Spring in Yamagata

Boat Cruise in Spring

Trekking in Spring

Mt Gassan Trek in Spring

Enjoy hotspring

Ginzan Onsen

Japanese Tea Ceremony in Kimono

Soba Noodle Restaurant

Soba Noodle Making Experience

Enjoy dinner at Gassan Pole Pole Farm

Gassan Pole Pole Farm in Spring

Cottage - Gassan Pole Pole Farm

Experience wearing Kimono


4 Days Photography Tour Spring Special in Pole Pole Mt Gassan

Best of 2 Season Chasing Sakura + Snow Experience

Yamagata is only 2.5hrs by JR Yamagata Shinkansen Line from Tokyo. The area offers over 100 amazing hot springs, historical temples and shrines, with scenic points such as mountain ranges and the Mogami River.

Join us in this spring special package in Yamagata with tips from Photographer Mr Wilson Wong, using simply your mobile phone to take beautiful and memorable shots.

Check out his works at http://www.flickr.com/photos/wilzworkz

During the trip, you will be able to experience

  • Japanese tea ceremony with Kimono
  • Enjoy hotspring
  • Shrine visit
  • Snow Trek in the mountains of Mt Gassan
  • Sakura Chasing
  • Snow wall
  • Waterfalls
  • Rice warehouse
  • Fish Market

You will be staying in wooden cottage to further enhance your experience in Japan.

Gassan Pole Pole offers Muslim Friendly Services in the Cottage.

Scheduled departure: 25-28 Apr 2017


These packages are suitable for Muslim Family as muslim friendly meals are provided. Example we can use Halal Chicken, Miso, Mayonnaise, Soya Sauce .


4D3N Gassan Pole Pole Farm Spring Special Photography Tour

TRAVEL PERIOD: 25th April – 28th April 2017


Min 4 adults to go

Itinerary (Subject to changes)

DAY 1 Tokyo – Yamagata – Gassan (No meals)
1000  Depart Tokyo Station by Tsubasa 133
1316   Arrive at Oshida Station and drive to chase Sakura
1400  Tokura lake Sakura chasing (Ohanami)
1430  Ginza Onsen District
1800  Enjoy Shopping at AEON MALL TENDO & Choice of Dinner at your own expenses
2100  Check in Pole Pole or earlier depending on your shopping preferences.
Overnight Gassan Pole Pole Farm Cottage

DAY 2 Mt Gassan Trek (Breakfast, lunch, dinner)
0800  Breakfast in lodge
0900  Snow Sakura seeing in Pole Pole
1100   Snow Wall & Mt Gassan short snpw trekking
1200  Lunch at mountain Uba for lunch box
1530  Back to Pole Pole Photo time
1800  Dinner at Pole Pole
2000  Night StarGazing
Overnight Gassan Pole Pole Farm Cottage

DAY 3 Yamagata (Breakfast, lunch)
0800  Breakfast
0930  Visit Seven Way Falls “Nanatsu-dai”
1100   Visit Japanese mummy temple
1230   Lunch at Farmer’s restaurant
1400   Haguro-San Shrine & 5 stories pagodas
1600   Rice Warehouse & Souvenir shot:Sankyo-Soko
1700   Fish Market
1800   Dinner at Fish Market (own expenses)
2000   Back to Pole Pole and Rest for the night
Overnight Gassan Pole Pole Farm Cottage

DAY 4 Depart (Breakfast ONLY)
0800  Breakfast
0900  Tea ceremony experience + Kimono
1151    Tendon Station Tsubasa 140
1448   Arrive Tokyo

Destination: Gassan Pole Pole, Yamagata
Accommodation: Gassan Pole Pole Farm

4 Days Pole Pole Farm Spring Special Photography Tour

Best of 2 Season Chasing Sakura + Snow Experience

TRAVEL PERIOD: 25th April – 28th April 2017


Min 4 adults to go

LAND Price per person in SGD

Size 4 pax 5 pax 6 pax 7 pax 8 pax 9 pax 10 pax
Cost 1928 1828 1788 1728 1688 1668 1638

LAND Price includes

  • Shared Accommodation in Gassan Pole Pole Farm cottage 3 nights (min 4 per cottage)
  • Meals as per itinerary ※not include drink fee
  • Using private/seat in car or van to all sightseeing as per itinerary
  • All activities as indicated in itinerary including tea ceremony & kimono
  • English speaking driver/ guide in Yamagata
  • 5 Days Flexible JR East Tohoku RailPass
  • Ohanami + Lunch under Sakura
  • Singapore Photographer with free consultation

Price excludes

  • All airfare + taxes
  • All other train tickets not mentioned
  • All other Rail Pass not mentioned
  • Other transport not mentioned
  • All other meals not mentioned
  • All other entrance fees not mentioned
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips recommended: JPY700 per day


The mt gassan stay n tour guide is very exciting , friendly n helpful. The best moment of the trip: Mt Gassan snow experience. Itinerary is good and well planned.


Snow experience and sakura chasing (18-24 Apr 2016)