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Land only tour package: Orig. $4698.00

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Now $4198.00

2015

  • 4/7 

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Pace Slow-Fast
Walking Distance Short-Long
Sightseeing Type Cultural-Natural
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Grand Tour with Takayama Festival 11 nights

Experience the Best of Japan in Cherry Blossom Season 12 days

The Grand Tour is a twelve day trip crossing to different terrains of city streets, rugged trails of the mountains, and agricultural rice field of Japan. Japan Deluxe Tour has exclusive tours to three major islands – Honshu, Kyushu, and Shikoku- with an added trip to Japan’s beautiful festival, Takayama Festival. We will visit important regions like Tokyo, Kyoto, Kanazawa, Takayama, Shiragawa-go, Matsumoto, Hakone, Mt. Fuji, Nara, Hiroshima, Miyajima, Arita Ceramic Village, Nagasaki, Kumamoto, Takachiho, Beppu, and Matsuyama.

There is an additional trip to Takayama Festival, ranked as one of the most beautiful festival in Japan. One of the unique characteristic of the festival is the giant float also serves as entertainment with 16th century mechanical dolls inserted inside and paraded across town. You will get to experience a tea ceremony in a Buddhist Temple, a cruise in Lake Ashi with a breathtaking view of Mt. Fuji, and walk along UNESCO’s rural gassho village. You can also extend your vacation before/ after the tour in Tokyo, Osaka, and Kyoto.

【Movie】Takayama Festival

Itineraries

Day 1:

  Osaka Kansai International Airport / Itami Airport


 

Welcome to Osaka! You will be greeted and escorted to your hotel by your tour guide.


**INFORMATION**
From KIX Airport to downtown hotel in Osaka - about 70 mins (Bus)
From ITM Airport to downtown hotel in Osaka - about 30 mins (Bus)

Hotel Information:

Sheraton Miyako Osaka Hotel or similar

Sheraton Miyako Osaka Hotel is a perfect location in downtown with great access to many of local attractions, shopping area, and dining. The four star hotel has high class customer service with great accommodations. Within the hotel, there is a indoor pool, bakery, flower shop, restaurants, day care, spa, and stores. The guest rooms are all elegant and spacious and can have a beautiful city views with free LAN internet connection. The hotel is located near Osakauehonmachi Station which is close to Namba Station to the Shinsaibashi Shopping Area.

Click here for Sheraton Miyako Osaka Hotel Official Site

Nearby......
(Department stores and Kabuki theater)
Kami-honmachi YUFURA Next to the Hotel
kintetsu department store Next to the Hotel
shinkabukiza (Kami-honmachi YUFURA at 6~8F)

Airport Limousine Bus (to and from between the Hotel and Kansai International / Itami Airport )

PLEASE NOTE: This is the hotel we Japan Deluxe Tours generally uses on the touring styles and regions shown. There is no guarantee that you will stay in the lodgings listed on the website. We encourage you to check your travel documentation for confirmation of the exact accommodation you will be staying in.

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Day 2: (Breakfast / Lunch)

Morning

 Bullet Train Ride  [Hiroshima] Hiroshima Peace Park  A-Bomb Dome


Afternoon

  Miyajima - Itsukushima Shrine


Evening

 Hotel


After a ride in the Bullet Train, will visit two UNESCO World Heritage site today. Our first stop is Hiroshima Peace Park. Stroll along the park to see famous attractions like that of Sadako’s statue and the freedom bell. One of the main highlights of the park is the A-bomb Dome, the only surviving building from the aftermath, and the Peace Park Memorial Museum where you see and read about the relics of the war.

Afterwards, we will take a boat toward a small island off the main shore to Itsukushima, famously known as Miyajima. It is the home of the floating torii, which at high tide seems to float on water. Along the torii, the Itsukushima Shrine complex is also built over water and is ranked one of Japan's three best sceneries. Then we will return to Hiroshima. The evening is open for your own leisure to sight see and go shopping maybe in Hondori.

Hotel Information:

Rihga Royal Hotel Hiroshima or similar

Rihga Royal Hotel Hiroshima is located in the heart of Hiroshima's Downtown. The Hotel offers beautiful view of Hiroshima City. Hotel offers many modern facilities and services like the gym, hot springs, and spa (these are extra charges). Many famous sight see spots are within walking distance such as Hiroshima Castle, Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park, and Atomic Bomb Dome.

