Project Description

Highlight Japan

MJHL09

Tokyo • Mt. Fuji • Hakone• Hiroshima • Kyoto • Nara•Osaka

English and French speaking guided tours

Guaranteed departure for min. 2 people

9 Days / 8 Nights

PRICE AND DATE

Departure dates and prices are available on request. Please call 1-800-387-0387 or email: tours@jadetours.com

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ITINERARY

Day 1    Arrive Tokyo (Narita/Haneda Airport)

Upon arrival, meet an English speaking assistant and board an airport limousine coach or train. Transfer to hotel/station near hotel on your own.
Hotel: 4★ Grand Price Hotel New Takanawa Or similar (3 nights)

Day 2    Tokyo      B

Enjoy a half-day tour with visits to Meiji Jingu, Japan’s famous Shinto Shrine and Imperial Palace East Garden, site of the original Edo Castle. Browse through the many stores lining Nakamise-dori walkway leading up to Asakusa Kannon Temple (Senso-ji Temple), Tokyo’s oldest and most famous Buddhist temple. Your tour will disband at Tokyo Station. Afternoon at leisure.

Day 3    Tokyo — Mt. Fuji — Hakone –Tokyo     B, L         

Drive to Mount Fuji, stopping at the 5th Station for breathtaking views of the mountain (weather permitting). Proceed to Hakone National Park for a cruise on Lake Ashi. Take the Mt Komagatake Ropeway, a scenic cable car ride for panoramic views of the spectacular Mt. Fuji area. Tour disbands at Shinjuku station West Exit.

Day 4     Tokyo – Hiroshima       B

Your main luggage will be transferred from Tokyo to Kyoto.
Make your own way to Shinagawa/Tokyo Station, transfer to Hiroshima by the bullet train
Upon arrival, transfer to hotel on your own.
Hotel: 4★ Hotel Granvia Hiroshima (2 nights)

Day 5    Hiroshima      B

Today’s tour highlights the World Heritage Sites of Miyajima, with its stately red torii rising from the ocean, itsukushima Shrine: the Hiroshima Atomic Bomb Dome, dedicated to promoting peace around the world and Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park/Museum.

Day 6    Hiroshima — Kyoto — Nara — Kyoto   B

Make your own way to Hiroshima Station for your bullet train ride to Kyoto. Tour assistant meet at Kyoto Station. Drive to Nara for visits to Todaiji Temple with Great Buddha, Nara Deer Park, and the Kofuku-ji Temple. Return to Kyoto for overnight. Tour disbands at Kyoto Station.

Hotel: 4★ Rihga Royal Hotel Kyoto (2 nights)

Day 7    Kyoto      BL

Full day Kyoto sightseeing with visits to Kiyomizu Temple, Sanju-san-gen-do Temple, Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine, Arashiyama (Bamboo forest), Tenryu-ji Temple, Kinkaku-ji Temple (Golden Pavilion).
Tour disbands at Kyoto Station.

Day 8    Kyoto — Osaka     B

Your main luggage will be transferred from Kyoto to Osaka.
Make your own way to Kyoto Station and transfer to Osaka Station by local train. Upon arrival, free to explore the city of Osaka.
Hotel: 4★ Hotel Hankyu Respire Osaka (1 night)

Day 9  Osaka (Departure)     B

Transfer to Kansai International Airport (KIX) by airport limousine bus on your own.