A 'Cherry blossom' trip to Japan - a country from the future

We had an amazing time with a lovely group. Awsome weather,

excellent itinerary. Japan is a "to repeat trip..."

 

JAPAN 2020 trip is coming, book on your calendar last week of

March and first week of April 2020 

 

 

Together we visited:

Tokyo, Yokohama, Fuji, Kachi Kachi, Chureito Pagoda, Hakone, Kiyomizu, Kyoto, Osaka

Includes:

Two 5* hotels and two highly rated 4* hotels,  

Daily Breakfast

Four lunches

Five dinners that include:

> a dinner at the famous Mon Cher TonTon in Tokyo)

> a dinner in Osaka of the famous sushi of Osaka

One Tea Ceremony in Kyoto

Entries to visited sites

Business class train ticket for Bullet Train - in the Green Cars

Ground transport in private full size bus/coach

Full time - English speaking guide

Full time Lebanese tour leader 

Fees do not include air ticket, and travel insurance 

Book at: +9613950050

Recommended arrivals:  Tokyo, Haneda airport: 22 March afternoon or evening time

  Departure from Osaka on the 30 March evening time to benefit of our day

 

Itinerary was as follows:

{Remark: Tour Started from Tokyo and ended in Osaka}

 

Day One / Tokyo

Friday 22nd March 2019

 

Evening arrival to Haneda Airport in Tokyo; we will be welcomed by our English speaking guide. Boarding to coach and Transfer to Hotel.

 

Tokyo, Japan’s busy capital, mixes the ultramodern and the traditional, from neon-lit skyscrapers to historic temples. The opulent Meiji Shinto Shrine is known for its towering gate and surrounding woods. The Imperial Palace sits amid large public gardens. The city's many museums offer exhibits ranging from classical art (in the Tokyo National Museum) to a reconstructed kabuki theater (in the Edo-Tokyo Museum).

Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building on the way: for short, it houses the headquarters of the Tokyo Metropolitan Government, which governs the 23 wards of Tokyo, as well as the cities, towns and villages that constitutes the whole Tokyo Metropolis.

 

Overnight in Tokyo at Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo 

 

Day Two / Tokyo

Saturday 23rd March 2019

 

Visit:

Asakusa Ueno Park

Ameyoko

Tokyo National Museum

                                                                                     

Overnight in Tokyo at Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo 

 

 

Day Three / Tokyo, Yokohama

Sunday 24th March 2019

 

Visit:

Meiji Shrine

Shibuya

Yokohama China Town

Yokohama Minato Mirai

 

Overnight in Tokyo at Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo 

 

 Day Four / Tokyo > Mount Juji, Hakone

 Monday 25th March 2019

 

Hakone, in Japan's Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park west of Tokyo, is a mountainous town known for its hot springs resorts (onsen) and views of the iconic volcano Mount Fuji. It also encompasses Hakone Shrine, a Shinto shrine with a red “torii” gate overlooking Lake Ashi, which can be toured by boat, as well as the boiling sulphur springs of the Owakudani Valley.

Visit:

Kachi Kachi Ropeway

Kubota Ichiku Museum

Chureito Pagoda

 

 

Overnight in Hakone by the famous lake of Ashinoko at The Prince Hakone Lake Ashinoko 

 

 

Day Five / Fuji, Kyoto

Tuesday 26th March 2019

Kyoto, once the capital of Japan, is a city on the island of Honshu. It's famous for its numerous classical Buddhist temples, as well as gardens, imperial palaces, Shinto shrines and traditional wooden houses. It’s also known for formal traditions such as kaiseki dining, consisting of multiple courses of precise dishes, and geisha, female entertainers often found in the Gion district. 

Visit:

 By Bullet Train (Shin Fuji – Kyoto)

Kiyomizu Temple

Kinkakuji

Heian Shrine

Sanjusanken Do

 

Overnight in Kyoto at the Kyoto Century Hotel 

 

 

Day Six / Kyoto

Wednesday 27th March 2019

 

Visit:

Bullet Train (Kyoto – Kanazawa)

Shirakawa Go Village

Kenrokuen Garden

Higashi Chaya Town (One of the most picturesque parts of Kanazawa, Higashi Chaya District is a part of Japan untouched by time.)

Oumicho Market

Bullet Train (Kanazawa – Kyoto)

 

Overnight in Kyoto at the Kyoto Century Hotel 

 

 

Day Seven / Kyoto

Thursday 28th March 2019

 

Visit:

Byodoin Temple

Todaiji Temple

Kasuga Shrine

Gion Area (is Kyoto's most famous geisha district, located around Shijo Avenue between Yasaka Shrine in the east and the Kamo River in the west. It is filled with shops, restaurants and ochaya (teahouses), where geiko (Kyoto dialect for geisha) and maiko (geiko apprentices) entertain.)

 

Overnight in Kyoto at the Kyoto Century Hotel 

  

 

 

Day Eight / Kyoto, Osaka

Friday 29th March 2019

Osaka is a large port city and commercial center on the Japanese island of Honshu. It's known for its modern architecture, nightlife and hearty street food. The 16th-century shogunate Osaka Castle, which has undergone several restorations, is its main historical landmark. It's surrounded by a moat and park with plum, peach and cherry-blossom trees. Sumiyoshi-taisha is among Japan’s oldest Shinto shrines. 

Visit:

Osaka Castle (Osaka Castle is a Japanese castle in Chūō-ku, Osaka, Japan. The castle is one of Japan's most famous landmarks and it played a major role in the unification of Japan during the sixteenth century of the Azuchi-Momoyama period)

Umeda Sky Building

Kuromon Market

Kaiyukan Aquarium

Overnight in Kyoto at The Westin Osaka

 

 

Day Nine / Osaka, Wakayama

Saturday 30th March 2019

Visit:

Osaka Living & Housing Museum

Shinsaibashi

Dotonbori with free time for shopping

 

Kimii Temple

Wakayama Kuroshio Market (Free Lunch)

Fruits Picking, Rinku Outlet Mall (if time permits) 


Optional - Shopping time

Late night departure / home sweet home

 

 

 

Visa requirements

Passport Valid for minimum 6 months  + copy of ppt

1 new photo (white background, near face, ppt size)

Address + Phone no.

Updated Statement of Account ( last 3 months, stamped & signed by the bank– if in someone else’s name, add taking in charge form & ID/Ppt copy of account owner)

Ticket reservation

Hotel reservation

Tour reservations in Japan

Letter of Employment (stamped & signed) 

Commercial Circular – Proof of Company Registration 

Children: (under 18)  : School/ College Registration

Type: Multiple entries, takes 7 working days, Costs 40,500 L.L

Appointment is required (by phone), requires personal appearance of client

The Visa Fees must be paid at the embassy

All Documents must be presented in the original Arabic version, and a translated version (mainly accepted in French & English)

Address: Downtown, Serail Hill Area, Army Str.  

Phone:  +961 01 989 751/2/3

Website: www.lb.emb-japan.go.jp

 

 

 

 

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