Akan Mashu Caldera lakes Summer One day Private Tour

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Activity Level



Youth and Family, Nature and Wildlife, Hiking and Walking, Day Trip / Out of Town


Kid Friendly: Yes. Enjoy easy trekking , Beautiful Sightseeing, Volcanic Activity experience

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 3



Japanese (fluent), French (fluent), English (fluent)

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
12:00 Lunch
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.

What’s Included

  • Guiding Services
  • Private Transportation

Estimated Local Cash Needed

2000 Yen - Lunch

What’s Extra

  • Personal Expenses
  • Souvenirs
  • Food, Drinks, Snacks

Other: If your group exceeds the maximum of travelers or you have any specific request regarding the transportation or pick-up place, please ask me. I will do my best to set a customized tour.


For tours exceeding car capacity, customized tour including hiring a larger car and driver may be needed.

Please contact me.

Private tour guide Frederic

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