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Hokkaido Daisetsuzan Grand Traverse, Japan

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Hokkaido Daisetsuzan Grand Traverse, Japan

Duration 5 days

Distance 55km

Difficulty demanding

Start Sounkyo Onsen

Finish Tokachi Onsen

Nearest Towns Asahikawa, Furano Transport bus, train

Things to bring

• Rain jacket and rain pants • Extra water & snacks • Good map & compass • Extra warm clothes • Woolen hat • Sun hat • Good hiking boots (Many trails a rocky or muddy so boots are much better than hiking shoes up there) • Emergency survival blanket • Whistle • your cell phone (if you have one) • first aid kit • repair kit





30th June (Thu)

KUL- Sapporo

Japan Airlines

ETD: 10.50pm

ETA Tokyo: 7.05am


Kiyota-ku, Sapporo-shi

Jul 1 - 3, 2016 · 

28 minutes by JR line from New Chitoses


Wait for aunty Hisako to pick up at Satozukaminami Station (1 July) 


Narita Haneda Transfer


Narita to Haneda limousine bus. Latest 7:55 am


1st July (Fri)

2nd July (Sat)

3rd July (Sun)

Asakidake Onsen


Asahikawa Sta. to Sounkyo: JPY 2,100 (1 hr and 50 min)

Kamikawa Sta. to Sounkyo: JPY 870 (30 min)


Sounkyo Youth Hostel

Address: Soun-kyo, Kamikawa-machi

Daisetsuzan National Park, 078-1701, Japan.

Tel: +81 1658-5-3418




4th July (Mon)

Trekking #1



Kurodake Ropeway

HOURS Varies gradually between 9:00-16:00 during winter and 6:00-19:00 during summer

CLOSED Occasional closures for maintenance in the off-seasons

FEES 1950 yen round trip (ropeway); 600 yen round trip (chair lift)


Campsite – Kurodake Ishimuro or Hakuun dake Hinan-Goya (recommended)


(15 KM, 7  hours) from Asahidake


5th July (Tue)

Trekking #2


7 hours (18 KM)  to  Camp Chubetsu-dake Hinan Goya


A Frame Hut & Campground


6th July (Wed)

Trekking #3


Chubetsu-dake Hinan Goya to Minami-numa

Campground or Sansen-dai depend on Weather and Condition


5 hours, 10 KM, 650 m ascent and 400 m descent


7th July (Thu)

Trekking #4


To Biei Fuji Hinan-goya

12 hours 17 KM, 1000 m ascent and 900 descent


Longest and toughest day


8th July (Fri)

Takaichi-dake Onsen

Camping at Fukiage Onsen


Biei Fuji Hinan-goya to Takachi-date Onsen

8 hours, 14 KM, 650 m ascent, 800 m descent.


Tokachidake to Fukiage Onsen

 Bus 10:18 14:07 17:27

5 KM walk


Fukiage Hot Spring to Kamifurano: 10:31, 14:21, 17:40



9th July (Sat)



Cottage Yuyu



客人可以从JR富良野站乘坐公共巴士到达酒店。乘坐新富良野王子饭店(New Furano Prince Hotel)方向的巴士,在4-Sen站下车。酒店距离巴士站有7分钟的步行路程,位于左边,巴士站对面。 

10th July(Sun)

11th July (Mon)





12th July (Tue)


Izumiotsu, Osaka




13th July (Wed)











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