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* Excludes Airfares
* Departure: Every Friday (except peak season)
* Seasonal surcharges apply for all other dates.
* Minimum of 2 people. 



Highlights  
1. Take the bullet train from Hokkaido through the ocean tunnel to mainland Japan
2. Stay in the tranquillity of a Buddhism temple lodge
3. Eat a home-made Japanese lunch in Shirakawa-go
4. Walk along the World's longest suspension bridge!


Price From : Per Person

  Twin Triple

One Way

$5,990

$5,490

B: Breakfast | L: Lunch | D: Dinner
Sapporo

Day 1

Sapporo

Upon arrival at New Chitose Airport, take a shared shuttle to your accommodation.

Overnight at Sapporo Tobu Hotel or similar (3 star)

Sapporo (B)

Day 2

Sapporo (B)

Following breakfast at your hotel, take a morning tour of Sapporo. Visiting Hokkaido University. Former Hokkaido Government Office and the Sapporo Clock Tower.
The afternoon is free at leisure.

Overnight at Sapporo Tobu Hotel or similar (3 star)

Sapporo - Otaru - Sapporo (B)

Day 3

Sapporo - Otaru - Sapporo (B)

After breakfast, venture to Otaru from Sapporo Station by train. Explore Otaru - famous for it's many converted warehouses - and enjoy a Canal Cruise. The tour will conclude at Sapporo Station and the afternoon free at leisure.

Overnight at Sapporo Tobu Hotel or similar (3 star)

Sapporo - Tokyo (B)

Day 4

Sapporo - Tokyo (B)

After breakfast, take a limited express train to Shin Hakodate Hokuto Station, then transfer to the bullet train to reach Tokyo via the ocean tunnel! Upon arrive at Tokyo Station, make your own way to your accommodation.

Overnight at Shinjuku Washington Hotel Annex or similar (3 star) 

Tokyo (B)

Day 5

Tokyo (B)

Following breakfast, see the highlight of Tokyo on the Tokyo Grand Full Day Tour, visiting Tokyo Tower, Meiji Shrine and the Imperial Palace Gardens; then enjoy a Japanese style lunch at a local restaurant. In the afternoon, take a Sumida River Cruise and visit Senso-ji Temple. You will be dropped off at the same location as the pick-up .

Overnight at Shinjuku Washington Hotel Annex or similar (3 star)

Tokyo (B)

Day 6

Tokyo (B)

Enjoy breakfast at your hotel, followed by a full free day at leisure.

Overnight at Shinjuku Washington Hotel Annex or similar (3 star)

Tokyo (B)

Day 7

Tokyo (B)

After breakfast, the day is free at leisure until this evening where you will witness the hyped and extravagant Robot Show with gigantic robots; an only-in-Japan experience!

Overnight at Shinjuku Washington Hotel Annex or similar (3 star)

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

Day 8

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

After breakfast, your main suitcase will be transferred directly to your hotel in Kyoto. Travel by coach up to 2,300 meters on Japan’s highest mountain, Mt. Fuji, to see a spectacular view. After lunch at a local restaurant, proceed for a sightseeing cruise on Lake Ashi and take a ride on Mt. Komagatake ropeway.

In the late afternoon, transfer from  Hakone-en to your accommodation.

Overnight at Nanpu-so or similar (3 star)

Hakone - Takayama (B)

Day 9

Hakone - Takayama (B)

Proceed to Takayama after breakfast. Catch the bullet train from Odawara to Nagoya, then take the limited express train from Nagoya to Takayama. The afternoon is free at leisure to explorer Takayama.

