20 days in Tokyo & Hokkaido Itinerary

20 days in Tokyo & Hokkaido Itinerary

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Tokyo
— Few hours
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Sapporo
— 4 nights
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Biei-cho
— 1 night
4
Asahikawa
— 2 nights
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Rebun-cho
— 2 nights
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Engaru-cho
— 1 night
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Teshikaga-cho
— 1 night
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Kushiro-cho
— 2 nights
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Chitose
— 2 nights
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Tokyo
— 4 nights

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): get curious at National Museum of Nature and Science and then explore the world behind art at Nezu Museum.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Tokyo trip itinerary planning website.

Singapore, Singapore to Tokyo is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Singapore Standard Time to Japan Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Singapore in April, things will get colder in Tokyo: highs are around 22°C and lows about 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel to Sapporo.

Things to do in Tokyo

Highlights from your trip
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Art Museum
Nezu Museum
4.5

4
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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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Fushimi Inari Shrine and Naritasan Sapporo Betsuin Shinei-ji Temple. Get some cultural insight at The Hokkaido University Museum and Historical Village of Hokkaido (Kaitaku-no Mura). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Sapporo Art Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Hokkaido Shrine Tongu, steep yourself in history at Important Cultural Properties at Hokkaido University Botanical Garden Museum, and wander the streets of Susukino.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Sapporo trip planner.

You can fly from Tokyo to Sapporo in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Tokyo in April, you will find days in Sapporo are much colder (9°C), and nights are a bit cooler (7°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Biei-cho.

Things to do in Sapporo

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your trip
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Historic Site
Sapporo Clock Tower
2.7
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Art Museum
Sapporo Art Museum
4.1

1
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): take in the exciting artwork at Takushinkan, experience rural life at Biei Farm, then make a trip to Panorama Road, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Biei Shrine, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Okanomachi Koryukan Bi.Yell.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Biei-cho road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Sapporo to Biei-cho takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. While traveling from Sapporo, expect somewhat warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Biei-cho, ranging from highs of 20°C to lows of 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can drive to Asahikawa.

Things to do in Biei-cho

Museums · Shopping · Fun & Games · Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip
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Art Gallery
Takushinkan
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Religious Site
Biei Shrine
4.3
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Landmark
Panorama Road
4.5

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Snow Crystal Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamikawa Shrine, appreciate the extensive heritage of Asahidake Natural Hiking Route, then see the interesting displays at Otokoyama Sakezukuri Museum, and finally take an in-depth tour of Hokuchin Memorial Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Sat): get to know the resident critters at Asahiyama Zoo, stroll around Kaguraoka Park, take in nature's colorful creations at Tokiwa Park, then pause for some photo ops at Takuboku Ishikawa Statue and Monument, and finally don't miss a visit to Asahikawa Station.

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Drive from Biei-cho to Asahikawa in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Biei-cho in May, you will find days in Asahikawa are slightly colder (17°C), and nights are a bit warmer (16°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Rebun-cho.

Things to do in Asahikawa

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

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Garden
Tokiwa Park
4.0
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Art Museum
Snow Crystal Museum
3.2
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History Museum
Hokuchin Memorial Museum
4.6

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nights
Rebun-cho

Rebun-cho ©
On the 5th (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Minai Shrine, take in panoramic vistas at Momoiwa Observation Deck, take in panoramic vistas at Momodai Nekodai Observatory, then get engrossed in the history at Rebuncho Local Museum, then take in the dramatic natural features at Neko Iwa Rock, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Takayama Botanical Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Mon): get great views at Kanedano Misaki Cape, make a trip to Cape Gorota, make a trip to Todojima Obsevatory, then don't miss a visit to Sky cape, then look for gifts at Shima no Hito Rebun Island Honten, and finally get great views at Sukoton Cape.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Rebun-cho tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Asahikawa to Rebun-cho in 7 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Asahikawa in May since evenings lows in Rebun-cho dip to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Engaru-cho.

Things to do in Rebun-cho

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
Highlights from your trip
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Religious Site
Minai Shrine
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Religious Site
Itsukushima Shrine
3.9
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Lookout
Sukoton Cape
4.7

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Engaru-cho

Engaru-cho
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): walk around Shinrin Park Ikoi no Mori, then examine the collection at Mokurakukan, then examine the collection at Chacha World, and finally take an in-depth tour of Engarucho Buried Cultural Property Center.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Engaru-cho journey planner.

Drive from Rebun-cho to Engaru-cho in 8.5 hours. May in Engaru-cho sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Teshikaga-cho.

Things to do in Engaru-cho

Parks · Museums

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Teshikaga-cho

Teshikaga-cho ©
A small town amid big scenery, Teshikaga-cho sits in a national park.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): hike along Wakoto Natural Trail, then wander the wide-open spaces of Watanabe Experience Farm, then take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Mashu, and finally test the waters at a local thermal spa.

To see where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Teshikaga-cho trip planner.

Traveling by car from Engaru-cho to Teshikaga-cho takes 3 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can drive to Kushiro-cho.

Things to do in Teshikaga-cho

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors
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Mountain
Mt. Mashu
4.5
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Thermal Spa
Thermal Spas
4.4

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nights
Kushiro-cho

Kushiro-cho ©
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): take in panoramic vistas at Hosooka Observation, walk around Memorial Park Beppo Park, and then don't miss a visit to Cape Shireba. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kushiroshitsugen National Park.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Kushiro-cho trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Teshikaga-cho to Kushiro-cho in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Teshikaga-cho in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Kushiro-cho, with lows of 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Chitose.

Things to do in Kushiro-cho

Parks · Nature

Side Trip

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Observation Deck
Hosooka Observation
4.7

2
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Chitose

Chitose ©
With the largest international airport on the island, Chitose serves for most visitors as a way in or a way out, rather than a destination in itself.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kuriyama Temmangu, then explore the engaging exhibits at Steiff Discovery Walk, then examine the collection at Royce' Chocolate World, and finally examine the collection at Shiraoi Ainu Musuem and Village. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Nibutani Ainu Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Yoshitsune Shrine, then engage your brain at Tomakomai City Science Center, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Chitose Shrine.

For ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Chitose trip planner.

Drive from Kushiro-cho to Chitose in 4 hours. When traveling from Kushiro-cho in May, plan for somewhat warmer days in Chitose, with highs around 19°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Chitose

Museums · Spas · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Specialty Museum
Royce' Chocolate World
4.1
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Specialty Museum
Nibutani Ainu Museum
4.1

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Tokyo

Tokyo ©
Step off the beaten path and head to Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine and Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings. Let the collections at Tokyo National Museum and Suntory Museum of Art capture your imagination. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tokyo: Kamakura (Hase-dera Temple & Hokokuji Temple (Takedera Temple)). See even more of Tokyo: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Asakusa Shrine, get engrossed in the history at Edo-Tokyo Museum, get curious at National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation Miraikan, and explore the world behind art at Ghibli Museum Mitaka.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Tokyo attractions planning tool.

You can fly from Chitose to Tokyo in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Chitose in May, with highs in Tokyo at 28°C and lows at 19°C. You'll have a few hours on the 17th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Side Trips

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Must see
Senso-ji Temple
4.4
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Must see
Asakusa Shrine
4.3

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