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* Excludes Airfares
* Departure: Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday (expect peak season)  
* Seasonal surcharges apply for all other dates.
* Minimum of 1 person. (Single Supplement : One way & Return way $500.00pp) 


Highlights
1. Visit Takayama and Kanazawa, both known as little Kyoto. 
2. Visit 6 World Heritage listed sites.
3. Visit Historical Places: Nikko, Gokayama and Shirakawago.
4. Stay at a Ryokan to experience a Japanese Traditional Inn.  
5. Free leisure time in Tokyo and Kyoto. 

Price From : Per Person
  Twin Triple

One Way

 $2,390

$2,350

Return Trip

 $2,490

$2,390

Single stay additional charge required


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

Day 1

Tokyo

Upon arrival at Narita Airport, your driver will meet you and you will take a shared taxi to your accommodation.

Overnight at Shinjuku Washington Annex or similar (3 Star Hotel).

Tokyo (B)

Day 2

Tokyo (B)

After breakfast at Hotel, begin the Tokyo Morning Tour, visiting Tokyo TowerImperial Palace Plaza, Senso-ji Temple and Nakamise Shopping Street. The afternoon can be spent at your leisure.


Overnight at Shinjuku Washington Annex or similar (3 Star Hotel).

Tokyo - Nikko - Tokyo (B, L)

Day 3

Tokyo - Nikko - Tokyo (B, L)

After breakfast, enjoy the World Heritage Nikko Full Day Tour, visiting the Nikko Tosho-gu Shrine, one of Nikko's three famous waterfalls, Kegon Falls. Enjoy a Japanese style lunch at a local restaurant. The tour will finish in the late evening in Shinjuku. Please make your own way to your hotel.

Overnight at Shinjuku Washington Annex or similar (3 Star Hotel).

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

Day 4

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

Breakfast at your hotel. Your main suitcase will be transferred directly from the Tokyo hotel to Kyoto hotel. Travel by coach up to 2,300 meters on Japan's highest mountain, Mt. Fuji, to experience a spectacular view. After lunch at a local restaurant, proceed for a sightseeing cruise on Lake Ashi and Mt. Komagatake Ropeway. After the tour, make your own way from Hakone Yumoto Station to your accommodation.

Overnight at Hotel Napuso or similar (3 Star Ryokan).

Hakone - Takayama (B)

Day 5

Hakone - Takayama (B)

Following breakfast, make your way from Hakone to Odawara and catch the bullet train from Odawara to Nagoya. In Nagoya change to the limited express train and travel to Takayama. The afternoon is free for you to explore Takayama where you can visit Takayama Jinya, Sanmachi Street, Kusakabe Mingei-kan and Takayama Yatai Kaikan Hall.

Overnight at Hida Hotel Plaza or similar (3 Star Hotel).

Takayama - Shirakawa-go - Kanazawa (L)

Day 6

Takayama - Shirakawa-go - Kanazawa (L)

Complete the Takayama Shirakawa-go 1 Day Tour, visiting Ainokura village, Gokayama (50min) and have a regional buckwheat noodle lunch. Then visit the Gassho zukuri Minkaen Outdoor Museum. Next, proceed to the World Heritage Village of Shirakawa-go. Then continue to Kanazawa for an overnight stay in Kanazawa City.

Overnight at Garden Hotel Kanazawa or similar (3 Star Hotel).

Kanazawa - Kyoto

Day 7

Kanazawa - Kyoto

Free time in Kanazawa, you can visit Kenrokuen garden, one of Japan’s three most beautiful traditional gardens; Kutani-yaki Pottery kiln, an old Samurai residence and Higashi-chaya machi. Catch a train from Kanazawa to Kyoto and make your own way to your accommodation.

Overnight at Almont Hotel Kyoto or similar (3 Star Hotel).

Kyoto (B) (One Way Trip) / Kyoto - Tokyo (B) (Return Trip)

Day 8

Kyoto (B) (One Way Trip) / Kyoto - Tokyo (B) (Return Trip)

One Way Trip:
Enjoy a morning of sightseeing in Kyoto, visiting the Golden Pavilion, Nijo Castle and the Kyoto Imperial Palace. In the afternoon you will be free to see Kyoto at your leisure. 

Overnight at Almont Hotel Kyoto or similar (3 Star Hotel).

 

Return Trip
Enjoy a morning of sightseeing in Kyoto, visiting the Golden Pavilion, Nijo Castle and the Kyoto Imperial Palace. In the afternoon you will be free to see Kyoto at your leisure. Catch the bullet train back to Tokyo and enjoy your last night in Tokyo.
 
Overnight at Shinjuku Washington Annex or similar (3 Star Hotel).

Kyoto - Kansai Airport (B) (One Way Trip) / Tokyo - Narita Airport (B) (Return Trip)

Day 9

Kyoto - Kansai Airport (B) (One Way Trip) / Tokyo - Narita Airport (B) (Return Trip)

One Way Trip
Breakfast at your hotel. Free until departure. Transfer to Kansai Airport by train. 

* Please refer to general booking conditions. 


Return Trip
Breakfast at your hotel. Free until departure. Transfer to Narita Airport by JR train.

* Please refer to general booking conditions. 

Hotels: Tokyo (3 Nights, Return 4 nights), Hakone (1 Night), Takayama (1 Night), Kanazawa (1 Night), Kyoto (2 Nights, Return 1 Night)
Meals: 6 Breakfasts, 3 Lunches, 1 Dinner.
Guide: English speaking guide service is include Day 2, 3, 4, 6 and 8.

Day 2: Tokyo Morning Tour
1. If the minimum number of participants is not met by 4 days prior to the tour date, the tour may be cancelled. 
2. Due to the visit of the general public to the palace on Monday, Jan. 2, the Imperial Palace will be viewed from the bus. 
3. The tour will stop by Imperial Palace Plaza to take photos. The Imperial Palace itself will not be entered. 
4. Children age 5 and younger may participate for free, but will not be provided with their own bus seats and must sit on the lap of their parent or guardian. If a seat on the bus is required for the child, please make a booking at child rate.                    

Day 3: Nikko World Heritage Tour

1. If the minimum number of participants (1) is not met by 4 days before the scheduled date, the tour on that date may be cancelled.
2. Heavy traffic due to colored leaves is expected every year on Irohazaka Winding Road from Oct. 11 to Nov. 6. Therefore, Kegon Falls and Lake Chuzenji will not be visited during this period. In such cases, one of the following will be visited instead of Kegon Falls: Taiyuuin Mausoleum at Rinno-ji Temple, Futarasan Shrine, Kirifuri Falls, or Tamozawa Imperial Villa. (2017: Oct. 10 to Nov. 5)
3. The alternative plan outlined in Remark #2 above may be used even outside of the designated period due to road conditions or other reasons. No refunds will be issued as a result of location changes.
4. Please note that due to major repair and restoration work, the sleeping cat carving, three monkeys carving and part or all of Yomeimon Gate will not be visible at Toshogu Shrine.
Three Monkeys: June 2016 to March 2017
5. The tour will walk up and down steps and hilly paths at Nikko Toshogu Shrine and Kegon Falls. Be sure to wear shoes and clothing which are comfortable to walk in.
6. An earphone guide will be provided to each participant at Nikko Toshogu Shrine. However, if there are less than 15 participants earphone guides may not be used.
A fee of JPY 10,000 may be incurred if an earphone guide is lost or damaged by a participant.
7. As the tour uses a bus for the entire itinerary, arrivals at each site may be delayed due to road conditions.
8. Vegetarian meals, wheat allergy meals, and soy allergy meals must be requested at the time of booking.      
              

