Japan Tohoku 7 Days
Intro: Discover the northeast (Tohoku) region of Mainland Japan, full of nature, history and culture. Tohoku is not well-known to western culture yet, but this program will blow you away for its scenery of the great nature and its culture.
Day1 Tokyo Arrive at Narita International Airport, Transfer to Hotel in Tokyo on your own.
Day2 Tokyo→Sendai→Matsushima Leave Tokyo by Bullet train to Sendai and transfer to local train to Matsushima. Upon your arrival in Matsushima, private guided tour will begin. Locations will include: Zuigan-ji Temple, Kanran-tei and Godaido.
Day3 Matsushima→Hiraizumi→Hanamaki Private guided full-day tour in Hiraizumi. Locations will include: Motsu-ji Temple, Chuson-ji Temple, Konjiki-do and Gikei-do.
Day4 Hanamaki→Tazawako→Kakunodate Prviate guided full-day tour in Takazawa-ko, along Dakigaeri Gorge. Then proceed to Kakunodate where you will find cherry grove and old samurai houses.
Day5 Kakunodate→Sendai→Yamagata Leave to Sendai by Bullet Train to visit Zuiho-den hall. Then proceed to Yamagata by local express train. On the way, you will witness the great scenery of the Zaou Mountain Range.
Day6 Yamagata→Tokyo Half day tour in Yama-dera (Temples at mountains) and Risshaku-ji Temple. Then proceed to Basho Memorial Museum. During the afternoon you will return to Tokyo by Bullet Train.
Day7 Tokyo Narita Departure Please proceed to Narita International Airport on your own
Hotel: Tokyo (2 Nights), Matsushima (1 Night), Hanamaki (1 Night), Kakunodate (1 Night), Yamagata (1 Night)
Guide: English-speaking guide on Day 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
Transport: Public transport system, such as local train, metro and public bus and Private vehicle.
Meals: 6 breakfasts at the hotels and 2 dinners at Hotel / Ryokan (Day 2 and Day 3)
Luggage Delivery: From Tokyo to Kakunodate (1 Piece per person), 2 nights delivery.
From Kakunodate to Tokyo (1 Piece per person), 1 night delivery.
Porter service at airports and hotels