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No.
3221
[Program currently off season] Experience a DOG SLEDDING Tour in Tokachi ♪ (12km)

  • Program
    fee
    Basic Plan (2 adults): 34,560 yen
    Basic Plan (1 adult+ 1 kid): 32,400 yen
    Group Pack (3 adults): 43,200 yen
    Family Pack A (1 adult+ 2 kids):
    38,800 yen
    Family pack B (2 adults+ 1 kid):
    45,360 yen
    Family pack C (2 adults+ 2 kids):
    49,680 yen
    Challenge Plan Adult:
    21,600 yen p/p
    Available
    time period
    17 Dec 2016 - 21 May 2017
    Required
    time
    Approx. 2 hours
    ※Dog sledding:40-60 min


A 12km long dog sledding tour through Tokachi's vast snow fields!

Welcome to Mushing Works Dog Sled Tours, which is located in Tokachi at the foot of Mt. Taisetsu. We specialize in dog sled tours.

"Basic Plan" includes a dog sled ride with two people. Let's go for a 12km ride! Our guide will accompany you by snowmobile for the entire tour. First timers are also welcome. We will guide and support you for maximum fun!

"Challenge Plan" is for a single rider. It allows you to go much faster. Feel the power of our Alaskan Huskies!
We will take photos and videos of your tour. You can download them for free from our customers-only webpage later.

We in Mushing Works are more than happy to customize your tour to accommodate children and beginners, to setting up a more challenging course for the more experienced. It's safe and fun for everybody!

*IMPORTANT*
JR rail company has just announced that they would try to reopen limited express train service between Sapporo to Shintoku station by the end of December 2016.

We will be able to offer pick up & drop off service between JR Shintoku station and our kennel from January 2017. We will let you know when we can offer pick up service for December 2016.

For further info, please see JR Hokkaido: https://goo.gl/Mq9DaK
  • Let's race through the snowfields! What a view!

  • Our course length totals 12 km. A totally white snowfield, a path in the woods, long straight line paths or thrilling tight curves...You won't be bored!

  • Our custom dog sled accommodates two people. Both can control the sled at the same time.

Program details
Program [Program currently off season] Experience a DOG SLEDDING Tour in Tokachi ♪ (12km)
Program fee

Basic Plan (2 adults):34,560 yen
Basic Plan (1 child+1 adult):32,400 yen
Group pack (3 adults):43,200 yen
Family pack A (2 children+1 adult):38,800 yen
Family pack B (1 child+2 adults):45,360 yen
Family pack C (2 children+ 2 adults):49,680 yen
Challenge Plan (adult only) per guest:21,600 yen

Available time period

2016-12-17 - 2017-03-21

Required time Approx. 2 hours
①09:45~12:00
②13:45~16:00
※Dog sledding:40-60 min
※includes changing clothing, instruction, tea time after tour
(not include pick-up and drop-off time)
※Adult : weight over 30kg
Child : 6 and over 6 yrs. old, weight under 30kg

■Basic Plan Adult / Child
2 guests ride on our original dog sled
You can change position freely.

■Group Pack & Family Pack
Share ONE sled with members.

Our tandem dog sled is for 2 people.
But we often stop on the way for breaking and taking photo & video.
So You can change dog drivers when we stop.
One person who does not ride a sled, ride on a snowmobile with our guide.
So, all of you have a chance to drive a dog sled!
All of you can ride a dog sled when you choose Family package "A" and "B"

■Challenge Plan for only Adult(Afternoon session only)
High Speed Mushing with Single Dog Sled!
This program is only for those who have some experience dog sledding before or experience Snow Sport ( ski, snowboarding, etc), MTB, Surfing, Horse back Riding, etc, or repeat customer.
group / party Up to 6 people
Requirements for participation * Over 30kg for adult
* Up to 30kg for child (Ages 6 and up)
* Child over 30kg is same price as adult
* "Challenge Plan" participants must be adults

We offer a value pack for groups of 3 or 4 people.

