Maple Forest Bathing
Breath deeper and feel the spring coming in 'Musubi-no-mori' maple forest of Furano.
March is in the middle season of cold winter and warm spring. Sunshines in march, is getting warmer and trying to melt ice in the forest. Maple sap dropping from the original holes, this is the one of process to preparation for green season.
In the wilderness, Brown bears wakes up, bird sings and Maple trees is pumping up water from the land for the coming season.
Enjoy snow walk to feeling the changing of the season.
* 'Musubi-no-mori' is in private property belonging to NPO Green Stage.
Enjoy tea time with Japanese Maple.....
Japanese maple tree is family member of sugar maple tree in Canada which has been well known as maple syrup.
We try to make Japanese maple syrup from them. If you can get a chance to taste our Japanese maple syrup then, this is great gift from the nature in Furano.
We hope to make our Japanese maple syrup for your tour, but this is natural phenomenon. we try to do our best always!
9:30 am Meet and Greet at 'Todai-jumoku-en' Car parking
'Tokyo-daigaku-enshurin-jumokuen Sakura Park'
Please check on Google map: https://maps.app.goo.gl/RkbdhjX1EohgqoKbA
and ready to go before departure.
(there is only bio toilet for emergency in the forest)
About Pick-up service
> Please check us availability if you need to pick-up service from Furano town/Shin Furano Prince Hotel/Kitanomine resort area.
9:45 am arrive 'Musubi-no-mori' maple forest
Chill out and enjoy forest bathing
Enjoy tea time with our Japanese maple syrup.
* maple sup dropping is phenomenon. We can not control anything else, We wish you get a chance to see it, Finger cross!
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm tour end at 'Todai-jumoku-en' Car parking
What is suitable Clothing for the tour?
Ski jacket & pants, waterproof gloves, Winter waterproof boots (winter rubber boots), Beanie (warm ski hat), neck warmer and anything water and snacks what you need.
Does not matter, Jacket and pants are using for skiing or not, very important point is everything should be using waterproof materials!
hem and cuff of Jacket or pants has a function for block snow is great!
But you may need to layer control during walking on the snow. So 3 layers will be better for Base layer, middle layer and waterproof jacket.
We have rentals of rubber boots & gloves, so please ask us if you are difficult to get winter clothing.
Pricing (Private only)
How many participants in your group?
1 person: 16,500 yen per person / private
2 person: 11,000 yen per person / private
3 person: 9,900 yen per person / private
4 person: 8,800 yen per person / private
*5+ person in the group, please ask us availability.
Snow shoes & poles, Tea & 1 snack, Japanese maple syrup tasting, insurance, English speaking local guide
*Basically, please prepare by yourselves, winter clothes like ski pants and jacket, Beanie (warm cap), neck warmer, ear warmer, snow boots (gum boots), waterproof gloves etc, what you need for outdoor activity.
*Maple sup dropping natural phenomenon or our Japanese maple syrup tasting will be not promising. Please understanding for this is natural phenomenon, no control. We will try to do our best.
*We have rentals for winter rubber boots & gloves. If need them, please ask us.
What is requirement?
Healthy and be confident in physical strength
6+ years old (basically)
* Please ask us if you have infants or younger than 6 years old.