Things to do in Aomori
In the snow-rich Hakkoda, enjoy skiing and snowboarding on the slopes, you can enjoy a powder run in the backcountry. From GW around, starts the season of trekking, hiking, you can enjoy the forest in the beech forests and Hiba natural forests. The prefecture Mizujo many, also has been enhanced activity in the water. If Dase rowing sunrise and before to Lake Towada in the canoe, you will be able to attend to the fantastic moment start shine lake.
- Age 4～Age 80
- 09:30 / 13:30
Japan A 120-minute tour of Lake Towada, one of the most beautiful, with a Canadian canoe that even beginners can enjoy. The experience of rowing by yourself from the very edge of the lake just because you canoe is an extraordinary experience where you can fully enjoy Lake Towada! It is only in summer that you can put your feet on the cool Towada Lake and jump into it. Let's enjoy the extraordinary experience that unites with the magnificent Lake Towada! Dogs can also participate! The boat is spacious enough for your dog to relax and enjoy a comfortable waterside trip. We will wear a life jacket for dogs. ~On the day Flow (1) Reception (5 minutes) (2) Lecture (15 minutes) (3) Practice of canoeing on the lake (10 minutes) (4) Tour course tour (90 minutes)
カナディアンカヌーは２度目の体験でしたが、 インストラクターの方の気配りケアが心地よかったです。 十和田湖は神秘的で癒されながら楽しめました。 子供たちもカヌーに慣れて足を湖に入れながらくつろぎ、 妻は時折差し込む日光を避け、日傘を差しながら、 僕だけパドルを漕ぐカヌーを楽しみました。 入り江で出して頂いたティーとケーキも抜群でした。 又の機会があれば宜しくお願いします。
- Age 10～Age 80
- Age 10～Age 80
[Absolute value! ] Talk directly to the director and craftsmen, and you can also enter the specially open area of the unpublished site of Tatechineta! ! One of the best summer festivals in Japan [Tachinataketa] The summer festival period is only 5 days from August 4th to 8th. [taste the excitement Year held a Neputa in us]. A very satisfying tour where you can infiltrate from the scenery of the festival to the production site that can only be entered by tour.
- Age 0～Age 80
We will teach you the route that can efficiently go around Hirosaki tourist spots recommended by locals! Please enjoy it. Introducing a wide range of photo spots that are sure to be Instagram-friendly and spots where you can feel the history. Introducing recommended cafes that make you feel like an old noble after walking a lot. It is famous for its rich and delicious apple pie.
- Age 10～Age 80
- Age 10～Age 80
5 km west of Goshogawara, the center of Okutsugaru, Aomori Prefecture. Meet at the nearest station and head to the farm while watching the countryside. After arriving, experience the harvesting of apples with a great deal of energy. Sample fresh, top-quality apples immediately after harvest. You can take the best apples that you know only in the world where you harvest them as souvenirs (limited quantity). It also has a branch at a roadside station (local market) near the farm, where you can also find local produce. Along with the experience of harvesting apples, you can see delicious fruits and vegetables from Tsugaru Region in Aomori prefecture as souvenirs when you go shopping and see the faces of producers?
- Age 12～
- 07:00 / 08:00 / 09:00 / 10:00 / 11:00 / 12:00 / 13:00 / 14:00 / 15:00 / 16:00
Let's take a kayak and explore the special protected area of the National Park! You can experience the wilderness of the world's largest dual caldera lake 400 meters above sea level! Single kayak · tandem kayak can be chosen.
I would like to thank the operator who provided excellent service for the kayak in Towada lake. I appreciate they try to communicate with me by English and body language patiently, especially the female staff from Tokyo. Our family enjoyed the kayak play very much that leave us a very good memory! So, I strongly recommend for tourists to join their activities!
- Age 6～
Experience the culture of Tsugaru through the production experience of “Tsugaru Nuri”, a traditional craft that represents Aomori Prefecture, which has a history of about 300 Year, and the traditional industry “Tsugaru Kokeshi”, a representative of our town Kuroishi. We welcome a wide range of friends, couples, school events and parent / child lecturing. The Tsugaru Kokeshi Workers Association is a lecturer! It is a popular production experience where you can paint on the traditional industry “Tsugaru Kokeshi” that represents our town Kuroishi. Let's make your own original kokeshi ♪ Foreign languages will be handled by a translator.
