10D7N Winter Highlights of Classic Japan

JTB Singapore

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JTB Singapore
391 Orchard Road, Takashimaya Shopping Center Ngee Ann City #03-11C, Singapore 238872
+65 6595 xxxx

SGD 4,788

10days

Group Tours

Availability: 20 Nov 2023 to 16 Feb 2024

HIGHLIGHTS

Assemble dates:
02 Feb 2024
16 Feb 2024

Price:
$4,788

Unique Experience:
Candy Craft “Amezaiku” Experience, Dinner at Yakatabune, Saiko Juhyo Festival, Orange Picking Experience, Bullet Train Shinkansen Experience, Nabanano Sato Winter Illumination, Plum Bonsai "Bonbai" Exhibition

Sightseeing & Shopping Experiences:
Asakusa (Sendoji Temple and Nakamise Street), Oshino Hakkai Village, Osu Kannon Temple and Shopping Street, Oasis 21, Biwako Valley and Terrace Enjoy snow activities,  Miyama Thatched Roof Village, Kinkakuji Temple, Nishiki Market, Arashiyama (Togetsu Bridge and Bamboo Grove), Kiyomizu Temple and Sannenzaka, Umeda Sky Building Observatory

Special Gourmet Delights:
Sumptuous Japanese multi-course dinner Japanese Kaiseki or buffet in Ryokans/Hotels, local delights at the restaurant

Hotel/Ryokan Stays :
02 nights authentic Japanese Onsen/Ryokan/Hotel at Atami & Ogoto Onsen. 05 nights centrally located hotel in Tokyo, Nagoya, Kyoto & Osaka

ITINERARY

Day 1 Assemble at Changi Airport for Check in

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Day 2 Haneda – Tokyo 羽田 - 東京

Hotel: Keio Plaza Hotel or similar / Western room

Meal: Meal on Board / L / D

Upon arrival at Haneda Airport, coach transfers to Tokyo city and visit Asakusa (Sensoji Temple 浅草寺and Nakamise Street 仲見世商店街). Dedicated to the Goddess of Mercy Kannon, Sensoji Temple was built in 645, Tokyo’s oldest temple is one of the most colorful and popular temples. Nakamise Shopping Street is located on temple grounds and is the most famous shopping street in Asakusa. Shops sell street food and snacks, traditional arts and crafts, clothes and accessories. After lunch [Migitoro Set] at a local restaurant, time to experience Amezaiku (Candy Crafting)! Next, transfer to the pier and board the Yakatabune Boat Cruise (屋形船), where you will enjoy a dinner[Tempura Set with Free Flow Drink] with a view of the Tokyo skyline. Finally, transfer to hotel for check in.

Day 3 Tokyo – Saiko – Atami 東京 - 西湖 - 熱海

Hotel: Hotel New Akao or similar / Western room

Meal: B / L / D

This morning, make our way to Saiko Juhyo Festival (西湖樹氷まつり). In winter, the festival is one of the most famous sights of Fujikawaguchiko. The frost covered trees are not just impressive but also artistic with Mt. Fuji in the background. For Group 2, will visit Oshino Hakkai Village instead. After that, head to a local restaurant for lunch [Tobanyaki Set] before going to pick oranges. The sweet oranges are in season and waiting for you! Next, head to Atami for hotel check in. Tonight, enjoy your dinner [Buffet] at the hotel.

Day 4 Atami – Nagoya – Nagashima – Nagoya 熱海 - 名古 - 長島

Hotel: Nagoya Tokyu Hotel or similar / Western room

Meal: B / L / D

“Luggage will be delivered to your hotel in Nagoya, please prepare small bag for 01 day use.”

After breakfast, transfer to Nagoya Station via Bullet Train Shinkansen. Upon arrival, transfer to a local restaurant for lunch [Nagoya Specialties Set] before heading to Osu Kannon Temple (大須観音) and Shopping Street (大須商店街). Dedicated to the same goddess, the main object of worship is a wooden statue of Kannon carved by Kobo Daishi. The shopping street Nagoya’s pop-culture center, with over 1,200 stores selling electronics, anime merchandise, fashion, cafes and more! Next, have a photo stop at Oasis 21.The Oasis 21 is famous for its symbolic glass roof, also known as the “Spaceship-Aqua ”. Thereafter, transfer to Nagashima to visit the Nabana no Sato Winter Illumination (なばなの里イルミネーション). The astounding show of lights is the largest of its kind in Japan. Even during winter, you can see colorful flower displays in the Flower Garden in Andes. Next, transfer to a local restaurant for dinner [Miso Grilled Beef] before heading to the hotel for check in.