Click here for Rihga Royal Hotel Hiroshima Official Site

Near by....
(Amusement district)
Nagarekawa in 5 mins by car
Hondori Shopping Area in 5 mins by walk
(Museum)
Mazda Museum in 10 mins by car
Peace Park Museum in 10 mins by walk

PLEASE NOTE: This is the hotel we Japan Deluxe Tours generally uses on the touring styles and regions shown. There is no guarantee that you will stay in the lodgings listed on the website. We encourage you to check your travel documentation for confirmation of the exact accommodation you will be staying in.

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Sheraton Hiroshima Hotel or similar

Sheraton Hiroshima Hotel is located in next to JR Hiroshima Station, with direct access to the bullet train and bus terminals. All the rooms are remodeled with modern furnishings and feature Sheraton Sweet Sleeper® Bed. The facility contains a indoor pool, business service, internet lounge, fitness center, and a spa. The hotel's location gives you easy access to the city's trolley system to Hiroshima Peace Park and Atomic Bomb Dome.

Click here for Sheraton Hiroshima Hotel Official Site

Nearby.........
(Department store and Station building)
・Yaleyale in 5 mins by walk.
・ASSE (Station building) Next to the Hotel
・Hiroshima Peace Park in 15 mins by trolley
・Hiroshima Castle in 17 mins by trolley

PLEASE NOTE: This is the hotel we Japan Deluxe Tours generally uses on the touring styles and regions shown. There is no guarantee that you will stay in the lodgings listed on the website. We encourage you to check your travel documentation for confirmation of the exact accommodation you will be staying in.

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Day 3: (Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)

Morning

 Bullet Train Ride [Fukuoka] 


Afternoon

 [Saga] Arita Celamic Village  [Nagasaki] Glover Garden  Oura Catholic Church  Nagasaki Peace Park


Evening

 Hotel


Early morning, we will head out to Nagasaki via Bullet Train and bus. Along our way we will make a quick stop at Arita Village. It’s located in the mountains near a great river connecting to the ocean, all the resources you need to make pottery. From late 17th century, this area is known to create ceramics using kaolin clay for the first time in Japan. The ceramics is often referred as “imari-yaki.” You can tour around this old town and see the many art pieces of ceramics.

Then we will continue our trip to Nagasaki. The city was the only doorway to the outside world before Commodore Perry kicked open the door. Foreign influences can be seen in different sectors of the city, from Chinatown to Glover’s Garden and Oura Catholic Church. We will be visiting those locations plus the Nagasaki’s own Peace Park to commemorate the tragedy that struck there less than a century ago. Then we will head to Nanpuro Hotel, a Japanese ryokan hotel, where you can relax in a hot spring, wear a yukata, and eat delicious Japanese traditional dinner.

Hotel Information:

Hotel Nampuro or similar

Minutes away from Nagasaki is Hotel Nampuro near the Tarukidaichi Forest Park. This luxurious hotel faces Ariake Sea towards Kumamoto. It offers lots of entertainment and relaxation amenities like a petting zoo, outdoor/ indoor hot springs, spa, event showcase, and an award winning garden. Every morning, the hotel offers breakfast buffet with fresh local ingredients. Near proximity to the famous Mount Unzen, you will enjoy the beautiful wild nature in the comfort of your own hotel.

Click here for Hotel Nampuro Official Site

Near by
(Nature Castle)
Mount Unzen in 30 mins by car
Shimabara Castle in 5 mins by car

PLEASE NOTE: This is the hotel we Japan Deluxe Tours generally uses on the touring styles and regions shown. There is no guarantee that you will stay in the lodgings listed on the website. We encourage you to check your travel documentation for confirmation of the exact accommodation you will be staying in.

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Day 4: (Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)

Morning

 [Kumamoto]  Kumamoto Castle 


Afternoon

 Aso  Takachiho Gorge


Evening

 Hotel  Kagura Dance Show 


Early morning we will take a ferry to Kumamoto, an old city centering on its castle. Kumamoto Castle is considered the most impregnable fortress in Japan up to this day. The founder, Kato Kiyomasa, was renowned castle architect in the 17th century who constructed castles in Japan and Korea. We will be passing by Mt. Aso, so make sure you have your camera ready. Reaching opposite shore of Kyushu, we will reach Takachiho. This magical town holds a legend about Amatarasu and her cave. In the evening, we will go to Takachiho Shrine to see a traditional kagura dance base on the local legend.

