14 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

14 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

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14 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  11​h
1
Sapporo
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
2
Noboribetsu
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
3
Toyako-cho
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Bibai
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Furano
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Kamikawa-cho
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
7
Kitami
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
8
Shari-cho
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
9
Kushiro
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
10
Obihiro
— 1 night
11
Chitose
— 1 night
End: Chitose

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 26th (Thu): ponder the world of politics at Former Hokkaido Government Office Building, get engrossed in the history at Hokkaidoritsy Bunshokan, then walk around Odori Park, then get into the urban bustle at Sapporo Underground Shopping Centre Aurora Town, and finally enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Hokkaido University Sapporo Campus. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Sapporo Clock Tower, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hokkaido Shrine Tongu, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sapporo St. Michael's Church, then take some stellar pictures from Mt. Moiwa, and finally hit the slopes at Okurayama Lookout.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Sapporo road trip site .

Singapore, Singapore to Sapporo is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Singapore to Sapporo due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Singapore in September, plan for cooler days and slightly colder nights in Sapporo: temperatures range from 23°C by day to 20°C at night. You will leave for Toyako-cho on the 28th (Sat).

Things to do in Sapporo

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors
Find places to stay Sep 26 — 28:
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Odori Park ©
Odori Park
Sapporo Clock Tower ©
Sapporo Clock Tower
Hokkaido University Sapporo Campus ©

1
night
Noboribetsu

Noboribetsu ©
Perhaps the island's best-known hot spring resort, Noboribetsu has a long history of tourism.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): get in on the family fun at Noboribetsu Date Historic Village.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Noboribetsu sightseeing tool .

Traveling by train from Sapporo to Noboribetsu takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. September in Noboribetsu sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 18°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 29th (Sun) before leaving for Toyako-cho.

Things to do in Noboribetsu

Theme Parks Parks Nature
Find places to stay Sep 28 — 29:
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Jigokudani ©
Jigokudani

1
night
Toyako-cho

Toyako-cho ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Lake Toya. On the 28th (Sat), explore the activities along Lake Toya and then enjoy breathtaking views from Silo Viewing Platform.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Toyako-cho trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Sapporo to Toyako-cho in 2 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Toyako-cho can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. You will leave for Otaru on the 29th (Sun).

Things to do in Toyako-cho

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Lake Toya
Find places to stay Sep 29 — 30:
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Lake Toya ©
Lake Toya

1
night
Bibai

Bibai ©
Bibai is a city located in Sorachi Subprefecture, Hokkaido, Japan.As of 2013, the city has an estimated population of 24,768, and the density of 89.2 persons per km2. Miyajima Numa Mizutori Shitchi Center has been added to your itinerary. On the 30th (Mon), admire the masterpieces at Arte Piazza Bibai and then make a trip to Miyajima Numa Mizutori Shitchi Center.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Bibai trip planner .

You can drive from Toyako-cho to Bibai in 3 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Bibai can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Furano.

Things to do in Bibai

Museums
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Arte Piazza Bibai ©
Arte Piazza Bibai

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 1st (Tue): cruise along Roller Coaster Road, take in nature's colorful creations at Shikisai no Oka, admire the natural beauty at Farm Tomita, hit the slopes at Furano Ski Resort, then don't miss a visit to Ningle Terrace, and finally admire the natural beauty at Garden of Wind. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Campana Rokkatei, contemplate the waterfront views at Blue Pond, then take in the dramatic scenery at Shirahige Falls, then cruise along Ken & Mary Tree, and finally take a memorable drive along Patchwork no Michi.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Furano day trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Bibai to Furano takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Bibai in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Furano, with lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Kamikawa-cho.

Things to do in Furano

Parks Outdoors Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Biei-cho, Farm Tomita, Roller Coaster Road
Find places to stay Sep 30 — Oct 2:
Highlights from your plan
Garden of Wind ©
Garden of Wind
Shirogane Blue Pond ©
Shirogane Blue Pond
Farm Tomita ©
Farm Tomita

1
night
Kamikawa-cho

Kamikawa-cho ©
Because of its proximity to Daisetsuzan National Park and its picturesque surroundings, many visitors opt for a vacation in Kamikawa-cho, looking to explore the pristine natural sights nearby.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Daisetsuzan as well as Sounkyo Gorge. On the 4th (Fri), explore the stunning scenery at Sounkyo Gorge and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Daisetsuzan.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Kamikawa-cho sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Furano to Kamikawa-cho takes 2.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Kamikawa-cho are 14°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. You will have some time to spend on the 4th (Fri) before leaving for Kitami.

