Welcome to Japan “The land of the rising Sun” - the country known for its traditional arts, oldest civilization, and embracing technology like no other country on the planet. After completing your immigration, you will depart for dinner. Overnight in Tokyo. (Dinner)
Get Ready to Be Blown Away by Japan's Breathtaking Cherry Blossom Festivals! After breakfast, we begin your memorable journey through Japan and transfer to Shinjuku.
Shinjuku Gyoen is one of Tokyo's largest and most popular parks. It is located just a short walk from Shinjuku Station, the paid park's has spacious lawns, meandering walking paths and great scenery. Shinjuku Gyoen is home to many cherry trees of more than a dozen different varieties. From late March to early April, more than 400 somei Yoshino trees blossom around the English garden turning the lawns into one of Tokyo's most popular and pleasant Hinami spots.
After lunch you will go to Chidorigafuchi Park near Tokyo which is known as Tokyo's postcard-perfect cherry blossom spot. It is truly one of the best cherry blossoms viewing spots in all of Tokyo. Here we visit Edo Castle's moat and move along the Imperial Palace, Chidorigafuchi Park. Chidorigafuchi's path is the most scenic spot around the moat, with a 700-meter-long tunnel of cherry trees in the spring. From around the end of March to early April, the walkways around the moat are tinted pink by hundreds of cherry trees. The Chiyoda Sakura Festival is held at the same time, so for the duration of the cherry blossom season the trees are lit up at night. You will get an opportunity to go boating in the moat and enjoy the wonderful feeling of drifting through a carpet of fallen pedals and into the pink trees.
UNO Park for Cherry Blossom Viewing. The main spot to see Sakura in Ueno Park would be the Sakura-dori, the central path of the park with a row of cherry trees is famous. Ueno Park, famous for its 1,000 cherry trees that line the central pathways, making it an excellent cherry blossom viewing spot. The 400-meter tunnel created by Sakura trees is the perfect place to feel Japanese spring.
Koishikawa Korakuen Garden Every spring, soft-pink cherry blossoms highlight the aesthetic beauty of Koisikawa Korakuen.
Rikugien Garden, built in the 18th century for a feudal lord known for its weeping cherry tree.
Imperial Palace This is a place where Edo castle used to be, and it is now the emperor's home. There are many places to see in the vast 1.15 million square meter area. Enjoy learning about the journey of Tokyo, once called Edo, becoming the center of Japan. Overnight in Tokyo (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
After buffet breakfast at hotel and soak in the sights of this magnificent Tokyo City on a guided city tour.
Sensoji Temple - The sightseeing will start from Sensoji, the historic temple to the goddess of mercy, a very popular Buddhist temple, built in the 7th century. Adjacent to the temple is a five-story pagoda, Shinto shrine, the Asakusa Shrine and here we can see many women in Kimono.
Visit Landmark of Tokyo - Tokyo Sky tree - The highlight of the Tokyo Sky tree is its two observation decks which offer spectacular views out over Tokyo. The two enclosed decks are located at heights of 350 and 450 meters respectively, making them the highest observation decks in Japan. You will get a chance to get a bird eye view of Tokyo city from Tokyo Sky tree.
Tokyo Tower - After lunch view the Tokyo Tower (Photo stop) Standing 333 meters high in the center of Tokyo, Tokyo Tower is the world's tallest, self-supported steel tower and 13 meters taller than its model, the Eiffel Tower.
Toyota Mega web - Then visit Toyota's Mega Web if time permits. Mega Web is a giant Toyota showroom that shows off all of Toyota's latest models, car accessories and technologies.
Visit Team Lab is a museum where you walk through water, and a garden where you become one with the flowers. It comprises 4 large-scale artwork spaces and 2 gardens created by art collective team Lab.
Later visit Rainbow Bridge, Nakamise-dōri Shopping Arcade, Akihabara, Takeshita Fashion Street and Ginza.
After this we will depart for Aqualine- Umi-Hotaru is the world’s only toll road rest area located on the sea. It is part of the Tokyo Wan Aqua Line Express Way. Tokyo Aqua line was opened in 1997 and is a bridge and tunnel construction and 4 lane highway that extends across Tokyo Bay and links Kanagawa with Chiba.
And Umi-Hotaru also known as Sea Firefly due to the appearance of a ray of light coming out from the water. It is a rest area boasting of five floors of restaurants, shops, and cafes as well as a viewing deck on the top from where you can look back onto Tokyo Overnight in Tokyo. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Visit - Mt. Fuji 5th Station The bus will head up to the 5th Station along the Subaru Line. The 5th Station is situated at 2,300 meters (7,546 feet) above sea level. At this height, you will be amazed at spectacular, breathtaking views from above the clouds.
We go for Lake Ashi Cruise at Lake Ashi in Hakone, customers can ride a cruise ship. Spend a relaxing time gazing at the beautiful lake and Mt. Fuji. (The tour may be guided to an alternative destination if the Lake Ashi cruise operation is suspended, or depending on road conditions, congestion, etc.)
