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Main Island,Mt.Fuji

Osaka → Nara → Kyoto → Kanazawa → Yamanashi → Mt.Fuji →Izu-peninsula→ Sunmatakyo →Tokyo → Nikko →Tokyo

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Day 1 / Osaka

Today, we will take you to the Osaka Museum of history, Osaka castle, and Day cruise for 45 minutes. Osaka castle has a history of more than 400 years. It was originally built by one of the greatest warlords in the history of Japan, a man who was born the son of a humble farmer. Now the castle stands as a symbol of Osaka.

[Stay in Osaka]

Route

Day 2 / Osaka

You can enjoy at Universal Studio Japan today.
The 140-acre Universal Studios Japan (USJ) combines the most popular rides and shows from Universal's Hollywood and Florida movie-studio theme parks with special attractions designed specifically for Japan. Popular rides include those based on Hollywood films such as Jurassic Park, Spider-Man, and E.T. The Japan-only Snoopy attraction appeals to the local infatuation with all things cute.

[Stay in Osaka]

Universal Studio Japan

Day 3 / Osaka → Nara (Asuka Village) → Kyoto

Asuka village was the center of Japan around the 5th century. Buddhism and Asuka culture was developed here. Unlike Nara or Kyoto, Asuka was never a city, so many historical facts that lie buried under this vast plain seem destined to remain shrouded in eternal myth. You can enjoy the characteristic historical atmosphere of thousands years ago by bicycle. You will visit Takamatsuzuka Ancient Tomb, Ishibutai Ancient tomb,Asuka temple ,and the indigo-dyeing craft center to experience dyeing.

[Stay in Kyoto]

Asuka Village

Day 4 / Kyoto

In the morning, we will take you to the very famous three temples, Kinkakuji, Ryoanji, and Ninnaji. The afternoon Machiya Tour will give you the opportunity to learn about Kyoto’s traditional culture while enjoying tea ceremony. Many foreigners live in Machiya. Some also design them ,or even repair them. They don’t just live in, but love them. At night, you can visit Kodaiji temple to see the "nightscape" of lights in the gardens.

 [Stay in Kyoto]

Ponto-cho, Kyoto

Day 5 / Kyoto

You can enjoy the wonderful view of the western Kyoto.
From Togetsukyo-bridge, the cycling tour will take you to Tenryuji temple, Okochi – sanso, passing through the famous bamboo grove, Rakushi-sha, Gioji temple, and Adashino -  Nenbutsuji temple.

[Stay in Kyoto]

Nenbutsuji Temple

Day 6 / Kyoto → Kanazawa

You will arrive in Kanazawa around noon by train. We will take you to Omicho Market Place to have lunch at a Sushi bar.
In the afternoon, you will visit Oyama shrine and you can wander through the narrow streets and back alleys of the Nagamachi district and catch glimpses of Kanazawa’s Samurai past. At the Saihitsuan workshop you can learn the intricate processes necessary for creating Kanazawa’s world-renowned Yuzen cloth dyeing technique, used in the manufacture of Yuzen Kimono.

[Stay in Kanazawa]

Kanazawa Castle

Day 7 / Kanazawa

In the morning, you can enjoy the beaty of Kenrokuen Garden and then visit Ishikawa prefectual Museum . This museum Contains masterpieces of Kutani and other Kaga arts, as well as treasures of the Maeda family and works by modern Ishikawa artists.In the afternoon, we will take you to Myoryuji Temple.It has many secret passageways and hidden rooms to allow sudden escapes. Its nickname is thus "Ninjadera" , or "Secret Agent Temple".

[Stay in Kanazawa]

Hidden stirecase at Myoryuji Temple

Day 8 / Kanazawa → Lake Kawaguchi, Yamanashi

Before the mountaineering, you can spend a reluxed time around lake Kawaguchi, enjoying excellent Onsen together with a view of Mount Fuji . Staying at a Ryokan and experiencing the onsen will be your most memorable experience of travel in Japan.

