TOUR
TOHOKU

Picturesque Drive! 8-Hour Private Taxi Tour to Hakkoda Mountains, Oirase Gorge, and Lake Towada in Aomori Prefecture (Round Trip from Shin-Aomori Station or Aomori Airport)

Tour Code :

PV0001T4A

Departs from :

Aomori

Tour Brand :

Tohoku (Sendai, etc.) Taxi Plan

change(s) from the previous year :

Price(Lowest) :

¥43,200 ~ (until Oct., 2021)

Overview :

1. Revel in the great outdoors of northern Tohoku on this private hired car plan! Enjoy efficient sightseeing with a hired taxi along the recommended course for enjoying fresh foliage or beautiful colored leaves in autumn.
2. The itinerary has a complete handle on sights while also being relaxed, so you can enjoy a leisurely stroll through nature.
3. The tour will also stop by Sukayu Onsen, a historic, charming, and secluded hot spring nestled in the mountains.

Itinerary

day1

09:50- Meet at Shin-Aomori Station Shinkansen Ticket Gate or Aomori Airport Domestic Terminal Exit The driver will be waiting for participants holding a placard.
Please go to the meeting location by 9:50.
The taxi will depart at 10:00.
10:50- Kayano Kogen (Drive-by) - Kayano Kogen
Kayano Kogen, which stretches out at the foot of the Hakkoda Mountain Range, is loved by the people as a place for relaxation and refreshment. In early summer, a carpet of fresh foliage covers the area.
In autumn, you can see an up-close view of the autumn leaves of Hakkoda Mountains.
11:05-11:25 20(min) Jogakura Ohashi Bridge - Jogakura Ohashi Bridge
This deck arch bridge, which features 255 meters between each arch support, is the longest in Japan.
Here you can look down on the Jogakura Stream--one of the prominent picturesque scenes of Towada Hachimantai National Park--and step out of the car to enjoy the scenery.
During the autumn leaf season, you can enjoy 360° of colored autumn leaves.
11:30-13:00 90(min) Sukayu Onsen (Free Time for Sightseeing & Lunch) - Sukayu Onsen
This onsen is famous for the "Hiba Sennin-buro," a mixed-gender, large communal bath made completely from Hiba wood which can fit 1,000 people. The baths, which feature around 265 sqm of space, have bathtubs with 4 different hot spring sources. This hot spring locale has over 300 years of history. There are also separate gender-segregated large communal baths.
Bath Usage Charge: JPY 1,000 (with towel)
- Onimenan (restaurant)
Their specialty Sukayu soba noodles and bamboo shoot oden with ginger miso are quite popular.
Pay for the dishes you want and then enjoy them!
13:30-14:40 70(min) Free Time for Sightseeing along Oirase Stream - Oirase Stream
An abundance of trees and several waterfalls, beautiful ever-changing streams, and a variety of strangely shaped rocks and spots of beauty create a magnificently gorgeous gorge region where visitors can enjoy the natural beauty of the seasons.
15:00-16:30 90(min) Free Time for Sightseeing at Lake Towada (Yasumiya) - Lake Towada
Lake Towada is renowned as a picturesque area of the North. No matter how many times you visit, when faced with the beautiful lake that mirrors the sky and surrounding mountains as well as the large open panorama that makes you want to take a deep breath, you will be enveloped with an indescribable sensation.
18:00- Drop-off at Shin-Aomori Station or Aomori Airport, Tour Ends Tour Ends

PV0001T4A

Remarks:Planning Company: JTB Global Marketing & Travel Inc.
Address: 2-3-14 Higashi Shinagawa, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo
Japan Tourism Agency Registered Travel Agent (No. 1723)
A member of the Japan Association of Travel Agents
[Reception Method]
At reception, please show your reservation confirmation sheet, a printout of the reservation confirmation e-mail, or show the e-mail on your mobile device screen to staff.
[Operation Conditions/Tour Conditions]
Bookings for this plan are made not for the number of participants, but for the number of taxis to be used.
Vehicles will be compact cars only. These can seat up to 3 people per vehicle. For those that would like to ride in groups of 4 or more, please book 1 additional vehicle.
Please note that, in general, changes cannot be made to the itinerary.
[Important Notes/Supplements: Meeting/Pick-up/Pick-up Location]
Please go to the meeting location on your own.
Meet at JR Shin-Aomori Station Shinkansen Ticket Gate or Aomori Airport Domestic Terminal Exit by 9:50. The driver will be waiting for participants holding a placard.
[Important Notes/Supplements: Guide/Tour Conductor]
Drivers speak Japanese only.
[Important Notes/Supplements: Regarding Meals]
Admission fees and lunch charges are not included. Please pay as necessary at location.
[Important Notes/Supplements: What to Wear/Bring]
As this tour will be walking through highland and mountain stream areas, please wear shoes and clothing that are suitable for walking. Also, due to the high altitude, temperatures may be low depending on the season. Please bring your own warm clothing.
[Operation Conditions/Tour Conditions]
Bookings for this plan are made not for the number of participants, but for the number of taxis to be used.
Vehicles will be compact cars only. These can seat up to 3 people per vehicle. For those that would like to ride in groups of 4 or more, please book 1 additional vehicle.
Please note that, in general, changes cannot be made to the itinerary.