One day Icebreaker cruise in Abashiri and Private Snowshoeing Tour in Shiretoko

Tour Number

Activity Level

583281


Categories

Nature and Wildlife, Hiking and Walking, Day Trip / Out of Town, Adventure / Active

Details

Kid Friendly: No.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 3

Language(s)

explanation

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

Enjoy boarding the famous icebreaker and Snowshoeing in Powder Snow


Abashiri is located at 44 degrees north latitude, and the shores of Okhotsk are the Southernmost point where the ocean freezes.
Come enjoy winter in Abashiri, during a one day trip with an English speaking guide.
The tour features a Cruise on the famous icebreaker ship from Abashiri, Sightseeing on the "road to heaven" to Utoro, and Snowshoeing hike in Furepe waterfall path.

Drift ice sightseeing icebreaking ship takes you for a safe and comfortable cruise amid the shocking brilliance whiteness of the ice that spreads South from the Amur river.
A variety of wild animals can be seen with the coming of drift ice season. As the drift ice arrives, so do the Clione, or Sea Angels. Seals and other marine wildlife and birds can also be seen resting on the ice.
Sightseeing on the "road to heaven" to Utoro, and Snowshoeing hike in Furepe waterfall path, observing drift ice from the cliff, and see animals like the Sea eagle, Red Fox and Deer.

I will pick you up and drop you at Abashiri train station

Itinerary

Sample of tour time itinerary:

8:15 - 8:45am Pick up at JR Abashiri Station (Town of Abashiri, Hokkaido)
Please contact us for the fees if you want to be picked up at another place.
9:00 - 9:30 Drift ice sightseeing
Tour lasts for approximately 1 hour. (Subject to change according to drift ice conditions. )
11:30 Oshinkoshin waterfall
12:00 Arrival at Utoro Shiretoko
12:00 Lunch
13:00 Shiretoko nature Center & Snowshoeing at Furepe waterfall path
16:00 JR Abashiri Station (Town of Abashiri, Hokkaido)

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Airport, Hotel, Suggested by Guide: I will pick you up at Abashiri train station or Hotel located nearby Abashiri.

End Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Airport, Hotel

Duration: 7 hours

Blizzard or heavy snowfall may affect the transport time.

Transportation

I will take take care and drive you with my 4WD Mitsubishi Outlander A/C car.

- Icebreaker boat.

For a larger group, inquire for a quote, will send a customized tour.

What’s Included

  • Guiding Services
  • Private Transportation
  • Public Transportation Tickets
  • Admission Tickets

Other: Snowshoe and cruiseboat Tickets are included.
Upon booking please provide your shoe size.

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.

Restrictions

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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Questions about the tour? Not seeing exactly what you’re looking for? Contact this guide with questions, or to create a custom itinerary for you and your travel companions.

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