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Tour Descriptions

Small Group Tour : Experience the unexplored beauty and deep-rooted culture of Japan's northern region with our exclusive Hokkaido & Northern Japan Immersion Tour. This luxurious multi-day journey takes you from the bustling urban scenes to the tranquil natural beauty of Hokkaido and Aomori, and Iwate.
*This tour requires a minimum of 4 participants to proceed. **Lavender fields are viewable from July through mid-August.
Itinerary

Tokyo | Arrive in Japan & Check-in Hotel

07/05/2024

Haneda Excel Hotel Tokyu ( Western Style )

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Haneda Excel Hotel Tokyu

Haneda Excel Hotel Tokyu is located in Domestic Airport Terminal. It is a great place for weary fliers who wants to sleep off their jet-lag or pending to return back. It has easy access to all of airport amenities like money exchange, convenient stores, ATMs, airport lounge area with excellent view of planes' departures, message areas, and clinic. It has easy access to JAL SKY MUSEUM and ANA Airplane Maintenance Center.

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-Museum or Center
JAL SKY MUSEUM within Walking distance
ANA Airplane Maintenance Center within Walking distance

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Welcome to Japan! Japan Deluxe Tours has arranged transportation services to meet you at your airport's arrival lobby and will take you to your hotel. 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)

Sapporo | Discover the Largest City in Hokkaido

07/06/2024 Breakfast Dinner

We embark on our journey by boarding a flight from Haneda Airport to Sapporo. Upon arrival, we'll explore the iconic landmarks of Sapporo, starting with a visit to the historic Sapporo Clock Tower, followed by a peaceful stroll through the sprawling Odori Park. After acquainting ourselves with the city, we'll stop for a delightful lunch.

Post-lunch, we'll continue our city tour with a visit to Shiroi Koibito Park, home to the famous chocolate factory. You'll have a chance to explore the magical, Willy Wonka-like environment and perhaps even try the beloved white chocolate sandwich cookies.

We'll round off the day with a trip to Sapporo Beer Garden. This is your chance to savor the flavors of Sapporo's renowned brews and experience a staple of local life. After soaking in the city's vibrant culture and flavors, we'll conclude our day's journey.


Otaru | The Gas-lamp Canal City of Hokkaido

07/07/2024 Breakfast

We begin our day by departing from Sapporo and making our way to Otaru Canal. This historic canal is flanked by gaslights and brick or Sapporo freestone warehouses, now transformed into restaurants, variety stores, and souvenir shops. While there, you'll have the opportunity to visit Kitaichi Glass and Otaru Music Box Museum, and enjoy some shopping on Sakaimachi Street.

In this charming port area, make sure to try the famous Otaru-style Soup Japanese Curry for lunch, a local specialty that's a must-try.

Following our time in Otaru, we'll head to Nikka Whisky Yoichi Distillery, one of Japan's leading whisky makers and renowned worldwide. Here, you'll have the chance to learn more about the meticulous distillation process and the effort that goes into crafting the perfect glass of whisky. After an enlightening visit to the distillery, we then proceed to the hotel.


Biei & Furano | Hokkaido's Most Instagram-Worthy Spots

07/08/2024 Breakfast

We begin our day with a visit to Tomita Farm, where a vibrant array of flowers create a breathtaking spectacle against the backdrop of the Tokachi Mountain Range. As we stroll through the fields, you'll be captivated by the delicate fragrance and dazzling colors that envelop you.

Next, we proceed to the mystical Blue Pond. Its mesmerizing, cobalt blue water against the stark white birch trees creates an enchanting scene straight out of a fairy tale.

Afterwards, we head to Shikisai no Oka, also known as the Hills of Seasonal Colors. This sprawling hill offers a panoramic view of beautiful flowers spanning over 15 hectares, creating a natural palette of colors that changes with the seasons.

Our final stop for the day is the Otokoyama Sake Brewery Museum. Here, we'll delve into the intricate art of sake brewing, getting a behind-the-scenes glimpse into the time-honored techniques that make this traditional Japanese spirit. We'll conclude the day, enriched by the natural beauty and cultural heritage of Hokkaido.

*Lavender fields are viewable from July through mid-August.


