Day 1: Sapporo
Arrive at any time.
There are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting.
Day 2: Sapporo
Take an orientation tour of the city before spending the day at the Sapporo Snow Festival. In the afternoon, 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. Enjoy a stay at a traditional inn for the night, complete with dinner dressed in a provided yukata (cotton kimono). Afterward, enjoy the inn's soothing Onsen, natural outdoor hot spring baths, as you gaze up at the night sky.
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.
Day 5: Sapporo
Depart at any time.
Can't get enough snow? Book post accommodation and head to Niseko to experience Japan's world-class skiing and snowboarding.