Head to Japan’s northern island of Hokkaido and explore the celebrated snow and ice sculptures created for the world famous Sapporo Snow Festival. Visit a light festival in the coastal town of Otaru, hike to see the geysers in Jigokudani, and opt to enjoy hot springs with a stay in Noboribetsu. This tour is the ideal add-on to any winter travel in this part of the world.

Back to Japan Tours

Why We Love It

Experience the famous Sapporo Snow Festival

Hike to see the geysers in Jigokudani

Visit a light festival in the coastal town of Otaru

Want to know more?

Enquire Now or

Day by day Itinerary

Sapporo Snow Festival & Hokkaido Highlights

Double click
to zoom in Double right click
to zoom out

View All Days

Day 1


Arrive at any time. There are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting.

Day 2


Take an orientation tour of the city before spending the day at the Sapporo Snow Festival. In the evening, depart for Otaru to experience this town's Snow Light Path Festival. Head back to Sapporo for the night.

Day 3

Sapporo - Noboribetsu

Travel to nearby Noboribetsu. Go for an easy hike through Jigokudani Park to view the scenery and geysers, or opt to visit the onsen town's spas. Enjoy a stay at a traditional inn for the night, complete with dinner dressed in a provided yukata (cotton kimono).(D)

Day 4

Noboribetsu - Sapporo

Enjoy a free day to visit the snow festival or explore more of Sapporo.

Experience more of Sapporo with options to visit the Sapporo Beer Museum for a tour and tasting (complete with an optional all-you-can-eat-and-drink meal in the Beer Hall) or travel to the top of the Sapporo TV Tower for a new vantage point. (B)

Day 5


Today our adventure ends in Sapporo.

Speak with a travel designer
to create your custom itinerary now!

0800 238 368 Enquire Now!

View the Terms & Conditions