A trip to the road, from Asahikawa in Hokkaido, to the remote town of Tondo in the east of the road, there is a class of coastal trains with a special romantic name, called the water object, the blue and white body is covered with flowers and glaciers, walking along the coast, all the way The glacier snow scene is beautiful. When you arrive at a small station called Binxiao Qingshui, you will stay for 20 minutes for tourists to get off the camera. In the evening, Blizzard will arrive, and the warm-hearted flight attendants will remind you to go back to the hotel. Be careful.
The Shiretoko Five Lakes National Wetland Park is large in size, with large green sedges stretching to the sea, undulating hills behind, and elevated wooden planks that extend deep into the wetlands. The park is named after five natural lakes. From May to October each year, it is the season for Shiretoko Five Lakes Park to watch brown bears, attracting countless tourists. The Shiretoko peninsula extends into the Sea of Okhotsk, which is the lowest latitude of the sea. The annual winter and spring alternate seasons, the unique and magnificent natural landscape caused by the freshwater inflow from Heilongjiang. "World Natural Heritage List". The Shiretoko Peninsula has also become a self-help destination popular with Japanese nationals.
Shiretoko Five Lakes is a collective name for five lakes located in the Shiretoko National Park in Hokkaido, Japan. It is one of the eight scenic spots in Shiretoko and is also the main tourist attraction of Shiretoko.
The five lakes used to have no name. After becoming a tourist attraction, they were directly named by the number: one lake, two lakes, three lakes, four lakes and five lakes.
According to legend, this is the depression created by God's hand when it reaches here. It has become a lake after a long period of evolution. The biggest attraction here is that the calm lake reflects the beauty of the mountains and the red leaves. Watching the red-stained mountains from the walking trails is also a very shocking landscape.
A well managed forest and lake section of the Shiretoko National Park. Managed parking for 500 yen, sign in for the hour long wander around the lakes area on well defined path.
First up is a good ranger talk, mandatory, about bears and sightings and what to do and not to do. Good English language version.
Had rained overnight, so plenty of opportunity to get mud on your boots for an authentic look of a forest tramp.
Lakes are scenic, and the final portion of the track is a raised boardwalk. This had electric edging to prevent any bear incursions.
The round the lake walk attracted a small fee. If you just wanted to do the raised boardwalk that was free.
We did not saw bears but did find deer happily dining on the local vegetation. From the board walk there were great views back to the mountains and across too the Ohkohsk sea.
Shiretoko Five Lakes are five large and small lakes scattered in the original forest. The intimate contact of Shiretokos nature is a good place for sightseeing on foot. Shiretoko Lianshan, reflected on the calm lake, is known as one of the eight scenic spots of Shiretoko. In addition to walking along the lake, you can also overlook the lake and mountains on the elevated wooden bridge.
This is Japan's third world natural heritage and the only natural heritage of Hokkaido.
In the Shiretoko Five Lakes, you must experience the beauty of nature. You can choose to walk, or do the ropeway, and walk the corresponding route. Don't go by yourself. If you are 8-10 months, you can see the brown bear.
One of the reasons why Shiretoko was landed as a World Heritage Site is that it has a biological network that allows rare animals to survive, covering the sea, rivers and land. If you want to see wild animals, but because it is inconvenient to bring the baby or do not want to walk in the snow for a long time, you can participate in the Winter Wildlife Observatory, sit in the car and explore the outside world through the window.
The whole journey takes about one and a half hours. The guide will send a telescope to everyone for easy observation and a brief introduction while driving. The windows are generally open, but still warmer than outdoors. Can you see the animal depends on your eyes and luck? The squid is more common, and you can see the footprint of the fox. As for the brown bear, can you see it? The guide said that there are two hundred bears here, 90% of them are hibernating, but some are active.
Return time is still relatively early, the guide special zone to see the waterfall (also known as Shuangmei Waterfall). Along the way, the clouds on the sea surface are quite low, as if the world is coming, the momentum is amazing.
What can I play when I come to Shiretoko in winter? First recommend snowshoeing. Snowshoes are worn on the soles of the shoes. They have a large touch area and a total weight of about three pounds, making it easy to walk in the snow. Because its shape is larger than the average shoes, be careful not to pick it up while walking, and don't step on your companion.
Informed the experience group in advance, the guide came to the hotel to receive everyone and set off. If you wear ordinary pants and shoes, don't worry, you will be free to lend you waterproof trousers and boots.
The whole trip is more than two hours, very happy~ shuttle in the native forest wrapped in silver, if you are lucky, you will see the deer! Come to the vast snowfield, in the distance is Shiretoko Lianshan. Looking at the Sea of Okhotsk and the icy waterfall (also known as the tears of the girl) after the icing. If you have seen photos of other seasons, you will think that winter is the most beautiful ~