The Island of Hokkaido is second largest island and at the north end of Japan.
In winter, the generally high quality of powder snow. You can enjoy winter sports. Niseko is most famous ski resort. After that Onsen( hot spring) makes you relax.
Asahikawa is the second-largest city in Hokkaido, after Sapporo. The city is currently well known for the Asahiyama Zoo and Asahikawa ramen.
Shiretoko Peninsula is located on the easternmost portion of Hokkaidō, protruding into the Sea of Okhotsk. The Shiretoko Peninsula was registered as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2005, in recognition of the peninsula being the southernmost point where sea ice usually forms in the Northern Hemisphere.
Furano is famous for its lavender fields, and the Furano Ski Resort, which held the Snowboarding World Cup in recent years.
Hakodate is now the third biggest in Hokkaido. The night view from the mt.Hakodate is renowned in Japan as one of the best in the country, and one of the top three in the world along with Hong Kong and Naples.
Otaru faces the Ishikari Bay, and has long served as the main port of the bay, with its many historical buildings. The Olympics game was held in 1972 in winter in Sapporo. In Sapporo held also snow festival, there are many ice statues displayed at Odori park.
Sapporo and Moerenuma park
Moerenuma park in Sapporo Hokkaido. The park was designed by a world famous sculptor Isamu Noguchi
Noboribetsu, Ainu village and Lake Toya
Noboribetsu is part of Shikotsu-Toya National Park.The most impressive scene at the hot spring is the Jigoku Valley (hell valley), where yellowy gray volcanic gas seeps from the surface of the rocks.
Niseko Ski resort
It has typical inland weather, with an annual average temperature at 6.3 degrees Celsius, while the deepest snow in winter can sometimes reach 200cm in depth.
Asahikawa, Zoo and Sounkyo gorges
Asahikawa is the second-largest city in Hokkaido, next to Sapporo, which thrived as a military city before World War II.
In winter, the festival is held at the bank of the Ishikari River, making use of Asahikawa's cold climate and snow.
Akan national park
Lake Akan is a beautiful crater lake in Akan National Park, Kushiro.Volcanic activity formed the lake some 6,000 years ago
Kushiro and Tsurui
Kushiro, which is well known as "the town of mist," is located in the southeastern part of Hokkaido, facing the Pacific Ocean.
Shiretoko national park and Abashiri area
Nature paradise ! Shiretoko is located eastern part of Hokkaido. you can enjoy Hiking, Fishing, hunting, ice breaker boat and Drift ice walk. I would like to recommend you to visit Rausu to observe the bird watching in winter time.
Located in the southwest of Hokkaido and facing the Tsugaru Strait, Hakodate is Hokkaido's third largest city. facing to Hakodate bay.
Furano and Biei
Furano and Biei are located next to each other and are usually visited in one trip. Most people discover the areas on a 4-5 day trip, but if you come in summer and really want to take your time to relax in a beautiful natural area, it is perfectly possible to take one to two week trip to this area as well.
Otaru makes for a great day trip from Sapporo, or a nice stop along the way for those traveling to ski resort Niseko. The glassworks shops, coffee shops, restaurants, and shopping malls along the canal have been converted from stone-built or brick-built warehouses,