Day trip

From Sapporo: Otaru and Yoichi Distillery Private Day Trip

From Sapporo: Otaru and Yoichi Distillery Private Day Trip

From US$ 529.18 per group up to 2

Go on a whirlwing day trip to the seaside city of Otaru, known for glasswork, great seafood, and desserts. Visit Yoichi Distillery, where the world-famous Nikka Whiskey is produced, and take a ropeway up Tengu Mountain.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
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Duration 9 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Japanese
Pickup included
Your guide will wait in your hotel lobby or outside the booked address with a name signboard. They will arrive 5-10 minutes before the tour start time. Please aim to meet them at the agreed start time.
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  • Check out Otaru's Sakaimichi shopping street with its local craft shops
  • Try the world-famous Nikka Whiskey at Yoichi Distillery
  • Take the ropeway up Tengu Mountain and enjoy views of Otaru Port and Ishikari Bay
Full description
Head to Yoichi Distillery, where the famous Nikka Whiskey is produced. Learn about the founder Masataka Taketsuru’s Scottish inspiration and dream. Try a sample for yourself, with non-alcoholic soft drinks provided for non-alcohol drinkers and those under 20 years old. Drive to the city of Otaru and spend some time exploring the canal area. Stroll down Sakaimachi shopping street, famous for glassworks, music boxes, and great desserts. Follow this with a fantastic seafood lunch full of local fish and produce. Finally, take the ropeway up Tengu Mountain, enjoying the panoramic views of Otaru Port and Ishikari Bay. Tengu Mountain also boasts stunning nature, a squirrel park, bobsleigh (not available in winter) and a cafe, if you want a short break at the top.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entrance fees for ropeway
  • Guide
  • Lunch
  • Whiskey samples (minimum drinking age 20 years)
  • Soft drink (whiskey sample alternative)
  • Tips
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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