As Hokkaido's tourism industry grows, there are a number of issues, such as support for multiple languages. However, I think it would be interesting if there were many bus tours sold in each region of Hokkaido, marketed as appealing 'optional tours'.
Tell Me, Bus Tour Guide
If you search “Hokkaido, bus tours” on the Internet, so many websites will come up. We asked Ota Yoichi, an experienced tour guide, for some tips on how to enjoy a bus tour.
Hanako (not her real name), is a bus tour guide in Sapporo. We interviewed this tour guide specialist who even travels throughout Hokkaido on her own time, about bus tours.
"Tour development personnel" roundtable discussion
At a travel agency, many Bus-tour advertisements are displayed. Each one is said to be the hard-earned results of the tour developer. How does the tour developer approach the idea of a “Bus tour”?
I thought there was a rivalry between these two developers from different companies. But actually, they “often exchange information.” A keyword for bus tours seems to be “peace.”
Side stories: A school trip 50 years later: Learning about Hokkaido again
My first experience with a bus tour was an elementary school field trip. Let me re-trace my memories of the trip. It can be called a trip to learn about Hokkaido again. Guided by these thoughts, I walked around Lake Toya.
Mt. Usu is located south of Lake Toya. In the 17th Century, this mountain awoke from thousands of years of sleep and violently erupted. Acting in concert, many other volcanoes around Volcano Bay repeatedly displayed violent activities during this period.
Date City, with its view of Volcano Bay, is named after the Date clan of the Sendai Domain. However, by reviewing the origins of the land and its prehistory in thousand-year units, the interesting history of this city can be seen.
Lake Kuttara is a small lake nestled in a forest to the north and is the stage for this article. The dignified figure of the woman who lived by this lake more than 100 years ago attracts our attention.
"Let's go on a Bus Tour!" Special article
A group of Tokyo Gakugeidai University students visited and stayed in Kuriyama town for three days, as a part of the project Water Special Interest Tours (WaSIT) .