13 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

13 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

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Start: Singapore
Fly + Drive:  10 h 30 min
1
Niseko-cho
— 2 nights
train:  3 h
2
Hakodate
— 2 nights
Train:  3 h
3
Noboribetsu
— 2 nights
bus:  3 h
4
Sapporo
— 5 nights
Drive:  30 min
5
Chitose
— 1 night
plane:  10 h
End: Singapore

2
nights
Niseko-cho

Niseko-cho ©
Ranking as the most popular ski resort in Hokkaido, mountaintop Niseko-cho boasts great slopes and surprisingly vibrant nightlife.
To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Niseko-cho attractions planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Niseko-cho is an approximately 17-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Niseko-cho is 1 hour. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Singapore in December: high temperatures in Niseko-cho hover around 3°C and lows are around -1°C. On the 21st (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Hakodate.

Things to do in Niseko-cho

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Onsen Resorts
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Niseko Village Ski Resort ©
Niseko Village Ski Resort

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 21st (Sat): stop by Motomachi, make a trip to Hachimanzaka, thentake in the pleasant sights at Ono River Cherry Blossom Avenue, and finally indulge in Japan's hot spring tradition at some of the top local onsens. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Hakodate and then look for gifts at Kanemori Red Brick Warehouse.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Hakodate trip planner.

Getting from Niseko-cho to Hakodate by car takes about 3 hours. In December in Hakodate, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -3°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 23rd (Mon) before leaving for Noboribetsu.

Things to do in Hakodate

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

Ono River Cherry Blossom Avenue
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Mount Hakodate ©
Mount Hakodate
Kanemori Red Brick Warehouse ©
Kanemori Red Brick Warehouse
Motomachi ©
Motomachi

2
nights
Noboribetsu

Noboribetsu ©
Perhaps the island's best-known hot spring resort, Noboribetsu has a long history of tourism.
On the 24th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Onibokora, thentry out the rides at Noboribetsu Date Historic Village, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Noboribetsu vacation planner.

Traveling by train from Hakodate to Noboribetsu takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In December, daily temperatures in Noboribetsu can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. On the 25th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Sapporo.

Things to do in Noboribetsu

Theme Parks Spas Historic Sites
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Onibokora ©
Onibokora

5
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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Sapporo Underground Shopping Centre Aurora Town and Tanukikoji Shopping Street. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Odori Park and Historical Village of Hokkaido (Kaitaku-no Mura). There's still lots to do: find something for the whole family at Shiroi Koibito Park, take some stellar pictures from Sapporo TV Tower, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Moiwa, and enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Hokkaido University Sapporo Campus.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Sapporo trip itinerary site.

Getting from Noboribetsu to Sapporo by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. While traveling from Noboribetsu, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Sapporo, ranging from highs of 0°C to lows of -2°C. On the 30th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Chitose.

Things to do in Sapporo

Parks Theme Parks Spas
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Odori Park ©
Odori Park
Okurayama Lookout ©
Okurayama Lookout

1
night
Chitose

Chitose
With the largest international airport on the island, Chitose serves for most visitors as a way in or a way out, rather than a destination in itself.
For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Chitose holiday planning website.

Drive from Sapporo to Chitose in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Sapporo in December, Chitose is a bit cooler at night with lows of -9°C. You'll have a few hours on the 31st (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Chitose

Parks Shopping Outdoors
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