7Days 5Nights Japan Tateyama Snow Wall . Discovery Tour
( Tateyama Snow Wall / Shirakawa Gassho Village / Toyama Tulip Festival
/ Kanazawa Kenrokuen / Takayama Old Town /Osaka / Kyoto )
Day 1 Kuala Lumpur / Osaka [Kansai Airport] MH 52 (2220/0540+1)
( 8:00pm ) Assemble & meet our professional tour manager at KLIA. Board the night flight to Japan [Osaka]
Day 2 (0540 am) Arrived Osaka ~ Kanazawa
Is classified as one of Japan’s “three most beautiful landscape gardens”. Many people consider it the best of them all. The spacious garden used to be the outer garden of Kanazawa Castle. Constructed by the ruling Maeda family over a period of nearly two centuries, it was not opened to the public until 1871. Kenrokuen features various ponds, streams, waterfalls, bridges, teahouses, trees, stones and flowers.
|Kanazawa . Omicho Market|
|Nagamachi Samurai District
Was a samurai district located at the foot of the former Kanazawa Castle, where samurai and their families used as residence. The area preserves a historic atmosphere with its remaining samurai residences, earthen walls, private entrance gates, narrow lanes and water canals.
|Breakfast: Meal on Board // Lunch: Japanese Cuisine // Dinner: Japanese Cuisine|
|Hotel : Kanazawa . Kokusai Hotel or similar|
Day 3 Kanazawa ~ Shirakawa Gassho Village ~ Takayama Old Town ~ Toyama
| Shirakawa Gassho Village
Declared a UNESCO world heritage site in 1995, famous for their traditional gassho-zukuri farmhouses, some of which are more than 250 years old. The architectural style developed over many generations and is designed to withstand the large amounts of heavy snow that falls in the region during winter. The roofs, made without nails, provided a large attic space used for cultivating silkworms.
Was a local governor’s office during the Edo period. Has more than 60 similar buildings in Japan, however Takayama Jinya is the only one left today. Prefectural and district governors used it as an office to govern Hida during the Edo period. The present building complex is called “Jinya” that includes residential space and storehouses for rice paid as tax. Takayama was well known for its abundant forest resource to produce timbers and an underground natural resource of gold, silver, copper and lead. This is one reason why the Shognate put Takayama under the direct control as an important economic area.
|Takayama Old Street : San-machi
San-machi, the old streets, is the iconic district for sightseeing in Takayama. This merchant center was the prosperous heart of the community during the old castle town days. Kami-Sanmachi is especially worth a visit. The old Sanmachi downtown area grew as people gathered along the lanes linking the castle, prominent temples and shrines, and also flourished around the Takayama-Jinya, the old government office that was built over 300 years ago. The Jinya still stands today. History feels alive in these beautiful old streets, which have been selected as an important traditional building preservation area.
| Sakurayama Hachiman Shrine (Takayama Yatai Kaikan)
The Float Hall is in Sakurayamahachiman, and houses 11 floats for the fall Takayama festival. They rotate the floats 3 times a year (March, July, and November) putting 4 on display each time. In a revival of the festival parade, a shrine maiden takes visitors on a tour.
| ( 22/4~5/5 Tulip Exhibition)Tulip Four Seasons Hall
Tulip Exhibition, has up to 600 various and 250 thousand tulip at here, considered as has the most tulip in Japan! During the fair, it held many fashion flower shows as well. For example, using the tulip that create lot of drawing on the ground or even create water parterre in the gourd pool and others.
