10 Days Highlights Of Japan | Anime Hiroshima

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Himeji Castle
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Nara Deer Park
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Tea Ceremony
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Bullet Train
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Tokyo Tower
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Edo Fukagawa Museum

Tour Descriptions

Japan is often split between the real world and the world of Anime and Manga. Let your Otaku side explore the best of both realities during our Highlights of Japan | Anime & Hiroshima tour! Explore major cities, ride a bullet train, and visit some of the same real world locations as your favorite anime heroes! This Highlights package is filled with charming experiences that represent Japan's rich history, culture, and modern lifestyle.
Itinerary

Tokyo Arrival

Sunshine City Prince Hotel ( Western Style )

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Sunshine City Prince Hotel

Sunshine City Prince Hotel is 8 minute walk from Ikebukuro Station, across Sunshine City. Sunshine City is one of the biggest entertainment center in Tokyo. The complex holds an aquarium, observation deck, planetarium, theater, the Ancient Orient Museum, Namja Town, J World Tokyo, and shopping mall. Staying at Ikebukuro Sunshine City Prince Hotel is having Japan's entertainment close at hand.

Near by........
-Garden
Rikugien Garden in 10 mins by car

-Amusement park
Toshimaen in 25 mins by car

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Welcome to Japan! We will have transportation services to take you to your hotel. Please refer to your tour handbook for more information.
Rest at the hotel and be ready to start your exciting tour tomorrow.

**INFORMATION**
From Narita Airport to downtown hotel in Tokyo - about 90 mins(Bus)
From Haneda Airport to downtown hotel in Tokyo - about 30 mins(Bus)

Tokyo | J-Pop, Ghibli, & Robots

Breakfast Lunch Dinner

Sunshine City Prince Hotel ( Western Style )

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Sunshine City Prince Hotel

Sunshine City Prince Hotel is 8 minute walk from Ikebukuro Station, across Sunshine City. Sunshine City is one of the biggest entertainment center in Tokyo. The complex holds an aquarium, observation deck, planetarium, theater, the Ancient Orient Museum, Namja Town, J World Tokyo, and shopping mall. Staying at Ikebukuro Sunshine City Prince Hotel is having Japan's entertainment close at hand.

Near by........
-Garden
Rikugien Garden in 10 mins by car

-Amusement park
Toshimaen in 25 mins by car

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Evening
Return to the Hotel

We will start our morning heading to the Ghibli Museum. This animation and art museum exhibits works of Miyazaki Hayao, creator of world famous films such as My Neighbor Totoro, Princess Mononoke, Spirited Away, and Ponyo on the Cliff by the Sea. Ghibli Film fans will definitely enjoy the artistic museum, which not only exhibits the history and techniques of animation but also plays short Ghibli movies in a theater room, produced exclusively for the museum.

This Anime Tour will then head to Nakano Broadway, a large otaku shopping complex specializing in anime goods. With two whole floors dedicated to anime and otaku related goods, you are sure to find what you are looking for. Our next stop it Kiddy Land, a large toy store that has all the favorite characters from Rilakkuma to Hello Kitty goods.

We will end our day with dinner at the Robot Restaurant in Shinjuku, a favorite among many visitors. The restaurant has a wild vibe and a unique experience you are sure to find entertaining.

Tokyo | The Best of Akihabara

Breakfast Lunch

Grand Nikko Tokyo Daiba ( Western Style )

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Grand Nikko Tokyo Daiba

Grand Nikko Tokyo Daiba is the perfect place to stay whether your trip is for business or leisure. The five-star hotel is equip with an indoor/outdoor swimming pool, restaurants, bars, a gym, etc. Located at Odaiba, the hotel offers amazing views of Tokyo waterfront and the Rainbow Bridge. Enjoy the serene and eye catching scenery and entertainment in the area. Joypolis Amusement Park, Diver Aqua City Mall, and Fuji TV Tower are all located near the hotel.

