Japan - 9 Days

Business, Industry & Culture of Osaka

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

Students depart USA en route to Osaka, Japan

Students to book airfare on own

Day 2 – Arrival in Osaka 

Check in to hotel

Dinner on own, remainder of evening free

 Day 3 – Osaka 

Breakfast at hotel

Full day private coach and guide for business visits (bottled water provided on coach)

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

Breakfast at hotel

Full day private coach and guide for cultural visits (bottled water provided on coach)

Business visit: Meiji Snack and Chocolate Factory

Cultural visits: Nara Park, Todaiji Temple (the great image of Buddha), Kasuga Jingu Shrine

After visits, return transfer to hotel

Dinner on own & remainder of evening free

Day 5 – Toyota City

Breakfast on coach

Full day private coach and guide for business and cultural visits (bottled water provided on coach)

Business visit: Toyota Company, (9:30AM, 2 hour tour of assembly and museum)

Lunch on own at Nagoya (close to Toyota city), stop provided

Cultural visit Option A: Nagoya Castle

Cultural visit Option B: Nagoya Zoo and Botanical Gardens at 2:30pm

After visits, return transfer to hotel

Dinner on own & remainder of evening free

Day 6 – Osaka 

Breakfast at hotel

Full day private coach and guide for cultural and business visits (bottled water provided on coach)

Business visit: Yamazaki Distillery Manufacturing (open at 10am)

Lunch at Numba City at local restaurant, on own

Cultural visit: Nipponbashi (electronic district) and Doguya Suji (plastic food and cooking item district)

After visits, return transfer to hotel

Dinner on own & remainder of evening free

Day 7 – Hyogo Miki City

Breakfast at hotel

Full day private coach and guide for cultural and business visits (bottled water provided on coach)

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

Breakfast at hotel

Full day free for independent exploration

Roundtrip transportation to Group Farewell Dinner at local restaurant (one non-alcoholic drink per person included)

After dinner, transfer and check in at hotel near the Kansai Airport

Farewell to your Program Leader

Day 9 – Departure for USA

Breakfast at hotel

Check out hotel

Transfer to airport on own (hotel provides shuttle bus)

 





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