- Age 6～
Experience the culture of Tsugaru through the production experience of “Tsugaru Nuri”, a traditional craft that represents Aomori Prefecture, which has a history of about 300 Year, and the traditional industry “Tsugaru Kokeshi”, which represents our town Kuroishi. We welcome a wide range of friends, couples, school events and parent / child lecturing. Speaking of Tsugaru, after all Tsugaru coating. A craftsman from the Tsugaru Traditional Crafts Center's workshop “Tsugaru Nuri” is a lecturer! It is a popular production experience where you can enjoy the craftsmanship. ・ Sharpening “Hashi” (red or black) * Please specify the desired color when applying. Foreign languages will be handled by a translator
- Age 4～Age 99
Before Towada still woke up from sleep Tour Time The tour will begin. A calm lake surface with calm air and calm winds. Each time you row, you can clearly hear the sound of grabbing the water, and the canoe advances as you slide. One of the attractions of this tour is that you can enjoy the tranquility and look at it naturally. Of course, that is not all. After all, the time when Lake Towada shines the most is the moment when the sun was bathed. The dazzling light emitted with the sunrise gently and powerfully envelops the lake in the forest. It's only a moment of time, but you can say that you can enjoy the most memorable time.
- Age 1～
- 08:00 / 09:00 / 10:00 / 11:00 / 12:00 / 13:00 / 14:00 / 15:00 / 16:00 / 17:00
400m above sea level You can experience Japan's first full-scale RIB tour at the world's largest double caldera lake! RIB (rigid inflatable boat) is a special inflatable all-weather inflatable boat that is used in military and maritime police all over the world and has a non-sinkable structure and is capable of high speed navigation. Take a RIB and explore the National Park's special reserves! Lake Towada is a huge adventure park! Visit a special reserve surrounded by virgin forests and cliffs, mysterious ancient ruins and caves Enjoy the world's largest RIB tour :::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: Guests staying at Adventure Hotel Lake Towada can participate for free (except during busy season)
- Age 5～
An indulgent moment of doing…nothing! Tour Highlights： ✔ Starting with a relaxing early-morning canoe ✔ Indulge in some quiet chill-time, soaking up the serene local nature ✔ Enjoy an on-the-water breakfast of pizza toast ✔ Stroll to the historical Towada Shrine and offer a prayer ✔ Get into town to explore the Towada Civic Library Sometimes, there is literally nothing better to do than simply do nothing! Starting with a relaxing early-morning canoe, this plan allows you to indulge in some quiet chill-time, soaking up the serene local nature and history. Enjoy an on-the-water breakfast of pizza toast from Lake Towada’s local favourite ‘Cafe Ikoi’ as you calmly float in a canoe. Return to shore for a stroll to the historical Towada Shrine and offer a prayer. Finally, jump aboard a private taxi to drive you into town to explore the Towada Civic Library and other attractions. == Available only Saturday, Sunday, Monday of Autumn, Oct.1~Nov.15 19,800 JPY per pax
- Age 5～
With rare early-morning and nighttime canoeing tours! Tour Highlights： ✔ Staying overnight at Utarube Camp Ground ✔ Reconnect with nature through everything from adventurous outdoor activities ✔ Enjoy a guided canoe tour On this plan you will experience nothing but nature, in the best way possible! Staying overnight at Utarube Camp Ground on the shores of Lake Towada, reconnect with nature through everything from adventurous outdoor activities to frying up fresh local veggies and ingredients on the BBQ! Wake up with the birds and enjoy a guided canoe tour, leaving from and returning to the camp grounds. The Utarube area of the lake is known for its calm waters, where you can enjoy mirror-like reflections and echos reverberating off the mountains. For an extra special experience, try a rare night-time canoe tour, with the lake to yourself! == Available only Autumn, Oct.1~Nov.15 42,800 JPY per pax
- Age 5～
