11 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

11 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

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Hakodate
— 1 night
2
Noboribetsu
— 1 night
3
Shari-cho
— 2 nights
4
Asahikawa
— 1 night
5
Sapporo
— 4 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.
On the 4th (Tue), contemplate the long history of The Old Public Hall of Hakodate Ward, browse the eclectic array of goods at Hakodate Morning Market, then enjoy breathtaking views from Goryokaku Tower, then admire the striking features of Goryokaku Park, and finally get engrossed in the history at Hakodate City Northern Pacific Fishery's Document Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Wed): look for gifts at Kanemori Red Brick Warehouse, take in the spiritual surroundings of Hakodate Orthodox Church, and then take a stroll through Motomachi.

Plan my day in Hakodate using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Singapore, Singapore to Hakodate is an approximately 13-hour flight. Traveling from Singapore to Hakodate, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Singapore in June: high temperatures in Hakodate hover around 21°C and lows are around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Noboribetsu.

Things to do in Hakodate

Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods
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Mount Hakodate ©
Mount Hakodate
Motomachi ©
Motomachi
Goryokaku Park ©
Goryokaku Park

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Noboribetsu

Noboribetsu ©
Perhaps the island's best-known hot spring resort, Noboribetsu has a long history of tourism.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): make a trip to Noboribetsu Date Historic Village, take in the dramatic natural features at Jigokudani, and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Oku no Yu.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Noboribetsu trip planner.

Traveling by train from Hakodate to Noboribetsu takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In June, daily temperatures in Noboribetsu can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to drive to Shari-cho.

Things to do in Noboribetsu

Theme Parks · Nature · Parks
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Jigokudani ©
Jigokudani
Oku no Yu ©
Oku no Yu

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): take a memorable drive along Road to Heaven, then enjoy the sand and surf at Shiretoko Beach, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Shiretoko Peninsula. On the 8th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, then explore the striking landscape of Shiretoko Nature Center, and then explore the activities along Shiretoko Goko Lake.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Shari-cho planning tool.

You can drive from Noboribetsu to Shari-cho in 5.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Asahikawa.

Things to do in Shari-cho

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

Shiretoko Peninsula
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Shiretoko Beach ©
Shiretoko Beach
Shiretoko Peninsula ©
Shiretoko Peninsula
Shiretoko Goko Lake ©
Shiretoko Goko Lake

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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 9th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Asahikawashi Museum, get curious at Asahikawa Science Center, meet the residents at Asahiyama Zoo, then see the interesting displays at Otokoyama Sakezukuri Museum, and finally take an in-depth tour of Hokuchin Memorial Museum.

For traveler tips and other tourist information, you can read our Asahikawa tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Shari-cho to Asahikawa by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of car and bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Asahikawa when traveling from Shari-cho in June, with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Sapporo.

Things to do in Asahikawa

Museums · Childrens Museums · Zoos & Aquariums
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Hokuchin Memorial Museum ©
Hokuchin Memorial Museum
Asahiyama Zoo ©
Asahiyama Zoo
Asahikawashi Museum ©
Asahikawashi Museum

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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.
Historical Village of Hokkaido (Kaitaku-no Mura) and Sapporo Beer Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Do your shopping at Sapporo Underground Shopping Centre Aurora Town and Tanukikoji Shopping Street. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sapporo: Nikka Whisky Yoichi Distillery (in Yoichi-cho) and Otaru Canal (in Otaru). And it doesn't end there: stroll around Odori Park, get great views at Sapporo TV Tower, take an in-depth tour of Karafuto Kankei Museum, and admire the landmark architecture of Former Entomology Lab.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Sapporo route builder.

Traveling by car from Asahikawa to Sapporo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in June, and nighttime lows around 19°C. On the 13th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sapporo

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Nikka Whisky Yoichi Distillery, Otaru Canal
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Otaru Canal ©
Otaru Canal

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