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Furano Biei
  • July 15th, 2014
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[Furano and Biei] Hills and Flowers Create Beautiful Scenery

Biei and Furano

Furano region (富良野) and Biei region (美瑛) are located in the center of Hokkaido, and are one of the most popular tourist attractions in Hokkaido at present. 2 million tourists visit to savor lavenders, shooting places of "From the north country (北の国から)" that is famous Japanese television drama in the Furano and hills of the Biei. Blue Pond (青い池) and Shirahige Falls (白ひげの滝) in Shirogane (白金) has been became famous recently, and charms add to the Biei and the Furano as the popular tourist attractions more and more, and those region are receiving increased attention throughout the country and overseas country. It is one of characteristics that various colors can be enjoyed in the Furano and the Biei.

Lavender
Furano Biei

Express Bus "Furano-go" (高速ふらの号) runs between Sapporo and the Furano, and Express Bus "Lavender-go" (ラベンダー号) runs between Asahikawa and the Furano. In addition, North Liner, an express bus, is in service between the Asahikawa and Obihiro, and stop in the Furano or Biei, too, so people can move more rapidly than common transportation facilities. The Biei region and the Furano region (Furano city, Kami-furano town, Naka-furano town and Minami-furano town) are vast, and have a long distance, so I recommend that tourists use a car. In the Furano and Biei, some rent-a-car companies open a business, so tourists can drive a rental car.

    List of Means of Transportation

    Highway buses run between the Furano and the Sapporo or the Asahikawa, and North Liner, an express bus, runs between the Asahikawa and the Obihiro. Refer to following the means of the transportation. As for car rental comparison websites, you can compare vehicle rental prices on Jalan Rental Car (じゃらんレンタカー) and Rakutem Travel Rental Car (楽天トラベルレンタカー).

    Chuo Bus(中央バス) From Sapporo to Furano
    Jalan
    Rakuten
    Chuo Bus(中央バス) From Furano to Sapporo
    Jalan
    Rakuten
    Furano Bus(ふらのバス) From Furano to Asahikawa
    Jalan
    Rakuten
    Furano Bus(ふらのバス) From Asahikawa to Furano
    Jalan
    Rakuten
    Hokkaido Takushoku Bus(北海道拓殖バス) From Asahikawa to Obihiro
    Hokkaido Takushoku Bus(北海道拓殖バス) From Obihiro to Asahikawa
    Toyota Rental Lease(トヨタレンタリース) Their office is near Furano Station.
    Jalan
    Station Rent-a-car(駅レンタカー) Their offices are at Furano Station and Biei Station.
    Ones Rent-a-car(ワンズレンタカー) Their office is near Furano Ski Resort Kitanomine Zone.
    Jalan
    Rakuten
    Scenery Of Biei
    Furano Biei

    Except the rental car, some sightseeing buses run from early July to mid August in the Furano. Furano Kururu Bus (ふらのくるるバス) without an advance reservation and Sightseeing Tour Bus with needing an advance reservation run. As for the Biei, Biyu Bus (美遊バス) is served. Biyu Bus (Blue Pond and Flower Fields Tour) runs from early June to mid September, and the Biyu Bus (Flower Fields and Hills Tour) runs from mid September to early October.

    Blue Pond
    Biei Shirogane Area Blue Pond

    Roads are crowded very much when visit of the tourists peaks on summer consecutive holidays or summer weekends, and traffic often congests the roads. The tourists may be worried about a restroom, and it will take a long time to go next destination. I recommend that the tourists plan their trips to go around with time to spare.

    Lavender
    Furano Biei

    In order to avoid some traffic jams, the tourists have a way to enjoy a train service. Passengers can enjoy relaxedly views along a track for about a hour by the train called Norokko-go (ノロッコ号) that make a round trip between Asahikawa Station or the Biei Station to the Furano Station. The train slows down at 30 km per an hour in good view places, and gives time to enjoy the good sceneries. * It is the train for exclusive use of the time-limited sightseeing from June to October. By the way, Limited Express Furano Lavender Express (特急フラノラベンダーエクスプレス) runs for about 2 hours between Sapporo and the Furano from early June to late September.

    Movie of Norokko-go

    I introduce about lavender on the first page, and introduce about hills of Biei on the second page, and introduce about Shirogane area, From the North Country, other tourist attractions, foods and onsen on the third page.

    List of Lavender Fields

    Speaking of the Furano, What will you remember ? I can not help remembering purple color of the lavenders. The Furano as well as South Province that is said to be the home of the lavender is located at 43 degree N, too. Because climate of the South Province was similar to the Furano region, the lavender was began to cultivate. The lavender is in full bloom in July. During the short period, a lot of the tourists come to here from Japan, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Thai and Singapore etc. The Furano region has became an international tourist attraction.

    Lavenders
    Furano

    By the way, the tourists call the lavender of the Furano, but the Furano city has few famous lavender fields. Famous lavender fields are located in the Kami-furano (上富良野) or the Naka-furano (中富良野), so please be careful not to make any mistake. The Furano city has some lavender fields such as Furano Wine House Lavender Field (ふらのワインハウス ラベンダー園), Highland Furano (ハイランドふらの), Furano Wine Factory (ふらのワイン工場), Furano Jam Garden (ふらのジャム園・), Kitanomine Ryokan Association Lavender Field (北の峰地区旅館組合 ラベンダー園), and the Kamifurano town has the lavender fields such as Flowerland Kamifurano (フラワーランドかみふらの), Kanno Farm (かんのファーム), Farm Tomita Lavender East (ファーム富田ラベンダーイースト), Hinode Park Lavender Garden (日の出ラベンダー園), Miyama Pass Lavender Garden (深山峠ラベンダーオーナー園), and the Nakafurano town has the lavender fields such as Hokuseiyama Lavender Garden (北星山ラベンダー園), Farm Tomita (ファーム富田) and Saika-no-Sato (彩香の里). The Minamifurano has the lavender fields of Lake Kanayama (かなやま湖) that is the only lavender fields facing the lake in the Furano region. My visited the lavender fields are as follows.

