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Konnichiwa; Welcome to the Land of the Rising Sun -- Japan! The perfect destination to be when you're looking to tick everything on your travel checklist. History, Unique Culture, Great Food, Scenic Nature, Good Weather, and Easy Travels. On this 7-day trip, you will explore Tokyo's bustling urban scene, Osaka's great food and a playfully great time, and Kyoto's heritage and cultural treats.

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Konnichiwa Japan! Welcome to the Land of the Rising Sun. As soon as you arrive at Narita Airport, you will board your flight to the capital of Tokyo, get acquainted with your fellow travellers and greet the local guide. Upon arrival in Tokyo you will have a visit to TeamLab Borderless and experience unique artistic exhibit of colours, musics and lights! Your local AFC representative will guide you to check in to your hotel in Tokyo where you will spend the night and catch up on some much-needed rest.

Included Meals: No Meals Included
Narita Airport
Tokyo City Daytime
Tokyo City Nighttime

Good morning Tokyo; It is your first morning in the city welcomed with a sumptuous serving of breakfast at the hotel to prepare you for the day ahead. Today, you will visit the Tokyo Metropolitan Observatory Deck which is Tokyo‘s City Hall but is also a very popular observation deck for panoramic views of the city. You will also enjoy the ultimate shopping experience in Harajuku and Akihabara shopping streets-- Harajuku being more focused on fashion boutiques of all sorts to acquire the most street-fashion clothing of Japan, and Akihabara being more focused on the technology and Anime / Manga Culture of Japan. After an eventful day of shopping, head back to your hotel in Tokyo where you will spend the night.

Included Meals: Breakfast
View from Tokyo Metropolitan
Akihabara
Harajuku

Rise and shine; breakfast will be served and ready for you at the hotel, you will have the day at leisure to explore the city of Tokyo at your own pace or you may join the optional tour to Mt Fuji & Hakone. Mt Fuji is the most majestic mountain in all of Japan, it also includes the Oshino Hakkai Village which is well-known for 9 crystal-clear ponds so opaque it almost looks like glass. The Hakone Komagataka Ropeway is perfect for a better view of the fuji mountain overlooking Lake Ashi. Such a breathtaking day to have before you go back to the hotel in Tokyo where you will spend the night.

Included Meals: Breakfast
Mt Fuji
Hakone
Oshino Hakkai Village

It‘s your last morning in Tokyo; breakfast will be ready at the hotel to prepare you for your departure to Kyoto via a bullet train after checking out of the hotel. You will immediately be greeted by the local guide as soon as you reach the city and enjoy the Halal Ramen Experience with an authentic Japanese taste, you will also have a hand at traditional Tea Ceremony. Next up, is a visit to the Fushimi Inari Shrine which includes an introduction to the shinto religion, and the history of Japan; You may also have an opportunity to try out some local treats from the food stalls or take Instagram-worthy photos under the 1000-gates. You will be driven to Osaka after this excursion and immediately check into the hotel where you will spend the night.

Included Meals: Breakfast
Shinkansen
Fushimi Inari Shrine
Osaka Panorama

Welcome to Osaka; breakfast will be served fresh at the hotel to prepare you for an iconic day ahead. Your excursion will start at the Todaiji Temple which is the most prized attraction of Nara; here you‘ll see the Daibutsu (Great Buddha) which is one of the largest bronze statues in the world; you will also visit the Nara Deer Park which is where you‘ll meet a lot of friendly deers roaming around freely who may bow to ask for some treats but please be wary of the right demeanour when interacting with the deers. Next up, is the Kasuga Shrine which remains pristine and celebrated so be mindful of respecting the culture and appreciate its uniqueness before you are directed back to the hotel in Osaka where you will spend the night.

Included Meals: Breakfast
Todaiji Temple
Nara Deer Park
Kasuga Shrine

Another morning in the lovely Osaka; breakfast will be served and ready for you at the hotel to prepare you for the day ahead, an exciting city tour awaits. This starts with a visit to the Osaka Castle and Park which is where you will wander through Osaka-jo‘s glorious secluded fortress in the middle of the city which looks frozen in time from a bird‘s eye view. You will also go to Dotonbori Street which is where "Good food in Osaka" comes to play and Shinsaibashi Street‘s fashionable grabs will awaken the shopaholic in you. Such a day well-spent before you head back to the hotel in Osaka to spend the night.