Take a 7-minute ropeway ride to the peak of Mt. Komagatake. Later, take a cableway ride up to the spiritual Hakone Shrine Mototsumiya (original shrine) that nestles at the mountaintop. Enjoy the scenery of Lake Ashi spread out below. (The tour may be guided to an alternative destination if the Komagatake Ropeway operation is suspended, or depending on road conditions, congestion, etc.). Visit Lake Yamanaka for further views of Mount Fuji. Relish the peacefulness and tranquility of the water as you admire the impressive volcanic peak Head to Oshino Hakkai, one of the most famous spots in the Fujisan area and see the 8 different lakes located there. Taste the water from Mount Fuji.
In the evening, we relax at Hakone Kowakien Yunessun – Soak in relaxing hot baths flavored with red wine, coffee, green tea, and more! Set amid the stunning natural surroundings of Hakone, Yunessun. Overnight in Hakone. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
After breakfast proceed to Hiroshima by bullet train. You will be travelling in one of the fastest bullet trains in Japan.
First, we proceed to the pier to take the ferry to Miyajima Island. It is an Island where Gods’ live together, Miyajima Island, a standout amongst the most picturesque spots in Japan, has for some time been viewed as an Island of Gods on the wonderful Seto Inland Sea. It is a romantic and authentic island where Itsukushima Shrine, a World Heritage site, is situated, alongside the Virgin Forest of Mt. Misen, and various preserved shrines and historical monuments.
Visit the Itsukushima Shrine, the centuries-old Itsukushima Shrine Miyajima, the shrine is known worldwide for its iconic “Floating Tori (Gate)”.
Hiroshima - A place often visited in the south of Japan is Hiroshima. The city is often referenced as a symbol and a reminder of peace. It was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1996, 71 years after the bomb "Little Boy" was dropped in 1945 during World War II.
Later 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 for 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 photograph yourself in the Japanese traditional Kimono dress. Overnight in Hiroshima. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
After breakfast, we proceed to Kobe by road. We visit Himeji castle which is the finest surviving example of early 17th-century Japanese castle architecture, comprising 83 buildings with highly developed systems of defence and ingenious protection devices dating from the beginning of the Shogun period. It is also as the “White Heron Castle,” for its resemblance to the majestic bird spreading its wings, this castle is a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site and a National Treasure of Japan. We visit Kobe China-town Nankin Machi. Later Visit Jain Temple Kobe & Naruto Whirlpool. Upon arrival at Osaka, we view Gate Tower Building – a 16-storey office building famous for the highway that passes through three floors of the building. Overnight in Osaka. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
In Kyoto: Visit the Golden Pavilion a Magnificent Example of Japanese Architecture Built in the 14th century as a villa for a powerful shogun, Kinkaku-ji temple, commonly referred to as the Golden Pavilion. We stroll around Gion with its traditional village setup.
After that, make your way to the Fushimi Inari Shrine. The shrine is famous for its thousands of stunning vermilion torii gates that are lined along a 4km long tunnel, which was even featured in the film "Memoirs of a Geisha". This complex wraps around a bamboo wilderness that consists of mountains, streams, and ponds, making it the perfect backdrop for a scenic hike. Later enjoy Fushimi Canal Boat Ride. Fushimi Jikkoku Boat is a niche attraction! But the cherry blossoms here are super beautiful!
We enjoy a walk through Arashiyama Bamboo Groove and Togetsukyo Bridge. Arashiyama Bamboo Forest is the thick green bamboo stalks seem to continue endlessly in every direction. The Arashiyama Bamboo Path is a short 500-meter path through the Sagano Bamboo Forest that's well maintained with attractive thatch fences complete with little doors for small animals. The area around the path is populated with small temples and quiet streets that have a village-like atmosphere.
The Philosopher's Walk is a pedestrian path that follows a cherry-tree-lined canal in Kyoto, Japan between Ginkaku-ji and Nanzen-ji.
Nijo Castle is one of the more complete examples of a castle complex in Japan. It earns its place as a world heritage property for these many cultural assets.
Arashiyama romantic train. This Romantic Train takes you up to the mountains and the countryside of Kyoto. The Ride is supposed to be very scenic and a very enjoyable ride. The train itself is an old train with open sides and you can see and feel the nature around as you ride past the river and mountains.
The tea ceremony in Kyoto is perhaps one of the best memories one can have in a lifetime. Overnight in Osaka. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Today, proceed to Nara and visit the Nara Deer Park, the park is home to hundreds of freely roaming deer also known as “Messengers of God”.
Visit Todaiji Temple- Todaiji Temple is one of the major landmarks in Nara. Todaiji is one of the most impressive temples in Japan and plays a major role in Japanese history through the ages. Todaiji Temple is the largest wooden building in the world. The temple also houses one of the largest bronze statues of Buddha at 16.3 meters high. Nearby, explore the surrounding Deer Park, filled with over 1,000 Sika Deer.
Nara Deer Park- Nara Park is a public park located in the city of Nara, Japan, at the foot of Mount Wakakusa and see the over 1,000 tame deer roaming freely in the peaceful park Established in 1880 it is one of the oldest parks in Japan. Overnight in Osaka (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
It’s time now to say goodbye! Today after breakfast at your hotel, proceed to the airport as this fantastic tour comes to an end. Return home with wonderful memories of your tour. (Breakfast)
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