11 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

11 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

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11 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  12​h 15​min
1
Hakodate
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Shakotan-cho
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Sapporo
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  3​h 45​min
4
Shari-cho
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Teshikaga-cho
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
6
Biei-cho
— 3 nights
Fly:  12​h 45​min
End: Singapore

2
nights
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.
On the 3rd (Wed), look for gifts at Kanemori Red Brick Warehouse, don't miss a visit to Hachimanzaka, then steep yourself in history at The Old Public Hall of Hakodate Ward, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Motomachi. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Onuma Lake, then get to know the fascinating history of Onuma Park Walking Path, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Trappist Monasteries.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Hakodate online trip itinerary builder .

Singapore, Singapore to Hakodate is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Singapore to Hakodate due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Singapore in July; daily highs in Hakodate reach 26°C and lows reach 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to Shakotan-cho.

Things to do in Hakodate

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Nanae-cho, Trappist Monasteries
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Motomachi ©
Motomachi
Onuma Park Walking Path ©
Onuma Park Walking Path
The Old Public Hall of Hakodate Ward ©

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.
On the 5th (Fri), stroll through Shimamu Beach and then explore the striking landscape at Cape Kamui.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Shakotan-cho trip builder website .

Traveling by car from Hakodate to Shakotan-cho takes 4.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Shakotan-cho are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can drive to Sapporo.

Things to do in Shakotan-cho

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Shimamu Beach ©
Shimamu Beach
Cape Kamui ©
Cape Kamui

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 6th (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Mt. Moiwa, then fly down the slopes at Mt. Okura Observatory, and then contemplate the long history of Hokkaido Jingu. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sun): enjoy breathtaking views from Sapporo JR Tower Observatory T38, take an in-depth tour of Historical Village of Hokkaido (Kaitaku-no Mura), and then contemplate the waterfront views at Moerenuma Park.

To find more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Sapporo trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Shakotan-cho to Sapporo in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to Shari-cho.

Things to do in Sapporo

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Okurayama Lookout ©
Okurayama Lookout
Moerenuma Park ©
Moerenuma Park

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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): admire the sheer force of Oshin Koshin Falls, take in the dramatic scenery at Kamuiwakka Hot Waterfall, and then explore the activities along Shiretoko Goko Lake.

To find maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Shari-cho tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Sapporo to Shari-cho takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Shari-cho when traveling from Sapporo in July, with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Teshikaga-cho.

Things to do in Shari-cho

Parks Nature
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Kamuiwakka Hot Waterfall ©
Kamuiwakka Hot Waterfall
Oshin Koshin Falls ©
Oshin Koshin Falls
Shiretoko Goko Lake ©
Shiretoko Goko Lake

1
night
Teshikaga-cho

Teshikaga-cho ©
A small town amid big scenery, Teshikaga-cho sits in a national park.
On the 9th (Tue), explore the activities along Lake Kussharo, then explore the activities along Lake Mashu, and then take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Io.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Teshikaga-cho trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Shari-cho to Teshikaga-cho takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a train. July in Teshikaga-cho sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Biei-cho.

Things to do in Teshikaga-cho

Parks Nature
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Lake Mashu ©
Lake Mashu
Lake Kussharo ©
Lake Kussharo
Mt. Io ©
Mt. Io

3
nights
Biei-cho

Biei-cho ©
Famous for scenic views of vast fields, wide meadows, and gently rolling hills against the backdrop of the Taisetsu mountain range, Biei-cho offers a picture-prefect setting for a pleasant countryside vacation.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): take in nature's colorful creations at Shikisai no Oka, look for gifts at Campana Rokkatei, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Choei Lavender Farm. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a memorable drive along Patchwork no Michi and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Asahi-dake.

Plan my day in Biei-cho using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Getting from Teshikaga-cho to Biei-cho by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. When traveling from Teshikaga-cho in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Biei-cho: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 21°C at night. On the 12th (Fri), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Biei-cho

Parks Nature Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Choei Lavender Farm, Asahi-dake, Campana Rokkatei
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Campana Rokkatei ©
Campana Rokkatei
Asahi-dake ©
Asahi-dake
Patchwork no Michi ©
Patchwork no Michi

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