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No. 4639
Sapporo Private Half-Day Tour with Local Licensed Guide
Lean about the city for your free day from local licensed guides. This is the best way to start your Sapporo stay
Shiroi Koibito Park as know as Ishiya Chocolate Factory is an unique factory and theme park for sweets lovers
Product lines of Shiroi Koibito Park
See what Hokkaido people eat daily at Central Jogai Market
Taste fresh seafood for lunch in the Central Jogai Market
The Clock Tower is the symbolic building of Sapporo. The clock continues to run and keep time, and the chimes can be heard every hour.
Red Brick Government Office has been closed since October 2019

4-hour tour by an English speaking local guide will bring you lots of ideas for your free day. Our friendly, accommodating, and licensed guides will advise you about the landmarks, transportation, their own favorite local foods, or anything else you're interested in.


Clock Tower
The Clock Tower is the symbolic building of Sapporo. The clock continues to run and keep time, and the chimes can be heard every hour.

Sapporo TV Tower
The Sapporo TV Tower is a landmark of Sapporo, is a 147.2 meters high TV tower with an observation floor 90 meters above the ground. It's a good location to see whole Odori Park and Sapporo city.

Odori Park
The Odori Park is a downtown oasis stretching approximately 1.5 km from east to west in central Sapporo. It hosts a variety of events; the Sapporo Snow Festival in February, the Lilac Festival in May, the Yosakoi Soran Festival in June, the Summer Festival with the Odori Summer Beer Garden, the Sapporo Autumn Fest, and the White Illumination event in winter. Let's taste Hokkaido corn of a specialty "corn wagon"!

Central Jogai Market (Jogai Shijo)
Only the freshest seafood is delivered to the Central Jogai Market and Central Wholesale Market, located right next to each other. This lively area is known as “Sapporo's Kitchen". Great for shopping, and famous for its market restaurants. Fresh crabs, salmon, salmon roe, scallops, and assorted seafood rice bowls are very popular lunches served at a reasonable price! This is a must on your bucket list of things to eat in Sapporo City!

Shiroi Koibito Park (Ishiya Chocolate Factory)
This is a unique chocolate factory and theme park for sweets lovers! You can see the Shiroi Koibito cookie production line, taste soft ice cream or a chocolate drink, etc. Don't miss seeing the Mechanical (marionette) Clock Tower in the garden. Of course, the shops sell Shiroi Koibito's famous cookies, as well as many other sweets and gifts.

*The following has been closed since Oct 2019:
Former Hokkaido Government Office Building
Local call "Akarenga" which mean "Red Bricks". A colorful flower in summer and a snowman in winter welcome you to come. It's a popular spot to take photos in front of the flower gardens!

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Program details
Available time period

2019-04-01 - 2020-03-31

Available time period Detail
1 Apr. 2019 - 31 Mar. 2020
Required time
4 hours
The itinerary can be adjusted to your pace or request.

- Meet your guide at the hotel you will be staying
- Downtown walking --- Government Building, Clock Tower, Odori Park
- Sapporo Wholesale Market for lunch and exploring
- Ends at somewhere you requested

*Schedule and destinations may be changed due to the traffic or weather conditions.
Program fee
Guide only (per group):16,000 yen
Included in this fee
- English Speaking Licensed Guide
- Local taxes
Not included in fees
- Transportation for you and your guide (subway, and taxi about 3000 yen per taxi)
- Lunch
- Entrance fees (Shiroi Koibito Park: 600 yen per adult)
Pick Up Service
By guide
Payment method
[Tour fee: ] Advance Payment by credit card
[Others: ] By cash or credit card on the day
*Credit Card Guarantee is required if your group has more than 5 people or you request to book a specific restaurant.

Requirements for participation
Meeting location
Required Items
Requirements for participation
Minimum 1 person / Maximum 7 persons
Meeting location
Centrally located accommodations in Sapporo
Address of meeting location
Chuo-ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido
Things to bring / required items
- Comfortable walking shoes.
- Winter gear and snow boots with non-slippery soles for the icy roads in winter (Dec-Mar).
- Rainwear or umbrella for the rainy day.
- 4 hours is counted from the time confirmed in advance, not from the time you come up in the morning.
Travel conditions, etc.:
This program belongs to Hokkaido Treasure Island Travel.
Please read our Terms & Conditions before you apply.
- 2 days before: 30%
- 1 day before: 40%
- On the day, before the starting time: 50%
- On the day, after the starting time or No show: 100%
Available time period
All Year
Required time
4 hours
Program fee
Guide only (per group):16,000 yen
Request for reservation
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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.
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Operator Information
Operator Information
Senior Vice President
Hiroshi Yamato


We offer various exciting private tours for sightseeing and experience-based tours. Please contact us.


Visiting the landmarks with an English licensed guide by walk. He or she also advises about transportation, local foods, and or so for your Hokkaido stay. Make your day and prefer for your free day!

Company information

Company:Treasure Island Short Trips
Address:9F Daito Building 8-1 Minami 2-jo Higashi 2-chomeChuo-ku, Sapporo Hokkaido