Sounkyo is a unique onsen resort nestled in the heart of the Daisetsu San National Park. The scenery in the area is rugged, spectacular and unlike anywhere else in Hokkaido. The area is renowned for this scenery, hot springs, autumn color viewing, ice climbing, mountaineering and skiing. It is located just 45 minutes drive east of Asahikawa. 



At a Glance

Getting There

There are three main transportation options.

Driving from Sapporo or Asahikawa

Train to Kamikawa station and bus to Sounkyo

Bus from Sapporo or Asahikawa

Closest Train Station



A great range of hotels and 1 Youth Hostel


If you're not staying at a hotel food options are limited to two ramen/ curry shops, the convenience store or hotel restaurants

Choyotei Onsen Hotel has a cozy Izakaya style restaurant and a great onsen and is just up the road from the ropeway.