Things to do in Kamikawa-cho

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Oct 2 — 3:
Highlights from your plan
Daisetsuzan ©
Daisetsuzan
Sounkyo Gorge ©
Sounkyo Gorge

1
night
Kitami

Kitami ©
Kitami is a city in Okhotsk Subprefecture, Hokkaido, Japan. On the 3rd (Thu), get engrossed in the history at Kitami Mint Memorial Museum, make a trip to Hakkajoryukan, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Yama no Aquarium, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Parabo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Fri): admire the natural beauty at Lake Saroma Wakka Nature Centre, get outside with Wakka Genseikaen, get in on the family fun at Kitami Family Land, then get lost in a book at Kitami City Public Library, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kitami Shrine.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Kitami itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Kamikawa-cho to Kitami in 2 hours. In October in Kitami, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can go by car to Shari-cho.

Things to do in Kitami

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Wildlife
Find places to stay Oct 3 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Yama no Aquarium ©
Yama no Aquarium
Kitami Mint Memorial Museum ©
Kitami Mint Memorial Museum
Kitami Shrine ©
Kitami Shrine

1
night
Shari-cho

Shari-cho ©
Tourism in Shari-cho, a small town situated on Hokkaido's eastern tip, flourishes mainly because of its immediate proximity to the Shiretoko World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): admire the sheer force of Oshin Koshin Falls, contemplate the waterfront views at Shiretoko Goko Lake, take in the dramatic scenery at Kamuiwakka Hot Waterfall, then admire the sheer force of Furepe Waterfall, then explore the striking landscape at Godzilla Rock, and finally don't miss a visit to Oshinkosin Observation Deck.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Shari-cho route maker site .

Drive from Kitami to Shari-cho in 2 hours. In October, daytime highs in Shari-cho are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can drive to Kushiro.

Things to do in Shari-cho

Parks Nature
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Shiretoko Goko Lake ©
Shiretoko Goko Lake
Oshin Koshin Falls ©
Oshin Koshin Falls
Kamuiwakka Hot Waterfall ©
Kamuiwakka Hot Waterfall

1
night
Kushiro

Kushiro ©
Kushiro first developed as an industrial hub thanks to its relatively ice-free harbor, and has since also become known as a transport hub for journeys to the east of the island.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): snap pictures at Takimi Bridge, appreciate the extensive heritage of Kushiro Shitsugen Observatory Boardwalk, then enjoy breathtaking views from Kushiro Marsh Observatory, and finally get to know the resident critters at Kushiro City Tanchozuru Nature Park.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Kushiro trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by car from Shari-cho to Kushiro takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of car and bus. In October, daytime highs in Kushiro are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Obihiro.

Things to do in Kushiro

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Oct 5 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Kushiro City Tanchozuru Nature Park ©
Kushiro Marsh Observatory ©
Kushiro Marsh Observatory

1
night
Obihiro

Obihiro
Arranged in a user-friendly grid system, Obihiro makes a convenient--if unremarkable--gateway for regional explorations.
To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Obihiro trip planner.

You can take a train from Kushiro to Obihiro in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Kushiro in October: highs in Obihiro hover around 13°C, while lows dip to 11°C. You'll set off for Chitose on the 7th (Mon).

Things to do in Obihiro

Parks Outdoors Museums
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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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): explore the activities along Lake Shikotsu, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Salmon Hometown Chitose Aquarium, and finally revel in the low prices at Mitsui Outlet Park, Sapporo Kitahiroshima. On the 8th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Royce' Chocolate World, enjoy some diversion at Doraemon Wakuwaku Sky Park, and then look for gifts at Northern Horse Park.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Chitose trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by car from Obihiro to Chitose takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. While traveling from Obihiro, expect somewhat warmer days and slightly colder nights in Chitose, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Chitose

Parks Shopping Spas

Side Trips

Northern Horse Park, Mitsui Outlet Park, Sapporo Kitahiroshima
Find places to stay Oct 7 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Salmon Hometown Chitose Aquarium ©
Lake Shikotsu ©
Lake Shikotsu
Spas

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