Hakodate | Immerse in Hakodate's Enchanting Nightscape

07/09/2024 Breakfast Lunch
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La Vista Hakodate Bay ( Western Style )

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[ Hakodate ] Goryokaku | Hakodate Ropeway | Return to the Hotel

Our day begins as we board a train, setting off on our journey to explore the rich history and breathtaking views of Hakodate. As we traverse the city, we get to immerse ourselves in its unique blend of Edo period charm and Western influences.

Our first stop is the iconic Goryokaku, a star-shaped fortress filled with cherry trees. As we stroll around, we'll learn about the historical significance of this stunning site, which was once the stage for the last battle of the Edo period.

Following our exploration of Goryokaku, we proceed to the Hakodate Ropeway. We'll ascend Mount Hakodate in a cable car, reaching a height that offers panoramic views of the city. It's here we'll witness the stunning vista that is often counted among Japan's top three night views.

After a day of memorable sightseeing, we'll indulge in a well-deserved dinner, savoring the local flavors of Hakodate. Our fulfilling day comes to a close as we check into our hotel, ready to rest and recharge for our continuing adventures.


Aomori | Indulge in the Vibrant Traditions of Aomori's Nebuta Festival

07/10/2024 Breakfast Dinner

We start our journey as we step aboard the Shinkansen, Japan's iconic high-speed train. As we whisk through the countryside, we look forward to exploring the rich cultural heritage of Aomori.

Upon our arrival, our first stop is the Nebuta Museum WA RASSE. Here, we are granted a rare glimpse into the vibrant world of the Nebuta Festival. The museum allows us to experience the majesty and grandeur of Nebuta floats up close, every day of the year, a spectacle typically reserved for the peak summer festival season.

After immersing ourselves in this unique local tradition, we make our way to the Oirase Keiryu Hotel. Nestled in the verdant surroundings of the Oirase Mountain Stream area, the hotel is an oasis of calm and natural beauty. As we check in, we can't help but anticipate the serene tranquility and rejuvenating atmosphere that awaits us. The rest of our day is spent basking in the peacefulness of our surroundings, as we rest and prepare for more adventures on the morrow.


Oirase | Experience the Serene Beauty of Oirase Stream

07/11/2024 Breakfast Dinner
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Hoshino Resorts Aomoriya ( Western Style )

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Hoshino Resorts Aomoriya

Hoshino Resorts Aomoriya is located in Rokunohe. Sky Plaza MISAWA and Hachi-shoku Center are worth checking out if shopping is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Shimoda Park and Oirase River.

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Oirase | Check into a hotel Aomoriya

Our morning begins with a stroll through the breathtaking scenery of the Oirase Mountain Stream. As we wander along the path, the vibrant greenery, cascading waterfalls, and clear, rushing water immerse us in an atmosphere of tranquil beauty. This unique location, regarded as one of Japan's most picturesque landscapes, provides a splendid start to our day.

In the afternoon, we shift gears from the serene natural beauty of Oirase Stream to the bustling urban atmosphere of Aomori City. Our destination is the distinguished Aomoriya Hotel, a welcoming haven that seamlessly combines the traditional beauty of Tohoku's local culture with modern convenience. Known for its exceptional hospitality, this luxurious hotel features elegantly appointed rooms, and a variety of top-tier amenities for guests to relish in.

Upon arrival at the Aomoriya Hotel, we have time to settle in, freshen up, and explore the hotel's notable features. With expansive, beautifully maintained Japanese gardens, locally-inspired dining options, and inviting onsen hot springs, the hotel offers a perfect mix of relaxation and cultural immersion. As we unwind and prepare for the evening, the hotel's unique charm enhances our experience of this vibrant region.

In the evening, we dive into the vibrant local culture at the Michinoku Traditional Dance Festival. This spectacle, brimming with the bright hues and rhythmic beats of traditional music and dance, captivates our senses, creating an unforgettable conclusion to our day in Aomori.


Iwate | Discover the Graceful Majesty of Chusonji Temple

07/12/2024 Breakfast

The Royal Park Hotel Iconic Tokyo Shiodome ( Western Style )

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The Royal Park Hotel Iconic Tokyo Shiodome

The Royal Park Hotel Iconic Tokyo Shiodome is located in Minato, a neighborhood in Tokyo, and is near a metro station. Ginza Wako Building and Tokyo Tower are notable landmarks, and travelers looking to shop may want to visit Toyosu Market and Aqua City Shopping Center. Don't miss out on a visit to Tokyo Disneyland®.

