14 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

14 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

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14 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly + Drive:  22​h 30​min
1
Shakotan-cho
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Nanae-cho
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Noboribetsu
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  4​h 30​min
4
Shari-cho
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Furano
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  21​h 45​min
End: Toronto

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.
On the 21st (Sat), take in the dramatic natural features at Numasaki Landslide, take in the dramatic natural features at Shakotan Peninsula, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Shimamu Beach.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Shakotan-cho journey builder website .

Toronto, Canada to Shakotan-cho is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. You'll lose 14 hours traveling from Toronto to Shakotan-cho due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Toronto in September, plan for slightly colder days in Shakotan-cho, with highs around 23°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel to Nanae-cho.

Things to do in Shakotan-cho

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Shakotan Peninsula ©
Shakotan Peninsula
Shimamu Beach ©
Shimamu Beach

1
night
Nanae-cho

Nanae-cho ©
On the 22nd (Sun), examine the collection at Hokkaido Konbukan, then contemplate the waterfront views at Onuma Lake, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Onuma Park Walking Path, and finally stroll around Onuma Quasi-National Park.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Nanae-cho trip app .

Traveling by car from Shakotan-cho to Nanae-cho takes 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in September, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can drive to Noboribetsu.

Things to do in Nanae-cho

Parks Nature Museums
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Onuma Lake ©
Onuma Lake
Onuma Park Walking Path ©
Onuma Park Walking Path
Onuma Quasi-National Park ©
Onuma Quasi-National Park

2
nights
Noboribetsu

Noboribetsu ©
Perhaps the island's best-known hot spring resort, Noboribetsu has a long history of tourism.
On the 23rd (Mon), witness a stunning natural landmark at Oyunuma, then take in the natural beauty of Oyunumagawa Natural Footbath, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and finally snap pictures at Hakucho Bridge. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Cape Chikyu, take in panoramic vistas at Tokkarisho Lookout, then enjoy breathtaking views from Silo Viewing Platform, then explore the galleries of Toyako Volcano Science Museum, and finally make a trip to Toya Mizunoeki.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Noboribetsu trip maker .

Traveling by car from Nanae-cho to Noboribetsu takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in September, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Shari-cho.

Things to do in Noboribetsu

Parks Nature Spas

Side Trips

Toyako-cho, Muroran
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Oyunumagawa Natural Footbath ©
Oyunumagawa Natural Footbath
Toyako Volcano Science Museum ©
Toyako Volcano Science Museum
Hakucho Bridge ©
Hakucho Bridge

4
nights
Shari-cho

Shari-cho ©
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Notsuke Peninsula and Road to Heaven. Escape the urban bustle at Shiretoko Highway and Lake Kussharo. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Shari-cho: Kaiyodai Observatory (in Nakashibetsu-cho), Kaminoko Pond (in Kiyosato-cho) and Teshikaga-cho (Kawayu Onsen Station, Lake Mashu First Observatory, & more). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Shiretoko Misaki and admire the sheer force of Kamuiwakka Hot Waterfall.

To find other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Shari-cho travel site .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Noboribetsu to Shari-cho in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Shari-cho can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can drive to Furano.

Things to do in Shari-cho

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Teshikaga-cho, Notsuke Peninsula, Kaminoko Pond, Kaiyodai Observatory, Shiretoko Highway
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Shiretoko Misaki ©
Shiretoko Misaki
Notsuke Peninsula ©
Notsuke Peninsula
Road to Heaven ©
Road to Heaven

4
nights
Furano

Furano ©
Situated in the center of the island, Furano has become known for its idyllic rural landscape, and the drastic changes it experiences as seasons shift.
Step off the beaten path and head to Campana Rokkatei and Roller Coaster Road. Step out of the city life by going to Daisetsuzan and Sounkyo Gorge. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Furano: Patchwork no Michi (in Biei-cho), Higashikawa-cho (Asahi-dake & Sugatami no Ike Lake) and Taushubetsu River Bridge (in Kamishihoro-cho).

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Furano day trip planning site .

Drive from Shari-cho to Furano in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or take a train. September in Furano sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 14°C at night. On the 2nd (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Furano

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Kamikawa-cho, Higashikawa-cho, Roller Coaster Road, Patchwork no Michi, Taushubetsu River Bridge
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Campana Rokkatei ©
Campana Rokkatei
Sounkyo Gorge ©
Sounkyo Gorge
Daisetsuzan ©
Daisetsuzan

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