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Orthodoxou Travel

Lufthansa City Center

Telephone: +357 24 841 100
Fax:
+357 24 841 008
Email:
travel@orthodoxou.com.cy

Orthodoxou Tower, 44 United Nations Street,
6042 Larnaca
Cyprus
DATES FROM TO CARRIER FLIGHT TIME
17/7 and 12/8 LARNAKA DUBAI EMIRATES EC 110 20:05 - 01: 10+
18/7 and 13/8 DUBAI OSAKA EMIRATES EC 316 03:40 - 17:50
26/7 and 21/8 TOKYO DUBAI EMIRATES EC 319 22:00 - 03:40
27/7 and 22/8 DUBAI LARNACA EMIRATES EC 109 07:55 - 11:10

Program:


Day 1: LARNAKA-NUTUMPA-OSAKA

Departure from Larnaca through an interchange station to Osaka one of the most important cities in Japan with great architecture.


Day 2: OSAKA

Arrival, pickup and transfer to the hotel. With almost nine million inhabitants and an economy that surpasses those of Hong Kong and Thailand, Osaka has a lot of momentum. This imposing, elegant town is a commercial hub and boasts excellent restaurants and nightlife. Arrangement in the hotel and overnight stay.


Day 3: OSAKA-NARA-OSAKA

After breakfast, we will depart for one of the oldest cities in Japan, Nara, which hosts the world's largest bronze statue of the Buddha, with a height of 16 meters and a weight of 550 tonnes. A symbol of peace, the thousand and so many deer who are freely circulating in the City Park and around the Todai-ji Temple that we will visit. According to the legend, the deer became the messengers of the gods when one of them appeared on a white deer to protect the city. Return to Osaka. After lunch there is a guided tour of the city. Among other things we will see the famous castle with exhibits from Samurai life and their martial uniforms. Here is also one of the famous cherry parks. Then we will be transferred to the commercial area of ​​Shanshebai, a trademark of the city, with hundreds of street food and restaurants. Next stop, the spectacular skyscraper Umeda Sky. The climbing to the building is a unique experience and the top-floor views are breathtaking. Return to the hotel and overnight.


Day 4: OSAKA-KYOTO

Breakfast and then we'll leave for Kyoto. A trip to Kyoto is a tour of 11 centuries of Japanese history. Here traditions, religion, aesthetics, art were born. The blooming Kyoto of cherries and sophisticated gardens retains its color and authenticity, refusing to compromise with the future. Here the Geysers, the kimonos, the Samurai and the Sumo are not in the past. Our first stop is the scenic Arashiyama area, where you will see, among other things, the bamboo forest, a truly amazing place to enjoy the beauty of nature with the height of the plants reaching 40 meters and the picturesque Togetsu-kyo bridge. Lunch at a local restaurant and continue with the insurmountable Golden Kinkakuji-Temple, which is entirely covered with gold leaves. Then we will go to Ryoanji Temple, with the most famous Zen Garden in Japan. Then we will visit the Gion neighborhood of Gaios, where we will walk to the oldest part of the city with the famous tea shops. Arrange in our Kyoto hotel and overnight.


Day 5: KYOTO

After breakfast, we will visit the temple Fusimi Inari, known for the thousands of torrents (traditional gates we meet at the entrances of the Shiite temples), located in the sacred Mount Inari-like in Fusimi, and is the central temple of about 40,000 temples in Japan that is dedicated to the deity of rice, Inari and is believed to have been built in 711. Then we will visit a sake brewery to watch how you make this traditional beverage made of rice. Lunch at a local restaurant and continue with the impressive Kyogi Mt. Temple. We will climb the little hill that will bring us to the temple with the statue of the Goddess of Mercy Canon with the 11 heads. The area of ​​Sanntzaka and Ninenzakas travels back to time with its beautiful traditional architecture and traditional small shops. We finish our tour with a visit to the Kyoto Craft Center. Return to the hotel. Overnight.


Day 6: KIOTO-CHAKONE (OROS FUJITSU)

Breakfast. Today's day will be exciting. Before we leave, we will ship your baggage to Tokyo and you will have only a small handbag. We will take a train ride to the popular Hakone resort where we will enjoy the volume and greatness of Fuji snowball. We will take the cable car for a panoramic view of the volcanic valley of Ouakudundi, a region with intense geothermal activity and the day will close in a dreamlike way. We will board one of the "pirate ships" to enjoy a small cruise on the scenic and deep blue Asi Lake, famous for its view of Mount Fujai. Arrangement at the hotel. In the evening we will have dinner at the hotel. Overnight.


