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Photo8 Days / 7 Nights

See all the different sides of Japan…metropolitan glamour, inspiring spiritual beauty and natural grandeur…in 8 exciting days. From bustling, sophisticated Tokyo, to the foot of Mount Fuji, to the castles of Nagoya and finally to the serene and fascinating city of Kyoto, you’ll have the opportunity to savor the essence of Japan’s enduring allure.

Day 1- Arrive Tokyo
Arrive at New Tokyo International Airport (Narita Airport). You are welcomed and assisted to board airport limousine bus for your hotel.

Day 2- Tsukiji Fish Market / Tokyo Sightseeing
Enjoy morning at leisure or embark on optional complimentary early morning visit to Tsukiji Fish Market. You will be transferred by public transport to Tsukiji Market with English speaking assistant. Upon arrival, stop by several places at the market and observe the morning activities. Enjoy your breakfast at the sushi restaurant. Tour disbands on arrival at the restaurant. Rest of the morning will be at leisure. Afternoon enjoy your Seat in Coach (SIC) tour of Tokyo. The tour includes visit to the Seaside Top Observatory deck, Imperial Palace Plaza, drive through Ginza, Asakusa Kannon Temple, Nakamise shopping arcade and cruise up the Sumida River. The tour disbands at Tokyo Station. (B)

Day 3 - Mt. Fuji & Hakone excursion
Travel this morning by deluxe Coach to Mt. Fuji. Drive halfway up Japan's highest mountain to enjoy a spectacular view from a height of 2,300 meters. Following lunch, you will be transferred to Hakone. Enjoy boat cruise on Lake Ashi and ride the Mt. Komagatake Ropeway (may be omitted due to traffic condition). Overnight in Hakone. (BL)

Note: If driveway up to Mt.Fuji's 5th station is closed in winter due to heavy snow, tour of Fujiyama Museum would be provided instead.

Day 4 - Hakone / Takayama
Transfer to Odawara station and board a Shinkansen for Nagoya. Upon arrival, connect with limited express train to Takayama. We recommend that you purchase box lunch at Odawara Station for lunch on the train. Upon arrival, proceed on the walking tour of Takayama, known as 'little Kyoto', filled with amazing attractions. Explore the Old Town, stopping at some of the traditional houses and delightful local museums. Continue to the Kami-Sannomachisu District where you will find skillfully renowned local artisans. (B)

Day 5 - Takayama / Shirakawago / Kanazawa
This morning enjoy walking tour Takayama morning market. Later you will be transferred to Shirakawa-go. Upon arrival, visit Shirakawa-go Observatory and Wada Residence. Following your tour, proceed to Kanazawa and check into your hotel. (B)

Day 6 - Kanazawa / Kyoto
Morning enjoy your tour of Kanazawa covering Kenrokuen Gardens, rated as one of the top 3 most beautiful landscaped gardens in Japan, Kutaniyaki Pottery Klin. Visit the Nagamachi District with old Samurai houses and a short walk through the Omicho market. Later, travel by train to Kyoto. Kyoto is home to some of Japan's most important works of art, its richest culture and most refined cuisine. Upon arrival, proceed to your hotel. (B)

Day 7: Kyoto Sightseeing / Tokyo
Morning enjoy your tour of Kyoto, visiting Golden Pavilion, Nijo Castle and Kyoto Imperial Palace. Afternoon board your train to Tokyo. Upon arrival, proceed to your hotel.

* If Kyoto Imperial Palace is closed, the tour will visit Kitano-tenmangu Shrone instead.

Day 8 - Tokyo / Home
This morning you will be transferred to the airport for your flight back home. (B)

                         
    2017                    
                         
    Jan 09 - Dec 20                    
      Dbl Occ Sgl Occ                
    Standard $4,420 $5,585                
    First Class $5,075 $6,480                
    Deluxe $5,590 $7,215                
                         
    Departure dates in 2017                    
    Feb: 1,6,8,20,22                    
    Mar: 1,3,6,8,10,13,20,22,24,27,29,31                  
    Apr: 3,5,7,14,17,19,21,24                  
    May: 5,8,10,12,15,17,19,22,24,26,29,31                  
    Jun: 2,5,7,9,12,14,16,19,21,23,26,28,30                  
    Jul: 3,5,7,10,12,17,19,24,26,31                  
    Aug: 2,7,14,16,21,23,28,30                  
    Sep: 1,4,6,8,11,13,18,20,22,25,27                  
    Oct: 2,4,9,11,13,16,18,20,32,25,27,30                  
    Nov: 6,8,10,13,15,17,20,22,24,27,29                  
    Dec: 1,4,6,8,11,13,18,20                  
                       
    Hotels                    
                         
    Tokyo Kanazawa                  
    Shiba Park Hotel (S) Hotel Kanazawa (S)                  
    Keio Plaza Hotel (F) Hotel Nikko Kanazawa (F, D)                  
    Imperial Hotel Tokyo (D)                    
                         
    Hakone Kyoto                  
    Yumoto Fujiya Hotel (S, F, D) Karasuma Kyoto Hotel (S)                  
      ANA Crowne Plaza Hotel Kyoto (F)                
    Takayama Kyoto Hotel Okura (D)                  
    Hida Hotel Plaza (S, F, D)                    
                         
                         
 
 
Inclusions & highlights:
  • 7 nights accommodation at your choice of hotel with private facilities
  • Daily breakfast and one lunch
  • Arrival & departure transfers on Seat in Coach basis
  • All sightseeing tour on Seat in Coach basis.
  • Local English-speaking guides
  • Entrance fees to monuments
  • Transfer assistance provided on Day 1 and Day 8
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