Japan Discovery 16 days

Tour Code: JP16 | Write the first review
Duration
16 days
Price From
$4,399
Typically $6,284

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Explore the very best Japan has to offer, from the charming natural wonders, imperial heritage and spiritual places. Journey to the country’s neon-lit Tokyo, be awed by Mt Fuji and see the nation’s icon, Matsumoto Castle before heading to the crown jewel of Japan, Kyoto. Experience every highlight of Japan in 16 days.

Route

Tokyo(5N) – Matsumoto(1N) – Takayama(1N) – Kanazawa(2N) – Kyoto(2N) – Osaka(3N)

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Highlights

  • Immerse yourself in a country brimming with urban Centers and ancient shrines
  • Visiting from the neon lights and electric pace of Tokyo to the temple-rich streets of Kyoto, the Land of the Rising Sun offers abounding contradictions
  • Be awed by Mt Fuji and see the nation’s icon, Matsumoto Castle before heading to the crown jewel of Japan, Kyoto!
  • To take a travel partner in hand and embark on an unforgettable 16 days sightseeing adventure in Japan where combining ancient traditions with modern glitz and an assortment of elements borrowed from foreign cuisines, fashions and language

Itinerary

Day 1: Flight to Tokyo

Board your flight to Tokyo!

Meal: In-flight.
Accommodation: N/A.

Day 2: Tokyo Arrival

Welcome to Tokyo! Upon arrival, you will be greeted and transferred to your hotel for check-in.

Meal: In-flight.
Accommodation: Hotel in Tokyo.

Day 3: Tokyo City Tour

After breakfast, visit Meiji Shrine, Asakusa Kannon Temple, Nakamise Shopping Street and Odaiba district. This afternoon, relax on a Sumida River cruise before arriving at Hama-Rikyu garden.

Meal: Breakfast.
Accommodation: Hotel in Tokyo.

Day 4: Tokyo Free Day

Today is a free day at leisure to enjoy Tokyo city.

Meal: Breakfast.
Accommodation: Hotel in Tokyo.

Day 5: Tokyo – Mount Fuji – Hakone – Tokyo

Today, visit Oshino Hakkai – known as the Springs of Mount Fuji. Lunch is served at the local restaurant. Later, take a cruise on Lake Ashi and savour the numerous delights of nature in the Hakone region before returning to Tokyo. Enjoy the evening at your leisure.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch.
Accommodation: Hotel in Tokyo.

Day 6: Tokyo Free Day

Today is a free day at leisure to enjoy Tokyo city.

Meal: Breakfast.
Accommodation: Hotel in Tokyo.

Day 7: Tokyo - Matsumoto

Today, leave Tokyo to visit Matsumoto. Stroll around the former merchant district of Nakamachi and explore Matsumoto Castle, top 3 feudal castles of Japan.

Meal: Breakfast.
Accommodation: Hotel in Matsumoto.

Day 8: Matsumoto - Takayama

This morning, we leave Matsumoto to Takayama. Visiting some of Takayama’s highlights including the Hida Folk Village and Matsuri-no-mori Museum.

Meal: Breakfast

Accommodation: Hotel in Takayama

Day 9: Takayama City Tour - Kanazawa

After breakfast, visit the early morning Takayama Markets. Continue to Takayama’s Sanmachi Suji historical district and Shirakawago Village before transferring to Kanazawa.

Meal: Breakfast.
Accommodation: Hotel in Kanazawa.

Day 10: Kanazawa City Tour

Today, take a city tour to Nagamachi Buke Yashiki district, Kenroku-en Garden, Higashi Chayagai district and Omicho Market.

Meal: Breakfast.
Accommodation: Hotel in Kanazawa.

Day 11: Kanazawa - Kyoto

This morning, leave Kanazawa to Kyoto. On arrival, stop at Nijo Castle, UNESCO world heritage site. Move on to Kinkakuji (known as a Zen temple) and Togetsu Bridge. Overnight in Kyoto.

Meal: Breakfast.
Accommodation: Hotel in Kyoto.

Day 12: Kyoto Free Day

Spend the day exploring Kyoto at your own pace.

Meal: Breakfast.
Accommodation: Hotel in Kyoto.

Day 13: Kyoto – Nara – Osaka

This morning, travel to Nara and visit Kiyomizu Temple and drink to your fortune from the streams of the Otowa Waterfall. Then discover Nishijin Textile Centre to enjoy a traditional kimono show. After lunch, visit Fushimi Inari Shrine before travelling to Nara to wander through Nara Park, home to hundreds of freely roaming deer. Continue to Todaiji Temple before heading to Osaka.

Meal: Breakfast.
Accommodation: Hotel in Osaka.

Day 14: Osaka City Tour

After breakfast, start with a visit to Osaka Castle and Shitenno Temple then continue to Umeda Floating Garden Observatory for a 360-degree view of Osaka. Have fun shopping at Shinsaibashi Shopping District before coming back to your hotel.

Meal: Breakfast.
Accommodation: Hotel in Osaka.

Day 15: Osaka – Depart

Get ready for a flight back home.

Meal: Breakfast.
Accommodation: N/A.

Day 16: Home Arrival

You will arrive home today.

Meal: N/A.
Accommodation: N/A.

Inclusions

  • Return economy airfare departing Sydney, Melbourne with Cathay Pacific (China Southern, Singapore Airlines or similar if unavailable)
  • Accommodation with double/twin sharing room
  • Daily breakfast and meals (Lunch/Dinner) as in the itinerary
  • Transportation with air-conditioning.
  • English speaking guide
  • Entrance fees for sightseeing as in the itinerary
  • Tipping for driver & tour guide
  • Bottle water/day during your trip

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