Once you meet at the designated meeting point, you will be transferred to the Zao Dairy Center where there is a farm and factory for cheese for approximately 20 minutes and have time for shopping as well.
An Optional Lunch meal is available for Day 1, which will be served in a heated container on the bus. Please order at the time when you book this tour. The payment is not included in the tour fee.Please prepare the money on the departure day and pay the tour conductor.
Continue your visit to Miyagi prefecture, aboard a Snowcat on a “Wind Monster” drive through the Juhyo Ice Forest where it is unable to be accessed by anyone on foot. Ride on the Snowcat to enjoy the coldest forest for 60 minutes before heading to your accommodation at the Miyagi Zao Kogen Hotel where you will enjoy the hot springs and hotpot dinner.
There are optional, additional dishes available for the dinner on Day 1. Please inquire regarding these dishes at the same time as booking this tour as the payment is not included in the tour fee. Please prepare the money on the departure day and pass to tour conductor.
The next day, after enjoying your breakfast at the hotel, you will visit “The Foot of Mt Zao,” where you can enjoy the Zao Ropeway to view all of the Zao forest from above. The ropeway to the summit of Mt Zao and back to the foot of Mt Zao will take around 2 hours in total.
After the fantastic panoramic view of Mt Zao and the Zao forest, you will be picked up by the coach bus to continue back toward Zao Kogen Plateau where you can enjoy a Japanese Jelly “Konjac” tasting. At the end of the evening, you will be transferred back to Tokyo.