49 days in Tokyo, Sapporo & Hiroshima Itinerary

49 days in Tokyo, Sapporo & Hiroshima Itinerary

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Tokyo
— 30 nights
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Sapporo
— 8 nights
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Hiroshima
— 10 nights
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Tokyo

— 30 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.
Appreciate the collections at Kanda Myojin and Nezu Museum. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Hase-dera Temple and Ueno District. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tokyo: Kashima Jingu (in Kashima), Katori (Historic Old Town area in Sawara, Katori, Katori Jingu Shrine, &more) and Kamakura (Ugafuku Shrine ( Goddess of Money Washing), Kencho-ji Temple, &more). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Kawasaki Daishi, explore the world behind art at National Museum of Western Art, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Musashi Ichinomiya Hikawa Shrine, and don't miss a visit to Naritasan Omote Sando.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Tokyo driving holiday planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Tokyo is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Singapore to Tokyo, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In January, Tokyo is much colder than Singapore - with highs of 11°C and lows of 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Sapporo.

Things to do in Tokyo

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 17 — Feb 16:

Sapporo

— 8 nights

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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.
For shopping fun, head to Sapporo Paseo JR Tower or Sunpiazza Shopping Center. Get some cultural insight at Royce' Chocolate World and The Hokkaido University Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Furano Ski Resort (in Furano), Kamoidake Kokusai Ski Resort (in Utashinai) and Chitose (Spas, Snow Miku Sky Town, &more). categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. There's lots more to do: fly down the slopes at Rusutsu Resort Ski, head outdoors with Fu's snow area, take in the spiritual surroundings of Fushimi Inari Shrine, and stroll around Kokuei Takino Suzuran Hillside National Park.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Sapporo online vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Tokyo to Sapporo takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. While traveling from Tokyo, expect cooler days and a bit cooler nights in Sapporo, ranging from highs of -1°C to lows of -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Sapporo

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 16 — 24:

Hiroshima

— 10 nights

City of Peace

Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
Discover out-of-the-way places like JMSDF Kure Museum and Mazda Museum. You'll explore and learn at Yamato Museum and Hiroshima Museum of Art. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hiroshima: Former Naval Academy (in Etajima), Hatsukaichi (Daiganji Temple, Daishoin Temple, &more) and Hokaikan (in Kure). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Oyamazumi Shrine, examine the collection at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, explore the world behind art at Hirayama Ikuo Museum of Art, and steep yourself in history at Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Hiroshima road trip site.

Traveling by flight from Sapporo to Hiroshima takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Sapporo in February, expect nights in Hiroshima to be somewhat warmer, around 3°C, while days are much warmer, around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 24 — Mar 6: