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Do you have a layover, overnight, day trip, or an extended stay in Sapporo and the surrounding area? Why not get out and take in some Sapporo activities? We have 40 tour ideas.


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Bike & Mountain Bike Tours

Mountain Bike Tour from Sapporo Including Hoheikyo Onsen and Lunch

Sapporo, Japan
Duration: 5 hrs (approx.)
Priced From: USD 75.22


This half-day mountain bike tour, perfect for beginners, rewards you with a soak at Hoheikyo Onsen. After a 1.5-hour ride along an easy, paved path through the 'onsen' (hot spring) town of Jozankei for a snack, you'll delight in the pure waters of Hoheikyo's outdoor baths, followed by a curry lunch... Read More

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Bike & Mountain Bike Tours

Lake Shikotsu Mountain Bike Tour from Sapporo

Sapporo, Japan
Duration: 9 hrs (approx.)
Priced From: USD 94.02


Explore Hokkaido's Lake Shikotsu by mountain bike with an expert guide. You'll depart along the Chitose River and then ride through the woods to the tranquil caldera lake, enjoying breathtaking views of neighboring mountain peaks as you pedal. Take a break during the moderate, 5-hour ride to purchase your own lunch at your choice of lakeside restaurants. Round-trip transport is available from the Sapporo train station, a... Read More

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Bike & Mountain Bike Tours

Nopporo Forest Park Mountain Bike Tour from Sapporo

Sapporo, Japan
Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 56.41


Enjoy an easy mountain bike tour through Nopporo Forest Park, a wildlife sanctuary and national forest on Hokkaido. You'll receive basic instructions from an experienced guide for riding a mostly flat course through breathtaking scenery. Keep an eye out for flowers, woodpeckers, squirrels and deer... Read More

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City Tours

One Day Muslim-Friendly Tour of Sapporo

Sapporo, Japan
Duration: 6 hours
Priced From: USD 117.52


Enjoy a private tour for Muslim travelers covering Hokkaido's biggest and most famous city, Sapporo. With a local guide, you will receive local Japanese hospitality, or 'Omotenashi.'

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Cooking Classes

Soba Cooking Class with Transport from Sapporo

Sapporo, Japan
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 69.69


There`s nothing like fresh buckwheat soba dipped in dashi and a splash of soy sauce to make a perfect meal. Learn how to make these noodles in the countryside just outside of Sapporo. A local chef, with more than a dozen years of noodle know-how, guides your small group of no more than 10 people, through the soaking, kneading and cutting process. Make a mountain of noodles, slurp up some right there in the kitchen... Read More

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Cooking Classes

Experience Sapporo: Shiroi Koibito Cookie-Making Lesson

Sapporo, Japan
Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 47.01


What the Oreo is to the US, the Shiroi Koibito is to Japan. Learn how to make your own heart-shaped version of this famous cookie with white-chocolate filling at the manufacturer`s facility in Sapporo. An instructor leads you through an easy lesson, teaching you how to layer and decorate... Read More

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Cultural Tours

Hokkaido Private Walking Tour

Sapporo, Japan
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 400.00


<ul><li>You can visit any places Sapporo or around Sapporo area at your own requests.</li><li>Enjoy local taste at famous restaurant but not for tourists in Sapporo or around Sapporo.</li><li>Enjoy your private tour with well experience and friendly English speaking guide.</li></ul>

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Cultural Tours

No1 Famous and must visit spots in Hokkaido Furano Bie iincluding Lunch

Sapporo, Japan
Duration: 11 hours
Priced From: USD 79.92


Popular destination among visitors from overseas, exploring the infamous Furano and Bie Districts. This is the best season to enjoy the scenery of Hokkaido. By visiting 'Tomita Farm' and 'Shikisai-No-Oka', you will be able to see many superb view, including the lavender blooming season. Further, on... Read More

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Cultural Tours

One Day trip to Furano and Biei with luxury private limousine bus

Sapporo, Japan
Duration: 11 hours
Priced From: USD 1335.83


Treat your self to a unique luxurious experience on board our COOL STAR LIMOUSINE. Once you step on the limousine, we will make you feel like you are in a private jet. You can relax in the spacious coach and explore Hokkaido.

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Cultural Tours

One Day trip to ASAHIKAWA with luxury private limousine bus

Sapporo, Japan
Duration: 12 hours
Priced From: USD 1259.11


Treat your self to a unique luxurious experience on board our COOL STAR LIMOUSINE. Once you step on the limousine, we will make you feel like you are in a private jet. You can relax in the spacious coach and explore Hokkaido.

