A convenient and great value way to explore the highlights of Miyagi!
Travelers arriving or leaving Tohoku by flight to/from Sendai International Airport can now take advantage of these convenient and great value experience programs that include a one-way bus ticket to or from the airport to major attractions. There are two bus routes available; the 'Sendai Airport Seibu Liner' (for the Akiu hot springs area) or the 'Sendai Airport – Matsushima – Hiraizumi Guided Line' ( for Matsushima/Hiraizumi). Simply purchase the tour package online before departure and show your confirmation email to the driver to board the bus!
'Sendai Airport – Matsushima – Hiraizumi Guided Liner'
▸ Floating Oyster BBQ ( + airport shuttle)
Enjoy Matsushima’s famous local oysters on a floating raft!
09:40 Board the bus from Sendai Airport
10:43 Arrive at Shopping Centre (leave luggage).
11:00 Meet local fisherman guide who will take you out to a floating raft in Matsushima Bay by fishing boat.
11:20 Enjoy a delicious lunch featuring local oysters (fresh, grilled or in a hot-pot) as you float in the middle of the bay surrounded by 360 degree views.
12:50 Return to the shore by fishing boat.
13:10 Program ends at Matsushima Bay waterfront
'Sendai Airport Seibu Liner'
▸ Boozy afternoon at Akiu Winery
Established in 2015, Akiu Winery has quickly developed into the most popular winery in Miyagi Prefecture, located in the picturesque hot spring village of Akiu onsen just 30 mins from the centre of Sendai City. Drop-in to the winery and enjoy a relaxed tasting session with resident English-speaking wine sommelier. Choose two of your favourite wine varieties and pair them with a special tasting plate. Sit back, relax and take-in the scenery across the vineyard before checking in to your accommodation or returning to Sendai City.
12:50 Board the bus from Sendai Airport
13:34 Arrive at 'Akiu-no-Sato Centre'
14:00 Explore town area and walk to Akiu winery
14:40 Enjoy tasting session with tasting plate
15:30 Program ends.
Availability: Everyday (except Tuesdays)