2018 Essence of Cherry Blossom 9 Days

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8 Nights from $4,290

(* Price is per person.)

 
* Excludes Airfares
* Departure: 25 & 28 Mar 2018
 
Discover the beautiful essence of the national flower of Japan, the Sakura Flower (Cherry Blossom) while attending Hanami (Flower viewing) in Tokyo, Mt. Fuji, Hakone, Kyoto, and Nara. Experience staying at a Ryokan (traditional Japanese Inn), and watch an enchanting Maiko (apprentice geiko) dance performance in the Gion District.

 

Highlights
1. Enjoy the beautiful Cherry blossom.
2. Visit photogenic Mt Fuji and Hakone area.
3. Visit the Kyoto and Nara areas.
4. Stay at a Ryokan to experience a Japanese Traditional Inn.
5. Escorted Group Tour from Tokyo


Price From: (per person)
Departure
Date
Twin Triple Status 
25 Mar 2018

 $4,290

 $4,190

Guaranteed!

28 Mar 2018

 $4,490

 $4,390

Guaranteed!

Single Supplement: Twin Room Price plus $1,100pp

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Package Includes:
  • Hotel: Tokyo(3 nights), Hakone(1 night),Osaka (2 nights), Kyoto(2 nights)
  • Meals: 1 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 Dinners
  • English Speaking Guide/Assist : Day 1, 2, 4 - 9
  • Visit Japan World Heritage Site Tokyo Full day sightseeing (Cherry Blossom Viewing)
  • Mt. Fuji & Hakone Sight Seeing
  • Nara Half Day tour
  • Kyoto Full Day Sightseeing
  • Dinner with Maiko dance performance in Kyoto

Call us on 1800 802 552  or  Online Enquiry

Schedule

B: Breakfast | L: Lunch | D: Dinner
Day 1 (25 Mar / 28 Mar) : Tokyo

Day 1

Day 1 (25 Mar / 28 Mar) : Tokyo

Welcome! Upon arrival at Narita Airport, airport assistant staff will be waiting for you in the arrivals area. 
Please note that you may need to wait for a short time while other passengers are collected. Proceed to your accommodation by shared taxi.

Overnight at 3 Star Hotel in Tokyo.

Day 2 (26 Mar / 29 Mar) : Tokyo (L, D)

Day 2

Day 2 (26 Mar / 29 Mar) : Tokyo (L, D)

Enjoy the Tokyo Full Day Tour with an English speaking guide by private motor coach.

During the tour, you will visit Chidorigafuchi, where you will experience your first glance and take in the aroma of the beautiful national flower, the Cherry Blossom (about 170 trees), take a delightful Sumida River Boat Cruise from Hinode Pier to Asakusa. In Asakusa you will visit Tokyo’s most ancient Buddhist temple, Sensoji Temple and take a look around in Nakamise Shopping Street, where you can buy some of the best Japanese souvenirs.

After lunch at a local restaurant, visit Ueno Park, which is renowned for spectacular Cherry Blossom viewing (about 1,200 trees!). Then indulge in a Welcome Dinner at a local Japanese Izakaya restaurant in Tokyo.
 
Overnight at 3 Star Hotel in Tokyo.

Day 3 (27 Mar / 30 Mar) : Tokyo

Day 3

Day 3 (27 Mar / 30 Mar) : Tokyo

Take advantage of a free day at your own leisure in Tokyo.
Please take a look at our day tours section for options during your free time.


Overnight at 3 Star Hotel in Tokyo.

Day 4 (28 Mar / 31 Mar) : Tokyo - Hakone (L, D)

Day 4

Day 4 (28 Mar / 31 Mar) : Tokyo - Hakone (L, D)

Please pack an overnight bag for Hakone, leave 1 piece of luggage at reception to be delivered directly to your Osaka accommodation.

You will be collected from your hotel and take part in a Mt. Fuji Full Day Tour by private coach.

During the tour you will visit Mt. Fuji 5th Station, which is the most popular sightseeing spot of the five stations on Mt Fuji.

(** If the road is still icy or there is snow, we will visit Lake Kawaguchi area to enjoy the view of the Lake and Mt Fuji).