Frozen waterfalls to illuminated architecture - experience man vs. nature in the art world! Tour Highlights： ✔ Explore the grounds of Towada Modern Art Museum after dark ✔ Enjoy unique works that can only be seen at night ✔ Enjoy two major light-up events in one evening on this round-trip course Explore the grounds of Towada Modern Art Museum after dark and enjoy unique works that can only be seen at night, like the showcase ‘Multicoloured Fragments’, along with installations like ‘Flying man and hunter’ or ‘Even Shetia’ that take on a new life once the sun goes down. Next, enjoy nature’s own art display, in the form of illuminated frozen waterfalls and ice formations along Oirase mountain stream. Drive to some of the highlights with your nature guide in the passenger seat to fill you in along the way. Enjoy two major light-up events in one evening on this round-trip course between Towada Modern Art Museum → Oirase mountain stream → Nenokuchi (turn around point) → Oirase mountain stream → Towada City centre. == Available only Jan 10-Mar 15. 4,000 JPY
- Age 20～
'Imagine' you’re a local with... 'Umajin?'! Tour Highlights： ✔ Experience unique hats of a symbol of historical horse-breeding town ✔ Perfect communication tool also with a 'Good Design' award ✔ Indulge in a light-hearted night of bar-hopping ‘Umajin’…part horse (uma), part man (jin)…a symbol of historical horse-breeding town, Towada City. These, err, unique hats might look strange, but they are actually the perfect communication tool and have even been recognised with a ‘Good Design’ award! You might feel mildly embarrassed to wear it at first, but you’ll soon discover the mysterious community building power of ‘Umajination’ – how a strange hat can instil excitement and joy with each inquisitive glance from passers-by. Indulge in a light-hearted night of bar-hopping between some of Towada’s fantastic local haunts with your local expert ‘Umajin’ guide! == 8,000 JPY
- Age 5～
Follow the footsteps of the world-class designers around art town, Towada City Tour Highlights： ✔ Visit treasure-trove for architecture and art enthusiasts ✔ Reappreciate legendary international architects masterpieces by night ✔ Embrace your inner artist and follow your guide on a walk The centre of Towada City is a treasure-trove for architecture and art enthusiasts, featuring many works designed by legendary international architects; the Towada Modern Art Museum by Ryue Nishizawa, Towada City Library by Andou Tadao, Towada Civic Plaza by Kuma Kengo to name a few!. Why not reappreciate these masterpieces from a new perspective? By night! Embrace your inner artist and follow your guide on a walk to all three of these architectural wonders, as well as art highlights hidden around the city streets. == 3,500 JPY per pax
- Age 20～
Eat & drink like a local down the alleyways of Hachinohe Tour Highlights： ✔ Find eight atmospheric alleyways (called 'Yokocho') ✔ Be taken to a local favourite cocktail bar called 'Prince' ✔ Taste unique drink mixed by the famous cocktail master ✔ Enjoy a local meal at a popular 'izakaya' style restaurant The real city of Hachinohe can be found down its back-street alleyways! In the centre of town you’ll find eight atmospheric alleyways (called ‘Yokocho’), each lined with tiny restaurants and bars. Your guide will help you navigate the maze! After taking a memorable photo or two, you’ll first be taken to a local favourite cocktail bar called ‘Prince’ for a unique drink mixed by the famous cocktail master! Next you’ll enjoy a local meal at a popular ‘izakaya’ style restaurant (like a Japanese style pub or tapas bar). 18:00 Meet at Hachinohe Portal Museum ‘Hachi’（Pick-up from hotel also possible from central Hachinohe） 18:15 Guided tour of alleyway area 18:40 ’Kampai!’ (Cheers!) at ‘Prince’ cocktail bar 19:00 Local dinner (1 drink included) at ‘izakaya’ restaurant ‘Akira’ == 9,500 JPY per pax **Tour is available between Jan.10～Dec.20
- Age 5～
Retro shopping street walking tour & dinner at 100-year-old restaurant Tour Highlights： ✔ Explore sake breweries, traditional storehouses and scenic streets ✔ Enjoy a delicious meal of Japanese cuisine ✔ Visit traditional fine-dining restaurant with over 100 years of history Kuroshi City is the heart of old Tsugaru! Your guide will take you on a trip through time as you explore sake breweries, traditional storehouses and scenic streets retaining the nostalgic atmoshere of a time gone by. For dinner, enjoy a delicious meal of Japanese cuisine as you look out over an illuminated Japanese garden at ‘Fujimikan’, a traditional fine-dining restaurant with over 100 years of history. 15：00 Pick-up from hotel (in central Aomori City) by private taxi（around 60 mins） 16：00 Walking tour of ‘Komise’ street in Kuroishi（Explore sake brewery, storehouses etc. with your guide)（60 mins） 17：00 Dinner at ‘Fujimikan’ 18：30 Depart Fujimikan by private taxi 19：30 Arrive back at Aomori hotel（60 mins） == Fee per person (including taxi) by number of guests: 2 pax: 34,000JPY 3-4 pax: 25,000JPY 5-8 pax: 20,000JPY
- Age 5～
