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2018 Japanorama – Discover Japan

Code PROJP02*REF/17/10PC
Destination Tokyo Hakone Toyohashi Kyoto Osaka
Category Land Only
Duration 8 days 7 nights
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Dates & Prices
Depart date

2018 Tour Date (Arrive Japan on Tuesday)

June

12,26

September

11, 25

July

03

October

16, 23

August

28

November

06, 13

2019 Tour Date (Arrive Japan on Tuesday)

March

12, 26

May

14, 21

April

09, 16

 

 

      

TOUR PRICE PER PERSON DOUBLE OCCUPANCY

Land Only

Twin Sharing

Single Supplement

Tipping

Discover Japan 2018

2098

1138

178


**LAND ONLY does NOT include International airfare to Japan.

**HIGH SEASON AIRFARE SURCHARGE is additional and is subject to date of travel.

**HOTEL BLACK OUT DATES may apply.

**ALL PRICES ARE IN CANADIAN DOLLARS AND ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE.

Day 1

Arrive Tokyo

Welcome to Japan!!

Upon arrival at Narita International Airport or Haneda Airport, you will need to make your way back to your hotel. Before your departure, you will be provided with all of the information to take the shuttle bus for the airport to your hotel. Once you arrive at the hotel you will be greeted by the hotel staff and a welcome letter upon your check-in. The remaining evening is yours to enjoy – use it to rest ahead of tomorrow or take a stroll and explore the downtown area of Tokyo, at your own pace.

Accommodation: Tokyo Dome Hotel or similar for 2 nights

Meals : In-flight
Day 2

Tokyo

After breakfast, enjoy a free day in Tokyo. You might like to visit the city’s main tourist attractions on your own or go to Tokyo Disneyland which has seven themed lands offering fun attractions and fantastic entertainment. Alternatively, you can join the optional tour to the beautiful capital city of Tokyo for a city tour. The tour will include a visit to the Tokyo Tower. This iconic structure was first opened in 1958 and stands at 333 metres high. You will stop at the Imperial Palace, otherwise known as Edo Castle, which was constructed in 1457. After lunch, you will visit the beautiful Rainbow Bridge, located at Tokyo Bay. You will then head to Asakusa Kannon Temple, also known as Sensoji Temple; the structure is a Buddhist temple built in the 7th century and is the oldest temple in all of Japan. Head to the famous Nakamisen shopping street where traditional Japanese food, souvenirs and novelty items can be purchased. Afterwards, you will be escorted to the famous shopping district of Ginza

Meals : Breakfast
Day 3

Hakone

Following breakfast, you will travel to Asahi Breweries in Kanagawa where you can watch the entire brewing process and also enjoy the freshly brewed beer in an open-area tasting room. You will then continue on to Hakone to visit the Owakudani volcano with its sulphurous fumes, hot springs, hot rivers and on a clear day, best view of the iconic Mount Fuji. Here, you will enjoy a scenic ride on the Hakone Ropeway (cable car) and visit the Hakone Peace Park.

Complete today's tour with a seafood buffet with barbecued fresh abalone while watching the night show. Relax and refresh in the local hot spring at your Japanese style hotel before retiring to your traditional tatami to finish off your night.

Please Note: Your trip to Owakudani will be dependent on weather and if weather does not permit, alternative arrangements will be made.

 

Accommodation: Ito Sun Hatoya Hotel Shizuoka or similar for 1 night

Meals : Breakfast, Dinner
Day 4

Hakone – Mount Fuji – Toyohashi

This morning, will begin with a trip to the Fujisan World Heritage Center located at the foot of Mount Fuji. Here, you can see the history of eruption, nature, culture of Mount Fuji, and view the mountain from a special viewing platform. The tour will then proceed on to Oshino Hakkai which is a small scenic village with eight ponds in Oshino. The ponds are filled by melted snow from Mount Fuji and are quite deep with interesting freshwater plant life and large fish that make a visit to the ponds almost like visiting an aquarium. You can even drink the cool fresh water straight from the source – if you dare. After lunch, you will continue on to Kakegawa city, where you will taste authentic Japanese green tea.

