0203 023 7776

Essence of Japan

Route : LONDON TOKYO KANAZAWA SHIRAKAWAGO KYOTO OSAKA LONDON

9 Nights   fr£1699

Tour Highlights
  • 9-night 'Highlights of Japan'
  • Explore most famous cities of Japan – Tokyo, Kyoto & Osaka
  • Discover the historic villages of Shirakwago – one of Japan’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
  • Take a Super Express Shinkansen train
  •  Enjoy half day tours in Tokyo & Kyoto and full day tour to Mt Fuji
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What's Included

Overview

  • Return international flights with luggage allowance

  • Return Airport shuttle transfers

  • 9 nights in good 3* accommodation in Japan

  • Daily breakfast included

  • Airport meeting guide on arrival

  • A half day group tour in Tokyo

  • Full day group tour to Mount Fuji & Hakone

  • A half day group tour in Kyoto

  • Super Express Shinkansen (bullet train): 2nd class reserved seats (Tokyo/Kanazawa)

  • Express Train: 2nd class reserved seats (Kanazawa/Kyoto)

  • Public bus (Kanazawa / Shirawago/ Kanazawa)

  • Pasmo Card (IC Transportation card) * JYP 1,500 credit in included


Itinerary in Brief

  • Tokyo: Hotel The b Akasakamitstuke or similar ( 3 night) / Classic Superior Double room

  • Kanazawa: Hotel Mystays Kanazawa Castle (or similar 2 night) / Standard Double room

  • Kyoto: El Inn Kyoto (3 nights) or similar / Double room

  • Osaka: Hearton Hotel Nishiumeda or similar (1 night) / Standard room

 

Essence of Japan

Day 1 - TOKYO

Upon arrival Tokyo, you’re met by airport guide who will give you the trip documents and assist you to get the transfer to Tokyo by airport shuttle bus. You’ll make your way to the hotel by public transportation using PASMO Card (IC transportation card) with YEN 1500 credit included.

Check in hotel at 2 pm and free at leisure.

Overnight in Tokyo.

Day 2 - TOKYO – HALF DAY SIGHTSEEING TOKYO CITY TOUR

After light breakfast served at a cafe in the hotel, you’ll find your way to the meeting point for half day sightseeing Tokyo tour. The tour will take you to visit Tokyo Tower, Meiji Shrine, Imperial Palace and the tour ends in Ginza area. You will be free at your leisure to explore Japan’s famous shopping and entertainment district.

Overnight in Tokyo.

Day 3 - TOKYO – MT FUJI & HAKONE

After light breakfast, you will find your way to the meeting point for full day Mt Fuji & Hakone tour. You will visit Mt Fuji 5th Station, take a Hakone Ropeway and get to Owakadani Boiling Valley and relax on the boat at Lake Ashi.

You will be transferred back to Tokyo and free at your leisure in the evening.

Overnight in Tokyo.

Day 4 - TOKYO - KANAZAWA

After light breakfast, take a Super Express Shinkansen with a seat reserved to Kanazawa city. Check in hotel & free at your leisure to explore Kanazawa city, which is packed with first-rate sights, including one of Japan’s best gardens and museums.

Overnight in Kanazawa.

Day 5 - KYOTO – KANAZAWA – SHIRAKAWA - GO

After breakfast at the hotel, get your transfer by public bus to Shirakawa-go (ticket included in the package). Shirakawa Village is registered as World Cultural Heritage, where you can enjoy experiencing the unique culture and traditions. Free at your leisure to explore Shirakawa Village. In the late afternoon, transfer back to Kanazawa by bus.

Overnight in Kanazawa.

Day 6 - KANAZAWA - KYOTO

After breakfast, leave Kanazawa for Kyoto by express train with a reserved seat. Upon arrival, Kyoto, check in hotel and free at your leisure to explore historic Kyoto.

Overnight in Kyoto.

Day 7 - KYOTO

After breakfast at the hotel, join half day sightseeing tour in Kyoto. You will visit Nijo Castle, Kinkakuji – Temple (Golden Pavilion) and Kyoto Imperial Palace. The afternoon is free at your leisure.

Overnight in Kyoto.

Day 8 - KYOTO

After breakfast, free at your leisure.

Day 9 - KYOTO – OSAKA

After breakfast, leave Kyoto to Osaka by a local train. You can pay for the ticket using PASMO Card (IC Transportation). The train ticket costs approximately £5 per person. 

Upon arrival Osaka, check in hotel & free at your leisure.

