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Tōhoku (東北; 'northeast') is Japan's rugged north, a land of hulking volcanic massifs, remote hot springs, ancient folklore and unique customs born of centuries of isolation... Read More

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Northern Honshū adventures

$290.62 Small group tours

2-Day Homestay and Fishing Experience in Oku-Matsushima Including Guided Biking Tour

Book this 2-day tour with local homestay and fishing experience in the Matsushima area! Matsushima is well known as one of Japan’s three most scenic destinations. Stay overnight at a local family's house, experience fishing with a local expert, enjoy the freshest seafood BBQ, and take a guided biking tour to visit some of the most popular attractions in Matsushima. Enjoy the mesmerizing coastal landscape with over 260 pine-covered islands while your local guide explains the fascinating local history especially about the famous shogunate, Masamune Date, the samurai ruler of the Sendai region who was known as ”Dokuganryu” (one-eyed hero) as he could only see with one eye. where you will enjoy the following unique and local experiences.

$448.46 Small group tours

2-Day Matsushima Historical Tour with Local Homestay and Fishing Experience

Book this unique 2-day Matsushima historical tour with unique fishing experience! Matsushima is well known as one of Japan’s three most scenic destinations. Visit a historical tea house with VIP access to a private tea room. Experience the most authentic tea ceremony and taste a different variety of Japanese green tea. Stay with a local family overnight and have a local style dinner together. Take this great opportunity to interact with the locals and learn about their family history and daily lives. Enjoy the mesmerizing coastal landscape of Matsushima with over 260 pine-covered islands while your local guide explains the fascinating local history especially about the famous shogunate, Masamune Date, the samurai ruler of the Sendai region who was known as ”Dokuganryu” (one-eyed hero) as he could only see with one eye.

$210.45 Small group tours

2-Day Local Homestay, Fishing and Seafood BBQ Experience in Oku-Matsushima

Book this 2-day tour in the Matsushima area and stay overnight at a local family's house, experience fishing with a local expert, and enjoy the freshest seafood BBQ. Matsushima is well known as one of Japan’s three most scenic destinations. Enjoy the mesmerizing coastal landscape of Matsushima with over 260 pine-covered islands while your local guide explains the fascinating local history especially about the famous shogunate, Masamune Date, the samurai ruler of the Sendai region who was known as ”Dokuganryu” (one-eyed hero) as he could only see with one eye. where you will enjoy the following unique and local experiences.

$283.70 Small group tours

Overnight Stay at Takinoyu Ryokan with Tatami and Twinbed

Takinoyu is a ryokan located in Tendo city in the Yamagata prefecture, the northern part of the Japanese mainland, Honshu. It is a popular ryokan with a history of over 100 years. You can choose from different room types -- traditional Japanese style, Western style, Japanese-Western style - with an open-air rotenburo onsen (outdoor hot spring). Your meals are prepared with fresh organic vegetables grown in the ryokan's own garden.