Hotel Information:

Hotel Takachiho or similar

One of the most popular places to stay in Takachiho. As a Kokuminshukuha ("Peoples Lodging") they offer outstanding service and comfortable stay. There is a indoor hot spring in ground level. The hotel has great access down to Takachiho Gorge. Enjoy watching a traditional kagura performance close by at Takachiho Shrine.

Click here for Hotel Takachiho Official Site

Near by.......
( Gorge and Shrine )
Takachiho Gorge in 15 mins by walk
Takachiho Shrine in 5 mins by walk

PLEASE NOTE: This is the hotel we Japan Deluxe Tours generally uses on the touring styles and regions shown. There is no guarantee that you will stay in the lodgings listed on the website. We encourage you to check your travel documentation for confirmation of the exact accommodation you will be staying in.

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Day 5: (Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)

Morning

 Takachiho Sightseeing


Afternoon

 [Beppu] The Tour of Hell ( Sea Hell / Blood Pond Hell)


Evening

 [Matsuyama]  Dogo Onsen  Japanese Style Hotel 


Waking early in the morning, we will sightsee Takachiho Gorge and, if you like, you can take a boat ride. You will see the beautiful waterfalls in the canyon and unique rock formations. Then we will head North to Beppu. There we will take the pleasure in joining The Tour of Hell. This interesting little town is ranked second in the world to discharge water creating thousands of mineral springs. The Tour of Hell will focus on the eight most popular hot springs in town. You can purchase pudding from local markets that were cooked using the steam from the geysers.

After lunch, we will hitch a ride in a boat to Matsuyama, a castle city. Following the pattern of hot springs, we will soak in one of the oldest in the world, Dogo Onsen. It is said that its 3,000 years old with healing qualities. We can see the Imperial family own rooms and onsens that are reserved for them called Yushinden.

We will return to our hotel for a traditional kaiseki style dinner, a luxurious multi-course Japanese meal. Afterwards, you have time to roam the old streets of Matsuyama or take a soak in the hot springs. There is a Taiko Show you can enjoy at the Tsubakikan Hotel in the main building for free.

Hotel Information:

Tsubaki-kan or similar

Tsubaki-kan is located in the Dogo Onsen district, its a great location for shopping and taking the trolley to visit downtown and Matsuyama Castle. The hotel in conveniently located 5 minute walk from the famous Dogo Onsen. Dogo Onsen is the oldest hot spring in Japan and is rumored to have healing qualities. The hotel provides both western and Japanese-style rooms. Everyday there is a taiko show at 9 pm in the ground floor. There is also free Wi-Fi at the lobby area.

Click here for Tsubaki-kan Official Site

Near by.......
(Castle & Park)
Matsuyama castle 10 mins by car
The Dogo Park 12 mins by walk

*At Japanese style hotels, we arrange tatami rooms, traditional Japanese straw mat, with futons. However, we can arrange western style rooms at some hotels at participant’s request.

PLEASE NOTE: This is the hotel we Japan Deluxe Tours generally uses on the touring styles and regions shown. There is no guarantee that you will stay in the lodgings listed on the website. We encourage you to check your travel documentation for confirmation of the exact accommodation you will be staying in.

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Dogo Prince Hotel or similar

Dogo Onsen is Japan's oldest hot spring and it is rumored to have healing qualities. You can find it walking distance from Dogo Prince Hotel, a Japanese ryokan (Japanese-style hotel). The hotel offers rooms with tatami mats and futons. There are complimentary yukata robe and zori sandals for you to use. The cuisine offered are local products especially seafood from the Seto Inland Sea. The hotel also offers their own large heated bubble baths, sauna, and foot bath. Yuzuki Castle Museum and Matsuyama Castle are also easy accessible from the hotel.

Click here for Dogo Prince Hotel Official Site

Near by........
(Park and Castle)
Dogo Park within Walking Distance
Yuzuki Castle Museum within Walking Distance
Matsuyama Castle in 15 mins by trolley
(Museum)
Saka no Ue no Kumo Museum          in 10 mins by taxi

PLEASE NOTE: This is the hotel we Japan Deluxe Tours generally uses on the touring styles and regions shown. There is no guarantee that you will stay in the lodgings listed on the website. We encourage you to check your travel documentation for confirmation of the exact accommodation you will be staying in.

