21 days in East Asia Itinerary

21 days in East Asia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Japan attractions planner

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Tokyo
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Hakodate
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Toyako-cho
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Noboribetsu
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Sapporo
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Tokyo
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Tokyo

— 5 nights
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.
Tokyo is known for historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Meiji Jingu Shrine, admire the landmark architecture of Tokyo Skytree, see the interesting displays at Meiji Jingu Museum, and take in nature's colorful creations at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden.

Plan my day in Tokyo using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

San Francisco, USA to Tokyo is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Traveling from San Francisco to Tokyo, you'll lose 17 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 72°F in October, and nighttime lows around 60°F. On the 12th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Hakodate.

Things to do in Tokyo

Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Oct 7 — 12:

Hakodate

— 2 nights

City of Lights

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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Goryokaku Park and then enjoy breathtaking views from Goryokaku Tower.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Hakodate sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Tokyo to Hakodate takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train; or drive. In October, Hakodate is slightly colder than Tokyo - with highs of 60°F and lows of 46°F. You will have some time to spend on the 14th (Wed) before leaving for Toyako-cho.

Things to do in Hakodate

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites
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Toyako-cho

— 2 nights
Your day by day itinerary now includes Toyako Onsen, Toyako Volcano Science Museum and Lake Toya. Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): indulge in Japan's hot spring tradition at Toyako Onsen. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Lake Toya and then get curious at Toyako Volcano Science Museum.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Toyako-cho journey builder website.

Travel from Hakodate to Toyako-cho in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In October in Toyako-cho, expect temperatures between 58°F during the day and 47°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 16th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Noboribetsu.

Things to do in Toyako-cho

Parks · Childrens Museums · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 14 — 16:

Noboribetsu

— 2 nights
Perhaps the island's best-known hot spring resort, Noboribetsu has a long history of tourism.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): take in the natural beauty of Oyunumagawa Natural Footbath. Here are some ideas for day two: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Noboribetsu Bear Park, then explore the striking landscape at Jigokudani, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Noboribetsu online tour itinerary maker.

Getting from Toyako-cho to Noboribetsu by journey takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive. In October, daytime highs in Noboribetsu are 58°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. On the 18th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Sapporo.

Things to do in Noboribetsu

Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums · Spas
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Sapporo

— 4 nights

CIty of Ramen

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Jozankei Onsen. There's more to do: walk around Odori Park and take in the architecture and design of Hokkaido University Sapporo Campus.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Sapporo day trip planning app.

Traveling by journey from Noboribetsu to Sapporo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Sapporo are 55°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Sapporo

Spas · Baths · Parks
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Tokyo

— 4 nights
See even more of Tokyo: visit Odaiba District, take a stroll through Akihabara, and walk around Ueno Park.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Tokyo online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Sapporo to Tokyo takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Sapporo in October: high temperatures in Tokyo hover around 72°F and lows are around 60°F. On the 26th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods · Parks
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