Nearby.......
-Shopping mall & Amusement facility
・AQUA CITY ODAIBA
・Oedo Onsen Monogatari ( the Theme Park of Hot Springs )

-Airport Limousine Bus (from/to Narita / Haneda Airport)

* Free Shuttle Bus to/from Disneyland and Disneysea is available. (Advance reservation is required)

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Morning
[ Akihabara ] Animate - Shopping
Afternoon
J-World - Dragon Ball, Naruto, Jump Theme Park! Pokemon Center
Evening
Tokyo One Piece Tower Check into Hotel

First the tour will head to Animate in Akihabara. Animate carries all kinds of character goods, electronics, and games.

In the afternoon we will head to J-World Tokyo, an indoor theme park with attractions, restaurants and shopping related to several anime shows such as Dragon Ball and Naruto. Our next stop is the Pokemon Center which is a must-go for all Pokemon lovers. Besides all the Pokemon goods they sell, they also have a battling and trading room for customers to interact with other Pokemon fans.

Before heading back to the hotel to rest up for tomorrow, we will stop by the Tokyo One Piece Tower and enjoy a meal in this comical setting.

Tokyo | Collision of Tradition & Pop-Culture

Breakfast Lunch

Grand Nikko Tokyo Daiba ( Western Style )

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Grand Nikko Tokyo Daiba

Grand Nikko Tokyo Daiba is the perfect place to stay whether your trip is for business or leisure. The five-star hotel is equip with an indoor/outdoor swimming pool, restaurants, bars, a gym, etc. Located at Odaiba, the hotel offers amazing views of Tokyo waterfront and the Rainbow Bridge. Enjoy the serene and eye catching scenery and entertainment in the area. Joypolis Amusement Park, Diver Aqua City Mall, and Fuji TV Tower are all located near the hotel.

Nearby.......
-Shopping mall & Amusement facility
・AQUA CITY ODAIBA
・Oedo Onsen Monogatari ( the Theme Park of Hot Springs )

-Airport Limousine Bus (from/to Narita / Haneda Airport)

* Free Shuttle Bus to/from Disneyland and Disneysea is available. (Advance reservation is required)

View Hotel Detail

Evening
Return to the Hotel
*Tsukiji Fish Market is closed on Wednesdays and Sundays. In the Event it is closed, we will skip this stop

Today will be devoted to exploring the multi-cultural spots of Tokyo. Our tour will first stop by the Tsukiji Fish Market, the famous fish market that provides fresh ingredients for thousands of families and businesses alike.

Then we proceed to the Fukagawa Edo Museum where you can get acquainted with the history of Tokyo. After lunch, we will delve in the old town district of Asakusa – shop around the Nakamise Shopping area and pray at the Sensoji Temple.

The tour will also stop by the famous Meiji Shrine located in Shibuya. Then, the tour will probe the stores at Harajuku, the unofficial fashion capital of Japan that offers the latest pop culture and fashion. Returning to our hotel, the tour bus will be passing by the famous Shibuya Crosswalk.

Mt. Fuji & Hakone | Relaxing Hot Springs

Breakfast Lunch Dinner

Atami Hotel New Akao Resort ( Japanese Style )

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Atami Hotel New Akao Resort

Atami Hotel New Akao Hotel is a beautiful ocean front resort located at the tip of Uomisaki Point in Atami. This hotel is famous for their Japanese, herb and rose garden. It is on top of a cliff overlooking the sea. The hotel has their own private beach which customer's enjoyment. It is easy access to Atami Castle and Amusement Park.

Near by......
-Castle
Atami castle                        within Walking Distance

-Amusement Park
Yuenchi Apio within Walking Distance

*At Japanese style hotels, we arrange tatami rooms, traditional Japanese straw mat room with futons. However, we can also arrange western style rooms with beds at some hotels at participant’s request.

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Our morning begins with a visit to the Fuji-san World Heritage Center to learn more about the iconic mountain. Not does this visitor's center provide the history about the famous volcano, you can get great pictures of the mountain from the observation deck!

We will continue our journey to Hakone, where we will take a cruise in Lake Ashi. We will then take a ropeway to Owakudani, an active volcanic crater still steaming from its last eruption some 3,000 years ago. There you will get a taste of the local Japanese food, the black egg, cooked in one of the craters.

