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|1. Experience the floral vibrancy of Japan! This is a tour for those who want to see Japan's beautiful blooming flower sites thoroughly and also enjoy a taste of Japan's fascinating culture and history.|
|2. Fully escorted tour with English speaking guide throughout the tour, except for free time.|
|3. High-speed Bullet Train experience.
Prices From: (per person)
|Departure Date||Condition (Time of Booking)||Twin||Single||Status|
|21 Apr 2019||After 1 Nov 2018||
Upon arrival at Narita or Haneda Airport, your shared shuttle driver will be waiting for you in the arrivals area holding a nameboard. You will then be taken to your hotel and the rest of the day can be spent at leisure.
Overnight at Sunshine Prince Hotel.
This morning meet your fellow tour companions in the lobby and depart by bus on a sightseeing day of Tokyo; with an English speaking guide.
Firstly, you will visit Meji Jinju Shinto Shrine where you can learn about Japan's ancient religion and then to Harajuku, the fashion capital of Japan. From there, you will continue the tour to drive through Shibuya, where you will see Japan's famous 'scramble crossing'. After this, enjoy lunch at a local restaurant before visiting Tokyo's Edo Museum, where you can participate in workshops on the history and culture of Tokyo during the Edo age.
Visit Asakusa, Senso-ji Temple, the best sightseeing spot in Tokyo. Here, you can see excellent structures such as Kaminari-mon gate, Senso-ji Temple and the bustling Nakamise Shopping arcade.
In the afternoon, participate in a tradtional tea ceremony, held in Asakusa. Enjoy making your own tea at this authentic Japanese tea house, where modern and traditonal styles combine to express the true nature of contemporary Tokyo.
Once the tea ceremony has finished, if preffered, you may disband. However, you will then be responsible for the return transfer back to your hotel.
Overnight at Sunshine Prince Hotel.
After breakfast, meet your English speaking guide in the lobby and head on a Flower Sightseeing tour by bus.
You will first visit Hitachi Kaihin Park to see the vast array of magnificent flowers including the beautiful blue sea of Nemophila flowers. Here you will have lunch at one of the local restaurants.
After lunch, you will then visit Ashikaga Flower Park in Tochigi Prefecture. This flower park is famous for it's wonderful overhanging wisteria flower. After this, you will return back to your hotel where you will spend the rest of your evening at your own leisure.
Overnight at Sunshine Prince Hotel
Today please leave your main suitcase at the reception to be delivered to your hotel in Kyoto and ensure to bring an overnight bag for your stay in Hakone.
Overnight at Resorpia Hakone Hotel
Meet your guide in the hotel lobby and proceed to enjoy a Full Day Tour of Mt. Fuji by bus.
The first stop will be the Fuji Shibazakura Festival, where an estimated 800,000 shibazakura flowers bloom at the base of Mt.Fuji. Then, enjoy a cruise on Lake Kawaguchi, a must-see sight of Mt.Fuji. Here, you will be able to eat your lunch at a local restaurant looking over the scenic Lake Kawaguchi.
In the afternoon visit Kubota Itchiku Art Museum, famous for the production of beautifully artistic kimono's.
You will then go to your Hotel, the Resorpia Hakone Hotel.
After breakfast, meet with your guide for a half-day sightseeing tour of Hakone by bus.
Take a ride on the Hakone Ropeway before visiting Owakudani Valley, famous for its black eggs that are boiled in the sulphur hot springs. After indulging in the black eggs, enjoy a relaxing cruise on Lake Ashi from Sekisho-ato to Kojiri pier.
Once the cruise has finished, you will transfer back to Odawara station to then have lunch at a local restaurant. After you enjoy lunch, transfer from Odawara Station to board the Shinkansen (bullet train) bound for Kyoto.
Upon arrival at Kyoto Station, you will be taken to your hotel.
After check-in you are free to spend your time at your own leisure.
Overnight at Hotel El INN Kyoto.
In the morning, meet with your guide for a Day tour of Kyoto.
Firstly, you will be taken to the Arashiyama Area, including Togetsu-kyo Bridge, which is located centrally and is a landmark of Arashiyama. This is a magical place which includes Sagano Bamboo Forest. Before heading back to Kyoto you will also visit Tenryu-ji Temple, considered the most improtant of Kyoto’s zen temples.
After Arashiyama, you will visit Kinkaku-ji Temple, one of Japan's well-known temples. Kinkaku-ji's main hall is covered in a breathtakingly brilliant gold leaf.
From there, enjoy eating a delicious lunch at one of the many local restaurants among Kyoto. Then continue the tour to the extravagant Heian Shrine.
The tour will then move to Kiyomizu Temple,famous for the wooden stage that is 13 meters above the hillside below. After seeing this last temple, you will transfer to Osaka where you will be staying. Once checked in at your hotel in Osaka, feel free to spend your time at your own leisure.
Overnight at Hotel Plaza Osaka.
Begin with breakfast at your hotel and again, meet with your guide and other tour companions.
Firstly, you will visit Todai-ji Temple and Nara park, seeing the largest buddha in Japan, one of the largest wooden structures in the world and mingling with the many wild deer. From there, proceed to Kasuga-taisha Shrine, Nara’s most famous shrine.
After visiting Kasuga-taisha Shrine, you will then enjoy lunch at a local Nara restaurant. The afternoon will consist of going back to Osaka and visiting popular spots such as the Osaka Castle. Learn from the newly renovated exhibit about the life in old Osaka.
Continuing on from Osaka Castle, you will be taken to Dotonbori where you will have free time to explore around and see what Dotonbori has to offer!
From here, you will then be escorted back to your hotel.
Overnight at Hotel Plaza Osaka.
Today is at leisure until you are picked up from your accommodation by shared shuttle service to Kansai Airport for your departure flight.
* The itinerary above is only a basic guideline and is subject to change due to operational conditions, weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances.
* Please refer to general booking conditions.
* B: Breakfast included, L: Lunch included,D: Dinner included:
- Hotel: Tokyo (3 nights), Hakone (1 night), Kyoto (1 night), Osaka (2 nights).
- Meals: 7 Breakfasts, 6 Lunches, 1 Dinner
- Guide: English speaking guide throughout the tour, except Day 1, Day 8 and your free time.
- Shared shuttle bus from Narita/Haneda Airport to accommodation on Day 1
- Round trip transfers to and from your hotel.
- Public and private transportation as stated in the itinerary.
- Luggage Shipment from Tokyo to Kyoto (1 piece per person)
* The above offers are subject to the availability at the time of the booking request.
* For full booking terms and conditions, please contact our travel specialists.
* Pricing may vary depending on the exchange rate at time of quotation and the final price will be confirmed at time of booking confirmation.