11 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

11 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

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11 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

Start: George Town, Penang Island
Fly:  16​h 30​min
1
Nakafurano-cho
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Biei-cho
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
3
Rebun-cho
— 1 day
Drive:  6​h 15​min
4
Sapporo
— 2 nights
Fly + shuttle:  1​h 30​min
5
Hakodate
— 3 nights
Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: George Town, Penang Island

1
day
Nakafurano-cho

Nakafurano-cho ©
Flower-viewing tourism draws flocks of visitors to Nakafurano-cho, a Hokkaido town famed for its many lavander fields.
On the 11th (Thu), admire the natural beauty at Farm Tomita Lavender East, take in nature's colorful creations at Farm Tomita, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Choei Lavender Farm.

To see ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Nakafurano-cho itinerary builder .

George Town, Malaysia to Nakafurano-cho is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from West Indonesia Time (WIB) to Japan Standard Time (JST) is 2 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from George Town in July: high temperatures in Nakafurano-cho hover around 30°C and lows are around 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can go by car to Biei-cho.

Things to do in Nakafurano-cho

Parks

Side Trip

Farm Tomita Lavender East
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Farm Tomita ©
Farm Tomita
Choei Lavender Farm ©
Choei Lavender Farm
Farm Tomita Lavender East ©
Farm Tomita Lavender East

2
nights
Biei-cho

Biei-cho ©
Famous for scenic views of vast fields, wide meadows, and gently rolling hills against the backdrop of the Taisetsu mountain range, Biei-cho offers a picture-prefect setting for a pleasant countryside vacation.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): admire the natural beauty at Shikisai no Oka, then take a memorable drive along Patchwork no Michi, then get outside with Ken & Mary Tree, and finally see human ingenuity at work at Chubetsu Dam. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sat): explore the activities along Taisetsu Asahidake Gensui, then contemplate the waterfront views at Blue Pond, and then admire the sheer force of Shirahige Falls.

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Drive from Nakafurano-cho to Biei-cho in 1.5 hours. In July in Biei-cho, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Rebun-cho.

Things to do in Biei-cho

Parks Nature Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Higashikawa-cho
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Blue Pond ©
Blue Pond
Patchwork no Michi ©
Patchwork no Michi
Shikisai no Oka
Shikisai no Oka

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Rebun-cho

Rebun-cho ©
On the 14th (Sun), step off the mainland to explore Rebun Island, then don't miss a visit to Sky cape, then get great views at Sukoton Cape, and finally explore the activities along Kushu Lake.

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You can drive from Biei-cho to Rebun-cho in 7.5 hours. While traveling from Biei-cho, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Rebun-cho, ranging from highs of 25°C to lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel to Sapporo.

Things to do in Rebun-cho

Nature Parks
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Rebun Island ©
Rebun Island
Sky cape
Sky cape
Sukoton Cape ©
Sukoton Cape

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Former Ishiyama Post Office (Pozutokan), stroll around Kokuei Takino Suzuran Hillside National Park, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Otaru Canal. On the next day, take in panoramic vistas at Sapporo TV Tower, take in the spiritual surroundings of Hokkaido Shrine Tongu, then fly down the slopes at Mt. Okura Observatory, then ponder the world of politics at Former Hokkaido Government Office Building, and finally take a stroll around Sapporo Underground Pedestrian Space.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Sapporo journey builder site .

Drive from Rebun-cho to Sapporo in 8 hours. In July, daytime highs in Sapporo are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Hakodate.

Things to do in Sapporo

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Otaru Canal
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Odori Park ©
Odori Park
Otaru Canal ©
Otaru Canal

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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Former Russian Consulate and then admire the striking features of Goryokaku Park. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Hakodate, take in panoramic vistas at Goryokaku Tower, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Onuma Lake.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Hakodate trip maker site .

Getting from Sapporo to Hakodate by combination of flight and shuttle takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Hakodate are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. On the 20th (Sat), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Hakodate

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Onuma Lake
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Mount Hakodate ©
Mount Hakodate
Goryokaku Tower ©
Goryokaku Tower
Onuma Lake ©
Onuma Lake

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