Treasure of Japan 14 days

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13 Nights from $3,990

(* Price is per person.)

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



Highlights  [HS-PKG TR14]
1. Visit 11 famous destinations in Japan

2. Visit  World Heritage Sites, Mt. Fuji, Kamakura, Shirakawago and sacred Miyajima island,

3. Visit Kanazawa, famous for Japanese Gardens and the Nagamachi District.
4. Staying at a Ryokan to experience a Traditional Japanese Inn.
5. Enjoy Yatai (food stalls) and nightlife in Hakata.


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Schedule

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

Day 1

Tokyo

Upon arrival at Narita Airport, take a shared taxi to your accommodation.

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

Tokyo (B,L)

Day 2

Tokyo (B,L)

Breakfast at your hotel, take part in the Tokyo Grand Full Day Tour visiting Tokyo Tower, Meiji Shrine, the Imperial Palace Gardens, Then enjoy a Japanese style lunch at a local restaurant. In the afternoon take a Sumida River Cruise and visit Sensoji Temple. The tour will finish upon arrival at the same pick up locations.

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

Tokyo - Kamakura - Enoshima - Tokyo (B, L)

Day 3

Tokyo - Kamakura - Enoshima - Tokyo (B, L)

After breakfast, enjoy a day tour to the beloved ancient cities of Kamakura, enjoy matcha green tea in the highly refined and tranquil atmosphere of the tearoom constructed over 400 years ago, then visit Hokoku-ji temple, known as the beautiful bamboo grove. After the lunch, visit Kotoku-in temple which houses a towering, 13 meter tall Buddha statue known as one of the three Great Buddha statues in Japan. Then visit Enoshima, walk along Benzaiten Nakamise street , and enjoy the beautiful ocean views from Enoshima Shrine. Drive back to Tokyo and tour will finish in Ginza or Shinjuku.
Overnight at Shinjuku Washington Hotel Annex or similar (3 Star Hotel).

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

Day 4

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

After breakfast at your hotel. Travel by coach up to 2,300 meters on Japan's highest mountain, Mt Fuji, a World Heritage listed site, to experience a spectacular view.
After a Japanese style lunch, 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 Nampu-so  or similar (3 Star Hotel).

Hakone - Takayama (B)

Day 5

Hakone - Takayama (B)

Following breakfast, make your way from Hakone to Odawara Station and catch the bullet train from Odawara to Nagoya. In Nagoya change to the limited express train and travel to Takayama.
The Takayama Afternoon Tour includes viewing colourfully decorated festival floats at Yatai Kaikan Hall, the Kusakabe Folk craft Museum, formerly the residence of powerful merchants under government patronage, and the streets of Kami Sannomachi where the unique traditional wooden houses are preserved.

<Departure Date for when Shirakawa-go winter illumination is being held.>
Depart from Hida Hotel Plaza, proceed to Takayama station on foot.
Take a regular sightseeing bus to Shirakawa-go.
Enjoy Shirakawa-go illumination
Back to Takayama.


Overnight at Hida Hotel Plaza or similar (3.5 Star Hotel).

Takayama - Shirakawa go - Kanazawa (L)

Day 6

Takayama - Shirakawa go - Kanazawa (L)

Complete the Shirakawa-go Tour, drive to the World Heritage Site Gokayama Ainokura, enjoy this mountain village that preserves the ways old life of the past. After  Gokayama, proceed to Shirakawa-go. Enjoy a Japanese-style lunch, Savour the taste of home-style cooking that can only be experienced in a region such as this. After lunch, enjoy a tour and time to walk around the thatched roof village on your own.
Continue to Kanazawa for an Overnight stay at Hotel Kanazawa or similar (4 star Hotel).

Departure Date for when Shirakawa-go winter illumination is being held.>
Takayama Morning market, Takayama Yatai Kaikan Hall where colourfully decorated traditional festival floats are displayed, Kusakabe Folkcraft Museum which was formerly the residence of powerful merchants under government patronage, and Kami Sannomachi Street where traditional Japanese wooden houses are preserved. take a local bus to Kanazawa

Kanazawa - Hakata

Day 7

Kanazawa - Hakata

Join the Kanazawa Morning Tour, visit to Higashi Chaya district where Wooden-latticed exteriors of teahouses line both sides of the stone-paved street.
Tentokuin Temple, Nagamachi Samurai District, Kenroku-en Garden, the top three Japanese gardens which offer amazing seasonal views all year round.
Board the Limited Express train from Kanazawa, then catch a bullet train to Hakata and make your own way to your accommodation in the evening.