Overnight in Osaka.

Day 10 - OSAKA - DEPARTURE

After breakfast, transfer to Osaka airport for your return flight to UK.

NEXT STEP?

To find out more information and make a reservation, contact one of our Specialist Travel Experts directly on 0203 023 7776. Alternatively, fill out our enquiry form or send us an email at res@affordableluxurytravel.co.uk

Kyoto half day sightseeing tour

During the tour, you will visit Nijo Castle, Kinkakuji Temple (Golden Pavilion) and Kyoto Imperial Palace.

Full day Mt Fuji & Hakone Tour

During the tour, you will visit Mt.Fuji 5th Station, take a Hakone Ropeaway and get to Owakadani Boiling Valley and relax on the boat at Lake Ashi with spectacular view of Mount Fuji.

Half day Tokyo Sightseeing

The tour will take you to visit Tokyo Tower, Meij Shrine, Imperial Plaza and the tour ends in Ginza area.

Dates & Prices

2019

Dates Available

Prices From

September

01

£1,799 pp

November

04, 05, 07, 11, 12

£1,819 pp

November

19, 21, 26, 28

£1,699 pp

December

01, 02, 03, 04, 08

£1,749 pp

2020

Dates Available

Prices From

January

06, 07, 10, 12, 14, 16, 19, 20, 21, 23, 26, 28, 30

£1,729 pp

February

10, 11, 12, 13, 18, 19, 20, 24, 25, 26

£1,849 pp

March

03, 04, 10, 12, 16

£1,849 pp

April

6, 9, 10, 12

£1,899 pp

Notes

Prices are per person & based on 2 adults sharing. Price Includes all flights, accommodation, and tours as shown, all round trip transfers and 30 kg baggage allowance on all flights. Air China, Cathay Pacific, Fin Air, Asiana Airlines or Air France flights from London Heathrow, on selected departure dates above. Subject to available hotels and flights.

NEXT STEP?

To find out more information and make a reservation, contact one of our Specialist Travel Experts directly on 0203 023 7776. Alternatively, fill out our enquiry form or send us an email at res@affordableluxurytravel.co.uk

What's Included

Overview

  • Return international flights with luggage allowance

  • Return Airport shuttle transfers

  • 9 nights in good 3* accommodation in Japan

  • Daily breakfast included

  • Airport meeting guide on arrival

  • A half day group tour in Tokyo

  • Full day group tour to Mount Fuji & Hakone

  • A half day group tour in Kyoto

  • Super Express Shinkansen (bullet train): 2nd class reserved seats (Tokyo/Kanazawa)

  • Express Train: 2nd class reserved seats (Kanazawa/Kyoto)

  • Public bus (Kanazawa / Shirawago/ Kanazawa)

  • Pasmo Card (IC Transportation card) * JYP 1,500 credit in included


Itinerary in Brief

  • Tokyo: Hotel The b Akasakamitstuke or similar ( 3 night) / Classic Superior Double room

  • Kanazawa: Hotel Mystays Kanazawa Castle (or similar 2 night) / Standard Double room

  • Kyoto: El Inn Kyoto (3 nights) or similar / Double room

  • Osaka: Hearton Hotel Nishiumeda or similar (1 night) / Standard room

 

Essence of Japan

Day 1 - TOKYO

Upon arrival Tokyo, you’re met by airport guide who will give you the trip documents and assist you to get the transfer to Tokyo by airport shuttle bus. You’ll make your way to the hotel by public transportation using PASMO Card (IC transportation card) with YEN 1500 credit included.

Check in hotel at 2 pm and free at leisure.

Overnight in Tokyo.

Day 2 - TOKYO – HALF DAY SIGHTSEEING TOKYO CITY TOUR

After light breakfast served at a cafe in the hotel, you’ll find your way to the meeting point for half day sightseeing Tokyo tour. The tour will take you to visit Tokyo Tower, Meiji Shrine, Imperial Palace and the tour ends in Ginza area. You will be free at your leisure to explore Japan’s famous shopping and entertainment district.

Overnight in Tokyo.

Day 3 - TOKYO – MT FUJI & HAKONE

After light breakfast, you will find your way to the meeting point for full day Mt Fuji & Hakone tour. You will visit Mt Fuji 5th Station, take a Hakone Ropeway and get to Owakadani Boiling Valley and relax on the boat at Lake Ashi.

You will be transferred back to Tokyo and free at your leisure in the evening.

Overnight in Tokyo.

