Exclusive Golden Route Escorted Tour 9 days

  • Accommodation
  • Transport
  • Guide

8 Nights from $9,790

(* Price is per person.)

* Excludes Airfares
* Departure: Tuesday*
  (please see specific departure date as following)
* Minimum of 2 people

Highlights
 
1. Golden Route of Japan, perfect for first time visitors 
2. Stay at a Ryokan to experience a Traditional Japanese Inn
3. Visit famous sightseeing spots in Tokyo and Kyoto.
4. Visit photogenic Mt.Fuji and Hakone
5. Visit the Peace Memorial Park and the sacred Miyajima Island
6. Small Escorted Group Tour from Tokyo
 
Departure Date  Twin  Status
06 Jun /  20 Jun 2017 
04 Jul /  25 Jul 2017
22 Aug 2017
 05 Sep 2017
$ 9,790pp

Guaranteed 
Departure 

 26 Sep 2017
03 Oct /  24 Oct 2017
 07 Nov &14 Nov 2017
05 Dec 2017
$9,990pp Guaranteed 
Departure 

Single Supplement: Twin Room plus $1,200pp
Request base for Triple room, please ask our consultants.

 ** For other departure date, please make an enquiry.
 
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Call us on 1800 802 552  or  Online Enquiry

Schedule

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

Day 1

Tokyo

Upon arrival at Narita Aiport, your driver will meet you at the arrival exit point and take you to your accommodation by airport shuttle taxi. Please note that you may need to wait for a short time while other passengers are collected.

Overnight at Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo or similar  (4 Star hotel)

Tokyo (B,L,D)

Day 2

Tokyo (B,L,D)

Following breakfast at your hotel, enjoy the Tokyo Full Day Tour with an English speaking guide by private coach.  Drive through the beautifully symmetrical National Diet Building, visit the Imperial palace, drive through Akihabara, visit new Tokyo's landmark TOKYO SKYTREE(R) for a panoramic view of the city and Soramachi shopping.   Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant and in the afternoon proceed to the old downtown area of Asakusa, visiting Senso-ji Temple, Nakamise street, Kappa-Bashi which is a wholesale Kitchen tool market street, finishing with Ginza where is the centre of fashion in Japan. Welcome dinner at the local restaurant in Tokyo. Enjoy a welcome dinner at a local restaurant in Tokyo, along with a romantic night view. 


Overnight at Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo or similar  (4 Star hotel)

Tokyo - Kamakura (B, D)

Day 3

Tokyo - Kamakura (B, D)

Breakfast at your hotel. Enjoy the Kamakura Tour with an English speaking guide by private coach. You will visit famous Great Buddha at Houkou-ji Temple and Jomyoji-Temple which is ranked one of top five greatest zen temples. Experience powdered green tea tasting, after lunch your own; leave Kamakura for Tokyo and continue to Kabukiza theater. Enjoy watching Japan traditional performance Kabuki, during the intermission Japanese Bento Box provided.

Overnight at Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo or similar  (4 Star hotel)

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

Day 4

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

Breakfast at your hotel. Please leave 1 piece of luggage at the reception to be delivered to your accommodation in Kyoto.

You will be collected from your hotel and take a Mt.Fuji & Hakone Tour by private coach. During the tour you will visit the Mt. Fuji 5th station. Enjoy Japanese style lunch at local restaurant. After lunch proceed to Owakudani Valley by gondola or cable vehicle, and cruise on Lake Ashi. After the tour proceed to Hakone Yumoto Hot Spring resort. Check in to your accommodation in Hakone Yumoto, and please enjoy Kaiseki dinner and the spa facility at the Ryokan.

Overnight at Aura Tachibana or similar (4 Star Ryokan)

Hakone - Kyoto (B, L)

Day 5

Hakone - Kyoto (B, L)

Breakfast at your hotel. transfer to Odawara Station and take a bullet train to Kyoto. Enjoy a bento lunch box on the bullet train. Upon arrival at Kyoto Station, transfer to your Kyoto accommodation by taxi. Free time at your leisure in Kyoto.

Overnight at Hotel Nikko Princess Kyoto or similar (4 Star hotel)

Kyoto (B,L,D)

Day 6

Kyoto (B,L,D)

After breakfast, you will take part in a Kyoto Full Day Tour by private motor coach. During the tour, your will visit Kinkaku-ji Temple, one of Japan's best-known sights. The main hall, covered in brilliant gold leaf. Ryoan-ji Temple, it's famous rock garden in Kyoto. Lunch at local restaurant. After lunch proceed to Kiyomizu Temple best known for its wooden stage that juts out from its main hall, 13 meters above the hillside below. Sanjusangendo, it's famous for 1001 statues of Kannon, the Goddess of Mercy. End of the day enjoy dinner at mysterious entertainment of Ninja Restaurant.

Overnight at Hotel Nikko Princess Kyoto or similar (4 Star hotel)

Kyoto - Hiroshima - Kyoto (B,L)

Day 7

Kyoto - Hiroshima - Kyoto (B,L)

After breakfast, transfer to Kyoto Station then take a bullet train to Hiroshima for the Miyajima & Hiroshima Tour, visit Itsukushima Shrine by ferry and then head back to Hiroshima to enjoy an Okonomiyaki lunch (Japanese savoury pancake containing a variety of ingredients). In the afternoon, visit the historic site of Peace Memorial Park and Museum, then symbol of the "peace" at Atomic Bomb Dome. End of the day head back to Hiroshima Station and take a bullet train to Kyoto Station. Transfer to your hotel.

Overnight at Hotel Nikko Princess Kyoto or similar (4 Star hotel)

Kyoto (B,D)

Day 8

Kyoto (B,D)

Breakfast at your hotel. Then head to Fushimi area by private coach. Enjoy walking the street of Fushimi Inari Shrine famous for one thousand gateways painted in blood orange, then proceed to Gekkeikan Sake Brewery and Okura Museum, there present the history of sake and displayed to show each stage of the process. Enjoy a mini canal cruise on a Japanese style boat of Jukkokufune. The tour will end around Kyoto Station area. Tonight's Farewell Dinner will be held in Kyoto city and includes a Maiko Dance Performance.

Overnight at Hotel Nikko Princess Kyoto or similar (4 Star hotel)

Kyoto - Kansai Airport (B)

Day 9

Kyoto - Kansai Airport (B)

Breakfast at your hotel. You will be picked up from your accommodation for Airport shuttle Jumbo taxi to Kansai Airport.
 


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

Inclusions

  • 8 nights accommodation
  • 8 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners
  • English speaking guide service on day 2 to day 8
  • Luggage transfer from Tokyo to Kyoto
    (1 suit case per person) 

Hotel Information

Accommodation
 Tokyo        Keio Plaza Hotel < 4-star> : 3nights
5 minute walk from JR Shinjuku Station West Exit

Standard twin approx. 23.5 sqm.

Hakone

Aura Tachibana or similar <4-star> : 1 night
15 minutes walk from Hakone Yumoto station
Japanese style room approx. 20 sqm

Kyoto

Kyoto Hotel Okura : <4-star> : 4 nights
3 minutes from Subway Kyoto Shijo Station
Standard twin room approx. 26 sqm.

Remarks

Day 4: for Hakone sightseeing
Hakone Ropeway in Owakudani Valley may be omitted or substituted due to weather conditions from among the following alternative sightseeing spots. Please note, however, that the tour will not be cancelled or the tour fee will not be refunded.


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




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