VISIT TOKACHI PASS

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Enjoy with VISIT TOKACHI PASS,
Tokachi / Obihiro bus trip

What is VISIT TOKACHI PASS?
This is a convenient unlimited ride pass for people who visit Tokachi, such as Banei Horse racecourse, Tokachigawa hot spring, Lake Shikaribetsu, Nukabira hot spring village, Old National Railways's Happiness Station and Aikoku Station, where you can enjoy the attractions of Tokachi at a reasonable price.
  • [Eligible person]
    Those who live in Japan and visit Tokachi for sightseeing. For people living within the Tokachi General Promotion Bureau, not eligible for sale.
  • [Coverage route]
    Hokkaido Takushoku Bus and All routes of Tokachi Bus in Tokachi (Including Obihiro Airport shuttle bus)
  • [Sales period]
    Sales throughout the year
  • [Sales and Exchange Locations]
    Obihiro Station Bus Terminal (Hokkaido Takushoku Bus Counter, Tokachi Bus Counter) and Tokachi Obihiro Airport Information Center (Tokachi Bus Counter)
  • [Type and Cost]
    1-day Ticket 1,500 yen [Elementary school students: 750 yen] , 2 days pass 2,500 yen [Elementary school students: 1,250 yen]
  • [When purchasing]
    Together with identification cards (driver's license, my number card etc.) that identifies your current address at the time of purchase, We will check tickets or airline tickets (e-ticket also possible) when coming to Tokachi.

Online purchase from here

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5 model courses using
VISIT TOKACHI PASS

  • Course 1Day trip course to enjoy Shikaribetsu Lake Kotan

    Course 1 WeekdaysEnjoy horseback riding that can be enjoyed even in the beginner in the Shikaoi-cho, then go to the popular farm restaurant.
    Then, experience nature in Lake Shikaribetsu! There are plenty of menus such as Canadian canoe and nature stroll.

  • Course 2Ski and winter outdoor experience at Nukabira Onsen

    Course 2Speaking of Nukabira Hotspring, Tausubetsu Bridge (Former JNR Shihoro Line Arch Bridge) is famous.
    Enjoy participating in the local walking tour.

  • Course 3Ikeda Wine Castle and Obihiro Horse Racecourse

    Course 3Free wine castle guide tours and tasting are also available. You can enjoy Ikeda beef and wine at the restaurant! Racecourse where the only banei keiba horse race in Japan is held
    *Admission fee 100 yen Free wine castle guide tours and tasting are also available.

  • Course 4Tokachi wheat popular bakery "Mugi oto" Breakfast and happiness station tour

    Course 4Breakfast is in the largest bakery of Japan using 100% of Tokachi wheat.
    It is a station on the Hiroo Line of the old JNR. Selected as a sacred place for lovers.

  • Course 5Garden Spa Tokachigawa Onsen and Tokachi Wagyu Yakiniku

    Course5Lunch at DAICHINO TAKUMI, then hot spring bathing in the garden spa Tokachi River (or each hotel).
    A Yakiniku restaurant where you can enjoy the beef and vegetables of Tokachi. After that, you can relax at the valuable Moor hot spring.

    Inn recommended for those who want to stay and enjoy
    Tokachigawa Hot Spring

    Tokachigawa Hot Spring Sanyoan
    Tokachigawa Hot Spring Sanyoan
    A luxury inn with hot spring and only 11 guest rooms. They have creative kaiseki cuisine through which you can enjoy the freshness and deliciousness of the season, a Moor spring that is certified as a Hokkaido heritage, the best aromatherapy, etc. You can have a relaxing time that can be enjoyed only at Sanyo-an.
    To the official website

Enjoy with VISIT TOKACHI PASSTrip to Tokachi based on themes

Theme 1Horses and the History of Pioneering (2-day historical sightseeing course)

A journey that traces the history of the development of Tokachi beginning with the settlement of Banseisha in 1883. Recommended for people who want to know the history and agriculture in Tokachi.

