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Autumn in Classic Japan 8D5N


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Highlights

Seasonal Scenery:
Autumn leaves viewing at Arashiyama (Bamboo Grove & Togetsu Bridge), Tenryuji Temple and Garden, Sanzenin Temple, Metasequoia Trees, Hikone Castle & Genkyuen Garden, Hyakusaiji Temple, Oshida Enchi Park & Suspension Bridge, Katsuo Temple (Daruma Temple), Mino Waterfall

Sightseeing & Shopping Experiences:
Kobe Nunobiki Herb Garden by Ropeway, Rokko Shidare Observatory, Kobe Harbor Land, Biwako Terrace by Ropeway

Special Gourmet Delights:
Sumptuous Japanese multi-course dinner Japanese Kaiseki or buffet in Ryokans/Hotels, local delights at the restaurant

Hotel/Ryokan Stays :
02 nights authentic Japanese Onsen/Ryokan/Hotel at Ogoto Onsen & Nagahama. 03nights centrally located hotel in Kobe & Osaka

Details

Departure date
19, 21 Nov 2020
Tour length
8 days 5 nights
Visit
Kobe, Kyoto, Ogoto Onsen, Hikone, Nagahama, Katano, Osaka, Mino
Tour guide
Experienced Trilingual Guide
From S$ 3,788*

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 ---

Singapore 新加坡
Assemble at Changi Airport for Check in

SQ618 SIN-KIX 0130-0845

Day 2 On boardLD

Kansai – Kobe 関西 - 神戸
Kobe Meriken Park Oriental Hotel or similar / Western room

Upon arrival at Kansai Airport, the coach transfers to Kobe and visit Kobe Nunobiki Herb Garden by Ropeway. After that, move to Mt Rokko for lunch [Japanese Set]. After lunch visits Rokko Shidare Observatory. Designed by the famous architect, Hiroshi Sanbuchi, with the image of a large tree standing on Mt. Rokko. Next, transfer to Kobe city and enjoy your own free time at Kobe Harbor Land. Tonight, dinner [Kobe Beef] will be served at a local restaurant. After dinner, transfer to the hotel for check in.
Rokko Shidare Observatory

 

Day 3 B-D

Kobe –Kyoto – Ogoto Onsen 神戸 - 京都 - おごと温泉
Yuzanso or similar / Japanese room ♨

After breakfast, coach transfer to Arashiyama (嵐山), visit Togetsu Bridge – a landmark in Arashiyama District for over 400 years and Bamboo Grove, the natural forest of bamboo in Kyoto. Next, transfer to a local restaurant for lunch [Shabu-Shabu]. After lunch, transfer to Ohara and visit Sanzenin Temple (三千院), one of the finest temples in all of Kyoto, especially when one takes in its sublime natural setting.  Finally, transfer to Kyoto city for hotel check in and enjoy your dinner at the local restaurant [Japanese Set].

Day2-Sagano-Bamboo-Grove

Day 4 BLD

Ogoto Onsen – Hikone – Nagahama おごと温泉 - 高島 -彦根 -長浜
Hotel & Resorts Nagahama or similar / Western room ♨

After breakfast, start your day at Biwako Terrace. Ride the ropeway, with its amazing view, and travel from Biwako Valley’s Sanroku Station. Next,  enjoy being surrounded by bright-red Metasequoia Trees on both sides of the road as we make our way towards Hikone city. This afternoon, your lunch will be served at the local restaurant [Omi Beef Hotpot Set]. After lunch, visit Hikone Castle (彦根城), which is a National Treasure and counted among the greatest castles in the world. Genkyuen Japanese Garden (玄宮園), located on the grounds of the Hikone Castle was historically home to the feudal lords. At the end of the day, transfer to Nagahama for hotel check in. Tonight, dinner [Japanese Kaiseki] will be served at the hotel restaurant.

Biwako Terrace

 

Day 5 BLD

Nagahama – Katano - Osaka 長浜 - 交野 - 大阪
Hotel Granvia Osaka or similar / Western room

After breakfast, visit Hyakusaiji Temple (百済寺). The temple grounds are designated as National Historic Ruins, and the main hall is an Important Cultural Property. One thing you won’t see anywhere else is the pair of massive straw sandals on the Niomon Gate. Proceed to a local restaurant for lunch. After lunch, the transfer to Katano and visit Hoshida Enchi Park. A greeny park with the largest wooden foot Suspension Bridge in Japan, to look out a panoramic view, is a good place to see autumn leaves in Autumn. After that, transfer to Osaka for dinner [Udonsuki Hotpot Set]. At the end of the day, transfer to the hotel for check in.

 

Hoshida Enchi Park & Suspension Bridge

Day 6 B--

Osaka – Mino – Osaka 大阪 - 箕面 - 大阪
Hotel Granvia Osaka or similar / Western room

After breakfast, head to Katsuo Temple “Daruma Temple”. It’s known to give good luck for business, examinations, sports, accomplishments, love, elections and so on. Another interesting thing about this temple is the number of daruma dolls. There are daruma dolls everywhere at this temple which creates a unique atmosphere, Next, visit Mino Waterfall (箕面滝), one of the scenic places of natural beauty easily accessible from Osaka. After that, transfer back to Osaka city. Enjoy your own lunch and dinner at Osaka city during your free and easy time in Osaka.

Day 7. Daruma Painting Experience

Day 7 B--

Kansai – Singapore 関西- 新加坡

SQ635 KIX-SIN 2250-0525

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

Bid farewell to Osaka 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!

Day 8 ---

Singapore 新加坡

Arrive at Singapore

*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 viewing location are dependent on weather conditions


19, 21 Nov 2020 (15-20 pax)
From S$ 3,888*
19, 21 Nov 2020 (21pax & above)
From S$ 3,788*

Tax & Fuel Surcharge: $S 115** (Subject to changes)  


  • The above 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.
  • Early Bird Special is valid until 3 months before the departure date.
  • Accommodation is based on a twin-sharing basis.
  • Triple sharing rooms’size might be similar to Twin rooms'(Twin bed + 1 extra bed)
  • Activities available are subject to weather conditions.
  • The package price does not include the associated taxes and surcharges.
  • Guide and driver service fee of JPY 800 per person (adult/child) is applicable.
  • Please approach our travel consultants for more details and other terms & conditions.


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