TRIP IDEAS/ WINTER
Stay in Yoichi, a beautiful coastal town in Hokkaido and gain access to world-famous ski resorts, fresh seafood, locally grown produce and much more.
Here is a sample itinerary for an unforgettable Hokkaido winter holiday.
|Arrive in Yoichi
Yoichi is 80 minutes drive from New Chitose Airport, the gateway to the whole of Hokkaido.
Rent a car at the airport and take the motorway direct to Yoichi.
Check-in at holiday rental house and relax or explore the snowy coastal scene.
|Ski at Kiroro - the beginner-friendly resort
Enjoy world-class powder snow and stunning mountain views.
Lessons are available in English (advanced booking is required)
|Onsen day trip to Niseko or Shakotan
Take a scenic drive to the high-quality hot springs (Onsen) of Niseko and Shakotan.
Enjoy lunch at one of the local restaurants, avoiding busy times.
|Snow-shoeing in the nearby forest
Take a serene snowshoe walk in the nearby forest, providing a Zen-like experience amidst the winter wonderland. Breathe in pure cold air, perhaps meet a fox, and enjoy a hot chocolate in the thermos.
*Snowshoe gear is freely available at our holiday homes
For dinner, check the local fish market and cook traditional Nabe (Hot pot) at home. Try a bottle of local wine for an accompaniment.
|Check-out and visit Nikka whiskey factory or Sightseeing in Otaru
Take a free tour (advanced booking is required) to the famous whiskey factory in Yoichi, or visit Otaru, a charming tourist spot with old canals and buildings.
After this, go on to your next destination!
You have the flexibility to adjust the schedules based on weather conditions, which is one of the significant benefits of staying in one location for an extended period!
Yoichi Holiday is an outdoor expert with local insight. We are ready to help in English and ensure a seamless experience:
Send your interests, preferences, and trip details (e.g., duration, group size, activities), and we'll help craft a personalized Hokkaido experience just for you. Customized guided tours are also an option for those seeking full assistance.