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Sounkyo onsen village to Ginsendi hut Trek 3 days

Tour Code : From $ 430
Destination : Hokkaido -Ginsendi- Hokkaido
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Sōunkyō  is a range of gorges located in Kamikawa, Hokkaidō, Japan. Situated in the Daisetsuzan National Park, the area is known for its hotels and onsen (hot springs) resorts as well as waterfalls and magnificent cliffs scenery.  In the month of July Daisetsu-Zan national Park can be the most beautiful area in Hokkaido. Usually in this month and especially in the first weeks the park is full with spectacular wild alpine flowers and large snow fields which will give some amazing views and great photos.
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Day 1:
This trek starts from Sounkyo onsen village where we will take the gondola up half way up the mountain to the top of the station where we will start the 3 hour hard hike up Mt Kuro-dake to the peak and then down a way to the hut. Where we will spend the night in the hut. We should get beautiful wild flowers all the way up.

Day 2:
We will make our to the next hut which is only 3 hours away. If the weather is good w will drop your packs off at the half way mark and do a side hike over to the highest peak in Hokkaido Mt Asahidake. Then it is back to our packs and on to the next hut passing Mt Hauukn-dake . Once at the hut and if there is time you can do a couple of small hikes to nearby peaks that should be covered in more wild flowers.

Day 3:
On this day we will hike out and down to Ginsendi taking in more views and wild flowers which should take us 5 hours to do 8 km. Once at the Ginsendi hut we will catch a bus back to Sounhyo onsen village where we will take a relaxing onsen hot spring bath at one of the onsen bath house. then after catch a bus back to Asahikawa and then a train back to Sapporo.

   Notes:
    * Sat, Sun, Mon dates only
    * Distance : 25 km ( Plus 11 km side hike option )
    * Level : Easy to medium (depending on your fitness)
    * Experience : must have done some hiking before but first time multi-day hikers ok but must have good fitness and be very keen.
    * Fitness : Good to High
    * Meeting place : Sapporo ( other arrangements can be made )
    * Style : hands on, backpacking, trekking
    * Average altitude of trek : 1200 meters
    * Elevation gains & lost,s : 50 m to 300 m
    * Accommodation on trek : Tent and simple mountain hut
    * Minimum number: 1 people
    * Maximum number: 8 people
    * Average backpack weight for girls: 15 kg to 20 kg
    * Average backpack weight for guys 20 kg to 25 kg

This part of the park and the huts we will and route for the first 2 days are popular and get well used so don't be surprise if the huts and trail have a lot of people.
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Room Class1 Pax2 Pax +
Price$553.00$430.00Book Now
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  Includes
    * Very experience guide ( one of the best English speaking guide in Japan )
    * Food for meals ( not including lunches and snacks )
    * Gear for camp: cookers, pots, water treatment gear, wash up gear,
    * Gear if you don't have: Tent(share), sleeping bag, sleeping roll, backpack, Headlamp, eating set, cup, rain gear.

   Exclude
    * Transport to and from trek
    * Lunches and snacks
    * Hut fees if needed
    * Gondola fees
    * Onsen fees
Les touristes peuvent visiter le laos en une semaine pour admirer beaucoup des paysages et pour découvrir la vie quoitidienne des habitants d'ici