12 Day Japan Hokkaido, Kansai, Kanto Deluxe Tour

Description

Tour code: CHPBD12E

Description: Sapporo, Sounkyo, Akankohan, Tokachi, Jozankei, Osaka, Kyoto, Tokyo

Overview

Exclusive arrangement:

  • Stay 4 nights at Hot Spring hotel, including on-site buffet cuisine, hot spring experience on your trip in Hokkaido! Stay overnight in Kyoto + Tokyo for 5 nights to experience the charms of Japanese ancient culture and international cosmopolitan
  • 5 Full-day touring in Doutou, Douou and Dounan in Hokkaido. Visiting: Furano, Biei, Sounkyo, Akan, Tokachi, Otaru, Jozankei, Lake Toya, Noboribetsu Jigokudani, Osaka Castle Park, Kuromon Market, Nara Prak & Todaiji Temple, Kiyomizu Temple, Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine, Ninenzaka and Sannezaka, Arashiyama Bamboo Forest, Lake Ashi, Kamakura Daibutsu, Tsurugaoka Hachimangū, Tokyo Tower, Sensoji Temple, Imperial Palace, Shibuya and other famous attractions!
  • Take Shinkansen (High Speed Train) from Kyoto to Hakone, quick and easy, to save your time and effort!

Day 1 Arrive in Sapporo, Hokkaido     

Arrive at Sapporo New Chitose Airport, guests will be picked up at the airport and be transferred to the hotel with the help of a tour guide. (Guests who arrive early/late can check-in on own after 3 pm with the passport) Today’s schedule has no meals included.

Hotel: Tmark City Hotel Sapporo or similar

Day 2 Sapporo-Biei-Sounkyo (B/L/D) 

Start your day with a colorful Hokkaido tour after breakfast. Drive to Furano and visit Hokkaido’s largest farm, Tomita Farm, with more than 150 kinds of flowers (replaced with Ikeda Wine Castle or Otokoyama Sake brewery from January to April, November and December). There is also beautiful lavender during summer. Afterwards, head to Biei-cho, where you can experience the beauty of beautiful hills! Taste the Furano buffet and enjoy the fantastic scenery of the beautiful hills during lunch! Visit the colorful “Shikisai no oka” and walk through the “Blue Pond” to explore the breathtaking scenery of the lake. (replaced with Aeon Mall from January to April, November and December) In the evening, we arrive at Sounkyo Gorge, the center of Daisetsuzan in Hokkaido. For dinner, enjoy a buffet dinner with a wide selection of Japanese Cuisine, Chinese Cuisine, Seafood, & Local Fresh Ingredients, and etc. Don’t miss out the all- you-can-eat delicious Chu crab.

Day 3 Sounkyo-Abashiri-Gun-Akankohan (B/L/D)    

After breakfast, visit the Sounkyo Valley, watch the Ginga Falls, Ryusei-no-taki, and the beautiful Dakan Valley in Sounkyo gorges. Visit Abashiri on the way to Okhotsk Ryu-hyo Museum, where you can experience an icy world and learn about the icy sea creature – “Clione limacina”. Later, visit a crystal clear “Lake Kussharo”. Then, check out the clearest lake in the world – Lake Mashu. Tonight, we stay at Akanko Onsen Hotel. Here, there are rich seasonal ingredients, full-open buffets, and exquisite Japanese-style room service, allowing you to enjoy the cuisine of Tohoku.

Hotel: New Akan Hotel or similar

Day 4  Akankohan-Tokachi-gawa (B/L/D) 

After breakfast, enjoy a cruise on Lake Akan. (replaced with Ice Fishing or Ainu folk dance from January to April, November and December) Visit the hometown of Chlorella and enjoy the beautiful scenery in every season. Afterwards, visit the “Kushiro City Red-crowned Crane Natural Park”. Then, go to Tokachi River for tonight’s hot spring hotel. This evening, taste exquisite Japanese cuisine made from Hokkaido beef and seasonal vegetables grown from farms.

Hotel: Daiheigen Hotel or similar

Day 5 Tokachi-Gawa-Toyako-Jozankei (B/L/D) 

After breakfast, visit Jigokudani, also known as the Hell Valley. It offers a spectacular display of hot steam vents, sulfurous streams, and other volcanic activity. Enjoy Japanese Seafood Hotpot or Bento Box before going to the Bear Park to see the Ussuri Brown Bears. Afterward, take the Usuzan ropeway where you can have the panoramic view of Lake Toya. Later on, proceed to Jozankei Onsen for overnight. Enjoy Hokkaido local cuisine for dinner tonight.