Day 4 - TOKYO - KANAZAWA

After light breakfast, take a Super Express Shinkansen with a seat reserved to Kanazawa city. Check in hotel & free at your leisure to explore Kanazawa city, which is packed with first-rate sights, including one of Japan’s best gardens and museums.

Overnight in Kanazawa.

Day 5 - KYOTO – KANAZAWA – SHIRAKAWA - GO

After breakfast at the hotel, get your transfer by public bus to Shirakawa-go (ticket included in the package). Shirakawa Village is registered as World Cultural Heritage, where you can enjoy experiencing the unique culture and traditions. Free at your leisure to explore Shirakawa Village. In the late afternoon, transfer back to Kanazawa by bus.

Overnight in Kanazawa.

Day 6 - KANAZAWA - KYOTO

After breakfast, leave Kanazawa for Kyoto by express train with a reserved seat. Upon arrival, Kyoto, check in hotel and free at your leisure to explore historic Kyoto.

Overnight in Kyoto.

Day 7 - KYOTO

After breakfast at the hotel, join half day sightseeing tour in Kyoto. You will visit Nijo Castle, Kinkakuji – Temple (Golden Pavilion) and Kyoto Imperial Palace. The afternoon is free at your leisure.

Overnight in Kyoto.

Day 8 - KYOTO

After breakfast, free at your leisure.

Day 9 - KYOTO – OSAKA

After breakfast, leave Kyoto to Osaka by a local train. You can pay for the ticket using PASMO Card (IC Transportation). The train ticket costs approximately £5 per person. 

Upon arrival Osaka, check in hotel & free at your leisure.

Overnight in Osaka.

Day 10 - OSAKA - DEPARTURE

After breakfast, transfer to Osaka airport for your return flight to UK.

NEXT STEP?

To find out more information and make a reservation, contact one of our Specialist Travel Experts directly on 0203 023 7776. Alternatively, fill out our enquiry form or send us an email at res@affordableluxurytravel.co.uk

Kyoto half day sightseeing tour

During the tour, you will visit Nijo Castle, Kinkakuji Temple (Golden Pavilion) and Kyoto Imperial Palace.

Full day Mt Fuji & Hakone Tour

During the tour, you will visit Mt.Fuji 5th Station, take a Hakone Ropeaway and get to Owakadani Boiling Valley and relax on the boat at Lake Ashi with spectacular view of Mount Fuji.

Half day Tokyo Sightseeing

The tour will take you to visit Tokyo Tower, Meij Shrine, Imperial Plaza and the tour ends in Ginza area.

Dates & Prices

2019

Dates Available

Prices From

September

01

£1,799 pp

November

04, 05, 07, 11, 12

£1,819 pp

November

19, 21, 26, 28

£1,699 pp

December

01, 02, 03, 04, 08

£1,749 pp

2020

Dates Available

Prices From

January

06, 07, 10, 12, 14, 16, 19, 20, 21, 23, 26, 28, 30

£1,729 pp

February

10, 11, 12, 13, 18, 19, 20, 24, 25, 26

£1,849 pp

March

03, 04, 10, 12, 16

£1,849 pp

April

6, 9, 10, 12

£1,899 pp

Notes

Prices are per person & based on 2 adults sharing. Price Includes all flights, accommodation, and tours as shown, all round trip transfers and 30 kg baggage allowance on all flights. Air China, Cathay Pacific, Fin Air, Asiana Airlines or Air France flights from London Heathrow, on selected departure dates above. Subject to available hotels and flights.

NEXT STEP?

To find out more information and make a reservation, contact one of our Specialist Travel Experts directly on 0203 023 7776. Alternatively, fill out our enquiry form or send us an email at res@affordableluxurytravel.co.uk
Upgrades & Add ons

Upgrade to 4 stars hotel

Fr £339 | per person

Nara Afternoon Group Tour from Kyoto

Fr £59 pp

Mt.Koya 1 day walking tour by local train from Kyoto

Fr £199 pp

Kyoto Arashimiya Morning tour (08:00 – 13:00)

Fr. £69 pp
For Booking

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Hotels and Accommodation

the b akasaka-mitsuke

3 Nights

Bed & Breakfast

HOTEL MYSTAYS Kanazawa Castle

2 Nights

Bed & Breakfast

El Inn Kyoto

3 Nights

Bed & Breakfast

Hearton Hotel Nishi Umeda

1 Night

Bed & Breakfast


To book call our travel experts on 0203 023 7776

Email: res@affordableluxurytravel.co.uk



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