B: Breakfast | L: Lunch | D: Dinner | SD: Special Dinner
Day 1**Mar.11 | Honolulu –> Tokyo
We start our adventure by boarding an international flight to Tokyo, the capital city of Japan, and one of the most populous metropolitan areas in the world. Meals and snacks will be served on the plane.
Day 2**Mar.12 | Tokyo
Upon arrival at Tokyo International Airport, an Air & Sea Travel representative will greet us and escort us to our hotel in Tokyo Disney Resort.
Day 3**Mar.13 | Tokyo | (B)
Today’s highlight is Tokyo DisneySea, we can rediscover the child in us at Mickey Mouse’s hometown. This is the fourth most visited theme park in the world. Children young and old enjoy the sights and attractions here. Inspired by ocean tales and legends, the seven themed ports of Tokyo DisneySea offer a wealth of fun attractions and entertainment bursting with imagination. This venue boasts several attractions including the Mermaid Lagoon, American Waterfront, Port Discovery, Mysterious Island and Mediterranean Harbor. Hotel Shuttle bus run every 10 minutes from DisneySea, we can enjoy our time in the park as long as we want.
Day 4**Mar.14 | Tokyo | (B)
Full day at leisure. Enjoy this free day to shop around the city with our tour leader. There are a lot of shopping districts in Tokyo, Shinjuku, Shibuya, Ginza or Tokyo Solamachi (base of the Tokyo sky tree). If you enjoyed your time at Tokyo DisneySea, you can spend a visit to Tokyo Disneyland on your own (additional cost of USD82.00). You will find a unique Japanese-style of Disneyland.
Day 5 **Mar.15 | Tokyo – Hakone –Atami | (B, L, D)
After breakfast, we will transfer to Hakone, is a mountainous town known for its hot springs resorts and views of the iconic volcano Mount Fuji. First, we will visit the Hakone Shrine, a national shrine that stands at the foot of Mount Hakone along the shores of Lake Ashi. The shrine buildings are hidden in the dense forest but are easily identified by its huge torii gates, one standing prominently in the lake and the other two over the main street of Moto-Hakone. We will take a Sightseeing Cruise on Lake Ashi on a medieval sailing vessel and enjoy picturesque views of Mt. Fuji. Next, the popular ropeway, Mt. Komagatake Ropeway invites you to another world at 1,327m above sea level. Mt. Komagatake is the central cone located in the middle of the Hakone caldera, and connecting to it is the 1800m-long Hakone Komagatake Ropeway. Going up at a steep angle, a grand landscape opens up in front of your eyes which include Lake Ashi, the outer rim of the Hakone crater and then Mt. Fuji. After a full day of sightseeing, we will go to our Natural Hotel Spring Ryokan in Atami to relax and enjoy the evening.
Day 6**Mar.16 | Atami – Yokohama – Tokyo | (B)
After breakfast, we will start our adventure by visiting Yokohama, the second largest populated city in Japan after Tokyo and the most populous municipality of Japan. First, we will visit The Cup Noodles Museum. It is a fun and interactive museum in the Minato Mirai District that shows the history of instant ramen noodles using a combination of whimsical exhibits and hands on workshops. In the My Chicken Ramen Workshop we can make our own instant ramen noodles from scratch, package them, and take them home to eat. After that, we will visit Hakkeijima Sea Paradise Aquarium, covers an entire island of approx. 24 hectares and located in Yokohama Bay. Aqua Resorts consists of the Aqua Museum, Dolphin Fantasy Umi Farm and Fureai Lagoon. Aqua Museum is a conventional aquarium where you are able to view walruses, dolphins, sea lions, seals, polar bears, whale sharks, giant turtles, sea otters and many other sea creatures. There are also daily marine mammals shows in which animals put on a series of performances. Let’s have fun in the Aqua Resorts. Yokohama Chinatown is Japan’s largest Chinatown, located in central Yokohama. A large number of Chinese stores and restaurants can be found in the narrow and colorful streets of Chinatown. We can enjoy our own dinner here. Tonight, we will return to Tokyo.
Day 7**Mar.17 | Tokyo | (B, D)
“Food samples”, were born in the early Showa period. They are familiar at restaurants and other stores and unique to Japan. It can be said it is a culture to Japanese with dexterous hands. Today, we can experience producing a food sample, fruit parfait. Afterward, we will go to Senso-ji (,Kinryū-zan Sensō-ji), an ancient Buddhist temple located in Asakusa, Taito, Tokyo. It is Tokyo’s oldest and one of its most significant temples. The temple is dedicated to the bodhisattva Kannon (Avalokitesvara). Dominating the entrance to the temple is the Kaminarimon or “Thunder Gate”. This imposing Buddhist structure features a massive paper lantern dramatically painted in vivid red-and-black tones to suggest thunderclouds and lightning. Beyond the Kaminarimon is Nakamise-dori with its shops, followed by the Hōzōmon or “Treasure House Gate” which provides the entrance to the inner complex. Within the precincts stand A Stately Five-story Pagoda and the Main Hall, devoted to Kannon Bosatsu. Catering to the visiting crowds, the surrounding area has many traditional shops and eating places that feature traditional dishes (hand-made noodles, sushi, tempura, etc.). These shops themselves are part of a living tradition of selling things to pilgrims who walked to Senso-ji. This afternoon, we will have a visit to Ueno Zoological Gardens, the oldest zoo in Japan. It is the home to over 3,000 animals from 400 different species. One of the reasons why we visit here today is to see the giant panda. The tour will end in Harajuku, the most popular shopping district for younger generation in Tokyo, is the center of Japan’s most extreme teenage cultures and fashion styles, but also offers shopping for adults and some historic sites. Daiso Harajuku (100 Yen Shop), one of the largest 100 Yen Shops in central Tokyo, offers a wide array of goods, including clothing, kitchenware, food and stationery on four floors at 100 yen per item. Tonight, we will have a dinner buffet at the hotel.
Day 8**Mar.18 | Tokyo | (B)
Full day at leisure. “Shop till you drop; eat till you overflow!” Enjoy this free day to shop around the city and eat whatever looks interesting.
Day 9**Mar.19 | Tokyo –> Honolulu | (B)
After breakfast, we will visit Imperial Palace Plaza, located on the former site of Edo Castle, a large park area surrounded by moats and massive stone walls in the center of Tokyo. Next, we will visit Tsukiji Market, the largest wholesale market for fresh fish, fruits, and vegetables in central Tokyo. Over ten warehouses serve as the distribution centers for food products. Handling 2000 tons of marine products every day, it has become one of the world’s largest fish markets. MORI Building DIGITAL ART MUSEUM — TeamLab Borderless opened in Odaiba area, Tokyo in summer 2018 as the very first digital art museum in the world. Since then, it has been one of the hottest spots in town. The museum offers an unique interactive art experience with the latest high technology. Multiple digital art exhibitions are displayed in a huge space and the artworks are projected across walls and floors, and immersive installations of light and sound move and reflect by your movements and touches. After a long day, we will transfer to the Airport for our return flight to Honolulu, taking with us the lasting memories of this wonderful Japan trip.
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