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Spring Breeze Classic Japan 8D5N


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Highlights

Seasonal Scenery:
Sakura viewing at Osaka Castle Park (No Entry to the Castle), Arashiyama (Togetsu Bridge & Bamboo Grove), Tenryuji Temple & Garden, Keage Inc Line, Nanzenji Temple, Philosopher’s Walk, Todaiji Temple & Nara Deer Park, Fujiwara Historical Site, Odawara Castle Park, Meguro River

Unique experiences:
Okonomiyaki Cooking Experience(90min), Shinkansen Ride Experience, Strawberry Picking (30min)

Sightseeing & Shopping Experiences:
Umeda Sky Building “Kuchu Teien Observatory”, Free time at Dotonbori & Shinsaibashi, Hakone Shrine, Lake Ashi Cruise, Hakone Ropeway

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

Hotel / Ryokan Stays:
02 nights of authentic Japanese Onsen experience in Mishima & Oiso. 03 nights of centrally located hotel in Osaka, Nara & Tokyo

Details

Departure date
22, 24, 27 Mar 2021
Tour length
8 days 5 nights
Visit
Osaka, Kyoto, Nara, Kashihara, Mishima, Hakone, Odawara, Oiso, Tokyo
Tour guide
Experienced Trilingual Guide
From S$ 3,288* (Land Only)

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


Day 2 On boardLD

Kansai – Osaka 關西 -大阪
Hotel Granvia Osaka or similar / Western Room

Upon arrival at Kansai Airport, coach transfer to Osaka city. Visit Osaka Castle Park (大阪城天守閣) (No Entry to the Castle). In spring, you can enjoy the beauty of cherry blossoms alongside the impressive architecture of the castle. After that, proceed to a local restaurant for lunch [Kushikatsu Set]. After lunch, proceed to Umeda Sky Building. Enjoy the superb views of Osaka city from the Kuchu Teien Observatory. Next, enjoy your own free time at Dotonbori and Shinsaibashi, is the best known shopping area in Osaka, and an enduring symbol of the city. Thereafter, proceed to Okonomiyaki Cooking Class. Tonight, your dinner is the Okonomiyaki that you cook.  After dinner, back to the hotel for check in.

Day 6.Okonomiyaki (c) Y.Shimizu(c) JNTO

Day 3 BLD

Osaka – Kyoto – Nara 大阪 - 京都 - 奈良
Hotel Nikko Nara or similar / Western Room

After breakfast, transfer to Arashiyama. Visit Togetsu Bridge and Bamboo Grove, where you can enjoy the beauty of cherry blossoms and also the natural forest of bamboo in Kyoto. Next, visit another sakura viewing spot –  Tenryuji Temple and Garden. This afternoon, your lunch will be served at a local restaurant [Japanese set]. After lunch, visit Keage Incline, a disused railway track that’s lined with cherry blossoms in the spring. After lunch, visit Nanzenji Temple (南禅寺), the main temple of the Rinzai Sect of Zen. It is proudly one of the most famous temples in Kyoto. After that, let’s proceed to Philosopher’s Walk (哲学の道), is a great place to visit all year round, as the scenery offers something unique for every season. Next, proceed to a local restaurant for dinner [Japanese Set with Kakinohazushi]. At the end of the day, transfer to the hotel for check in.

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Day 4 BLD

Nara – Kashihara – Mishima 奈良 - 橿原 - 三岛
Fujisan Mishima Tokyu Hotel or similar / Japanese Room ♨️

After breakfast, visit Todaiji Temple (東大寺) “The Great Buddha”, a Buddhist temple that is one of the powerful Seven Great Temples, located in the city of Nara. Next, enjoy the cherry blossoms viewing at Nara Deer Park. Proceed to a local restaurant for lunch [Japanese Set]. After lunch, visit Fujiwara Historical Site Field of Canola Flower. You can enjoy the fields of sakura and conola flowers, and the mountains in the background lured us off the beaten path to Kashihara city. After that, transfer to Shin-Osaka Station. Let’s have a Shinkansen (bullet train) ride from Kyoto to Mishima. Upon arrival at Mishima Station, coach transfer to hotel for check in. Tonight, enjoy your dinner [Japanese Western Course] at the hotel.

Day 7. Shinkansen Ride Experience

 

Day 5 BLD

Mishima – Hakone – Odawara – Oiso 三岛 - 箱根 - 小田原 - 大磯
Oiso Prince Hotel or similar / Western Room ♨️

After breakfast, the Japanese orchard awaits you. Enjoy Strawberry Picking (30min)  which just in season! After that, let’s head to Hakone Shrine (箱根神社), is one of the most famous shrines in the Hakone area. This afternoon, you will have lunch at a local restaurant [Buffet or Western Set]. After that, transfer to Hakone, 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 “Togendai-Owakudani”. Next, transfer to Odawara Castle Parkdesignated as a national historic site, is famous for cherry blossoms, and it is the center of Odawara sightseeing where many events are held throughout the year.After that, transfer to Oiso city for hotel check in. Tonight, enjoy your dinner [Buffet] at the hotel.
Note: ** If Owakudani is closed due to volcano activity, visit Komagatake Ropeway instead.

Day 3. Odawara Castle Park

Day 6 B--

Oiso – Tokyo 大磯 - 東京
Keio Plaza Hotel or similar / Western Room

After breakfast, transfer to Tokyo City. Visit Meguro River, one of the most popular places to see cherry blossoms in Tokyo. After that, transfer to the hotel for check in. After check in, enjoy your free & east time at Tokyo city. No lunch and dinner will be included for today.

Day 7 B--

Tokyo – Singapore 東京 - 新加坡

After breakfast, free at your own leisure until departure.

Bid farewell to Japan this morning as we depart for 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
*Sakura viewing locations are dependent on weather conditions


22, 27 Mar 2021 (15-20 pax)
From S$ 3,288*
24 Mar 2021 (15-20 pax)
From S$ 3,308*

Tax & Fuel Surcharge: $S * (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.
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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