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We embark on our day with a scenic ride aboard the Aoimori Railway, a journey that treats us to stunning views of Aomori's lush greenery and pristine landscapes. As we traverse through the tranquil countryside, the train's leisurely pace allows us to immerse ourselves in the region's natural beauty and serenity.

Our destination is the venerable Chuson-ji Temple, a UNESCO World Heritage Site located in the town of Hiraizumi. Renowned for its golden hall, Konjikido, which is entirely covered in gold leaf, this sacred temple provides us a unique window into the refined culture and religious practices of the Heian period.

At Chuson-ji, we have the chance to stroll through the temple grounds, appreciate the exquisite Heian-era architecture, and learn about the history of the Buddhist Pure Land sect in Japan. The temple's serene environment, rich history, and the fascinating stories behind its treasures create an enriching cultural experience.

Following our visit to Chuson-ji, we make our way back to Tokyo on the shinkansen, Japan's world-famous high-speed train. As we watch the diverse landscapes of Japan zip past our windows, we reflect on our journey and the unforgettable experiences we've had. Our return to the bustling metropolis of Tokyo marks the conclusion of our extraordinary exploration through northern Japan.


Tokyo | Tour Disbands & Depart from Japan

07/13/2024 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 downtown hotel in Tokyo to Narita Airport - about 90 mins(Bus)
From downtown hotel in Tokyo to Haneda Airport - about 30 mins(Bus)

▪Important Notice▪
*JDT Recommends Experiences are not included with your tour package.
*Group Tour Participants (Not applicable to Private Tours) - Your group may be joined with other groups during the tour. If so, your tour guide and bus may be changed during your tour.
*Any special request(s) must be submitted when booking your tour (meals, accommodations, etc.). Note: Not all requests can be fulfilled.
*Itinerary, hotels, and meals are subject to change or cancellation without notice. No refund will be owed for any changes or cancellations if the tour still occurs.
*This tour includes 1.5~2 hours of walking on sightseeing days. Tour Participants are expected to be of moderate fitness, keep up with the pace of the group, and can climb stairs with no difficulty.
*B : Breakfast   L : Lunch   D : Dinner
*Please be advised that Maiko performances are not available on their designated days off or on days when special Maiko events are taking place.

Tour Departure and Prices 1) Price per person.   2) Airfare is not included.  

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Jul 17, 2024
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Jul 31, 2024
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Aug 11, 2024
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Aug 16, 2024
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9 DAYS

8 nights accommodation


12 MEALS

8 breakfasts
1 lunches
3 dinners


TRANSPORT

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Tour Includes


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

Daily Breakfast-Buffets, 1 Lunches, and 3 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

Japan Deluxe Tours Handbook and Tour Goods Package

Free Wi-Fi in Bus & Most hotels

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

Travel Highlights


Experience the romantic ambiance of Otaru with a leisurely walk along the historic Otaru Canal.

Explore Sapporo's iconic Clock Tower and Odori Park.

Visit Shiroi Koibito Park, the birthplace of famous white chocolate cookies.

Discover the origins of Japan's beer at the Sapporo Beer Garden.

Experience the mesmerizing Blue Pond in Biei.

Stroll through the fragrant lavender fields at Farm Tomita in Furano.

Learn the traditional art of sake brewing at Otokoyama Sake Brewery Museum.

Enjoy a stunning night view from Mount Hakodate in Hakodate.

Experience the vibrancy of Nebuta Festival at Nebuta Museum WA RASSE in Aomori.

Visit Chuson-ji Temple, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, in Hiraizumi.

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.

All of our tours begin in either Tokyo or Osaka/Kyoto. When beginning or ending a tour in Tokyo, please book flights to or from Narita International Airport or Haneda International Airport. For tours beginning or ending in Osaka/Kyoto, please book flights to or from Kansai International Airport or Itami Airport.

We recommend you do not book your flights until the tour status changes from Book Now to Guaranteed Departure. 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.

