Explore Otaru & Yoichi

Visit the beautiful seaside city of Otaru, known for glasswork, great seafood, desserts and distilleries. 

In the morning, head into Yoichi Distillary, where the world-famous Nikka Whiskey is produced.  

Continue on for a tour of Otaru city for some relaxing time spent along the canal and historic Sakaimachi street area and a delicious seafood lunch.

Finally, take the ropeway up Tengu Mountain to see the panoramic views of Otaru Port and Ishikari Bay. 
* Duration: 9 hours
* Starts: Sapporo, Japan
* Trip Category: Tours & Sightseeing >> Bus & Minivan Tours




Visit the beautiful seaside city of Otaru, known for glasswork, great seafood, desserts and distilleries. 

In the morning, head into Yoichi Distillary, where the world-famous Nikka Whiskey is produced.  

Continue on for a tour of Otaru city for some relaxing time spent along the canal and historic Sakaimachi street area and a delicious seafood lunch.

Finally, take the ropeway up Tengu Mountain to see the panoramic views of Otaru Port and Ishikari Bay. 

Itinerary
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Stop At: Travel Hokkaido, 4 Kita 6-Jo Nishi, Kita-Ku Sapporo Station North Exit, Sapporo 060-0807 Hokkaido

Enjoy one of the most beautiful cities in Hokkaido: Otaru.

In this whirlwind day-tour you will firstly head into Yoichi Distillery, where the famous Nikka Whiskey is produced. You can understand a little about the founder Masataka Taketsuru’s Scottish inspiration and dream, and then try a sample for yourself (soft-drinks are provided for non-alcohol drinkers and those under 20 years old).

After this, we’ll then drive to Otaru city for some time to explore the canal area and Sakaimachi shopping street – famous for glassworks, music boxes, and great desserts! Followed by a fantastic seafood lunch full of local fish and produce.

Finally, we’ll take the ropeway up Tengu Mountain, enjoying the panoramic views of Otaru Port and Ishikari Bay. Tengu Mountain also boasts stunning nature, a squirrel park, bobsleigh and fabulous cafe, if you want a short break at the top.
• Tengu Mountain and ropeway
• Otaru canal
• Local seafood lunch
• Sakaimachi shopping street
• Yoichi Distillery
• Charter bus transportation

9am Meet at Sapporo Station

11am Arrive at Yoichi Distillery

12:30pm Arrive at Otaru Canal have Seafood Lunch & enjoy Sakaimachi street

4pm Arrive at Tengu Mountain and take the ropeway

7pm Arrive back at Sapporo Station

Stop At: Nikka Whisky Yoichi Distillery, 7-6 Kurokawacho, Yoichi-cho, Yoichi-gun 046-0003 Hokkaido

Nikka Whisky Yoichi Distillery, Yoichi-cho, Japan

Stop At: Otaru Canal, Minatomachi, Otaru 047-0007 Hokkaido

Otaru Canal, Otaru, Japan

Stop At: Otaru Sakaimachi Street, Sakaimachi, Otaru 047-0027 Hokkaido

Otaru Sakaimachi Street, Otaru, Japan

Stop At: Otaru Tenguyama, 2-chōme-16-15 Mogami, Otaru, Hokkaido 047-0023, Japan

MT. Tengu Ropeway, 2 Chome-16-14 最上 Otaru, Hokkaido, Japan