22 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

22 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Furano
— 2 nights
2
Shakotan-cho
— 2 nights
3
Kutchan-cho
— 4 nights
4
Noboribetsu
— 3 nights
5
Hakodate
— 5 nights
6
Sapporo
— 5 nights

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): do a tasting at Furano Wine Factory, look for gifts at Campana Rokkatei, do a tasting at Furano Budogaoka Park, thenhit the slopes at Furano Ski Resort, thenmake a trip to Ningle Terrace, and finally admire the natural beauty at Garden of Wind. Keep things going the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Farm Tomita, view the masterpieces at Takushinkan, explore the activities along Shirogane Blue Pond, thenadmire the sheer force of Shirahige Falls, and finally admire the natural beauty at Shikisai no Oka.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Furano trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Sapporo to Furano is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Shakotan-cho.

Things to do in Furano

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Biei-cho, Farm Tomita
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Furano Ski Resort ©
Furano Ski Resort
Shirogane Blue Pond ©
Shirogane Blue Pond
Shirahige Falls ©
Shirahige Falls

2
nights
Shakotan-cho

Shakotan-cho ©
Shakotan-cho is a quiet coastal town with sandy beaches, viewing points, and an underwater observatory for spotting salmon and sea urchins.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): take in the awesome beauty at Sakotandake, take in the dramatic natural features at Shakotan Peninsula, explore the striking landscape at Numasaki Landslide, thentake in the pleasant sights at Cape Kamui, and finally enjoy the sea views from Cape Kamui Lighthouse. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Yoichi Fisheries Museum, steep yourself in history at Old Shimoyoichi Unjoya, make a trip to Candle Rock, explore the activities along Ogon Misaki, thenkick back and relax at Shimamu Beach, and finally make a trip to Cape Shakotan.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Shakotan-cho online trip maker.

You can drive from Furano to Shakotan-cho in 4 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Furano in July: highs in Shakotan-cho hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can go by car to Kutchan-cho.

Things to do in Shakotan-cho

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Yoichi-cho
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Shimamu Beach ©
Shimamu Beach
Cape Kamui ©
Cape Kamui
Shakotan Peninsula ©
Shakotan Peninsula

4
nights
Kutchan-cho

Kutchan-cho ©
Kutchan-cho's reputation rests on two things: skiing and potatoes.
Take a break from the city and head to Niseko Mountain Resort Grand Hirafu Ski Place and Shinsennuma. Venture out of the city with trips to Niseko Village Ski Resort (in Niseko-cho), Nikka Whisky Yoichi Distillery (in Yoichi-cho) and Rusutsu Resort Ski (in Rusutsu-mura). The adventure continues: head outdoors with Nitonupuri, visit Rhythm Base, Hirafu, identify plant and animal life at Kagaminuma, and hit the slopes at Niseko Hanazono Resort.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Kutchan-cho trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Shakotan-cho to Kutchan-cho takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Noboribetsu.

Things to do in Kutchan-cho

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Niseko-cho, Shinsennuma, Nikka Whisky Yoichi Distillery, Rusutsu Resort Ski
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Rusutsu Resort Ski ©
Rusutsu Resort Ski
Niseko Hanazono Resort ©
Niseko Hanazono Resort

3
nights
Noboribetsu

Noboribetsu ©
Perhaps the island's best-known hot spring resort, Noboribetsu has a long history of tourism.
Get in touch with nature at Jigokudani and Oyunumagawa Natural Footbath. Venture out of the city with trips to Showashinzan (in Sobetsu-cho) and Shiraoi Ainu Musuem and Village (in Shiraoi-cho). There's much more to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, don't miss a visit to Enmado, witness a stunning natural landmark at Oku no Yu, and try out the rides at Noboribetsu Date Historic Village.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Noboribetsu sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Kutchan-cho to Noboribetsu takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Kutchan-cho in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Noboribetsu, with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Hakodate.

Things to do in Noboribetsu

Parks Theme Parks Nature

Side Trips

Showashinzan, Shiraoi Ainu Musuem and Village
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Noboribetsu Marine Park Nixe ©
Noboribetsu Marine Park Nixe
Jigokudani ©
Jigokudani
Oyunumagawa Natural Footbath ©
Oyunumagawa Natural Footbath

5
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Motomachi and Goryokaku Park. Visiting Mount Hakodate and Akamatsu Highway will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hakodate: Onuma Park Walking Path (in Nanae-cho), Esashi-cho (Old Nakamura Residence, Old Hiyama Nishigun Office, &more) and Kaminokunidate Remains - Remains of Katsuyamakan (in Kaminokuni-cho). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at The Old Public Hall of Hakodate Ward, examine the collection at Hakodate Magistrate's Office, get engrossed in the history at Hakodate Museum of Northern Peoples, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hakodate Orthodox Church.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Hakodate trip planner.

Take a train from Noboribetsu to Hakodate in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, daytime highs in Hakodate are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Sapporo.

Things to do in Hakodate

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Esashi-cho, Nanae-cho, Kaminokunidate Remains - Remains of Katsuyamakan
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Mount Hakodate ©
Mount Hakodate
Goryokaku Park ©
Goryokaku Park
Motomachi ©
Motomachi

5
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Sapporo Clock Tower and Historical Village of Hokkaido (Kaitaku-no Mura). Escape the urban bustle at Otaru Canal and Nidom Classic Course. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sapporo: Otaru (Tomioka Catholic Church & Otaru City Meeting Hall), Chitose (Royce' Chocolate World, The North Country Golf Club, &more) and Tomakomai (Hokkaido Brooks Country Club, Tomakomai Golf Resort 72, &more). Next up on the itinerary: ponder the world of politics at Former Hokkaido Government Office Building, get into the urban bustle at Sapporo Underground Shopping Centre Aurora Town, make a trip to Minapa, and examine the collection at Sapporo Beer Museum.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Sapporo trip itinerary builder tool.

Fly from Hakodate to Sapporo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sapporo

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Chitose, Tomakomai, Otaru, Earth Dream Kakuyama Farm
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Odori Park ©
Odori Park
Otaru Canal ©
Otaru Canal
Okurayama Lookout ©
Okurayama Lookout

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