    Furano Wine House
    Furano

    Farm Tomita

    Farm Tomita (ファーム富田) is a popular tourist flower garden in Nakafurano town located in the southeastern direction of Asahikawa city, and is a representative lavender farm of Furano that is famous for the lavender. Except the lavender, a lot of colorful flowers are planted, so 1 million tourists visit here every year. * A population of the Nakafurano is around 5000. This farm is open from late April to early November. Thier fields are roughly divived into 2 places, the Farm Tomita and Lavender East, and each places are at a distance. Admission free. The parking lot is free of charge. Temporary Lavender-batake Station (ラベンダー畑駅) is open from June to late October. Flower Fields No Trespassing ! Read More

    Irodori Field
    Furano Lavender Farm Tomita
    Lines of Lavender
    Furano Lavender Farm Tomita Lavender East

    Saika-no-Sato

    Saika-no-Sato (彩香の里) is a tourist flower garden in Nakafurano town located in the southeastern direction of Asahikawa city, and was choosen as a shooting place for Japanese Movie "LOVE LETTERS at SIXTY". Colorful flowers such as Lavender and Sage are planted on flower field of 6 ha, hillside with an altitude of about 310 m. The Saika-no-Sato was founded by Sasaki Farm in 1988, I do not know the details, but SSVR7 corp that deals with osmetics in South Korea has run since 2014, and the Sasaki Farm seems to maintain the garden as Saika-no-Oka. The Saika-no-Sato is open from June to September, and it is said that July is the best season that the lavender is in full bloom in particular. There are an observation deck, a cafe and restaurant, a souvenir shop, a parking lot and a restroom on the site. Admission free. The parking lot is free of charge. Read More

    Flower Garden Spreads over Hill
    Furano Lavender Saika-no-sato

    Hokuseiyama Lavender Garden

    Hokuseiyama Lavender Garden (北星山ラベンダー園) is a flower garden in Nakafurano town located in the southeastern direction of Asahikawa city, and is originally a ski resort on the mountainside of Mt. Hokuseiyama with an altitude of about 310 m. In a summer, 4 types of lavenders, Lavandin, Misato Sekka (美郷雪華), Noshi Hayazaki (濃紫早咲) and Okamurasaki (おかむらさき), and flowers such as Poppy and Salvia are planted on a ski slope of around 4 ha, and the difference of elevation is about 100 m, so vertical flower fields can be enjoyed. The beautiful flower season is from late June to early September, and it is said that July is the best season that the lavender is in full bloom in particular. There are a ski hut, a souvenir shop, a parking lot and a public restroom on the site. Admission free. The parking lot is free of charge. Flower Fields No Trespassing ! Read More

    Ski Resort Turns into Flower Garden
    Furano Lavender Hokuseiyama Lavender Garden

    Hinode Park Lavender Garden

    Hinode Park (日の出公園) is a park in Kamifurano town located in the southeastern direction of Asahikawa city, and has opened since 1977. Lavenders are planted on a hillside of Mt. Hinode with an altitude of about 230 m. The are of the lavender fields is 4.2 ha. The flowering season is from late June to early August, and it is said that July is the best season that the lavender is in full bloom in particular. This park was choosen as a shooting place for Japanese Movie "LOVE LETTERS at SIXTY". There are an observation deck, Hinode park Auto Campsite, Kamifurano Ski Resort, public restrooms and parking lots on the site. The parking lot and the restroom are provided near the observatory deck, too, but a traffic regulation is enforced at the high season of the lavender. Kitano Daimonji Fire Festival (北の大文字) is held from New Year's Eve to New Year's Day, too. Admission free. The parking lots are free of charge. Read More

    Hinode Park
    Furano Lavender Hinode Park Lavender Garden

    Kanno Farm

    Kanno Farm (かんのファーム) is a tourist flower garden along Furano National Route (National Route 237) in Kamifurano town located in the southeastern direction of Asahikawa city. Colorful flowers are planted on the hillside of a small hill at about 300 m above sea level. The Kanno Farm is open from mid June to mid October. In addition, 5 Japanese larch trees called Arashi Trees (嵐の木) can be seen from a parking lot. That was choosen as a shooting place for a television commercial, CM of Japan Airlines, because numbers of the trees were same as numbers of the Arashi, a famous Japanese idol group. But a lot of visitors entered private fields, and the owner got angry, so 7 trees are planted for changing the scnery at present. There are a souvenir shop "Kin-kon-Kanno" (きんこんかんの), a restroom and the parking lot on the site. A soft serve ice cream or a boiled corn are sold at the shop, too. Admission free. The parking lot is free of charge. Flower Fields No Trespassing ! Read More

    Lavender
    Furano Lavender Kanno Farm

    Flower Land Kamifurano

    Flower Land Kamifurano (フラワーランドかみふらの) is a tourist flower garden in Nakafurano town located in the southeastern direction of Asahikawa city. Flowers are planted on flower fields of about 15 ha at a hillside with an an altitude of about 260 m. The flowering season is from May to September, and it is said that from June to July is the best season that German Iris, Lupine and Lavender are in full bloom in particular. There are Restaurant Suzuya (レストランすずや), Restaurant Nanohana (お食事処なの花), shops, Experience Studio (体験工房館), restrooms and parking lots on the site. Admission free. The parking lots are free of charge. Read More

    Colorful Flowers
    Furano Lavender Flower Land Kamifurano

    Miyama Pass Lavender Garden

    Miyama Pass (深山峠) is a pass along Furano National Route (National Route 237) in Kamifurano town located in the southeastern direction of Asahikawa city, and the altitude is about 300 m. Miyama Pass Observation Deck (深山峠展望台) is built, too, and Tokachidake Mountain Range (十勝岳連峰) and Daisetsuzan Mountain Range can be seen from the viewing platform. It is said that July is the best season that the lavender is in full bloom in particular. Except the observation deck, There is Miyama-toge Art Park (深山峠アートパーク) with Trick Art Museum, a ferris wheel and a product promotion center. Read More

    Miyama Pass Lavender Garden
    Furano Lavender Miyama Pass Lavender Garden

    Shima-no-Shita Onsen

    Shima-no-Shita Onsen is a hot-spring place in Furano city located in the southernern direction of Asahikawa city. Only Highland Furano Hotel (ハイランドふらのホテル) is built on a hillside. Some onsen ryokan used to open a business in the old days, but they closed down at present. Except the Highland Furano Hotel, Unfortunately, restraunts, cafes, cafes, souvenir shops and convenience stores are not built. Forest of Lavender (ラベンダーの森) is built as a health resort around the Highland Furano Hotel, and some waking paths are built, and visitors can enjoy forest bathing and birdwatching. The lavenders are full in blossom from mid July to late July. Cherry blossoms can be enjoyed in a spring, and fall foliage can be enjoyed in an autumn. Articl is here

