26 days in Tokyo & Sapporo Itinerary

26 days in Tokyo & Sapporo Itinerary

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Tokyo
— 16 nights
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Sapporo
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Tokyo

— 16 nights
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Edo-Tokyo Open Air Architectural Museum and Fire Museum. Head to Nihonbashi Bridge and teamLab Borderlessfor plenty of shopping. Explore Tokyo's surroundings by going to Kamakura (Kencho-ji Temple, Meigetsuin (Hydrangea Temple), &more), Yokohama Nature Sanctuary (in Yokohama) and Yugawara Beach (in Yugawara-machi). The adventure continues: get a new perspective on nature at Kanagawa Prefectural Museum of Natural History, don't miss a visit to Hozomon, take an in-depth tour of Tokyo National Museum The Heiseikan, and steep yourself in history at Historic Old Town area in Sawara, Katori.

For ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Tokyo itinerary maker app.

Sydney, Australia to Tokyo is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Traveling from Sydney to Tokyo, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August, Tokyo is much hotter than Sydney - with highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to fly to Sapporo.

Things to do in Tokyo

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Sapporo

— 9 nights

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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.
Bring the kids along to Fushimi Inari Shrine and The Hokkaido University Museum. Discover out-of-the-way places like Oyunuma and Asahiyama Kinen Koen. Change things up with these side-trips from Sapporo: Otaru-shi General Museum (in Otaru), Shinsennuma (in Kyowa-cho) and Campana Rokkatei (in Furano). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Sapporo Art Museum, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Fujin, kick back and relax at Furusato Beach, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Oyunumagawa Natural Footbath.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Sapporo travel planner.

You can fly from Tokyo to Sapporo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Tokyo in August, expect Sapporo to be slightly colder, temps between 27°C and 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Sapporo

Parks · Nature · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips