23 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

23 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

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23 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

Start: Singapore
drive:  4​h 30​min
1
Furano
— 3 nights
train + taxi:  1​h
2
Biei-cho
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Teshikaga-cho
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Asahikawa
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Noboribetsu
— 2 nights
train:  3​h
6
Hakodate
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
Matsumae-gun
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 45​min
8
Sapporo
— 4 nights
Fly:  11​h
End: Singapore

3
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.
On the 27th (Mon), examine the collection at Furabi, then don't miss a visit to Ningle Terrace, and then hit the slopes at Furano Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Tue): play a few rounds at Hoshino Resort Tomamu Ski Area.

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Singapore, Singapore to Furano is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Furano is 1 hour. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Singapore in April, with highs in Furano at 11°C and lows at 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Biei-cho.

Things to do in Furano

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Hoshino Resort Tomamu Ski Area, Farm Tomita
Find places to stay Apr 26 — 29:
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Furano Ski Resort ©
Furano Ski Resort
Farm Tomita ©
Farm Tomita
Ningle Terrace ©
Ningle Terrace

2
nights
Biei-cho

Biei-cho ©
Famous for scenic views of vast fields, wide meadows, and gently rolling hills against the backdrop of the Taisetsu mountain range, Biei-cho offers a picture-prefect setting for a pleasant countryside vacation.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): go for a walk through Shirakaba Road. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the sheer force of Shirahige Falls, explore the activities along Shirogane Blue Pond, take in nature's colorful creations at Shikisai no Oka, then take in the awesome beauty at Asahi-dake, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Daisetsuzan.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Biei-cho trip planner .

Do a combination of train and taxi from Furano to Biei-cho in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Teshikaga-cho.

Things to do in Biei-cho

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Daisetsuzan, Kurodake, Asahi-dake
Find places to stay Apr 29 — May 1:
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Shirahige Falls ©
Shirahige Falls
Daisetsuzan ©
Daisetsuzan
Shirogane Blue Pond ©
Shirogane Blue Pond

2
nights
Teshikaga-cho

Teshikaga-cho ©
A small town amid big scenery, Teshikaga-cho sits in a national park.
You've now added Lake Mashu to your itinerary. When in Teshikaga-cho, make a side trip to see Abashiri Prison Museum in Abashiri, approximately 1h 30 min away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Mashu, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Kussharo, enjoy breathtaking views from Lake Mashu First Observatory, and get outside with Wakoto Natural Trail.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Teshikaga-cho trip planner .

Getting from Biei-cho to Teshikaga-cho by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in May, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can go by car to Asahikawa.

Things to do in Teshikaga-cho

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Abashiri Prison Museum
Find places to stay May 1 — 4:
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Lake Mashu ©
Lake Mashu
Abashiri Prison Museum ©
Abashiri Prison Museum
Mt. Mashu ©
Mt. Mashu

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 Kamikawa-cho (Ryusei Falls, Sounkyo Gorge, & more), Asahidake Natural Hiking Route (in Higashikawa-cho) and Himawari no Sato (in Hokuryu-cho). The adventure continues: stroll around Tokiwa Park and see the interesting displays at Ayako Miura Literature Museum.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Asahikawa day trip app .

You can drive from Teshikaga-cho to Asahikawa in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Asahikawa when traveling from Teshikaga-cho in May, with lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to drive to Noboribetsu.

Things to do in Asahikawa

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Kamikawa-cho, Himawari no Sato, Asahidake Natural Hiking Route
Find places to stay May 4 — 7:
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Sounkyo Gorge ©
Sounkyo Gorge
Tokiwa Park ©
Tokiwa Park

2
nights
Noboribetsu

Noboribetsu ©
Perhaps the island's best-known hot spring resort, Noboribetsu has a long history of tourism.
On the 27th (Mon), get in on the family fun at Noboribetsu Date Historic Village, explore the striking landscape at Jigokudani, and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Oyunumagawa Natural Footbath. On your second day here, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas and then explore the activities along Lake Toya.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Noboribetsu road trip website .

Singapore, Singapore to Noboribetsu is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Noboribetsu is 1 hour. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Singapore in April, with highs in Noboribetsu at 13°C and lows at 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Hakodate.

Things to do in Noboribetsu

Theme Parks Nature Parks

Side Trip

Lake Toya
Find places to stay May 7 — 9:
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Jigokudani ©
Jigokudani
Lake Toya ©
Lake Toya
Oyunumagawa Natural Footbath ©
Oyunumagawa Natural Footbath

3
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 nature, historic sites, shopping, museums, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Hakodate, browse the eclectic array of goods at Hakodate Morning Market, steep yourself in history at The Old Public Hall of Hakodate Ward, and stop by Kanemori Red Brick Warehouse.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Hakodate itinerary builder tool .

Take a train from Noboribetsu to Hakodate in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in May, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Matsumae-gun.

Things to do in Hakodate

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors
Find places to stay May 9 — 12:
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Mount Hakodate ©
Mount Hakodate
Goryokaku Tower ©
Goryokaku Tower
Goryokaku Park ©
Goryokaku Park

1
day
Matsumae-gun

Matsumae-gun ©
On the 13th (Wed), have fun at Matsumae Park and then step into the grandiose world of Matsumae Castle.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Matsumae-gun trip website .

Drive from Hakodate to Matsumae-gun in 2.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Sapporo.

Things to do in Matsumae-gun

Historic Sites Parks Fun & Games
Find places to stay May 12 — 13:
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Matsumae Castle ©
Matsumae Castle
Matsumae Park ©
Matsumae 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.
Explore Sapporo's surroundings by going to Otaru (Otaru Denuki Koji, Asakusa Bridge, & more). There's much more to do: walk around Odori Park, steep yourself in history at Hokkaido Jingu, get a sense of history and politics at Former Hokkaido Government Office Building, and take some stellar pictures from Mt. Moiwa.

To see photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Sapporo vacation app .

Traveling by car from Matsumae-gun to Sapporo takes 6 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sapporo

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Otaru
Find places to stay May 13 — 17:
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Odori Park ©
Odori Park
Otaru Canal ©
Otaru Canal

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