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Mountain Bike Tour from Sapporo Including Hoheikyo Onsen and Lunch

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Price is ¥8,968per traveler*

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Free cancellation available
5h 40m
Mobile voucher
Instant confirmation
Selective hotel pickup
Multiple languages

Overview

  • 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 that's popular among locals. Round-trip transport is included from Sapporo. Numbers are limited to 10 on this small-group tour, ensuring a personalized experience with your expert guide.Please note: This tour is seasonal and runs yearly between April and October. The date is subject to change.

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Mountain Bike Tour from Sapporo Including Hoheikyo Onsen and Lunch

Non-Refundable
5h 40m
English

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Price is ¥8,968 per ticket, price for 2 Travelers is ¥17,936
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Price is ¥17,936
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What's included, what's not

  • Professional English-speaking local guide
  • Mountain bike, helmet and gloves for rental
  • Lunch
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Hot spring fee
  • Entry/Admission - Hoheikyo Onsen
  • Drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Bath towel rental (JPY520, but you will get JPY300 back after returning used towel)
  • Food and drinks, unless specified

Know Before You Book

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Minimum age is 10 years
  • Recommended height is 1.45m (4.75 foot) or taller
  • A maximum of 12 people per booking
  • Please wear comfortable long sleeve shirts, long pants and shoes suitable for exercising. Jeans are not recommended
  • Recommended to bring sunglasses or some kind of eye protection, change of clothes and bath towel. Bath towel can be rented for JPY510
  • Hot spring facility will have body soap, shampoo and conditioner for you to use for free of charge
  • Please bring your own water (rental bikes have water holder)
  • Windbreaker jacket is recommended to bring during spring and fall season
  • The mountain bike course may be changed due to road conditions
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
  • Returns to original departure point
  • Departure time: 9:00 AM

What you can expect

Itinerary
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Stop At: Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan

(9:00) Pickup at your staying hotel or Sapporo station

In the morning, assemble with your small group and guide at the starting point, approximately one hour after you’re picked up by air-conditioned minivan from Sapporo.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Hoheikyo Onsen, 608-2 Jozankei, Minami-ku, Sapporo 061-2301 Hokkaido

(10:00 ) Arrived Hoheikyo onsen

Once you’re fitted with a mountain bike, helmet and gloves, you’ll hear safety precautions and get basic instructions for riding.
Then follow your guide on an easy, 1.5-hour ride along a mostly paved road, starting from the upper Toyohira River, whose waters swell from mountain snowmelt into the Jozankei valley. Enjoy views above the river canyon and cross a suspension bridge, departing for Jozankei. It’s a steep, downhill ride to this traditional onsen town, which dates back to 1866 when an ascetic monk opened the spa upon discovering its healing waters.

Amid forested banks along the bountiful Toyohira River, watch steam rise up from every angle. Stop to enjoy snacks like onsen manju, a bun stuffed with azuki-bean paste, before departing via a steep uphill route.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Pass By: Hoheikyo Onsen, 608-2 Jozankei, Minami-ku, Sapporo 061-2301 Hokkaido

(11:40) Return to Hoheikyo onsen, curry lunch and onsen

Your 6-mile (10-km) route ends at this natural hot spring, which was ranked as one of the best hot spring day trips by . Settle into mineral baths indoors or choose from three large outdoor pools, where you’ll have panoramic views of the mountains as you relax against the stones during a 1-hour soak. Hoheikyo is one of Japan's only onsen facilities to use 100-percent pure waters; the pools are fed by continuously flowing hot springs poured directly into the baths from the ground.
Afterward, sate your appetite with a lunch of authentic naan bread and Indian curry — Jozankei’s most popular food — at the onsite restaurant.

Stop At: Sapporo, Sapporo, Hokkaido

(14:40) arrived in Sapporo

Complete your half-day tour with the return 1-hour drive to Sapporo.

Duration: 1 hour


Location

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Activity Location

  • Sapporo Hokkaido

Meeting/Redemption Point

    • 608-2 Jōzankei, Minami Ward, Sapporo, Hokkaido 061-2301, Japan Traveler pickup is offered 1.Hotel pickup in central Sapporo city 2.JR Sapporo station (FamilyMart Sapporo-Eki Kitaguchi-ten : Sapporo, Kita Ward, Kita 7 Jo Nishi 4 Chome−1)
    • Sapporo Hokkaido

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