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From Osaka: Himeji Castle, Arima Onsen & Mt. Rokko Day Trip

1. From Osaka: Himeji Castle, Arima Onsen & Mt. Rokko Day Trip

Join this bus tour from central Osaka to visit the best of historical landmarks and natural beauty in one single day. Enjoy a relaxing bus transfer with guided commentary as you travel between the stops. Discover the most beautiful castle in Japan, Himeji Castle, and the Kouroen Former Residence Park. Visit Arima, known for it's historic hot springs. and Mount Rokko, a popular spot in the Kansai region, offering breathtaking panoramic views. Immerse yourself in the beauty of nature and savor the tranquility of this mountainous retreat. This exciting journey will take you through some of Japan's most iconic destinations in just one day. Itinerary: 08:30 - Depart from Osaka Namba We will start our journey from VIP Villa Namba in Osaka. 10:00 - Himeji Castle Our first stop will be Himeji Castle, a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site and one of Japan's national treasures. Also known as "White Heron Castle," it boasts impressive architecture and a rich history dating back centuries. 11:40 - Kouroen Former Residence Park After exploring Himeji Castle, we'll visit Kouroen Former Residence Park, where you'll have some free time to enjoy lunch at your leisure. 14:00 - Arima Onsen Excursion Next, we'll head to Arima Onsen, one of Japan's three famous hot springs. Relax and rejuvenate in the healing waters of this ancient onsen, known as the oldest hot spring in Japan. 16:00 - Mount Rokko Our final destination will be Mount Rokko, a popular spot in the Kansai region, offering breathtaking panoramic views. Immerse yourself in the beauty of nature and savor the tranquility of this mountainous retreat. 18:30 - Return to VIP Villa Namba We'll wrap up the day and return to Osaka Namba, where our memorable journey ends. Join us on this unforgettable day trip and witness the captivating charm of Himeji Castle, the relaxation of Arima Onsen, and the enchantment of Mount Rokko. Don't miss this opportunity to experience the best of Japan in one day!

Osaka: Street Kart Experience on Public Roads

2. Osaka: Street Kart Experience on Public Roads

Osaka is becoming a renowned tourist spot the world over - and one of the best experiences you can have in the city is street go-karting. An expert guide will show you how to drive the go-kart around Osaka city and take you to some of the best spots, helping you get more familiar with the area. After setting off from our office at Namba, we will take you to some of the following areas: - Osaka Castle (only for 2 hours option) - Dotonbori - Tsutenkaku, Shin-sekai You can also wear one of our provided costumes to stand out from the crowd.

From Osaka: Tottori Sand Dunes,Hakuto Shrine Museum Bus Tour

3. From Osaka: Tottori Sand Dunes,Hakuto Shrine Museum Bus Tour

Visit the famous Tottori Sand Dunes, the only place in the whole country where you can enjoy desert-like scenery. Indulge your love for manga with a stop at the Tottori Sand Dunes Conan Airport, named for the world-famous manga Case Closed, whose author is a Tottori native. Visit Hakuto Shrine (White Rabbit Shrine),Located on the scenic seashore near Tottori city, Hakuto Shrine is not very big, but is a very popular shrine with an emphasis on romance. See the Detective Conan-themed attractions and decorations before stopping for a Japanese-style bamboo steamed lunch at a local restaurant. Next, walk along the sand dunes and feel the sand between your toes. End the tour at the Tottori Sand Museum, the world's first permanent indoor exhibition space dedicated to sand art.

