15 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

15 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

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Higashikawa-cho
— 2 nights
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Kiyosato-cho
— 1 night
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Shari-cho
— 3 nights
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Teshikaga-cho
— 3 nights
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Nanae-cho
— 2 nights
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Shakotan-cho
— 2 nights

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Higashikawa-cho

Higashikawa-cho
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): indulge in Japan's hot spring tradition at some of the top local onsens, then take in the awesome beauty at Asahi-dake, then explore the activities along Sugatami no Ike Lake, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Asahidake Natural Hiking Route. On the 22nd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the awesome beauty at Akadake Ginsendai, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kurodake, and then admire the engineering at Chubetsu Dam.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Higashikawa-cho trip planner.

Toronto, Canada to Higashikawa-cho is an approximately 22-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Toronto to Higashikawa-cho is 14 hours. In September, daytime highs in Higashikawa-cho are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Kiyosato-cho.

Things to do in Higashikawa-cho

Parks · Nature · Spas · Baths

Side Trips

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Asahidake Natural Hiking Route
Asahidake Natural Hiking Route
Akadake Ginsendai ©
Akadake Ginsendai
Kurodake ©
Kurodake

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Kiyosato-cho

Kiyosato-cho ©
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): take in the dramatic scenery at Sakura Falls, explore the activities along Kaminoko Pond, and then take in panoramic vistas at Uramashu Observatory.

To plan Kiyosato-cho vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Higashikawa-cho to Kiyosato-cho takes 6 hours. In September in Kiyosato-cho, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Shari-cho.

Things to do in Kiyosato-cho

Parks · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Kaminoko Pond ©
Kaminoko Pond
Sakura Falls ©
Sakura Falls
Uramashu Observatory ©
Uramashu Observatory

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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 hidden gems such as Shiretoko Peninsula and Rausu Kunashiri Observatory Deck. Escape the urban bustle at Mt. Rausu and Kamuiwakka Hot Waterfall. Take a break from Shari-cho with a short trip to Shiretoko Highway in Rausu-cho, about 50 minutes away. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Shiretoko Beach, explore the activities along Shiretoko Misaki, take in the natural beauty of Takimi no Yu, and cruise along Shiretoko Pass.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Shari-cho trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Kiyosato-cho to Shari-cho takes an hour. In September, daytime highs in Shari-cho are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can drive to Teshikaga-cho.

Things to do in Shari-cho

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Shiretoko Highway ©
Shiretoko Highway
Shiretoko Beach ©
Shiretoko Beach
Shiretoko Peninsula ©
Shiretoko Peninsula

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Teshikaga-cho

Teshikaga-cho ©
A small town amid big scenery, Teshikaga-cho sits in a national park.
Get in touch with nature at Yoroushi Onsen and Lake Onneto. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Lake Mashu 3rd Observatory and Higashimokoto Shibazakura Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Teshikaga-cho: Kaiyodai Observatory (in Nakashibetsu-cho), Tsurui Ito Red-crowned Crane Sanctuary (in Tsurui-mura) and Bihoro-cho (Michi-no-Eki Gurutto Panorama Bihorotoge & Bihorotoge Lookout). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Kussharo.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Teshikaga-cho attractions planning app.

Traveling by car from Shari-cho to Teshikaga-cho takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Nanae-cho.

Things to do in Teshikaga-cho

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Lake Kussharo ©
Lake Kussharo
Lake Onneto ©
Lake Onneto
Lake Mashu 3rd Observatory ©
Lake Mashu 3rd Observatory

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Nanae-cho

Nanae-cho ©
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Trappist Monasteries, explore the activities along Onuma Lake, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Onuma Park Walking Path, and finally walk around Onuma Quasi-National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Nanaehama Watatsumi Shrine, then examine the collection at Hokkaido Konbukan, then head outdoors with Friendly Bear, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mishima Shrine.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Nanae-cho route builder site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Teshikaga-cho to Nanae-cho. In September, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel to Shakotan-cho.

Things to do in Nanae-cho

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Onuma Lake ©
Onuma Lake
Trappist Monasteries ©
Trappist Monasteries
Mishima Shrine ©
Mishima Shrine

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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 2nd (Wed), take in the awesome beauty at Sakotandake, then enjoy the sand and surf at Shimamu Beach, then make a trip to Cape Shakotan, and finally contemplate the long history of Kamui Misaki Denjidai Trace. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Numasaki Landslide and then explore the striking landscape at Shakotan Peninsula.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Shakotan-cho trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Nanae-cho to Shakotan-cho in 4 hours. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Nanae-cho in October: highs in Shakotan-cho hover around 15°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Shakotan-cho

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Shimamu Beach ©
Shimamu Beach
Shakotan Peninsula ©
Shakotan Peninsula
Cape Shakotan ©
Cape Shakotan

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