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Summer Japan Alpine Route 2024

Holiday Destination, Holiday Type, Escorted Group Holidays, Holiday Themes, Adventure, International, China, Japan, Off beat, Popular, Asia

Visit:

Tokyo, Hakone, Alpine Route, Nagoya, Kyoto, Osaka, Hiroshima

Includes:

  • 1 night in Hilton Hotel / Ana Crowne Plaza / Nikko Hotel or similar in Narita
  • 1 night in Shiomi Prince Tokyo Bay / JAL City Toyusu / Sheraton Grande or similar in Tokyo
  • 1 night in Hotel Metropolitan / Hotel Buena Vista / Hotel Iroha Grand or similar in Nagano/Matsumoto
  • 1 night in Hotel Grand Terrace / Double Tree by Hilton or similar in Toyama
  • 1 night in Nagoya Tokyu Hotel / Nagoya Strings Hotel or similar in Nagoya
  • 4 nights in Ana Crowne Plaza / Sheraton Miyako / Quintessa Osaka
  • Bay / Agora Regency Sakai or similar in Osaka
  • Accommodation, Meals, Sightseeing and Excursions as per above mentioned itinerary.
  • Services of a professional, friendly and multilingual Tour Manager or a local Representative. (Subject to minimum 25 customers).
  • The tour will operate on SIC Basis if there are less than 15 passengers booked on tour.

Characteristics

Escorted Group Holidays Popular Off beat Adventure

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Select a Check-in and Check-out Date

Adults2 - 3
Children0 - 3
Total People2 - 4
Room 1

Available Dates are Tentative, please wait for the final confirmation from SOTC Team before issuing the flight tickets. For Payment Details as well, SOTC Team will get in touch with you.

Day 1
Arrive at Narita Upon arrival, welcome by the Tour Manager/local tour guide and transfer from the airport to the hotel for check in. (Standard check in time 1400-1500 hrs). Dinner at Indian Restaurant. Overnight in Narita. (D)

Note:
The standard check-in time is 1500 hrs. Packed dinner will be provided in case of late arrivals of flight or long queue at the immigration.

Day 2
Visit Asakusa Kannon Temple & Nakamise Dori Street - Visit Team Labs - Visit Shibuya Sky and Shibuya Crossing After breakfast, we proceed to visit Asakusa Kannon which is one of Tokyo's most colourful and popular temples and Nakamise Dori street which is one of Japan's oldest shopping streets. Later, we visit Team Labs, which is a popular, immersive museum known for its colorful, futuristic digital art installations & photo ops. We then visit Shibuya Sky where you can see views of Tokyo at this 360° open-air observation deck at the rooftop and then walk through the busiest crossing in Tokyo known as Shibuya Crossing. Dinner at Indian Restaurant with Roll Cake Tasting. (What’s More) Overnight in Tokyo. (B, L, D)

Day 3
Lake Ashi Cruise – Owakudani Ropeway – Visit Owakudani Valley (All sightseeing are Weather permitting) After breakfast, we proceed to Mount Fuji. We take a cruise on the Lake Ashi and Owakudani ropeway and visit the Owakudani Valley, a volcanic valley with active sulphur vents and hot springs. Dinner at Indian Restaurant. Overnight in Nagano/Matsumoto. (B, LL, D)

Day 4
Alpine Tour After breakfast, we proceed to the Alpine Tour. The Tateyama Kurobe Alpine (pronounced “Alpen”) Route is known as the “Roof of Japan”. The route passes through the dynamic scenery of Mt. Tateyama in the Japan Alps. It is traversed using a variety of vehicles with an elevation change from Toyama Prefecture to Nagano Prefecture. Dinner at Indian Restaurant. Overnight in Toyama. (B, PL, D)

Day 5
Visit Shirakawago Village – Visit Nabana No Sato (24 Apr – 31 May & 01 Aug – 30 Sep) or Visit Port of Nagoya Public Aquarium (01 Jun – 31 Jul) After breakfast, we visit Shirakawago village known for its unique architecture as no nails or any other metal materials were used during the construction of the houses. We then proceed to Nagoya. Visit Nabana No Sato (24 Apr – 31 May & 01 Aug – 30 Sep) We visit Nabana No Sato which is a landscaped flower field with colourful blooms, night time displays of LED lighting. Port of Nagoya Public Aquarium (01 Jun – 31 Jul) We visit Port of Nagoya Public Aquarium which is home to Orca killer whales, dolphins and Beluga Whales, and featuring marine life from Japan to Antarctica. Dinner at Indian Restaurant. Overnight in Nagoya. (B, L, D)

