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Japan in Autumn Colors
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Tour: Nov 02 - Nov 16, 2024
Los Angeles Airport. If you prefer to depart from a different airport, please contact us for details and airfares
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A completely new tour itinerary designed for those who want to revisit Japan for an in-depth experience.
Rediscover the breathtaking landscape and immerse in the rich history and culture. There’s also plenty of time to savor the flavors of Japanese cuisine, Kimono-wearing experience, and shop until you drop. 
Let the beauty and allure of Japan’s autumn captivate your senses.

Japan in Autumn Colors

JAPAN – BALI

Tokyo – Nikko – Mt. Fuji – Nara

Hamamatsu – Kyoto (Kimono Wearing Experience)

Kobe – Hiroshima – Osaka – Bali

Tour: Nov 02 – Nov 16, 2024     

From:  $4,995  $4,895    +  Tax

Inclusive of international airfares 

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Itinerary*

Day 01: Los Angeles

Check in at LAX airport for the flight in the morning. AV Travel Tour Leader with fly with the group.

Day 02: Tokyo

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. (D)

Day 03: Nikko

Begin your journey to Nikko – a town at the entrance to Nikko National Park, most famous for Toshogu, Japan’s most lavishly decorated shrine and the mausoleum of Tokugawa leyasu, the founder of the Tokugawa shogunate. Nikko had been a center of Shinto and Buddhist mountain worship for many centuries before Toshogu was built in the 1600s. Visit Nikko Tosho-guis a Shinto shrine, which is part of the “Shrines and Temples of Nikko” and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, initially built in 1617. Continue to visit Futarasan Shrine stands next to Toshogu. Much older than its more lavish neighbor, Futarasan Shrine was founded in 782 by Shodo Shonin, the Buddhist monk who introduced Buddhism to Nikko. (B/L/D).

Day 04: Tokyo

After concluding your gourmet breakfast. Drive to Tokyo down town. Enjoy your fun time at Odaiba Shopping. Come to visit Shibuya is one of Tokyo’s most colorful and busy districts, is a center for youth fashion and culture, and its streets are the birthplace to many of Japan’s fashion and entertainment trends. Shibuya’s most prominent landmark is the busy intersection in front of the station’s Hachiko Exit. The intersection is heavily decorated by neon advertisements and giant video screens and gets flooded by pedestrians each time the lights turn green, making it a popular photo spot. Enjoy the afternoon cruise around Tokyo. (B/D)

Day 05: Mount Fuji - Oshino Hakka - Hamamatsu

Kickstart your day with a lovely breakfast. Depart to Mt.Fuji. Visit Oshino Hakkai – Eight Magnificent Ponds, is a peaceful nature area around Mount Fuji. These natural ponds are crystal clear and each one is a little unique. The water in the lakes directly come from Mount Fuji, the natural pools are deep, the large fish swimming around make it feel like an aquarium. Since the quality of the water, water volume, and the safety, Oshino Hakkai has been included in the National Top 100 Spring Waters in 1985 by the Environment Agency (current Ministry of the Environment). It was also nationally recognized as a natural monument. This is a very popular spot for nature lovers and it is beautiful every season. Visit Mount Fuji is a symbol of Japan with 3776 meters Japan’s highest mountain, is listed as a UNESCO heritage and known as the symbol of Japan.. It is not surprising that the nearly perfectly shaped volcano has been worshiped as a sacred mountain and experienced big popularity among artists and common people throughout the centuries. Note: If the weather permits, the bus will drive us to the 5th station. Continue to Hamamatsu. (B/L/D)

Day 06: Nara - Todaiji Temple

After finish your delicious breakfast. Depart to Nara of Japan’s Kansai region is your next stop. Nara was the country’s first permanent capital city, and a Unesco World Heritage site. Todaiji “Great Eastern Temple” is one of Japan’s most famous and historically significant temples & a landmark of Nara. The temple was constructed in 752 as the head temple of all provincial Buddhist temples of Japan and grew so powerful that the capital was moved from Nara to Nagaoka in 784 in order to lower the temple’s influence on government affairs. The autumn foliage of Todai-ji Temple is awe-inspiring. You can see beautiful autumn leaves in every part of the expansive temple grounds. Tonight we’ll be staying at a ryokan (a traditional Japanese inn). Wearing the Traditional Yukata for taking the group pictures and having the dinner at the hotel. Enjoy bathing in the onsens (thermal hotsprings) and have all of your tiredness after a long day rinsed out. (B/D)

