Lights of Fireflies that decorate the summer night “Horoshin Spa” in Hokkaido Enjoying the Japanese atmosphere by firefly viewing and the hot spring
Fireflies are known as an insect that is able to glow.
There are 2,000 types of fireflies in the world, and there are 40 types among them in Japan.
Speaking of fireflies in Japan, Luciola is standard that hatches from May to June.
They appear on the beginning of the summer, so that fireflies are seemed to be “tradition” from the beginning to the midsummer.
During this season, villages of fireflies in Japan are crowded with a lot of people who want to view fireflies.
Numata town in the western-north part of Hokkaido is the place with rich nature that is surrounded by beautiful mountains and clear water.
28 years ago, the fireflies had been bred in “Fireflies garden” viewing dome in this place, and then, it has been increased in the garden.
In the night from the middle to the end of July when it becomes a peak of the viewing season, people can stroll the garden and see the mysterious view that fireflies fly.
Catching and bringing back fireflies are prohibited strictly, so it’s important to have good manners while viewing them.
On the weekends after July 14th, “Fireflies Festival” is held, that is able to enjoy stage shows and food wagons, and more people visit there.
After viewing fireflies, why aren’t you relaxed in the historic hot spring “Horoshin Spa”?
“Horoshin Spa Hotarukan” in fireflies garden is a tasteful hot spring inn, and also, it’s called “Inn of Genji” or “Inn of Heike”.
You’ll remove fatigues by strolling to be in the hot spring and the tatami floored Japanese room, and you may enjoy the summer in Japan.
The summer in Hokkaido is the good weather to stay.
Viewing fireflies and enjoying “Japanese atmosphere” by the hot spring are good ways to spend the summer in Japan.
Source of photos:https://travel.dmkt-sp.jp/hotel/1706A02/detail/