Guests with tattoos may not be able to use the hot-springs or onsens while in Japan. We apologize if you are unable to enjoy this experience during your stay.

We understand sometimes unanticipated situations may arise before or even during your Japan tour. In order to best assist you when things don't go as planned, Japan Deluxe Tours recommends purchasing travel insurance offered through Travel Guard® Insurance.

Travel Guard® Insurance offers coverage for: Trip Cancellation, Trip Interruption, Travel Delay, Baggage Delay, Medical Expense (deductible required), Emergency Medical Transportation, and an Exclusive Family Protection Plan: One child 16 or under will receive coverage at no additional cost for every adult that purchase a protection plan. Every Travel Guard policy includes 24-hour emergency travel assistance services for emergencies or last-minute travel changes, such as re-booking flights, hotel reservations or ground transportation, tracking lost luggage, and more!
For more information about coverage, view our Travel Insurance Page.

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Please notify us before your tour starts if you have any dietary restrictions or requirements we should be aware about. Japan Deluxe Tours can provide Vegetarian meals for guests, and we will do our best to cater to any serious allergies or dietary restrictions. We will not be able to substitute or change meals after your tour begins.

Day
Day 1
07/05/2024

Tokyo | Arrive in Japan & Check-in Hotel

07/05/2024

Welcome to Japan! Japan Deluxe Tours has arranged transportation services to meet you at your airport's arrival lobby and will take you to your hotel. 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
07/06/2024

Sapporo | Discover the Largest City in Hokkaido

07/06/2024 Breakfast Dinner

We embark on our journey by boarding a flight from Haneda Airport to Sapporo. Upon arrival, we'll explore the iconic landmarks of Sapporo, starting with a visit to the historic Sapporo Clock Tower, followed by a peaceful stroll through the sprawling Odori Park. After acquainting ourselves with the city, we'll stop for a delightful lunch.

Post-lunch, we'll continue our city tour with a visit to Shiroi Koibito Park, home to the famous chocolate factory. You'll have a chance to explore the magical, Willy Wonka-like environment and perhaps even try the beloved white chocolate sandwich cookies.

We'll round off the day with a trip to Sapporo Beer Garden. This is your chance to savor the flavors of Sapporo's renowned brews and experience a staple of local life. After soaking in the city's vibrant culture and flavors, we'll conclude our day's journey.


JR Tower Hotel Nikko Sapporo or similar

Day 3
07/07/2024

Otaru | The Gas-lamp Canal City of Hokkaido

07/07/2024 Breakfast

We begin our day by departing from Sapporo and making our way to Otaru Canal. This historic canal is flanked by gaslights and brick or Sapporo freestone warehouses, now transformed into restaurants, variety stores, and souvenir shops. While there, you'll have the opportunity to visit Kitaichi Glass and Otaru Music Box Museum, and enjoy some shopping on Sakaimachi Street.

In this charming port area, make sure to try the famous Otaru-style Soup Japanese Curry for lunch, a local specialty that's a must-try.

Following our time in Otaru, we'll head to Nikka Whisky Yoichi Distillery, one of Japan's leading whisky makers and renowned worldwide. Here, you'll have the chance to learn more about the meticulous distillation process and the effort that goes into crafting the perfect glass of whisky. After an enlightening visit to the distillery, we then proceed to the hotel.


JR Tower Hotel Nikko Sapporo or similar

Day 4
07/08/2024

Biei & Furano | Hokkaido's Most Instagram-Worthy Spots

07/08/2024 Breakfast

We begin our day with a visit to Tomita Farm, where a vibrant array of flowers create a breathtaking spectacle against the backdrop of the Tokachi Mountain Range. As we stroll through the fields, you'll be captivated by the delicate fragrance and dazzling colors that envelop you.

Next, we proceed to the mystical Blue Pond. Its mesmerizing, cobalt blue water against the stark white birch trees creates an enchanting scene straight out of a fairy tale.

Afterwards, we head to Shikisai no Oka, also known as the Hills of Seasonal Colors. This sprawling hill offers a panoramic view of beautiful flowers spanning over 15 hectares, creating a natural palette of colors that changes with the seasons.

