12 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

12 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

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12 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  12​h 15​min
1
Hakodate
— 1 night
train:  3​h
2
Noboribetsu
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h 15​min
3
Rebun-cho
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h 45​min
4
Biei-cho
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Sapporo
— 4 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.
On the 30th (Mon), take in the awesome beauty at Mount Hakodate, take in panoramic vistas at Goryokaku Tower, and then admire the striking features of Goryokaku Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Tue): get to know the fascinating history of Onuma Park Walking Path, then explore the activities along Onuma Lake, and then walk around Onuma Quasi-National Park.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Hakodate online visit planner .

Singapore, Singapore to Hakodate is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Hakodate is 1 hour. In September, Hakodate is a bit cooler than Singapore - with highs of 26°C and lows of 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Noboribetsu.

Things to do in Hakodate

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nanae-cho
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Mount Hakodate ©
Mount Hakodate
Onuma Quasi-National Park ©
Onuma Quasi-National Park
Onuma Park Walking Path ©
Onuma Park Walking Path

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 2nd (Wed): witness a stunning natural landmark at Oyunumagawa Natural Footbath, take in the dramatic natural features at Jigokudani, then take in the natural beauty of Oyunuma, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Hiyoriyama Viewing Platform.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Noboribetsu trip simple and quick.

Traveling by car from Hakodate to Noboribetsu takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel to Rebun-cho.

Things to do in Noboribetsu

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

1
day
Rebun-cho

Rebun-cho ©
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): take some stellar pictures from Sukoton Cape, don't miss a visit to Sky cape, and then step off the mainland to explore Rebun Island.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Rebun-cho tour itinerary planner .

Explore your travel options from Noboribetsu to Rebun-cho with the Route module. In October, daily temperatures in Rebun-cho can reach 14°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to Biei-cho.

Things to do in Rebun-cho

Parks Nature
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Rebun Island ©
Rebun Island
Sky cape
Sky cape
Sukoton Cape ©
Sukoton Cape

2
nights
Biei-cho

Biei-cho ©
Famous for scenic views of vast fields, wide meadows, and gently rolling hills against the backdrop of the Taisetsu mountain range, Biei-cho offers a picture-prefect setting for a pleasant countryside vacation.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Asahi-dake and Asahidake Natural Hiking Route. Explore Biei-cho's surroundings by going to Daisetsuzan (in Kamikawa-cho), Asahiyama Zoo (in Asahikawa) and Farm Tomita (in Nakafurano-cho). There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Blue Pond, stroll around Kamifurano Miharashidai Park, and take a memorable drive along Patchwork no Michi.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Biei-cho route builder website .

You can drive from Rebun-cho to Biei-cho in 7.5 hours. Traveling from Rebun-cho in October, expect little chillier with lows of 5°C in Biei-cho. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Sapporo.

Things to do in Biei-cho

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Higashikawa-cho, Farm Tomita, Asahiyama Zoo, Kamifurano Miharashidai Park, Daisetsuzan
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Asahi-dake ©
Asahi-dake
Patchwork no Michi ©
Patchwork no Michi
Asahiyama Zoo ©
Asahiyama Zoo

4
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sapporo: Otaru (Otaru Canal & JR Otaru Station). Next up on the itinerary: walk around Odori Park, make a trip to Clock Tower (Tokei-dai), enjoy breathtaking views from Sapporo JR Tower Observatory T38, and steep yourself in history at Hokkaido Jingu.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Sapporo trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from Biei-cho to Sapporo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Sapporo when traveling from Biei-cho in October, with lows around 11°C. On the 10th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sapporo

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

Otaru
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Odori Park ©
Odori Park
Otaru Canal ©
Otaru Canal

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