Horses and the History of Pioneering Horses and the History of Pioneering

You can learn the history of the development of Tokachi at the Obihiro Centennial City Museum in Obihiro city. Banba was born for forestry and agriculture. People cleared forests and were involved in the cultivation of beans and wheat. You will clearly understand that these horses and humans have been closely involved. At Taushubetsu Bridge and Kanda Nissho Memorial Museum of Art, you can see in detail the hardships of reclamation and hard life at that time.

Model course

Day1

Day1

Please take the Basha Bar departing from and arriving at HOTEL & CAFÉ NUPKA which is a 3-minute walk from Obihiro Station, and enjoy the bustling Obihiro City at night.

Day2

Day2
Highlights
  • Kanda Nissho Memorial Museum of Art
    Kanda Nissho Memorial Museum of Art
    Kanda Nissho (1937 – 1970) was an oil painter who spent most of his short life in Tokachi, capturing the harsh lives of farmers in Tokachi in a realistic manner. You can see many great works that he had painted throughout his life.
  • Obihiro Centennial City Museum
    Obihiro Centennial City Museum
    There are exhibitions related to agriculture in the Tokachi area that has developed ahead of other areas as well as prehistoric fossils, Jomon pottery and Ainu culture. You can learn the history of Tokachi and Obihiro up to now from many aspects.

Theme 2Lake Shikaribetsu and Lake Nukahira Summer:
Summer experience filled with adventure

You can actively enjoy trekking, canoeing and downhill cycling in the vast of nature.

Summer experience filled with adventurer Summer experience filled with adventure

At Lake Shikaribetsu you can enjoy activities such as trekking around virgin forests, canoeing, and kayaking. At Nukahira Lake you can enjoy a trekking tour whose goal is "Taushbetsu Bridge", a railway arch bridge in the pioneering time. You can explore the natural beauty of the forest and lake in one of the few national parks in Hokkaido.

Model course

Day1

Day1

Day2

Day2
Highlights
  • Taushubetsu Bridge (concrete arch bridge)
    Taushubetsu Bridge (concrete arch bridge)
    The Taushvets River Bridge, completed in 1937, is said to be on the verge of collapse. It was one of the concrete bridges which were built to transport lumber for the war before. It is a famous photo spot that many photographers visit to capture the beautiful scenery of the bridge and the mountains behind the bridge even after the line was discontinued.
  • Lake shikaribetsu of summer
    Lake shikaribetsu of summer
    Lake shikaribetsu is most of highest altitude in Hokkaido it located in 810 meters.
    Lake shikaribetsu nature center is provide experiential tour what is Canadian canoe , Primeval forest walk ,Night Watching,etc.

Theme 3Lake Shikaribetsu and Lake Nukahira: Ice art in winter

At Lake Shikaribetsu and Lake Nukahira, you can enjoy the "Ice art" that only exists there, which is produced by the intense winter cold.

Lake Shikaribetsu and Lake Nukahira Lake Shikaribetsu and Lake Nukahira

A phantom village "Lake Ishibetsu Kotan" that appears only in winter on an icy lake. You can enjoy "Ice bar" and "chapel" made of ice sculptures and ice, and talking with everyone you've met at "Open-air Bath on the ice" which is only available there. At Nukahira Lake, you can participate in a local tour and enjoy the beauty of the ice such as the "ice bubble" kept in the frozen lake and the "Mushroom ice" on the lake.

Model course

Day1

Ice art

Day2

Ice art
Highlights
  • Lake Ishibetsu Kotan
    Lake Ishibetsu Kotan
    A winter event with nearly 40 years of history. You can run in the snow field through snowshoeing, skiing, snowmobiling, or enjoy unique experience such as soaking in the open-air bath on the ice while looking at the winter scenery. In addition, the facilities are lit up at night and you can enjoy a different atmosphere from the daytime.
  • Ice Bubble at Lake Nukabira
    Ice Bubble at Lake Nukabira
    A natural phenomenon characteristic of extremely cold regions. It is made by the air bubbles trapped in the ice of the frozen lake surface of Nukahira Lake. It is the art of ice on which fantastic and beautiful pattern is drawn.

