Wonders of Japan End Osaka

10 Nights / 11 Days | 1 Country / 8 Cities

Wonders of Japan End Osaka

10 Nights / 11 Days - 1 Country / 8 Cities

Tokyo (2N)/Kawaguchiko (1N)/Kyoto (2N)/Osaka (1N)/Okayama (1N)/Hiroshima (1N)/Matsuyama (1N)/Kobe (1N)

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Starting Price Per Adult

AED 20,642

Tokyo (2N)/Kawaguchiko (1N)/Kyoto (2N)/Osaka (1N)/Okayama (1N)/Hiroshima (1N)/Matsuyama (1N)/Kobe (1N)

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  • Rooms & Guests 02 Guests

  • Tour Date

  • day 1

  • FULL DAY

    Welcome to Japan! Shuttle to hotel. Meet guide . Explore Shinjuku via metro. Dinner included. Return to hotel by metro with guide.

  • day 2

  • FULL DAY

    Morning: 5-hour guided tour of Tokyo, visiting Zojoji Temple for a photo with Tokyo Tower, Shibuya Junction, Meiji Temple, Omotesando Street, Imperial Palace and gardens, Nijubashi Bridge, Akihabara district, Kokugikan Sumo stadium, Sensoji Temple, and Nakamise street. Lunch included. Free afternoon

  • day 3

  • FULL DAY

    Experience Mount Fuji from Arakurayama Sengen Park, Kawaguchiko's charm, Fuji Sengen Shrine, boat trip on Kawaguchiko Lake, ascend to fifth station

  • day 4

  • FULL DAY

    We're close to Kyoto. Visiting Iyashi no Sato Nenba, a restored village turned into shops and museums. Then, Shiraito Falls. In Nagoya, the Toyota Museum awaits. Finally, off to Kyoto for accommodation.

  • day 5

  • FULL DAY

    In Kyoto, the former capital of Japan, we explore its rich cultural heritage. Visit Arashiyama for the Togetsukyo Bridge and Tenryuji Temple's bamboo forest. Then, see Fushimi Inari Shrine, the Imperial Palace, and Kinkakuji Temple. Enjoy free time in Gion, known for its Geisha.

  • day 6

  • FULL DAY

    We visit Todaiji Temple in Nara, home to a giant Buddha and friendly deer. Lunch included. Then, see Horyuji Temple, a World Heritage Site. Next stop: Osaka for accommodation and exploring Dotonbori, a lively nightlife district.

  • day 7

  • FULL DAY

    Explore Himeji Castle, have lunch, visit Korakuen Garden in Okayama, then Kibitsu Shrine. Enjoy free time in the city

  • day 8

  • FULL DAY

    We tour Kurashiki's historical center, then Hiroshima for the Peace Memorial, Dome, and Peace Museum. Ferry to Itsukushima Island for its shrine. Return to Hiroshima hotel for dinner. Note: Hiroshima visits may vary in order.

  • day 9

  • FULL DAY

    We'll ferry to Shikoku Island for a scenic ride. In Matsuyama, visit the impressive castle via cable car, then Ishiteji Temple. Lunch included. Later, enjoy Dogo Onsen, a traditional bathhouse.

  • day 10

  • FULL DAY

    We visit Kotohira's shrine on Mount Zosu, climb 785 steps. Then, explore Takamatsu's Ritsurin Garden. Lunch included. Later, cross Naruto's sea bridge, walk on glass floor. Drive to Kobe for accommodation.

  • day 11

  • FULL DAY

    In Kobe, we visited the Earthquake Memorial Museum, reflecting on the 1995 tragedy and the city's reconstruction. Arrived in Osaka at noon.

Day 1

| Tokyo

Welcome to Japan! Transfer by coach (SHUTTLE BUS) to hotel. 18H30.- Meeting with guide. Late in the afternoon, we will pay a visit to this fascinating country by taking a trip on the metro (tickets included) to the Shinjuku district and see the crowds of people who use this modern and efficient collective transport system. Shinjuku is one of the most important nightlife districts. Dinner included and return to hotel by metro with our guide.

