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Highlights of the tour

  • A complete, all inclusive and exotic 9 days tour through Japan with maximum quality sightseeing!
  • Daily buffet breakfasts at the hotels
  • Daily local / International / Western / Continental / Indian Veg - Non veg lunches
  • Daily Indian / Jain / local / Western Veg – Non Veg dinners
  • Stay 3 nights in Tokyo
  • Guided tour of Tokyo
  • Visit the Asakusa Sensoji Temple
  • See the Imperial Palace
  • Visit the Sky Tree Tower
  • Free time at the Nakamise shopping arcade
  • Cruise down the Sumeda River
  • Visit Mt Fuji 5th Station
  • Enjoy the panoramic Mt Fuji cable car
  • Scenic cruise on Lake Kawaguchi
  • Visit the Peace Memorial in Hiroshima
  • See the A Dome
  • Visit the Itsukushima shrine in Miyajima
  • See the floating Tori gates
  • Photostop at the Akashi Kaikyo Bridge
  • Visit the Maiko Promenade
  • Photostop at the Jain temple
  • Visit the Kikumaasa Sake Museum
  • Tour Kyoto and visit the Kiyomizu Temple
  • Visit the Sannenzaka and Ninenzaka area
  • Enjoy a Kimono show
  • Visit the Golden Pavillion
  • See the Bamboo forest in the Arashiyama area
  • Visit the Nijo castle and the Fushimi Inari shrine
  • Visit Nara – the first capital of Japan
  • Interact with the deer at the Deer Park
  • Visit the Todaiiji Temple
  • See the Kasuga Taisha Shrine
  • Guided tour of Osaka
  • Photostop at the Osaka Castle
  • Visit the Umeda Sky tower – floating garden observatory
  • Visit the Kaiyukan Osaka Aquarium
  • Visit the Dotonbori & Shinsaibashi district for some nightlife
  • Enjoy the services of an experienced and professional tour manager throughout your tour

Itinerary

Welcome to Japan!!!

Today enter the world of “Air Tours Holidays” as you begin your memorable journey. On arrival at the Narita airport, meet tour manager in arrival area and proceed to your hotel/restaurant & check in. (Early check –in subject to availability). Kindly make your own arrangement if you are unable to meet Tour Manager at designated time. Tokyo is one of the most populated urban areas in the world. This huge, wealthy and fascinating metropolis brings high-tech visions of the future side by side with glimpses of old Japan, and offers something of interest for everyone. Thereafter, check into your hotel and relax until later when you proceed to have dinner

Overnight at hotel in Tokyo. (D)

City tour of Tokyo. Visit the Sky Tree Tower and more…

After a buffet breakfast in your hotel, proceed on a full day city tour. Visit the Asakusa Sensoji Temple which is an ancient Buddhist temple located in Asakusa, Tokyo, Japan. It is Tokyo's oldest and most significant temple. Visit, Imperial Palace, which is the primary residence of the Emperor of Japan and the Tokyo Sky tree for some spectacular views of the city. This tower is the second tallest tower in the world after the Burj Khalifa. It is believed to be one of the best observation decks in the world. The views of the city & beyond from the tower are breathtaking. Free time at the Nakamise Shopping Arcade where you can walk around the local stores or try famous street food of Japan. Enjoy a cruise on the Sumeda river to Odaiba Island.

Enjoy an Indian Dinner tonight.
Overnight at hotel in Tokyo. (B,LL,D)

Excursion to Mr Fuji and Hakone.

After breakfast we drive towards visit Mt. Fuji 5th Station. (Weather permitting).Mount Fuji is Japan's highest mountain and the focal point of the sprawling Fuji-HakoneIzu National Park. the mountain is located to the west of Tokyo on the main island Honshu, straddling the border between Yamanashi and Shizuoka prefectures. Later enjoy a cable car ride on the Mt Fuji Panoramic cable car and take a cruise on serene Lake Kawagachi. In the evening return to Tokyo.

Enjoy an Indian Dinner.
Overnight at hotel in Tokyo (B, LL, D)

Onto Hiroshima. Experience the Shinkansen or the bullet train.

Enjoy a buffet breakfast in your hotel and check out for your transfer to Tokyo train station. Board the super-fast bullet train. Japan’s famous bullet trains offer visitors an experience like no other with speeds reaching up to 320 km/hour.

