- July 5th, 2014
[Sarugawa Onsen in Hiadaka] Day Trip Bath and Yoghurppe Drink Can Be Enjoyed at Hidaka Kogen-so
Sarugawa Onsen (沙流川温泉) is a hot spring resort in Hidaka town located between Sapporo city and Obihiro city. Only Hidaka Kogen-so (日高高原荘) is built between Sarugawa River and Hidaka International Ski Resort (日高国際スキー場), and there are National HIDAKA Youth Outdoor Learning Center (国立日高青少年自然の家), Hidaka Mountain Villa Park (日高山岳ビラパーク), a park golf course, the Hidaka International Ski Resort and Hidaka Sarugawa Auto Campsite (日高沙流川オートキャンプ場) near here. The distance between the Sarugawa Onsen and the center of the Hidaka is around 1 km, and restaurants, Izakaya, convenience stores and a road station are relatively near. Hidaka International Ski Resort (日高国際スキー場フェスティバル) is held in late February, Hidaka Jukon Festival (ひだか樹魂まつり) is held in late July, and Hidaka 2 Days Enduro (日高ツーデイズエンデューロ) is held in mid September.
Atmosphere of Hidaka International Ski Resort Can Be Watched on Youtube
Atmosphere of Hidaka 2 Days Enduro Can Be Watched on Youtube
List of Day Trip Onsen
Visitors can take a day trip bath at the Hidaka Kogen-so.
Hidaka Kogen-so is a middle-sized onsen inn founded in 1972, and turns into a lodge of the Hidaka International Ski Resort in a winter. A building was renewed in 1999. An entrance fee to a bath facility is JPY 500. Customers are almost campers and hikers in a summer, and are almost skiers and snowboarders in the winter. Visitors for day trip bath can take a bath from 06:00 to 09:00, too. Restraunt "Yamanami" (レストラン「やまなみ」) and a shop are at the building, too, and visitors for day trip bath can use the restraunt. They sell Yoghurppe Drink (ヨーグルッペ). A staying is possible, too.
There are 1 indoor bath, 1 cold bath and 1 sauna at a public bathroom. The sunny bathroom with a high ceiling is feeling good. By the way, bathers can not use the sauna from 06:00 to 09:00. The indoor bath is size that about 10 people can take a bath. The hot springs are poured into the indoor bath as if falls drop from rocks, and the bathers can use it as a waterfall shower. The hot springs clinging itself to the body has a fine texture.
The hot springs are simple sulfur cold spring, and are clear and colorless and have neither taste nor smell, and are not drinkable because of a circulation type bath. The sum total of the hot spring ingredients are 0.680 g/kg. Shampoos and body soaps are provided at the bathroom. A restroom and free hair dryers are installed at a dressing room.
Atmosphere of Hidaka Kogen-so Can Be Watched on Youtube
|Types of Hot Springs||Simple sulfur cold spring (Type: Alkaline, Osmotic Pressure: Low, Spring Temperature Type: Cold spring)|
|Water temperature of Hot Spring Source||10.4 C|
|Indications||Neuralgia, Muscular pain, Arthralgia, Frozen shoulder, Motor paralysis, Tightening of the joint, Bruise, Sprain, Hemorrhoid, Chronic digestive diseases, Chronic skin diseases, Convalescent convalescence, Relieving fatigue, Healthy increase, Cut, Chronic women's diseases, Cold sensitivity, Diabetes|
|Contraindications||Acute disease(when there is the heat in particular), Active tuberculosis, Malignant tumor, Severe heart disease, Respiratory failure, Renal insufficiency, Hemorrhagic disease, High anemia, Sensitive person of the skin, Person of the photoallergy, Other diseases during condition of a patient progress generally|
|Indications of drinking||Not Drinking|
|Facilities||Indoor bath(2). Sauna(1). * Sex-Segregated Bathhouse.|
|Entrance fee to the bath facility||Adult: JPY 500. Junior high school student: JPY 300. Elementary school student: JPY 200. Infant: Free of charge.|
10:00-20:30 * Monday 14:00-20:30
|Regular closing day||Irregular closing day|
|Parking lot||Free parking lot is provided (100 cars)|
|Home page||Home page is here|
|Reservation||Jalan is here|
|Mapcode||694 128 026*55|
List of Accommodations
Refer to following websites for the accommodations in the Sarugawa Onsen. You can get information regarding online reviews and photos.
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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