16 days in Japan Itinerary

16 days in Japan Itinerary

Li Zhencong

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Route & dates

1
Osaka
— 4 nights
2
Hakodate
— 1 night
3
Noboribetsu
— 1 night
4
Sapporo
— 8 nights


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4
nights
Osaka

Osaka ©
Proud of their hometown's distinct culture and dialect, many natives of Osaka describe their city as "Japan's anti-capital." An antidote to Tokyo's hectic energy, Osaka marches to the beat of its own drum, serving as the country's longtime commercial and industrial hub.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Kuromon Market as well as Universal Studios Japan. There's more to do: explore the historical opulence of Osaka Castle and stop by Dotombori District.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Osaka tour planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Osaka is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Osaka is 1 hour. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Singapore in November: high temperatures in Osaka hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Hakodate.

Things to do in Osaka

Theme Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Nov 23 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Japan ©
Universal Studios Japan
Osaka Castle ©
Osaka Castle
Dotombori District ©
Dotombori District

1
night
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.
To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Hakodate trip website.

Getting from Osaka to Hakodate by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Osaka in November, things will get slightly colder in Hakodate: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Noboribetsu.

Things to do in Hakodate

Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Mount Hakodate
Find places to stay Nov 27 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Hakodate Morning Market ©
Hakodate Morning Market
Mount Hakodate ©
Mount Hakodate
Hachimanzaka ©
Hachimanzaka

1
night
Noboribetsu

Noboribetsu ©
Perhaps the island's best-known hot spring resort, Noboribetsu has a long history of tourism.
To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Noboribetsu trip planner.

Getting from Hakodate to Noboribetsu by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. In November, daytime highs in Noboribetsu are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can drive to Sapporo.

Things to do in Noboribetsu

Nature Parks
Find places to stay Nov 28 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Jigokudani ©
Jigokudani
Oyunumagawa Natural Footbath ©
Oyunumagawa Natural Footbath

8
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Kokuei Takino Suzuran Hillside National Park, Shiroi Koibito Park, Glass Forest in FURANO, and other attractions you added. Get out of town with these interesting Sapporo side-trips: Otaru (Sankaku Market, Otaru Canal, &more). There's lots more to do: walk around Odori Park, make a trip to Tanukikoji Shopping Street, get into the urban bustle at Sapporo Underground Shopping Centre Aurora Town, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Moiwa.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Sapporo trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Noboribetsu to Sapporo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Noboribetsu in November, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Sapporo: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. On the 7th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sapporo

Parks Shopping Nature

Side Trips

Otaru, Furano
Find places to stay Nov 29 — Dec 7:
Highlights from your plan
Odori Park ©
Odori Park
Otaru Canal ©
Otaru Canal
Shiroi Koibito Park ©
Shiroi Koibito Park

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