Japan Winter Special 2016

January - February 2016 / 6 Nights

TOUR START in JAPAN*

17.JAN., 24.JAN., 31.JAN., 14.FEB., 28.FEB.2016


* From Germany you must start one day before the each tour start

Schedule

Date Detail
DAY 1
(SUN)
NARITA ARRIVAL - YAMANOUCHI - NAGANO
- 07:20 Arrive at Narita Airport from Istanbul by TK050
- 08:30 Met by German speaking guide at arrival lobby after immigration and custom formalities
- 14:30-15:00 Full-day excursion for Yamanouchi by private bus
- Jigoku-dani to watch snow monkeys in hot spring
* You are required to walk slope covered by snow approx. for 30 minutes per one-way for the visit. Please prepare snow shoes.

- 16:30 Check-in at hotel in Nagano (Accommodations at Hotel Sunroute Nagano (3-star / standard class) or similar)
DAY 2
(MON)
NAGANO - MATSUMOTO - TAKAYAMA
- Breakfast at Hotel
- Met by German speaking guide at hotel lobby
- 08:30 Full-day excursion in Nagano and for Matsumoto & Takayama by private bus
- Visit: Zenko-ji Temple in Nagano, Matsumoto Castle in Matsumoto - one of the 12-left original real castle tower, strolling Sanmachi-suji traditional district in Takayama

- 17:30 The excursion disbands upon arrival at hotel in Takayama (Accommodations at Hotel Route-inn Grantia Hidatakayama (3-star / standard class) or similar
DAY 3
(TUE)
TAKAYAMA - SHIRAKAWAGO - KANAZAWA - KYOTO
- Breakfast at Hotel
- Met by German speaking guide at hotel lobby
- 08:30 Full-day excursion for Shirakawago and Kanazawa by private bus
- Visit: strolling in Shirakawago World Heritage Village with thatched-roof houses, Kenroku-en Garden in Kanazawa - one of the 3 major gardens in Japan
- 18:30 The excursion disbands upon arrival at hotel in Kyoto (Accommodations at Karasuma Kyoto Hotel (3-star / standard class) or similar)
DAY 4
(WED)
KYOTO
- Breakfast at Hotel
- Met by German speaking guide at hotel lobby
- 09:00 Full-day Kyoto City tour by private bus
- Visit: Nijo Castle, Ryoan-ji Temple with its rock garden, Kinkaku-ji Temple (= Golden Pavilion), and Kiyomizu Temple
- 17:00 Return at hotel in Kyoto (Accommodations at Karasuma Kyoto Hotel (3-star / standard class) or similar)
DAY 5
(THU)
KYOTO - NARA - TOYOHASHI
- Breakfast at Hotel
- Met by German speaking guide at hotel lobby
- 08:30 Full-day excursion for Nara by private bus
- Visit: Todai-ji Temple with its huge image of Buddha and Kasuga Grand Shrine, Nara Deer Park
- 17:30 The excursion disbands upon arrival at hotel in Toyohashi (Accommodations at Hotel Roisir Toyohashi (3.5-star / upper standard class) or similar)
DAY 6
(FRI)
TOYOHASHI - HAKONE - TOKYO
- Breakfast at Hotel
- Met by German speaking guide at hotel lobby
- 08:30 Full-day excursion for Hakone by private bus
- Visit: pleasure boat on Lake Ashi, Mt. Komagatake by rope-way
* On the way from Toyohashi for Hakone, you will see beautiful scenery of Mt. Fuji when weather permits.

- 17:30 The excursion disbands upon arrival at hotel in Tokyo (Accommodations at Agora Place Asakusa
(3-star / standard class) or similar)
DAY 7
(SAT)
TOKYO - NARITA DEPARTURE
- Breakfast at Hotel
- Morning: Free at your own activities
- 11:00 Regular check-out time at hotel in Tokyo
- 11:30 Met by German speaking guide at hotel lobby
- Full-day Tokyo City tour by private bus
- Visit: Tsukiji Outer Market, strolling Shibuya District with famous scramble crossing, Meiji Shrine, observatory of Tokyo Metropolitan Gov't Office Bldg.
- 19:00 Transfer for Narita Airport (= NRT) by private bus
- 20:30 Arrive at NRT
- 22:30 Leave Japan for Istanbul by TK053

TOUR IMAGES

All of the pictures are just examples and subject to change for actual visits

Jigokudani

Nagano

Matsumoto Castle

Nagano

Kenroku-en

Kanazawa

Shirakawa-go

Gifu

Kiyomizu Tempel

Kyoto

Todai Tempel

Nara

Mt. Fuji

Lake Ashi

Shibuya

Tokyo

Tsukiji Outer Market

Tokyo

Japanese Meal

Breakfast

TOUR FEE

Number of Participants TWIN/per Person SGL
25-29 persons
€ 990 + € 302
30-34 persons
€ 868 + € 302

Included

  • ROOM(S): 6-night room (on 1/2 twin room basis) at 3-star hotels
  • MEAL(S): 6 breakfast(s), NO lunch(es), and NO dinner(s)
  • ADMISSION(S): at visits as mentioned on the itinerary
  • BUS(ES): by 44-seater private bus as mentioned on the itinerary
  • GUIDE(S): German speaking for transfers & tours EXCEPT free time & day

Excluded

  • FLIGHT(S)
  • DRINK(S)
  • TRAIN(S)
  • PORTERAGE(S)
  • LUGGAGE TRANSFER(S)
  • Items NOT mentioned as the above

REMARKS

  • Snow shoes must be brought with you since you are requested to walk for approx. 30 minutes per one-way on a slope covered by snow on DAY 1 to meet snow monkeys.
  • The above program is as of Oct. 2015 and subject to changer for Jan.&Feb. 2016
  • All of the above pictures are just examples and subuject to change for actual visits.