Coming to Hokkaido in winter, in addition to the romantic and poetic scenery, you can also participate in many exciting sports activities.
Did you know Hokkaido is considered to be the most desirable place in the winter of Japan?
It is located in the northernmost part close to the territory of Russia. The island of Hokkaido is the coldest place in Japan every winter, dubbed the “land of ice and snow”. Winter season starts from late November to April, the temperature drops as low as -15 degrees.
In early February, Odori Park in Sapporo became bustling with the flow of sobs. They come to join the snow festival with the world famous ice sculptures.
When it comes to winter sports, skiing is definitely the first sport everyone wants to try. With heavy snowfall and low temperatures, some areas in Hokkaido such as Niseko, Furano and Rusutsu become ideal ski spots.
Not only skiing, Hokkaido also has a variety of outdoor activities in the winter that anyone can join. Set aside fear and anxiety because the excitement and excitement awaits you to explore.
If you like to take a scenic walk and think it is snowing so much that you cannot walk, try snowshoeing. It is a snow walk with shoes shaped like a duck foot, a metal serrated sole that helps grip the snow firmly. Walk while watching the clouds in the sky together in the wonderful winter tone. Surely your memories will only have smiles and joys.
If you want to be a bit more challenging, take a walk on the iceberg – an activity only found in the Shiretoko peninsula of Hokkaido. Or sledding is also an interesting suggestion to feel the freedom when running around the snowy field. You can experience this activity at ski resorts like Rusutsu, Hoshino Tomamu with a guide next to you.