10 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

10 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

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10 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  12​h 15​min
1
Hakodate
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Kutchan-cho
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Shakotan-cho
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7​h
4
Shari-cho
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  3​h 45​min
5
Sapporo
— 2 nights
Fly:  11​h
End: Singapore

1
night
Hakodate

Hakodate ©
A gateway to the island, Hakodate has gained a reputation for its waterfront attractions, its proximity to some of the island's most popular natural sites, and its seafood.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): get to know the fascinating history of Onuma Park Walking Path, then explore the activities along Onuma Lake, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Trappist Monasteries, and finally steep yourself in history at Kyu Soma-tei. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sat): take in the awesome beauty at Mount Hakodate, take a stroll through Motomachi, then take in panoramic vistas at Goryokaku Tower, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Goryokaku Park.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Hakodate trip site .

Singapore, Singapore to Hakodate is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Hakodate is 1 hour. In November, Hakodate is cooler than Singapore - with highs of 10°C and lows of 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Kutchan-cho.

Things to do in Hakodate

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Nanae-cho, Trappist Monasteries
Find places to stay Nov 15 — 16:
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Mount Hakodate ©
Mount Hakodate
Motomachi ©
Motomachi
Onuma Park Walking Path ©
Onuma Park Walking Path

2
nights
Kutchan-cho

Kutchan-cho ©
Kutchan-cho's reputation rests on two things: skiing and potatoes.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): fly down the slopes at Niseko Hanazono Resort and then stroll around Fukidashi Park. On the next day, fly down the slopes at Niseko Annupuri International Ski Area and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Kutchan-cho journey builder app .

Getting from Hakodate to Kutchan-cho by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Hakodate in November, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Kutchan-cho: temperatures range from 6°C by day to 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Shakotan-cho.

Things to do in Kutchan-cho

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Niseko-cho, Fukidashi Park
Find places to stay Nov 16 — 18:
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Niseko Hanazono Resort ©
Niseko Hanazono Resort
Spas
Fukidashi Park ©
Fukidashi Park

1
night
Shakotan-cho

Shakotan-cho ©
Shakotan-cho is a quiet coastal town with sandy beaches, viewing points, and an underwater observatory for spotting salmon and sea urchins.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Shakotan Peninsula, explore the activities along Shimamu Beach, and then make a trip to Cape Shakotan.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Shakotan-cho tour planner.

Traveling by car from Kutchan-cho to Shakotan-cho takes 2 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 6°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Shari-cho.

Things to do in Shakotan-cho

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Shimamu Beach ©
Shimamu Beach
Shakotan Peninsula ©
Shakotan Peninsula
Cape Shakotan ©
Cape Shakotan

1
night
Shari-cho

Shari-cho ©
Tourism in Shari-cho, a small town situated on Hokkaido's eastern tip, flourishes mainly because of its immediate proximity to the Shiretoko World Heritage Site.
On the 20th (Wed), cruise along Road to Heaven, contemplate the waterfront views at Shiretoko Beach, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Shiretoko Peninsula. Keep things going the next day: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour and then take in the dramatic scenery at Kamuiwakka Hot Waterfall.

To see photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Shari-cho route planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Shakotan-cho to Shari-cho. Expect a daytime high around 7°C in November, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Sapporo.

Things to do in Shari-cho

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Shiretoko Peninsula
Find places to stay Nov 19 — 21:
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Shiretoko Peninsula ©
Shiretoko Peninsula
Shiretoko Beach ©
Shiretoko Beach
Kamuiwakka Hot Waterfall ©
Kamuiwakka Hot Waterfall

2
nights
Sapporo

Sapporo ©
A modern, bustling city known for its beer brewery, Sapporo attracts millions of visitors with its Snow Festival, during which elaborate ice and snow sculptures are exhibited all over town.
On the 22nd (Fri), look for all kinds of wild species at Earth Dream Kakuyama Farm, then see the interesting displays at Yanaga Hokkaido Museum, then see the interesting displays at Hokkaido Museum Morino Charenga, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Sapporo driving holiday planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Shari-cho to Sapporo in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In November in Sapporo, expect temperatures between 6°C during the day and 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Sapporo

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Earth Dream Kakuyama Farm
Find places to stay Nov 21 — 23:
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The Hokkaido University Museum ©
The Hokkaido University Museum
Hokkaido Museum Morino Charenga ©
Hokkaido Museum Morino Charenga
Earth Dream Kakuyama Farm ©
Earth Dream Kakuyama Farm

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