Early morning drive
In the morning, it will be twilightt from 4 clock. Since the Milky House is located on a hiland
with an altitude of 400 m, it looks like a sea of clouds with morning mist over the Niseko city of 100 m above sea level and the Shiribetsu river flowing through the city when it is cold and there is no wind. Go to a point with a good view and take photograph or capture a .a moment to movi
Early morning Bird Watching
Some customers staying in Milky Hous forced to wake up with the chirping of birds. One of the pleasures of early morning is surely that birdwatching is so fun There are many things to discover when you walk along the promenade of Niseko-cho Forest Park, which is a 200m walk. Amazing encounter with wild animals!
Walk through the ranch
The milking work for dairy cows begins at about 6 o'clock. May be you a feel sense of liberation like a in large golf course when you walk in the grassland after cutting grass. Most towns and villages in Hokkaido have town-public large-scale farms, so you can enjoy the view and the scenery everywhere.
Hot air balloon boarding experience
Hot air balloons are moored only in the early mornings and evenings, which is least affected by the wind. It is a delicate experience menu that may be canceled suddenly due to the wind even during execution. You can get a panoramic view of the Niseko Plateau from 40m above the ground.
Outdoor exerience, Adventure Park
Nature Experience Adventure Park
Niseko has two "Adventure Parks" where you can enjoy nature experience as a family. Located in Niseko Village and Niseko Hanazono, both are facilities in the summer, next to the ski resort slopes.
There are various types such as tree walking, JIP rope, soft fluffy play equipment, 4-wheel buggy, etc. Very popular with families including infants
You can enjoy in the forest of Niseko with various courses such as a play plan that stays for half a day.
There are various cycling plans provided by the facility and the experience company. In fact, Niseko has many steep slopes as it goes farther, so we recommend a safe and easy plan leaded by a nice guide and a plan that was supportedt by transpotation car to avoid a steep uphill.
I am happy that the Niseko Tourist Association is doing a cheap rental in front of the Niseko station.
The Milky House has a special trailer that carries six bikes together, guided by Milky Papa.
Board the Annupuri Summer Gondola
From the Milky House, you can board the Annupuri Ski Gondra, which is just a 5-minute walk, and the gondola that opens from mid-June, and you can easily reach the 1,000-meter observation deck 600 meters above you in just 10 minutes. The price is 1,000 yen for adults and dogs can also ride.
You can 1) make a round trip, 2) walk to the Hirafu ski area, get off at the Hirafu gondola, and 3) climb to the top of Niseko Annupuri.
From the mountain observatory, you can see Lake Toya and Mt. Usu. Recommended on sunny days.
We recommend K-stable, which has an excellent location.
One of the attractions of the Niseko area is that you can enjoy horseback riding while enjoying the scenery. The horseback riding course here has a good view and is surrounded by a wide hilly area. You can go outside while enjoying the beautiful scenery such as Mt. Yotei, which has a beautiful shape like Mt. Fuji, and the rhythmic Niseko mountain range.
They also provide free transportation to and from your accommodation.
Insect Kingdom Annupuri
The pension village where the Milky House is located is surrounded by primeval forest, and on sunny days, the sound of summer cicadas is impressive. The environment is rich in nature and stag beetles are near the streetlights from night to morning from July to August.
The ground beetle that survived the Ice Age was confirmed on the ski resort. There is a nature information room "Ekoru" at the gondola station on the Hirafu ski area, and we plan many nature events and guided tours. See image link
Niseko has many slopes, so it is not usually suitable for bicycles. However, some facilities even lend e-bikes, so it may be safe to rent.
The Milky Papa's guide at Milky House arranges a secret course that avoids hard courses by connecting back roads, forest roads and farm roads. You can also enjoy downhill smartly by using a trailer for riding a bicycle.
Enjoy the scenery of nature and enjoy cycling that introduces the history of Niseko.
Waching Salmon swiming upstream born river
The Shiribetsu River flowing through Niseko, We can see thg salmon coming up born river every year.
There is also a fish catching area for salmon egg collection from mid-September to October,. The local institution release artificial hatching in the downstream in Nakoma district at spring, Many salmon will come up after 2 or 3 yeas.
There is also a "Salmon nature observation center". Here, you can observe the salmon run-up and experience the rich nature of Hokkaido in the natural scenery.
Niseko clear stream downing
Shiribetsu River clear stream descent
Even in Japan's clear stream ranking, Shiribetsu River boasts the highest water quality in Japan for over 10 years. About 5 minutes from Niseko Station, you can take a rafting boat down the quiet section surrounded by the gentle forest. ‥
The experience time is as short as 1.5 hours, the boat can be reserved and you can experience it 5 times from morning to evening, which is also attractive. It is convenient for elderly people, families with small children, and people with dogs.
Shakotan Peninsula Tour
Shakotan Peninsula Tour
A round trip from Niseko to the Shakotan Peninsula is a one-day trip, and it is an affordable tour for those staying. You can enjoy the unique scenery of Hokkaido, seafood, and fruits.
