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Winter Nature Discovery Tour on Snowshoes! Half & Full Day Hiking Course

  • Program
    fee
    Half day with snack
    Adult (ages 13 and up): 4,500 yen
    Child (ages 5 to 12): 3,500 yen

    Full day with lunch
    Adult (ages 13 and up): 9,000 yen
    Child (ages 5 to 12): 6,000 yen
    Available
    time period
    20 Dec 2016 - 2 April 2017
    Required
    time
    Half Day Course
    Total time approx. 2.5 hours
    ①9:00-11:30
    ②13:00-15:30

    Full Day Course
    Total time approx. 7 hours
    9:00-15:30


Put on a pair of snowshoes and stroll through the forests of Furano! Hike through the powdery snow, discover the footprints of small forest animals! For adults and children, everyone can enjoy.

Experience silence in the forest, the powdery snow, the wonders of nature・・・
Snowshoes are the best way for those who wish to walk freely through Hokkaido's winter woods. Stroll through the fluffy powder and listen to the forest...

Snowshoes can be used by everyone, from children to the elderly. Choose from a half-day tour with snacks, or an full-day tour with lunch.

Our expert guides know the forest and can answer any of your questions about winter forests and animals. Our guides are also expert in playing and having fun in the snow!

*If you are traveling and find it difficult to bring heavy duty winter wear, or you might need some extra warmth, we have exra winter wear (size &style may vary) that is available upon request. Feel free to ask us at the time of booking.
  • Strolling through the forest, diving into the powdery snow or having a snow fight with your children. Time flies by so quickly!

  • It's chilly in the morning, but don't worry, you'll warm up quickly while walking!

  • You may come upon the footprints, nests and dens of small forest animals.

Program details
Program Winter Nature Discovery Tour on Snowshoes! Half & Full Day Hiking Course
Program fee

Half Day tour with snack - Adults (ages 13 and up):4,500 yen
Half day tour with snack - Child (ages 5 to 12):3,500 yen
Full day tour with lunch - Adult (ages 13 and up):9,000 yen
Full day tour with lunch - Child (ages 5 to 12):6,000 yen

Available time period

2016-12-20 - 2017-04-02

Required time * Half Day Course:Total time approx. 2.5 hours
①9:00-11:30
②13:00-15:30

* Full Day Course:Total time approx. 7 hours
9:00-15:30
group / party Up to groups of 30 people
Requirements for participation * Ages 5 and up

* Minimum 2 participants

* Single participants require an additional 2,000 yen for a half day tour, and 5,000 yen for a full day private tour.
Things to bring / required items * Jacket/trousers (ski wear), warm clothes, gloves, winter cap, warm winter boots

*If you are traveling and find it difficult to bring heavy duty winter wear, or you might need some extra warmth, we have exra winter wear (size &style may vary) that is available upon request. Feel free to ask us at the time of booking.

* This activity takes place in below-freezing conditions, so it is recommend that you wear a sweater, long pants, thick socks,etc.

Included in this fee Guide fee, equipment rental fee, outdoor insurance fee, snacks or lunch, sales tax.

Meeting location Donkoro Yagai Gakko (Donkoro Outdoor School) - reception desk of loghouse training building
Address of meeting location 1074 Ochiai,Minamifurano-cho, Sorachi-gun, Hokkaido,Minamifurano-cho, Sorachi-gun, Hokkaido

From Sapporo:
2 hours drive: Take Hokkaido East Expressway( Dotoh)→Tomamu IC →Route 136 towards Ochiai→Donkoro

1 hour and 40 minutes by JR Express train from JR Sapporo station→ JR Tomamu( pick up is available upon request at JR Tomamu station)



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Pick Up Service Pick up and drop off available from the nearest JR train station (Tomamu Station, Ochiai Station). Please ask us the time of booking.
Payment method Cash (yen) only, please pay at the site.
Language Japanese,English

Attention:

* Please inform us immediately regarding any changes or cancellations.

* This is an outdoor activity. Please understand that in the event of a drastic weather change, this event may need to be cancelled or rescheduled.

* In case of an accident, please understand that we can not compensate beyond our insurance coverage.

* Please follow the guide's instructions at all times.

Cancellation:

Cancellation fee:
100% of the program fee (on the same day) 
50% (on the previous day)

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* The deadline for submission of request is 3 days before the desired date to allow for processing time. Therefore please send request early.

Operator Information
  • President
    MEGURO, Yoshishige

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  • Profile

    In 1987 I established Ochiai (Minami Furano) with the aim to become an outdoor activities personal trainer. I would like to show everyone how much fun Hokkaido's great nature is in all seasons!
    [We are accredited to the Hokkaido Outdoor Guiding Association]

    Comments

    Let's go hiking through the forest on snowshoes! These snowshoes are a bit bigger but much lighter than traditional Japanese Kanjiki (snowshoes).

    Company information

    Company:NPO Donkoro Outdoor School
    Address:1074 OchiaiMinamifurano-cho, Sorachi-gun Hokkaido

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