Day 6
Visit SCMAGLEV and Railway Park - Visit Nara & Deer Park – Visit Todaiji Temple After breakfast, we visit SCMaglev and Railway Park which is a hands-on museum looking at the past, present and future of Japan's railway systems and rolling stock. Later we visit Nara Deer Park which is home to hundreds of freely roaming deer also known as “Messengers of God” and the Todaiji temple where you can see the temple’s best known relic “Daibutsu”. Dinner at Indian Restaurant. Overnight in Osaka. (B, L, D)

Day 7
Visit Naruto Whirlpool including Cruise (Weather permitting) - Free Time at Shinsaibashi After breakfast, we visit Naruto Whirlpool which is a natural phenomenon that occurs because of the harsh tidal currents caused by the tidal variation. Get an up-close look of the impressive whirlpools of Naruto from a small tide-watching boat. In the evening, we visit Shinsaibashi - one of the most famous shopping streets in Osaka and Japan. Dinner at Indian Restaurant with Sushi Tasting. (What’s More) Overnight in Osaka. (B, L, D)

Day 8
Visit Kinkakuji Temple – Visit Arashiyama Bamboo Forest – Experience Japanese Tea Ceremony – Visit Fushimi Inari Shrine After breakfast, we visit the Kinkaku-ji Temple - a pagoda made to house the sacred relics of the Buddha which has given this temple the popular name of Kinkaku-ji (“Temple of the Golden Pavilion”). We then visit the world famous Arashiyama Bamboo Forest where the thick green bamboo stalks seem to continue endlessly in every direction and Visitors can stroll paths lined with endless rows of towering bamboo. Later, experience the famous Japanese Tea Ceremony which is a Japanese cultural activity involving the ceremonial preparation & presentation of “MATCHA” powdered green tea. We also visit Fushimi Inari Shrine famous for its thousands of vermilions torii gates. Dinner at Indian Restaurant with Ramen Noodles Tasting (What’s More). Overnight in Osaka. (B, L, D)

Day 9
Day Trip to Hiroshima – Bullet Train Experience (Osaka – Hiroshima – Osaka) – Visit Miyajima Island – Visit Itsukushima Shrine – Photostop at the Floating Tori Gate – Photostop at Atomic Dome – Visit Peace Memorial Park and Museum Collect Packed Breakfast and proceed for a Day Trip to Hirsohima. Today, we take a bullet train ride from Osaka to Hiroshima. Upon arrival in Hirsohima, we proceed to the pier to take the ferry to the Miyajima Island and visit the Itsukushima Shrine, the centuries-old Itsukushima Shrine on Miyajima, the shrine is known worldwide for its iconic “Floating Tori (Gate)”. Later, we visit the Hiroshima Peace Park, Museum, and the Atomic Bomb Dome which is a part of the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park and a designated UNESCO World Heritage. We return to Osaka via a bullet train from Hiroshima. Dinner at Indian Restaurant. Overnight in Osaka. (PB, L, D)

Day 10
Return home Today, we check out and proceed to the airport for your flight back home. It’s time to say goodbye to all the new friends you have made. We hope you take back many happy memories of your holiday. We would like you to spare a few minutes of your time to write and tell us how you enjoyed your holiday and any suggestions you may have for the future. (B)

Note: The normal check out time is 11:00 am.

TOKYO:

  • Visit Asakusa Kannon Temple & Nakamise Dori Street
  • Visit Team Labs
  • Visit Shibuya Sky and Shibuya Crossing

HAKONE:

  • Lake Ashi Cruise (Weather Permitting)
  • Owakudani
  • Ropeway (Weather Permitting)
  • Visit Owakudani Valley
  • (Weather Permitting)

ALPINE ROUTE:

  • Alpine Tour
  • Visit Shirakawago Village

NAGOYA:

  • Visit Nabana No Sato (24 Apr – 31 May & 01 Aug – 30 Sep)
  • Visit Port of Nagoya Public Aquarium (01 Jun – 31 Jul)
  • Visit SCMaglev and Railway Park

KYOTO:

  • Visit Nara & Deer Park
  • Visit Todaiji Temple
  • Visit Arashiyama Bamboo Forest
  • Experience Japanese Tea Ceremony
  • Visit Kinkakuji Temple
  • Visit Fushimi Inari Shrine

OSAKA:

