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Eastern Hokkaido Travel | Top Destinations

Majestic and beautiful, Eastern Hokkaido (simply called Do-to) boasts no fewer than wilderness national parks ideal for climbing, trekking, wildlife watching, getting into the smoothing onsen and learning about Ainu culture. This area has Japan’s largest wetland, plateau, lagoon and sandbank as well. During midwinter fantastic sea ice covers from the Sea of Okhotsk to the Nemuro Strait.


DESTINATION 01

Tokachi

The magnificent Tokachi is Japan’s ‘Agricultural Kingdom’, with endress picturesque countryside and beautifully mountain ridges. The nature-rich Northern Tokachi offers soothing onsen and serene lakes.


DESTINATION 02

Kushiro & Nemuro

These two neighboring regions from Kushiro Shitsugen National Park to the Nemuro Peninsula contains wilderness wetlands, rustic dairy farms and scenic port towns.


DESTINATION 03

Akan-Mashu National Park

Picturesque caldera lakes, attractive onsen and lakeside Ainu kotan (villages), Akan-Mashu National Park contains many of Eastern Hokkaido’s classic natural wonders.



DESTINATION 04

Shiretoko

‘The end of the earth’ in Ainu, Shiretoko juts up into the Sea of Okhotsk is spectacularly scenic. Great mountain ridges, shimmering blue water and towering cliffs weave on the peninsula.


DESTINATION 05

Okhotsk

This idyllic northeastern region lies along the Sea of Okhotsk. The almost flat shoreline contains Japan’s biggest lagoon, pleasant brackish lakes and wildflower gardens.


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