List of Activities in Lake Akan, Hokkaido
In Ainu language, "SIRI" means "the earth." In the vicinity of Lake Akan, you can enjoy a variety of activities that bring you close to nature.
The exercise efficiency of Nordic walking is thought to be over 1.5 times that of normal walking. Take two poles and enjoy a walk through nature at Lake Akan! An instructor will guide you through the Bokke mud volcano or a ski slope.
A tour through this wonderful and mystical lake born from ancient volcanic activity. You will be guided deep into the serene forests - to places many people will normally never have a chance to visit.
Renowned for its strikingly beautiful blue color, Onneto is a small lake found amidst the forests, lakes, and volcanoes of Akan-Mashu National Park. The lake is surrounded in vast pure forests of Japanese Spruce, a species rarely found even in Hokkaido. This slow and steady hike explores the enchanting sights of this primeval forest, such as 300-year-old trees and entire fields of mosses and alpine plants.
This tour will not be offered on Fridays from June to September, but will be a "Onneto-Yunotaki Hike" tour for a limited time only.Please wait for a while until the reservation site goes live (scheduled to go live in mid-May 2022).
- Per Person￥13,200 tax included
This premium forest walk is only allowed in company of a certified guide. Come to appreciate the forest conservation efforts of the Maeda Ippoen Foundation as you enjoy the wonders of the forest and its plants and animals. Highlights include the roots of Lake Akan Onsen and massive Japanese Judas trees.
Only 10 people a day can take this enchanting tour with a certified guide. The hike follows a chalk stream (gentle river) as it passes through liverwort-rich primeval forest. Encounters with flora and fauna, including massive Mongolian oaks, are truly moving.
Please note that the afternoon session (13:00 departure) is only available on Fridays.
*In case of 2 or more people, ¥16,500 tax included per person.
*In case of 1 person only, ¥33,000 (tax included).
*Afternoon tour (13:00 departure) is only available from June to September.
*The morning tour (departure at 9:00) can be arranged to include lunch: ¥11,000 per person (tax included).