11 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

11 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

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11 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly + train:  13​h
1
Asahikawa
— 1 day
train:  1​h 30​min
2
Sapporo
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Yoichi-cho
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Noboribetsu
— 2 nights
train:  3​h
5
Hakodate
— 3 nights
Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: Singapore

1
day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): engage your brain at Asahikawa Science Center, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Asahiyama Zoo, and then get in on the family fun at Asahikawa Ramen Village.

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Singapore, Singapore to Asahikawa is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Asahikawa is 1 hour. Traveling from Singapore in May, expect Asahikawa to be cooler, temps between 17°C and 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Sapporo.

Things to do in Asahikawa

Theme Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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Asahiyama Zoo ©
Asahiyama Zoo
Asahikawa Ramen Village ©
Asahikawa Ramen Village
Asahikawa Science Center ©
Asahikawa Science Center

3
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.
Go for a jaunt from Sapporo to Otaru to see Otaru Canal about 46 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: stroll around Odori Park, contemplate the long history of Hokkaido Jingu, take in panoramic vistas at Sapporo TV Tower, and make a trip to Clock Tower (Tokei-dai).

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Sapporo online tour planner .

You can take a train from Asahikawa to Sapporo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. May in Sapporo sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Yoichi-cho.

Things to do in Sapporo

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Otaru Canal
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Odori Park ©
Odori Park
Otaru Canal ©
Otaru Canal

1
night
Yoichi-cho

Yoichi-cho ©
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): admire all the interesting features of Asadaen Farm, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Nikka Whisky Yoichi Distillery, then steep yourself in history at Old Shimoyoichi Unjoya, and finally explore the striking landscape at Ebisuiwa Daikokuiwa.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Yoichi-cho trip itinerary builder .

Getting from Sapporo to Yoichi-cho by car takes about 2 hours. In May, daytime highs in Yoichi-cho are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can go by car to Noboribetsu.

Things to do in Yoichi-cho

Nature Parks Breweries & Distilleries
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Nikka Whisky Yoichi Distillery ©
Nikka Whisky Yoichi Distillery

2
nights
Noboribetsu

Noboribetsu ©
Perhaps the island's best-known hot spring resort, Noboribetsu has a long history of tourism.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): get in on the family fun at Noboribetsu Date Historic Village, explore the striking landscape at Jigokudani, and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Oku no Yu. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Lake Toya, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Noboribetsu Marine Park Nixe, and then take in the natural beauty of Oyunuma.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Noboribetsu trip website .

You can drive from Yoichi-cho to Noboribetsu in 3 hours. Traveling from Yoichi-cho in May, Noboribetsu is a bit cooler at night with lows of 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Hakodate.

Things to do in Noboribetsu

Parks Theme Parks Nature

Side Trips

Lake Toya, Hamada Marutome Fruits Gaden
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Jigokudani ©
Jigokudani
Noboribetsu Marine Park Nixe ©
Noboribetsu Marine Park Nixe
Lake Toya ©
Lake Toya

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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Goryokaku Park, take in panoramic vistas at Goryokaku Tower, then get to know the fascinating history of Motomachi, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Mount Hakodate. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hakodate Orthodox Church, steep yourself in history at The Old Public Hall of Hakodate Ward, then don't miss a visit to Hachimanzaka, then stop by Kanemori Red Brick Warehouse, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Hakodate Morning Market.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Hakodate journey builder website .

Traveling by car from Noboribetsu to Hakodate takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In May, daytime highs in Hakodate are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. You'll have a few hours on the 24th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Hakodate

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
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Mount Hakodate ©
Mount Hakodate
Goryokaku Tower ©
Goryokaku Tower
Goryokaku Park ©
Goryokaku Park

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