This tour would not be complete without a long relaxing soak in the onsen, hot spring, to rejuvenate you for tomorrow’s adventure. Yukata, a Japanese robe, will be provided for you. The onsen is located in our own ryokan, a Japanese style hotel, which includes a traditional Japanese food.

Nara & Kyoto | Sake Sampling & Geisha

Breakfast Lunch
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Kyoto Tokyu Hotel ( Western Style )

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Kyoto Tokyu Hotel

Experience the refinement, elegance and traditional calm of Japan's ancient capital. Kyoto Tokyu Hotel was established in 1982 as a one of the Tokyu Hotels Ltd and earned the Kyoto Scenic Beauty Award. The hotel's atmosphere of quiet composure communicates a sense of calm and relaxation to every guest.

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We will begin our morning on the bullet train for a quick ride to Todaiji Temple in Nara. Todaiji Temple holds the World Guiness Record as the largest wooden building. Inside the temple, you will behold the largest Buddah statue in Japan. Just outside the temple is the Nara Deer Park, where you will be greeted by numerous deer that roam around freely. The deer here at the park are known to be friendly and may even bow at you for a little treat.

After our friendly encounter with the deer, the tour will head to experience some peaceful green tea ceremony at Kodaiji Temple, built in 1606 in memory of Toyotomi Hideyoshi by his beloved wife, Nene. This beautifully constructed shrine is well balance with nature maintaining a Japanese and Zen Garden with a Bamboo Forest. It is this location overlooking the scenery that you will be taking lessons in Japanese Tea Ceremony.

Afterwards, why not try a little Japanese sake tasting? The tour bus will be heading to a sake brewery to learn how sake is made and try different types of sake. Our final stop of the day is the Gion Geisha District.

Kyoto | Navigating Traditional Japan

Breakfast Lunch
or similar

Kyoto Tokyu Hotel ( Western Style )

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Kyoto Tokyu Hotel

Experience the refinement, elegance and traditional calm of Japan's ancient capital. Kyoto Tokyu Hotel was established in 1982 as a one of the Tokyu Hotels Ltd and earned the Kyoto Scenic Beauty Award. The hotel's atmosphere of quiet composure communicates a sense of calm and relaxation to every guest.

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Our first stop of the day will be a trip to Nijo Castle. While the main court of the castle was burnt down in 1788, the Second Court maintains its original form from 1603. The castle has many cultural treasures including Chinese Gate and Second Court buildings dating from Momoyama Era (16th Century), and is designated a national treasure for its splendid architecture and interior decoration.

We will then head to Ninenzaka, an area of town with streets filled with Kyotoesque shops, perhaps an ideal place for souvenir shopping. The tour will then head to Sanjusangen-do, a temple in eastern Kyoto famous for its 1001 statues of Kannon, the goddess of mercy.

Our next stop is the Fushimi Inari Shrine, famous for its thousands of red torii gates that lead to the sacred Mt. Inari. After lunch we will head to the Nishijin Textile Center, where you can witness the creation of traditional kimonos. The center offers courses in handweaving, traying on elegant kimonos, and if you’d like you can even purchase it. You will be invited to see dazzling arrays of kimonos in a fashion show.

We will end our day with a visit to the Golden Pavilion, or Kinkakuji Temple, a must see attraction where the two upperfloors are covered in gold leaf.

Osaka & Himeji | Create Your own Unique Cup Noodles

Breakfast Lunch

Sheraton Hiroshima Hotel ( Western Style )

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Sheraton Hiroshima Hotel

Sheraton Hiroshima Hotel is located in next to JR Hiroshima Station, with direct access to the bullet train and bus terminals. All the rooms are remodeled with modern furnishings and feature Sheraton Sweet Sleeper® Bed. The facility contains a indoor pool, business service, internet lounge, fitness center, and a spa. The hotel's location gives you easy access to the city's trolley system to Hiroshima Peace Park and Atomic Bomb Dome.

