Sightseeing in Aizu: Tsuruga Castle, Mt. Iimori, Ouchi-juku with Lunch
1. Tsuruga Castle…A symbol of Aizu that resisted attacks during the Boshin War. Enter the only castle having red tiled roofs for its main tower. From the 5-floor if weather permits you can see a panoramic view of Aizu Wakamatsu city, Aizu basin and Mt. Bandai. 2. Mt. Iimori…A place with numerous myths and historic spots, including the grave of the 19 young soldiers of the Byakkotai (White Tiger Corps) unit and the 31 memorials to the other young soldiers who died in subsequent battles. 3. Ouchi-juku…A former post town established in the Edo period (1640), still exists today. About 50 thatched roof houses lined up on the street, and you can enjoy an original Japanese townscape. From mid to late April you can view cherry blossoms, from May to June enjoy the fresh green colors of the leaves. 4. Relish a Japanese set meal for lunch. 5. Enjoy shopping at Kashiwaya, famous for the thin skinned manju. Taste 1 manju (steamed yeast bun with filling). 6. Visit sake brewery and enjoy shopping. Aizu region has many sake breweries thanks to its clear spring waters and excellent quality rice. [Additional information] What's 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. What's not included: Any expenses not specified in the itinerary (e.g. personal expenses, optional tours.) What's included in "Infant Price" (3-5 years old): Bus seat only. [Attention] *Peak flower viewing period could be before/after the tour day depending on the weather/climate. *A scenery from Tsuruga Castle Tower and Mt. Iimori may not be viewed in case of bad weather conditions. *Please wear comfortable clothing and walking shoes. *The order of the itinerary is subject to change. *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.
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Sendai Station East Exit (Meet 7:50 / Depart 8:00) -- Mt. Iimori (Stroll / approx. 70 mins) -- Sake Brewery (Visit, shopping / approx. 30 mins) -- Tsurugajo Kaikan (Lunch / approx. 50 mins) -- Tsuruga Castle (Visit / approx. 40 mins) -- Kashiwaya (Shopping / approx. 20 mins) -- Ouchi-juku (Stroll / approx. 60 mins) -- Sendai Station (Scheduled 19:40)
Sendai Station, East Exit
Tohoku, Miyagi (Sendai)
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.
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*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).
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