6 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

6 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Tokyo
Fly + Bus:  3 h 30 min
1
Obihiro
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Teshikaga-cho
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Shari-cho
— 3 nights
Taxi + Fly:  4 h 30 min
End: Tokyo

1
night
Obihiro

Obihiro ©
Arranged in a user-friendly grid system, Obihiro makes a convenient--if unremarkable--gateway for regional explorations.
On the 11th (Thu), enjoy breathtaking views from Tokachi Farm Observatory and then try to win big at Banei Tokachi Obihiro Horse Race Track.

For photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Obihiro trip itinerary maker.

Tokyo to Obihiro is an approximately 5- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Tokyo in October, with highs in Obihiro at 13°C and lows at 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Teshikaga-cho.

Things to do in Obihiro

Casinos Fun & Games

Side Trip

Tokachi Farm Observatory
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Banei Tokachi Obihiro Horse Race Track ©
Banei Tokachi Obihiro Horse Race Track

1
night
Teshikaga-cho

Teshikaga-cho ©
A small town amid big scenery, Teshikaga-cho sits in a national park.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Kussharo, make a trip to Michi-no-Eki Gurutto Panorama Bihorotoge, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Bihorotoge Lookout. Here are some ideas for day two: witness a stunning natural landmark at Lake Kussharo Sand Bath and then take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Io.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Teshikaga-cho trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Obihiro to Teshikaga-cho takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a train. October in Teshikaga-cho sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Shari-cho.

Things to do in Teshikaga-cho

Nature Parks Spas

Side Trip

Bihoro-cho
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Lake Kussharo ©
Lake Kussharo
Lake Kussharo Sand Bath ©
Lake Kussharo Sand Bath
Bihorotoge Lookout ©
Bihorotoge Lookout

3
nights
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Shiretoko Beach and Utoro Onsen. There's still lots to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, admire the sheer force of Furepe Waterfall, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Shiretoko Nature Center, and cruise along Road to Heaven.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Shari-cho trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Teshikaga-cho to Shari-cho takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Shari-cho can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Shari-cho

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Shiretoko Beach ©
Shiretoko Beach
Utoro Onsen
Utoro Onsen
Kamuiwakka Hot Waterfall ©
Kamuiwakka Hot Waterfall

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