Visit Various Attractive Spots in Japan in One Day With These 2 Limited Tours!

  • Would you like to start your year by touring around Japan? You can’t go wrong with Hato Bus’ multi-language tour courses facilitated by guides who have proficient knowledge of Japanese history. As early as the first quarter of 2018, the company will be offering bus tours that feature many popular tourist spots where you can experience unique Japanese culture. Both Japanese travelers and foreign visitors can participate if they wish to visit various sightseeing spots in a short period of time. Let’s take a look at two of the tour courses being offered by Hato Bus in early 2018!

    1. Yokohama Sankeien and Sakura Train Tour

    Tour Dates: February 5, 9, 12, 14 to 17, 19 to 22, 24, 26, and 28, 2018

    The Yokohama Sankeien and Sakura Train Tour allows tourists to enjoy watching Kawazu-zakura cherry blossoms, also known as the “early-blooming cherry blossom,” on foot and while on board a train. These flowers can only be seen from early February to early March.

    • The meeting place and time is Hamamatsucho Bus Terminal at 9:20 AM.
    • The first stop is Yokohama Sankeien Garden, which is famous for Japanese plum blossoms. You’ll also be able to taste Japanese tea while admiring the historic buildings here.
    • Lunch will be served in a restaurant located on the 19th floor of Mercure Hotel Yokosuka, with an enchanting view of Yokosuka Bay.
    • Next stop is the Kawazu-zakura Cherry Blossom Festival on the Miura Coast where you’ll be able to see 1,000 blooming Kawazu-zakura trees.
    • After that, you’ll hop on a train from Miurakaigan Station to Misakiguchi Station and have a precious sakura viewing experience from the train.
    • The tour will end at Tokyo Station at around 5:20 PM.

    Adult Fee: 9,500 yen
    Child Fee: 9,000 yen

    Yokohama Sankeien and Sakura Train Tour

    2. Trip Around the World Heritages in Nikko Tour

    Tour Dates: Mondays, Thursdays, and Saturdays from March 2018 (except April 28 to 30, May 1 to 5, 10, and 17, 2018)

    The Trip Around the World Heritages in Nikko Tour allows tourists to visit the World Heritage Site, Nikko Toshogu Shrine, and one of Japan’s most popular waterfalls, Kegon Falls.

    • The meeting place and time is Hamamatsucho Bus Terminal at 9:20 AM.
    • The first stop is Bandai Nikko for lunch and shopping. Take note that lunch will be Japanese style and a vegetarian option is not available.
    • After that, you’ll head to Nikko Toshogu Shrine, a popular tourist spot founded in 1617.
    • Next stop is the enchantingly beautiful Kegon Falls, which stands at a height of 100 meters, and Lake Chuzenji.
    • The tour will end either at the West Exit of Shinjuku Station or at the Marunouchi South Exit of Tokyo Station at around 7:50 PM.

    Adult Fee: 10,800 yen
    Child Fee: 7,800 yen

    Trip Around the World Heritages in Nikko Tour

    Both of these tours require a minimum of five participants so it’s best to go in groups. Depending on road conditions, the return time may be delayed for about two to three hours. Also depending on the situation, a different bus may be used other than the Hato Bus.

    What are you waiting for? Start your 2018 with Hato Bus’ exciting tour courses that will take you to popular tourist destinations in Japan in a short period of time and at little cost!

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