17 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

17 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

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17 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  12​h 30​min
1
Hakodate
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Toyako-cho
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Noboribetsu
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Biei-cho
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
5
Asahikawa
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
6
Sapporo
— 5 nights
Fly:  11​h 30​min
End: Singapore

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.
You've added Onuma Lake, Hakodateyama Ropeway Sancho Shop, Mt. Hakodate Observatory, and other attractions to your itinerary. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Kanemori Red Brick Warehouse and Hakodate Morning Market. Popular historic sites such as Motomachi and Goryokaku Park are in your itinerary. There's still lots to do: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Hakodate, enjoy breathtaking views from Goryokaku Tower, and make a trip to Hachimanzaka.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Hakodate trip builder .

Singapore, Singapore to Hakodate is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Singapore to Hakodate. In October, Hakodate is colder than Singapore - with highs of 18°C and lows of 9°C. You'll have a few hours on the 28th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Toyako-cho.

Things to do in Hakodate

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Onuma Lake
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Motomachi ©
Motomachi
Mount Hakodate ©
Mount Hakodate
Goryokaku Park ©
Goryokaku Park

1
night
Toyako-cho

Toyako-cho ©
On the 28th (Mon), explore the activities along Lake Toya.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Toyako-cho itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Hakodate to Toyako-cho in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 9°C. You will have some time to spend on the 29th (Tue) before leaving for Noboribetsu.

Things to do in Toyako-cho

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Lake Toya
Highlights from your plan
Lake Toya ©
Lake Toya

1
night
Noboribetsu

Noboribetsu ©
Perhaps the island's best-known hot spring resort, Noboribetsu has a long history of tourism.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Noboribetsu Bear Park as well as Oyunuma. On the 29th (Tue), take in the natural beauty of Oyunuma, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Oyunumagawa Natural Footbath, then explore the striking landscape at Jigokudani, and finally admire nature's wide array of creatures at Noboribetsu Bear Park.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Noboribetsu trip planner .

Getting from Toyako-cho to Noboribetsu by car takes about an hour. In October, daytime highs in Noboribetsu are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. You will have some time to spend on the 30th (Wed) before leaving for Biei-cho.

Things to do in Noboribetsu

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Jigokudani ©
Jigokudani
Oyunumagawa Natural Footbath ©
Oyunumagawa Natural Footbath
Noboribetsu Bear Park ©
Noboribetsu Bear Park

2
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Hinode Park, Tokachidake Bogakudai Observation Tower and Farm Tomita. Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): take in nature's colorful creations at Farm Tomita. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Blue Pond, then take in the dramatic scenery at Shirahige Falls, then enjoy breathtaking views from Tokachidake Bogakudai Observation Tower, and finally walk around Hinode Park.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Biei-cho journey planner.

You can drive from Noboribetsu to Biei-cho in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Noboribetsu in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Biei-cho, with lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Asahikawa.

Things to do in Biei-cho

Parks Nature Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Hinode Park, Farm Tomita
Highlights from your plan
Shirahige Falls ©
Shirahige Falls
Blue Pond ©
Blue Pond
Patchwork no Michi ©
Patchwork no Michi

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Asahikawa Ramen Village, Aeon Mall Asahikawa Ekimae, Asahikawa Station, and other attractions you added. Venture out of the city with trips to Daisetsuzan (in Kamikawa-cho) and Asahidake Ropeway (in Higashikawa-cho). Next up on the itinerary: get to know the resident critters at Asahiyama Zoo.

Plan trip to Asahikawa with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Biei-cho to Asahikawa in an hour. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. In November, daytime highs in Asahikawa are 2°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. You will have some time to spend on the 4th (Mon) before leaving for Sapporo.

Things to do in Asahikawa

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Asahidake Ropeway, Daisetsuzan
Highlights from your plan
Asahiyama Zoo ©
Asahiyama Zoo
Daisetsuzan ©
Daisetsuzan
Asahidake Ropeway
Asahidake Ropeway

5
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Sapporo Clock Tower, Otaru Music Box Museum Main Building, Kitaichi Glass 3gokan, and other attractions you added. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Historical Village of Hokkaido (Kaitaku-no Mura) and Hokkaido Jingu. Popular historic sites such as Hokkaido Shrine Tongu and Former Ishikiriyama Station are in your itinerary. Take a break from Sapporo with a short trip to Earth Dream Kakuyama Farm in Ebetsu, about 32 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: fly down the slopes at Okurayama Lookout, walk around Kokuei Takino Suzuran Hillside National Park, take in panoramic vistas at Sapporo TV Tower, and get engrossed in the history at Hokkaidoritsy Bunshokan.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Sapporo road trip planning website .

Take a train from Asahikawa to Sapporo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Asahikawa, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Sapporo, ranging from highs of 6°C to lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sapporo

Parks Shopping Nature

Side Trips

Otaru, Earth Dream Kakuyama Farm, Kamuin Hokkaido, New Chitose Airport
Highlights from your plan
Odori Park ©
Odori Park
Sapporo Clock Tower ©
Sapporo Clock Tower
Okurayama Lookout ©
Okurayama Lookout

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