The picturesque place I want to introduce to you today is city of Shiretoko in Hokkaido region of Japan. In fact, city of Shiretoko is located on a peninsula in Hokkaido region. The average temperature here in winter is below zero, but sea water does not freeze, in summer temperature here reaches 30 degrees, so city of Shiretoko is very suitable for travel, whether it is winter or summer.
City of Shiretoko was listed as a Natural World Heritage Site in 2007. The biggest attraction here is rich natural scenery, among which Shiretoko Cape cruise around Shiretoko Peninsula is most popular. In addition, there are cruises with a variety of themes, including wildlife watching and a visit to Shenzhisui Hot Spring Waterfall with a vertical drop of more than 130 meters.
In next editor, you will see top 5 scenic spots in Shiretoko City, Hokkaido, Japan, as well as a drifting road.Rausu
The first scenic spot submitted by editor: Luojiu. Luojiu is actually a village in southeast of Shiretoko Peninsula. "The lowlands with the bones of monsters."
The village of Rausu has very picturesque natural scenery, here you can see main peak of Shiretoko Peninsula at an altitude of 1660 meters, Lake Rausu and so on. You can also go out to sea on a yacht to watch sperm whales, killer whales and sea eagles.Five Shiretoko Lakes
The second scenic spot introduced by editor is called Shiretoko Five Lakes, which actually refers to five lakes in Shiretoko National Park. The five lakes do not have specific names, but are named after one lake, two lakes, and three lakes. , Four lakes and five lakes. Since it is located in a wetland, there are promenades for walking. The lake view landscape from promenade and observation deck is listed as one of eight views of Shiretoko, and here you can see mysterious scenery.
However, editors remind you that on your way here for a walk you may encounter wild animals such as chinchillas and Hokkaido sika deer, and you may also see brown bears.Cruise to Cape Shiretoko
Third scenic spot submitted by editor: Cruises to Cape Shiretoko. Cape Shiretoko (pointed protruding land) is a peninsula protruding from Sea of Okhotsk with a total length of about 63 kilometers. Shiretoko Cape in central part of peninsula, it's like a complete secret place that is untouched by people, Shiretoko Cape cruises can view this secret place from sea.
If you are lucky enough to board a cruise ship, you will be able to see majestic scenery of Shiretoko, as well as bears chasing salmon, groups of dolphins, swarming ice floes, etc., most original landscapes of nature.Utoro
Fourth scenic spot submitted by editor: Utoro. Utoro is actually a small oceanside village in Hokkaido famous for its ice floes.
Compared to other parts of Hokkaido, Utoro is cold in winter, but temperature fluctuates a lot due to direction of wind. When you arrive here, you will be sweaty in morning and you may have to wear cotton clothes during day. So besides beautiful scenery, weather here is amazing.Shiretoko Crossing
The fifth scenic spot submitted by editor is called Shiretoko Crossing. This road refers to road from city of Rausu to city of Shari along national highway 334, with a total length of 23.8 km. When weather is good, you can enjoy both at same time. It is a pleasure to drive through scenic areas while enjoying magnificent view of sea and Shiretoko Mountains.
But when weather is unstable, until sun comes out, road will be foggy, and there are many bends and sewers on road. It can be said that Shiretoko Crossing is a resort for drifting and racing. There are no passers-by here. The editor suggests that you rent a drift car here when you come here for tourism. Don't forget to use sewers to drift.
This article was originally created by Brother Shou Travel Diary magazine, banned!
May 18, 2023