Autumn Colours in North Central Japan 8D7N


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Highlights

Seasonal Scenery:
Hitachinaka Kaihin Park, Ashikaga Flower Park Rose Garden, Shin Hotaka Ropeway, Kamikochi

Unique experiences:
Grape Picking, Lake Ashi Cruise, Hakone Ropeway

Sightseeing & Shopping Experiences:
Kusatsu Onsen town, Matsumoto Castle, Sadoya Wine Distillery, Oshino Hakkai Village, Mt. Fuji 5th Station, Old thatched roof @ Saiko Iyashinosato Nemba, Gotemba Premium Outlets

Hotel/Ryokan Stays :
Sumptuous Japanese multi-course dinner Japanese Kaiseki or buffet in Ryokans/Hotels, local delights at the restaurant

Details

Departure date
22, 24 Oct 2019
Tour length
8 days 7 nights
Visit
Oarai, Hitachinaka, Ashikaga, Ikaho Onsen, Kusatsu Onsen, Matsumoto, Hokata, Kamikochi, Yatsugatake, Kofu, Oshino, Lake Kawaguchi, Mt. Fuji, Gotemba, Tokyo
Tour guide
Experienced Trilingual Guide
From S$ 3,888*

Our WOW! Promises


Right group size for Quality Travel (<= 30 passengers)

Experienced Trilingual Guide (English, Mandarin, Japanese) Accompanying the entire tour

Premium Selection of Hotels & Ryokan (with onsen)

Organized & Well-paced itinerary

Comfortable big coaches

Authentic Japanese gourmet food & Cultural experiences

Day 1 On board-D

Singapore – Tokyo – Oarai 新加坡 - 東京 - 大洗
Oarai Hotel / Oarai Park Hotel or similar / Japanese / Western room

JL712 SIN-NRT 0810-1620 (JL)
SQ632 SIN-HND 0800-1555 (SQ)

Upon arrival at Tokyo Airport, coach transfer to Oarai city for hotel check-in. Tonight, dinner will be served at the hotel.

Day 2 BLD

Oarai – Hitachinaka – Ashikaga – Ikaho Onsen 大洗 - ひたちなか - 足利 - 伊香保温泉
Omori / Kishigon Ryokan or similar / Japanese room ♨

After breakfast, visit Hitachinaka Kaihin Park. Located in the area facing the Pacific Ocean in the city of Hitachinaka, provides beautiful flowers in the well-kept large gardens throughout the year. In autumn, you can enjoy the kochia (summer cypress) which are changing their colour gradually. After that, proceed to a local restaurant for lunch [Ebi Fry Set]. After lunch, visit Ashikaga Flower Park Rose Garden. Roses are in season. Finally, transfer to Ikaho Onsen town for hotel check-in. Tonight, enjoy your dinner at the hotel restaurant and don’t forget to pamper yourself in the onsen at the hotel.

Day 3 BLD

Ikaho Onsen – Kusatsu Onsen – Matsumoto 伊香保温泉 - 草津温泉 - 松本
Alpico Plaza Hotel or similar / Western room

After breakfast, proceed to Kusatsu Onsen town. Stroll around and enjoy yourself with the Yumomi Show during your free time at Kusatsu Onsen town. This afternoon, your lunch will be served at a local restaurant [Sukiyaki Set]. After lunch, visit Matsumoto Castle, a National Treasure of Japan and it lays claim to the oldest five-tiered keep in Japan. At the end of the day, transfer to Matsumoto city for hotel check-in. Tonight, enjoy your dinner at the hotel.

 

Day 4 BLD

Matsumoto – Hotaka – Kamikochi – Yatsugatake 松本 - 穂高 -上高地 - 八ヶ岳
Royal Hotel Yatsugatake or similar / Western room ♨

After breakfast, transfer to Hotaka. Taking the Shin-Hotaka Ropeway. Be simply awestruck by the sheer scale of nature’s beauty as you step out onto the observatory and see the peaks of the Japan Alps stretching endlessly into the horizon. After that, proceed to a local restaurant for lunch [Japanese Bento]. After lunch, visit Kamikochi (上高地). It is the crown jewel of the Japanese Alps. The scenic area is a basin at 1500m elevation. The Alps rise an additional 1500m from there, creating a stunningly magnificent background with the beautiful aquamarine Azusa River in the foreground. Thereafter, transfer to Yatsugatake for hotel check-in. Tonight, enjoy your dinner at the hotel.