Osaka: Kyoto Arashiyama,Sanzen-in,Bamboo Grove,Autumn maples

4. Osaka: Kyoto Arashiyama,Sanzen-in,Bamboo Grove,Autumn maples

Start your journey to discover the charming beauty of Japan in the autumn on this guided tour in Osaka. Witness the stunning nature of Arashiyama, stroll along the bamboo trail, discover Sanzen-in, and more. Immerse yourself in the beautiful sights and elegant views. Begin your day with a convenient pickup from one of the arranged spots, and then make your way to the Sanzen-in Temple. Located in Rakuhoku Ohara, Kyoto, it is one of the three temples of Tendai Sect. Explore the vast temple which has towering old trees, babbling streams and moss everywhere. With cherry blossoms in April, azaleas in May, hydrangeas in July, and red leaves in autumn, Sanzen-in Temple has pleasant natural scenery all year round. Next head for Kyoto to experience the Arashiyama area which consists of two regions: Arashiyama and Sagano. This area has rich cultural attractions, natural scenery, and retro trains that change with the seasons. Witness the many ancient temples and shrines here, and Tenryu Temple is a World Heritage Site. Discover the Arashiyama area with its many established restaurants, wagashi shops, and cute grocery stores. You can also rent kimonos and rickshaws, making it a great place to slow down. Take a walk along the famous bamboo forest trail from Nonomiya Shrine to Okawachi Villa and listen to the sound of the wind blowing through the bamboo leaves. Savor the atmosphere of this holy place for cherry blossom viewing and maple viewing. Try to get a spot on the famous Sagano train which is often hard to get a ticket, but is very quiet in winter and summer, suitable for travelers who like tranquillity. Then head to Arashiyama Station. Deep in the square, there is a Japanese-style foot bath in Randen Arashiyama Station, which was built on the prototype of JR Kyushu Yufuin Station. If you buy seasonal sweets at the store next to it, you can enjoy the footbath while tasting sweets. Let the water of Arashiyama Onsen completely relieve your fatigue after walking. Finish your day with a drop-off back to where you began.

From Osaka or Kyoto: Kyoto & Nara 1 Day Bus Tour

5. From Osaka or Kyoto: Kyoto & Nara 1 Day Bus Tour

Explore the historic landmarks of the cities of Kyoto and Nara on this educational and adventurous full-day experience. Visit popular and famous temples, see historical monuments, discover sacred shrines, and meet the charming deer of Nara park. Choose to depart from either Osako or Kyoto, traveling with ease in a comfortable bus. During the tour you will visit the Todaiji Temple ─ its Great Buddha is one of the most famous historical landmarks in Nara. It is the largest wooden structure in the world and stands at around 15 meters in height. While in this city, you will also enjoy meeting the friendly and charming deer in Nara park and visiting the general worship area of Kasuga Taisha shrine. Be escorted by your driver and guide to the Kyoto Imperial Palace and discover its sprawling beautiful garden which spreads through the historical center of Kyoto. Then experience Kinkakuji Temple ─ one of the most famous Buddhist temples in Kyoto and a must-visit landmark. Then walk through the gorgeous natural scenery and bamboo grove of Kimono Forest of Arashiyama. Don't forget to take a picture for your memories!

Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan Ticket with Private Transfer

6. Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan Ticket with Private Transfer

Come and explore one of the most spectacular aquariums in Japan. Located in the Tenpozan area of Osaka Bay, Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan is a great place for children to visit, making it a fun and educational experience for both parents and children. As you walk around the central tank, you can see a huge whale shark swimming in the tank, which attracts the attention of many visitors. The huge number of sea creatures on display in the museum makes it a marine paradise in the city. When it's time to feed, you can also enjoy a rare training session (for the purpose of health management) to see the cute and attractive postures of these marine creatures. There is also an exciting interactive area for you to touch the sharks! To enhance your experience, we offer a convenient private transfer service from your hotel to ensure a seamless and comfortable journey. Grab your tickets now and encounter 30,000 creatures of 620 species.

Onsen (hot spas) hopping experience in Osaka

7. Onsen (hot spas) hopping experience in Osaka

First, we'll meet up one of station of JR line. Once you go out the station, very nostalgic and tasteful residential area shows up in front of you. Then there is local communal bath called "Sentou". Knowing a lot about not only Japanese Onsen but also the way how to bath. Afterthat, we'll be heading to Shinsekai area to visit another unique Sentou. For this place, we give the opportunity that guests attempt it themselves. But don't need to be anxious to make mistakes because we are in same place. In case the time left, we'll show you around the Shinsekai-area to learn a lot about Osaka cuisines, games, knifes and more.

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