Day 2

| Tokyo

In the morning, we take part in a 5-hour trip with our guide to see this amazing city, with its hustle and bustle and extremely modern districts that coexist with quiet, peaceful areas. Brief stop at the Zooid Temple to make a beautiful photograph of the Tokyo Tower. Pay attention to the hundred of Jizos, stone traditional protecting deities who guide us on our travels, give power to those who are weak (such children) and those in dangerous places, and who are dressed including hats, robes and windmills. Then we head to the junction of Shibuya, a junction that is said to be the most crowded in the world. The Meiji Temple is dedicated to the Emperor Meiji, his wife, and their spirits. We continue on our bus along the elegant street of Omotesando. We will edge the most beautiful part of the Imperial Palace and the gardens. Stop to visit the famous Nijubashi Bridge. We will pass through the district of Akihabara, the “electric town” with icons from the popular Japanese Manga and Anime culture and then see Kokugikan, the Sumo stadium, home of this Japanese sport. We will also visit the Buddhist temple of Sensoji, the oldest and most important temple in Tokyo, with its 55-metre high pagoda. Then we will have some free time to visit the traditional commercial street of Nakamise in the district of Asakusa. Lunch included in a local restaurant. Return to hotel.Free time in the afternoon. NOTE: During the Japanese Olympics, accommodation may be given near Narita airport.

Day 3

| Tokyo

We travel to the beautiful area of Monte Fuji, through pretty countryside on our way. First of all we see the ARAKURAYAMA SENGEN PARK, with its beautiful pagodas, and from here enjoy the best and most well-known views of Mount Fuji. After this we go on to KAWAGUCHIKO with its tiny houses, flowers and mountains, and its beautiful lake. On our arrival, we will visit the FUJI SENGEN SHRINE set in a magical site surrounded by tall trees, and the starting point of the traditional pilgrimage to the mountain. At the shrine, we will express our thanks for being able to visit this wonderful place. The visit also includes a delightful boat trip on Kawaguchiko Lake. After lunch, we start to ascend Mount Fuji on the road that takes us to the “fifth station”, surrounded by spectacular forests and views, to a height of 2,305 metres. Note: In winter, the route up to Mount Fuji is closed due to snow or other adverse weather conditions; during this season, we will ascend as far as the authorised point. Return to Kawaguchiko, with time to stroll near the lake. We will stay at a Ryokan (a traditional Japanese hotel), and have the chance to enjoy its ONSEN (public baths). Dinner included.(NB: In the planned Ryokan, some rooms are in Japanese style, with accommodation on tatamis, and others are in western-style. Accommodation may sometimes be in a western type hotel)

Day 4

| Kawaguchiko

We are only 130km (81 miles) from KYOTO. In the morning, we continue along the pretty road bordered by lakes to IYASHI NO SATO NENBA, a tiny village destroyed by a typhoon in 1966 and later restored as a traditional open-air mountain village and museum. Its traditional houses have been transformed into arts and crafts shops, restaurants and traditional museums. We then have the opportunity to admire the SHIRAITO FALLS, considered done of the most attractive sites in Japan, with a waterfall height of 150 metres. We will then continue to NAGOYA, the third most important city of Japan, on the shores of the Pacific. Here we will visit the TOYOTA MUSEUM (admission included), a must-see for motor lovers. We continue to KYOTO, accomodation.

