- 150 South Bridge Road Fook Hai Building 01-12 & #07-01, Singapore 058727
Availability: 20 Sept 2023 to 27 Mar 2024
DAY 1 SINGAPORE – TOKYO (Meals on Board/Lunch/Dinner)
Highlights: Asakusa Kannon Temple, Nakamise shopping street, Imperial Palace, Shinjuku
Assemble at Singapore Changi Airport for your flight to Narita/Haneda. Upon arrival, proceed to visit the venerable Asakusa Kannon Temple, which has more than 1300 years of history. Next, pick-up souvenirs at nearby Nakamise shopping street, a walkway leading to the temple that is lined with crafts, souvenirs and other cultural curios. Browse and shop for the prefect keepsake for loved ones back home. Thereafter, make photo stop at Imperial Palace before you end the day with a shopping spree in Shinjuku, a sprawling district dotted with dazzling neon sings and sleek skyscrapers.Accommodation: Sunshine City Prince Hotel or similar
DAY 2 TOKYO (Breakfast)
Highlights: Tokyo Disneyland
Enter a timeless world of magic and fantasy as you step into Tokyo Disneyland. Get cosy with your favourite characters, watch fabulous entertainment shows and enjoy adventurous thrilling rides. Your full-day passport enables you to try all of the park’s wonderful attractions.
Accommodation: Sunshine City Prince Hotel or similar
DAY 3 TOKYO – KAWAGOE – YUZAWA (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)
Highlights: Kawagoe, Toki no Kane, Yuzawa Kogen Alp no Sato, Ponshukan Marketplace.
Start the day by unleash the inner heritage buff in you at Kawagoe, and take a stroll along Toki no Kane that is much overwhelmed by locals with its well-preserved little edo town with rows of magnificent merchants' houses in the traditional storehouse-style stand side-by-side. There are shops selling Japanese candies, sweet potato cakes, rice crackers, and other snacks stand in a row on both sides of the stone-paved lane. Their simple, nostalgic taste will satisfy both your tongue and heart. Thereafter, proceed to Yuzawa, surrounded by the Japanese Alps and a famous hot spring region with thousands of Sakura trees in blossom during spring, panorama of autumn foliage in autumn and wide variety of snow activities in Winter. Next, ascend to Yuzawa Kogen Alp no Sato on ropeway to the botanical garden where you can enjoy colorful flowers such as lilies and kochia in different season. Get to bag home best of Niigata food, sake, snacks as well as locally crafted home and kitchen ware at Ponshukan Marketplace. Here, you will enjoy sake sampling in your personal sake cup and bring home as souvenir. Wrap up the day with a therapeutic bath in a hot spring resort overlooking beautiful mountainous surroundings.Seasonal bonus Enjoy seasonal fruit picking at Fruit Farm – strawberries (April to mid May)Accommodation: Yuzawa New Otani Nespa or similar
DAY 4 YUZAWA – NIIGATA (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)
Highlights: Nishikigoi no Sato, DIY your edition of rice cracker, Rice Cracker Kingdom, Fukushimagata Lagoon
Dive into Ojiya's world-famous koi fish culture this morning at Nishikigoi no Sato. Learn about the breeding, what gives them their beautiful color, how they are raised, and how koi fish can fetch thousands of dollars at auction. Enjoy a therapeutic moment at the main viewing pool pair with a Japanese garden and colourful koi fishes swim through the channels running through the garden. Hands-on and DIY your edition of rice cracker also known as Senbei at Rice Cracker Kingdom. Besides, there is flavourful of rice crackers to purchase such as soy sauce, sugar, salt, cheese, salad or lemon, to name just a few, ensure there is something for every taste. End the day at Fukushimagata Lagoon and indulge in the carpet of flowers in blossom along with seasons. Witness migration swans during winter season is a favourite.Accommodation: Hotel Okura Niigata or similar
DAY 5 NIIGATA – KANAZAWA (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)
Highlights: Northern Culture Museum, Higashi Chaya-gai
Take a morning visit to Northern Culture Museum, a building of wealthy farmers displaying everything from its architecture and gardens to its collection of art, this museum is full to the brim of Niigata tradition and art. As you travel towards Kanazawa. this noon, make a rest stop at the Oyashirazu Pier Park station to enjoy the calm sea breeze and delightful views of the gorgeous coastline and pretty pebbled beach. Arrival at Higashi Chaya-gai 東茶屋街 this evening and enjoy a stroll through the beautifully preserved historical area of Kanazawa with many traditional wooden building.Seasonal bonusTake a stroll through wisteria tunnel in Northern Culture Museum (April to mid May)Accommodation: Hotel Mystays Premier Kanazawa or similar
DAY 6 KANAZAWA – KYOTO – OSAKA (Breakfast/Lunch)
Highlights: Kiyomizu-dera Temple, Shinsaibashi Shopping Street
Today, take a leisure drive to Kyoto, city of geishas, Zen gardens and temples, which charms with its understated elegance and refinement. Make a stop at one of the city’s cultural legacies, Kiyomizu-dera Temple. This distinctive Kyoto landmark features a wooden veranda that hangs over the valley, providing a panoramic view of the city as you take in more than a thousand years of history. This late afternoon, visit Shinsaibashi Shopping Street, Osaka’s oldest and busiest shopping destination and take your pick from a selection of popular brands, chain stores, and independent boutiques. Thereafter, proceed to your hotel where a good night’s rest is essential, for another day of thrills and spills await.Accommodation: Osaka Hinode Hotel or similarEarly Bird BonusTravellers who have made the 1st 2 room bookings of each departure from April onwards will enjoy a complimentary 1-hour private hot spring bath at Osaka Hinode Hotel Nipponbashi. Please note that this will be on a first-come first-served basis.NoteEnjoy unlimited alcoholic beverages and ramen at Osaka Hinode Hotel Nipponbashi from 10pm to 11pm.
DAY 7 OSAKA (Breakfast)
Highlights: UNIVERSAL STUDIO JAPAN
After breakfast, proceed to Togetsukyo Bridge, the most popular landmark in the Arashiyama district boasting resplendent views of Katsura River framed against the captivating shades of spring and autumn in the surrounding foliage and the magnificent Arashiyama Mountain. Proceed to Arashiyama Bamboo Forest and step into a world of peace and tranquil as the wind gently rustles the towering bamboo stalks. Next, proceed to Byodoin Temple in Uji. Originally built as a countryside retreat villa for politician Fujiwara no Machinaga, his son subsequently converted it into a temple and constructed the remarkable Phoenix Hall that is featured on the Japanese ten yen coin today.
Accommodation: Osaka Hinode Hotel or similar
DAY 8 OSAKA – SINGAPORE (Breakfast/ Meal On Board)
If time permits, you can do some last-minute shopping before you transfer to the airport for your flight home.
Tour is conducted in Mandarin unless otherwise specified.
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