9 days in Aomori Prefecture Itinerary

9 days in Aomori Prefecture Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Hirosaki
— 2 nights
2
Towada
— 1 night
3
Mutsu
— 2 nights
4
Imabetsu-machi
— 2 nights

2
nights
Hirosaki

Hirosaki ©
A center of political power during the feudal era, Hirosaki today stands as a hub of culture and history in the north of the island.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): take in nature's colorful creations at Fujita Memorial Japanese Garden.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Hirosaki online tour itinerary builder.

London, UK to Hirosaki is an approximately 23.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Hirosaki is 9 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Hirosaki can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can drive to Towada.

Things to do in Hirosaki

Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Hirosaki Apple Park ©
Hirosaki Apple Park
Fujita Memorial Japanese Garden ©
Fujita Memorial Japanese Garden
Choshoji Temple ©
Choshoji Temple

1
night
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 31st (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Towada Shrine, thenexplore the activities along Oirase Mountain Stream, and then indulge in Japan's hot spring tradition at some of the top local onsens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kabushima Shrine, thenstep off the mainland to explore Kabushima Island, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Ashigezaki Lookout.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Towada route maker app.

Traveling by car from Hirosaki to Towada takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Towada when traveling from Hirosaki in October, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to drive to Mutsu.

Things to do in Towada

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Hachinohe
Highlights from your plan
Oirase Mountain Stream ©
Oirase Mountain Stream
Towada Shrine ©
Towada Shrine
Onsen Resorts

2
nights
Mutsu

Mutsu ©
Mutsu is a city located in Aomori Prefecture, Japan., the city had an estimated population of 59,807, and a population density of 69.2 persons per km², in 29,304 households. On the 2nd (Thu), get outside with Osorezan, take some stellar pictures from Mt. Osore Sai no Kawara, thenexplore the activities along Yagen River, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Mt. Osore Bodaiji Temple. On the 3rd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Hokuyokan, thentake in panoramic vistas at Kamafuseyama Observatory, thenstop by Shimokita Meisan Center, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Usoriyama.

Before you visit Mutsu, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Towada to Mutsu takes 2 hours. In November, daytime highs in Mutsu are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Imabetsu-machi.

Things to do in Mutsu

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Lake Usoriyama ©
Lake Usoriyama
Osorezan ©
Osorezan
Shimokita Meisan Center ©
Shimokita Meisan Center

2
nights
Imabetsu-machi

Imabetsu-machi ©
On the 4th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Seikan Tunnel Museum, contemplate the long history of Tourist Information Center, don't miss a visit to Stairs National Highway, thendon't miss a visit to Tappizaki Cape, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Gikeji Temple.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Imabetsu-machi day trip planning tool.

Drive from Mutsu to Imabetsu-machi in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Mutsu in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Imabetsu-machi, with lows of °C. You'll have a few hours on the 5th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Imabetsu-machi

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Sotogahama-machi
Highlights from your plan
Stairs National Highway ©
Stairs National Highway
Tourist Information Center ©
Tourist Information Center
Seikan Tunnel Museum ©
Seikan Tunnel Museum

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