WONDERFUL JAPAN

WONDERFUL JAPAN
Price starting at 171999

Overview

Japan is truly timeless, a place where ancient traditions are fused with modern life as if it were the most natural thing in the world. Tokyo is approx 8 hrs flight from India. The neon-lit streetscapes of Japan's cities look like sci-fi film sets, even though many of them are decades old. Meanwhile, cities such as Tokyo and Osaka have been adding new architectural wonders that redefine what buildings – and cities – should look like. There's an indelible buzz to these urban centres, with their vibrant street life, 24-hours drinking and dining scenes, and creative hubs that turn out fashion and pop culture trends consumed the world over.

Day 1

Tokyo Arrival

Welcome to Japan! Arrive in Japan – The Land of Rising Sun. Upon arrival at Narita/Haneda Airport, receive a warm welcome. Transfer to the hotel by Limousine Bus. Check in to Hotel. Day free at Leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel in Tokyo. Meals: No Meal

Day 2

Tokyo – Tokyo City Tour

Breakfast at the hotel.This morning experience the many sights of Tokyo on a City Tour (Seat in coach tour). Highlights include Tokyo Tower, Tea Ceremony Experience of (35 Min), Enjoy Lunch – Japanese style (Veg/Non-Veg), After Lunch Visit - Imperial Palace Plaza, Nijubashi Bridge, Board the Sumida River Cruise, After Cruise ride, visit Asakusa Kannon Temple, Nakamise Shopping Street and the Tasaki Pearl Gallery. Note: The Tour ends at Tokyo Station/Hamamatsucho Bus Terminal . Proceed to your hotel on you own. Overnight in Tokyo. Meals: Breakfast and Lunch The Tokyo Tower-With 333 meters, Tokyo Tower is 13 meters taller than its model, the Eiffel Tower of Paris, and the world's tallest self-supporting steel tower. It was completed in the year 1958 as a symbol for Japan's rebirth as a major economic power, and serves as a television and radio broadcast antenna and tourist attraction. Happo-en (tea ceremony)-View nature from every angle at the garden of eight views, which has carefully preserved the beautiful Edo ambience throughout the centuries and enjoy a traditional tea ceremony. Imperial Palace Plaza - The current Imperial Palace is located on the former site of Edo Castle, a large park area surrounded by moats and massive stone walls in the center of Tokyo, a short walk from Tokyo Station. It is the residence of Japan's Imperial Family. We will have access to East Garden Only. Sumida River Cruise-Pass beneath a total of 12 bridges on the journey down the historically significant Sumida River, starting at Hinode Pier and ending at Azumabashi on Tokyo Bay. Asakusa Sight Seeing - Asakusa is the center of Tokyo's shitamachi (literally "low city"), one of Tokyo's districts, where an atmosphere of the Tokyo of past decades survives. Asakusa's main attraction is Sensoji, a very popular Buddhist temple. Nakamise Shopping Street- TheNakamise shopping street stretches over approximately 250 meters from Kaminarimon to the main grounds of Sensoji Temple. It is lined by more than 50 shops, which offer local specialties and the usual array of tourist souvenirs. Ginza (Drive by)- Drive through Tokyo's most uptown, classy, and luxurious shopping district, filled with towering department stores and a vast variety of brand name shops.