Overnight at Hida Hotel Plaza or similar (3.5 star)

Takayama - Shirakawa-go - Kanazawa (B, L)

Day 10

Takayama - Shirakawa-go - Kanazawa (B, L)

After breakfast, go on the Shirakawa-go Tour; visit the World Heritage Site Gokayama Ainokura, then proceed to Shirakawa-go. For lunch, savour the taste of Japanese home-made cooking exclusive to this region. Afterwards, take a stroll around the thatched-roof village on your own. Continue to Kanazawa by bus.
Overnight at Hotel Kanazawa or similar (3 star)

Kanazawa (B)

Day 11

Kanazawa (B)

Have breakfast and join a fascinating morning tour of Kanazawa, visiting a former samurai residence at Nagamachi Samurai District, Kenroku-en Garden, one of Japan's top 3 gardens which offer amazing seasonal views all year round. Lastly visit Higashi Chaya District, where wooden-latticed teahouses line both sides of the stone paved street. The afternoon is free at leisure.

Overnight at Hotel Kanazawa or similar (3 star)

Kanazawa- Kyoto (B)

Day 12

Kanazawa- Kyoto (B)

Breakfast at your hotel. The morning is free at leisure until it is time to travel to Kyoto by train. Upon arrival, make your own way to your accommodation.

Overnight at New Hankyu Kyoto or similar (3 star)

Kyoto - Nara - Kyoto (B, L)

Day 13

Kyoto - Nara - Kyoto (B, L)

Following breakfast, explorer the sites of Kyoto on the Kyoto Morning Tour, visiting Kinkaku-ji Temple, Nijo Castle and Kyoto Imperial Palace. After lunch, travel to Nara, visiting Todai-ji Temple which houses the Great Buddha, and Nara Park where many tame deer roam freely. Also visit colourful Kasuga-taisha Shrine, with 3,000 lanterns.

Overnight at Hotel New Hankyu Kyoto or similar (3 star)

Kyoto (B)

Day 14

Kyoto (B)

After breakfast, enjoy a day at leisure.

Overnight at Hotel New Hankyu Kyoto or similar (3 star)

Kyoto - Himeji - Kyoto (B, L)

Day 15

Kyoto - Himeji - Kyoto (B, L)

Spend the day in Himeji after breakfast. Meet the Meet your English - speaking guide at Hotel Nikko Himeji, From there, walk to Himeji Castle, known as the “White Heron Castle” due to its elegant, white appearance, and is widely considered  as Japan’s most spectacular castle. Following lunch, proceed to Maiko Station to walk along Akashi Kaikyo Bridge, the longest suspension bridge in the world! Afterwards, start heading back to Kyoto by train via Himeji Station on your own.

Overnight at Hotel New Hankyu Kyoto or similar (3 star) 

Kyoto - Hiroshima - Kyoto (B)

Day 16

Kyoto - Hiroshima - Kyoto (B)

After breakfast, catch the bullet train from Kyoto to Hiroshima where you will meet your guide who will show you the highlight of Hiroshima including  Miyajima Island, Itsukushima Shrine, the Peace Memorial Park and Museum and legendary Atomic Bomb Dome. When the tour ends, take the bullet rain from Hiroshima back to Kyoto.  

Overnight at Hotel New Hankyu Kyoto or similar (3 star)

Kyoto - Osaka (B)

Day 17

Kyoto - Osaka (B)

Have breakfast then travel onwards to Osaka. Join an afternoon tour of Osaka, visiting Osaka Castle and finishing with a Aqua Liner Cruise.

Overnight at Osaka Fujiya Hotel or similar (3 star) 

Osaka - Mt. Koya (B, D)

Day 18

Osaka - Mt. Koya (B, D)

Have breakfast. Please leave your main suitcase at your hotel reception and pack an overnight bag for Mt. Koya. Leave Osaka by train and cable car via Gokurakubashi, where you will have free time at leisure on sacred Mt. Koya. Dine on Japanese-shojin Ryori (Monk’s food-Vegetarian dishes) for dinner at the Temple.

Overnight at Henjoko-in Temple or similar. 

Mt. Koya - Osaka (B)

Day 19

Mt. Koya - Osaka (B)

Start the morning like a Buddhist Monk vegetarian breakfast and learn about the history of Mt. Koya in a lecture. Afterwards, head back to Osaka. The rest of the day free at leisure.

Overnight at Osaka Fujiya Hotel or similar (3 star) 

Osaka (B)

Day 20

Osaka (B)

Enjoy breakfast and a free day at leisure in Osaka.

