Explore Otaru & Yoichi
Visit the beautiful seaside city of Otaru, known for glasswork, great seafood, desserts and distilleries.
In the morning, head into Yoichi Distillary, where the world-famous Nikka Whiskey is produced.
Continue on for a tour of Otaru city for some relaxing time spent along the canal and historic Sakaimachi street area and a delicious seafood lunch.
Finally, take the ropeway up Tengu Mountain to see the panoramic views of Otaru Port and Ishikari Bay. Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this productStop At:
Travel Hokkaido, 4 Kita 6-jo Nishi Sapporo Station North Exit, Kita, Sapporo 060-0807 Hokkaido
Enjoy one of the most beautiful cities in Hokkaido: Otaru.
In this whirlwind day-tour you will firstly head into Yoichi Distillery, where the famous Nikka Whiskey is produced. You can understand a little about the founder Masataka Taketsuru’s Scottish inspiration and dream, and then try a sample for yourself (soft-drinks are provided for non-alcohol drinkers and those under 20 years old).
After this, we’ll then drive to Otaru city for some time to explore the canal area and Sakaimachi shopping street – famous for glassworks, music boxes, and great desserts! Followed by a fantastic seafood lunch full of local fish and produce.
Finally, we’ll take the ropeway up Tengu Mountain, enjoying the panoramic views of Otaru Port and Ishikari Bay. Tengu Mountain also boasts stunning nature, a squirrel park, bobsleigh and fabulous cafe, if you want a short break at the top.
• Tengu Mountain and ropeway
• Otaru canal
• Local seafood lunch
• Sakaimachi shopping street
• Yoichi Distillery
• Charter bus transportation
9am Meet at Sapporo Station
11am Arrive at Yoichi Distillery
12:30pm Arrive at Otaru Canal have Seafood Lunch & enjoy Sakaimachi street
4pm Arrive at Tengu Mountain and take the ropeway
7pm Arrive back at Sapporo StationStop At:
Nikka Whisky Yoichi Distillery, 7-6 Kurokawacho, Yoichi-cho, Yoichi-gun 046-0003 Hokkaido
Nikka Whisky Yoichi Distillery, Yoichi-cho, JapanStop At:
Otaru Canal, Minatomachi, Otaru 047-0007 Hokkaido
Otaru Canal, Otaru, JapanStop At:
Otaru Sakaimachi Street, Ironai, Otaru 047-0027 Hokkaido
Otaru Sakaimachi Street, Otaru, JapanStop At:
Otaru Tenguyama, Japan, 〒047-0023 Hokkaido, Otaru, Mogami, 2-chōme−16, １６
MT. Tengu Ropeway, 2 Chome-16-14 最上 Otaru, Hokkaido, Japan
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Infant seats available"
"Most travelers can participate"
"Children must be accompanied by an adult"
"May be operated by a multi-lingual guide"
"Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required"
"This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers"
Duration: 9 Hours
Sapporo Station, 3 Chome-4 Chome Kita 6 Jonishi, Kita Ward, Sapporo, Hokkaido 060-0806, Japan
Cancellations and refunds:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.