Apr.11 (Fri): Narita - Tokyo
Arrive at Narita Int’l Airport by your flight.
After entry procedures, our representative will meet and greet and assist you to transfer to a hotel in Tokyo by charted taxi.
*Hotel rooms are available from the regular check-in time.
*Baggage will be put in the baggage storage of the ca.
Enjoy your rest of the day at leisure.
Accommodation : Shiba Park Hotel or similar
Apr.12 (Sat): Tokyo
Half-day sightseeing of Tokyo by coach with English-speaking guide, visiting
*Asakusa Kannon Temple with its Nakamise Shopping Arcade
Walk along a colorful promenade clamoring with traditional food stands and souvenir shops, leading up to Tokyo's oldest and most significant Buddhist temple with a history of over 1,300 years.
Make a short stop at the official residence of the Emperor of Japan, who is regarded as the highest authority in the Shinto religion as Japanese mythology states he is a direct descendant of Amaterasu, the goddess of the sun.
Return to the hotel.
Afternoon, free time at your leisure.
Apr.13 (Sun): Tokyo - Gero
*Baggage will be transported separately from Tokyo to Kanazawa.
This morning, you will transfer from your hotel to Tokyo Station by coach, and leave for Nagoya by bullet train.
After Arriving at Nagoya station, you will transfer to Gero by train, and proceed to your ryokan.
Accommodation : Suimeikan or similar
Apr.14 (Mon): Gero - Takayama - Gero
Today, you will enjoy excursion to Takayama by coach. Visiting,
*Takayama Jinya Hall
*Festival Floats Exhibition Hall
This popular facility displays some of the colorfully decorated festival floats used in the famous Takayama Festival.
*Kusakabe Heritage Hourse
This large, historical townhouse was formerly the residence of powerful merchants under government patronage.
Enjoy watching Takayama Festilval.
The largest festival,the Sanno Matsuri,held April 14th and15th is popularly known as the Takayama Spring Festival to celebrate the beginning of Spring season.
Apr.15 (Tue): Gero - Shirakawago - Kanazawa
Today, you will depart Gero and enjoy excursion of Shirakawago enroute to Kanazawa by coach.
Visit the World Heritage-registered village of Shirakawago with its traditional, thatch-roofed farmhouses.
You will proceed to your hotel in Kanazawa.
Accommodation: Castle Inn Kanazawa or similar
*Wada Family Residence or similar
After arriving to Kanazawa city, you wil visit the following.
The beautiful garden, considered one of the Top Three Japanese gardens.
*Nomura Samurai Residence
Visit the former samurai residence featuring earthen walls and unique Nagaya-mon Gate. Nagaya-mon Gate is a combination building of a gate and an apartment founded frequently in the Edo era in front of feudal lords' residences for their retainers to live near the lords.
Apr.16 (Wed): Kanazawa - Kyoto
*Baggage will be transporated separately from Kanazawa to Kyoto.
This morning, you will proceed to Kanazawa Station, and board on JR Shinkansen Train.
After arrive at Kyoto station, proceed to your hotel in Kyoto.
Accommodation : Hotel Keihan Kyoto or similra
Apr.17 (Thu): Kyoto
Today, you will enjoy sightseeing in Kyoto and Nara by coach.
*Kinkakuji Temple (Golden Pavilion)
Kinkaku-ji Temple is a world heritage which boasts the wooden structure covered by gold leaf. The beautiful Japanese garden is also unmissable.
Behold the world's largest bronze statue, the Great Buddha, whose tremendous height of 14.98 m (49.1 ft) required over 3,000 metal plates and nearly 10 years to create.
*Nara Park (Deer Park)
*Kasuga Taisha Shrine
Study the thousands of stone lanterns that line the path to this serene shrine hidden in the woods.
Return to your hotel in Kyoto.
Apr.18 (Fri): Kyoto
This morning, you will enjoy at your free time.
In the afternoon, you will visit Miyako Odori (Dance of the Capital)
This dance is performed by the maiko and geiko of Gion Kobu. The first performance in 1872 was promoted as part of the Exhibition for the Promotion of Domestic Industry,
as a measure to promote prosperity in Kyoto after the city's decline as a result of the capital
having been moved to Tokyo in 1869. Infusion of new ideas into this annual event has made it very popular. It is now one of the main events in Kyoto.
Apr.19 (Sat): Kyoto - Kansai Airport
*Hotel rooms are available until the regular check-out time.
*Baggage will be put in the baggage storage of the coach.
You will transfer to the Kansai Airport by seat-in-shuttle service.