10 days in Tohoku Itinerary

10 days in Tohoku Itinerary

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10 days in Tohoku Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly + Drive:  15 h 15 min
1
Aizuwakamatsu
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Sendai
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
3
Semboku
— 1 night
Train:  2 h 30 min
4
Aomori
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  13 h
End: Singapore

2
nights
Aizuwakamatsu

Aizuwakamatsu ©
Rich in culture and history, Aizuwakamatsu has retained much of its traditional character from its days as a feudal capital.
Get out of town with these interesting Aizuwakamatsu side-trips: Miharutakizakura (in Miharu-machi), Shimogo-machi (Ouchijuku & Tonohetsuri) and Keyaki no Mori Walks (in Koriyama). There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Tsuruga jo Castle, admire the verdant scenery at Numajiri Kogen, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Iimoriyama, and explore the activities along Goshikinuma Lake.

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Singapore, Singapore to Aizuwakamatsu is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Singapore to Aizuwakamatsu due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Singapore in April; daily highs in Aizuwakamatsu reach 17°C and lows reach 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to drive to Sendai.

Things to do in Aizuwakamatsu

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Inawashiro-machi, Shimogo-machi, Miharutakizakura, Goshikinuma Lake, Fudosawa Bridge / Tsubakurodani
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Tsuruga jo Castle ©
Tsuruga jo Castle
Ouchijuku ©
Ouchijuku
Goshikinuma Lake ©
Goshikinuma Lake

2
nights
Sendai

Sendai ©
Human history and nature combine seamlessly in Sendai, with the influence of each never far away in this green and storied city.
On the 29th (Wed), make a trip to Sendai Station, get engrossed in the history at Zuihoden, contemplate the long history of Sendaijo Ato, then make a trip to Jozenji-dori Avenue, then make a trip to Ruins of the Great East Japan Earthquake Sedai Arahama Elementary School, and finally contemplate the long history of Osaki Hachiman Shrine. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shiogama Shrine, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Zuiganji, then take in the waterfront activity at Matsushima Bay, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Takekoma Shrine, and finally identify plant and animal life at Shiroishigawa Embankment Hitome Sembonzakura.

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Traveling by car from Aizuwakamatsu to Sendai takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Sendai when traveling from Aizuwakamatsu in April, with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Semboku.

Things to do in Sendai

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Matsushima-machi, Takekoma Shrine, Shiogama Shrine, Shiroishigawa Embankment Hitome Sembonzakura
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Sendaijo Ato ©
Sendaijo Ato
Sendai Station ©
Sendai Station
Zuihoden ©
Zuihoden

1
night
Semboku

Semboku ©
Established in 2005 by the merging of several towns and villages, Semboku boasts an Old Japan atmosphere, punctuated by traditional onsen resorts, old samurai houses, and weeping cherry trees.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): browse the exhibits of Aoyagi Samurai Manor Museum, wander the streets of Samurai District, then explore the activities along Lake Tazawa, then indulge in Japan's hot spring tradition at some of the top local onsens, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Akita Komagatake.

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Getting from Sendai to Semboku by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Sendai in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Semboku, with lows of 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Aomori.

Things to do in Semboku

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Samurai District ©
Samurai District
Aoyagi Samurai Manor Museum ©
Aoyagi Samurai Manor Museum
Lake Tazawa
Lake Tazawa

3
nights
Aomori

Aomori ©
Facing Mutsu Bay on the northernmost tip of Honshu, Aomori is a bustling regional capital known for its fresh seafood and modern architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): step into the grandiose world of Hirosaki Castle, then experience rural life at Inakadate Mura Tanbo Art, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Oirase Mountain Stream. On the 3rd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Hirosaki Food Market, Niji no Mart, walk around Hirosaki Park, then admire the landmark architecture of Aomori Prefecture Tourist Centerl ASPAM, then admire the striking features of Nebuta Museum Wa Rasse, and finally examine the collection at Seikan Ferry Memorial Ship Hakkodamaru.

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Traveling by train from Semboku to Aomori takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In May in Aomori, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 4th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Aomori

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Hirosaki, Inakadate Mura Tanbo Art, Oirase Mountain Stream
Highlights from your plan
Oirase Mountain Stream ©
Oirase Mountain Stream
Hirosaki Castle ©
Hirosaki Castle
Hirosaki Park ©
Hirosaki Park

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