North Central Autumn Fantasy 9D6N

NorthCentralJapanAutumn

North Central Autumn Fantasy

Seasonal Scenery

  • Autumn Leaves Viewing spot everyday
  • Hirosaki Park Illumination

Unique Experience

  • Apple Picking
  • Kokeshi Doll Painting
  • Geibi Gorge Boat Ride
  • Edo Wonderland Ninja Encounter

Sightseeing & Shopping Experience

  • Lake Towada
  • Hachimantai or Antler Shopping
  • Hachimangu Shrina
  • Lake Tazawa
  • Dakigaari Valley
  • Kakunodata Samurai Houses
  • Chusonji
  • Matsushima Castle
  • Mornijidani Toshogu
  • Odaiba shopping mall in Tokyo City

Hotel/Ryokan Stay

  • Central location in cities and Japanese Onsen
  • Resort at Appi, Hanamaki & Kinugawa

Free Wifi Router rental (per room base)

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TEL: 65950600
ION Opening Hour
From 11:00am – 20:00pm daily
(Last enquiry @ 19:30pm)
Basic Information
Tour date: 17, 23, Oct, and 6,Nov, 2015 Tour fare: From S$2988 Tax & Fuel surcharge: S$320
Departs Singapore Visits: Hirosaki, Appi, Morioka, Hanamaki, Sendai, Nikko, and Tokyo Duration: 9 Days
Req. per Booking2 – 20 guests Req. to Run Tour2 guest(s) Guide: English speaking guide inculed

Day1

Assemble at Changi Airport for Check In
Changi-Airport-Airside

Day2D

Aomori Airport – Hirosaki 青森空港 – 弘前
Naqua City Hirosaki or similar /Western Room
Upon arrival, visit Nebuta Warasse (ねぶたの家). It is interesting museum dedicated to the city’s famous Nebuta Festival which is held annualy in early August. The museum is housed in a unique building covered in red metal slates and stands along Aomori’s waterfront district just north of Aomori Station. Next, visit Hirosaki Castle Park (弘前城公園) small-autumn-leave-up to view the Night Illumination. The beautiful parks are well-known for the magnificent autumn colors. Take a slow leisure walk around the park to see all the beautiful views under special lightings.
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Day3BLD

Hirosaki – Towada – Hachimantai – Appi 弘前市 – 十和田 – 八幡平 – 安比
Appi or similar /Western Room tohoku-small-icon
This morning, the apple orchard is waiting for you! Aomori is famous for being a high quality apple produced in the world. Enjoy the Apple Picking Experience there! Next, proceed to Kokeshi Doll Painting Experience (こけし 絵付け 体験). Kokeshi are Japanese dolls, originally from northern japan. They are handmade from wood, have a simple trunk and enlarged had with a few thin, painted lines to define the face. Thereafter, stroll around Lake Towada (十和田湖), the third deepest lake in japan.
After lunch, visit Hachimantai (八幡平) small-autumn-leave-up area for autumn leaves viewing.
For 23 Oct & 6 Nov departure, you will board on the Lake Towada sightseeing cruise and go to Antler for shopping instead of Hachimantai.

Tonight, pamper yourself in the onsen within the hotel.
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Day4BLD

Appi – Morioka – Lake Tazawa – Kakunodate – Hanamaki 安比 – 盛岡 – 田沢湖 – 角館 – 花巻
Hanamaki Onsen or similar / Japanese Room tohoku-small-icon
This morning, visit Morioka Hachiman Shrine (盛岡八幡神社) to pray for future and happiness. The relaxing grounds make this a pleasant visit whether yo’re there to worship or simply to take in the beauty of Japan’s culture. Transfer to Lake Tazawa (田沢湖) small-autumn-leave-up, Japan’s deepest lake with a depth of 423 meters. On the western shore, there is a golden statue of Tatsuko, legendary princess who was transformed into a dragon when she wishes for eternal beauty. After lunch, visit Dakigaeri Valley (抱返り渓谷)small-autumn-leave-up. You may see the famous autumn red leaf scenery and the turquoise blue river at there. Next, stroll around Kakunodate Samurai House Street (角館侍屋敷通) small-autumn-leave-up. This street once housed about 80 families and is one of the best examples of samurai architectures and house in the country.
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Day5BLD

