Model Course 4

Hot Spring Consecutive Night Course for Individuals

Day 1
8:20
Tokyo Station
Take the Shinkansen to Shin-Aomori Station (arrival at 11:18)
  • At 11:30, board the Ou Main Line to Hirosaki Station (arrival at 12:01). 
  • At 12:50, transfer to the Konan Railway Konan Line at Hirosaki Station, heading to Kuroishi Station (arrival at 13:26).
  • Take a taxi to Tsugaru Traditional Craft Museum
Visit to the Tsugaru Traditional Craft Museum
Tsugaru lacquerware making

Tour the museum and participate in a Tsugaru lacquerware experience (making chopsticks) .

Tsugaru lacquerware is a local craft from the Tsugaru region of Aomori Prefecture, known for its intricate and beautiful lacquer patterns created through a delicate, time-consuming process.

Tsugaru Traditional Craft Museum

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

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Check-in at Ryokan Saikawa, Itadome onsen
  • Hotel shuttle service available.

Ryokan Saikawa offers homemade cuisine by the "Blueberry Father" and the "Grand Lady," with popular vegan and vegetarian options.

Ryokan Saikawa

8-1 Itadome Miyashita, Kuroishi City, Aomori Prefecture, Japan

ryokansaikawa.com

Day 2
Supermarket Tour and Cooking Class Experience (Lunch)
  • Take a taxi to Kitayama House.

Start with shopping at a local supermarket, followed by a cooking class where you'll prepare regional dishes like "Eggplant and Miso Shiso Rolls" and two other recipes.

Kitayama House

Chitose 2-chome 76, Kuroishi City, Aomori Prefecture, Japan

IRODORI Neputa Painting Lantern Making Experience

At IRODORI, create beautiful lanterns using hand-painted illustrations from Kuroishi's Neputa Festival, featuring elaborate depictions of warriors and beauties on large floats. Choose from various Neputa paintings to craft your unique lantern.

IRODORI

38 Nakamachi, Kuroishi City, Aomori Prefecture, Japan

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Komise Street Food Tour
A guided walking food tour along the scenic Komise Street. Learn about the city's history and culture while sampling beloved local delicacies and famous sweets at long-established shops. This tour is recommended for selecting local souvenirs and offers a chance to enjoy the area's traditional architecture, local flavors, and friendly community interactions.
Local Guide Bar Hopping

Enjoy bar hopping with a local guide, visiting popular local spots and getting insider tips on what to order and where to go.

Day 3
Nostalgic Walking Tour of Nuruyu Onsen - Bathing at Tsuru no Yu - Healthy Lunch at Yobisya
Tsuru no Yu Communal Bathhouse, Nuruyu Onsen

79 Tsuruizumi, Nuruyu, Kuroishi City, Aomori Prefecture, Japan

kuroishi.or.jp (Kuroishi City Tourism Association)

Visit a cafe converted from a traditional house in the Nuruyu Onsen town. Enjoy the view of birds playing by the water through large windows and the soothing sound of the Aseishigawa River. Yobisha offers delicious and gentle cuisine using favorite ingredients like vegetables, whole grains, and beans, and traditional seasoning methods (vegan friendly).

Yobisha

7-1 nuruyukamikawara, Kuroishi City, Aomori Prefecture, Japan

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Disband at Kuroishi Station
  • Take a taxi to Kuroishi Station.

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