HIMEJI

Sake Brewery
Himeji Castle

OKAYAMA

Korakuen Garden
Kurashiki Bikan Historical Quarter
Washuzan Observatory
Seto Bridge

MIYAJIMA

Miyajima Ferry
Itsukushima Shrine
Torii Gate

HIROSHIMA

Peace Park Memorial
Atomic Bomb Museum

SHIKOKU

Shimanami Kaido Bridge
Imabari Towel Museum

MATSUYAMA

Matsuyama Cable Car
Matsuyama Castle
Dogo Onsen

TOKUSHIMA

Oboke Iya
Ravine Boat Ride
Zenigata Sand Painting
Awa Odori Traditional Dance
Naruto Bridge “Uzu No Michi”
Awajishima Farm
Akashi Bridge

TAKAMATSU

Ritsurin Garden

KOBE

Chinatown
Harborland
Earthquake Park

OSAKA

Osaka Castle
Cup Noodle Museum
Shinsaibashi
Dotonbori

Meals

6 Breakfasts, 5 Lunches and 6 Dinners

Accommodation

• 6 Nights Hotel Stay

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Day 1SINGAPORE ✈ KANSAI

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Assemble at Singapore Changi Airport and begin your holiday with a pleasant flight to Japan.

Day 2KANSAI – HIMEJI – OKAYAMA

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Upon arrival, meet and greet by our local representative. Proceed to Sake Brewery, where you will get to learn more about Japan’s top sake (rice wine) producing region. Continue the visit to Himeji Castle (admission included), one of a World Cultural Heritage and national treasure. Thereafter, visit Okayama Korakuen Garden (admission included), which is one of Japan’s three most beautiful landscape gardens. You can see various ponds, streams, waterfalls, bridges, teahouses, trees, stones and flowers here. Next, visit Kurashiki Bikan Historical Quarter, a symbolic area of the town. Scenery of the old days is still mostly preserved, with white earthen-walled warehouses and villas lined up along Kurashiki River, weeping willows swinging their branches over the river, and stone bridges. Boats carrying supplies used to ply the Kurashiki River, but now sightseeing river boats operate there.

Meals On Board / Lunch (Japanese Set Lunch) / Dinner (Japanese Set Dinner)

Day 3OKAYAMA – MIYAJIMA – HIROSHIMA

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This morning, proceed to Washuzan Observatory, a 133m high mountain with a beautiful view of the Seto Bridge. Continue to Miyajima, where you will take a ferry ride to visit the UNESCO World Heritage Sites Itsukushima Shrine (admission included) and Torii Gate. It is one of Japan’s three most beautiful spots. Stroll along Deer Park where you can see many wild deers and shop for souvenirs and snacks on the Omotesando Shopping Street. Next, visit Hiroshima Peace Park Memorial (admission included), built to commemorate the spot of the atomic explosion above the city in 1945. Stop by the Atomic Bomb Museum(admission included), which serves as a silent reminder of the momentous event.

Breakfast / Lunch (Oyster Set Lunch) / Dinner (Okoromiyaki Dinner)

Day 4HIROSHIMA – SHIKOKU – EHIME – MATSUYAMA

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After breakfast, we will carry on our journey and enjoy a stroll along the Shimanami Kaido Bridge, which provides a scenic splendour of the inland sea where the seven bridges cross-link between Honshu and Shikoku. Continue to visit the Imabari Towel Museum (admission included), a unique museum devoted to all different kinds of towels. Thereafter, take a Ropeway and visit the Matsuyama Castle (admission included). It is one of Japan’s most beautiful original castle where you can enjoy a birds’ eye view of Matsuyama city. At Dogo Onsen, take a stroll and take in the atmosphere of the rustic onsen town. Dogo Onsen is one of the oldest onsen hotsprings in Japan, with a history stretching back over 1000 years. The main building located in the center of this hotspring area was the inspiration for the bathhouse in the famous animated movie “Spirited Away”, directed by Hayao Miyazaki, which won an Academy Award for Best Animated Feature.

