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Oirase Stream

Okuse, Towada 034-0301, Aomori Prefecture
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Beautiful Nature

I recommend everyone that goes to Japan and goes to some places far from mass touristic areas like... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ong J
A must-go for a city person like me

Perhaps there are a lot nice places like this in other countries but for someone from HK, the... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2017
Hong Kong
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Okuse, Towada 034-0301, Aomori Prefecture
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I recommend everyone that goes to Japan and goes to some places far from mass touristic areas like Lake Towada and Oirase stream. Take a bus from hachinohe JR station around 9am and go down 4 stops from the lake then walk. After that take...More

1  Thank Ong J
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Perhaps there are a lot nice places like this in other countries but for someone from HK, the different views along the stream is both breath-taking and impressive. We went on a day when it was raining but we got a car. So instead of...More

1  Thank Apple_HK
Reviewed 12 May 2017

The total hike from the Mouth of the Lake Towada upstream is about 14km in total. There are limited buses where you can choose to start or end your hike. Numerous of waterfall (small and huge) along this hiking trails. As we drive thus is...More

1  Thank UK17
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

We went during the late fall winter season and while some of trees had already shed their colourful leaves it was still a mesmerising visit! This is nature at its finest! You can walk along the stream but be prepared to go on foot for...More

2  Thank Jamie Y
Reviewed 16 February 2017

It's a two-hour bus ride (with some really nice views) each way to Oirase stream from Aomori city. As someone who doesn't hike, I thought it was enjoyable and not taxing. Occasionally having to walk along and on the road and the sound of traffic...More

1  Thank RolleingStone
Reviewed 5 January 2017

This was one of the must-visited stops we had in our 2016 Autumn leaf-viewing Trip. Oirase Steam 奧入瀨溪流 did not disappointed us. It’s indeed a remarkable experience. We walked along the Stream under a raining day, quite a scene! We enjoyed every step of it.

1  Thank Chuang004
Reviewed 18 December 2016

It was a cold snowy day I was here however the views were spectacular. There are trails along the stream and you can see many different trees, moss and plants. As it was a stormy day we did not see any others along the way...More

Thank SLynnS01
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Beautiful place during the fall. We were a couple of weeks before peak autumn colors but still enjoyed some red and orange foliage. Expect lots of other tourists during fall color display especially at popular stops (waterfalls etc) along the trail. Very easy trail. Pretty...More

1  Thank Larry K
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

This is a must visit place in Aomori. I rented a car instead of using JR bus because I did not want to stick to the bus schedule. Along the road to this attraction area was full of stunning view of autumn color.

Thank Natthaphon C
Reviewed 25 October 2016

You should try to walk along the road in winter time to take picture of red leaf of maple. It's quite an experience.

Thank wari s
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We will be going to Oirase Stream & Lake Towada late October. We have planned the train trip to Hachinohe but hit a stumbling block regarding the bus to Lake Towada. Can anyone please advise the bus schedules from Hachinohe to Lake Towada? Thank you.
2 September 2016|
Response from hassiweb | Reviewed this property |
You can find the bus schedule on a web page of "JR BUS TOHOKU". Unfortunately, it isn't allowed to attach the URL here, so try to google with the word above^_^ Have a nice trip!!
Did the JR Train ticket cover the JR Bus? or paid ? thanks
25 March 2015|
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Response from stepme | Reviewed this property |
If you purchase JR pass, it is valid for the bus. But JR East pass is not valid for the bus