Akiu is one of the most famous hot spring districts in the north-eastern part of Japan.
Thanks to its accessibility(only 30 minutes ride from the center of Sendai), it is visited by many tourists and local people.
You can also enjoy the great view of nature, and even try Japanese traditional handicraft.
Akiu is an adorable tourist spot through the year, but autumn is especially wonderful
What to Expect
Akiu is a famous hot spring district.
It also has the great nature and traditional culture.
Akiusha is a restaurant in a preserved traditional Japanese house.
It serves unique cuisines using fresh vegetables of this area.
Rairaikyo is a gorge running along a long river.
The unique-shaped rocks, colored leaves, and small falls make a impressive view.
You can enjoy hiking through walking path.
Akiu Otaki Falls is one of the three most great falls in Japan.
The waterfall of 6m wide and 55m high has a spectacular view.
Craftsmans of Japanese traditional handicrafts offer workshops at Akiu Traditional Craft Village.
You can make your own kokeshi(traditional wooden doll) here.
If you like, you can try it (optional).
We use the public transportation(mainly bus).
The number of buses to Akiu Traditional Craft Village is not so large.
And their workshops usually take about one hour.
So if you want to visit Akiu Traditional Craft Village, our tour will be a little busy.
Akiu district has so many tourist spots(hot springs, natural parks, restaurants, museums, etc).
If you would like to visit the places which are not on this page, please do not hesitate to ask me.
I will be as flexible as I can.
What‘s not included
transportation fee (you and guide), lunch or dinner, entrance fee
At Sendai Station or anywhere you like around downtown Sendai
At Sendai Station or anywhere you like after the final destination
10:00 AM ( recommended ) Flexible
Number of people
up to 5 people Flexible