Breakfast / Lunch (Oboge Set Lunch) / Dinner (Hotel Dinner)

Day 5MATSUYAMA – OBOGE – TAKAMATSU

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Today, proceed to Oboke Iya (admission included) and take a Ravine Boat Ride (boat ride included). Enjoy this relaxing cruise down the calm part of Yoshinogawa River as you marvel at the beauty of the scenery. Next, visit Zenigata Sand Painting, which is a 345 meters diameter outline of Kanei Tsuho, a square holed old coin, dating from the Edo Period (1603-1868). Continue to Ritsurin Garden (admission included). This garden was made over the course of one hundred years, starting about 370 years ago. Considered one of the best gardens in Japan, it features many ponds, hills, historic trees and beautiful pavilions.

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

Day 6TAKAMATSU – TOKUSHIMA – AWAJISHIMA – KOBE

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Today’s highlight is the Awa Odori Traditional Dance (admission included), which is one of the most famous local dance during the festival in Japan. Next, you can experience the natural Naruto Bridge “Uzu No Michi” (admission included). It is a tidal whirlpool in the Naruto Strait, a channel between Naruto in Tokushima and Awaji Island in Hyogo, Japan. You will enjoy an awesome cruise ride to watch the whirlpool in front of you. (Cruise ride is subject to weather condition). Next, visit Awajishima Farm where you can see farms with cows and horses everywhere. Over here, you may like to try their local fresh milk (own expense). Next, travel on top the 89km long suspension bridge that links to Kobe, Awaji Island and Naruto. Thereafter, photo stop at the famous Akashi Bridge. Explore the Kobe Chinatown and Harborland, a mosaic town along the bay, with attractions such as a garden, amusement park, restaurants and a shopping mall. Thereafter, visit Earthquake Park which is an area of the Meriken Pier which was struck by the Great Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake.

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

Day 7KOBE – OSAKA - KANSAI

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Commence the day with a visit to see the majestic Osaka Castle. Continue to visit the Cup Noodle Museum (admission included) where you can enjoy knowing the history and production process of the noodles. Invented in 1958, cup noodles are synonymous with the efficiency and commitment to perfection that we associate with Japan. Explore the shopping paradise “Shinsaibashi” and be amazed by the many shops and departmental stores selling trendy clothes, shoes, books, etc. Visit food paradise “Dotonbori”, where many cafés, restaurants, street food stalls, etc. are located. See the colourful illuminated neon signboards by the Dotonbori Canals, with their mirror reflections on the water.

Breakfast / Dinner (Yakiniku BBQ Dinner)

Day 8KANSAI ✈ SINGAPORE

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After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport for the flight back to Singapore. We hope that you had a memorable vacation with ASA Holidays.Note: SQ 615 2330/0510 may replace SQ 619 at times. In the event of SQ615 flight, the group will spend the day shopping at the US-originated Rinku Chelsea Premium Outlets.

Meals On Board / Breakfast

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Day 1新加坡 ✈ 关西

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集合于新加坡樟宜机场, 乘搭客机飞往 “日出之国” -日本。

Day 2关西 - 姬路 - 冈山

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抵达后, 与当地导游会合并前往日本米酒酿酒厂。在这里,你可以认识到更多的日本顶级清酒(米酒)。 继续到世界文化遗产国宝之一的姬路城(含门票)。之后,参观后乐园(含门票),它是日本3个最美丽的山水园林之一。在这里,你可以看到各种池塘、溪流、瀑布、小桥流水、茶艺馆、树木、石头和花卉。接下来,前往仓敷美观地区,是城市的标志性区域。仍保留着大部分昔日的风光与白土幕墙的仓库和沿仓敷河成一字排开的别墅,垂柳在河上摆动着的分支,石桥。仓敷川用于运载物资,但现在只有观光的河船存在。

飞机餐 / 午餐 (日式午餐套餐) / 晚餐 (日式晚餐套餐)

Day 3冈山 - 宫岛 - 广岛

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今天早上,前往鹫羽山瞭望台,可看到一座133米高的山与濑户大桥的美丽景色。继续前往宫岛,在那里您将乘坐渡轮到世界遗产严岛神社(含门票)和大鸟居。它是日本三大最美丽的景点之一。沿着鹿公园漫步,在这里你可以看到许多野生鹿及在表参道街上的商店购买纪念品和小吃。接下来,参观广岛和平纪念公园,这公园是为了纪念这个城市在1945年被原子弹轰炸而建的。参观原爆圆顶馆(含门票),这座建筑作为杜绝核武器和追求人类永久和平的象征。

