Tokyo – Mt. Fuji – Nagoya – Nara
Kyoto (bullet train) Kobe – Osaka – Seoul – Singapore
Tour: June 21 – July 05, 2020 Price: $4,895 + Tax
Inclusive of International airfares & daily meals
The price applies to reservations before January 01, 2020
A family & kid-friendly tour with visits to Akihabara Electronics District,
the Digital Art Museum, Toyota Kaikan Museum, a Ninja show & the Samsung Innovation Museum
Enjoy the world's largest rooftop Infinity Pool and stunning views at Singapore's Marina Bay Sands Hotel
The Infinity Pool at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore
MEMORIES THAT LAST A LIFETIME
Tokyo: Visit Sensō-ji Temple, Akihabara District, the Digital Art Museum & Toyota Kaikan Museum. Make a stop at the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building and see the vast urban vista of Tokyo.
Mt. Fuji: Standing at a height of 3.776m, Mt. Fuji is the symbol of Japan. Your tour features a visit at Camp 5 on Mt. Fuji (depending on weather conditions). We’ll be staying at a ryokan (a traditional Japanese inn) and bathing in the onsens (thermal hot springs) that Mt. Fuji has to offer.
Nara: Japan’s first capital city. Pay a visit to Todaiji Temple, the biggest wooden temple in the world. Visit the Ninja Museum of Igaryu and watch a Ninja performance.
Kyoto: Japan’s second capital city before the title was given to Tokyo.At the heart of Kyoto lies Gion, the center of the city’s art.
Exclusively by AV Travel: Transfer from Kyoto to Kobe by the bullet train Shinkansen. Join a sake-tasting tour at a Sake brewery in Kobe.
Osaka. Visit the Osaka Castle, Dotomburi – Namba shopping mall and the well-known Shinsaibashi street.
Seoul: Visit Bukchon Hanok Village reflects 600 years of Seoul’s history and Korean traditional homes. Gyeongbokgung Palace is another highlight of your Seoul tour. Another visit place is the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) is a buffer zone, which was established on July 27, 1953 when the Armistice Agreement was signed during the Korean War. Myeongdong & Dongdaemun markets, Seoul’s largest shopping district. Be prepared to part with a little money as the wide range of goods for all budgets will entice you into making a few purchases. Visit the Samsung Innovation Museum.
Check in at Los Angeles International Airport. Depart for Tokyo at night.
Welcome to Tokyo, the capital city of Japan. It is one of the largest metropolitan areas in the world with a population of over 13 million residents. Tokyo is not only the center of politics and economy of Japan, but also a center of the global economy and culture.
Visit Akihabara, Tokyo’s amazing anime and electronics district. Make a stop at the Digital Art Museum. Visit Sensō-ji, an ancient Buddhist temple located in Asakusa. Our hotel is located in the busy ward of Shinjuku, filled with buzzing stores, bars and restaurants. (B/L/D)
This morning, we’ll take you to Mount Fuji and to Camp 5 (depending on weather conditions), up on the mountain, to enjoy breathtaking views and the beauty that has inspired so many artists and poets. Mt. Fuji, with its 3,776-meter height, is listed as a UNESCO heritage and known as the symbol of Japan. Mt. Fuji seems even more poetic when viewed from the water, and a boat ride on Lake Kawagu will show you why. Visit the old village Oshino Hakkai which bears Japanese traditional architecture and sits at the foot of Mt. Fuji.
We’ll be staying at a ryokan (a traditional Japanese inn). After dinner, enjoy bathing in the onsens (thermal hot springs) that Mt. Fuji has to offer, and have all of your tiredness after a long day rinsed out. (B/L/D)
Depart to Nagoya, an important industrial hub, the home city of many big companies such as Honda Motor Company, Roland Corporation, Kawai Pianos, Yamaha, Sony, Suzuki Motor… Visit the Toyota Kaikan Museum, where Toyota displays its new models and technologies to the public and periodically holds robot shows. (B/L/D)
We’ll move on to Nara, Japan’s first capital city. Visit the Ninja Museum and watch a Ninja performance.
Pay a visit to Todaiji Temple, once one of the powerful Seven Great Temples and still houses the world’s largest bronze statue of the Buddha Vairocana. We will also stop by Nara Deer Park before moving on to Kyoto. (B/L/D)
Known as the cradle of Japan’s cultural heritage, Kyoto was Japan’s capital and the emperor’s residence from 794 until 1868. You’ll see the main highlights of the wonderfully rich culture of Kyoto. Places such as the Kiyomizu Temple will dazzle your eyes. Your guide will also introduce you to Kyoto’s most popular temple, Kinkakuji, home of the world’s most authentic and exquisite Japanese garden as well as the celebrated Golden Pavilion. Visit the Nishijin company which produces Kimonos. Watch a Kimono demonstration.
Transfer to Kobe by the Shinkansen (bullet train). Start your journey in Kobe city. Kobe, scene of the worst earthquake in the living memory of most Japanese, has rebuilt and revitalized to form one of the most delightful and peaceful cities you can wish to visit. Historically, due to its port, Kobe has a long history of foreign contact, which has imbued its people with a very global outlook and attitude. It is also home to the famous Kobe Beef, which is known for its tenderness, sweet flavor and fine texture. Dine at a restaurant specialized in Kobe beef – a delicious treat! Tasting some Sake at a Sake brewery is also a must-do while you’re visiting Kyoto. (B/D)
This morning we’ll visit the Osaka Castle, one of the main attractions in Osaka. It was built by Toyotomi Hideyoshi, one of the most powerful feudal lords in Japan, known as the second person who united Japan. Dining and shopping on Shinsaibashi street will be a memorable experience while you’re in Osaka. (B/L)
Transfer to Seoul, the capital city of Korea. It is a huge metropolis where modern skyscrapers, high-tech subways and pop culture meet Buddhist temples, palaces and street markets – a perfect combination of modern and traditional values. (B/L)
Visit the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ), a region on the Korean peninsula that demarcates North Korea from South Korea. Learn about the war between the North and South and how the demilitarized strip of land came about.. Visit Imjingak park, which was built to console those from both sides who are unable to return to their hometowns, friends and families because of the division of Korea. This is also where the “Freedom Bridge” lies.
Enjoy a lunch treat with the traditional Korean Chicken Porridge. In the evening, we will watch a Korean traditional art performance at the Jeongdong Theater. (B/L/D)
This morning we’ll visit Gyeongbokgung Palace, a UNESCO heritage. Visit Bukchon Hanok Village which got its name from to hundreds of traditional Korean homes with tiled roofs and stone floors, called “hanok.” The village reflects 600 years of Seoul’s history. Take a walk in the small alleys lined up with hanok here.
Stop by the Samsung Innovation Museum to discover the tech giant’s success story. Move on to the Blue House – the office and residence of the President of the Republic of Korea. (B/L/D)
Fly to Singapore. Check in at Marina Bay Sands Hotel, Singapore’s most iconic hotel for the world’s largest rooftop Infinity Pool, award-winning dining, and a wide range of shopping, entertainment and spa options.
There will be a Wonderful show (light and water show) at 8pm, 9.30pm & 11pm by the hotel’s Event Plaza
Enjoy your free time in the morning. Then, proceed to the National Orchid Garden, located within Singapore Botanic Gardens, which boasts a sprawling display of 60,000 orchid plants. Check in at Rendezvous Hotel. (B/L)
Rendezvous Hotel is located on Orchard Road, a shopper’s haven and cosmopolitan playground set among a lush, tropical landscape that is ubiquitous in this Garden City. It is truly a great Street! (B/D)
Fly back to Los Angeles. (B)