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Kamishihoro Travel | Things to Do

Agricultural town Kamishihoro (上士幌) is beautifully sited on Northern Tokachi. It is a good base for cycling in the nearby picturesque countryside and highlands, as well as organic cafes.


PRACTICAL TIPS

Location 40km north of Obihiro on Route 273

Population 4900

Highlights Naitai Kogen Farm

Tourist Information & Bike Rentals Kamishihoro Information Hall (かみしほろ情報館): Tel 01654-2-3993 / Kamishihoro Johokan / 3-231 Kamishihoro-higashi / 9am-5pm / Closed Thu / Bike rentals every Sunday – reservation required / kamishihoro.info


ORIENTATION

In Central Kamishihoro rental bicycles (late Apr-late Oct / 9am-4pm, to 5pm Jul & Aug; from ¥500 per day) are available from the following shops except Sunday:
Cycle Store Ichikawa (サイクルストア市川) About 200m west of Kamishihoro Transport Terminal bus station. Sakai Jitensha Shokai (酒井自転車商会) At Kamishihoro’s main intersection. Get off the local bus at the Kamishihoro Yubinkyoku-mae (上士幌郵便局前).


01 SCENIC FARM

Naitai Kogen Farm

ナイタイ高原 / 85-2 Kami-Otofuke / Late Apr-late Oct / FREE

Japan’s largest public farm (1700-hectare) on the highland grassy meadow, Naitai Kogen has a 7km-long road to the hilltop Terrace Cafe (10am-5pm, to 4pm Oct) with spectacular views of the Tokachi Plain. The road to Naitai Kogen Farm is open between Late April to late October.



KAMISHIHORO MAP


GETTING THERE

From Obihiro Station bus terminal, Tokachi Bus 49, Takushoku Bus 61 and 62 runs to Kamishihoro (13 daily / 70min) on Route 273. Kamishihoro Transport Terminal (上士幌交通ターミナル) is the main bus station. There are no buses to the farm.


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