Model Course 1

Green Season

A 3-night, 4-day trip to Aomori for Groups

(Shirakami Sanchi - Hirosaki City - Kuroishi City - Oirase Stream - Aomori City - Hakkoda)

Enjoy Aomori through culture and foodies who get a taste of the local way of life
Day 1
9:30
Haneda Airport
Arrive at Aomori Airport by plane (arrival at 10:55)
Travel by bus to BUNACO Nishimeya Factory
  • Travel by bus.
Explore the BUNACO Nishimeya Factory and the World Heritage Shirakami-Sanchi Beech Forest
  • Lunch at BUNACO Café.
  • Proceed by bus.
  • Further exploration of the World Heritage Shirakami-Sanchi Beech Forest.
  • Travel by bus.
  • Tour inside the BUNACO Nishimeya Factory.
  • Experience traditional craft making at BUNACO (beech woodworking).
Travel by bus to a hotel in Hirosaki City
  • Stay in Hirosaki City: Hotel type (Twin).
  • Dinner at a restaurant utilizing local ingredients.
Day 2
Visit Hirosaki Castle
Tour the Tsugaru Traditional Craft Museum and experience Tsugaru lacquerware making (chopsticks) and a shamisen performance.
Tsugaru lacquerware making
shamisen performance

Tsugaru lacquerware originates from the Tsugaru region of Aomori Prefecture, characterized by a lengthy and intricate process of repeatedly applying and polishing lacquer to create beautiful patterns. Here, you can try making Tsugaru lacquerware chopsticks.

Kuroishi is a town that has produced numerous folk song performers (singers, hand dancers, shamisen players, etc.). Kuroishi is also one of the leading folk dance towns in eastern Japan, with the Kuroishi Yosare, one of Japan’s three major nagashi odori (flowing dance) performances, held every August. This plan allows you to enjoy the performance during dinner.

Tsugaru Traditional Craft Museum

65-1 Fukutomiyama, Kuroishi City, Aomori Prefecture, Japan

tsugarudensho.com

Stay at Kazen no Sho, Ochiai Onsen

Stay at Kazen no Sho, Ochiai Onsen, which is one of the few traditional Japanese hot springs. Located next to the Tsugaru Traditional Craft Museum, Kazen no Sho is decorated with flowers throughout and features tatami floors, even in the elevators. Relax in a traditional Japanese atmosphere with your choice of yukata.

Kazen no Sho, Ochiai Onsen

Ochiai Onsen64-2 Fukutomiyama, Kuroishi City, Aomori Prefecture, Japan

kazennosyo.jp

Day 3
Explore the Oirase Stream
  • Travel by bus.
  • Further exploration of Oirase Stream.
Nebuta Museum WA-RASSE
Stay in Hakkoda: Hotel type (Twin)
  • Travel by bus to a hotel in Hakkoda.
  • Stay in Hakkoda: Hotel type (Twin).
Day 4
Explore Hakkoda with the Hakkoda Ropeway
  • Further exploration of Hakkoda. 
  • Depart from Hakkoda at 15:10.
15:10
Aomori Airport
Arrive at Aomori Airport. Fly to Haneda Airport

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