6D4N Japan Shirakawago Alpine Tour

Japan is an island country in East Asia. Located in the Pacific Ocean, it lies off the eastern coast of the Asian continent and stretches from the Sea of Okhotsk in the north to the East China Sea and the Philippine Sea in the south.

 

Bamboo Forest, or Arashiyama Bamboo Grove or Sagano Bamboo Forest, is a natural forest of bamboo in Arashiyama, Kyoto, Japan. The forest consists of several pathways for tourists and visitors. The Ministry of the Environment considers it a part of the soundscape of Japan.
Fushimi Inari-taisha is the head shrine of the kami Inari, located in Fushimi-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan.
Shirakawa is a village located in Ōno District, Gifu Prefecture, Japan. It is best known for being the site of Shirakawa-gō, a small, traditional village showcasing a building style known as gasshō-zukuri. Together with Gokayama in Nanto, Toyama, it is one of UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites.
The Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route is a mountain sightseeing route between Tateyama, Toyama and Ōmachi, Nagano, Japan. The whole route opened on June 1, 1971.
Osaka Castle is a Japanese castle in Chūō-ku, Osaka, Japan. The castle is one of Japan’s most famous landmarks and it played a major role in the unification of Japan during the sixteenth century of the Azuchi-Momoyama period.

 

Full Itinerary – 6D4N Japan Shirakawago Alpine Tour (Japan) 

(Ex KLIA / KLIA 2)

Day 1 – Arrival > Kuala Lumpur > Kansai

Assemble at KLIA, and then depart to Kansai Airport.

 

Day 2 – Kansai > Osaka > Kyoto > Gifu

Ayashiyama Bamboo/Grove Park –  the thick green bamboo stalks seem to continue endlessly in every direction and there’s strange quality in the light.

Kiyomizu Temple –  the temple famous for its large wooden terrace and it offers a stunning cityscapes of Kyoto. 

Fushimi Inari Shrine –  the magical, seemingly unending path of over 5000 vibrant orange torii gates that wind through the hills behind the shrine.

Togetsyuko Bridge –  509ft long bridge connecting to the island, offering a pedestrian walkway & picturesque views.

Enjoy your evening in relaxing free time.

 

Day 3 – Matsumoto > Alpine Route > Takayama

Shirakawago Village –  A village with rice fields and a river running through it. 114 thatched roof stand together in the village.

Shiroyama Viewpoint –  Enjoy the nice views of Ogimach and its farmhouses. It’s famous for its many thatched A-frame buildings, built in a style of rustic architecture known as gassho-zukuri “praying hands”.

Takayama Old Town –  The rich atmosphere of Takayama castle town still lingers, you can see breweries and merchants’ houses with latticed bay window standing in a row. This district was designated an area of important traditional buildings by the Japanese Government.

 

Day 4 – Matsumoto > Alpine Route > Takayama

Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route –  Explore a 90km of the magnificent Tateyama Kurobe Alpine route by 4 types of transportation.

  1. Ogisawa (Electric Powered Trolley Bus) – Kurobe Dam
  2. Kurobe Dam (Short Walking Distant) – Lake Kurobe (Cable Car) – Kurobeidaira
  3. Kurobeidaira (Ropeway) – Daikanbo
  4. Daikanbo (Electric Powered Tunnel Trolley Bus) – Murodo : Snow Wall (Highland Bus) – Tengudaira – Midagahara – Bijodaira 

**The above schedule is subject to weather conditions**

 

Day 5 – Takayama > Osaka

Mitsui Outlet Park Shiga Ryuo –  It has over 400 brand outlet stores selling not only fashion items but sporting, outdoor, interior goods. 

Osaka Castle (Photostop) –  A famous landmark and popular sightseeing  spot which contains 13 structures which have been designated as Important Cultural Assets by Japanese Government. 

Shinsaibashi Shopping Street –  Here is a shopping arcade lined with department stores, souvenirs shops, and fashion shops.

 

Day 6 – Osaka > Airport 

After check out from hotel, transfer to airport for flight check in.