10 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

10 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Hakodate
— 2 nights
2
Sapporo
— 2 nights
3
Asahikawa
— 1 night
4
Furano
— 2 nights
5
Otaru
— 1 night

2
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Motomachi Catholic Church, Trappistine Monasteries, Goryokaku Tower, and other attractions you added. On the 18th (Wed), take in the awesome beauty at Mount Hakodate. On the 19th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of The Old Public Hall of Hakodate Ward, visit Motomachi, don't miss a visit to Hachimanzaka, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Motomachi Catholic Church, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Hakodate Orthodox Church, and finally stop by Kanemori Red Brick Warehouse.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Hakodate trip planner.

Tokyo to Hakodate is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Tokyo in December: high temperatures in Hakodate hover around °C and lows are around °C. On the 20th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Sapporo.

Things to do in Hakodate

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Mount Hakodate ©
Mount Hakodate
Kanemori Red Brick Warehouse ©
Kanemori Red Brick Warehouse
Motomachi ©
Motomachi

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Sapporo White Illumination, Odori Park and Sapporo Beer Museum. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): revel in the low prices at Mitsui Outlet Park, Sapporo Kitahiroshima and then get a dose of culture at Sapporo White Illumination.

For more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Sapporo trip website.

Traveling by flight from Hakodate to Sapporo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Hakodate in December, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Sapporo: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. On the 22nd (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Asahikawa.

Things to do in Sapporo

Shopping Museums Parks

Side Trip

Mitsui Outlet Park, Sapporo Kitahiroshima
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Odori Park ©
Odori Park
Mitsui Outlet Park, Sapporo Kitahiroshima ©

1
night
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.
On the 22nd (Sun), stop by Asahikawa Design Center, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Asahiyama Zoo, thenfind something for the whole family at Asahikawa Ramen Village, thenindulge your thirst for a good beer at Takasagosyuzo, and finally browse the different shops at AEON MALL Asahikawa Ekimae.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Asahikawa online journey builder.

Traveling by car from Sapporo to Asahikawa takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December in Asahikawa, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Furano.

Things to do in Asahikawa

Shopping Zoos & Aquariums Parks
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Asahikawa Design Center ©
Asahikawa Design Center
Asahiyama Zoo ©
Asahiyama Zoo
Asahikawa Ramen Village ©
Asahikawa Ramen Village

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nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Goro's Stone House, Furano Wine Factory, Garden of Wind, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): take in nature's colorful creations at Garden of Wind, visit Goro's Stone House, don't miss a visit to Christmas Tree no Ki, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Flower Land Kamifurano, thenexperience rural life at Tomita Melon House, and finally walk around Torinuma Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Tue): see the winter wonderland with Mushing Works Dog Sledding Tours, get a taste of life in the country at Naitai Kogen Farm, and then do a tasting at Furano Wine Factory.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Furano trip planner.

Getting from Asahikawa to Furano by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Asahikawa in December, plan for a bit cooler nights in Furano, with lows around °C. You will have some time to spend on the 25th (Wed) before leaving for Otaru.

Things to do in Furano

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Christmas Tree no Ki, Mushing Works Dog Sledding Tours, Flower Land Kamifurano, Tomita Melon House, Naitai Kogen Farm
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Flower Land Kamifurano ©
Flower Land Kamifurano
Furano Wine Factory ©
Furano Wine Factory
Furano Ski Resort ©
Furano Ski Resort

1
night
Otaru

Otaru ©
The port city of Otaru has long attracted domestic visitors, drawn in by the city's many historic buildings, and has started to garner international attention, too.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Otaru Wine Gallery, Otaru Music Box Museum Main Building, Ebisuya Otaru, and other attractions you added. On the 25th (Wed), do a tasting at Otaru Wine Gallery, sample the fine beverages at Nikka Whisky Yoichi Distillery, steep yourself in history at The Site of Temiya Line, thenlearn something new at Kitaichi Glass 3gokan, thenwander the streets of Otaru Miyakodori Shopping District, and finally get in on the family fun at Otaru Denuki Koji.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Otaru online tour planner.

You can drive from Furano to Otaru in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Otaru when traveling from Furano in December, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Otaru

Shopping Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Nikka Whisky Yoichi Distillery
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Nikka Whisky Yoichi Distillery ©
Nikka Whisky Yoichi Distillery
Otaru Music Box Museum Main Building ©
Otaru Music Box Museum Main Building
Sankaku Market ©
Sankaku Market

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