Winter Hokkaido: Blue Pond, Shirahige Falls Light-up & Asahiyama Zoo

Be dazzled by the light up event at Blue Pond and Shirahige Falls! Admire the beautiful illuminations along with the stunning natural scenery!

Enjoy the mysterious and fantastical scenery at the Blue Pond and Shirahige Falls Light-up event in Biei! This event runs only for a limited period only so grab this opportunity now! This tour includes a stop at Asahiyama Zoo, where you can look at a wide variety of adorable animals! You can get a close look at the polar bears, penguins and many more animals at this famous zoo! You can also enjoy shopping at the Sun Kurodo flagship store. Over there, you can shop for Asahikawa confectionery and baked goods, which are perfect souvenirs! Come and see the magical illuminations at the popular Blue Pond and Shirahige Falls now!




Sapporo North Exit Kane no Hiroba

Meet at 10:00 hours

Sunagawa Highway Oasis (Free Time for Lunch

60 minutes

Asahiyama Zoo

90 minutes

The Sun Kurodo flagship store – Shopping

20 minutes

Biei Shirogane Birke Roadside Station- Shopping

20 minutes

Shirahige Falls – Light-up event

10 minutes

Blue Pond – Light-up event

40 minutes

Sapporo North Exit

Estimated End Time: 21:30 hours


2 Working Days
Full Day
Subway Pick Up
Voucher Type
Present Voucher to Tour Operator
7 working days Prior
7 Working Days Prior

Operating Hours

Meeting time: 10:00 hours

Operating hours:

10:00 hrs to 21:30 hrs

What You Get

Winter Hokkaido: Blue Pond, Shirahige Falls Light-up & Asahiyama Zoo

Adult: Age 12 and above 

Child: Age 6 to 11 

Infant: Age 3 to 5 



  • Transportation
  • Admission Fee
  • Taxes 


  • Personal Expenses
  • Meals
  • Other expenses not included in the above 


Additional Information 

  • Free admission for children age 2 and below
  • It will be quite dark in certain areas of the light-up event site so please bring a flashlight.
  • Please wear warm clothing for outdoor activities (jumper, hat, gloves, earmuffs etc.) and slip-resistant shoes.
  • Lunch and dinner are not included on this tour. Please buy food at the service areas when we stop or shops during the tour.
  • The light-up event at the Blue Pond may be cancelled due to the weather
  • Depending on the road conditions on the day, the order of the itinerary may change.
  • This tour is operated with a mix of Japanese and foreign guests.
  • Please be aware that some ingredients, especially seafood, may change depending on the catch and stock availability.
  • We will not be responsible for any delays, shortenings or omissions made to the itinerary due to circumstances beyond our control (traffic, weather etc.)

      Optional Bento Box:

  •           As this tour concludes at Sapporo around 21:30, an optional box meal can be arranged at an additional cost
  •           Bento Box includes 2 rice balls (one black rice and one soybean), fish cake with onion, grilled herb chicken, egg omelette, simmered vegetables, etc. at JPY950
  •           If you are interested in the Bento Box, please include in the Additional Information of the booking form when making the booking
  •           The Bento box will be served on the bus, so you can eat while heading to the final stop
  •           There will be no stops to buy food on the route.
  •           If you would not like to order the bento box, please prepare some food on your own
  •           Please note that you would have to pay cash to the tour guide on the day for the bento box

      For those joining the March 2nd tour:

  •       Due to the start of the light-up event being moved to 18:00 from March, the shopping at Biei Shirogane Birke Roadside Station will be changed to a quick bathroom break

  How to Use

  •          Kindly present your confirmation email to the tour operator on the day of the tour 

Terms and Conditions

Important Notes:

  • Tours and tickets are subjected to availability and are not confirmed until a second confirmation email is received. In the event if the date selected is not available, alternative arrangements will be communicated via email.
  • The tour may disembark at a different location from the initial meeting point. For disembarkation, please enquire with the tour guide on the day of tour.
  • There will be no refunds even if included items are not utilised by the visitor.
  • In circumstances that the tour is cancelled due to bad weather conditions, customers will be notified by the tour operator.
  • Booking is required to be made 7 days prior the tour departure date.
  • In the event of late comers/no show, it would be considered cancellation and no refund will be given.

About the Tour:

  • Items not included are personal expenses during the tour (telephone, laundry, beverages etc.)
  • Changi Recommends and the tour operator will not be responsible for any accidents, loss of property or damaged caused by individual negligence.
  • The e-ticket cannot be exchanged for cash or used on more than one occasion.
  • The value of the e-ticket/e-voucher is in Singapore dollars.
  • Any alteration(s) on the e-ticket/e-voucher will not be accepted by Changi Recommends and the appointed merchant.
  • Tour routes and schedule may be delayed/cancelled/changed without prior notice.
  • Tour prices vary on seasons and weekdays/weekends, Changi Recommends reserves the right to change prices without prior notice. In the event where changes are made, the revised figures will be posted on the website.

Cancellation Policy:

  • Tour routes subject to cancellation without prior notice due to weather conditions, and (or) when there is an official request from the authorities.
  • Refunds will be given to customers under these circumstances.

-       No refunds will be entertained for cancellation made 6 days or less prior the tour date.

-       50% of the amount will be refunded to customers for cancellation made at least 7 days prior the tour date.

-       80% of the amount will be refunded to customers for cancellation made at least 14 days prior the tour date.

Item Price (SGD) Quantity
Age 12 and above
Age 6 to 11
Age 3 to 5

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