Sapporo is the largest city in the northern corner of Hokkaido island. The tourists started to flock in mainly after Sapporo became the host of the Winter Olympics 1972. And then Sapporo Snow Festival became one of the most popular festivals to draw tourists in Japan. The city is now hosting important sporting events and major political gatherings as well. It is also a hub of cultural activities where you will find some delicious culinary dishes. It is time to chalk out the tour plan for covering the best points of Sapporo, especially when you have a time constraint.
Mount Moiwa Ropeway
You will have the best experience of life once you visit Mount Moiwa or Moiwa-Yama. It is a 531-meter tall hill surrounding Sapporo, and it is easy to reach the summit. That is why it has become a popular destination among tourists. An aerial tramway is also a favorite option for tourists. Mount Moiwa Ropeway will take you to the mountains and transfer you to the cable car. It will then take only a few minutes to reach the upper Station of the summit. You can get the city’s best view from the observation deck there and have a great time watching the show at the planetarium.
Jozankei Onsen Hot spring
Within an hour’s drive from Sapporo, you can visit the spectacular Jozankei Onsen hot Spring. It is worth adding to the Japan sapporo tours itinerary, especially if you can pair it up with a stopover at one of the spa hotels there. The hot spring is in a scenic valley and offers a fantastic view. You can come across around 56 hot springs in Jozankei Onsen that pour almost 8,600 liters of water every minute. The temperature of the water ranges between 60 degrees to 80 degrees Celsius.