Day 5

| Kyoto

We spend all day in the city that was the capital of Japan from the year 794 to 1868 and home to the Imperial Court. During World War II the city was the only major Japanese to escape the bombardments, and so it still preserves its wealth of artistic heritage; the famous protocol restricting greenhouse gas emissions was signed in Kyoto in 1997. We head for the outskirts of Kyoto to Arashiyama, where we cross the Togetsukyo Bridge ("bridge over the moon"), which has fantastic views. We will visit the Tenryuji temple, one of the "five major Zen temples of Kyoto" and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, followed by a walk through its mystic bamboo forest. The visit includes a trip to one of the most important parts of the city. We will see the marvellous Shinto Shrine of Fushimi Inari, the Imperial Palace and Kinkakuji temple, “the golden pavilion” and its wonderful gardens. Free time before visiting GION, a busy traditional quarter famous for its Geisha. Free time.

Day 6

| Kyoto

We leave for NARA and visit Todaiji, a magnificent Buddhist temple built in 752, which has a giant Buddha and where passengers can take photos and touch and feed the deer that wander through the park. Lunch included. After the visit, we will see HORYUJI Buddhist temple, a World Heritage Site that includes a seminary, monasteries and temples. Its main pagoda temple is one of the oldest wooden buildings in the world and is the oldest Buddhist temple in Japan and an important place of worship. We continue to OSAKA, where we arrive in the evening. Accommodation in this modern city (Japan’s second city). We will visit Dotonbori, a colourful district filled with nightlife.

Day 7

| Osaka

We leave for HIMEJI, where we will include entry to its immense complex that shows us the architecture of Japanese castles. Lunch included in a local restaurant. We go on to OKAYAMA, where we will visit Korakuen, one of the most beautiful gardens in Japan, with its lakes, waterfalls and traditional teahouses. Next, we head towards the Shinto shrine of Kibitsu-Jinja where the God Kibitsuhiko-no-Mikoto is venerated, which is the origin of the legend of Momotaro, symbol of Okayama Prefecture. We find a unique architecture with a corridor of 360 meters long. After the visit, free time in the city, active provincial capital of just over 700,000 inhabitants.Note: On some dates, we may be accommodated in FUKUYAMA or KURASHIKI. When this happens, the visit to Kibitsu-Jinja Temple will be cancelled. The visit to Kurashiki can be made on the same day in the afternoon.

Day 8

| Okayama

We leave for KURASHIKI, a city with a very well preserved historical centre. Time for a stroll in this charming place with its atmosphere from the past. We continue on our way to HIROSHIMA, a city sadly known for the atomic bomb that fell on it in 1945 and which levelled the city. We will stroll around the Peace Memorial, the Dome of the bomb and we will visit the impressive Museum of Peace. After the war we will seek peace by embarking on a ferry to the island “where men and gods live together”, with the sanctuary of ITSUKUSHIMA dedicated to the guardian of the seas, built partially over the sea. Time to visit the temple, to stroll around its pretty centre and have lunch. Return to our hotel in Hiroshima. Dinner included.Note: The order of the visits in Hiroshima may vary without affecting their content.

Day 9

| Hiroshima

Today we will take a ferry to Shikoku Island, on a pleasant crossing that lasts two hours and a half and see the many islands that make up Japan. In MATSUYAMA we will take the cable car up to its impressive castle. Afterwards, we will visit ISHITEJI, a beautiful Buddhist temple and a place of pilgrimage. Lunch included. In the late afternoon, we will visit DOGO ONSEN (admission included), a traditional Japanese bath facility built in the 19th century.

Day 10

| Matsuyama

We depart for KOTOHIRA, a Shinto shrine dedicated to the God of sailors and a place of pilgrimage. The shrine stands on Mount Zosu and is reached by climbing 785 steps. Afterwards in TAKAMATSU we will visit RITSURIN, one of the prettiest gardens in Japan. Lunch included. Then, in NARUTO, we cross an impressive bridge over the sea, stopping on the way to admire the construction and walk on its glass floor with the sea 45 metres below us. Our road is surrounded by beautiful scenery and then crosses long bridges between islands over the sea. Arrival in KOBE, accommodation.

