Niseko is blessed by Mother Nature with plenty of breathtaking places where you can enjoy nature in numerous ways. To start your beautiful day with a peace of mind, visit Makari Shrine and enjoy the cherry blossoms there. Next, go rafting in Shiribetsu River for some thrilling adventure in nature. End your day by appreciating the majestically breathtaking Mount Yotei from Fukidashi Park.
Just 25 minutes away from Kutchan Town, lies Makkari Shrine, a famous Shinto temple that dates back to the Meiji Era. Known as one of the best places in Niseko to view beautiful cherry blossoms, the serene walkway and Mount Yotei in the background will certainly bring you a moment of peace.
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If you’re looking for a new way to enjoy nature in Niseko, spring rafting along Shiribetsu is the sport for you! Get ready to feel the adrenaline rush from the change in currents along the river with unbeatable views of Mount Yotei. Whether you are a first-timer or an experienced outdoor sports fanatic, rafting along the Shiribetsu is absolutely fun and suitable for all ages.
Located at the foot of the eastern side of Mount Yotei, Fukidashi Park in Kyogoku town is a favorite amongst locals and visitors alike. Here, you’ll have the chance to experience nature at it’s finest with natural spring water streaming from the mountain. With open grass areas, a playground, scenic walkways and bridges to explore, the park is a pleasant and relaxing place for the whole family to spend the day.
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Traveling to Niseko is all about relaxing and reconnecting with Mother Nature. With plenty of scenic locations to choose from, you can easily unwind and admire your surroundings. Please reach out to us if you need guidance on how to include nature-themed activities in your holiday itinerary!