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Cultural Tours

Geisha Party with Dinner and Sake in a Private Home

Sapporo, Japan
Duration: 3 hours
Priced From: USD 278.77


A geisha typically entertains guests at invitation-only locations. Delight in the company of not one, but two of these highly skilled performers of Japanese music and dance, during a 2-hour 'geisha party' at a private home in Sapporo. As you savor a home-cooked meal accompanied by beer and sake,... Read More

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Custom Private Tours

Private Sapporo Custom One-Day Tour by Chartered Vehicle

Sapporo, Japan
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 666.24


This is a private tour by chartered vehicle with driver. Charter either a limousine, van, or bus for your group. Visit the city highlights at your own pace.

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Day Trips

Day trip visit to Shibazakura Takinoue Park and Tulip Park

Sapporo, Japan
Duration: 12 hours
Priced From: USD 103.23


Don't miss this special full-day tour for visiting 2 beautiful flower gardens in Eastern Hokkaido! Admire magnificent view of Shibazakura (pink moss phlox) spreading over 100,000 square meters at Takinoue Park, and also 1.2 million tulips at Kamiyubetsu Tulip Park.... Read More

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Day Trips

Monbetsu Day Trip With Icebreaker Cruise from Sapporo

Sapporo, Japan
Duration: 14 hours
Priced From: USD 103.23


Your full-day Ice-breaking cruise is one of the top popular activities in Hokkaido. Experience the exciting cruise on the ice breaker “Monbetsu Garinko’', and enjoy the beautiful scenery from the ship. You will have time for shopping at 2 places 'Kamikawa' and 'Dezuka... Read More

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Day Trips

Day Trip to Ride the Ice Breaker Garinko 2 in Monbetsu including Lunch

Sapporo, Japan
Duration: 13 hours
Priced From: USD 150.24


Experience the exciting cruise on the ice breaker “Monbetsu Garinko’&quot;, and enjoy the beautiful scenery from&nbsp;the ship in this 1-day trip with 3 meals included!&nbsp;<br />The first destination will be a restaurant in&nbsp;Monbetsu city for lunch... Read More

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Day Trips

Autumn Hokkaido! Kurodake Ropeway and Ginga Ryusei Falls

Sapporo, Japan
Duration: 11 hours
Priced From: USD 89.32


Enjoy the bus tour which departing from Sapporo Bus Terminal to some scenic spots within Hokkaido during Autumn. The bus trip features many scenic spots such as Kurodake Ropeway, Sounkyo, Ginga and Ryusei Waterfalls. Each places have its own specialty and will give you plenty of ways to enjoy... Read More

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Day Trips

Ice Crusher Cruise Monbetsu Ocean Park

Sapporo, Japan
Duration: 13 hours
Priced From: USD 103.23


Enjoy the thrilling yet freezing cruising experience at Hokkaido. You are invited to enjoy the winter scenery of area around Hokkaido. Specifically you will visit Monbetsu and enjoy some provided activities. First is the Ice Crusher Cruise, the 'Garinkogo II'. This ice crusher is equipped with a strong ice drill which will allow this ship to pass through the icy ocean easily. Get the excitement while cruising on this... Read More

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Day Trips

Winter Tour: Visit Asahiyama Zoo, Aoi-Ike and Shirohige Falls Light Shows

Sapporo, Japan
Duration: 12 hours
Priced From: USD 63.93


You can visit the signature sightseeing spots of Hokkaido Biei, the Aoi-Ike (Blue Pond). Do not miss the Winter limited light up event. Visit the Shirohige Falls light up event as well, only available in Winter. Enjoy watching the 'Penguin Parade', annual Winter event of Asahiyama Zoo. Located at... Read More

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Day Trips

Full Day Otaru Canal and Sledding Experience Trip from Sapporo

Sapporo, Japan
Duration: 6 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 112.82


Enjoy this day trip to the Otaru Canal and sledding experience on this 6.5 hour tour. To begin the excursion, you will head to the meeting location at 9am, then be transported by bus to Otaru Canal. Once you arrive, you will be able to stroll around the famous Otaru Canal area in Hokkaido, visit... Read More

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Fishing Charters & Tours

Ice Fishing on Barato River from Sapporo

Sapporo, Japan
Duration: 4.5 hrs (approx.) - Morning Tour
4 hrs (approx.) - Afternoon Tour

