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Japanese Cherry Blossom (Tokyo)

AED 9500


7 Nights 8 Days

  • Hotel
  • Transfers
  • Meals
  • Sightseeing

Activities

  • Ground Activities
  • Above Water Activities

INCLUSIONS

  • Accommodation at the hotels mentioned or similar.
  • Meals, coach tours, transfers, entrance fees, sightseeing and surface transportation as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Services of our Tour Manager or Local Representatives. (Subject to minimum 25 full-paying passengers travelling together for Japan).
  • The tour price is applicable provided there are more than 25 adult passengers travelling on tour, else an FIT supplement may be applicable.

EXCLUSIONS

  • Airfare, Airport Tax, Visas, Overseas Travel Insurance, Porterage, laundry, telephone charges, all items of personal nature and also food and drinks not forming part of the group menus.
  • Cost of the Suggested Excursions.
  • Any increase in the rate of exchange leading to an increase in all land arrangement which may come in to effect prior to departure.
  • Mandatory tips of USD 5 per person per day for Japan towards tips to be paid to Tour Manager.
  • Porters are available at limited hotels in Japan and yuor baggage has to be carried on your own most of the time.
  • Anything not specifically mentioned in ‘What your Tour Price includes’ box.
  • If there are less than 15 adult passengers travelling on a group departure, all applicable transfers including the cross country transfers will be on Seat-in-Coach (SIC) basis.

Your Day Wise Itinerary

Welcome to Tokyo, the capital city of Japan. Upon arrival at the Narita International Airport, you will be met by our Tour Manager/ local representative and taken to your hotel. (Check-in time is 1500 hrs.). Later, proceed to Yokohama - the second largest city in Japan. On a guided city tour visit Chinatown, Yamashita Park and the Ookagawa Riverfront where you can see the spectacular Sakura - Cherry Blossoms in full bloom. Also, visit the Minato Marai a stunning futuristic waterfront. Overnight in Tokyo. (L, D)
Today, proceed to the Haneda Airport for your flight to Hiroshima. On arrival into Hiroshima visit the Hiroshima Peace Park and the Atomic Bomb Dome (Genbaku Dome) which is a part of the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park and a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1996. The ruin is dedicated to its legacy as the “first city in the world” to suffer a nuclear attack and a memorial to the people who were killed in the atomic bombing of Hiroshima on August 6, 1945. Later, take a ferry to Miyajima Island and visit the Itsukushima Shrine. The centuries-old Itsukushima Shrine on Miyajima is the source of both the island’s fame and its name. Formally named Itsukushima, the island is more popularly known as “Miyajima”, literally “shrine island” in Japanese, thanks to its star attraction. The shrine is known worldwide for its iconic “Floating Torii (Gate)”. Overnight in Hiroshima. (BB, L, D)
Today, check out of the hotel and drive to Kobe - known for being one of the most vibrant cities in Japan. The city is located on a scenic harbor and also has its own mountain which offers sweeping views across the region. On a guided tour - visit the Suma Ura Cherry Park for spectacular views of these stunning Sakura. Make a photo stop at the Akashi bridge, drive past the Kitano District and see the English House with its Sherlock Holmes room. Later, stop at Harbor Land - a complex that brings together Kobe Harbor’s shopping and amusement spots and also from where you get a great photo opportunity of the Kobe Tower. Later drive to Osaka. Overnight in Osaka. (B, L, D)
Today, proceed to Nara and visit the Nara Deer Park. The park is home to hundreds of freely roaming deer. Considered messengers of the gods in Shinto, Nara’s deers have become a symbol of the city. Later visit the Todaiji temple where you can see the temple’s best-known relic “Daibutsu” - a colossal statue of the world’s largest gilded bronze Buddha, 15 meters in height. Later, visit the world-famous Arashimaya Bamboo Forest where the thick green bamboo stalks seem to continue endlessly in every direction and there’s a strange quality to the light at this famous bamboo grove. Also visit the Kinkauji Temple - the heart of the temple complex is the Golden Pavilion (kinka-ku), situated picturesquely in its garden at the edge of a lake. Today, also experience the culture of Japan with the Tea Ceremony where you see how tea is traditionally made and what it tastes like. Overnight in Osaka. (B, L, D)
Today, on a guided city tour - see the famous Osaka Castle, visit Dotonbori - the Times Square of Osaka and many more sights. Later, experience an unforgettable Bullet train ride to Mishima. Overnight in Numazu. (B, L, D)
Today, get set to experience the natural wonders of Japan. Enjoy a cruise on the stunning Lake Ashi - known for its crystal blue waters. Later, ride on the Owakudani Ropeway on which you enjoy spectacular views of the crystal-clear blue waters of Lake Ashi, the rising volcanic fumes of Owakudani and the grandeur of Mount Fuji. Later, drive to the 3rd station of Mt. Fuji (subject to weather conditions). Overnight in Tokyo. (B, L, D)
Today, we proceed on a guided city tour of Tokyo. Get an opportunity to enjoy the Kimono Experience by actually wearing a Kimono “Traditional Japanese Dress”. After visiting the famous Sensoji Temple enjoy a cruise on the Sumeida River to enjoy the beautiful Cherry Blossom Trees. Also visit the Tokyo Skytree, a television broadcasting tower, and landmark of Tokyo. With a height of 634 meters, it is the tallest structure in Japan and the second tallest in the world at the time of its completion. We later visit the Toyota Mega Web in Odaiba, Toyota’s proclaimed car theme Park, Toyota Mega Web comprises of six exhibits such as the History Garage, Universal Design Showcase, Toyota City Showcase. Overnight in Tokyo. (B, L, D)
Today is the day you take your flight back home with fond memories of your SOTC holiday. We would like you to write and tell us how you enjoyed your holiday and give us your suggestions. (B)
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