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3 weeks in JAPAN !

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1. Posted by tatjanafanny (First Time Poster 1 posts) 1y

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Hi guys,

I am going to Japan next year for 3 weeks in July-Aug!

I would like to rent a car in Hokkaido, does that make sense?

Any tipps where to stay and what to visit??

thank you!


2. Posted by PatrickHarnett (Budding Member 9 posts) 1y

Are you planning to spend all three weeks in Hokkaido? I think a car would be useful in places as some of the rail network is not as extensive/developed as other parts of Japan, and would make some of you sightseeing easier (for instance, Uzusan at Lake Toya would be easier with a car than public transport). Depending on your plan, you could do some short rentals with trains between different cities.

The place I wanted to get to was the Shiretoko National Park. There is a cruise along the coast to view the world heritage site (and bears). That can wait until another trip.