Ainu patterned new mask now on sale
To fight against COVID-19, Akanko Onsen has released a new mask with a traditional Ainu pattern symbol of repelling bad spirits and epidemics on it, durable, simple, fashionable shape & design, washable, made of cotton. A very popular item that is available at shops and hotels in the town. Check it out!
Lake Akan Ainu Theater Ikor to open under COVID-19 Safety Operational Measures
After a long period of the closure due to COVID-19, Lake Akan Ainu Theater Ikor has now resumed the plays under the new safety measures. July schedule below. July 4th ~ Weekdays : 8:00 pm Traditional Dance, 9:00 pm Lost Kamuy Sat. Sun. National Holidays : 3:00 pm Lost Kamuy, 8:00 pm Traditional Dance, 9:00 pm Lost Kamuy * Each play lasts about 40 minutes. ( No admittance during the performance ) Please wear a mask when entering the venue.
Lake Akan Sightseeing Cruise Boat back to operation
Lake Akan Sightseeing Cruise Boat has resumed the operation from July 1st. The operation schedule below. ( Cruise Time 85 minutes) July 1st- July 10 9:00, 11:00, 13:00, 15:00 July 11th – July 31st Leave every hour on the hour starting from 9:00 and last boat leaves at 16:00 *Chartered small boats leave anytime from 8:00 to 17:00 We’ll show the August schedule at the end of July.
【Notice】Temporarily closed ＆ suspended
In response to the extension of the ” State of Emergency “, Akanko Tourist Information Office & Lake Akan Ainu Theater 【Ikor】will be closed until May 31, all the operation of tourist boats will be suspended until May 15th, which might be prolonged depending on the situation.
Ice Fishing Akanko Onsen begins!
Akanko Onsen’s winter event Ice Fishing begins Jan. 4th and continues until March 31 The fishing fee: 1500yen ( includes fishing permission, fishing tackles,baits, tents,ice hole, and fish cooking fee ) Opens everyday from 8:00 to 16:00. Ice fishing is a very delightful activity for everyone from very small children to adults. After fishing, you can have your catches deep fried at a shop for free. Give it a try! Not only fishing but many other activities such as ice skating,…
Akankohan National Ski Area ‘Utara’ Opens
Akankohan national Ski Area ‘Utara’ Opens Dec. 29th. The area is located in the eastern Hokkaido on the south shore of Lake Akan and is renowned for fine powder snow, “Japow”. The site is used for a variety of national and international ski competetions every year. Como on! to Akanko Onsen and immerse yourself into world highly acclaimed powder snow. The season ends April 5th. *The schedule might be changed depending on the weather conditions.
The 70th Marimo Festival
The 70th Marimo Festival Oct. 8th – Oct. 10th The Marimo Festival held annually in the town of Akanko Onsen to give thanks to the God of the mother nature. During the festival, All the events can be enjoyed for free. Festival Schedule October 8th ( Tue. ) 10:00~ Talks about marimo ( at Eco-museum Center ) Talks only given in Japanese *Reservation required 13:00~Marimo Observation *Required to participate in the talks made at 10:00 as we enter into a…
10月8日(火)から10月10日(木)まで、『第70回まりも祭り』を開催いたします。 8日(火) 午前中セミナー『まりもについての講演』 午後からはセミナー受講者の『まりも生育地観察会』を予定しております。 ※『まりもについての講演』の申込書はコチラ→まりも祭り講演会申込書。 ⁂申込書に記載する電話番号は、こちらから連絡の取りやすい番号でお願いします。開催中止などの連絡をする場合がございます。 9日 (火)お昼より『まりも踊り』『まりもを迎える儀式』『まりもを護る儀式』 10日(水)『まりもを送る儀式』 をそれぞれ開催予定いたします。 10月8日まりもセミナーは、メール、またはFAXにて、9月10日(火) 9：00～ 受付開始 NPO法人阿寒観光協会まちづくり推進機構 メールアドレス firstname.lastname@example.org FAX 0154-67-3024にて受付開始いたします。
Akan Mashu Bus ( summer operation)
Akan Mashu Bus ( summer operation) The times vary depending on the dates 【July/13-July/26】 （one way） Akanko Bus terminal 9：05 JR Mashu Station 10：10 （return） JR Mashu Station 12：00 Akanko Bus terminal 13：30 【July/27-Sep/1】 （one way） Akanko Bus terminal 7：25 12：00 JR Mashu Station 8：30 13：05 （return） JR Mashu Station 10：30 14：45 Akanko Bus terminal 11：20 15：35 【Fare】 One way：Adult 1500 yen/ Child 750 yen Round ： Adult 2100 yen / Child 1050 yen （Round trip discount is valid only for the same day travel.）
KAMUY LUMINA Opening Ceremony re-scheduled
The beginning time of the KAMUY LUMINA Opening Ceremony has been changed from 18:30 to 19:15. The correct schedule of Opening Ceremony July 4th 19:15-20:30 Then, the LAMUY LUMINA pre-opening will start after the ceremony. 【Contact】0154-67-3200
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