    Lavenders
    Highland Furano Hotel, Shima-no-Shita Onsen

    Lake Kanayama

    Lake Kanayama (かなやま湖) is a man-made lake in Minamifurano town located in the southern direction of Furano city. Kanayama Dam was built in 1967, and the lake was born. It stretches east-west along Hokkaido Road 465, and the watere surface area is 9.2 km2, and the lake is the Japan's 8th largest dam lake. The kanayama Dam is the only concrete hollow gravity dam with about 57 m in height in Hokkaido, and was chosen as "100 Best Dam Lake in Japan", too. Kanayamako Lookout (かなやま湖展望台) and Kanayanamako Forest Park (かなやま湖森林公園) are around the lake, and 740,000 toursits visit here. Kanayamako Lake Water Festival is held on the last Saturday and Sunday of July. Admission free. A parking lot is free of charge. Read More

    Lavender Fields
    Lake Kanayama Minamifurano

    I introduce about lavender on the first page, and introduce about hills of Biei on the second page, and introduce about Shirogane area, From the North Country, other tourist attractions, foods and onsen on the third page.

      List of Activities

      In the Furano and Biei, some types of activities can be enjoyed. Refer to following websites for the activity companies around the Lake Saroma. You can get information regarding online reviews and photos.

      Hot Air Balloon and Motor Paraglider

      Movie of Hot Air Balloon


      Leisure Guide Asobiya(レジャーガイド遊び屋)
      Furano Nature Club(富良野ネイチャークラブ)
      MPG Sorachi(MPGそらち)
      Jalan

      Guided Cycling Tour and Rental Cycling

      Movie of Cycling Tour


      Urespa Furano(ウレシパ・フラノ)
      Guided Cycling Tour Biei(Guided cycling Tour美瑛)
      ASOVIEW
      Terashima Shokai(寺島商会)
      ASOVIEW
      Jalan
      Terashima Shokai(松浦商店)
      ASOVIEW
      Jalan
      Takikawa Cycle(滝川サイクル)
      ASOVIEW
      Jalan
      Uno Shoten(宇野商店)
      ASOVIEW
      Jalan
      Gaido-no-Yamagoya(ガイドの山小屋)
      ASOVIEW
      Jalan

      Catching Stag Beetles Activity

      M Factory Furano(エム・ファクトリーふらの)
      Jalan

      Experience Activities

      Farms Chiyoda Fureai Ranch(ファームズ千代田 ふれあい牧場)
      ASOVIEW
      Furano Jam Garden(ふらのジャム園)
      ASOVIEW
      Yuika(ゆい菓)
      ASOVIEW
      Tada Farm(多田農園)
      ASOVIEW
      Resort Inn North Country(リゾートインノースカントリー)
      Domaine Raison(ドメーヌレゾン)
      ASOVIEW
      Kaiku Kiln(皆空窯)
      ASOVIEW
      Matsuka Farm(松家農園)
      ASOVIEW

      Nature Guided Tour

      Biei Shirogane Nature Club(美瑛・白金ネイチャークラブ)
      ASOVIEW
      Jalan
      Furano Nature School(富良野自然塾)

      Canoe and Rafting

      Movie of Canoe


      Movie of Rafting


      Little Tree(リトル・トリー)
      ASOVIEW
      Jalan
      Lesuire Guide Asobiya(レジャーガイド遊び屋)
      Kawanoko Rafting(かわのこラフティング)
      ASOVIEW
      Jalan
      Guideline Outdoor Club(ガイドラインアウトドアクラブ)
      ASOVIEW
      Sportpia Furano(スポートピアふらの)
      Gakkeisha(楽渓社)
      Jalan
      Floating Leaf(フローティングリーフ)
      ASOVIEW
      Jalan
      Hokkaido Adventure Tours(北海道アドベンチャーツアーズ)
      ASOVIEW
      Jalan
      Doronko Open-Air School(NPO法人 どろんこ野外学校)
      ASOVIEW
      Jalan
      Navo(ナヴォ)
      Jalan
      M Factory Furano(エム・ファクトリーふらの)
      Wokkys(ウッキーズ)
      Jalan

      Snow Activity

      Movie of Snow Activity


      White Koala(ホワイトコアラ)
      Jalan

      Pond Smelt Fishing

      Movie of Pond Smelt Fishing


      Guideline Outdoor Club(ガイドラインアウトドアクラブ)
      ASOVIEW
      Jalan
      Furano Nature Club(富良野ネイチャークラブ)
      ASOVIEW
      Jalan

      List of Accommodations

      Refer to following websites for the accommodations in the Furano region. You can get information regarding online reviews and photos.