Nearby.........
-Department store and Station building
Yaleyale in 5 mins by walk.
ASSE (Station building) Next to the Hotel
Hiroshima Peace Park in 15 mins by trolley
Hiroshima Castle in 17 mins by trolley

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Evening
[ Hiroshima ] Check into Hotel

We will begin our day with a stop at the Cup Noodles Museum where you can make your own custom cup noodles.

After our ramen adventure, we head to Himeji to find ourselves at Himeji-jo, or Himeji Castle. Himeji-jo is a UNESCO distinguished site, having survived all wars, earthquakes and natural disasters.

Hiroshima | The Famed City of Peace

Breakfast Lunch

Sheraton Hiroshima Hotel ( Western Style )

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Sheraton Hiroshima Hotel

Sheraton Hiroshima Hotel is located in next to JR Hiroshima Station, with direct access to the bullet train and bus terminals. All the rooms are remodeled with modern furnishings and feature Sheraton Sweet Sleeper® Bed. The facility contains a indoor pool, business service, internet lounge, fitness center, and a spa. The hotel's location gives you easy access to the city's trolley system to Hiroshima Peace Park and Atomic Bomb Dome.

Nearby.........
-Department store and Station building
Yaleyale in 5 mins by walk.
ASSE (Station building) Next to the Hotel
Hiroshima Peace Park in 15 mins by trolley
Hiroshima Castle in 17 mins by trolley

View Hotel Detail

Evening
Return to the Hotel

First we will spend some time at the Hiroshima Peace Park. Stroll along the park to see famous attractions like that of Sadako’s statue and the freedom bell. One of the main highlights here in Hiroshima is the A-Bomb Dome, the only surviving building from the aftermath, and the Peace Park Memorial where you can see and read about the relic of the war. We will also spend time at the Atomic Bomb Dome, one of the main highlights here in Hiroshima, the A-Bomb Dome, the only surviving building from the aftermath.

After our visit, we will take a small boat to Itsukushima, a small island off the main shore famously known as Miyajima. It is the home of the floating torii, which at high tide seems to float on water. Along the torii, the Itsukushima Shrine complex is also built over water and is ranked one of Japan’s three best sceneries.

The rest of the day will be spend touring the city with your Japan tour guide who will show you all the best places Hiroshima has to offer.

Hiroshima Departure

Breakfast

Your pleasant and memorable Japan tour ends today. The tour will disband after breakfast. Fly home with cherished memories or enjoy your extended stay in Japan.

**INFORMATION** From Hiroshima Station to Hiroshima Airport(HIJ) - about 45 mins (Bus)

This tour disbands in Hiroshima.

▪Important Notice▪
*Itinerary and hotels are subject to change or cancellation without notice. No refund will be owed for any changes or cancellations if the tour still occurs.
*Complimentary airport/hotel transfers are for designated airports only, on the designated tour arrival/departure date only.
*Your group may be joined with other tour groups during the tour. Please make a note that your bus and tour guide may be changed once other groups join the tour.
*B : Breakfast   L : Lunch   D : Dinner




10 DAYS

9 nights accommodation


19 MEALS

9 breakfasts
8 lunches
2 dinners


TRANSPORT

All transport shown

Tour Includes


8 nights Western and 1 night Japanese-style hotel with hot-springs

Daily Breakfast-Buffets, 8 Lunches, and 2 Dinners included

All ground transportation in Japan during the tour

Complimentary Airport Transfers (see details)

Admission Fees, Tax & Gratuities at all included Destinations

Full time service of licensed English speaking tour guide & separate bus driver

Bullet train ride with Mt. Fuji & Green Tea Ceremony

Japan Deluxe Tours Handbook and Tour Goods Package

Free Wi-Fi in Bus & Most hotels

Not Included
  • - Airfare
  • - Travel Insurance
  • - Optional Excursions

Travel Highlights


A walk through the busy Shibuya Crossing

The endless red gates of Fushimi Inari Shrine in Kyoto

World Famous Kyoto destinations including Golden Pavilion

Owakudani Valley's Black Steamed Eggs snack

Okonomiyaki - savory pancakes - a Hiroshima & Osaka Favorite

A boat ride to Miyajima to see the floating gates of Itsukushima Shrine

An unforgettable dinner and show at the Robot Restaurant

Time spent geeking out in Akihabara

20+ Anime stores at Tokyo Character Street

Shopping and trading time at the Pokemon Center

Important Information


The maximum number of participants will not exceed 26 people during your Japan tour. Your group may be joined with other tour groups during the tour. Please note that your bus and tour guide may be changed if other groups join the tour.

