It is easy to get to Tohoku from Tokyo, Osaka or Sapporo. There are domestic flight deals via ANA for foreigners that you can take advantage of! Domestic flights from New Chitose Airport (Sapporo), Itami Airport (Osaka), Haneda or Narita Airports (Tokyo) will cost you less than SGD100 one way and take you approximately an hour to reach Tohoku. Find out more here!

ANA flies daily from Singapore to Tokyo.

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A 5-day Guide for the Traveller

(SELF-DRIVE)

It is fuss-free driving in Tohoku! Just make sure you have a valid international driving license! Driving rules are similar to Singapore’s – keep within the speed limits, take sufficient rest at the various rest-stops and slow down within residential areas.

For more information on driving in Japan, please visit here.

Yamagata  
Ginzan Onsen

Day 1

AM

  • Arrive at Shonai Airport, Yamagata, from Tokyo (approx. 1 hr)
  • Grapes picking at Tendo Ohsho Kajuen
  • Climb 1,015 steps up Yamadera Risshakuji Temple

PM

Miyagi  
Zao Okama

Day 2

AM

  • Take a trip to Zao Okama
    Look out at the different colours that reflect from the water

PM

Iwate  
Geibikei River Gorge

Day 3

AM

PM

  • Lunch at Morioka, Iwate for their Wanko Soba
  • Visit a local Sake Brewery
    Learn about the processes of sake making and tasting!
  • Stay at Morioka, Iwate
Aomori  
Hirosaki Castle

Day 4

AM

PM

Akita  
Namahage Museum

Day 5

AM

PM

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