Generally, Hokkaido is divided into four parts: Dao Nan, Dao Xin (Dao Zhong), Dao Dong and Daoko. Among them, Daozhong focuses on the more populated cities and the most representative tourist attractions. Dao Nan is the gateway between Hokkaido and Honshu, Dao Dong has a primitive barren nature reserve, North Road is Japan's extreme north of the land. Whether it is a deep tour of Hokkaido, or inland island city in series, Hokkaido is an indispensable trip to Japan.
Major cities and tourist attractions
Road South: Hakodate, Matsumae
Hokkaido: Sapporo, Otaru, Furano, Biei, Muroran, Noboribetsu, Lake Toya, Shikotsu Lake, Asahikawa
East: Kushiro, Shiretoko, Abashiri, Akan
Best travel time
Hokkaido spring (April - May) is short, the temperature is generally low, before and after the May holiday cherry blossoms, is Japan's last cherry ground.
Summer (June-August) is the season of Hokkaido lavender in full bloom. Furano is the world famous lavender origin, every year from early July to late August, the hillside and the plains become purple flowers, known as "Oriental Provence". As well as the ups and downs of the Biei, a piece of brilliant flowers, attracting many tourists at home and abroad to Japan, with the camera to record this beautiful moment.
Hokkaido's autumn (9-11 months) came earlier, during the 11 holiday period will be able to watch the mountains of the leaves, relatively few tourists, very suitable for looking for quiet tourists.
Winter (12 - February) is the season of Hokkaido snow, suburbs ski resort one after another to start business, you can also take a regular sightseeing car, from the car overlooking the snow in Hokkaido, you can also enjoy Hokkaido white Christmas The Sapporo Ice and Snow Festival held in early February is the biggest activity in Hokkaido winter, when the amount of snow is also thick, snow is very beautiful, but also a good time hot springs.
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