Japan Trip – 08nights 09days
Japan Trip – 08nights 09days
ARRIVAL IN TOKYO
Upon arrival in the Land of the Rising Sun at Narita/Haneda Airport, the company representative will receive you with warm welcome. He will then escort you to your hotel in a Limousine Bus. Check in the hotel and rest for a while to get rid of the tiredness. Thereafter enjoy the day at leisure at your own pace. Before heading back to the hotel in Tokyo to spend overnight, have a delicious dinner at your own.
TOKYO-MT. FUJI- LAKE ASHI- TOKYO
Have a scrumptious breakfast at the hotel and then settle down in a Super Luxury Coach to reach Hakone- the sight of Mt. Fuji. Hakone which is less than 100 kilometers from Tokyo is popular amongst the tourists because of its hot springs, outdoor activities, natural beauty and the view of nearby Mt. Fuji. Hakone is part of Shizouka Prefecture and is the perfect place for those looking for a break from Tokyo.
While traveling you will pass through the busy Roads of Tokyo city. Do not forget to admire the Lush Green surroundings of Country side during this 2 hour journey.
The tour of Mt. Fuji will kick-start with a visit to Fuji Visitor Center where you will be made to watch an English video of 12 minutes duration with blockbuster movie soundtrack. The video depicts a good summary of the mountain and its geological history.
Then head towards Mt. Fuji 5th Station which places you almost close enough to grab the summit of Mount Fuji. It’s a great spot for sightseeing for those who want to just view Mt. Fuji. Though the shape of Mt. Fuji looks like a volcano but it has been worshipped as a sacred mountain and experienced big popularity among artists and common people.
While at Lake Ashi Cruise take in the stunning views of number of unique sights. Take plenty of time to cruise around all of Lake Ashi to have the best experience.The lake is known for its views of Mt. Fuji and its numerous hot springs. A number of pleasure boats and ferries traverse the lake, providing scenic views for tourists and passengers.
Have lunch at your own expense and convenience. Post lunch visit Mt. Komagatake Ropeway which is highly recommended for those who wish to explore something beyond Japanese cities. The area is also famous for being home to a treasure trove of different rare alpine flowers and other alpine plants. Take a ride on the Central Alps Komagatake Ropeway and enjoy experiencing one of the greatest expanses of natural scenery in Japan.
As the day retires depart from Hakone and proceed to Shinjuku Station road to spend overnight in Tokyo after having dinner at your own expense.
DISCOVER TOKYO IN HALF DAY TOUR
Have a scrumptious breakfast at the hotel and then proceed for Tour Pick up point for half day Tokyo City Tour. Tokyo is the capital of Japan and is one of the 47 prefectures of Japan. The most populous metropolitan area in the world is the seat of the Japanese government and the Imperial Palace and the home of the Japanese Imperial Family. Tokyo is in the Kantō region and is home to Izu Islands and Ogasawara Islands.
The first stop in the City of Tokyo will be The Imperial Palace located on the former site of Edo Castle, a large park area surrounded by moats and massive stone walls.It is the residence of Japan’s Imperial Family. Next go for the exploration of Asakusa which is the center of Tokyo’s shitamachi. It is one of Tokyo’s districts, where till date past decades of Tokyo survives. The main attarction to be visited here is Sensoji, a very popular Buddhist temple.
Later stroll in the beautiful shopping street stretches of The Nakamise. It is lined with more than 50 shops, which offer local specialties and the usual array of tourist souvenirs.The last destination is world’s biggest electronics town Akihabara. In Akihabara is located Akiba which is famous for its many electronics shops.
Later spend the evening at leisure and before retiring back to the hotel have dinner at your won expense.
Transfer to Hakone. This is the place to go if you want to experience a traditional onsen (hot springs). The onsens are separated by gender and are a “no bathing suit” style traditional bath. You can also take the cable car to catch a glimpse of Mt. Fuji.
Transfer to Kyoto. You’ll want to see the temples of Kyoto, including the Fushimi Inari Shrine and Golden Temple, visit Nishiki Market, see the geishas walking around the city center, and go to a traditional kaiseki dinner.
Spend the morning in Kyoto. Then take a midday JR train to Nara Park to feed the roaming deer, see the world’s largest bronze Buddha statue, and one of the tallest pagodas in Japan. Take the JR train onward to Osaka.
In Osaka, be sure to visit Dotonbori Street to try all the Japanese specialties, like okonomiyaki and takoyaki. Visit Osaka Castle and Park, and check out the Instant Ramen Museum. If you have time, visit the food-focused Kuromon Ichiba Market.
Take a 30-minute train ride to Kobe to try the famous Kobe beef, then stop off in Kobe’s Nada district for a tasting at a few sake breweries.
Fly out from Osaka.