A hot spring on the banks of Lake Shikaribetsu, a natural lake 810 meters above sea level.
Lake Shikaribetsu is the only natural lake in Daisetsuzan National Park.
It is located 810 meters above sea level and is the highest lake in Hokkaido
An endemic species of Miyabe char (Salvelinus malma miyabe) inhabits Lake Shikaribetsu, in addition precious wild animals such as Pika (a type of hare) called living fossils also inhabit the surrounding virgin forests of white fir, Yezo spruce and Erman’s birch.
Welling up on that land is Lake Shikaribetsu hot spring (Shikaoi Town).
Boasting over a 100 years of history, Onneyu hot spring was opened in 1899. Among the areas of Saroma, Kitami, Onneyu and Abashiri, It is the leading spring resort. Its main quality is that it is a simple sulphur spring. Enjoy this famous hot spring which has been soothing our ancestors for centuries.
Before Lake Nukabira existed, this was a hot spring which had been soothing people since the beginning of the Taisho Period. This town is appropriately named Nukabira Gensenkyo (as it translates literally as town of holiday homes, rice bran and source) and every inn in this town has spring water coming directly from the hot spring source. Its lavish hospitality will always appeal to fans of hot springs.
The hot water in Tokachigawa hot spring is a moor (plant-derived) hot spring which has taken millions of years to be created. Soaking into amber colored spring water is reputed to make skin silky smooth. The lands of Tokachi is a place where we have to feel blessed for the Bounties of Mother Earth.