Day 5 Nagoya – Nagahama – Biwako Valley – Ogoto Onsen 名古 - 長浜 - びわ湖 - おごと温泉

Hotel: Biwako Grand Hotel or similar / Japanese room

Meal: B / L / D

After breakfast, visit Plum Bonsai “Bonbai” Exhibition (長浜盆梅展) – it features over 90 pots of Bonbai, with some towering over 3m high and 400 years old. The venue is Keiunkan, a guesthouse named after the first prime minister of Japan and has a beautiful landscaped garden. This afternoon, your lunch [Steamed Eel Set] will be served at a local restaurant. After lunch, Biwako Valley and Terrace (びわ湖バレイ), at the top of Mt. Horai, be delighted by the breathtaking scenery of the largest lake in Japan, Lake Biwa, city skyline of Kyoto and Osaka and on clear days you will be ablr to see the Southern Alps. You can also enjoy snow activity at Snow Land such as sledding and tubing (lift, ski wear and equipments are not included). Finally, transfer to the hotel for check-in. Tonight, enjoy dinner [Steamed Eel Set] at the hotel.

Day 6 Ogoto Onsen – Miyama – Kyoto おごと温泉 - 美山 - 京都

Hotel: Kyoto Tokyu Hotel or similar / Western room

Meal: B / L / D

This morning, start your day at Miyama Thatched Roof Village (美山 かやぶきの里). Carefully maintained as a cultural heritage site, the whole village is composed of old thatched houses, which is the most visited attraction in Miyama. After that, we will transfer to a local restaurant for lunch [Kyoto Pork Set] before continuing on to Kinkakuji Temple (金閣寺). Here, you can see the golden Zen temple with 3 different architectural styles: Shinden-zukuri, Buke-zukuri and Chinese Zen. You will also visit Nishiki Market (錦市場). Known as Kyoto’s kitchen, the market specialises in all things food related such as local seafood, specialty produce, cookware and knives. Dinner [Shabu-Shabu Set] will be served at a local restaurant. Finally, transfer hotel for check in.

Day 7 Kyoto – Osaka 京都 - 大阪

Hotel: Osaka Excel Hotel Tokyu or similar / Western room

Meal: B / L / -

After breakfast, transfer to Arashiyama, visit Togetsu Bridge (渡月橋) – a landmark in Arashiyama District for over 400 years and Bamboo Grove (嵐山竹林), the natural forest of bamboo in Kyoto. After that, lunch [Yudofu Set] will be served at a local restaurant before proceeding to Kiyomizu Temple (清水寺) and Sannenzaka (三年坂). The former is one of the most celebrated temples in Japan and is named after the nearby waterfall’s pure water. The latter, is a stone paved street along the approach to the temple and is lined with several cafes and gardens. Next, transfer to Osaka and get a bird’s eye view of the city at Umeda Sky Building Observatory (梅田スカイビル). You will get a great view both in the open air deck and within the building. Finally, ransfer to hotel and check in. Dinner will be your own for tonight.

Day 8 Osaka 大阪

Hotel: Osaka Excel Hotel Tokyu or similar / Western room

Meal: B / - / -

After breakfast this morning, enjoy a full day free and easy! Lunch and dinner will be your own arrangement.

Day 9 Osaka – Itami – Singapore 大阪 - 伊丹 - 新加坡

Meal: B / - / -

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JL711 NRT-SIN 1800-0055

After breakfast at the hotel, free at your own leisure until departure.

Bid farewell to Osaka as we proceed to the airport and take a flight back to Singapore. We hope that you have enjoyed this vacation with JTB and we look forward to helping you create your next perfect moments, always!

Day 10 Singapore 新加坡

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