10 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

10 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

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10 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  12​h 15​min
1
Hakodate
— 2 nights
shuttle + Fly:  1​h 30​min
2
Sapporo
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
3
Asahikawa
— 3 nights
train + Fly:  13​h
End: Singapore

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.
On the 2nd (Sat), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hakodate Orthodox Church, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Hakodate, then take a stroll through Motomachi, then take in panoramic vistas at Goryokaku Tower, and finally admire the striking features of Goryokaku Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun): appreciate the extensive heritage of Onuma Park Walking Path, hunt for treasures at Hakodate Morning Market, steep yourself in history at The Old Public Hall of Hakodate Ward, then make a trip to Hachimanzaka, and finally stop by Kanemori Red Brick Warehouse.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Hakodate online travel route planner .

Singapore, Singapore to Hakodate is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Time to Japan Standard Time is 1 hour. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Singapore in November, with highs in Hakodate at 10°C and lows at 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel to Sapporo.

Things to do in Hakodate

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Onuma Park Walking Path
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Mount Hakodate ©
Mount Hakodate
Goryokaku Tower ©
Goryokaku Tower
Goryokaku Park ©
Goryokaku Park

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sapporo: Otaru (JR Otaru Station & Otaru Canal), Noboribetsu (Oyunumagawa Natural Footbath & Jigokudani) and Nikka Whisky Yoichi Distillery (in Yoichi-cho). And it doesn't end there: stroll around Odori Park, get in on the family fun at Shiroi Koibito Park, steep yourself in history at Sapporo Clock Tower, and take some stellar pictures from Sapporo TV Tower.

For reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Sapporo travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Hakodate to Sapporo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from Hakodate in November, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Sapporo: temperatures range from 6°C by day to 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Asahikawa.

Things to do in Sapporo

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Noboribetsu, Otaru, Nikka Whisky Yoichi Distillery
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Odori Park ©
Odori Park
Otaru Canal ©
Otaru Canal
Jigokudani ©
Jigokudani

3
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 8th (Fri), relax in the rural setting at Tomita Melon House, don't miss a visit to Ningle Terrace, then admire the natural beauty at Farm Tomita, then take in nature's colorful creations at Shikisai no Oka, and finally explore the activities along Shirogane Blue Pond. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sat): get to know the resident critters at Asahiyama Zoo, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Daisetsuzan, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Asahi-dake, and finally get outside with Mt.Tokachi.

To find photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Asahikawa travel route planner.

You can take a train from Sapporo to Asahikawa in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In November, Asahikawa is little chillier than Sapporo - with highs of 2°C and lows of 0°C. You will have some time to spend on the 10th (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Asahikawa

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Nakafurano-cho, Biei-cho, Asahi-dake, Hoppo Yasoen, Mt.Tokachi
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Asahiyama Zoo ©
Asahiyama Zoo
Shirogane Blue Pond ©
Shirogane Blue Pond
Farm Tomita ©
Farm Tomita

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