15 days in Aomori Prefecture Itinerary

15 days in Aomori Prefecture Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Aomori
— 5 nights
2
Hachinohe
— 4 nights
3
Shingo-mura
— 2 nights
4
Nishimeya-mura
— 3 nights

5
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.
Aomori Port has been added to your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Hirosaki (Hirosaki Food Market, Niji no Mart, Hirosaki Park, &more) and Goshogawara (Shayokan & Tsugaru Shamisen Kaikan). There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Nebuta Museum Wa Rasse, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Aomori Asamushi Aquarium, browse the eclectic array of goods at Aomori Gyosai Center Honten, and indulge in Japan's hot spring tradition at some of the top local onsens.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Aomori trip itinerary planning site.

Singapore, Singapore to Aomori is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Singapore to Aomori due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Singapore in May; daily highs in Aomori reach °C and lows reach °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Hachinohe.

Things to do in Aomori

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Hirosaki, Goshogawara, Hakkoda Mountains
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Aomori Port ©
Aomori Port
Hirosaki Castle ©
Hirosaki Castle
Nebuta Museum Wa Rasse ©
Nebuta Museum Wa Rasse

4
nights
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Hachinohe side-trips: Towada Art Center (in Towada), Oirase-cho Ginkgo Park (in Oirase-cho) and Misawa (Misawa City Shiminnomori Park & Misawa Aviation & Science Museum). There's lots more to do: buy something for everyone on your list at Hasshoku Center, steep yourself in history at Hachinohe City Historic Site Nejo Square, delve into the lush surroundings at Yodo Pine Grove, and enjoy breathtaking views from Ashigezaki Lookout.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Hachinohe sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Aomori to Hachinohe takes 2 hours. Traveling from Aomori in May, Hachinohe is a bit warmer at night with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel to Shingo-mura.

Things to do in Hachinohe

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Oirase-cho, Misawa, Towada Art Center
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Towada Art Center ©
Towada Art Center
Hasshoku Center ©
Hasshoku Center
Tanesashi Coast ©
Tanesashi Coast

2
nights
Shingo-mura

Shingo-mura ©
Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): snap pictures at Deai-bashi Bridge, contemplate the waterfront views at Ashura no Nagare, indulge in Japan's hot spring tradition at some of the top local onsens, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Tsutanonana Swamp, and finally head outdoors with Tsuta Numa. On the 21st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the activities along Kumoi no Taki Waterfall, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Towada Shrine, explore the activities along Itomuka no Irie, thenadmire the sheer force of Choshi Otaki Waterfall, thenexplore the activities along Oirase Mountain Stream, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Kudan no Taki Waterfall.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Shingo-mura trip simple and quick.

Getting from Hachinohe to Shingo-mura by car takes about an hour. In May, daytime highs in Shingo-mura are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Nishimeya-mura.

Things to do in Shingo-mura

Nature Parks Spas

Side Trip

Towada
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Oirase Mountain Stream ©
Oirase Mountain Stream
Onsen Resorts
Towada Shrine ©
Towada Shrine

3
nights
Nishimeya-mura

Nishimeya-mura ©
On the 22nd (Fri), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Shirakami Sanchi, see the interesting displays at Juniko Eco Museum Center Kokyokan, and then explore the activities along Lake Juniko. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Blue Pond, thenadmire the sheer force of Saga no Taki Fall, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Tanashiro Wetland, and finally trek along Shirakami no Mori Trail.

For photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Nishimeya-mura trip planner.

Traveling by car from Shingo-mura to Nishimeya-mura takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nishimeya-mura

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Fukaura-machi, Fujisato-machi, Shirakami no Mori Trail, Shirakami Sanchi
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Lake Juniko ©
Lake Juniko
Blue Pond ©
Blue Pond

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