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Japan: eSim Mobile Data Plan

Japan: eSim Mobile Data Plan

Make your trip to Japan hassle-free with your convenient eSIM. Stay connected on your travels with high-speed coverage in Japan. Purchase and install your eSIM anytime and anywhere, and choose from a variety of data packages, validity options, and coverage in additional countries. Simply scan the eSIM QR code to access all your essential apps on your trip. Avoid the trouble of managing multiple SIMs with this zero-waste solution. Get one eSIM per device and top up by simply buying and activating additional eSIM plans as you go. Once activated, your coverage will begin according to your selected duration. Most devices released after 2019 are compatible with eSIM (e.g. iPhone XR, XS of models beyond, Google Pixel 4 and beyond). If you are unsure, please check the compatibility guideline photo to confirm eligibility. If you cannot connect to the internet after install this eSIM, please follow the Self Help Troubleshooting Guide in your GYG voucher. Carriers to use: Softbank/KDDI(au)

From Osaka/Kyoto: Private Kyoto & Nara Day Trip with Pickup

From Osaka/Kyoto: Private Kyoto & Nara Day Trip with Pickup

See the iconic landmarks in Nara and Kyoto in one day on a private trip with hotel pickup and drop-off from Osaka, Kyoto, or Kobe. Encounter deers at Nara Park, see a grand Buddha statue at Todaiji, visit the torri gates of Fushimi-Inari Shrine, stroll through the Arashiyama Bamboo Forest, and more. Meet your driver at your hotel and head to Nara Park, home to thousands of freely roaming deers. Buy some crackers to feed the deer, or grab a snack from one of the many tea houses. Walk through Nara Park and reach the Todaiji Temple or the “Great Eastern Temple”. Discover a priceless trove of history and culture at Todaiji, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. See one of Japan's most famous and historically significant Buddhist temple complexes. Visit the Daibutsuden (Big Buddha Hall) and see the majestic 15-meter-tall large bronze statue of Buddha. Next, walk through a sea of vermillion-red torri gates of the Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine in Kyoto. Next up is Kinkakuji (Golden Pavilion), a Zen temple in northern Kyoto. See 3 floors, each with its own different style of architecture. Admire the top 2 floors completely covered in gold leaf. Finally, visit the Arashiyama Bamboo Forest together with the Arashiyama Kimono Forest. Choose to ride the Sagano Romantic Train, known during spring for scenic views of cherry blossoms and in fall for the brilliant colors of maple leaves. Cross the Togetsukyo wood bridge across the Katsura River.

Osaka: Himeji Castle, Arima Onsen & Mt. Rokko 1-Day Bus Tour

Osaka: Himeji Castle, Arima Onsen & Mt. Rokko 1-Day Bus Tour

Join this bus tour from central Osaka to explore Hyogo Prefecture’s historical landmarks and natural beauty in one day. Enjoy a relaxing bus transfer with guided commentary as you travel between stops, including: Himeji Castle: Renowned for its pristine white exterior and exquisite architecture. Kokoen: Features nine distinct-style gardens showcasing Japan's four seasons. Kouroen Former Residence Park: Preserves the ambiance of past residences. Arima Onsen: One of Japan’s oldest and most famous hot springs. Mount Rokko: Offers breathtaking panoramic views of Kobe and the Seto Inland Sea from its 931-meter peak. We’ll wrap up the day and return to Osaka Namba, where our memorable journey ends. Witness the captivating charm of Himeji Castle, relax at Arima Onsen, and be enchanted by Mount Rokko. Don’t miss this opportunity to experience the best of Japan in one day!

