Enjoy Experience of the Eastern Hokkaido volcanic splendors in Akan Mashu National Park
Akan Mashu National Park, located in eastern Hokkaido, is a vast landscape comprising Japan's largest caldera, volcanoes, forests and lakes.
Amazing places to see
- Caldera Lake Mashu, one of the most transparent lake in the world with no rivers flowing out or in, with a deep blue surface
- Cobalt blue Kaminoko-ike spring water pond, son of lake Mashu seen as holy lake by Ainu people. with fallen trees sinking like fossils
- Caldera lake Kussharo, second largest caldera lake in the world. with a circumference of 57 Km, surrounded by natural Onsen.
The tour starts by a trip to Bihoro Togue path, having a panoramic sight of lake Kussharo breathtaking landscape , Sightseeing and easy hike around Wakato peninsula in lake Kusharo, foot bathing in Kawayu hot springs (Onsen), Exploring volcanic activiy in mount Iio, Sightseeing of lake Mashu and "its son" lake Kaminoko ike pond.
The itinerary can be flexible, so please talk with our guide where to go, what to eat.
☆ Season: Summer season April - Late October
Sample of tour time itinerary:
9:00am Pick up from JR Shiretoko Shari station, JR Abashiri Station (Town of Abashari Hokkaido) or Memanbetsu airport.
Please contact us for the price for pickup time at other places.
10:00 Bihoro-Toge path
10:45 Easy trail around Wakato Penisula
13:00 Sightseeing around lake Kusharo
14:00 Foot bathing in Kawayu Onsen
14:30 Exploring volcanic activity in mount Iio
15:00 Sightseeing of Lake Mashu
16:00 Sightseeing of Kaminoko-Ike pond
18:00 JR Shari or Abashiri Station ・Memanbetsu airport or nearby Hotel
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Hotel, Suggested by Guide: I will pick you up at Abashiri train station, Memanbetsu airport or Hotel located nearby,
End Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Hotel
Duration: 9 hours
Transportation by 4WD Mitsubishi Outlander A/C car.
For a larger group, inquire for a quote, will send a customized tour.
- Guiding Services
- Private Transportation
Estimated Local Cash Needed
2000 Yen - Lunch
- Personal Expenses
- Food, Drinks, Snacks
For tours exceeding car capacity, customized tour including hiring a larger car and driver may be needed.
Please contact me.