AKASHI

• Uonotana Shopping Street HIMEJI

• Himeji Castle

OKAYAMA

• Fruit Picking Experience

• Washuzan Observatory

• Shimanami Kaido

IMABARI

• Towel Museum

MATSUYAMA

• Dogo-onsen • Dogo Shopping Arcade

KOCHI

• Kochi Castle • Hirome Market

• Katsurahama Beach

TOKUSHIMA

• Iya Valley • Kazurabashi Bridge

• Biwa no Taki Waterfall

• Oboke Sightseeing Boat Cruise

• Awa Odori Dance Performance

AIZUMI

• Experience Indigo Dyeing

NATURO

• Onboard Naturo Whirlpool Sightseeing Boats

Meals

6 Breakfasts / 4 Lunches / 5 Dinners

Accomodation

6 Nights Hotel Stay

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Day 1SINGAPORE ✈ OSAKA

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Assemble at Singapore Changi Airport and begin your holiday with a pleasant flight to Japan.Note: Flight may via Tokyo or other cities for some airlines.

Meals On Board

Day 2OSAKA - AKASHI - OKAYAMA

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Upon arrival, meet and greet with our local representative. Proceed to Uonotana Shopping Street – a historicmarket where most shops sell fresh local fi sh and seafood, such as octopus and processed seafood. Continue to Himeji Castle, a UNSECO World Heritage Site and the largest and most perfectly designed original castle in Japan. Head on to the sunny land of Okayama, also known as the “Fruit Kingdom.”

Lunch (Longer Eel) / Dinner (Japanese Set)

Day 3OKAYAMA - IMABARI - MATSUYAMA

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Begin the day by picking your own fruit experience (subject to fruit season*). *Strawberries (April-early June), blueberries (June), and peaches (July- September). Continue to Washuzan Observatory, a 133m high mountain with a beautiful view of the Seto Bridge. Next, drive through Shimanami Kaido, anexpressway that links the main islands of Honshu and Shikoku through a series of bridges and islands. Continue to Imabari, the second largest city in Ehime Prefecture. Thereafter, proceed to theTowel Museum Ichihiro – watch the process of making towels and purchase high quality towels. Visit Dogo-onsen – one of the oldest hot spring onsen in Japan, which is said to have a 3000 year history. Stroll along Dogo Shopping Arcade with its souvenir shops, cafes and restaurants.

Breakfast / Lunch (Chicken Hot Pot) / Dinner

Day 4DAY 4 MATSUYAMA - KOCHI

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Today, will visit to Kochi castle which constructed at the beginning of the 17th century, Kochi’s castle is the only one in Japan where the original castle tower and main keep remain intact. Next, to Hirome Market, Kochi Prefecture’s most famous food market. Continue to Katsurahama Beach, one of the most picturesquelocations in Kochi. This arch-shaped beach is located at the entrance of Urado Bay, in between Cape Ryuzu and Cape Ryuo. Thereafter, we will learn the traditional art of washi paper making.

Breakfast / Dinner (Shabu Shabu)

Day 5DAY 5 KOCHI - IYA VALLEY - TOKUSHIMA

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Start our journey to Iya Valley, a remote but beautiful mountain valley that is also one of Japan’s hidden valleys. The thrill of walking across Kazurabashi Bridge, a national and prefectural significant folk cultural asset made of woven vines that stretches across the valley above the river below, is unforgettable. Visit the Biwa no Taki waterfall, where fugitives from the Heike clan used to play the Japanese lute (biwa) and sing nostalgically near this 50 meter high waterfall. Go on to the Oboke Gorge at the entrance to the Iya Valleyand enjoy the Oboke Sightseeing Boat Cruise.

Breakfast / Lunch (Japanese Set) / Dinner (Japanese Set)

Day 6DAY 6 TOKUSHIMA - AIZUMI - NATURO -OSAKA

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Proceed to Aizumi, a town located in Itano District. Watch and experience the indigo dyeing (admission fee included) process using aizome indigo dye, made from the indigo plant. Next, enjoy the Awa Odori Dance performance at the Awa Odori Hall. Go on to Naruto, located in the northeast of Tokushima Prefecture. Next, onboard Naturo whirlpool sightseeing boats, you can experience the thrill and excitement of the world’s largest dynamic whirlpools. Thereafter, proceed to Osaka............................................................................................................................................................................................Note: In the event that Naturo whirlpool sightseeing boats not in operation due to weather condition, it will replaced by Uzu-no- Michi Walkway..............................................................................................................................................................................................