Single travelers are required to pay a single supplement in order to guarantee single room accommodation.

We request one suitcase, one carry-on bag, and an overnight bag per person. The tote bag we provide can be used to hold any small merchandise/souvenirs purchased during your tour. When you check out, bring your luggage to the lobby and the bus driver will assist in loading it onto the bus. When you arrive at the next hotel, the bus driver will unload your luggage for you to bring to your room.

Please note: The maximum weight of a checked in bag is typically 20 Kilograms or 44 Pounds. You will be traveling with your luggage except during the bullet train ride (if applicable).

All hotel rooms come with a full bathroom and room amenities free of charge unless stated otherwise.

All motor coaches come equipped with air-conditioning, plenty of space, comfortable seats, and Wi-Fi.

This tour starts in Tokyo and ends in Hiroshima. Schedule your arrival for either Tokyo Narita Airport or Tokyo Haneda Airport and departure from Hiroshima Airport.

You can also contact us if you would like for Japan Deluxe Tour's to arrange your flights.

Traveling and visiting sights in Japan includes a good amount of walking. To fully enjoy the tour, please be prepared to keep up with the pace of the group, climb stairs with no difficulty, and wear comfortable shoes for all day use.

Day
Day 1

Tokyo Arrival

Welcome to Japan! We will have transportation services to take you to your hotel. Please refer to your tour handbook for more information.
Rest at the hotel and be ready to start your exciting tour tomorrow.

**INFORMATION**
From Narita Airport to downtown hotel in Tokyo - about 90 mins(Bus)
From Haneda Airport to downtown hotel in Tokyo - about 30 mins(Bus)

Day 2

Tokyo | J-Pop, Ghibli, & Robots

Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Evening
Return to the Hotel

We will start our morning heading to the Ghibli Museum. This animation and art museum exhibits works of Miyazaki Hayao, creator of world famous films such as My Neighbor Totoro, Princess Mononoke, Spirited Away, and Ponyo on the Cliff by the Sea. Ghibli Film fans will definitely enjoy the artistic museum, which not only exhibits the history and techniques of animation but also plays short Ghibli movies in a theater room, produced exclusively for the museum.

This Anime Tour will then head to Nakano Broadway, a large otaku shopping complex specializing in anime goods. With two whole floors dedicated to anime and otaku related goods, you are sure to find what you are looking for. Our next stop it Kiddy Land, a large toy store that has all the favorite characters from Rilakkuma to Hello Kitty goods.

We will end our day with dinner at the Robot Restaurant in Shinjuku, a favorite among many visitors. The restaurant has a wild vibe and a unique experience you are sure to find entertaining.

Sunshine City Prince Hotel or similar

Day 3

Tokyo | The Best of Akihabara

Breakfast Lunch
Morning
[ Akihabara ] Animate - Shopping
Afternoon
J-World - Dragon Ball, Naruto, Jump Theme Park! Pokemon Center
Evening
Tokyo One Piece Tower Check into Hotel

First the tour will head to Animate in Akihabara. Animate carries all kinds of character goods, electronics, and games.

In the afternoon we will head to J-World Tokyo, an indoor theme park with attractions, restaurants and shopping related to several anime shows such as Dragon Ball and Naruto. Our next stop is the Pokemon Center which is a must-go for all Pokemon lovers. Besides all the Pokemon goods they sell, they also have a battling and trading room for customers to interact with other Pokemon fans.

Before heading back to the hotel to rest up for tomorrow, we will stop by the Tokyo One Piece Tower and enjoy a meal in this comical setting.

