Aoi Ike (blue pond) near Biei
Hokkaido is very very popular destination. There are lots of places to see. However this island is quite large. You must know the best way between the places to save your trip time.
In this post, I will show you the train network in Hokkaido. You will find most time efficient way.
Continue reading Hokkaido Train Guide. Guide of the access route to major places in Hokkaido by train Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto station exterior (C) Rsa GFDL or CC-BY-SA-3.0
Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto is the hub to Hakodate and Sapporo when you get Hokkaido. This station is connected with Sapporo and Hakodate by conventional train, and Tokyo, Sendai and Aomori by Hokkaido Shinkansen.
I would like to show you how to change the trains in Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto station with many photos.
Continue reading Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto station guide. How to change Hokkaido Shinkansen to/from train to Sapporo and Hakodate Express bus connects Noboribetsu and Lake Toya
This post is continued from
Trip to Hokkaido in 2017 winter – Part 6, Takikwa to Noboribetsu Onsen.
On day 3, I visited Biei and Nobotibetsu Onsen. In this post, I would like to show you the last stretch of day 3 trip which is the trip to Hakodate via Lake Toya.
Continue reading Trip to Hokkaido in 2017 winter – Part 7, Noboribetsu Onsen to Hakodate via Lake Toya Limited Express Okhotsk by KIHA 183 series
This post is continued from
Trip to Hokkaido in 2017 winter – Part 5, Asahikawa to Takikawa via Biei.
On day 3, I dropped by three places, Biei, Noboribetsu and Lake Toya. In this post, I show you the second place, Noboribetsu.
Continue reading Trip to Hokkaido in 2017 winter – Part 6, Takikawa to Noboribetsu Onsen Clock Tower is Sapporo’s icon.
I have posted the sample itinerary that includes Kyoto, Osaka and Hokkaido before. But at that time, Hokkaido Shinkansen was not open. Current train schedule and operation are completely different from that time. At this time, I revise all train schedule and update the information. And I add many more detailed information and help you to build your plan much more.
In this post, I would like to share this new itinerary. It is 10 days trip plan but I used 7 days JR pass. Local deals are added at the beginning and the end of the trip to shrink the total cost. But mostly JR pass covers the trip. Actually JR Pass 7 days gives you super saving!
Continue reading Sample itinerary Tokyo, Kyoto, Osaka and Hokkaido 10 days by Japan Rail Pass 7 days Kiyomizu-dera temple in Kyoto ©Akira Okada/©JNTO
I have received some inquiries about trip to Kyoto and Hokkaido in only 7 days. It is packed but it is not impossible. I would like to share the sample itinerary which covers Kyoto and Hokkaido.
Continue reading Two most popular spots in 7 days! Sample itinerary Kyoto and Hokkaido 7 days by Japan Rail Pass 7 days pass