Breakfast / Lunch (Sanuki Udon) / Dinner (Yakiniku BBQ)

Day 7OSAKA

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Free at leisure for shopping or exploring the city.

Breakfast

Day 8OSAKA ✈ SINGAPORE

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You will be transferred to the airport for your flight back to Singapore. We hope that you had a memorable vacation with ASA Holidays.

Breakfast

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Day 1

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飞机餐

Day 2

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午餐 / 晚餐

Day 3

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早餐 / 午餐 / 晚餐

Day 4

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早餐 / 晚餐

Day 5

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早餐 / 午餐 / 晚餐

Day 6

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早餐 / 午餐 / 晚餐

Day 7

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早餐

Day 8

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早餐

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*Note: Confirmed departure dates were highlighted in Green color .

Departure
Airline
Price From (SGD)
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19/07/2024
05/08/2024
16/08/2024
31/08/2024
04/10/2024
01/11/2024
21/11/2024
01/12/2024

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Departure
Airline
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Book Now
19/07/2024
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05/08/2024
N/A
16/08/2024
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31/08/2024
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04/10/2024
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01/11/2024
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21/11/2024
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01/12/2024
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More departure dates are coming soon

Visa

Immigration procedures require all tourists to possess a passport with minimum 6 months validity from the day of departure. Please ensure relevant visa is applied should you need one. It is necessary to bring along re-entry permit or air ticket to country of origin for passenger not holding Singapore passport. It is advisable to keep separately a photocopy of your travel document.

持有外国护照的旅客请向本社职员查询有关的旅游签证 请确保您的护照至少有六个月的有效日期(按照出发日期开始计算)。非新加坡公民和永久居民必须携带出入新加坡许可证或回国的机票。

**Malaysia Passport: With ICAO' Standards with IC Passport (symbol on the front cover), do need a visa to enter Japan.

**Non - ICAO Standards Passport, Must apply for a Japan Visa.

Weather

Spring (Mar – May): 15 – 25 °C / 春天 (三月–五月)

Summer (Jun – Aug): 25 – 33°C / 夏天 ( 六月–八月 )

Autumn (Sep – Nov): 13 – 20°C / 秋天 (九月–十一月)

Winter (Dec – Feb): -05 – 15°C / 冬天 (十二月–二月)

We suggest you to update the weather through news or internet closer to departure.

我们建议您在出发之前再次从新闻或网络查询天气预报。

Tipping

Tipping and Service Charges

Total Per Pax (Applicable for 2 years and above):

6D5N Japan Tour: 7800 Yen

7D5N Japan Tour: 8300 Yen

7D6N Japan Tour: 9100 Yen

8D6N Japan Tour: 9600 Yen

8D7N Japan Tour: 10,400 Yen

9D7N Japan Tour: 10,900 Yen

9D8N Japan Tour: 11,700 Yen

Useful Info

Time Difference / 时差

Japan is one hour ahead of Singapore. 日本比新加坡快一个小时。

Electric Current and Adaptor / 电压

It is essential to bring a plug adaptor of 2 Flat pins for 120V outlet.

日本使用双遍插头,120 瓦特。

Note:

1. In the event of local religious festivals, unforeseen circumstances and/or bad weather conditions, the sequence of the itinerary may be changed or altered. Alternative attractions will be substituted without prior notice and/or at short notice in order to ensure a smoother journey and tour.

2. All bookings will be subjected to terms and conditions as stipulated in this brochure.

3. Admission and entrance ticket will be included when specified.

4. Minimum group size of 16 passengers is required for a confirmed departure. Group size of 15 and below will solely be at the discretion of ASA Holidays and passengers need to accept the arrangement.

5. Tour is conducted in Mandarin.

6. All hotel ratings are based on local standards. In the event that accommodation in the stated hotel is unavailable, it will be replaced by another hotel of similar standards.

7. During major events, accommodation may not be in the city mentioned

8. ASA Holidays recommends you to buy travel insurance for your travel to ensure coverage.

9. All flights are subject to change without prior notice

10. In the event of discrepancies between English and Chinese itinerary, please refer to English version.

11. Room types are based on run of the house and allocated by respective hotels. ASA Holidays will not be responsible for the differences of the room allocated.

12. For groups of 26 passengers and above, we will have a tour manager to accompany the tour throughout.

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