WHAT ARE SOME DISTINCT ACTIVITIES THAT CAN ONLY BE FOUND IN TOHOKU?

The Smart Local visited Aomori, Akita, Iwate, Miyagi and Yamagata prefectures to bring you some of their fondest memories. Here are 13 Unique Experiences In Tohoku That You Can’t Get In Tokyo, Kyoto or Osaka – click on the pictures to read more!

Wanko Soba, Iwate Prefecture
Maiko Tea House, Yamagata Prefecture
Odate-Kosaka Railbike, Akita Prefecture
Tanabata Lantern, Miyagi Prefecture
Apple Picking, Aomori Prefecture
ITINERARY

Choose from the 8-day, 5-day or 3-day travel guide to help you with your travel plans in Tohoku!

8
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A Jam-packed 8-day Itinerary

If you like experiencing all recreational aspects of travelling to a new country or city, be it in its culture or tradition, doing fun activities or relaxing, this all-encompassing itinerary is for you.

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5
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A 5-day Guide for the Traveller

For a more relaxing and slower paced travel to escape from the hustle and bustle of daily life, this is made for you. This itinerary makes you catch up with yourself but yet, does not take away the uniqueness of Tohoku in all that it has to offer.

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3
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A 3-day Tour of Tohoku

Go off the beaten path and commute via train for a 3-day exploration of Iwate and Aomori prefectures. Discover activities that are not commonly known and bring a piece of Tohoku back with you.

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