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10 Days Japan Kanto, Kansai, Hiroshima, Himeji Deluxe Tour

Tour Code: DBH10E

Dates & Rates

Highlights

  • · Stay at high-quality hotel in Narita, Hiroshima, Himeji, downtown hotel in Tokyo and Kyoto.
  • · Visiting: Charming scenic spots in Tokyo, Mt. Fuji, Kyoto, Nara, Osaka, Kurashiki, Hiroshima, Himeji, Kobe
  • · Special adding view spots in autumn, enjoy charming Japan! (depends on the weather and climate)
  • · Arrange for English-speaking tour guide during the tour.

Daily Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive in Tokyo (NRT)

Free pick-up service is available for flights, which arrive from 10:30 am to 9:30 pm at Tokyo Narita Airport Terminal 1 & 2. Please provide your flight number before the tour. We will have a guide onsite to assist you to take the free hotel shuttle to the hotel. The hotel check-in is available after 3 pm with your passport.

Hotel: Hilton Narita Hotel or similar

Day 2: Tokyo 

After breakfast, visit Senso-Ji Temple, which is the oldest temple in Tokyo, and the vibrant stalls of Nakamise Dori. View the tallest standing tower in the world – Tokyo Skytree from afar. Later, enjoy a barbecue for lunch and visit the Imperial Palace Out Gardens, Imperial Palace is the home of the Emperor of Japan. The view of the famous Nijubashi Bridge is the highlight of the garden. Dinner is on your own arrangement.  (B/L)

Special adding spots in autumn(Arrival date 21st Oct-18th Nov): Yoyogi Park, Rikugien Garden

Hotel: Tokyo Dome or similar

Day 3: Tokyo-Hakone-Hamamatsu

In the morning, visit Mt. Fuji 5th Station, located halfway up the mountain (If weather not permitting, go to Mt. Fuji World Heritage Center instead). Then, head to Oshino Hakkai. The traditional buildings, slowly spinning water wheels, and amazing view of Mt. Fuji all transport you to another era. Then go to Bussharito Heiwa Park to appreciate the gardening featured with Japanese characteristics. Later, proceed to the hot spring resort hotel. Enjoy a Japanese-style banquet or buffet dinner.  (B/L/D)

Hotel: The Hamanako Hotel or similar

Day 4: Hamamatsu-Kyoto

After breakfast, visit the Kiyomizu-dera Temple, a World Cultural Heritage site and the oldest temple in Kyoto, and stroll along the Ninenzaka and Sannezaka Streets. Afterwards, head to Gion. It is a good place to experience the ancient charm and culture of Kyoto. Visit Yasaka Shrine, the shrine is almost always buzzing with energy, with eager devotees flocking to receive blessings and pray for good fortune. Walk on Hanamachi Street, the most stylish geisha district in Japan from the Edo period. Dinner is on your own arrangement.  (B/L)

Special adding spots in autumn(Arrival date 21st Oct-18th Nov): Arashiyama Area-Togetsukyo Bridge with Red Leaves

Hotel: Daiwa Roynet Hotel or Rihga Royal Hotel Kyoto or similar

Day 5: Kyoto-Osaka

After breakfast, visit Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine. The seemingly endless path of vibrant orange torii gates leading up Mt. Inari makes for an impressive setting and is one of the most famous images of Japan. Afterward, head to Nara to visit Nara Park where it’s full of very playful and friendly deer. And don’t miss the beautiful view of Kasuga Taisha Shrine. This evening, visit Shinsaibashi, the largest shopping district in Osaka, and taste the local cuisine at Dotonbori Food Street. Dinner is on your own arrangement.  (B/L)

Hotel: Sheraton Miyako Hotel Osaka or Star Gate Hotel Kansai Airport or similar

Day 6: Osaka- Kurashiki

In the morning, transfer to Kurashiki, and visit one of the Three Great Gardens of Japan-Okayama Korakuen, which is a cultural heritage site for the world to treasure. Then, go to Ohashi House, a nationally important cultural property in Kurashiki-city with a typical old style. Next, enjoy your time in Kurashiki Bikan Historical Area, known for the characteristically Japanese white walls of its residences and the willow trees lining the banks of the Kurashiki River. Dinner is on your own arrangement.  (B/L)

