Sounkaku Grand Hotel

Sounkyo, Kamikawa-cho, Kamikawa-gun, Hokkaido, 078-1792, Japan | Hotel
Prices starting from $145.00
 

Travel Blogs from Kamikawa-cho

Let it snow, Let it Snow, Let it SNOW!!!!!

A travel blog entry by mrichar.7

9

... to the top, than it is, to the top of the pyramid and that only takes like, 2hrs!" (walsh's pyramid in cairns). I was less enthusiastic as to the summit climb, having trudged through snow previously, but not wanting to dampen the spirit i followed. Needless to say, 100m or so up and about 600m of actual weaving across mountain peak in soft untouched powder.....falling over our snow shoes, knee deep in cold wet fun,.....hmmm maybe this will be ...

Otokoyama sake brewery museum

A travel blog entry by kathy9669

2

The highlight is definitely the sake testing. The non premium sake tasting Is free. The few premium sake they do charge a nominal fee. For 150 yen, I tasted a full to the brim cup of the most expensive premium sake. Which we eventually bought. Think it was about 5940 yen. When compared side by side, the difference in quality was ...

Cycling Sounkyo Gorge and the long tunnel

A travel blog entry by jarcher106

1

... We hired bikes (our favourite town shoppers complete with baskets) and headed off on our ride. First stop was the well stocked 7-eleven, the only shop in the village, to buy lunch and we then headed off down the very picturesque road straight through the gorge. The scenery was great and we admired the huge waterfalls (Ryusei and Ginga falls) whilst munching an excellent egg sandwich! Back on the pavement we cycled into an unexpectedly long tunnel that ...

Day 3

A travel blog entry by ggoldtho

... National Park.


Leaving Sapporo, we drove along the coast for a while and through a
few fishing villages. There were thousands of dragonflies that all
seemed to be moving in one direction (migrating perhaps?) around one
of the villages. The countryside that we drove through along the
coast was quite mountainous, but absolutely beautiful. I couldn't
take a picture of all of it because of the sheer scope of the view,
which ...

Biei and Furano: Japanese Farmer Chic

A travel blog entry by mchao

21

... weirdly enough was not a tourist draw when it first appeared in the area. In the late Meiji period, much like the Homestead Act in the US and the Manchuria settlement in China, the Japanese government began to offer parcels of cheap land to convince people to go up and settle in Hokkaido. These pioneers found a tough environment, with a short growing season and long winter. At the same time, they found a lot of land, a weather similar to Europe ...

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This hotel, located in the Sounkyo Onsen area of Kamikawa-cho, is near Sounkyo Gorge.
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