13 days in Tokyo & Hokkaido Itinerary

13 days in Tokyo & Hokkaido Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Tokyo
— 4 nights
2
Hakodate
— 2 nights
3
Noboribetsu
— 1 night
4
Asahikawa
— 1 night
5
Sapporo
— 3 nights

4
nights
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.
Attractions like Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo Tower make great kid-friendly stops. There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, make a trip to Meiji Jingu Shrine, admire the landmark architecture of Tokyo Skytree, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Senso-ji Temple.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Tokyo trip itinerary builder site.

Singapore, Singapore to Tokyo is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Singapore to Tokyo, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Singapore in November, with highs in Tokyo at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel to Hakodate.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods Museums Theme Parks

Side Trip

Urayasu
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Tokyo Disneyland ©
Tokyo Disneyland
Tokyo DisneySea ©
Tokyo DisneySea
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden ©
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden

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.
On the 5th (Sat), enjoy breathtaking views from Mt. Hakodate Observatory, thenstop by Motomachi, thentake in panoramic vistas at Goryokaku Tower, and finally contemplate the long history of Goryokaku Park. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Kanemori Red Brick Warehouse, contemplate the long history of The Old Public Hall of Hakodate Ward, thenride a horse along Dosanko Farm Hakodate, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Onuma Park Walking Path.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Hakodate online travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Tokyo to Hakodate takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and ferry. In December, Hakodate is little chillier than Tokyo - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Noboribetsu.

Things to do in Hakodate

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Onuma Park Walking Path, Mount Hakodate
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Goryokaku Park ©
Goryokaku Park
Mount Hakodate ©
Mount Hakodate
Goryokaku Tower ©
Goryokaku Tower

1
night
Noboribetsu

Noboribetsu ©
Perhaps the island's best-known hot spring resort, Noboribetsu has a long history of tourism.
On the 7th (Mon), witness a stunning natural landmark at Oyunumagawa Natural Footbath, explore the striking landscape at Jigokudani, and then find something for the whole family at Noboribetsu Date Historic Village.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Noboribetsu day trip tool.

Traveling by train from Hakodate to Noboribetsu takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can drive to Asahikawa.

Things to do in Noboribetsu

Theme Parks Nature Parks
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Jigokudani ©
Jigokudani
Oyunumagawa Natural Footbath ©
Oyunumagawa Natural Footbath

1
night
Asahikawa

Asahikawa ©
Perched on the confluence of four rivers and surrounded by green hills, Asahikawa combines a modern city experience with the pristine nature nearby.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): take in nature's colorful creations at Asahiyama Miura Garden, meet the residents at Asahiyama Zoo, get outside with Asahiyama Yuki no Mura, thenget engrossed in the history at Hokuchin Memorial Museum, and finally walk around Hoppo Yasoen.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Asahikawa trip planner.

Traveling by car from Noboribetsu to Asahikawa takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Noboribetsu in December; daily highs in Asahikawa reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can go by car to Sapporo.

Things to do in Asahikawa

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Hoppo Yasoen
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Asahiyama Zoo ©
Asahiyama Zoo
Hokuchin Memorial Museum ©
Hokuchin Memorial Museum

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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Historical Village of Hokkaido (Kaitaku-no Mura), make a trip to Sapporo JR Tower Observatory T38, thenstroll around Odori Park, and finally contemplate the long history of Former Hokkaido Government Office Building. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Sapporo Clock Tower, get into the urban bustle at Sapporo Underground Shopping Centre Aurora Town, enjoy breathtaking views from Sapporo TV Tower, thenexplore the activities along Otaru Canal, and finally find something for the whole family at Shiroi Koibito Park.

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Traveling by car from Asahikawa to Sapporo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sapporo

Parks Theme Parks Museums

Side Trip

Otaru Canal
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Odori Park ©
Odori Park
Shiroi Koibito Park ©
Shiroi Koibito Park

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