Greeting from Asian NIR Consortium

In general, the organizing committee will provide lunches on Nov 11-12 and an invitation to banquet for all accompanying persons. However, excursions in Tokyo and nearby area will also be arranged. For the excursions, our staff will pick you up from Ninomiya house lobby, take you to Hamamatsu-Cho Station in Tokyo for the English speaking bus tour called Sunrise tour organized by Japan Travel Bereau (JTB). The provided schedule and costs are as follows;

Date Time Price (Yen) Content
Nov 10
12.00-18.307,500Cityrama Tokyo Afternoon
Nov 11
09.30-16.003,000Tsukuba Mountain Tour
Nov 12
07.00-21.0020,000Mt Fuji-Hakone, return by Shinkansen


  1. One lunch is included for Mt Fuji-Hakone tour.
  2. The prices for Tokyo and Mt-Fuji Hakone are inclusive of transportation between Tsukuba-Tokyo (Hamamatsu-Cho Station). The cheaper prices provided on Sunrise Tour website are exclusive of transportation from Tsukuba.


Cityrama Tokyo Afternoon: After taking in the panoramic view of Tokyo from the observation deck of Tokyo Tower, travel past the National Diet Building on the way to the Imperial Palace Plaza. Browse through the many shops lining Nakamise-dori walkway up to Sensoji Temple, Tokyo's oldest and most famous Buddhist temple. Roam the streets of Ginza, Tokyo's world-renowned shopping and entertainment district.


Tsukuba Mountain Tour: Mount Tsukuba or Tsukuba san is an 877m mountain located near Tsukuba city. It is one of the most famous mountains in Japan, particularly well-known for its double peaks, Nyotai-san 877m and Nantai-san 871m. Many people climb the so-called "purple mountain" every year for the panoramic view of the Kanto plain from the summit. On clear days the Tokyo skyline, Lake Kasumigaura and even Mount Fuji are visible from the mountain top. On this tour, you will take a bus from Tsukuba center to Tsukuba shrine to see many red leaves and gigantic Chrisantimum. After enjoy a lunch (on your own), we will take you to the peak of Nantai-san by cable car. Then, after a short walk of 20 minutes from Nantai-san to Nyotai-san, a ropeway will bring you back to the bus station where you can ride on a bus back to Tsukuba center. All transportation costs and insurance are included in this tour.


Mt. Fuji-Hakone: Experience Mt. Fuji, Japan's most famous symbol and ride the re-known Bullet Train! Take in the amazing views from Mt. Fuji 5th Station (weather permitting) before moving to Hakone, where you will board a cruise boat and travel across Lake Ashi to Hakone-en Garden. From the garden, take the ropeway up Mt. Komagatake for a spectacular panoramic view of Mt. Fuji and the valley below.



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