      Furano

        Furano Prince Hotel(富良野プリンスホテル)
        New Furano Prince Hotel(新富良野プリンスホテル)
        Hotel Naturwald Furano(ホテル ナトゥールヴァルト富良野)
        Hotel Edel Warme(富良野リゾートホテル エーデルヴェルメ)
        Ituka-Furano-e(バリアフリーの宿 いつか富良野へ)
        Jalan
        New Furano Hotel(ニュー富良野ホテル)
        petit hotel MELON Furano(Petit Hotel MELON 富良野)
        Furano Natulux Hotel(富良野 ナチュラクス ホテル)
        Furano Shochiku-so(富良野 松竹荘)
        HP
        Booking
        Jalan
        Tabi-no-Yado Furarin(たびのやど ふらりん)
        Furano Hotel Bell Hills(ホテル ベルヒルズ)
        Resort Inn North Country(リゾートイン ノースカントリー)
        Minshuku Mutsukari(民宿むつかり(六雁))
        Jalan
        Furano Hotel(フラノ寶亭留)
        Hotel Sunfuraton(ホテル サンフラトン)
        Pension Ashitaya(ペンション あしたや)
        Hostel Tomar(HOSTEL TOMAR)
        Jalan
        Tsuru Apartments(鶴apartment)
        Ryokan Furusato-so(旅館ふる郷荘)
        HP
        Brick House Furano(BRICK HOUSE ふらの)
        Jalan
        Megumi-no-Yu(岩盤浴 慈の癒(めぐみのゆ))
        HP
        Minshuku Akiba(民宿あきば)
        Pension Young House(ペンション やんぐはうす)
        Log Yukari(ログ由縁(ゆかり))
        HP
        Pension Train House(ペンション 列車HOUSE)
        Cottage Yuyu(コテージゆうゆう(悠遊))
        Booking
        Pension Hoshi Ni Negaiwo(ペンション 星に願いを)
        Chalet Fuyuri(CHALET富遊里)
        CHALET BURLAP FURANUI(ペンション フラヌイ)
        Pension Lavender(ペンション ラベンダー)
        Booking
        Jalan
        Minshuku Shokudo Shojikimura(民宿 食堂 正直村)
        Booking
        Phytoncide Morinokaori(フィトンチッド森の香り)
        Pension Gooseberry(ペンション グスベリー)
        Hotel Edel Warme(富良野リゾートホテル エーデルヴェルメ)
        furano rental house(ふらのレンタルハウス)
        HP
        Jalan
        Hotel Hitohana(ワイナリーホテル&コンドミニアム 一花)
        Hotel Munin Furano(ホテルムニン富良野)
        Furano Mount Villa(富良野 mount villa)
        Jalan
        Rakuten
        Suzuki Ryokan(すずき旅館)
        Booking
        Jalan
        Rakuten
        Kita-no-Yado Mone(北の宿 望峰)
        Booking
        Jalan
        Rakuten
        すみれ旅館(Sumire Ryokan)
        Booking
        Ryokan Sansui(山水旅館)
        Jalan
        Rakuten
        Pension Chermamannt(ペンション シェールママン)
        Booking
        Jalan
        Rakuten
        SUMIKA(スミカ)
        Jalan
        Alpine Guesthouse(アルパインゲストハウス)
        Jalan
        Rakuten
        Pension Snow Crystal(ペンション スノークリスタル)
        Booking
        Rakuten
        Pension Wada(星人の宿 ペンション和田)
        Booking
        Jalan
        Rakuten
        FURANO B&B(フラノ B&B)
        Booking
        Jalan
        Rakuten
        Minshuku Chiba-so(民宿 千葉荘)
        Booking
        Rakuten
        Minshuku Sato(民宿佐藤)
        Booking
        Jalan
        Rakuten
        Fenix Furano(フェニックス富良野)
        Ishitei Furano(石邸富良野)
        Booking
        Fresh Powder Accommodation(フレッシュパウダーアパートメント)
        Jalan
        Kashiwa House Furano(柏ハウスフラノ)
        Forest View(フォーレスト ビュー)
        Furano Lofts(フラノ ロフト)
        Booking
        Jalan
        Rakuten
        Momiji(モミジ)
        Booking
        Jalan
        Rakuten
        NinjaArt Furano Cottage(ニンジャアート フラノ コテージ)
        Rakuten
        Cottage Morino Nakamatachi(コテージ 森の仲間たち)
        Jalan
        Workshop Hoppousha(Workshop北峯舎)
        Booking
        Jalan
        Rakuten
        Goryo Guesthouse(ゴリョウゲストハウス)
        Booking
        Jalan

        Kami-furano

          Furano Hops Hotel(富良野ホップスホテル)
          Frontier Furanui Onsen(フロンティア フラヌイ温泉)
          Booking
          Cosmos Farm(コスモス・ファーム)
          Booking
          Jalan
          Pension Landscape Furano(ペンション ランドスケープふらの)
          Tabi-no-Yado Stella(旅の宿 ステラ)
          Booking
          Rakuten
          Daichi-no-Yado Josha(大地の宿 じょう舎)
          Booking
          Rakuten
          woodylife(ウッディライフ)
          Kamifurano Dorakukan(かみふらの道楽館)
          Booking
          Minshuku Hitsuji-no-Uta(洋風民宿 ひつじの詩)
          Booking
          Jalan
          Rakuten
          Pension Kaze-no-Michi(ペンション風の道)
          Booking
          Jalan
          Rakuten
          Guest House Tabi-no-Tochu(ゲストハウス「旅の途中」)
          Booking
          Jalan
          Gufo no Mori Kamifurano(Gufoの森・上富良野)
          Jalan
          Shalom House Kamifurano(シャロームハウス上富良野)
          HP
          Booking
          Jalan
          Hana Shichiyo Cottage(花七曜コテージ)
          Booking
          Tabi-no-Yado Mr.GNU(旅の宿ミスター・ヌー)
          Booking
          Jalan
          Inn Horyu(宿泊 宝龍)
          Booking
          Jalan
          Rakuten
          Minoya Ryokan(みのや旅館)
          Booking
          Jalan
          Rakuten
          Pension Veramont(ペンション べらもんと)
          Booking
          Jalan
          Rakuten
          Sariri(サリーリ)
          Booking
          Rakuten
          Petit Pension Inaka Club(プチペンション田舎倶楽部)
          Booking
          Jalan
          Hinode Park Automobile Campsite(日の出公園オートキャンプ場)
          Booking
          Jalan
          Rakuten

          Naka-furano

            Log Cottage Himawari(ログコテージ ひまわり)
            Kitaboshi(きたぼし)
            Booking
            Jalan
            Rakuten
            Minshuku Nakafurano-sanso(民宿 なかふらの山荘)
            Jalan
            Rakuten
            First Tracks INN(ファースト トラックス)
            Furano Resort Orika(富良野リゾート オリカ)
            Furano La Terre(SPA & HOTEL RESORT ふらのラテール)
            Pension Yasuragi(ペンションやすらぎ)
            Booking
            Rakuten
            Petit Hotel Blaneneige(プチホテル ブランネージュ)
            Petit Hotel Blanc Fleur(プチホテル ブランフルール)
            Pension and Restaurant La Collina(ペンション&レストラン ラ・コリーナ)
            Pension Raclette(ペンション ラクレット)
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            Farm Inn Tomu(ファームイン富夢)
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            Shiki-no-Yado KIZUNA(四季の宿KI・ZU・NA)
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            Guest House Kaki-no-Ie(ゲストハウス 柿の家)
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            Farm Inn Dococa Farm(ファームインどこか農場)
            Bungalow Village Chouette(バンガローヴィレッジ シュエット)
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            Guesthouse Akane-yado(ゲストハウス 夕茜舎(あかねやど))
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            Country Cottage Wakiaiai(カントリーコテージ和樹あい愛)
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            Pension Yamasan(ペンションやま山)
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            Cottage Kaede(コテージ楓)
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            Pension Jinensha(ペンション自然舎)
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            Share House Shelter(シェアハウス シェルター)
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            Auberge Erba Stella(オーベルジュ エルバステラ)
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            Furano Life Fairy Village(富良野らいふ☆フェアリー村)
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            Hotel Hanafuji Inn(ホテル ハナフジイン)
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              Kanayamako Rest Center(かなやま湖保養センター)
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              Shimanoshita Onsen

