The 'next Japan'
for the serial traveller!

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Welcome to Tohoku!

Join our guided tours and uncover the local secrets of north-eastern Japan!
Let us introduce you to the incredible sights, tastes, events, culture and people that make Tohoku truly Japan’s best kept secret. And we should know!
All of our English/Japanese speaking expert guides are born-and-raised Tohoku locals or travel-savvy internationals who have adopted the region as their second home. Choose from one of our recommended tour programs or trust in your guide’s local knowledge to create a customized experience to suit your needs and interests.

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Tohoku is the ‘next Japan’ for you

Uncover Japan’s best kept secret, just 90 mins from Tokyo!

You’ve already made it to Tokyo, Kyoto, Osaka…
You’ve ticked Asakusa, Mt. Fuji and Gion off your list…
But you still want more! Japan keeps calling you back.
You’ve travelled Japan, but now you want to ‘live’ Japan; to discover the Japan only the locals know…

Tohoku is the ‘next Japan’ for you!

The Tohoku region (the six northernmost prefectures of Japan’s main island) lies just a 90 minute bullet train from busy Tokyo. Far from the tourists crowds, Tohoku is an untouched treasure trove of incredible natural scenery, unique and delicious delicacies, soothing hot springs, exciting festivals and warm, welcoming local people. Take yourself off the beaten path and discover an authentic experience in Japan’s deep north.

Highlights

August 5 -6
Star Festival Duo: Akita Kanto & Sendai Tanabata
Sunday, Nov 3, 2019
Sunset Cruise with Sake & Sushi Pairing
Everyday (except Sun)
Secrets of Shiogama’s ‘Seaweed Salt’: Foodie walking tour
Everyday (except Sun)
DIY Market Obento & Morning Nature-walk
Saturday, August 10
Sustainable Kitchen in Izunuma
October 4-6
Active Autumn in the Countryside
Saturday, Sept 28
Sendai Festival Fever: ‘Suzume-odori’ workshop & after-party
Everyday (except NY holiday period)
Wagyu Tempura & Sukiyaki Tasting
Everyday
SUP Morning Cafe
Everyday
Local Fishing & Deserted Island BBQ
Everyday
Back-alley Bar Hopping in Sendai
Weekdays (except Tuesdays)
Sustainable Vineyard Picnic
Everyday
Green City Sendai: Morning hike & market brunch
Everyday
Green City Sendai: Early Morning Bird-watching
Everyday (except Sundays)
Izakaya Dinner with Tuna Show & Sushi Workshop
Everyday *except Wed, Sun
Foodie Tour in Shiogama
Everyday
Hungry Samurai: Sendai Food & Culture Tour
Everyday (except Sunday)
Spirit of Japanese Sake in Shiogama
Everyday
Staycation at a ‘Love Hotel’
October ~ March
Oyster Paradise Matsushima
Everyday (except Mondays)
Recovery Cycling Tour
Everyday
Outdoor Tea Ceremony (with Snakes!)
Everyday (except Mon, Sun)
Premium Sake & Sendai Tasting Plate
Weekdays (except NY Holiday period)
Veggie Harvest & Cooking Class
Everyday April~June & Sept ~ November
DIY Sake Experience
November 4・9・10
Good morning, Yamadera!
Everyday (except Sun)
Raw Japan dinner challenge!
Weekdays (except NY holiday period)
Countryside Farm-stay

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What's In-outbound sendai-matsushima Inc.?
We are a travel agency creating tours from the best of all six prefectures of Tohoku, with a focus on Miyagi. We have multilingual guides on hand and also offer custom-made tour packages. Consult us for any of your Tohoku travel needs!