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Day 6: (Breakfast / Lunch)

Morning

 Ishiteji Temple  [Takamatsu] Ritsurin Garden


Afternoon

  Naruto Whirlpools


Evening

 [Osaka] Dotonbori  Hotel


We will be traveling around Shikoku, the fourth largest island of Japan. After one last look at Dogo Onsen, we will head towards Ishiteji Temple, 51st of the 88 temples along the holy pilgrimage route. This extraordinary temple has an underground labyrinth and caves that can date back to 8th century. There is a legend about Emon Saburo who returned to the temple after he was reincarnated.

Traveling East, we will visit one of the most beautiful gardens in Japan that overlooks Mt. Shiun, Ritsurin Garden. Michelin Green Guide graded the garden three stars. Our last stop before hitting Osaka is Naruto, a small town off the coast.

Hotel Information:

Sheraton Miyako Osaka Hotel or similar

Sheraton Miyako Osaka Hotel is a perfect location in downtown with great access to many of local attractions, shopping area, and dining. The four star hotel has high class customer service with great accommodations. Within the hotel, there is a indoor pool, bakery, flower shop, restaurants, day care, spa, and stores. The guest rooms are all elegant and spacious and can have a beautiful city views with free LAN internet connection. The hotel is located near Osakauehonmachi Station which is close to Namba Station to the Shinsaibashi Shopping Area.

Click here for Sheraton Miyako Osaka Hotel Official Site

Nearby......
(Department stores and Kabuki theater)
Kami-honmachi YUFURA Next to the Hotel
kintetsu department store Next to the Hotel
shinkabukiza (Kami-honmachi YUFURA at 6~8F)

Airport Limousine Bus (to and from between the Hotel and Kansai International / Itami Airport )

PLEASE NOTE: This is the hotel we Japan Deluxe Tours generally uses on the touring styles and regions shown. There is no guarantee that you will stay in the lodgings listed on the website. We encourage you to check your travel documentation for confirmation of the exact accommodation you will be staying in.

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Day 7: (Breakfast / Lunch)

Morning

  Bullet Train Ride Experience  Nishijin Textile Center - KimonoShow  Golden Pavilion


Afternoon

  Fushimi Inari Taisha  Kodaiji Temple - Green Tea Ceremony  Ninenzaka 


Evening

 Gion Geisha District  Hotel


 

Traveling at 150 mph, we are heading towards Kyoto using the "shinkansen," bullet train. After arrival, we shall begin by visiting Nishijin Textile Center, where you can witness the creation of a traditional kimono. The center offers courses in handweaving, trying on elegant kimonos, and, if you like it, you can purchase it. You will be invited to see dazzling arrays of kimonos in a fashion show.

Next in our agenda will be a trip to Kiyomizu Temple. The most iconic temple of Japan, Kiyomizu Temple is a wooden structure that overlooks the city of Kyoto. On the base, three canals sprout water representing love, wisdom, and longevity. The last stop will be Kodaiji Temple, built in 1606 in memory of Toyotomi Hideyoshi by his beloved wife, Nene. This beautifully constructed shrine is well balance with nature maintaining a Japanese and Zen Garden with a Bamboo Forest. It is this location overlooking the scenery that you will be taking lessons in Japanese Tea Ceremony. We then return to Kyoto to visit the Gion Geisha District where you can spot geisha walking along the ancient capital.

Afterwards, we offer options for our guest: 1) you may freely roam on your own in Gion 2) Head toward Gion Corner where you can see Geisha dances and other traditional performances (PRICE: JPY 3150 TIME: 6:00pm, 7:00pm) 3) Go to a photo studio where you can dress as a Geisha with make-up or as a samurai (prices depends on number of exposures and location)

Hotel Information:

Kyoto New Miyako Hotel or similar

Kyoto New Miyako Hotel is in the heart of the city. Directly across from Kyoto Station, it's easy access to other location in Kyoto and Japan. The hotel has great dining options and unique boutiques. Nearby the hotel is the Nishiki Market and Ryozen Museum of History.

Click here for Kyoto New Miyako Hotel Official Site

Near by.....
(Food Market)
Nishiki Market   in 10 mins by taxi
(Museum)
Ryozen Museum of History in 10 mins by taxi

PLEASE NOTE: This is the hotel we Japan Deluxe Tours generally uses on the touring styles and regions shown. There is no guarantee that you will stay in the lodgings listed on the website. We encourage you to check your travel documentation for confirmation of the exact accommodation you will be staying in.

