Private Tour - Craft, Hot Spring, Thank you for Nature's Bounty in Zao

If you want to relax your mind, we recommend this tour of Togarita hot spring. You can get there in 1 hour from Sendai by a comfortable coach.
Let’s try the great land of Zao cultures such as farming, hot springs, and crafts!
In a vast ranch that feels like you are in the Alps, you can enjoy interacting with animals and try dairy used milk from this farm!
Another feature of this tour is that Japanese wooden dolls known as Kokeshi. You can take a look at how beautiful curves are created by craftsmen, and design your very own kokeshi doll!
After you enjoyed nature and craft, visit the hot springs in the center of the city that have left traditional appearance with over 600 years of history.
* Duration: 7 to 8 hours
* Starts: Sendai, Japan
* Trip Category: Outdoor Activities >> Nature & Wildlife




If you want to relax your mind, we recommend this tour of Togarita hot spring. You can get there in 1 hour from Sendai by a comfortable coach.
Let’s try the great land of Zao cultures such as farming, hot springs, and crafts!
In a vast ranch that feels like you are in the Alps, you can enjoy interacting with animals and try dairy used milk from this farm!
Another feature of this tour is that Japanese wooden dolls known as Kokeshi. You can take a look at how beautiful curves are created by craftsmen, and design your very own kokeshi doll!
After you enjoyed nature and craft, visit the hot springs in the center of the city that have left traditional appearance with over 600 years of history.

Itinerary
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Stop At: Zao Heartland, 201 Togattaonsen Nanokahara, Zao-machi, Katta-gun 989-0916 Miyagi Prefecture

You can interact with animals at this ranch surrounded by nature. Of course the view from the ranch is amazing and you can take a lunch here!

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Zao Dairy Center, Nanokahara-251-4 Tōgattaonsen, 蔵王町 Zaō, Katta District, Miyagi 989-0916, Japan

Zao Cheese Cabin: Next to the cheese factory, you can get souvenirs from this cabin. You can taste food samples and other daily used product such as milk, vegitables, and many other foods!

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Ushizoan, 43 Togattaonsen Shinchi, Zao-machi, Katta-gun 989-0916 Miyagi Prefecture

Shinchi Kokeshi no Sato: A studio of “Tokarida Kokeshi” that protect the traditional manufacturing method. There are several kokeshi workshops where you can visit and purchase kokeshi dolls. It’s a great place for those who want to see the workshop nearby!

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Miyagi Zao Kokeshi Museum, 36-135 Togattaonsen Shinchi Nishiurayama, Zao-machi, Katta-gun 989-0916 Miyagi Prefecture

This is a museum that displays a variety of kokeshi dolls made in Miyagi Prefecture. You don’t get bored of seeing kokeshi dolls with different personalities in each region. You can also experience painting your adorable looking kokeshi!

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Zao Boo-, 9-1 Tōgattaonsen Nakamachi, Zaō, Katta District, Miyagi 989-0912, Japan

ZAOBOO: A shop sells hamburgers, using “mochi pork” and local vegetables, which are excellent! The shop has a tropical atmosphere and you can relax. If the weather is nice, a terrace seat is also recommended!

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Kattamine Shrine, Baba-1 Miya, Zaō, Katta District, Miyagi 989-0701, Japan

A shrine that lies quietly in the mountains. When you go through the path in the forest, you will be surrounded by a mysterious atmosphere and feel like you were lost in another world. Let’s calm down by visiting the shrine while breathing the forest air.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Kami no Yu, 32 Togattaonsen Nakamachi, Zao-machi, Katta-gun 989-0912 Miyagi Prefecture

This is a hot spring that has been remaining since 600 years ago. You can refresh yourself here! If you do not like to take a bath, the footbath right beside the hot spring is also recommended!

Duration: 30 minutes