                Highland Furano Hotel(ハイランドふらのホテル)

                Tokachidake Onsen

                  Yumoto Ryounkaku(湯元凌雲閣)
                  Kokuminshukusha Kamihoro-so(国民宿舎カミホロ荘)
                  Furano Shiyuirin(富良野 思惟林)

                  Fukiage Onsen

                    Fukiage Onsen

                    Fukiage Onsen (吹上温泉) is a hot spring place in Kamifurano town located in the southern direction of Asahikawa city. There are Fukiage Roten-no-Yu (吹上温泉露天の湯) and Fukiage Onsen Rest Center Hakugin-so (吹上温泉保養センター 白銀荘) at 1200 m above sea level. Those are popular for high quality hot springs and a sense of openness. A type of the hot springs is acidic calcium and sodium sulfate chloride spring, and its characteristic is sour taste. That has a lot of the meta-silicic acid content, so it seems to be effective for beautiful skin. Unfortunately, restraunts, cafes, cafes, souvenir shops and convenience stores are not built. Nonstop buses do not run from Sapporo, New Chitose Airport or Asahikawa. Kamirurano town bus from Kamifurano Station to Fukiage Onsen, and here are Tokachidake Line Time Table and Route Map.

                    View from Mountainside

                    Biei Mt.Tokachi Obeservatory

                    Bogakudai

                    Bogakudai (望岳台) is a lookout in the middle between Shirogane Onsen (白金温泉) and Fukiage Onsen (吹上温泉) linked by Hokkaido Road 996 in Biei town located in the southern direction of Asahikawa city. In the Daisetsuzan National Park (大雪山国立公園), There are a trailhead for Tokachidake Mountain Range, a large parking lot, walks and a shelter in the mountainside at about 930 above sea level. A observation deck is not built. The shelter built in 2016 has a resting place, too, and a restroom is provided for free, too. The walks are built around the Bogakudai, but there are some places closed to the public because a bridge is broken. Admission free. A parking lot is free of charge. * The road between the Bogakudai and the Shirogane Onsen is closed to traffic from mid October to mid May. Read More

                    Bogakudai

                    Biei Mt.Tokachi Obeservatory

                    Daisetsuzan National Park

                    Daisetsuzan National Park (大雪山国立公園) in the center of Hokkaido is the largest national park in Japan, the size of 226,764 ha, and has been designed as the national park since 1934, and is the oldest national park in the Hokkaido along with Akan Mashu National Park (阿寒摩周国立公園). A mountain named Daisetsuzan does not exist, and the whole area including the mountains with over 2,000 m above sea level such as Mt. Asahidake (旭岳), the highest mountain in Hokkaido, Mt. Kurodake (黒岳), Mt. Aibestudake (愛別岳), Mt. Tomuraushi (トムラウシ山) is collectively called "Daisetsuzan", and those are called "A roof of the Hokkaido" ,too. Rare nature such as active volcanoes, Lare Columnar joints, a sea of trees and permafrost even in the Hokkaido can be seen. About 250 types of alpine plants grow naturally, and various forms of life such as brown bear, blakiston's fish owl, dolly varden and pine grosbeak inhabit here. By the way, A right notation is "Daisetsuzan", but local people often call "Taisetsuzan". Read More

                    Mt. Asahidake

                    Daisetsuzan National Park

                    Express Bus "Furano-go" (高速ふらの号) runs between Sapporo and the Furano, and Express Bus "Lavender-go" (ラベンダー号) runs between Asahikawa and the Furano. In addition, North Liner, an express bus, is in service between the Asahikawa and Obihiro, and stop in the Furano or Biei, too, so people can move more rapidly than common transportation facilities. In the Furano and Biei, some rent-a-car companies open a business, so tourists can drive a rental car.

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                    Furano and Biei

                    Furano region (富良野) and Biei region (美瑛) are located in the center of Hokkaido, and are one of the most popular tourist attractions in Hokkaido at present. 2 million tourists visit to savor lavenders, shooting places of "From the north country (北の国から)" that is famous Japanese television drama in the Furano and hills of the Biei. Blue Pond (青い池) and Shirahige Falls (白ひげの滝) in Shirogane (白金) has been became famous recently, and charms add to the Biei and the Furano as the popular tourist attractions more and more, and those region are receiving increased attention throughout the country and overseas country. It is one of characteristics that various colors can be enjoyed in the Furano and the Biei. Read More

                    Biei Scenery

                    Biei Hills

                    List of Day Trip Onsen

                    Tourists can take a day trip bath at Fukiage Roten-no-Yu (吹上温泉露天の湯) and Fukiage Onsen Rest Center Hakugin-so (吹上温泉保養センター 白銀荘).

                    View from MountainSide

                    Biei Mt.Tokachi Obeservatory

                    Fukiage Roten-no-Yu

                    Fukiage Roten-no-Yu is mixed bathing open-air baths surrounded by forests. Mr. Sutekichi Marutani discovered the hot springs in 1897. After that, a hot-spring inn was built by Mr. Saburo Nakagawa in 1932. But it was shutted down 1943, and only bathtubs were left. Because Mt. Tokachidake (十勝岳) became active in 1987, a temperature of the hot springs rose, and became the just right water temperature suitable for bathing, so it has became a popular secret onsen for enjoying free flowing hot springs that gush out naturally. Fukiage Ikoi Open Park (吹上いこいの広場) was maintained in 1991, so anyone has been easy to come. Furthermore, it was used as a shooting place of the television drama "From the north country (北の国から)", Mr. Kuniei Tanaka, a famous actor, and Ms. Rie Miyazawa, a famous sctress, took a bath, so a lot of tourists has came. In addition, it seems to be popular for oversea people to visit in a winter.

