Wonders of Japan
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Product Category Air Inclusive
Destinations Tokyo, Mt. Fuji, Kyoto, Osaka, Nara, Nagoya
CITIES: Tokyo | Kawaguchiko | Mt. Fuji | Nagoya | Kyoto | Nara | Okayama | Kurashiki | Hiroshima | Matsuyama | Kobe |Osaka
Return economy class air tickets Canada to Tokyo with
Accomodation based on twin share (local 4* or similar)
All Domestic transportation
Daily Breakfast and some Meals indicated on itinerary
Meeting and assistance on arrival and departures
Admission fees for tours indicated in itinerary
English speaking guide for sightseeing tours
All other personal expenses
Canada – Tokyo
Depart from Canada to Tokyo with Japan Airlines
Arrive in Tokyo, meet and transfer to hotel. Overnight in Tokyo.
Visit Zojoji Temple, Meiji Temple, famous junction of Shibuya, , a junction that is said to be the most crowded in the world. The Nijubashi Bridge, Akihabara district, Sensoji Temple, the oldest and most important temple in Tokyo, with its 55-metre high pagoda. After Lunch, free for leisure until a Tokyo night tour to the Shinjuku
district and Metropilitan Tower, which has a wonderful view of the city from the 45th floor. Then we will take a walk around an hour to the restaurant. Shinjuku is one of the most important nightlife districts. Dinner included and return to hotel by metro with our guide. Overnight in Tokyo.
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Tokyo - Mt. Fuji
Morning transfer to Mt. Fuji. Visit Kawaguchiko, Fuji Sengen Shrine, ascent by cable car to Mt. Tenjo. Enjoy a boat trip on Kawaguchchiko Lake after lunch. Ascend to the Fifth Station on Mt. Fuji, surrounded by spectacular forests and views, to a height of 2,305 metres. Overnight at a Ryokan and chance to enjoy its Hotspring.
Kawaguchiko - Iyasi no Sato Nenba - Nagoya
In the morning, transfer to Iyasi no Sato Nenba, a tiny village destroyed by a typhoon in 1966 and later restored as a traditional open-air mountain village and museum. Visit Shiraito Falls, considered done of the most attractive sites in Japan, with a waterfall height of 150 metres. We will then continue to Nagoya, the third most important city of Japan, on the shores of the Pacific. Here we will visit the Toyota Museum (admission included), a must-see for motor lovers. overnight in Nagoya.
Nagoya - Kyoto
Leave Nagoya to Kyoto. Visit includes a trip to one of the most important parts of the city. We will see the marvellous Shinto Shrine of Fushimi Inari, the Imperial Palace and Kinkakuji temple, “The Golden Pavilion” and its wonderful gardens. Free time before visiting GION, a busy traditional quarter famous for its Geisha. Overnight in Kyoto.
Kyoto - Nara - Osaka
Leave Kyoto to visit the Togetsukyo Bridge (“bridge over the moon”), which has fantastic views. We will visit the Tenryuji temple, one of the ¨five major Zen temples of Kyoto¨ and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, followed by a walk through its mystic bamboo forest. After head to Nara and visit Todaiji, a magnificent Buddhist temple built in 752, which has a giant Buddha and where passengers can take photos and
touch and feed the deer that wander through the park. After lunch, continue to visit Horythe Uji Buddhist Temple, a World Heritage Site that includes a seminary, monasteries. Continue to Osaka, where we arrive in the evening. Accommodation in this modern city (Japan’s second city). We will visit Dotonbori, a colourful district filled with nightlife.
Osaka - Himeji - Okayama
Leave for Himeji, cable car trip up Mount SHOSA, where there is the ENGYO-JI temple complex with over a thousand years of history, where the film “the last Samurai” was shot. Lunch included in a local restaurant. We go on to OKAYAMA, where we will visit Korakuen, one of the most beautiful gardens in Japan, with its
lakes, waterfalls and traditional teahouses.
Okayama - Kurashiki - Hiroshima
Leave for KURASHIKI, a city with a very well preserved historical centre. Time for a stroll in this charming place with its atmosphere from the past. We continue on our way to HIROSHIMA, a city sadly known for the atomic bomb that fell on it in 1945 and which levelled the city. We will stroll around the Peace Memorial, the Dome of the bomb and we will visit the impressive Museum of Peace. After the war we will seek peace by embarking on a ferry to the island “where men and gods live together”, with the sanctuary of ITSUKUSHIMA dedicated to the guardian of the seas, built partially over the sea.
Hiroshima - Matsuyama
Ferry to Shikoku Island, on a pleasant crossing that lasts two hours and a half and see the many islands that make up Japan. In MATSUYAMA we will take the cable car up to its impressive castle. Afterwards, we will visit ISHITEJI, a beautiful Buddhist temple and a place of pilgrimage. Lunch included. In the late afternoon, we will visit DOGO ONSEN (admission included), a traditional Japanese bath facility built in the 19th century.
Matsuyama - Kobe
Depart for KOTOHIRA, a Shinto shrine dedicated to the God of sailors and a place
of pilgrimage. The shrine stands on Mount Zosu and is reached by climbing 785 steps. Afterwards in TAKAMATSU we will visit RITSURIN, one of the prettiest gardens in Japan. Lunch included. Then, in NARUTO, we cross an impressive bridge over the sea, stopping on the way to admire the construction and walk on its glass floor with the sea 45 metres below us.
Kobe - Osaka
In Kobe we visited the Earthquake Memorial Museum, a place to remind the tragic seism that devastated the city in 1995 and its perfect reconstruction. We go on to OSAKA with time for a stroll and lunch included. Free for leisure for the rest of the day.
Osaka - Tokyo - Canada
Free for leisure until the transfer to the airport for the flight back home via Tokyo with Japan Airlines. End of our services~~
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