Hotel: Royal Park Hotel Kurashiki or similar

Day 7: Kurashiki-Hiroshima

After breakfast, transfer to Hiroshima, visit Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum and Atomic Bomb Dome, commemorating one of the darkest moments in Japanese history, with the goal of promoting peace in the hope that history not is repeated. Then, take a boat to Miyajima, which is one of the top three scenic spots in Japan. Visit Itsukushima Shinto Shrine, the Floating Shrine on the Sea has more than 1400 years of history, and fits well with the blue sea and green forest, recreating the elegance of the Heian era.  (B/L/D)

Hotel: Rihga Royal Hotel Hiroshima or similar

Day 8: Hiroshima-Himeji

After breakfast, transfer to Himeji. Himeji Castle, also known as White Heron Castle due to its elegant, white appearance, is widely considered Japan’s most spectacular castle. Next to Himeji Castle is the Kokoen, a Japanese garden made up of nine separate walled gardens designed in various styles reflective of Edo-period architecture.  (B/L/D)

Hotel: Hotel Monterey Himeji or similar

Day 9: Himeji-Kobe-Osaka

In the morning, transfer to Kobe. Kobe Port is one of the most important industrial and commercial ports in Japan. Since the Meiji era, it has been an area for foreigners to live in and is full of exotic flavors. Visit Chinatown, a popular tourist attraction and shopping and dining district. Later, transfer to Osaka. Lunch and dinner are on your own arrangement.  (B)

Hotel: Sheraton Miyako Hotel Osaka or Star Gate Hotel Kansai Airport or similar

Day 10: Leave Osaka

After breakfast, the tour guide will assist guests to take the express airport line at their own expense to Kansai International Airport. End of the journey.  (B)

*If you need a travel air ticket or hotel package for transferring by Tokyo, please contact us in advance, the following prices are for your reference (the accurate price will follow the market price when you book it) :

A: Air ticket from Osaka to Tokyo(NRT), around $110/pp.

B: Air ticket from Osaka to Tokyo(NRT) + 1-night stay at Narita, around $210/pp.

(Some airlines will arrive at T3, Narita, passengers can transfer to T1/T2 by shuttle bus)

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Remarks

*The policies for entry into Japan of covid-19 are subject the local government after the opening.

*High Season Surcharge(Dates in Red Font)=+50/per person.

*Our group provides assistance regarding PCR Tests for flight back to USA/Canada(the expenses need be paid extra and subject to local price).

*We reserve the right to change our tour itineraries depending on the local government’s COVID-19 safety policies.

  • · Stay at high-quality hotel in Narita, Hiroshima, Himeji, downtown hotel in Tokyo and Kyoto.
  • · Visiting: Charming scenic spots in Tokyo, Mt. Fuji, Kyoto, Nara, Osaka, Kurashiki, Hiroshima, Himeji, Kobe
  • · Special adding view spots in autumn, enjoy charming Japan! (depends on the weather and climate)
  • · Arrange for English-speaking tour guide during the tour.

Daily Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive in Tokyo (NRT)

Free pick-up service is available for flights, which arrive from 10:30 am to 9:30 pm at Tokyo Narita Airport Terminal 1 & 2. Please provide your flight number before the tour. We will have a guide onsite to assist you to take the free hotel shuttle to the hotel. The hotel check-in is available after 3 pm with your passport.

Hotel: Hilton Narita Hotel or similar

Day 2: Tokyo 

After breakfast, visit Senso-Ji Temple, which is the oldest temple in Tokyo, and the vibrant stalls of Nakamise Dori. View the tallest standing tower in the world – Tokyo Skytree from afar. Later, enjoy a barbecue for lunch and visit the Imperial Palace Out Gardens, Imperial Palace is the home of the Emperor of Japan. The view of the famous Nijubashi Bridge is the highlight of the garden. Dinner is on your own arrangement.  (B/L)

Special adding spots in autumn(Arrival date 21st Oct-18th Nov): Yoyogi Park, Rikugien Garden

Hotel: Tokyo Dome or similar

Day 3: Tokyo-Hakone-Hamamatsu

In the morning, visit Mt. Fuji 5th Station, located halfway up the mountain (If weather not permitting, go to Mt. Fuji World Heritage Center instead). Then, head to Oshino Hakkai. The traditional buildings, slowly spinning water wheels, and amazing view of Mt. Fuji all transport you to another era. Then go to Bussharito Heiwa Park to appreciate the gardening featured with Japanese characteristics. Later, proceed to the hot spring resort hotel. Enjoy a Japanese-style banquet or buffet dinner.  (B/L/D)

