DAY1 New Chitose AP – Sapporo
Arrive at New Chitose Airport and transfer to Sapporo, the biggest city in Hokkaido. After check in the hotel, visit Sapporo beer museum, the famous Ishiya Chocolate factory, the Old Government house of Hokkaido and Odori Park (where the yearly Snow Festival is held every year in February).
Overnight in Sapporo
DAY2 Sapporo – Asahikawa
After breakfast and check out, visit the Central Fish Market in Sapporo where you can taste the seafood products of Hokkaido before driving to Asahikawa. 2 hours drive takes you to Asahiyama zoo, one of famous zoo in Japan, and Asahiyama park to see SAKURA, cherry blossom(Full-bloomed maybe in mid-May).
Overnight in Asahikawa
DAY3 Asahikawa – Asahikawa
Go to Tulip Park in Kamiyubetsu and enjoy to see Pink Moss in Takinoue. Both two locations are fantastic, must be the highlight this spring trip. It takes almost whole day from Asahikawa city.
Overnight in Asahikawa
DAY4 Asahikawa – Otaru
Drive to Furano – a popular place for flower viewing starting from May. Pass by Biei, known as the beautiful scenery and blue pond. Stopover at the ice cream factory to taste their delicious lavender ice cream. and take a express way to Otaru.
Overnight in Otaru
DAY5 Otaru – Noboribetsu
In Otaru, visit Canal, Kitaichi Glass factory as well as the Musical Box factory in the morning. Then proceed to Noboribetsu. Have a quick stop at one of the fruits garden in Yoichi and pass by Mt. Yotei (the Mt. Fuji of Hokkaido). After long drive arrive at Noboribetsu – one of the greatest Onsen town in Japan.
Overnight in Noboribetsu
DAY6 Noboribetsu – New Chitose AP
Check out after breakfast and visit Hell Valley, where all the hot springs resorts in this area depend on for it’s sulphurous water supply to their pubic baths. Then head to New Chitose airport. It takes almost one hour. And spend some time to do your last minute shopping in the airport or factory outlet mall near the airport.