5 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

5 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Asahikawa
— 2 nights
2
Sapporo
— 2 nights

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.
Family-friendly places like Asahiyama Zoo and Daisetsuzan will thrill your kids. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Asahikawa: Higashikawa-cho (Asahi-dake, Sugatami no Ike Lake, &more), Farm Tomita (in Nakafurano-cho) and Furano (Campana Rokkatei & Ningle Terrace). There's lots more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Kurodake, take in nature's colorful creations at Shikisai no Oka, don't miss a visit to Kibana no Mori, and explore the activities along Shirogane Blue Pond.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Asahikawa visit planning site.

Tokyo to Asahikawa is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Tokyo in September; daily highs in Asahikawa reach 20°C and lows reach 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to drive to Sapporo.

Things to do in Asahikawa

Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Higashikawa-cho, Furano, Biei-cho, Daisetsuzan, Farm Tomita
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Asahiyama Zoo ©
Asahiyama Zoo
Daisetsuzan ©
Daisetsuzan
Ningle Terrace ©
Ningle Terrace

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Sapporo TV Tower, take a stroll around Sapporo Underground Shopping Centre Aurora Town, contemplate the long history of Sapporo Clock Tower, then stroll around Odori Park, then browse the exhibits of Minapa, and finally make a trip to Former Hokkaido Government Office Building. On the next day, examine the collection at Otaru Museum, Bank of Japan, then contemplate the waterfront views at Otaru Canal, then find something for the whole family at Shiroi Koibito Park, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Okurayama Lookout.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Sapporo online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Asahikawa to Sapporo in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in September, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sapporo

Parks · Theme Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Otaru
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Odori Park ©
Odori Park
Shiroi Koibito Park ©
Shiroi Koibito Park
Otaru Canal ©
Otaru Canal

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