8 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

8 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

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8 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

Start: Boracay
+2
ferry + foot + Fly:  12​h
1
Sapporo
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Biei-cho
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
3
Hakodate
— 2 nights
+3
train + Fly + foot + ferry:  15​h 45​min
End: Boracay

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 14th (Sat), steep yourself in history at Sapporo Clock Tower, steep yourself in history at Former Hokkaido Government Office Building, take a stroll around Sapporo Underground Shopping Centre Aurora Town, then get engrossed in the history at Historical Village of Hokkaido (Kaitaku-no Mura), and finally get engrossed in the history at Hokkaido Buried Cultural Assets Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Otaru Canal, see the interesting displays at Sapporo Beer Museum, then take in panoramic vistas at Sapporo TV Tower, and finally walk around Odori Park.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Sapporo day trip tool .

Boracay, Philippines to Sapporo is an approximately 12-hour combination of ferry and flight. You can also do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight; or do a combination of ferry, flight, and train. The time zone difference moving from Philippines Time to Japan Standard Time is 1 hour. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Boracay in September, with highs in Sapporo at 23°C and lows at 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to drive to Biei-cho.

Things to do in Sapporo

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hokkaido Buried Cultural Assets Center, Otaru Canal
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3
nights
Biei-cho

Biei-cho ©
Famous for scenic views of vast fields, wide meadows, and gently rolling hills against the backdrop of the Taisetsu mountain range, Biei-cho offers a picture-prefect setting for a pleasant countryside vacation.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Campana Rokkatei and Takushinkan. Venture out of the city with trips to Farm Tomita (in Nakafurano-cho) and Asahidake Natural Hiking Route (in Higashikawa-cho). There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Blue Pond, take a peaceful walk through Biruke no Mori, take in nature's colorful creations at Shikisai no Oka, and take a memorable drive along Ken & Mary Tree.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Biei-cho journey site .

Getting from Sapporo to Biei-cho by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Sapporo in September, Biei-cho is slightly colder at night with lows of 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Hakodate.

Things to do in Biei-cho

Parks Nature Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Higashikawa-cho, Farm Tomita, Campana Rokkatei
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Shikisai no Oka ©
Shikisai no Oka
Campana Rokkatei ©
Campana Rokkatei
Takushinkan ©
Takushinkan

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): wander the streets of Motomachi, look for gifts at Kanemori Red Brick Warehouse, see the interesting displays at Hakodate Magistrate's Office, then admire the striking features of Goryokaku Park, and finally steep yourself in history at Goryokaku Dozo.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Hakodate trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by car from Biei-cho to Hakodate takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. Traveling from Biei-cho in September, Hakodate is a bit warmer at night with lows of 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hakodate

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Goryokaku Park ©
Goryokaku Park
Motomachi ©
Motomachi
Kanemori Red Brick Warehouse ©
Kanemori Red Brick Warehouse

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