 Day 4: Mt. Fuji & Hakone Tour
1. Please note that the tour may not visit the Mt. Komagatake Ropeway in cases of heavy traffic. the tour will not be cancelled, and no refunds will be provided in such cases. In addition, the arrival time may also be delayed. (The estimated arrival time is between 20:00-22:00) 
2. If Fuji Visitor Centre is closed or the tour is behind schedule due to traffic the visit to Fuji Visitor Centre may be skipped. 
3. If the roadway to Mt. Fuji 5th station should be blocked due to road  surface freezing, the tour would be take to the highest elevation point possible. 
4. As temperatures drop significantly on Mt. Fuji, it is highly recommended to bring an overcoat of other warm clothing from fall to spring. 
5.The tour will not be cancelled or refunded even if the full view if Mt. Fuji is not visible due to weather conditions. 
6.The Komagatake Ropeway or Lake Ashi cruise ma be omitted or substituted depending on traffic, weather conditions or other operational concerns. If either or both are omitted the following alternatives may be used:  Hakone Ropeway, Owakudani valley, Hakone  Check Point,  Narukawa Art Museum, Hakone Sekisho (checking station) remains, Lake Kawaguchi Cruise, pirate boat on Lake Ashi, Lake Kawaguchi Ropeway, Hakone-en Auqarium, Itchiku Kubota Art Museum. The tour will not be cancelled or refunded for such itinerary alteration. 
7.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. 
8.The tour guide may not accompany back to Tokyo from Odawara Station. In this case, the manner of returning will be informed in advance.
9.Note the bus may make multiple stops at hotels, in the Hakone area after sightseeing concludes. 

10.If the minimum number of participants is not met by 4 days before a scheduled date, the tour on the date may be cancelled. 

Day 6: Shirakawa-go Tour

1. Depending on operational circumstances, certain tour dates may be cancelled, or tour operation may cease entirely.
The itinerary displayed on the booking screen is the final itinerary. A copy of the final itinerary will not be sent to participants.  *Seats on the bus may not be designated.
2. Children up to 5 years old may join free of charge, but will not be provided with bus seats or meals. If bus seats are necessary, please make a booking at the Child Rate. Children 12 years of age qualify for children’s rates.
3. 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. This tour is not recommended for those with buckwheat allergies.
The lunch menu is subject to change depending on the season.
4. 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.
5. For safety reasons, always wear your seatbelt when the bus is moving. Please stick to the scheduled times, as all participants travel together on this tour.
6. Please refrain from talking on the phone while on the bus.
7. 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.
8. The outdoor museum is closed on Thursdays from December to March, and cannot be entered. To make up for this, participants will receive a gasshozukuri strap accessory as a souvenir. Thank you for your understanding.
9. Starting from April 1, meeting locations for this tour will be available at Takayama Green Hotel, Takayama Jinya-mae Bus Stop (Honjin Hiranoya), Asahimachi Bus Stop (Ryokan Tanabe), and Hida Hotel Plaza, prior to the departure from Takayama Nohi Bus Centre on the outbound trip.


         

Day 8 : Kyoto Morning Tour 
1. If the minimum number of participants (1) is not met by 4 days before the scheduled date, the tour on that date may be cancelled.
2. As Kyoto Imperial Palace is closed on the following dates, tours on these dates will visit Kitano Tenmangu Shrine instead. (Mondays, Tuesday if Monday is a national holiday, May 14-17 for the Aoi Festival, New Year's holidays, and whenever there is an Imperial Household event).
3. The tour will visit Nishi Hongan-ji Temple instead of Kitano Tenmangu Shrine on September 25 and December 25.
4. Nijo Castle is closed on Tuesdays in January, July, August, and December (Closed on the following day if Tuesday is a holiday.) If the castle is closed, or if the tour is during the year-end/New Year's holidays, Ryoan-ji Temple will be visited instead.
5. After sightseeing, the bus will stop by the lunch venue for the 1-day tour and then continue to Kyoto Station.   

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