Kiita Iwate Round Trip Pass [rightward] - Model courses to/from Morioka Station are also available.

Iwate Prefecture is the hometown of major league baseball players Shohei Otani and Yusei Kikuchi. Located in the northeastern part of Honshu, it has the largest area in Honshu and is very rich in the bounties of the mountains and the sea.

There are also numerous hot springs, spots where you can heal the fatigue of travelers and taste the delicacies of the Sanriku sea, and many historical sites that have appeared on the stage of Japanese history.

Introduced on this page is the "Kitaiwate Gurutto Pass," a convenient and economical ticket for traveling in the northern area of Iwate Prefecture (Kita Iwate Area).

The Kita Iwate Round Trip Pass is an economical 3-day pass that allows you to travel around Kita Iwate by train and bus, getting on and off in any direction.

*This page provides a model course and ticket reservations for the rightward round trip.
*Click here for a model course and ticket reservations for the leftward Kiita Iwate Gurutto Pass.

Ticket ContentsYou can take the following routes in one direction only, and you can get on and off as many times as you like, no matter where you ride from.

1) IGR Iwate Galaxy Railroad: Between Morioka Station and Kindaichi Onsen Station
(You can take a return ride between Ninohe Station and Kindaichi Onsen Station)
2) JR Bus Tohoku Swallow: Between Ninohe Station and Kuji Station
3) Sanriku Railway: Between Kuji Station and Miyako Station
4) Iwate Kenpoku Bus: Between Miyako Station and Morioka Station
ChargeAdults (including junior high school students) 5,200 yen / Children (elementary school students) 2,600 yen
Release periodyear round
term of validity3 days from the start date of use
PrecautionsIf you use a reserved seat for the Sanriku Railway "Kotatsu Train" or other trains, a separate reserved seat fee will be charged.
Once the ticket has been used, refunds and extensions of the validity period are not possible regardless of delays or cancellations.

Introducing a model course to/from Morioka with the Kiita Iwate Round Trip Pass (clockwise).

2-day/1-night trip to the World Heritage Site of Goshono and shopping in northern Iwate

The highlight of the tour is the "Goshono Ruins," which has been registered as a World Heritage Site. It is one of the 17 Jomon sites in the four prefectures of Hokkaido and the northern Tohoku region that have been registered as a World Heritage site. A museum has also been established in the park, so visitors can learn more about the Jomon period. After learning more about the history, visitors can go on a product tour from the inland to the coastal areas of northern Iwate. You will be able to enjoy local specialties and specialties grown in the local climate and seasons, including Nanbu Senbei, a famous confectionery of Iwate. On the second day, take a ride on the Sanriku Railway and enjoy the fresh seafood of Sanriku while watching the reconstruction of the city.

Ticket to be usedKiitaiwate Gurutto Pass 【Rightward】
Fare: Adult 5,200 yen, Child 2,600 yen
Validity: 3 days
Estimated amountIn addition to the above tickets, the following fees will be charged separately.
Breakdown: Meals in Shikinosato: 900-2,000 yen, lodging in Kindaichi Onsenkyo: 14,000 yen, etc. Bus and cab fares other than those included in the Kiita Iwate Gurutto Pass.

Day 1

Start of the trip】
9:14 Depart Morioka Station for Ichinohe Station on the IGR Iwate Galaxy Railway. 10:17 Arrive at Ichinohe Station.

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From Ichinohe Station at 10:45, take the Kenpoku Bus (local bus bound for Goshono Jomon Koen *Operating period: 4/1-11/30) to Goshono Jomon Koen. 10:55 arrival.

The Goshono Ruins were finally registered as a World Cultural Heritage site! The Goshono Ruins are one of 17 Jomon sites in 4 prefectures in Hokkaido and the northern Tohoku region that have been registered this time. The Goshono Jomon Park is dotted with pit dwellings, and a museum has been established to allow visitors to learn more about the Jomon period.


Goshono Jomon Park (Goshono Jomon Koen)
Location: 2 Goshono, Iwadate, Ichinohe-cho, Ninohe-gun, Iwate 028-5316 Tel: 0195-32-2652

URL: https://goshono-iseki.com/index.html
Hours: Open: 9:00 - 17:00
Closed: Every Monday (however, if Monday is a national holiday, the following day)
The day following a national holiday (except Saturday and Sunday) Year-end and New Year holidays

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DEPART 12:00 FOR ICHINOHE STATION BY CAB; DEPART 12:28 FOR NINOHE STATION BY IGR.

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12:34 Arrive at Ninohe Station. Walk to Shiki no Sato. 15 minutes away - time for lunch.

Nanbu Senbeino Iwateya's "Jisuke Kobo Shikinosato" adjacent to the Iwate Senbeino Iwateya main factory serves local cuisine from the Nanbu region. At "Shikinosato", the soba produced in Iwate Prefecture is hand-shelled, hand-pressed with stone-pulverized flour, and only the soba made that day is served. Tempura is also popular for its crispy batter.

It is not only the food, but also the warmth of the hometown. Please enjoy the spirit of the South at Shiki no Sato.

Self-help workshop ". home of the four seasonsone's old home "
Location: 49-1, Arase, Ishikirisho, Ninohe, Iwate 028-6103
Phone: 0195-23-7148
URL:http://www.iwateya.co.jp
Hours of operation: 11:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Closed: Please check our business calendar (We may be closed for company events and training. Please confirm when making reservations.)

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The name "2door" is derived from "two doors," and also means "Nanbu Senbei and chocolate" or "tradition and fusion," and is truly a new door to the next stage. In 2door, visitors can observe the manufacturing process of chocolate products. In addition to chocolate products, the store also offers a wide variety of Nanbu Senbei (rice crackers), including products available only at 2door. There is also a café space and a hands-on corner. The "Cacao Seed Smoothie," available in limited quantities every day, tastes more fruity than you can imagine.

