14 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

14 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Hokkaido travel planner

This plan was created by another user. Make it your plan

Route & dates

14 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly + Drive:  15 h 30 min
1
Noboribetsu
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
2
Hakodate
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
3
Furano
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
4
Kushiro
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  2 h 30 min
5
Sapporo
— 3 nights
Fly:  11 h
End: Singapore

2
nights
Noboribetsu

Noboribetsu ©
Perhaps the island's best-known hot spring resort, Noboribetsu has a long history of tourism.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): try out the rides at Noboribetsu Date Historic Village, then get to know the resident critters at Noboribetsu Bear Park, and then don't miss a visit to Enmado. Keep things going the next day: meet the residents at Noboribetsu Marine Park Nixe, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, take in the natural beauty of Oyunumagawa Natural Footbath, take in the natural beauty of Oku no Yu, then explore the striking landscape at Jigokudani, and finally take in the natural beauty of Oyunuma.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Noboribetsu trip itinerary builder.

Singapore, Singapore to Noboribetsu is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Singapore to Noboribetsu. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Singapore in April: high temperatures in Noboribetsu hover around 13°C and lows are around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Hakodate.

Things to do in Noboribetsu

Theme Parks Parks Nature
Find places to stay Apr 26 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Noboribetsu Marine Park Nixe ©
Noboribetsu Marine Park Nixe
Jigokudani ©
Jigokudani
Oyunumagawa Natural Footbath ©
Oyunumagawa Natural Footbath

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): take a stroll through Motomachi, don't miss a visit to Hachimanzaka, look for gifts at Kanemori Red Brick Warehouse, enjoy breathtaking views from Goryokaku Tower, then contemplate the long history of Goryokaku Park, and finally contemplate the long history of Goryokaku Dozo. Keep things going the next day: explore by horseback at Dosanko Farm Hakodate, take in panoramic vistas at Mt. Hakodate Observatory, then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Hakodate, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Shinoridate Remains, and finally hunt for treasures at Hakodate Morning Market.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Hakodate trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by train from Noboribetsu to Hakodate takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in April, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Furano.

Things to do in Hakodate

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors
Find places to stay Apr 28 — May 1:
Highlights from your plan
Mount Hakodate ©
Mount Hakodate
Goryokaku Tower ©
Goryokaku Tower
Goryokaku Park ©
Goryokaku Park

3
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.
You've now added Furano and Biei District Tourism Centre to your itinerary. Explore Furano's surroundings by going to Biei-cho (Shikisai no Oka, Shirahige Falls, &more) and Shimukappu-mura (Hoshino Resort Tomamu & Mina-Mina Beach). And it doesn't end there: get outside with Furano Ski Resort, visit Glass Forest in FURANO, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tokoji Temple, and make a trip to Nunobe Station.

Plan a trip to Furano easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Hakodate to Furano takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and bus. In May in Furano, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Kushiro.

Things to do in Furano

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Biei-cho, Shimukappu-mura, Roller Coaster Road
Find places to stay May 1 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Furano Ski Resort ©
Furano Ski Resort
Shirogane Blue Pond ©
Shirogane Blue Pond
Ningle Terrace ©
Ningle Terrace

2
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Akan Lake. On the 4th (Mon), learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Kushiro City Tanchozuru Nature Park, examine the collection at Eco Museum Center, explore the striking landscape at Bokke (Mud Volcano), then contemplate the waterfront views at Akan Lake, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Marimo Exhibition and Observation Center, and finally step off the mainland to explore Churui island. Keep things going the next day: enjoy breathtaking views from Kushiro Marsh Observatory, identify plant and animal life at Akan International Crane Centre, appreciate the extensive heritage of Kushiro Shitsugen Observatory Boardwalk, take in the views from Nusamai Bridge, then appreciate the history behind Haru Statue, and finally look for gifts at Kushiro Fisherman's Wharf Moo.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Kushiro visit planner.

Getting from Furano to Kushiro by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. Traveling from Furano in May, expect Kushiro to be slightly colder, temps between 15°C and 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel to Sapporo.

Things to do in Kushiro

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 4 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Akan Lake ©
Akan Lake
Akan International Crane Centre ©
Akan International Crane Centre
Nusamai Bridge ©
Nusamai Bridge

3
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Sapporo side-trips: Otaru (Otaru Canal, Asakusa Bridge, &more). The adventure continues: stroll around Odori Park, ponder the world of politics at Former Hokkaido Government Office Building, hit the slopes at Okurayama Lookout, and get engrossed in the history at Historical Village of Hokkaido (Kaitaku-no Mura).

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Sapporo trip itinerary website .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Kushiro to Sapporo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Kushiro in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Sapporo, with lows of 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Sapporo

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Otaru
Find places to stay May 6 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Odori Park ©
Odori Park
Otaru Canal ©
Otaru Canal

Similar Plans

15 days in Hokkaido BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced 17 days in Hokkaido BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE December, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, shopping, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 13 days in Hokkaido BY A USER FROM THAILAND February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 12 days in Hokkaido BY A USER FROM THAILAND June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 17 days in Hokkaido BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 12 days in Hokkaido BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE December, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 29 days in Japan & Taiwan BY A USER FROM NEW ZEALAND December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 1 day in Hokkaido BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 12 days in Tokyo, Osaka & Hokkaido BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE December, kids, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, kids, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 13 days in Hokkaido, Tokyo & Osaka BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE December, kids, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, kids, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 13 days in Hokkaido BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA June, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 19 days in Japan & Taiwan BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium
See more plans