60 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

60 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Noboribetsu
— 4 nights
2
Kutchan-cho
— 4 nights
3
Asahikawa
— 7 nights
4
Wakkanai
— 6 nights
5
Abashiri
— 4 nights
6
Shari-cho
— 6 nights
7
Teshikaga-cho
— 5 nights
8
Kushiro
— 6 nights
9
Sapporo
— 9 nights
10
Hakodate
— 6 nights

4
nights
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: Muroran (Tokkarisho Lookout, Cape Chikyu, &more), Toyako-cho (100th Anniversary Toyako Onsen Monument, Toyako Volcano Science Museum, &more) and Sobetsu-cho (Usuzan Ropeway, Sobetsu Park, &more). There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape at Jigokudani, laugh and play at Noboribetsu Date Historic Village, witness a stunning natural landmark at Oyunumagawa Natural Footbath, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Noboribetsu Bear Park.

For other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Noboribetsu vacation maker app.

Bhubaneswar, India to Noboribetsu is an approximately 22.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3.5 hours traveling from Bhubaneswar to Noboribetsu. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Bhubaneswar in May: high temperatures in Noboribetsu hover around °C and lows are around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Kutchan-cho.

Things to do in Noboribetsu

Parks Theme Parks Nature

Side Trips

Toyako-cho, Sobetsu-cho, Muroran, Mt. Usu
Highlights from your plan
Jigokudani ©
Jigokudani
Noboribetsu Marine Park Nixe ©
Noboribetsu Marine Park Nixe
Oyunumagawa Natural Footbath ©
Oyunumagawa Natural Footbath

4
nights
Kutchan-cho

Kutchan-cho ©
Kutchan-cho's reputation rests on two things: skiing and potatoes.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kutchan-cho: Yoichi-cho (Kakizaki Shoten, Nikka Whisky Yoichi Distillery, &more), Shinsennuma (in Kyowa-cho) and Shakotan-cho (Shakotan Peninsula, Numasaki Landslide, &more). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Mt. Yotei Spring Water, admire the local landmark of Yoteino Wakimizu, soak in some Japanese tradition at some of the top local onsens, and get out on two wheels at White Isle Niseko.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Kutchan-cho tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Noboribetsu to Kutchan-cho takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Noboribetsu in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Kutchan-cho, with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to drive to Asahikawa.

Things to do in Kutchan-cho

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Yoichi-cho, Shakotan-cho, Niseko-cho, Makkari-mura, Shinsennuma
Highlights from your plan
Cape Kamui ©
Cape Kamui
Nikka Whisky Yoichi Distillery ©
Nikka Whisky Yoichi Distillery
Hokkaido Backcountry Club ©
Hokkaido Backcountry Club

7
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Asahikawa side-trips: Biei-cho (Shirahige Falls, Tokachidake Bogakudai Observation Tower, &more), Higashikawa-cho (Susoaidaira, Asahi-dake, &more) and Kamikawa-cho (Daisetsuzan, Akadake Ginsendai, &more). Next up on the itinerary: get to know the resident critters at Asahiyama Zoo, take an in-depth tour of Hokuchin Memorial Museum, stroll around Hoppo Yasoen, and see the interesting displays at Kitami Takinoue Station Kinenkan.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Asahikawa attractions planning app.

Drive from Kutchan-cho to Asahikawa in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. May in Asahikawa sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can go by car to Wakkanai.

Things to do in Asahikawa

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Biei-cho, Higashikawa-cho, Furano, Kamikawa-cho, Takinoue-cho
Highlights from your plan
Asahiyama Zoo ©
Asahiyama Zoo
Shirogane Blue Pond ©
Shirogane Blue Pond
Shibazakura Takinoue Park ©
Shibazakura Takinoue Park

6
nights
Wakkanai

Wakkanai ©
The northernmost city in the country, Wakkanai experiences constant exposure to the elements, with windy and snow-covered winters perhaps its main claim to fame on a national level.
Explore Wakkanai's surroundings by going to Sarufutsu-mura (Lake Poro, Kamuito Swamp, &more), Toyotomi-cho (Miyanodai Observation Tower & Sarobetsu Marsh Center) and Veneer Nature Flower Garden (in Hamatonbetsu-cho). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Soya Misaki, cruise along Ororon Line, stroll around Esandomarigyoko Park, and enjoy breathtaking views from Hamayuchi Rest House (Kohone House).

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Wakkanai day trip planning app.

Drive from Asahikawa to Wakkanai in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Asahikawa in June since evenings lows in Wakkanai dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Abashiri.

Things to do in Wakkanai

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Sarufutsu-mura, Toyotomi-cho, Veneer Nature Flower Garden
Highlights from your plan
Wakkanai Park ©
Wakkanai Park
Esanuka Line ©
Esanuka Line
Cape Soya Wind Farm ©
Cape Soya Wind Farm

4
nights
Abashiri

Abashiri ©
A coastal town with a smattering of things to do, Abashiri has an interesting history and arresting natural scenery.
Get out of town with these interesting Abashiri side-trips: Yubetsu-cho (Kamiyubetsu Tulip Park & Tonden History Museum), Lake Saroma (in Saroma-cho) and Higashimokoto Shibazakura Park (in Ozora-cho). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Abashiri Prison Museum, take an in-depth tour of Hokkaido Museum of Northern Peoples, get outside with Kando no Michi, and walk around Bihoro Midorino Village.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Abashiri trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Wakkanai to Abashiri in 5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Shari-cho.

