Meet at BIA airport at 10.30pm and commence check-in. Departure at 01.30am – breakfast and lunch is served in-flight.
DEPART FROM BANGKOK
Arrival at Narita Airport at 03.45pm. Transfer and check-in at hotel. You can choose between dinner at an outside restaurant or a packed dinner. Overnight stay at Narita Kikusai Hotel.
NARITA TO NIKKO
Enjoy breakfast at 8am prior to leaving for Nikko. Upon arrival visit the Nikko National Park Tōshō-gu and Rinnō-ji Temples and enjoy the view of the Sakura (cherry blossom) gardens. Relax for lunch at a traditional Japanese Restaurant before visiting the Kegon Waterfall and cable car ride (weather permitting). Return to the hotel and enjoy the Onsen (Japanese hot springs). Stay overnight in Nikko.
NIKKO TO TOKYO
Breakfast at 8am before leaving for Tokyo. You’ll see the Imperial Palace/Parliament House from your windows on the way. After arriving in Tokyo, enjoy a visit of and buffet lunch beneath the Tokyo Tower (the second tallest structure in Japan at 332.9 meters tall). Then take the subway to Akihabara station and enjoy the cherry blossoms in Tokyo area. Visit to Akihabara electric town and the Asakusa Temple. A pleasant end to the day with an evening boat ride so you can see Tokyo by night – enjoy dinner at bay boat or an outside restaurant – your choice; overnight stay in Tokyo.
TOKYO TO CHIBA
Visit Disneyland in the Chiba prefecture. Spend the whole day here, with lunch at your own expense. Return to hotel for overnight stay.
TOKYO TO HAMANAKA
En-route to Hamanaka stop and visit Kamakura. Enjoy the scenery on the drive – tea plantations, tunnels, traditional Japanese rice fields. Lunch will be at a service area along the highway.
Visit the Kamakura Temple including the Giant Buddha Statue and J.R. Jayawardena Statue. Delight in the beautiful Sakura around Kamakura area and a relaxing harbor boat ride. Enjoy dinner at an Indian restaurant before some evening shopping at the Eon shopping mall. Finish the day and indulge in the Onsen (Japanese hot springs). Overnight stay in Hamanako.
HAMANAKA TO NAGOYA
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel before heading to Nagoya to visit the Toyota City Factory and Automobile Museum. Lunch will be at a service area. Time permitting, take some time and enjoy some evening shopping in Nagoya. The day ends with a delicious dinner at an outdoor restaurant. Stay overnight in Nagoya.
NAGOYA TO OSAKA
Rise for an early breakfast before departing at 8am for Kyoto and Nara area. Lunch at a service area. Visit the stunning Golden Temple, Kiyomizu Temple or the Todaiji Temple – the Golden Temple holds a fascinating Japanese Cultural Tea ceremony inside. Proceed to Osaka for a lovely dinner at an outdoor restaurant. Overnight stay in Osaka.
OSAKA TO KOBE – KOBE TO HIROSHIMA
Following a delicious breakfast at the hotel depart for Kobe by bus. Take the Shinkansen (high speed train) from Kobe to visit Hiroshima. You can take a tram or taxi to visit the Peace Memorial Park and Memorial Museum before lunch at Mac. Return to Kobe from Hiroshima by Shinkansen for a delightful dinner at an outdoors restaurant.
Rise for an early breakfast by 8am before checking out and heading to the airport. Departure from Kansai at 11.45am to Colombo via Bangkok. Arrival in Colombo.