• TOKYO
  • YAMAGATA

SAVOR THE FLAVOR

Savor popular confectionary unique to Tokyo in a “depachika,” then set off on a tour to enjoy gourmet food that is only available in Yamagata. This is a luxurious tour that will allow you to enjoy Yonezawa beef, cherries, Japanese sake and other gourmet delights, along with grand, panoramic views.

Official Tokyo Travel Guide
http://www.gotokyo.org/en/index.html

Local government official website
http://yamagatakanko.com.e.db.hp.transer.com/

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Singapore Changi Airport

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Haneda Airportmore

The airport serves as an air gateway for Tokyo. The passenger terminal is filled with various commercial facilities, and visitors can command a panoramic view of Tokyo Bay from the rooftop observation deck, so that every one, even those who are not flying, can enjoy the terminal.

Tokyo Metropolitan Area

Day1

TOKYO

Samurai Training Tokyomore

"Try out the authentic samurai experience!"
Yumenoya is place dedicated to Japanese cultural experiences produced by the Takafuji-ryu style of creative traditional Japanese dance with a history of over 80 years. The main content is the Samurai Experience.
The Samurai Experience is the only service of its kind in the Asakusa tourist area.
Change into a hakama (man's formal divided skirt) and after learning basic sword forms and movements, try out what you learned in a staged sword fight. At the end, you'll receive an official "Samurai Training" certificate from the school.
The entire experience takes just about 60 minutes, so it's easy to fit into your schedule.

Walk
3 minutes

Ebisuya Rickshawmore

The Ebisuya Rickshaw is currently one of Japan's most popular activities.
The rickshaw driver is dressed in a cool ninja style, and the excellent riding comfort and the nimble and unique guide will add another layer of excitement to your trip. In addition to guiding you to the major tourist spots, your driver will take you to small, out-of-the-way places hidden among the small back streets that are characteristic of Asakusa and unreachable by buses or taxis. See the Geisha Town, Tokyo's oldest Buddhist temple, and get food info only known by locals that you can't find in any guidebook. On the way, the driver will take the perfect photos of you in their favorite spots with their favorite photo compositions! These are sure to make excellent mementos for any trip. If you're wondering, "Where should we go besides Senso-ji Temple?", leave it to us. We will expertly introduce spots where you can walk and have fun. You're certain to have a fulfilling tour of Asakusa even after getting off the rickshaw. For a thorough taste of Tokyo's Asakusa, leave everything up to the Ebisuya Rickshaw!

Toei Asakusa Line
Asakusa Station → Asakusabashi Station
3 minutes / 180 yen

JR Sobu Line (JR EAST PASS)
Asakusabashi Station → Shinjuku Station
20 minutes / 170 yen

Depachika (Isetan Shinjuku Store)more

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Located near the Shinjuku Sanchome subway station is the Shinjuku branch of Isetan department stores, whose aim is to be the "world's best fashion museum". This "fashion" can also be felt on the food floor.
This floor features a lineup of food from in and outside Japan, such as well-reputed delicatessen items made with fish, meat, and vegetables, exquisite sweets, and ingredients that would make foodies sing praises. The variety of food on this floor is garnering a lot of attention.
With visually beautiful Japanese sweets that change with the seasons, a sake-tasting corner, and a delicatessen serving Japanese food that should definitely be tried when visiting Japan, Japanese culture can be experienced on the food floor.

JR Chuo Line (JR EAST PASS)
Shinjuku Station → Tokyo Station
13 minutes / 200 yen

Hotel Ryumeikan Tokyo

Day2

TOHOKU(YAMAGATA)

8:08 Tokyo Stationmore

October 2012 saw completion of the preservation and renovation work on the Tokyo Station Marunouchi Building. The red brick facade long loved as the symbol of Tokyo Station has made a comeback, along with the history and grandeur of the original building dating nearly a hundred years back. The occasion also saw the reopening of Tokyo Station Hotel and Tokyo Station Gallery. The former is the only hotel situated within an important cultural property of Japan. The interior is designed in a sophisticated, classical European style to blend with the splendor of the Marunouchi Building exterior.

