DAY1 New Chitose AP – Asahikawa
Touch down at New Chitose and drive more than 2 hours to Asahikawa, 2nd biggest city in Hokkaido. If you are hungry, Ramen at Ramen village is good for lunch. Asahikawa is famous for Japanese sake. So why don’t you visit Sake factory and taste?
Overnight in Asahikawa
DAY2 Asahikawa – Shirogane(Biei)
First drive to Sounkyo – very beautiful autumn leaves spot there. See twin waterfalls called “Ginga-no-Taki” & “Ryusei-no-Taki”. Mt. Asahidake is also good to visit to enjoy autumn leaves. Then go to Biei, stopover at Aoi-ike, blue pond and Shirahige waterfalls for viewing more autumn leaves.
Overnight in Shirogane
DAY3 Shirogane(Biei) – Noboribetsu
Today you go to Furano first. Farm Tomita, cheese factory, jam garden and Furano marche are on the list to visit. Taste lavender ice cream, buy Hokkaido vegetable and milk products and have a break at sweets cafe. After Furano, 3 hours drive to Noboribetsu. It will be breathtaking autumn leaves drive. Today you stay famous onesn resort town, Noboribetsu.
Overnight in Noboribetsu
DAY4 Noboribetsu – Otaru
In Noboribetsu area enjoy and learn Japanese old culture at Date Jidaimura (Ninja village) and visit Hell Valley. Then drive to two volcanoes area Mt. Usu and Showashinzan. You can enjoy great view of Lake Toya from top of the mountain. On the way to Otaru, autumn leaves are very beautiful. Recommend to taste a mushroom miso soup this area.
Overnight in Otaru
DAY5 Otaru – Sapporo
In Otaru, old canal, Glass factory and Music box museum are on the list to visit. Do not miss to eat Sushi at Otaru Sushi street. After Otaru, do sightseeing Sapporo – Ishiya white chocolate factory, Sapporo beer factory, Mt. Okura etc. We recommend King crab, Lamb BBQ, Ramen, Soup curry etc. for your final night.
Overnight in Sapporo
DAY6 Sapporo – New Chitose AP
Head for New Chitose airport. It takes almost one hour. If you have a time, visiting Sapporo central market is good idea. New Chitose airport is a kind of Hokkaido show case. Do not forget to buy Hokkaido products and souvenirs in last minutes.