4 days in Hokkaido & Fukuoka Prefecture Itinerary

4 days in Hokkaido & Fukuoka Prefecture Itinerary

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Asahikawa
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Sapporo
— 1 night
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Fukuoka
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): relax in the rural setting at Ueno Farm, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Asahiyama Zoo, then admire the natural beauty at Asahiyama Miura Garden, and finally engage your brain at Asahikawa Science Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Shirahige Falls, explore the activities along Shirogane Blue Pond, relax in the rural setting at Kanno Firm, then admire the natural beauty at Shikisai no Oka, and finally relax in the rural setting at Biei Farm.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Asahikawa trip maker website.

Tokyo to Asahikawa is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Tokyo in August, expect nights in Asahikawa to be about the same, around 26°C, while days are slightly colder, around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can drive to Sapporo.

Things to do in Asahikawa

Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Biei-cho, Kanno Firm
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Asahiyama Zoo ©
Asahiyama Zoo
Shirogane Blue Pond ©
Shirogane Blue Pond
Shikisai no Oka ©
Shikisai no Oka

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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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): make a trip to Sapporo Clock Tower, stroll around Odori Park, don't miss a visit to Former Hokkaido Government Office Building, take in the architecture and design of Hokkaido University Sapporo Campus, then get into the urban bustle at Sapporo Underground Shopping Centre Aurora Town, and finally get great views at Sapporo TV Tower.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Sapporo online vacation planner.

You can drive from Asahikawa to Sapporo in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. August in Sapporo sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 25°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel to Fukuoka.

Things to do in Sapporo

Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping
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Odori Park ©
Odori Park
Hokkaido University Sapporo Campus ©
Hokkaido University Sapporo Campus
Sapporo Clock Tower ©
Sapporo Clock Tower

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Fukuoka

Fukuoka ©
The largest city on the island, Fukuoka formed through the merger of two former cities that had grown up either side of the Naka River.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): take in the pleasant sights at Ohori Park, take in panoramic vistas at Fukuoka Tower, then admire the landmark architecture of Hakata Station, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kushida Shrine, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Tenjin Underground Shopping Center.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Fukuoka trip builder tool.

Fly from Sapporo to Fukuoka in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and ferry. In August, Fukuoka is somewhat warmer than Sapporo - with highs of 38°C and lows of 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Fukuoka

Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping
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Ohori Park ©
Ohori Park
Hakata Station ©
Hakata Station
Kushida Shrine ©
Kushida Shrine

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