The insider’s look into Hokkaido

  • Travel Tips

    Jul 15, 2021 by Ayaka

    Where to stay in Hokkaido?

    Learn all the different accommodation options available in Hokkaido and the pros and cons of each. Ayaka also share's some of her own favourite places to stay.

    Two single beds sit on a tatami floor in a Japanese style bedroom.
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    Jun 24, 2021 by Richard

    Lake Toya to the Sea of Japan Cycling Tour

    Adventure Hokkaido guides Dai and Ken led some of our friends from Hokkaido Treasure Island Travel on a ride through the rural roads around Lake Toya and the Niseko area. Along with Ayaka, I also joined the ride to experience the area's roads first hand. It was some of my favourite cycling in Hokkaido.

    Cyclists speed down hill on a rural road. In the distance the conical shape of Mt Yotei can be seen
  • Activity Guide

    Jun 22, 2021 by Richard

    What are the best hiking trails in Hokkaido?

    Richard shares his thoughts on the best hiking trails in Hokkaido, from epic trails across Daisetsuzan National Park to day hikes from some of the prefecture's largest cities.

    At Cape Gorota on Rebun Island
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    Jun 22, 2021

    Around Daisetsuzan Hiking Tour

    Adventure Hokkaido guides Yasu, Yuka and Ayaka headed for Daisetsuzan National Park in June 2021 together with a couple of friends joined from Hokkaido Treasure Island Travel. Here are some of our favourite pictures from the trip.

    Four hikers walk past a patch of tiny white alpine flowers in bloom
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    Jun 12, 2021

    Japan's Far North Hiking Tour

    Adventure Hokkaido guides Tobaji, Ayaka and Richard headed north to enjoy the hiking and kayaking on Rebun and Rishiri islands in Japan's Far North. Here are some of our favourite pictures from the trip.

    A group of hikers descent through low bushes. They have uniterupted views across the sea to Mt Rishiri
  • Travel Tips

    May 25, 2021 by Ayaka

    How much does it cost to travel in Hokkaido?

    How much does a trip to Hokkaido cost? This article clearly lays out the costs of accommodation, transport, food and day to day travel expenses in Hokkaido, plus a daily travel budget for your trip.

    Adventure Hokkaido group enjoys a canoeing trip down a river.
  • Travel Tips

    Feb 28, 2021 by Ayaka

    Best places to visit in Hokkaido

    What are the best places to visit in Hokkaido? Where do locals take their friends when they come for a visit? Well, our handy guide to Hokkaido's top spots has got you covered!

    The bright green moss corridor at Mt. Tarumae.
  • Travel Tips

    Feb 9, 2021 by Ayaka

    What to do in Hokkaido?

    There is a lot to do in Hokkaido! Our founder Ayaka shares her favourite Hokkaido activities across all seasons, from snowshoeing to sea kayaking,

    Alpine hiking in Daisetsuzan - What to do in Hokkaido
  • Travel Tips

    Jan 20, 2021 by Kazu

    What is the best way to travel around Hokkaido?

    Sapporo to Daisetsuzan? By bus or by train? This article explains common ways of getting around Hokkaido, and gives insider tips on how to best get to the destinations most popular with adventurous travellers.

    Train in Hokkaido travelling through a gorge in autumn - How much does it cost to travel in Hokkaido?