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White Pirika Liner
One-Day Tour to beautiful 3 major lakes in East Hokkaido: Lake Mashu, Lake Kussharo and Lake Akan.
This tour is a perfect fit for travelers who would like to explore and experience the natural beauty of East Hokkaido in just one way without worrying about driving on icy and snowy road by yourself.
Red-crowned cranes, designated and protected as a Special Natural Monument, which trade mark is the red color on the head and whooper swans dancing and resting can be seen at beautiful lakes.
Mount Io is in Akan National Park and it is an active Volcano. On Mount Io, you can walk around the steaming area that is known for yellow erupting liquid sulphur.
After lunch, you will visit Lake Mashu the 1st Observatory. Lake Mashu is the 2nd clearest lake in the world after the Russia's Lake Baikal, and Japan’s largest caldera lake. This place is one of the best photography locations in Hokkaido where you can enjoy panoramic views.
You will have 60 minutes of free time to ease yourself in and relax at Akan Onsen or have fun with snow by riding banana-boat, snowmobiles, and do some smelt-fishing at Ice Land Akan.
Operation Period
10 January -25 March, 2018
Available
Daily
Duration
9.5 hours
Inclusion
Bus fare, Japanese-speaking guide, Lunch
Exclusion
 Activity fees, Hot Spring Entrance Fee
Reservation
Required
Pick-up
Kushiro Station, Fisherman’s wharf Moo& Kushiro Prince Hotel
Fare
Kushiro-Kushiro
Adult(Age 12& Over)
JPY 5,600 
Child(Age 6-12)
JPY 3,300
Kushiro-Kushiro Airport
Adult(Age 12& Over)
JPY 5,300
Child(Age 6-12)
JPY 3,150
Kushiro-Akanko Onsen
Adult(Age 12& Over)
JPY 4,290
Child(Age 6-12)
JPY 2,650
Itinerary
Depart 8:30 AM
Kushiro Station
Depart 8:35 AM
Fisherman’s Wharf Moo
Depart 8:38 AM
Kushiro Prince Hotel
9:30-9:50AM
Tsurumidai (Red-crowned cranes)
11:05-11:25AM
Lake Kussharo (Sand Open-Air Bath)
11:35-12:05AM
Mount Iou  (Sulphur mountain)
12:25AM-1:20PM
Roadside station, Mashu Onsen  (Lunch time)
1:35-2:05PM
Lake Mashu the 1st Observatory (Observation deck)
Arrive 3:15-4:15PM
Lake Akan Onsen  ( Onsen& Winter Activities)
Arrive 5:15 PM
Kushiro Airport
Arrive 5:55 PM
Kushiro Station
Arrive 5:59 PM
Fisherman’s Wharf Moo
Arrive 6:00 PM
Kushiro Prince Hotel

Banana-boat

Smelt-fishing

Open-air bath
*Enjoy snow activities and relaxing Onsen at Ice Land Akan. Activities and entrance fee for hot spring at own expense.
*You can get off the bus between Lake Akan Onsen and the Lake Akan Bus Terminal as you like.
* You can enjoy riding snowmobiles, banana-boats, and smelt-fishing.
* Please make sure you wear enough clothes to stay warm as activities will be held outside. Mittens/gloves and knit caps will be handy.
* We recommend that you wear either rain boots or trekking shoes. You are not allowed to wear high-heeled shoes or chunky boots.
* In case you would like to take an onsen bath, please prepare towels to wipe.
* Winter activities and entrance fee for onsen are not included in the tour price.
* These photos are for illustration purposes only.
* We run a couple of bus services a day when it is crowded. Order of itinerary may change because of the capacity of the restaurant for lunch. 

Cancellation Fee
JPY 100 per person. Note: If you don't show up for a service and fail to cancel the reservation prior to scheduled departure, you are considered a no-show and all money associated with the reservation is forfeited.

Operating bus company
Akan Bus Co., Ltd.  TEL: +81 0154-37-2221  E-mail : info@akanbus.co.jp
Business Hours: 9:00AM to 5:00PM JST, We can be contacted only in Japanese.
Please make an inquiry to JapanBusOnline@ml.j-bus.co.jp, customer support center, KOBO Co., Ltd relating to reservations and payment of tickets.
Lake Kussharo
Lake Mashu
Lake Kussharo
Lake Mashu
Lake Kussharo
Mount Io
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