The large gardens have a breathtaking beauty
Biei in Hokkaido has rolling hills surrounded by a chain of mountains so that the area can be appreciated for its grand landscape. With its never-ending horizon and Mother Nature, it is a tourist area to calm body and soul. Shikisai-no-Oka consists of panoramic flower fields which makes use of the dynamic nature in Biei. Within its 15 hectares, it boasts a variety of blooms from spring to autumn. The scene of colorful flowers against the backdrop of the Daisetsuzan Mountain Range is incredible. It is a tourist area where you can experience the lush nature of Biei with all your senses while enveloped in the scent of flowers. During its green season between the end of April to the end of October, you can also leisurely ride through the fields via the Norokko tractor bus or even drive through the area by yourself with the available buggies and carts. Biei’s produce is on sale and there is also a restaurant where you can enjoy Hokkaido cuisine so you can spend a leisurely day there.
Encounter fluffy and cute alpacas
At Shikisai-no-Oka, there is a farm where you can meet cute alpacas. The 10 alpacas from New Zealand with their soft wool and round eyes with long eyelashes will be happy to meet you. Feeding and petting them are possible so it is a very popular spot with the children.
Transformation into a snow town during winter
Shikisai-no-Oka is overflowing with flowers from spring to autumn, but during the snow-filled winter season, it turns into a popular snow town to be traversed over the noble hills of Biei by snowmobile and banana boards. You will want to take full enjoyment of the area that is only possible in very snowy Hokkaido. It is a tourist vicinity where you can encounter all sorts of nature throughout the year.