Hotel: The Hamanako Hotel or similar

Day 4: Hamamatsu-Kyoto

After breakfast, visit the Kiyomizu-dera Temple, a World Cultural Heritage site and the oldest temple in Kyoto, and stroll along the Ninenzaka and Sannezaka Streets. Afterwards, head to Gion. It is a good place to experience the ancient charm and culture of Kyoto. Visit Yasaka Shrine, the shrine is almost always buzzing with energy, with eager devotees flocking to receive blessings and pray for good fortune. Walk on Hanamachi Street, the most stylish geisha district in Japan from the Edo period. Dinner is on your own arrangement.  (B/L)

Special adding spots in autumn(Arrival date 21st Oct-18th Nov): Arashiyama Area-Togetsukyo Bridge with Red Leaves

Hotel: Daiwa Roynet Hotel or Rihga Royal Hotel Kyoto or similar

Day 5: Kyoto-Osaka

After breakfast, visit Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine. The seemingly endless path of vibrant orange torii gates leading up Mt. Inari makes for an impressive setting and is one of the most famous images of Japan. Afterward, head to Nara to visit Nara Park where it’s full of very playful and friendly deer. And don’t miss the beautiful view of Kasuga Taisha Shrine. This evening, visit Shinsaibashi, the largest shopping district in Osaka, and taste the local cuisine at Dotonbori Food Street. Dinner is on your own arrangement.  (B/L)

Hotel: Sheraton Miyako Hotel Osaka or Star Gate Hotel Kansai Airport or similar

Day 6: Osaka- Kurashiki

In the morning, transfer to Kurashiki, and visit one of the Three Great Gardens of Japan-Okayama Korakuen, which is a cultural heritage site for the world to treasure. Then, go to Ohashi House, a nationally important cultural property in Kurashiki-city with a typical old style. Next, enjoy your time in Kurashiki Bikan Historical Area, known for the characteristically Japanese white walls of its residences and the willow trees lining the banks of the Kurashiki River. Dinner is on your own arrangement.  (B/L)

Hotel: Royal Park Hotel Kurashiki or similar

Day 7: Kurashiki-Hiroshima

After breakfast, transfer to Hiroshima, visit Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum and Atomic Bomb Dome, commemorating one of the darkest moments in Japanese history, with the goal of promoting peace in the hope that history not is repeated. Then, take a boat to Miyajima, which is one of the top three scenic spots in Japan. Visit Itsukushima Shinto Shrine, the Floating Shrine on the Sea has more than 1400 years of history, and fits well with the blue sea and green forest, recreating the elegance of the Heian era.  (B/L/D)

Hotel: Rihga Royal Hotel Hiroshima or similar

Day 8: Hiroshima-Himeji

After breakfast, transfer to Himeji. Himeji Castle, also known as White Heron Castle due to its elegant, white appearance, is widely considered Japan’s most spectacular castle. Next to Himeji Castle is the Kokoen, a Japanese garden made up of nine separate walled gardens designed in various styles reflective of Edo-period architecture.  (B/L/D)

Hotel: Hotel Monterey Himeji or similar

Day 9: Himeji-Kobe-Osaka

In the morning, transfer to Kobe. Kobe Port is one of the most important industrial and commercial ports in Japan. Since the Meiji era, it has been an area for foreigners to live in and is full of exotic flavors. Visit Chinatown, a popular tourist attraction and shopping and dining district. Later, transfer to Osaka. Lunch and dinner are on your own arrangement.  (B)

Hotel: Sheraton Miyako Hotel Osaka or Star Gate Hotel Kansai Airport or similar

Day 10: Leave Osaka

After breakfast, the tour guide will assist guests to take the express airport line at their own expense to Kansai International Airport. End of the journey.  (B)

*If you need a travel air ticket or hotel package for transferring by Tokyo, please contact us in advance, the following prices are for your reference (the accurate price will follow the market price when you book it) :

A: Air ticket from Osaka to Tokyo(NRT), around $110/pp.

B: Air ticket from Osaka to Tokyo(NRT) + 1-night stay at Narita, around $210/pp.

(Some airlines will arrive at T3, Narita, passengers can transfer to T1/T2 by shuttle bus)

Images

Remarks

*The policies for entry into Japan of covid-19 are subject the local government after the opening.

*High Season Surcharge(Dates in Red Font)=+50/per person.

*Our group provides assistance regarding PCR Tests for flight back to USA/Canada(the expenses need be paid extra and subject to local price).

*We reserve the right to change our tour itineraries depending on the local government’s COVID-19 safety policies.

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