Level-up your shrine game with a blessing and etiquette lesson at local shrine with 'Nebuta' lanterns Tour Highlights： ✔ Learn the proper etiquette to make a prayer ✔ Occasion to see the light of paper lanterns designed by 'Nebuta' creators ✔ Receiving a cup of 'omiki' (ceremonial sake) ✔ Receive an original wooden amulet At Hirota Shrine in Nagashima, Aomori City, learn the proper etiquette to make a prayer before receiving a blessing from the chief priest under the light of paper lanterns designed by ‘Nebuta’ creators. Finish by receiving a cup of ‘omiki’ (ceremonial sake). As a momento of your spiritual experience, you will also receive an original wooden amulet from Hirota Shrine, as well as a book for collecting ‘Goshuin’ (temple stamps). 17：00 Meet at Hirota Shrine 17：30 Practice etiquette of visiting a shrine （15 mins） 17：50 Prayer and blessing experience （40 mins） 18：40 Receive ‘Omiki’ (ceremonial sake) （20 mins） 19：00 Program ends at Hirota Shrine == ★ 28,000 JPY per pax (minimum 2 persons) **Tour is available between Jan.10～Dec.20, except Wednesdays
- Age 5～
Dress as a priest or 'Miko' (maiden) and experience the routine of a Shinto Shrine Tour Highlights： ✔ Change into traditional clothing ✔ Practice etiquette of visiting a shrine ✔ Join the Shinto morning cleaning activities Experience dressing as a Shinto Priest or 'Miko' (Shrine Maiden) at Hirota Shrine in Aomori City. After paying a visit to the shrine, join the Shinto morning cleaning activities that take place at shrines everyday! Capture the experience by taking some photos at the shrine before changing back into your clothes. 8:30 Meet at Hirota Shrine 8:40 Change into traditional clothing (Shinto Priest or Shrine Mainden) (30 mins) 9:10 Practice etiquette of visiting a shrine (explanation from priest) （15 mins） 9:30 Cleaning of shrine grounds （30 mins） 10:00 Take pictures and change. End of program. == ★ 9,000 JPY per pax (minimum 2 persons) **Tour is available between Jan.10～Dec.20, except Wednesdays
- Age 5～
Experience the music and dance of Aomori's largest festival at a local restaurant! Tour Highlights： ✔ Enjoy entertainment includes Aomori folksong, Shamisen and 'Haneto' dance ✔ Experience Nebuta festival ✔ Taste a meal of local cuisine and drinks! ✔ This is a convenient taxi plan 18:30 Your guide will meet you at your hotel. （Move to restaurant by taxi/walk） 18:45 Arrive at restaurant. Enjoy a meal of local cuisine and drinks! 19:00 Special entertainment begins!! Join in the fun! Entertainment includes Aomori folksong, Shamisen and ‘Haneto’ dance from the Nebuta festival. 20:00 Return to hotel by taxi / walk. End of program. == 16,000 JPY per pax (min. 2 persons)
- Age 20～
Choose your favorite sake from specialty store and go drinking with the owner! Tour Highlights： ✔ Enjoy a tasting session of local sake ✔ Walk to a local yakitori place with Mr. Garman, store owner as your guide ✔ Enjoy some delicious yakitori with your chosen sake 16：00 Enjoy a tasting session of local sake at a sake specialty store. Store owner, Mr. Garman, will give you some tips and advice about which varieties pair well with 'yakitori' (grilled skewers). Choose a bottle of your favouirite to take with you to dinner! Walk to a local yakitori place with Mr. Garman as your guide. 17：00 'Kampai!' (Cheers!) Enjoy some delicious yakitori with your chosen sake - how do they pair? Learn more about sake and Aomori from fun conversation with Mr. Garman! 18：00 Program ends at yakitori restaurant (don't drink too much!!) == 7,000 JPY per pax (min. 2 persons) **Tour is available between Jan.10～Dec.25.
- Age 5～
Guided overnight experience on northern Japan's most myst Tour Highlights： ✔ Visit sacred grounds of Mt. Osorezan ✔ Check-in to temple lodging ✔ Bathe in hot spring bath ✔ Experience Buddhist prayer ceremony at temple hall 15：00 Meet at Mt. Osorezan （around 35 mins from Mutsu City on Shimokita Transport Bus) 15：15 Visit sacred grounds of Mt. Osorezan (Guided by English-speaking guide, 45 mins） 16：00 Check-in to temple lodging (Overnight stay also accompanied by English speaking guide) 17：00 Bathe in hot spring bath 18：00 Dinner / downtime (lights-out by 22:00） 06：00 Wake up（baths open from 5:00） 06：30 Morning activites (Buddhist prayer ceremony at temple hall） 07：30 Program ends after breakfast. == **Price may differ by participants number 37,000 JPY per pax (min. 2 persons) 30,000 JPY per pax (min. 3 persons) 26,000 JPY per pax (min. 4 persons) **Tour is available during May.1～Oct.31, except July 20-24 (Mt.Osorezan Festival), consecutive holidays in early October (Osorezan Autumn Visit) period.
