16 days in Tokyo, Hakodate & Sapporo Itinerary

16 days in Tokyo, Hakodate & Sapporo Itinerary

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16 days in Tokyo, Hakodate & Sapporo Itinerary

Start: Singapore
flight:  10​h 30​min
1
Tokyo
— 6 nights
train:  6​h 15​min
2
Hakodate
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
3
Sapporo
— 4 nights
Fly:  11​h
End: Singapore

6
nights
Tokyo

Tokyo ©
Tokyo holds the status of most populous metropolitan area in the world--a fact you'll find tangible as you walk the bustling streets and explore its diverse neighborhoods and cultures.
Step out of Tokyo with an excursion to Tokyo DisneySea in Maihama--about 30 minutes away. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Meiji Jingu Shrine, admire the striking features of Tokyo Tower, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sensō-ji, and get a sense of history and politics at Imperial Palace.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Tokyo day trip planning site .

Singapore, Singapore to Tokyo is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and train. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Time (SGT) to Japan Standard Time (JST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Singapore in February, things will get colder in Tokyo: highs are around 12°C and lows about 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Hakodate.

Things to do in Tokyo

Theme Parks Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trip

Urayasu
Find places to stay Feb 16 — 22:
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Meiji Jingu Shrine ©
Meiji Jingu Shrine
Tokyo Tower ©
Tokyo Tower
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden ©
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden

4
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.
Hakodate is known for nature, historic sites, shopping, museums, and baths. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Hakodate, steep yourself in history at The Old Public Hall of Hakodate Ward, take in panoramic vistas at Goryokaku Tower, and stroll around Goryokaku Park.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Hakodate trip itinerary maker tool .

Getting from Tokyo to Hakodate by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Tokyo in February: high temperatures in Hakodate hover around 1°C and lows are around -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Sapporo.

Things to do in Hakodate

Parks Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

Ono River Cherry Blossom Avenue
Find places to stay Feb 22 — 26:
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Mount Hakodate ©
Mount Hakodate
Goryokaku Tower ©
Goryokaku Tower
Goryokaku Park ©
Goryokaku Park

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Sapporo: Otaru Canal (in Otaru) and Noboribetsu (Jigokudani & Lake Fujin). There's much more to do: stroll around Odori Park, find something for the whole family at Shiroi Koibito Park, take a stroll around Sapporo Underground Shopping Centre Aurora Town, and fly down the slopes at Okurayama Lookout.

To see photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Sapporo trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Hakodate to Sapporo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from Hakodate in February, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Sapporo: temperatures range from -1°C by day to -5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sapporo

Parks Theme Parks Nature

Side Trips

Noboribetsu, Otaru Canal
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Odori Park ©
Odori Park
Otaru Canal ©
Otaru Canal
Jigokudani ©
Jigokudani

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