How The Smart Local flew

Singapore Narita Sendai

7hrs 10min 1hr 15min

Akita Haneda Singapore

1hr 5min 7hrs

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 Jam-packed 8-day Itinerary

(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  
Kokeshi Doll Painting

Day 1

PM

Yamagata  
Maiko Tea House

Day 2

AM

PM

Yamagata  
Konnyaku

Day 3

AM

  • Grape picking at Tendo Ohsho Kajuen (Yamagata)
    Learn about the various kinds of grapes and their other seasonal specialities!
  • Yamadera Risshakuji Temple (Yamagata)
    Load up on local Konnyaku snacks before ascending the 1,015 steps to the top!

PM

Miyagi  
Zuiganji Temple

Day 4

AM

  • Matsushima Bay (Miyagi)
    View the 260 pine-covered islands from the 4 great observatories.

PM

Iwate  
Asabiraki Sake Brewery

Day 5

PM

Aomori  
Furukawa Fish Market

Day 6

AM

  • Green moss walk at Oirase Gorge (Aomori)
    Learn about the different types of mosses and caramel smelling leaves.

PM

Akita  
Odate-Kosaka Railbike

Day 7

Akita  
Akita Airport

Day 8

  • Flight back from Akita Airport, Akita to Haneda Airport, Tokyo (approx. 1 hr) transit to Singapore (approx. 7 hrs).

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