49 days in Japan Itinerary

49 days in Japan Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Hakodate
— 3 nights
2
Matsumae-cho
— 2 nights
3
Kikonai-cho
— 1 night
4
Toyako-cho
— 2 nights
5
Noboribetsu
— 2 nights
6
Chitose
— 2 nights
7
Sapporo
— 3 nights
8
Otaru
— 2 nights
9
Niseko-cho
— 2 nights
10
Sapporo
— 1 night
11
Asahikawa
— 2 nights
12
Wakkanai
— 1 night
13
Rebun-cho
— 3 nights
14
Rishiri-cho
— 2 nights
15
Wakkanai
— 1 night
16
Furano
— 2 nights
17
Obihiro
— 2 nights
18
Kushiro
— 2 nights
19
Nemuro
— 2 nights
20
Kushiro
— 1 night
21
Teshikaga-cho
— 3 nights
22
Shari-cho
— 3 nights
23
Abashiri
— 2 nights
24
Sapporo
— 2 nights

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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: browse the eclectic array of goods at Hakodate Morning Market, don't miss a visit to Hachimanzaka, look for gifts at Kanemori Red Brick Warehouse, and visit Motomachi.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Hakodate day trip site.

Tokyo to Hakodate is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Tokyo in August, expect Hakodate to be a bit cooler, temps between °F and °F. You'll set off for Matsumae-cho on the 27th (Thu).

Things to do in Hakodate

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Mount Hakodate
Find places to stay Aug 24 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Mount Hakodate ©
Mount Hakodate
Goryokaku Tower ©
Goryokaku Tower
Goryokaku Park ©
Goryokaku Park

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Matsumae-cho

Matsumae-cho ©
Matsumae-cho is a town located in Oshima Subprefecture, Hokkaido, Japan. Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Matsumaehan Yashiki and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kouzenji Temple. On the 28th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Matsumae Family Graves, step into the grandiose world of Matsumae Castle, let little ones run wild at Matsumae Park, thentake a memorable drive along Michi-no-Eki Kitamaebune Matsuame, and finally don't miss a visit to Joka Dori.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Matsumae-cho road trip planning site.

You can drive from Hakodate to Matsumae-cho in 2.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. On the 29th (Sat), you'll travel to Kikonai-cho.

Things to do in Matsumae-cho

Historic Sites Fun & Games Parks
Find places to stay Aug 27 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Matsumae Castle ©
Matsumae Castle
Matsumae Family Graves ©
Matsumae Family Graves
Kouzenji Temple ©
Kouzenji Temple

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Kikonai-cho

Kikonai-cho ©
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Samegawa Shrine, thendon't miss a visit to Cape Saraki, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Shinkansen View Spot.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Kikonai-cho visit planner.

Traveling by car from Matsumae-cho to Kikonai-cho takes 2 hours. In August, daytime highs in Kikonai-cho are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. You'll set off for Toyako-cho on the 30th (Sun).

Things to do in Kikonai-cho

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 29 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Samegawa Shrine ©
Samegawa Shrine
Cape Saraki ©
Cape Saraki

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Toyako-cho

Toyako-cho ©
On the 30th (Sun), take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Shiribetsudake, thenplay a few rounds at Rusutsu Resort Amusement Park, and then get all the information you need at Toya Mizunoeki. On the 31st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get curious at Toyako Volcano Science Museum, get to know the resident critters at Showa Shinzan Kumabokujo, thencontemplate the geological forces at Showashinzan, thenlearn more about the world around you at Toyako Visitor Center, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Silo Viewing Platform.

Start your trip to Toyako-cho by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Getting from Kikonai-cho to Toyako-cho by car takes about 3 hours. In August in Toyako-cho, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. On the 1st (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Noboribetsu.

Things to do in Toyako-cho

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Sobetsu-cho, Rusutsu Resort Amusement Park, Mt. Shiribetsudake, Lake Toya
Find places to stay Aug 30 — Sep 1:
Highlights from your plan
Lake Toya ©
Lake Toya
Rusutsu Resort Amusement Park ©
Rusutsu Resort Amusement Park
Mt. Shiribetsudake ©
Mt. Shiribetsudake

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Noboribetsu

Noboribetsu ©
Perhaps the island's best-known hot spring resort, Noboribetsu has a long history of tourism.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): pause for some photo ops at Daimoku Stone and then take in the dramatic natural features at Jigokudani. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Noboribetsu Marine Park Nixe, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Noboribetsu Bear Park, thentake in the natural beauty of Oyunumagawa Natural Footbath, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Noboribetsu tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Toyako-cho to Noboribetsu in an hour. In September, daytime highs in Noboribetsu are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Chitose.

