13 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

13 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Niseko-cho
— 2 nights
2
Hakodate
— 2 nights
3
Noboribetsu
— 2 nights
4
Sapporo
— 5 nights
5
Chitose
— 1 night

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 °C and lows are around °C. On the 21st (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Hakodate.

Things to do in Niseko-cho

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

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: stop by Kanemori Red Brick Warehouse.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Hakodate trip itinerary maker app.

Drive from Niseko-cho to Hakodate in 3 hours. December in Hakodate sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Noboribetsu.

Things to do in Hakodate

Historic Sites Shopping Baths

Side Trips

Mount Hakodate, 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 °C, while at night they dip to °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 Mt. Moiwa. There's much more to do: find something for the whole family at Shiroi Koibito Park, take some stellar pictures from Sapporo TV Tower, take an in-depth tour of Historical Village of Hokkaido (Kaitaku-no Mura), and walk around Kokuei Takino Suzuran Hillside National Park.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Sapporo road trip planning website.

Drive from Noboribetsu to Sapporo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Noboribetsu in December, expect nights in Sapporo to be about the same, around °C, while days are a bit cooler, around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Chitose.

Things to do in Sapporo

Parks Theme Parks Baths
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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 °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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