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Grand Prince Hotel Kyoto or similar

Nestle in the outskirts of Kyoto City lies the Grand Prince Hotel Kyoto near the forest and parks. The hotel's architecture is unique with circular body and beautiful Japanese Gardens that one can describe it as art. This four star hotel offers a spa, restaurants, banquet halls, and great access to beautiful parks for every season.

Click here for Grand Prince Hotel Kyoto Official Site

Nearby.....
(Temple and Park)
・Takaraga-ike in 5 mins by walk
・Sanzen-in in 20 mins by taxi
・Daikaku-ji in 20 mins by taxi
・Golden Pavilion in 20 mins by taxi

PLEASE NOTE: This is the hotel we Japan Deluxe Tours generally uses on the touring styles and regions shown. There is no guarantee that you will stay in the lodgings listed on the website. We encourage you to check your travel documentation for confirmation of the exact accommodation you will be staying in.

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Day 8: (Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)

Morning

[Kanazawa] Kenrokuen Garden


Afternoon

[Shirakawago] Gassho Village


Evening

[Takayama] Takayama Night Festival Hotel


 

From Kyoto, we will travel north-west with our first stop at Kanazawa prefecture. Kenrokuen is classified as one of Japan’s top three most beautiful landscape garden. This crowning champion is a hot spot for many tourists to visit this small town just to get a glimpse of its manicure trees and blooming flowers. We will continue to a small farming community of Shirakawago. It’s declared an UNESCO world heritage site where the old traditional farm homes, gassho-zukuri, are preserved to maintain the beauty of the scenery.

Following the sound of drums we will travel up the mountains to Takayama just in time to witness the festival in full swing. Takayama festival is considered to be one of the best festivals in Japan. Their huge floats will light up the night’s sky with many arrays of color paper lanterns.

Hotel Information:

Hotel Associa Takayama Resort or similar

Takayama is in the mountain rural side of Japan. The traditions are still kept alive with ancient Buddhist rituals, annual festivals, and preservation of older homes. One can enjoy the atmosphere from Hotel Associa Takayama Resort. The hotel has luxurious hotel accommodations. There are free shuttle bus to/ from JR Takayama Station to have a convenient access to local sight see spots.

Click here for Hotel Associa Takayama Resort Official Site

Near by.........
(Museum)
Art Forest within Walk distance
(Castle)
Matsukura Castle in 8 mins by taxi

PLEASE NOTE: This is the hotel we Japan Deluxe Tours generally uses on the touring styles and regions shown. There is no guarantee that you will stay in the lodgings listed on the website. We encourage you to check your travel documentation for confirmation of the exact accommodation you will be staying in.

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Takayama Green Hotel or similar

Takayama Green Hotel is a new type of resort that combines the functionality of an urban hotel with the atmosphere of a traditional Japanese inn, giving it an unique ambience of the old city of Hida. The hotel has a traditional indoor/ outdoor hot spring, a restaurant using local products, and traditional souvenir shop. The location is walking distant to Takayama Old Town.

Click here for Takayama Green Hotel Official Site

Near by.......
(Museum)
Hida Takayama Museum of Art in 5 mins by car
(Temple)
Hida Kokubunji Temple in 3 mins by foot
(Shopping)
Kokubinji Dori Shopping District in 5 mins by foot

PLEASE NOTE: This is the hotel we Japan Deluxe Tours generally uses on the touring styles and regions shown. There is no guarantee that you will stay in the lodgings listed on the website. We encourage you to check your travel documentation for confirmation of the exact accommodation you will be staying in.

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Day 9: (Breakfast / Dinner)

Morning

 Morning Market / Old Town  Takayama Festival


Afternoon

 Matsumoto Castle


Evening

 Japanese Style Hotel (Traditional Japanese Cuisine)


Takayama, or as some people call it “little Kyoto,” has many areas where homes and shops are more than 300 years old and well preserved. The morning market is also located in that area and we will explore many vendors and activities. You will have free time to roam around to buy souvenirs, take pictures, or visit other important sight see spots. We will have time to see the Takayama floats in the day time to see a puppet performance from the floats. The portable shrines are also stages to mechanical puppets that people control inside the floats called karakuri.