早餐 / 午餐 (肥蠔午餐套餐) / 晚餐 (御好烧晚餐)

Day 4广岛 - 四国 - 爱媛 - 松山

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早餐后,漫步在岛波海道,沿途欣赏内陆海中的壮丽风景,由七桥交联着本州和四国。继续参观今治毛巾博物馆(含门票),一个独特的博物馆致力于各种不同类型的毛巾。此后,乘坐缆车到山上游览松山城堡(含门票)。它是日本最美丽的原始城堡,您也可以观赏到美丽的松山市景。过后,漫步在充满乡村风格的温泉小镇。道后温泉是日本最古老的温泉之一, 历史可追溯到1000年前。主楼位于此温泉区的中心,是在著名的动画电影 “千与千寻” 得到灵感,由宫崎骏导演,从而赢得了奥斯卡最佳动画片导演奖。

早餐 / 午餐 (大步午餐套餐) / 晚餐 (酒店晚餐)

Day 5松山 - 大步 - 高松

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今天,将到大步危峡(含门票),乘搭峡谷游船(含船票)观光游览。享受这轻松的巡航观赏吉野川河平静又美丽的风景。接下来,参观钱形砂绘,这是于江户时代(1603-1868)年,用沙制成的345米直径大纲的宽永宝通的铜币。继续前往栗林公园(含门票),这个花园已超过百年的历史,被认为是日本最好的园林之一,它具有许多池塘、丘陵、历史的树木和美丽的展馆。

早餐 / 午餐 (日式午餐套餐) / 晚餐 (酒店晚餐)

Day 6高松 - 德岛 - 淡路岛 - 神户

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今天的亮点是阿波舞蹈会馆(含门票),这是在日本当地节日最有名的舞蹈之一。接着,你可以到大鸣门桥 “涡之道” 观赏漩涡(含门票)。它是在大鸣海峡、德岛和淡路岛之间的漩涡。您将乘坐邮轮近距离地观赏漩涡(乘坐巡航视天气而定)。之后, 参观淡路岛牧场, 你可以看到无处不在的牛、马养殖场。你可能也会想尝试一下当地的鲜牛奶(自费)。接下来,行驶在链接淡路岛及大鸣海峡的89公里长的吊桥到神户。此后,停在著名的明石海峡大桥拍照留念。探索沿着海湾的马赛克城镇的中华街和神户海港城,这里有花园、游乐园、餐厅和购物商场。此后, 参观地震纪念公园,这是阪神大地震受灾的美利坚码头的区域,按原样保存下来,以供参观而修建的公园。

早餐 / 午餐 (日式石锅午餐套餐) / 晚餐 (日式晚餐套餐)

Day 7神户 - 大阪 - 关西

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开始新的一天,看看雄伟的大阪城。接着参观杯面博物馆(含门票),在这里您可以欣赏及了解到杯面的历史和制作过程。过后,到神户著名的购物天堂 - 心斋桥,这儿有许多超级百货商场。接着到美食街 - 道顿堀,这儿您可看到及品尝到各种大阪街边小吃。

早餐 / 晚餐 (日式烤肉晚餐)

Day 8关西 ✈ 新加坡

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告别难忘的日本旅程,送往机场乘坐飞机返回温暖家园,并希望您同中欧航旅共享美丽的回忆。*注意: 如遇SQ615 (2330/0510) 取代SQ619,乘搭SQ615航班的乘客将被安排在关西临空名牌工厂直销中心购物。

飞机餐 / 早餐

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

Departure
Airline
Price From (SGD)
17/10/2017
02/11/2017
19/11/2017
06/01/2018
20/01/2018
04/02/2018
18/02/2018
04/03/2018
22/04/2018
13/05/2018
27/05/2018
03/06/2018
17/06/2018

More departure dates are coming soon

Departure
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Price From (SGD)
17/10/2017
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02/11/2017
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19/11/2017
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06/01/2018
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20/01/2018
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04/02/2018
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18/02/2018
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04/03/2018
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22/04/2018
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13/05/2018
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27/05/2018
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03/06/2018
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17/06/2018
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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 . Singapore passport do not require a visa to Japan. For foreign passport, 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.

新加坡护照的旅客到日本旅游无需签证,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 not 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

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。

Useful Info

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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