Model Courses

Traveling in Tohoku:
Sendai, Yamagata

Hightlight

The Tohoku region is famous for its rather cold climate. Consequently, notable differences with the other regions of Japan exist. Learn about them all with this Tohoku tour.

Day1

  Travel to Japan

Day2

  Narita or Haneda airports
Tokyo (Board Tohoku shinkansen bullet train to Morioka)
Learn about environmentally friendly farming techniques at Koiwai Farm
Learn about environmentally friendly farming techniques at Koiwai Farm Learn about environmentally friendly farming techniques at Koiwai Farm

The leading dairy farming district in Japan is an environmentally friendly farm focused on circular agriculture, forestry and raising livestock.

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  Overnight in Shizukuishi

Day3

  Shizukuishi (Sightseeing in Morioka)
Morioka wanko-soba noodle experience
Morioka wanko-soba noodle experience Morioka wanko-soba noodle experience

Soba or buckwheat noodles are the underlying foundation of Japanese noodle culture. The culture of Wanko Soba Noodles was born in Morioka from the spirit of hospitality and the desire to savour the goodness of soba as much as possible.

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Hiraizumi
Konjiki-do Golden Hall
Konjiki-do Golden Hall Konjiki-do Golden Hall

A World Heritage site, Konjikido Golden Hall represents the epitome of the craft technology of its day.

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  Overnight in Sendai

Day4

Sendai (Tour Yamadera)
*Experience imoni stew at Yamadera
*Experience imoni stew at Yamadera *Experience imoni stew at Yamadera

In the northern regions where rice is difficult to grow in cold climates, potatoes were often substituted as a food staple. In the autumn, the tradition of celebrating the harvest is still alive and imoni taro root stew is cooked with friends and neighbors.

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Sendai   Tokyo
Party plan
Party at Okurayama Observation Deck Party at Okurayama Observation Deck

In large cities like Tokyo, there is an intersection of both the traditional and the modern. It's possible to bring together traditional arts while using state-of-the-art technology.

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  Overnight in Tokyo

Day5

  Depart Japan from Haneda or Narita airports or fly to Osaka for return flight home