Hokkaido, Kushiro - LakeAkan Travel Guide[Official]


Hokkaido, Kushiro - LakeAkan Travel Guide[Official]

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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 and volcanic mud pools where you can observe the volcanic activities up close.

■ There is a observatory which commands a stunning view at the height of 815 m above sea level.

■ The mountain is within the brown bear's habitat. You are advised to carry bear bell or spray.

■ You can park the cars in front of the mountain lodge

7:00-18:00 ( June through September )
9:00- 17:00 ( May & October )

■ if your plan is to start ealier or to get back later than the time avove. You need to park your cars in Akanko Onsen. The trail head is at a 20 minutes walk from Akanko Onsen.

* If you have any further inquiry, please contact us.
0154-67-3200 Akanko Tourist Information.


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