Comfortable seaside drive in the summer, the majestic "Kamui Cape" which is one of the three in Hokkaido's cape, and "Horomui Kaigan" which is one of only two locations in Hokkaido in Japan's 100 best beaches. "Bikuni", where famous sushi restaurants are lined up, has a huge strange rock formation along the coastline, indicating a harsh natural environment. And finally you will arrived in Yoichi. Where the famous Nikka Whiskey distillery is located, it is called "Hokkaido Fruit Village" and there are many orchards.
This is the end of the round trip on the Shakotan Peninsula.
In search of Shakotan sea urchin
Naturally for those who like sea urchins, Rishiri sea urchin and Shakotan sea urchin are the representative brands of Hokkaido sea urchin. If you come to Hokkaido from June to August, you have to eat sea urchin in Shakotan.
The sea urchin, Ezomurasaki sea urchin, which is also common in Shakotan, is called white sea urchin, and the highest quality Ezo bahuni is called red sea urchin. Sea urchin fishing is allowed from June to August, and raw sea urchins at this time are the whole picture of tourists.
Yoichi・Niki Winery Tour
Yoichi is famous for producing fruits in Hokkaido. Yoichi boasts the largest production of grapes for wine in Japan, and there are many wineries. In recent years, wine tourism has been rushing. A special wine zone established by a unique and small winery.
Click on the image for guidance on restaurants, factory tours, and tastings
”Suttu” Kotobuki Oyster
Next to sea urchins on the Shakotan Peninsula, I would like to introduce "Kotobuki Kaki," (special kind of oystar)which is farming in "Suttu".
It seems that the Raiden Kaigan once had a lot of herring fishing before 100 years, and the "herring palace" was also lined up on sea side, but there is a history that the town has declined due to poor herring fishing throughout the Sea of Japan. ‥
A nostalgic area that traces past prosperity. However, the "oyster banya"(Fishermans restaurant) became a hot spot and the special product, Kotobuki, is also called the milk of the sea, and the steamed oyster is the best! The oysters that are shipped in the summer are precious and must be tasted.
Mysteriou Raiden shore forgotten trace
Mysteriou Raiden shore forgotten trace
Raiden Kaigan is a forgotten area with abandoned hot spring facilities and old signboards. Only modern tunnels that are out of place are dull and you feel uncomfortable without feeling the Sea of Japan.
National Highway 229, including the Raiden Tunnel, which opened with huge construction costs. This is a documentary that walking through the abandoned Raiden National road and goes back to past generation even further back when trace the shore side tracks.
The mystery is revealed now... There was a story that made me strongly want to walk the old road.
Trail running is a new running sport that freely runs around unpaved mountain roads.
In main land of Japan, the number of tournaments has increased so much that it is a new way to enjoy the mountains.
Before six year year, the trail runner, who runs through the Niseko mountain range from early morning to early evening on the 1st, announced several times the record of the completion.
From Asahi Onsen on the Sea of Japan side, climb Mt. Raiden to Niseko Annupuri and run along the ridge to the east.
If you don't start climbing around 4am in the early morning, the downhill from Niseko Annupuri will be after sunset.
The Niseko Adventure Center holds an annual trail run tournament with a height difference of 1000 m and a distance of 30 km in early September.
Niseko Town, Tanabata Evening "Fireworks Festival"
ニThe start of Niseko Tanabata Evening started with a call to "make a handmade summer festival" Niseko business office centerer staff looking at the local children who spend a lonely summer vacation without a summer festival.
Although the featured fireworks festival is small in terms of scale, it has the highest name among the fireworks festivals in the suburbs due to its structure, impression, and satisfaction.
In the Niseko Hirafu area, on Saturday in late August
Summer festival is held, and the climax of Yotei drums and fireworks is attractive
Niseko Town Kaributo Shrine Festival
The most exciting summer festival in Niseko town. "The Kaributo Shrine Festival" is held in the middle of August every year.
At the Milky House, all the staff members under the owner participate and dance around the town of Niseko. A hot event that wakes up to the local community. The cars participating in Odoriyama are:
A set of costumes such as a yukata is also prepared, and at the destination where I will dance around further, I receive a thick hospitality and finally I love Niseko. Customers can also stay overnight and participate for free if they wish.
The Barbecue dinner party will hold at the 66㎡veranda of Milky House, Our guests are very satisfied with the delicious seasonal food of Hokkaido that the owner was particular about!
Prepare fresh, local vegetables, seafood, herb pork, etc. and set a barbecue party to enjoy the season.
Enjoy the refreshing night time in the white birch forest! I will explain the excitement of Hokkaido.
When it is not possible to have a barbecue due to weather conditions such as rain, we may change to a slow food dinner.
This is great if you are staying in a large group or in a school summer camp! Campfires can be prepared at the third parking lot at the ski resort next to the Milky House. ...
Firestorm ignition ceremony, folk dance, special performance by group, and finally everyone's hand-held fireworks. How about a campfire for memories of the Highlands?
Niseko Annupuri area is belong to a national park, and it's strengthen controled the excessive tourism development, such as large-scale development, landscape conservation and architectural restrictions, that disturb the harmony with nature, it maintains a natural atmosphere. ‥
The area is ideal for starwatching on summer nights. Expectations for "Starry Watching" held every autumn.
At this event, Niseko Annupuri Gondola was also a night game business after a long time. Constellation will be observed at the 1,000m observation deck.