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3-Day Model Trip OPTIONAL Courses / Southern Tohoku

3-Day Model Trip OPTIONAL Courses / Southern Tohoku /

Course A:Matsushima - Sendai - Yamadera (Risshaku-ji Temple) - Zao

Matsushima Coast - one of Japan's Three Great Views / Sendai - the "The city of the trees" / Attempted to climb the 1,100 stone steps of Yamadera, which were made famous by a Matsuo Basho's haiku. / The impressive Okama, a crater lake in Zao.

  • DAY1

    Sendai - (24 minutes by JR Senseki Line) - Matsushima Coast (sightseeing boat) - (23 minutes by JR Senseki Line) - Sendai - sightseeing in the town (overnight)

  • DAY2

    Sendai - (50 minutes by JR Senzan Line) - Yamadera - (18 minutes by JR Senzan Line) - Yamagata - (33 minutes by bus) - Zao Spa (overnight)

  • DAY3

    Foot of Mt. Zao - (7 minutes by ropeway) - Juhyo Kogen Plateau - (8 minutes by ropeway) - Zao Jizo Sancho (Summit) - (8 minutes by ropeway) - Juhyo Kogen Plateau - (7 minutes by ropeway) - Foot of Mt. Zao - (38 minutes by bus) - Yamagata

Access from Tokyo

Getting There:
Sendai Station is 1 hour 37 minutes from Tokyo Station by JR Tohoku Shinkansen Line.
Returning:
Tokyo Station is 2 hours 30 minutes from Yamagata Station by JR Yamagata Shinkansen Line.

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