16 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

16 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Hakodate
— 2 nights
2
Sapporo
— 4 nights
3
Nakafurano-cho
— 1 night
4
Asahikawa
— 3 nights
5
Kamikawa-cho
— 2 nights
6
Shari-cho
— 3 nights

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.
Hakodate is known for historic sites, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from Goryokaku Tower, admire the striking features of Goryokaku Park, try your luck at Hakodate Horse Racetrack, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Hakodate Morning Market.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Hakodate road trip planning app.

Tokyo to Hakodate is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Tokyo in July; daily highs in Hakodate reach °C and lows reach °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Sapporo.

Things to do in Hakodate

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Mount Hakodate
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Mount Hakodate ©
Mount Hakodate
Goryokaku Tower ©
Goryokaku Tower
Goryokaku Park ©
Goryokaku Park

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Asadaen Farm (in Yoichi-cho), Otaru (Asahi Observation Platform, Otaru Canal, &more) and Noboribetsu (Noboribetsu Marine Park Nixe & Jigokudani). There's lots more to do: stroll around Odori Park, contemplate the long history of Hokkaido Jingu, take a stroll around Sapporo Underground Shopping Centre Aurora Town, and take some stellar pictures from Mt. Moiwa.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Sapporo day trip app.

Traveling by flight from Hakodate to Sapporo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July in Sapporo, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to drive to Nakafurano-cho.

Things to do in Sapporo

Parks Theme Parks Nature

Side Trips

Otaru, Noboribetsu, Asadaen Farm, Natural Skincare Garden
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Odori Park ©
Odori Park
Otaru Canal ©
Otaru Canal
Hokkaido University Sapporo Campus ©
Hokkaido University Sapporo Campus

1
night
Nakafurano-cho

Nakafurano-cho ©
Flower-viewing tourism draws flocks of visitors to Nakafurano-cho, a Hokkaido town famed for its many lavander fields.
On the 25th (Sat), relax in the rural setting at Saika no sato, admire the natural beauty at Choei Lavender Farm, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Farm Tomita, thenrelax in the rural setting at Tomita Melon House, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Hinode Lavender Garden.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Nakafurano-cho driving holiday website.

Traveling by car from Sapporo to Nakafurano-cho takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Asahikawa.

Things to do in Nakafurano-cho

Parks

Side Trip

Hinode Lavender Garden
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Farm Tomita ©
Farm Tomita
Saika no sato ©
Saika no sato
Choei Lavender Farm ©
Choei Lavender Farm

3
nights
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Asahidake Natural Hiking Route (in Higashikawa-cho) and Biei-cho (biei SENKA, Ken & Mary Tree, &more). There's still lots to do: get to know the resident critters at Asahiyama Zoo, relax in the rural setting at Ueno Farm, and admire the natural beauty at Asahiyama Miura Garden.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Asahikawa day trip planning app.

Drive from Nakafurano-cho to Asahikawa in 1.5 hours. While traveling from Nakafurano-cho, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Asahikawa, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to drive to Kamikawa-cho.

Things to do in Asahikawa

Parks Outdoors Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Biei-cho, Asahidake Natural Hiking Route
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Shirogane Blue Pond ©
Shirogane Blue Pond
Asahiyama Zoo ©
Asahiyama Zoo
Shikisai no Oka ©
Shikisai no Oka

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Midori, thentake your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Daisetsuzan, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Sugatami no Ike Lake, and finally explore the activities along Daisetsu Kogen Swamp. Keep things going the next day: get outside with Mt. Tomuraushi, enjoy breathtaking views from Mikuni Pass Observation Deck, thenstop by Mikuni Pass, thendon't miss a visit to Sobakudai, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kurodake.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Kamikawa-cho trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Asahikawa to Kamikawa-cho in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Asahikawa in July, you will find days in Kamikawa-cho are a bit warmer (°C), and nights are little chillier (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Shari-cho.

Things to do in Kamikawa-cho

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Hokkaido, Mikuni Pass Observation Deck, Sugatami no Ike Lake, Mikuni Pass
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Daisetsuzan ©
Daisetsuzan
Kurodake ©
Kurodake
Mikuni Pass ©
Mikuni Pass

3
nights
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Shari-cho: Sakura Falls (in Kiyosato-cho) and Teshikaga-cho (Lake Mashu & Tsutsujigahara Nature Trail). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Shiretoko Peninsula, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Io, explore the striking landscape of Shiretoko Nature Center, and admire the sheer force of Furepe Waterfall.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Shari-cho online travel planner.

You can drive from Kamikawa-cho to Shari-cho in 4 hours. When traveling from Kamikawa-cho in July, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Shari-cho: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Shari-cho

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Hokkaido, Teshikaga-cho, Sakura Falls
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Shiretoko Peninsula ©
Shiretoko Peninsula
Shiretoko Goko Lake ©
Shiretoko Goko Lake
Lake Mashu ©
Lake Mashu

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