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ROUTE
Beijing | Xian | Shanghai | Tokyo | Shizouka | Hiroshima | Nara | Kyoto | Osaka             

HOTELS
3 nights at Holiday Inn Changan West or similar in Beijing.
2 nights at Titan Central Park or similar in Xi’an.
2 nights at Greenland Jiulong or similar in Shanghai.
2 nights at Tobu Levant or similar in Tokyo.
1 night at Atami Fujiya or similar in Shizhouka.
1 night at Oriental Hiroshima or similar in Hiroshima.
2 nights at FP Hotels South Namba or similar in Osaka.

MEALS
Enjoy American Buffet Breakfast Everyday
Bread, Butter, Jam, Cereal, Eggs, Fruits, Milk, Tea, Coffee and Juice

Enjoy Dinners at Indian Restaurants
A Choice of Vegetarian / Non-Vegetarian / Jain Menus

Enjoy Veg / Non-Veg Lunches as mentioned in your itinerary

Suggested Excursions
• Golden Mask show Beijing.
• Tang Dynasty Xi’an.
• Acrobatic show Shanghai.
• Huangpu River Cruise Shanghai

SIGHTSEEING

Enjoy the services of a Friend, Philosopher and Guide (Your Tour Manager).

Beijing                
• Visit the Great Wall of China.
• Visit the Summer Palace.
• Photo stop at Olympic Park.
• Visit the Tiananmen Square.
• Visit the Forbidden City.
• Visit the Temple of Heaven.

Xi’an                     
• Visit the Terracotta Warriors.
• See the Wild Goose Pagoda.
• See the Bell Tower.
• Photo stop of the Xi’an city wall.

Shanghai 

• Guided City Tour.
• Photostop of the Yu Yuan gardens.
• Visit the Jade Buddha Temple.
• Photostop of the Oriental Pearl TV tower.
• Experience Maglev Train.

Tokyo                   
• Guided City tour.
• Drive through Ginza.
• Visit to Edo Museum
• Visit Asakusa Kanon Temple and Nakamise Street.
• Photo stop at the Imperial Palace.
• Visit Tokyo Tower (First Observatory).

Hakone               
• Enjoy a cruise on Lake Ashi.
• Gotemba Peace Park.

Mt Fuji
• Visit to 5th station of Mt Fuji (Weather Permitting).

Hiroshima
• Bullet train ride.
• Visit to Hiroshima Peace Memorial
Park and Atomic Dome.
Osaka   
• Visit Osaka Castle.

Nara                       
• Visit Todaiji temple and Deer Park.

Kyoto 
• Eizan Train to Dematiyanagi.
• Arashiyama Forest.

Day 1
Arrive into Beijing
Begin your ‘Enchanting China with Japan’ Tour

Welcome to Beijing. On arrival check into your hotel on your own
anytime after 1500 hrs. Overnight at the hotel in Beijing. (Dinner)

Day 2
Visit the Great Wall of China
Visit the Summer Palace

Today, we take you on a tour of the Great Wall of China. This 3,946 mile long wall is a symbol of China’s ancient civilization and ranks among the greatest monuments in history. Later we stop for a photo opportunity of the ‘Olympic Park’ - the symbolic stadium where the 2008 Olympics were held. In the afternoon, we continue our tour to Summer Palace and its immense gardens, where the imperial court resided during summer.
Overnight at the hotel in Beijing.
(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

 

Day 3
Guided City Tour of Beijing Visit the Temple of Heaven Visit Tiananmen Square Visit the Forbidden City
Today, we take you on a guided city tour of Beijing conducted by an English speaking guide. We go on a visit to the Temple of Heaven. The Temple of Heaven was the place where emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties came to worship the God of Heaven and pray for good harvests. The highlight of this tour is the blue tile-roofed Hall of prayer. See Tian’anmen Square, the largest square in the world. Visit the Forbidden City, an awesome 250- acre complex of palaces, pavilions and gardens.
Overnight the hotel in Beijing.
(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 4
Fly to Xi’an
Photo Stop at Big Wild Goose Pagoda
Photo Stop at Ancient City Wall

Today we drive to the airport for our flight to Xian. Later, we take a stop for a photo opportunity of the City Wall of Xi’an, built during the Tang dynasty. We also drive past the Big Wild Goose Pagoda built in 652 AD. As the symbol of the old-line Xian, Big Wild Goose Pagoda (also called Giant Wild Goose Pagoda) is a well-preserved ancient building and a holy place for Buddhists.
Overnight at the hotel in Xi’an.
(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 5
Visit the Terracotta Warriors
Today, we begin the day with a tour of Xi’an. See the Terracotta Warriors - the tomb of the First Emperor of China. See more than 6000 moulded soldiers, officers, horses and wagons of this famed army.
Overnight at the hotel in Xi’an.
(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 6
Fly to Shanghai

