11 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

11 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

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1
Hakodate
— 3 nights
2
Abashiri
— 1 night
3
Obihiro
— 2 nights
4
Furano
— 1 night
5
Wakkanai
— 1 night
6
Sapporo
— 2 nights

3
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.
Get some historical perspective at Motomachi and Motomachi Catholic Church. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Trappist Monasteries and Goryokaku Park. Step out of Hakodate to go to Nanae-cho and see Onuma Park Walking Path, which is approximately 40 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hakodate Orthodox Church, enjoy breathtaking views from Goryokaku Tower, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St.John's Church Hakodate, and boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Hakodate trip planning app.

Singapore, Singapore to Hakodate is an approximately 13-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Singapore to Hakodate. Traveling from Singapore in July, things will get a bit cooler in Hakodate: highs are around 26°C and lows about 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Abashiri.

Things to do in Hakodate

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Trappist Monasteries, Onuma Park Walking Path
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Trappist Monasteries ©
Trappist Monasteries
Motomachi ©
Motomachi
Onuma Park Walking Path ©
Onuma Park Walking Path

1
night
Abashiri

Abashiri ©
A coastal town with a smattering of things to do, Abashiri has an interesting history and arresting natural scenery.
On the 25th (Wed), take an in-depth tour of Hokkaido Museum of Northern Peoples, see the interesting displays at Okhotsk Ryu-hyo Museum, then explore the striking landscape at Cape Notoro, and finally steep yourself in history at Moyoro Kaizuka-kan.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Abashiri trip maker app.

Traveling by flight from Hakodate to Abashiri takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July in Abashiri, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can drive to Obihiro.

Things to do in Abashiri

Museums · Nature · Parks
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Okhotsk Ryu-hyo Museum ©
Okhotsk Ryu-hyo Museum
Hokkaido Museum of Northern Peoples ©
Hokkaido Museum of Northern Peoples
Cape Notoro ©
Cape Notoro

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Obihiro

Obihiro ©
Arranged in a user-friendly grid system, Obihiro makes a convenient--if unremarkable--gateway for regional explorations.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): bet on a winner at Banei Tokachi Obihiro Horse Race Track, then take in nature's colorful creations at Manabe Garden, and then indulge in Japan's hot spring tradition at some of the top local onsens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Fri): learn about winemaking at Ikeda Wine Castle, make a trip to Kofuku Station, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Rokka no Mori.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Obihiro tour planner.

You can drive from Abashiri to Obihiro in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Abashiri in July, you will find days in Obihiro are slightly colder (24°C), and nights are about the same (22°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can drive to Furano.

Things to do in Obihiro

Parks · Fun & Games · Casinos

Side Trips

Ikeda Wine Castle, Rokka no Mori
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Rokka no Mori ©
Rokka no Mori
Banei Tokachi Obihiro Horse Race Track ©
Banei Tokachi Obihiro Horse Race Track
Ikeda Wine Castle ©
Ikeda Wine Castle

1
night
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.
On the 28th (Sat), stop by Furano Marche and then stop by Campana Rokkatei.

To see other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Furano trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Obihiro to Furano takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Obihiro in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Furano, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 21°C. On the 28th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Wakkanai.

Things to do in Furano

Shopping
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Campana Rokkatei ©
Campana Rokkatei
Furano Marche ©
Furano Marche

1
night
Wakkanai

Wakkanai ©
The northernmost city in the country, Wakkanai experiences constant exposure to the elements, with windy and snow-covered winters perhaps its main claim to fame on a national level.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Former Seto House, browse the different shops at Kitacolor, and then don't miss a visit to Cape Noshappu.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Wakkanai trip planning website.

You can drive from Furano to Wakkanai in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. While traveling from Furano, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Wakkanai, ranging from highs of 25°C to lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to drive to Sapporo.

Things to do in Wakkanai

Shopping · Historic Sites
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Kitacolor ©
Kitacolor
Former Seto House ©
Former Seto House
Cape Noshappu ©
Cape Noshappu

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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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Sapporo Clock Tower, take a stroll through Susukino, then get a sense of history and politics at Former Hokkaido Government Office Building, then test the waters at a local thermal spa, and finally walk around Odori Park.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Sapporo online itinerary builder.

Getting from Wakkanai to Sapporo by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. July in Sapporo sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sapporo

Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods
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Odori Park ©
Odori Park
Sapporo Clock Tower ©
Sapporo Clock Tower

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