Our final stop for the day is the Otokoyama Sake Brewery Museum. Here, we'll delve into the intricate art of sake brewing, getting a behind-the-scenes glimpse into the time-honored techniques that make this traditional Japanese spirit. We'll conclude the day, enriched by the natural beauty and cultural heritage of Hokkaido.

*Lavender fields are viewable from July through mid-August.


JR Tower Hotel Nikko Sapporo or similar

Day 5
07/09/2024

Hakodate | Immerse in Hakodate's Enchanting Nightscape

07/09/2024 Breakfast Lunch
[ Hakodate ] Goryokaku | Hakodate Ropeway | Return to the Hotel

Our day begins as we board a train, setting off on our journey to explore the rich history and breathtaking views of Hakodate. As we traverse the city, we get to immerse ourselves in its unique blend of Edo period charm and Western influences.

Our first stop is the iconic Goryokaku, a star-shaped fortress filled with cherry trees. As we stroll around, we'll learn about the historical significance of this stunning site, which was once the stage for the last battle of the Edo period.

Following our exploration of Goryokaku, we proceed to the Hakodate Ropeway. We'll ascend Mount Hakodate in a cable car, reaching a height that offers panoramic views of the city. It's here we'll witness the stunning vista that is often counted among Japan's top three night views.

After a day of memorable sightseeing, we'll indulge in a well-deserved dinner, savoring the local flavors of Hakodate. Our fulfilling day comes to a close as we check into our hotel, ready to rest and recharge for our continuing adventures.


La Vista Hakodate Bay or similar

Day 6
07/10/2024

Aomori | Indulge in the Vibrant Traditions of Aomori's Nebuta Festival

07/10/2024 Breakfast Dinner

We start our journey as we step aboard the Shinkansen, Japan's iconic high-speed train. As we whisk through the countryside, we look forward to exploring the rich cultural heritage of Aomori.

Upon our arrival, our first stop is the Nebuta Museum WA RASSE. Here, we are granted a rare glimpse into the vibrant world of the Nebuta Festival. The museum allows us to experience the majesty and grandeur of Nebuta floats up close, every day of the year, a spectacle typically reserved for the peak summer festival season.

After immersing ourselves in this unique local tradition, we make our way to the Oirase Keiryu Hotel. Nestled in the verdant surroundings of the Oirase Mountain Stream area, the hotel is an oasis of calm and natural beauty. As we check in, we can't help but anticipate the serene tranquility and rejuvenating atmosphere that awaits us. The rest of our day is spent basking in the peacefulness of our surroundings, as we rest and prepare for more adventures on the morrow.


Hoshino Resorts Oirase Keiryu Hotel or similar

Day 7
07/11/2024

Oirase | Experience the Serene Beauty of Oirase Stream

07/11/2024 Breakfast Dinner
Oirase | Check into a hotel Aomoriya

Our morning begins with a stroll through the breathtaking scenery of the Oirase Mountain Stream. As we wander along the path, the vibrant greenery, cascading waterfalls, and clear, rushing water immerse us in an atmosphere of tranquil beauty. This unique location, regarded as one of Japan's most picturesque landscapes, provides a splendid start to our day.

In the afternoon, we shift gears from the serene natural beauty of Oirase Stream to the bustling urban atmosphere of Aomori City. Our destination is the distinguished Aomoriya Hotel, a welcoming haven that seamlessly combines the traditional beauty of Tohoku's local culture with modern convenience. Known for its exceptional hospitality, this luxurious hotel features elegantly appointed rooms, and a variety of top-tier amenities for guests to relish in.

Upon arrival at the Aomoriya Hotel, we have time to settle in, freshen up, and explore the hotel's notable features. With expansive, beautifully maintained Japanese gardens, locally-inspired dining options, and inviting onsen hot springs, the hotel offers a perfect mix of relaxation and cultural immersion. As we unwind and prepare for the evening, the hotel's unique charm enhances our experience of this vibrant region.

In the evening, we dive into the vibrant local culture at the Michinoku Traditional Dance Festival. This spectacle, brimming with the bright hues and rhythmic beats of traditional music and dance, captivates our senses, creating an unforgettable conclusion to our day in Aomori.


