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Hokkaido + Aomori Food & Foliage Tour 2024

Feast on fun! See Japan’s Great North this autumn!

Hokkaido and Aomori, a brilliant combination

Lake Towada, Aomori prefecture

Fully guided and including 23 delicious meals, a free pocket WiFi router, and much more, this carefully crafted itinerary has everything from picking Aomori’s famous apples fresh at the orchard, reveling in stunning scenery at Nakano Momijiyama “Maple Tree Mountain”, and even learning first-hand cooking tips from a local fisherman’s family. There’s a fireworks show, superb local ice cream in Hakodate, a hands-on glass blowing experience in Otaru, and free time to explore Japan’s bustling metropolis of Tokyo. Plus much, much more!

A special highlight of this tour is TWO nights at Hoshino Resorts’ spectacular 5-star luxury resort Aomori-ya. Dedicated to regional Tsugaru culture, this incredible destination features distinctive touches like an “Aomori Apple Juice Fountain” where you can drink your fill of the prefecture’s famous juice, plus specially designed illumination in the onsen baths that make you feel like you’re floating in another world and an extravagant buffet dinner that will have you going back for seconds, thirds, fourths, and more! Watch a preview video of this truly unique accommodation and see why Aomori-ya is an absolute can’t-miss location.

Marvel at spectacular wide-open natural vistas and featuring multiple nights at deluxe, relaxing onsen (hot springs) hotels, this tour is the perfect way to visit Japan’s Great North this autumn.

Destination Highlights

Sapporo – Otaru – Shiraoi – Date – Lake Toya – Hakodate – Aomori City – Hirosaki – Lake Towada – Oirase Stream – Hachinohe – Tokyo – and more!

Tour Includes

9 nights extraordinary accommodations – 23 memorable meals – Onsen (Hot Springs) – WiFi router – HNL Airport Lounge – Unique activities & experiences – and much more!


Full Package $4,990 (Adult) / Land Package $3,990 (Adult)

Tour Details


For a detailed look at the many activities and destinations you’ll visit, download our written itinerary (PDF file).

Or see the short summary below!

Itinerary Summary

UNESCO World Heritage Site Jomon Culture Center, dedicated to Japan’s earliest known inhabitants
Fresh catch! Kaisendon in Hakodate
Lake Toya fireworks show lighting up the sky
Beneath the brilliant leaves at Oirase Stream
110/16HNL Airport departure on Japan Airlines
210/17Arrive in Hokkaido, bento dinner, rest at hotel in Sapporo
310/18Sapporo highlights,
glass-blowing hands on experience, Otaru free time for shopping + sightseeing,
410/19“Upopoy” National Ainu Museum, aizome traditional indigo dyeing experience, swordsmithing demonstration, Lake Toya fireworks show
510/20“Fisherman’s Wife” cooking class, Jomon Culture Center (UNESCO World Heritage Site), Hakodate shopping time, Mt. Hakodate night view
610/21Hakodate “Asaichi” morning seafood market, shinkansen bullet train through Seikan tunnel to Aomori, Nakano Momijiyama “Maple Tree Mountain” sightseeing, apple picking at Hirosaki orchard
710/22Tsugaru craft-making, Neputa House Wa Rasse (musuem dedicated to famous Neputa Festival with giant floats), Momokawa Sake Brewery, Aomori-ya luxury onsen resort
810/23Lake Towada region and Oirase Stream autumn foliage & sightseeing, boat cruise on Lake Towada, relaxing evening at Aomori-ya luxuy onsen resort
910/24Move to Hachinohe City for Hasshoku Center Seafood Market, ride shinkansen bullet train to Tokyo, deluxe farewell dinner in Tokyo
1010/25Full free day to explore Tokyo. Ask us for suggestions!
1110/26Free morning and early afternoon, last-minute shopping at Haneda Airport, depart Japan for Honolulu in the evening

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Tour Itinerary (PDF Download)

Application Form (PDF Download)

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