12 days in Tokyo & Sapporo Itinerary

12 days in Tokyo & Sapporo Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Tokyo
— 6 nights
2
Sapporo
— 4 nights

6
nights
Tokyo

Tokyo ©
Tokyo holds the status of most populous metropolitan area in the world--a fact you'll find tangible as you walk the bustling streets and explore its diverse neighborhoods and cultures.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tokyo: Maihama (Tokyo DisneySea & Tokyo Disneyland). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Meiji Jingu Shrine, get engrossed in the history at Edo-Tokyo Museum, wander the streets of Odaiba District, and take in panoramic vistas at Tokyo Skytree.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Tokyo trip itinerary planning website.

Darwin, Australia to Tokyo is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Central Standard Time to Japan Standard Time, which is usually a -0.5 hour difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Darwin in February, with highs in Tokyo at 12°C and lows at 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Sapporo.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods · Theme Parks · Parks

Side Trip

Urayasu
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Meiji Jingu Shrine ©
Meiji Jingu Shrine
Tokyo Tower ©
Tokyo Tower
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden ©
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden

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 Sapporo's surroundings by going to Otaru (JR Otaru Station & Otaru Canal) and Niseko Mountain Resort Grand Hirafu Ski Place (in Kutchan-cho). Next up on the itinerary: walk around Odori Park, ponder the world of politics at Former Hokkaido Government Office Building, enjoy breathtaking views from Sapporo JR Tower Observatory T38, and contemplate the long history of Sapporo Clock Tower.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Sapporo trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by flight from Tokyo to Sapporo takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. While traveling from Tokyo, expect cooler days and little chillier nights in Sapporo, ranging from highs of -1°C to lows of -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sapporo

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Otaru, Niseko Mountain Resort Grand Hirafu Ski Place
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Odori Park ©
Odori Park
Otaru Canal ©
Otaru Canal
Niseko Mountain Resort  Grand Hirafu Ski Place ©

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