Priced From: USD 67.69


Participate in one of Hokkaido's most popular winter activities: ice fishing for smelt on the frozen Barato River. This seasonal half-day tour includes a fishing guide who provides your equipment (just bring your winter clothes) and then prepares your catch into tasty tempura. After a restaurant lunch (morning tour only) you have the option to be dropped off at a nearby onsen (hot spring) or return to Sapporo station by... Read More

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Full-day Tours

Sapporo Private Full-Day Tour with Local Guide

Sapporo, Japan
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 150.43


Pick this 8 hour tour to explore the northern city in the best way! The itinerary includes landmarks of Sapporo, from historical shrine to confection factory. All fees are paid by you onsite directly. This tour starts and ends at the hotel you're staying! This tour includes a friendly, Licensed and Local guide. After this tour you will understand more about Sapporo and Hokkaido. There's no need to research transportation on... Read More

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Horseback Riding

Sapporo Horseback-Riding Tour

Sapporo, Japan
Duration: 2.5 to 3 hours
Priced From: USD 104.53


Enjoy a 40- or 60-minute horseback ride not far from the bustle of Sapporo. With an experienced instructor-guide, dressed like an American cowboy, you'll receive a quick riding lesson in Mustang Town before setting off on the ride. Follow well-maintained trails near a spectacular mountain that features an unusual 8-peak formation. The gentle horses are suitable for riders with all levels of experience. Round-trip hotel... Read More

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Market Tours

Sapporo Central Wholesale Market Private Tour with Local Licensed Guide

Sapporo, Japan
Duration: 2 to 3.5 hrs
Priced From: USD 84.62


Visit Sapporo Central Wholesale Market to see local auction with a private local guide. Watch auctions held downstairs from visitors' walkway.<br />The guide will answer all your questions!<br />- There are perishable goods worth US$5.75 million that are traded in Sapporo Central... Read More

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Private Sightseeing Tours

Tea Ceremony Ren

Sapporo, Japan
Duration: 1 to 3 hrs
Priced From: USD 47.01


Witness the tranquility and elegance of tea ceremony, and explore the charm of Japanese traditional culture. In Sapporo this is the only place where you can taste the Matcha from Shizuoka.

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Private Sightseeing Tours

Private Otaru Sightseeing from Sapporo with Sake Tasting

Sapporo, Japan
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 150.43


Explore the historical port city with an English speaking guide! You will learn not only its background but also local life by visiting Otaru's landmarks and a local sake brewery. This tour starts and ends at the hotel you're staying at. This 8-hour tour features;a friendly, licensed... Read More

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Self-guided Tours & Rentals

Japan 4G LTE Unlimited WiFi Hotspot Rental at New Chitose Airport

Sapporo, Japan
Duration: 1 to 90 days
Priced From: USD 7.00


Are you tired of having no internet while traveling in Japan’ Are you tired of paying expensive roaming charges for a slow internet’ Do you want to stay connected and not have to rely on the hotel WiFi or connect to an unsecured free... Read More

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Airport & Ground Transfers

Shared Arrival Transfer : New Chitose Airport to Sapporo City

Sapporo, Japan
Duration: 1 to 3 hrs
Priced From: USD 36.48


Make your trip to Japan experience as relaxing as possible with a shared transfer to your Hokkaido Sapporo city in the hotels with telephone number start with '011' (eg: 011-xxx-xxxx)  from the Shin Chitose Airport (CTS).Get whisked away in comfort and style in our van / coach.... Read More

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Shared Departure Transfer : Sapporo City to Shin Chitose Airport

Sapporo, Japan
Duration: 1 to 3 hrs
Priced From: USD 36.48


When it's comfort time to leave japan to return your home, end your trip the easy way with this departure transfer by shared transfer to Shin Chitose Airport (CTS) from your hotel in Hokkaido Sapporo city in the hotels with telephone number start with '011' (eg: 011-xxx-xxxx). Your driver will pick... Read More

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Shared Arrival Transfer : New Chitose Airport to Otaru City

Sapporo, Japan
Duration: 2 to 3 hrs
Priced From: USD 73.34


Make your trip to Japan experience as relaxing as possible with a shared transfer to your Hokkaido Otaru city from the Shin Chitose Airport (CTS).Get whisked away in comfort and style in our van / coach. We can travel from Shin Chitose Airport to Otaru City, dropping you right at the... Read More

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Shared Departure Transfer : Otaru City to Shin Chitose Airport

Sapporo, Japan
Duration: 2 to 3 hrs
Priced From: USD 73.34


When it's comfort time to leave japan to return your home, end your trip the easy way with this departure transfer by shared transfer to Shin Chitose Airport (CTS) from your hotel in Hokkaido Otaru city. Your driver will pick you up from your Otaru city hotel, help with your luggage and drive you... Read More

