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SEE BELOW THE TOUR THAT HAD TAKEN PLACE AUGUST 2011.

 A SIMILAR  TOUR HAD TAKEN PLACE NOVEMBER 2015

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Day

Date

Time

Schedule

Accommodations

 

01

2010

Aug.4

(Wed)

20:55

 

 

 

 

 

Arrive at Narita Airport by KE 705 .

After entry formalities, transfer by coach to the hotel in Tokyo.

(1.5-2hrs drive from Narita to Tokyo)

Dinner - optional

KEIO PLAZA HOTEL

Tokyo

(for 4 nights)

 

 

 

-

-

 

02

Aug.5

(Thu)

08:00

 

 

 

18:00

Full-day excursion for Fuji & Hakone by coach, visiting

-5th Station of Mt. Fuji

-Lake Ashi Excursion Boat

-Hakone Ropeway

Transfer back to the hotel.

Dinner - optional

Tokyo

 

 

03

Aug.6

(Fri)

09:00

 

 

 

 

17:00

Full-day sightseeing of Tokyo by coach, visiting

-Imperial Palace Plaza

-Asakusa Kannon Temple & Nakamise Shopping Arcade

-Roppongi Hills Observation Deck (Tokyo City View)

Return to the hotel.

Dinner - optional

Tokyo

 

 

04

Aug.7

(Sat)

09:00

 

 

 

17:00

19:00

Full-day sightseeing of Tokyo by coach, visiting

-Edo Tokyo Museum

-Akihabara Electric Town (known as electric town)

-Ginza (shopping area: many finest shops)

Return to the hotel.

Dinner at local restaurant within walking distance - optional.

Tokyo

 

 

05

Aug.8

(Sun)

 

Transfer to Tokyo Station.

Leave Tokyo for Nagoya Station by JR super express

Arrive at Nagoya Station and change the train.

Leave Nagoya for Takayama by limited express.

Arrive at Takayama Station and proceed to  tour in Takayama visiting,

-Kamisannomachi ancient street

-Festival Floats Exhibition Hall

Transfer to the hotel for dinner.

 

TAKAYAMA GREEN HOTEL

(for 1 night)

Takayama

 

 

 

 

Day

Date

Time

Schedule

Accommodations

Meals

Day

06

Aug.9

(Mon)

 

Half-day sightseeing in Takayama by coach visiting,

-Hida Folklore Village

Proceed to Takayama Station.

PM: Leave Takayama for Kyoto by limited express.

Arrive at Kyoto Station and walk to the hotel.

Dinner at local restaurant within walking distance - optional.

HOTEL GRANVIA KYOTO

(for 4 nights)

 

 

07

Aug.10

(Tue)

09:00

 

 

 

 

 

17:00

19:00

 

Full-day sightseeing of Kyoto by coach, visiting

-Nijo Castle (You are asked to take off your shoes)

-Kinkakuji Temple (Golden Pavillion)

-Kitano Tenmangu Shrine (The main hall& oratory have been designated as National Treasure.)

-Nishijin Textile Center

Return to the hotel.

Night tour to Beit Shalom with coach – not confirmed as yet..

Dinner - optional

Kyoto

 

 

08

Aug.11

(Wed)

08:00

 

 

 

14:00

Half-day sightseeing of Nara by coach, visiting

-Todaiji Temple (you can see Great Buddha of National Treasure)

-Horyuji Temple (Buddhist Temple listed as UNESCO World Heritage)

Transfer back to the hotel.

Dinner - optional

Kyoto

 

 

09

Aug.12

(Thu)

09:00

 

 

 

 

 

 

17:00

Full-day sightseeing of Kyoto by coach, visiting

-Arashiyama

-Togetukyo Bridge (poetic allusion to the moon crossing the night sky)

-Tenryuji Temple (top of the 5 great Zen garden in Kyoto)

-Toei Uzumasa Movie Village (you can see open sets of streets or buildings of Edo, Samurai or commoners of that period, and can feel that you have time-slipped to Edo period!)

Return to the hotel.

Dinner - optional

Kyoto

 

 

10

Aug.13

(Fri)

 

 

Morning, free at leisure.

Leave Kyoto for Hiroshima by JR super express train.

Arrive at Hiroshima Station and walk to the hotel in Hiroshima.

 

Rest of time free at leisure.

Dinner - optional

HOTEL GRANVIA HIROSHIMA

(for 3 nights)

 


 

 

 

             

11

Aug.14

(Sat)

09:00

 

 

 

 

17:00

Full-day sightseeing in Hiroshima by coach, visiting

-Shukkei-en Garden.

-Hiroshima Prefectural Art Museum

-Health Sciences Museum

-Yamato Museum

Transfer back to the hotel.

Dinner - optional

Hiroshima

 

 

12

Aug.15

(Sun)

 

09:00

 

 

 

 

 

 

17:00

 

 

 

Full-day sightseeing of Miyajima & Hiroshima by coach & ferry,

visiting

-Itsukushima Shrine (is in the Island Sea and is designated at world Heritage by UNESCO)

-Atomic Bomb Dome (symbolizes its wish to everlasting peace)

-Peace Memorial Park

-Peace Memorial Museum

Return to the hotel.

Dinner at local restaurant - optional.

Hiroshima

 

 

13

Aug.16

(Mon)

 

 

9:44

 

11:17

 

 

 

 

 

 

-Osaka by JR super express train.

Arrive at Shin-Osaka Station and full-day sightseeing of Osaka by coach, visiting

-The Floating Garden Observatory (enjoy the full view of the city Of Osaka)

-Kaiyukan Aquarium

-Tenpozan Marketplace (complex of shopping arcades, restaurants etc.) *Time permitting.

-Aqua Liner Cruising

Transfer to the hotel in Osaka.

Dinner - optional

HOTEL NEW OTANI OSAKA

(for 3 nights)

 


 

 

 

14

Aug.17

(Tue)

09:00

 

 

 

 

17:00

Full-day sightseeing of Osaka by coach, visiting

-Dotonbori

-Panasonic Center (enjoy the high-tech of Japan!)

-Kamigata Ukiyoe Museum (Museum of Ukiyoe print from Edo-period)

Return to the hotel.

Dinner – optional

 

 

Osaka

 

 

             

15

Aug.18

(Wed)

09:00

 

 

 

 

17:00

 

Full-day sightseeing of Kobe by coach, visiting

-Kobe Maritime Museum

-Kobe Port Tower

-China Town

-Kikumasamune Sake Brewery - Subject to confirmation.

Return to the hotel.

Dinner - optional

 

Osaka

 

 

16

Aug.19

(Thu)

 

Rooms are available until the regular check out time.

Transfer by coach to Kansai Int’l Airport.

Leave Osaka by KE724 at 13:35

Arrive Tel Aviv at 22:15