SHIRETOKO FIVE LAKES
Feel the majestic wilderness!
Touring northeast Hokkaido in the summer.
This is our recommended itinerary for nature-lovers in the lush greenery of summer. You can enjoy the views from the Kushiro Wetlands observation deck, visit Akanko (Lake Akan) - famous for being the home of Marimo, and explore the mysterious Mashuko (Lake Mashu). Furthermore, bring on Oshinkoshin Waterfall and Shiretoko five lakes where you visit the world natural heritage site at Shiretoko National Park.
Kushiroshitsugen National ParkJapan's largest wetlands with unending, sprawling views.
Akanko (Lake Akan)See views of the towering Mt.Oakandake and meet the Marimo.
Mashuko (Lake Mashu)Japan's clearest lake, cloaked in mist.
Oshinkoshin WaterfallAlso known as the Futami Falls, see this impressive waterfall and enjoy the view from the observation deck at the top.
Shiretoko Five LakesStroll among a dreamlike world of magical world natural heritage sites.
HOW TO GET THERE
- The recommended route is chosen by The View of Japan and is not meant to be part of a tour trip. Please self-arrange public transport or a car/driver.
- The scenery may vary depending on the time of travel and climate. Please confirm the weather, access, and conditions to designated attraction by yourself.
- The flight frequency is as of 01 September 2019, and domestic flight frequency includes code-share flights with partner airlines and is subject to change without prior notice.
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