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Wonders of Tohoku:Sado Island, Niigata, Yamagata, Akita, Aomori

  • Shinkansen
  • Onsen
  • Castle

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The Tohoku region is blessed with incredible natural beauty, including the mountains, ocean, mountain streams, and lakes. Discover Tohoku’s charm on this exquisite course. Enjoy the Tohoku region’s culture and heritage as you visit iconic landmarks along with the rich nature and walk the Michinoku Coastal Trail filled with stunning scenery.

Day 1: TOKYO - SADO ISLAND, NIIGATA


Visit Sado Island known in Japan as “ Thee Island of Gold and Silver” and learn about the history and culture. Sado is like a grand theme park of the earth, showcasing its natural splendor. Sado is therefore listed as one of Japan’s Geoparks.

Day 2: SADO ISLAND, NIIGATA - NIIGATA CITY


Explore Niigata, the largest port on the Japan Sea coast, a hidden culinary gem and one of the three most prestigious areas in Japan for Geisha or Geigi, as they are called here.

Day 3: NIIGATA - YUNOHAMA ONSEN, YAMAGATA


Enjoy Yamagata with an abundance of natural beauty, where is well known for agricultural products such as rice and cherries. The highlight of today is to hike the sacred mountain, Dewa Sanzan, which represent birth, death, and rebirth, respectively. The prefecture is also known for its ubiquitous hot springs, a source of pride for each town and village.

Day 4: YAMAGATA - AKITA


Discover Akita, a refined rural capital in snow country, preserving the arts, crafts, and culture of an earlier age. Experience a world of legendary beauty with a drive to the Oga Peninsula. Learn and experience the folklore of the Namahage, known throughout the country as a folk event.

Day 5: AKITA - AOMORI


Uncover Aomori’s hidden gems for natural landscapes, primeval forests, famous festivals, and World Heritage sites. Visit Hirosaki Park, which is famous for the top cherry blossom viewing sports in Japan and learn about the history and culture of the Nebuta Matsuri, a famous festival in Aomori.

Day 6: AOMORI


Today, explore the breathtaking Michinoku Coastal Trail by walking. The Michinoku Coastal Trail, stretching more than 1,000 kilometers through Aomori, Iwate, Miyagi, and Fukushima, this is one of the Japan’s signature long-distance trails. Enjoy the adventure by hiking on the Hachinohe City Route. This is a trail course that takes you to the Tanezaki Coast, which is said to be one of the most scenic treasures in the Sanriku Fukko National Park. The coastal scenery, from rugged reefs to white sand and green pines, is impressive and changes as you walk.

Day 7: AOMORI - TOKYO


Return to Tokyo by Shinkansen train.

 

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Departure Date

Dates are flexible and customizable for your preference.

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Tailor Made Travel Arrangement


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The tailor made itinerary program includes airport transfers, accommodation, other transportation within Japan, guided tours, culture experiences, unique activities and some meals. 

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Please contact us for a custom quote. The price is customized based on final itinerary, travel dates, choice of accommodation or orther costom preference.

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Date & Price Tour Start Tour End Departure Single Supplement
03/01/2024 12/13/2024 Tokyo $ 0
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