5 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

5 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Tokyo
Fly:  3 h 30 min
1
Hakodate
— 2 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  1 h 30 min
2
Sapporo
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h
End: Tokyo

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.
On the 2nd (Mon), get engrossed in the history at Hakodate Museum of Northern Peoples, pause for some serene contemplation at St.John's Church Hakodate, and then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Hakodate. Keep things going the next day: wander the streets of Motomachi, steep yourself in history at The Old Public Hall of Hakodate Ward, make a trip to Hachimanzaka, then take in panoramic vistas at Goryokaku Tower, and finally admire the striking features of Goryokaku Park.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Hakodate trip planning website.

Tokyo to Hakodate is an approximately 3.5- 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 July: high temperatures in Hakodate hover around 26°C and lows are around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to Sapporo.

Things to do in Hakodate

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Mount Hakodate ©
Mount Hakodate
Motomachi ©
Motomachi
Goryokaku Park ©
Goryokaku Park

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.
Sapporo Clock Tower and Sapporo Beer Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sapporo: Otaru Canal (in Otaru) and Nikka Whisky Yoichi Distillery (in Yoichi-cho). Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Susukino, walk around Odori Park, get into the urban bustle at Sapporo Underground Shopping Centre Aurora Town, and make a trip to Former Hokkaido Government Office Building.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Sapporo trip tool.

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Hakodate to Sapporo in 1.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Sapporo can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sapporo

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Otaru Canal, Nikka Whisky Yoichi Distillery
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Odori Park ©
Odori Park
Sapporo Clock Tower ©
Sapporo Clock Tower
Susukino ©
Susukino

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