12 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

12 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

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12 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly + Drive:  11​h
1
Niseko-cho
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Sapporo
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Toyako-cho
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Hakodate
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Sapporo
— 1 night
Fly:  11​h
End: Singapore

3
nights
Niseko-cho

Niseko-cho ©
Ranking as the most popular ski resort in Hokkaido, mountaintop Niseko-cho boasts great slopes and surprisingly vibrant nightlife.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Arishima Memorial Center and Soga Hokuei Stone Circle.

For ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Niseko-cho online driving holiday planner .

Singapore, Singapore to Niseko-cho is an approximately 17-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Time (SGT) to Japan Standard Time (JST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Singapore in December, expect Niseko-cho to be colder, temps between 3°C and -1°C. You'll set off for Sapporo on the 23rd (Mon).

Things to do in Niseko-cho

Museums Historic Sites
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Soga Hokuei Stone Circle ©
Soga Hokuei Stone Circle

3
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.
Sapporo Clock Tower and Hokkaido Shrine Tongu will appeal to history buffs. Museum-lovers will appreciate Historical Village of Hokkaido (Kaitaku-no Mura) and Sapporo Beer Museum. Explore Sapporo's surroundings by going to Otaru Canal (in Otaru), Furano Ski Resort (in Furano) and Hokkaido Buried Cultural Assets Center (in Ebetsu). There's much more to do: find something for the whole family at Shiroi Koibito Park, get great views at Mt. Moiwa, steep yourself in history at Hokkaido Jingu, and take in panoramic vistas at Sapporo TV Tower.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Sapporo online vacation builder .

You can drive from Niseko-cho to Sapporo in 2 hours. When traveling from Niseko-cho in December, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Sapporo: temperatures range from 0°C by day to -2°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can go by car to Toyako-cho.

Things to do in Sapporo

Parks Theme Parks Museums

Side Trips

Hokkaido Buried Cultural Assets Center, Otaru Canal
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Otaru Canal ©
Otaru Canal
Sapporo Clock Tower ©
Sapporo Clock Tower

1
night
Toyako-cho

Toyako-cho ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Lake Toya. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): get outside with Rusutsu Resort Ski, play a few rounds at Rusutsu Resort, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Toya, then make a trip to Toyako Volcano Science Museum, and finally get lost in a book at Mizumi Reading House.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Toyako-cho travel route planning tool .

You can drive from Sapporo to Toyako-cho in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in December, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can drive to Hakodate.

Things to do in Toyako-cho

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Rusutsu-mura, Lake Toya
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Lake Toya ©
Lake Toya
Rusutsu Resort Ski ©
Rusutsu Resort Ski
Rusutsu Resort ©
Rusutsu Resort

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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): enjoy breathtaking views from Goryokaku Tower, admire the striking features of Goryokaku Park, get engrossed in the history at Kitajima Saburo Memorial Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Hakodate Museum of Northern Peoples, then wander the streets of Motomachi, and finally examine the collection at Old British Consulate of Hakodate. On the 29th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Hakodate City Northern Pacific Fishery's Document Museum, examine the collection at Hakodate Magistrate's Office, take an in-depth tour of Hakodate Seikan Renrakusen Memorial Museum Mashumaru, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Hakodate, then don't miss a visit to Hachimanzaka, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hakodate Orthodox Church.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Hakodate trip planner .

Traveling by car from Toyako-cho to Hakodate takes 2.5 hours. In December in Hakodate, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Sapporo.

Things to do in Hakodate

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Onuma Park Walking Path
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Mount Hakodate ©
Mount Hakodate
Goryokaku Park ©
Goryokaku Park
Motomachi ©
Motomachi

1
night
Sapporo

Sapporo
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Former Hokkaido Government Office Building, get to know the resident critters at Maruyama Zoo, stroll through Okurayama Lookout, then stroll around Kokuei Takino Suzuran Hillside National Park, then have some family-friendly fun at Hello Kitty Happy Flight, and finally examine the collection at Royce' Chocolate World.

To see where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Sapporo trip builder site .

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Hakodate to Sapporo in 1.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. When traveling from Hakodate in December, plan for slightly colder days in Sapporo, with highs around 0°C, while nights are about the same with lows around -2°C. You will have some time to spend on the 31st (Tue) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Sapporo

Parks Winter Sports Museums

Side Trip

Chitose
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Maruyama Zoo
Maruyama Zoo
Okurayama Lookout ©
Okurayama Lookout

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