16 days in Japan Itinerary

16 days in Japan Itinerary

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16 days in Japan Itinerary

Start: Jakarta
Fly:  13​h 30​min
1
Sapporo
— 4 nights
train:  1​h
2
Otaru
— 1 night
train:  2​h 45​min
3
Asahikawa
— 2 nights
train:  3​h 45​min
4
Abashiri
— 2 nights
train:  6​h
5
Furano
— 2 nights
train:  4​h
6
Chitose
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  14​h
End: Jakarta

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.
You've now added Sapporo Snow Festival to your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll around Sapporo Underground Shopping Centre Aurora Town, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Hokkaido University Sapporo Campus, contemplate the long history of Sapporo Clock Tower, and ponder the world of politics at Former Hokkaido Government Office Building.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Sapporo vacation planning tool .

Jakarta, Indonesia to Sapporo is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Jakarta to Sapporo, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Jakarta in February, expect Sapporo to be colder, temps between -1°C and -5°C. On the 9th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Otaru.

Things to do in Sapporo

Shopping Parks Historic Sites
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Sapporo Clock Tower ©
Sapporo Clock Tower
Hokkaido University Sapporo Campus ©

1
night
Otaru

Otaru ©
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.
On the 9th (Sun), observe the fascinating underwater world at Otaru Aquarium, stop by Otaru Music Box Museum Main Building, don't miss a visit to Otaru Canal, then steep yourself in history at The Site of Temiya Line, then don't miss a visit to JR Otaru Station, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Mount Kenashi View Point.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Otaru trip itinerary site .

You can take a train from Sapporo to Otaru in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around -1°C in February, and nighttime lows around -5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Asahikawa.

Things to do in Otaru

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Shopping
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Otaru Canal ©
Otaru Canal
Otaru Music Box Museum Main Building ©
JR Otaru Station
JR Otaru Station

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): meet the residents at Asahiyama Zoo, get engrossed in the history at Asahikawashi Museum, then stroll around Hoppo Yasoen, and finally don't miss a visit to Asahikawa Station. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hit the slopes at Asahiyama Yuki no Mura, then admire the landmark architecture of Old Kamuikotan Railroad Station, then admire the masterpieces at Snow Crystal Museum, and finally find something for the whole family at Asahikawa Ramen Village.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Asahikawa journey planner .

You can drive from Otaru to Asahikawa in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Otaru in February, expect nights in Asahikawa to be about the same, around -7°C, while days are slightly colder, around -5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can go by car to Abashiri.

Things to do in Asahikawa

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Asahi-dake, Hoppo Yasoen
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Asahiyama Zoo ©
Asahiyama Zoo
Asahi-dake ©
Asahi-dake
Hokuchin Memorial Museum ©
Hokuchin Memorial Museum

2
nights
Abashiri

Abashiri ©
A coastal town with a smattering of things to do, Abashiri has an interesting history and arresting natural scenery.
You've now added Abashiri Sightseeing Icebreaker Aurora to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): take a tour by water with Abashiri Sightseeing Icebreaker Aurora, then don't miss a visit to Abashiri Prison Museum, then see the interesting displays at Okhotsk Ryu-hyo Museum, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Tentozan Viewing Platform.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Abashiri holiday maker app .

Drive from Asahikawa to Abashiri in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Asahikawa in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Abashiri, with lows of -11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Furano.

Things to do in Abashiri

Outdoors Tours Museums
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Okhotsk Ryu-hyo Museum ©
Okhotsk Ryu-hyo Museum
Abashiri Prison Museum ©
Abashiri Prison Museum

2
nights
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): hit the slopes at Furano Ski Resort, make a trip to Ningle Terrace, and then explore the activities along Blue Pond. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Sat): stop by Furano Marche, examine the collection at Furabi, then play a few rounds at Hoshino Resort Tomamu Ski Area, and finally make a trip 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 in Furano, expect temperatures between -3°C during the day and -12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can go by car to Chitose.

Things to do in Furano

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Biei-cho, Farm Tomita, Roller Coaster Road, Hoshino Resort Tomamu Ski Area
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Furano Ski Resort ©
Furano Ski Resort
Shirogane Blue Pond ©
Shirogane Blue Pond
Farm Tomita ©
Farm Tomita

2
nights
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.
On the 17th (Mon), explore the activities along Lake Shikotsu, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then browse the different shops at Chitose Outlet Mall Rera, and finally examine the collection at Royce' Chocolate World. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Tue): look for gifts at Northern Horse Park, make a trip to Doraemon Wakuwaku Sky Park, then meet the residents at Salmon Hometown Chitose Aquarium, then see the interesting displays at Airport History Museum, and finally browse the different shops at Mitsui Outlet Park, Sapporo Kitahiroshima.

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Drive from Furano to Chitose in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. February in Chitose sees daily highs of 0°C and lows of -12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Chitose

Shopping Parks Spas

Side Trips

Mitsui Outlet Park, Sapporo Kitahiroshima, Northern Horse Park
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Chitose Outlet Mall Rera ©
Chitose Outlet Mall Rera
Lake Shikotsu ©
Lake Shikotsu
Royce' Chocolate World ©
Royce' Chocolate World

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