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
— 2 nights
Train:  1​h 30​min
3
Asahikawa
— 1 night
Train:  1​h 15​min
4
Furano
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Otaru
— 3 nights
Train + Fly:  11​h 45​min
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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): admire the striking features of Goryokaku Park, then take a stroll through Motomachi, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Hakodate, and finally steep yourself in history at The Old Public Hall of Hakodate Ward. On the next day, get to know the fascinating history of Shinoridate Remains, pause for some serene contemplation at Hakodate Orthodox Church, then look for gifts at Kanemori Red Brick Warehouse, then take in panoramic vistas at Goryokaku Tower, and finally hunt for treasures at Hakodate Morning Market.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Hakodate day trip planning tool .

Singapore, Singapore to Hakodate is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Singapore to Hakodate due to the time zone difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Singapore in June, with highs in Hakodate at 21°C and lows at 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Sapporo.

Things to do in Hakodate

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
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Mount Hakodate ©
Mount Hakodate
Motomachi ©
Motomachi
Goryokaku Park ©
Goryokaku 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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Sapporo Clock Tower, get into the urban bustle at Sapporo Underground Shopping Centre Aurora Town, take an in-depth tour of Fukuzumi Pioneering Memorial Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Historical Village of Hokkaido (Kaitaku-no Mura), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hokkaido Shrine Tongu, and finally ponder the world of politics at Former Hokkaido Government Office Building. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of Hokkaido Jingu, get a taste of the local shopping with Tanukikoji Shopping Street, then walk around Odori Park, then enjoy breathtaking views from Sapporo TV Tower, and finally examine the collection at Sapporo Beer Museum.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Sapporo trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Hakodate to Sapporo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In June in Sapporo, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Asahikawa.

Things to do in Sapporo

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Asahikawashi Museum, get curious at Asahikawa Science Center, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Asahiyama Zoo, then examine the collection at Otokoyama Sakezukuri Museum, and finally get engrossed in the history at Hokuchin Memorial Museum.

For where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Asahikawa road trip planning site .

You can take a train from Sapporo to Asahikawa in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. June in Asahikawa sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Furano.

Things to do in Asahikawa

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
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Asahiyama Zoo ©
Asahiyama Zoo
Hokuchin Memorial Museum ©
Hokuchin Memorial Museum
Asahikawashi Museum ©
Asahikawashi Museum

1
night
Furano

Furano ©
Situated in the center of the island, Furano has become known for its idyllic rural landscape, and the drastic changes it experiences as seasons shift.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): take a memorable drive along Roller Coaster Road, take in nature's colorful creations at Farm Tomita, then learn about winemaking at Furano Budogaoka Park, then stop by Campana Rokkatei, and finally see the interesting displays at Furabi.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Furano trip itinerary site .

You can take a train from Asahikawa to Furano in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Asahikawa in June, expect nights in Furano to be slightly colder, around 15°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to drive to Otaru.

Things to do in Furano

Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Farm Tomita, Roller Coaster Road
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Farm Tomita ©
Farm Tomita
Campana Rokkatei ©
Campana Rokkatei

3
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): stop by Otaru Music Box Museum Main Building, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Nikka Whisky Yoichi Distillery, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon): stroll through Otaru Canal, see the interesting displays at Otaru Museum, Bank of Japan, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Shimamu Beach.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Otaru vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Furano to Otaru takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Furano in June, plan for little chillier days in Otaru, with highs around 20°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 19°C. On the 23rd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Otaru

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Spas, Nikka Whisky Yoichi Distillery, Shimamu Beach
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Nikka Whisky Yoichi Distillery ©
Nikka Whisky Yoichi Distillery
Otaru Canal ©
Otaru Canal
Shimamu Beach ©
Shimamu Beach

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