Included Meals: Breakfast
Osaka Castle
Dotonburi Street
Shinsaibashi Street

Good morning Osaka; It‘s your last day and your holiday is nearing its end. Look back on your fond memories from the week prior as you say sayonara to Japan. You will be taken to the airport for the domestic flight going to Tokyo wherein you will be having a half day city tour. Afterwards, headback to airport for your flight back to the UAE.

Included Meals: Breakfast

DEPARTURE DATES

Departure date Adult Single Seats
26 Mar 2020 AED 11499 AED 14999 4 seats BOOK NOW
ADULT
AED11499
SINGLE
AED14999
CHILD(6-11yrs)
AED10999
CHILD(2-5yrs)
AED9199
INFANT
AED2000

*Note: Adult rate is applicable on a minimum of 2 or 3 adults sharing room together.
*Note: Please click (+) button to view Child Prices.

TOUR INCLUSIONS

All Airport Transfers

Daily Breakfasts

1 Domestic Flight Ticket (Kansai to Narita)

Return Flight Ticket

4* Hotel Accommodation 3N Tokyo 3N Osaka

>Tokyo: Full Day Guided Tour of Tokyo with visit to Tokyo Skytree (outside view) and Tokyo Metropolitan Building popular observation deck, Chidorigafuchi Park & Imperial Palace, Option to Mt. Fuji & Hakone tour (Oshino Hakkai Village, Hakone Komagatake Ropeway)

>Full Day tour to Harajuku, Shinjuku, Akihabara

> Osaka and Nara Full Day Tour visit Todaiji Temple, Nara deer park (tickets included), Osaka castle and Castle Park (tickets included)

>Full day tour of Kyoto with Halal Ramen Making Experience, Tea Ceremony and Fushimi Inari Taisha

All Taxes, No Hidden Costs

Bullet Train from Tokyo to Osaka

AFC Travel Kit

Professional Pre-tour briefing

Services of a Local AFC Representative

Free Visa

OPTIONAL TOURS

Mt. Fuji & Hakone tour (Oshino Hakkai Village, Hakone Komagatake Ropeway)

SINGLE
AED 550
ADULT
AED 550
CHILD(6-11YRS)
AED 500
CHILD(2-5YRS)
AED 500

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

VISA INFORMATION

One recent photographs

Bank Statements

Copy of UAE residence visa

Copy of confirmed hotel reservation

Copy of confirmed round trip tickets

No objection letter on Companys letterhead and Official Stamp

Travel Insurance valid for the duration of stay in the Schengen area

The original and a copy of the passport of the applicant with a copy of the UAE residence visa and all previous Swiss or Schengen visas

Travel Checklist

MUST SEE

Osaka castle

Fushimi Inari Shrine

Tokyo Skytree

Nara deer park

MUST DO

Tea Ceremony

Halal Ramen Making

Mt. Fuji

Komagate Ropeway

MUST EAT

Sushi

Shabu Shabu

Kare raisu

Udon and Ramen

MUST BUY

Wagashi candies

Sensu

Hanko

Omamori

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Travel Tips

Carry sunscreen and sunglasses every day with you while you are travelling

Be on time as advised by the dedicated tour manager

Having a travel Insurance is very important!

Scan your passport/ identity card photos and save them in your mobile

Try learning a few words of the language of the country you are visiting

Always carry a photocopy of your itinerary with yourself

Self-educate yourself about the local customs of the country before you arrive. You obviously do not want to offend anyone while you travel!

Be kind, polite & Smile often! Being part of a group tour will definitely make it easier for you to make your new travel buddies.

Carry an extra pair of clothes when you are catching a flight in your handbag in case of any unexpected delays

Charge all your gadgets whenever you get time. A great tip - you will find a USB charging port at the back of your hotel TV!

Try not to exchange your currency at the airport as you will not get the best exchange rate over there

Get earplugs and a sleep mask along with you! They can be very helpful when you are flying or especially during your inter-country commute via tour bus

Track your spending when you are on the trip! It can be tiresome but you will always be well-informed about all your expenses and the remaining travel budget amount

As tipping is habitual in most of the countries, it is not polite to walk out of the restaurants without tipping anything. You can tip somewhere between 10 to 20 per cent of the total bill value

Let your bank know that you will be travelling so your card is not blocked for sudden international usage