VISIT TOKACHI PASS Popular Spots to
Go Obihiro Local Edition

  • CHAPTER 1Dining room in the Obihiro Local Wholesale Market "Fuji-zen"

    This dining room is operated by the Obihiro Local Wholesale Market . Using fresh ingredients and seasonal ingredients, "Daily Set Meal" and sushi are recommended.

    nearest bus stop
    National Route West 21 jo bus stop (Tokachi Bus)
    Holiday
    Sundays/Holidays/Wednesdays Irregular holiday
    Google Maps
  • CHAPTER 2Tokachi Bagle Cafe

    A bagel store that uses Tokachi and Hokkaido wheat and is also dedicated to water and manufacturing methods. Lunch menu and sweets are also fulfilling.

    nearest bus stop
    West 5 jo 28 cho-me street bus stop (Tokachi Bus)
    Holiday
    non-regular holiday
    Google Maps
  • CHAPTER 3Tonden

    The famous restaurant of pork bowl which is Tokachi's soul food. Butadon to choose from three types of Pork loin, Pork fillet and Pork belly use the pig of Tokachi. On Saturdays and holidays, Please prepare for the queue.

    nearest bus stop
    East 8 jo 16 cho-me street bus stop (Tokachi Bus)
    Holiday
    Sunday
    Google Maps
  • CHAPTER 4Toteppo-factory

    A specialty store dealing with Tokachi natural cheese, sweets such as cheesecake carefully focused on Tokachi ingredients. Cafe also available.

    nearest bus stop
    West 5 jo 17 cho-me street bus stop (Tokachi Bus)
    Holiday
    Open all year round
    Google Maps
  • CHAPTER 5Ryugetu TOSCACHINA

    A restaurant operated by the leading confectionary store "Ryugetsu". You can enjoy Italian menu such as seasonal pasta・pizza.

    nearest bus stop
    West 17 jo 6 cho-me street bus stop (Takushoku Bus)
    Holiday
    Open all year round(12/31, 1/1 only holidays)
    Google Maps
  • CHAPTER 6Yurakucho

    Delicious at reasonable price, a famous Obihiro Jingisukan restaurant. Hormone udon is a must-eat! We also have a take-out menu.

    nearest bus stop
    West 5 jo 17 cho-me street bus stop (Tokachi Bus)
    Holiday
    Tuesday Closed
    Google Maps
  • CHAPTER 7Jingisukan Hokkaido

    A popular restaurant of Jingisukan, a large bear statue beside the entrance. Other than Matton・Lamb, the selection menu is also available. Weekday lunch is even more deal!

    nearest bus stop
    West 14 jo 13-chome street bus stop (Tokachi Bus)
    Holiday
    Mondays (On holidays, the following day is closed.)
    Google Maps
  • CHAPTER 8Rancho Elpasop

    A popular restaurant with homemade ham and sausages using "Doro-buta pork" which was grown in grazing in the vast land of Tokachi.

    nearest bus stop
    Tokiwa-dori 6 cho-me street bus stop (Takushoku Bus)
    Holiday
    Open all year round
    Google Maps
  • CHAPTER 9Okashi no Yakata no AKUTSU

    A long-established confectionery shop in the southern part of Obihiro City for 70 years. There are many sweets, including famous sweets "Milk Road", cakes and baked sweets.

    nearest bus stop
    Taisho bus stop (Tokachi bus)
    Holiday
    Open all year round
    Google Maps
  • CHAPTER 10Obihiro Zoo

    It opened in July 1963 as the second zoo in Hokkaido and has 400 species of 73 animals. There is also a retro amusement park.

    nearest bus stop
    The bus stop in front of the zoo (Tokachi bus) ・Midorigaoka 6 cho-me street bus stop (Takushoku Bus)
    Holiday
    Late February to late April, early November to late November
    Google Maps
  • CHAPTER 11Obihiro Museum of Art