Afterwards we will head back to Tokyo but with a side trip to Matsumoto Castle. This castle is one of the very few original castles that were kept intact and never destroyed. Also its unique black coloring gave its nickname karasu-jo, the Crow Castle. It’s one of three must see castles in Japan and ranked on the top 100 in the world castles. Today’s hotel is located in the banks of Suwa Lake. The ryokan, Japanese hotel, contains variety of onsen, hot springs, which you can dip in and relax. Dinner is provided in traditional style of kaiseki, a Japananese multi-course cuisine.

Hotel Information:

Hotel Saginoyu or similar

Hotel Saginoyu is an old and establish hotel built in 1905. With over 100 years of rich history, the hotel is imprinted in Japan's history with visits from famous calligraphers, artists, and poets. Built next to Lake Suwa, gives a great view from the hotel. The waters used in the hot springs of the hotel are from the natural resources found in the land around the agriculture area. Japanese style tatami rooms and Japanese garden with perfect view for each season will help you relax and enjoy outstanding natural beauty.

Click here for Hotel Saginoyu Official Site

Near by............
(Museum)
Katakurakan within Walking distance
Suwa City Museum            within Walking distance

*At Japanese style hotels, we arrange tatami rooms, traditional Japanese straw mat, with futons. However, we can arrange western style rooms at some hotels at participant’s request.

PLEASE NOTE: This is the hotel we Japan Deluxe Tours generally uses on the touring styles and regions shown. There is no guarantee that you will stay in the lodgings listed on the website. We encourage you to check your travel documentation for confirmation of the exact accommodation you will be staying in.

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Day 10: (Breakfast / Lunch)

Morning

 [Shizuoka] Mt. Fuji 


Afternoon

 [Hakone]  Owakudani-Boiling Valley  Lake Ashi Cruise 


Evening

 [Tokyo] Shinjuku District  Hotel


After arrival, we shall begin by visiting Japan's most iconic symbol, the sacred Fuji-san, Mt. Fuji. It is 3776 meters tall, making it Japan's tallest mountain. It’s not surprising that the almost perfect shaped volcano has been worshiped through all the ages from poetry to art. From Fuji-san we will continue our journey to Hakone, where we will take a cruise in Lake Ashi. We will then take a ropeway to Owakudani, an active volcanic crater still steaming from its last eruption some 3,000 years ago. There you will get a taste of the local cuisine, the black egg, cooked in one of the craters. In the end, we will head towards our hotel in Tokyo.

Hotel Information:

The Prince Park Tower Tokyo or similar

The Prince Park Tower Tokyo is a five star hotel, ranked 2nd best hotel in the world by Expedia. Every room is luxurious and spacious with panoramic views of Tokyo. It features state-of-the-art amenities including a Jacuzzi bathtub and separate shower stall. In the facility there is a swimming pool, indoor hot spring, gym, spa, and high-class restaurants. The hotel is walking distance from Tokyo Tower and Roppongi Hills.

Click here for The Prince Park Tower Tokyo Official Site

Near by......
(Temple)
Zojoji Temple Next to the Hotel
(Facility)
Tokyo Tower 5 mins by walk

PLEASE NOTE: This is the hotel we Japan Deluxe Tours generally uses on the touring styles and regions shown. There is no guarantee that you will stay in the lodgings listed on the website. We encourage you to check your travel documentation for confirmation of the exact accommodation you will be staying in.

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Grand Pacific Le Daiba or similar

Grand Pacific Le Daiba is the perfect place to stay whether your trip is for business or leisure. The five-star hotel is equip with an indoor/outdoor swimming pool, restaurants, bars, a gym, etc. Located at Odaiba, the hotel offers amazing views of Tokyo waterfront and the Rainbow Bridge. Enjoy the serene and eye catching scenery and entertainment in the area. Joypolis Amusement Park, Diver Aqua City Mall, and Fuji TV Tower are all located near the hotel.

Click here for Grand Pacific Le Daiba Official Site

Nearby.......
(Shopping mall & Amusement facility)
・AQUA CITY ODAIBA
・Gundam Front Tokyo ( at DiverCity Tokyo Plaza )
・Oedo Onsen Monogatari ( the Theme Park of Hot Springs )

Airport Limousine Bus (from/to Narita / Haneda Airport)

* Free Shuttle Bus to/from Disneyland and Disneysea is available. (Advance reservation is required)

PLEASE NOTE: This is the hotel we Japan Deluxe Tours generally uses on the touring styles and regions shown. There is no guarantee that you will stay in the lodgings listed on the website. We encourage you to check your travel documentation for confirmation of the exact accommodation you will be staying in.