                    Entrance of Fukiage Roten-no-Yu

                    Fukiage Onsen Fukiage Roten-no-Yu in Kamifurano

                    Fukiage Roten-no-Yu Is Seen from Path

                    Fukiage Onsen Fukiage Roten-no-Yu in Kamifurano

                    It takes approximately 5 minutes on foot from a parking lot to the open-air baths. There are 2 baths surrounded by rocks on a cliff along a mountain stream. A stairway is built on the cliff, too. The large open-air bath is the size that about 10 people can take a bath. Hot springs that look turquoise blueleave an impression. A hose of spring water is installed, and the water temperature can be adjusted. It is recommended to take a bath in wearing swimsuits or with bath towel covering body, but a lot of Japanese men take a bath withhout wearing anything.

                    Open-air Baht along Mountain Stream

                    Fukiage Onsen Fukiage Roten-no-Yu in Kamifurano

                    Large Open-air Bath. This Is Size That About 10 People Take Bath

                    Fukiage Onsen Fukiage Roten-no-Yu in Kamifurano

                    The small open-air bath is the size that about 2 people can take a bath, and very hot springs can be enjoyed. The hot springs are very hot in a winter, so bathers take snow in the hot springs with a shovel to adjust the water temperature. Local volunteers always keep the bath clean. A photography seems to be prohibited at the open-air baths, so you should not take a photo if another bathers take a bath. But in a summer, except the bathers, a lot of tourists visit here, so the bathers may feel ashamed of themselves.

                    Small Open-air Baht. This Is Size That About 2 People Take Bath

                    Fukiage Onsen Fukiage Roten-no-Yu in Kamifurano

                    Plastic Cups

                    Fukiage Onsen Fukiage Roten-no-Yu in Kamifurano

                    Mug Is Provided for Drinking Hot Spring

                    Fukiage Onsen Fukiage Roten-no-Yu in Kamifurano

                    The hot springs are acidic calcium and sodium sulfate chloride spring, and are clear and colorless and have sour taste and no smell. Unfortunately, the hot springs are not got drinkable permission by a health center. But plastic cups were provided, it was quite good sourness when I drank it. The hot springs are effective for Chronic cholecystitis, Cholelithiasis, Chronic constipation, Obesity disease, Diabetes and Gout. The sum total of the hot spring ingredients are 1.526 g/kg. The meta-silicic acid content is 286.3 mg/kg. It is said that the hot springs including the meta-silicic acid with over 200 mg/kg is effective for beautiful skin.

                    Restrooms on Parking Lot

                    Fukiage Onsen Fukiage Roten-no-Yu in Kamifurano

                    Simplified Dressing Room

                    Fukiage Onsen Fukiage Roten-no-Yu in Kamifurano

                    Fukiage Roten-no-Yu is crowded with the bathers in national holidays. Best visit time is early morning. When I visited here at 6 o'clock, there is nobody. An entrance fee to the bath facility and the parking lot are free of charge. There are restrooms on the parking lot. A simplified dressing room is installed beside the large open-air bath. Because an illumination is not installed, the bathers can take a bath in a pitch-dark night while enjoying a starlit sky. But, please be careful about cliffs.

                    Atmosphere of Fukiage Roten-no-Yu Can Be Watched on Youtube

                    Movie of Fukiage Roten-no-Yu


                    Types of Hot Springs Acidic calcium and sodium sulfate chloride spring (Type: Acidic, Osmotic Pressure: Low, Spring Temperature Type: Extra hot spring)
                    Water temperature of Hot Spring Source 57.8 C
                    ph 2.6
                    Indications Neuralgia, Muscular pain, Arthralgia, Frozen shoulder, Motor paralysis, Bruise, Tightening of the joint, Sprain, Burn, Arteriosclerosis, Relieving fatigue, Chronic digestive diseases, Hemorrhoids, Cold sensitivity, Convalescent convalescence, Healthy increase, Weak child, Chronic skin diseases, Chronic women's diseases, Cut
                    Contraindications Acute disease(when there is the heat in particular), Malignant tumor, Liver failure, Severe heart disease, Renal insufficiency, Hemorrhagic disease, Person of the photoallergy, High anemia, Active tuberculosis, Other diseases during condition of a patient progress generally, Sensitive person of the skin
                    Indications of drinking Chronic cholecystitis, Cholelithiasis, Chronic constipation, Obesity disease, Diabetes, Gout
                    Contraindications of drinking Diarrhea, Kidney disease, High blood pressure, Diseases accompanied by edema in general
                    Facilities Mixed bathing open-air bath(2)
                    Entrance fee to the bath facility Free of charge
                    Business hours Open 24 hours
                    Regular closing day Open all year round
                    Parking lot A free parking is provided (30 cars)
                    Telephone number +81-167-45-4126
                    Home page Home page is here
                    Mapcode 796 031 238*48

                    Fukiage Onsen Rest Center Hakugin-so

                    Fukiage Onsen Rest Center Hakugin-so is an onsen accommodation repaired from a mountain hut named "Hut Hakugin-so" built in 1933 in 1997, and is famous for open-air baths with a sense of openness. In a winter, those are popular for enjoying snow, too. An entrance fee to a bath facility is JPY 700. A staying without meals is possible, too, and it is used for mountain climbers. A building is adjacent to a camping ground, and a camping fee is JPY 500.

                    Appearance of Building

                    Fukiage Onsen Hakuginso in Kamifurano

                    Camping Ground

                    Fukiage Onsen Hakuginso in Kamifurano

                    Entrance of Bathhouse

                    Fukiage Onsen Hakuginso in Kamifurano

                    Dressing Room. Right Door Is Entrance of Mixed Bathing Open-air Baths

                    Fukiage Onsen Hakuginso in Kamifurano

                    Large public bathhouses for men or women are on the 1st floor, and a resting room is on the 2nd floor. The bathhouse with a high ceiling has wooden walls, and the warmth of the trees are felt. There are 1 cypress bath, 1 bath surrounded by rocks, 1 sleeping bath, 1 cascading bath, 1 cold bath and 1 sauna at the bathhouse, and the sunny bathhouse is feeling good. Hot springs look brown, so those may be oxidized to air.

