Winter Special West Japan

Kyoto, Naruto, Takamatsu, Matsuyama, Miyajima, Hiroshima, Izumo, Matsue, Yonago, Yasugi, Himeji, Kobe, Toyonaka, Nara and Osaka

01. - 07. February  2016 / 6 Nights

Tour Period

Tour in Japan: from 01. to 07. February 2016
(Departure from Germany: 31. January 2016)

Schedule

Date Detail
DAY 1
(01.Feb.)
ARRIVAL IN OSAKA KASAI AIRPORT - KYOTO
- 10:10  Arrive at Kansai Airport (= KIX) from HND by NH017-KIX (flight)
- Met by German speaking guide at arrival lobby after immigration and custom formalities
- Transfer for Kyoto by private bus
- Check-in at hotel in Kyoto
* Regular check-in time at hotels in Kyoto is 15:00

Accommodations at  5-star / deluxe class hotel in Kyoto
DAY 2
(02.Feb.)
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, Kinkaku-ji Temple (= Golden Pavilion) and Kiyomizu Temple
- Visit "Setsubun-sai" Festival at Yasaka Shrine
* At the shrine, you will see ceremony of "Setsubun-sai" by geisha girls

- 17:00 Return at hotel

 Accommodations at: 5-star / deluxe class hotel in Kyoto
DAY 3
(03.Feb.)
 KYOTO - NARUTO - TAKAMATSU - MATSUYAMA
- Breakfast at Hotel
- Met by German speaking guide at hotel lobby
- 08:00 Full-day excursion for Naruto and Takamatsu by private bus
- 10:50 Visit: Watching whirling tides of "Setonai-kai" Inland Sea from the promenade "Uzunomichi" in Naruto
- 13:30 Visit: Ritsurin Park in Matsuyama
- 18:00 Check-in at hotel in Matsuyama

Accommodations at: 4-star / 1st class hotel in Matsuyama
DAY 4
(04.Feb.)
MATSUYAMA - MIYAJIMA - HIROSHIMA
- Breakfast at Hotel
- Met by German speaking guide at hotel lobby
- 08:00 Full-day excursion in Matsuyama and Miyajima by private bus
- 08:30 Experience: Taking hot spring public bath in Dogo
- Visit: Itsukushima Shrine in Miyajima Island
- 18:00 Check-in at hotel in Hiroshima

Accommodations at: 4-star / 1st class hotel in Hiroshima
DAY 5
(05.Feb.)
HIROSHIMA - IZUMO - MATSUE - YONAGO
- Breakfast at Hotel
- Met by German speaking guide at hotel lobby
- 08:00 Short Hiroshima City tour on foot
- 08:15 Visit: Peace Memorial Park with atomic bomb dome
- 09:45 Once return at hotel
- 10:00 Full-day excursion for Izumo and Matsue by private bus
- 13:45 Visit: Izumo-taisha Grand Shrine in Izumo
- 16:00 Visit: strolling Shiomi Nawate Street, a picturesque traditional Japanese street near Matsue Castle

Accommodations at: 4-star / 1st class hotel in Yonago
DAY 6
(06.Feb.)
YONAGO - YASUGI - HIMEJI - KOBE
- Breakfast at Hotel
- Met by German speaking guide at hotel lobby
- 08:15 Full-day excursion for  Yasugi and Himeji by private bus
- 09:00 Visit: Adachi Museum of Art in Yasugi
- 14:30 Visit: Himeji Castle in Himeji
- 17:15 Check-in at hotel in Kobe

Accommodations at: 5-star / deluxe class hotel in Kobe
DAY 7
(07.Feb.)
KOBE - TOYONAKA - NARA - OSAKA - KANSAI DEPARTURE
- Breakfast at Hotel
- Morning: Free at your own activities
* Regular check-out time at hotel in Kobe is 11:00

-Met by German speaking guide at hotel lobby
- 12:00 Full-day excursion for Toyonaka, Nara, and Osaka by private bus
- 13:00 Visit: Open-Air Museum of Old Japanese Farm Houses in Toyonaka
- 15:30 Visit: Todai-ji Temple with its huge image of Buddha in Nara
- 18:00 Visit: Strolling Dotonbori street
- Transfer for Kansaiairport (=KIX) by private bus
- Arrive at KIX
- 21:35 Leave Japan for KIX by NH100-HND(flight)

TOUR IMAGES

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

Machiya

Kyoto

Geisha

Naruto

Setonai-kai

Dôgo Onsen Honkan - Public Bathhouse

Dogo, Matsuyama

Kiyomizu Tempel

Kyoto

Itsukushima Shrine

Miyajima Island

Atomic Bomb Dome

Hiroshima

Adachi Museum

Yasugi, Shimane

Himeji Castle

Himeji

Osaka City

TOUR FEE

Number of Participants TWIN/per Person SGL
25-29 persons
€ 1305 + € 665
30-34 persons
€ 1195 + € 665

* In case of 24 or less participants, the above tour fare will be revised along actual price category.

Included

  • ROOM(S): 6-night room (on 1/2 twin room basis) at 4 or 5-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

  • The above program is as of Dec.08, 2015 and subject to change for Feb, 2016
  • The above date is the only applicable date