  • Visit Naruto Whirlpool including Cruise (Weather Permitting)
  • Free Time at Shinsaibashi

HIROSHIMA:

  • Bullet Train Experience (Osaka – Hiroshima –Osaka)
  • Visit Miyajima Island (Visit Itsukushima Shrine and
  • Photostop at the Floating Tori Gate)
  • Photostop at Atomic Dome
  • Visit Peace Memorial Park
  • Visit Peace Memorial Museum

What’S More

  • One Yukata per person as Souvenir 
  • Roll Cake Tasting in Tokyo
  • Sushi Tasting in Osaka 
  • Ramen Noodles Tasting in Osaka
  • 2 water bottles (500 ml) per person per day

Daily American breakfast. (Except Day 1 and Day 9)

Meals:

  • 6 Lunches at Indian Restaurants
  • 1 Local Lunch at Japanese Restaurant
  • 1 Packed Lunch during Alpine Tour
  • 9 Dinners at Indian Restaurants

Note: Packed lunches, if applicable, will be Jain/vegetarian

(B-Breakfast | BR-Brunch | L-Lunch | LL-Local Lunch | LC-Lunch

coupon | PL-Packed Lunch | D-Dinner | LD-Local Dinner)

  • 1 night in Hilton Hotel / Ana Crowne Plaza / Nikko Hotel or similar in Narita
  • 1 night in Shiomi Prince Tokyo Bay / JAL City Toyusu / Sheraton Grande or similar in Tokyo
  • 1 night in Hotel Metropolitan / Hotel Buena Vista / Hotel Iroha Grand or similar in Nagano/Matsumoto
  • 1 night in Hotel Grand Terrace / Double Tree by Hilton or similar in Toyama
  • 1 night in Nagoya Tokyu Hotel / Nagoya Strings Hotel or similar in Nagoya
  • 4 nights in Ana Crowne Plaza / Sheraton Miyako / Quintessa Osaka
  • Bay / Agora Regency Sakai or similar in Osaka
  • Accommodation, Meals, Sightseeing and Excursions as per above mentioned itinerary.
  • Services of a professional, friendly and multilingual Tour Manager or a local Representative. (Subject to minimum 25 customers).
  • The tour will operate on SIC Basis if there are less than 15 passengers booked on tour.
  • Passport, Visa charges, Airport & Port taxes.
  • Cost of your Air tickets required to participate in this tour.
  • Tips of USD 05 per person per day are compulsory in Japan for
  • services of the guide, driver & many other services. To be paid only in US Dollars Cash.
  • Porterage, tips, Insurance, laundry, telephone charges, airport
  • transfers, transfers all items of personal nature and also food and
  • drinks not forming part of the group menus.
  • City Tax or Tourism tax
  • The tour price is subject to increase without notice if this rate of
  • exchange changes substantially prior to departure.
  • Meals are pre-set and a choice of menu is not available.
  • Any increase in the rate of exchange leading to an increase in all
  • land arrangement which may come in to effect prior to departure.
  • Anything not specifically mentioned in ‘What your Tour Price includes’ box
  • 1 night in Hilton Hotel / Ana Crowne Plaza / Nikko Hotel or similar in Narita
  • 1 night in Shiomi Prince Tokyo Bay / JAL City Toyusu / Sheraton Grande or similar in Tokyo
  • 1 night in Hotel Metropolitan / Hotel Buena Vista / Hotel Iroha Grand or similar in Nagano/Matsumoto
  • 1 night in Hotel Grand Terrace / Double Tree by Hilton or similar in Toyama
  • 1 night in Nagoya Tokyu Hotel / Nagoya Strings Hotel or similar in Nagoya
  • 4 nights in Ana Crowne Plaza / Sheraton Miyako / Quintessa Osaka
  • Bay / Agora Regency Sakai or similar in Osaka

Single room supplement USD 990 per person.
*As a 3rd in a triple, a roll away cot may be provided.
**As a 3rd in a double, no bed or cot will be provided to the child. Person below 12 years will be considered as a Child. • Maximum 3 persons are allowed per room.

Visa Requirements
You must be in possession of a valid Single entry Japan visa. The cost of this visa is not included in your package tour price. It would be best to check with your travel agent and the consulates nearest to you for advice and information. Please ensure that your travel documents are ready in time for departure.

Ticketing Requirements:

For this tour you would require confirmed air tickets to arrive into Narita & depart from Osaka. It would be advisable to check with your sales officer or local travel agent for ticketing.

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