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3-Day Model Trip OPTIONAL Courses

3-Day Model Trip OPTIONAL Courses / Northern Tohoku /

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Course A

Oga-hanto Peninsula - Hachimantai Plateau - Lake Towada-ko - Oirase

Course B

Monoka-RyusendoCave - jodo-gahama Beach- Tono

Course A:Oga-hanto Peninsula - Hachimantai Plateau - Lake Towada-ko - Oirase

From Hachimantai Plateau, a treasure trove of swamp and mountain plants, to the mysterious crater lake Towada-ko, and onto the Oirase, where you can enjoy a walk amid beautiful nature. A course that takes in dynamic, large-scale nature.

  • DAY1

    Morioka - (1 hour 45 minutes by bus) - highest point on Hachimantai Plateau- (1 hour 19 minutes by bus) - Kazunohanawa (overnight)

  • DAY2

    Kazunohanawa - (38 minutes by bus) - Oyu-onsen Spa - (39 minutes by bus) - Lake Towada-ko - (50 minutes by sightseeing boat) - Konoguchi - (38 minutes by bus) - Oirase Keiryu-onsen Spa - (4 minutes by bus) - Towada-ko Onsenkyo Spa (overnight)

  • DAY3

    Towada-ko Onsenkyo Hot Spring - (bus) - Aomori - sightseeing in the town (Sannaimaruyama-iseki ruins)

    *Underlined transport facilities do not operate between December to early April (the exact dates of the beginning and end of these services may vary according to the year).

Access from Tokyo

Getting There:
Morioka is 2 hours 30 minutes from Tokyo by the JR Tohoku Shinkansen Line
Returning:
A shuttle bus takes 40 minutes to get from central Aomori to Aomori Airport. The flight from Aomori Airport to Tokyo's Haneda Airport takes 1 hour 10 minutes.

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Course B:Monoka-RyusendoCave - jodo-gahama Beach- Tono

A course that takes in the view at Jodo-ga-hama Beach, Ryusendo Cave, one of Japan's three big limestone caves, and Tono. In Morioka, see the Morioka Hashimoto Museum of Art and the Jurokurakan

  • DAY1

    Morioka - (2 hours 32 minutes by bus) - Ryusendo-mae - (29 minutes by bus) - Omoto Station - (31 minutes by Sanriku-tetsudo Railway) - Miyako - (20 minutes by bus) - Jodo-ga-hama (overnight)

  • DAY2

    Jodo-ga-hama - (tour of Sanriku by boat) - (23 minutes by bus) - Miyako - (2 hours 14 minutes by JR Line) - Tono (overnight)

  • DAY3

    Tono - sightseeing in the town - (1 hour 20 minutes by JR Line) - Morioka

Access from Tokyo

Getting There:
Morioka is 2 hours 30 minutes from Tokyo by the JR Tohoku Shinkansen Line
Returning:
Tokyo is 2 hours 30 minutes from Morioka by the JR Tohoku Shinkansen Line

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