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Hokkaido Adventure Trip

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Hokkaido, the northernmost of Japan’s four main islands boasts large tracts of unspoiled natural landscape, typified by sprawling forests, rugged mountains and majestic rivers and waterfalls. This trip provides students with the best of both worlds, as they’ll have the chance to explore Hokkaido’s buzzing capital Sapporo, before embarking on an adventurous itinerary of hiking, rafting, canyoning and horse riding.

Day 1: Explore Sapporo Get your bearings in Hokkaido’s capital city, Sapporo. Visit local gaming arcades and test your sporting prowess at the batting cages.
Day 2: Cooking and Canyoning Head out of Sapporo and go canyoning at a picturesque river. Later, you’ll learn how to make soba noodles at a cookery class.
Day 3: Hiking in the Hills Hike Mount Asahidake and take in the stunning views across Daisetsuzan National Park.
Day 4: Rafting and Wildlife Go white water rafting down Chubetsu River and meet polar bears, penguins and seals at the Asahikawa Zoo.
Day 5: Horseback Riding and Ninjas Travel to Hokkaido’s most famous hot spring resort, Noboribetsu and try out a range of fun activities at a horse park. Later, visit a reproduction Edo period town and watch a ninja-themed performance.
Day 6: Mt. Usu Take the cable car to the peak of Mount Usu and take in the view across Lake Toya.
Day 7: Homeward Bound! Say goodbye to your Adventure Leader and head to the airport for your journey home.
Learning Outcomes

Engage with the natural environment and build teams through participation in adventure activities

Discover traditional Hokkaido culture and learn about the indigenous Ainu people

Contribute to the Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme (this itinerary can be adjusted to suit the criteria for the Bronze, Silver or Gold Award)