Envelop yourself in nature in a forest only accessible with a guide certified by the Maede Ippoen Foundation, an organization whose aim is to preserve Hokkaido’s natural environment. Learn about the foundation’s efforts to protect the rich nature of the forest before heading out to discover for yourself the spectacular flora and fauna that call the forest home. As you explore, you’ll come across giant katsura trees as well as the fountainhead of the Akanko Onsen hot spring resort. This tour from Tsuruga Adventure provides a rare opportunity to explore the area’s pristine nature with a local guide.
Lake Akan lakeside forest
4-6-10 Akankoonsen, Akan-cho, Kushiro, Hokkaido