1.Group Pack: 3 adults sharing 1 dog sled + Snowmobile ride with guide
2.Family Pack A: 1 adult+ 2 kids sharing 1 dog sled
3.Family pack B: 2 adults+ 1 kid sharing 1 dog sled
4.Family pack C: 2 adults+ 2 kids sharing 1 dog sled + Snowmobile ride with guide

One sled can hold 2 Adults. If you participate in the groups of three or four, one of you will ride on snowmobile with our guide and take turns. The guide will assist you by snowmobile at all times.
All of you can ride a dog sled when you choose Family package "A" and "B".
Things to bring / required items If you need extra warm clothes or have difficulty in bringing everything you need, you can borrow outer wear clothing, winter boots, hats, and winter gloves free of charge. Ski wear is perfect for this activity.

It is recommended that you wear long underwear (top and bottom), preferably non-cotton. 100% cotton doesn't hold heat very well, making it difficult to maintain a steady body temperature. Jeans or cotton outerwear are not good for this type of activity. Socks and hats should be wool, fleece, or other synthetic fabrics that will keep you warm. Bring sunglasses, ski goggles, etc. Please ask us if you have any questions regarding what to wear.
Included in this fee Guide fee, activity fee, outdoor insurance fee, taxes,
Not included in fees Lunch
*We can arrange a lunch upon request for those who participate for the entire day. Please let us know at the time of booking.
Meeting location Mushing Works Kennel
Address of meeting location Urimaku Nishi 31-25 ,Shikaoi-cho, Kato-gun, Hokkaido

-Access-
By JR Express train(2 hours from Sapporo)



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Pick Up Service Pick up and drop off are available upon request from 『JR Shintoku station』 which is the nearest station from our kennel, Lake Shikaribetsu, Sahoro area and hotels in Shikaoi-cho. Please ask us at the time of booking.

You can also come to our kennel by car. To find our location, Google map is the best. Please search " mushing works".
Payment method Paid in advance:
VISA, MASTER CARD, AMEX and PayPal.

Please note that when you complete the application form
it may indicate cash as the method of payment.
“Mushing Works” will contact you via e-mail regarding further information. For bank transfers, please use the name of the person who is heading the group.
Handling fee must be paid by the customer.
Language Japanese,English

Guides' recommendations,
highlights in this area
If you are visiting us after mid January, we recommend that you go to Kotan on Lake Shikaribetsu. Check it out!
http://www.nature-center.jp/kotan/

Attention:

*No Pick up / Drop off service from Tomamu area.
* If more than 6 people wish to take this tour at the same time, we may be able to accommodate you. Please ask us.
* This is an outdoor activity. Please understand that in the event of a snow storm, we may need to cancel the tour.
* In case of an accident, please understand that we can not compensate you beyond our insurance coverage.
* Please follow the guide's instructions at all times.
* Monday and Thursday are normally day off.
(Please refer the calendar.)

Cancellation:

Cancellation fee:
The following penalty fees may apply for customer cancellations on short notice:
100% of the program fee (within 24 hours of the day of tour)
70% (within 24 - 48 hrs)
50% (within 48-72 hours)

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* Submission of this request form does not complete the reservation process.

* Applications are on first-come, first-serve basis. Therefore, even if the application was submitted successfully, there is a possibility that the activity has already been fully booked. If the guide cannot accept your request on your desired date, the guide/instructor may offer you other dates as an alternative.

* After applying, the guide/instructor will reply you about your request within a few days via email.

* If you don't receive a reply from the guide/instructor within a few days after submitting the request form, please kindly contact the guide/instructor directly.

* The deadline for submission of request is 2 days before the desired date to allow for processing time. Therefore please send request early.

Operator Information

  • Takeshi Takita

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  • Profile

    Welcome to Mushing Works Sled Dog Tours. We offer the best and the long distance dog sledding tours in Hokkaido.You can enjoy dog sledding with our friendly huskies, and beautiful scenary of Tokachi snowfield.
    We have started dog sledding tours since 2012. We are the only one operating Dog Sledding tours in Tokachi area, Hokkaido. We would like to share such a wonderful experience of dog sledding on the vast white Tokachi plains.

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    Company information

    Company:MUSHING WORKS SLED DOG TOURS
    Address:Urimaku Nishi31-25 Katogun Shikaoi Hokkaido, JapanShikaoi-cho, Kato-gun Hokkaido

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