EscortedTour - Main Cities
Discover Japan (13 Days)
This fully escorted tour takes you to all the major sightseeing spots in Japan. Travel by coach, train and the world famous Bullet Train with your Japan Railpass. Discover an amazing variety of places from the modern cities of Tokyo and Osaka to the peaceful countryside of Takayama. Discover Japanese traditional and culture in Kyoto, the ancient capital of Japan, with its thousands of shrines and temples. Visit historic Hiroshima Atomic Bomb Dome and feed the deer on Miyajima Island.
Departure:2013 Departure Dates
Price includes:12 nights accommodation with daily breakfast
Japan Rail Pass 7-day Ordinary
Return transfer from Airport to your hotel
Tokyo 1 day tour (lunch included)
Fuji & Hakone 1 day tour (lunch included)
Nagoya half day tour
Takayama 1 day tour
Kanazawa half day city tour
Osaka half day city tour
Hiroshima 1 day tour
Nara half day city tour
Kyoto 1 day tour (lunch included)
2 Luggage transfer service (Tokyo – Kanazawa - Kyoto)
Other InformationPickup Location: N/A
Disband Location: Kyoto
Min People: 0
Day 1: Upon arrival at Narita Airport, clear customs and immigration before boarding the Airport Limousine Bus to your accommodation in Tokyo for 3 nights.
Day 2: Today one day sighrseeing tour. This tour includes Tokyo Tower Observatory, Tea Ceremony at Happoen Gardens, lunch, Asakusa Kannon Temple and Nakamise Shopping Arcade, and a Sumida River Cruise. Welcome Dinner at Local Restaurant.
Day 3: Full day excursion to Mt Fuji and Hakone. Travel by coach half way up the mountain to the 5th station and the Mt Fuji Visitor Centre. Cruise on Lake Ashi and take the Mt Komagatake ropeway. Lunch is included today.
Day 4: This morning depart for Nagoya by JR Shinkansen. Upon arrival take a Nogoya tour visiting Toyota Commemorative Museum of Industry and Technology. In the afternoon depart Nagoya by JR Limited Express for Takayama. Accommodation in Takayama for 2 night.
Day 5: Full day sightseeing tour of Takayama, visiting Hida Folklore Village , Hida Takayama Matsurino Mori, Takayama Jinya (National Historic Relic, The Takayama Local Agency of the Tokugawa), San-machi Traditional Building Preservation Area.
Day 6: Free until departure.In the afternoon travel by JR Limited Express train to Kanazawa. Accommodation in Kanazawa for 1 night.
Day 7: This morning take a Kanazawa City tour, visiting Higashi Chayagai, Kenroku-en Garden, Nagamachi Buke Yashiki, and Omicho Market. In the afternoon travel to Osaka by JR Limited Express. Accommodation in Osaka for 1 night
Day 8: This morning take a Osaka City tour, visiting Osaka Castle, Osaka Museum of History, Shitenno-ji Temple, and Namba, Dotonbori area. In the afternoon travel to Hiroshima by JR Shinkansen. Accommodation in Hiroshima for 2 nights.
Day 9: Full day sightseeing tour of Hiroshima, visiting Miyajima Island and the Itsukushima Shinto Shrine, and the Hiroshima Atomic Bomb Dome (World Heritage listed).
Day 10: In the morning depart Hiroshima by Shinkansen. After arrivel take a Nara half day tour, visiting Todaiji Temple, Kasuga Shrine and Nara Nagomikan. The tour will terminate in Kyoto.. Accommodation in Kyoto for 3 nights.
Day 11: Full day sightseeing in Kyoto today. Visiting Nijo Castle, the Golden Pavilion , Heian Shrine, Sanjusangendo and Kiyomizu Temple. Lunch included.
Day 12: Full day free to explore Kyoto.
Day 13: Your Tour finished today after breakfast.
* Fair amount of walking is involved in sightseeing tour.