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1. Posted by tatjanafanny (First Time Poster 1 posts) 1y Star this if you like it!

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 12 posts) 1y Star this if you like it!

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.