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Food & Drink
Weekdays (except NY holiday period)
Connect with the local people and lifestyle in countryside Japan!
Everyday (except Sun)
Raw Japan dinner challenge!
A 'rare' dining experience in Tohoku's fresh produce capital, Sendai!
Sunday, Nov 3, 2019
Sunset Cruise with Sake & Sushi Pairing
First-class access to a first-class view!
Everyday April~June & Sept ~ November
DIY Sake Experience
Make your own 'moonshine' sake and customised sake cup!
Weekdays (except NY Holiday period)
Veggie Harvest & Cooking Class
Learn how to make delicious vegetarian local cuisine from the locals themselves!
Good morning, Yamadera!
Climb 1000 stairs and be rewarded with mountain views and local breakfast!
Everyday (except Sun)
Secrets of Shiogama’s ‘Seaweed Salt’: Foodie walking tour
Salty air, salt cauldrons and salty...sushi?
Everyday (except NY holiday period)
Wagyu Tempura & Sukiyaki Tasting
A5 wagyu beef as you've never tried it before...!
Everyday (except Sun)
DIY Market Obento & Morning Nature-walk
Start your day with fresh produce and fresh air!
Saturday, Sept 28
Sendai Festival Fever: ‘Suzume-odori’ workshop & after-party
Dance, Drink & Discover the Festival Spirit of Sendai!
Active Autumn in the Countryside
'Fall' in love with the scenery, tastes and traditions of the season
Outdoor Tea Ceremony (with Snakes!)
Discover Japanese tradition and good fortune at a local shrine
Everyday (except Mon, Sun)
Premium Sake & Sendai Tasting Plate
Take your taste-buds on a trip around Sendai!
Green City Sendai: Early Morning Bird-watching
Get up with the sparrows in the 'City of Trees'
Saturday, August 10
Sustainable Kitchen in Izunuma
No waste, veggie-friendly 'Obon' lunch & lotus festival viewing
SUP Morning Cafe
Enjoy breakfast on the calm morning waters of Matsushima Bay
Local Fishing & Deserted Island BBQ
Come for the fishing, stay for dinner with a twist!
Monday, July 15
Shiogama Minato Matsuri Boat Picnic
Watch the colourful boat parade from the water!
Sunday, July 14
Shiogama Fireworks Boat Picnic
The best view, minus the crowds!
Green City Sendai: Morning hike & market brunch
Start your day surrounded by nature, minutes from the city centre!
Weekdays (except Tuesdays)
Sustainable Vineyard Picnic
Fresh air, local food and vino among the grapes!
August 5 -6
Star Festival Duo: Akita Kanto & Sendai Tanabata
Two of Japan's largest summer festivals in two days
Summer Festival Fever in Aomori
Experience two of Japan's biggest summer festivals!
Sendai Sake Bar-crawl
Pair the finest local drops with local food!
June 23 (Sunday)
Photo Session at Tagajo Iris Festival
Historical cosplay also available!
Everyday (except Sundays)
Izakaya Dinner with Tuna Show & Sushi Workshop
Make your own fresh tuna sushi!
Tohoku Under the Radar
Aerial adventure over northern Japan!
Everyday (except Mondays)
Recovery Cycling Tour
Ride to the recovering coastline of a city undefeated
Staycation at a ‘Love Hotel’
A one night discovery of Japan's kinky hideaways!
CUSTOMISED SAKURA TOURS
Choose your own Spring adventure in Tohoku!
April 16, 2019
Tastes of Sendai (+ Dinner with ‘Abroad in Japan’)
A broad experience of Sendai's local food with a side of Chris and Ryotaro!
Kimono Walking Tour of Matsushima
Become part of the scenic beauty at one of Japan's top views!
Sunday, April 21
‘Sea & Sakura’ Hike in Matsushima
Soak up the sun, sea and sakura with hidden views of Matsushima Bay.
Hungry Samurai: Sendai Food & Culture Tour
Follow the footsteps of samurai Date Masamune as you eat your way around Sendai City!
Everyday *except Wed, Sun
Foodie Tour in Shiogama
The ultimate 'Foodie' tour in sushi and sake paradise, Shiogama!
October ~ March
Oyster Paradise Matsushima
Immerse yourself in the culture and flavours of Japan's most scenic bay!
April 10-23 (Weekdays only)
Perfect ‘Hanami’ Picnic at Shiogama-Jinja (Shinto)Shrine
Enjoy the Spring tradition of 'Hanami' at a national treasure!
August 3 – 6
Tohoku Summer Festival Marathon (August 3 – 6)
Experience Four of Japan’s Largest Summer Festivals
April 22 – 25
Spring in Tohoku (April 22 – 25)
Exclusive Private Tour of the best of Spring in Northern Japan
Omagari Fireworks Bus Tour (August 31)
Reserved seats at Tohoku’s largest summer fireworks display
Matsushima by night: Autumn light-up!
Sip on sake on a night cruise & feast on oysters for dinner!
Vegetable Harvest & Farm-to-table dinner
Experience the taste of Autumn in the countryside (vegetarian friendly)
Experience New Year in Japan
Local Japanese Cooking Class near Sendai International Airport
Learn to cook Japanese cuisine using local ingredients and go shopping!
Beauty Pampering & ‘Pageant of Starlight’
Spirit of Japanese Sake in Shiogama
Sake and Sushi Pairing in Foodie Heaven Shiogama
Back-alley Bar Hopping in Sendai
Who's up for a drink tonight?
Feb. 19&20&27, Mar. 5&6
Strawberry picking and sweets workshop with lunch
All About Strawberries Tour
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