10 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

10 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

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10 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  12​h 15​min
1
Hakodate
— 1 night
train:  3​h
2
Noboribetsu
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Furano
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Shari-cho
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  3​h 45​min
5
Sapporo
— 3 nights
Fly:  11​h
End: Singapore

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Trappist Monasteries, explore the activities along Onuma Lake, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Onuma Park Walking Path, and finally stop by Hakodate Tsutaya Books. On the 2nd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Hakodate, admire the striking features of Kyu Soma-tei, then take in panoramic vistas at Goryokaku Tower, and finally get engrossed in the history at Hakodate City Northern Pacific Fishery's Document Museum.

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Singapore, Singapore to Hakodate is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Singapore Time (SGT) to Japan Standard Time (JST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Singapore in December, things will get colder in Hakodate: highs are around 3°C and lows about -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Noboribetsu.

Things to do in Hakodate

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Nanae-cho, Trappist Monasteries
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Onuma Park Walking Path ©
Onuma Park Walking Path
Onuma Lake ©
Onuma Lake
Mount Hakodate ©
Mount Hakodate

1
night
Noboribetsu

Noboribetsu ©
Perhaps the island's best-known hot spring resort, Noboribetsu has a long history of tourism.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Jigokudani, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Oyunuma, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Oyunumagawa Natural Footbath, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Noboribetsu trip planner .

Traveling by train from Hakodate to Noboribetsu takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in December, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Furano.

Things to do in Noboribetsu

Nature Parks Spas
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Oyunumagawa Natural Footbath ©
Oyunumagawa Natural Footbath
Jigokudani ©
Jigokudani

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 4th (Wed): hit the slopes at Furano Ski Resort, stop by Campana Rokkatei, and then examine the collection at Kita no Kunikara Museum.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Furano online route builder .

You can drive from Noboribetsu to Furano in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Noboribetsu in December: high temperatures in Furano hover around -1°C and lows are around -8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Shari-cho.

Things to do in Furano

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
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Furano Ski Resort ©
Furano Ski Resort
Campana Rokkatei ©
Campana Rokkatei

2
nights
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 5th (Thu): head outdoors with Outdoor Activities and then admire the sheer force of Kamuiwakka Hot Waterfall. Keep things going the next day: cruise along Road to Heaven, then explore the activities along Shiretoko Beach, and then identify plant and animal life at Shiretoko Peninsula.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Shari-cho online holiday planner .

Drive from Furano to Shari-cho in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a train. In December in Shari-cho, expect temperatures between 0°C during the day and -5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Sapporo.

Things to do in Shari-cho

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Shiretoko Peninsula
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Kamuiwakka Hot Waterfall ©
Kamuiwakka Hot Waterfall
Shiretoko Beach ©
Shiretoko Beach
Shiretoko Peninsula ©
Shiretoko Peninsula

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hokkaido Shrine Tongu, take an in-depth tour of Historical Village of Hokkaido (Kaitaku-no Mura), then explore the world behind art at Sapporo Art Museum, and finally get into the urban bustle at Sapporo Underground Pedestrian Space. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Clock Tower (Tokei-dai), see the interesting displays at Sapporo Beer Museum, see the interesting displays at The Hokkaido University Museum, ponder the world of politics at Former Hokkaido Government Office Building, then take an in-depth tour of Karafuto Kankei Museum, and finally stroll around Odori Park.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Sapporo road trip website .

Getting from Shari-cho to Sapporo by combination of taxi and flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and flight. December in Sapporo sees daily highs of 0°C and lows of -2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Sapporo

Museums Parks Outdoors
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Odori Park ©
Odori Park
The Hokkaido University Museum ©
The Hokkaido University Museum
Sapporo Art Museum ©
Sapporo Art Museum

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