11 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

11 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

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11 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly + Drive:  19​h
1
Rausu-cho
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Kamikawa-cho
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
3
Shakotan-cho
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Noboribetsu
— 1 night
train:  1​h 30​min
5
Sapporo
— 3 nights
Fly:  11​h
End: Singapore

2
nights
Rausu-cho

Rausu-cho ©
Step out of the city life by going to Shiretoko Peninsula and Kamuiwakka Hot Waterfall. Discover out-of-the-way places like Shiretoko National Park and Shiretoko Beach. Take a break from Rausu-cho with a short trip to Nature & Wildlife Tours in Shari-cho, about 34 minutes away.

For maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Rausu-cho trip builder tool .

Singapore, Singapore to Rausu-cho is an approximately 19-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Time to Japan Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Singapore in June, things will get cooler in Rausu-cho: highs are around 20°C and lows about 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel to Kamikawa-cho.

Things to do in Rausu-cho

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Hokkaido, Shari-cho
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Shiretoko Peninsula ©
Shiretoko Peninsula
Shiretoko Beach ©
Shiretoko Beach
Shiretoko National Park ©
Shiretoko National Park

2
nights
Kamikawa-cho

Kamikawa-cho ©
Because of its proximity to Daisetsuzan National Park and its picturesque surroundings, many visitors opt for a vacation in Kamikawa-cho, looking to explore the pristine natural sights nearby.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): take in the awesome beauty at Kurodake, then take in breathtaking views at Sounkyo Gorge, and then soak in some Japanese tradition at some of the top local onsens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Sobakudai, then take in the awesome beauty at Akadake Ginsendai, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Daisetsuzan, and finally explore the activities along Sugatami no Ike Lake.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Kamikawa-cho visit planner.

You can drive from Rausu-cho to Kamikawa-cho in 5 hours. While traveling from Rausu-cho, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Kamikawa-cho, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to Shakotan-cho.

Things to do in Kamikawa-cho

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Kurodake, Sugatami no Ike Lake
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Sounkyo Gorge ©
Sounkyo Gorge
Daisetsuzan ©
Daisetsuzan
Onsen Resorts

1
night
Shakotan-cho

Shakotan-cho ©
Shakotan-cho is a quiet coastal town with sandy beaches, viewing points, and an underwater observatory for spotting salmon and sea urchins.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): explore the striking landscape at Shakotan Peninsula, then don't miss a visit to Cape Shakotan, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Shimamu Beach.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Shakotan-cho route planner.

Traveling by car from Kamikawa-cho to Shakotan-cho takes 4.5 hours. When traveling from Kamikawa-cho in June, plan for little chillier days in Shakotan-cho, with highs around 20°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to drive to Noboribetsu.

Things to do in Shakotan-cho

Parks Nature Beaches
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Shakotan Peninsula ©
Shakotan Peninsula
Shimamu Beach ©
Shimamu Beach
Cape Shakotan ©
Cape Shakotan

1
night
Noboribetsu

Noboribetsu ©
Perhaps the island's best-known hot spring resort, Noboribetsu has a long history of tourism.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): take in the dramatic natural features at Jigokudani, then take in the natural beauty of Oyunuma, then take in the natural beauty of Oyunumagawa Natural Footbath, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Noboribetsu vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Shakotan-cho to Noboribetsu in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Shakotan-cho in June, plan for little chillier nights in Noboribetsu, with lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Sapporo.

Things to do in Noboribetsu

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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Otaru Canal, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Otaru Aquarium, then stroll around Kokuei Takino Suzuran Hillside National Park, and finally steep yourself in history at Former Ishiyama Post Office (Pozutokan). Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Hokkaido Jingu, then hit the slopes at Mt. Okura Observatory, then get great views at Mt. Moiwa, and finally contemplate the long history of Former Hokkaido Government Office Building.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Sapporo trip planning tool .

Traveling by train from Noboribetsu to Sapporo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Noboribetsu in June, Sapporo is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 19°C. On the 16th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sapporo

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Otaru
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Otaru  Aquarium ©
Otaru Aquarium
Okurayama Lookout ©
Okurayama Lookout

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