16 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

16 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

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Asahikawa
— 2 nights
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Nakafurano-cho
— 2 nights
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Kamikawa-cho
— 2 nights
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Shari-cho
— 3 nights
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Noboribetsu
— 2 nights
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Sapporo
— 4 nights

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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.
On the 26th (Mon), relax in the rural setting at Ueno Farm, meet the residents at Asahiyama Zoo, take in nature's colorful creations at Asahiyama Miura Garden, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Asahidake Natural Hiking Route, and finally stroll around Hoppo Yasoen. Keep things going the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Zerubunoka Atomunooka, look for gifts at biei SENKA, then head outdoors with Ken & Mary Tree, then head outdoors with Patchwork no Michi, and finally walk around Hokuseino-oka Observatory Park.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Asahikawa road trip planning tool.

Singapore, Singapore to Asahikawa is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and train. Traveling from Singapore to Asahikawa, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Singapore in July; daily highs in Asahikawa reach 26°C and lows reach 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can drive to Nakafurano-cho.

Things to do in Asahikawa

Parks · Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

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Asahiyama Zoo ©
Asahiyama Zoo
Patchwork no Michi ©
Patchwork no Michi
Asahidake Natural Hiking Route
Asahidake Natural Hiking Route

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Nakafurano-cho

Nakafurano-cho ©
Flower-viewing tourism draws flocks of visitors to Nakafurano-cho, a Hokkaido town famed for its many lavander fields.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): admire the sheer force of Shirahige Falls, contemplate the waterfront views at Shirogane Blue Pond, admire the natural beauty at Shikisai no Oka, then don't miss a visit to Panorama Road, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Choei Lavender Farm. On the 29th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the natural beauty at Farm Tomita Lavender East, admire the natural beauty at Farm Tomita, then relax in the rural setting at Saika no sato, then stop by Campana Rokkatei, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Garden of Wind.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Nakafurano-cho journey maker website.

Traveling by car from Asahikawa to Nakafurano-cho takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Asahikawa in July, you will find days in Nakafurano-cho are a bit warmer (30°C), and nights are slightly colder (21°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Kamikawa-cho.

Things to do in Nakafurano-cho

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Shirogane Blue Pond ©
Shirogane Blue Pond
Shikisai no Oka ©
Shikisai no Oka
Shirahige Falls ©
Shirahige Falls

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Kamikawa-cho

Kamikawa-cho ©
Because of its proximity to Daisetsuzan National Park and its picturesque surroundings, many visitors opt for a vacation in Kamikawa-cho, looking to explore the pristine natural sights nearby.
On the 30th (Fri), trek along Susoaidaira, take in the awesome beauty at Daisetsuzan, then contemplate the waterfront views at Sugatami no Ike Lake, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Midori. On your second day here, get outside with Mt. Tomuraushi, explore the activities along Daisetsu Kogen Swamp, take in the awesome beauty at Akadake Ginsendai, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kurodake, and finally don't miss a visit to Sobakudai.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Kamikawa-cho sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Nakafurano-cho to Kamikawa-cho takes 2 hours. July in Kamikawa-cho sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Shari-cho.

Things to do in Kamikawa-cho

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

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Daisetsuzan ©
Daisetsuzan
Kurodake ©
Kurodake
Akadake Ginsendai ©
Akadake Ginsendai

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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.
Kids will enjoy Shiretoko Peninsula and Sakura Falls. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Shari-cho: Kiyosato-cho (Shiretoko Tourist & Ippon no Michi) and Lake Mashu (in Teshikaga-cho). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Shiretoko Goko Lake, enjoy the sand and surf at Shiretoko Beach, admire the sheer force of Oshin Koshin Falls, and take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Rausu.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Shari-cho online road trip planner.

Drive from Kamikawa-cho to Shari-cho in 4 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Kamikawa-cho in July: highs in Shari-cho hover around 25°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Noboribetsu.

Things to do in Shari-cho

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Shiretoko Peninsula ©
Shiretoko Peninsula
Shiretoko Goko Lake ©
Shiretoko Goko Lake
Lake Mashu ©
Lake Mashu

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Noboribetsu

Noboribetsu ©
Perhaps the island's best-known hot spring resort, Noboribetsu has a long history of tourism.
On the 4th (Wed), try out the rides at Noboribetsu Date Historic Village, explore the striking landscape at Jigokudani, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. On your second day here, observe the fascinating underwater world at Noboribetsu Marine Park Nixe, witness a stunning natural landmark at Oyunumagawa Natural Footbath, then stop by Hamada Marutome Fruits Gaden, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Toya.

Plan a Noboribetsu trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

You can drive from Shari-cho to Noboribetsu in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in August, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Sapporo.

Things to do in Noboribetsu

Theme Parks · Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Noboribetsu Marine Park Nixe ©
Noboribetsu Marine Park Nixe
Jigokudani ©
Jigokudani
Oyunumagawa Natural Footbath ©
Oyunumagawa Natural Footbath

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Sapporo

Sapporo ©

CIty of Ramen

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.
Attractions like Otaru Canal and Okurayama Lookout make great kid-friendly stops. Explore Sapporo's surroundings by going to Otaru (Otaru Museum, Bank of Japan & The Site of Temiya Line). The adventure continues: walk around Odori Park, get great views at Sapporo TV Tower, get into the urban bustle at Sapporo Underground Shopping Centre Aurora Town, and ponder the world of politics at Former Hokkaido Government Office Building.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Sapporo driving holiday planner.

Drive from Noboribetsu to Sapporo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. August in Sapporo sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 25°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sapporo

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Theme Parks

Side Trip

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Odori Park ©
Odori Park
Otaru Canal ©
Otaru Canal
Okurayama Lookout ©
Okurayama Lookout

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