10 days in Japan Itinerary

10 days in Japan Itinerary

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10 days in Japan Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  11 h
1
Sapporo
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
2
Otaru
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Asahikawa
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Furano
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
Noboribetsu
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
6
Toyako-cho
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
7
Hakodate
— 1 night
Fly:  12 h
End: Singapore

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): get some fabulous bargains at Mitsui Outlet Park, Sapporo Kitahiroshima, browse the different shops at Sapporo Factory, then take a stroll around Sapporo Underground Shopping Centre Aurora Town, and finally soak in some Japanese tradition at some of the top local onsens.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Sapporo holiday builder app .

Singapore, Singapore to Sapporo is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Singapore to Sapporo due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Singapore in September, expect nights in Sapporo to be slightly colder, around 20°C, while days are cooler, around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Otaru.

Things to do in Sapporo

Shopping Spas Baths

Side Trip

Mitsui Outlet Park, Sapporo Kitahiroshima
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Thermal Spas

1
night
Otaru

Otaru ©
The port city of Otaru has long attracted domestic visitors, drawn in by the city's many historic buildings, and has started to garner international attention, too.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tomioka Catholic Church, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Sankaku Market, then stroll through Otaru Canal, and finally stop by Otaru Music Box Museum Main Building.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Otaru vacation planner.

Traveling by train from Sapporo to Otaru takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In September, daytime highs in Otaru are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Asahikawa.

Things to do in Otaru

Shopping Historic Sites Nature
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Otaru Music Box Museum Main Building ©
Sankaku Market ©
Sankaku Market
Otaru Canal ©
Otaru Canal

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): admire the natural beauty at Asahiyama Miura Garden, shop like a local with Asahikawa Design Center, then sample the tasty concoctions at Takasagosyuzo, then make a trip to Asahikawa Station, and finally browse the different shops at AEON MALL Asahikawa Ekimae.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Asahikawa trip planner.

You can drive from Otaru to Asahikawa in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Furano.

Things to do in Asahikawa

Shopping Breweries & Distilleries Parks
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Asahikawa Design Center ©
Asahikawa Design Center
Asahikawa Station ©
Asahikawa Station

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Anpanman Shop Furano and Glass Forest in FURANO. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Furano: Biei-cho (Shikisai no Oka, Shirogane Blue Pond, &more). And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Farm Tomita, stroll around Torinuma Park, make a trip to Roller Coaster Road, and examine the collection at Furabi.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Furano day trip tool .

You can take a train from Asahikawa to Furano in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Asahikawa in September, plan for little chillier nights in Furano, with lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to drive to Noboribetsu.

Things to do in Furano

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Biei-cho, Roller Coaster Road, Farm Tomita
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Shikisai no Oka ©
Shikisai no Oka
Shirogane Blue Pond ©
Shirogane Blue Pond
Farm Tomita ©
Farm Tomita

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night
Noboribetsu

Noboribetsu ©
Perhaps the island's best-known hot spring resort, Noboribetsu has a long history of tourism.
To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Noboribetsu online day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Furano to Noboribetsu takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Furano in September since evenings lows in Noboribetsu dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Toyako-cho.

Things to do in Noboribetsu

Nature Parks Spas

Side Trip

Onsen Resorts
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Jigokudani ©
Jigokudani
Onsen Resorts
Noboribetsu Dairy Farm ©
Noboribetsu Dairy Farm

1
night
Toyako-cho

Toyako-cho
To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Toyako-cho tour builder app .

Drive from Noboribetsu to Toyako-cho in an hour. In September in Toyako-cho, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 18°C at night. You'll set off for Hakodate on the 16th (Wed).

Things to do in Toyako-cho

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
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1
night
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 18th (Fri): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Hakodate day trip website .

You can drive from Toyako-cho to Hakodate in 2.5 hours. In September in Hakodate, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 18°C at night. On the 18th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Hakodate

Spas
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Spas

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