5 days in Tohoku Itinerary

5 days in Tohoku Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Sendai
— 1 night
2
Aomori
— 1 night
3
Nishimeya-mura
— 1 night
4
Towada
— 1 night

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Sendai

Sendai ©
Human history and nature combine seamlessly in Sendai, with the influence of each never far away in this green and storied city.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): make a trip to Sendai Station, thenget engrossed in the history at Zuihoden, thensteep yourself in history at Sendaijo Ato, and finally don't miss a visit to Jozenji-dori Avenue. On the 7th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Zuiganji, go for a stroll along the water at Matsushima Bay, take in the spiritual surroundings of Entsu-in Temple, thensteep yourself in history at Godaido, and finally get interesting insight from Tours.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Sendai trip maker.

Tokyo to Sendai is an approximately 3-hour train ride. You can also fly; or drive. Traveling from Tokyo in July, expect nights in Sendai to be about the same, around °C, while days are slightly colder, around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can take a train to Aomori.

Things to do in Sendai

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Matsushima-machi
Highlights from your plan
Sendaijo Ato ©
Sendaijo Ato
Entsu-in Temple ©
Entsu-in Temple
Sendai Station ©
Sendai Station

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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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Aomori Museum of Art, delve into the distant past at Sannai-Maruyama Site, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Aomori Prefecture Tourist Centerl ASPAM, thendon't miss a visit to Nebuta Museum Wa Rasse, and finally examine the collection at Seikan Ferry Memorial Ship Hakkodamaru.

To see photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Aomori online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Sendai to Aomori takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Sendai in July, plan for little chillier nights in Aomori, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Nishimeya-mura.

Things to do in Aomori

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Nebuta Museum Wa Rasse ©
Nebuta Museum Wa Rasse
Sannai-Maruyama Site ©
Sannai-Maruyama Site
Seikan Ferry Memorial Ship Hakkodamaru ©
Seikan Ferry Memorial Ship Hakkodamaru

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Nishimeya-mura

Nishimeya-mura ©
You've now added Shirakami Sanchi to your itinerary. On the 9th (Thu), admire the sheer force of Ammon Waterfall, thendon't miss a visit to Mother Tree, thentake in the awesome beauty at Shirakami Sanchi, and finally see human ingenuity at work at Tsugaru Dam.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Nishimeya-mura online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Aomori to Nishimeya-mura takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Towada.

Things to do in Nishimeya-mura

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Shirakami Sanchi
Highlights from your plan
Tsugaru Dam ©
Tsugaru Dam
Mother Tree ©
Mother Tree

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Towada

Towada ©
Tucked away among the foothills of the Hakkoda mountain range, Towada tourism revolves around its eponymous lake and the surrounding national park.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Towada Art Center, take in the views from Deai-bashi Bridge, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Choshi Otaki Waterfall, thenexplore the activities along Oirase Mountain Stream, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Kumoi no Taki Waterfall.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Towada trip planner.

Traveling by car from Nishimeya-mura to Towada takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Nishimeya-mura in July, expect nights in Towada to be about the same, around °C, while days are a bit cooler, around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Towada

Nature Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Oirase Mountain Stream ©
Oirase Mountain Stream
Towada Art Center ©
Towada Art Center
Choshi Otaki Waterfall ©
Choshi Otaki Waterfall