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Trip Report Crispy's Tohoku Tour

Discussion in 'Japan' started by Crispy013, Jan 25, 2020.

  1. Donzah

    Donzah Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    Epic passes... $900 ( 3 X 5 all mountain) of lift passes for free plus cheap accommodation at friends.
    But yeah. I get.
    I'm thinking mori and Sendai would have cheap business hotels...
     
  2. Donzah

    Donzah Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    But yeah. Trip would be Jan 3 -28
     
  3. Sbooker

    Sbooker One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    What is an IC pass if you don’t mind?
     
  4. Donzah

    Donzah Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    Freeway pass.
    Covers you for an area/period.
    Far cheaper than paying per segment.
    But.
    Not all rental agencies/shops offer
     
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  5. Donzah

    Donzah Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    This is my toll bill from Jan.
     
  6. Medicine_Shoes

    Medicine_Shoes Hard Yards

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    Is there a reason for wanting to go to Tohoku after Hakuba? Why not the other resorts nearby Hakuba or even Gunma prefecture. Leaving Tohoku for its own trip would be best I reckon.
     
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    fennekeg One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    What's your definition of cheap? We did mostly business hotels last time, had a hard time finding a good deal in Sendai, especially compared to other cities. We ended up getting a tiny room, smallest of the trip (hardly any space to store our backpacks, and we were without ski equipment) for Y16.000, while we averaged around Y10.000 for accom on the trip. But we had limited ourselves to hotels close to the station, perhaps you can get a better deal when you steer clear of the city centre.
     
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    Ramenman One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    I like this kind of combo. Staying at a clean cheap Onsen Ryokan which is very near a luxury Onsen Ryokan where you can take the Onsens without staying. For example, this Onsen Ryokan has very good Onsens with great views. Their Onsens are only 1,200 Yen for day trippers. Ice creams, etc are for free there (ice creams after Onsen is great!).
    https://shousuke.com/

    Then, only 4 min walk from the luxury Onsen Ryokan, there is this new cheap Onsen Ryokan, which is only 3,500 - 6,000 Yen per night per person (it depends on which room you choose). So, 1,200 Yen (for great onsens) + 3,500 Yen = only 4,700 Yen per day. Ah, they are in Aizu Wakamatsu.
    https://hpdsp.jp/yukkura-inn/en/
     
  9. Lucky Pete

    Lucky Pete One of Us

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    2021?
     
  10. Donzah

    Donzah Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    2022.
     
  11. smackies

    smackies A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Dreamin'. :)