Day 07: Kyoto - Arashiyama Bamboo Forest - Kimono Experience - Nijō Castle

After concluding your gourmet breakfast. Drive to Kyoto. Known as the cradle of Japan’s cultural heritage, Kyoto was Japan’s capital and the emperor’s residence from 794 until 1868. Like most places in Kyoto this time of year, the Japanese Maples were in full bloom at Kyoto. Visit Arashiyama, has been a popular destination with many attractions. In the fall, the landscape itself becomes one of the main attractions with pops of green, yellow and red covering the hillsides and creating a spectacular view! Visit Arashiyama Bamboo Forest is one of Kyoto’s top sights and for good reason: standing amid these soaring stalks of bamboo is like being in another world. It’s one of the most photographed sights in the city. But no picture can capture the feeling of standing in the midst of this sprawling bamboo grove – the whole thing has a palpable sense of otherness that is quite unlike that of any normal forest we know of. Tenryu-ji is an impressive temple complex in the Arashiyama district of Kyoto and its walkway runs through the famous bamboo grove. Enjoy time for wearing Kimono to take a lot of pictures. Afternoon visit Nijō Castle, was built in 1603 as the Kyoto residence of Tokugawa Ieyasu, the first shogun of the Edo Period (1603-1867). is one of the seventeen Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto which have been designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. Continue drive to Osaka. (B/D)

Day 08: Hiroshima - Atomic Bomb Dome - Itsukushima Shrine

Head out of Osaka by Shinkansen (Bullet Train) to Hiroshima to visit the sobering Atomic Bomb Dome, as well as the uplifting Itsukushima Shrine. See and feel the weight of the effects of nuclear warfare firsthand, as you look at the derelict dome in front of you. Next, head back into the bus and make your way to catch the ferry to Miyajima Island. Once there, marvel at one of the most scenic sites in Japan, the Itsukushima Shrine. Stroll on the island, known as the historic site of Shinto, literally translated as “the way of the Gods”, taking in the peaceful scenery. (B/L)

Day 09: Free Day For Shopping In Osaka

Enjoy your free day for shopping. Your hotel, conveniently located in Namba, in a fantastic location, just a 5-minute walk from Dotonbori and Shinsaibashi – the largest shopping area in Osaka. (B)

Day 10: Kobe - The Royal Grand Hall Of Buddhism - Bali

After you have finished your gourmet breakfast. Depart to Kobe. Today lunch with a special treat with famous Kobe Beef, which is known for its tenderness, sweet flavor and fine texture. Continue to visit the Head Temple of Nenbutsushu Sampozan Muryojuji, the Royal Grand Hall of Buddhism. It is one of the largest Buddhist temples in the world with the precincts of 1.8 million square meters and is the sacred place for all Buddhists in the world. At the foot of Mt. Mikusa, the temple temple that embodies traditional culture and state-of-the-art technologies was erected. These buildings were constructed with wood members of an unprecedented scale in size and weight and were decorated with tens of thousands of sculptures and metal-carvings. Completion of this grand temple was made possible by combining modern technologies with the traditional architecture. Transfer to the airport for the flight to Bali. (B/L/D)

Day 11: Bali

Bali, the famed Island of the Gods, with its varied landscape of hills and mountains, rugged coastlines and sandy beaches, lush rice terraces and barren volcanic hillsides all providing a picturesque backdrop to its colourful and unique culture. Enjoy a stay at Nusa Dua Beach Hotel is a palace of refined luxury and privileged hospitality, this 5-star diamond hotel. (L/D)

Day 12: Osaka (bullet train) - Tokyo - Los Angeles

Enjoy Shinkansen (Bullet Train) between Osaka-Tokyo in 3 hours with speed 320kn/h. Take the flight Non-Stop to Los Angeles. (B)

Day 12: Tanah Lot Temple - Ulun Danu Beratan Temple - Handara Gold Course Gate - Wanagiri Hidden Hill - Jimbaran Beach

