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Japan Discovery

10 Days 1 Country 4 Cities

Experience the many contrasts of Japan, from the modern metropolis of Tokyo to the breathtaking beauty of Mt. Fuji and enchanting Kyoto with its stunning temples and colourful Geisha district.

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    Tokyo, Japan

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      Travel to Europe often requires an overnight flight. Please arrange your flights to arrive on or before day 1.

      Please read our Trip Notes before booking

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      • Visas are generally not required for Japan for many nationalities. Please contact your the consulate/embassy for further information.
      • Trip prices are per person, land only, based on double occupancy and reflect applicable discount. Discounts are subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time without notice.
      • Trip prices are correct at the time of the products going live, however are subject to confirmation at the time of booking. All trip information is correct at time of trips going live, however are subject to change - please confirm all details at time of booking.
      • For full terms and conditions, please refer to our Website Terms of Use page.
      • Twin-share option not available for trips to South America, Costa Rica, Mexico, Alaska, Hawaii or for any holiday & cruise combination, or in Asia and Eastern Mediterranean except Highlights of Turkey (without cruise) & Best of Turkey. It's also not available on Small Group trips.  Guided Vacations included in this restriction are Newfoundland and Labrador (DNLA) as well as Panama, the Canal & Beyond (LPAN).  
      • For trips that are part of our Guaranteed Room Share, please note that there is a no smoking policy in all shared rooms. Solo travel is not accepted on guided Family Experiences holidays unless travelling as part of a family group. 

      About this trip

      Experience the many contrasts of Japan, from the modern metropolis of Tokyo to the breathtaking beauty of Mt. Fuji and enchanting Kyoto with its stunning temples and colourful Geisha district.


      Trip type: CostSaver i

      Trip code: JPDI

      9 Nights

      accommodation

      13 Meals
      • 9 Buffet breakfasts

      • 4 Dinners

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      Highlights

      What's Included

      Sightseeing Highlights

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        • Hakone
          View Mt. Fuji and Lake Ashi from the Komagatake Ropeway

        • Himeji
          Visit Himeji Castle and a sake brewery en route to Osaka

        • Hiroshima
          Visit Itsukushima Shrine, Peace Memorial Park and Museum and Miyajima island

        • Kurashiki
          Sightseeing with a Local Specialist includes a visit to the Kurashiki Bikan Historical Quarter

        • Kyoto
          Visit Kinkakuji Temple and the Heianjigu Shrine

        • Mt. Fuji
          Drive up to 5th Station for panoramic views

        • Tokyo
          Visit the Tokyo Metropolitan Observatory, Meiji Jingu Shinto Shrine and Nakamise shopping street


      What's Included

      Dining

        • 9 Buffet breakfasts

        • 4 Dinners


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      Unbeatable Features

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        • Audio Headsets Provided throughout your holiday to enhance your included sightseeing experiences

        • Luxury air-conditioned coach

        • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted

        • Variety of Optional Experiences

        • City orientation tours

        • An expert Travel Director and separate driver

        • All hotel service charges and tips, baggage handling fees and local taxes


        Airport Transfers

      • Specific transfer information can be found on the airport transfers page


       

      Japan Discovery

      Your Itinerary

      1. Arrive Tokyo (3 Nights)

      Welcome to Japan. On arrival at Tokyo Narita or Haneda International Airport transfer to your hotel by airport shuttle service. This evening, meet your Travel Director and fellow guests for an enjoyable dinner.

      Meal(s)
      Dinner
      Hotel
      Shimbashi Atagoyama Tokyu Rei

      2. Tokyo Sightseeing

      Following breakfast, your sightseeing starts with a visit to the Tokyo Metropolitan Observatory to enjoy great panoramic views of the city. Explore the Meiji Jingu Shinto Shrine which is surrounded by greenery and gives the shrine a rural feel in the middle of the bustling city. Later, travel to Asakusa and absorb the Edo period's rich traditional atmosphere of an ancient town. Walk through the Nakamise Shopping Street and then visit the Sensoji Temple, one of Tokyo's most colourful temples. This afternoon enjoy some time at leisure or choose to take part in an optional trip to explore Tokyo further.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast

      3. Mt. Fuji and Hakone Sightseeing

      This morning drive up to the 5th station of Mt. Fuji and admire the magnificent views from this majestic mountain (weather permitting) at 2300 metres. After some free time for lunch take the Komagatake Ropeway for views of Mt. Fuji and Lake Ashi and later return to your hotel.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast

      4. Tokyo - Kyoto (2 Nights)

      Depart Tokyo and travel to Kyoto by bullet train. This afternoon visit Kinkakuji; a Buddhist temple and a UNESCO World heritage site which is famous for its golden pavilion. Built between the 14th and 15th centuries, this temple was previously the residence of Shogun Ashikaga Yoshimitsu before being converted into a Zen temple when he died. Later, visit the Heian-jingu shrine and admire the torii gate and the architecture. Afterwards, visit a handicraft centre to explore Japanese crafts and later check-in to your hotel. This evening dine in a local restaurant.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast
      Dinner
      Hotel
      Kyoto Annex Tower

      5. Kyoto

      The day is yours to explore Kyoto at your own pace or perhaps choose to take an optional experience.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast

      6. Kyoto - Kurashiki - Hiroshima (2 Nights)

      Travel to Kurashiki and on arrival meet a Local Specialist for a walking tour of the Bikan Historical Quarter. See the many classic black and white walled warehouses which have now been converted to museums and the moats which were used for transportation. Continue on to Hiroshima and this evening enjoy okonomiyaki in a local restaurant. This is a kind of pancake made with egg, cabbage, soba noodles and meat or seafood and cooked in front of you.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast
      Dinner
      Hotel
      New Hiroden

      7. Hiroshima Sightseeing

      This morning set off for Miyajima Island by ferry which is regarded as one of the most scenic areas in Japan. Upon arrival visit the Itsukushima Shrine and view the floating torii gate rising from the sea. Enjoy some free time at leisure and immerse yourself in the sights of this tranquil island. Later return to Hiroshima and visit the Peace Memorial Park and Museum. See the UNESCO listed Peace Memorial, the only structure which survived the first Atomic bomb in 1945. This afternoon, consider joining an optional experience to explore further.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast

      8. Hiroshima - Himeji

      Travel to Himeji and have some free time for lunch before visiting Himeji Castle with a Local Specialist. It is a UNESCO World Heritage site and an iconic and historic building which has survived for around 400 years. Later check in to your hotel.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast
      Dinner
      Hotel
      Nikko Himeji

      9. Himeji - Osaka

      On the way to Osaka, stop and make a visit to a sake brewery with a Local Specialist. Learn about the history of sake and the process of brewing it. Continue to Osaka and spend the afternoon at leisure or consider taking an optional experience to explore further.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast
      Hotel
      New Hankyu

      10. Depart Osaka

      Take a transfer by airport shuttle service to Kansai International Airport or Osaka Itami Airport for your onward flight.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast

      Available Departures

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      Highlights

      What's Included

      Sightseeing Highlights

      Japan Discovery 924294282
        • Hakone
          View Mt. Fuji and Lake Ashi from the Komagatake Ropeway

        • Himeji
          Visit Himeji Castle and a sake brewery en route to Osaka

        • Hiroshima
          Visit Itsukushima Shrine, Peace Memorial Park and Museum and Miyajima island

        • Kurashiki
          Sightseeing with a Local Specialist includes a visit to the Kurashiki Bikan Historical Quarter

        • Kyoto
          Visit Kinkakuji Temple and the Heianjigu Shrine

        • Mt. Fuji
          Drive up to 5th Station for panoramic views

        • Tokyo
          Visit the Tokyo Metropolitan Observatory, Meiji Jingu Shinto Shrine and Nakamise shopping street


      What's Included

      Dining

        • 9 Buffet breakfasts

        • 4 Dinners


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      What's Included

      Unbeatable Features

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        • Audio Headsets Provided throughout your holiday to enhance your included sightseeing experiences

        • Luxury air-conditioned coach

        • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted

        • Variety of Optional Experiences

        • City orientation tours

        • An expert Travel Director and separate driver

        • All hotel service charges and tips, baggage handling fees and local taxes


        Airport Transfers

      • Specific transfer information can be found on the airport transfers page


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