                    Look of Bathhouse

                    Fukiage Onsen Hakuginso in Kamifurano

                    Look of Bathhouse

                    Fukiage Onsen Hakuginso in Kamifurano

                    The cypress bath is the size that about 10 people can take a bath, and the bath surrounded by rocks is the size that about 8 people can take a bath. Each baths are adjacent. A drinking hot spring facility made of rocks is built in front of the cypress bath. I felt slightly sour when I drank it. The drinking hot spring is effective for Chronic cholecystitis, Cholelithiasis, Chronic constipation, Obesity disease, Diabetes and Gout. The sleeping bath and the cascading bath seat 2 people.

                    Cypress Bath

                    Fukiage Onsen Hakuginso in Kamifurano

                    Bath Surrounded by Rocks

                    Fukiage Onsen Hakuginso in Kamifurano

                    Cascading Bath, Sleeping Bath, Cold Bath, Entrance of Sauna from Right Side

                    Fukiage Onsen Hakuginso in Kamifurano

                    Drinking Hot Spring Facility. Plastic Cup at Stones

                    Fukiage Onsen Hakuginso in Kamifurano

                    Sauna

                    Fukiage Onsen Hakuginso in Kamifurano

                    Hot Spring Ingredient Petrified

                    Fukiage Onsen Hakuginso in Kamifurano

                    There are 4 open-air baths named Pokapoka-no-Yu (ぽかぽかの湯), Katsuryoku-no-Yu (活力の湯), Nonbiri-no-Yu (のんびりの湯) and Kutsurogi-no-Yu (くつろぎの湯) at the outside of the bathhouse, and a gazebo is built to take a rest. Above all, the open-air baths have a sense of openness very much. The bathhouse for men may be seen from a parking lot. In addition, Starry sky is beautiful at night. The Popoka-no-Yu is the size that about 2 people can take a bath, and the Katsuryoku-no-Yu is the size that about 3 poeple can take a bath, and the Nonbiri-no-Yu is the size that about 5 people can take a bath, and the Kutsurogi-no-Yu is the size that about 5 people can take a bath, and all the open-air baths are not so large. Large rocks are good feeling. The water temperature are different in the open-air baths, please enjoy your favorite open-air bath.

                    Open-air Baths for Men Is Seen from Parking Lot

                    Fukiage Onsen Hakuginso in Kamifurano

                    Open-air Bath Named Pokapoka-no-Yu

                    Fukiage Onsen Hakuginso in Kamifurano

                    Open-air Bath Named Katsuryoku-no-Yu

                    Fukiage Onsen Hakuginso in Kamifurano

                    Open-air Bath Named Nonbiri-no-Yu

                    Fukiage Onsen Hakuginso in Kamifurano

                    View from Open-air Bath Named Kusturogi-no-Yu

                    Fukiage Onsen Hakuginso in Kamifurano

                    View from Open-air Bath Named Pokapoka-no-Yu

                    Fukiage Onsen Hakuginso in Kamifurano

                    Open-air Bath

                    Fukiage Onsen Hakuginso in Kamifurano

                    In addition, 4 mixed bathing open-air baths are provided, too. Men and women can go in and out from dressing rooms for men or women. But bathers must take a bath in wearing their swimsuits. For the person that does not bring the swimsuit, the swimsuit is rented for JPY 300. There are a gazebo and 4 mixed bathing open-air baths named Fureai-no-Yu (ふれあいの湯), Asobi-no-Yu (あそびの湯), Nagame-no-Yu (ながめの湯) and Asobi-no-Yu (あそびの湯). For some reason, same names are provided. The water temperature are different in the open-air baths, please enjoy your favorite open-air bath.

                    Swimsuit Is Rented for JPY 300

                    Fukiage Onsen Hakuginso in Kamifurano

                    Mixed Bathing Open-air Baths

                    Fukiage Onsen Hakuginso in Kamifurano

                    The Asobi-no-Yu near an entrance is the size that about 10 people can take a bath. The largest Fureai-no-Yu is the size that about 30 people can take a bath, and its depth is 1 m. The open-air bath is like a pool rather than a standing bath. The Asobi-no-Yu at the end has a slide made of a stone. I played like a child, and had a lot of fun. I think that a family can enjoy it all together. The Nagame-no-Yu is the size that about 4 people can take a bath. I think that it is named after a view. But I did not realized it because of bad weather when I visited here.

                    Open-air Bath Named Asobi-no-Yu

                    Fukiage Onsen Hakuginso in Kamifurano

                    Open-air Bath Named Fureai-no-Yu

                    Fukiage Onsen Hakuginso in Kamifurano

                    Open-air Bath Named Asobi-no-Yu

                    Fukiage Onsen Hakuginso in Kamifurano

                    Slide Is Very Interesting

                    Fukiage Onsen Hakuginso in Kamifurano

                    Open-air Bath Named Nagame-no-Yu

                    Fukiage Onsen Hakuginso in Kamifurano

                    The hot springs are acidic calcium and sodium chloride sulfate spring, and are clear and colorless and have sour taste and no smell. The sum total of hot spring ingredients are (1)1.459 g/kg and (2)1.381 g/kg. The meta-silicic acid contents are (1)267.2 mg/kg and (2)279.4 mg/kg. It is said that the hot springs including the meta-silicic acid with over 200 mg/kg is effective for beautiful skin. Shampoos and body soaps are provided at the bathhouse. A restroom and free hair dryers are installed at the dressing room.

