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    • Day 1-2 Osaka Arrival

      Upon arrival, you will be met by your tour manager in the airport and transferred to the hotel by shuttle bus.

    • Day 3 / Osaka Day Tour

      Following breakfast, you will go to visit to Osaka Castle from outside, one of Japan’s most iconic landmarks. Constructed in 1583, it served as a symbol of the unification of Japan in the 16th century.

      You will then continue on to Asahi Breweries in Kanagawa where you can watch the entire brewing process, and also enjoy the freshly brewed beer in an open-area tasting room.

      Afterwards, you will be escorted to the famous Shinsaibashi shopping district. In the afternoon, you will proceed to the city of Nara, which was the first capital city of Japan. Your first stop will be the Todaiji Temple, home to the great bronze Buddha. The statue is the largest Buddha statue in the world, and the surrounding park is full of thousands of holy deer.

    • Day 4 / Leisure Day

      Today, following breakfast, you are free to explore the historic city at your own pace, or you can choose to join the optional Kyoto city tour. During the optional tour, you will visit Nijo Castle, the Golden Pavilion, and will enjoy a traditional kimono show at the Nishijin Textile Gallery. You will conclude the optional tour with a visit to the Nishiki Market, famous for its unique Japanese cuisine.

    • DAY 5 / Osaka, Fushimi Inari Taisha, Kiyomizu Temple, Toyohashi

      After enjoying breakfast at your hotel, you will visit the famous Fushimi Inari Taisha, also known as “O-inarisan”. Inari shrines are the most well-known shrines to Japanese people; there are approximately thirty thousand throughout the country, frequented by people of all ages. Fushimi Inari Taisha is the head shrine which all the others are affiliated with. In the 1300 years since its establishment in 711AD, people have gathered here to pray for bountiful harvests, business prosperity, the safety of their home and family, and the fulfillment of all kinds of other wishes.
      You will continue on to visit the famous Kiyomizu Temple which was first constructed in the 7th century and rebuilt in 1633. On the journey to the temple you will walk through a beautiful shopping district where souvenirs, Kyoto ceramics, Japanese Mochi, and snacks can be purchased. At the end of the day, you will be transferred to Toyohashi by bus.

    • DAY 6 / Toyohashi To Tokyo

      Following breakfast, you will travel to Hakone to visit the Owakudani volcano, and will witness its sulphurous fumes, hot springs, hot rivers, and on a clear day, the best view of the iconic Mount Fuji. Here you will get to enjoy a scenic ride on the Hakone Ropeway (cable car). You will also visit Grinpia Makinohara Tea Factory, where you will taste authentic Japanese green tea.

      Please Note: Your trip to Owakudani will depend on the weather, if the weather does not permit, alternative arrangements will be made.

    • DAY 7 / Tokyo – Leisure Day

      After breakfast, you can join the tour to the beautiful capital city of
      Tokyo for a city tour. The tour will include a visit to the Tokyo Tower from outside. This iconic structure was first opened in 1958 and stands at 333 metres high. You will stop at the Imperial Palace, otherwise known as Edo Castle, which was constructed in 1457. You will then head to Asakusa Kannon Temple, also known as Sensoji Temple, the structure is a Buddhist temple built in the 7th century and is the oldest temple in all of Japan.

      Head to the famous Nakamisen shopping street where traditional Japanese food, souvenirs and novelty items can be purchased. You will also stop at Ameyoko Market. The bustling street way is an ideal place to shop for souvenirs, see vendors hawking their wares and sample some of cheapest, rustic food, at the seafood or various ethnic restaurants. Afterwards, you will be escorted to the famous shopping district of Ginza.

    • DAY 9 / Tokyo Departure

      Today you will be flying back home by scheduled flight on your own arrangement. We hope you enjoyed your journey to Japan with us!

  • Tour Inclusions

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    • Flights

      Return international flights (economy class) with Preferred Airline Partner
      All domestic transfers in Japan

    • Tours

      Tours and excursions as specified in the itinerary
      Sightseeing admissions

    • Accommodation

      7 nights' accommodation
      1 Nights in Osaka Airport - Stargate Hotel Kansai or similar
      2 Nights Osaka-Osaka Dai-ichi Hotel or similar
      1 Night Toyohashi-Toyohashi Loisir Hotel or similar
      3 Nights Tokyo-Sunshine Prince Hotel Ikebukuro or similar
      Meals: 7 breakfasts, 2 lunches

      Meals: 7 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches, 2 Dinners.

      • International roundtrip airfare
      • Round trip transfer to and from airport
      • Sightseeing admissions as specified
      • Private coach with air conditioning
      • English Speaking Guide
      • 7 nights’ accommodation
      • 1 Nights in Osaka Airport – Stargate Hotel Kansai or similar
      • 2 Nights Osaka-Osaka Dai-ichi Hotel or similar
      • 1 Night Toyohashi-Toyohashi Loisir Hotel or similar
      • 3 Nights Tokyo-Sunshine Prince Hotel Ikebukuro or similar
      • Meals: 7 breakfasts, 2 lunches
    • • Single supplement charge, upgrades, add-on excursions, optional tours
      • Meals/beverages not stated in the itinerary
      • Departure city surcharge, High Season surcharge
      • Laundry and other items of a personal expense
      • Trip delay or interruption by airline schedule change
      • Tour tipping
      •Travel insurance (Highly Recommended)
      • Cost for anything not specifically mentioned in the listing above

      • Price is for one person based on double occupancy for departures from Los Angeles. Departures from other cities will incur a surcharge.
      • Single supplement of $550 is payable upon booking for single travelers
      • Tour tipping is $80 per person.
      • The promotional tour is non-refundable outside the money back guarantee period after the reservation is confirmed.
      • If travel is more than 90 days from the date of reservation, all travelers must complete the reservation form with full names as shown on each traveler’s passport and provide passport copies within 30 days of the reservation being made. If travel is within 60-90 days from the date of reservation, the process is required to be completed within 15 days. If travel is within 60 days of r from the date of reservation, the process is required to be completed within 7 days. Otherwise, SNA Tours may not be able to guarantee the selected travel date.
      • If travel is more than 60 days of the date of reservation, the money back guarantee period is 7 days.  If travel is within 60 days, no money back guarantee is provided.
      • No child discount on this deal.
      • Itinerary scheduled activities are subject to change without prior notice based upon weather, traffic.
      • All currencies are US Dollars unless stated otherwise.

9 Day Japan tours 2020

9 days 7 nights

Departure Cities

Vancouver / Toronto / Los Angeles / San Francisco / Seattle

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9 Days, $2999

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