14 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

14 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Sapporo
— 3 nights
2
Asahikawa
— 3 nights
3
Shari-cho
— 2 nights
4
Teshikaga-cho
— 2 nights
5
Noboribetsu
— 1 night
6
Hakodate
— 2 nights

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Okurayama Lookout and Otaru Canal. Do your shopping at Sapporo Underground Shopping Centre Aurora Town and Tanukikoji Shopping Street. Change things up with these side-trips from Sapporo: Nikka Whisky Yoichi Distillery (in Yoichi-cho), JR Otaru Station (in Otaru) and The North Country Golf Club (in Chitose). There's much more to do: boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa, stroll around Odori Park, identify plant and animal life at Earth Dream Kakuyama Farm, and get in on the family fun at Shiroi Koibito Park.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Sapporo online sightseeing planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Sapporo is an approximately 11-hour flight. Traveling from Singapore to Sapporo, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Singapore in November, with highs in Sapporo at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Asahikawa.

Things to do in Sapporo

Parks Wildlife Shopping

Side Trips

Otaru, Nikka Whisky Yoichi Distillery, Earth Dream Kakuyama Farm, The North Country Golf Club
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Odori Park ©
Odori Park
Otaru Canal ©
Otaru Canal

3
nights
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.
Attractions like Asahiyama Zoo and Daisetsuzan make great kid-friendly stops. Get in touch with nature at Shirogane Blue Pond and Yukomanbetsu Swamp. Change things up with these side-trips from Asahikawa: Viva Alpaca Farm (in Kenbuchi-cho), Higashikawa-cho (Sugatami no Ike Lake, Asahi-dake, &more) and Onsen Resorts (in Kamifurano-cho). There's lots more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Kurodake, stroll around Hoppo Yasoen, and learn about winemaking at Furano Budogaoka Park.

To see reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Asahikawa tour itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Sapporo to Asahikawa takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Sapporo in November, expect Asahikawa to be a bit cooler, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Shari-cho.

Things to do in Asahikawa

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Higashikawa-cho, Daisetsuzan, Viva Alpaca Farm, Furano Budogaoka Park, Onsen Resorts
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Asahiyama Zoo ©
Asahiyama Zoo
Shirogane Blue Pond ©
Shirogane Blue Pond
Daisetsuzan ©
Daisetsuzan

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): admire the sheer force of Oshin Koshin Falls, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Shiretoko Beach, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Shiretoko Peninsula, thentake a stroll through Utoro Onsen, and finally don't miss a visit to Oshinkosin Observation Deck. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Thu): take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Io, thenexplore the activities along Shiretoko Goko Lake, thenadmire the sheer force of Kamuiwakka Hot Waterfall, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Kashuni Falls.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Shari-cho online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Asahikawa to Shari-cho in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of bus and car. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to drive to Teshikaga-cho.

Things to do in Shari-cho

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Hokkaido
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Shiretoko Peninsula ©
Shiretoko Peninsula
Shiretoko Beach ©
Shiretoko Beach
Shiretoko Goko Lake ©
Shiretoko Goko Lake

2
nights
Teshikaga-cho

Teshikaga-cho ©
A small town amid big scenery, Teshikaga-cho sits in a national park.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): hike along Tsutsujigahara Nature Trail and then explore the striking landscape of Akan-Mashu National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Tsurui Ito Red-crowned Crane Sanctuary, thenexplore the activities along Lake Mashu, thentake your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Io, and finally boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Teshikaga-cho trip planner.

You can drive from Shari-cho to Teshikaga-cho in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Teshikaga-cho can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Noboribetsu.

Things to do in Teshikaga-cho

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Akan-Mashu National Park, Tsurui Ito Red-crowned Crane Sanctuary
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Akan-Mashu National Park ©
Akan-Mashu National Park
Tsutsujigahara Nature Trail ©
Tsutsujigahara Nature Trail
Lake Mashu ©
Lake Mashu

1
night
Noboribetsu

Noboribetsu ©
Perhaps the island's best-known hot spring resort, Noboribetsu has a long history of tourism.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Jigokudani, and then get in on the family fun at Noboribetsu Date Historic Village.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Noboribetsu online trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Teshikaga-cho to Noboribetsu in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Noboribetsu when traveling from Teshikaga-cho in December, with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Hakodate.

Things to do in Noboribetsu

Theme Parks Nature Spas
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Jigokudani ©
Jigokudani

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 9th (Mon), look for gifts at Kanemori Red Brick Warehouse, visit Motomachi, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Hakodate, thentest the waters at a local thermal spa, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Goryokaku Tower.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Hakodate trip planner.

You can take a train from Noboribetsu to Hakodate in 3 hours. Another option is to drive. In December, daytime highs in Hakodate are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. On the 10th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Hakodate

Shopping Spas Nature
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Mount Hakodate ©
Mount Hakodate
Kanemori Red Brick Warehouse ©
Kanemori Red Brick Warehouse
Motomachi ©
Motomachi

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