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Day 11: (Breakfast / Dinner)

Early Morning

 Optional Free Excursion: Tsukuji Tuna Auction Tour 

Limited numbers allowed only on 5th morning at 4 am (close on Sundays and some Wednesdyas) 
Not guarantee since there arelimited spaces allowed at the auction.

Morning

 Edo-Tokyo Museum   Akihabara Electric Town


Afternoon

 Asakusa Sensoji Temple   Meiji Shrine  Harajuku  


Evening

 Hotel


 

Today will be devoted to exploring the multi-cultural spots of Tokyo.
Starting with an optional tour to the tuna auction live at the world famous Tsukiji Market.* It’s the biggest fish market in the world selling over 2,000 tons of fish per day. Though the tour starts at 3:30am, this district is buzzing with life and activities distributing fishes to all the sushi shops in Tokyo. After this tour, you will be taken to your hotel to pack and meet the group.

The tour will head out to Edo Tokyo Museum where you can get acquainted with the history of Tokyo. Close by, we will explore Akihabara famous for their abundance in electronic stores and the home of anime lovers. After lunch in Akihabara, we will delve in the old town district of Asakusa – shop around the Nakamise Shopping area and pray at the Sensoji Temple. We will also be stopping at the Imperial Palace Plaza today to get a glimpse at the current Emperor’s home.

In the evening, we will probe the stores at Harajuku. The unofficial fashion capital of Japan offers the latest pop culture and fashion. Returning to our hotel, we will be passing by the fame Shibuya Cross and Roppongi Hills.


*Tuna Auction is free. However, if you schedule to go and failed to appear, there is a penalty fee which you require to pay.

Hotel Information:

The Prince Park Tower Tokyo or similar

The Prince Park Tower Tokyo is a five star hotel, ranked 2nd best hotel in the world by Expedia. Every room is luxurious and spacious with panoramic views of Tokyo. It features state-of-the-art amenities including a Jacuzzi bathtub and separate shower stall. In the facility there is a swimming pool, indoor hot spring, gym, spa, and high-class restaurants. The hotel is walking distance from Tokyo Tower and Roppongi Hills.

Click here for The Prince Park Tower Tokyo Official Site

Near by......
(Temple)
Zojoji Temple Next to the Hotel
(Facility)
Tokyo Tower 5 mins by walk

PLEASE NOTE: This is the hotel we Japan Deluxe Tours generally uses on the touring styles and regions shown. There is no guarantee that you will stay in the lodgings listed on the website. We encourage you to check your travel documentation for confirmation of the exact accommodation you will be staying in.

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Grand Pacific Le Daiba or similar

Grand Pacific Le Daiba is the perfect place to stay whether your trip is for business or leisure. The five-star hotel is equip with an indoor/outdoor swimming pool, restaurants, bars, a gym, etc. Located at Odaiba, the hotel offers amazing views of Tokyo waterfront and the Rainbow Bridge. Enjoy the serene and eye catching scenery and entertainment in the area. Joypolis Amusement Park, Diver Aqua City Mall, and Fuji TV Tower are all located near the hotel.

Click here for Grand Pacific Le Daiba Official Site

Nearby.......
(Shopping mall & Amusement facility)
・AQUA CITY ODAIBA
・Gundam Front Tokyo ( at DiverCity Tokyo Plaza )
・Oedo Onsen Monogatari ( the Theme Park of Hot Springs )

Airport Limousine Bus (from/to Narita / Haneda Airport)

* Free Shuttle Bus to/from Disneyland and Disneysea is available. (Advance reservation is required)

PLEASE NOTE: This is the hotel we Japan Deluxe Tours generally uses on the touring styles and regions shown. There is no guarantee that you will stay in the lodgings listed on the website. We encourage you to check your travel documentation for confirmation of the exact accommodation you will be staying in.

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Day 12: (Breakfast)

  Your home town or enjoy your extended stay.

Sadly your enjoyable Japan tour ends today, you will return home with cherished memories or enjoy your extended stay in Japan.


