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Highlights of Japan

Route : U.K. Tokyo (3nts) Hakone (1nt) Kyoto (3nts) U.K.

7 Nights   fr£2259pp

Tour Highlights
  • ​​Return flights to Japan

  • 4* hotels with breakfast included

  • Transfers included

  • Enjoy guided tours in Tokyo, Hakone, Nara & Kyoto

  • Discover temples, shrines, gardens, Mount Fuji, national parks, lakes, shopping districts & more

  • Experience the world famous bullet train & Japan's natural hot springs

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What's Included

Our Highlights of Japan tour offers a wonderful introduction into one of the world's most fascinating destinations.

Taking you from the bright lights and fascinating metropolis of Tokyo to Hakone where you will find spectacular views of Mount Fuji. You will discover the home of Buddhism in Japan at Nara before finally ending the tour in the ancient capital of Kyoto, a city filled with shrines, temples and historical structures with a fabulous insight into Japan's glorious past.

  • Return flights to Japan

  • 4 star hotels in Kyoto, Hakone & Kyoto

  • Spend ​3 nights in Tokyo

  • ​Spend 1 night in Hakone

  • ​​Spend 3 nights in Kyoto

  • Bed & Breakfast basis

  • Majority of transfers included

  • Full day guided tour of Tokyo

  • Full day guided tour of Mount Fuji & Hakone National Park

  • Afternoon guided tour of Kyoto

  • Afternoon guided tour of Nara

  • Experience the world famous bullet train

  • 1 day JR Kansai Area train pass provided

  • Try out Japan's famous natural hotsprings (onsen) within your hotel

Highlights of Japan

Day 1: UK to Tokyo

Begin by arriving at Tokyo Narita Airport, where your transfer will be waiting to escort you to the Shinagawa Prince Hotel by shared limousine bus. Today is at leisure.

Overnight at your hotel in Tokyo.


Day 2: Tokyo - Full Day Guided Tour

Following breakfast, you will be picked up from your hotel for a full day guided tour of Tokyo. You will visit and explore some of the most popular sights and attractions. After the tour you will be taken back to your hotel. Today's tour will include the following:

  • Tokyo Tower - Built in 1958 and at 332.9 metres, this is Japan's second tallest structure. Experience stunning views over Tokyo with two observation platforms at 150m and 250m.

  • Meiji Shrine - Dedicated to the spirit of Emperor Meiji and his wife, Empress Shoken. This famous shrine exudes an atmosphere of serenity. Admire the two gates made of 1,500 year old cypress, offer up a prayer & get the chance to observe a traditional Shinto wedding procession moe through the courtyard of the shrine.

  • Imperial Palace East Garden - Built in 1958 and at 332.9 metres, this is Japan's second tallest structure. Experience stunning views over Tokyo with two observation platforms at 150m and 250m.

  • Ginza - The Ginza District is Tokyo's best known upmarket shopping, dining and entertainment district. Almost every leading brand name in fashion and cosmetics is represented here. Also are beauty parlours, department stores, art galleries, cafes, restaurants and nightclubs.

  • Hamarikyu Gardens - Created on the site of a 17th century villa of the Shogun Tokugawa family. The main attraction here is the beautiful Shiori Pond. There is a treehouse in the centre of the pond where visitors can enjoy matcha (ceremonial green tea) and Japanese sweets.

  • Sensoji Temple - The oldest temple in Tokyo which remains an important centre of worship, drawing around 30 million visitors a year.


Day 3: Tokyo - Free Time

Free time in Tokyo.

Overnight at your hotel in Tokyo.


Day 4: Tokyo to Hakone - Full Day Guided Tour of Mount Fuji & Hakone National Park

​Check out from your hotel in Tokyo, where a transfer will be waiting to take you to your hotel in Hakone, the Hotel Okada.

Hakone is famous for the spectacular views of Mount Fuji. Today, you will begin a full day guided tour of Mount Fuji and Hakone National Park. The tour includes a visit to Mt. Fuji 5th station & a boat cruise on Lake Ashi.

In the evening, you may wish to try the natural hot springs (onsen) within your hotel.

Overnight at your hotel in Hakone.


Day 5: Hakone to Kyoto - Bullet Train Journey & Afternoon Tour of Kyoto

​After checking out of your hotel in Hakone, you will take a combination of bus, train & the world famous bullet train (120 minutes) to Kyoto.

Once in Kyoto, you will check into the New Miyako Hotel and drop off your luggage.

You will join an afternoon tour of Kyoto. Highlights include:

  • Heian Jingu Shrine

  • Sansusangen-do Temple

  • Kiyomizu-dera Temple

Overnight at your hotel in Kyoto.


Day 6: Kyoto to Nara to Kyoto - Guided Afternoon tour of Nara

​Today you will have free time in the morning in Kyoto.

Later, you will depart for a guided afternoon tour of Nara - the home of Buddhism in Japan. Highlights of todays tour include:

  • Todaji Temple

  • Kofukuji Temple

  • Nara Deer Park

The tour ends at around 18.30 - 19.30. After the tour, you will be taken back to your hotel in Kyoto.

Overnight at your hotel in Kyoto.


Day 7: Kyoto - Free Time

Enjoy free time today at your leisure.

Overnight at your hotel in Kyoto.


Day 8: Departure to the U.K.

​On your final day, you will make your own way to Kyoto station then board an express train to Kansai Airport (83 minutes) with the 1 day train pass which will be provided.

Fly back to the UK.

Dates & Prices

2018

Prices from

April

£2599 pp

May

£2489 pp

June

£2489 pp

July

£2599 pp

August

£2599 pp

September

£2489 pp

October

£2869 pp

November

£2259 pp

December

£2599 pp

Notes

  • ​For regional departures including Birmingham, Edinburgh, Newcastle and Manchester, contact us for prices and availability. Supplements apply.

  • ​For travel during school holiday periods, supplements will apply. These includes Christmas, New Years, half term, easter and summer holidays.​

  • In the event that any of the hotels listed on this tour being short of availability, we will provide other hotels to the same 4* standard

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Hotels and Accommodation

Shinagawa Prince Hotel, Tokyo

3 Nights

Bed & Breakfast

Hotel Okada, Hakone

1 Night

Bed & Breakfast

New Miyako Hotel, Kyoto

3 Nights

Bed & Breakfast


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