See traditional crafts! Experience 'Kokeshi,' Japanese doll painting
This tour is to enjoy the famous Akiu hot spring town. However, it is not just a hot spring!
First of all, you will visit the village where craftsmen live. You will then, experience traditional crafts ""Koleshi"" making.
Stop by for some delicious soba and after lunch how about delicious wine? Take a break while watching the vineyards at the winery made in 2015. And relax with a hot spring that you should not forget.
Finally, return home in a wonderful valley that can be enjoyed throughout the seasons, looking at unique rocks like a heart-shaped!
Why not choose this tour which you can refresh your mind and body in a place rich in nature where a relaxing time flows?
・You can experience traditional Japanese crafts
・Eat delicious soba noodle
・Drink delicious wine whilst admiring the vineyards
・Refresh your mind and body in the hot springs
・Take a nice photo in the valley with unique rocks
・Akiu Traditional Crafts Village: Located close to Akiu onsen, this is where the craftsmen making traditional crafts of Miyagi gather. Of course you can both buy and experience various crafts. We recommend espeically the painting of wooden dolls, "kokeshi."
・Teuchi (Handmade) Soba Suzume no Oyado: Eat thick buckwheat noodles made from Yamagata buckwheat flour. Hand-made Mori soba has a very fine texture! Eating this with locally grown radish is delicious!
・Akiu Winery: This winery was established in 2015. Experience wine tasting while watching the beautiful winery. Delicious ice cream is also sold here.
・Hotel Zuiho: A famous hotel of Akiu with a hot spring facility. There are 6 open-air baths in a beautiful Japanese garden. This will surely give you a sense of openness and refreshes your mind and body.
・Rairaikyo: A valley lined with stones, eroded by the Natori River flowing into Miyagi prefecture. The valley is 650m in length 20m in depth. Feel the power of nature as the rock towers high.
・Lunch (dinner) spot is included
・If you have a tattoo, you cannot enter the open-air bath at Spot ④ 「Hotel Zuien」.
・Please bring a towel for the hot spring (Rental is also available)
The following expenses are not included in the tour fee. Please bring extra money to experience this tour to its fullest.
-Travel expenses and entrance fees (about JPY 3,000)
-Money for food, souvenirs and extra activities not mentioned in the explanation of the tour above.
Sendai Station Central Exit in front of information center