Day 3

Tokyo - Hakone

Enjoy your breakfast at the hotel. After breakfast check-out and reach Hamamatsucho Bus Terminal on your own. From here proceed to Hakone by super Luxury Coach to visit Japan's most famous natural attraction - Mt Fuji. At 3776 meters, it is Japan's highest mountain. Enjoy the busy Roads of Tokyo City to Lush Green surroundings of Country side. The Journey from Tokyo Hotel to Mt. Fuji will take about 02 hours. Upon arrival to Mt. Fuji (Subject to Weather Conditions) start with Fuji Visitor Center, Mt. Fuji 5th Station, and Lake Ashi Cruise. Enjoy Lunch – Japanese style (Veg/ Non-Veg). After lunch enjoy Mt. Komagatake Ropeway. Later proceed to Odawara station by coach. The tour disbands at Odawara station. Proceed to your hotel on your own. Check in to hotel. Enjoy Hot Spring. Overnight in Hakone. Meals: Breakfast and Lunch Hakone- Hakone is part of Shizouka Prefecture, less than 100 kilometers from Tokyo. Famous for hot springs, outdoor activities, natural beauty and the view of nearby Mt. Fuji, Hakone is one of the most popular destinations among Japanese and international tourists looking for a break from Tokyo. Mt. Fuji 5th Station- Mount Fuji (Fujisan) is with 3776 meters Japan's highest mountain. It is not surprising that the nearly perfectly shaped volcano has been worshipped as a sacred mountain and experienced big popularity among artists and common people. Lake Ashi Cruise- Lake Ashi or Hakone Lake, is a scenic lake in the Hakone area of Kanagawa Prefecture in Japan. It is a crater lake that lies along the southwest wall of the caldera of Mount Hakone, a complex volcano. The lake is known for its views of Mt. Fuji and its numerous hot springs. A number of pleasure boats and ferries traverse the lake, providing scenic views for tourists and passengers. Mt. Komagatake Ropeway- The Central Alps Komagatake Ropeway, which opened in 1967 as Japan’ s first mountain ropeway line, runs up to the Senjojiki Cirque directly below Mt. Hokendake. Chuo Alps Kanko celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2013. From the top of Mt. Komagatake (elevation: 2956 m, 9698 f t.), the main peak of the Central Alps, you have access to exquisite views of not only Mt. Fuji but also of the Southern Alps, Mt. Ontake, Mt. Norikura, and the Northern Alps. The area is also famous for being home to a treasure trove of different rare alpine flowers and other alpine plants. Take a ride on the Central Alps Komagatake Ropeway and enjoy experiencing one of the greatest expanses of natural scenery in Japan. Overnight stay at the hotel in Hakone.

Day 4

Hakone - Kyoto

Breakfast at hotel. After breakfast check-out from your hotel and proceed to Odawara Station on your own. Depart to Kyoto by Shinkansen Nozomi (Bullet Train) at 11:10 and arrive Kyoto station in about 2 hours. After Arrival walk and check in to Kyoto Hotel. Day free at leisure.Overnight at the hotel in Kyoto. Meals: Breakfast.

Day 5

Kyoto - Nara- Kyoto

Breakfast at hotel. After breakfast leave for full day excursion to Kyoto & Nara. Visit Kinkaku-Ji Temple, Nijo Castle, Kyoto Imperial Palace (Mondays to Fridays), Kitano Tenmangu Shrine (Saturdays, Sundays, holidays, and specific days) later enjoy Japanese Style Lunch. After Lunch proceed to Nara by road which is about 1-hour drive.Sightseeing of Nara includes, Todaiji temple (Great Buddha), Nara deer Park, Kasuga Taisha Shrine, Nara Nagomika. Return to Kyoto. Overnight at the hotel in Kyoto. Meals: Breakfast and Lunch Kyoto-Formerly known as Meaco, is a city located in the central part of the island of Honshu, Japan. It has a population close to 1.5 million. Formerly the imperial capital of Japan for more than one thousand years, it is now the capital city of Kyoto Prefecture located in the Kansai region, as well as a major part of the Kyoto-Osaka-Kobe metropolitan area. One historical nickname for the city is the City of Ten Thousand Shrines. Nijo Castle- A UNESCO World Heritage Site. Tour the historical castle completed in 1626, which was built to provide lodging for Tokugawa Shogun and as a palladium for Kyoto Imperial Palace. Kinkaku-ji Temple - World Heritage Site, also known as the Golden Pavilion. The wooden architecture is covered in thin layers of pure gold and is surrounded by a beautiful lake. Kyoto Imperial Palace- Rich in tradition, Kyoto Imperial Palace preserves the look and ambiance of the Palace as it had been in the time of Japan's ancient imperial dynasties. The current Palace was rebuilt in 1855 and comprises several structures--including the Shisinden, the Seiryoden, the Kogosyo, the Ogakumonjyo, and the Otsunegoten--that reflect the architectural styles of various periods. Kitano Tenmangu Shrine- This shrine's main hall is a designated national treasure and is famous for housing the God of scholarship. The shrine is especially great to see during the plum blossom and autumn leaf seasons. Nara Park &Todai-ji Temple- This is the symbol of the Nara Period and one of the world's largest wooden structures. Its huge main hall and bronze Great Buddha are impressive to behold. KasugaTaisha Shrine- This Nara Period shrine is designated as a World Heritage Site. The deer of Nara Park are thought to be the shrine messengers. Nara Nagomikan- The largest souvenir shop in Nara. Enjoy yourself in this spacious shop and look for the perfect souvenir.

