10 days in Japan Itinerary

10 days in Japan Itinerary

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10 days in Japan Itinerary

Start: Chitose
Drive:  2 h
1
Furano
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
2
Abashiri
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Shikaoi-cho
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Asahikawa
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Sapporo
— 3 nights
Train:  30 min
End: Chitose

2
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Furano Cheese Craft Center, Furano Wine Factory and Furano Ski Resort. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): don't miss a visit to Ningle Terrace.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Furano trip planning site .

Chitose to Furano is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Chitose in February: highs in Furano hover around -3°C, while lows dip to -12°C. On the 5th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Abashiri.

Things to do in Furano

Parks Shopping Winter Sports

Side Trip

Shirogane Blue Pond
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Shirogane Blue Pond ©
Shirogane Blue Pond
Furano Ski Resort ©
Furano Ski Resort
Furano Wine Factory ©
Furano Wine Factory

1
night
Abashiri

Abashiri ©
A coastal town with a smattering of things to do, Abashiri has an interesting history and arresting natural scenery.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Abashiri Sightseeing Icebreaker Aurora as well as Okhotsk Ryu-hyo Museum. On the 5th (Wed), examine the collection at Okhotsk Ryu-hyo Museum.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Abashiri online trip builder .

You can drive from Furano to Abashiri in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around -2°C in February, and nighttime lows around -11°C. On the 6th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Shikaoi-cho.

Things to do in Abashiri

Tours Outdoors Museums
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Okhotsk Ryu-hyo Museum ©
Okhotsk Ryu-hyo Museum

2
nights
Shikaoi-cho

Shikaoi-cho ©
You've now added Shikaribetsu Lake to your itinerary.

To find topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Shikaoi-cho tour app .

Traveling by car from Abashiri to Shikaoi-cho takes 3.5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Abashiri in February since evenings lows in Shikaoi-cho dip to -5°C. On the 7th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Noboribetsu.

Things to do in Shikaoi-cho

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Shikaribetsu Lake
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Shikaribetsu Lake ©
Shikaribetsu Lake

1
night
Asahikawa

Asahikawa ©
Perched on the confluence of four rivers and surrounded by green hills, Asahikawa combines a modern city experience with the pristine nature nearby.
On the 9th (Sun), admire the natural beauty at Asahiyama Miura Garden, find something for the whole family at Asahikawa Ramen Village, sample the tasty concoctions at Takasagosyuzo, then don't miss a visit to Asahikawa Station, and finally appreciate the history behind Takuboku Ishikawa Statue and Monument.

To find maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Asahikawa vacation planning website .

Traveling by car from Shikaoi-cho to Asahikawa takes 3 hours. In February in Asahikawa, expect temperatures between -5°C during the day and -7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Sapporo.

Things to do in Asahikawa

Theme Parks Breweries & Distilleries Parks
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Asahikawa Ramen Village ©
Asahikawa Ramen Village
Asahikawa Station ©
Asahikawa Station

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.
You've now added Asahiyama Zoo to your itinerary. Explore Sapporo's surroundings by going to Nikka Whisky Yoichi Distillery (in Yoichi-cho) and JR Otaru Station (in Otaru). There's still lots to do: stroll around Odori Park, get a sense of history and politics at Former Hokkaido Government Office Building, steep yourself in history at Sapporo Clock Tower, and fly down the slopes at Okurayama Lookout.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Sapporo trip planning site .

You can take a train from Noboribetsu to Sapporo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Noboribetsu in February: highs in Sapporo hover around -1°C, while lows dip to -5°C. You'll set off for home on the 14th (Fri).

Things to do in Sapporo

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Winter Sports

Side Trip

Asahiyama Zoo
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Okurayama Lookout ©
Okurayama Lookout
Asahiyama Zoo ©
Asahiyama Zoo

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