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

 

 

 

Sample : Tokyo – Nikko – Sendai – Hachimantai – Hirosaki – Hakodate

Route

Sample route

Day 1

Depart hotel in Tokyo

Trasnfer to Nikko

Nikko Sightseeing

Nikko Toshogu

Hakone-en garden

Mt.Komagatake Ropeway

Hotel in Hakone

Lake Ashi Cruise – Photo : Kanagawa Prefectural Government

Mt.Fuji and Ropeway – Photo : Kanagawa Prefectural Government

Day 2

Depart Hotel

Odawara station

Nagoya Station

Takayama Station

Takayama Sightseeing

Yatai Kaikan Hall

Kusakabe Folk Museum

Kami Sannomachi Town

Hotel in Takayama

Kusakabe Folk Museum – Photo : Visit Hida Takayama

Kami Sannomachi – Photo : Visit Hida Takayama

Day 3

Depart Hotel

Takayama Morning Market

Shirakawago

Wada residence house

Lunch

Lake Miboro (drive-by)

Hotel in Kanazawa

Hida no sato – Photo : Visit Hida Takayama

Shirakawago in Autumn

Day 4

Departing Hotel

Kanazawa Sightseeing

Nagamachi Samurai District

Former Samurai Residence

Kenrokuen Garden

Higashi Chaya District

Hakuza (gold leaf shop)

Kanazawa Station

Kyoto Station

Hotel in Kyoto

Nagamachi – Photo : Kanazawa City Tourism Association

Kenroku-en – Photo : Kanazawa City Tourism Association

Chayamachi District

Day 5

Kyoto Sightseeing

 

Nijo-jo Castle

Kinkakuji Temple

Kyoto Imperial Palace

Lunch

Heian Jingu Shrine

Sanjusangendo Hall

Kyomizudera Temple

Hotel in Kyoto

 

 

Ginkakuji Temple

Heianjingu Shrine – Photo : pakutaso.com

 

Kiyomizu Temple