Day 6

Kyoto-Hiroshima-Kyoto

Breakfast at hotel. After breakfast proceed to full day trip to Hiroshima & Miyajima. Transfer from listed hotels or a pick up point to Kyoto station in a shared coach. From Kyoto Station go to Hiroshima Station (Nozomi or Hikari Shinkansen, reserved seat) (bullet train- 1 hour 40 minutes). Walk to Hotel Granvia Hiroshima. Board your coach and head to Miyajimaguchi by road. Start with Miyajimaguchi go to Miyajima Port and by ferry reach Miyajimaguchi. Visit Itsukushima Shrine. Visit Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park & Museum, and Atomic Bomb Dome on your way back to Hiroshima station. Depart back to Kyoto by Train. Tour disbands at Kyoto Station & Listed Hotels; head to your hotel on your own. Overnight at Hotel in Kyoto. Meals: Breakfast Hiroshima-is the capital of Hiroshima Prefecture, and the largest city in the Chugoku region of western Honshu, the largest island of Japan. It is best known as the first city in history to be targeted by a nuclear weapon when the United States Army Air Forces (USAAF) dropped an atomic bomb on it at 8:15 a.m. on August 6, 1945, near the end of World War II. The city's name, means "Wide Island" in Japanese. Miyajima Island and Itsukushima Shrine- Is an island in the western part of the Inland Sea of Japan, located in the northwest of Hiroshima Bay. It is popularly known as Miyajima. Itsukushima is famous for the Itsukushima Shrine, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.[2] According to records, the shrine was established in the time of Empress Suiko. The warrior-courtier Taira no Kiyomori gave the shrine its present form. In 1555, MoriMotonari defeated Sue Harukata at the Battle of Miyajima. ToyotomiHideyoshi built a large building, the Senjo-kaku, on a hill above the shrine. Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park & Museum- This large-scale park was established in 1949 after the Pacific War ended, and is visited by countless visitors as a symbol of peace. The museum within the park is an Important Cultural Property of Japan, and was built to remind future generations of the terror wrought by atomic bombs. Atomic Bomb Dome: The Atomic Bomb Dome is a symbol of the disastrous atomic bombing during WWII, the first atomic bombs used in human history, and has been preserved as it was to promote peace and elimination of atomic weapons around the world.

Day 7

Kyoto-Osaka Walking Tour -Kyoto

Breakfast at hotel. After breakfast walk to Kyoto Station. Travel from Kyoto Station to Osaka station by Japan rail rapid service with non- reserved seating. It is approximately 30 minutes distance by train. Arrive Osaka station and by foot visit Floating Garden Observatory, Umeda district via Hotel Granvia Osaka. The open-air observatory overlooks the city of Osaka, Awaji Island and Mt. Ikoma. Enjoy panoramic views from 170 meters . above the city. Enjoy lunch at Hotel Granvia Osaka (Western-style meal). Later walk to Higashi-Umeda Station (10 minutes’ walk) to board train (non-reserved seating) to reach Temmabashi or Osakajokoen Station. Get down at the station and visit Osaka Castle by foot. Osaka Castle was founded in 16th century by Hideyoshi Toyotomi, a remarkable shogun in the Sengoku period, and is known as the symbol of his power. Board the Osaka Aqua Liner (60 min) & enjoy seeing the seasonal scenery with a cruise along the Ogawa River.Get a view of the famous places and historic spots of Osaka from the river. If the Aqua Liner is out of service due to bad weather or other operational concerns, the tour will visit the Osaka Museum of History instead. If the Aqua Liner is unavailable on a Tuesday, when the Osaka Museum is closed, the cost of the Aqua Liner ride will be refunded by the guide on the tour day. Later board your train from Osakajokoen Station to Osaka Station (JR Local Train, non-reserved seat) and then from Osaka Station to Kyoto Station (JR Local Train, non-reserved seat). From Kyoto station walk to your hotel. Overnight at the Kyoto Hotel. Meals: Breakfast & Lunch Osaka Castle- Osaka Castle was founded in 16th century by HideyoshiToyotomi, a remarkable shogun in the Sengoku period, and is known as the symbol of his power. Osaka Aqua Liner- Enjoy the Okawa River Cruise watching the seasonal landscapes of Osaka, and its notable and historical sites. Umeda Sky Building-is the eighteenth-tallest building in Osaka, Japan, and one of the city's most recognizable landmarks. It consists of two 40-story towers that connect at their two uppermost stories, with bridges and an escalator crossing the wide atrium-like space in the center. It is located in Kita-ku. Tempozan Harbor Village-This is the first "Festival Market Place" in Japan, where the lively market and the festival are combined. This commercial facility accommodates dozens of shops, restaurants, and food booths as well as entertainment spaces. Namba Shopping District-Namba CITY is a vast shopping mall located at the NankaiNamba Station and stretching to the north and south of the station underpass. All three generations of your family, including your children and grandchildren can enjoy shopping here.

