14 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

14 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

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14 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  11​h
1
Sapporo
— 1 night
train:  1​h 30​min
2
Asahikawa
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Tsurui-mura
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Rausu-cho
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6​h
5
Kutchan-cho
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Hakodate
— 3 nights
Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: Singapore

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): make a trip to Former Hokkaido Government Office Building, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fushimi Inari Shrine, and then boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Sapporo attractions app .

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. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Singapore in April, with highs in Sapporo at 9°C and lows at 7°C. You will have some time to spend on the 26th (Sun) before leaving for Asahikawa.

Things to do in Sapporo

Historic Sites Baths Spas
Highlights from your plan
Fushimi Inari Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari Shrine
Thermal Spas
Sapporo Clock Tower ©
Sapporo Clock Tower

3
nights
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Asahidake Natural Hiking Route and Viva Alpaca Farm. Arte Piazza Bibai and Hokuchin Memorial Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore Asahikawa's surroundings by going to Onsen Resorts (in Kamikawa-cho), Furabi (in Furano) and Biei Shrine (in Biei-cho). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Asahikawashi Museum, don't miss a visit to Asahikawa Station, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamikawa Shrine, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Takasagosyuzo.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Asahikawa sightseeing planner.

Traveling by train from Sapporo to Asahikawa takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 8°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel to Tsurui-mura.

Things to do in Asahikawa

Museums Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Asahidake Natural Hiking Route, Viva Alpaca Farm, Onsen Resorts, Arte Piazza Bibai, Biei Shrine
Highlights from your plan
Hokuchin Memorial Museum ©
Hokuchin Memorial Museum
Arte Piazza Bibai ©
Arte Piazza Bibai
Asahikawashi Museum ©
Asahikawashi Museum

1
night
Tsurui-mura

Tsurui-mura ©
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): relax in the rural setting at Tsurui Dosanko Farm, then look for all kinds of wild species at Otowa Bridge, then look for all kinds of wild species at Onnenai Boardwalk, and finally identify plant and animal life at Tsurui Ito Red-crowned Crane Sanctuary.

Plan a Tsurui-mura trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Asahikawa to Tsurui-mura takes 4.5 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Asahikawa in April since evenings lows in Tsurui-mura dip to 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Rausu-cho.

Things to do in Tsurui-mura

Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Tsurui Dosanko Farm ©
Tsurui Dosanko Farm

2
nights
Rausu-cho

Rausu-cho ©
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Rausu Shrine, enjoy the sea views from Rausu Lighthouse, then indulge in Japan's hot spring tradition at some of the top local onsens, then learn more about the world around you at Rusa Field House, and finally explore the activities along Shiretoko Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Shiretoko Peninsula and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Rausu.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Rausu-cho route planner .

Traveling by car from Tsurui-mura to Rausu-cho takes 2.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Kutchan-cho.

Things to do in Rausu-cho

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Shiretoko Peninsula, Shiretoko Beach
Highlights from your plan
Lake Rausu ©
Lake Rausu
Shiretoko Peninsula ©
Shiretoko Peninsula
Onsen Resorts

2
nights
Kutchan-cho

Kutchan-cho ©
Kutchan-cho's reputation rests on two things: skiing and potatoes.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): get outside with White Isle Niseko, then hit the slopes at Niseko Hanazono Resort, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Mishima's Shibazakura Garden. On the 4th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Shu Ogawara Museum of Art, then get a new perspective on nature at Kutchan Natural History Museum, then identify plant and animal life at Kagaminuma, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

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

The Route module can help you plan travel from Rausu-cho to Kutchan-cho. In May, daily temperatures in Kutchan-cho can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Hakodate.

Things to do in Kutchan-cho

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
Highlights from your plan
Niseko Hanazono Resort ©
Niseko Hanazono Resort
Spas
Mishima's Shibazakura Garden ©
Mishima's Shibazakura Garden

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Motomachi and Old Nakamura Residence. Popular historic sites such as Trappist Monasteries and St.John's Church Hakodate are in your itinerary. There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Kyu Soma-tei, try to win big at Hakodate Horse Racetrack, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and steep yourself in history at Goryokaku Park.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Hakodate day trip planner.

You can drive from Kutchan-cho to Hakodate in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In May, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hakodate

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Spas

Side Trips

Trappist Monasteries, Old Nakamura Residence
Highlights from your plan
Motomachi ©
Motomachi
The Old Public Hall of Hakodate Ward ©
Kyu Soma-tei ©
Kyu Soma-tei

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