Things to do in Abashiri

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Yubetsu-cho, Kitami, Lake Saroma, Higashimokoto Shibazakura Park, Bihoro Midorino Village
Highlights from your plan
Higashimokoto Shibazakura Park ©
Higashimokoto Shibazakura Park
Abashiri Prison Museum ©
Abashiri Prison Museum
Kamiyubetsu Tulip Park ©
Kamiyubetsu Tulip Park

6
nights
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Shari-cho: Rausu-cho (Shiretoko Highway & Rausu Seaport) and Kiyosato-cho (Uchu Observation Tower & Ippon no Michi). There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Shiretoko Goko Lake, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, look for all kinds of wild species at Shiretoko Peninsula, and admire the sheer force of Oshin Koshin Falls.

Plan my Shari-cho trip by asking Inpirock to come up with tips and suggestions.

You can drive from Abashiri to Shari-cho in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June, daytime highs in Shari-cho are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Teshikaga-cho.

Things to do in Shari-cho

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Hokkaido, Rausu-cho, Kiyosato-cho
Highlights from your plan
Shiretoko Peninsula ©
Shiretoko Peninsula
Shiretoko Goko Lake ©
Shiretoko Goko Lake
Oshin Koshin Falls ©
Oshin Koshin Falls

5
nights
Teshikaga-cho

Teshikaga-cho ©
A small town amid big scenery, Teshikaga-cho sits in a national park.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Teshikaga-cho: Nakashibetsu-cho (Hokkaido Yumeno-mori Park, Kaiyodai Observatory, &more), Lake Onneto (in Ashoro-cho) and Koshimizu Pass (in Koshimizu-cho). And it doesn't end there: let the kids burn off some steam at Aurora Farm Village, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Kussharo, take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Mashu, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Akan-Mashu National Park.

Find out how to plan Teshikaga-cho trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

You can drive from Shari-cho to Teshikaga-cho in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. June in Teshikaga-cho sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Kushiro.

Things to do in Teshikaga-cho

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Nakashibetsu-cho, Hokkaido, Bihoro-cho, Aurora Farm Village, Lake Onneto
Highlights from your plan
Akan-Mashu National Park ©
Akan-Mashu National Park
Lake Mashu ©
Lake Mashu
Kaiyodai Observatory ©
Kaiyodai Observatory

6
nights
Kushiro

Kushiro ©
Kushiro first developed as an industrial hub thanks to its relatively ice-free harbor, and has since also become known as a transport hub for journeys to the east of the island.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kushiro: Tsurui Dosanko Farm (in Tsurui-mura), Hamanaka-cho (Biwase Observatory, Azechi no Misaki, &more) and Hosooka Observation (in Kushiro-cho). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Akan Lake, take in the views from Nusamai Bridge, steep yourself in history at Kushiro Itsukushima Shrine, and get to know the resident critters at Kushiro City Tanchozuru Nature Park.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Kushiro trip planner.

You can drive from Teshikaga-cho to Kushiro in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can go by car to Sapporo.

Things to do in Kushiro

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Obihiro, Hamanaka-cho, Tsurui Dosanko Farm, Hosooka Observation, Akke Mikaku Terminal Conchiglie
Highlights from your plan
Akan Lake ©
Akan Lake
Hosooka Observation ©
Hosooka Observation
Kushiro City Tanchozuru Nature Park ©
Kushiro City Tanchozuru Nature Park

9
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sapporo: Ebetsu (Earth Dream Kakuyama Farm & Nopporo Tondenheioku) and Otaru (Boat Tours & Water Sports, Otaru Canal, &more). There's still lots to do: walk around Odori Park, steep yourself in history at Sapporo Clock Tower, explore the activities along Moerenuma Park, and get in on the family fun at Shiroi Koibito Park.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Sapporo trip planning app.

You can drive from Kushiro to Sapporo in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. Traveling from Kushiro in June, Sapporo is a bit warmer at night with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Hakodate.

Things to do in Sapporo

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Otaru, Ebetsu
Highlights from your plan
Odori Park ©
Odori Park
Otaru Canal ©
Otaru Canal
Sapporo Clock Tower ©
Sapporo Clock Tower

6
nights
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Houkiji Temple (in Hokuto), Matsumae-cho (Matsumae Park & Matsumae Castle) and Yokozuna Chiyonoyama Chiyonofuji Kinenkan (in Fukushima-cho). There's lots more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Hakodate, admire the landmark architecture of Goryokaku Park, take in panoramic vistas at Goryokaku Tower, and make a trip to Hachimanzaka.

To see maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Hakodate itinerary planning app.

Traveling by flight from Sapporo to Hakodate takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Hakodate can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hakodate

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Nanae-cho, Hokuto, Matsumae-cho, Yokozuna Chiyonoyama Chiyonofuji Kinenkan
Highlights from your plan
Mount Hakodate ©
Mount Hakodate
Goryokaku Tower ©
Goryokaku Tower
Goryokaku Park ©
Goryokaku Park

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