Today we drive to the airport for our flight to Shanghai. On arrival we check-in to the hotel (Check-in time is 3.00 pm).
The rest of the evening is free to relax. Overnight at the hotel in Shanghai. (Breakfast, Dinner)

Day 7
Guided City Tour of Shanghai Visit the Jade Buddha Temple See the Yu Yuan Garden
Photo-Stop at the Oriental Pearl TV Tower

Today, we take you on a guided city tour of Shanghai. We take a photo Stop at the Oriental Pearl TV Tower and the Yu Yuan Garden, a traditional Chinese park with beautiful pavilions, miniature lakes and bridges. Visit the famous Jade Buddha Temple. Built in 1882, the temple has two Jade statues of the Sakyamuni Buddha and houses various ancient sculptures, rare paintings and Buddhist scriptures.

Overnight at the hotel in Shanghai.
(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 8
Experience Maglev Train
Fly to Tokyo

Today after breakfast we drive to the airport for our flight to Japan enroute experience the fastest train the Maglev train, On arrival at the Narita/Itami Airport, we transfer you to your hotel (Check-in time is 3.00 pm). The rest of the evening is free to enjoy the mega metropolis of Tokyo on your own.
Overnight at the hotel in Tokyo.
(Breakfast, Dinner)

Day 9
Guided City Tour of Tokyo
Visit the Asakusa Kannon Temple
Visit the Tokyo Tower
Visit Edo Museum

Today,  we  proceed  on  a  guided  city  tour  of  Tokyo.Visit  the Edo Museum, Edo-Tokyo Museum is Japan’s premier museum dedicated to the history of Japan’s capital city, Tokyo.  We visit the most popular Asakusa Kannon Temple. The heart of the Asakusa Temple complex is the Kannondo Temple with a history of more than 1300 years. We stop at Nakamise Street where you can shop for souvenirs. We later proceed for a Photo stop of the Imperial Palace and Sky Tree We drive by Ginza, Tokyo’s most famous up-market shopping, dining and entertainment district, with numerous department stores and boutiques, featuring virtually every leading brand name in fashion and cosmetics, art galleries, restaurants, night clubs and cafes.
We continue our tour and visit the Tokyo Tower (First Observatory). With 333 meters, Tokyo Tower is the world’s tallest self-supporting steel tower. It was completed in the year 1958 as a symbol for Japan’s rebirth as a major economic power.
Overnight at the hotel in Tokyo.
(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

 

Day 10
Enjoy Lake Ashi Cruise
Gotemba Peace Park
Visit to Mt. Fuji 5th Station (weather permitting)

Today, we check out of the hotel and visit Peace Park in Gotemba which commands a beautiful view of Mt. Fuji and houses the chalky stupa. Stupa in chalk, the stupa was sent from the late first Prime Minister Nehru of India.Later we drive to the beautiful Fuji Hakone National Park, where we take you for an exquisite cruise on Lake Ashi. Enjoy the enchanting cruise as well as the picturesque and unforgettable surroundings of Lake Ashi.
See Mt. Fuji towering to a height of 3,776 metres. It is the tallest mountain of Japan and its most distinguishing physical landmark. We take you on an exciting excursion to the 5th station of Mt. Fuji (subject to weather conditions).
Overnight at the hotel in Shizhouka.
(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 11
Onto Hiroshima
Ride on the Shinkansen - The Bullet Train
Visit the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park and Atomic Bomb Dome

Today, we check out of the hotel and take you to Mishima Station to board Shinkansen - The Bullet train to Hiroshima. Experience a thrilling ride on the Bullet Train, the fastest train in the world. On arrival, we visit the Hiroshima Peace Memorial (Genbaku Dome) which is a part of the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park and was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1996. The ruin serves as a memorial to the people who were killed in the atomic bombing of Hiroshima on August 6, 1945 was the only structure left standing in the area where the first atomic bomb exploded.
Overnight at the hotel in Hiroshima.
(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 12
Onto Osaka
Visit Osaka Castle