One big bag (20 kgs) per person will be transferred to Osaka. Please pack separately an overnight bag for 2 nights.
Arrive at Hiroshima Station. Hiroshima, a modern city on Japan’s Honshu Island, was largely destroyed by an atomic bomb during World War II. See the A Dome and the Memorial Thereafter, transfer to Miyajima by ferry, Miyajima is a small island outside the city of Hiroshima. You will visit the Itsukushima shrine and see the floating Tori gates, which are the 2nd most photographed attraction of Japan.

Enjoy an Indian Dinner tonight.
Overnight at hotel in Hiroshima (B,LL,D)

Onto Kobe

Breakfast in your hotel and then onto Kobe - a cosmopolitan port city with an international flavor. Kobe is often ranked as the best place for expatriates to live in Japan. Arrive early afternoon and enjoy a local lunch. Thereafter, a photostop at the Akashi Kaikyo Bridge which is the longest span bridge in the world, Maiko Marine Promenade and a photostop at the Jain temple. Later visit the Kikumasa Sake Museum. it runs through the history of sake making – the local rice liquor and the National drink of Japan.

Enjoy an Indian Dinner tonight.
Overnight at hotel in Kobe. (B,LL,D)

Kyoto – the cultural capital of Japan!

This morning, after breakfast we leave for Kyoto – the cultural capital of Japan. Kyoto was the capital of Japan for over a millennium, and carries a reputation as the most beautiful city of Japan. On arrival, enjoy a local lunch. Visit Kiyomizu Temple which is an independent Buddhist temple in eastern Kyoto. Cover Sannenzaka and Ninenzaka which is a charming pedestrian path known for its classic architecture, teahouses & cherry blossoms. After lunch, we will visit a kimono show & the Golden Pavilion which is a Zen Buddhist temple in Kyoto. You will also be able to visit the bamboo forest in Arashiyama Area.

Enjoy an Indian Dinner tonight.
Overnight at hotel in Kyoto (B,LL,D)

Sightseeing of Kyoto and onto Osaka

After breakfast, depart to Nijo castle -Its palace buildings are arguably the best surviving examples of castle palace architecture of Japan's feudal era, visit Fushimi Inari shrine. Fushimi Inari is the most important of several thousands of shrines dedicated to Inari, the Shinto God of rice. Later proceed to Nara - and visit Nara Deer Park, Todaji Temple & Kasuga Taisha from outside

Overnight at hotel in Osaka. (B,LL,LD)

Sightseeing of Osaka.

A day to explore Osaka after breakfast with a local, English speaking guide. Osaka is the third largest city in Japan. First will be a photo stop at the Osaka Castle, which is one of Japan's most famous landmarks and it played a major role in the unification of Japan during the sixteenth century. Next we proceed to the Umeda Sky Building which is one of the city's most recognizable landmarks. Visit fascinating Kaiyukan Aquarium which is the world’s largest aquarium and we shall finish tour at the Dotombori and Shinsaibashi area which is Osaka’s most famous tourist destinations and renowned for its gaudy neon lights, extravagant signage, and the enormous variety of restaurants and bars.

Overnight at Hotel in Osaka. (B,LL,D)

Farewell and Fly back home.

After a buffet/boxed breakfast, check out and proceed to the airport (KIX) for your flight back home. Kindly make your own arrangement if you are unable to join this departure due to your flight timings. Return home with beautiful memories of your holiday of Japan! (B)

Tour Cost & Date

Land Cost
Per Person on Twin Sharing US$ 2999
Single Supplement US$ 1060

NOTE

  • As a 3rd person in a triple room, most hotels use rollaway beds and room size may be the same as the double bed. There will be no reduction for triple sharing.
  • Rooming in Japan will be on Twin Bed Basis, Double is not guaranteed and is subject to availability.
  • Single Room Supplement charges will be applicable in case of any one member sharing room with other cancel their reservations.

