8 days in Tokyo, Hakodate & Sapporo Itinerary

8 days in Tokyo, Hakodate & Sapporo Itinerary

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Tokyo
— 2 nights
2
Hakodate
— 2 nights
3
Sapporo
— 3 nights

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): get a sense of history and politics at Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings, shop like a local with Ginza, thenadmire the masterpieces at Tokyo National Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Senso-ji Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Fri): take a stroll through Odaiba District.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Tokyo online trip maker.

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major aiports are Tokyo Haneda International Airport, Narita International Airport and Hyakuri Airport. Expect a daytime high around °C in April, and nighttime lows around °C. You will leave for Hakodate on the 2nd (Sat).

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods Museums Historic Sites
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Senso-ji Temple ©
Senso-ji Temple
Odaiba District ©
Odaiba District
Tokyo National Museum ©
Tokyo National Museum

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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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): look for gifts at Kanemori Red Brick Warehouse. On the 3rd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hunt for treasures at Hakodate Morning Market, thenadmire the striking features of Goryokaku Park, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Goryokaku Tower.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Hakodate driving holiday planning site.

Getting from Tokyo to Hakodate by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Tokyo in May; daily highs in Hakodate reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Sapporo.

Things to do in Hakodate

Shopping Historic Sites Parks
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Hakodate Morning Market ©
Hakodate Morning Market
Goryokaku Park ©
Goryokaku Park
Kanemori Red Brick Warehouse ©
Kanemori Red Brick Warehouse

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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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Sapporo Clock Tower and Susukino. Take a break from Sapporo with a short trip to Otaru Canal in Otaru, about 46 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: stroll around Odori Park, shop like a local with Tanukikoji Shopping Street, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Moiwa, and stop by Nijo Market.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Sapporo vacation website.

Traveling by flight from Hakodate to Sapporo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May in Sapporo, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sapporo

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trip

Otaru Canal
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Otaru Canal ©
Otaru Canal
Sapporo Clock Tower ©
Sapporo Clock Tower
Susukino ©
Susukino

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