Overnight at Osaka Fujiya Hotel or similar (3 star)

Osaka - Kansai Airport (B)

Day 21

Osaka - Kansai Airport (B)

Breakfast at your hotel. Enjoy some past minute sightseeing, before heading to Kansai Airport via train.

* Please refer to general booking conditions. 
* B Breakfast included: L Lunch included: D Dinner included:

Hotel: Sapporo (3 nights), Tokyo (4 nights), Hakone (1 night), Takayama (1 night), Kanazawa (2 nights),  Kyoto (5 nights), Mt. Koya (1 night), Osaka (3 nights).
Meals: 20 Breakfasts, 5 Lunches, 2 Dinner
Guide: English-speaking guide included on day tours only.
Transportation:
One way Tokyo airport shuttle transfer
One way Kansai Airport train ticket
Japan National Rail Pass 14 Days

* 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.

Day5: Tokyo Grand Full Day Tour
*
In some cases, a taxi may be used for pick-up & return services.
* Due to operational reasons, a tour guide may not accompany you when providing pick- up and return services.
* Visits or conveyance may be omitted or substituted due to heavy traffic, weather conditions or other operational reasons.
* The itinerary ( Tour completion time, visiting schedule, & others) may be changed due to heavy traffic, weather conditions, or other operational reasons.
* Tour starts from DAI-ICHI HOTEL TOKYO at 9:00
* Fore those with food allergic etc., we cannot provide any special meals. In this case, please choose the tour without lunch.

Day7: Robot Show Entertainment
* Please note that this tour may be cancelled due to sudden party reservations, maintenance or other reasons.
  even if customers have already booked the tour.
* Children un der 5 years of age cannot join the this tour.

Day8: Mt. Fuji & Hakone Tour

* You will drive up to the highest possible point when the road up to Mt. Fuji 5th station is closed.
* Hakone Ropeway or Pirate Boat Cruise on Lake Ashi maybe omitted or substituted due to weather conditions. The tour guide shall take you to one or two alternative sightseeing spots. Tour will not be cancelled or the tour fee will not be refunded.
* Even if Mt. Fuji and others are invisible due to the weather conditions, the tour will not be cancelled or tour fee will not be returned.
* In some cases, a taxi may be used for pick-up service.
*The itinerary (tour completion time, visiting place, visiting schedule and others) maybe changed due to heavy traffic, weather conditions or other operational reasons.
* Visitors or conveyance maybe omitted or substituted due to heavy traffic, weather conditions or other operational reasons.
* In some cases, a taxi maybe used for pick-up service.
* Beverages during lunch and dinner, Insurance is not included.
* The itinerary (tour completion time, visiting time, schedule & others) may be changed due to heavy traffic, weather conditions, or other operational reasons.
* Please apply GPS audio guide at the time of reservation. The number of GPS audio guides is limited, so they may not be available to each of you. Chinese & Spanish are available. .
* Note the bus may make multiple stops at hotels in the Hakone area after sightseeing concludes.
* Vegetarian meals are available and muse be requested at the time of booking.
* Allergy-friendly meals, etc. are not available.  

