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Hakodate in March!

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Hakodate in March!


My family of 6 (2 adults & 4 kids) will be traveling to Niseko in mid-March 2018. After 6 days in Niseko, we plan to take a train to Hakodate on Day 7. We have 2 full days in Hakodate before we depart for a 2120hrs flight from Chitose to Singapore.

Given the time we have, how feasible is it to squeeze in the following:

- Onuma Park: ice-fishing, sledding, snowmobile

- Mount Hakodate/Hakodate Ropeway (is it worth doing both day & night time visits?)

- Fort Goryokaku & Tower

- Red-brick Warehouse + Bay area

- Snow Monkey Onsen

- Morning Market

- Motomachi

If it's not possible to squeeze all in, what are the sights we can skip? I hope to keep the ice-fishing bit in though, coz it sounds like good fun for the kids!

Also, what is the latest time should we leave Hakodate by for our 2120hrs flight from Chitose?

Thank you!

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1. Re: Hakodate in March!

All would be feasible though the ice-fishing in Onuma NP might take up half day at least including train rides to/from Hakodate.

Better visit Mt Hakodate for night view by ropeway to avoid potential traffic jam.

It'd take about 3 hours even for the fastest JR Hokuto express train to reach CTS via Minami-Chitose.

Look up hyperdia.com for train schedules.

You might send your ski gears and luggage straight to CTS before leaving Niseko using luggage delivery service and carry items for 2 nights in Hakodate.

Edited: 16 September 2017, 17:21
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2. Re: Hakodate in March!

Thanks for much for the advice :) Good to know I can squeeze most things into the short stay at Hakodate!

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