Explore exciting world of animals and snow world
This tour of Asahiyama Zoo and Snow Crystal Museum offers perfect one-day trip from Sapporo for family with children.
We will take JR train from Sapporo to Asahikawa, then take bus to the Zoo.
Polar bears dive in front of you. Seals go up and down the glass tube. Peguin parade(in winter time) is so cute that you will take many photos. You cannot imagine hippopotamus can move swiftly in the water untill you watch it. Giraffe can stay outside on the snow.
After the Zoo, we will take bus to the Snow Crystal Museum to see the ice world same as the Disney "Frozen" movie.
You can also see the highest mountains, Taisetsuzan, from the Museum.
We will take a bus to go back to Asahikawa Station, then we will take JR train to return Sapporo.
We take 9:00 JR train from Sapporo Station and take 17:13 or 17:34 train from Asahikawa to go back to Sapporo.
We will come back to Sapporo around 7:00pm. .
8:40 meet at your hotel or
Sapporo Station South Entrance, in front of white stone sculpture
( ticket 6130yen per person)
9:00-10:25 take JR train from Sappor to Asahiyama
10:40-11:23 bus from Asahikawa Station to Asahiyama Zoo
( In winter the Zoo closes at 3:30pm)
14:30-15:13 Asahikawa Station
15:15-15:28 bus to the Snow Crystal Museum ( If we miss the bus, we will take a taxi )
(220 yen per person)
15: 40-16:45 the Snow Crystal Museum
17:12-17:30 bus ride from the Museum to Asahikawa Station
17:55-19:20 JR train from Asahikawa to Sapporo
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: your hotel lobby or Sapporo Station
End location: Sapporo Station or your dinner place
Duration: 11 hours
We take public transportation: JR train, bus
Estimated Local Cash Needed
8000 JPY - This is a payment for one person: JR train fare Sapporo-Asahikawa + bus fare to and from Asahiyama Zoo + admission to the Zoo is 6130 yen. Bus to and from the Snow Crytal Museum is 880 yen and takes 40 min. to get the Museum. Admission to the Museum is 700 yen for adult, 500yen for high schooler and college student, 400yen for children. lunch and other expenses.
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We really enjoyed this tour with Yuko. She was very patient and accommodating of all our needs. She would really go out of her way to make sure everyone is comfortable. Highly recommended!