Begin your journey with enjoy visit the famous Bedugul tourist destination and see the amazing sunset at Tanah Lot Temple. Visit Ulun Danu Beratan Temple at bedugul area, is beautiful lake temple located in beratan lake with amazing view, then continue to stop at Handara Gate for take picture beautiful gate in Handara Gold Course gate, Then continue the tour to visit Wanagiri Hidden Hill is beautiful hill with amazing view for taking picture, in here have many beautiful spot with view lake of tamblingan. After visit Tanah Lot is one of the important directional temples in Bali. The temple is located on a rock just offshore. It is said to be the work of revered 15th century Hindu priest Nirartha and forms an important element of Balinese spiritualism and mythology. Enjoy the fresh seafood dinner at Jimbaran beach. (B/L/D)

Day 13: Black Temple - Ubud Area

Morning visit Black temple or Bajra Sandhi Monument in Denpasar, Bajra Sandhi Monument is monument of Balinese People. This Monument is recognized by the name of Bajra Sandhi because it’s form is looking like Bajra or Genta or bell used by all Hindu Priest in reading off Weda holy sentence (mantra) at religious ceremony. This monument is built in the year 1987 and it is opened by president of Megawati Sukarno Putri on 14 June 2003. The purpose of this monument is to immortalize the soul and spirit of Balinese People struggle, at one blow dig, looking after, developing and also preserve the culture of Bali to be bequeathed to a router generation as advancing capital stroke tread a world of loaded progressively with the challenge and resistanceor and other sightseeing nearby. Continue visit around the Ubud area to check out some of Bali’s most popular attractions. Stop at Tegalalang Rice Terrace, Tegenungan Waterfall, Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary, an art market where you can shop for souvenirs. (B/L/D)

Day 14: Day Of Leisure

Day of leisure: explore yourself with the local visit and enjoy the beaches in the island. Crystal clear water and stretches makes Nusa Dua beach a perfect place for relaxation & enjoyment. (B/D)

Day 15: Los Angeles

Transfer to the airport for fly to Los Angeles. (B)

  • * The itinerary is subject to change due to the weather and/or whether attractions are open or still closed
  • Tour prices can only be guaranteed after travelers deposit
Notes

Departure & Return

  • Los Angeles Airport (LAX)
  • If you prefer to depart from a different airport, please contact us for details and airfares

Tour Includes

  • Roundtrip international from LAX airport to destinations.                              
  • Gourmet meals as described in the itinerary 
  • 4-5-star hotels and Ryokans (traditional Japanese inns)                                   
  • A special treat with Kobe beef
  • Luxury Bus for Ground Transportation                                                           
  • Bath in thermal hot springs (Onsens)
  • Stay at Osaka hotel 3 nights with walking distance to Shinsaibashi.              
  • Shopping at Odaiba in Tokyo & Shinsaibashi in Osaka with dual-occupancy rooms. Single room + $1290.00                                          
  • Head Temple of Nenbutsushu Sampozan Muryojuji.
  • Enjoy the afternoon cruise around Tokyo.                                                        
  • Kimono wearing experience at Kyoto
  • Shinkasen (Bullet Train) Osaka-Hiroshima                                                      
  • Bali special tours for 5 days with private resort 5 stars.

Terms & Agreements

  • The itinerary is subject to change due to weather conditions or the destinations’ hours of operation
  • A deposit of $300 per person and the flight ticket issuance fee must be paid upon reservation 
  • The balance amount must be paid at least 60 days prior to the departure date. Failure to do so will lead to the cancellation of your reservation and your deposit will not be refunded
  • If a reservation is made within 60 days prior to the departure date, a full payment is required
  • The tour fare does not include: Gratuity to driver & tour guide, porterage at hotels & personal expense, travel insurance, Covid test if needed
  • Travelers are required to have a passport valid for at least 6 months after the return date
  • Some countries require that your passport has two to four blank visa/stamp pages. Some airlines will not allow you to board if this requirement is not met
  • It is the responsibility of the travelers to submit valid and proper travel documentation. Non-U.S. citizens should check for visa requirements.
  • Travel insurance is recommended. Please request a copy of our Travel Insurance brochure for more information and rates