10 days in Asahikawa, Niseko-cho & Sapporo Itinerary

10 days in Asahikawa, Niseko-cho & Sapporo Itinerary

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10 days in Asahikawa, Niseko-cho & Sapporo Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly + train:  13​h
1
Asahikawa
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Niseko-cho
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Sapporo
— 4 nights
Fly:  11​h
End: Singapore

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.
On the 12th (Thu), hit the slopes at Asahiyama Yuki no Mura, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Asahiyama Zoo, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hokkaido Gokoku Shrine, and finally explore the activities along Blue Pond. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Fri): make a trip to Asahikawa Station, then get curious at Asahikawa Science Center, then get in on the family fun at Asahikawa Ramen Village, and finally admire the natural beauty at Asahiyama Miura Garden.

To find traveler tips and other tourist information, you can read our Asahikawa trip itinerary builder app .

Singapore, Singapore to Asahikawa is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Asahikawa is 1 hour. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Singapore in December, with highs in Asahikawa at -2°C and lows at -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Niseko-cho.

Things to do in Asahikawa

Parks Theme Parks Nature

Side Trip

Shirogane Blue Pond
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Asahiyama Zoo ©
Asahiyama Zoo
Asahikawa Ramen Village ©
Asahikawa Ramen Village
Asahikawa Science Center ©
Asahikawa Science Center

3
nights
Niseko-cho

Niseko-cho ©
Ranking as the most popular ski resort in Hokkaido, mountaintop Niseko-cho boasts great slopes and surprisingly vibrant nightlife.
Change things up with these side-trips from Niseko-cho: Sobetsu Park (in Sobetsu-cho), Noboribetsu Date Historic Village (in Noboribetsu) and Nikka Whisky Yoichi Distillery (in Yoichi-cho). There's more to do: hit the slopes at Niseko Outdoor Center and tour the pleasant surroundings at Niseko Village Ski Resort.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Niseko-cho trip itinerary builder tool .

Drive from Asahikawa to Niseko-cho in 4 hours. When traveling from Asahikawa in December, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Niseko-cho: temperatures range from 3°C by day to -1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can go by car to Sapporo.

Things to do in Niseko-cho

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Noboribetsu Date Historic Village, Nikka Whisky Yoichi Distillery, Sobetsu Park
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Niseko Village Ski Resort ©
Niseko Village Ski Resort
Nikka Whisky Yoichi Distillery ©
Nikka Whisky Yoichi Distillery
Niseko Moiwa Ski Resort ©
Niseko Moiwa Ski Resort

4
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.
Bring the kids along to Shiroi Koibito Park and Historical Village of Hokkaido (Kaitaku-no Mura). Change things up with these side-trips from Sapporo: Noboribetsu (Jigokudani & Katta Shrine) and Otaru Canal (in Otaru). There's still lots to do: stroll around Odori Park, take a stroll around Sapporo Underground Shopping Centre Aurora Town, take some stellar pictures from Sapporo TV Tower, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Moiwa.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Sapporo tour app .

You can drive from Niseko-cho to Sapporo in 2 hours. While traveling from Niseko-cho, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Sapporo, ranging from highs of 0°C to lows of -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Sapporo

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trips

Noboribetsu, Otaru Canal
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Odori Park ©
Odori Park
Shiroi Koibito Park ©
Shiroi Koibito Park

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