14 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

14 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Singapore
Subway + Fly:  11 h
1
Sapporo
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
2
Noboribetsu
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
3
Toyako-cho
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Bibai
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Furano
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
6
Kamikawa-cho
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
7
Kitami
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
8
Shari-cho
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
9
Kushiro
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 45 min
10
Obihiro
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
11
Chitose
— 1 night
End: Chitose

2
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 26th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Former Hokkaido Government Office Building, take an in-depth tour of Hokkaidoritsy Bunshokan, stroll around Odori Park, then get into the urban bustle at Sapporo Underground Shopping Centre Aurora Town, and finally take in the architecture and design of Hokkaido University Sapporo Campus. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Sapporo Clock Tower, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hokkaido Shrine Tongu, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sapporo St. Michael's Church, then get great views at Mt. Moiwa, and finally hit the slopes at Okurayama Lookout.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Sapporo trip planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Sapporo is an approximately 11- hour combination of subway and flight. You can also do a combination of subway, flight, and train. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Standard Time (SGT) to Japan Standard Time (JST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Singapore in September, expect nights in Sapporo to be slightly colder, around 20°C, while days are much colder, around 23°C. You will leave for Noboribetsu on the 28th (Sat).

Things to do in Sapporo

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors
Find places to stay Sep 26 — 28:
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Odori Park ©
Odori Park
Sapporo Clock Tower ©
Sapporo Clock Tower
Former Hokkaido Government Office Building ©
Former Hokkaido Government Office Building

1
night
Noboribetsu

Noboribetsu ©
Perhaps the island's best-known hot spring resort, Noboribetsu has a long history of tourism.
On the 28th (Sat), find something for the whole family at Noboribetsu Date Historic Village.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Noboribetsu trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Sapporo to Noboribetsu in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 18°C. You will have some time to spend on the 29th (Sun) before leaving for Toyako-cho.

Things to do in Noboribetsu

Theme Parks Parks Nature
Find places to stay Sep 28 — 29:
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Jigokudani ©
Jigokudani

1
night
Toyako-cho

Toyako-cho ©
Lake Toya has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Toya and then take in panoramic vistas at Silo Viewing Platform.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Toyako-cho trip website.

Traveling by car from Noboribetsu to Toyako-cho takes an hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 18°C. On the 30th (Mon), you'll travel to Bibai.

Things to do in Toyako-cho

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Lake Toya
Find places to stay Sep 29 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Lake Toya ©
Lake Toya
Silo Viewing Platform
Silo Viewing Platform

1
night
Bibai

Bibai ©
Bibai is a city located in Sorachi Subprefecture, Hokkaido, Japan.As of 2013, the city has an estimated population of 24,768, and the density of 89.2 persons per km2. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Miyajima Numa Mizutori Shitchi Center. Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): explore the world behind art at Arte Piazza Bibai and then make a trip to Miyajima Numa Mizutori Shitchi Center.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Bibai trip planner.

You can drive from Toyako-cho to Bibai in 3 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Bibai can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Furano.

Things to do in Bibai

Museums
Find places to stay Sep 30 — Oct 1:
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Arte Piazza Bibai ©
Arte Piazza Bibai

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.
On the 1st (Tue), take a memorable drive along Roller Coaster Road, admire the natural beauty at Shikisai no Oka, take in nature's colorful creations at Farm Tomita, head outdoors with Furano Ski Resort, then make a trip to Ningle Terrace, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Garden of Wind. On the next day, stop by Campana Rokkatei, identify plant and animal life at Shirogane Blue Pond, take in the dramatic scenery at Shirahige Falls, then cruise along Ken & Mary Tree, and finally cruise along Patchwork no Michi.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Furano trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bibai to Furano takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Bibai in October, plan for slightly colder nights in Furano, with lows around 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Kamikawa-cho.

Things to do in Furano

Parks Outdoors Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Biei-cho, Farm Tomita, Roller Coaster Road
Find places to stay Sep 30 — Oct 2:
Highlights from your plan
Garden of Wind ©
Garden of Wind
Shirogane Blue Pond ©
Shirogane Blue Pond
Farm Tomita ©
Farm Tomita

1
night
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Daisetsuzan as well as Sounkyo Gorge. On the 3rd (Thu), explore the stunning scenery at Sounkyo Gorge and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Daisetsuzan.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Kamikawa-cho trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Furano to Kamikawa-cho by car takes about 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 14°C in October, and nighttime lows around 5°C. On the 3rd (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Kitami.

