North northeast tour of Japan

North northeast of Japan (Akiu Spa, Matsushima, Towada Spa) and Tokyo

A 6 days and 5 nights trip including Akiu, Hanamaki, Lake Towada and Tokyo Map
Check RyokanCheck western hotelCheck-in hot springShinkansenPleasant shopping

Highlights

  • Experience the natural beauty and rich historical heritage of the north northeast and central cities of Japan as well as the capital of Japan – Tokyo.
  • Matsushima Bay is one of Japan’s most scenic sightseeing attractions and nominated as a UNESCO World Heritage.
  • Enjoy Akiu and Lake Towada, in three well-known spa accommodation. Enjoys the relaxed atmosphere of the famous Japanese Spa.
  • Enjoy a unique tour in Tokyo from Asakusa filled with traditions and charm to famous attractions such as Akihabara Electric Street.
  • You are welcome to enjoy Tokyo Disney Resort® at a free sightseeing day.

MatsushimaMatsushima

Matsushima Bay

Songdo is located in the beautiful Matsushima Bay which is gifted with over 260 small islands. You can see the beauty of nature in bonsai trees and a vigil forests. Matsushima Bay has been hailed as one of Japan’s three most beautiful places. Please be sure to visit the Zuiganji Temple, an important cultural monument and a fantastic sightseeing spot.


Hiraizumi Chusonji

Hakodate Motomachi

Hiraizumi’s most famous attraction, Chusonji was established in 850 and at its peak, the temple consisted of a large network of dozens of buildings. Now only two buildings from that era remain intact. Luckily, among these is the most spectacular, the Konjikido. Konjikido is a hall completely covered in gold. It dates back to 1124 and stands inside another building. It is hailed as on of Japan’s national treasures and important cultural properties. It is also recommended to enter UNESCO’s “World Heritage”.


Lake Towada

Lake Towada

Lake Towada is the largest crater lake on the Honshu island. It lies 400 meters above sea level and has a total depth of 327 meters. Towada is also Japan’s 12th largest lake and offers a bright blue color due to its depth. Lake Towada is a famous touristic hot-spot and is visited by many Japan travelers every year.


Akiu Spa Attractions

Akiu Spa Attractions

Akiu-onsen Hot Spring is located in the west part of Miyagi and is an old hot spring whose origin dates back to the 6th century. Over 90 percent of the Akiu consists of mountain and forests offering a beautiful landscape.


Oirase Stream

Oirase Stream

Oirase Stream is one of Japan’s most famous and popular destinations during the autumn season. The traffic noise surrounding the stream is overpowered by the sound of water and silenced by the forest itself, offering a relaxing and wonderful experience. The Oirase Stream is the only outlet draining Lake Towada. The Asura flow and Choshi Great Falls are famous spots representing the beauty of the Oirase attractions.


Tokyo

Tokyo

We will also visit Japans capital Tokyo, one of the most exciting tourist locations. Modern skyscrapers in Shinjuku, the Edo perioid tempel area Asakusa, electrical products shopping paradise Akihabara, Ginza where world famous shops concentrate and Odaiba are only a few of many popular attractions offered in Tokyo.


Schedule

Location Transport Specific Content Meals
Day 1 China

Sendai Airport

Akiu Spa
Aircraft
Special train
Travel to Akiu Spa after arriving at Sendai Airport

(Accommodation: Aiku)
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dinner
Day 2 Matsushima Bay

Hanamaki Onsen
Special train Go to one of the three most scenic spots in Japan Matsushima and enjoy Matsushima sightseeing (Matsushima Bay tour boat, Zuiganji Temple) in the morning

Visit the World Heritage nomination “Hiraizumi Chusonji” in the afternoon

(Accommodation: Hanamaki Onsen)
breakfast
lunch
dinner
Day 3 Hanamaki Onsen

Koiwai Hachimantai Peak

Lake Towada
Special train Travel to Koiwai for some farm sightseeing at the Hachimantai Peak observatory in the morning

Enjoy a tasty lunch at Tian nursery pot or Udon Inaba

Visit the Fat Dutch Ridge Observatory and make a Lake Towada boat tour with sightseeing
breakfast
lunch
dinner
Day 4 Lake Towada

Oirase Stream

Tokyo
ShinkansenSpecial train Walk alongside the Oirase stream in the morning

Travel to Tokyo in the afternoon

(Accommodation: Tokyo)
breakfast
lunch
dinner
Day 5 Tokyo Special train Free sightseeing day in Tokyo (Imperial Palace, Akihabara, Ginza shopping)

Tokyo Disney Resort®
breakfast
lunch
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Day 6 Tokyo

Narita Airport
Special train
Aircraft
Flight home from Narita Airport after breakfast breakfast
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※ The sightseeing itinerary above can, before and after reservation become subject to change according to circumstances.


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