[Stay in Kawaguchiko]

Mt.Fuji from Kawaguchiko

Day 9 / Mt.Fuji 

Mount Fuji (Fujisan) is with 3776 meters Japan's highest and  is open to mountain climbers during July and August only every year. This Mountaineering Tour with an English speaking guide will take you to the 5th station of Mt.Fuji at your own pace on the first day, spend some hours sleeping at a mountain hut, before continuing to the summit early on the second day. The sunrise takes place as early as 4:30am to 5:00am in summer. The beautiful view from the top is definitely worth all the effort. The climb will be tough, but the feeling of ecstasy at reaching the summit must be the tops.

[Stay at a mountain hut ]

The Sunrise from Mt.Fuji

Day 10 / Mt.Fuji → Izu Penishula

Izu Penishula is famous as the international hot spring resort in Japan.  Atami and Ito are the most famous cities for not only its hot springs but also for its historical backgrounds and various amusement facilities and museums.  The coastline is fringed with palm trees, and you surely feel the atmosphere of a semitropical paradise.You must have a relaxed time here after mountaineering.

 [Stay at Ryokan in Izu]

Hot Spring in Izu

Day 11 / Izu Penishula → Oigawa,Shizuoka → Sunmatakyo

We’ll go to Sunmatakyo, Shizuoka prefecture to get on the Steam Locomotion(SL train), enjoy the spectaclar view from the suspension bridge.The Oigawa Tetsudo Railway Company runs a 70 kilometer stretch of line through the mountains in central Japan.  This is a steep mountain area, and the Oigawa River winds through the area, and is quite broad, which makes for some spectacular bridges. This goes through 61 tunnels and over 55 bridges to reach the town of Igawa in the Southern Alps area.  The highest peak is at 3,192 meters.

[Stay in Sunmatakyo]

Steam Locomotion

Day 12 / Sunmatakyo → Tokyo - Retro Course

Tokyo Tower→ Imperial Palace → Sumida river cruise → Asakusa → Meiji jingu shrine → Ryogoku(Sumo)

The Imperial Palace is located on the former site of Edo. It is the residence of Japan’s Imperial family. A historical houseboat rides up the Sumida River is just fabulous, and you can enjoy the view of Tokyo bay from the boat. At Asakusa town you can experience the atmosphere of Edo, the old Tokyo. In the evening you can enjoy Sumo bouts in Ryogoku.

[Stay in Tokyo]

Asakusa, Tokyo

Day 13 / Tokyo → Nikko → Tokyo

In the morning we will take you to Nikko, which has developed as the temple town. The shrines and the temples in Nikko were registered as a World Heritage site in 1999.Toshogu Shrine built in 1617 and worshiped after the famous Shogun of the Edo period, Tokugawa Ieyasu. In the afternoon, you can enjoy and learn ancient Japanese virtue in the extensive cultural theme park, Nikko Edomura Wonderland, where recreated the history of Japan. This tour enables you to learn the ancient Japanese virtue that was brought in Edo period.

[Stay in Tokyo]

Nikko Toshogu Shrine

Day 14 / Tokyo – Walking Course

Arisugawa-nomiya memorial park→ Hiroo Shopping street →Lunch at Chez Mortier →Shounji temple →Ebisu GardenPlace→ Sky lounge at the top floor of Westin Hotel Tokyo→Tokyo photograph museum→ Beer Museum Yebisu

Hiroo is not big city as much as Aoyama or Harajuku, but there are many fashionable spots for adults. For your lunch , you can enjoy French at a cozy restaurant.

Arisugawamiya Memorial park is located there. It is rich green as it is not possible to think mentions that the park is in the center of Tokyo. In the garden where a lot of trees densely grow thick, you can enjoy hiking around waterfall, mountain stream and bridge. Near the park, many temples are crowded. A shounji Temple, which has the largest precincts, and it was built in 1623.

The Beer Museum Yebisu exhibits the history and science of beer production in addition to covering the pleasure of beer drinking as you eat. The tasting lounge provides new Sapporo Beer products, fresh beer and limited brew beer. At the sky lounge at the top floor of Westine Hotel Tokyo, you can enjoy the magnificent view of Tokyo.

 [Stay in Tokyo]

Arisugawa-nomiya memorial park