Things to do in Noboribetsu

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Nature

Side Trip

Cape Chikyu
Find places to stay Sep 1 — 3:
Highlights from your plan
Jigokudani ©
Jigokudani
Noboribetsu Marine Park Nixe ©
Noboribetsu Marine Park Nixe
Oyunumagawa Natural Footbath ©
Oyunumagawa Natural Footbath

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): see the interesting displays at Sky Museum, New Chitose Airport and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Shikotsu. Keep things going the next day: meet the residents at Salmon Hometown Chitose Aquarium, thenrelax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, thenget your game on at Doraemon Wakuwaku Sky Park, and finally see the interesting displays at Airport History Museum.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Chitose day trip planner.

You can drive from Noboribetsu to Chitose in an hour. Another option is to take a train. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Chitose when traveling from Noboribetsu in September, with lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can drive to Sapporo.

Things to do in Chitose

Spas Shopping Museums
Find places to stay Sep 3 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Spas
Lake Shikotsu ©
Lake Shikotsu
Royce' Chocolate World ©
Royce' Chocolate World

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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.
Sapporo is known for shopping, parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: find something for the whole family at Shiroi Koibito Park, make a trip to Tanukikoji Shopping Street, see the interesting displays at Watanabe Junichi Museum of Literature, and contemplate the waterfront views at Moerenuma Park.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Sapporo trip planner.

Traveling by car from Chitose to Sapporo takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Chitose in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of °F in Sapporo. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Otaru.

Things to do in Sapporo

Parks Nature Museums
Find places to stay Sep 5 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Mt. Moiwa ©
Mt. Moiwa
Shiroi Koibito Park ©
Shiroi Koibito Park
Moerenuma Park ©
Moerenuma Park

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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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Otaru Canal, thensteep yourself in history at The Site of Temiya Line, and then take in the views from Chuo Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: sample the fine beverages at Nikka Whisky Yoichi Distillery, thendon't miss a visit to JR Otaru Station, thenbrowse the eclectic array of goods at Sankaku Market, and finally stop by Otaru Music Box Museum Main Building.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Otaru online tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Sapporo to Otaru in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In September in Otaru, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. On the 10th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Niseko-cho.

Things to do in Otaru

Shopping Breweries & Distilleries Parks

Side Trip

Nikka Whisky Yoichi Distillery
Find places to stay Sep 8 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Otaru Music Box Museum Main Building ©
Otaru Music Box Museum Main Building
Otaru Canal ©
Otaru Canal
Nikka Whisky Yoichi Distillery ©
Nikka Whisky Yoichi Distillery

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Niseko-cho

Niseko-cho ©
Ranking as the most popular ski resort in Hokkaido, mountaintop Niseko-cho boasts great slopes and surprisingly vibrant nightlife.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): get outside with Hokkaido Backcountry Club, explore the activities along Mt. Yotei Spring Water, thenwalk around Fukidashi Park, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Mishima's Shibazakura Garden. Here are some ideas for day two: get outside with Niseko Village Ski Resort, delve into the distant past at Soga Hokuei Stone Circle, fly down the slopes at Niseko Annupuri International Ski Area, thenvisit Kanrosui, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Shinsennuma.

To see reviews and tourist information, go to the Niseko-cho driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Otaru to Niseko-cho takes 1.5 hours. September in Niseko-cho sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 12th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Sapporo.

Things to do in Niseko-cho

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Fukidashi Park, Mishima's Shibazakura Garden, Mt. Yotei Spring Water, Shinsennuma, Onsen Resorts
Find places to stay Sep 10 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Fukidashi Park ©
Fukidashi Park
Hokkaido Backcountry Club ©
Hokkaido Backcountry Club
Mishima's Shibazakura Garden ©
Mishima's Shibazakura Garden

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Sapporo

Sapporo
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Soseigawa River, stop by Nijo Market, and then walk around Nakajima Park.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Sapporo day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Niseko-cho to Sapporo takes 2 hours. You'll have a few hours on the 13th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Asahikawa.

Things to do in Sapporo

Parks Nature
Find places to stay Sep 12 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Nakajima Park
Nakajima Park
Mt. Moiwa Peak Observatory ©
Mt. Moiwa Peak Observatory
Nijo Market ©
Nijo Market

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Asahiyama Zoo, find something for the whole family at Asahikawa Ramen Village, and then make a trip to Asahikawa Station. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Biei Shrine, take a memorable drive along Patchwork no Michi, thentake a memorable drive along Ken & Mary Tree, thenvisit Seven Stars Tree, and finally don't miss a visit to Asahikawa Tokiwa Rotary.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Asahikawa holiday planner.

You can drive from Sapporo to Asahikawa in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to drive to Wakkanai.

