Activity Level
★★☆☆☆
Cycling
47km

Cycling tour through coastal scenery and the daily sights of life in Kuromatsunai and Shimamaki

Covering around 47 km, this cycling tour takes you through Kuromatsunai’s iconic Utasai Beech Forest, Japan’s northernmost naturally occurring beech forest and a National Monument of Japan. You will also see beautiful coastal landscapes and the daily sights of life in the area. Kuromatsunai and Shimamaki are farming villages, with acres of dairy farms and fields growing crops such as wheat and Bareisho potatoes, and cycling will give you an immersive view of the pastoral scenery. On this coast-to-coast tour, you can watch the sun rise over the Pacific Ocean and set over the Sea of Japan.

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Shimamaki village, Kuromatsunai town

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No. ED000012 Cycling tour through coastal scenery and the daily sights of life in Kuromatsunai and Shimamaki

Area Shimamaki village, Kuromatsunai town
Price From JPY 23,000
Season June - October
Group size Minimum: 2 Maximum: 4
Activity level 2*★★☆☆☆
Activities • Cycling
• Cultural experiences
Access From Sapporo Station: 3 hours by car
Price includes • Activity guide fee
• Lunch
• Rental equipment
• Insurance
Clothing • Warm/ Windproof/ Waterproof jacket
• Trekking shoes
• Comfortable and moveable clothing
Items to bring • Backpack
• Water bottle
• Rain gear
• Sunscreen
• Sunglasses

Traveler’s Digest

The cycling tour begins at Shizukari Beach on the Pacific Ocean coast after the guide provides the necessary instructions.
As you enjoy a leisurely cycle through the rural landscape, your guide will tell you about each area’s history and main industries. You will stop for lunch in Kuromatsunai. In the afternoon, you will head down Tsukigoe Pass to Shimamaki on the Sea of Japan coast. Your tour will end with a seafood dinner at a local restaurant with a view of the beautiful sunset.

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