Chocolate Factory & Store in the North two-doortwo-door
Location: 65-3 Aza-Arase, Ishikirisho, Ninohe-shi, Iwate 028-6103
Phone: 0195-22-2222
URL:https://www.iwateya.co.jp
Business hours: 10:00-18:00
Closed: Please check our business calendar *We may be closed for company events, training, etc.

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Depart 13:50 and take a cab to Nanayato, arriving at 14:15.

Stopover spot (4) Nyato

Adjacent to Ninohe Station, the Naniato Product Center sells specialties and specialty products from 19 municipalities in northern Iwate, southern Aomori, and eastern Akita prefectures. Rare "urushi honey" harvested from urushi flowers in Joboji, which boasts the largest production of urushi lacquer in Japan, and a retort series using shorthorn beef, which has been popular in the region as "akabeko" since ancient times, are popular. Brand-name fruits grown in Nido City can also be enjoyed seasonally.


Naniato Product Center
Location: Cassiopeia Messe Naniato 1F, 68 Moriai, Ishikirisho, Ninohe, Iwate 028-6103 Tel: 0195-22-4395
URL: https://www.nanyato-bussan.jp
Hours: 8:30-19:00
Closed: Open year-round

↓ Depart 15:00, walk to Ninohe Station.

16:32 DEPART FROM NINOHE STATION TO KINDAICHI ONSEN STATION BY IGR, ARRIVING AT 16:39.

↓ Take the hotel shuttle bus to Kindaichi Onsenkyo, arriving around 16:53.

The hot water at the inn is drawn from "Tamanoyu," one of the many sources of hot spring water in Kindaichi Onsenkyo, which has been in operation for 380 years. The building of the inn is about 80 years old and has a Showa-era retro atmosphere, with a structure reminiscent of a labyrinth, perhaps due to repeated additions. The old building still retains valuable craftsmanship, and there are many attractions throughout the building. The corner that collects information on Zashiki Warashi from guests is exciting to read and raises expectations that "I might be able to meet one, too.


Samurai no Yu Obonai
Location: 43-5 Yuda, Kanadaichi, Ninohe, Iwate 028-5711 Tel: 0195-27-2221
URL: http://obonairyokan.com/
Hours: Check-in 16:00 (last check-in: 20:00) / Check-out 10:00


2nd day

Depart hotel at 8:50 a.m. Hotel pick-up in front of Ninohe Station.

FROM NINOHE STATION - 9:20 A.M., TAKE JR BUS TO KUJI STATION. 10:30 A.M. ARRIVE AT KUJI STATION.

↓ Walk to the roadside station Kuji.

A roadside station in the town of "Ama-chan," the northernmost ama (woman diver) known from the TV drama "Ama-chan.

The product corner has a wide variety of amber, local sake, local vegetables, mushrooms, and seafood. Amachan goods are also available. On the second floor is the "Retro Museum of Showa Memories," where Masatoshi Nakano, a local resident of Kuji, has been collecting Showa-era toys and other items over the past 60 years. Admission charged.


Roadside Station Kuji Yamase Dofukan Dofukan
Location: 2-5-6 Nakamachi, Kuji, Iwate 028-0056 Tel: 0194-66-9200
URL: http://dofukan.com/
Hours: 9:00-19:00 <>
Closed: January 1

↓ Depart 11:45 a.m., walk to Kuji Station.

Depart from Kuji Station at 12:07 and take the Sanriku Railway to Shintaro Station, arriving at 13:28.

↓ Walk to Roadside Station Tarou. Lunch time!

Michi no Eki Taro is lined with production and exchange facilities, Taro Ushiosato Station, road information facilities, and private stores. It was also recognized as a "Priority Roadside Station" by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism in January 2008, and is positioned as a gateway for exchange and coordination of residents' activities for the regeneration and creation of the Tarou area and the Sanriku Geopark.

At the adjacent Zensukeya Shokudo (restaurant), local delicacies such as "Donko no Karaage-don (fried rice bowl)," "Wakame Ramen," "Sashimi" and "Kaisen-don (seafood rice bowl)" are popular!

*"Dongko" refers to the Ezo rock cod, a popular fish in the Sanriku region.


Roadside Station Tarou
Location: 2-5-1 Tarou, Miyako, Iwate 027-0307 Tel: 0193-87-2971
URL: http://www.city.miyako.iwate.jp/taro-shisho/michinoeki_tarou_1.html
Hours: 9:00 - 17 :00
Closed: Year-end and New Year holidays

↓ Depart 15:10, walk to Shintaro Station.

Depart from Shintaro Station at 15:27 and take Sanriku Railway to Miyako Station, arriving at 15:49.

We recommend shopping in the Miyako Station area, Sasayoshi Shoten, etc.

Depart from Miyako Station at 16:55 to Morioka Station East Exit by Kenpoku Bus 106 Limited Express/Express Bus.
Arrive at Morioka Station at 18:35.


How was it?

The model course we have introduced is just one of the ways to enjoy it.

After enjoying cold noodles, jaja-men and wanko-soba in Morioka, you can go on a gourmet tour to Kuji, where the drama "Amachan" was set, to taste the seafood of Sanriku, or enjoy the beautiful sea, nature and starry sky of Sanriku.

Please enjoy the sights of Iwate to the fullest with the Kiitaiwate Round Trip Pass.

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Price
Adults (including junior high school students) ¥5,200 Children (elementary school students) ¥2,600
Minimum number of participants

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