9 days in Tokyo, Hokkaido & Osaka Itinerary

9 days in Tokyo, Hokkaido & Osaka Itinerary

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9 days in Tokyo, Hokkaido & Osaka Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  10​h 15​min
1
Tokyo
— Few hours
Fly:  4​h
2
Sapporo
— 2 nights
3
Sapporo
— Few hours
train:  3​h
4
Furano
— 1 night
train + Fly:  7​h 30​min
5
Osaka
— 4 nights
Fly:  9​h 45​min
End: Singapore

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Tokyo

Tokyo
Tokyo holds the status of most populous metropolitan area in the world--a fact you'll find tangible as you walk the bustling streets and explore its diverse neighborhoods and cultures.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Gozabune Atakemaru (Samurai Cruises), Tokyo Tower, The Gundam Base Tokyo, and other attractions you added. Get some cultural insight at Odaiba and Akihabara. Visiting Odaiba Kaihin Koen (Odaiba Seaside Park) and Ueno Zoo will get you outdoors. See some other sides of Tokyo: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sensō-ji, wander the streets of Asakusa, get a taste of the local shopping with Ginza, and make a trip to Takeshita Street.

To find reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Tokyo trip itinerary site .

Getting from Shirakawa-mura to Tokyo by combination of car and train takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. On the 3rd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Otaru Canal, Otaru Aquarium, Mt. Moiwa, and other attractions you added.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Sapporo trip planner .

Fly from Tokyo to Sapporo in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, taxi, and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Tokyo in December, expect nights in Sapporo to be little chillier, around -2°C, while days are colder, around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Noboribetsu.

Things to do in Sapporo

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Nature

Side Trips

Otaru Aquarium, Asahiyama Zoo
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Mt. Moiwa ©
Mt. Moiwa
Sapporo Beer Museum ©
Sapporo Beer Museum
Sapporo Clock Tower ©
Sapporo Clock Tower

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Sapporo

Sapporo
To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Sapporo online trip maker .

Traveling by train from Noboribetsu to Sapporo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Noboribetsu in December, you will find days in Sapporo are a bit cooler (0°C), and nights are about the same (-2°C). You'll set off for Furano on the 23rd (Mon).

Things to do in Sapporo

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors
Find places to stay Dec 21 — 22:

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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.
You've now added Furano Ski Resort to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): stroll through Furano Ski Resort.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Furano online driving holiday planner .

Getting from Sapporo to Furano by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Sapporo in December, Furano is a bit cooler at night with lows of -8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Osaka.

Things to do in Furano

Spas Baths Museums

Side Trips

Kamikawa Shrine, Onsen Resorts
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Kamikawa Shrine ©
Kamikawa Shrine

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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 Tempozan Ferris Wheel as well as Universal Studios Japan. Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): make a trip to Tempozan Ferris Wheel, get a taste of the local shopping with Dotonbori, and then wander the streets of Shinsaibashi-suji Shopping Street. Here are some ideas for day two: get a taste of the local shopping with Hankyu Umeda Main Store, step into the grandiose world of Osaka Castle, and then get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Japan.

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Traveling by combination of train and flight from Furano to Osaka takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or fly. When traveling from Furano in December, plan for warmer days in Osaka, with highs around 13°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Osaka

Historic Sites Theme Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Kyoto
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Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Tofuku-ji Temple ©
Tofuku-ji Temple

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