Autumn Colors in Tohoku: Visit all 6 Prefectures! [By Shinkansen]

Highlights

Visit 11 popular autumn leaves spots in the Tohoku (northeastern Japan) region in four days! 1. Ouchi-juku Post Town: stroll around the historic streets. 2. Tsuruga castle: The symbol of Aizu/Entrance to the tower is JPY410 3. Chuson-ji Temple, Hiraizumi: Entrance to the Golden Hall costs JPY800 4. Lake Towada: enjoy the autumn leaves of the surrounding mountains. 5. Oirase Gorge: wander around the pretty scenic spot 6. Hirosaki Park: visit the special autumn leaves light-up event 7. Hachimantai: panoramic views of autumn leaves 8. Lake Tazawa: view autumn leaves at the deepest lake in Japan 9. Kakunodate: walk around the well-preserved samurai town 10. Naruko Gorge: one of the leading autumn leaves spots in Tohoku 11. Yamadera Temple: a temple built in the side of the mountain Best viewing periods ・Chuson-ji Temple: late Oct~early Nov ・Oirase Gorge / Lake Towada: mid to late Oct ・Naruko Gorge / Yamadera Temple: mid Octo~early Nov. *This course is planned according to the best viewing period in previous years, but this does not guarantee that this year will be the same and could be slightly later or earlier. Accommodation ・Night 1: Active Resorts Miyagi Zao ・Night 2: Hotel Sunroute Patio Goshogawara ・Night 3: Hotel Route Inn Shinjo Ekimae --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- [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 seats only (if you wish to include train seats, meals and bedding for your infant, please apply through the Child price.) [Attention] *Guests who booked one room for two might be separated into two single rooms. *Seat allocations for Shinkansen: 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. *Please wear comfortable clothing and walking shoes. *The order of the itinerary is subject to change. *This tour is operated with a mix of Japanese and foreign passengers. *For the smooth operation of the group tour, we are responsible for allocating the seating for the transportation (bus, trains etc.) used during the tour and at facilities where seats are designated. *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.

Itinerary

Day 1
  • Breakfast: 0
  • Lunch: 0
  • Dinner: 1
  • Light meal: 0
  • Tokyo station (Depart 8:28~9:16) -- [Shinkansen Nasuno *Could be Yamabiko] -- Shin-Shirakawa Station -- ① Ouchi-juku Post Town (Stroll/40 mins) -- ② Tsuruga castle (Stroll for 40 mins/Entrance to the tower is JPY410) -- Togatta Onsen (Overnight)  *Buffet dinner featuring beef tongue (local specialty), sushi, tempura etc. for an hour.

Day 2
  • Breakfast: 1
  • Lunch: 0
  • Dinner: 1
  • Light meal: 0
  • Togatta Onsen -- ③ Chuson-ji Temple, Hiraizumi (Stroll for 80 mins/Entrance to the Golden Hall costs JPY800) -- ④ Lake Towada (Stroll/30 mins) -- ⑤ Oirase Gorge (Stroll/30 mins) -- Jogakura Ohashi Bridge, Hakkoda Mountains (From the bus) -- Kuroishi (Live shamisen performance and beef sukiyaki hotpot dinner) -- ⑥ Hirosaki Park (Stroll/40 mins) -- Goshogawara (Overnight)  *Ticket to enter large public bath included.

Day 3
  • Breakfast: 1
  • Lunch: 0
  • Dinner: 0
  • Light meal: 0
  • Goshogawara -- ⑦ Hachimantai (Stroll/50 mins) -- ⑧ Lake Tazawa (Stroll/40 mins) -- ⑨ Kakunodate (Stroll/50 mins) -- Shinjo (Overnight)

Day 4
  • Breakfast: 1
  • Lunch: 0
  • Dinner: 0
  • Light meal: 0
  • Shinjo -- ⑩ Naruko Gorge (Stroll/50 mins) -- ⑪ Yamadera Temple (Stroll for 80 mins/Entrance to Okunoin costs JPY300) - Fukushima station -- [Shinkansen Yamabiko] -- Tokyo station (Schedule 17:48~18:48)



location Tokyo

Detail

Departure place

Tokyo

Meeting Time

-

Destination

Tohoku, Aomori, Akita, Fukushima, Iwate, Yamagata, Miyagi (Sendai)

Language
  • 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

20 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