  • DEPARTURE DATES 2022
    July
    10
    August
    02
    September
    05
    October
    09

    NOTE

  • Tour starts in Tokyo on the above mentioned dates. There could be a possibility of flight departure on the previous evening.
  • On certain departure dates the itinerary may be operated in reverse order. However, all services and inclusions will remain the same.
  • Tour info

    WHAT YOUR TOUR COST INCLUDES

    SIGHTSEEING AND EXCURSIONS
    Tokyo
    • Visit Asakusa Kannon Temple, Nakamise shopping arcade & Tokyo Tower.
    • See the Imperial Palace (entry in Palace not allowed).
    • Visit Mt.Fuji 5th station (weather permitting).
    • Cruise at Lake Kawaguchi.
    • Mt Fuji Panoramic Ropeway.
    Takayama
    • Visit Takayama Matsuri Yatai Kaikan (Festival Floats Exhibition Hall)
    • Visit Sannomachi historic district
    • Visit Hirata Folk Art Museum
    Kanazawa
    • Visit Shirakawa-go village
    • Visit Gokayama Village
    • Visit Oumicho Market
    • Visit Higamashi Chaya District
    • Visit Nomura Samurai House
    • Visit Kenrokuen Garden
    Kyoto
    • Visit the Golden Pavilion
    • See the Nijo Castle
    • Visit the Kiyomitzu Temple
    • Visit the Todaiji Temple
    Nara
    • Visit this first capital of Japan
    • Visit the Nara Deer Park
    Osaka
    Hiroshima
    • Visit Hiroshima Peace park
    • See the Atom bomb Dome
    • Visit the Peace Memorial Museum
    Miyajima Island
    • Visit the Isukushima Jinja Shrine
    • View the floating Tori Gates

    ACCOMMODATION

    • 03 nights accommodation at Hotel Grand Palace or similar in Tokyo
    • 01 night accommodation at Hotel l Rhiga Royal or similar in n Hiroshima
    • 01 night accommodationat Hotel Kobe Meriken Park Oriental or similar in Kobe
    • 01 night accommodation at Hotel Kyoto Tokyu or similar in Kyoto
    • 02 nights accommodation at Hotel Rhiga Royal or similar in Osaka

    MEALS

    • Daily buffet breakfast
    • Daily local/western/Indian veg and non vegetarian lunches as indicated in the itinerary
    • Daily Indian veg and non vegetarian dinners as indicated in the itinerary

    WATER

    • 2 bottles (500 ml) of water per person, per day

    TRANSFERS

    • All transfers and excursions will be conducted by a deluxe air-conditioned coach.
    • Bullet train: Tokyo –Hiroshima
    • Ferry to Miyajima Island

    TOUR MANAGER

    • Service of a professional Tour manager throughout your tour.

    TIPS, PORTERAGE

    • Tips to driver and local guides.
    • Porterage of 01 bag per person at hotels only limited to 20 kgs.
    • Baggage transfer from Tokyo to Osaka Hotel.

    WHAT YOUR TOUR PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE:

    • COST OF AIR TICKETS
    • COST OF VISAS to travel on this tour
    • MEDICAL/TRAVEL Insurance
    • Cost of deviation - In case you wish to deviate from the group departure dates mentioned in the brochure i.e. either travel before the departure date of your tour or would like to come back on a later date after the tour ends, there will be an additional charge that will be applicable which will be advised to you by our sales team. The same is subject to availability of seats & class for the given dates & ticket validity. Kindly also note, the deviation request is to be made at the time of booking.
    • Cost of Transfer: The individual arrival & departure transfer in case you are not arriving / departing as per group ARRIVAL & DEPARTURE timings.
    • Early Check in / Late Check out.
    • Any expenses of personal nature such as laundry, wines, mineral water, food and drink not in the regular menu provided by us, mini bar, telephone calls, pay channels etc.
    • Meals other than what is mentioned in your itinerary
    • Cost of excursions, city sightseeing, entrance fees and local guides availed of by the passengers, other than that mentioned in ‘What your tour price includes’
    • Group is operated subject to a minimum of 25 full paying guests travelling together.

    IMPORTANT

    • All tours will be operated subject to a minimum of 25 full paying passengers traveling together. In case there are less than 25 full paying passengers the clients will be given an option of travelling on another departure date.
    • Standard Check in at hotels is 1400/1500 hours and check out is 1100/1200 hours.
    • Check for detail cancellation rules in our booking form.
    • Updating of Mileage is subject to Airlines terms & conditions in group fare.
    • We request the airlines for your preferred seats however this is as per their policy and at their discretion to confirm the same.
    • Keeping in view of Luggage compartment of coach & Internal Flight regulations, we strongly recommend you to carry only medium size Bag of 20kg and 1 carryon bag of 5 kg per person.
    • The dates and granting of Visas is at the sole discretion of the concerned consulate. Air Tours Holidays are not responsible for granting of visas and are only a facilitator in the visa application process and any situations arises out of delay in granting visa by the consulate/embassy.

