17 days in Hokkaido & Tokyo Itinerary

17 days in Hokkaido & Tokyo Itinerary

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17 days in Hokkaido & Tokyo Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  11​h
1
Sapporo
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Kutchan-cho
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Hakodate
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Tokyo
— 7 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Singapore

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.
Step out of Sapporo with an excursion to Otaru Canal in Otaru--about 46 minutes away. There's much more to do: stroll around Odori Park, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Hokkaido University Sapporo Campus, stroll through Okurayama Lookout, and get into the urban bustle at Sapporo Underground Shopping Centre Aurora Town.

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Singapore, Singapore to Sapporo is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Time (SGT) to Japan Standard Time (JST) is 1 hour. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Singapore in January: high temperatures in Sapporo hover around -3°C and lows are around -6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Kutchan-cho.

Things to do in Sapporo

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Otaru Canal
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Odori Park ©
Odori Park
Otaru Canal ©
Otaru Canal

3
nights
Kutchan-cho

Kutchan-cho ©
Kutchan-cho's reputation rests on two things: skiing and potatoes.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kutchan-cho: Niseko-cho (Niseko Annupuri International Ski Area & Niseko Village Ski Resort) and Rusutsu Resort Ski (in Rusutsu-mura). There's much more to do: head outdoors with Niseko Mountain Resort Grand Hirafu Ski Place, fly down the slopes at Niseko Hanazono Resort, and admire the natural beauty at Mishima's Shibazakura Garden.

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You can drive from Sapporo to Kutchan-cho in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In February in Kutchan-cho, expect temperatures between -1°C during the day and -5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Hakodate.

Things to do in Kutchan-cho

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Niseko-cho, Rusutsu Resort Ski
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Rusutsu Resort Ski ©
Rusutsu Resort Ski
Niseko Hanazono Resort ©
Niseko Hanazono Resort

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.
Step out of Hakodate to go to Nanae-cho and see Hakodate Nanae Snow Park, which is approximately 52 minutes away. The adventure continues: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Hakodate, get to know the fascinating history of Motomachi, steep yourself in history at Goryokaku Park, and test the waters at a local thermal spa.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Hakodate holiday planning website .

Getting from Kutchan-cho to Hakodate by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In February in Hakodate, expect temperatures between 1°C during the day and -5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Hakodate

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Hakodate Nanae Snow Park
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Mount Hakodate ©
Mount Hakodate
Goryokaku Tower ©
Goryokaku Tower
Goryokaku Park ©
Goryokaku Park

7
nights
Tokyo

Tokyo ©
Tokyo holds the status of most populous metropolitan area in the world--a fact you'll find tangible as you walk the bustling streets and explore its diverse neighborhoods and cultures.
Step out of Tokyo with an excursion to Tokyo DisneySea in Maihama--about 30 minutes away. The adventure continues: make a trip to Meiji Jingu Shrine, admire the landmark architecture of Tokyo Tower, admire the masterpieces at Tokyo National Museum, and take some stellar pictures from Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Tokyo route builder tool .

Fly from Hakodate to Tokyo in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Hakodate in February, with highs in Tokyo at 12°C and lows at 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Urayasu
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Meiji Jingu Shrine ©
Meiji Jingu Shrine
Tokyo Tower ©
Tokyo Tower

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