Hanamaki – Hiraizumi – Matsushima – Sendai 花巻市 – 平泉 – 松島 – 仙台
Metropolitan Sendai or similar /Western Room tohoku-small-icon
After breakfast, visit Chusonji Temple (中尊寺) small-autumn-leave-up. Built in the style typical of Hiraizumi culture that began to flourish around the middle of the 9th century, it is ranked as one of the most important Buddhist temple in Japan. Next, enjoy a Boat Ride in the Geibi Gorge (猊鼻渓) small-autumn-leave-up. You will be amazed by the views of tall cliffs and rock formations. After that, proceed to Matsushima (松島), located in the central part of Japan’s three most scenic views for centuries. Visit Matshushima Godaido (松島五大堂), which is pretty building perched on a small island on the coast off Matsushima. It is also a great place for taking nice photo.
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Day6BLD

Kinugawa 仙台 – 白石 – 鬼怒川
Kinugawa Onsen or Similar / Japanese Room tohoku-small-icon
After breakfat, move to Shiroishi Castle (白石城). Shiroishi Castle was rebuilt in the traditional Japanese style that possess a lot of charms. Its white walls and natural stone foundations make for a more convincing reconstruction than some of the more popular castles. After lunch, proceed to Momijidani Valley Suspension Bridge (紅葉谷大吊橋) small-autumn-leave-up via Nishien Momiji Line small-autumn-leave-up. The Momijidani Otsuribashi (Maple Valley Suspension Bridge) is a 320m long suspension bridge suspended from the Shiobara Dam downstream of the Hokigawa River which runs through the Shiobara Ravine.
For 6 Nov departure: This departure does not pass through the Nishien Momiji Line, instead you will visit Oyama Sando (大山参道) small-autumn-leave-up. In Autumn, there are around 80 glorious momiji (maple) trees that cover the street resembling an arcade.
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Day7BL

Kinugawa – Nikko –Tokyo 鬼怒川 – 日光 – 東京
Hyatt Regency or similar / Western Room
After breakfast, visit World Heritage site, Nikko Toshogu (日光東照宮). Toshogu Shrine is the final resting place of Tokugawa leyasu, the founder of the Tokugawa Shogunate that ruled Japan for over 250 years untl 1868. One of famous carving is the sleepy cat, “Nemuri-neko” which is symbol of peace. Three wise monkeys’ carving is also famous. Travel back in time to the Edo Period (1603-1868) by visiting Nikko Edo Wonderland (日光江戸村). It is a theme park where the culture and life of the Edo period is reproduced. Prepare to encounter a Ninja in the village. After lunch, move to Tokyo. Upon arrival, hotel check in, free a leisure.
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Day8B

Tokyo – Singapore 東京 – 新加坡
After breakfast, leave for Tokyo city tour. The first stop is Asakusa Sensoji (浅草寺). Founded in 628, it is the oldest temple in Tokyo. Next, proceed to Meiji Jingu (明治神宮). It was built in 1920 in dedication to Emperor Meiji and his wife, Empress Shoken. After that, move to The Imperial Palace (皇居), which is the current emperor’s residence, to have a photo stop. Thereafter, transfer to Odaiba (お台場) for last minute shopping until departure.
Bid farewell to Tokyo as we make our way to the airport and fly back to Singapore. We hope you enjoy your vacation with JTB and we look forward to helping you create next Perfect moments, always!
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Day9

Arrive in Singapore
“Autumns Leaves Period is from middle of Oct to Nov subject to the weather condition”
Changi-Airport-Runway-Night

Remarks

  • This tour package is subject to change without prior notice.
  • Minimum 20 persons are required to form a group. A Tour Manager will be with the group for the entire tour.
  • Accommodation is based on twin-sharing basis.
  • Activities available are subject to weather conditions.
  • Package price does not include the associated taxes and surcharges, estimated at $320, subject to change.
  • Guide and driver service fee of JPY600 (Approx $6.6) per day (adult / child) is applicable.
  • Please approach our travel consultants for more details and other terms and conditions.
BOOK NOW
TEL: 65950600
ION Opening Hour
From 11:00am – 20:00pm daily
(Last enquiry @ 19:30pm)