10 days in Japan Itinerary

10 days in Japan Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Sapporo
— 1 night
2
Otaru
— 1 night
3
Asahikawa
— 2 nights
4
Furano
— 2 nights
5
Noboribetsu
— 1 night
6
Toyako-cho
— 1 night
7
Hakodate
— 1 night

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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 10th (Thu), get some fabulous bargains at Mitsui Outlet Park, Sapporo Kitahiroshima, thenbrowse the different shops at Sapporo Factory, thentake a stroll around Sapporo Underground Shopping Centre Aurora Town, and finally test the waters at a local thermal spa.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Sapporo road trip website.

Singapore, Singapore to Sapporo is an approximately 11-hour flight. Traveling from Singapore to Sapporo, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler weather when traveling from Singapore in September: highs in Sapporo hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Otaru.

Things to do in Sapporo

Shopping Spas

Side Trip

Mitsui Outlet Park, Sapporo Kitahiroshima
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Mitsui Outlet Park, Sapporo Kitahiroshima ©
Mitsui Outlet Park, Sapporo Kitahiroshima
Thermal Spas

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Otaru

Otaru ©
The port city of Otaru has long attracted domestic visitors, drawn in by the city's many historic buildings, and has started to garner international attention, too.
On the 11th (Fri), pause for some serene contemplation at Tomioka Catholic Church, hunt for treasures at Sankaku Market, thenexplore the activities along Otaru Canal, and finally stop by Otaru Music Box Museum Main Building.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Otaru vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Sapporo to Otaru takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September in Otaru, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can go by car to Asahikawa.

Things to do in Otaru

Shopping Nature Parks
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Otaru Music Box Museum Main Building ©
Otaru Music Box Museum Main Building
Sankaku Market ©
Sankaku Market
Otaru Canal ©
Otaru Canal

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Asahikawa

Asahikawa ©
Perched on the confluence of four rivers and surrounded by green hills, Asahikawa combines a modern city experience with the pristine nature nearby.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): admire the natural beauty at Asahiyama Miura Garden, look for gifts at Asahikawa Design Center, thenindulge your thirst for a good beer at Takasagosyuzo, thenmake a trip to Asahikawa Station, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at AEON MALL Asahikawa Ekimae.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Asahikawa trip planner.

Traveling by car from Otaru to Asahikawa takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Furano.

Things to do in Asahikawa

Shopping Breweries & Distilleries Parks
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Asahikawa Design Center ©
Asahikawa Design Center
Asahikawa Station ©
Asahikawa Station

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Furano

Furano ©
Situated in the center of the island, Furano has become known for its idyllic rural landscape, and the drastic changes it experiences as seasons shift.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Anpanman Shop Furano and Rokugo no Mori. Get out of town with these interesting Furano side-trips: Biei-cho (Shikisai no Oka, Shirogane Blue Pond, &more). There's much more to do: visit Glass Forest in FURANO, stroll around Torinuma Park, take in nature's colorful creations at Farm Tomita, and see the interesting displays at Furabi.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Furano trip planner.

You can drive from Asahikawa to Furano in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Furano when traveling from Asahikawa in September, with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can go by car to Noboribetsu.

Things to do in Furano

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Biei-cho, Roller Coaster Road, Farm Tomita
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Shikisai no Oka ©
Shikisai no Oka
Glass Forest in FURANO ©
Glass Forest in FURANO
Shirogane Blue Pond ©
Shirogane Blue Pond

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Noboribetsu

Noboribetsu ©
Perhaps the island's best-known hot spring resort, Noboribetsu has a long history of tourism.
To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Noboribetsu trip app.

Getting from Furano to Noboribetsu by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Furano in September since evenings lows in Noboribetsu dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Toyako-cho.

Things to do in Noboribetsu

Nature Parks Baths

Side Trip

Onsen Resorts
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Jigokudani ©
Jigokudani
Onsen Resorts
Noboribetsu Dairy Farm ©
Noboribetsu Dairy Farm

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night
Toyako-cho

Toyako-cho
To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Toyako-cho trip planner.

Traveling by car from Noboribetsu to Toyako-cho takes an hour. In September, daytime highs in Toyako-cho are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. You'll set off for Hakodate on the 17th (Thu).

Things to do in Toyako-cho

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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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 18th (Fri): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Hakodate travel route app.

Drive from Toyako-cho to Hakodate in 2.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. You'll have a few hours on the 18th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Hakodate

Spas
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Spas

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