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Sample : Hakodate – Lake Toya – Otaru – Sapporo – Furano – Asahikawa

Route

Sample route

Day 1

Depart hotel in Hakodate

Hakodate sightseeing

Goryokaku

A star-shaped fortress can be seen from the tower.

The first Western-style fortress built in 1855.

Hakodate Mountain

The views from the mountain are spectacular

and included among Japan’s three best night views!

Trasnfer to Lake Toya

Hotel in Lake Toya

 

Goryokaku in Hakodate – Photo : JNTO

 

 

Lake Toya in Summer – Photo : JNTO

Lake Toya – Photo : JNTO

Day 2

Depart Hotel

Transfer to Otaru

Otaru sightseeing

Otaru is famous for its beautiful canal lined with historical buildings

 

Hotel in Otaru

Otaru in winter – Photo : JNTO
Otaru – Photo : JNTO

Day 3

Depart Hotel

Transfer to Sapporo

Sapporo sightseeing

Former Hokkaido Government Building
Sapporo Clock Tower
Sapporo Beer Museum
Susukino, Shopping & Restaurant area

Hotel in Sapporo

Sapporo – Photo : JNTO
Former Hokkaido Govn. Bldg – Photo : JNTO

Snow Festival in Sapporo – Photo : JNTO

Day 4

Departing Hotel

Furano

Furano is known for their pleasant and picturesque rural landscapes.

The best time to visit is July, when the lavender fields are in bloom.

Hotel in Furano

Lavender Field in Furano – Photo : JNTO
Lavender Field in Furano – Photo : JNTO

Flower Field in Furano – Photo : JNTO

Day 5

Depart Hotel

Transfer to Asahikawa

Asahikawa is the second largest city in the prefecture after Sapporo, famous for its zoo.

Asahiyama Zoo

Asahiyama Zoo is both Japan’s northernmost zoo, home to 700 animals of 124 different species.

Hotel in Asahikawa

 

 

Asahikawa City – Photo : JNTO

Penguins at Asahiyama Zoo – Photo : JNTO