Day10: Shirakawa-go Tour
* Depending on operational circumstances, certain tour dates may be cancelled, or tour operation may cease entirely. 
* Seats on the bus may not be designated.
* Meeting locations for this tour will be available at Takayama Green Hotel, Takayama Jinyamae Bus Stop (Honjin Hiranoya), Asahimachi Bus Stop (Ryokan Tanabe), and Hida Hotel Plaza, prior to the departure from Takayama Nohi Bus Center. Please select your preferred boarding location at the time of booking.
* For tours departing between 4 Jan 2018 (Thu.) and 15 Mar 2018 (Thu.), please note that drop-off at Asahimachi Bus Stop (Ryokan Tanabe) is not possible due to road construction. For customers boarding from the Takayama Nohi Bus Center, please conduct boarding reception at the ticket window.
* Due to a special event or other reason, the lunch venue may be changed to a different venue located near Shirakawago or Suganuma. Please understand that there is no vegetarian option available.  Soba (buckwheat) noodles are included in the lunch menu. No changes to the menu can be made. No refunds will be issued even if the lunch is not eaten.
* The tour uses a regular sightseeing bus that departs on schedule from each departure location. Please be aware that in the case that a customer boards the wrong vehicle, no tour booking charge refunds or compensation for accommodation or other expenses during the customer’s stay in Japan will be provided. 
* Please stick to the scheduled times, as all participants travel together on this tour.
* Please note that the amount of time spent at destinations may be shortened or the itinerary may be altered depending on road conditions and other unavoidable circumstances. Also, even if the return time is greatly delayed due to road conditions or other factors, no compensation will be provided for accommodation costs, meal costs, taxi costs, or any other expenses.
* The outdoor museum is closed on Thursdays from December to March (preceding Wednesday if Thursday is a national holiday), and cannot be entered. To make up for this, participants will receive a souvenir.

Day11: Kanazawa Morning Tour
1. The tour will visit another sightseeing facility in the case that one of the planned sightseeing facilities is closed.
2. A taxi or charter bus may be used for transportation.
3. Please note that this tour rides along with other tours.

Day13: Kyoto & Nara Tour
* As Kyoto Imperial Palace is closed on the following dates, tours on these dates will visit Kitano Tenmangu Shrine instead.
(Monday, Tuesday if Monday is national holiday, May 14-17 for the Aoi Festival, the late December to early January, and whenever there is an Imperial Household event without notice).
* Nishi Hongan-ji Temple will be visited on 25 Jun, 25 Sep, 25 Dec instead of Kitano Tenmangu Shrine.
* Nijo Castle is closed on every Tuesday in January, July, August, December and New year's holidays. During these dates, the tour will visit Ryoan-ji Temple.
* The itinerary (tour completion time, visiting place, visiting schedule and others) maybe changed due to heavy traffic, weather conditions or other operational reasons.
* Visitors or conveyance maybe omitted or substituted due to heavy traffic, weather conditions or other operational reasons.
* During the Gion Festival (Sakimatsuri 15 - 16th July), drop-off service to Karasuma Kyoto Hotel and Hotel Nikko Princess Kyoto unavailable due to traffic restrictions.
* At Kasuga Taisha Shrine, the tour does not include entrance to areas requiring admission.
* Nara Nagomikan may be omitted from the itinerary if it is closed on the day of the tour, or as a result of traffic congestion.
* Connection to the Kyoto Night Tour or Kyoto Maiko Dinner is not be possible.

Day15: Himeji Castle & Akashi Kaikyo Bridge Tour
1. Public transportation will used. Seating may not be available.
2. This is a walking tour of 4 km in total. Please wear comfortable walking shoes as this our will be on foot.
3.Note that Himeji Castle is not wheelchair accessible. Participants must climb steep stairs, etc.

Day16: Hiroshima & Miyajima Tour (Depart : Hiroshima)
*
Manner of transportation (mini bus, taxi, train or tram) between Hiroshima and Miyajima will vary depending on the number of participants.
* Lunch is not included in the tour. Please have lunch on your own at Miyajima.

Day17: Osaka Afternoon Tour
1. This tour includes a total of 3km of walking. Please wear comfortable clothing and shoes as this tour.
2. Public transportation will be used. Seating may not be available.
3. Means of transportation to be used may be changed depending on circumstances.
4. If Aqua-Liner service is suspended due to inclement weather or other reasons, the tour will visit Museum of History. However, due to museum closure on Tuesdays, in the case of tours on Tuesdays customers will receive refunds of JPY1,700/ Adult and JPY800/Child from the guide on the tour day.

Day18-19: Mt. Koya
1. Public transportation will be used in the Koyasan area. Seating may not be available.
2. Please wear comfortable clothing and shoes as some destinations require long walking distances.
3. It is recommended to bring warm clothing as temperatures drop significantly in Koyasan.

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