16 days in Japan Itinerary

16 days in Japan Itinerary

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Sapporo
— 2 nights
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Otaru
— 2 nights
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Asahikawa
— 3 nights
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Abashiri
— 2 nights
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Furano
— 2 nights
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Sapporo
— 2 nights

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Sapporo

Sapporo ©

CIty of Ramen

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.
Sapporo Snow Festival has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hokkaido Shrine Tongu, then get into the urban bustle at Sapporo Underground Shopping Centre Aurora Town, and then take in some culture at Sapporo Snow Festival. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Sapporo Clock Tower, get a sense of history and politics at Former Hokkaido Government Office Building, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hokkaido Jingu, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Okurayama Lookout, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Moiwa.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Sapporo route website.

Jakarta, Indonesia to Sapporo is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Western Indonesia Time to Japan Standard Time is 2 hours. In February, Sapporo is cooler than Jakarta - with highs of -1°C and lows of -5°C. You will have some time to spend on the 7th (Fri) before leaving for Otaru.

Things to do in Sapporo

Historic Sites · Events · Shopping · Parks
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Historic Site
Sapporo Clock Tower
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Cultural Event
Sapporo Snow Festival
4.2

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Otaru

Otaru ©

Town of Hills

The port city of Otaru has long attracted domestic visitors, drawn in by the city's many historic buildings, and has started to garner international attention, too.
Keep things going the next day: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Otaru Aquarium, stop by Otaru Music Box Museum Main Building, explore the activities along Otaru Canal, then steep yourself in history at The Site of Temiya Line, then make a trip to JR Otaru Station, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Mount Kenashi View Point.

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You can drive from Sapporo to Otaru in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. February in Otaru sees daily highs of -1°C and lows of -5°C at night. You will leave for Asahikawa on the 9th (Sun).

Things to do in Otaru

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature · Historic Sites
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Water Body
Otaru Canal
3.7
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Otaru Music Box Museum Main Building
3.9
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Aquarium
Otaru Aquarium
4.1

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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.
Step out of Asahikawa with an excursion to Asahi-dake in Higashikawa-cho--about 1h 10 min away. The adventure continues: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Asahiyama Zoo, explore the world behind art at Snow Crystal Museum, get engrossed in the history at Hokuchin Memorial Museum, and hit the slopes at Asahiyama Yuki no Mura.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Asahikawa trip itinerary website.

Getting from Otaru to Asahikawa by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Otaru in February, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Asahikawa: temperatures range from -5°C by day to -7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Abashiri.

Things to do in Asahikawa

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 9 — 12:
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Must see
Asahiyama Zoo
4.4
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Landmark
Asahikawa Station
3.7
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Mountain
Asahi-dake
4.7

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Abashiri

Abashiri ©
A coastal town with a smattering of things to do, Abashiri has an interesting history and arresting natural scenery.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Abashiri Sightseeing Icebreaker Aurora. Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): take a memorable tour with Abashiri Sightseeing Icebreaker Aurora, don't miss a visit to Abashiri Prison Museum, then examine the collection at Okhotsk Ryu-hyo Museum, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Tentozan Viewing Platform.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Abashiri trip itinerary maker app.

Take a train from Asahikawa to Abashiri in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Asahikawa in February, plan for little chillier nights in Abashiri, with lows around -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Furano.

Things to do in Abashiri

Outdoors · Tours · Museums
Find places to stay Feb 12 — 14:
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Specialty Museum
Okhotsk Ryu-hyo Museum
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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 14th (Fri): fly down the slopes at Furano Ski Resort, don't miss a visit to Ningle Terrace, and then explore the activities along Shirogane Blue Pond. On the next day, look for gifts at Furano Marche, see the interesting displays at Furabi, then visit Glass Forest in FURANO, then head outdoors with Hoshino Resort Tomamu, and finally don't miss a visit to Popuri no Sato Herb Garden.

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Traveling by car from Abashiri to Furano takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In February, daily temperatures in Furano can reach -3°C, while at night they dip to -12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Sapporo.

Things to do in Furano

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Golf

Side Trips

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Ski Area
Furano Ski Resort
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Water Body
Shirogane Blue Pond
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Waterfall
Shirahige Falls
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Sapporo

Sapporo ©

CIty of Ramen

Sapporo Snow Festival has been added to your itinerary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Maruyama Zoo, enjoy breathtaking views from Mt. Moiwa Peak Observatory, admire the landmark architecture of Sapporo Dome, then stroll around Nakajima Park, then visit Nijo Market, and finally take in some culture at Sapporo Snow Festival.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Sapporo driving holiday tool.

You can drive from Furano to Sapporo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Furano in February, expect somewhat warmer with lows of -5°C in Sapporo. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sapporo

Parks · Events · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Feb 16 — 18:
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Cultural Event
Sapporo Snow Festival
4.2
Park
Nakajima Park
4.1

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