Grand Nikko Tokyo Daiba or similar

Day 4

Tokyo | Collision of Tradition & Pop-Culture

Breakfast Lunch
Evening
Return to the Hotel
*Tsukiji Fish Market is closed on Wednesdays and Sundays. In the Event it is closed, we will skip this stop

Today will be devoted to exploring the multi-cultural spots of Tokyo. Our tour will first stop by the Tsukiji Fish Market, the famous fish market that provides fresh ingredients for thousands of families and businesses alike.

Then we proceed to the Fukagawa Edo Museum where you can get acquainted with the history of Tokyo. After lunch, we will delve in the old town district of Asakusa – shop around the Nakamise Shopping area and pray at the Sensoji Temple.

The tour will also stop by the famous Meiji Shrine located in Shibuya. Then, the tour will probe the stores at Harajuku, the unofficial fashion capital of Japan that offers the latest pop culture and fashion. Returning to our hotel, the tour bus will be passing by the famous Shibuya Crosswalk.

Grand Nikko Tokyo Daiba or similar

Day 5

Mt. Fuji & Hakone | Relaxing Hot Springs

Breakfast Lunch Dinner

Our morning begins with a visit to the Fuji-san World Heritage Center to learn more about the iconic mountain. Not does this visitor's center provide the history about the famous volcano, you can get great pictures of the mountain from the observation deck!

We will continue our journey to Hakone, where we will take a cruise in Lake Ashi. We will then take a ropeway to Owakudani, an active volcanic crater still steaming from its last eruption some 3,000 years ago. There you will get a taste of the local Japanese food, the black egg, cooked in one of the craters.

This tour would not be complete without a long relaxing soak in the onsen, hot spring, to rejuvenate you for tomorrow’s adventure. Yukata, a Japanese robe, will be provided for you. The onsen is located in our own ryokan, a Japanese style hotel, which includes a traditional Japanese food.

Atami Hotel New Akao Resort or similar

Day 6

Nara & Kyoto | Sake Sampling & Geisha

Breakfast Lunch

We will begin our morning on the bullet train for a quick ride to Todaiji Temple in Nara. Todaiji Temple holds the World Guiness Record as the largest wooden building. Inside the temple, you will behold the largest Buddah statue in Japan. Just outside the temple is the Nara Deer Park, where you will be greeted by numerous deer that roam around freely. The deer here at the park are known to be friendly and may even bow at you for a little treat.

After our friendly encounter with the deer, the tour will head to experience some peaceful green tea ceremony at Kodaiji Temple, built in 1606 in memory of Toyotomi Hideyoshi by his beloved wife, Nene. This beautifully constructed shrine is well balance with nature maintaining a Japanese and Zen Garden with a Bamboo Forest. It is this location overlooking the scenery that you will be taking lessons in Japanese Tea Ceremony.

Afterwards, why not try a little Japanese sake tasting? The tour bus will be heading to a sake brewery to learn how sake is made and try different types of sake. Our final stop of the day is the Gion Geisha District.

Kyoto Tokyu Hotel or similar

Day 7

Kyoto | Navigating Traditional Japan

Breakfast Lunch

Our first stop of the day will be a trip to Nijo Castle. While the main court of the castle was burnt down in 1788, the Second Court maintains its original form from 1603. The castle has many cultural treasures including Chinese Gate and Second Court buildings dating from Momoyama Era (16th Century), and is designated a national treasure for its splendid architecture and interior decoration.

We will then head to Ninenzaka, an area of town with streets filled with Kyotoesque shops, perhaps an ideal place for souvenir shopping. The tour will then head to Sanjusangen-do, a temple in eastern Kyoto famous for its 1001 statues of Kannon, the goddess of mercy.

Our next stop is the Fushimi Inari Shrine, famous for its thousands of red torii gates that lead to the sacred Mt. Inari. After lunch we will head to the Nishijin Textile Center, where you can witness the creation of traditional kimonos. The center offers courses in handweaving, traying on elegant kimonos, and if you’d like you can even purchase it. You will be invited to see dazzling arrays of kimonos in a fashion show.

