19 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

19 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

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Noboribetsu
— 1 night
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Hakodate
— 2 nights
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Furano
— 1 night
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Asahikawa
— 2 nights
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Biei-cho
— 2 nights
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Tsurui-mura
— 1 night
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Sapporo
— 4 nights
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Shinhidaka-cho
— 2 nights

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Noboribetsu

Noboribetsu ©
Perhaps the island's best-known hot spring resort, Noboribetsu has a long history of tourism.
On the 27th (Mon), don't miss a visit to Noboribetsu Date Historic Village, then take in the dramatic natural features at Jigokudani, and then take in the natural beauty of Oyunumagawa Natural Footbath.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Noboribetsu online tour planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Noboribetsu is an approximately 16-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Singapore Standard Time to Japan Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In April, Noboribetsu is cooler than Singapore - with highs of 13°C and lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Hakodate.

Things to do in Noboribetsu

Theme Parks · Parks · Nature
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Jigokudani ©
Jigokudani
Oyunumagawa Natural Footbath ©
Oyunumagawa Natural Footbath

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Hakodate

Hakodate ©

City of Lights

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.
Take a break from Hakodate with a short trip to Onuma Park Walking Path in Nanae-cho, about 40 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at The Old Public Hall of Hakodate Ward, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hakodate Orthodox Church, take in panoramic vistas at Goryokaku Tower, and walk around Goryokaku Park.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Hakodate trip planner.

You can take a train from Noboribetsu to Hakodate in 3 hours. Another option is to drive. In April, daily temperatures in Hakodate can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can drive to Furano.

Things to do in Hakodate

Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks · Spas

Side Trips

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Mount Hakodate ©
Mount Hakodate
Goryokaku Tower ©
Goryokaku Tower
Goryokaku Park ©
Goryokaku Park

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Furano

Furano ©
Situated in the center of the island, Furano has become known for its idyllic rural landscape, and the drastic changes it experiences as seasons shift.
On the 1st (Fri), admire the natural beauty at Farm Tomita, look for gifts at Furano Marche, make a trip to Ningle Terrace, then hit the slopes at Furano Ski Resort, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Garden of Wind. Here are some ideas for day two: visit Goro's Stone House, visit Glass Forest in FURANO, then experience rural life at Saika no sato, then cruise along Roller Coaster Road, and finally indulge in Japan's hot spring tradition at some of the top local onsens.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Furano trip planner.

Getting from Hakodate to Furano by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Furano can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Asahikawa.

Things to do in Furano

Parks · Outdoors · Spas · Baths

Side Trips

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Furano Ski Resort ©
Furano Ski Resort
Farm Tomita ©
Farm Tomita
Goro's Stone House ©
Goro's Stone House

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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 3rd (Sun), get engrossed in the history at Hokuchin Memorial Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Hokkaido Gokoku Shrine, explore the world behind art at Snow Crystal Museum, then see the interesting displays at Ayako Miura Literature Museum, then make a trip to Asahikawa Station, and finally browse the different shops at AEON MALL Asahikawa Ekimae. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hit the slopes at Asahiyama Yuki no Mura, admire the natural beauty at Asahiyama Miura Garden, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Asahiyama Zoo, then find something for the whole family at Asahikawa Ramen Village, and finally see the interesting displays at Otokoyama Sakezukuri Museum.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Asahikawa vacation site.

Drive from Furano to Asahikawa in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Furano in May, expect nights in Asahikawa to be a bit warmer, around 16°C, while days are slightly colder, around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Biei-cho.

Things to do in Asahikawa

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Snow Crystal Museum ©
Snow Crystal Museum
Asahiyama Zoo ©
Asahiyama Zoo
Hokuchin Memorial Museum ©
Hokuchin Memorial Museum

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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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): take in the pleasant sights at Shirakaba Road, admire the sheer force of Shirahige Falls, then explore the activities along Shirogane Blue Pond, then go for a walk through Shikisai no Oka, and finally relax in the rural setting at Biei Farm. On your second day here, cruise along Ken & Mary Tree, then make a trip to Panorama Road, and then admire the natural beauty at Zerubunoka Atomunooka.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Biei-cho trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Asahikawa to Biei-cho in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Biei-cho when traveling from Asahikawa in May, with lows around 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel to Tsurui-mura.

Things to do in Biei-cho

Parks · Nature · Scenic Drive · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Shirahige Falls ©
Shirahige Falls
Shirogane Blue Pond ©
Shirogane Blue Pond
Shikisai no Oka ©
Shikisai no Oka

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Tsurui-mura

Tsurui-mura ©
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Tsurui Ito Red-crowned Crane Sanctuary, then look for gifts at Tsurui Tancho Plaza Tsurubo no Ie, then don't miss a visit to Tsurumidai, and finally stop by Tsurui Dosanko Farm.

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You can drive from Biei-cho to Tsurui-mura in 4.5 hours. Traveling from Biei-cho in May, expect nights in Tsurui-mura to be about the same, around 8°C, while days are little chillier, around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Sapporo.

Things to do in Tsurui-mura

Parks · Wildlife · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Tsurui Dosanko Farm ©
Tsurui Dosanko Farm
Tsurumidai ©
Tsurumidai

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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Sapporo: Otaru (Otaru Denuki Koji, Otaru Canal, &more). And it doesn't end there: walk around Odori Park, steep yourself in history at Hokkaido Jingu, fly down the slopes at Okurayama Lookout, and don't miss a visit to Sapporo Clock Tower.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Sapporo day trip planning website.

You can drive from Tsurui-mura to Sapporo in 4.5 hours. Traveling from Tsurui-mura in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Sapporo, with lows of 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel to Shinhidaka-cho.

Things to do in Sapporo

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Odori Park ©
Odori Park
Otaru Canal ©
Otaru Canal
Sapporo Clock Tower ©
Sapporo Clock Tower

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Shinhidaka-cho

Shinhidaka-cho ©
Nijukken Road has been added to your itinerary. On the 12th (Tue), take in panoramic vistas at A Tower of The Yuusyun, see the interesting displays at Recordkan, stop by Michi-no-Eki Thoroughbred Road Niikappu, pause for some photo ops at Haiseikogo Memorial statue, then take a memorable drive along Nijukken Road, and finally walk around Yushun Memorial Park.

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Getting from Sapporo to Shinhidaka-cho by car takes about 3.5 hours. In May in Shinhidaka-cho, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 11°C at night. On the 13th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Shinhidaka-cho

Parks · Museums · Scenic Drive · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Michi-no-Eki Thoroughbred Road Niikappu ©
Michi-no-Eki Thoroughbred Road Niikappu

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