13 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

13 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Hakodate
— 2 nights
2
Niseko-cho
— 1 night
3
Shakotan-cho
— 1 night
4
Sapporo
— 4 nights
5
Biei-cho
— 4 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Hakodate, thenwander the streets of Motomachi, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Hakodate Orthodox Church, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Onuma Park Walking Path. Here are some ideas for day two: test the waters at a local thermal spa, thenadmire the striking features of Goryokaku Park, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Trappist Monasteries, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Yafurai Tenmangu.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Hakodate online trip itinerary maker.

Singapore, Singapore to Hakodate is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Hakodate is 1 hour. In March, Hakodate is much colder than Singapore - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Niseko-cho.

Things to do in Hakodate

Historic Sites Parks Spas

Side Trips

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

1
night
Niseko-cho

Niseko-cho ©
Ranking as the most popular ski resort in Hokkaido, mountaintop Niseko-cho boasts great slopes and surprisingly vibrant nightlife.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): get outside with Niseko Hanazono Resort and then get outside with Niseko Annupuri International Ski Area.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Niseko-cho trip planner.

Drive from Hakodate to Niseko-cho in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in March, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Shakotan-cho.

Things to do in Niseko-cho

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Niseko Hanazono Resort
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Niseko Hanazono Resort ©
Niseko Hanazono Resort

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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Sakotandake, contemplate the long history of Kamui Misaki Denjidai Trace, enjoy the sea views from Cape Kamui Lighthouse, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Shimamu Beach, and finally don't miss a visit to Cape Shakotan.

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Drive from Niseko-cho to Shakotan-cho in 2 hours. Traveling from Niseko-cho in March, expect nights in Shakotan-cho to be about the same, around °C, while days are a bit cooler, around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can drive to Sapporo.

Things to do in Shakotan-cho

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Shimamu Beach ©
Shimamu Beach
Cape Shakotan ©
Cape Shakotan

4
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Sapporo Teine and Fushimi Inari Shrine. Escape the urban bustle at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Tonden Windbreak Forest. Change things up with a short trip to Royce' Chocolate World in Chitose (about 56 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Sapporo Clock Tower, get a sense of history and politics at Former Hokkaido Government Office Building, boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa, and admire the striking features of Akino Sohonten Pharmacy.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Sapporo route planner.

Drive from Shakotan-cho to Sapporo in 2 hours. In March, daytime highs in Sapporo are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. On the 26th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Biei-cho.

Things to do in Sapporo

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Royce' Chocolate World
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Sapporo Teine ©
Sapporo Teine
Fushimi Inari Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari Shrine
Royce' Chocolate World ©
Royce' Chocolate World

4
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Club Med Tomamu Hokkaido and Hoshino Resort Tomamu. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Biei Shrine and Asahidake Natural Hiking Route. Take a break from Biei-cho with a short trip to Kumo no Yubinyasan in Shimukappu-mura, about 1h 35 min away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Shirogane Blue Pond, admire the natural beauty at Shikisai no Oka, take in the dramatic scenery at Shirahige Falls, and cruise along Patchwork no Michi.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Biei-cho day trip site.

Traveling by car from Sapporo to Biei-cho takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Sapporo in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Biei-cho, with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Biei-cho

Parks Outdoors Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Shimukappu-mura, Asahidake Natural Hiking Route
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Shirahige Falls ©
Shirahige Falls
Asahidake Natural Hiking Route
Asahidake Natural Hiking Route
Club Med Tomamu Hokkaido ©
Club Med Tomamu Hokkaido

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