Visit Akita, Iwate, and Aomori in Tohoku. Learn about the 2011 Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami, and about the reconstruction that followed.
|Itinerary||Akita - Iwate - Aomori 5-nights trip|
|Learning Themes||Traditional culture Natural environment Japanese food Crisis management|
Akita and Aomori
Arrive at Akita Airport
Arrive at Akita airport.
After that, Proceed to Oga peninsula in Akita prefecture by bus.
Experience Akita’s traditonal custom “Namahage”
Visit Namahage Museum, Oga Shinzan Folklore Museum, and Oga Shinzan Shrine. Learn about the history of Akita and the folklore of Namahage.
Morning - Early Afternoon
Proceed to Sanriku coast damaged by tsunami
Proceed to Ofunato in Iwate prefecture by Akita Shinkansen (Bullet train) and Bus.
Learn about the 2011 Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami, and about the reconstruction that followed.
Visit Ofunato Tsunami Museum, and learn about Tsunami and Great East Japan earthquake (March 11, 2011).
Ride on the Sanriku Railway that a symbol of recovery from the Great Earthquake
Ride on the Sanriku Railway from Miyako station to Kuji station.
Change to the JR Hachinohe Line, and proceed to Hirosaki in Aomori prefecture.
Depart from Aomori Airport on a flight headed home