'The Cape of Divine Powerf Shakotan Peninsula
On this spectacular trip you will see crystalline caldera lakes surrounded by volcanoes and the dramatic sea cliffs adorning the coast of Hokkaido. You will experience naturefs raw power by seeing young mountains that have sprung up and steaming fumaroles bubbling and emitting hot gases. Combined with nights staying at hot spring hotels, exquisite Japanese food and exceptional service, this journey is sure to pique the senses.
- Ride through 3 national parks
- Walk to the base of a live volcano
- Hike, bike, raft or kayak options
- Learn about Hokkaidofs historical past
- Visit Japanfs first whiskey distillery
- Rejuvenate in outdoor hot springs
- Enjoy exquisite Japanese cuisine
JOINING IN New Chitose Sapporo Airport, Hokkaido
Day 1 (Arrival Day)
We transfer you to our hotel which sits on the banks of a caldera lake. It is a spectacular start point surrounded by 3 volcanoes and renowned for its indigo blue waters. On arrival relax in the hotel hot springs.
Day 2 (72 km/45 miles)
Ride to another lakeside resort. The near circular lake doesnft freeze even during the harsh cold temperatures of the Hokkaido winter due to the areafs abundance of geothermal activity. Nearby is a young mountain that literally popped out of a farmerfs field and grew to a height of 403 meters in the space of 2 years. Enjoy the nightly fireworks display over the lake from the hotel to finish an amazing day.
Day 3 (72 km/45 miles)
You will ride a loop around the lake on quiet country back-roads. A highlight is seeing some of the smoking fumaroles around the volcano and ruins left from the last volcanic eruption. After the ride relax in the hot springs overlooking the lake and Hokkaidofs eMt Fuji.f