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!
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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 in Lake Akan starting from July 5
Kamuy Lumina is an enchanted multimedia night walk experience that will take visitors on an interactive journey to the land of Kamuy ( the God in Ainu ) from the lakeside forests of Lake Akan. Guided by an illuminated ” Rhythm Stick”, visitors will go on a journey with an endearing little Jay bird to deliver an important message from an owl, which is the village gurdian god, to the kamuy. Using lighting effects, soundscapes and projections, this unique interactive…
Mt. Hakuto trail route has been open !
■ Mt. Hakuto trail route has been open on May 25th. It’ll be open until October 31 this year. ■ Mt. Hakuto is a very popular mountain among day hikers from the beginners to the experts because of the great views located on the south shore of Lake Akan. ■ The hike takes around 2 hours and a half. The trail begins at the mountain lodge of the ski area and has many attractions with a variety of alpine plants…
Lake Akan & Akan River Fishing Season Start from May 1st
Fishing season start in Lake Akan & Akan River from May 1st The season ends November 30 in Lake Akan and October 31st in Akan River. Lake Akan & akan River are home to a variety of fish including raibow trouts, Japanese char, and very popular fishing fields and receiving many anglers annuallyb both from inland and foreign countries and considered as one of the most enjoyable places in Japan. The fishing license fees: 1 day 1500 yen/ 12 days…
Akanko Ainu Theater [Ikor]’s brand-new performance ” Lost Kamuy” unveiled March
Akanko Ainu Theater [Ikor]’s brand-new performance ” Lost Kamuy” unveiled March 19 The new play features the theme of ” co-existence of human and wolves” based on the Ainu legend. Ainu is a ethnic group of people who existed in old time. They revere nature and lived in harmony with nature.
Frost Flower in Lake Akan
Early winter is the best season to see Lake Akan’s renowned beautiful “Frost Flower”. The Morning Walk tour starts from Jan. 20th. So called frost flower is a natural phenomenon seen under several meteorological conditions. Ice frost make a exquisite layers of ice crystals and form natural flowers.
Winter theme park “Ice Land Akan” opens tomorrow!
Winter theme park on the Lake Akan ” Ice Land Akan” is opening tomorrow! on 11th. On the opening day, various winter activities including ice fishing, snow buggy, banana boat, and ice skating are provided. Please enjoy the fresh nature on the Lake Akan!
Winter Tour Bus “White Pirka” starts operation from Jan. 10th.
Winter Tour Bus “White Pirka” will get started this year’s operation from Jan. 10th. It is very convenient for those who don’t have much time or don’t have a car to visit popular tourist spots in eastern Hokkaido effectively. The bus leaves every day from the JR Kushiro Station at 8:30, visiting popular tourist places including one of the 3 major Tancho feeding spots, Tsurumidai(20 min., then Lake Kussharo(20 min.), and Mt.Io(30 min.), have lunch at Michi-no-Eki[Mashu Onsen](lunch is included…
A Thousand Year Tancho Story
A special tour bus ” A Thousand Year Tancho( Red-crowned crane) is now being operated. it’s very convenient for those who want to see Tancho in the limited time. For now, special discount coupon( adult 4500 yen/ child aged 12 and under 3100 yen) is being sold. It includes round bus rides from Lake Akan to Akan International Crane Center, lunch, admission fees for the Crane Center & Kushiro Shitsugen Museum. There are 2 couses; Tour A “from & to…
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