5 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

5 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

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5 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

Start: Tokyo
Fly:  3 h 30 min
1
Hakodate
— Few hours
Drive:  3 h
2
Niseko-cho
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
3
Sapporo
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
4
Furano
— 1 night
Train + Taxi:  1 h
5
Biei-cho
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 45 min
End: Tokyo

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Hakodate

Hakodate ©
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.
On the 21st (Sun), take an in-depth tour of Hakodate City Northern Pacific Fishery's Document Museum and then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Hakodate.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Hakodate journey site .

Tokyo to Hakodate is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Tokyo in July; daily highs in Hakodate reach 26°C and lows reach 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Niseko-cho.

Things to do in Hakodate

Parks Nature Museums
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Mount Hakodate ©
Mount Hakodate

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Niseko-cho

Niseko-cho ©
Ranking as the most popular ski resort in Hokkaido, mountaintop Niseko-cho boasts great slopes and surprisingly vibrant nightlife.
On the 22nd (Mon), get engrossed in the history at Arishima Memorial Center, then fly down the slopes at Niseko Annupuri International Ski Area, and then explore the ancient world of Soga Hokuei Stone Circle.

To see more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Niseko-cho vacation planner .

You can drive from Hakodate to Niseko-cho in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Sapporo.

Things to do in Niseko-cho

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
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Soga Hokuei Stone Circle ©
Soga Hokuei Stone Circle

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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.
On the 23rd (Tue), steep yourself in history at Clock Tower (Tokei-dai), stroll around Odori Park, then enjoy breathtaking views from Sapporo TV Tower, then walk around Kokuei Takino Suzuran Hillside National Park, and finally steep yourself in history at Former Hokkaido Government Office Building.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Sapporo trip planner .

Traveling by car from Niseko-cho to Sapporo takes 2 hours. Traveling from Niseko-cho in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Sapporo, with lows of 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Furano.

Things to do in Sapporo

Parks Historic Sites
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Odori Park ©
Odori Park
Sapporo Clock Tower ©
Sapporo Clock Tower

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Furano

Furano ©
Situated in the center of the island, Furano has become known for its idyllic rural landscape, and the drastic changes it experiences as seasons shift.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): look for gifts at Campana Rokkatei, then take in nature's colorful creations at Choei Lavender Farm, then take in nature's colorful creations at Farm Tomita, and finally don't miss a visit to Roller Coaster Road.

Make your Furano itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Sapporo to Furano takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in July, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Biei-cho.

Things to do in Furano

Parks Shopping Outdoors

Side Trips

Nakafurano-cho, Roller Coaster Road
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Farm Tomita ©
Farm Tomita
Choei Lavender Farm ©
Choei Lavender Farm
Campana Rokkatei ©
Campana Rokkatei

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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.
On the 25th (Thu), take a memorable drive along Patchwork no Michi, contemplate the waterfront views at Blue Pond, then take in panoramic vistas at Tokachidake Bogakudai Observation Tower, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Biei Shrine.

For maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Biei-cho trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of train and taxi from Furano to Biei-cho takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In July, daytime highs in Biei-cho are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Biei-cho

Outdoors Wildlife Parks
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Patchwork no Michi ©
Patchwork no Michi
Tokachidake Bogakudai Observation Tower ©
Shirogane Blue Pond ©
Shirogane Blue Pond

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