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Tour description

Hokkaido Cycling - Cape to Cape (C2C)

» Hakkodate to Wakkanai Cape Soya

fr SGD3490




Hokkaido Cape to Cape (C2C) is the 4th & final segment of our 3300km 43-days Trans Japan Cycling (TJC).


Hokkaido Cape to Cape is a 10-day guided & fully-supported cycling tour that traverse across the prefecture of Hokkaido, the 2nd largest island of Japan.  As with all our cycling tours, C2C comes fully-supported with our SSV (Support Sweeper Vehicle), following 100% behind the group.  Daily accommodation is a balanced mix of hotels and Japanese-style tatami resort for that traditional cultural experience, most of the time with hot-spring bath or onsens.

Our cycling trips are meticulously planned and crafted with years of experience in cycling tours.  Sufficient time has been taken into consideration for photos stops, lunch break, and morning & afternoon rest points.
You start from Cape Tachimachi in Hakodate & cycle across Hokkaido to the northernmost point  of Japan of Cape Soya in Wakkanai.

From 2022, cyclists are welcomed to join us for the entire 43 days Trans Japan Cycling, or any part of Segment 1 to 4.  1 rest day is planned for every 4 or 5 cycle-days, and also to sync up with those who just a particular segment.

Overview of TJC Segment S1-4:

1) TJC S1 (10D): Kagoshima to Shimanami Shikoku

2) TJC S2 (11D): Shimanami Shikoku / Tokyo (including Mt Fuji) 

3) TJC S3 (11D): Tokyo / Hakodate Hokkaido

4) TJC S4 (10D): Hakodate / Wakkanai (which is this itinerary)


Key Highlights:
+ Charming city of Hakodate / Cape Tachimachi / Mt Hakodate night view;
+ Scenic Lake Toya/Shikotsu/Mt Yotei
+ Vibrant Sapporo city (1 rest day);

+ 2nd largest city Asahikawa (famous for ramen)
+ reindeer farm/windmills/dairy farms;
+ Northernmost point of Japan, Cape Soya;
+ Bike paths of Sapporo / Ishikari & Asahikawa

+ Quiet countryside roads/open pastures;

+ Optional: extension to Rishiri (round the island cycling)/Rebun islands


Cycling Grade: 4 out of 5 (challenging)
Cycling distance: est. 720km (7 cycle days, ave 100km/day)
Terrain: 100% road tarmac (undulating)

IN A NUTSHELL : Hokkaido Cape to Cape (C2C)

Event Grade: 4 (Enthusiasts/Challenging)
Discipline: Road tarmac / coastal undulating / some climbs 
No. of Cycle Days: 08 
Cycle Distance: est. 810km
Total Ascent: 7300m (full-support with van included)

10D Land Cost: S$3590/pax (twin-share)
Single sup: S$550

(average price for 10D full-support cycling in Japan is SGD4000)
* Early-birds: S$3490 ($100 disc, book before 31Mar)


1) 9 nights hotel accommodation 

2) Almost Full-board: 9 breakfasts + 7 lunches + 6 dinners (except rest-day)

3) 2-way airport transfers (main group arrival/departure)

4) All land transfers / luggage transfer

5) Very Experienced Cycling guide & bike mechanic

6) SSV (Support Sweeper Vehicle) during rides

7) Detailed Pre-Departure Briefing & Trip Preparation


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2) We will reply you with a CONFIRMATION along with payment details once we have received the above

Detailed itinerary


Day01 - Arrive to Hakodate (via Tokyo)

Meet & greet for airport transfer to hotel.  Bike setup & preparation.  Group welcome dinner + briefing for the upcoming rides.

Day02 - Ride C1 Hakodate / Oshamambe

Day03 - Ride C2 Ohshamambe / Lake Toya

Day04 - Ride C3 Lake Toya / Sapporo

Day05 -  Sapporo Rest Day

Day06 - Ride C4 Sapporo / Asahikawa

Day07 - Ride C5 Asahikawa / Nayoro

Day08 - Ride C6 Nayoro / Nakagawa

Day09 - Ride C7 Nakagawa / Cape Soya / Wakkanai

Day10 - Departure (fly out from Wakkanai or * own extension)

* Optional extension: Rishiri / Rebun islands 


RIDE PLAN : 7 Cycle-days

C1 - Hakodate to Oshamambe (105km, ascent 949m)



C2 - Oshamambe to Lake Toya (53km, ascent 1119m)



C3 - Lake Toya to Sapporo (123km, ascent 1633m)



C4 - Sapporo to Asahikawa (137km, ascent 1022m)



C5 - Asahikawa to Nayoro (99km, ascent 619m)



C6 - Nayoro to Nakagawa (90km, ascent 691m)



C7 - Nakagawa to Cape Soya (115km, ascent 602m)


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