Essentials of Japan

Validity: Select Departure Dates: Jan - Dec 2018
Duration: 4 days / 3 nights

Land Only

Day 1: Tokyo - Mt. Fuji - Hakone [Lunch]
Pick-up from hotel in Tokyo (major hotels only) and transfer to Hamamatsucho Bus Terminal. Transfer to destination - the Fuji Visitor Center. Followed by the UNESCO World Heritage Site - Mt. Fuji 5th Station. Enjoy a Japanese-style lunch. Afternoon visit Kojiri and enjoy Lake Ashi Cruise. Reaching Hakone-en take the Mt. Komagatake Ropeway. In evening, arrive at hotel.
Overnight in Hakone.

Day 2: Hakone - Kyoto - Nara - Kyoto [Lunch/Dinner]
Transfer to Odawara Station to take the Shinkansen Bullet Train to Kyoto Station. Enjoy a Western-style lunch. Afternoon, visit UNESCO World Heritage Site - Todaiji Temple (Great Buddha); Nara Park; UNESCO World Heritage Site - Kasuga Taisha Shrine; and Nara Nagomikan. Arrive at hotel. Overnight in Kyoto.

Day 3: Kyoto [Breakfast/ Lunch/ Dinner]
Today, visit the UNESCO World Heritage Sites - Nijo Castle and Kinkakuji Temple (Golden Pavillion). Follow with a visit to the Kyoto Imperial Palace (visiting except on Mondays) or Kitano-tenmangu Shrine (visiting on Mondays). After lunch, visit Heian Jingu Shrine; Sanjusangendo; and UNESCO World Heritage Site - Kyomizudera Temple. Return to hotel in Kyoto.

Day 4: Kyoto [Breakfast]
Day at leisure in Kyoto until time of check-out from hotel. Please make your own arrangements in Kyoto upon checkout.

DateHotelTwin Share*Single Supplement
Jan - Dec 2018 Select Departure DatesYumoto Fujiya Hotel 4*
Gion Yoshi-ima Hotel 4*
Yumoto Fujiya Hotel 4*1Hakone (1 nights)
Gion Yoshi-ima Hotel 4*1Kyoto (2 night)

Package Includes:

• Accommodation based on twin share (local 4* as in Accmmodations List or similar)

• All domestic transportation (domestic train)

• Pick-up from hotel in Tokyo on Day 1 (Major Hotels)

• Meals as indicated on itinerary

• Meeting and assistance on arrival and departures

• Admission fees for tours indicated in itinerary

• English speaking guide for sightseeing tours

Package Excludes:

• Travel insurance and all other personal expenses
• Gratuity for guides, drivers and hotel porters. Suggested at USD10 per passenger per day (pay locally)

Price is based on per person twin share. Package prices are based on minimum TWO people traveling.  Prices and schedules are subject to change without prior notice.  Deviation/amendment Fee and restrictions will be applied.  Please contact Silk Holidays for details.

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Due to weather, operational, or traffic conditions, tours and routing of itinerary are subject to change without prior notice. If certain attractions are closed on proposed day of visit, the itinerary will be adjusted with substitutions if possible or simply omission of the event. Shellfish, squid, and prawns are included in some lunches. If you have seafood allergy, please order vegetarian menu at the time of reservation. (Ordering on the day of tour can not be accepted). Seating may not be available when using public transportation.
Note: Comofortable clothes and shoes are highly advised on days of tours.
Baggage: Included for up to one piece of baggage from Tokyo to Osaka on Day 6 and from Osaka to Tokyo on Day 10. Addional baggage will incur a fee of JPY2,200 per item. Light compact baggage is recommended for overnight stays in Nagoya on Day 6, in Takayama on Day 10, and in Kanazawa on Day 11.

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