Hokkaido, a haven for nature lovers and adventure enthusiasts, it is a mesmerizing place that offers every visitor a place to unwind and indulge in the warm Japanese hospitality. It is the place, where seasons beckon people to spend few days amidst the picture postcard scenery to unwind and relax. Furano is in the center of Hokkaido, approximately 115 km from Sapporo. It takes about 2 hours by car from Sapporo, but it is an ideal base for sightseeing in Hokkaido. Chee and Chaa have been there and have etched every bit of this land in their best memories of Japan.
Paragliding in Furano
Soar into the wide blue sky of Furano on a powered paraglider accompanied by an expert instructor. Watch the rolling meadows and the rich hues of nature from a bird’s eye view while satiating your thirst for thrill above hundreds of feet.
MPG Sorachi offers powered paragliding facilities to enthusiast in Furano. They have qualified instructors who take care of the minute details before they take visitors to the skies for a grand view of Furano.
MPG Sorachi (Japanese website): http://mpgsorachi.com/index.html
The Shirogane Blue Pond is a stunning blue lake. The blue colour is because of the presence of aluminum that has seeped into the water that makes it looks blue. It’s sits cozily surrounded by tranquil nature on all sides. Chee and Chaa took a trip there and were left stunned at its beauty.
Roller Coaster Road
The Roller Coaster Road is a 4.5 kilometers of straight highway that gets its name from the undulating topography of the land. It cuts straight through one of the most beautiful landscapes making it a very scenic drive through all seasons. Chee and Chaa took and drive through this road and were left amazed at the scenery and the drive.
Sapporo, the capital city of Hokkaido is a foodie’s wonderland where all types of Japanese cuisines are available. While here, one must try Jingisukan (Genghis Khan) – a special type of Barbeque dish where the vegetables and meat are grilled on a special platform that is raised on the table. It is one of the soul foods of Sapporo and a must try. Chee and Chaa tried it at Matsuo Jingisukan.
Matsuo Jingisukan (Japanese website): https://www.matsuo1956.jp/