10 days in Tohoku Itinerary

10 days in Tohoku Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Singapore
Fly + Drive:  16 h 30 min
1
Aizuwakamatsu
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h
2
Sendai
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Nishiiwai-gun
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
4
Hachinohe
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
Aomori
— 1 night
Fly + Subway:  17 h
End: Singapore

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day
Aizuwakamatsu

Aizuwakamatsu ©
Rich in culture and history, Aizuwakamatsu has retained much of its traditional character from its days as a feudal capital.
On the 2nd (Tue), admire the striking features of Aizu Old Samurai Residences, take in the awesome beauty at Iimoriyama, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Itsukushima Shrine, then make a trip to Sazaedo, and finally explore the historical opulence of Tsuruga jo Castle.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Aizuwakamatsu trip maker app.

Singapore, Singapore to Aizuwakamatsu is an approximately 15.5- hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Singapore to Aizuwakamatsu, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In June, Aizuwakamatsu is little chillier than Singapore - with highs of 27°C and lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to drive to Sendai.

Things to do in Aizuwakamatsu

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Tsuruga jo Castle ©
Tsuruga jo Castle
Sazaedo ©
Sazaedo
Iimoriyama ©
Iimoriyama

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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.
Visit Sendaijo Ato and Godaido for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sendai: Matsushima-machi (Matsushima Bay, Zuiganji, &more) and Yamagata (Bunshokan & Risshaku-ji Temple). There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Sunmall Ichibancho, make a trip to Jozenji-dori Avenue, get engrossed in the history at Zuihoden, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Dairin-ji Temple.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Sendai day trip planning app.

Drive from Aizuwakamatsu to Sendai in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Aizuwakamatsu in June, expect a bit warmer with lows of 23°C in Sendai. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to Nishiiwai-gun.

Things to do in Sendai

Historic Sites Parks Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Matsushima-machi, Yamagata
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Sendaijo Ato ©
Sendaijo Ato
Risshaku-ji Temple ©
Risshaku-ji Temple
Entsu-in Temple ©
Entsu-in Temple

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nights
Nishiiwai-gun

Nishiiwai-gun ©
On the 6th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chuson-ji Konjiki-do, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chuson-ji Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kyu Oi-do, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mine Yakushi-do, and finally contemplate the long history of Motsu-ji Temple.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Nishiiwai-gun road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Sendai to Nishiiwai-gun takes 1.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Nishiiwai-gun are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel to Hachinohe.

Things to do in Nishiiwai-gun

Historic Sites
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Chuson-ji Temple ©
Chuson-ji Temple
Motsu-ji Temple ©
Motsu-ji Temple
Chuson-ji Konjiki-do ©
Chuson-ji Konjiki-do

1
night
Hachinohe

Hachinohe ©
Tourism in Hachinohe centers around the port city's scenic coastline, lively food markets, and picturesque island with thousands of black-tailed gulls.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): engage your brain at Misawa Aviation & Science Museum and then contemplate the waterfront views at Oirase River.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Hachinohe trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Nishiiwai-gun to Hachinohe takes 3 hours. In June, Hachinohe is little chillier than Nishiiwai-gun - with highs of 21°C and lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to drive to Aomori.

Things to do in Hachinohe

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Misawa Aviation & Science Museum, Oirase River
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Tanesashi Coast ©
Tanesashi Coast
Hasshoku Center ©
Hasshoku Center
Misawa Aviation & Science Museum
Misawa Aviation & Science Museum

1
night
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 9th (Tue): witness a stunning natural landmark at Manjufukashi, explore the ancient world of Sannai-Maruyama Site, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Aomori Gyosai Center Honten, then admire the landmark architecture of Nebuta Museum Wa Rasse, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at A-FACTORY.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Aomori trip planning website.

Getting from Hachinohe to Aomori by car takes about 2 hours. In June, daytime highs in Aomori are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Aomori

Shopping Historic Sites Parks
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A-FACTORY ©
A-FACTORY
Sannai-Maruyama Site ©
Sannai-Maruyama Site
Nebuta Museum Wa Rasse ©
Nebuta Museum Wa Rasse