Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct
The itinerary on each day is subject to change, as we will pick the best weather day for the hike to the summit of Mt Rishiri.
Please ensure you book accommodation for 3 nights. If the hike to Mt Rishiri is on Day 1 then it is necessary for you to be in Rishiri the night before.
Take a ferry from Rishiri to Rebun island. Enjoy flower trekking on Rebun island and relax at a natural onsen after the trek. Take a ferry back to Rishiri for overnight stay.
Wake up early and hike to the summit of Mt Rishiri. Overnight stay in Rishiri.
You can fly from Sapporo's Okazu Airport to Rishiri Airport or from Haneda Airport to Wakkanai Airport, where you can come to Rishiri Island by ferry from Wakkanai. If you come by ferry we'll be able to pick you up at the ferry terminal for free.
You will stay in my family hostel that I manage. It is equipped with an onsen (hot spring bath) where it is awesome to stay after a day of trekking. You will enjoy delicious home-cooked Japanese food.
Price for 9-20 people group, JPY 138,000 for the group - 1 guide for 1 day and 2 guides for 1 day. For groups over 9 people, you will have me to guide you on Rebun island and I will get another guide to help me guide on Rishiri island.
You can stay at my family hostel. Prices start from below. Please get in touch to get more info:
Halfboard - JPY 13,200
Bed & Breakfast only - JPY 9,600
Bed only - JPY 8,400
Coming to Rishiri can be done either by flight (45 min) from Sapporo either by ferry (1.40) leaving from Wakkanai.
I was born on the island of Rishiri in 1969. I still live here today! Since my childhood, I have spent most of my time in the sea, going fishing, and in the mountain going skiing. I’m a ski guide (level 2) from the Japanese Mountain Guide Association. I’m the only one on the island. I have reached the summit of Rishiri more than 500 times… It’s my great pleasure to guide here and let people from all around the world discover this beautiful island all year round. Please feel free to get in touch with me if you are looking for a local expert to guide you in Rishiri. Besides mountain guiding, I'm managing a family hostel here so I can help you with the accommodation as well.
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