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BEAUTIFUL JAPAN 7DAY TOUR1 DEPARTURE 10/20/14(Reverse)
TOKYO - Mt.FUJI- HAKONE - KYOTO - NARA - OSAKA
From $ 2295.00+Tax &Fuel Surcharge (based on double occupancy)
Highlights

Visit Tokyo (Tsukiji Seafood Market, Asakusa, Ginza, Akihabara, Imperial Palace, Meiji Shrine, Shinjuku) Mt. Fuji 5th Station, Hakone, Owakudani, Lake Ashi, Bullet Train Short Ride, Kyoto (Kinkakuji Golden Pavilion, Kiyomizu Temple, Nishijin Kimono Show, Gion, Arashiyama, Sagano Bamboo Grove) Nara (Todaiji Temple, Deer Park) Osaka (Osaka Castle, Shinsaibashi).



Tour includes

Round-Trip Air Ticket, Western Style Hotels (1 Night Japanese-Styled Hot Spring Hotel), Sightseeing, Meals, Admissions, Licensed and Insured Tour Buses and Bilingual Professional Tour Guide.

All prices are per person based on double occupancy and subject to change. Cancellation penalties and other restrictions may apply.

Day 1 :USA - TOKYO, JAPAN

Depart USA for Tokyo.
Enjoy excellent in-flight service.

 

Day 2 :TOKYO
(DINNER)

Welcome to Japan. Arrive at Narita Airport. Meet with tour guide and transfer to hotel, dinner will be served.


Hotel : Nikko Narita Hotel or similar.

DAY 3: TSUKIJI FISH MARKET(NO AUCTION) - ASAKUSA- GINZA- AKIHABARA-IMPERIAL PALACE- MEIJI SHRINE - SHINJUKU
(BREAKFAST/LUNCH)

Today we shall enjoy a tour in the capital of Japan, Tokyo. Our first stop today is Tsukiji Fish Market, the birthplace of Japanese ichthyic culture. Then Asakusa Kannon Temple, the oldest temple in Tokyo. Next we shall visit Ginza and Akihabara, the electronics mecca. Next up will be the Imperial Palace, the official residence of the Japanese Imperial Family. You will be able to stroll past and savor the beauty of cherry trees that only blossom during March and April. Then to visit the Meiji Shrine to commemorate the Meiji Emperor and Empress Showa. Shinjuku, which is renowned for being a shopper's paradise and a food haven. Tonight's dinner is on your own (guide will assist you).


Hotel :Hotel Metropolitan or similar.

DAY 4: Mt.FUJI(5THSTATION)–HAKONE–OWAKUDANI- LAKE ASHI-HAMAMATSU
(BREAKFAST/LUNCH/DINNER)

In the morning we shall drive up to the world-famous, breathtaking Mt. Fuji's 5th Station (subject to weather conditions). Its beauty will take your breath away and leave you in awe of its splendor. Thereafter to Hakone, be mesmerized by its tranquility and scenic views. Proceed to visit Owakudani, a sulphurous erupting area with smoky hot rivers and hot springs. We shall embark on a serene and mesmerizing boat ride on Lake Ashi, which fills the crater of the extinct volcano Mt. Hakone. Tonight we are staying in a traditional hot spring hotel, and enjoy a special Japanese style dinner.


Hotel :Hotel: Hamanako Royal Hotel or similar

DAY 5: BULLET TRAIN RIDE - KYOTO KINKAKUJI (GOLDEN PAVILION) – KIYOMIZU TEMPLE- NISHIJIN KIMONO SHOW - GION
(BREAKFAST/LUNCH/DINNER)

After breakfast, we shall enjoy a brief ride on the bullet train for orientation. Thereafter, we shall proceed to Kyoto - the old capital, noted for its preservation of ancient cultural heritage and scenic natural beauty for over a thousand years. We shall marvel at the magnificent Kinkakuji-Golden Pavilion, recipient of the World Cultural Heritage designation; just a glimpse of the Pavilion from any angle is any eye-opening feast. Proceed to Nishijin Kimono show to enjoy a Maiko performance. Another highlight is Kiyomizu Temple, the foremost significant cultural heritage in Kyoto, which is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This temple is constructed without any nails, which is a superior achievement by any standards. Tonight we shall stay in Kyoto with a walk in Gion to experience the old Edo-period lifestyle, the surreal experience of geishas walking past you.

Hotel: Kyoto Tokyu Hotel or similar

DAY 6: KYOTO ARASHIYAMA-SAGANO BAMBOO GROVE - NARA - TODAIJI TEMPLE – DEER PARK -OSAKA CASTLE - SHINSAIBASHI SHOPPING (BREAKFAST/LUNCH)

After breakfast, we will proceed to enjoy the breeze and scenery of Arashiyama; to marvel at its captivating sceneries, which are unsurpassed. Cherry blossoms in spring, autumn foliage in fall and the snow-capped views in winter. Within it lies the Sagano Bamboo Grove; its uniform lineup of the lush green bamboo will fill your mind with serenity, not to mention the alluring scent of fresh air. In the afternoon, we shall proceed to Nara, to visit the Todaiji Temple, which houses the world's largest wooden Buddha statue. The delightful Deer Park within the temple is an adventure in itself, with deer roaming freely in a holy sanctuary. Their presence is an ever-amusing treat. Next we shall visit Osaka Castle, grand and majestic and also an important cultural asset. Enjoy a leisurely stroll within its compound for photo taking from all angles. In the evening, we shall shop at Shinsaibashi, the longest shopping street in Osaka with an abundance of choices and enjoy a fantastic shopping experience. Tonight's dinner is on your own: (your guide will assist you).

Hotel : Hotel Nikko Kansai Airport or similar

DAY 7: OSAKA - USA
(BREAKFAST)

After breakfast, transfer to Airport. Fly home with cherished memories!