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This is a relaxing 2-day tour to the wonderful Aizu region where you will discover a castle town with samurai residences, delicious top-class sake, scenic hot springs, a former post village with old houses, and traditional Japanese crafts!
- Explore the castle town Aizu Wakamatsu and learn more about its fascinating samurai history
- Taste Aizu's exquisite sake which is considered to be among Japan's best
- Try hands-on activities and discover the world of Japanese traditional crafts
- Relax in a hot spring resort and enjoy the scenic views of the surrounding mountainside
- This is a specially designed tour that you can book only with us!
Aizu-Wakamatsu station. From Tokyo station take the Tohoku Shinkansen to Koriyama station and then change to the local Banetsu-sai Line to Aizu-Wakamatsu.
Note: The accommodation may change depending on room availability. In such cases alternative accommodation facilities, such as Aizu-Wakamatsu Washington Hotel, will be used.
Your guide will accompany you on Day 1 only. On Day 2 transportation will be arranged but you are free to explore the towns on your own.
What you need to bring
Overnight stay belongings
- English (Fluent)
- 普通话 (Fluent)
- 日本語 (Fluent)
- Français (Fluent)
Voyagin Japan Regional Tours focus on the regions of Japan less travelled by overseas tourists. From Kyo-tango to Naruko, Akita to Aizu, we are here to help you discover Japan!
We have partnered with various companies, organizations, and local administration that offer authentic and traditional activities. We screen each and every activity to ensure that they are in line with our standards so that you can always expect professional and memorable experiences.
We look forward to ensuring your stay in Japan is unforgettable!
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Experience of a lifetime
Wow, I am SO glad I booked this tour. I'm not even sure where to begin...our guides were amazing, the shopping was fantastic, the sights were beautiful and interesting, and the food was delicious. Also - we were in the local newspaper! It was printed after we left Aizu, but a resident of Aizu MAILED IT TO US IN TOKYO! It was so very kind. Really, I don't think anything like this will ever happen to us again.
I would definitely recommend going to Aizu and getting a guided tour. This was the first tour like this there and I think it went very well, but I can only imagine they will improve with practice. The Tōhoku region is totally worth visiting, especially Aizu. :)
Wonderful place to visit
Aizu is living in history. In comparison, Kyoto is more like a type of museum. I strongly recommended going to Aizu to see the history of Japan being very much alive.
In particular, Sazae-do pagoda was very unique!
Harataki Ryokan was also quite comfortable. The staff was very friendly.
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