9 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

9 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

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9 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  11​h
1
Sapporo
— 5 nights
Fly + shuttle:  1​h 30​min
2
Hakodate
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
3
Noboribetsu
— 1 night
Fly:  12​h
End: Kuala Lumpur

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Otaru Canal and Kiyota Ryokuchi Park. Head to Tanukikoji Shopping Street and Otaru Orgel Museum Main Buildingfor plenty of shopping. There's much more to do: wander the streets of Susukino, get a sense of history and politics at Former Hokkaido Government Office Building, tour the pleasant surroundings at Odori Park, and hit the slopes at Mt. Okura Observatory.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Sapporo route tool .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Sapporo is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Malaysia Time (MYT) to Japan Standard Time (JST) is 1 hour. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in October; daily highs in Sapporo reach 15°C and lows reach 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Hakodate.

Things to do in Sapporo

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Otaru
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Odori Park ©
Odori Park
Okurayama Lookout ©
Okurayama Lookout

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Hakodate, then steep yourself in history at The Old Public Hall of Hakodate Ward, and then wander the streets of Motomachi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hunt for treasures at Hakodate Morning Market, then take in panoramic vistas at Goryokaku Tower, then admire the striking features of Goryokaku Park, and finally look for gifts at Kanemori Red Brick Warehouse.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Hakodate attractions planning tool .

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Sapporo to Hakodate in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In October in Hakodate, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can drive to Noboribetsu.

Things to do in Hakodate

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
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Mount Hakodate ©
Mount Hakodate
Motomachi ©
Motomachi
Goryokaku Park ©
Goryokaku Park

1
night
Noboribetsu

Noboribetsu ©
Perhaps the island's best-known hot spring resort, Noboribetsu has a long history of tourism.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): explore the striking landscape at Jigokudani and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Noboribetsu trip itinerary site .

Traveling by car from Hakodate to Noboribetsu takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 9°C. On the 26th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Noboribetsu

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Cape Chikyu
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Jigokudani ©
Jigokudani
Cape Chikyu ©
Cape Chikyu

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