JR Yamagata Shinkansen Tsubasa 127 (JR EAST PASS)
Tokyo→Yonezawa
10,490 yen
*1 adult / normal period – charge for seat reservation on an ordinary car - fee Show details

10:22 Yonezawa Stationmore

Yonezawa Station is located in the center of Yonezawa City, one of Yamagata Prefecture's main cities and the gateway to the southern area of the prefecture. The tourist information center "ASK", located within the station, offers information on tourist attractions. The 2nd floor of the station has an exhibition of local products and a sales corner. Various tourist spots such as the Uesugi-Jinja Shrine and Onogawa Onsen can be reached from the station by car or bus.

Yonezawa Shimin Junkan Bus clockwise (blue)
Yonezawa Ekimae→Omachi Ichome
About 10 minutes・200 yen

Sake Brewery Museum, Toko-no-Sakaguramore

The Kojima Main Store is a sake brewery founded in 1597 to cater to the Uesugi clan of the Yonezawa Domain. It was one of the few sake brewers that was allowed to make sake during the incessant prohibition orders of the Edo period. At the Sake Brewery Museum, visitors can view various displays, such as the restoration of the residence of the sake brewery and the sake brewing process.

Yonezawa Shimin Junkan Bus counterclockwise (yellow)
Omachi Ichome→Yonezawa Ekimae
About 10 minutes・200 yen

JR Ōu honsen Line(JR EAST PASS)
Yonezawa→Yamagata
About 45 minutes

JR Senzan Line (JR EAST PASS)
Yamagata→Yamadera
About 20 minutes

Yamadera(Risshaku-ji Temple)more

Yamadera(Risshaku-ji Temple) was built more than 1000 years ago, and attracts faithful worshippers as a representative holy ground of the Tohoku region. Ascend 1,015 stone steps in a cedar grove on the mountainside marked by strangely shaped rocks, and enter a world of serene stillness. This temple is also famous for being where one of Japan's most prominent poets, Matsuo Basho, wrote his well-known haikus.

JR Senzan Line (JR EAST PASS)
Yamadera→Yamagata
About 20 minutes

JR Ōu-honsen Line(JR EAST PASS)
Yamagata→Kaminoyama Onsen
About 15 minutes

Kaminoyama Onsen (Koyo)

Day3

Kaminoyama Onsen (Koyo)

Free shuttle bus
Kaminoyama Onsen Ekimae→Katta Chusha-jo
About 1 hour

Zao Okama crater lakemore

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The Okama is a crater lake with a circumference of 1,000m and a depth of 27m. It is also known as “Goshikinuma” (lake of five colors) for the changes in the colors of the water surface from the intensity of light. Okama is a popular sightseeing spot that is representative of Zao. Visitors can enjoy the sight of alpine plants in summer, and views of red autumn foliage from September to November. When the roads are opened around the end of April, the snow forms walls above 10m high close to the sides of the road leading to the mountain top.

Free shuttle bus
Katta Chusha-jo→Kaminoyama Onsen Ekimae
About 1 hour

Taxi
15 minutes

Kaminoyama City Sightseeing Fruit Orchardmore

One of the pleasures of traveling in Yamagata is being able to pick fruits in different parts of the prefecture. Bountiful harvests can be enjoyed in each season at fruit orchards. Yamagata cherries make up about 70% of total domestic production volume for cherries. With their bright ruby color, these cherries are also known as the gemstones of the fruit orchard. The orchard bustles with large crowds who come to pick cherries from the beginning of summer throughout the season.

Taxi
15 minutes

Kaminoyama-Onsen Station

JR Yamagata Shinkansen Tsubasa (JR EAST PASS) Show details

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