TOUR
TOHOKU

[Private Tour] Recommended for First-time Visitors to Sendai! Bus Tour to Famous Sightseeing Spots around the City

Tour Code :

PV0002T4S

Departs from :

Tokyo

Tour Brand :

Tohoku (Sendai, etc.) Walking Tour

change(s) from the previous year :

Price(Lowest) :

¥15,000 ~

Overview :

- See a dazzling mausoleum that's simply impressive! Visitors will also be awed by the enormous castle brought back to life with CG.
- Sendai, a beautiful city nestled in rich nature. It was Date Masamune, a military commander who lived about 400 years ago, who led the development of Sendai. Not only was he skilled in battle; he had a sense of beauty as well, and bestowed a magnificent culture that remains to this day.
On this tour, a guide from otomo Inc. will lead customers to sightseeing spots related to Date Masamune. Let the specialized guide tell you about all the captivating charms! Destinations include Zuihoden, where Date Masamune is enshrined; Sendai Castle Ruins, where visitors can experience a virtual castle stroll with CG; Osaki Hachimangu Shrine, a luxurious shrine that has been designated as a National Treasure; and more. Sendai sightseeing is truly brimming with must-see spots. Look forward to learning each destination's fascinating appeal as told only by a specialized guide!
Also get a taste of Sendai's specialty food such as zunda mochi, rice cake with a paste of mashed edamame beans. Relish the flavor of local sweets carefully prepared the traditional way!
- As you are traveling with a specialized otomo Inc. guide who knows all about the local area, the tour is sure to be much more fun than traveling on your own! There might be some hidden spots that visitors traveling by themselves wouldn't notice, but the otomo Inc. guide will be there to let you in on the secret.
- Customers will be efficiently guided to famous sightseeing spots which are dotted throughout Sendai City.
- The otomo Inc. guide will be assisting customers in their language, so look forward to having a deeper understanding about Date Masamune and Sendai's history.
- Enjoy zunda mochi, a local specialty, at a long-established teahouse.
- This is a private tour that can be booked for 1 to 6 people. Customers can have an enjoyable tour with people they know at their own pace.

Itinerary

day1

09:00- Meet in front of Sendai Station Central Ticket Gate Information Center Sendai Station Central Ticket Gate, in front of Information Center
09:05-09:20 15(min) Omiyage Dokoro Sendai Before heading out to explore the city, look for a snack to enjoy during the tour. Within the station, the product lineup includes Sendai specialties such as sasakama (sasa kamaboko, a type of fish cake) or zunda (zunda mochi, rice cake with mashed edamame bean paste) . If you can't decide on what to buy, the otomo Inc. guide will happily give you some suggestions.
09:50-10:50 60(min) Zuihoden The tour begins. The first destination is where Date Masamune, the father of Sendai, is enshrined. Its gorgeous ornaments are so impressive, you wouldn't think it's a mausoleum. Experience the brilliant culture of Japan from that era.
11:00-11:45 45(min) Sendai City Museum This museum houses many exhibits about Date Masamune and the history of Sendai. In addition to taking in the sights, visitors can also try activities such as making a family crest or wearing a helmet. Feel like a Sendai feudal lord!
12:00-12:30 30(min) Gengo Chaya The middle point of the tour. Take a rest at a long-established teahouse that's been loved by the locals since long ago. Sendai's local sweet, zunda mochi, is a must-try! Each zunda mochi, thoughtfully prepared in the same traditional method, is an exquisite masterpiece.
12:40-13:10 30(min) Sendai Castle Ruins This is the former site of the Date clan's castle. Take in the panorama of Sendai City from elevated ground. While it's unfortunate that the castle has been torn down, CG set up within the grounds allows visitors to perceive how the castle was at the time.
13:40-14:40 60(min) Osaki Hachimangu Shrine This is Japan's oldest shrine built in gongenzukuri style, a type of Shinto architecture. It is designated as a National Treasure, and to this day is cherished by the local people for its Shinto deity that protects Sendai. It is also famous as a spot filled with mystical energy, and people come here to pray for victory at competitions or success in a thriving business.

PV0002T4S

Remarks:Conducting Company: otomo Inc.
3F Mitomi Building, 3-13-3 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo
(This is not the meeting location.)
[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]
- This is a request reservation tour.
Please understand in advance that reception of requests does not guarantee reservations.
After an inquiry on reception availability has been made and the tour service has been reserved, the application procedure is officially completed. Furthermore, answering may take some time (it is expected to take 5 business days at most).
- At the time of request reception, the cancellation policy does not apply, however, if there is a cancellation after an official booking has been made, the designated cancellation fee will be required.
- If customers do not arrive at the appointed meeting time even when 60 minutes have passed, the tour will be considered canceled. (No Show 100%)
- Transportation expenses, Admission fees, Meal charges, Souvenirs, Experience fees
 (at least JPY 700 in cash required for each person)
[Request Reservation Method]
(1) Please create a reservation record on GE2. (Stock is at 0, so at this time reservations cannot be guaranteed.)
(2) After creating a request record, please include the following information and contact JTB Global Marketing & Travel staff via e-mail. 
- E-mail Address: sunrise01@gmt.jtb.jp
[Exemptions/Itinerary Guarantee: Itinerary/Destinations]
- In case a destination is temporarily closed, the tour may be guided to an alternative destination. Thank you for your understanding.
[Important Notes/Supplements: Meeting/Pick-up/Pick-up Location]
- Sendai Station Central Ticket Gate, in front of Information Center
- The otomo Inc. guide will be waiting holding a board with the otomo logo as an identification marker.
[Important Notes/Supplements: What to Wear/Bring]
Please wear clothes which are comfortable to move around in.