12 days in Shikaoi-cho, Shari-cho & Otaru Itinerary

12 days in Shikaoi-cho, Shari-cho & Otaru Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Hokkaido tour itinerary planner

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Fly to New Chitose Airport, Drive to Shikaoi-cho
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Shikaoi-cho
— 5 nights
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Shari-cho
— 2 nights
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Otaru
— 3 nights
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Shikaoi-cho

— 5 nights
Attractions like Club Med Tomamu Hokkaido and Mina-Mina Beach make great kid-friendly stops. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Sahoro Resort Ski Place and Akadake Ginsendai. Change things up with these side-trips from Shikaoi-cho: Horoka Station Ruin (in Kamishihoro-cho), Daisetsuzan (in Kamikawa-cho) and Sugatami no Ike Lake (in Higashikawa-cho).

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Shikaoi-cho planning website.

Singapore, Singapore to Shikaoi-cho is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Singapore to Shikaoi-cho due to the time zone difference. In December, Shikaoi-cho is much colder than Singapore - with highs of -1°C and lows of -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to Shari-cho.

Things to do in Shikaoi-cho

Parks · Nature · Museums · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Shari-cho

— 2 nights
Tourism in Shari-cho, a small town situated on Hokkaido's eastern tip, flourishes mainly because of its immediate proximity to the Shiretoko World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Shiretoko Peninsula, then head outdoors with Shiretoko Highway, then head outdoors with Shiretoko Beach, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Raiun Shrine. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour and then enjoy breathtaking views from Yuhidai.

To find reviews and other tourist information, refer to the Shari-cho day trip site.

Getting from Shikaoi-cho to Shari-cho by car takes about 4 hours. In December, daytime highs in Shari-cho are 0°C, while nighttime lows are -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel to Otaru.

Things to do in Shari-cho

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Otaru

— 3 nights

Town of Hills

The port city of Otaru has long attracted domestic visitors, drawn in by the city's many historic buildings, and has started to garner international attention, too.
On the 19th (Sat), find something for the whole family at Otaru Denuki Koji and then hit the slopes at Niseko Moiwa Ski Resort. Here are some ideas for day two: take in panoramic vistas at Mount Kenashi View Point, find something for the whole family at Kiroro Town, then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, and finally admire the natural beauty at Mishima's Shibazakura Garden.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Otaru road trip app.

Fly from Shari-cho to Otaru in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Otaru are 0°C, while nighttime lows are -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Otaru

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Adventure

Side Trips