    Opened in 1991, Western paintings with themes such as works by artists from Hokkaido-east, contemporary prints and the Barbizon School rural landscapes are exhibited.

    nearest bus stop
    The bus stop in front of the museum (Takushoku Bus)
    Holiday
    Monday Closed (If it is a holiday, the following day is closed.), New Year's Holiday Other irregular holidays
    Google Maps
  • CHAPTER 12Meiji Hokkaido Tokachi Oval

    The first indoor speed Skating ground in Hokkaido. You can skate at the open time.

    nearest bus stop
    Obihiro forest Indoor skating rink (Takushoku Bus)
    Holiday
    Mondays, The day after the holidays, and the year-end and New Year holidays
    Google Maps

VISIT TOKACHI PASS Most Popular Spots to
Go Obihiro surrounding edition

  • CHAPTER 1Shirakaba Avenue on Tokachi Farm

    A 1.3 km long white birch avenue at the entrance of Tokachi Farm established in 1910. It is one of the most beautiful scenic spots in Tokachi, which was also used as a location site for film and drama.

    nearest bus stop
    Shirakaba Namiki mae Bus Stop (Takushoku Bus)
    Holiday
    None
    Google Maps
  • CHAPTER 2Shiroganedai Ski Resort

    The southeast of Obihiro, the only ski resort in southern Tokachi in Makubetsu-cho. It takes 90 minutes from Obihiro Station without transferring.

    nearest bus stop
    Hakugindai entrance bus stop (Tokachi Bus)
    Holiday
    (Sales) December 20 to Next March 15
    Google Maps
  • CHAPTER 3Otofuke Shrine

    A shrine built in 1900. It is known as a shrine where there are Hokkaido squirrels, and in the spring we can see cherry blossoms.

    nearest bus stop
    Sundome Otofuke mae (Takushoku Bus)
    Holiday
    None
    Google Maps
  • CHAPTER 4Roadside station Pier 21 Shihoro

    Roadside station in Shihoro cho, north of Obihiro. Renewal opened in 2017. You can buy memorabilia of Shihoro limited!

    nearest bus stop
    Shihoro No. 23 bus stop (Tokachi Bus)
    Holiday
    New Year's Holiday. There is temporary closure.
    Google Maps
  • CHAPTER 5Little House on the Prairie

    A buffet restaurant using ingredients from Tokachi Shikaoi and Hokkaido. You can enjoy homemade dishes such as grandma's nikujaga.

    nearest bus stop
    Little House on the Prairie (Takushoku Bus)
    Holiday
    Thursday Closed
    Google Maps
  • CHAPTER 6Soba Restaurant Minato

    Hokkaido's leading soba restaurant, Shintoku-cho. The authentic handmade-soba restaurant established in the Taisho era in front of Shintoku station. You can enjoy the aroma of local soba.

    nearest bus stop
    Shintoku Station (Takushoku Bus)
    Holiday
    Sunday Closed
    Google Maps

Limited duration service2019 Tokachi Regular Tourism Bus

A journey that you will like Big Tokachi more!

  • Period
    6/1 to 9/30
  • Cost
    Morning course 3,500 yen
    Afternoon course 2,500 yen
  • Tour planning and implementation
    Tokachi Bus Co., Ltd.Tourism Planning Division
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Inter-city bus convenient for Tokachi from Sapporo and Asahikawa

Potato Liner Sapporo ⇔ Obihiro

Inter-city bus which runs between Sapporo and Obihiro. Comfortable with independent 3 row seats
Weekdays 10 bus service, Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays 12 bus service are convenient!
One-Way:3,770 yen (1,890 yen per child), Minimum 3 hours and 35 minutes

North Liner Asahikawa/Furano ⇔ Obihiro

Inter-city bus connecting Asahikawa and Obihiro. Bus service via Furano and Biei 3 bus service per day , and via Sounkyo 1 bus service per day. One-Way: 3,240 yen (1,620 yen per child) , Time required: 3 hours 45 minutes to 4 hours.