A dif­fer­ent side of Ja­pan

The Star Malaysia - Star2 - - MATTA FAIR -

WHILE Ja­pan’s ma­jor at­trac­tions such as Mount Fuji and Tokyo are worth vis­it­ing, there’s more to this coun­try than only th­ese famed sights. Se­dunia Travel is the of­fi­cial Malaysian rep­re­sen­ta­tive for Kin­tetsu Rail­way and Yokoso Ja­pan and is one of the lead­ing Ja­pan travel spe­cial­ists in the coun­try.

This MATTA Fair, start ex­pe­ri­enc­ing Ja­pan with unique ex­cur­sions and ex­plore the Kan­sai re­gion by rail.

Yokoso Ja­pan Tours

Yokoso Ja­pan tours pro­vide multi- day or sin­gle- day ex­cur­sions to spe­cial high­lighted des­ti­na­tions in the re­gion while also of­fer­ing ac­com­mo­da­tion and trans­fers. They de­part from Tokyo, Hokkaido, Osaka/ Ky­oto/ Kobe, Nagoya and Fukuoka and are also a great op­tion for those who would like to add th­ese ex­cep­tional sight­see­ing ex­pe­ri­ences ei­ther be­fore or af­ter their orig­i­nal tour.

> 2D1N East­ern Hokkaido 5 Flower Hills ( de­part from Sap­poro):

The tour is great for na­ture en­thu­si­asts as you can marvel at the Shiba- Za­kura, the pink fields and tulip gar­dens in East­ern Hokkaido. To in­dulge in in­do­lence, there’s an open- air onsen bath on Lake Akan- ko.

> 2D1N Snow Walls Otani, Shi­rawkawago, Hida Takayama ( de­part from Osaka):

Af­ter ex­pe­ri­enc­ing the hus­tle and bus­tle of Tokyo, how about a change of scenery in the alpine re­gion. This tour in­cludes vis­its to the Otani Snow Walls, Shi­rakawago and Hida Takayama. The Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route is 37km in length whereby fu­nic­u­lars, trams and buses are used to ac­cess the Otani Snow Walls. Th­ese snow walls reach 20m and the area is only ac­ces­si­ble from April to June. You can walk through th­ese tow­er­ing snow walls.

Ex­pe­ri­ence the charm and beauty of the scenic coun­try vil­lage of Shi­rakawago, which is a Unesco World Her­itage Site. Com­plete this jour­ney with a visit to Hida Takayama, known as “Lit­tle Tokyo”. Walk through the quaint al­leys of this mer­chant town, rem­i­nis­cent of the Edo pe­riod.

Se­dunia Travel has an ar­ray of Yokoso Ja­pan tours on of­fer.

For the more ad­ven­tur­ous trav­ellers, take the 5D4N Osaka Tour Ex­pe­ri­ence from RM1,078, which comes in­clu­sive of a Kin­tetsu Rail­way Pass be­sides the ac­com­mo­da­tion, daily break­fasts and even dis­counted sight­see­ing coupons. You are the mas­ter of your tour as you de­cide which des­ti­na­tions to head to through­out the span of five days.

This rail pass of­fers un­lim­ited rides on all Kin­tetsu rail­way lines

> Rail­ing around:

and Iga rail­ways, Mie Kotsu Bus at Toba Area, Kamome bus at Toba- shi and round- trip ac­cess be­tween Kan­sai air­ports. With the Kin­tetsu rail pass, trav­ellers can ex­plore to their heart’s con­tent the at­trac­tions in Osaka, Nara, Ky­oto, Ise­shima and Nagoya.

The Kin­tetsu Rail Pass can also be pur­chased on its own from Se­dunia Travel.

You can now be ad­ven­tur­ous with easy, af­ford­able and ex­cit­ing trav­els to Ja­pan. Se­dunia Travel has a wide range of pack­ages cov­er­ing most of Ja­pan.

This MATTA Fair, don’t be stuck with a stan­dard run- of- the- mill Ja­pan tour, but opt for any of th­ese ex­cit­ing itin­er­ar­ies to make the most out of your foray into Ja­pan.

Se­dunia Travel also has a wide ar­ray of pack­ages span­ning the en­tirety of Ja­pan.

Visit Se­dunia Travel in Hall 2 ( Booth No. 2154 to 2183) to en­quire about Ja­pan or any other desti­na­tion. For de­tails, call 03- 2148 4566 or check out www. se­dunia. com. my. com/ matta- fair.

Ex­pe­ri­ence the charm and beauty of the scenic coun­try vil­lage of shi­rakawago, a unesco World her­itage site.

Vis­i­tors feed­ing wild deer in Nara.

Kin­tetsu rail­ways Ja­pan spans through the Kan­sai re­gion.

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