2 & 3 Day Aizu, Yonezawa & Nikko Samurai Train

JTB Australia Tour
JTB Australia Tour
JTB Australia Tour
Enjoy Aizu and Yonezawa where Japanese ancient Samurai culture remains rich and famous world heritage of Nikko.
The plan includes the performance show by the world renowned Samurai Sword Artists “KAMUI” and photo shooting wearing Japanese traditional war helmet and battle surcoat.

2 DAY ITINERARY:

DAY 1  TOKYO – NIKKO – AIZUWAKAMATSU

Samurai Train

On the SKYTREE train, you will enjoy World famous Samurai Artist Group “Kengishu Kamui” performance show and so on. There are lots of fun,  performance that you can feel the “Samurai”. You can enjoy dance performance by “Kamui” twice:  1) Dance performance show in the train, 2) Dance performance show on a stage (approx. 30 minutes).

You will have talking time& photo taking with them on the train.

Nikko Toshogu Shrine
Tour the UNESCO World Heritage Site famous for its lavish decorations and ornate details. This 400-year-old shrine houses the remains of Edo period’s founder, Ieyasu Tokugawa. Enjoy seeing the traditional beauty of the main hall, as well as the sleeping cat and 3 monkey carvings.

Lunch

Enjoy the menu using bread of Kanaya Hotel Bakery or “Restaurant & Bar Divine” 

Ouchi-juku

During the Edo period (1603-1867) Ouchi-juku was a post town that served travelers. Many of the buildings have been preserved from this time, providing visitors with an authentic time-travel experience to one of Japan’s most culturally rich periods. You feel like time slipped to ancient Japan.

Route-Inn Aizuwakamatsu

Enjoy views from the guest rooms of Aizuwakamatsu City and historic Imori Mountain.

Hotel Information

Address: 1-5 Heian-cho, Aizuwakamatsu, Fukushima

Tel: +81 242-28-3370

Check-out: 10:00

Guestroom Type: Western-style room

DAY 2  AIZUWAKAMATSU – TOKYO

Tsuruga Castle

A symbol of Samurai culture in Aizu. It has a history of more than 600 years. (There is admission inside the castle.)

Inside the castle is an exhibit about the castle, as well as information about the samurai lifestyle and artifacts such as swords and armor, explained in both English and Japanese.

Nisshinkan school Samurai Kyudo experience

Nisshikan is a school of the Aizu Domain in the Edo era. Currently it is a facility where you can learn Japanese Samurai Culture.

Lunch

Enjoy a Japanese style lunch. While enjoying lunch, you will see a performance show and will have a chance of Samurai experience.

Aizu Tajima Station
Board a train bound for Tokyo.

Arrive Asakusa
Head to your next destination on your own from Asakusa Station, Tokyo.

3 DAY ITINERARY:

DAY 1  TOKYO – NIKKO – AIZUWAKAMATSU

Samurai Train

On the SKYTREE train you will enjoy World famous Samurai Artist Group “Kengishu Kamui” performance show and so on. There are lots of fun performance that you can feel the “Samurai”. You can enjoy dance performance by “Kamui” twice: 1) Dance performance shown in the train, 2) Dance performance shown on a stage (approx. 30 minutes).

You will have talking time& photo taking with them on the train.

Nikko Toshogu Shrine
Tour the UNESCO World Heritage Site famous for its lavish decorations and ornate details. This 400-year-old shrine houses the remains of Edo period’s founder, Ieyasu Tokugawa. Enjoy seeing the traditional beauty of the main hall, as well as the sleeping cat and 3 monkey carvings.

Lunch

Enjoy the menu using bread of Kanaya Hotel Bakery or “Restaurant & Bar Divine” 

Ouchi-juku

During the Edo period (1603-1867) Ouchi-juku was a post town that served travelers. Many of the buildings have been preserved from this time, providing visitors with an authentic time-travel experience to one of Japan’s most culturally rich periods. You feel like time slipped to ancient Japan.

Route-Inn Aizuwakamatsu

Enjoy views from the guest rooms of Aizuwakamatsu City and historic Imori Mountain.

