, the lake is dominated by sheer cliffs of over 300 metres in height all around. This has to be one of Hokkaido’s most breath-taking sights.
Day 03 (Wed, 14 Jun)
Engaru - Asahikawa
Hotel: Asahikawa Grand Hotel or similar
Tucked away in East Hokkaido’s Monbetsu is Engaru – the hometown of Aikido, one of Japan’s most famous martial arts. Today you will discover there is more beneath this charming town. Join our Follow Me Japan Engaru activity day and you will find out for yourself what other treasures lie in wait in Engaru!
Day 04 (Thu, 15 Jun)
Asahikawa - Furano
Hotel: Furano Hops Hotel (Hot Spring) or similar
Over at the Biei Blue Pond, the sight of the azure blue water juxtaposed with the sombre grey trees is unforgettable. The next garden that you will visit literally translates to the Hill of Four Season, summer has to be the best time to be at Shikisai no Oka. Featuring flowers coaxed to bloom under the summer skies over an area equivalent to 3 Tokyo Domes, you can fully appreciate the grand nature of Hokkaido today.
Day 05 (Fri, 16 Jun)
Furano - Obihiro
Hotel: Hotel Nikko Northland Obihiro or similar
Nothing beats experiencing Mother Nature than getting up close and personal with her inhabitants. At the Sahoro Bear Mountain, visitors get to see Hokkaido's large brown bears roam free in the forest. With various trails, a bear point and bear watching bus, you will not be bored! Later on you will also pass by the Furano Jam Factory where over 35 different kinds of jam made from just about every fruit and vegetable in the area can be seen, tried and bought!
Day 06 (Sat, 17 Jun)
Obihiro - Sapporo
Hotel: Hotel Okura Sapporo or similar
Today you will get to experience yet another special local activity with Follow Me Japan! Part of the rewards of travelling is to get to know people from other countries and walks of life. Be introduced to the warmth and passion of the people of Tokachi on our Tokachi Activity Day. This special programme was introduced a few years ago and was a real hit with our holidaying crowd. See Hokkaido from the eyes of the locals and experience the real Hokkaido on this day, before you head to Sapporo in the afternoon.
[Return car in Sapporo city]
Day 07 (Sun, 18 Jun)
Hotel: Hotel Okura Sapporo or similar
Every holiday requires a free and easy day. Take some time to do your necessary shopping at the countless shops lining Sapporo city both above and underground! From Daimaru and Esta to Tokyu Hands and Tanukikoji, there will be no end to the shopping here in the capital of Hokkaido. Hit the Ramen Republic tonight for a steaming bowl of delicious miso ramen to complete your experience in Hokkaido!
Day 08 (Mon, 19 Jun)
Sapporo - Chitose - Haneda - Singapore
Flight back to Singapore
DRIVE TOUR (SILVER)
Assemble date: 11 Jun, Sun (SO11927)
Flight schedule: (for suggestion only, not included in tour price)
11Jun JL 36 Singapore – Haneda
2150 / 0550*1
12Jun JL 565 Haneda – Memanbetsu
0710 / 0855
19Jun JL 524 Chitose – Haneda
1900 / 2035
19Jun JL 35 Haneda – Singapore
0005 / 0615
Tour price per person (in SGD)
1st & 2nd passenger
Vitz: Adult twin share $3,350
Corolla/Corolla Fielder: Adult twin share $3,450
New Prius*/Isis: Adult twin share $3,550
Estima/Velfire: Adult twin share $3,750
3rd & 4th passenger
(sharing same car with 1st & 2nd passenger)
Adult twin share $2,950; Adult triple share $2,850
Child twin share $2,850; Child with bed $2,750
No bed (age 4 & below) $1,350
Tour price includes:
Hotel accommodation as stipulated in itinerary
Meals as stipulated in itinerary
FMJ driving guide book (1 per car)
Rental car with insurance coverage.
ETC card and Japan Hand phone.
Comprehensive travel insurance.
Tour price excludes:
Return economy class airfare
Airport taxes & fuel charges (Estimated, subject to change)
Parking & Entrance fees to sightseeing spots
Petrol or Oil refilling
Child Seat (if required)
Application fee for IDP
Visa application fee (if any)
International & Domestic Sectors Airfare Adult $650; Child $480
Airport Taxes Adult $150; Child $140
English Voice-over GPS Navigation system subject to availability.
The prices are subject to change upon fluctuations of currency exchange rates. Flight schedule and the sequence of the itinerary are subject to change with or without prior notice to ensure the smooth running of the tour.
Minimum group size to confirm tour is 10 adults/children with bed.
Deviation surcharge based on applicable GV2 or FIT fares (subject to ticket conditions). Handling fee for flight deviation id SG$50 per person. Child no bed will be served simple meals. Please refer to booking form for further terms and conditions.