15 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

15 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

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15 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly + Drive:  15​h 30​min
1
Noboribetsu
— 2 nights
Train:  3​h
2
Hakodate
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Matsumae-gun
— Few hours
Drive:  6​h 30​min
4
Furano
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Teshikaga-cho
— 3 nights
Taxi + Fly:  3​h 30​min
6
Sapporo
— 3 nights
Fly:  11​h
End: Singapore

2
nights
Noboribetsu

Noboribetsu ©
Perhaps the island's best-known hot spring resort, Noboribetsu has a long history of tourism.
On the 27th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get in on the family fun at Noboribetsu Date Historic Village, then explore the striking landscape at Jigokudani, and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Oyunumagawa Natural Footbath.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Noboribetsu trip maker tool .

Singapore, Singapore to Noboribetsu is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Singapore to Noboribetsu, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Singapore in April, things will get cooler in Noboribetsu: highs are around 13°C and lows about 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Hakodate.

Things to do in Noboribetsu

Parks Theme Parks Nature

Side Trips

Showashinzan, Lake Toya
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Jigokudani ©
Jigokudani
Noboribetsu Marine Park Nixe ©
Noboribetsu Marine Park Nixe
Lake Toya ©
Lake Toya

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 29th (Wed), enjoy breathtaking views from Goryokaku Tower, admire the striking features of Goryokaku Park, steep yourself in history at Goryokaku Dozo, then contemplate the long history of The Old Public Hall of Hakodate Ward, then don't miss a visit to Hachimanzaka, and finally stop by Kanemori Red Brick Warehouse. On your second day here, appreciate the extensive heritage of Shinoridate Remains, then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Hakodate, then take a stroll through Motomachi, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Hakodate Morning Market.

Make your Hakodate itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by train from Noboribetsu to Hakodate takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In April, daily temperatures in Hakodate can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can go by car to Matsumae-gun.

Things to do in Hakodate

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
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Mount Hakodate ©
Mount Hakodate
Goryokaku Tower ©
Goryokaku Tower
Goryokaku Park ©
Goryokaku Park

few
hours
Matsumae-gun

Matsumae-gun
To find ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Matsumae-gun trip maker app .

You can drive from Hakodate to Matsumae-gun in 2.5 hours. April in Matsumae-gun sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 5°C at night. You will leave for Furano on the 30th (Thu).

Things to do in Matsumae-gun

Historic Sites Museums Parks

2
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.
Explore Furano's surroundings by going to Biei-cho (Shirahige Falls & Shirogane Blue Pond), Asahiyama Zoo (in Asahikawa) and Hoshino Resort Tomamu Ski Area (in Shimukappu-mura). Next up on the itinerary: fly down the slopes at Furano Ski Resort, look for gifts at Campana Rokkatei, don't miss a visit to Ningle Terrace, and take in nature's colorful creations at Garden of Wind.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Furano itinerary builder site .

Drive from Matsumae-gun to Furano in 7 hours. May in Furano sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Teshikaga-cho.

Things to do in Furano

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Biei-cho, Asahiyama Zoo, Hoshino Resort Tomamu
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Furano Ski Resort ©
Furano Ski Resort
Asahiyama Zoo ©
Asahiyama Zoo
Shirogane Blue Pond ©
Shirogane Blue Pond

3
nights
Teshikaga-cho

Teshikaga-cho ©
A small town amid big scenery, Teshikaga-cho sits in a national park.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Lake Mashu 3rd Observatory. On the 4th (Mon), take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Mashu, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Mashu, enjoy breathtaking views from Lake Mashu 3rd Observatory, enjoy breathtaking views from Lake Mashu First Observatory, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Io, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Kussharo. Here are some ideas for day two: trek along Tsutsujigahara Nature Trail and then explore the striking landscape of Akan-Mashu National Park.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Teshikaga-cho trip itinerary builder site .

You can drive from Furano to Teshikaga-cho in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In May in Teshikaga-cho, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel to Sapporo.

Things to do in Teshikaga-cho

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Akan-Mashu National Park
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Lake Mashu ©
Lake Mashu
Akan-Mashu National Park ©
Akan-Mashu National Park
Mt. Mashu ©
Mt. Mashu

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Sapporo side-trips: Otaru (Otaru Canal & JR Otaru Station). There's lots more to do: walk around Odori Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Hokkaido Jingu, get great views at Mt. Moiwa, and steep yourself in history at Sapporo Clock Tower.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Sapporo trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Teshikaga-cho to Sapporo takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In May, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sapporo

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trip

Otaru
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Odori Park ©
Odori Park
Otaru Canal ©
Otaru Canal

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