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 famous Sapporo beer museum, the Old Government house of Hokkaido and Odori Park (where the yearly Snow Festival is held every year in February). And how about RAMEN for dinner tonight?
Overnight in Sapporo
DAY2 Sapporo – Asarigawa(Otaru)
Today’s destination is Otaru. On the way, stopover at Ishiya chocolate factory, famous tourist spot. In the historical town Otaru, old Canal, Kitaichi Glass factory and Musical Box factory should be on the list. You may see some SAKURA at Temiya park.
Overnight in Asarigawa
DAY3 Asarigawa(Otaru) – Lake Toya
Drive to Niseko, snow powder resort area. You may see snow even in May.
Miyama Cherry Blossom Reserve is the one to enjoy Sakura today. Then collect spring water come from Mt. Yotei for drinking at Fukidashi parkn and head to Lake Toya, known as great view. On the way stopover at Lake Hill Farm for delicious ice cream
Overnight in Lake Toya
DAY4 Lake Toya – Hakodate
Before driving to Hakodate, visit two volcanoes, Mt.Usu and Showashinzan. Then more than 2 hours drive to Hakodate. On the way, stopover at Mori for viewing SAKURA and enjoy Lake Onuma view. At Hakodate, historic temple, Motomachi slope, Kanamori warehouses are on the list to go. After check in the hotel, go to Mt. Hakodate and take a cable car for famous night-view.
Overnight in Hakodate
DAY5 Hakodate – Hakodate
Today is the highlight of this SAKURA viewing trip. Drive about 2 hours to Matsumae, famous SAKURA town. Everybody would like to see SAKURA, sometimes traffic jam there but still Matsumae is worth visiting anyway. After Matumae, back to Hakodate and see another SAKURA at Goryokaku park. Please cross your fingers for good weather!
Overnight in Hakodate
DAY6 Hakodate – Hakodate AP
After check out, visit the Hakodate Asaichi Market where you can have a seafood breakfast before driving to Hakodate airport. The airport is just 20 minutes away from Hakodate downtown area.