Autumn Rhythm in Central Japan 9D6N


Kamikochi
Matsumoto Castle
Grape Picking Experience

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Highlights

Seasonal Scenery:
Hirugano Kogen Kochia Park, Autumn Leaves viewing at Kurobe Gorge – Kurobe Gorge Train “Unazuki –Keyakidaira – Unazuki”, Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route, Kamikochi

Unique experience:
Shirakawago Village, Grape Picking, Scenic View of Mt. Fuji from Panorama Ropeway

Sightseeing & Shopping Experience:
Osu Kannon Temple, Takayama Morning Market, Takayama Old Town, Matsumoto Castle, 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
15, 20 Oct 2019
Tour length
9 days 6 nights
Visit
Nagoya Hirugano Takayama, Shirakawago, Kaga Onsen, Kanazawa, Unazuki Onsen, Alpine Route, Omachi Onsen, Kamikochi, Matsumoto, Yatsugatake, Lake Kawaguchi, Gotemba, Tokyo
Tour guide
Experienced Trilingual Guide
From S$ 4,088*

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 ---

Assemble at Changi Airport for Check in
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SQ672 SIN-NGO 0120-0905

Day 2 On boardLD

Nagoya – Hirugano – Takayama 名古屋 - ひるがの - 高山
Hotel Associa Takayama Resort or similar/ Western room ♨

Upon arrival at Nagoya Airport, coach transfer to the city and visit Osu Kannon Temple (大須観音). It is located in the electrics and shopping district of Osu city and one of the famous temples in Nagoya. After that, proceed to a local restaurant for lunch [Hitsumabuchi set]. After lunch, head to Hirugano city and visit Hirugano Kogen Kochia Park (ひるがの高原コキアパーク). This park has around 10,000 Kochia Scoparia Trichophylla, and it changes the color every season. It is green in summer and turns red in autumn. At the end of the day, transfer to Takayama for hotel check-in. Tonight, enjoy your dinner and the natural hot spring at the hotel.

Day 3 BLD

Takayama – Shirakawago – Kaga Onsen 高山 - 白川郷 - 加賀温泉
Kasuikyo or similar/ Japanese room ♨

After breakfast, we will proceed to Takayama Morning Market and Takayama Old Town. The Takayama Morning Market has stands that sell local crafts, snacks and farm produce such as vegetables, pickles and flowers. After that, transfer to Shirakawago and lunch at a local restaurant [Hoba Miso set]. After lunch, stroll around on your own at Shirakawago Village (白川郷). Declared a UNESCO world heritage site in 1995, they are famous for their traditional gassho-zukuri farmhouses, some of which are more than 250 years old. Finally, transfer to Kaga Onsen town for hotel check-in. Tonight, enjoy your dinner at the hotel.

 

Day 4 BLD

Kaga Onsen – Kanazawa – Unazuki Onsen 加賀温泉 - 金沢 - 宇奈月温泉
Yamanoha or similar / Japanese room ♨

After breakfast, the Japanese orchard awaits you! Enjoy the Grape Picking which is just in season! After that, proceed to a local restaurant for lunch [Seafood Sushi Rice Bowl]. After lunch, head to Unazuki Onsen town and visit Kurobe Gorge (黒部峡谷) – a deep V-shaped ravine with a depth between the river and mountains. Take the Kurobe Gorge Train “Unazuki – Keyakidaira – Unazuki” (Relax Car) that runs through the Gorge and be amazed by its beautiful untouched forests and steep cliffs. At the end of the day, transfer to hotel for check-in. Tonight, dinner will be served at the hotel.

Grape Picking Experience

Grape Picking Experience


 

 

Day 5 BLD

Unazuki Onsen – Tateyama Kurobe Alpien Route – Omachi Onsen 宇奈月温泉 - 立山黒部アルペンルート - 大町温泉
Kurobe View Hotel or Tateyama Prince Hotel or similar/ Japanese room ♨

After breakfast, transfer to Tateyama and start the Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route (立山黒部アルペンルート). ** whole route approximately about 8 – 9hrs** Lunch at a local restaurant  [Sara-Sara Hotpot]. Thereafter, transfer to Omachi Onsen for hotel check-in. Tonight, enjoy your dinner at the hotel.

Alpine Route

Alpine Route

Day 6 BLD

Omachi Onsen – Kamikochi – Matsumoto – Yatsugatake/Isawa Onsen大町温泉 - 上高地 - 松本 - 八ヶ岳 / 石和温泉
Royal Hotel Yatsugatake or Kohakuen or similar/ Western or Japanese room ♨

After breakfast, transfer to Sawando Parking. Change local shuttle bus to Kamikochi (上高地)  ** Private Bus is prohibited to Kamikochi**. It is the crown jewel of the Japanese Alps. Let’s have brief hiking at this wonderous Kamikochi to enjoy the autumn colors. This afternoon, enjoy your lunch [Japanese Bento + Grilled Fish] at the local restaurant in Kamikochi. After lunch, change private coach and transfer to Matsumoto Castle(松本城) from Sawando Parking. This beautiful castle is the only one in touched amongst all of the original castles. Thereafter, transfer to Yatsugatake for hotel check-in. Tonight, your dinner will be served at the hotel restaurant.

Matsumoto Castle

Matsumoto Castle

Day 7 B--

Yatsugatake – Lake Kawaguchi – Gotemba – Tokyo 八ヶ岳 - 河口湖 - 御殿場 - 東京
Hotel Monterey Hanzomon or Oriental Hotel Tokyo Bay or similar / Western room

After breakfast, head to Lake Kawaguchi. Enjoy the scenic panoramic view of Mt. Fuji in autumn by taking the Panorama Ropeway. After that, transfer to Gotemba Premium Outlets for shopping. Lunch is at your own expense at the mall. Thereafter, transfer to Tokyo city for hotel check-in. Tonight, enjoy your dinner at your own expense during free & easy time in Tokyo city.

Gotemba Premium Outlets

Gotemba Premium Outlets

Day 8 B--

Tokyo - Singapore 東京 - 新加坡

SQ635 HND-SIN  2255-0455

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!

Day 9 ---

Singapore 新加坡
N.A.

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 locations are dependent on weather conditions


15 Oct 2019
From S$ 4,088*
20 Oct 2019
From S$ 4,288*

Tax & Fuel Surcharge: $S 102* (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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