Japan highlights – A Fantastic nine-Day Tour of Japan

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Choose this 9-day Japan holiday package to experience the best that Japan has to offer. It includes the capital Tokyo, Nikko, Mt Fuji and the city of Kyoto. This Japan tour has frequent guaranteed departures for two or more people.

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Day 1: UK TO Tokyo

Depart London Heathrow or regional airports on your flight to Tokyo.

Day 2: Tokyo

Arrive in Tokyo! You are met on arrival by a representative and helped to board the taxi to your hotel. You then have the rest of the day free.

Day 3: Tokyo

This morning tour of Tokyo includes the Tokyo Tower Observatory, Imperial Palace Plaza, Sensoji Temple, and Nakamise Shopping Street. The tour finishes in the Ginza District. You can then explore in the afternoon.

Day 4: Tokyo

Free day in Tokyo to explore on your own, for perhaps you further afield to Nikko or Kamakura.

Day 5: Tokyo to Mt Fuji/Hakone

Travel to the iconic Mt Fuji, ascending about half way up the mountain. After lunch, take a boat cruise on Lake Ashi, and a cable car up Mt Komagatake to see the splendid views. Transfer to railway station for bullet train to Kyoto.  (L)

Day 6: Kyoto/Nara

Morning tour around Kyoto, visiting Nijo Castle, the former residence of the Tokugawa Shogun, the Kinakakuji Temple (the Golden Pavilion) and the Kyoto Imperial Palace. In the afternoon, travel to the former capital of Nara to visit the Todaiji Temple, housing Japan's largest bronze image of the Buddha, Deer Park, and the Kasuga shrine with its 3,000 stone and bronze lanterns. (L)

Day 7: Kyoto

Free day to explore some of Kyoto's many historic sights on your own. Temples, shrines and gardens await you.

Day 8: Kyoto/Osaka

Local train to Osaka. Afternoon tour of Osaka to include Osaka Castle, and take a boat cruise on the Osaka River. Free time in the evening to explore the city on your own.

Day 9: Exit

You are transferred to Kyoto Kansai Airport by airport bus/shuttle taxi. You then depart for the UK.

Departures 2019

Frequent departure dates are available. Please enquire for more details.

Price from £2,800 per person (based on 2 persons sharing a twin/double room)

What’s Included

  • International flights in Economy Class
  • Accommodation in 4- and 5-star Hotels
  • Roundtrip Airport Transfers by Taxi
  • Train Tickets
  • Seat-In-Coach Sightseeing Tours
  • Entrance Fees
  • Four Lunches
  • English-Speaking Tour Guide on Excursions

What's Not Included

  • Meals and Drinks are Not Included
  • Early or Late Hotel Check-In/Check-Out
  • Insurance
  • Personal Expenses
  • Tips

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