10 days in Japan Itinerary

10 days in Japan Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Sapporo
— 2 nights
2
Kitami
— 2 nights
3
Furano
— 3 nights
4
Otaru
— 2 nights

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 5th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Sapporo Clock Tower, get into the urban bustle at Sapporo Underground Shopping Centre Aurora Town, walk around Odori Park, then take in the architecture and design of Hokkaido University Sapporo Campus, and finally get in on the family fun at Shiroi Koibito Park. On the 6th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Former Ishikiriyama Station, walk around Kokuei Takino Suzuran Hillside National Park, get great views at Mt. Moiwa, stroll through Okurayama Lookout, then enjoy breathtaking views from Sapporo TV Tower, and finally ponder the world of politics at Former Hokkaido Government Office Building.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Sapporo trip app.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Sapporo is an approximately 12-hour flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Sapporo due to the time zone difference. In April, Sapporo is colder than Kuala Lumpur - with highs of 9°C and lows of 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Kitami.

Things to do in Sapporo

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature
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Odori Park ©
Odori Park
Shiroi Koibito Park ©
Shiroi Koibito Park
Kokuei Takino Suzuran Hillside National Park ©

2
nights
Kitami

Kitami ©
Kitami is a city in Okhotsk Subprefecture, Hokkaido, Japan. On the 7th (Tue), admire the natural beauty at Nikoro Hakka Park and Hakka Goten, gain insight at Kitami Art and Culture Hall, find something for the whole family at Kitami Family Land, take an in-depth tour of Kitami Mint Memorial Museum, then make a trip to Hakkajoryukan, and finally browse the collection at Kitami City Public Library. On the 8th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Catholic Kitami Church, then stroll around Bihoro Midorino Village, then engage your brain at Bihoro Museum, and finally observe the fascinating underwater world at Yama no Aquarium.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Kitami planner.

Drive from Sapporo to Kitami in 4.5 hours. Traveling from Sapporo in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Kitami, with lows of 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Furano.

Things to do in Kitami

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Bihoro-cho
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Yama no Aquarium ©
Yama no Aquarium
Bihoro Museum ©
Bihoro Museum
Kitami Mint Memorial Museum ©
Kitami Mint Memorial Museum

3
nights
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Asahiyama Zoo and Daisetsuzan. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Furano: Shirogane Blue Pond (in Biei-cho), Shintoku-cho (Sahoro Resort Ski Place & Bear Mountain Sahoro) and Hoshino Resort Tomamu (in Shimukappu-mura). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Furabi, take in nature's colorful creations at Farm Tomita, don't miss a visit to Ningle Terrace, and visit Glass Forest in FURANO.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Furano travel route planner.

You can drive from Kitami to Furano in 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in April, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can drive to Otaru.

Things to do in Furano

Parks · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Nakafurano-cho, Shintoku-cho, Daisetsuzan, Shirogane Blue Pond, Hoshino Resort Tomamu
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Asahiyama Zoo ©
Asahiyama Zoo
Bear Mountain Sahoro ©
Bear Mountain Sahoro
Daisetsuzan ©
Daisetsuzan

2
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 12th (Sun): meet the residents at Otaru Aquarium, explore the activities along Otaru Canal, don't miss a visit to JR Otaru Station, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Nikka Whisky Yoichi Distillery, and finally stop by Otaru Music Box Museum Main Building.

For reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Otaru trip builder website.

You can drive from Furano to Otaru in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Furano in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Otaru, with lows of 7°C. You will have some time to spend on the 13th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Otaru

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Nikka Whisky Yoichi Distillery
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Otaru Canal ©
Otaru Canal
Otaru  Aquarium ©
Otaru Aquarium
Otaru Music Box Museum Main Building ©
Otaru Music Box Museum Main Building

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