5 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

5 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

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5 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  11​h
1
Sapporo
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Furano
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Hakodate
— Few hours
Fly:  12​h
End: Singapore

2
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.
Family-friendly places like Shiroi Koibito Park and Kokuei Takino Suzuran Hillside National Park will thrill your kids. Step out of Sapporo to go to Otaru and see Otaru Canal, which is approximately 46 minutes away. There's much more to do: walk around Odori Park, get engrossed in the history at Historical Village of Hokkaido (Kaitaku-no Mura), get into the urban bustle at Sapporo Underground Shopping Centre Aurora Town, and make a trip to Sapporo Clock Tower.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Sapporo trip planning website .

Singapore, Singapore to Sapporo is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Sapporo is 1 hour. Traveling from Singapore in December, things will get much colder in Sapporo: highs are around 0°C and lows about -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Furano.

Things to do in Sapporo

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trip

Otaru Canal
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Odori Park ©
Odori Park
Otaru Canal ©
Otaru Canal
Shiroi Koibito Park ©
Shiroi Koibito Park

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): admire the natural beauty at Farm Tomita, stop by Campana Rokkatei, then hit the slopes at Furano Ski Resort, then take in nature's colorful creations at Garden of Wind, and finally make a trip to Ningle Terrace.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Furano holiday website .

Traveling by car from Sapporo to Furano takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Sapporo in December, plan for slightly colder nights in Furano, with lows around -8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can drive to Hakodate.

Things to do in Furano

Parks Shopping Winter Sports

Side Trip

Farm Tomita
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Furano Ski Resort ©
Furano Ski Resort
Garden of Wind ©
Garden of Wind
Farm Tomita ©
Farm Tomita

few
hours
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, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Hakodate day trip website .

You can drive from Furano to Hakodate in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Furano in December, things will get a bit warmer in Hakodate: highs are around 3°C and lows about -3°C. You will leave for home on the 14th (Sat).

Things to do in Hakodate

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
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