14 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

14 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Chitose
— Few hours
2
Rusutsu-mura
— 3 nights
3
Noboribetsu
— 2 nights
4
Hakodate
— 2 nights
5
Otaru
— 2 nights
6
Sapporo
— 4 nights

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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.
To see more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Chitose trip builder app.

Singapore, Singapore to Chitose is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Singapore to Chitose, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Singapore in December; daily highs in Chitose reach °C and lows reach °C. On the 8th (Sun), you'll travel to Rusutsu-mura.

Things to do in Chitose

Parks Shopping Historic Sites
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nights
Rusutsu-mura

Rusutsu-mura ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Toyako Onsen Illumination Tunnel as well as Lake Toya. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: fly down the slopes at Rusutsu Resort Ski and then try out the rides at Rusutsu Resort Amusement Park.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Rusutsu-mura road trip planning tool.

Drive from Chitose to Rusutsu-mura in 1.5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Chitose in December since evenings lows in Rusutsu-mura dip to °C. You'll have a few hours on the 11th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Noboribetsu.

Things to do in Rusutsu-mura

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Toyako Onsen Illumination Tunnel, Lake Toya
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Rusutsu Resort Ski ©
Rusutsu Resort Ski
Lake Toya ©
Lake Toya
Rusutsu Resort Amusement Park ©
Rusutsu Resort Amusement Park

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nights
Noboribetsu

Noboribetsu ©
Perhaps the island's best-known hot spring resort, Noboribetsu has a long history of tourism.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Noboribetsu Dairy Farm, Jigokudani and Muroran Port Festival Noryo Fireworks. On the 11th (Wed), look for gifts at Noboribetsu Dairy Farm, explore the striking landscape at Jigokudani, and then watch the show of lights at Muroran Port Festival Noryo Fireworks. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get outside with Hakodate Nanae Snow Park.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Noboribetsu trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Rusutsu-mura to Noboribetsu in 1.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Noboribetsu are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. On the 13th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Hakodate.

Things to do in Noboribetsu

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Muroran Port Festival Noryo Fireworks, Hakodate Nanae Snow Park
Find places to stay Dec 11 — 13:
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Hakodate Nanae Snow Park ©
Hakodate Nanae Snow Park
Jigokudani ©
Jigokudani
Noboribetsu Dairy Farm ©
Noboribetsu Dairy Farm

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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.
You've added Hakodate Seafood Market Nishihato, Kanemori Red Brick Warehouse, Ekini Market, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): hunt for treasures at Hakodate Morning Market and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Uohiromura Kamisui Sanasaichi. On the next day, look for gifts at Hakodate Seafood Market Nishihato, look for gifts at Kanemori Red Brick Warehouse, thenhunt for treasures at Ekini Market, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Ganso Hakodate Asaichi.

To find maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Hakodate trip itinerary builder.

You can take a train from Noboribetsu to Hakodate in 3 hours. Another option is to drive. In December, daytime highs in Hakodate are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. You will have some time to spend on the 15th (Sun) before leaving for Otaru.

Things to do in Hakodate

Shopping
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Hakodate Morning Market ©
Hakodate Morning Market
Ekini Market ©
Ekini Market
Kanemori Red Brick Warehouse ©
Kanemori Red Brick Warehouse

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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 Tanaka Sake Brewery Kikkogura. Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): explore the activities along Otaru Canal, thenlook for gifts at Otaru Music Box Museum Main Building, and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Sankaku Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Mon): fly down the slopes at Snow Cruise Onze, thenindulge your thirst for a good beer at Tanaka Sake Brewery Kikkogura, and then do a tasting at Otaru Wine Gallery.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Otaru road trip site.

Traveling by car from Hakodate to Otaru takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Traveling from Hakodate in December, expect nights in Otaru to be about the same, around °C, while days are little chillier, around °C. You'll have a few hours on the 17th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Sapporo.

Things to do in Otaru

Shopping Parks Nature
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Otaru Music Box Museum Main Building ©
Otaru Music Box Museum Main Building
Otaru Canal ©
Otaru Canal
Sankaku Market ©
Sankaku Market

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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 Nijo Market, Shiroi Koibito Park and Tanukikoji Shopping Street. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Mitsui Outlet Park, Sapporo Kitahiroshima and Asahi Breweries Hokkaido Brewery. Head to Sapporo Underground Shopping Centre Aurora Town and Sapporo Factoryfor plenty of shopping.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Sapporo visit planner.

You can drive from Otaru to Sapporo in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Sapporo

Shopping Theme Parks Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Mitsui Outlet Park, Sapporo Kitahiroshima
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Mitsui Outlet Park, Sapporo Kitahiroshima ©
Mitsui Outlet Park, Sapporo Kitahiroshima
Sapporo Factory ©
Sapporo Factory

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