3-Day Japan Autumn Golden Route in Tohoku from Tokyo - 3 Days

3-Day Japan Autumn Golden Route in Tohoku from Tokyo

With our 3-day Japan Tour from Tokyo, explore Japan Autumn Golden Route in Tohoku.

3-Day Japan Autumn Golden Route in Tohoku: Overnight at the Lakeside of Towada and Appi Kogen

Highlights
• Visit 10 places in autumn colors — ultimate destinations for autumn leaves viewing in Tohoku!
• Overnight at luxury hotels with onsen!
• Oirase Stream: Famous scenic spot of Tohoku (Autumn leaves: mid – late Oct.)
• Hakkoda: Ride a ropeway early in the morning, when it is not crowded!

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Itinerary

Day 1
Tokyo - Morioka - Hachimantai Mountain top - Ajigasawa-Kogen Onsen

Tokyo station (Departure 7:56~9:40)
↓ Train
[Shinkansen “Yamabiko”]
↓ Train
Morioka station
↓ Bus
①Matsukawa Gorge (Stroll / approx. 20 mins)
↓ Bus
②Hachimantai Mountain top(Enjoy a 360° panoramic view of an autumn-tinted “carpet” / approx. 50 min)
↓ Bus
Ajigasawa-Kogen Onsen (Overnight)
– Stay at a resort hotel overlooking the Tsugaru plains. Enjoy a buffet dinner of about 50 kinds of dishes including local delicacies.
Tips:* Dinner is included.
* At the top of Hachimantai: if the best viewing conditions for the autumn foliage has passed (usually late Sep~mid Oct), we may visit a different location at a lower elevation. In addition, from the beginning of November, the “Aspite Line” sightseeing road to the top will be closed due to frozen roads. In that case, the stroll at the summit will be omitted from the schedule.

Day 2
Ajigasawa-Kogen Onsen - Oirase Stream - Lake Towada - Shizukuishi Takakura Onsen

Ajigasawa-Kogen Onsen
↓ Bus
③Hakkoda Ropeway (View autumn-tinted mountains from the ropeway / approx. 80 mins including the ropeway ride)
↓ Bus
④Jogakura Ohashi Bridge(Stroll at the longest in Japan arch span bridge with total length of 360m / approx. 15 mins)
↓ Bus
[Hakkoda Gold Line]
↓ Bus
⑤Oirase Stream(Enjoy the contrast of autumn leaves reaching over the water and the stream / approx. 40 mins)
↓ Bus
⑥Lake Towada (View the autumn colors of the mountains from the excursion boat / approx. 50 mins)
↓ Bus
⑦Hakka Pass(Overview Lake Towada from the observation deck / approx. 15 mins)
↓ Bus
Shizukuishi Takakura Onsen(Overnight)

Day 3
Shizukuishi Takakura Onsen - Hiraizumi - Naruko Gorge - Tokyo

Shizukuishi Takakura Onsen
↓ Bus
⑧Genbikei Gorge(View the strangely shaped rocks / approx. 30 mins)
↓ Bus
⑨Hiraizumi(Stroll around the part of ancient Mutsu Province ※Chuson-ji Temple, Golden Hall requires admission fee, JPY800, separate cost/ approx. 120 mins)
↓ Bus
⑩Naruko Gorge(Visit one of the famous autumn leaves viewing spots in Tohoku region / approx. 50 mins)
↓ Bus
Sendai Station
↓ Trian
[Shinkansen “Yamabiko”]
↓ Trian
Tokyo Station (Arrive 19:20~21:00)

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