Hotel Information

Address: 1-5 Heian-cho, Aizuwakamatsu, Fukushima

Phone: +81 242-28-3370

Check-out: 10:00

Guestroom Type: Western-style room

DAY 2  AIZUWAKAMATSU – YONEZAWA

Tsuruga Castle

A symbol of Samurai culture in Aizu. It has a history of more than 600 years. (There is admission inside the castle.)

Inside the castle is an exhibit about the castle, as well as information about the samurai lifestyle and artifacts such as swords and armor, explained in both English and Japanese.

Nisshinkan school Samurai Kyudo experience

Nisshikan is a school of the Aizu Domain in the Edo era. Currently it is a facility where you can learn Japanese Samurai Culture.

Lunch

Enjoy a Japanese style lunch. While enjoying lunch, you will see a performance show and will have a chance of Samurai experience.

Toko Sake Museum

The Toko Sake Museum is one of the largest sake museums in the Tohoku region, and is run by Kojima Sohonten Co., Ltd. which was founded in 1597. The museum contains a multitude of fascinating exhibits, such as of scenes of daily life at sake breweries and storehouses used for malting. Kojima Sohonten Co., Ltd. is where we brew our “Toko” brand, which has won numerous awards both in Japan and around the world. 

Tokyo Dai-Ichi Hotel Yonezawa

A high-class hotel offering cordial service and refined hospitality.

Hotel Information

Address:  1-13-3 Chuo, Yonezawa, Yamagata

Phone: +81 238-24-0411

Check-out:  11:00

Guestroom Type:  Western –style room

DAY 3  YONEZAWA – TOKYO

Denkoku no Mori

Its collection of several thousand items relating to the Uesugi clan includes National Treasure-designated folding screens depicting the streets of Kyoto at the time from overhead, and the Uesugi-ke Monjo, a large collection of ancient writings and documents. Enjoy Yamagata Bushotai & Uesugi Japanese Dram Show (including Sword experience).

Uesugi Shrine

A shrines dedicated to one of the bravest warriors that ever lived, Uesugi Kenshin. Sent to a Buddhist monastery as a child because his father did not favor him, Uesugi was called home by his brother and became the latter’s chief general at the age of 16.

He went on to become one of the most powerful and feared warriors and warlords that Japan has ever seen.

Lunch

Enjoy Japanese traditional meal with famous local beef in Yamagata.

Yonezawa Station
Board a train bound for Tokyo.

Arrive Tokyo
Head to your next destination on your own from Tokyo Station.

PACKAGE PRICE & DETAILS – 2 Day Itinerary

Departure Dates 2019:   11, 12, 18 & 19 Oct.,  01, 02 08 & 09 Nov.

Departure Dates 2020:   31 Jan.,  01, 08, 09, 15 & 16 Feb.,  14, 15, 21 & 22 Mar.

Price:  

  • From $240 – Adult/Single or Twin share
  • From $220 – Child (4-11yrs)/Twin share
  • Child (0-3yrs) are free when sharing bed with adult

Package Inclusions:

  • All trains and buses on the itinerary
  • English speaking guide
  • 1 night accommodation with daily breakfast
  • 2  Lunches
  • All admissions on the itinerary                                    

PACKAGE PRICE & DETAILS – 3 Day Itinerary

Departure Dates 2019:   15 – 17 Nov.,  06 – 08 Dec.

 

Price:

  • From $395 – Adult/Single or Twin share
  • From $350 – Child (4-11yrs)/Twin share
  • Child (0-3yrs) are free when sharing bed with adult

Package Inclusions:

  • All trains and buses on the itinerary
  • English speaking guide
  • 2 night accommodations with daily breakfast
  • 3 Lunches
  • All admissions on the itinerary

Remarks:

  • Minimum operation: 20 people
  • Bookings have to be made at least 3 working days prior tour departures.
  • The tour organizer will ask participants of the tour review at the end.
  • The local media may take some photos and videos. (If you do not wish to be in any photo or video, please let them know l so on the day)

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