**INFORMATION**
From Narita Excel Hotel Tokyu to Narita Airport - about 15 mins(Bus)
From downtown hotel in Tokyo to Narita Airport - about 90 mins(Bus)
From downtown hotel in Tokyo to Haneda Airport - about 30 mins(Bus)

Hotel Information:





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Tour Highlights
  • Himeji/Hiroshima
  • Himeji Castle, Miyajima-Itsukushima Shrine, A-Bomb Dome, Hiroshima Peace Park

  • Nagasaki/Beppu
  • Glover Garden, Oura Catholic Church, Arita, The tour of Hell

  • Matsuyama/Takayama/Tokushima
  • Dogo Onsen, Ishiteji Temple, Ritsurin Garden, Naruto Whirlpools

  • Kyoto
  • Kinkakuji Temple-Golden Pavilion, Kodaiji Temple, Kiyomizu Temple, Nishijin Textile Center-Kimono Show, Gion Geisha District

  • Kanazawa/Takayama/Nagano
  • Kenroku Garden, Shirakawago Gassho Village, Takayama Festival, Matsumoto Castle

  • Hakone/Mt.Fuji/Atami
  • Lake Ashi Cruise, Hakone Ropeway, Owakudani Boiling Valley, Mt.Fuji Fifth Station(if weather permits), Visitor Center

  • Tokyo
  • Tsukiji Tuna Auction (except Sundays), Asakusa, Sensoji Temple, Akihabara Electric Town, Edo Tokyo Museum, Odaiba, Harajuku, Ginza


Land Only Tour Price Includes
  • Accommodations, 9 nights Western & 2 nights Japanese style Hotel
  • 25 meals - Buffet Breakfast daily & variety of Japanese delicacies
  • All ground transportation during tour
  • All admission fees as listed on itinerary
  • Gratuities & Local Taxes during tour (no-hidden charges)
  • Round-trip airport transfers to/from designated hotels (except for early arrival & late departure & hotel changed by request)
  • Meet Assist Service will be available between 1:00 pm to 9:00 pm at Narita/Kansai Airport. (Itami Airport arrival, airport bus coupon will be provided for your transfer to downtown hotel.)
  • Seamless service of English speaking tour guide during tour

Air-Inclusive Tour Package Includes
  • All of the land-only tour package features
  • International flights between US cities and Japan
  • Tax (USD 98) & Fuel Surcharge (USD 576 as of 12/15/2011) applicable ONLY for Air Inclusive Tour participants from USA
  • (Please see Departure City Chart for add on air fare.)

Stop over, extension to Asian Destinations & Non US Departure
  • Special stop over rate for Hawaii & Okinawa available
  • Low cost add-on air fare to Asian destinations available
  • We arrange flights for non US departure customers

  • Not Included in the Tour Price
    • Passports; visas and vaccinations; laundry; telephone; mini bar; alcohol; beverages and food not on the regular table menu (these extra items will be billed to you before leaving the hotel or restaurant); optional excursions; porterage at airports; travel protection insurance; excess baggage fees; all other items of a personal nature

    Package prices are per person, based on double occupancy
    (2 people sharing 1 room, single supplement USD 880, ask for triple occupancy discount)

    Prices are subject to change without prior notice

    Cancellation penalties and other conditions or restrictions may apply

    *Tour schedule may change without prior notice.

    Hotel Options [+]

    Room Upgrade
    • Room Upgrade to deluxe room is available at most hotels on this itinerary from $70/person
    • Rates are per person based on double occupancy
    • Please contact us for single or triple occupancy

    Pre/Post Tour Hotels and Optional Tours or Extension to Asian Cities
    We offer specially selected hotels in and near Osaka or Tokyo with special rates for your pre and/or post tour overnight. With a pre and/or post night you have the chance to start and end your holidays in a pleasant and comfortable way. You will be picked up at your hotel or can easily get to one of our pick-up-points on the day of your departure and being dropped off, respectively…


    Pre/Post tour hotel rate (Includes tax & breakfast)
    • Nikko Kansai Airport Hotel $140/person
    • Kyoto New Miyako Hotel $140/person
    • Grand Pacific Le Daiba $140/person
    • Prince Park Tower $160/person

    *Single supplement $100/night

    Change of Hotel (Airport Area to Downtown Area)
    We can arrange changing your hotel from airport area (ie. Narita Excel Hotel Tokyu or Nikko Kansai Airport Hotel) to downtown area (ie. Sheraton Miyako Osaka or Grand Pacific Le Daiba), so you can reach your favorite destination easier during pre/post stay.

    *Hotel Change Fee: $50

    Optional Tour List [+]

    Optional Tour
    Currency conversion