7 Days in Hokkaido: A Winter Wonderland Itinerary

Captivating view of Mount Yotei, as seen from picturesque Lake Toya in Hokkaido, Japan

Hokkaido is renowned as one of the most beautiful winter destinations in the world. With its stunning natural beauty and picturesque landscapes, Hokkaido is a must-visit for any travel enthusiast. Hokkaido has something for everyone, whether you are a nature lover, a winter sports enthusiast, or simply looking for a peaceful getaway. The island is famous for its winter wonderland, and with good reason.

We know why you’re here, so let’s dive straight into the itinerary. We have put together a 7-day itinerary that will take you through some of the most beautiful and iconic spots in Hokkaido. From skiing on some of the world’s best slopes to experiencing the local culture, our itinerary covers it all. Each day is designed to give you the most authentic Hokkaido experience, whether it’s visiting hot springs or indulging in the local cuisine.

Day 1 – Checking into Sapporo

Day 2 – Skiing at Sapporo Teine

Sapporo Teine Ski Resort
Soup Curry

Day 3 – Asahiyama Zoo & Shirahige Waterfall

Walk with the penguins at Asahiyama Zoo
Stunning view of Shirahige Waterfall, as seen from the Blue River Bridge

Day 4 – Otaru

Kaisendon (fresh seafood rice bowl) at Syokudo and Teishoku restaurant
Gin no Kane Ichigokan, Cafe
Otaru Canal

Day 5 – Sapporo Snow Festival & Shopping

Mesmerizing ice sculptures at the Susukino site of the Sapporo Snow Festival

Day 6 – Car Rental, King Crab, Lake Toya

Stunning lake and mountain view from The Lake Suite Ko No Sumika

Day 7 – New Chitose Airport

6 thoughts on “7 Days in Hokkaido: A Winter Wonderland Itinerary”

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