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* Excludes Airfares
* Departure: 30 Mar 2019
* Minimum of 10 people
 
Encounter Sakura (Cherry Blossom) the national flower of Japan, while attending Hanami (Flower viewing) in Tokyo, Mt. Fuji, Hakone, Osaka, Nara and Kyoto. This tour also includes relaxing stay at a Ryokan (traditional Japanese Inn), and an opportunity to experience a Maiko dance performance in the Gion District.

 

Highlights
1. Various opportunities to see beautiful Cherry Blossoms.
2. Visit spectacular Mt. Fuji and scenic Hakone.
3. Visit the culture capital of Kyoto.
4. Experience Japanese Omotenashi Hospitality whilst staying at a Ryokan. 


Prices From: (per person)
Departure Date Twin use Status 
30 Mar 2019

 $4,099

Available

*Single Supplement: Twin Room Price plus $1,000pp



Please visit other Cherry Blossom tour
B: Breakfast | L: Lunch | D: Dinner
30 Mar : Tokyo

Day 1

30 Mar : Tokyo

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 by shared shuttle service and the rest of the day is at leisure. 


Overnight at Shinagawa Prince Hotel or similar (3 Star Hotel - Rooms approx. 21 sqm.)

31 Mar : Tokyo (B, L, D)

Day 2

31 Mar : Tokyo (B, L, D)

This morning meet your fellow tour companions in the lobby and depart on a  Tokyo Full Day Tour with an English speaking guide by private coach.

Firstly, you will visit Chidorigafuchi to view approximately 260 beautiful Cherry Blossom trees, before taking a delightful Sumida River Boat Cruise to Tokyo’s most ancient Buddhist temple - Senso-ji Temple. Enjoy strolling the Nakamise Shopping Street before heading to Ueno Park, renowned for approximately 1,200 spectacular Cherry Blossom trees! 

You will return to your hotel before heading to indulge in a Welcome Dinner at a local Japanese Izakaya restaurant in Tokyo.
 
Overnight at Shinagawa Prince Hotel or similar (3 Star Hotel - Rooms approx. 21 sqm.)

01 Apr : Tokyo (B)

Day 3

01 Apr : Tokyo (B)

Today is free day at leisure within the bustling city of Tokyo.
Alternatively, you make like to add an additional day tour from one of our many available options. 

Overnight at Shinagawa Prince Hotel or similar (3 Star Hotel - Rooms approx. 21 sqm.)

02 Apr : Tokyo - Mt. Fuji - Hakone (B, L, D)

Day 4

02 Apr : Tokyo - Mt. Fuji - Hakone (B, L, D)

This morning, please leave your main suitcase at the reception to be delivered to your hotel in Osaka and ensure to bring an overnight bag for your stay in Hakone. Meet your guide in the hotel lobby and proceed to enjoy a Mt. Fuji Full Day Tour by private coach.

The first stop will be Mt. Fuji 5th Station before enjoying a cruise on Lake Ashi from Sekisho-ato to Kojiri pier. In the afternoon, visit Owakudani Valley - famous for its black eggs boiled in the hot sulfur springs - before taking a ride on the Hakone Ropeway.
You will then head to your Ryokan located in the Hakone Yumoto Hot Spring Resort area.

This evening, enjoy a traditional Japanese style dinner and then feel free to enjoy your Ryokans spa facilities.

Overnight at Hakone Kowakien Ten-yu or similar (4 Star - Japanese Style Room with Open-Air Bath approx. 35 sqm.)

03 Apr : Hakone - Osaka (B)

Day 5

03 Apr : Hakone - Osaka (B)

After you enjoy breakfast at your Ryokan, you will transfer to Odawara Station by private coach to board the Shinkansen (bullet train) bound for Shin-Osaka.

Upon arrival at Shin-Osaka Station, you will be taken to your hotel to check in from 15:00.

The afternoon can be spent relaxing or exploring what Osaka has to offer at your own leisure.

Overnight at Hotel Vischio Osaka or similar (3 Star Hotel - Rooms approx. 20.5-22.7 sqm.)

04 Apr : Osaka - Nara - Osaka (B)

Day 6

04 Apr : Osaka - Nara - Osaka (B)

This morning, you will head to Nara for a Half Day Tour visiting Todai-ji Temple, known for its Great Buddha Hall that is also a Historic Monument of Ancient Nara. This temple is in Nara Park, where you can see and interact with the friendly deer roaming freely, before visiting Kasuga-taisha Shrine.

After exploring Nara you will transfer back to your accommodation in Osaka and the rest of the day can be spent at leisure.

Overnight at Hotel Vischio Osaka or similar (3 Star Hotel - Rooms approx. 20.5-22.7 sqm.)

05 Apr : Osaka - Kyoto (b, L)

Day 7

05 Apr : Osaka - Kyoto (b, L)

On day 7 you will leave Osaka and make your way to Kyoto a Full Day Sightseeing Tour by private coach.
Visit Nijo Castle a World Heritage Listed Historical Monument of Ancient Kyoto before proceeding to Kiyomizu-dera Temple famous for its wooden stage that is 13 meters above the hillside below. After lunch enjoy the shopping street - Ninen-Sannenzaka - before visiting Kinkaku-ji Temple, which is covered in brilliant gold leaf. The last stop of the afternoon before returning to your hotel is Sanjusangen-do, a place for one to marvel at the beauty of Japanese Buddhist sculptures.

Overnight at Kyoto Tower Hotel or similar (3 Star Hotel - Rooms approx. 26-30 sqm.)

06 Apr : Kyoto (B, D)

Day 8

06 Apr : Kyoto (B, D)

Today is a free day at leisure within the ancient city of Kyoto. Alternatively, you make like to add an additional day tour from one of our many available options.

This evening enjoy a farewell dinner with an enchanting Maiko Dance Performance in the Gion District, a famous spot to glimpse beautiful Geisha on the streets en route to their appointments. Afterwards head back to your hotel at leisure.

Overnight at Kyoto Tower Hotel or similar (3 Star Hotel - Rooms approx. 26-30 sqm.)

07 Apr : Kyoto - Kansai / Itami Airport (B)

Day 9

07 Apr : Kyoto - Kansai / Itami Airport (B)

Today is at leisure until you are picked up from your accommodation by a shared shuttle service to head 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), Osaka (2 nights), Kyoto (2 nights)
  • Meals: 8 Breakfast, 3 Lunches, 3 Dinners
  • Airport Transfers
  • Maiko performance dinner in Kyoto

* The above offers are subject to availability and confirmation.
* For full terms and conditions, please contact our travel specialists.
* Costing may vary depending on the exchange rate. The final rate will be confirmed at time of booking confirmation.

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