10 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

10 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Hakodate
— 2 nights
2
Noboribetsu
— 1 night
3
Sapporo
— 2 nights
4
Nakafurano-cho
— 1 night
5
Asahikawa
— 3 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Dosanko Farm Hakodate, thenadmire the striking features of Goryokaku Park, thentake in panoramic vistas at Goryokaku Tower, and finally catch the contagious excitement of Hakodate Horse Racetrack. On the next day, try your luck at Hakodate Bicycle Race Track, enjoy breathtaking views from Mt. Hakodate Observatory, thenmake a trip to Hachimanzaka, thencontemplate the long history of The Old Public Hall of Hakodate Ward, and finally hunt for treasures at Hakodate Morning Market.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Hakodate itinerary planner.

Honolulu, USA to Hakodate is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Hawaii Standard Time to Japan Standard Time is 19 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Honolulu in July: high temperatures in Hakodate hover around °F and lows are around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can take a train to Noboribetsu.

Things to do in Hakodate

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Mount Hakodate
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Mount Hakodate ©
Mount Hakodate
Goryokaku Tower ©
Goryokaku Tower
Goryokaku Park ©
Goryokaku Park

1
night
Noboribetsu

Noboribetsu ©
Perhaps the island's best-known hot spring resort, Noboribetsu has a long history of tourism.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Noboribetsu Bear Park, don't miss a visit to Noboribetsu Date Historic Village, and then explore the striking landscape at Jigokudani.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Noboribetsu trip builder website.

Getting from Hakodate to Noboribetsu by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. In July, daily temperatures in Noboribetsu can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Sapporo.

Things to do in Noboribetsu

Theme Parks Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Jigokudani ©
Jigokudani
Noboribetsu Bear Park ©
Noboribetsu Bear Park

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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Sapporo Clock Tower, take a stroll around Sapporo Underground Shopping Centre Aurora Town, stroll around Odori Park, get a sense of history and politics at Former Hokkaido Government Office Building, thentake in the architecture and design of Hokkaido University Sapporo Campus, and finally don't miss a visit to Sapporo Asaichi. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Hokkaido Jingu, get in on the family fun at Shiroi Koibito Park, thensee the interesting displays at Otaru Museum, Bank of Japan, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Otaru Canal, and finally snap pictures at Asakusa Bridge.

To see other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Sapporo trip maker site.

You can drive from Noboribetsu to Sapporo in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Noboribetsu in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Sapporo, with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to drive to Nakafurano-cho.

Things to do in Sapporo

Parks Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trip

Otaru
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Odori Park ©
Odori Park
Shiroi Koibito Park ©
Shiroi Koibito Park
Otaru Canal ©
Otaru Canal

1
night
Nakafurano-cho

Nakafurano-cho ©
Flower-viewing tourism draws flocks of visitors to Nakafurano-cho, a Hokkaido town famed for its many lavander fields.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): take in nature's colorful creations at Farm Tomita Lavender East, relax in the rural setting at Saika no sato, experience rural life at Tomita Melon House, thenadmire the natural beauty at Farm Tomita, and finally admire the natural beauty at Choei Lavender Farm.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Nakafurano-cho trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Sapporo to Nakafurano-cho by car takes about 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °F in July, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to drive to Asahikawa.

Things to do in Nakafurano-cho

Parks

Side Trip

Farm Tomita Lavender East
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Farm Tomita ©
Farm Tomita
Saika no sato ©
Saika no sato
Farm Tomita Lavender East ©
Farm Tomita Lavender East

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 11th (Sat), experience rural life at Ueno Farm, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Asahiyama Zoo, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Asahiyama Miura Garden, thendon't miss a visit to Panorama Road, and finally cruise along Patchwork no Michi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sun): admire the sheer force of Shirahige Falls, explore the activities along Shirogane Blue Pond, thentake in the exciting artwork at Takushinkan, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Shikisai no Oka, and finally relax in the rural setting at Biei Farm.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Asahikawa day trip planner.

Getting from Nakafurano-cho to Asahikawa by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Nakafurano-cho in July, expect nights in Asahikawa to be about the same, around °F, while days are a bit cooler, around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Asahikawa

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Biei-cho
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Asahiyama Zoo ©
Asahiyama Zoo
Ueno Farm ©
Ueno Farm
Shirogane Blue Pond ©
Shirogane Blue Pond

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