15 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

15 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

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15 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  12​h 15​min
1
Hakodate
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Chitose
— 2 nights
Fly + Taxi:  2​h 30​min
3
Shari-cho
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Asahikawa
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Nakafurano-cho
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Otaru
— 4 nights
Train + Fly:  11​h 45​min
End: Singapore

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 6th (Sat), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hakodate Orthodox Church, pause for some serene contemplation at St.John's Church Hakodate, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Hakodate, then take a stroll through Motomachi, then enjoy breathtaking views from Goryokaku Tower, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Goryokaku Park. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Onuma Park Walking Path, browse the eclectic array of goods at Hakodate Morning Market, then steep yourself in history at The Old Public Hall of Hakodate Ward, then don't miss a visit to Hachimanzaka, and finally stop by Kanemori Red Brick Warehouse.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Hakodate itinerary maker website .

Singapore, Singapore to Hakodate is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Hakodate is 1 hour. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Singapore in June; daily highs in Hakodate reach 21°C and lows reach 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Chitose.

Things to do in Hakodate

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Chitose

Chitose ©
With the largest international airport on the island, Chitose serves for most visitors as a way in or a way out, rather than a destination in itself.
You've now added Chitose Outlet Mall Rera to your itinerary. On the 8th (Mon), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Shikotsu, then play a few rounds at The North Country Golf Club, then see the interesting displays at Royce' Chocolate World, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Chitose Outlet Mall Rera. On the 9th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Ushigoya no Ice, then take in the dramatic scenery at Chidorigataki Falls, then get a taste of life in the country at Shadai Stallion Station, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Chitose sightseeing planning app .

You can fly from Hakodate to Chitose in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In June in Chitose, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to Shari-cho.

Things to do in Chitose

Shopping Spas Parks

Side Trips

Shadai Stallion Station, Ushigoya no Ice, Chidorigataki Falls
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Chitose Outlet Mall Rera ©
Chitose Outlet Mall Rera
Lake Shikotsu ©
Lake Shikotsu
Royce' Chocolate World ©
Royce' Chocolate World

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): explore the activities along Shiretoko Misaki, take in the dramatic scenery at Kamuiwakka Hot Waterfall, explore the activities along Shiretoko Goko Lake, then stroll around Pereke River Shore Park, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Oshin Koshin Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Io, look for all kinds of wild species at Shiretoko Peninsula, then enjoy the sand and surf at Shiretoko Beach, then explore the world behind art at Kita no Alp Art Museum, and finally head outdoors with Road to Heaven.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Shari-cho holiday builder tool .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Chitose to Shari-cho in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In June in Shari-cho, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Asahikawa.

Things to do in Shari-cho

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Hokkaido
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Shiretoko Goko Lake ©
Shiretoko Goko Lake
Oshin Koshin Falls ©
Oshin Koshin Falls
Shiretoko Peninsula ©
Shiretoko Peninsula

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Asahikawa side-trips: Asahi-dake (in Higashikawa-cho), Kamikawa-cho (Daisetsuzan & Mt. Midori) and Biei-cho (Patchwork no Michi, Shirahige Falls, & more). And it doesn't end there: get to know the resident critters at Asahiyama Zoo, take in the awesome beauty at Kurodake, walk around Hoppo Yasoen, and take in nature's colorful creations at Asahiyama Miura Garden.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Asahikawa trip maker website .

You can drive from Shari-cho to Asahikawa in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of taxi, flight, and train. Traveling from Shari-cho in June, Asahikawa is a bit warmer at night with lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can drive to Nakafurano-cho.

Things to do in Asahikawa

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Biei-cho, Kamikawa-cho, Asahi-dake, Hoppo Yasoen, Kurodake
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Asahiyama Zoo ©
Asahiyama Zoo
Shirogane Blue Pond ©
Shirogane Blue Pond
Shikisai no Oka ©
Shikisai no Oka

1
night
Nakafurano-cho

Nakafurano-cho ©
Flower-viewing tourism draws flocks of visitors to Nakafurano-cho, a Hokkaido town famed for its many lavander fields.
On the 15th (Mon), admire the natural beauty at Farm Tomita Lavender East, admire the natural beauty at Farm Tomita, admire the natural beauty at Choei Lavender Farm, then stop by Campana Rokkatei, then don't miss a visit to Ningle Terrace, and finally do a tasting at Furano Budogaoka Park.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Nakafurano-cho itinerary planner .

Getting from Asahikawa to Nakafurano-cho by car takes about 1.5 hours. While traveling from Asahikawa, expect a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in Nakafurano-cho, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Otaru.

Things to do in Nakafurano-cho

Parks Shopping Wineries

Side Trips

Furano, Farm Tomita Lavender East
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Farm Tomita ©
Farm Tomita
Ningle Terrace ©
Ningle Terrace
Choei Lavender Farm ©
Choei Lavender Farm

4
nights
Otaru

Otaru ©
The port city of Otaru has long attracted domestic visitors, drawn in by the city's many historic buildings, and has started to garner international attention, too.
Explore Otaru's surroundings by going to Shakotan-cho (Shimamu Beach, Cape Kamui, & more), Yoichi-cho (Asadaen Farm & Nikka Whisky Yoichi Distillery) and Hiyamizu Toge Karudera Viewing Platform (in Akaigawa-mura). There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Otaru Canal, pause for some serene contemplation at Tomioka Catholic Church, look for gifts at Otaru Music Box Museum Main Building, and make a trip to JR Otaru Station.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Otaru road trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Nakafurano-cho to Otaru takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Nakafurano-cho in June, expect nights in Otaru to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are little chillier, around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Otaru

Parks Nature Spas

Side Trips

Shakotan-cho, Yoichi-cho, Hiyamizu Toge Karudera Viewing Platform, Mt. Yotei Spring Water, Spas
Highlights from your plan
Otaru Canal ©
Otaru Canal
Nikka Whisky Yoichi Distillery ©
Nikka Whisky Yoichi Distillery
Cape Kamui ©
Cape Kamui

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