Juhyo 'Snow Monsters' in Miyagi Zao from the Snowmobile


Visit 'Snow Monsters' in one day by joining this tour from Sendai. See "Juhyogen", a frost-covered trees field at an altitude of about 1600m with its amazing snow scenery that spreads out before your eyes.What 'Snow Monsters' Juhyo are?​ Juhyo can be translated as ice trees, created by ice and snow stuck to an evergreen trees naturally. This can only be seen in a limited areas. 1. Get on the snowmobile heated inside and enter deep into the forest to have a close look of Snow Monsters in Miyagi Zao. 2. All participants are provided with rental high boots for walking around Juhyogen. 3. Visit a museum of traditional crafts "Togatta Kokeshi"! 4. Have lunch independently at Zao Dairy Center (lunch is not included to the tour fee).​ ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Optional lunch​ A) Zao Sosei Gyu cheese hamburger steak: JPY 1,200 per person (tax included) B) Zao Sosei Gyu keema curry: JPY 1,200 per person (tax included) - Please apply at least 3 business days prior to the tour departure day by leaving a comment at the time of booking or by email. - Please pay cash to the tour staff on the tour day. -The lunch venue will be different for different menu. Therefore if you would like to have lunch together with your group members, please choose the same menu. -This tour does not include lunch. If you don't order, please prepare your own lunch or buy it at the same venue (which may be quite crowded.) ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ [Additional information] *Items included – Transportation, accommodation, meal(s), admission fee(s) specified in the itinerary and taxes. None of these expenses will be refunded even if the participant does not use them for whatever reason. *Items not included – Any expenses not specified in the itinerary (e.g. personal expenses, optional tours). *Items included in Infant price (3-5 years old) - Bus seat only. [Attention] *The amount of snowfall differs each season and there is no guarantee that you can enjoy snowy landscapes and frost covered trees Juhyo. A snowmobile route may be also shortened or even cancelled due the snow conditions on the route and weather. *When ride a snowmobile, rental high boots (free size) is available free of charge. There is no other warm clothes and accessories available, so please bring your own. *A snowmobile ride will take about 40 minutes one way. Basically you will share a bench seat with other passengers. *Please join the tour with comfortable clothes and non-slip walking shoes. *Sightseeing outside will be very cold. Please prepare warm clothes and accessories, such as a coat, gloves, socks, heat packs etc. *The order of the itinerary is subject to change according to the traffic or other circumstances on the tour day. *This tour is operated with a mixture of Japanese and foreign guests. However a staff member will give you the basic information, such as meeting place and time at each stop in English or Chinese, although they won’t give you detailed information on the places visited. *We will not be responsible for any delays, shortenings or omissions made to the itinerary due to circumstances beyond our control (traffic, weather etc.) *A decision on whether to cancel the tour will be decided by 3pm Japan Standard Time one day before the tour date. We will inform you by e-mail. *The tour end point may be different from the meeting point. Ask the tour conductor on the day. *The amended Act on the Protection of Personal Information came into effect on 30 May 2017. Customer information (name, age, gender etc.) may be forwarded to the hotels or necessary entities for the purpose of making tour arrangements. This condition shall be deemed to have been accepted by the customer upon completion of the reservation.


Day 1
  • Breakfast: 0
  • Lunch: 0
  • Dinner: 0
  • Light meal: 0
  • Sendai Station East Exit (Depart 9:00) -- Miyagi Zao Kokeshi Museum (Visit / approx. 40 mins) -- Zao Dairy Center (Lunch / Separate cost / approx. 60 mins) -- Miyagi Zao Sumikawa Snow Park (Onboard a snowmobile to travel around in the juhyo ice rime forest / approx. 2 hours) -- Sendai Station East Exit (Scheduled 17:30)

location Sendai Station, East Exit


Departure place

Sendai Station, East Exit

Meeting Time

09:00 AM


Yamagata, Tohoku

  • English

  • Chinese (Mandarin)

Language Support

A tour conductor or staff of your preferred language will accompany the tour from the designated meeting place (at a designated airport in case of a tour with airplanes) and provides the participant with basic information necessary for the tour (such as meeting place and time at each stop etc) in your preferred language. Information on sightseeing in the areas of tour destinations will not be provided. However, brochures in your preferred language will be provided.

Minimum number of participants for operation

1 Person(s)

*When the participants does not reach the number above, the tour will not be operated. If this is the case, those who have made a reservation will be informed of the matter by 14 days prior to the scheduled departure date (by 4 days prior to the departure in case of a Day-tour).

Minimum number of participants for booking

1 Person(s)

Cancellation policy Tour Condition
The prices may vary depending on number of participants and other conditions.