14 days in Japan Itinerary

14 days in Japan Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Sapporo
— 1 night
2
Otaru
— 2 nights
3
Yoichi-cho
— 2 nights
4
Asahikawa
— 1 night
5
Furano
— 3 nights
6
Noboribetsu
— 1 night
7
Hakodate
— 2 nights

1
night
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.
To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Sapporo online day trip planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Sapporo is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone changes from Singapore Standard Time (SGT) to Japan Standard Time (JST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Singapore in September, plan for colder days and a bit cooler nights in Sapporo: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. On the 10th (Thu), you'll travel to Otaru.

Things to do in Sapporo

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors
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Otaru

Otaru ©
The port city of Otaru has long attracted domestic visitors, drawn in by the city's many historic buildings, and has started to garner international attention, too.
On the 10th (Thu), look for gifts at Otaru Music Box Museum Main Building, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Otaru Canal, thensteep yourself in history at The Site of Temiya Line, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tomioka Catholic Church. On the 11th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in panoramic vistas at Mount Kenashi View Point, thendo a tasting at Yoichi Wine Brewery, thensample the fine beverages at Nikka Whisky Yoichi Distillery, and finally don't miss a visit to JR Otaru Station.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Otaru online route planner.

Getting from Sapporo to Otaru by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. September in Otaru sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Yoichi-cho.

Things to do in Otaru

Historic Sites Shopping Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Yoichi-cho
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The Site of Temiya Line ©
The Site of Temiya Line
Nikka Whisky Yoichi Distillery ©
Nikka Whisky Yoichi Distillery
Yoichi Wine Brewery ©
Yoichi Wine Brewery

2
nights
Yoichi-cho

Yoichi-cho ©
Tsurukame Onsen has been added to your itinerary. On the 12th (Sat), make a trip to Candle Rock, explore the striking landscape at Ebisuiwa Daikokuiwa, take an in-depth tour of Yoichi Fisheries Museum, thensample the fine beverages at Nikka Whisky Yoichi Distillery, and finally relax in the rural setting at Asadaen Farm. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape at Shakotan Peninsula, kick back and relax at Shimamu Beach, thenhunt for treasures at Kakizaki Shoten, and finally indulge in Japan's hot spring tradition at Tsurukame Onsen.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Yoichi-cho visit planner.

You can drive from Otaru to Yoichi-cho in an hour. In September, daily temperatures in Yoichi-cho can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Asahikawa.

Things to do in Yoichi-cho

Parks Nature Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Shakotan-cho
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Shimamu Beach ©
Shimamu Beach
Nikka Whisky Yoichi Distillery ©
Nikka Whisky Yoichi Distillery
Shakotan Peninsula ©
Shakotan Peninsula

1
night
Asahikawa

Perched on the confluence of four rivers and surrounded by green hills, Asahikawa combines a modern city experience with the pristine nature nearby.
On the 14th (Mon), indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Asahiyama Zoo, thenindulge your thirst for a good beer at Takasagosyuzo, and finally don't miss a visit to Asahikawa Station.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Asahikawa day trip planner.

You can drive from Yoichi-cho to Asahikawa in 3 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Furano.

Things to do in Asahikawa

Spas Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Spas
Asahiyama Zoo ©
Asahiyama Zoo
Asahikawa Station ©
Asahikawa Station

3
nights
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Onsen Resorts and Banei Tokachi Obihiro Horse Race Track. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Furano: Horse Museum (in Obihiro) and Biei-cho (Shirahige Falls, Shirogane Blue Pond, &more). The adventure continues: visit Glass Forest in FURANO, take in nature's colorful creations at Farm Tomita, don't miss a visit to Ningle Terrace, and walk around Torinuma Park.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Furano trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Asahikawa to Furano takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Asahikawa in September, expect a bit cooler with lows of °C in Furano. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Noboribetsu.

Things to do in Furano

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Obihiro, Biei-cho, Farm Tomita
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Shikisai no Oka ©
Shikisai no Oka
Banei Tokachi Obihiro Horse Race Track ©
Banei Tokachi Obihiro Horse Race Track
Furano Wine Factory ©
Furano Wine Factory

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Noboribetsu

Noboribetsu
Perhaps the island's best-known hot spring resort, Noboribetsu has a long history of tourism.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Noboribetsu tour itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Furano to Noboribetsu takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Furano in September since evenings lows in Noboribetsu dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Hakodate.

Things to do in Noboribetsu

Spas
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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Motomachi and Spas. There's lots more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Hakodate, admire the landmark architecture of Kyu Soma-tei, stroll around Goryokaku Park, and make a trip to Hachimanzaka.

To see photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Hakodate day trip tool.

Traveling by train from Noboribetsu to Hakodate takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In September in Hakodate, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hakodate

Parks Historic Sites Fun & Games
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Mount Hakodate ©
Mount Hakodate
Motomachi ©
Motomachi
Hakodate Horse Racetrack ©
Hakodate Horse Racetrack

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