12 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

12 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

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12 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly + Drive:  18​h 30​min
1
Nemuro
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Notsuke-gun
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Shari-cho
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Teshikaga-cho
— 3 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + train:  5​h
5
Hakodate
— 2 nights
Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: Singapore

1
night
Nemuro

Nemuro ©
Nemuro is a city and port located in Nemuro Subprefecture, Hokkaido, Japan. Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): trek along Ochiishi Cape Foot Path, then visit a coastal fixture at Cape Nosappu, and then examine the collection at Northern Pavilion Bokyono Ie. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kotohira Shrine, look for all kinds of wild species at Northern Natural Flower Garden, then look for all kinds of wild species at Shunkunitai, and finally get engrossed in the history at Nemuro Historical Museum.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Nemuro trip itinerary maker .

Singapore, Singapore to Nemuro is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Time (SGT) to Japan Standard Time (JST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Singapore in October, expect Nemuro to be cooler, temps between 16°C and 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Notsuke-gun.

Things to do in Nemuro

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Northern Natural Flower Garden ©
Northern Natural Flower Garden
Northern Pavilion Bokyono Ie ©
Northern Pavilion Bokyono Ie
Kotohira Shrine ©
Kotohira Shrine

1
night
Notsuke-gun

Notsuke-gun ©
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Narawara and then look for all kinds of wild species at Notsuke Penninsula Nature Center.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Notsuke-gun trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Nemuro to Notsuke-gun takes 1.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to Shari-cho.

Things to do in Notsuke-gun

Wildlife Parks
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Notsuke Penninsula Nature Center ©
Notsuke Penninsula Nature Center
Narawara ©
Narawara

3
nights
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Shiretoko Nature Center and Utoro Onsen. Get in touch with nature at Shiretoko Beach and Shiretoko Peninsula. And it doesn't end there: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, take in the dramatic scenery at Furepe Waterfall, and take an in-depth tour of Shiretoko World Heritage Conservation Center.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Shari-cho vacation maker .

You can drive from Notsuke-gun to Shari-cho in 2.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Teshikaga-cho.

Things to do in Shari-cho

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Shiretoko Peninsula
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Shiretoko Beach ©
Shiretoko Beach
Shiretoko Peninsula ©
Shiretoko Peninsula
Shiretoko Nature Center ©
Shiretoko Nature Center

3
nights
Teshikaga-cho

Teshikaga-cho ©
A small town amid big scenery, Teshikaga-cho sits in a national park.
On the 16th (Tue), witness a stunning natural landmark at Lake Kussharo Sand Bath, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Io, then examine the collection at Kawayu Eco Museum Center, and finally take some stellar pictures from Mashu Third Observatory. On your second day here, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Kussharo, then identify plant and animal life at Tsurui Ito Red-crowned Crane Sanctuary, and then make a trip to Tsurumidai.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Teshikaga-cho sightseeing planner .

Getting from Shari-cho to Teshikaga-cho by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train. October in Teshikaga-cho sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Hakodate.

Things to do in Teshikaga-cho

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Tsurui-mura
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Lake Kussharo ©
Lake Kussharo
Lake Kussharo Sand Bath ©
Lake Kussharo Sand Bath
Kawayu Eco Museum Center ©
Kawayu Eco Museum Center

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 18th (Thu), pause for some serene contemplation at Hakodate Orthodox Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St.John's Church Hakodate, and then see the interesting displays at Old British Consulate of Hakodate. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Onuma Park Walking Path, test the waters at a local thermal spa, then take in panoramic vistas at Goryokaku Tower, and finally examine the collection at Hakodate Bugyosho.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Hakodate travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Teshikaga-cho to Hakodate takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. October in Hakodate sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hakodate

Historic Sites Museums Spas

Side Trip

Onuma Park Walking Path
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Goryokaku Tower ©
Goryokaku Tower
Hakodate Magistrate's Office ©
Hakodate Magistrate's Office
Old British Consulate of Hakodate ©
Old British Consulate of Hakodate

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