Kamikochi

Kamikochi


 

 

Day 5 BLD

Yatsugatake – Kofu – Oshino – Kawaguchiko 八ヶ岳 - 甲府 - 忍野 - 河口湖
Hotel Regina Kawaguchiko or similar / Western room ♨

After breakfast, move on to Japanese Orchard to experience Grape Picking. After that, visit Sakaori Winery (20min) to have some wine tasting in Kofu. Next, proceed to a local restaurant for lunch. After lunch, visit Oshino Hakkai Village. A set of eight sacred ponds in the small village of Oshino, these eights springs are made by meltwater piled up on Mt. Fuji, filtered through lava for over ten years. Finally, transfer to Kawaguchiko for hotel check-in. Tonight, enjoy your dinner and natural hot spring at the hotel.

Day 5. Oshino Hakkai Village

Day 6 B-D

Kawaguchiko – Mt. Fuji – Gotemba – Oiso 河口湖 - 富士山 - 御殿場 - 大磯
Oiso Prince Hotel or similar / Western room ♨

After breakfast, taking a coach up to Mt Fuji 5th Station, the highest point that cars can go up to. Depending on nature’s whim, the view here at times can be shrouded by fog or so clear that you can see the sprawling land below. Next, visit Saiko Iyashinosato Nemba, a tourist settlement that restored a thatched old house which located in the northwest of Lake Saiko. There are 20 old houses, and they are used as a handmade experience of crafts, the sale of products and the restaurant. Thereafter, proceed to Gotemba Premium Outlets. The stores here are the outlets of internationally known brands of fashion, sports, food, household goods and electronics, and range from everyday items to luxury goods. Lunch is at your own expense at the mall. At the end of the day, transfer to Oiso for hotel check-in. Tonight, enjoy your dinner at the hotel.

Day 6. Old Thatched Roof Houses at Saiko Iyashinosato Nemba

Day 7 BL-

Oiso - Tokyo 大磯 - 東京
Hotel Metropolitan / Oriental Hotel Tokyo Bay or similar / Western room

After breakfast, proceed to Lake Ashi where you can enjoy the scenery of Mt. Fuji and Lake Ashi by taking the Lake Ashi Cruise. And, also Hakone’s scenic panorama by taking Hakone Ropeway. Proceed to a local restaurant for lunch [Grilled Tai Fish Rice set]. After lunch, transfer to Tokyo city for hotel check-in. Tonight, enjoy your dinner during your own free & easy time in Tokyo.

Day 8 B--

Tokyo – Singapore 東京 - 新加坡
N.A.

JL711 NRT-SIN 1800-0050 (JL)
SQ633 HND-SIN 1640-2320 (SQ)

After breakfast at the hotel, free at your own leisure until departure.

Bid farewell to Tokyo as we proceed to the airport and take a flight back to Singapore. We hope that you have enjoyed this vacation with JTB and we look forward to helping you create your next perfect moments, always!

* All the photos are for illustration purposes only
* The itinerary is subject to change due to weather conditions
* Meals indicated are for reference only and subject to change
* Flight schedule is subject to change
* Autumn Leaves / Flowers viewing locations are dependent on weather conditions


22 Oct 2019 (JL)
From S$ 3,888*
22 Oct 2019 (SQ)
From S$ 4,188*

Tax & Fuel Surcharge: $S 210 (JL), 102 (SQ)* (Subject to changes)  


This tour package is subject to change without prior notice.
Minimum 15 persons are required to form a group. A Tour Manager will be with the group for the entire tour.
Triple-sharing rooms’ size might be similar to Twin rooms’ (Twin bed + 1 extra bed).
Accommodation is based on twin-sharing basis.
Activities available are subject to weather conditions.
Package price does not include the associated taxes and surcharges, estimated at $150, subject to change.
Guide and driver service fee of JPY800 per day (adult / child) is applicable.
Please approach our travel consultants for more details and other terms and conditions.


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