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7 Days Tateyama - Kurobe Alphine Route

7 Days Tateyama - Kurobe Alphine Route
  • 7 days
  • Group Tour
  • Jan 2019 - Dec 2019
  • SGD 2399

TripZilla JNGO7

133 New Bridge Road Chinatown Point #03-09/10 Singapore 059413

Highlights
7 Days Tateyama - Kurobe Alphine Route


ITINERARY
Day 1: Singapore - Narita (Meals on board)
Begin your vaction with a morning flight to Narita (Tokyo). Upon arrival, meet and greet by local representative. Transfer to hotel, the rest of the day is yours to explore the city on own expense.

Day 2: Narita - Nikko (Breakfast / Japanese Set Lunch/ Hotel Dinner)
After breakfast, depart for beautiful Nikko, visit the world most famous Toshugu Shrine, also an UNESCO Heritage Site. It is a gorgeous complex of colorful structures featuring the superb craftmanship of Japan's 17th century artisans. Next, drive on Irohazaka's zigzag driveway (subject to weather conditions) up the mountain where we will stop over to visit the stunning Kegon Falls and over view the beautiful Lake Chuzenji. Visit Ryuoko, cross the suspension bridge and see stream water running down the Kinugawa River.
NOTE: In the event of poor weather conditions (rain, snow etc.), the narrow Irohazaka's zigzag driveway maybe risky to travel, thus there will be no replacement.

Day 3: Nikko - Gunma - Karuizawa/Matsumoto (Breakfast/Tonkatsu Lunch/Japanese Set Dinner)
After breakfast, drive towards Gunma. Visit Gunma Fruit Farm where you can pick and take away various fruits that are in season (subject to weather conditions).  Continue to the famous "Silk Falls" -- The Shiraito Falls with its 70 meters long of fine, silky, sexy strands of groundwater fall like threads from the rock face. Continue to Matsumoto, a beautiful city where running river resides below Japan Alps. See magnificent Matsumoto Castle (entrance fee excluded), Japan's oldest wooden castle and one of four castles designated National Treasures. Stroll down Nawate-dori (Frog Street), where many stone frogs decorated the street with about 50 shops selling souvenirs, antiques, candles, pastries, etc. Continue to wasabi farm, uunderstand the farming of mustard from the natural purest spring water.

Day 4: Matsumoto - Tateyama - Toyama - Kanazawa (Breakfast/Tateyama Set Lunch/ Japanese Set Dinner)
An exciting day awaits -- The Tateyama Kurobe Alpne Route has a distance of 86km and goes from Nagano Ogisawa (1433 meters above sea level) -- Tateyama Station. Only authorized transportation are permitted to operate in the Tateyama National Park. Upon arriving Tateyama Station, embark on our touring coach to Kanazawa. Visit Higashi Chaya-Gai, where the slatted wooden facades of geisha houses in this narrow street are romantically preserved.
 
Day 5: Kanazawa - Shirakawago - Takayama - Hida Takayama/Isawa (Breakfast/Teppanyaki Lunch/Japanese Set Dinner)
Rise and shine, visit Kenroku-en Garden, ranked as Japan's top three gardens. The name refers to a renowned garden from China's Sung Dynasty that requires 6 attributes for perfection: seclusion, spaciousness, artificially, antiquity, abundant water and broad view. See the majestic Kanazawa Castle. Continue to Shirakawa-go Ogimachi Gassho Village. This tranquil mountain village of 113 buildings has been registered in 1995 as part of the World Heritage. Its architectural structure known as "gassho-zukuri" (a house with a thatched gable roof, so named because of its shape resembling hands clasped in prayer: "gassho"), steeply sloping at an angle of 60 degrees for protection against heavy snowfall in winter. Continue to Old Castle Town "Takayama", also known as Little Kyoto. Take a stroll at the narrow street of San-machi (the old street of Takayama); it still retains the elegance of an Edo period township of 400 years ago. Rickshaw are wheeled throughout the town. Continue to Hirayu Great Falls, where the water is smooth as silk. You will get a chance to soak your legs on the ashiyu (foot spa).

Day 6: Hida Takyama/Isawa - Yokohama- Narita (Breakfast/RamenLunch)
After breakfast, continue to Yokohama. Visit Instant Noodles Museum, experience the joy of making instant noodles. you will given Y1000 lunch voucher to try sumptous ramen. Thereafter, visit Yamashita Park which is a promenade overlooking the moored Hikawa Maru ship docked at its harbour, the tall Yokohama Tower (entrance fee excluded), gingko tress and many fascinating fountains. From the romantic Yokohama Harbourland, see the majestic Yokohama Bay Bridge. Continue to Chinatown, the largest of Japan's few Chinatowns, a mass of restaurants, food shops, fortune tellers and Kanteibyo Temple. Visit Minato Mirai 21, an area of redeveloped docks with creative innovative architecture, filled with street performers during weekend. Visit Mitsui Outlet Park Yokohama Bayside, where you can get a wide range of discounted branded merchandise at affordable prices. Popular brands include Prada, Coach, Elle, Gap, Gucci, Adidas, Nike, Timberland, Polo Ralph, Reebok, Valentino, Armani Exchange, Kenzo, D'Urban, Salvatore Ferragamo, Hush Puppy, Zegna, United Colors of Benetton, Ellesse, Fila, Calvin Klein, etc.
NOTE: Passengers who wish to extend stay in Tokyo, coach can drop them at Shin Yokohama Shrinkansen Station, they need to make their own arrangement to the city.
 
Day 7: Narita - Singapore (Breakfast/Meal on Board)
Bid farewell to this beautiful country before transferring to the airport for your flight home. We hope you had an exciting holiday with CS Travel and thank you for your support!

 
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