Hotel: Shikanoyu Spring Hotel or similar

Day 6 Jozankei-Otaru-Leave Sapporo/Osaka KIX (B)

Coach to Otaru this morning after breakfast. The romantic Otaru Canal is sitting in the city. Later, visit Kitaichi Glass Otaru, where you can appreciate many beautiful glass arts. Afterward, transfer to the airport around 11:30 am to take a flight to Osaka, Japan. Upon your arrival, we will have a guide onsite to assist you to take a free hotel shuttle to the hotel. Travelers who arrive at the other times can take the free shuttle bus on own to the hotel as well. The hotel check-in is available after 3pm with your passport. Hotel check-in starts after 3pm with passports.

Hotel: Star Gate Hotel Kansai Airport or similar

Day 7 Osaka-Kyoto (B/L)     

In the morning, visit Osaka’s landmark – Osaka Castle, and then visit the Osaka Fish Market-Kuromon Market. Enjoy a variety of fishery cuisine and sushi. Visit Nara Park and Todai-ji Temple to see the deer and traditional temple. In the afternoon, proceed to Kyoto to visit the World Cultural Heritage site, Kiyomizu-dera Temple, and stroll along the Ninenzaka and Sannezaka. Tonight, return to the hotel within the designated time by the tour guide. Dinner on your own arrangement.

Hotel: Hotel New Hankyu Osaka or Rihga Royal Hotel Kyoto or Westin Kyoto Hotel or similar

Day 8 Kyoto (B/L)

After breakfast, head to Arashiyama Bamboo Forest and TogetuKyo Bridge. After, visit the famous attraction, Golden Pavilion, and then visit a traditional brewery to taste and learn the brewing process of sake. Then, visit Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine. Fushimi Inari Shrine is a shrine on the south side of Kyoto. It serves the god of agriculture. Free leisure time afterwards. Dinner is on your own arrangement.

Hotel: Hotel New Hankyu Osaka or Rihga Royal Hotel Kyoto or Westin Kyoto Hotel or similar

Day 9 Kyoto=Hakone-Tokyo (B/L/D)

After breakfast, accompanied by a guide, take the Shinkansen (high-speed train) to Hakone (Baggage carried on own). After arriving in Hakone, take the bus to Okuno-Kakkai and take a boat to see the beauty of Lake Ashi. Lake Ashi is a great place to see the views of Mount Fuji. Afterwards, head to Kamakura to visit the famous World Cultural Heritage Site – Kamakura Big Buddha, the creation of Song Dynasty style, which was popular during the Kamakura Period. The Buddha statue is valued as the national treasure of Japan! Then, visit the popular spots on Michelin Tourist Guide – Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine and “Hase-dera”. After dinner, transfer back to the hotel in Tokyo.

Hotel: Tokyo Prince Hotel or Shinjuku Granbell Hotel or Tokyo Dome Hotel or similar

Day 10 Tokyo (B/L)

Visit Imperial Palace, the home of the Emperor of Japan. Then, proceed to Meiji Jingu Shrine, a shrine dedicated to Emperor Meiji and the Emperor Shozo Empress of Japan. This temple has the largest archway in front of Shrine Bridge in Japan. View the tallest standing tower in the world – Tokyo Skytree from afar. Later, visit Senso-ji to admire the ancient Buddhist temple, which is the oldest temple in Tokyo. Later, enjoy barbecue for lunch and visit Tokyo Tower (Photo-stop) in the afternoon. Then, go to Shibuya for shopping and touring. We will stay in Shibuya no less than 90 minutes. Afterward, return to the hotel around 8 pm.

Hotel: Tokyo Prince Hotel or Shinjuku Granbell Hotel or Tokyo Dome Hotel or similar

Day 11 Tokyo (B)

Free leisure day in Tokyo.

Hotel: Tokyo Prince Hotel or Shibuya Granbell Hotel or Tokyo Dome Hotel or similar

Day 12 Leave Tokyo(B)  

After breakfast, take limousine bus on your own expense and arrangement from the hotel to the airport for the home bound flight. The end of journey.

PRICING

Land tour price: $2,660

High season land tour price: $2,710

This Tour Package Includes:

  • 11 nights hotel accommodation
  • Sapporo-Osaka Air includes one piece of 20kg luggage.  
  • Meals per itinerary
  • Sightseeing per itinerary
  • Services of English-speaking guide
  • Entrance fees per itinerary
Tour Start Date – 2019 Tour Start Date – 2020
Mar 20, 27;

Apr 3, 10, 17;

May 15, 22, 29;

Jun  5, 12, 19, 26;

Jul   3, 10, 17, 24, 31;

Aug 28;

Sep 4, 11, 18, 25;

Oct 2, 9, 16, 23, 30;

Nov 6, 13, 20, 27;

Dec 4, 18;

Mar 11, 18, 25;

Apr 1, 8, 15;

May 13, 20, 27;

Jun 3, 10, 17, 24;

*High Season are in Red.

Remark: The schedule of itinerary might change without notice due to the unstable weather in Hokkaido. 

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