Kobe: Mt. Rokko View, Kitano Ijinkan, & Arima Onsen Day Trip

Kobe: Mt. Rokko View, Kitano Ijinkan, & Arima Onsen Day Trip

Discover the sights, sounds, and tastes of Kobe on a day trip from Osaka. Relax in the Arima Onsen hot springs. Marvel at the beautiful views from Mount Rokko as the sun sets. After meeting your guide in Osaka, climb into the air-conditioned vehicle for the drive to Kobe. First, stop at Kobe Port, a vital hub of commerce with a rich history dating back to the Meiji era. Admire its modern architectural design and lighting effects as your guide shows you around. Take in iconic landmarks, such as the Kobe Port Tower, the Maritime Museum, and the Mosaic Ferris Wheel. Enjoy a leisurely stroll along the seaside promenade, taking in the fresh sea breeze and picturesque surroundings. Tuck into a relaxing lunch, featuring the renowned Kobe beef. Following lunch, head to Kitano Ijinkan Street, which showcases a collection of Western-style buildings constructed during the Meiji and Taisho eras. Marvel at the beautifully preserved historical architecture, some are used as museums or art galleries, and others showcase their original layout. Next, visit the first Starbucks in Japan, the historic Starbucks Kitano Ijinkan Store, designated a National Important Cultural Property. Admire this legendary structure, originally constructed in 1907 as a residence for an American. Then, head to Arima Onsen, one of Japan's three oldest hot spring towns, with a history dating back thousands of years. Discover ancient inns, a wealth of shrines and temples, and a strong sense of tradition. Stroll through the charming streets, reminiscent of an ancient Japanese village. Savor a wide variety of local cuisine in the thriving town. Don't miss out on experiencing the hot springs before you head to Mount Rokko, your final stop on the tour. Gaze upon the incredible, panoramic night views of Kobe, Osaka, and Kyoto from the rotating Tenku Observation Platform. While there, visit the Rokko Garden Terrace, the Rokko Alpine Botanical Garden, and the Tenran Cafe. Enjoy a beverage, light snacks, or even some delicious milk ice cream while you watch the sunset and the lights gradually illuminate Kobe. Finally, head back to Osaka.

Kobe: Private Tour - Excursion to Osaka / Kyoto possible

Kobe: Private Tour - Excursion to Osaka / Kyoto possible

Embark on an enriching city walking tour of Kobe, guided by a local host attuned to your preferences. Upon booking, you'll receive a brief questionnaire delving into your personality and interests. Your like-minded host, chosen based on your responses, will then propose a tailored itinerary to ensure you uncover the charm of Kobe in your own unique way. Capturing the essence of Kobe in a single sentence is no easy feat, especially considering the multitude of must-see attractions within the city. However, we have some enticing suggestions. Picture strolling along the Maiko Marine Promenade on a sunlit day, and why not venture across the Akashi Kaikyo Bridge, with its captivating glass floors providing a thrilling perspective. For first-time visitors, the Kitano Foreign Residents area is a must-see, featuring a captivating array of architecturally stunning buildings lining the streets. Alternatively, delve into Kobe's natural beauty by exploring its coastlines and expansive mountain ranges. A journey to Mount Rokko Garden Terrace offers a breath of fresh alpine air, providing a perfect setting for a leisurely lunch. Regardless of the duration you allocate to this tour, the day unfolds according to your preferences, allowing you to savor the essence of Kobe at your own pace. Important note: Given the private and personalized nature of this experience, the places visited may differ from those initially listed. Your host will curate the itinerary based on your unique interests and preferences.

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Tokyo: eSIM Internet Data Plan for Japan high-speed

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One Day Private Customized Self-Guided Tour in Kyoto

One Day Private Customized Self-Guided Tour in Kyoto

Kyoto captivates tourists with its rich cultural heritage, stunning temples, traditional tea houses, and picturesque gardens. From iconic attractions like Kinkaku-ji and Kiyomizu-dera to historic streets like Gion and Arashiyama's bamboo groves, Kyoto offers a perfect blend of history, spirituality, and natural beauty, making it a top destination for travelers seeking an authentic Japanese experience. You can fully customize your own itinerary in Kyoto urban area or refer to our recommended route. If you want to customize your own tour, please select your most favorite attractions in Kyoto urban area and share your other special requests with us. We will help you plan the route, draft an itinerary and make advanced reservations if necessary. Recommended route in Arashiyama: (Bamboo Forest Trail- Arashiyama Park- Internet Celebrity Coffee- Togetsukyo Bridge- Tenryuji Temple) REMARKS: You can always make change to the itinerary (Within Kyoto urban area) even while traveling on the vehicle, The tour is flexible to your own needs and goals. We provide departing from Kyoto/Osaka/Nara/Kobe. (Attention: we can only pick up customers live in urban areas. But for Osaka and Kobe, we provide pick-up at Port.) We will contact you to confirm the tour details in advance. (For example: the number of passengers and the quantity of your luggage. The luggage defaults to 24 inches. And also the starting time of the day.) One day before the trip, you will receive the phone number of your driver for your convenience. Your driver will be waiting for you at a scheduled time and you will travel comfortably to your destination. We provide customer service, please feel free to contact us by email, WhatsApp, or phone. You can't select the drivers' nationality. We have drivers speaking English/Japanese/Chinese but they are arranged at random. The vehicles' pictures are for reference only, please refer to the actual situation for details. Please note that the schedule is for reference only, and the actual itinerary may change due to factors such as traffic, passenger flow and visit time. When confirming the itinerary with the driver, you can discuss and adjust it according to the specific situation.

