Japan - flavour of the decade and more affordable than in the past. A land of deep history (controversial and enlightening), a unique cuisine and art style all contained within a small land mass with diverse topography.
Tokyo, Mt Fuji, Hakone, Miyajima, Hiroshima & Kyoto
Day 1 – Sunday 10th November - Melbourne to Tokyo
Depart Melbourne Airport for your flight to Tokyo via Bangkok in late afternoon.
Day 2 – Monday 11th November - Tokyo
Arrive at Tokyo in the early morning. Your local guide will welcome you at the airport. Visit Tokyo Skytree, Imperial palace and Ginza district (for lunch and shopping) by chartered bus.
1st night’s accommodation in Tokyo
Day 3 – Tuesday 12th November - Tokyo
Become immersed in Japanese tradition and history in Asakusa. You will visit Sensoji, one of the oldest temples in Tokyo. Explore more at Edo-Tokyo Museum in the afternoon.
2nd night’s accommodation in Tokyo
Day 4 – Wednesday 13th November – Mt Fuji & Hakone
Transfer to Hakone by JR express train, Shinkansen (bullet train). Enjoy the view at the 5th station of Mt. Fuji. You will experience a traditional Japanese dinner at a ryokan.
1st night’s accommodation in Hakone
Day 5 – Thursday 14th November - Hiroshima
Transfer to Hiroshima by Shinkansen. You will visit Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum and Park. Enjoy Okonomiyaki, (Japanese savoury pancake) for dinner.
1st night’s accommodation in Hiroshima
Day 6 – Friday 15th November - Miyajima
Visit Itsukushima Shrine on Miyajima Island. Enjoy great views from a ropeway on Miyajima
1st night’s accommodation in Miyajima
Day 7 – Saturday 16th November - Kyoto
Transfer to Kyoto by Shinkansen in the afternoon.
1st night’s accommodation in Kyoto
Day 8 – Sunday 17th November - Kyoto
Participate in a guided tour. You will visit Kinkakuji (Golden Pavilion), Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine, Nijojo, Kiyomizu temple and Ginkakuji temple with your local guide.
2nd night’s accommodation in Kyoto
Day 9 – Monday 18th November - Kyoto
Spend the day at your leisure.
3rd night’s accommodation in Kyoto
Day 10 – Tuesday 19th November – Osaka to Melbourne
Check out of your room this morning. Depart from Kansai airport to Melbourne for your flight home via Bangkok in the evening.
Day 11 – Wednesday 20th November - Arrive Melbourne
Arrive at Melbourne airport in the afternoon.
A$4990.00 per person twin share. Single suppliment POA