General

Japan is blessed with a number of UNESCO World Heritage Sites – on this grand tour, capture the best of Japan and explore some of these enlisted sites.

Destination Japan
Cities & Locations Tokyo, Kamakura, Hakone, Mt.Fuji, Takayama, Kanazawa, Kyoto, Osaka
Duration 14 Days / 13 Nights

Tour Schedule

Tour Dates: Modular Group Tour departs on selected dates. Please enquire.

Guaranteed Departure Applies: As soon as 2 people are booked on this tour.

NOTE: We regret we do not accept children under 15 years old on this tour.

Itinerary


Day 1: Tokyo

Arrive in Tokyo where you will be met and transferred to your hotel.

Day 2: Location Name (B, L, D)

Today explore Tokyo’s main sights with visits to Tsukiji Outer Fish Market, the Tokyo Skytree®, Sensoji Temple and Nakamise Shopping Street.

Day 3: Tokyo (L)

Go to Kamakura for the day and experience a tea ceremony followed by visits to key temples. On the return to Tokyo, visit Enoshima, a getaway island popular year-round.

Day 4: Tokyo (L)

Today experience the natural wonders and history of Nikko with a visit to the spiritual 400-year-old Nikko Toshogu Shrine. A stop will also be made at Lake Chuzenji and Kegon Waterfalls.

Day 5: Tokyo

Spend the day at leisure.

Day 6: Tokyo – Hakone (L)

Visit the spectacular Mt.Fuji, a dormant volcano which last erupted in 1708. Visit the Hakone surrounds with a boat ride on Lake Ashi and a ride on the Mt.Komagatake Ropeway.

Day 7: Hakone – Takayama

Today, travel by train to Takayama, also known as ‘Little Kyoto’ due to its preserved historical structures and environment.

Day 8: Takayama – Kanazawa (L)

Visit the UNESCO World Heritage listed Shirakawago, famed for the traditional thatched roof houses. After lunch, Head to Kanazawa.

Day 9 Kanazawa – Kyoto

This morning, soak up the peaceful atmosphere of Kanazawa before travelling by train to Kyoto.

Day 10: Kyoto (L)

Explore the calmness, beauty and serenity of Kyoto’s castles, temples and shrines.

Day 11: Kyoto

Today, head to Hiroshima and tour two UNESCO World Heritage Sites; Itsukushima Shrine in Miyajima and Hiroshima’s Atomic Bomb Dome.

Day 12-13: Kyoto

Spend the next two days at leisure.

Day 14: Kyoto – Osaka

Today, transfer to Osaka Airport where tour arrangements end.

Terms & Conditions

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Kyoto

KyotoFor those connected to calmness, beauty and serenity, Kyoto is a must. Considered the traditional heart of Japan, the city once served as the capital, the city boasts numerous gardens, imperial palaces, classical Buddhist temples and Shinto shrines. Classic images of Japan can be found in the Gion district – streets of traditional wooden houses, Read more

Hakone

HakoneWithin easy travelling distance of Tokyo, the town of Hakone is well known as a mountainous holiday resort with several small towns that include renowned hot springs, traditional inns, open-air museums and spectacular mountain scenery including fantastic views of Mt.Fuji (weather permitting). With an efficient network of buses, trains, cable cars, ropeways and sightseeing boats, Read more

Japan

JapanJapan is like no other country on earth with a truly unique culture, which many perceive as the exotic unknown. Even though Japan does have a distinct code of social etiquette it’s people are generous, welcoming, charming and warm, making any holiday here something to be remembered. A country made up of four main islands, Read more

Hiroshima

HiroshimaThe city whose name serves as a reminder of the fateful event on 6th August 1945, Hiroshima has emerged from its dark and tragic past to become a vibrant city that boasts tree-lined boulevards, historic monuments, captivating museums and beautiful gardens. When the first atomic bomb was dropped over Hiroshima, the city became known worldwide Read more

Osaka

OsakaDiscover the charm of easy-going Osaka, Japan’s third largest city, also considered the stomach of Japan. Embracing the status of a food-loving city, Osaka boasts an array of food stalls and restaurants, many Michelin star rated. The vibrant metropolis is split with a lovely river and numerous canals cutting through the centre, awash with vivid Read more

Tokyo

TokyoAn amazing city to visit, Tokyo will not disappoint. As the world’s largest populous city, Tokyo offers an unlimited choice of shopping, entertainment, culture and dining. The well spread metropolis is smoothly connected by the operation of an intensive on-time rail network. A city with multiple personalities, the famed neighborhoods of Ginza, Shinjuku, Harajuku, Shibuya, Read more