After lunch at a local restaurant, enjoy a Cruise on Lake Ashi from Sekisho-ato to Kojiri pier, then visit Owakudani Valley, Hakone Ropeway, which you will experience active sulphur vents, hot springs and breath-taking scenic views.

After the tour you will arrive in Hakone Yumoto Hot Spring Resort, please enjoy a nice dinner and the spa facility at the Ryokan (Traditional Japanese Inn).

Overnight at 4 star Japanese Ryokan in Hakone.

Day 5 (29 Mar / 01 Apr) : Hakone - Osaka (B)

Day 5

Day 5 (29 Mar / 01 Apr) : Hakone - Osaka (B)

After you enjoy breakfast at your hotel, transfer to Odawara Station by private coach. Board the Shinkansen (bullet train) bound for Osaka, your guide will bid you farewell at Odawara station.

Upon arrival at Shin-Osaka Station, you will be met by your Kaisai region based English guide. Check in your hotel at 15:00.  
Relax & explore what Osaka has to offer at your own leisure.
Please take a look at our day tours section for options during your free time.

Overnight at 3 Star Hotel in Osaka.

Day 6 (30 Mar / 02 Apr) : Osaka - Nara - Osaka

Day 6

Day 6 (30 Mar / 02 Apr) : Osaka - Nara - Osaka

You will be picked up from your accommodation for a Nara Half Day Tour to visit Todaiji Temple, which is known for its great Buddha Hall and is also one of the Historic Monuments of Ancient Nara. Nara Park, where you can see and interact with the friendly deer roaming freely, Kasuga Taisha Shrine.

After exploring Nara you will transfer back to Osaka to your accommodation. 

Overnight at 3 Star Hotel in Osaka.
 

Day 7 (31 Mar / 03 Apr) : Osaka - Kyoto (L)

Day 7

Day 7 (31 Mar / 03 Apr) : Osaka - Kyoto (L)

Check out your Osaka accommodation, you will leave to Kyoto Full Day Sightseeing by private coach.

You will visit Nijo Castle, which is one of seventeen Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto, which makes it a World Heritage Site. Kiyomizu-dera Temple is another Historical Monument of Ancient Kyoto and one of the most famous temples in Kyoto; end the day in Ninen-Sannenzaka Shopping Street, the stunning Kinkakuji Temple, this Zen Buddhist Temple is completely painted in 22 carat gold leaves and is renowned for being one of the most popular buildings in Japan. Ryoanji Temple, this Zen Buddhist Temple is well-known for its beautiful Zen Japanese Gardens and is another one of the Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto.

Overnight at 3 Star Hotel in Kyoto.

Day 8 (01 Apr / 04 Apr : Kyoto (D)

Day 8

Day 8 (01 Apr / 04 Apr : Kyoto (D)

Enjoy free time at your own leisure in Kyoto.
Please take a look at our optional tours section for options during your free time.

In the evening, please meet on the ground floor of your hotel, and you will be joined by your English speaking guide which then you will attend the Farewell Dinner with an enchanting Maiko Dance Performance in the Gion District, which is known for many beautiful geisha roaming the streets in the evening. Afterwards head back to your hotel.  

Overnight at 3 Star Hotel in Kyoto.

Day 9 (02 Apr / 05 Apr) : Kyoto - Kansai Airport

Day 9

Day 9 (02 Apr / 05 Apr) : Kyoto - Kansai Airport

You will then be picked up from your accommodation by Airport Shuttle Jumbo taxi to Kansai or Itami Airport. Enjoy free time around Kyoto until departure.

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

Inclusions

  • Hotel: Tokyo(3 nights), Hakone(1 night),Osaka (2 nights), Kyoto(2 nights)
  • Meals: 1 Breakfasts, 3 Lunches, 3 Dinners
  • English Speaking Guide/Assist : Day 1, 2, 4 - 9
  • Visit Japan World Heritage Site
  • Tokyo Full day sightseeing (Cherry Blossom Viewing)
  • Mt. Fuji & Hakone Sightseeing
  • Nara Half Day tour
  • Kyoto Full Day Sightseeing
  • Dinner with Maiko dance performance in Kyoto

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