日本産ホップの一大産地 “ビールの里・遠野” でしか味わえない 「ホップがビールになるまで」と 「ビールとおつまみのペアリング」体験で、 人生最高の一杯を！ 日本産ホップの一大産地“ビールの里・遠野”だからこそ体験することができるホップ畑やビール醸造所での乾杯を通じて「ホップがビールになるまで」を、ビアツーリズムガイドと一緒に楽しむツアーです！ 小型タクシー（３名定員）を貸し切ってのガイド付きツアー（昼食付）です。 あまり時間のない方向けで、さくっと参加したい方必見です ＪＲ遠野駅10：15⇒10：35着/遠野パドロンパーク（パドロン栽培ハウス見学・収穫体験）約45分滞在/11：20発⇒11：25着/上閉伊酒造株式会社（ビール工場見学・ホップ講座・試飲とお土産購入）約30分滞在/11：55発⇒12：05着/遠野ジンギスカンor遠野そばor遠野醸造（昼食）約50分滞在/12：55発⇒13：00着/駅周辺スポット（旅の蔵・アサクラ酒店・などなど）約30分滞在⇒徒歩で遠野駅へ（解散） ※季節によってツアー内容が変わってきます。
Make your own fresh tuna sushi! Highlights ✔ Enjoy a local Japanese dinner at a traditional 'Izakaya' ✔ Watch the chef carve up a huge tuna right before your eyes! ✔ Use the fresh tuna to make your own nigiri sushi ✔ All you can drink menu including Japanese beer and sake Forget choosing your sushi off a conveyor-belt – why not make it yourself under the guidance of a trained sushi chef?? This local dinner plan has it all! Enjoy a dinner of local specialties at ‘Hesono-o’, a traditional Izakaya in Sendai City. The chefs at Hesono-o have chosen a special menu to give you a taste of seasonal cuisine from Sendai and all around the Tohoku region. Pair each dish with the drink of your choice from an all-you-can-drink menu of Japanese beer, sake and mixed drinks. Take a break between courses to watch a professionally trained sushi-chef carve-up a huge freshly caught tuna in front of your eyes! Follow the guidance of the chef to make your own delicious ‘nigirizushi’ (sushi molded by hand) from the fresh cuts of delicious, fatty tuna. The ultimate dinner plan to satisfy both your stomach and inner culinary genius! **Please be sure to list any dietary requirements in the comments section of the inquiry form*
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).
No waste, veggie-friendly 'Obon' lunch & lotus festival viewing Highlights ✔ Ride a boat through the thousands of pink lotus flowers covering Lakes Izunuma and Uchinuma ✔ Meet with the locals and learn about the local produce and food culture directly from the source ✔ Enjoy a tasty 'Shojin-ryori' (vegetarian) meal of local cuisine made with no-waste ingredients ✔ Vegetarian/Vegan/Halal friendly! Meet, cook and eat with the locals of northern Miyagi! Learn about the deep connections between regional dishes and the local lifestyle and culture, as well as the efforts being made to preserve the generations-old culinary traditions of the local area. After viewing the incredible lotus festival at lakes Izunuma and Uchinuma, you will be taken on a guided walk through the local countryside to learn about the local produce straight from the source. See the vegetables and locally sourced ingredients transformed into a no-waste, vegetarian-friendly lunch of traditional ‘Shojin-ryori’ cuisine, featuring regional dishes typically eaten during the summer festival of ‘Obon’.