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Take you to the newest spot! Enjoy Biwa Lake Terrace and Michigan Cruise with superb view! Buffet Lunch at 37/F dinning restaurant of Biwa Lake Otsu Prince Hotel! OSA0262 / A2264

JPY 11,980~12,980
Departure Place
: Depart from Osaka / Kyoto
Departure Period
: 2017.04.30 - 2017.11.26
Tour Length
: 1 day
: English (iPad), Chinese (iPad), Japanese,


  • Visit Biwa Lake Terrace, the newest spot around Biwa Lake which located at 1,100 meters high. Enjoy riding the speedy ropeway for 5 mins and the superb view from the top!
  • Enjoy buffet Lunch at 37/F dinning room of Biwa Lake Otsu Prince Hotel, which is newly opened in March 2017.
  • Ride on the Michigan Cruise and enjoy 360 degrees panoramic view of Biwa Lake for 20 mins!
  • Two hours shopping at Mitsui Outlet Park, Shiga Ryuo, with discount coupon given!


Departure Place
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Meal(s)Breakfast : 0 / Lunch : 1 / Supper : 0
07:30Departure from Umeda
(Gathering at 07:15 am)
08:30Sanroku Station
(Ride on the fastest ropeway in Japan/ Around 5 mins)
08:35Biwa Lake Terrace
(Sightseeing in the Terrace at altitude of 1,100 meters!/ Around 60 mins)
Back to Sanroku Station
11:00Michi no eki - Biwa Lake Ohashi Kome Plaza
(Shopping for signature items as souvenirs!/ Around 30 mins)
12:00Yanagasaki Lakeside Park Harbor
(Ride on the Michigan Cruise and enjoy 360 degrees panoramic view of Biwa Lake!/ Around 20 mins)
Get off at Otsu Port
13:00Biwa Lake Otsu Prince Hotel Lake View Dining "BIONA"
(Buffet Lunch at hotel 37/F/ Around 80 mins)
15:00Mitsui Outlet Park, Shiga Ryuo
(Shopping with discount coupons!/Around 120 mins)
19:00Arrival at Umeda

Tour Plans

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APer person


12 or above
JPY 11,980
3 to 11
JPY 11,480
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12 or above
JPY 12,980
3 to 11
JPY 12,480
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Biwa Lake Terrace

With a height of 1,100 meters, riding on the speediest ropeway in Japan to reach the Peak Station, where you can enjoy the spectacular Lake Biwa Lake view in the Biwa Lake Terrace next to the station. Here adopted the concept of "Mountain Resort of Adults", there are trendy furniture and food that are designed by high sense designers , so you can experience the same holiday resort feel as in Europe. Please enjoy yourself here with luxury which touches your heart and soul!

Biwa Lake Michigan Cruise

Please enjoy this cruise journey on the Biwa Lake for about 20 minutes, which is the signature of Lake Biwa. The interior of this ship is very noble and elegant. From the observation deck on the boat, you can also enjoy the 360 degrees panoramic view of Lake Biwa. (Right hand side image is Buffet Lunch)

Mitsui Outlet Park Shiga

Mitsui Outlet Park of Shiga Prefecture is an authentic outlet mall. They offer high quality products from famous manufacturers both domestic and international brands. There are about 230 stores opened inside the outlet.

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Cancellation Policy

10day(s) before tour date20% of total
7day(s) before tour date30% of total
1day(s) before tour date40% of total
The day100% of total
Cancellation standard is based on our business hour (until 17:30 in Japan time).
※ Please be noted that we are closed on Saturdays, Sundays, Public Holidays and New Year Holidays (29Dec to 3Jan) .


Region(s) Shiga
Language English (iPad), Chinese (iPad), JapaneseWhat is video translation service?
Range of language support
Not included introduction and explanation of tourist attraction during the tour.
But on the departure date, we can prepare and distribute travel brochure which written in your desire language. So you can understand better about the trip.
The departure and arrival time for each sightseeing spot will be written clearly on the voucher which given after reservation. Please confirm in advance.
Minimum number of participants for operation 30 persons
There is a minimum requirement on number of participant for holding the tour. In case minimum number is not reached and the tour need to be cancelled, notice will be sent by e-mail 14 days before departure d​ay​ (4 days before for 1 day tour). ​T​our fee paid will be fully refunded.
  • Accompanied tour staff will use Japanese for explanation. Video translation service will be applied for language support.
  • Participant of this tour will ride with Japan local visitor.
  • There is no emergence contact number on the departure day.
  • Please be noted that you cannot change the scheduled return location after the tour.
  • Based on the traffic and road conditions, time staying at different spots may be shortened.
  • In case of bad weather condition and the ropeway is not operating, the tour will be directed to Old Chikurinin Otsu (Bamboo Grove House) and no refund will be made, please be noted in advance.
  • If Michigan Cruise is not under operation due to bad weather or any other reasons, souvenir will be given to each participant as compensation, and no refund will be made, please be noted in advance.
  • All items left in the tour bus will be disposed by our company.
  • Other Notes
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