Business & Culture of Osaka - 9 Days

Faculty Led: Explore the World of Japan

Program Highlights & Inclusions

  • Professional ETA Tour Manager throughout your trip
  • Transportation throughout your trip
  • Cultural visits & admissions to:
    • Osaka Castle
    • Osaka Aquarium
    • Nara Park
    • Todaiji Temple
    • Kasuga Jingu Shrine
    • Nagoya Castle or Nagoya Zoo and Botanical Gardens
    • Nipponbashi
    • Doguya Suji
    • Mt. Rokko
    • Motomachi Chinatown
    • Waterfront park in Kobeor Kinkakuji
    • Golden Pavilion/Kiyomizu Temple/Nijo Castle in Kyoto
  • Business visits to:
    • Asahi Beer Manufacturing and Japan Mint or Peach Airline
    • Meiji Snack and Chocolate Factory
    • Toyota Company
    • Yamazaki Distillery Manufacturing
    • Yakult or Green Tea Plant

Daily Itinerary

Day 1 – Departure

Today you'll start your Japan adventure to make unforgettable with your group.

Day 2 – Arrival in Osaka 

Upon arrival in Osaka, you'll meet with your Tour Manager and start your adventures. For tonight, you'll have free time to explore the area. 

 Day 3 – Osaka 

Today you'll spend the day participating in multiple business visits at local businesses and corporations. 

Option A:

Business visit: Asahi Beer Manufacturing

Lunch on own, stop provided

Business visit: Japan Mint at 1:30 or 2:30

Cultural visit: Osaka Castle

Option B:

Business visit: Peach Airline Transportation/Operations

Cultural visit: Osaka Castle

Osaka Aquarium

After visits, return transfer to hotel

Dinner on own & remainder of evening free

Day 4 – Nara

After breakfast, you'll have a business visit to Meji Snack and Chocolate Factory. Next, you'll have the opportunity to embark on some Japanese Culture when you visit Nara Park to see the Todaiji Tempe (the great image of Buddha), Kasuga Jingu Shrine. You'll then have the evening free to yourself.

Day 5 – Toyota City

To start the day you'll have a visit to Toyota Company to see their assembly and museum. Then you'll have the option to visit Nagoya Castle or Nagoya Zoo and Botanical Gardens. In the evening, you'll have some free time to explore the area. 

Day 6 – Osaka 

For todays business visit, you'll head to the Yamazaki Distillery Manufacturing. After you'll visit Nipponbashi (electronic district) and Doguya Suji (plastic food and cooking item district)

Day 7 – Hyogo Miki City

For today's options: 

Option A:

Business visit: Yakult (health drink manufacturing company)

Lunch on own, stop provided

Cultural visit (Kobe city): Mt. Rokko cablecar ride, Motomachi Chinatown, waterfront park,

Option B:

Kyoto (1.5 hrs drive from Osaka)

Business visit: Green Tea Plant (city of Uji, Marukyu-Koyamaen company)

Lunch on own, stop provided

Cultural visit: Kinkakuji Golden Pavilion, Kiyomizu Temple and Nijo Castle)

After visits, return transfer to hotel

Dinner on own & remainder of evening free

Day 8 – Free Day

For today you'll have a free day for independent exploration and have a farewell dinner with your group and Tour Manager. 

Day 9 – Departure for USA

Today your Japan adventure will come to an end as you journey back home with your group.



We know how hidden costs can ruin a program. Our tours are fully inclusive; there are no hidden costs or surcharges.
Once your group enrolls in a trip, the price will never change. Here is what you will get on every trip:


Every single tour that we operate is unique and tailored for your group.

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Chaperones travel for free!

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Medical & Trip Delay Insurance

ETA includes up to $100,000 per person in medical coverage and insurance protection for travel delays.

Optional Trip Cancellation Insurance

This even includes a "cancel for any reason" option.

24 Hour Support

We have staff available 24/7 via phone for any emergency.

Full-time Tour Manager

ETA's professional Tour Manager will be with you throughout your trip.

Air, Land & Water Transportation

We include all transportation... to, from and during your trip.


Hotel, homestay and/or hostel options are customized according to your preferences, itinerary and budget.

Sightseeing & Entrance Fees

If it is included in your itinerary, any fees and/or tickets are covered.


You choose which meals are included in your program.