ITINERARY TO JAPAN
Saturday, April 13
04.35-Meet at Suvarnabhumi Airport
05.00-Check-in at Row H-J Thai Airways International
07.35-Depart from Bangkok to Narita Airport by TG676
15.45-Arrive at Narita Airport Tokyo [Japan time]
16.45-Transport from Narita airport to the city by either Skyliner or Narita Express
17.30-Check in at the Hotel
Sunday, April 14
07.00-Leave the hotel for Asakusa area
07.30-Have Breakfast at Asakusa This area has an old, traditional feel, with the famous Kaminari-mon Gate and a large red lantern.
08.30-Visit Sensoji Temple and Nagamise Arcade. Start at Kaminarimon Gate at the entrance to Sensoji Temple. As you walk toward the temple buildings, you will ennjoy the historic Nakamise Dori shopping street whose souvenir shops and food vendors have been serving temple visitors for centuries. -Explore Sensoji Temple.
10.00-Leave Asakusa for Soramachi and Tokyo Sky tree
10.20-Arrive at Soramachi, Tokyo Skytree. A shopping mall that incorporates Edo period theme. It encompasses modern culture and technology, history, traditional culture, specialty food, fashion, and the arts. 2nd floor: There is a salt specialty shop where you can taste many salts from all over the world and feel the differences. 3rd floor: Food court. The type of food ranges from fast food chains like McDonald's, foods most Japanese normally eat, and fancy foods. Next to the food court are toy shops, TV character shop. 6th floor: Restaurants. The restaurants' decorations are very classic. There are a lot of varieties: Japanese (udon shop, unagi shop, tonkatsu shop, conveyor belt sushi, standing sushi...), Western, Indian, Chinese, Korean, etc. **There is an open area on the 5th and 6th floor for you to sit down, relax and enjoy the view. -Lunch Time
13.00-Leave Soramachi for Ueno Area
15.00-Walk around Ueno Park. Ueno Park is a large public park. Ueno Park is famous for the many museums found on its grounds, especially the Tokyo National Museum, the National Museum for Western Art, the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum and the National Science Museum. It is also home to Ueno Zoo, Japan's first zoological garden. Ueno Park is also one of Tokyo's most popular and lively cherry blossom spots with more than 1000 cherry trees lining its central pathway.
18.00- Back to Hotel area and have dinner
Monday, April 15
07.00-Leave Hotel to Tobu Asakusa Station
08.10-Depart from Tobu Asakusa Station to Nikko
10.18-Arrive at Nikko, and touring world heritage route It was registered as a World Cultural Heritage site by UNESCO in 1999. Nikko had been a center of Shinto and Buddhist mountain worship for many centuries. Nikko National Park offers scenic, mountainous landscapes, lakes, waterfalls, hot springs wild monkeys and hiking trails. It has the same conical shape as Mt. Fuji.
By way of demonstration of how beautiful Nikko is, there is a famous proverb, which says, "Don't say kekko or magnificent, until you have seen Nikko." It is equivalent to the Western saying of “See Naples and then die.”
16.00-Back from Nikko to Asakusa
18.35-Arrive at Asakusa and dinner
Tuesday, April 16
07.00-Leave Hotel for Tokyo Station
08.30-Go to Hakone Yumoto by Shinkansen(Bullet Train) and Tozan Railway
09.35-Arrive at Hokone Yumoto and touring Hakone, Mt. Fuji view point (We will ride on cable car, rope way, pirate ship, and bus. At the view point you can try black eggs which Japanese believe that if you eat one of black eggs your life will be seven year longer.)
-Experience Mt. Fuji, Japan’s most famous landmark.
-Travel to Hakone, where you will board a cruise boat and travel across Lake Ashi to Hakone-en Garden. From the garden, take the ropeway up Mt. Komagatake for a spectacular panoramic view of Mt. Fuji and the valley below.
16.10-Ride Tozan Railway, and Shinkansen back to Tokyo
17.10-Arrive at Tokyo...
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