15 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

15 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

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15 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  12​h 30​min
1
Noboribetsu
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  4​h 30​min
2
Shari-cho
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Biei-cho
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Sapporo
— 3 nights
Fly + shuttle:  1​h 30​min
5
Hakodate
— 3 nights
Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

2
nights
Noboribetsu

Noboribetsu ©
Perhaps the island's best-known hot spring resort, Noboribetsu has a long history of tourism.
On the 24th (Sat), find something for the whole family at Noboribetsu Date Historic Village, then explore the striking landscape at Jigokudani, and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Oku no Yu. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Sun): take in the natural beauty of Oyunumagawa Natural Footbath, then meet the residents at Noboribetsu Marine Park Nixe, and then explore the activities along Lake Toya.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Noboribetsu trip website .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Noboribetsu is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Noboribetsu, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August, Noboribetsu is slightly colder than Kuala Lumpur - with highs of 27°C and lows of 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel to Shari-cho.

Things to do in Noboribetsu

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trip

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

3
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.
Explore Shari-cho's surroundings by going to Abashiri (Abashiri Coast & Abashiri Prison Museum), Kiyosato-cho (Ippon no Michi & Sakura Falls) and Teshikaga-cho (Lake Mashu & Mashu Third Observatory). There's much more to do: explore the activities along Shiretoko Goko Lake, cruise along Road to Heaven, admire the masterpieces at Kita no Alp Art Museum, and look for all kinds of wild species at Shiretoko Peninsula.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Shari-cho holiday planner.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Noboribetsu to Shari-cho in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In August in Shari-cho, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to drive to Biei-cho.

Things to do in Shari-cho

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Abashiri, Teshikaga-cho, Kiyosato-cho, Shiretoko Peninsula
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Shiretoko Goko Lake ©
Shiretoko Goko Lake
Shiretoko Peninsula ©
Shiretoko Peninsula
Lake Mashu ©
Lake Mashu

3
nights
Biei-cho

Biei-cho ©
Famous for scenic views of vast fields, wide meadows, and gently rolling hills against the backdrop of the Taisetsu mountain range, Biei-cho offers a picture-prefect setting for a pleasant countryside vacation.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Biei-cho: Farm Tomita (in Nakafurano-cho), Ningle Terrace (in Furano) and Higashikawa-cho (Sugatami no Ike Lake, Asahi-dake, & more). There's much more to do: get to know the resident critters at Asahiyama Zoo, admire the natural beauty at Shikisai no Oka, contemplate the waterfront views at Blue Pond, and take in the awesome beauty at Daisetsuzan.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Biei-cho holiday maker tool .

You can drive from Shari-cho to Biei-cho in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. In August, daytime highs in Biei-cho are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can go by car to Sapporo.

Things to do in Biei-cho

Parks Nature Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Higashikawa-cho, Ningle Terrace, Asahiyama Zoo, Farm Tomita, Daisetsuzan
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Asahiyama Zoo ©
Asahiyama Zoo
Blue Pond ©
Blue Pond
Farm Tomita ©
Farm Tomita

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sapporo: Otaru (Otaru Canal & JR Otaru Station) and Nikka Whisky Yoichi Distillery (in Yoichi-cho). There's still lots to do: stroll around Odori Park, enjoy breathtaking views from Sapporo TV Tower, get into the urban bustle at Sapporo Underground Shopping Centre Aurora Town, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Hokkaido Shrine Tongu.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Sapporo trip itinerary planning website .

You can drive from Biei-cho to Sapporo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Sapporo when traveling from Biei-cho in August, with lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Hakodate.

Things to do in Sapporo

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Otaru, Nikka Whisky Yoichi Distillery
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Odori Park ©
Odori Park
Otaru Canal ©
Otaru Canal
Sapporo Clock Tower ©
Sapporo Clock Tower

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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): take in the awesome beauty at Mount Hakodate, then contemplate the long history of The Old Public Hall of Hakodate Ward, then enjoy breathtaking views from Goryokaku Tower, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Goryokaku Park. On the next day, appreciate the extensive heritage of Onuma Park Walking Path, stop by Kanemori Red Brick Warehouse, then make a trip to Hachimanzaka, and finally take a stroll through Motomachi.

For maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Hakodate day trip app .

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Sapporo to Hakodate in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. September in Hakodate sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 18°C at night. You will leave for home on the 6th (Fri).

Things to do in Hakodate

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

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

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