Hokkaido’s Secret Season

Stay at Kiroro, an hidden gem in the heart of Hokkaido, between mid-September and mid-October to experience a period where fall foliage fringes the resort, leaves change from green to golden yellow and reds, the temperature is perfectly cool, the air is fresh and crisp, and the outdoor activities are limitless. Not to mention, the rates for airfare and accommodations are highly competitive this time of year.

Kiroro is a premier year-round destination that is emerging as a world-class resort. Boasting two five-star hotels and luxury ski-in ski out private residences, The Kiroro, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel, Hokkaido and Yu Kiroro, Kiroro is an ideal getaway vacation for families, couples and visitors of all ages, especially during secret season. Guests can elevate their secret season experience with the below family-fun activities. Please note that they are subject to change based on environmental conditions:

Mt. Yoichi Panorama Gondola + Hike:
Ascend Mount Yoichi (elevation 1,488m) as you take in the gorgeous scenery of glorious green forest vistas. At the top, you can relish panoramic views of Ishikari Bay, the Shakotan Peninsula and the mountains of Niseko. Round-trip for adults ¥1,500/person, round-trip for elementary school ages is ¥1,000/person and children ages 5 or younger are free.

Buggy Rides:
Immerse yourself in Hokkaido’s lush greenery by cruising around the mountain on a Buggy. The 4WD Buggy can run over grass fields and rough terrains giving you excitement and access to some of the best spots. A Buggy Experience is available for ¥2,500/person and a Buggy Tour is available for ¥4,500/person. You can also experience a five-star Buggy Tour for a 90-minute mountain area special course available for ¥22,500 for a group of 3 or 4 people.

Waterfall Tours:
Watch your step and head for the cascading waterfall! Follow a guide to the seldom explored areas of Kiroro during a 50-minute walking tour. You can also travel upstream and descend downstream on a 90-minute guided tour to discover multiple waterfalls and secret spots. Put on a climbing harness, a jacket and you’re ready for an adventurous experience! Pricing is available for ¥6,000/person or ¥15,000 for a family package for 3 or 4 people. Special boots for walking in water are provided for both tour options.

The Kiroro, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel
128-1 Tokiwa, Akaigawa, Yoichi-gun,
Hokkaido – Japan
Phone: +81 135 34 7111
www.kirorohokkaido.com/en