Today, we check out of the hotel and drive to Osaka. We transfer to Osaka to visit the famous Osaka Castle. Osaka Castle was rebuilt by Tokugawa Hidetada in the 1620s, but its main castle tower was struck by lightening in 1665 and burnt down. It was not until 1931 that the present ferroconcrete reconstruction of the castle was built. Major repair works gave the castle new glamour in 1997. Inside the castle is a museum that documents Toyotomi Hideyoshi’s life and the history of the castle.
Overnight at the hotel in Osaka.
(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 13
Onto Kyoto
Visit Todaiji Temple and Deer Park in Nara
Experience Eizan Train
Visit Arashiyama Bamboo Forest

Today, we proceed to Kyoto. Enroute we visit the Todaiji Temple in Nara. The best-known relic at Todaiji Temple is its Daibutsu, a colossal statue of the world’s largest gilded bronze Buddha, 15 meters in height. We proceed to the Deer park. The park is home to hundreds of freely roaming deer. Considered messengers of the gods in Shinto, Nara’s deer have become a symbol of the city and have even been designated a National Treasure.We proceed to the Kurama station to board the Eizan Train , If you want to take in some mountain scenery in Kyoto, the Eizan Electric Railway is your best choice. We then proceed to the Arashiyama Forest, the name “Arashiyama” technically just refers to the mountains on the southern bank of the river. The walking paths that cut through the bamboo groves make for a nice walk. The groves are particularly attractive when there is a light wind and the tall bamboo stalks sway gently back and forth.
Overnight at the hotel in Osaka.
(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 14
Return Home with Wonderful Memories
Today, After breakfast, your ‘Enchanting China with Japan’ tour ends as you check out of the hotel. It’s time to say goodbye to all the new friends you have made. We hope you take back many happy memories of your tour. We would like you to spare a few minutes of your time to write and tell us how you enjoyed your holiday and any suggestions you may have for the future.
(Breakfast)

Adult in Twin

Child with Bed*

Child without Bed**

YEN 3,17,000

YEN 3,17,000

YEN 1,75,000

Single room supplement YEN 58,000 per person.
*As a 3rd in a triple, a roll away cot may be provided.
Child with bed cost based on 02 adults and 01 child with bed in 01 room.

1.  Accommodation at the hotels mentioned or similar.
2.  Services of SOTC Tour Manager (provided there are over 20 adult passengers traveling on the tour) / or local representatives.
3. The  tour  price  mentioned  is  applicable  provided  there  are more than 30 adult passengers travelling on tour, else an FIT supplement may be applicable.
4. Meals,  coach  tours,  transfers,  entrance  fees,  sightseeing  & sur face transportation as mentioned in the itinerary.


What your Tour Price does not include


1.  Passport, Visa Charges, Airport & Port Taxes.
2.  Cost of your air tickets required to participate in this tour.
3. Porterage,   tips,   insurance,   laundry,   wines,   mineral   water, telephone  charges,  suggested  excursions  and  all  items  of personal nature and also food and drinks not forming  part of
the group menus.
4. Cost of the Suggested Excursions.
5. Mandatory tipping & Porterage: An amount of USD 5 per person per day towards tips & USD 1 per piece of luggage per hotel to be paid to guide / driver / hotel porter.
6. Any  increase  in  the  rate  of  exchange  leading  to  an  increase in all land arrangement which may come in to effect prior to departure.
7. Anything not specifically mentioned in ‘What your Tour Price includes’ box.

Visa Requirements
You must be in possession of a Single Entry Visa for China & Japan. The cost of these visas is not included in your package tour price. It would be best to check with your travel agent and the consulates nearest to you for advice and information. Please ensure that your travel documents are ready in time for departure.

Ticketing Requirements
To participate on this tour, you need to be in possession of valid air tickets for travel within China apart from your international tickets for the following sector: Beijing / Xian / Shanghai. It is mandatory to purchase this internal tickets through SOTC. The cost of this internal tickets is USD 450 per person which has to be paid at the time of booking the tour.

 

Suggested Excursions Price in USD

 

Name of Suggested Excursions

Adult

Child

Golden Mask show Beijing

60

60

Tang Dynasty Xi’an

60

60

Acrobatic show Shanghai

60

60

Huangpu River Cruise Shanghai

45

45

Reservation and payment for the suggested excursions should be made only on tour & upon arrival on the 1st day of your tour with the tour manager in USD only. Suggested excursions will be operated subject to minimum 20 adult passengers.

Departure Dates*

Month   Departure dates
April 2017    14, 28
May 2017 14, 28
June 2017

2, 16, 23, 30

July 2017     14, 21
August 2017 11, 25
September 2017 1, 8, 22
October 2017 20, 27
                                                                           

*Day 1 as mentioned in your day to day itinerary.

Hotel / Flights / Itinerary / Route subject to change without notice.