3-day trekking Cape Shiretoko, Hokkaido

Join a JMGA mountain guide for a 3-day trekking along the coast line of the Shiretoko Cape, observing wild animals and birds!




Trip Duration

3 days

Mountain Range

Shiretoko range

People per Guide

5 people

Trip Level


Offer Period

Jun, Jul, Aug

Type of Trip

Not specified

This is a unique trekking experience in Hokkaido! A 3-day traverse along the coast line of Shiretoko Cape, surrounded by amazing wild life.

During this trip on the Shiretoko peninsula, you will have the opportunity of seeing local fishermen harvesting the famous Rausu Konbu (kelp). This seaweed is known as the best Konbu for preparing the essential “Dashi (broth)”, one of the critical ingredients of Japanese cuisine.

Furthermore, there’s a high chance of encountering fauna like wild bears and white-tailed sea eagles.

I believe this trekking is great for those looking for wild experiences in Japan, spending the nights in a tent and enjoying a beautiful scenery.

Please contact me if you want to join me for this 3-day adventure in the easternmost of Hokkaido. I will be glad to take you there!

Price per person

1 Person
1379 USD

Group of 2
734 USD

Group of 3
519 USD

Group of 4
412 USD

Group of 5
403 USD


Price includes

  • Guiding fee
  • Mountain guide's expenses


What happens if I need to cancel the trip?
If you decide to cancel, you’ll get a 100% refund (minus fees) if the cancellation is notified up to 60 days before the start of the tour, a 75% refund (minus fees) if you cancel between 59 and 30 days before the start of the tour, and a 50% refund if you cancel between 29 and 21 days before the start of the tour. If you cancel less than 21 days before the first day of the tour, you won’t receive a refund. Take into account, however, that if accommodation, flights or transfers were included in the trip you booked, then a different policy may apply as the guide will be bound by the provider’s cancellation policy.

What happens if the guide cancels the trip because of bad weather/unsuitable conditions?
If bad weather or unsuitable conditions force the guide to cancel the trip, he or she will: a) propose a similar activity at a different place where conditions are better, or b) propose to postpone the activity until a later date, or c) cancel. If you refuse option a), our cancellation policy will apply. Please note, however, that the call to cancel a trip due to bad weather can only be made by the guide (not the client).

What happens if the guide doesn’t show up or cancels for personal reasons?
If the guide cancels for reason of injury or other, you will get a 100% refund on your trip.


Other details



More info

-Technical level:
Altitude difference: approximately 300 m

-Required fitness level:
Need to have good strength for 6 hours of hike in a day.

This items are not included in the price:
-Accommodation fee JPY4,000 per person / night
-Boat transportation fee


About the Guide


I wish you a very warm welcome from Hokkaido, the north island of Japan. The dream spot for any fan of powder skiing!
I'm Jun, I'm a JMGA (Japan Mountain Guides Association) mountain and ski guide. I'm also a ski and telemark instructor. I graduated from the Hokkaido University. I have been skiing all around Hokkaido and I know every corner of this incredible island. I'm also an expert in avalanche safety management.
I'm guiding my friends and clients in all the most beautiful places of Hokkaido: Shiretoko (UNESCO World Nature Heritage), Daisetsuzan National Park, Rishiri, Niseko, Yotei volcano, Asahikawa... hiking, skiing and mountaineering.
Have a look to the different tours I propose to have more info on what you can experience here and get in touch with me. I will be very happy to help you organising your trip and guide you in our beautiful mountains. I'm also the director of the Hokkaido Mountain Guides Association (HMGA) which includes around 84 guides.

FROM 403 USD per person


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