Highlights of Japan

Highlights of Japan

9 days/8 nights

Price from$6,682

Tokyo • Nikko • Mt Fuji • Hakone • Ryokan stay • Kyoto • Bullet train • Hiroshima • Osaka

A wonderful introduction to Japan - from the bustle of Tokyo to the majesty of Mt Fuji. Tranquility abounds in Hakone where you will experience staying in a traditional Japanese inn (ryokan). In Kyoto explore the historic sites and marvel as you walk through the Sagano Bamboo Grove. To visit Hiroshima is a moving experience as you view this city that has been rebuilt from ashes into one that is prosperous and vibrant.

Day 1: Tokyo On arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel.

Day 2: Tokyo This morning you will have a private half day tour of Tokyo with your guide. Choose perhaps the Tsukiji Fish Market and Imperial East Garden or Asakusa Kannon Temple and Tokyo Sky Tree.

Day 3: Tokyo Scheduled day tour to Nikko, the ancient centre of Shinto and Buddhist mountain worship, with its magical shrines and stunning natural scenery.

Day 4: Tokyo > Mt Fuji > Hakone Scheduled tour to Mt Fuji and then continue to Hakone, famous for its hot springs, for a ride on the Hakone Ropeway for spectacular views. Overnight at a ryokan with its own onsen (spa).

Day 5: Hakone > Kyoto Take the bullet train to Kyoto and transfer to your hotel.

Day 6: Kyoto This morning you will have a private half day tour of Kyoto with your guide. Choose perhaps Niji Castle and Kinkakuji Temple or Kodajii Temple and the Gion District.

Day 7: Kyoto Enjoy a scenic walking tour and river cruise in Arashiyama, including the Sagano bamboo grove and the iconic Togetsukyo Bridge.

Day 8: Kyoto > Hiroshima > Kobe Travel by bullet train to Hiroshima where your guide will meet you for a private tour of Hiroshima and Miyajima. Continue by bullet train to Kobe and overnight.

Day 9: Kobe > Osaka Airport Transfer to the airport by train.

• Tailor-made journey with English speaking guides • 7 nights' hotel accommodation and 1 night in a ryokan • Transfers and transport • 3 private and 2 scheduled tours including related entrance fees • 8 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner

Pricing (per person) $AUD

Type TWIN SINGLE

2017

Mar 18 - Apr 30

May 6 - Sep 30

Oct 1 - Nov 30

Dec 1 - 20

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$6,999

$6,682

$6,999

$6,682

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$11,896

$10,425

$11,896

$10,425

Departs

Daily

Not included

• International airfares • Travel insurance

Gratuity

Tipping is neither requested nor required in Japan.