5 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

5 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

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Shakotan-cho
— 1 night
2
Shari-cho
— 1 night
3
Sapporo
— 1 night

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Shakotan-cho

Shakotan-cho ©
Shakotan-cho is a quiet coastal town with sandy beaches, viewing points, and an underwater observatory for spotting salmon and sea urchins.
On the 22nd (Wed), take in the dramatic natural features at Numasaki Landslide, thenstroll through Cape Kamui, thenkick back and relax at Shimamu Beach, and finally make a trip to Cape Shakotan.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Shakotan-cho trip planner.

Atlanta, USA to Shakotan-cho is an approximately 23-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Japan Standard Time (JST) is 14 hours. Traveling from Atlanta in July, you will find days in Shakotan-cho are a bit cooler (°F), and nights are about the same (°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Shari-cho.

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Cape Kamui ©
Cape Kamui
Shimamu Beach ©
Shimamu Beach
Cape Shakotan ©
Cape Shakotan

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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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Shiretoko Beach, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, take in the dramatic scenery at Furepe Waterfall, thenadmire the sheer force of Kamuiwakka Hot Waterfall, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Shiretoko Goko Lake.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Shari-cho trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Shakotan-cho to Shari-cho. Traveling from Shakotan-cho in July, Shari-cho is slightly colder at night with lows of °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Sapporo.

Things to do in Shari-cho

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Shiretoko Beach ©
Shiretoko Beach
Kamuiwakka Hot Waterfall ©
Kamuiwakka Hot Waterfall
Furepe Waterfall ©
Furepe Waterfall

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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.
On the 24th (Fri), contemplate the long history of Sapporo Clock Tower, thenget into the urban bustle at Sapporo Underground Shopping Centre Aurora Town, thenget a taste of the local shopping with Tanukikoji Shopping Street, and finally make a trip to Former Hokkaido Government Office Building.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Sapporo online vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Shari-cho to Sapporo takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Shari-cho in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Sapporo, with lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sapporo

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Sapporo Clock Tower ©
Sapporo Clock Tower
Former Hokkaido Government Office Building ©

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