Spring Breeze in Classic Japan 8D5N

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Highlights

Seasonal Scenery:
Cherry blossoms viewing at Osaka Castle, Todaiji Temple & Nara Deer Park, Arashiyama (Togetsu Bridge & Bamboo Grove) , Philosphier’s Walk, Hamarikyu Garden

Unique Experience:
Uji River Cruise, Maccha Making Experience, Strawberry Picking, Lake Ashi Cruise, Hakone Ropeway, Sumida River Cruise, Shidare Sakura Light Up at Rikugien Garden , Shinkansen Ride

Sightseeing & Shopping Experience
Kasuga Taisha Shrine, Byodoin Temple, Ginkakuji Temple, Gotemba Premium Outlets, Asakusa (Sensoji Temple & Nakamise Shopping Street), photo stop at Tokyo Tower & Zojoji Temple, Ginza

Hotel /Ryokan Stays:
02 nights stay at Japanese Onsen/Ryokans/Hotels in Atami & Oiso, centrally hotels in Nara, Kyoto, & Tokyo

Details

Departure date
22 Mar, 26 Mar 2019
Tour length
8 days 5 nights
Visit
Osaka, Nara, Uji, Kyoto, Atami, Hakone, Oiso, Tokyo
Tour guide
Experienced Trilingual Guide
From S$ 3,988*

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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SQ618 SIN-KIX 0130-0845 [Departure: 22Mar (1), 26Mar (2)]

JL038 SIN-HND 2225-0555 [Departure: 26Mar(3)]
JL035 HND-KIX 0715-0835

 

Day 2 On boardLD

Kansai Airport – Osaka – Nara 關西機場 - 大阪 - 奈良
Hotel Nikko Nara or similar / Western Room

Upon arrival at Kansai Airport, coach transfer to Osaka. Visit Osaka Castle✿. The castle is one of Japan’s most famous landmarks and it played a major role in the unification of Japan during the sixteenth century of the Azuchi-Momoyama period. Lunch at a local restaurant. After lunch, transfer to Nara city, visit Todaiji Temple (東大寺), 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 ✿. After that, transfer to Kasuga Taisha Shrine. The approach to Nara’s most famous and impressive Shinto shrine takes you along an atmospheric forest path, lined with hundreds of stone lanterns. Tonight, dinner at a local restaurant.

Day 3 BLD

Nara – Uji – Kyoto 奈良- 宇治 - 京都
Kyoto Tokyu Hotel or similar / Western Room (1)

Mitsui Garden Hotel Kyoto Sanjo / Western Room (2)
Hotel Keihan Kyoto Hachijoguchi / Westen Room (3)

After breakfast, transfer to Uji. Visit Byodoin Temple **Entry to Phoenix Hall is not included**. This temple was converted from a Fujiwara villa into a Buddhist temple in 1052. It is popularly known as the “Phoenix Hall,” and when seen with its reflection on the large pond in front, it almost appears to be gliding above the earth. This view is one of the most famous scenes in Japan, and is replicated on back of the “10 yen coin”. After that, enjoy your lunch on board with beautiful Uji view by taking the Uji River Cruise (40min). Proceed to Maccha Making Experience (60min). Next, 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. Transfer to Kyoto city. Dinner at a local restaurant.

 

Day 4 BLD

Kyoto – Atami 京都 - 熱海
Hotel Resorpia Atami or similar / Japanese Room

After breakfast, start a Kyoto city tour. Visit Ginkakuji Temple with a Philosopher’s Walk (哲学の道)✿. It is a pleasant stone path through the northern part of Kyoto’s Higashiyama district. The path follows a canal which is lined by hundreds of cherry trees. Enjoy your lunch at a local restaurant. Transfer to Kyoto Station. Take a Shinkansen (bullet train) ride from Kyoto to Atami (~130min). Arrive at Atami station, transfer to the hotel for check in. Tonight, enjoy your dinner at the hotel.

 

Day 5 BLD

Atami – Hakone – Oiso 熱海 - 箱根 -大磯町
Oiso Prince Hotel or similar / Western Room

After breakfast, transfer to the fruit farm for Strawberry Picking. 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 Roundtrip”. Next, transfer to Gotemba Premium Outlets for shopping. Lunch is on your own expense. After shopping, transfer to Oiso city for hotel check in. Tonight, enjoy your dinner at the hotel.

Day 6 BxD

Oiso – Tokyo 大磯町 - 東京
Mitsui Garden Hotel Ginza Premier or similar / Western Room (1)

Mitsui Garden Hotel Nihonbashi Premier (2)
Millenium Mitsui Garden Hotel Tokyo / Western Room (3)

After breakfast, transfer to Tokyo City. Visit Asakusa with Sensoji Temple and Nakaimise Shopping Street. Lunch at a local restaurant. After lunch, enjoy sakura viewing by taking Sumida River Cruise (45min)✿. Next, visit Hamarikyu Garden✿. Photo stop at Tokyo Tower and Zozoji Temple. Free & easy time at Ginza area. Transfer to a local restaurant for dinner. After dinner, transfer to Rikugien Garden for the Shidare Sakura Light Up ✿.

Day 7 B--

Tokyo – Singapore 東京 - 新加坡
ANA Crowne Plaza Hotel Okayama or similar / Western room

SQ635 HND-SIN 2250-0525+1 [Arrival: 29Mar(1), 02Apr(2)]
JL035 HND-SIN 0005-0615 [Arrival: 02Apr(3)]

After breakfast at the hotel, 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 BL-

Singapore 新加坡
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Arrive at Singapore

 

• All the photos are for illustration purposes only
• The itinerary is subject to change due to weather condition
• Meals indicated are for reference only and subject to change
• Flight schedule is subject to change
• Sakura viewing locations are depending on weather conditions


22 Mar, 26 Mar 2019 (15-20 pax)
From S$ 4,098*
22 Mar, 26 Mar 2019 (21pax & above)
From S$ 3,988*

Tax & Fuel Surcharge: $S 85 (SQ) / $255 (JL)* (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.
  • Accommodation is based on 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. Package price does not include the associated taxes and surcharges, estimated at $80, subject to change.
  • Guide and driver service fee of JPY 800 per day adult/childd) is applicable.
  • Please approach our travel consultants for more details and other terms and conditions.


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