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Oku-Matsushima 2-Day Local Homestay and Fishing Experience

Get acquainted with a local family when visiting Oku-Matsushima with this 2-day experience that includes an overnight stay at the family’s home where you’ll sit down to dinner with them and a fishing trip where you’ll learn fishing techniques, such as surf fishing, net fishing, and basket fishing. Plus on your first day, you have the option to go biking along the coast to see local attractions.
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Duration: 2 days
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US$203.00
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Explore Tohoku - Experience Mochi Making and See Local Life in Ichinoseki

Ichinoseki City, the southernmost area of Iwate Prefecture, is located between Sendai city and Morioka City. You can make a day trip from Tokyo as it is only about 450 km from the main city. You can ride a Shinkansen (bullet train) from either Tokyo or Sendai city. The tour will start when you get off the train at Ichinoseki City where a local guide will be waiting for you.
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Duration: 6 hours
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US$153.00
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Mt Haguro Pilgrim Walking Tour

This 1-hour informative guided tour takes you to Haguro Shukubo (pilgrim lodges) street to explore Japanese Yamabushi culture near the foot of Mt. Haguro in Yamagata Prefecture. You will walk from Daishobo, a pilgrim lodge, to Haguro-san Gojunoto, a five storied pagoda, and fully enjoy the town and history.
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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US$28.00
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Experience Matsushima and Shiogama Cultural Tour including VIP Access to Private Tea House Room

Discover the ancient cultural practices of Matsushima on a sightseeing tour, which includes a tea ceremony. Visit Matsushima’s architectural symbol, the Zuiganji Temple; admire the wall paintings that decorate the Goza-no-ma room; and taste different varieties of green tea during a tea ceremony. Plus, visit a sake brewery, take a walking tour of Matsushima’s historic center, and visit the Godaido and Entsuin Temples. This small-group tour is limited to eight people.   
  • Duration: 6 hours 30 minutes
  • Duration: 6 hours 30 minutes
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US$179.00
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2-Day Matsushima Historical Tour with Homestay and Fishing

Designed for travelers looking to experience Japanese culture, this 2-day tour of Matsushima from Shiogama combines a historical walking tour of Matsushima — home to treasures such as the Zuiganji Temple and  Entsuin Temple — with green tea tasting, a fishing experience, and accommodation in a local home. Overnight accommodation, select meals, tours, and entrance fees are included.
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Duration: 2 days
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US$433.00
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Painting your Kokeshi Doll at Its Birthplace in Aomori

【OUTLINE】This plan enables you to enjoy the history, sightseeing and cuisine of Kuroishi City in Aomori Prefecture as a whole. What you can experience are; painting Kokeshi doll, a traditional industry in Kuroishi City, visiting Nakano Shrine located in the middle of Nakao Momiji Mountain, and for lunch eating the locals' favorite food, 'Kuroishi Tsuyu Yakisoba' that once took the 7th place in B-1 Gourmet competition. Here is the only place where you can experience traditional folk culture unique to Kuroishi!【HIGHLIGHTS】 Painting your one and only Kokeshi at the birthplace of Tsugaru type Kokeshi dollsThe locals' favorite 'Tsuyu Yakisoba,' fried noodles in a soup for lunch Walk to Nakano Momiji Mountain and visit Nakano Shrine famous for its beautiful autumn leaves Easy transportation by taxi
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Duration: 3 hours
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US$96.00
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Matsushima and Shiogama Cultural Tour Including One-Way Train Ticket from Tokyo

Take a break from Tokyo’s bustle and escape to the historic treasure trove of Matsushima on this full-day tour, which includes a one-way bullet train ticket from Tokyo. Following a scenic train ride by bullet train, enjoy a green tea tasting session, visit a sake brewery, take a walking tour of Matsushima’s ancient temples, and experience a tea ceremony in the Goza-no-ma room, usually closed to the public. This small-group tour is limited to six people.
  • Duration: 6 hours 30 minutes
  • Duration: 6 hours 30 minutes
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US$300.00
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Private Kitakata Cultural Tour

Learn about the history and culture of Kitakata on this half-day private tour. Visit a temple and shrine with a private guide, who also takes you to a Japanese sweets shop and a sake brewery. Transportation by private vehicle is included.
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Duration: 5 hours
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US$221.00
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Full-Day Historical Cycling Tour in Matsushima

Calling all active travelers, this cycling tour lets you see Matsushima’s cultural highlights by bike. Pedal to some of the city’s top attractions, which include Zuiganji Temple and the Godaido Temple, and experience a tea ceremony in the Kanrantei Teahouse. Plus, ride a sightseeing boat on Matsushima Bay on this small-group tour, limited to eight participants.  
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Duration: 6 hours
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US$161.00
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