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Home > Tour > Photography at East Hokkaido, Red Crowned Cranes at Trusui Village and Drift Ice Cruise at Rausu

Photography at East Hokkaido,
Red Crowned Cranes at Trusui Village and Drift Ice Cruise at Rausu

Tour Highlights

Maximum opportunity of Photography in short period

●Photography of Japanese Red-Crowned Crane at Tsurui Village area. We will visit Photography Spot such as "Otowa Bridge" etc. 
●Photography of the Swans & Ducks at Akkeshi Bay.
●Chance to take pictures of Ezo-Ural Owl.
●Photography of Steller's Sea Eagle, White-Tailed Eagle and Ezo Red fox at Furen Lake.
●Photography of Ezo Sika Deers, Ezo Red Fox, Ducks and Natural sceneries at Notsuke Peninsula.  
●Photography of Steller's Sea Eagle, White-tailed Eagle from Drift Ice Cruise.
●Photogrphy of Blakiston's Fish Owl and wild birds at Yoroushi.
●Photography of Swans and sceneries at Lake Kussharo.

Relevant tour with Private vehicle & Guide cum driver even in the winter !

You will be fully supported from your arrival to departure.

Blakiston's Fish Owl


  Place Schedule
1 Kushiro
Tsurui Village
Meet at Kushiro Airport. Travel around the Photo spots of Tsurui Village Taking pictures of Red-Crowned Cranes. In the evening, observation & Photography of the cranes returning to the river.
Tsurui Village (Green Park Tsurui)|Meals offered:Dinner
2 Tsurui Village

Early morning, visit Otowa Bridge for "Red-Crowned Cranes sleeping in the river". Travel around the Photo spots and observation points of Tsurui Village.We may also see Ezo-Ural Owl inside forest on the way. In the evening, observation & Photography of the cranes returning to the river once again.

Tsurui Village (Green Park Tsurui)|Meals offered:Morning, Dinner

Tsurui Village
Akkeshi Bay

Furen Lake

Early morning, visit Otowa Bridge for "Red-Crowned Cranes sleeping in the river" again. After that, transfer to Furen Lake. On the way, stop by Akkeshi Bay to observe & Photograph for Swans & Ducks. (For interested participants, we can arrange the boat cruise to observe the sea birds. we search for sea birds like Tufted Puffin in the sea of Nemuro.

Furen Lake (Lake Sunset)|Meals offered:Morning, Dinner
4 Furen Lake
In the morning, observation and Photography of Steller's Sea Eagle & White-tailed Eagle at Furen Lake. Ezo Red Fox may appear sometimes. Then transfer to Rausu. On the way, stop by Notsuke Peninsula for the observation and Photograph Ezo Sika Deer, Ezo Red fox & ducks. In the evening, Observe and photograph one of the endangered species, Blakiston's Fish Owl at [Washi No Yado].
Rausu (Shiretoko Serai)|Meals offered:Morning, Dinner
5 Rausu
In the morning, take the Drift Ice Cruise. See the sunrise from Kunashiri Island, Observe and photograph Steller's Sea Eagle & White-Tailed Eagle. Then, Visit Rausu Visitor Center, which introduces the natural resources of Shiretoko Peninsula. After Lunch, transfer to Yoroushi. On the way, stop by Kunashiri view point to see the Nemuro Strait. Enjoy the delicious local food and hot spring at Yoroushi . In the evening, observation and photography of Blakiston's Fish Owl in the backyard of the hotel. sometimes, You may be able to see a Sable .
Yoroushi (Hot Spring Lodge, Daiichi)|Meals offered:Morning, Dinner
6 Yoroushi
Lake Kussharo
In the morning, observation of Hokkaido Squirrel, Spotted Wood Pecker, Eurasian jay etc. After that, transfer to Lake Kussharo, the surface of which is frozen. Observe Swans and ducks gathering at places where the ice is melt by hot spring water.Then transfer to Airport, end of our service.
Meals offered:Morning
※We will arrange the tour as per your requirement. Should you like to change the hotels, or customize the use of private vehicle and guide or meals, please feel free to consult to one of our staffs.


  Number of people Price per one
Tour cost 6(2triple room) Please contact us
4 (2twin/double rooms) Please contact us
2(twin/double room) Please contact us
Single room supplement Please contact us

Above mentioned prices are inclusive of:

English Speaking Guide cum driver (Kushiro Airport pick-up / Nakashibetsu Airport drop-off)/ Private Vehicle(SUV type for 1~2 participants, 7 seater Wagon for 3~4 participants, 10 seater Wagon for above 5 participants)/Accommodation and service charges as mentioned in the itinerary / Meals(5Breakfast, 5Dinner)/ Cruise boat fee in sharing basis / observation fee as mentioned in the itinerary / Other Surcharges

Above mentioned prices are exclusive of:

Personal expenses(Drinks etc.)  |  Lunch expenses (Lunches are not included, our guide will show you where you can have food and snacks.)


※ If you are more or less, than the mentioned group size, please inquire us for the tour cost.
※ This tour targets the observation and photography of wildlife. Please note that the tour is highly affected by
the day's weather and we may need to change the travel route somtime.
※ Pease note that this progarm will not gurantee sighting of wildlife mentioned in itinerary.
※ Boat cruises are weather dependant. If the cruise are cancelled due to bad weather, the cruise boat fee will be refunded.
※ In winter, there are possible blizzards in Hokkaido. We may need to change the tour itinerary.
Our guide will explain and manage the program according to the situation.
※ Unless it is an early flight, we can manage pick-up / drop-off in the same cost from either Kushiro Airport,
Memambetsu Airport, Nakashibetsu Airport.
  Contact about this tour
Travel planning and implementation:SAIYU TRAVEL CO.,LTD.
3rd floor, Kyodo Bldg. jimbocho, 2-2, Kanda, jimbocho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 101-0051, Japan |Travel Agency Registration No. 607