Are you ready to join us on a relaxing day trip to explore the breathtaking beauty of Furano, Biei Blue Pond, and indulge in a delicious local curry lunch in Hokkaido?
We’ll take you on a journey through stunning flower-carpeted fields and native foliage, immersing you in picturesque landscapes and the iconic Blue Pond’s mesmerizing turquoise waters.
Our English-speaking staff will be there to ensure seamless communication, and we even offer a vegetarian option for lunch.
Get set for an unforgettable day in Hokkaido!
Great News! You can reserve your spot for free with Viator. You can easliy cancel any time up to 1 day before without paying anything.
- Day trip from Sapporo to Biei and Furano areas, with a visit to the Blue Pond (Aoi-Ike)
- Admire flower-carpeted fields and native trees and foliage
- Curry lunch included, with a vegetarian option available
- Language support provided with staff who can speak English (simple) and Japanese accompanying the tour
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Admiring flower-carpeted fields and native trees and foliage, we embark on a day trip from Sapporo to the Biei and Furano areas in Hokkaido.
Our tour itinerary includes:
- A visit to the Blue Pond (Aoi-Ike)
- A tasty curry lunch with a vegetarian option
Please note that the tour may be adjusted based on weather conditions and flower blossom.
Infants under the age of 2 are free, but no seats are available for them.
Throughout the tour, our English-speaking staff will be available for basic communication. Although no detailed tour sightseeing guidance will be provided, about 3,000 people who don’t understand Japanese participate every year without any issues.
Travelers have given positive reviews about:
- The tour guide
- The bus driver
- The itinerary
Some reviewers have recommended visiting attractions such as:
- Tomita Farm
- Ningle Terrace
- A cheese factory
- The Blue Pond.
Infants under the age of 2 can join the tour for free, but no seats are available for them. This means that parents will have to carry their infants throughout the duration of the tour.
To ensure a smooth experience, it’s important to note the reservation requirements for infants. When making a reservation, be sure to provide the name, gender, and age of the infant in the request column. This will help the tour organizers prepare for the presence of infants on the tour.
Here are some key points to keep in mind regarding infant seating:
- Infants under the age of 2 are free, but no seats are available for them.
- Parents will need to carry their infants throughout the tour.
- When making a reservation, provide the name, gender, and age of the infant.
- This information will help the tour organizers prepare for the presence of infants.
- Be prepared for the physical demands of carrying an infant throughout the tour.
We will be accompanied by staff who can speak simple English and Japanese to provide language support during the tour. This is especially important because language barriers can often lead to communication difficulties, making it challenging for travelers to fully enjoy their experience.
With English-speaking staff available for basic communication, participants who don’t understand Japanese can feel more at ease. While detailed tour sightseeing guidance may not be provided, it’s worth noting that about 3,000 people who don’t understand Japanese participate in this tour every year without any issues.
Moving on to the topic of the cancellation policy, we’d like to outline the guidelines and procedures that apply to this tour.
We understand that circumstances may arise which require you to cancel your reservation, and we want to ensure that you’re aware of our refund options and procedures. Please take note of the following:
- Full refund for cancellations made 24 hours in advance: If you need to cancel your reservation, you’ll receive a full refund as long as the cancellation is made at least 24 hours before the start time of the tour.
- No refund for cancellations made less than 24 hours before the start time: Unfortunately, we’re unable to provide a refund for cancellations made less than 24 hours before the start time of the tour.
- No acceptance of changes made less than 24 hours before the start time: Once the 24-hour mark has passed, we’re unable to accept any changes to your reservation.
- Cut-off times based on local time of the experience: Please note that all cut-off times for cancellations and changes are based on the local time of the tour experience.
- Weather-dependent experience with the option of a different date or full refund: As this tour is weather dependent, there may be instances where the tour needs to be adjusted or canceled due to unfavorable weather conditions. In such cases, we offer the option of rescheduling to a different date or receiving a full refund.
We hope that these guidelines and procedures provide clarity in regards to our cancellation policy. We understand that unexpected situations may arise, and we strive to provide flexibility and options to accommodate your needs.
Based on the overall rating of 4.5 based on 12 reviews, most travelers had a positive experience with the tour guide, bus driver, and itinerary. They praised the knowledgeable and friendly tour guide who provided basic communication in English. The bus driver was also commended for his safe and smooth driving skills.
The itinerary was well-planned, allowing visitors to visit popular attractions such as Tomita Farm, Ningle Terrace, a cheese factory, and the Blue Pond. However, some reviewers mentioned that they wished for more time at Furano Park and Biei Pond.
Plus, there was a comment about assigned seating, with the possibility of requesting specific seats. This tour is recommended for those who want to explore the beautiful landscapes of Furano and Biei while enjoying a delicious curry lunch.
Frequently Asked Questions
Are Transportation Costs Included in the Tour Price?
Yes, transportation costs are included in the tour price. Our package covers the cost of transportation for the day trip from Sapporo to Biei and Furano areas, ensuring a hassle-free experience for our guests.
Is There a Minimum Age Requirement for Participating in the Tour?
Yes, there is a minimum age requirement for participating in the tour. Infants under 2 years old can join for free, but no seats are available for them. The tour price does not include transportation costs.
Can I Bring My Own Lunch Instead of Having the Included Curry Lunch?
Yes, you can bring your own lunch instead of having the included curry lunch. If you have dietary restrictions or specific lunch preferences, it’s a good idea to bring an alternative meal option or picnic options.
Is There a Restroom Available on the Bus?
Yes, there is a restroom available on the bus. We understand the importance of comfort during transportation, so rest assured that you’ll have access to a restroom throughout the tour.
Can I Request a Specific Seat on the Bus for the Tour?
Yes, you can request a specific seat on the bus for the tour. Just provide your preference when making the reservation. Plus, there are alternatives to the included curry lunch, including a vegetarian option.
The Sum Up
To sum it up, our relaxing day trip to Furano, Biei Blue Pond, and a local curry lunch in Hokkaido promises to be a truly immersive experience.
With stunning landscapes, picturesque flower fields, and the mesmerizing Blue Pond, this tour will leave you with unforgettable memories.
Our English-speaking staff will ensure seamless communication, and we even offer a vegetarian option for lunch.
Join us for a day of beauty, relaxation, and delicious food in Hokkaido!