Details

Benefits

  • No single supplement and guaranteed operation even with only 1 guest
  • Maximum group size of 20 guests
  • Public Transport used to allow extra sightseeing time
  • Itinerary covering all of Japan’s major highlights

Departure Dates & Prices

2018: Oct 17
2019: Mar 6 & 20, May 8 & 22, Jun 5 & 19, July 3, 24 & 31, Aug 21, Sep 4, Dec 4 &18

$3,399 pp

2018: Nov 14
2019: Mar 27, Apr 3, 10 & 17, Oct 16 & 23, Nov 6, 13, 20 & 27

$3,499 pp

2019: Sep 25

$3,599 pp

*Prices are per person and valid for single or twin share only

B: Breakfast | L: Lunch | D: Dinner
Kansai Airport - Osaka

Day 1

Kansai Airport - Osaka

Welcome to Japan!

For your convenience, after arriving, you’ll be met at Kansai Airport, by an assistant, who will help you transfer to your hotel.

Overnight at FP Hotels South – Namba or Similar (3 Star)

Osaka - Nara - Osaka

Day 2

Osaka - Nara - Osaka

After eating breakfast, you’ll be met by a guide, and taken by public transport to Nara, Japan’s first prominent capital. You’ll first visit Todaiji Temple (The Great Buddha – Daibutsu), and enjoy the spectacle of one of Japan’s largest temples. From there, you’ll visit the important Shinto site, Kasuga Grand Shrine.

Once you’ve enjoyed the Shrine’s bright Vermillion gates, and bronze lanterns, you’ll stroll through Nara Park. You can enjoy the company of Nara’s famous Shika Deer! The day ends with a visit to Kofukuji (a five story pagoda and world heritage site).

Overnight at FP Hotels South – Namba or Similar (3 Star)

Osaka - Hiroshima

Day 3

Osaka - Hiroshima

Begin with an early breakfast… Afterwards, you’ll travel to Hiroshima, and make your way to the Peace Park and Atomic Bomb Museum. There, you’ll have some time to reflect on the realities, of the Atomic Bombing of Japan.

Afterwards, you’ll visit Miyajima Island, which is known for its ‘floating temple (Itsukushima Shrine)’ and beautiful ocean views before heading to your hotel.

Overnight at Hiroshima Tokyu REI or Similar (3 Star)

Hiroshima - Kyoto - Osaka

Day 4

Hiroshima - Kyoto - Osaka

Once you finish your hotel breakfast, you’ll board a bullet train, bound for Kyoto. Your first destination will be Fushimi Inari Grand Shrine. This Shrine’s 4KM of red Torii gates has become an iconic image of Japan.

The day’s activities continue at Yasaka Shrine, in Gion. If we are lucky, we may see a Geiko, or Maiko, as they make their way around through Gion’s narrow streets and wooden buildings.

At the end of the day, you’ll return to Osaka, for your hotel check-in.

Overnight at Shin Osaka Esaka Tokyu REI or Similar (3 Star)

Osaka

Day 5

Osaka

Eat Breakfast at the hotel, and then, enjoy a free day, spent at your leisure.

Overnight at Shin Osaka Esaka Tokyu REI or Similar (3 Star)

Osaka - Hakone

Day 6

Osaka - Hakone

Your luggage will be forwarded ahead, to your Day 7 Tokyo Hotel. You’ll need to prepare an overnight bag, to keep with you.

Once you finish breakfast at the Hotel, you’ll catch the bullet train to Hakone. After arriving, experience the Owakudani Ropeway and a cruise on Lake Ashi. If the weather is clear, you might be able to see Mt. Fuji.

Tonight, you will stay in a traditional Japanese Ryokan, and get to experience the local Onsen, and a Japanese dinner!


Overnight at Sengokugahara Prince Hotel (w/ Onsen Experience) or Similar (3 Star)

Hakone - Tokyo

Day 7

Hakone - Tokyo

You’ll leave Hakone after finishing breakfast at the hotel and take the bullet train to Tokyo, where you’ll discover Tokyo’s Edo past.

Highlights include a visit to the historical Meiji Grand Shrine. Contrasting the quiet atmosphere of Meiji Grand Shrine, the day will continue, with a trip to Harajuku’s Takeshita Street, to witness the thriving pop culture of Japan!

After Harajuku, you’ll visit Shibuya, which is famous for the busy, scramble crossing, commonly associated with Tokyo. To end the day, you’ll visit Asakusa Kannon Temple and Nakamise Street.

Overnight at Tobu Hotel Levant Tokyo or Similar (3 Star)

Tokyo

Day 8

Tokyo

Eat Breakfast at the hotel, and then, enjoy your last free day, spent at your leisure.

Overnight at Tobu Hotel Levant Tokyo or Similar (3 Star)

Tokyo - Narita / Haneda

Day 9

Tokyo - Narita / Haneda

After finishing breakfast, the day is at leisure until you need to make your own way to the airport via Limousine Bus, and depart Japan.


Sayonara!

  • 8 Nights’ Accommodation
  • 8 Breakfasts + 1 Dinner
  • 5 Days of Sightseeing with an English Speaking Guide
  • Bullet Train Tickets as mentioned on the itinerary
  • Airport Transfers via Limousine Bus

* The above offers are subject to availability at the time of 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.

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