7D5N HOKKAIDO FLORA
Hokkaido is the northernmost island of Japan, known for its stunning natural beauty, abundant snowfall, and unique cultural heritage. It is the second largest island in Japan and has a cooler climate than the rest of the country, with cold winters and mild summers. The island is known for its abundant snowfall in winter, making it a popular destination for winter sports such as skiing and snowboarding. In Spring, the fields are filled with flowers of all colors. In Summer, the lakes and sea are a dazzling blue. Autumn adorns the mountains and forests with colorful leaves. Hokkaido is also famous for its natural beauty and wildlife. The island is home to many national parks, including Daisetsuzan National Park and Shiretoko National Park, which are known for their stunning landscapes and diverse flora and fauna. Hokkaido is also famous for its hot springs, which can be found throughout the island. Overall, Hokkaido is a fascinating destination that offers a diverse range of activities and experiences for visitors to enjoy.
Day 01: Singapore – Sapporo
Assemble at Singapore Changi Airport for your flight to Hokkaido, Sapporo.
Day 02: Chitose / Noboribetsu / Lake Toya
Discover the Noboribetsu Date Jidai Village, where you can experience traditional crafts, food, and entertainment and explore exhibits and demonstrations showcasing the history and culture of the region during that time. Next, we'll journey to Jigokudani, a natural wonderland featuring hot steam vents, sulphurous streams, and breath-taking volcanic activity. After a day of adventure, we'll whisk you away to Noboribetsu hot spring town, where you can rejuvenate in Hokkaido's most famous hot spring resort.
Midorinokaze Resort Kitayuzawa or similar class
Day 03: Lake Toya / Hakodate
Begin your adventure with a Lake Toya Cruise ride, nestled in the beautiful Shikotsu-Toya National Park, where you'll witness the stunning lake, hot springs, and an active volcano - Showa Shinzan, an awe-inspiring volcano formed from a 1944 eruption. Cruise around the area to appreciate its magnificence. Next, ascend Mount Hakodate via the Hakodate Cable Car and be captivated by the stunning night views of the city below. Reaching the top, relish the panoramic views and take a moment to savour the experience. Continue your journey to Hakodate, the third largest city in Hokkaido, and indulge in the freshest seafood in Japan. Treat your taste buds to a variety of options from sushi to grilled seafood and experience the luxurious beauty of Hokkaido.
Yunokawa Prince Hotel Nagisatei or similar class
Day 04: Hakodate / Niseko
Begin your day with a visit to the Hakodate Morning Market, bustling with fresh seafood like uni and ikura, local produce and crafts, a few steps away from JR Hakodate Station. Continue the adventure to the Kanemori Red Brick Warehouse, an atmospheric shopping and entertainment complex restored to its former glory from Hakodate's international trading port days. Stroll through the beautiful brick buildings, exploring boutiques, restaurants, and cafes. Then, head to Fort Goryokaku, a historic fort famous for its star-shaped design and Japanese history. Learn about the fort's past with a guided tour and enjoy the panoramic views atop its walls. In the spring, revel in the cherry blossom views from the fort's surrounding park.
Niseko Hilton or similar class
Day 05: Niseko / Otaru / Sapporo
Start the day with a stroll down the Otaru Canal, a scenic waterway built in the late 19th century for transporting goods. Marvel at the historic brick warehouses converted into shops, restaurants, and museums lining the canal. Next, visit the Otaru Music Box Museum to witness the art of music box making, a thriving industry in the city during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Admire the antique and contemporary music boxes on display and learn about their mechanisms and history. Continue your journey to the Kitaichi Glass Crystal Museum, famous for its elegant and high-quality glass and crystal products. Shop for unique souvenirs and appreciate the beauty of traditional Japanese glassware. Conclude your luxurious experience with a visit to Tanaka Sake Brewery, Kikkogura, a renowned traditional brewery that produces high-quality sakes using the finest ingredients and traditional methods. Indulge in the rich and flavourful sakes that have won awards and accolades, and learn about the brewing process.
ANA Crowne Plaza Sapporo or similar class
Day 06: Sapporo
Your tour begins at Maruyama Park, one of the city's largest and most popular parks, where cherry blossom trees bloom, attracting visitors during cherry blossom season. Then, visit the Hokkaido Shrine, a Shinto shrine dedicated to the spirits of pioneers and settlers who developed Hokkaido. Explore the traditional atmosphere and variety of shops and restaurants on Tanukikoji Shopping Street, one of the oldest and most famous shopping streets in the city. End your day with a stroll through Maruyama Park, visiting its food stalls and souvenir shops.
ANA Crowne Plaza Sapporo or similar class
Day 07: Sapporo – Singapore
Our tour starts with a stroll through the picturesque Odori Park, a green space in the heart of the city, perfect for a leisurely stroll. Visit the iconic Clock Tower, a historic landmark that has been keeping time since 1881. Indulge your sweet tooth at Shiroi Koibito Park, a charming theme park dedicated to the famous local white chocolate cookies. Shop for discounted goods at Mitsui Outlet Park, featuring a wide range of domestic and international brands. Finally, head to Chitose Airport for your return flight, bidding farewell to the beauty and excitement of Sapporo.
This itinerary and its package inclusions might be changed later in time, subject to availability.