12 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

12 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Noboribetsu
— 2 nights
2
Chitose
— 2 nights
3
Sapporo
— 4 nights
4
Yoichi-cho
— 3 nights

2
nights
Noboribetsu

Noboribetsu ©
Perhaps the island's best-known hot spring resort, Noboribetsu has a long history of tourism.
On the 17th (Sun), observe the fascinating underwater world at Noboribetsu Marine Park Nixe and then try out the rides at Noboribetsu Date Historic Village. On the 18th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the natural beauty of Oyunumagawa Natural Footbath, take in the dramatic natural features at Jigokudani, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Noboribetsu Bear Park, thenwitness a stunning natural landmark at Oku no Yu, and finally explore the activities along Lake Toya.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Noboribetsu online driving holiday planner.

Taipei, Taiwan to Noboribetsu is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Taipei to Noboribetsu, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Taipei in November; daily highs in Noboribetsu reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Chitose.

Things to do in Noboribetsu

Theme Parks Parks Nature

Side Trip

Lake Toya
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Noboribetsu Marine Park Nixe ©
Noboribetsu Marine Park Nixe
Jigokudani ©
Jigokudani
Noboribetsu Bear Park ©
Noboribetsu Bear Park

2
nights
Chitose

Chitose ©
With the largest international airport on the island, Chitose serves for most visitors as a way in or a way out, rather than a destination in itself.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): explore the activities along Lake Shikotsu, browse the different shops at Chitose Outlet Mall Rera, thenadmire nature's wide array of creatures at Salmon Hometown Chitose Aquarium, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Wed): revel in the low prices at Mitsui Outlet Park, Sapporo Kitahiroshima, walk around Aoba Park, thenstop by Northern Horse Park, thenget your game on at Doraemon Wakuwaku Sky Park, and finally examine the collection at Royce' Chocolate World.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Chitose online trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Noboribetsu to Chitose in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Noboribetsu in November since evenings lows in Chitose dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Sapporo.

Things to do in Chitose

Parks Shopping Spas

Side Trips

Mitsui Outlet Park, Sapporo Kitahiroshima, Northern Horse Park
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Salmon Hometown Chitose Aquarium ©
Salmon Hometown Chitose Aquarium
Lake Shikotsu ©
Lake Shikotsu
Royce' Chocolate World ©
Royce' Chocolate World

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.
Kids will enjoy Hokkaido University Sapporo Campus and Sapporo Underground Shopping Centre Aurora Town. Step out of Sapporo with an excursion to Otaru Canal in Otaru--about 46 minutes away. The adventure continues: walk around Odori Park, find something for the whole family at Shiroi Koibito Park, steep yourself in history at Hokkaido Jingu, and ponder the world of politics at Former Hokkaido Government Office Building.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Sapporo trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Chitose to Sapporo in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Chitose in November, Sapporo is a bit warmer at night with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Yoichi-cho.

Things to do in Sapporo

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Otaru Canal
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Hokkaido University Sapporo Campus ©
Hokkaido University Sapporo Campus
Shiroi Koibito Park ©
Shiroi Koibito Park
Odori Park ©
Odori Park

3
nights
Yoichi-cho

Yoichi-cho ©
Kids will appreciate attractions like Cape Kamui and Shakotan Peninsula. Venture out of the city with trips to Shakotan-cho (Shimamu Beach & Cape Shakotan) and Shinsennuma (in Kyowa-cho).

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Yoichi-cho vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Sapporo to Yoichi-cho takes 1.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Yoichi-cho can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. You will leave for home on the 27th (Wed).

Things to do in Yoichi-cho

Nature Parks Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Shakotan-cho, Shinsennuma, Hiyamizu Toge Karudera Viewing Platform
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Shimamu Beach ©
Shimamu Beach
Cape Kamui ©
Cape Kamui
Shakotan Peninsula ©
Shakotan Peninsula

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