Things to do in Asahikawa

Outdoors Scenic Drive Parks

Side Trip

Biei-cho
Find places to stay Sep 13 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Patchwork no Michi ©
Patchwork no Michi
Asahiyama Zoo ©
Asahiyama Zoo
Seven Stars Tree ©
Seven Stars Tree

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Wakkanai

Wakkanai ©
The northernmost city in the country, Wakkanai experiences constant exposure to the elements, with windy and snow-covered winters perhaps its main claim to fame on a national level.
On the 15th (Tue), visit a coastal fixture at Wakkanai Lighthouse, thenget up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Wakkanai City Noshappu Aquarium, and then stroll around Wakkanai Park.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Wakkanai day trip planner.

Drive from Asahikawa to Wakkanai in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Wakkanai can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. On the 16th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Rebun-cho.

Things to do in Wakkanai

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 15 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Wakkanai Park ©
Wakkanai Park
Wakkanai City Noshappu Aquarium ©
Wakkanai City Noshappu Aquarium
Wakkanai Lighthouse ©
Wakkanai Lighthouse

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Rebun-cho

Rebun-cho ©
Rebun-cho is known for nature, baths, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step off the mainland to explore Rebun Island, don't miss a visit to Todojima Obsevatory, take in nature's colorful creations at Takayama Botanical Garden, and enjoy breathtaking views from Momodai Nekodai Observatory.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Rebun-cho trip planner.

You can drive from Wakkanai to Rebun-cho in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around °F in September, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sat) to allow time for the travel to Rishiri-cho.

Things to do in Rebun-cho

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Sep 16 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Rebun Island ©
Rebun Island
Sukoton Cape ©
Sukoton Cape
Momoiwa Observation Deck ©
Momoiwa Observation Deck

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Rishiri-cho

Rishiri-cho ©
On the 19th (Sat), explore the activities along Kanro Spring Water, thenstep off the mainland to explore Rishiri Island, and then walk around Semposhi Misaki Park. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Otatomari Swamp, take in panoramic vistas at Himenuma Observatory, thenenjoy breathtaking views from Peshi Misaki Observatory, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Rishiri.

To see ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Rishiri-cho trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by journey from Rebun-cho to Rishiri-cho takes 2 hours. In September, daytime highs in Rishiri-cho are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Wakkanai.

Things to do in Rishiri-cho

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Rishirifuji-cho
Find places to stay Sep 19 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Rishiri Island ©
Rishiri Island
Mount Rishiri ©
Mount Rishiri

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Wakkanai

Wakkanai ©
On the 21st (Mon), make a trip to Cape Noshappu.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Wakkanai tour planning site.

You can travel from Rishiri-cho to Wakkanai in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Furano.
Find places to stay Sep 21 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Cape Noshappu ©
Cape Noshappu

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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.
On the 23rd (Wed), relax in the rural setting at Tomita Melon House, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Farm Tomita, thenmake a trip to Ningle Terrace, and finally admire the natural beauty at Garden of Wind.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Furano online trip planner.

You can drive from Wakkanai to Furano in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect slightly colder evenings in Furano when traveling from Wakkanai in September, with lows around °F. On the 24th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Obihiro.

Things to do in Furano

Parks Outdoors Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Nakafurano-cho, Roller Coaster Road
Find places to stay Sep 22 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Farm Tomita ©
Farm Tomita
Tomita Melon House ©
Tomita Melon House
Garden of Wind ©
Garden of Wind

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Obihiro

Obihiro ©
Arranged in a user-friendly grid system, Obihiro makes a convenient--if unremarkable--gateway for regional explorations.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): try your luck at Banei Tokachi Obihiro Horse Race Track and then soak in some Japanese tradition at some of the top local onsens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Fri): admire the natural beauty at Shichiku Garden, thenmake a trip to Kofuku Station, thendon't miss a visit to Aikoku Station, and finally admire the natural beauty at Manabe Garden.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Obihiro trip builder website.

Drive from Furano to Obihiro in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Furano in September since evenings lows in Obihiro dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Kushiro.

Things to do in Obihiro

Parks Fun & Games Golf

Side Trip

Hoshino Resort Tomamu
Find places to stay Sep 24 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Manabe Garden ©
Manabe Garden
Banei Tokachi Obihiro Horse Race Track ©
Banei Tokachi Obihiro Horse Race Track
Kofuku Station ©
Kofuku Station

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Kushiro

Kushiro ©
Kushiro first developed as an industrial hub thanks to its relatively ice-free harbor, and has since also become known as a transport hub for journeys to the east of the island.
On the next day, take in panoramic vistas at Hosooka Observation, take an in-depth tour of Hokuto Ancient Ruin Museum, explore the striking landscape at Bokke (Mud Volcano), thenexplore the activities along Akan Lake, and finally take in the views from Takimi Bridge.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Kushiro online trip builder.

Drive from Obihiro to Kushiro in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect slightly colder evenings in Kushiro when traveling from Obihiro in September, with lows around °F. On the 28th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Nemuro.

