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DIY Trip without driving

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DIY Trip without driving

I am planning to bring my parents to Hokkaido with an extension in Tokyo in end Feb 2011. I am not planning to drive due to the slippery road condition, but will it still be possible for me to move around hokkaido tourist spots via train or bus?

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1. Re: DIY Trip without driving

Yes!

Could you please let us know more about your plan?

How many days are you plannning to stay?

Where do you want to visit?

What do you want to do?

Do your parents need assistance when they walk?

Do you want to try onsen?

Do you want to see Sapporo Snow Festival? or other winter festivals?

Masako

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2. Re: DIY Trip without driving

I wanna to try out the following:-

Ice-fishing

To see drift ice or to board the ice breaker cruise

And of cuz skiing and staying in an onsen 

Any must see tourist spots? My parents do not need assistance to walk and I am planning to stay for 5 days? Enough?

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3. Re: DIY Trip without driving

Hi!

Maybe 2-3 nights in Sapporo for ice fishing and skiing

Check this site

http://www.hokkaidoexperience.com/

You can ask questions about the programms be email in English.

or visit to Otaru by JR trains.

Your mom will love the city.

and 2 nights in Abashiri, staying at a hot sspring hotel and see the drift ice( if you are lucky because nobody can tell when the drift ice comes close to the shore, or it may not come close to the shore.)

You can take JR trains from Sapporo to Abashiri.

In Abashiri

THis hotel should be good.

They may provide transportation or you can take a taxi from the JR station to the hotel. Check thier site.

tsuruga-g.com/english/…04hoku-acc.html

Masako

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