11 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

11 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

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11 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  10​h 30​min
1
Sapporo
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Noboribetsu
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Hakodate
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Otaru
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
5
Sapporo
— 3 nights
Fly:  11​h
End: Singapore

1
night
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Sapporo Snow Festival as well as Aurora Town. Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): browse the different shops at Aurora Town and then get a dose of culture at Sapporo Snow Festival.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Sapporo trip itinerary builder website .

Singapore, Singapore to Sapporo is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Singapore Time (SGT) to Japan Standard Time (JST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Singapore in February: high temperatures in Sapporo hover around -1°C and lows are around -5°C. On the 12th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Noboribetsu.

Things to do in Sapporo

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Sapporo Snow Festival ©
Sapporo Snow Festival
Aurora Town ©
Aurora Town

1
night
Noboribetsu

Noboribetsu ©
Perhaps the island's best-known hot spring resort, Noboribetsu has a long history of tourism.
You've now added Jigokudani to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): explore the striking landscape at Jigokudani.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Noboribetsu tour itinerary builder .

Take a train from Sapporo to Noboribetsu in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Noboribetsu are 1°C, while nighttime lows are -4°C. You'll have a few hours on the 13th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Hakodate.

Things to do in Noboribetsu

Nature Parks
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Jigokudani ©
Jigokudani

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Goryokaku Park, Mount Hakodate, Goryokaku Tower, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): steep yourself in history at The Old Public Hall of Hakodate Ward and then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Hakodate. On the 14th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: browse the eclectic array of goods at Hakodate Morning Market, let little ones run wild at Hakodate Tropical Botanical Garden, enjoy breathtaking views from Goryokaku Tower, then admire the landmark architecture of Goryokaku Park, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Motomachi, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Hakodate Orthodox Church.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Hakodate online route maker .

Take a train from Noboribetsu to Hakodate in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In February in Hakodate, expect temperatures between 1°C during the day and -5°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Otaru.

Things to do in Hakodate

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Motomachi ©
Motomachi
The Old Public Hall of Hakodate Ward ©
Hakodate Orthodox Church ©
Hakodate Orthodox Church

1
night
Otaru

Otaru ©
The port city of Otaru has long attracted domestic visitors, drawn in by the city's many historic buildings, and has started to garner international attention, too.
To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Otaru trip planner .

Traveling by car from Hakodate to Otaru takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Hakodate in February, expect nights in Otaru to be about the same, around -5°C, while days are little chillier, around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Sapporo.

Things to do in Otaru

Shopping Historic Sites Museums
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Otaru Music Box Museum Main Building ©

3
nights
Sapporo

Sapporo ©
You've added Otaru Music Box Museum Main Building, Otaru Museum, Bank of Japan, Otaru Sakaimachi Street, and other attractions to your itinerary. Explore Sapporo further: sample the tasty concoctions at Asahi Breweries Hokkaido Brewery.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Sapporo attractions planner.

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Hakodate to Sapporo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Hakodate in February: highs in Sapporo hover around -1°C, while lows dip to -5°C. On the 19th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Sapporo

Shopping Museums Theme Parks

Side Trip

Otaru
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Sankaku Market ©
Sankaku Market
Otaru Museum, Bank of Japan ©
Otaru Museum, Bank of Japan
Otaru Canal ©
Otaru Canal

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