    VISAS REQUIRED TO TRAVEL ON YOUR TOUR

    You would be required to possess the following visas

    • USA Citizen : No Visa Required
    • Green Card Holders : Single Entry Japan Visa
    • Indian National : Single Entry Japan Visa

    Cost of above mentioned Visas is NOT INCLUDED in your Tour Price.

    Points to be noted

    • Air Tours shall not accept any liability or responsibility for any delay in flights or change in Schedule by the airline and any situations arising out of the same.
    • Any damages caused to the hotel rooms/coach during your stay, shall be payable by the passengers. Air Tours will not be liable for the same.
    • Air Tours shall not accept any liability or responsibility for any damages, loss, injury, accident, death, delay, breakdown or irregularity which may occur in carrying out of the tour arrangement.
    • Air Tours Management reserves the right to claim any additional expenses due to delay or changes in train, plane, bus, ship or other services, weather conditions, strikes, war, quarantine and any other cause whatsoever and all such loss or expenses must be borne by the passengers.
    • We reserve the right to amend, alter, vary or withdraw any particular departure, excursion advertised or substitute a hotel of similar class if deemed advisable or necessary.
    • For the convenience of our passengers, Air Tours will sometimes amend the itinerary; however all the other services will remain the same.
    • Air Tours will not be liable in any loss of baggage by the Airline.
    • The Tour Cost is combination of all the arrangement and hence cannot be calculated on individual service basis. Tour cost is one component and not calculated on individually.
    • Single Room Supplement charges will be applicable in case any of the guest cancel the reservations sharing room together.
    • Please refer to the booking form for detailed ‘Terms and Conditions’.

    Medical/Travel Insurance

    It’s very important to find out BEFORE you leave whether or not your medical insurance will cover you overseas. Your regular U.S. health insurance may not cover doctors’ and hospital visits in other countries. ALWAYS LOOK INTO THE ASPECTS OF COVERING YOUR TRIP FOR UNFORSEEN EVENTS.

    BOOKING TERMS AND CANCELLATION POLICY

    All services such as Airline seats/Hotels accommodation/ground transportation for group tours are pre-blocked well in advance. We are liable to pay penalties to all our suppliers/vendors if these services are released within the below mentioned time frame. If circumstances make you cancel the tour, the cancellation must be intimated to us in writing. Such cancellation will attract the following cancellation charges:

    Non – Refundable deposit to book your tour US$ 500 Per Person
    Full payment to be made 60 days prior to departure
    Cancellation of Tour due to border closure in Origin or Destination, 60 days prior to Departure date Administrative Fees US$ 100 per person
    Cancellation between 59 – 45 days prior to departure 30% of the total tour cost per person
    Cancellation between 44 – 30 days prior to departure 60% of the total tour cost per person
    Cancellation between 29 – 15 days prior to departure 75% of the total tour cost per person
    Cancellation 14 Days till Tour date 100% of Total Tour cost Per Person

    Mandatory travel requirements:

    Keeping in view the safety of all travellers and as per the requirement of various countries, only people who have completed both the vaccinations at least 14 days before the travel date will be allowed on the tour

    Cancellation due to Border Closures:

    In case we are unable to operate a tour due to Border Closure, Airtours Holidays LLC will refund the deposit amount after deducting the administrative fees of USD 100 per person. In the event that the entire tour cost has been paid by you and we in turn have paid our overseas tour operators, after which the tour gets cancelled due to Border Closure, then it is possible that we are not able to get the amount back, then we will try and get the refund or a credit note for a later travel date. Any loss due to the exchange rate will affect the refund amount.

    The company reserves the right to cancel any tour prior to the departure, without assigning any reason. All monies paid by you will be fully refunded in USD only, and no compensation will be payable. In case of cruises, 100% of the cruise cost paid will be forfeited in case of any cancellations irrespective of time of cancellation. The company cannot assume responsibility for any fees relating to the issuance and / or cancellation of air tickets or other arrangements not done through the company. Single Room Supplement Charges will be applicable in case any of the client cancels the booking of sharing the room together.

    Single Room Supplement Charges will be applicable in case any of the client cancels the booking of sharing the room together.

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