Central and west Japan tour

Osaka – Kyoto – Kobe – Hiroshima – Nagoya – Fuji Hakone – Tokyo for 6 nights and 7 days

7 days 6 nights

Hiroshima – Kobe – Nagoya – Kawaguchiko – Tokyo
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Check RyokanCheck western hotelVisit the World HeritageOverlooking Mount FujiShinkansenPleasant shopping

Highlights

  • Visit Hiroshima, home of two World Cultural Heritage, the Atomic Bomb Dome and the architectural beauty of the Itsukushima Shrine.
  • Going to Himeji Castle, a designated World Cultural Heritage, and making a tour through the Millenium ancient capital “Kyoto”.
  • Visit the outlandish appeal of Kobe’s port city and the joyful and lifely metropolis of Osaka.
  • A tour through Lake Ashi and Hakone filled with beautiful and vivid natural colors and have a look at the Japan’s famous “Mount Fuji.”
  • Introducing the old feeling of ancient Tokyo – Edo, as well as Asakusa and the electric town Akihabara.
  • A sightseeing-tour in the realm of fantasy and magic: Disney Resort ® Tokyo

Himeji Castle

Himeji Castle

The Himeji Castle stands as a representative of Japan. Together with the Horyuji Temple it was registered in 1993 as one of the first World Cultural Heritages in Japan. Because it resembles an egret taking a flight , the Castle is also known as Shirasagi-jô (“White Egret Castle”).


Miyajima Itsukushima Shrine

Miyajima Itsukushima Shrine

Built inside the sea and registered as a World Cultural Heritage, the ancient shrine shows its proud and majestic architectural beauty. It is said that the shrine was founded in 593, but has been re-established in 1168 by Taira no Kiyomori in the shinden zukuri style, an aristocratic mansions style of the Heian period.


Kobe

Kobe

Since ancient times Kobe held the position of an international trading port and developed its natural charm of a port city. Go to Motomachi for gathering popular brand-name goods from outlet stores or to just buy simple trinkets and collector’s items. Also take your time to enjoy the shiny nightview of Kobe, sparkling brilliantly like diamonds.


Kyoto Nishijin Textile Center

Kyoto Nishijin Textile Center

In addition to historical exhibitions and a fashion show to demonstrate the beauty of the traditional japanese clothings, you can also experience the feeling of wearing a 12-layer kimono. In the second floor you can see weaving performances by skilled craftsmen to get a more comprehensive understanding of the Nishijin. If you are interested in handicrafts, you can also buy clothings and accessories here.


Tour of Lake Ashi

Ashinoko (Lake Ashi)

The Lake was formed in the caldera of Mount Hakone after the volcano’s last eruption 3000 years ago. The “Fuji-Reflection” which can be seen from the south side of the Cedar Avenue is one of the superb views and also a symbol of Hakone. Experience that beautiful natural landscape during a pleasurable boat trip.


Hakone Owakudani

Hakone Owakudani

Together with Lake Ashi, Hakone is a very popular tourist site for its beautiful scenic views. Owakudani is a volcanic valley around a crater created during the last eruption of Mount Hakone thousands of years ago. On clear days you have a great view of Mount Fuji.


Tokyo

Tokyo

We will also visit Japans capital Tokyo, one of the most exciting tourist locations. Modern skyscrapers in Shinjuku, the Edo perioid tempel area Asakusa, electrical products shopping paradise Akihabara, the political center of Japan’s National Diet Building and Imperial Palace are only a few of many popular attractions offered in Tokyo.


Ginza

Ginza

After the Meiji era, Ginza has evolved as a symbol of cultured streets. It is the most famous shopping street with many department and clothing stores. At the same time, the roadsides are lined up with many various dining restaurants.


Schedule

Location Transport Specific Content Meals
Day 1 China

Hiroshima
Aircraft
Special train
After arrival, visiting Miyajima Itsukushima Shrine (one of the three most scenic spots in Japan and a world cultural heritage)

(Accommodation: Hiroshima)
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Dinner
Day 2 Hiroshima

Himeji

Kobe
Special train
Shinkansen
Special train
Sightseeing in Hiroshima (Peace Memorial Museum, Peace Memorial Park, Atomic Bomb Dome) in the morning

Visiting Himeji and the World Heritage Himeji Castle in the afternoon

Visiting Akashi Strait Bridge (the world’s largest suspension bridge)

Enjoying the outlet shopping in Motomachis merchandise stores and taking a walk while delighting in the so called million dollar nightview

(Accommodation: Kobe)
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner
Day 3 Kobe, Osaka

Kyoto

Nagoya
Special train Going to Osaka in the morning

Sightseeing at the Osaka Castle Park

walking along Shinsaibashi Suji

Kyoto sightseeing in the afternoon (Golden Pavilion Temple, Nishijin Textile Center)

Going to Nagoya in the evening

(Accommodation: Nagoya)
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner
Day 4 Nagoya

Lake Ashi

Lake Kawaguchi
Special train Visiting the Atsuta Shrine and the Toyota Kaikan in the morning

Afterwards going to Lake Ashi and enojy the view of Mount Fuji

Taking a boat tour through Lake Ashi followed by walking in the Owakudani

Going to Lake Kawaguchi in the evening

(Accommodation: Lake Kawaguchi)
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner
Day 5 Kawaguchi

Tokyo
Special train Going to Tokyo in the morning, overlooking Mount Fuji

Sightseeing in Tokyo (Imperial Palace, National Diet Building, Asakusa, Ginza, Akihabara shopping etc.)

(Accommodation: Tokyo)
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner
Day 6 Tokyo Special train Enjoy a whole day of free time in Disney Resort® Tokyo Breakfast
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Day 7 Narita

Narita Airport
Special train
Aircraft
Shopping or free activities before departure to Narita Airport by the hotel bus in the afternoon

Returning by plane
Breakfast
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※ The sightseeing itinerary above can, before and after reservation become subject to change according to circumstances.


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