Kickstart Your Trip to Sapporo

Practical know-how, chopstick etiquette and a few ramen recommendations. Yum!

  • Private &

  • 3 hours

  • From
    $38.13  USD per person based on 8 adults

  • Walking

  • Multiple languages available (including English)

What you’ll do

Get a feel for the city in just a few hours with one of our local Sapporo hosts to show you the ropes.

Whether it’s a slow stroll through the city or getting to know as much as possible, you’ll soon be acquainted with the ins and outs of life in Sapporo - and by ins and outs, we mean where to get the best miso ramen.

Just kidding, we’ll also make sure you know how to get around on the transport systems and share some other practical know-how.

Added bonus - you’ll get to see things through a local lens.

Visit landmarks and iconic shrines and a few specifically picked (just for you) hidden gems.

You’ll get to enjoy the gateway to Hokkaidō, famous for its rugged mountain ranges and magical hot springs and immerse yourself in the city’s unique culture.

Your host will be happy to show you exactly how to navigate the streets, give you tips and tricks that’ll come in handy during your trip and they’ll throw in a few restaurant recommendations so that you can find a spot that isn’t a tourist trap to enjoy a meal.

Who likes to feel too much like a tourist in a new city anyway?

Experience highlights

  • Visit some of the cities iconic spaces, neighborhoods and buildings as you map out the city

  • Take the experience at whatever pace suits you - a casual stroll pausing to cool down with a drink (we’d recommend a Sapporo beer), or squeezing in as much as possible

  • Get a taste of Sapporo through the eyes of your host, and get to hear the briefest of histories, safety tips and general know how

  • Get to know how to navigate, map a little of the city out and grab public transport

  • Your host will reveal recommendations for the secret side of Sapporo and the spots which sound like a good fit for your personality along the way

Good to know

What’s included

  • A private and personalized experience
  • 3 hours with your host
  • Walking experience (if required, your host can suggest public transport or private taxi options)
  • Hotel meet-up (available on request for central location)

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Tickets to any attractions
  • Transportation costs
  • Gratuities (optional)

Meet-up point

  • Your hotel/apartment or any other central location

Cancellation policy

  • Cancel 7 days before the experience for a full refund

How it works

  • Tell us your preferences and book

    See an experience you like and book it. We will ask a few questions to build the right experience with you.

  • Just right for you

    We’ll pair you with the right host based on your personality and interests. Trust us, we know all our hosts personally.

  • The fun bit

    Spend time in the city with your carefullyselected host. You have an itinerary but it’s unscripted so it’s up to you and your host where you go and what you do.

Hello curious traveler! If you’re unsure about what experience to book or would like more information on how it all works, just email me with any questions or plans you may have. I or someone from our Customer Experience Team will get in touch so we can suggest the perfect personalized experience for you.

If you prefer to speak to someone, feel free to send us your WhatsApp or cell number and we’ll give you a call back.

Reviews for this experience


4 average | 1 reviews

May 2019

Exploring Sapporo

A very pleasant morning with a courteous and helpful guide

Review by Anna B

Reviews for Sapporo


January 2019

Sapporo with Robin

Had a great day with Robin, my wife and kids enjoyed his company and his ability to show us around the agreed sites. Highly recommend Robin for families visiting the area. He communicated great and the whole experience from booking to the days activities were spot on. Will definitely see him again on our return

Review by Titos C


May 2019

Half day private guided walking tour of Sapporo

Robinn asked our preference ofvthe places to see and actually followed our suggestions. Was glad to have explored the city using their public transport. Would have been better if Robinn shared info and facts about the places we visted though. But appreciated that he brought us to this amazing soup curry resto-Garaku! Got hooked to soup curry!

Review by Maribel I

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