7 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

7 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

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Fly
1
Hakodate
— 1 day
Fly to Sapporo Okadama, Train to Asahikawa
2
Asahikawa
— 3 nights
Drive
3
Sapporo
— 3 nights
Fly

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1
day
Hakodate

City of Lights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): admire the striking features of Goryokaku Park, then enjoy breathtaking views from Goryokaku Tower, then stop by Kanemori Red Brick Warehouse, and finally don't miss a visit to Hachimanzaka.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Hakodate trip itinerary maker.

Komatsu to Hakodate is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Komatsu in September, with highs in Hakodate at 26°C and lows at 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to Asahikawa.

Things to do in Hakodate

Parks · Shopping · Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip
Goryokaku Park ©
Architectural Building
Goryokaku Park
4.1
Goryokaku Tower ©
Observation Deck
Goryokaku Tower
4.2
Hachimanzaka ©
Landmark
Hachimanzaka
4.1

3
nights
Asahikawa

Perched on the confluence of four rivers and surrounded by green hills, Asahikawa combines a modern city experience with the pristine nature nearby.
Explore Asahikawa's surroundings by going to Kamikawa-cho (Daisetsuzan & Akadake Ginsendai), Higashikawa-cho (Asahi-dake, Sugatami no Ike Lake, &more) and Kamifurano-cho (Kanno Firm & Roller Coaster Road). There's lots more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kurodake, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Asahiyama Zoo, explore the activities along Shirogane Blue Pond, and walk around Hoppo Yasoen.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Asahikawa online holiday builder.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Hakodate to Asahikawa takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Hakodate in September, you will find days in Asahikawa are slightly colder (20°C), and nights are about the same (18°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can go by car to Sapporo.

Things to do in Asahikawa

Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Daisetsuzan ©
Mountain
Daisetsuzan
4.6
Kurodake ©
Mountain
Kurodake
4.8
Shirogane Blue Pond ©
Water Body
Shirogane Blue Pond
4.0

3
nights
Sapporo

CIty of Ramen

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 Sapporo's surroundings by going to Yoichi-cho (Nikka Whisky Yoichi Distillery & Asadaen Farm) and Otaru (Tomioka Catholic Church & Otaru Canal). There's much more to do: stroll around Odori Park, see the interesting displays at Sapporo Beer Museum, head outdoors with Okurayama Lookout, and take a stroll around Sapporo Underground Shopping Centre Aurora Town.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Sapporo online day trip planner.

Getting from Asahikawa to Sapporo by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sapporo

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Odori Park ©
Must see
Odori Park
4.1
Otaru Canal ©
Water Body
Otaru Canal
3.7

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