eThe Playground of the Godsf Daisetsuzan
Daisetsuzan, also referred to as gThe Playground of the Gods,h is a vast territory of smoking volcanic ranges, hot springs, clear lakes and untouched forests. This tour offers a unique opportunity to ride and hike in Japanfs largest and oldest national park. Climb to the roof of Hokkaido and be mesmerized by volcanic plumes of smoke rising to the sky or marvel at the mountain flowers that can only be found in this region. You will cycle through Hokkaidofs Central region, famous for its lavender, quilted flower fields and vineyards. Join us on an incredible journey to one of the most beautiful places in Japan.
- Tour the largest national park in Japan
- Climb a live volcano
- Rejuvenate in outdoor hot springs
- Ride quiet forest, rural and mountain roads
- Enjoy delicious Japanese cuisine
JOINING IN Asahikawa Airport, Hokkaido
Day 1 (Arrival Day)
Transfer to a hot spring village in the Daisetsuzan National park. Relax in the thermal hot springs of your hotel.
Day 2 (21 km/ 13 miles)
The short ride today gives you time to do a longer hike either to the summit of Hokkaidofs highest mountain or a walk around its base. Then the ride portion will take you to a gorge which is another hot springs village in Daisetsuzan National Park. The area is beautiful with lush forests and waterfalls.
Day 3 (54 km/34 miles)
Todayfs ride is along secluded roads past rice paddies and rolling hills. You will stay in one of the most photographed towns in Japan for its charming landscape of brightly colored fields. Take a panoramic ride over the picturesque ePatchwork Hills,f stopping at the various famous photographic points. There are plenty of cafe options on route.
"Bike Tours Japan exceeded our expectations. An ideal combination of awesome cycling, scenery, and food! The routes were wonderful and we had terrific support from the company; We highly recommend cycling in Hokkaidoh.
Brian and Lisa (San Francisco), eThe Playground of the Godsf Self-guided tour guests