17 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

17 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

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17 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  13​h
1
Hakodate
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
2
Chitose
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Nakafurano-cho
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Tomakomai
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Noboribetsu
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
6
Sapporo
— 4 nights
Fly:  11​h 30​min
End: Singapore

3
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Goryokaku Park and Motomachi. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Onuma Park Walking Path and The Old Public Hall of Hakodate Ward. And it doesn't end there: stop by Kanemori Red Brick Warehouse, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Hakodate, enjoy breathtaking views from Goryokaku Tower, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Hakodate Morning Market.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Hakodate online travel planner .

Singapore, Singapore to Hakodate is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone changes from Singapore Time (SGT) to Japan Standard Time (JST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Singapore in July: high temperatures in Hakodate hover around 26°C and lows are around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Chitose.

Things to do in Hakodate

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Onuma Park Walking Path
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Mount Hakodate ©
Mount Hakodate
Goryokaku Park ©
Goryokaku Park
Motomachi ©
Motomachi

2
nights
Chitose

Chitose ©
With the largest international airport on the island, Chitose serves for most visitors as a way in or a way out, rather than a destination in itself.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Shikotsu, then see the interesting displays at Royce' Chocolate World, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Chitose Outlet Mall Rera.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Chitose vacation builder .

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Hakodate to Chitose takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Hakodate in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Chitose, with lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel to Nakafurano-cho.

Things to do in Chitose

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Nature

Side Trip

Murakami Farm
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Lake Shikotsu ©
Lake Shikotsu
Chitose Outlet Mall Rera ©
Chitose Outlet Mall Rera
Salmon Hometown Chitose Aquarium ©
Salmon Hometown Chitose Aquarium

2
nights
Nakafurano-cho

Nakafurano-cho ©
Flower-viewing tourism draws flocks of visitors to Nakafurano-cho, a Hokkaido town famed for its many lavander fields.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): stop by Campana Rokkatei, do a tasting at Furano Wine Factory, and then stop by Furano Marche. On the 18th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the activities along Blue Pond.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Nakafurano-cho sightseeing website .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Chitose to Nakafurano-cho. In July, daily temperatures in Nakafurano-cho can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Tomakomai.

Things to do in Nakafurano-cho

Shopping Parks Wineries

Side Trips

Furano, Biei-cho
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Campana Rokkatei ©
Campana Rokkatei
Shirogane Blue Pond ©
Shirogane Blue Pond
Furano Marche ©
Furano Marche

2
nights
Tomakomai

Tomakomai ©
Tomakomai is a city and port in Iburi Subprefecture, Hokkaido, Japan. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): stop by Northern Horse Park, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Utonai, and then examine the collection at Tomakomai City Science Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pick up some local products at Michinoeki Utonaiko, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Tarumae, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Tomakomai City Midorigaoka Park Observation Deck.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Tomakomai online trip itinerary builder .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Nakafurano-cho to Tomakomai. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in July, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel to Noboribetsu.

Things to do in Tomakomai

Parks Nature Shopping
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Mount Tarumae ©
Mount Tarumae
Northern Horse Park ©
Northern Horse Park

3
nights
Noboribetsu

Noboribetsu ©
Perhaps the island's best-known hot spring resort, Noboribetsu has a long history of tourism.
On the 21st (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Katta Shrine, identify plant and animal life at Noboribetsu Bear Park, and then find something for the whole family at Noboribetsu Date Historic Village. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape at Jigokudani, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Toya, and then get great views at Usuzan Ropeway.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Noboribetsu day trip website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Tomakomai to Noboribetsu. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Sapporo.

Things to do in Noboribetsu

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Lake Toya
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Noboribetsu Bear Park ©
Noboribetsu Bear Park
Jigokudani ©
Jigokudani
Lake Toya ©
Lake Toya

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Clock Tower (Tokei-dai) and Former Hokkaido Government Office Building. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Tanukikoji Shopping Street and Otaru Orgel Museum Main Building. Step out of Sapporo to go to Otaru and see Otaru Canal, which is approximately 50 minutes away. There's much more to do: hit the slopes at Mt. Okura Observatory, take a stroll through Susukino, don't miss a visit to Sapporo Asaichi, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Odori Park.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Sapporo road trip planning site .

You can drive from Noboribetsu to Sapporo in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Traveling from Noboribetsu in July, Sapporo is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Sapporo

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Otaru
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Odori Park ©
Odori Park
Sapporo Clock Tower ©
Sapporo Clock Tower

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