10 days in Tohoku & Tokyo Itinerary

10 days in Tohoku & Tokyo Itinerary

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Iwaki
— 1 day
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Aizuwakamatsu
— 1 night
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Tsuruoka
— 2 nights
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Akita
— 1 night
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Tokyo
— 4 nights

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Iwaki

Iwaki ©

Sunshine Iwaki

A coastal city in the southeastern Fukushima Prefecture, Iwaki boasts a high number of sunny days and appealing water attractions.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): observe the fascinating underwater world at Aquamarine Fukushima, try to win big at Japan Racing Association Racehourses Research Institute Tokiwa Branch, and then don't miss a visit to Akaidake Yakushi Jofukuji.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Iwaki trip itinerary maker site.

Singapore, Singapore to Iwaki is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Standard Time (SGT) to Japan Standard Time (JST) is 1 hour. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Singapore in August, with highs in Iwaki at 32°C and lows at 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to drive to Aizuwakamatsu.

Things to do in Iwaki

Fun & Games · Casinos · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your trip

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Aizuwakamatsu

Aizuwakamatsu ©
Rich in culture and history, Aizuwakamatsu has retained much of its traditional character from its days as a feudal capital.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): make a trip to Iimoriyama, steep yourself in history at Sazaedo, then stop by Aizu Shurakukan, and finally explore the historical opulence of Tsuruga jo Castle.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Aizuwakamatsu trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Iwaki to Aizuwakamatsu takes 2.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Aizuwakamatsu are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Tsuruoka.

Things to do in Aizuwakamatsu

Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks · Nature
Highlights from your trip
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Historic Site
Sazaedo
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Mountain
Iimoriyama
3.7

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Tsuruoka

Tsuruoka ©
Tsuruoka, famous for its scenic surroundings, attracts tourists due to its proximity to the Dewa Sanzan, sacred mountains revered by the Shugendo religion.
On the 5th (Mon), steep yourself in history at Hagurosan Five-Story Pagoda, appreciate the extensive heritage of Mt.Haguro- Cedat Trees along the Approach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ideha Shrine, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Haguro, and finally get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Tsuruoka City Kamo Aquarium. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Churenji Temple, contemplate the long history of Tamugimata Layered Housing, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Yudonosan Shrine, and finally explore the activities along Oyama Kamiike Pond.

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Drive from Aizuwakamatsu to Tsuruoka in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Akita.

Things to do in Tsuruoka

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your trip
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Mountain
Mt. Haguro
4.8

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Akita

Akita ©
The coastal city of Akita has gained a wider reputation for its Kanto Matsuri, or "pole lantern festival," where skilled performers balance long bamboo poles on their foreheads with glowing paper lanterns attached to the end.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Omoriyama Zoo, then take in nature's colorful creations at Nida no Akitafuki, then appreciate the history behind Our Lady of Akita, and finally admire the natural beauty at Senshu Park.

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Traveling by car from Tsuruoka to Akita takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August in Akita, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Akita

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your trip
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Monument
Our Lady of Akita
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Garden
Senshu Park
3.9

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Tokyo

Tokyo ©
Tokyo holds the status of most populous metropolitan area in the world--a fact you'll find tangible as you walk the bustling streets and explore its diverse neighborhoods and cultures.
Tokyo is known for historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Tokyo Tower, enjoy breathtaking views from Tokyo Skytree, get engrossed in the history at Edo-Tokyo Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Senso-ji Temple.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Tokyo tour builder app.

Traveling by flight from Akita to Tokyo takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. While traveling from Akita, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Tokyo, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 28°C. On the 11th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Tokyo Tower
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Neighborhood
Odaiba District
4.2

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