Day 11

| Kobe

In Kobe we visited the Earthquake Memorial Museum, a place to remind the tragic seism that devastated the city in 1995 and its perfect reconstruction. We go on to OSAKA, arrival at noon. Note: On some dates, the Earthquake Museum may be changed for the Sake Museum or a climb up Kobe Tower

Inclusions

Exclusions

Inclusions

  • General Services: Travel by bus with English speaking guide, basic travel insurance, hotel and breakfast buffet.
  • Includes arrival transfer
  • City tour in: TOKYO, KYOTO
  • Boat: Kawaguchiko Lake
  • Evening transfer: Shinjuku, Traditional quarter of Gion , Dotonbori in Osaka
  • Ticket admission: Metro, Zojoji Temple, Meiji Temple, Sensoji Temple , Arakurayama Sengen Park , Village Museum , Toyota Museum , Tenryu-ji Temple, Arashiyama bamboo forest in Kyoto, Fushimi Inari, Imperial Palace, Kinkakuji Temple , Todai-ji Temple and Horyu-ji Temple. , Castle , Korakuen Gardens , Itsukushima Temple , Peace Museum in Hiroshima , Dogo Onsen, Ishiteji Temple , Shinto shrine , Ritsurin Garden , Naruto Brigde , Earthquake Memorial Museum
  • Ferry: Hiroshima - Miyajima, Hiroshima- Matsuyama
  • Funicular: Matsuyama castle
  • 5 Lunch included in: TOKYO, NARA, HIMEJI, MATSUYAMA, TAKAMATSU
  • 3 dinner included in: TOKYO, KAWAGUCHIKO, HIROSHIMA

Exclusions

  • Airfare
  • Visa
  • Optional sightseeing & meals
  • Meals other than specified in the itinerary.
  • Porterages, Tips, Laundry, telephone, optional excursions and other items of a personal nature.
  • Early check-in and Late check out
  • Cost of foreign exchange for personal use.
  • Any items or services not specified in the itinerary ‘HOLIDAY PRICE INCLUDES’ head.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation Policy (Per Person)
Days before departure: Cancellation Charge:
10 days 100%
10 to 15 days 75% + Non Refundable Component
15 to 30 days 30% + Non Refundable Component
Hotel / Air 100% in case of non-refundable ticket / Hotel Room
Cruise / Visa On Actuals

Payment Policy

Payment Policy Online Advance as per Website
Within 45 to 30 days prior to the departure of the tour 75% of total tour cost or Non Refundable component whichever is higher
Within 30 days prior to the departure of the tour 100% of total tour cost
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  • We are not holding any reservations of air seats, hotel rooms, conference rooms etc. Final availability status will only be known when we request for bookings.

  • Holiday Surcharge will be additional if applicable

  • Any overstay expenses due to delay or change or cancellation in flight will be on the guests own & Akbar Holidays will not be held liable for such expenses however we will provide best possible assistance.

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  • All Prices are in UAE AED and subject to change without prior notice.

  • Price quoted are subject to availablity at time of confirmation, we are currently not holding any blocking against the sent quotation.

  • Booking confirmations are subject to availability.

  • All Hotels Rooms are subject to availability

  • We are not holding any reservations of air seats, hotel rooms, conference rooms etc. Final availability status will only be known when we request for bookings.

  • Holiday Surcharge will be additional if applicable

  • Any overstay expenses due to delay or change or cancellation in flight will be on the guests own & Akbar Holidays will not be held liable for such expenses however we will provide best possible assistance.

About Explore Tour

Japan is a land overflowing with unforgettable experiences. The pamphlet in your hands is a curated guide to one hundred such destinations, handpicked to appeal to the visitor from abroad looking to delve deeper into the country and its culture. A committee of experts has carefully selected those that offer the visitor hands-on experiences that are distinctively Japanese— sites that tell a powerful story that will stimulate the senses, stir the heart, and leave impressions that will stay with you long after you return home.

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