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Discover Japan with G Adventures

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14 days
01 Sep 24 to 14 Sep 24
Book by 30 Jun 24
Explore the towers and gadgets of Tokyo, embrace the serenity of sacred shrines, and marvel at the soaring beauty of Mt Fuji on this guided tour. Enjoy a perfect balance of organized excursions and free time to discover the region at your preferred pace. Take your time in the gardens of Kyoto, ride the Shinkansen bullet train through mountainous landscapes, and experience the charm of a stay in a traditional Japanese Inn.

Includes

  • 14 Days G Adventures Tour
  • 13 Nights accommodation: Hotels (10 nts), traditional inns (1 nt), traditional inns with shared facilities (2 nts)
  • 1 breakfast, 1 dinner
  • Transportation by bus, bullet train, local train, bicycle, walking
  • CEO (Chief Experience Officer) throughout, local guides
  • Your Wellness Moment
  • Onsen Spa Visit, Kawaguchiko
  • Included experiences
  • Higashi Geisha District visit
  • Kenroku-en garden visit
  • Nagamachi Samurai District walk
  • Hida No Sato folk village visit
  • Hiroshima Peace Park and Museum visit
  • Miyajima Island excursion
  • Nijo Castle and gardens visit
  • Kinkaku-ji Golden Pavilion visit
  • Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine visit
  • Lake Kawaguchiko (Five Lakes Region) walk
  • Kaiseki dinner and much more!

Excludes

  • Flights
  • Arrival/ departure transfers
  • Visas
  • Travel Insurance
  • Spending money and items of a personal nature

Extras

  • Travel Style: Classic
  • All of the highlights, culture, access, and I-can’t-believe-we-did-that moments, all at a great price.
  • My Own Room - From R10199.00
  • If you're travelling solo and would prefer to have your own private room throughout your trip, select this option during the online booking process.
  • Allow USD695-905 for meals not included.
  • Luggage size restriction – Effective from May 2020 onwards
  • All G Adventures tours in Japan use the world-famous Shinkansen bullet trains, which have a restriction on maximum luggage size. Your luggage must be less than 160cm in total. This is roughly the size that most airline companies consider as "carry-on baggage" and allow in overhead storage compartments.
  • We strongly recommend bringing a day pack or backpack to use during the day, in addition to your carry-on sized luggage. Please see “What to take” under Tour details for more information.

Highlights

  • 13 Nights accommodation
  • 2 Meals
  • Sightseeing

Itinerary

Day 1: Tokyo

Arrive at any time. Exclusive Inclusions: Your Welcome Moment Welcome Moment - Meet Your CEO and Group

Day 2: Tokyo/Kanazawa

In the morning collect your JR Pass. Board a bullet train for Kanazawa in the afternoon. The evening is yours to explore, or opt to attend a dinner with the group.

Day 3: Kanazawa

Explore the city's well-preserved geisha district. Then, stroll through Keroku-en, ranked one of the nation's top three gardens before exploring the historic Nagamachi samurai district.

Day 4: Kanazawa/Takayama

Arrive in picturesque Takayama and relax in the traditional Japanese inn.

Day 5: Takayama

Explore the Hida No Sato traditional folk village, and walk the quaint streets of the old town – lined with sake breweries and craft shops. Enjoy the rest of the day to explore the area.

Day 6: Takayama/Hiroshima

Arrive in Hiroshima and visit the Peace Park and Museum to learn more about the tragic history of this city.

Day 7: Hiroshima

Take a ferry to the sacred island of Miyajima to see the famous floating Torii Gate and meet the friendly local deer.

Day 8: Hiroshima/Kyoto

Travel to historic Kyoto. Explore the marvellous Fushimi Inari shrine and walk under thousands of torii gates.

Day 9: Kyoto

Wander the impressive Nijo Castle and gardens before visiting Kyoto's iconic Kinkaku-ji Golden Pavilion.

Day 10: Kyoto

Spend a full free day discovering the Zen gardens, huge wooden temples, pagodas and shrines of Kyoto. Opt to enjoy the Zen gardens of Ryoan-ji and the Silver Pavilion, and take a leisurely stroll down the lovely Philosopher’s path to Nanzen-ji.

Day 11: Kyoto/Fujikawaguchiko

Travel to the Mt Fuji region and enjoy optional walks around Lake Kawaguchi. Savour an amazing multi-course Japanese kaiseki dinner. Exclusive Inclusions: Your Wellness Moment Onsen Spa Visit Meals included: Dinner

Day 12: Fujikawaguchiko/Tokyo

Enjoy a morning in Kawaguchiko exploring the Five Lakes region on foot. Later, travel to Tokyo by train. Meals included: Breakfast

Day 13: Tokyo

Explore buzzing Tokyo with a free day.

Day 14: Tokyo

Depart at any time. We highly recommend booking post-accommodation to fully experience this vibrant city.

Terms & conditions

Prices are per person twin share, include discounts, and are subject to availability and rate of exchange changes. Offers above are a guide only and will vary depending on departure date, our guide price is based on the cheapest departure within the stipulated season and availability is correct at time of loading. Visas may be necessary and insurance is essential. Pentravel and Tour Operator terms and conditions apply, and may be found on our website. Allow USD695-905 for meals not included. Offer can be removed at any time. High season supplements and block out dates may apply. Advertised price is based on 1 September 2024 departure. At time of loading this may not be a definite departure. These packages are based on CASH price. E&OE.

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Stay
14 days
Dates
01 Sep 24 to 14 Sep 24
Book by
30 June 24
Experience ID
494
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