【From Osaka】Tour around Lake Biwa, Largest Lake in Japan, & Cherry Blossoms Viewing Spots. The Kaizu-Osaki Peninsula & Sky Walk on Biwa-ko Valley
◇◆Fully enjoy spring with cherry blossoms and at Lake Biwa◇◆
○Kaizu-Osaki Peninsula・・・One of the best 100 cherry blossoms viewing spots in Japan.
○Biwa-ko Valley・・・Viewing cherry blossoms from ropeway! Spectacular view from the Biwako Terrace♪
○Makino Kogen Highlands・・・1,000 blooming cherry blossoms in the highlands.
○Line of Metasequoia・・・Viewing from bus.
○Buffet lunch at restaurant on the top of Biwa-ko Valley (approx. 50 min)♪
※The best time to see cherry blossoms in each location (average year)
●Kaizu-Osaki Peninsula・・・early - mid April
●Biwa-ko Valley・・・early - mid April
●Makino Kogen Highlands・・・early - late April
Umeda (Meet 8:00) or Tennoji (Meet 8:00)Otsu (Rest / approx. 20 min)Biwa-ko Valley (Ropeway ride・Lunch / approx. 50 min)<Line of Metasequoia / Viewing from bus>Makino Kogen Highlands・1,000 Cherry Blossom Trees (Visit / approx. 20 min)Kaizu-Osaki Peninsula (Visit / approx. 50 min)Umeda / Namba (Arrival 19:00~20:30)
(For the actual tour language of your preferred departure day, please look at the booking form. If you make a booking within 7 days to the departure, we may not be able to arrange your preferred language support. In such case, you will be guided by Japanese speaking tour director with an itinerary in your preferred language.)
The Scope of Language Support
A tour conductor or staff of your preferred language will accompany the tour from the designated meeting place (at a designated airport in case of a tour with airplanes) and provides the participant with basic information necessary for the tour (such as meeting place and time at each stop etc) in your preferred language. Information on sightseeing in the areas of tour destinations will not be provided. However, brochures in your preferred language will be provided.
Minimum number of participants for operation
28 persons *When the participants does not reach the number above, the tour will not be operated. If this is the case, those who have made a reservation will be informed of the matter by 14 days prior to the scheduled departure date (by 4 days prior to the departure in case of a Day-tour).
Minimum number of participants for booking
Breakfast : 0 / Lunch : 1 / Dinner : 0
Expenses for transportation, accommodation, meal(s), admission fee(s) specified in the itinerary and taxes. * None of the expenses will be refunded even though the items concerned are not used by a participant for personal reasons.
Items not included
Expenses for transportation, meal(s), admission fee(s) not specified in the itinerary, personal expenses during the tour (telephone, laundry or beverages etc.) and optional tour fees.
Items included in "Infant price"
Bus seat, buffet lunch, ropeway (Same as adults)
When ropeway is not operated due to the bad weather, etc., the tour may be cancelled. In this case, we will inform you in advance, but we may e-mail you at night one day before the departure date / in the early morning of the departure date. Please make sure to check your e-mail box until the tour day.
The congestion of the ropeway in Biwa-ko Valley is expected. Please note there will be a long wait before riding a ropeway.
Flower blooming time varies slightly according to weather.
Wearing clothes and shoes that let you move easily and comfortably is strongly recommended.
According to traffic conditions etc, the order of the itinerary may have to be changed.
Please note that the tour is for Japanese citizens and basically operated in Japanese. The accompanied staff gives you the basic information (such as meeting place and time at each stop) in English or Chinese, however, she/he does not gives you the detailed information of visiting places.
We will not be responsible for any delays, shortenings or omissions made to the itinerary due to traffic, weather or other circumstances that are beyond our control.
If we have to cancel the tour for typhoon, heavy snow, or other circumstances beyond our control, we decide the matter by 3pm Japan time one day before the departure and inform you about it by e-mail.
The place that the tour disbands may be different from the one that it meets. For the actual place, ask the tour conductor on the spot.