8 days in Tokyo, Hakone-machi & Sapporo Itinerary

8 days in Tokyo, Hakone-machi & Sapporo Itinerary

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Tokyo
— 3 nights
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Hakone-machi
— 1 night
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Sapporo
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Tokyo

Tokyo ©
Tokyo holds the status of most populous metropolitan area in the world--a fact you'll find tangible as you walk the bustling streets and explore its diverse neighborhoods and cultures.
Change things up with these side-trips from Tokyo: Maihama (Tokyo DisneySea & Tokyo Disneyland). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Meiji Jingu Shrine, get engrossed in the history at Edo-Tokyo Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Tokyo Tower, and ponder the world of politics at Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Tokyo tour planner.

San Diego, USA to Tokyo is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from San Diego to Tokyo is 17 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from San Diego in January: high temperatures in Tokyo hover around 50°F and lows are around 35°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Hakone-machi.

Things to do in Tokyo

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Meiji Jingu Shrine ©
Meiji Jingu Shrine
Tokyo Tower ©
Tokyo Tower
Tokyo Skytree ©
Tokyo Skytree

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Hakone-machi

Hakone-machi
Sitting at the foot of Mount Fuji, Hakone-machi has become a popular retreat from Tokyo for locals and tourists alike.
You can plan Hakone-machi trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Traveling by car from Tokyo to Hakone-machi takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Tokyo in January: highs in Hakone-machi hover around 40°F, while lows dip to 37°F. You will leave for Sapporo on the 10th (Sun).

Things to do in Hakone-machi

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Sapporo

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 the numerous day-trip ideas around Sapporo: Otaru (Otaru Canal & Asakusa Bridge). There's still lots to do: stroll around Odori Park, get into the urban bustle at Sapporo Underground Shopping Centre Aurora Town, hit the slopes at Okurayama Lookout, and don't miss a visit to Sapporo TV Tower.

Make your Sapporo itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can fly from Hakone-machi to Sapporo in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Hakone-machi in January, expect Sapporo to be a bit cooler, temps between 27°F and 22°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sapporo

Parks · Nature · Theme Parks · Historic Sites

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Odori Park ©
Odori Park
Otaru Canal ©
Otaru Canal

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