37 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

37 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

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Noboribetsu
— 4 nights
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Kutchan-cho
— 5 nights
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Hakodate
— 5 nights
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Sapporo
— 7 nights
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Shari-cho
— 5 nights
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Teshikaga-cho
— 4 nights
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Asahikawa
— 4 nights

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Noboribetsu

Noboribetsu ©
Perhaps the island's best-known hot spring resort, Noboribetsu has a long history of tourism.
Change things up with these side-trips from Noboribetsu: Sobetsu-cho (Usuzan Ropeway, Hamada Marutome Fruits Gaden, &more), Muroran (Gimbyobu Observation Spot, Sokuryozan Observatory Deck, &more) and Toyako-cho (Lake Toya Ranch & 100th Anniversary Toyako Onsen Monument). The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Jigokudani, get to know the resident critters at Noboribetsu Bear Park, observe the fascinating underwater world at Noboribetsu Marine Park Nixe, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Toya.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Noboribetsu itinerary tool.

Bratislava, Slovakia to Noboribetsu is an approximately 26-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Bratislava to Noboribetsu. Traveling from Bratislava in May, things will get a bit cooler in Noboribetsu: highs are around 19°C and lows about 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to drive to Kutchan-cho.

Things to do in Noboribetsu

Parks · Theme Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums

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Geologic Formation
Jigokudani
4.1
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Water Body
Lake Toya
4.3

5
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Kutchan-cho

Kutchan-cho ©
Kutchan-cho's reputation rests on two things: skiing and potatoes.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kutchan-cho: Shakotan-cho (Cape Kamui, Cape Shakotan, &more), Yoichi-cho (Fugoppe Cave, Asadaen Farm, &more) and Hiyamizu Toge Karudera Viewing Platform (in Akaigawa-mura). There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Mt. Yotei Spring Water, stroll around Fukidashi Park, tee off at Rusutsu Resort Amusement Park, and identify plant and animal life at Kagaminuma.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Kutchan-cho online vacation planner.

You can drive from Noboribetsu to Kutchan-cho in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Noboribetsu in May, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 14°C in Kutchan-cho. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Hakodate.

Things to do in Kutchan-cho

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

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Geologic Formation
Cape Kamui
4.6
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Landmark
Cape Shakotan
4.6

5
nights
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Hakodate side-trips: Nanae-cho (Onuma Lake, Onuma Park Walking Path, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Hakodate, admire the landmark architecture of Goryokaku Park, enjoy breathtaking views from Goryokaku Tower, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Trappistine Monasteries.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Hakodate trip site.

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. May in Hakodate sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Sapporo.

Things to do in Hakodate

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Must see
Mount Hakodate
4.4
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Observation Deck
Goryokaku Tower
4.2
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Architectural Building
Goryokaku Park
4.1

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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Otaru (Otaru Denuki Koji, Otaru Canal, &more). There's still lots to do: stroll around Odori Park, get a sense of history and politics at Former Hokkaido Government Office Building, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Moiwa, and enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Hokkaido University Sapporo Campus.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Sapporo road trip app.

Getting from Hakodate to Sapporo by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Sapporo are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Shari-cho.

Things to do in Sapporo

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Nature

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Must see
Odori Park
4.1
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Water Body
Otaru Canal
3.7
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Historic Site
Sapporo Clock Tower
2.7

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Shari-cho

Shari-cho ©
Tourism in Shari-cho, a small town situated on Hokkaido's eastern tip, flourishes mainly because of its immediate proximity to the Shiretoko World Heritage Site.
Venture out of the city with trips to Kiyosato-cho (Ippon no Michi & Uchu Observation Tower) and Rausu-cho (Shiretoko Highway, Boat Tours & Water Sports, &more). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Shiretoko Goko Lake, take in the dramatic scenery at Kamuiwakka Hot Waterfall, identify plant and animal life at Shiretoko Peninsula, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Shiretoko National Park.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Shari-cho itinerary planner.

Fly from Sapporo to Shari-cho in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Sapporo in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Shari-cho, with lows of 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can go by car to Teshikaga-cho.

Things to do in Shari-cho

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

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World heritage site
Shiretoko Peninsula
4.5
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Water Body
Shiretoko Goko Lake
4.4
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Waterfall
Oshin Koshin Falls
3.8

4
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Teshikaga-cho

Teshikaga-cho ©
A small town amid big scenery, Teshikaga-cho sits in a national park.
Venture out of the city with trips to Kaminoko Pond (in Kiyosato-cho), Abashiri (Okhotsk Chipmunk Park, Abashiri Prison Museum, &more) and Bihorotoge Lookout (in Bihoro-cho). There's lots more to do: walk around Higashimokoto Shibazakura Park, explore the activities along Lake Kussharo, explore the striking landscape of Akan-Mashu National Park, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Mashu.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Teshikaga-cho itinerary planning site.

Getting from Shari-cho to Teshikaga-cho by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in June, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to drive to Asahikawa.

Things to do in Teshikaga-cho

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Spas

Side Trips

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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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Asahikawa: Daisetsuzan (in Kamikawa-cho), Biei-cho (Patchwork no Michi, Biei Farm, &more) and Higashikawa-cho (Nakadake Onsen, Asahi-dake, &more). Next up on the itinerary: meet the residents at Asahiyama Zoo, don't miss a visit to Kibana no Mori, take in nature's colorful creations at Asahiyama Miura Garden, and get engrossed in the history at Hokuchin Memorial Museum.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Asahikawa trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Teshikaga-cho to Asahikawa in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Teshikaga-cho in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Asahikawa, with lows of 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Asahikawa

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

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Water Body
Shirogane Blue Pond
4.0
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Landmark
Ningle Terrace
3.8

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