Private Full-Day Tour of Lake Shikotsu and Moss Canyon

Driving 90 minutes from Sapporo, part of the Shikotsu-Toya National Park, Lake Shikotsu is a caldera lake surrounded by picturesque volcanoes, located in south of the city of Sapporo, known for its crystal clear water and beautiful view of the mountains, and popular for fishing, boating, canoeing, diving, bird watching, cycling, remains unfrozen even throughout Hokkaido’s harsh winter.

Located 3 kilometers away from lake shore, Moss Canyon (Kokeno kairo) is one of the popular sightseeing spots around Lake Shikotsu. The 5 meters high, 200 meters long canyon was formed by the lave erupted from Mt. Tarumae and eroded over tens of thousands years. The canyon is covered with beautiful mosses look like a genuine carpet.
A nice hiking course for both beginners and intermediates.
* Duration: 7 hours
* Starts: Sapporo, Japan
* Trip Category: Day Trips & Excursions >> Day Trips




Driving 90 minutes from Sapporo, part of the Shikotsu-Toya National Park, Lake Shikotsu is a caldera lake surrounded by picturesque volcanoes, located in south of the city of Sapporo, known for its crystal clear water and beautiful view of the mountains, and popular for fishing, boating, canoeing, diving, bird watching, cycling, remains unfrozen even throughout Hokkaido’s harsh winter.

Located 3 kilometers away from lake shore, Moss Canyon (Kokeno kairo) is one of the popular sightseeing spots around Lake Shikotsu. The 5 meters high, 200 meters long canyon was formed by the lave erupted from Mt. Tarumae and eroded over tens of thousands years. The canyon is covered with beautiful mosses look like a genuine carpet.
A nice hiking course for both beginners and intermediates.

Itinerary
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Stop At: Lake Shikotsu, Chitose, Hokkaido, Japan

Enjoy a nice walk at the shore of Lake Shikotsu. The lake is surrounded by the active volcanoes and

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Shikotsuko Visitor Center, Shikotsukoonsen, Chitose 066-0281 Hokkaido

Learn about the area

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Shikotsuko Yacho no Mori, Shikotsukoonsen, Chitose 066-0281 Hokkaido

Bird

Duration: 30 minutes