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Private Arrival Transfer : New Chitose Airport to Sapporo City

Sapporo, Japan
Duration: 1 to 3 hrs
Priced From: USD 214.36


Kick off your Japan vacation in style with arrival private taxi type charter transfers from Hokkaido New Chitose Airport. Your driver will greet you on arrival at the airport, help with your luggage and drive you directly to your Sapporo city hotel in the hotels with telephone number start... Read More

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Private Departure Transfer : Sapporo City to New Chitose Airport

Sapporo, Japan
Duration: 1 to 3 hrs
Priced From: USD 214.36


When it's comfort time to leave japan to return your home, end your trip the easy way with this departure transfer by Private taxi type charter transfer to New Chitose Airport (CTS) from your hotel in Sapporo in the hotels with telephone number start with '011' (eg: 011-xxx-xxxx). Your... Read More

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Shared Arrival Transfer : New Chitose Airport to Ski Resort in Hokkaido

Sapporo, Japan
Duration: 1 to 3 hrs
Priced From: USD 92.14


Make your trip to Japan experience and enjoy ski tour as relaxing as possible with a shared transfer to your Hokkaido Ski Resort(Option)  from the Shin Chitose Airport (CTS).Get whisked away in comfort and style in our van / coach. We can travel from Shin Chitose Airport to Ski... Read More

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Shared Departure Transfer : Ski Resort in Hokkaido to Shin Chitose Airport

Sapporo, Japan
Duration: 1 to 3 hrs
Priced From: USD 92.14


When it's comfort time to enjoy ski tour and leave japan to return your home, end your trip the easy way with this departure transfer by shared transfer to Shin Chitose Airport (CTS) from your Ski Resort(Option) hotel in Hokkaido . Your driver will pick you up from your Ski Resort hotel, help with... Read More

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Luxury Transfer Service For Ski Season : From New Chitose Airport to Niseko

Sapporo, Japan
Duration: 2.5 to 3 hrs
Priced From: USD 805.75


This is ONE WAY private transfer service from New Chitose Airport to Niseko.<br /> Treat your self to a unique luxurious experience on board our COOL STAR LIMOUSINE. Once you step on the limousine bus, we will make you feel like you are in a private jet. You can relax in the spacious... Read More

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Luxury Transfer Service : From Sapporo city to New Chitose Airport

Sapporo, Japan
Duration: 1 to 2 hrs
Priced From: USD 549.07


This is ONE WAY private transfer service from hotels centrally located in Sapporo city to New Chitose airport. Treat your self to a unique luxurious experience on board our COOL STAR LIMOUSINE. Once you step on the limousine bus, we will make you feel like you are in a private jet. You can... Read More

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Luxury Transfer Service : From New Chitose Airport To Sapporo city

Sapporo, Japan
Duration: 1 to 2 hrs
Priced From: USD 590.44


This is ONE WAY private transfer service from New Chitose Airport to hotels centrally located in Sapporo city. Treat your self to a unique luxurious experience on board our COOL STAR LIMOUSINE. Once you step on the limousine bus, we will make you feel like you are in a private jet. You can... Read More

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Luxury Transfer Service For Ski Season: From Tomamu Resort to New Chitose Airport

Sapporo, Japan
Duration: 2 to 3 hrs
Priced From: USD 890.36


This is ONE WAY private transfer service from Tomamu to New Chitose Airport. Treat your self to a unique luxurious experience on board our COOL STAR LIMOUSINE. Once you step on the limousine bus, we will make you feel like you are in a private jet. You can relax in the spacious coach and... Read More

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Luxury Transfer Service For Ski Season: From New Chitose Airport To Kiroro

Sapporo, Japan
Duration: 2 to 2.5 hrs
Priced From: USD 769.08


This is ONE WAY private transfer service from New Chitose Airport to Kiroro Resort. Treat your self to a unique luxurious experience on board our COOL STAR LIMOUSINE. Once you step on the limousine bus, we will make you feel like you are in a private jet. You can relax in the spacious... Read More

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Airport & Ground Transfers

Private Transfer Between Chitose Airport and Sapporo

Sapporo, Japan
Duration: 60 minutes
Priced From: USD 159.83


Enjoy a 1 hour private and direct transfer. Your experienced driver will drive you to airport or the hotel in a safe and comfortable private coach, even during winter when the roads are snowy. Your driver will pick you up at the arrival lobby of Chitose Airport, or the hotel you wish to... Read More

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