Overnight at Royal Park the Fukuoka or similar (4 Star Hotel).

Hakata (B)

Day 8

Hakata (B)

Following breakfast at your hotel, enjoy the Hakata Sightseeing Tour, visiting Fukuoka Castle and Ohori Park. This park is one of the most beautiful water parks in Japan.  Afternoon is free at leisure.

Overnight at Royal Park the Fukuoka or similar ( 4 Star Hotel).

Hakata - Hiroshima (B)

Day 9

Hakata - Hiroshima (B)

After breakfast at your hotel, you have free until departure. Catch a Bullet Train from Hakata to Hiroshima.

Overnight at New Hiroden Hotel or similar (3 Star Hotel).

Hiroshima (B)

Day 10

Hiroshima (B)

After breakfast at your hotel, complete the Hiroshima and Miyajima Full Day Tour, visiting Itsukushima Shrine, Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park and Atomic Bomb Dome.

Overnight at New Hiroden Hotel or similar (3 Star Hotel).

Hirsohima - Kyoto (B)

Day 11

Hirsohima - Kyoto (B)

After breakfast at your hotel, you will have free time it's until depart on the bullet train from Hiroshima to Kyoto

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

Kyoto - Nara - Kyoto (B, L)

Day 12

Kyoto - Nara - Kyoto (B, L)

After breakfast at your hotel, complete the Kyoto Morning Tour, visiting the Golden Pavilion, Nijo Castle and Kyoto Imperial Palace, After lunch, travel to Nara, visiting Todaiji (Temple) which houses the great Buddha, Nara Park is where many tame deer roam freely, and is also home to the colourful Kasuga Shrine, with 3,000 lanterns.
Return to Kyoto for an overnight stay at Almont Hotel Kyoto or similar (3 Star Hotel).

Kyoto (B)

Day 13

Kyoto (B)

Following breakfast at your Hotel, you have the whole day free to explore Kyoto.  Please look at our Day Tour section for options for your free time.

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

Kyoto - Kansai Airport (B)

Day 14

Kyoto - Kansai Airport (B)

Breakfast at your hotel, then you have free until departure. Transfer to Kansai Airport by Airport Shuttle.
Pick up time is about 4 hours prior to the flight.

*Return to Tokyo can be arranged at an additional cost.
* Please refer to general booking conditions.

Inclusions

Hotel: Tokyo (3 nights), Hakone (1 night), Takayama (1 night), Kanazawa (1 night), Fukuoka (2 nights),Hiroshima (2 nights),  Kyoto (3 nights).
Meals: 11 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 1 dinner
Guide: English speaking guide service is included on Day 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10 and 12

Remarks

* 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.

Day2: Tokyo Grand Full day Tour
1. In some cases, a taxi may be used for pick-up & return services.
2. Due to operational reasons, a tour guide may not accompany you when providing pick- up and return services.
3  Visits or conveyance may be omitted or substituted due to heavy traffic, weather conditions or other operational reasons.
4. The itinerary ( Tour completion time, visiting schedule, & others) may be changed due to heavy traffic, weather conditions, or other operational reasons.
4. Tour starts from DAI-ICHI HOTEL TOKYO at 9:00

Day 3: Kamakura 1 Day Tour 
1. Allergy-friendly meals, etc. are not available. 
2. Locations indicated on the itinerary may be changed due to traffic and operation hours. However, the tour will not be cancelled or refunded even in such cases. The following are possible substitutes: Hase Temple, Engaku-ji Temple, Kencho-ji Temple, Kamakuragu Treasure Hall, or Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine. 
3. The order of the itinerary is subject to change depending on operation circumstances of locations to be visited, road conditions, and weather conditions. 
4. If the number of participants exceeds 15, earphone guides may be used for the guide's explanations. 
5. A fee of JPY 10,000 may be incurred if an earphone guide is lost or damaged by a participant.                    