Things to do in Kushiro

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Hosooka Observation
Find places to stay Sep 26 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Akan Lake ©
Akan Lake
Hosooka Observation ©
Hosooka Observation
Kushiro City Tanchozuru Nature Park ©
Kushiro City Tanchozuru Nature Park

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Nemuro

Nemuro ©
Nemuro is a city and port located in Nemuro Subprefecture, Hokkaido, Japan. Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Old Okuyukiusu Ekiteisho. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of Nemurokotohira Shrine, don't miss a visit to Higashi Nemuro Station, walk around Meiji Park, pause for some photo ops at Shijima no Kakehashi, thenenjoy breathtaking views from Cape Nosappu, and finally examine the collection at Northern Pavilion Bokyono Ie.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Nemuro journey site.

Traveling by car from Kushiro to Nemuro takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °F in September, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can drive to Kushiro.

Things to do in Nemuro

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Old Okuyukiusu Ekiteisho
Find places to stay Sep 28 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Nemurokotohira Shrine ©
Nemurokotohira Shrine
Northern Pavilion Bokyono Ie ©
Northern Pavilion Bokyono Ie
Cape Nosappu ©
Cape Nosappu

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Kushiro

Kushiro ©
Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): make a trip to EGG (Ever Green Garden) and then take in the views from Nusamai Bridge.

For photos and other tourist information, go to the Kushiro trip planner.

You can drive from Nemuro to Kushiro in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Teshikaga-cho.
Find places to stay Sep 30 — Oct 1:
Highlights from your plan
Nusamai Bridge ©
Nusamai Bridge
EGG (Ever Green Garden) ©
EGG (Ever Green Garden)

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Teshikaga-cho

Teshikaga-cho ©
A small town amid big scenery, Teshikaga-cho sits in a national park.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): admire the sheer force of Sakura Falls. On the 2nd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Kawayu Onsen Station, take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Io, thenexplore the activities along Lake Mashu, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Kaminoko Pond, and finally don't miss a visit to Uramashu Shelter (Snow Shelter).

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Teshikaga-cho visit planner.

You can drive from Kushiro to Teshikaga-cho in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to drive to Shari-cho.

Things to do in Teshikaga-cho

Parks Nature Baths

Side Trips

Kiyosato-cho, Bihoro-cho, Uramashu Shelter (Snow Shelter)
Find places to stay Oct 1 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Kaminoko Pond ©
Kaminoko Pond
Sakura Falls ©
Sakura Falls
Bihorotoge Lookout ©
Bihorotoge Lookout

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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.
Go for a jaunt from Shari-cho to Rausu-cho to see Shiretoko Highway about 50 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Shiretoko Goko Lake, soak in some Japanese tradition at some of the top local onsens, take in the dramatic scenery at Furepe Waterfall, and cruise along Road to Heaven.

To find maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Shari-cho trip itinerary maker website.

Drive from Teshikaga-cho to Shari-cho in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In October in Shari-cho, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. You will leave for Abashiri on the 7th (Wed).

Things to do in Shari-cho

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Shiretoko Highway, Shiretoko Pass
Find places to stay Oct 4 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Kamuiwakka Hot Waterfall ©
Kamuiwakka Hot Waterfall
Shiretoko Goko Lake ©
Shiretoko Goko Lake
Shiretoko Misaki ©
Shiretoko Misaki

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): examine the collection at Okhotsk Ryu-hyo Museum, thenmake a trip to Abashiri Prison Museum, and then stroll through Cape Notoro. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Hokkaido Museum of Northern Peoples, explore the activities along Lake Abashiri, get great views at Marchen no Oka, admire the natural beauty at Koshimizu Primeval Garden, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Koshimizu Primeval Garden Information Center HANA, and finally don't miss a visit to Kitahama Station.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Abashiri itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Shari-cho to Abashiri takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In October in Abashiri, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Sapporo.

Things to do in Abashiri

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Koshimizu-cho, Marchen no Oka
Find places to stay Oct 7 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Koshimizu Primeval Garden ©
Koshimizu Primeval Garden
Abashiri Prison Museum ©
Abashiri Prison Museum
Cape Notoro ©
Cape Notoro

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Sapporo

Sapporo ©
On the 9th (Fri), contemplate the long history of Sapporo Clock Tower and then ponder the world of politics at Former Hokkaido Government Office Building.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Sapporo itinerary maker website.

Getting from Abashiri to Sapporo by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. Traveling from Abashiri in October, expect somewhat warmer with lows of °F in Sapporo. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sapporo

Parks Historic Sites Shopping
Find places to stay Oct 9 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Odori Park ©
Odori Park
Hokkaido University Sapporo Campus ©
Hokkaido University Sapporo Campus
Sapporo Clock Tower ©
Sapporo Clock Tower

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