Hoshino Resorts Aomoriya or similar

Day 8
07/12/2024

Iwate | Discover the Graceful Majesty of Chusonji Temple

07/12/2024 Breakfast

We embark on our day with a scenic ride aboard the Aoimori Railway, a journey that treats us to stunning views of Aomori's lush greenery and pristine landscapes. As we traverse through the tranquil countryside, the train's leisurely pace allows us to immerse ourselves in the region's natural beauty and serenity.

Our destination is the venerable Chuson-ji Temple, a UNESCO World Heritage Site located in the town of Hiraizumi. Renowned for its golden hall, Konjikido, which is entirely covered in gold leaf, this sacred temple provides us a unique window into the refined culture and religious practices of the Heian period.

At Chuson-ji, we have the chance to stroll through the temple grounds, appreciate the exquisite Heian-era architecture, and learn about the history of the Buddhist Pure Land sect in Japan. The temple's serene environment, rich history, and the fascinating stories behind its treasures create an enriching cultural experience.

Following our visit to Chuson-ji, we make our way back to Tokyo on the shinkansen, Japan's world-famous high-speed train. As we watch the diverse landscapes of Japan zip past our windows, we reflect on our journey and the unforgettable experiences we've had. Our return to the bustling metropolis of Tokyo marks the conclusion of our extraordinary exploration through northern Japan.


Day 9
07/13/2024

Tokyo | Tour Disbands & Depart from Japan

07/13/2024 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 downtown hotel in Tokyo to Narita Airport - about 90 mins(Bus)
From downtown hotel in Tokyo to Haneda Airport - about 30 mins(Bus)

Dining Experience

Ramen

Ramen (JDT Recommends)

Originating in China, 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. Certain regions of Japan specialize in shoyu, miso, shio, and tonkotsu soups, each with their unique taste.

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Soup Curry

Soup Curry (JDT Recommend)

While many people have heard of Japanese Curry, Japanese Soup Curry is a popular Sapporo version of the rice and sauce dish. First created in a Sapporo cafe during the 70's, Soup Curry is a delicious dish perfect for the cold days in Hokkaido.

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Cultural Experience

Otaru Music Box Museum

Otaru Music Box Museum

The Otaru Music Box Museum is one of the largest museum shops in Japan with a collection of over 3,000 types of music boxes. The museum's building is housed in Otaru City's historic architecture and inside are a wide variety of music boxes and other original goods.

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Otokoyama Sake Brewery Museum

Otokoyama Sake Brewery Museum

The Otokoyama Sake Brewery Museum is a museum that tells the history and culture of sake brewing, one of Japan's traditional industries, with 350 years of history. The museum exhibits valuable materials, documents, and sake vessels from the Edo period, and during the brewing season, visitors can watch part of the sake brewing process.

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Nebuta Museum WA RASSE

Nebuta Museum WA RASSE

WA RASSE is a facility that introduces the history and charm of the Nebuta Festival and allows visitors to experience all aspects of Nebuta throughout the year. In a vast two-story atrium, a large Nebuta that was actually on display is on permanent display.

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Hiraizumi

Hiraizumi

Hiraizumi in the southwestern part of Iwate Prefecture is a town extending up the Hiraizumi Hill on the west bank of the Kitakami-gawa River, that has prospered for almost 100 years from the 11th to 12th centuries as the center of the Tohoku region (the northeastern region).

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Chusonji Temple

Chusonji Temple

Chusonji Temple, representing the World Heritage Site of Hiraizumi, was built by Fujiwara no Kiyohira over a period of 20 years to comfort the spirits of all his enemies and allies. Go up to Tsukimizaka, an approach lined with 300- to 400-year-old cedar trees, and halfway up the hill there is an observatory from which you can look out over the city of Hiraizumi.

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Riding Experience

Hakodate Ropeway

Hakodate Ropeway

The Mt. Hakodate Ropeway in Hokkaido travels from the foot of Mount Hakodate to the peak (altitude 334 m or 1095 feet) in approximately three minutes. The spacious gondolas hold up to 125 passengers, and departs every ten minutes. On a clear day, the view from the ride includes everything from the Hakodate Port and the city streets of Hakodate to Tsugaru Straight and the Shimokita Peninsula.

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Bullet Train

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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