|Breakfast: Hotel // Lunch: Japanese Cuisine // Dinner: Japanese Cuisine|
|Hotel : Toyama . Daiwa Roynet Hotel or similar|
Day 4 Toyama ~ Tateyama (Mt. Northern Alpine Snow Wall . Kurobe Dam) ~ Shinshu
|★Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route
Is a unique and spectacular route through the Northern Alpine Mt., which is traversed by various transportation, including cable cars, train, ropeway and bus. The route is particularly famous for the high Snow walls that line some of its roads in spring. This road is only opened from April to November.Ice Wall Travel Route ( around from 20 Apr ~ 30 May ) :1. Tateyama Station→Bijodaira : 【Train】 (1.7km – 7min – sea level 977m)2. Bijodaira→Amithaba Field→Tengudaira→Murodo : 【Bus】 (23km – 50min – sea level 2450m)3. Murodo→Tateyama→Daikanbo : 【Train via the tunnel】(3.7km – 10min – sea level 2316m)4. Daikanbo→Kurobedaira : 【Cable Car】(1.7km – 7min – sea level 1828m)
5. Kurobedaira→Kurobe Lake : 【Underground Train】 (0.8km – 5min – sea level 1455m)
6. Kurobe Lake→Kurobe Dam : 【Walking Distance】 (0.8km – 15min – sea level 1470m)
7. Kurobe Dam→Ogizawa : 【Train】 (6.1km – 16min – sea level 1433m)
|Breakfast: Hotel // Lunch: Japanese Cuisine // Dinner: Hotel Japanese Set dinner or Buffet|
|Hotel : Shinshu . Royal Hotel ( Hot Spring ) or similar|
Day 5 Shinshu ~ Kyoto ~ Osaka
|Arashiyama Togetsukyo Bridge
Originally built during Heian Period(794-1185), reconstructed in 1930s, riverside park provide the best recreational place especially in early of April is cherry blossom and maple leaves turned red in November.
|Sagano Bamboo Forest|
|World Heritage : Kiyomizudera Temple
Is a famous and the oldest temple in Japan and listed in UNESCO World Heritage Site. The most famous is the 13 meters above the hillside below from main hall’s wooden stage. From the observatory deck, can view the beautiful scenery of Kyoto. Enjoy the view of cherry blossoms in spring season while enjoy the maple leaves in autumn. The main hall was built without using any nails which present the respect to Kannon. This temple was the house of thousand Kannon.
|Fushimi Inari Grand Shrine
Was dedicated to the gods of rice and sake by the Hata family in the 8th century. As the role of agriculture diminished, deities were enrolled to ensure prosperity in business. Nowadays, the shrine is one of Japan’s most popular and is the head shrine for some 40,000 Inari shrines scattered the length and breadth of the country.
|Breakfast: Hotel // Lunch: Kyoto Toufu Cuisine // Dinner: Seafood Hot Pot Cuisine|
|Hotel : Osaka . Sunroute Namba Hotel|
Day 6 Osaka
| Osaka Castle
Rebuilt by Tokugawa Hidetada in the 1620 but its main castle tower was struck by lightning in 1665 and burnt down. Until 1931 only reconstruction. Refreshing castle make it looks fresh looking in 1997.
|Osaka Water Bus
Take the “Aqua-Liner” and enjoy the beautiful scenery of “ Osaka Water City” in the river. Covers Osaka’s major sightseeing spots, including Osaka Castle, Nakanoshima, OBP (Osaka Business Park), and OAP (Osaka Amenity Park)
|Osaka Rinku Premium Outlet Mall|
|Dotonbori / Shinsaibashi Shopping Street
Has many restaurants, not only can taste the Japanese Cuisine, moreover Chinese, Korean, Asian, American and Western style dishes.
|Breakfast: Hotel//Lunch: Crab Set Meal//Dinner: Own Arrangement at Dotonbori|
|Hotel : Osaka . Sunroute Namba Hotel|
Day 7 Osaka / Kuala Lumpur MH 53 (1100/1705)
After breakfast, transfer to Airport for the flight back home.
7Days 5Nights Japan Tateyama Snow Wall . Discovery Tour ( Tateyama Snow Wall / Shirakawa Gassho Village / Toyama Tulip Festival / Kanazawa Kenrokuen / Takayama Old Town /Osaka / Kyoto )
|Departure 2017||Tour Packages||Airlines||Price(RM)||Status||Season||Eng||Chi|
|11 May||7D5N Tateyama Icewall||CI||7888||Closed||Spring||Itinerary||行程|