- Age 5～Age 90
Experience Four of Japan’s Largest Summer Festivals Tour Highlights： ✔ Experience FOUR of Japan’s largest and most exciting Summer festivals ✔ Join the parade at Aomori's 'Nebuta Matsuri' ✔ Private transport and English speaking guide ✔ Local Japanese cuisine (Vegetarian catering upon request) August in Tohoku is hot and the Summer festivals even hotter! Tohoku is home to some of Japan’s most dynamic and exciting Summer events and traditions. Prepare to dance, chant and get lost in the hypnotic rhythm of taiko drums… Your adventure starts with the colourful ornate festival floats of Hachinohe City’s ‘Sansha Tasai’ festival, the perfect warm-up for the next night of celebrations at Tohoku’s most famous summer festival, Aomori City’s Nebuta Matsuri! Forget watching from the sidelines, here you will transform into a local Haneto dancer and JOIN the parade with the Aomori locals. Next up is the incredible spectacle of Akita’s Kanto Matsuri (Pole lantern festival) where festival performers balance 12 metre high poles adorned with close to 50 lanterns on their foreheads, shoulders, hands…you name it! Your summer festival journey will wrap up in Tohoku’s capital city, Sendai, during ‘Tanabata’ (Star Festival).
- Age 5～Age 90
Experience two of Japan's biggest summer festivals! Tour Highlights： ✔ See the colourful and vibrant floats of Hachinohe's 'Sansha Taisai' festival! ✔ Don't just watch, JOIN the incredible Nebuta Matsuri in Aomori City! ✔ Visit Japan's largest morning market! ✔ Enjoy local Japanese cuisine and sake tasting along the way! Forget whatever you’ve heard about the Tohoku locals being quiet and shy…grab your dancing shoes and get ready to party at two of Japan’s most exciting summer festivals! The tour will kick-off in Eastern Aomori Prefecture, Hachinohe City, known for the vibrant colourful floats of its ‘Sansha Taisai’ festival. But don’t party too hard, as the next morning you’ll be up with the sparrows to explore the 400+ stalls of local food and novelties at Japan’s largest morning market, Tatehana Wharf Morning Market (as seen on ‘Abroad in Japan’). Next you’ll move to the prefectural capital, Aomori City, for the tour highlight: the world-famous Nebuta Matsuri! Here you won’t just watch from the sidelines…you’ll dress in traditional costume and join the hundreds of ‘Haneto’ dancers, dancing behind the incredible 3D lantern floats.
- Age 1～
- 09:00 / 10:00 / 11:00 / 12:00 / 13:00 / 14:00 / 15:00 / 16:00
You can experience Japan's first full-scale RIB tour on the world's largest dual caldera lake at 400 meters above sea level! RIB (Rigid Inflatable Boat) is a special rubber boat of all weather type which can be sturdy and high speed navigation with a sluggish structure mainly used by military and maritime police all over the world. Let's explore the special protected areas of the National Park on the RIB! Lake Towada is a huge adventure park! A special reserve surrounded by wild forests and cliffs, surrounding ancient ruins and caves of mystery Please enjoy the world's largest RIB tour!
- Age 8～Age 80
Leisurely enjoy fishing in Oirase mountain stream, is the plan of about 4 hours. In fishing also, mountain stream fishing of charm different! Char and trout with a beautiful fish is, settle for seeing exactly, settle for fishing, eat settle for ♪ And cool views of the mountain stream, while enjoy the clean air of the forest, enjoy a thrilling tactics of the fish. Recommended for those who want to aim towards and further step up with experience!
- Age 8～Age 80
Affordable ♪ enjoying a river fishing experience while entering the mountain stream in the Oirase area The original of the beautiful mountain stream of Japan's leading, you can catch the char and trout. Through the river here, ... if the opportunity to approach the nature of the mind to the importance and environmental protection. There is also in such a guide wish was rice plan. For a short period of time can feel free to experience, recommended for people who mountain stream fishing wants to effectively use for the first time in one and the time!