38 days in Sapporo, Asahikawa & Biei-cho Itinerary

38 days in Sapporo, Asahikawa & Biei-cho Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Sapporo
— 32 nights
2
Asahikawa
— 2 nights
3
Biei-cho
— 3 nights

32
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 Furano Budogaoka Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sapporo: Kitahiroshima Cycling Road (in Kitahiroshima), Noboribetsu (Noboribetsu Date Historic Village, Lake Fujin, &more) and Otaru (Otaru-shi General Museum, Otaru Denuki Koji, &more). categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. There's lots more to do: stroll around Odori Park, contemplate the long history of Sapporo Clock Tower, head outdoors with Okurayama Lookout, and get great views at Sapporo TV Tower.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Sapporo journey planner.

If you are flying in from Malaysia, the closest major aiports are New Chitose Airport, Asahikawa Airport and Hakodate Airport. In September in Sapporo, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Asahikawa.

Things to do in Sapporo

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Otaru, Noboribetsu, Chitose, Ebetsu, Yoichi-cho
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Odori Park ©
Odori Park
Otaru Canal ©
Otaru Canal
Jigokudani ©
Jigokudani

2
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.
On the 19th (Sat), admire the masterpieces at Snow Crystal Museum, see the interesting displays at Otokoyama Sakezukuri Museum, thenget to know the resident critters at Asahiyama Zoo, thenexperience rural life at Ueno Farm, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hokkaido Gokoku Shrine. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Ayako Miura Literature Museum, make a trip to Asahikawa Station, thenbrowse the different shops at AEON MALL Asahikawa Ekimae, and finally get in on the family fun at Asahikawa Ramen Village.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Asahikawa day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Sapporo to Asahikawa takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, Asahikawa is slightly colder than Sapporo - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can drive to Biei-cho.

Things to do in Asahikawa

Theme Parks Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Asahikawa Ramen Village ©
Asahikawa Ramen Village
Asahiyama Zoo ©
Asahiyama Zoo
Ueno Farm ©
Ueno Farm

3
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.
Step out of Biei-cho with an excursion to Chubetsu Dam in Higashikawa-cho--about 1h 25 min away. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Shirogane Blue Pond, enjoy breathtaking views from Tokachidake Bogakudai Observation Tower, stop by Seven Stars Tree, and admire the natural beauty at Zerubunoka Atomunooka.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Biei-cho trip planner.

Drive from Asahikawa to Biei-cho in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Asahikawa in October, expect nights in Biei-cho to be about the same, around °C, while days are a bit warmer, around °C. You will have some time to spend on the 24th (Thu) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Biei-cho

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Chubetsu Dam
Highlights from your plan
Shirahige Falls ©
Shirahige Falls
Shirogane Blue Pond ©
Shirogane Blue Pond
Shikisai no Oka ©
Shikisai no Oka

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