Kobe: Mt Rokko night view & Arima Onsen & Sanda Outlet Tour

Kobe: Mt Rokko night view & Arima Onsen & Sanda Outlet Tour

After meeting your professional guide and driver at the designated gathering point in Osaka, embark on a captivating day trip to Kobe, a city renowned for its unique attractions. Your journey begins with a visit to Kobe-Sanda Premium Outlets, a shopper's paradise set amidst breathtaking natural beauty. Here, you'll have the opportunity to shop to your heart's content, all while surrounded by the picturesque landscapes that Kobe is known for.Kids won't feel bored here either. Inside the outlet, there's a LEGO store, so while parents shop, kids can find the toys they desire From Sanda Outlets, our journey continues to the historic Arima Onsen, one of Japan's oldest hot spring towns, boasting a fascinating history that spans centuries. Immerse yourself in the timeless charm of this tranquil destination, where you can experience therapeutic hot springs and immerse yourself in a culture that has been cherished for generations. Arima Onsen offers a unique opportunity to unwind and rejuvenate in the soothing mineral-rich waters, believed to have healing properties. The town's quaint streets are lined with traditional wooden buildings, creating a nostalgic atmosphere that takes you back in time. Explore the local shops and sample various hot spring-related products and cuisine, including the famous Arima onsen manju, a delectable sweet bun filled with hot spring water. For a day trip hot spring experience, we recommend 'Taiko no Yu,' situated at 292-2 Ike no Shiri, Arima-cho, Kita-ku, Kobe. Covering approximately 7,000 square meters, Taiko no Yu is a large hot spring theme park in the Arima region. Here, you can enjoy three types of Arima's famous hot springs - the Golden Spring, Silver Spring, and Carbonated Spring, all in one place. The entrance fee is 2,400 JPY on weekdays and 2,600 JPY on weekends and holidays To cap off your day with a memorable finale, we'll head to Mount Rokko, famous for being one of Japan's top three nightscapes. The breathtaking views of the city lights twinkling against the night sky are truly a sight to behold. For those seeking an even more elevated experience, you have the option to take a cable car at your expense to reach the Mount Rokko Observatory. At the summit, you can enjoy the panoramic views that stretch as far as the eye can see. Moreover, Mount Rokko boasts the Tenran Cafe, a casual coffee shop that not only offers refreshing beverages but also serves Western-style meals and delectable desserts. This is the perfect place to relax, savor a cup of coffee, and indulge in a delicious meal while basking in the beauty of the surrounding landscape. In short, this day trip to Kobe is a delightful blend of shopping, history, culture, and natural beauty. It promises to leave you with lasting memories of a city that beautifully combines modernity with tradition, offering something for every traveler to cherish and enjoy.

Japan: eSim Roaming Data Plan (0.5-2GB/ Day)

Japan: eSim Roaming Data Plan (0.5-2GB/ Day)

Make your trip to Japan hassle-free with your convenient eSIM. Stay connected on your travels with high-speed coverage in Japan. Purchase and install your eSIM anytime and anywhere, and choose from a variety of data packages, validity options, and coverage in additional countries. Simply scan the eSIM QR code to access all your essential apps on your trip. Avoid the trouble of managing multiple SIMs with this zero-waste solution. Get one eSIM per device and top up by simply buying and activating additional eSIM plans as you go. Once activated, your coverage will begin according to your selected duration. Most devices released after 2019 are compatible with eSIM (e.g. iPhone XR, XS of models beyond, Google Pixel 4 and beyond). If you are unsure, please check the compatibility guideline photo to confirm eligibility. If you cannot connect to the internet after install this eSIM, please follow the Self Help Troubleshooting Guide in your GYG voucher. Carriers to use: Softbank/au

Kobe: Private Walking Tour with Local Guide

Kobe: Private Walking Tour with Local Guide

Discover Kobe on this city walking tour with a local host. After booking, you'll receive a short questionnaire about your personality and interests. Based on your responses, you'll be assigned a like-minded host who will suggest an itinerary to help you discover Kobe your way. It's tough trying to sum Kobe up in one sentence, let alone seeing all its must-sees in a day! We have a few suggestions though. Nothing beats walking along the Maiko Marine Promenade on a sunny day, and while you are there why not cross the Akashi Kaikyo Bridge - be sure to look down as the floors are made of glass. Eeek! If this is your first time visiting Kobe then you can’t miss the Kitano Foreign Residents area, where you will find row upon row of architecturally stunning buildings lined up next to one another. Another option is to explore nature by traveling through the coastlines and vast mountain ranges that embrace Kobe. Take a trip to Mount Rokko Garden Terrace where you can breathe in the fresh alpine air and sit down for lunch. No matter how many hours you dedicate to this tour, the choice is all yours as you experience Kobe throughout the day. Important: As this is a private and personalised experience, the places you visit may differ from those listed and these will be chosen by your host based on your interests and preferences.

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