Day 8

Kyoto- Kobe- Kyoto

Breakfast at hotel. After breakfast walk to Kyoto Station. Travel from Kyoto Station to Sannomia station by Japan rail rapid service with non- reserved seating (60 minutes). Transportation from site to site is via route bus (with some exceptions). Stroll around Kitano Ijinkan district,Visit Kitano Ijinkan district overlooking the downtown of Kobe. Take Japanese/Western-style buffet lunch at ANA Crowne Plaza Kobe, later visit Meriken Park. Meriken Park is an attractive waterfront park built on reclaimed land, and features many unique artworks. Later walk to Sannomiya station. From Sannomiya Station to Sumiyoshi Station (Hanshin Line, non-reserved seat). Here we take you for Japanese Sake Brewery Tour - Tour the museum at Hakutsuru, one of the sake breweries in Nada. Hakutsuru Sake Brewery Museum is an old brewery in the famous sake brewing town of Nada where participants can taste test sake. The tour will walk from Sumiyoshi Station to the museum While people under 20 years of age may join this tour, they will not be served sake and non-alcoholic beverages will not be provided in place of alcoholic drinks. From Sumiyoshi Station to Kyoto Station (50 min, non-reserved Japan rail train seat). Tour ends at Kyoto station. Walk to your hotel. Overnight at the Kyoto Hotel. Meals: Breakfast & Lunch

Day 9

Kyoto Departure

Breakfast at hotel. Check out 10:00 hrs. Transfer to Kansai airport, Osaka for International Flight. Bring Sweet Memories Home. Meals: Breakfast

Date & Price

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Holiday Price

Room Type Total Price(INR) Validity
Adult on Twin/Double Sharing basis 171999.00 01 Dec 2017 - 30 Sep 2018
Adult on Twin/Double Sharing basis 198999.00 01 Dec 2017 - 30 Sep 2018

Accommodation

City Name Hotel Name
Tokyo My Stays Hamamatsucho/Hotel Mielparque or similar
Kyoto Almont hotel or similar
Hakone Hotel Marroad Hakone or similar
Tokyo Courtyard By Marriott Tokyo Ginza or similar
Kyoto New Miyako Kyoto or similar
Hakone Hakone Kowaki-en or similar
Note : Hotels are subject to change due to availability reasons, and may be substituted with others of similar category and star rating.

Inclusions

  • Return airfare (Delhi - Tokyo; Kansai - Delhi).
  • 2 Nights stay in Tokyo with breakfast.
  • 1 Night stay in Hakone with breakfast.
  • 5 Nights stay in Kyoto with breakfast.
  • 5 Japanese Local Lunch( Veg/Non Veg.).
  • Arrival transfer to Hotel in Tokyo & Departure Transfers to Kansai airport on seat in coach basis.
  • Full day Tokyo city tour including entrances and Sumida River Cruise tickets.
  • Sightseeing Tour of Mt Fuji including Lake Ashi Cruise and Mt. Komagatake Ropeway.
  • Enjoy Hi-Speed ride in NozomiShinkansen from Hakone to Kyoto.
  • Full day excursion Kyoto & Nara.
  • Full day Visit to Hiroshima and Miyajima from Kyoto (Round Trip).
  • Full day Osaka tour from Kyoto (Round Trip).
  • Full day Kobe city tour from Kyoto (Round Trip).
  • All tour and transfers are based on Seat-In-Coach.

Exclusions

  • Station to hotel transfer & Vice versa on Seat-In-Coach.
  • Local tranfer to pick - up point for Seat-In-Coch tours.
  • Local transfers from drop-off point for Seat-In-Coach tours (Tokyo Station/ Odawara station/ Kyoto Station/ Osaka Station or any other).
  • Expense of Personal nature like - tipping, laundry, telephone calls and bevarages.
  • Porter at the airport and the hotel.
  • Japan Visa.
  • Overseas Travel Insurance.
  • Meal – Which is not mentioned in " Inclusions ".
  • Goods & Service Tax : 5%.
  • Anything not mentioned in the " Inclusions".

Important Information

  • Rates are not valid during peak periods, Cherry Blossom Months, Christmas, New Year and Festival periods.

Terms & Conditions

  • Service tax of 5% is applicable over and above the package price.

Cancellation Charges

No of days prior to departure Charges Applied On
0-7 Days 100 % Package price per person
8-14 Days 75 % Package price per person
15-29 Days 50 % Package price per person
30-45 Days 25 % Package price per person
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