Interactive program
Interactive program
Digital art corner will appear in the venue.
Interactive program that reacts when you touch the image on the floor.
Enjoy the beautiful lights when you come to the venue!!

[Schedule] January 30th to March 14th 17:00-21:00
Shop / Rest Area
Shop / Rest Area
The shop is closed this year for infection control. You can take a rest in the room.
Extreme Cold Certificate
Extreme Cold Certificate
A professional photographer takes a picture with your smartphone.
To commemorate the Icefall Festival, a professional photographer helps you with one of your memories.
Ice Shrine
Ice Shrine
The Ice Shrine houses a holy sphere made of ice.
It is said that those who press an offering onto the sphere will gain fortune in love, money, school grades, and other benefits.
The sphere adorned with offerings resembles a work of art.
There is also a separate shrine for travel safety.
Please visit them both!
Stage events are also canceled this year.
Main Ice Sculpture
Main Ice Sculpture
The mountain is Matterhorn!!
A 13m high main ice sculpture that resembles a mountain resort in Zermatt, Switzerland.
Inside the ice sculpture, there is an ice tunnel where you can see the powerful Icefall.
There are also photo spots in the ice sculpture. Let's find something interesting and have fun!!
Ice Climbing
Ice Climbing
Let's climb a real ice wall using icepicks and other specialized equipment.
No worrying about equipment or whether you are prepared or not—we take care of everything.
You can enjoy it if you are beginner!!
We will explain the basics, so don't be shy!
Unleash your inner ice climber.
Ice Slide
Ice Slide
Ice slide is also canceled this year.


By Car

25 km (30 minutes) away from the Asahikawa-Monbetsu Expressway, Kamikawa-Sounkyo IC exit, using Route 39.
Use our free parking lot!

  • Asahikawa-Monbetsu Expressway,
    Kamikawa-Sounkyo IC
  • Route 39
  • Festival

Parking Lot 000 spaces Fee: Free

By Train

Transfer to the Dohoku Bus stop at Kamikawa Forest Terrace, outside of JR Kamikawa Station.
The festival is a 5-minute walk from Sounkyo Onsen bus stop.

  • JR Kamikawa Station:
    Kamikawa Forest Terrace Bus Stop
  • Sounkyo Onsen
  • Festival

>Bus Times Here (PDF)

Sounkyo Onsen, Kamikawa

See it on Google Maps


Taisetsu Mori no Garden Snow Activities
Taisetsu Mori no Garden Snow Activities

【Plan contents】
① Snowcat cruise (experience riding a snow-packed car)
② Snow rafting
③ Snow tube slider
[Opening period]
January 9th (Sat) -March 28th (Sun), 2021
Closed ・ ・ ・ Every Tuesday
10:00, 11:00, 13:00, 14:00 * Advance reservation required
Experience time about 60 minutes
Adults 2,500 yen (junior high school students and above)
Child 2,000 yen (elementary school students and younger)

* Sounkyo Onsen guests get a 500 yen discount from the above rates

Reservations and/or Information:
Taisetsu Mori no Garden
Phone: 01658-2-4655
Address: 841-8 Kikusui, Kamikawa

Dog sledding experience program-Daisetsu Mori no Garden-
Dog sledding experience program-Daisetsu Mori no Garden-
This is a full-scale dog sledding experience program in which you control the sled yourself on a course with a total length of about 4 km.
After receiving a lecture on how to give instructions to sled dogs and how to ride, going to the awesome snowfield!

March 1st (Monday) -March 28th (Sunday), 2021
[Holding time]
Morning 9:30~ Afternoon 13:30~
Approximately 90 minutes (boarding time approximately 40 minutes)
Daisetsu Mori no Garden Special Venue
[Experience fee]
Adults and children around 12,000 yen (planned)
[Recruitment capacity]
8 people each time
Daisetsuzan Tours 01658-7-7080

Ice Pavilion
Ice Pavilion
Located in the Kamikawa basin, overlooking the Taisetsuzan Mountain Range.
From the spring to the fall, the lush vegetation will heal you during your weary travels.
In winter, you can experience a brilliant silver snowscape, and try unique experiences.

【Operating Period】
All year long (except during maintenance or poor weather)
8:30 am - 5:30 pm (final admission 5:00 pm)
Pavilion & Winter Events
Adults (junior high & up) \1,100
Children (elementary) \650
Toddlers \200
*Special group rates. Inquire for details.
Popular snow huts, snowmen and slides!
*January to March (depending on snow cover)
Available for a fee, or free for Ice Pavilion customers.
Facility Info Guides: available from staff upon entry
Barrier-free access: Main hall.
Accessible washroom available.

【Reservations and Information】
Hokkaido Ice Pavilion
Phone: 01658-2-2233
Address: 40 Sakae Machi, Kamikawa

Kurodake Kamui Forest Snowshoe Hiking
Kurodake Kamui Forest
Snowshoe Hiking
The forests of Taisetsu-Kurodake: only accessible with deep snow cover.
Discover traces of kamui (animals) and impressive snow formations, and a guidebook featuring this brilliant silver snowscape.

【Operating Period】
January 30 - April 4, 2021
【Meeting Times】
9:00 am and 12:30 pm
Kurodake Ropeway Station
【Journey Time】
Approximately 3 hours per course.
(1 hour, 30 minutes walking time)
Adults (junior high & up) \5,500
Children (10 old and above) \2,000
*Includes winter gear, and equipment

【Reservations & Information】
Rinyu Sightseeing
Phone: 01658-9-4525
Address: Sounkyo Onsen, Kamikawa