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Tour description


Hokkaido Cycling - The Great Nature Ride

» Furano-Biei-Daisetsuzan Asahidake

2599

7 Days

230km


Description

Most popular Hokkaido Cycling Series in the central region.

An organised and fully guided scenic road cycling trip, comes fully-supported with our SSV, following 100% behind the group. Accommodation is a balanced mix of usual hotels and Japanese-style tatami resort for the unique cultural experience.

Our cycling trip is meticulously planned and crafted with years of experience in cycling tours.  Sufficient time has been included for photos stops, lunch break, and morning & afternoon rest points.


Highlights

Our Key Highlights: 
+ Mt Tomamu cable ride up to unkai terrace for sea of clouds
+ Furano cheese/wine factory, Farm Tomita (Jul-Aug), Shikisai no oka 4 seasons farm
+ Biei Shirogane Blue pond, Shirahige waterfalls, scenic birch trees lane;
+ Cycle up to foothills of Asahidake 2291m, highest peak of Hokkaido in Daisetsuzan 
+ Quiet countryside roads, Biei cycling paths, Relaxing onsen accommodation


Information

Grade: 3+ out of 5 (intermediate)
Cycling distance: 220-240km (5 cycle days, 70-90km/day)
Terrain: 100% tarmac (undulating with few climbs)

>>>>> HOW TO SIGN UP TRIP <<<<<

1) Complete online trip booking form http://bit.ly/SingaporeCyclingTours

2) We will contact you via email/Whatsapp for deposit payment and air tickets purchase.

Land Cost: S$2599/pax (twin-share, min. 6pax)

Single sup: $450 (6nites)

Includes:
1) airport transfer pickup/send-off (main group)
2) full 100% support vehicle with a seat for everyone at anytime
3) 6 nights accom (mix of hotels/ryokans with onsens)
4) 6 good buffet breakfasts
5) 2 good dinners
6) cycling leader for navigation

7) bike mechanic support
8) cable-car up to Tomamu
9) pre-departure briefing and trip preparation

* Excludes International airfares & some meals

Add-on: S$200 for rental of bike hybrid/road
We will advise you the international flight (for main group)
International flights to Sapporo connecting to Abashiri will be advised after you have signed up the trip.

Other Notes: 
Due to the nature of the places that we are riding, we will be: 
1) limited to max 18 cyclists per group (confirmation upon email & deposit payment received) 
2) 100% cycling planned (unless medical/extreme weather) 
3) Full-support (vehicle will transport your luggage to next point; drinks & snacks provided during cycling).
4) non-cyclists can join as seat-in-coach participant (book in advanced to secure a guaranteed seat) 

Any other queries, email: ShangrilaCyclingTours@gmail.com

Closing Date: 1 month before departure OR seats fill up 


Detailed itinerary

Itinerary Overview:

(Details will be shared via private event Whatsapp)


Day01 Arrival to Sapporo / Transfer to Mt Tomamu
Pick up from the airport and transfer (with your bikes) to Tomamu. Rest and prepare for next day. Group dinner included with briefing next day ride.

 

Day02 Tomamu / Furano (cycle 70km)  (B)
We cycle mostly on countryside roads to arrive at Furano.  Visit cheese/wine factory, as well as the popular farm Tomita for lavender.  Taste and try the lavender/melon icecream and desserts/puffs

Day03 Furano / Shirogane / Biei (cycle 60km)  (B,D)
Continue of pleasant ride towards Biei for the famous Shirogane blue pond, Shirahige waterfalls, birch trees scenic lane. 

 

Day04 Biei / Mt Daisetsuzan / Asahidake (cycle 55km) (B,D)
We start our ascent slowly as we leave Biei and head towards Mt Daizetsuzan National Park, home to the highest peak of Hokkaido, Asahidake at 2291m.  Enjoy a night stay up in the mountains in good hotels with sumptuous dinner and breakfast provided.

Day05 Asahidake / Asahikawa (cycle 48km) (B)
Morning cable car ride up to about 1500m.  You can either do a leisure hike on designated footpaths to see geysers and lakes (those with good fitness can attempt the 3-4hrs hike up to the summit of Asahidake).  After lunch, descent down to arrive at Asahikawa.  End of cycling.

 

Day06 Asahikawa / transfer back to Sapporo (B)

Transfer back to Sapporo. Leisure cycling in Sapporo along Toyohira river to Ishikari/Makomanai

 

Day07 Departure (B)
(optional: own extension)

 


Video

Hokkaido Cycling to Furano, Biei & Daisetsuzan Asahidake. Key highlights of this trip include Tomamu "unkai" sea of clouds, Farm Tomita, Furano wine &..


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