7 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

7 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

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7 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

Start: Bangkok
Fly:  7 h
1
Sapporo
— Few hours
2
Sapporo
— 3 nights
Train:  45 min
3
Otaru
— 2 nights
Train + Fly:  11 h 15 min
End: Bangkok

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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.
You've now added Lake Toya to your itinerary.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Sapporo trip tool .

Bangkok, Thailand to Sapporo is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Indochina Time (ICT) to Japan Standard Time (JST) is 2 hours. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Bangkok in December, with highs in Sapporo at 0°C and lows at -2°C. You'll have a few hours on the 14th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Sapporo.

Things to do in Sapporo

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Lake Toya
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Lake Toya ©
Lake Toya

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Sapporo

Sapporo ©
Get some cultural insight at Fushimi Inari Shrine and Former Hokkaido Government Office Building. Sapporo Gokoku Shrine and Hokkaido Shrine Tongu will appeal to history buffs. On the 16th (Mon), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Sapporo Teine. See even more of Sapporo: get into the urban bustle at Sapporo Underground Pedestrian Space, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sapporo Kokusai Ski Resort, and get answers to all your questions at Hokkaido Sapporo"Eat&Sightseeing" Information Museum.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Sapporo route maker tool .

Traveling by car from Toyako-cho to Sapporo takes 2 hours. When traveling from Toyako-cho in December, plan for a bit cooler days in Sapporo, with highs around 0°C, while nights are about the same with lows around -2°C. You will have some time to spend on the 18th (Wed) before leaving for Otaru.

Things to do in Sapporo

Winter Sports Parks Outdoors
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Sapporo Teine ©
Sapporo Teine
Sapporo Kokusai Ski Resort ©
Sapporo Kokusai Ski Resort
Fushimi Inari Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari Shrine

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Otaru

Otaru ©
The port city of Otaru has long attracted domestic visitors, drawn in by the city's many historic buildings, and has started to garner international attention, too.
On the 17th (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at Tomioka Catholic Church, then see the interesting displays at The Glass Studio in Otaru, then contemplate the long history of Former Tomoyoshi Kamisei Store, and finally look for gifts at Otaru Music Box Museum Main Building. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Former Tsushin Densetsu Hama Building, admire the masterpieces at Otaru Art Base, Stained Glass Museum, explore the world behind art at Otaru Art Base, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Sankaku Market, then contemplate the long history of Sumiyoshi Shrine, and finally see the interesting displays at Syusenkan.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Otaru online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by train from Sapporo to Otaru takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December in Otaru, expect temperatures between 0°C during the day and -2°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Thu) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Otaru

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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Otaru Art Base ©
Otaru Art Base
Sankaku Market ©
Sankaku Market
Otaru Nishin Goten ©
Otaru Nishin Goten

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