Tohoku Drive Package 1
This region is made up of six prefectures, Aomori, Akita and Iwate in the north, Miyagi, Yamagata and Fukushima in the south. The region is famous for its well preserved local culture which can be seen especially during the summer time when the four big Tohoku Festivals take place. The region is also well known for its fresh seafood and having the country’s finest rice, sake and apples.Looking for something different? Why not try one of our JTB drive packages! Make your own personal itinerary and travel at your own pace where you can meet the locals and share experiences.
|Day 2:||Lake Tazawa|
|Day 3:||Oirase Valley – Aomori|
|Day 4:||Oga Peninsular – Akita|
DAY 1: SENDAI
Kakunodate: A former castle town famous for its samurai tradition and its hundreds of weeping cherry trees during the spring time.
DAY 2: SENDAI> LAKE TAZAWA 3hrs
Lake Tazawa: A scenic caldera lake that has not been overly developed and retains a beautiful natural and rustic atmo sphere.
DAY 3: LAKE TAZAWA > OIRASE VALLEY> AOMORI 4.Shrs
Oirase Valley: Acclaimed as one of the most beautiful river valleys in Japan , if not the most beautiful!
Aomori: Famous for its summer festival , Nebuta Matsuri, Aomori is a vibrant and charming city with a rich history.
DAY 4: AOMORI> OGA PENINSULA> AKITA 3.Shrs
Hirosaki: The city remains one of the culturally richest cities in the northern Tohoku Region.
Shirakami-sanchi: An extensive mountain range between Aomori and Akita prefectures .
Akita: Situated in the north-west of Japan near Aomori, Akita is known for Akita breed of dogs , onsen hot springs, delicious local foods and fine sake.
DAY 5: AKITA> SENDAI 3hrs
Geibikei Gorge: A spectacular gorge with pleasant natural scenery and impressive, tall cliffs and rock formations .
Chusonji Temple: A Buddhist temple founded over one thousand years ago in the town of Hiraizumi (UNESCO World Heritage Site) .
A valid International driver’s license is required to drive in Japan. Petrol, toll charges and parking fees are not included in tour prices.