Must see Sapporo with a local

Hokkaidō’s mountains, Ōdōri Park, kaisen don and a Sapporo beer or two.

  • Private &

  • 8 hours

  • From
    $53.75  USD
    per person
    based on 8 adults

  • Walking

  • Multiple languages available
    (including English)

You’ll explore Sapporo as you would with a friend; eating what there is to be eaten (miso ramen in particular), drinking what there is to be drunk and doing what there is to be done!

The city might be young, but it’s certainly not lacking in history and culture. From phenomenal parks like Nakajima Park, Japanese gardens and the gateway to Hokkaidō’s mountains and hot springs, so there’s so much to discover.

Your local Sapporo host will show you to famous sites like Hokkaidō Shrine or the Mount Okura Ski Jump, introduce you to the food scene (by feasting with you on Sapporo’s native style of miso ramen in Ramen Alley or kaisen don - a delicately balanced dish of raw seafood on top of a bed of fluffy white rice) and share a famous Sapporo beer with you. You know, like you would with your friend.

You couldn’t see it all in a day, but we’ll try to get you to as many of the spots on your Sapporo to-do list as we can. Just let us know what you’re interested in, the pace you’d like to go at and we’ll do the rest!

  • Whatever your vibe, enjoy 8 hours in the city with your host and immerse yourself in Sapporo’s unique culture

  • Experience the side of Sapporo that what you want - from the shrines and local life to grand sights, the day is yours to make

  • Feast on local dishes and street eats along the way, discovering Japanese cuisine as you’ve never tasted before

  • Learn about Japanese and Hokkaidō culture as you visit the sights you’ve been dreaming of seeing

  • Get the scoop on Sapporo with recommendations for other hidden gems and fun things to do in the city

This experience will be personalized to you!

What’s included

  • A private and personalised experience
  • 8 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)

Your hotel/apartment or any other central location

Cancel 7 days before the experience for a full refund

How does it work?

  • 1 Tell us about you!

    Tell us about you!

    Once you book, fill in a quick questionnaire and tell us what you’d like from your experience.
  • 2 We match you with a host

    We introduce you to your perfect local

    Build your perfect experience together
  • 3 The best part!

    The best part!

    Experience the city like you would with a knowledgeable friend living there

If you’re unsure about what experience to book or would like more information on how it all works, just email me here. 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.

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Reviews for Sapporo

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

Reviewed by Titos C, hosted by Robinn

Exploring Sapporo

A very pleasant morning with a courteous and helpful guide

Reviewed by Anna B, hosted by Armstrong

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!

Reviewed by Maribel I, hosted by Robinn

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