Okhotsk Area.  Driving Travel GuideSightseeing Excursion Course

Sightseeing Excursion Course
    Distance Hours
01 ALeaving from Memanbetsu Airport    
  *You can see the scenery at Notoro Lakeside. Approx. 44km Approx. 55 minutes
02 BWakka Wild Flower Park(Lake Saroma Wakka Nature Center )
Relax with some cycling, sightseeing carriages, or by walking along the promenade.
  Approx. 60 minutes
    Approx. 8km Approx. 10 minutes
03 CRest House Tokoro
Try some fresh scallop dishes at the location of the origin of scallop farming.
  Approx. 60 minutes
  *Right near the road is "Tokoro Curling Hall," one of the symbols of Tokoro. Approx. 36km Approx. 45 minutes
04 DNotoro Cape
A photo spot where the green fields and white and black lighthouse make a beautiful contrast.
  Approx. 20 minutes
  *You can enjoy the drive as you look out at the Sea of Okhotsk. Approx. 12km Approx. 20 minutes
05 EIn Abashiri city    
Google Map APP
The points of this model course
This course allows you to enjoy the views of the lake and beach as you drive along the Lake Notoro and Lake Saroma areas that are scattered along the coast of the Sea of Okhotsk. You'll arrive at Abashiri City in approximately 4 and a half hours, so it's possible to go around the spots at a slow pace in the afternoon. We recommend you take a refreshing bike ride through the wild flower fields at Wakka Wild Flower Park . Cape Notoro is an increasingly popular spot for taking pictures.

Leaving from Memanbetsu Airport

Wakka Wild Flower Park(Lake Saroma Wakka Nature Center)

Rest House Tokoro

Notoro Cape

In Abashiri city

  • 01
  • 02
  • 03
  • 04
  • 05

Okhotsk Area.  Driving Travel Guide[Sightseeing Excursion Course]Other model courses

  • Recommended seasonsSpring
  • DurationApprox. 3 hours and 40 minutes
  • Travel distanceApprox. 78km
Higashimokoto Excursion Course
    Distance Hours
01 ALeaving from Memanbetsu Airport    
    Approx. 23km Approx. 30 minutes
02 BHigashimokoto Shibazakura Park
The Moss Phlox (Shibazakura) that cover the slopes are gorgeous. We recommend you try the original shibazakura soft serve.
  Approx. 60 minutes
    Approx. 12km Approx. 25 minutes
03 CHighland Koshimizu 725 (Scenic Viewpoint)
Leisurely take in nature from the rest house located at an altitude of 725 m.
  Approx. 20 minutes
    Approx. 20km Approx. 35 minutes
04 DHigashimokoto Nyuuraku-kan Dairy Products Center
Alongside the cheese products, the camembert cheese soft serve, which is thought to have beautifying effects, is a must-try.
  Approx. 20 minutes
    Approx. 23km Approx. 30 minutes
05 EIn Abashiri city    
Google Map APP
  • Recommended seasonsAutumn
  • DurationApprox. 5 hours and 20 minutes
  • Travel distanceApprox. 78km
Abashiri Excursion Course
    Distance Hours
01 ALeaving from Abashiri City Approx. 15Km Approx. 20 minutes
02 BLake Notoro Glasswort Patch
The view of the lake dyed red is fantastical. Take your pictures early morning, before too many people arrive.
*The lake will appear different depending on the tides, so we recommend avoiding high and low tides
  Approx. 30 minutes
  *The roadside station "Marchen no Oka Memanbetsu" is located along the way, so you can purchase some local specialties and have a meal. Approx. 18km Approx. 30 minutes
03 CMeruhen-no-Oka Hill
The rural scenery in the hilly landscape makes for a great photo spot.
  Approx. 10 minutes
    Approx. 5km Approx. 20 minutes
04 DAsahigaoka Park
Check out the 360 degree panoramic views of the sunflower fields that stretch out into the distance from the park's observation deck.
  Approx. 10 minutes
  *Make sure to take in the contrast created by the potato and wheat fields. Approx. 5km Approx. 15 minutes
05 EKando-no-Michi (impressive road)
You can overlook the Shiretoko mountains, a World Heritage Site, from the view point.
  Approx. 10 minutes
  *Make sure to take in the contrast created by the potato and wheat fields. Approx. 7km Approx. 10 minutes
06 FSobakiri On
Buckwheat soba is milled and made every day in this nostalgic restaurant that recalls old Japan.
  Approx. 60 minutes
    Approx. 10km Approx. 20 minutes
07 GOmagari Lakeside Park
Tomato and corn harvesting experiences in the large park area are also available (reservations required)
  Approx. 90 minutes
    Approx. 18km Approx. 25 minutes
08 HIn Abashiri city    
Google Map APP