We will end our day with a visit to the Golden Pavilion, or Kinkakuji Temple, a must see attraction where the two upperfloors are covered in gold leaf.

Kyoto Tokyu Hotel or similar

Day 8

Osaka & Himeji | Create Your own Unique Cup Noodles

Breakfast Lunch
Evening
[ Hiroshima ] Check into Hotel

We will begin our day with a stop at the Cup Noodles Museum where you can make your own custom cup noodles.

After our ramen adventure, we head to Himeji to find ourselves at Himeji-jo, or Himeji Castle. Himeji-jo is a UNESCO distinguished site, having survived all wars, earthquakes and natural disasters.

Sheraton Hiroshima Hotel or similar

Day 9

Hiroshima | The Famed City of Peace

Breakfast Lunch
Evening
Return to the Hotel

First we will spend some time at the Hiroshima Peace Park. Stroll along the park to see famous attractions like that of Sadako’s statue and the freedom bell. One of the main highlights here in Hiroshima is the A-Bomb Dome, the only surviving building from the aftermath, and the Peace Park Memorial where you can see and read about the relic of the war. We will also spend time at the Atomic Bomb Dome, one of the main highlights here in Hiroshima, the A-Bomb Dome, the only surviving building from the aftermath.

After our visit, we will take a small boat to Itsukushima, a small island off the main shore famously known as Miyajima. It is the home of the floating torii, which at high tide seems to float on water. Along the torii, the Itsukushima Shrine complex is also built over water and is ranked one of Japan’s three best sceneries.

The rest of the day will be spend touring the city with your Japan tour guide who will show you all the best places Hiroshima has to offer.

Sheraton Hiroshima Hotel or similar

Day 10

Hiroshima Departure

Breakfast

Your pleasant and memorable Japan tour ends today. The tour will disband after breakfast. Fly home with cherished memories or enjoy your extended stay in Japan.

**INFORMATION** From Hiroshima Station to Hiroshima Airport(HIJ) - about 45 mins (Bus)

This tour disbands in Hiroshima.

Dining Experience

Kaiseki Ryori

It is a traditional Japanese multi course meal consists of multiple small dishes starting with appetizers and sashimi then leading to the main dishes tempura and grilled fish, rice, pickled vegetables, and miso soup.

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Sushi at Tsukiji Fish Market

It traditionally consists of seafood placed on top of a small, bite sized portion of vinegared white. The seafood is usually a sliced piece of raw fish; tuna, salmon, yellow tail, or seafood such as shrimp or uni.

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Ramen

Ramen has developed into a popular dish in Japan and throughout the world. Ramen consists of noodles, soup, and toppings, each with a great variety of choices.

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Cultural Experience

Green Tea Ceremony

The tea ceremony (sado: "the way of the tea") is a ceremonial way of preparing and drinking tea. The custom has been strongly influenced by Zen Buddhism.

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Sake Tasting

Kizakura Sake Brewery is a brewery that handles various types of Japanese sake. Kizakura Sake Brewery also makes beer with the same yeast they use for their sake, for a truly unique flavor.

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Kimono Show

Nishijin Textile Center displays several kimonos for viewing and holds demonstrations explaining the techniques involved in creating a beautiful kimono.

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Hot Spring

Natural hot springs (onsen) are numerous and highly popular across Japan. There are many types of hot springs, distinguished by the minerals dissolved in the water.

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Japanese Style Hotel

Ryokan is Japanese style hotel which has natural onsen (spa) water that have rejuvenated people for hundreds of years. Moreover, it has tatami floors, futon beds and traditional Japanese cuisine.

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Anime & J-Pop

Anime is the Japanese abbreviated pronunciation of "animation." There are huge anime fairs in spring and summer which attract tourists from all over the world.

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Riding Experience

Bullet Train

World known as The Bullet Train, The Shinkansen fascinates foreign tourists. Shinkansen runs average 300kmh, about 186mph, and they depart every 10 minutes in rush hours very punctual.

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