Day 7 CHAKONE-KAMAKOURA-GIOKOCHAMA-TOKYO

After breakfast we will depart for Tokyo. We will visit the beautiful medieval city of Kamakoura. Among other things, we will see the temple of the Great Buddha with the 13 meter-long open-air bronze statue and the thousands of dedicated lanterns. We will end up with a stroll through the picturesque pedestrian street of Komatsu-dori with its wooden houses, picturesque shops and traditional restaurants. We continue for Yokohama, the former fishing village that became a port and one of the largest cities in Japan. We will visit the famous China town, the largest in Japan and the Yamasita Park - famous for the view of the city's harbor, walking along the waterfront. Lastly, we leave the Minato Mirai area bustling with life and is next to the harbor with skyscrapers, many restaurants and shops. Arrive in Tokyo and arrange in the hotel. Overnight stay.


Day 8: TOKYO-GUESTHOUSE

After breakfast, our all-day tour will start in the brilliant capital of the "Country of the Rising Sun". Among other things, we will see the traditional Asakusa district where the Senso-ji Buddhist Temple - the oldest in Tokyo, and the most important, busy shopping street in Nakamise with the many graphic shops of traditional Japanese craftsmanship and the outdoor small restaurants to challenge you to taste the local delicacies as well as the Imperial Palace, official residence of the Japanese Emperor. After lunch at a local restaurant we will continue our tour of the world's largest crossroads in Shibuya, which is perhaps Tokyo's most prominent landmark in movies and more. The area is full of life and is full of trendy shops, restaurants as well as entertainment & leisure centers. Then you will enjoy a panoramic view of the city from the observatory of the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building Observation building. Return to the hotel and overnight.


Day 9: TOKYO

Breakfast and free day at your disposal to take advantage of it as you wish. We recommend visiting one of the many museums in the city, or if you wish, you can combine them all with a visit to Wenno Park, a green oasis in the heart of Tokyo, a zoo, museums, temples, a lake, local specialties. Literally amazing. In the evening we recommend a stroll along the famous and brilliant Kamboukitsos street, or Tokyo's "red light district". Overnight.


Day 10-11: TOKYO-NUTAMA-LARNAKA

After breakfast, you have a few more hours at your disposal. You can visit the Ginza area with the most luxurious fashion and technology stores all over Japan. The afternoon departure for Tokyo airport to take the return flight. Arrival in Larnaca on the morning of the 11th day excited by this stunning and unique country.

DATES DOUBLE SINGLE TRIPLE CHILD (UNDER 12)
17/7 € 3495 € 4145 € 3495 € 3355
12/8 € 3645 € 4295 € 3645 € 3455

Included:

  • Airline ticket Larnaca - Dubai - Osaka & Tokyo - Dubai - Larnaca.
  • Airport taxes and fuel surcharge.
  • Ticket to the Kyoto-Hakone..
  • Accommodation for 8 nights in selected 4-star hotels.
  • Buffet breakfast everyday.
  • Five (5) meals or dinners as mentioned in the program.
  • Transport, travel, tours and tours as mentioned in the program.
  • Local English speaking guides.
  • Entrance allowances at the visits.
  • Experienced Greek-speaking leader / escort.
  • VAT

NOT included:

  • Tips and portails.
  • Drinks with the meals.
  • Travel insurance optional.
  • Anything not mentioned in the program or referred to as optional or suggested.

Important information

  • On the 6th day for your train trip from Kyoto to Hakone you should have only a small bag of necessities with you. Your luggage will be shipped directly to Tokyo where you will receive them on the 7th day of your arrival at the hotel.

Terms and Cancelation Policy

  • Cancellation of participation up to 45 days before departure withholding 50 Euro for operating expenses.
  • Cancellation between 44 and 30 days prior to departure, withhold 30% of the travel value.
  • Cancellation between 29 and 21 days before departure, withhold 50% of the travel value.
  • Cancellation 20 days and until departure, deduction of the entire amount of the travel value.
  • In case of no show, deduction of the entire amount of the travel value.
  • For charter flights, cruises, skiing, exhibitions, conferences and similar international events, cancellation fees up to 100% of their value regardless of the date of cancellation notification.