Hana Tour is running a five-day ice-breaking cruise, the itinerary of which includes Abashiri and some of Japan’s most well-known natural wonders such as the Kushiro Wetlands, Lake Mushu and Lake Kussharo. The tour package also includes visits to hot springs and the Abashiri Prison Museum, all-night stays at hot spring hotels and traditional Japanese kaiseki meals. The tour departs on Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays throughout March. The cost ranges from 899,000 won to 999,000 won. For more information, call 1577-1233, or visit www.hanatour.com.