Tour code:27437
Northern Tohoku Autumn Leaves
Magical 3 Days
<Shinkansen Round-trip>
Shirakami-sanchi (World Heritage Site), Lake Towada, Oirase Streams, 2N High-class Hotel
  • Oirase Stream and autumn leaves
    Oirase Stream and autumn leaves
  • Lake Towada
    Lake Towada
  • open-air Onsen bath
    open-air Onsen bath
Highlights

Enjoy breathtaking beauty of the Tohoku region in autumn: vivid red and yellow leaves and blue pond. Stay at a prestigious high class hotel for 2 nights.
Northern Tohoku Region autumn-leaf viewing spots
Lake Towada: appreciate the vivid colour palette of red leaves, clear water and blue autumn sky while travelling with a pleasure boat on the lake.
Oirase Streams: relax in the forest where streams are running under vividly coloured autumn leaves and sunlight filtered through the leaves.
Shirakami-sanchi Mountain Area: A World Heritage Site. Visit various spots of interest: yellow-leaved beech forests, Anmon Falls, Blue Pond...

Itinerary
Day 1

Tokyo Station(Depart: 7:15-8:00)train<Shinkansen bullet train>trainMorioka StationbusLake Towada(View autumn leaves while travelling with a pleasure boat: 90-110min)busOirase Streams(Walk around the picturesque spot with streams and red leaves: 30-40min)busJogakura Bridge, Hakkoda(View coloured leaves from bus windows)busNakano Momiji Yama(View autumn leaves illuminated by lights: 40-60min)busAjigasawa-kogen Onsen Resort(Stay overnight)
Enjoy soaking in an open-air Onsen bath which commands extensive views of the plain.

Breakfast :0
Lunch :0
Dinner :1
Accommodation: Naqua Shirakami Hotel & Resort, Ajigasawa-kogen Onsen Resort
Day 2

Ajigasawa-kogen Onsen ResortbusShirakami-sanchi mountain area, Nishimeya Village(Walk in the primeval beech forest tinted in autumn yellow)busHirosaki(Visit old folk houses: 30-40min)busAjigasawa-kogen Onsen Resort(Stay overnight)
Relish a buffet dinner: dishes are prepared with fresh ingredients taken locally from the ocean and the mountains.

Breakfast :1
Lunch :1(box)
Dinner :1
Accommodation: Naqua Shirakami Hotel & Resort, Ajigasawa-kogen Onsen Resort
Day 3
Ajigasawa-kogen Onsen ResortbusSenjojiki Coast(Walk: 15-30min)busTwelve Lakes, Shirakami-sanchi(Walk around Blue Pond: 30-50min)busJuniko Stationtrain(Travel with a Gono Line train and enjoy splendid views of the Sea of Japan along it: 30min)trainAkita-shirakami StationbusKitakami Stationtrain<Shinkansen bullet train>trainTokyo Station(Arrive: 20:20-22:00)
Breakfast :1
Lunch : 1
Dinner :0
Departures & Prices
Departure Date
2012
Oct. 8-27, 29, 31
Nov. 1-8
2012
Nov. 4-8
Adult (12 or older) :
52,800 JPY
Child (6 to 11) :
47,800 JPY
Infant (3 to 5) :
9,000 JPY
2012
Nov. 1-3
Adult (12 or older) :
54,800 JPY
Child (6 to 11) :
49,800 JPY
Infant (3 to 5) :
9,000 JPY
2012
Oct. 8, 9, 29-31
Adult (12 or older) :
60,800 JPY
Child (6 to 11) :
55,800 JPY
Infant (3 to 5) :
9,000 JPY
2012
Oct. 10, 11
Adult (12 or older) :
64,800 JPY
Child (6 to 11) :
59,800 JPY
Infant (3 to 5) :
9,000 JPY
2012
Oct. 22-27
Adult (12 or older) :
69,800 JPY
Child (6 to 11) :
64,800 JPY
Infant (3 to 5) :
9,000 JPY
2012
Oct. 12-18
Adult (12 or older) :
71,800 JPY
Child (6 to 11) :
66,800 JPY
Infant (3 to 5) :
9,000 JPY
2012
Oct. 19-21
Adult (12 or older) :
74,800 JPY
Child (6 to 11) :
69,800 JPY
Infant (3 to 5) :
9,000 JPY
Details
Region(s)
Aomori and Akita Prefectures
Duration
3 Days
Language
English or Mandarin Chinese
*Request your preferred language when booking.
Conductor
This is a local tour participated mainly by the Japanese.
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. Sightseeing brochures in your preferred language also be provided.
Minimum number of
participants for operation
20 persons
*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
2 persons
Accommodation
Day1, Day 2: Naqua Shirakami Hotel & Resort, Ajigasawa-kogen Onsen Resort
1 room for 2-3 persons
※Those who give us a request for a room for 3 persons are provided with a twin room with 1 extra bed.
Meal(s)
Breakfast 2 / Lunch 2 / Dinner 2
Items included
Expenses for transportation, accommodation, meal(s), admission fee(s) specified in the itinerary and taxes.
* None of the expenses will be refunded even though the items concerned are not used by a participant for personal reasons.
Items not included
Expenses for transportation, meal(s), admission fee(s) not specified in the itinerary, personal expenses during the tour (telephone, laundry or beverages etc.) and optional tour fees.
Items included in "Infant price″
A bus seat
Notes
An Japanese-speaking guide serves you in the bus. However, translation will not be provided.
In case restrictions are placed on the road to Oirase Streams, Oirase Streams sightseeing might be shortened or omitted, or it might be done from bus windows.
In case restrictions to get into Shirakami-sanchi mountain area is placed due to bad weather conditions, the itinerary might have to be changed. A raincoat is recommended for possible rain/snowfall.
A non-reserved seat for the Gono Line(a railway line) is provided. Empty seat might not be available when the train is crowded. Also, travelling distance might have to be changed according to conditions of the day.
Wearing clothes and shoes that let you move easily and comfortably is strongly recommended.
According to traffic conditions etc, the order of the itinerary may have to be changed.
The best time for viewing autumn leaves might change slightly depending on the weather.
We will not be responsible for any delays, shortenings or omissions made to the itinerary due to traffic, weather or other circumstances that are beyond our control.
 
How to Reserve
Check the "Tour Conditions″on the link below first and then tick "Agree″and click "Start Booking″button for booking.
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*Reservations will be accepted by 7 days prior to each departure date.
(However, they might be accepted in some cases even after this day. )
*Payment can only be made via credit card.
*Inquiry and application should be accepted by internet only