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 5 -7 Takayama, Shirakawago & Kanazawa Tour

1. If sightseeing facilities at Takayama or Kanazawa are closed, the tour will be taken to alternative destinations.
2. As the tour requires a lot of walking, please participate in comfortable clothes and shoes. If you are planning to attend this tour during the winter months (October to February), please bring a coat or other warm clothing.
3. Transportation from Takayama to Kanazawa may be via shared expressway bus or a charter bus.
4. Sightseeing at Shirakawago and Gokayama thached roof village on day-6 will be conducted via regular sightseeing bus operated by Nohi Bus. Note that the bus will be shared with Japanese customers. Also, depending on the number of participants, a charter bus may be used.
5. Vegetarian meals are not available for lunch at Shirakawa-go on day-6.
6. Kanazawa sightseeing on Day 3 will be conducted via regular sightseeing bus operated by Hokuriku Railroad. This tour is jointly operated with Japanese customers. If Tentokuin Temple is closed, the tour will visit Kanazawa Yasue Gold Leaf Museum. Also, depending on the number of participants, public transportation may be used.
7. Tours departing Jan. 16, 23, 24, 30, 31 or Feb. 7 or 14 will visit the limited-time Shirakawa-go illumination. In such cases, the itinerary for Takayama and Shirakawa-go will be changed. On these days, Shirakawa-go will be visited on Day 5 night. The visit will be via a regular sightseeing bus operated by Nohi Bus. Takayama sightseeing will be in the morning on Day 7, and Gokayama will not be visited; Takayama Morning Market will be visited instead. Also, in the case that the Shirakawa-go illumination regular sightseeing bus service is suspended, the normal itinerary will be followed. No refunds will be provided in such cases.
8. If the minimum number of participants (1) is not met by 20 days before the scheduled date, the tour on that date may be cancelled.


Day 10. Hiroshima & Miyajima Tour (Depart : Hiroshima)
1.The tour will be accompanied by a certified English-speaking guide or an English-speaking tour assistant. from Kyoto and Osaka Departure, English - speaking guide or assistance services is included except while on board the Shinkansen.
2, Minimum participants required : 2 persons.
   If the minimum number of participants is not met by 5 days before a scheduled date, the tour on that date may be cancelled.
3.According to the number of participants, transportation ( micro bus, taxi, train or tram) between Hiroshima and Miyajima will vary depending on the number of participants.
4.Lunch is not included in the tour.Please have lunch on your own at Miyajima.

Day 12. Kyoto & Nara 1 Day Tour
1. On Saturdays, Sundays, and national holidays, Kyoto Imperial Palace is closed. On these days, the tour will visit an alternative destination (Kitano-tenmangu). The same is true of the period before and after the public viewing of the Kyoto Imperial Palace in April and October, May 14 - 17 due to the Aoi Festival, and whenever there is an Imperial Household event.
2. Nishi Honganji temple will be visited on 25 Jun, 25 Sep, 25 Dec instead of Kitano-Tenmangu shrine.
3. On Tuesdays (Wednesday if Tuesday is a national holiday) in January, July, August, and December and the January holiday season, Nijo Castle is closed. The tour will visit Ryoanji Temple instead.
4. Please note that you will be asked to complete a form indicating your full name, nationality, gender, and age before entering Kyoto Imperial Palace.
5. Please provide advance notice if your group consists of five or more Japanese citizens. If you do not inform us of this information in advance, your party may be denied entry to Kyoto Imperial Palace.
6. At Kasuga Taisha Shrine, the tour will not enter areas requiring admission.
7. Drop-off service from Karasuma Kyoto Hotel and Hotel Nikko Princes Kyoto cannot be provided during Gion Festival (Saki Matsuri/ 14th - 16th July) due to traffic restrictions.
8. The tour may not visit Nara Nagomikan, if it is closed or due to traffic conditions.
9. Connection to the Kyoto Night Tour or Kyoto Maiko Tour is not possible.
10. A vegetarian meal is available. Please request upon reservation.
11.From Osaka Departure, Kintetsu train or a bus transportation will be used between Osaka and Kyoto, NARA and Osaka. If  using public transportation from Osaka to Kyoto or Nara to Osaka, that all trains have non-reserved seating. Please note that seating may not be available.
12. English speaking assistant will be accompanied the trip from Osaka to Kyoto and the return from Kitetetsu - Nara station to Osaka Namba station.



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