Things to do in Kamikawa-cho

Parks Nature Trails
Find places to stay Oct 2 — 3:
Highlights from your plan
Daisetsuzan ©
Daisetsuzan
Sounkyo Gorge ©
Sounkyo Gorge

1
night
Kitami

Kitami ©
Kitami is a city in Okhotsk Subprefecture, Hokkaido, Japan. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Kitami Mint Memorial Museum, make a trip to Hakkajoryukan, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Yama no Aquarium, and finally browse the different shops at Parabo. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the natural beauty at Lake Saroma Wakka Nature Centre, get outside with Wakka Genseikaen, then get in on the family fun at Kitami Family Land, then get lost in a book at Kitami City Public Library, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kitami Shrine.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Kitami trip planner.

You can drive from Kamikawa-cho to Kitami in 2 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Kitami can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can drive to Shari-cho.

Things to do in Kitami

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks
Find places to stay Oct 3 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Yama no Aquarium ©
Yama no Aquarium
Kitami Mint Memorial Museum ©
Kitami Mint Memorial Museum
Kitami Shrine ©
Kitami Shrine

1
night
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 (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at Oshin Koshin Falls, contemplate the waterfront views at Shiretoko Goko Lake, take in the dramatic scenery at Kamuiwakka Hot Waterfall, then take in the dramatic scenery at Furepe Waterfall, then take in the dramatic natural features at Godzilla Rock, and finally don't miss a visit to Oshinkosin Observation Deck.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Shari-cho trip itinerary builder app.

Getting from Kitami to Shari-cho by car takes about 2 hours. October in Shari-cho sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Kushiro.

Things to do in Shari-cho

Parks Nature
Find places to stay Oct 4 — 5:
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Shiretoko Goko Lake ©
Shiretoko Goko Lake
Oshin Koshin Falls ©
Oshin Koshin Falls
Kamuiwakka Hot Waterfall ©
Kamuiwakka Hot Waterfall

1
night
Kushiro

Kushiro ©
Kushiro first developed as an industrial hub thanks to its relatively ice-free harbor, and has since also become known as a transport hub for journeys to the east of the island.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Takimi Bridge, get to know the fascinating history of Kushiro Shitsugen Observatory Boardwalk, then take in panoramic vistas at Kushiro Marsh Observatory, and finally admire nature's wide array of creatures at Kushiro City Tanchozuru Nature Park.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Kushiro trip planner.

Traveling by car from Shari-cho to Kushiro takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of car and bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Obihiro.

Things to do in Kushiro

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Oct 5 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Kushiro City Tanchozuru Nature Park ©
Kushiro City Tanchozuru Nature Park
Kushiro Shitsugen Observatory Boardwalk ©
Kushiro Shitsugen Observatory Boardwalk
Kushiro Marsh Observatory ©
Kushiro Marsh Observatory

1
night
Obihiro

Obihiro
Arranged in a user-friendly grid system, Obihiro makes a convenient--if unremarkable--gateway for regional explorations.
For reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Obihiro trip planner.

You can take a train from Kushiro to Obihiro in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Kushiro in October, expect nights in Obihiro to be a bit warmer, around 11°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 13°C. You'll set off for Chitose on the 7th (Mon).

Things to do in Obihiro

Parks Outdoors Museums
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night
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.
On the 7th (Mon), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Shikotsu, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Salmon Hometown Chitose Aquarium, and finally get some fabulous bargains at Mitsui Outlet Park, Sapporo Kitahiroshima. On the next day, examine the collection at Royce' Chocolate World, don't miss a visit to Doraemon Wakuwaku Sky Park, and then look for gifts at Northern Horse Park.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Chitose trip planner.

Traveling by car from Obihiro to Chitose takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Obihiro in October, you will find days in Chitose are a bit warmer (17°C), and nights are slightly colder (4°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chitose

Parks Shopping Spas

Side Trips

Mitsui Outlet Park, Sapporo Kitahiroshima, Northern Horse Park
Find places to stay Oct 7 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Salmon Hometown Chitose Aquarium ©
Salmon Hometown Chitose Aquarium
Lake Shikotsu ©
Lake Shikotsu
Royce' Chocolate World ©
Royce' Chocolate World

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