8 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

8 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Hokkaido trip planner

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

8 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

Start: Bangkok
Fly:  7​h
1
Sapporo
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
2
Asahikawa
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Noboribetsu
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  16​h
End: Singapore

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.
On the 15th (Sun), ponder the world of politics at Former Hokkaido Government Office Building, make a trip to Sapporo Clock Tower, take a stroll around Sapporo Underground Shopping Centre Aurora Town, then contemplate the long history of Former Gatehouse of Sapporo Agricultural College, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Furusato Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: sample the tasty concoctions at Asahi Breweries Hokkaido Brewery, get engrossed in the history at Historical Village of Hokkaido (Kaitaku-no Mura), contemplate the long history of The Site of Temiya Line, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Otamoi Beach, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Honjin Tanukidaimyo Shrine.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Sapporo trip itinerary tool .

Bangkok, Thailand to Sapporo is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Bangkok to Sapporo. While traveling from Bangkok, expect much colder days and a bit cooler nights in Sapporo, ranging from highs of 23°C to lows of 20°C. You'll have a few hours on the 17th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Asahikawa.

Things to do in Sapporo

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Otaru, Furusato Beach
Highlights from your plan
Sapporo Clock Tower ©
Sapporo Clock Tower
The Site of Temiya Line ©
The Site of Temiya Line

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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): cruise along Shujitsu no Oka, appreciate the extensive heritage of Asahidake Natural Hiking Route, get to know the resident critters at Asahiyama Zoo, stop by Asahikawa Design Center, then take an in-depth tour of Hokuchin Memorial Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Kaneto Kawamura Ainu Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Taisetsu Asahidake Gensui, view the masterpieces at Collection Hall Chair Gallery, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamikawa Shrine, then explore the world behind art at Asahikawa Museum of Art, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Takasagosyuzo.

Plan a trip to Asahikawa easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

Traveling by train from Sapporo to Asahikawa takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Asahikawa are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Noboribetsu.

Things to do in Asahikawa

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Higashikawa-cho
Highlights from your plan
Hokuchin Memorial Museum ©
Hokuchin Memorial Museum
Asahikawashi Museum ©
Asahikawashi Museum
Asahikawa Museum of Art ©
Asahikawa Museum of Art

1
night
Noboribetsu

Noboribetsu ©
Perhaps the island's best-known hot spring resort, Noboribetsu has a long history of tourism.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): take in the natural beauty of Oyunumagawa Natural Footbath, take in the dramatic natural features at Jigokudani, tour the pleasant surroundings at Itanki Beach, then look for all kinds of wild species at Kiushito Wetland, and finally look for gifts at Noboribetsu Dairy Farm.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Noboribetsu online trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Asahikawa to Noboribetsu by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Asahikawa in September, expect nights in Noboribetsu to be about the same, around 18°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 24°C. You'll have a few hours on the 20th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Noboribetsu

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Zenkoji Temple, Itanki Beach
Highlights from your plan
Jigokudani ©
Jigokudani
Oyunumagawa Natural Footbath ©
Oyunumagawa Natural Footbath
Zenkoji Temple ©
Zenkoji Temple

Similar Plans

11 days in Hokkaido BY A USER FROM INDONESIA December, teens, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 12 days in Hokkaido BY A USER FROM VIETNAM August, teens, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 12 days in Hokkaido BY A USER FROM VIETNAM August, teens, kids, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, teens, kids, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 12 days in Hokkaido BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE December, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 11 days in Hokkaido BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE September, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 11 days in Hokkaido BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE November, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: November, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 11 days in Hokkaido BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA November, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: November, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in Hokkaido BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, teens, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 10 days in Hokkaido BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE December, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 11 days in Hokkaido BY A USER FROM HONG KONG August, kids, outdoors, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, kids, outdoors, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 11 days in Hokkaido BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE November, popular sights PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 11 days in Hokkaido BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA November, popular sights PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans