Early Autumn for Classic Japan 8D5N
Lunch with Women Drives “Ama Hut” Experience, Winter Illumination at Nabanano Sato, Shinkansen Ride Experience, Dogashima Cave Cruise, Orange Picking, Lake Ashi Cruise, Hakone Ropeway
Sightseeing & Shopping Experiences:
Dotonbori & Shinsaibashi, Arashiyama (Togetsu Bridge & Bamboo Grove), Kyoto Imperial Palace, Todaiji Temple and Nara Deer Park, Iga Ninja Museum, Ise Jingu Shrine (Naiku), Okage Yokocho Alley, Gotemba Premium Outlets
Special Gourmet Delights:
Sumptuous Japanese multi-course dinner Japanese Kaiseki or buffet in Ryokans/Hotels, local delights at the restaurant
02-nights authentic Japanese Onsen/Ryokan/Hotel at Aoyama Kogen & Oiso. 03-nights centrally located hotel in Kyoto, Nagoya & Tokyo
21Oct SQ618 SIN-KIX 0125-0905
Upon arrival, coach transfer to Osaka city. Stroll around by yourself at Dotonbori and Shinsaibashi, is the best-known shopping area in Osaka, and an enduring symbol of the city. After that, proceed to a local restaurant for lunch. Next, proceed to Arashiyama. Visit Togetsu Bridge – a landmark in Arashiyama District for over 400 years and Bamboo Grove, the natural forest of bamboo in Kyoto. Tonight, you will have dinner at a local restaurant. Finally, transfer to Kyoto city for hotel check-in.
This morning, visit Kyoto Imperial Palace – the Emperor’s official residence in Kyoto. It preserved the look and ambience of the Palace as it had been in the time of Japan’s incident imperial dynasties.
** If Imperial Palace is closed due to a local event, visit Fushimi Inari Shrine instead.
Next, head to Todaiji Temple (東大寺), a Buddhist temple that is one of the powerful Seven Great Temples, located in the city of Nara. You can stretch your legs over at Nara Park, where over 1200 adorable deer graze the spacious lawns. Next, you will enter the mysterious world of Ninjas at the Iga Ninja Museum. The Iga School of Ninjutsu used to be one of Japan’s two leading schools in the feudal era. Revolving walls, trap doors, and cleverly-hidden compartments are waiting to be discovered! At the end of the day, transfer to the hotel for check in and enjoy your dinner at the hotel.
After breakfast, transfer to Meotoiwa Rocks – two sacred rocks in the sea near the small town of Futami. Also known as the “wedded rocks”, the larger of the two stands at 9 meters tall and has a tori gate on its peak; while the smaller rock measures 3.6 meters high. These two rocks are joined by the distinctive scared ropes made of braided rice stalks that are particular to Shinto Shrines. This afternoon, you will get to visit “Ama Hut” and have lunch with Women Divers. Thereafter, visit Ise Jingu Shrine (Naiku), one of the most important shrine in Japan that has 2,000 years of history. It has been designated a National Treasure by the Japanese government. Stroll around by yourself at Okage Yokocho Alley. Over 50 shops and restaurants are packed into this charming street that maintains the traditional atmosphere of Ise way back into Edo period. Next, head to Winter Illumination at Nabanano Sato (なばなの里). Nabanano Sato is a theme park in Mie Prefecture, famous for its illuminating installations. Finally, transfer to Nagoya city for check-in. Tonight, enjoy your dinner at the hotel.
** Luggage will be transferred directly to Oiso’s hotel on Day 5. Please prepare a small luggage for one day use.
After breakfast, move to Nagoya Station. Transfer to Mishima Station by Shinkansen (bullet train) from Nagoya Station (~104min). Upon arrival at Mishima Station, coach transfer to a local restaurant for lunch at Dogashima city. After lunch, transfer to Dogashima Coast. Let’s take the Dogashima Cave Cruise (20min) to explore the landscape of Dogashima. Next, transfer to Izu city. The orange orchard is waiting for you! Enjoy Orange Picking which in season! Finally, transfer to Oiso for hotel check-in. Tonight, enjoy your dinner and the natural hot spring at the hotel.
After that, transfer to Lake Ashi, where you can enjoy the scenery of Mt. Fuji and Lake Ashi by taking the Lake Ashi Cruise. And, you can enjoy the Hakone’s scenic panorama by taking Hakone Ropeway. Next, 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 during free time at the outlet mall. Thereafter, transfer to Tokyo city for hotel check-in. Tonight, enjoy your dinner on your free time in Tokyo.
26Oct 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!
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
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.
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