Trip with a Rent a Car in Asahikawa city: A tour of superb views: Furano and Biei
What we'll do
At Shikisai no Oka, beautiful flowers are in full bloom from spring to summer across fields as far as the eye can see. There is also a famous silvery light Shirogane Blue Pond that nature has created. Plenty of tourists come here in search of taking photogenic pictures. You will be taken to a place where you can experience a magical world brought forth by nature. At Shirahigenotaki Falls, this is the perfect place that is cool in the summer to let you forget about the summer heat. Visiting Biei, Furano is great for anyone who wants to interact with nature and refresh both their body and mind.
We can meet here, at the TOYOTA Rent a Car Asahikawa Airport Shop.
From Asahikawa Airport, 1-minute walk toward Ext. 4.
The type of car we rent and the rental fee will depend on the number of people participating in the tour.
*One-way: Available inside / outside the prefecture
- Price per person
- 5,000 JPY ~ / person
- Max participants
- Up to 4 people
- Hosted in English
- Things you need to know before the tour
-Taxis or rental cars are recommended for transportation.
-Transportation and Admission fees are not included in the price.
-Recommend comfortable shoes.
1Shikisai no Oka
Shikisai no Oka is a spectacular flower garden that rolls along the hills of Biei in Hokkaido. With a vast array of beautiful and colorful flowers from April till October, the neatly organized carpets of color feature tulips, lavender, sunflowers dahlia flowers among many more. Due to the hills that these flowers reside on, being the nicely sloping hills that they are, you can get panoramic views of the flowers from different points, making for great views of a sea of color. Shikisai no Oka not only pleases the eyes, but the nose too. Enjoy the fragrance of the flowers as you elegantly walk it's paths. And, while you're in the area, why not try the local specialty of lavender flavor ice cream also whilst you enjoy your visit!
2Shirogane Blue Pond
Shirogane Blue Pond is a mysterious pond whose water appears to be tinted blue. It is a famous viewing spot in the Furano and Biei area. It is said that when the ground water from the Shirahige Waterfall in the Shirogane hot spring area, which includes aluminum particles, mixes with the water in the Biei River it creates blue light reflections. The contrast between the lush greens of the trees near the river side and the old pine trees reflected in the water create a mystical charm.
A spectacular display of scenery can be seen at Shirahigenotaki Falls in Biei. This waterfall is particularly unique as it flows from an underground river. Not only that, in winter the falls are surrounded by fresh snow, frost-covered trees, and icicles, only adding to the beauty of the ravine below. From November through April there are seasonal illuminations, which is not something to miss, even in the cold. After enjoying some time at the waterfall, head to Biei Shirogane Onsen, equipped with open-air baths which allow visitors to enjoy the winter landscape while they relax.