1. The Company reserves the right to alter tour itineraries, travel arrangements and accommodation due to unforeseen changes or weather condition.
2. Tour itinerary, Hotel details and inclusions are based on Mandarin itinerary
3. Tour is conducted in Mandarin unless otherwise stated.
4. All tours may have a tour leader if the group has more than 25 Adult Paying passengers.
5. Tour leader assignment is subjective and at the discretion of the Company.
• Yamadera - is a scenic temple located in the mountains northeast of Yamagata City. The temple grounds extend high up a steep moun-tainside, from where there are great views down onto the valley. The temple was founded over a thousand years ago in 860 as a temple of the Tendai sectunder the official name Risshakuji.
• Yamagata Shopping - to enjoy shopping our way into the heart of Yamagata
• Zao-onsen - is a hot spring village founded ap-proximately 1900 years ago, located at the foot of the Zao Mountain Range over Yamagata and Miyagi prefectures.
• Zao Okama Crater - The active volcano features a beautiful crater with lake, known as Okama due to its resemblance with a traditional cooking pot.
• Zao dairy farming center - the cheese and the ice cream are all popular products made from fresh milk and you can enjoy the Ice Cream DIY Making Experience.
• Geibikei Gorge (Boat Ride) - not to be confused with the nearby Genbikei Gorge. It is enjoyed by taking a calm, 90-minute ride on a flat-bottomed boat navigated by a boatman with a pole.
Pleasant natural scenery with impressive, tall cliffs and rock formations can be viewed along the way.
• Tohoku Sake Brewery - learn about how tradi-tional, by-hand and modern processes are used together to make sake.
• Inakadate Rice Paddy Art - began in 1993 when purple and yellow rice plants were used to take a picture of Mt. Iwaki along with letters on rice paddies. The main purpose behind the creation was to take advantage of the tradition of manu-al work in rice cultivation to give people an op-portunity to learn more about rice farming and agriculture.
• Oirase stream - flows along the floor of the Oi-rase Gorge, winding among trees which, while a lush green in spring and summer.
• Lake Towada - is the largest caldera lake on Honshu, Japan's main island. It is characterized by two large peninsulas, which extend nearly a third of the way across the lake.
• The Aomori Nebuta Festival - is a Japanese fire festival held annually between August 2nd and 7th in Aomori city. Every year more than 3 mil-lion visitors gather for the festivities from all over Japan and abroad to attend. During the festival, over twenty
• Mount Hakkoda Ropeway - Included among Japan's 100 Famous Mountains, Mount Hakkoda is known for its seasonal beauty which includes nature, hiking and famous hot springs.
• Fruit Picking - a blueberry farm with the area of 11,000 suqueare meters, cultivating 2,000 of blueberry, such as extremely early-ripening va-riety which is strong for cold and has just right sweetness, or slow ripening. (Subject to weather condi
• Tono Farming Experience:
» I went to the farm to pick up vegetables and fruits.
» I went to the supermarket to buy food, daily goods, and souvenirs.
» I cooked and ate the local food with the family.
» I biked around the farm and the town.
» I went to the sento and the onsen hot spring.
» I walked around the house and talked to the grandma from the host family in Japanese.
• Matsushima Bay (Cruise) - For hundreds of years, Matsushima Bay has been celebrated as one of Japan's three most scenic views The bay is dot-ted by over 200 small islands covered by pine trees.
• Sendai Ichibancho Shopping Arcade - streets and abundance of greenery have resulted in Sendai's nickname, "the city of trees". Many parks and public spaces contribute to the greenery.
• Sendai Tanabata Festival - While festivities take place throughout Downtown Sendai, the fes-tival's main feature are thousands of colorful streamers that decorate the city's shopping ar-cades, which come to resemble brightly colored forests. Each set of 3-5-meter-long streamers is handcrafted by local shops, schools and com-munity groups out of washi paper and bamboo. They are then hung from ten-meter-long bam-boo poles along the
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