The Official Hokkaido Adventure Travel Guide

Hike the Mountain of God “Kamui Nupuri”
and learn about the People of Ainu




1-DAY

DIFFICULTY

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GREEN SEASON

  • 1 day

  • Min. 15, Max. 20

  • Hiking

    Hiking

HIGHTLIGHTS
  • Learn and experience the culture, history and tradition of the Ainu at National Ainu Museum and Park - UPOPOI
  • Hike the Mountain of God – Kamui Nupuri
LOCATION

Noboribetsu City

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Guide and his members getting ready to start the hike

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Our hiking guide and his hiking members

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Our guide explaining about the nature along the way up Kamui Nupuri

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Cultural dance by the Ainu

OVERVIEW

People of Ainu have been living in northern Japan long before the Japanese people ruled Hokkaido. The National Ainu Museum and Park, UPOPOI opened in July 2020, which led the history and culture of the Ainu to gain attention once again. Out of the 47 prefectures in Japan, Hokkaido is one of the prefecture most closely related to Ainu. Many of Hokkaido’s geographical names are originated from Ainu words.
In this tour, we will first learn and experience the history, culture and tradition of the Ainu at UPOPOI. After lunch, we will hike Kamui Nupuri, the Mountain of God with a professional hiking guide and feel the nature of the mountain, just like how the Ainu did.

ITINERARY

08:30AM

Meet an English Speaking Guide at Sapporo Station. We will board a
chartered coach and head on to Noboribetsu City.

10:30AM

We will make a stop at the National Ainu Museum and Park UPOPOI.
We will first learn about the lives of the Ainu, the aborigines of Hokkaido.

12:00PM

For lunch, we will enjoy a delicious plate at a local restaurant nearby.

14:00PM

In the afternoon, we will go on a hike on Kamui Nupuri, the mountain
named as the Mountain as God by the Ainu. As we climb up the mountain, we will
learn from the local hiking guide about why this mountain was named Mountain of
God by the Ainu.

18:00PM

After a good hike, we board the chartered coach and arrive back at
Sapporo.

Tour Operator / Contact

Nippon Travel Agency Hokkaido

Address

5F Nippon Travel Agency Sapporo Bldg., South 1 West 4, Chuo-ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido 060-0061 Japan

Contact Person

Takahiro Murayama (MR) / Kasumi Katie Yamazaki (MS)

TEL

+81 (0)11-208-0182

Email

takahiro_murayama@nta.co.jp
kasumi_yamazaki@nta.co.jp

Official web site

https://www.ntainbound.com/
https://explore-in-hokkaido.com/plan/

We, Nippon Travel Agency Hokkaido (NTA Hokkaido) launched business in 1994, spinning off from “Nippon Travel Agency (NTA)”, the first travel agency in Japan founded in 1905. This spin-off helped us become a specialist in all types of travel in Hokkaido, the largest prefecture of Japan, ranging from Destination Management, Outgoing Tourism, MICE Solutions to Special Interest Tours. We extended our business from the Sapporo office to 8 branch offices within Hokkaido, from Hakodate of southern Hokkaido to Kushiro of eastern Hokkaido. From our 115+ years of experience in the travel market, we are committed to offering travel services of the highest quality, combining our energy and enthusiasm. Our greatest satisfaction comes in serving large numbers of satisfied clients who have experienced the joys and inspiration of travel. If you have any questions or concerns about a trip to Japan, please feel free to contact us. Our mission is to provide the best experience on your next exciting trip to Japan !

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