Afterwards, you will take a bullet train, one of Japan’s most punctual, fastest and safest forms of transportation, to Toyohashi city where you will check in to your hotel for the evening.

Accommodation: Loisir Hotel, Toyohashi or similar for 1 night

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch
Day 5

Toyohashi – Kyoto

After enjoying breakfast at your hotel, you will continue on to Kyoto, a romantic city renowned for its traditional and new architecture and cultural life. The city was the country’s capital for almost 300 years. Once you arrive, you will visit the famous Kiyomizu Temple which was first constructed in the 7th century and rebuilt in 1633. On the journey to the temple you will walk through a beautiful shopping district where souvenirs, Kyoto ceramics, Japanese Mochi and snacks can be purchased. The rest of the day may be spent at leisure or visit the nearby Kimono rental Hanakomachi.

 

Accommodation: Bixwako Hotel or similar for 2 nights

Meals : Breakfast
Day 6

Kyoto

Today, following breakfast, you are free to explore the historic city at your own pace or join the optional city tour. During the optional tour you will visit Nijo Castle, the Golden Pavilion, Arashiyama Bamboo Forrest and enjoy a traditional kimono show at the Nishijin Textile Gallery. In the evening you will conclude the optional tour with a visit to the Nishiki Market, famous for its unique Japanese cuisine.

Lunch will be provided during the optional tour.

 

Meals : Breakfast
Day 7

Kyoto – Nara – Osaka 

Following breakfast, you will proceed to the city of Nara, which was the first capital of Japan. Your first stop will be to the Todaiji Temple, home to the great bronze Buddha - The statue is the largest Buddha statue in the world and the surrounding park is full of over 1,000 holy deer. You will also visit the beautiful Kasuga Taisha, Nara’s most celebrated shrine and is dedicated to the deity responsible for the protection of the city. After lunch, you will continue on to Osaka Castle, one of Japan's most famous landmarks. Constructed in 1583 it served as a symbol of unification of Japan in the 16th century. Dinner will be enjoyed at a local restaurant in the Dotonbori area before you return to your Osaka hotel for the evening.

Accommodation: Stargate Hotel Kainsai or similar for 1 night

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 8

Osaka – Departure 

Breakfast will be served in your hotel, enjoy your time at leisure until departure.

You will be transferred to Kansai International Airport for your flight home.

 

Meals : Breakfast

Your Tour Package Includes

  • Tour tipping included
  • All domestic transfers
  • Sightseeing admissions as specified
  • Private Coach with air conditioning
  • English speaking guide
  • 7 nights' accommodation
    • 2 nights in Tokyo: Tokyo Dome Hotel or similar
    • 1 night in Shizuoka: Ito Sun Hatoya Hotel Shizuoka or similar
    • 1 night in Toyohashi - Loisir Hotel, Toyohashi or similar
    • 2 nights near Kyoto: Bixwako Hotel or similar
    • 1 night in Osaka: Stargate Hotel Kainsai or similar
  • 15-min bullet train to Toyohashi in Day 4
  • Meals: 7 breakfasts, 2 lunches and 2 dinners
  • Round trip airport transfer for group only
    • For airport pick-up: If the guests will arrival other than the group time, we will arrange shuttle bus for them from airport – hotel.
    • For airport drop-off: All airport drop-off will be arranged

Your Tour Package Does NOT Include

  • International Airfare from Canada to Japan
  • Airport Transfer for FIT
  • Optional tours/evening entertainment/shore excursions.
  • Any applicable weekend and other surcharges imposed by airlines.
  • Any taxes, airport fees and fuel surcharge.
  • Travel/Medical/Cancellation insurance, Travel Visa and all personal expenses.
  • Tipping and gratuities to local guides, drivers, and hotel staff.
  • Any items not specified as included.