Due to the continued global spread of the COVID19 virus and the associated impact upon public health and safely in Japan, reservations for all tours and experience programs will be SUSPENDED until May 2020, or until the situation improves and relevant restrictions upon travel are lifted.
We look forward to welcoming you back to Tohoku as soon as possible. In the meantime, please stay safe and well!
~ Inoutbound Sendai Matsushima Inc.
5 to 6 hours
Just a 30 minute drive from Sendai Station, Akiu hot-spring is an oasis of beautiful nature; from incredible cherry blossoms in spring to the rich colours of Autumn.
Recent additions to the area include a local winery and a 150-year-old farmhouse converted into a stunning farm-to-table restaurant.
During your visit to Akiu, you will have the chance to harvest fresh seasonal vegetables alongside some friendly local farmers before taking them with you to be made into ‘Imoni’, a local Autumn cuisine. Imoni is basically an outdoor hot-pot party, made and and enjoyed with family, friends and neighbours!
Experience firsthand the local culture and tastes of Autumn in Tohoku!
(Fresh veggie-based menu perfect for vegetarian guests!)
Depart Sendai Station by private charter bus.
Experience harvesting of fresh seasonal vegetables with a local farming family on their farm in Akiu.
Call in to Akiu Winery to taste their fine selection of locally produced wines.
Head to the beautiful ‘Akiu-sha’ – a 150 year old farmhouse converted into a modern farm-to-table restaurant – to enjoy an ‘Imoni’ hot-pot party & veggie dinner!
Feeling satisfied, roll yourself back onto the bus and return to Sendai Station.
Tour ends at Sendai Station