WAKAYAMA

• Wakayama Castle

• Wakayama Marina City

• Kuroshio Ichiba Market

• Yuasa Soy Sauce Factory

SHIRAHAMA

• Engetsujima

• Senjojiki

• Sandanbeki Cave

• Hashigui-iwa Rock

KUSHIMOTO

• Kushimoto Marine Park

NACHI KATSUURA

• Nachi-no-Taki

KUMANO

• Kumano Hayatama Taisha

• Onigajou

TOBA

• Mikimoto Pearl Museum

• Watch the performance by female pearl divers

ISE

• Ise Grand Shrine

• Okage Yokocho Street

• Lunch at AMA Hut

TAKAYAMA

• Takayama Morning Market.

• Takayama Old Town

• Shin Hodaka Ropeway

SHIRAKAWAGO

• Shirakawa-go Village

KYOTO

• Kinkakuji

• Yatsuhashi (traditional Kyoto sweets) making

OSAKA

• Shinsaibashi

• Dotonbori

Meals

6 Breakfasts / 6 Lunches / 6 Dinners

Accomodation

6 Nights Stay in Hotel

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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.

Day 2OSAKA - WAKAYAMA - SHIRAHAMA

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Upon arrival, meet and greet with our local representative. Proceed to Wakayama Castle, which now serves as a symbol of Wakayama City and is also a popular cherry blossom viewing spot in the spring. Continue to Wakayama Marina City, a resort island facing the beautiful Wakayama Bay. Kuroshio Ichiba Market is a seafood market where you can fi nd the freshest prepared food right in front of you. Next, visit the Yuasa SoySauce Factory to learn more about the production of soy sauce. Drive along the Shirahama coast, stopping for a photo stop to admire the magnifi cent Engetsujima, the small sandstone that formed the island and a designated Japanese scenic beauty spot. Spend the night at your hotel and enjoy onsen.

Meals On Board / Lunch (Seafood Cuisine) / Dinner (Hotel Dinner)

Day 3SHIRAHAMA - KUSHIMOTO - NACHIKATSUURA

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After breakfast, visit Senjojiki, a plateau of huge rocks created by the erosion of the ocean’s waves. Next, visit Sandanbeki Cave and take an elevator to underground caves to experience the dynamic presence of the seas striking the cliff s right before your eyes. Continue to Hashigui-iwa Rock (Bridge Pillar Rocks), astraight line of large and small, unusually shaped rocks that stretches for around 850 meters and appears to be the stakes of a bridge. Continue to Kushimoto Marine Park, the first designated sea park in Japan. Overnight at the unique onsen hotel in Nachi Katsuura and enjoy a Hot Spring Bath with a wondrous view of the Pacific Ocean.

Breakfast / Lunch (Japanese SeafoodHot Pot) / Dinner (Hotel Dinner)

Day 4NACHI KATSUURA - KUMANO - ISE

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In the morning, travel to Nachi-no-Taki, Japan’s tallest waterfall at 133 meters. Next, visit Kumano Hayatama Taisha, one of Kumano’s three important shrines. Continue to Onigajou, a designated national scenic spot and natural monument that is registered as a World Heritage site. Thereafter, proceed to Mikimoto Pearl Island, an island wellknown as the birthplace of cultured pearls. Mikimoto Pearl Museum to learnmore about the cultivation of pearls here with detailed explanations. Watch the performance by “AMA,” femalepearl divers who have traditionally been planting and harvesting pearl oysters.

Breakfast / Lunch (Toppanyaki) / Dinner (Hotel Dinner)

Day 5ISE - TOBA - GIFU / GERO

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After breakfast, visit Ise Grand Shrine and stroll along Okage Yokocho Street. Proceed to the AMA Hut for lunch. Enjoy grilled abalone, lobsters, large clams and scallops on an irori*. (*Will replace some seafood items if they are not in season. )After lunch, continue to Takayama, often referred to as “the small Kyoto in Hida”. Stroll along Takayama Old Town to admire its quaint atmosphere.

Breakfast / Lunch (Amakoya seafood (Lunch at AMA Hut)) / Dinner (Hotel Dinner)

Day 6GIFU / GERO - TAKAYAMA -SHIRAKAWAGO - KANAZAWA

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This morning, we will proceed to Takayama is a must-see. Experience the sights and sounds in the local market of Takayama and purchase some memorable souvenirs. Stroll along Takayama Old Town to admire its quaint atmosphere. Next, proceed to the Shin Hodaka Ropeway which is one of Japan’s most unique ropeways. Its double-decker gondola cars, the first in Japan, will take you to the world above the clouds, 2,156m above sea level. From the Observation Deck at the top of the mountain, you can take in a grand panoramic view of the Northern Japan Alps. Thereafter, visit Shirakawa-go Village, a UNESCO World Heritage Site with traditional thatched roof house (its shape resembling hands clasped in prayer: “gassho”) and slopes at a steep angle of 60° for protection against heavy snowfall in winter.

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

Day 7KANAZAWA - KYOTO - OSAKA

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After breakfast, proceed to Kinkakuji (admission fee included), the Golden Pavilion. Being one of Kyoto’s leading temples, it is a pond-centered garden featuring a shining golden pavilion designated as a National Special Historic Site and a National Special Landscape. Next, experience making Yatsuhashi (traditional Kyoto sweets) to take home as a souvenir. Continue to the shopping paradise at “Shinsaibashi” and be wowed by the many shops and department stores. Visit the food paradise “Dotonbori” where many cafés, restaurants and street food stalls are located. See the colourful illuminated neon signboards by the Dotombori Canals, with their mirror refl ections on the water.

Breakfast / Lunch (Tofu Set) / Dinner (Yakiniku BBQ)

Day 8OSAKA - SINGAPORE

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Transfer to the airport for the flight back to Singapore. We hope you had a memorable vacation with ASA Holidays.

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

Departure
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31/05/2024
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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19/07/2024
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05/08/2024
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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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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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