This is the most challenging cycling itinerary in our entire Hokkaido portfolio, tastefully designed & created for the enthusiast cyclists looking for challenging cycling tours in Hokkaido.
In it, you experience the 2015 Hokkaido Ironman Bike Course, a challenging 180km bike course with nearly 2400m of climbing. It circles the scenic Lake Toya, before climbing the 800m mountain-pass of Mount Niseko-Annupuri. Next, you ride the 85km bike course of Niseko Classic, an annual UCI cycling race in Hokkaido. The route race down to the Sea of Japan from Rankoshi, before climbing the 600m Niimi pass, the KoM point of Niseko Classic.
On top of these 2 highlights, you cycle from Niseko to Otaru, a seaside port known for glassworks, music boxes, sake distilleries, & the Otaru canal warehouses.
The trip will end with a final 700m climb via Asari Sky Loop as you cycle back to Sapporo.
This is a cycling holiday targeted at the most avid cyclists looking for a challenging overseas cycling experience, alongside beautiful backdrop of mountains & lakes.
Guaranteed to satisfy all your cycling craves in Hokkaido!!