[Shinkansen Travel] Northern Tohoku Adventure: Lake Towada, Hakkoda Ropeway, Shirakami Mountains and Oirase Stream. 


Explore Tohoku Golden Route. Immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the Northern Tohoku region. Hakkoda: View spectacular lush green mountains from the ropeway! Lake Towada: Cruise on the mysterious lake! Lake Juniko in Shirakami Sanchi: Enjoy a sparkling blue lake surrounded by spectacular natural scenery. Oirase Stream: Visit first thing in the morning to see the lush greenery along the rapids! Gono Line: Board a local train on Gono line and view magnificent scenery! Hoshino Resorts Aomoriya (Komaki Onsen, Aomori prefecture) Within a vast field of 727,000㎡, a pond centered garden lies exquisitely like a detached palace. An outdoor bath, called "Uki-yu" stretches far across the wide pond, a modern design that truly gives you the feeling that you are floating on top of the water. Enjoy soaking in the hot water. An indoor bath, called "Hiba-yu" is made from the Aomori Hinoki cypress tree, which makes up what has been called one of the three most beautiful forests in Japan, is used in abundance on the ceiling, walls, and in the bathtub. The smooth feel of the wood and its refreshing scent give you the feel of taking an outdoor forest bath. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- [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" - Bus seats only. Train seats, meals and bedding are not provided. [Attention] Transportation *The train on the Gono line has non-reserved seats. The train may be fully seated on your tour day. The train journey section is subject to change. *Since Hakkoda Ropeway will be under renovation works from late May to mid-June, the ropeway may be suspended. If that is the case on your tour day, the tour will visit different sightseeing place instead. *Hakkoda Ropeway and Lake Towada sightseeing boat cruise may be cancelled according to the weather conditions on your tour day. *Seat allocations for trains: Due to the seating layout and reservation situation, even if you booked the tour as a group or a pair, your seats may not be next to or close to each other. Accommodation *Hoshino Resorts Aomoriya has difficulties to accommodate meal arrangements for those who have food allergies. If you have any food allergies, please do let us know in advance. *If you booked a room for 3 people at Rockwood Hotel & Spa, a twin room with an extra bed will be provided. If you booked a room for 4 people, two rooms will be provided. Itinerary *The order of the itinerary is subject to change according to the traffic or other circumstances on the tour day. *This course is conducted together with Japanese participants. *A Japanese-speaking guide is accompanied. Although the tour conductor can speak English or Chinese, they do not translate the guiding. *Please join the tour with comfortable clothes and walking shoes. Other *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: 1
  • Light meal: 0
  • Tokyo station (Depart 8:48~9:36) - [Shinkansen "Yamabiko"] -- Morioka station -- Komaki Onsen (Overnight) *Arrive at 15:00. Enjoy yourself in the hotel.

Day 2
  • Breakfast: 1
  • Lunch: 0
  • Dinner: 1
  • Light meal: 0
  • Komaki Onsen -- Oirase Stream (Stroll along the rapids.) -- Lake Towada (Enjoy cruising on the mysterious lake.) -- Hakkoda (View lush green mountains from the ropeway) - Ajigasawa Kogen Onsen (Overnight) *Enjoy a buffet dinner with 50 varieties of dishes, including local specialty dishes, as well as hot spring bathing.

Day 3
  • Breakfast: 1
  • Lunch: 0
  • Dinner: 0
  • Light meal: 0
  • Ajigasawa Kogen Onsen -- Senjojiki -- JR Gono line(Local train ride) -- Fukaura -- Lake Juniko (twelve lakes), Shirakami mountains. (Lake Juniko is a collective name for 33 lakes and ponds.) -- Kitakami station - [Shinkansen "Hayabusa"] -- Tokyo station (Arrive 18:56~19:56)

location Tokyo


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Tohoku, Aomori

  • English

  • Chinese

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

25 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

2 Person(s)

Cancellation policy Tour Condition