Asahikawa is a city located in central Hokkaido that once recorded Japan’s lowest temperature ever at 41 degrees below freezing. It has many rivers and expansive, abundant nature. The Asahikawa Zoo is a must-visit hot spot. Asahikawa is also famous for its sake brewing, including Otokoyama sake.
An immensely popular zoo that features exhibits which allow guests to view animal behavior from unique perspectives
Discover Otokoyama’s 350 years of history and the tradition of sake brewing
A Hokkaido garden that truly expresses the natural features of Japan’s northern arearead more
Trains through Hokkaido
Furano Biei Norokko Train
Take a ride on a torokko train and enjoy one of Japan’s most spectacular views!
Rapid/Special Rapid Airport
Direct airport connection – The trains to catch at the start and end of your journey!
Furano Lavender Express
A Convenient Train Connecting Sapporo and Furano
Ltd. Exp. Tokachi
Comfortable access to splendid nature
Kushiro Shitsugen Norokko Train
A leisurely train through the scenic Kushiro Wetlands
From Honshu to Hokkaido via the Seikan Tunnel