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.
Indulge in a picturesque morning at the prime vantage point to admire the captivating beauty of Lake Akan and Mount Oakan while sipping your morning coffee. Enveloped by the crisp air and the dynamic winter landscape painted by the frozen lake, revel in a splendid morning in Akan. Please note that this tour does not focus on observing frost flowers, and we appreciate your understanding in this regard. In most years, frost flowers are rarely visible in March. Additionally, it's not uncommon for temperatures to drop below -20°C, so we recommend dressing warmly when you join us.
Explore the enchanting winter wonderland of Akan Mashu National Park, a realm of forests and volcanoes, with our delightful Snow Walk Tour. This experience allows you to effortlessly immerse yourself in the allure of the winter woods as you journey towards the mud volcano known as "Bokke," all while wearing snowshoes. Along the way, you'll encounter natural snow slides and other enjoyable attractions. *Recommended for children aged 7 to 12.
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 Recommended for those who exercise on a daily basis.
Strap on your snowshoes and embark through the forest towards a silvery snow-covered plateau, where you will find unparalleled views of Penketo and Panketo, two of Akan’s most mystery-shrouded lakes. And of course, you should expect memorable encounters with wildlife and amazing mountainscapes along the way.