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.

  • Onneto Hiking Tour

    Price
    Per Person¥16,500 tax included
    Duration
    Approx.3.5hours

    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).

  • Invitation to the Mystical Forest( Hikari no Mori )PREMIUM TOUR

    Price
    Per Person¥13,200 tax included
    Duration
    Approx.2.5hours

    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.

  • North Lake Forest Adventure PREMIUM TOUR

    Price
    1 person *in case of 2 or more people¥16,500 tax included
    Duration
    Approx.3.5hours

    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).

  • Lake Akan, Akan River, Hyotan Pond Fishing Tour (All Day)

    Price
    1 people¥33,000 tax included   For 2rd and further persons +¥22,000 tax included
    Duration
    Approx.7hours

    Golden whitespotted char, the elusive Japanese huchen, kokanee native to Lake Akan, monster rainbow trout, and more! The trout of Lake Akan will leave you amazed!

    * Groups of 2 or more will be charged an additional 22,000 yen tax included per person.
    * Using a powerboat on Lake Akan is an additional 15,400 yen tax included.
    * Fishing lot entry fee not included
    * Ferry Shuttle service: 3,000 yen
    ◆ Apply 7 days in advance to use the powerboat.

  • Mt. Meakan Hiking and Nonaka Onsen Course (6.6 km Round Trip)

    Price
    1 to 2 people¥55,000 tax included
    Duration
    Approx.5.5hours

    This is the most popular hiking course. You can see alpine plants on the way, such as Arenaria merckioides, Potentilla miyabei, and more. Albeit its steep slope, this course is popular because it is the shortest in distance and also the hiking is low-difficulty. An experienced guide well versed in Mt. Meakan will accompany you.
    * Groups of 1 and 2 are the same price.
    * Groups of 3 or more will be charged an additional 11,000 yen tax included per person.