15 days in Hokkaido & Tokyo Itinerary

15 days in Hokkaido & Tokyo Itinerary

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Sapporo
— 3 nights
2
Asahikawa
— 2 nights
3
Noboribetsu
— 2 nights
4
Hakodate
— 2 nights
5
Tokyo
— 5 nights

3
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.
Bring the kids along to Hokkaido University Sapporo Campus and Okurayama Lookout. Take a break from Sapporo with a short trip to Otaru Canal in Otaru, about 46 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: walk around Odori Park, steep yourself in history at Sapporo Clock Tower, make a trip to Sapporo TV Tower, and get a sense of history and politics at Former Hokkaido Government Office Building.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Sapporo trip itinerary planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Sapporo is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Singapore to Sapporo due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Singapore in November, things will get cooler in Sapporo: highs are around 6°C and lows about 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can go by car to Asahikawa.

Things to do in Sapporo

Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trip

Otaru Canal
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Otaru Canal ©
Otaru Canal
Okurayama Lookout ©
Okurayama Lookout
Odori Park ©
Odori Park

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Asahikawa

Asahikawa ©
Perched on the confluence of four rivers and surrounded by green hills, Asahikawa combines a modern city experience with the pristine nature nearby.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): hit the slopes at Asahiyama Yuki no Mura, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Asahiyama Zoo, then fly down the slopes at Canmore Ski Village, and finally explore the activities along Shirogane Blue Pond. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the sheer force of Shirahige Falls, take in the pleasant sights at Shikisai no Oka, cruise along Shujitsu no Oka, then fly down the slopes at Asahikawa Kamui Ski Resort, and finally stroll around Hoppo Yasoen.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Asahikawa day trip planner.

Getting from Sapporo to Asahikawa by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Sapporo in November, things will get a bit cooler in Asahikawa: highs are around 2°C and lows about 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Noboribetsu.

Things to do in Asahikawa

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Biei-cho, Canmore Ski Village, Hoppo Yasoen
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Asahiyama Zoo ©
Asahiyama Zoo
Shirogane Blue Pond ©
Shirogane Blue Pond
Shikisai no Oka ©
Shikisai no Oka

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Noboribetsu

Noboribetsu ©
Perhaps the island's best-known hot spring resort, Noboribetsu has a long history of tourism.
On the 27th (Fri), take in the natural beauty of Oyunumagawa Natural Footbath, then take in the dramatic natural features at Jigokudani, and then make a trip to Noboribetsu Date Historic Village. On the 28th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trot along with Lake Toya Ranch, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Toya, and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Noboribetsu Marine Park Nixe.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Noboribetsu day trip planning app.

You can drive from Asahikawa to Noboribetsu in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Asahikawa in November, plan for somewhat warmer days in Noboribetsu, with highs around 9°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Hakodate.

Things to do in Noboribetsu

Theme Parks · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Lake Toya, Lake Toya Ranch
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Noboribetsu Marine Park Nixe ©
Noboribetsu Marine Park Nixe
Jigokudani ©
Jigokudani
Oyunumagawa Natural Footbath ©
Oyunumagawa Natural Footbath

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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 29th (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Goryokaku Park, then take in panoramic vistas at Goryokaku Tower, then wander the streets of Motomachi, and finally make a trip to Hachimanzaka. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Mon): look for gifts at Kanemori Red Brick Warehouse, then steep yourself in history at The Old Public Hall of Hakodate Ward, then explore by horseback at Dosanko Farm Hakodate, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Hakodate Morning Market.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Hakodate vacation maker website.

Traveling by train from Noboribetsu to Hakodate takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In November in Hakodate, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and 2°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Hakodate

Parks · Historic Sites · Trails
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Goryokaku Park ©
Goryokaku Park
Mount Hakodate ©
Mount Hakodate
Goryokaku Tower ©
Goryokaku Tower

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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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Tokyo Disneyland and Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Tokyo Tower, explore the galleries of Tokyo National Museum, take a stroll through Akihabara, and stop by Odaiba District.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Tokyo trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Hakodate to Tokyo takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of ferry and car. Traveling from Hakodate in November, things will get somewhat warmer in Tokyo: highs are around 19°C and lows about 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods · Theme Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Tokyo Disneyland
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Tokyo Disneyland ©
Tokyo Disneyland
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden ©
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden
Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou ©
Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou

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