10 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

10 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

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10 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  11​h
1
Sapporo
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Shakotan-cho
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Kutchan-cho
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Hakodate
— 3 nights
Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: Singapore

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): get great views at Mt. Moiwa, then stroll through Mt. Okura Observatory, and then steep yourself in history at Hokkaido Jingu. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Clock Tower (Tokei-dai), then get engrossed in the history at Historical Village of Hokkaido (Kaitaku-no Mura), then walk around Kokuei Takino Suzuran Hillside National Park, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Sapporo JR Tower Observatory T38.

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

Singapore, Singapore to Sapporo is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Singapore to Sapporo, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Singapore in November, expect Sapporo to be colder, temps between 6°C and 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Shakotan-cho.

Things to do in Sapporo

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors
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Okurayama Lookout ©
Okurayama Lookout

1
night
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 28th (Thu): explore the activities along Shimamu Beach and then explore the striking landscape at Cape Kamui.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Shakotan-cho trip simple and quick.

Getting from Sapporo to Shakotan-cho by car takes about 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 6°C in November, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can go by car to Kutchan-cho.

Things to do in Shakotan-cho

Nature Parks Beaches
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Shimamu Beach ©
Shimamu Beach
Cape Kamui ©
Cape Kamui

3
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 Annupuri International Ski Area and Niseko Mountain Resort Grand Hirafu Ski Place. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Niseko Hanazono Resort and Fukidashi Park. Step out of Kutchan-cho to go to Yoichi-cho and see Nikka Whisky Yoichi Distillery, which is approximately 52 minutes away. It doesn't end there: explore the activities along Lake Toya.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Kutchan-cho online trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Shakotan-cho to Kutchan-cho by car takes about 2 hours. November in Kutchan-cho sees daily highs of 6°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Hakodate.

Things to do in Kutchan-cho

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Fukidashi Park, Lake Toya, Niseko Annupuri International Ski Area, Nikka Whisky Yoichi Distillery
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Niseko Hanazono Resort ©
Niseko Hanazono Resort
Lake Toya ©
Lake Toya

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Hotokegaura, 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: don't miss a visit to Hachimanzaka, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Hakodate, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Onuma Park Walking Path.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Hakodate online trip builder .

Traveling by car from Kutchan-cho to Hakodate takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In December in Hakodate, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -3°C at night. On the 4th (Wed), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Hakodate

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hotokegaura, Onuma Park Walking Path
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Mount Hakodate ©
Mount Hakodate
Motomachi ©
Motomachi
Onuma Park Walking Path ©
Onuma Park Walking Path

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