                    Dressing Room

                    Fukiage Onsen Hakuginso in Kamifurano

                    Japanese-style Resting Room

                    Fukiage Onsen Hakuginso in Kamifurano

                    Atmosphere of Hakugin-so Can Be Watched on Youtube

                    Movie of Hakugin-so


                    Types of Hot Springs (1) Acidic calcium and sodium chloride sulfate spring (Type: Acidic, Osmotic Pressure: Low, Spring Temperature Type: Extra hot spring)
                    (2) Acidic calcium and sodium chloride sulfate spring (Type: Weak acidic, Osmotic Pressure: Low, Spring Temperature Type: Extra hot spring)
                    Water temperature of Hot Spring Source (1)48.4 C
                    (2)52.6 C
                    ph (1)2.9
                    (2)3.0
                    Indications (1)(2) Neuralgia, Muscular pain, Arthralgia, Frozen shoulder, Motor paralysis, Tightening of the joint, Bruise, Sprain, Relieving fatigue, Chronic digestive diseases, Hemorrhoids, Cold sensitivity, Convalescent convalescence, Healthy increase, Weak child, Chronic skin diseases, Chronic women's diseases, Burn, Cut, Arteriosclerosis
                    Contraindications (1)(2) Acute disease(when there is the heat in particular), Malignant tumor, Severe heart disease, Respiratory failure, Renal insufficiency, Hemorrhagic disease, High anemia, Active tuberculosis, Other diseases during condition of a patient progress generally, Sensitive person of the skin, Person of the photoallergy
                    Indications of drinking (1)(2) Chronic cholecystitis, Cholelithiasis, Chronic constipation, Obesity disease, Diabetes, Gout, Chronic digestive diseases
                    Contraindications of drinking (1)(2) Diarrhea, Kidney disease, High blood pressure, Diseases accompanied by edema in general
                    Facilities Mixed bathing open-air bath(4), Open-air bath(3), Indoor bath(5), Sauna(1). * Sex-Segregated Bathhouse.
                    Entrance fee to the bath facility Adult: JPY 700. High and junior high school student: JPY 500. Elementary school student: JPY 300.
                    Business hours 10:00-22:00
                    Regular closing day Open all year round
                    Parking lot A free parking is provided (100 cars)
                    Telephone number +81-167-45-4126
                    Home page Home page is here
                    Mapcode 796 032 433*63

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                    List of Accommodations

                    Refer to following websites for the accommodations near the Fukiage Onsen. You can get information regarding online reviews and photos.

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                    Booking.com


                    A page of Secret Onsen in Hokkaido is here

                    Secret Onsen in Hokkaido

                    A page of Biei and Furano is here

                    Biei and Furano

                    A page of Daisetsuzan National Park is here

                    Daisetsuzan National Park

                    Booking.com

                    I introduce about lavender on the first page, and introduce about hills of Biei on the second page, and introduce about Shirogane area, From the North Country, other tourist attractions, foods and onsen on the third page.

                    By the way, Club Tourism (クラブツーリズム), a Japanese tour travel agency, provides various types of tours such as day trip tours or ordinary tours. In the case of bus tours, tourists do not drive their cars themselves, so they can savor alcohol. Choosen tourist attractions are national parks such as Rishiri and Rebun, Shiretoko, and popular tourist places such as Furano and Biei, and some activities such as hiking and fruit picking are also enjoyed depending on seasons. If you are interested in tour trips, you should visit the club tourism's website for details.

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                    1. good! hokkaido! says:

                      I hope you enjoy yourself!

                    2. Krit says:

                      Thank a lot for your reply, I’m very busy to gather useful info from your site since 18:00 (now is 21:40 already) and thank again for very useful info 😀

                      still draft (roughly) my itinerary on 4 Sep. Might think about departure time from Obihiro. Since we might have many destination to stop by.

                    3. good! hokkaido! says:

                      Hi, Krit san,
                      Welcome to Hokkaido!

                      If you like flower fields, you may like as follows.

                      Obihiro (Tokachi)

                      Shichiku Garden
                      http://shichikugarden.com/

                      Tokachi Hills
                      http://www.tokachi-hills.jp.e.ne.hp.transer.com/

                      Furano

                      Kaze-no-Garedn
                      http://hokkaido-garden.jp.e.ua.hp.transer.com/garden02.shtml

                      * There is Ningle Terrace (Famous Popular Spot) at the same site, too.
                      http://www.princehotels.co.jp/furano-area/summer/ningle/

                      Farm Tomita
                      http://www.farm-tomita.co.jp/en/
                      * Lavender is gone.

                      Biei

                      Shikisai-no-Oka
                      http://www.shikisainooka.jp/en/

                      Zerubi-no-Oka
                      http://biei.selfip.com/

                      Kanno Farm
                      http://www.kanno-farm.com/

                      Asahikawa

                      Ueno Farm
                      http://www.uenofarm.net/index.php

                    4. Krit says:

                      Hi, Greeting from Thailand.

                      I will be in Obihiro from 1-4 Sep and will follow your trace about food while in Obihiro. Do you happen to know about it worth the time to drive from Obihiro – Furano – Biei -Asahikawa – Sapporo on 4 Sep? is there any place the should stop by. I heard that at that time lavender filed will be gone so not sure that it have any flower filed or any spot should visit?

                      Thank you very much 😀

                    5. good! hokkaido! says:

                      Hi, Gonzales san,
                      Welcome to Hokkaido!

                      In reply to your inquiry, I think that Hokusei-no-Oka Observatory, Ken and Merry Tree, Zerubu Hill and Mild Seven Hill can be reached on foot. Another spots are a little far away, and you will get tired.

                      There are some rental bicycle shops in Biei and Bibaushi.
                      https://www.biei-hokkaido.jp/modelcourse/

                      You might want to rent a bicycle to go around many spots.
                      Have a nice trip!

                    6. eggie a. gonzales says:

                      Hi Good Hokkaido!

                      I will be in Sapporo this July and I plan to go to Biei via the Lavender Express and then transfer to the Norokko train. Are all the spots like the Shikisai Hill, Shinei-no-oka Observatory, Mild Seven, Parent and Child, etc can be reached just by walking?

                      Thanks in advance for your help!

                    7. good! hokkaido! says:

                      Hi, Zoraida san!
                      Thank you for your comment.

                      Cherry blossoms in Hokkaido are best viewed around early May every year.
                      Probably the cherry blossoms will still bloom.
                      The cherry blossoms may begin to fall. But it is very good, too.

                      Those are famous cherry blossom viewing spots that I have ever been to.
                      https://good-hokkaido.info/en/hokkaido-cherry-blossom/

                      Have a nice trip!

                    8. Zoraida says:

                      Hi I’ll be traveling on mid may
                      What will I be seen in that time in Hokkaido or hakodate
                      Will it be still cherry blossom?

                    9. good! hokkaido! says:

                      Hi, Tiffany san!
                      Thank you for your comment.

                      As you wrote, I think it is too early, too.
                      But cherry blossoms are in full bloom in early May.
                      A combination of the cherry blossoms and sceneries is good.
                      In addition, Onsen at Kamifurano is very nice, too.

                    10. Tiffany says:

                      Hi! Are all these fields and trees listed here worth a visit during early spring (early may)? I’m worried about being too early- nothing to see.

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