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    • Day 2 / Tokyo - City Tour
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      After breakfast, you will visit the beautiful capital city of Tokyo for a city tour. The tour will include a visit to the outside of the Tokyo Tower. This iconic structure was first opened in 1958 and stands at 333 metres high. Then you
      will stop at the Imperial Palace, otherwise known as Edo Castle, which was constructed in 1457. You will also visit the beautiful Rainbow Bridge, located at Tokyo Bay. You will then head to Asakusa Kannon Temple, also known
      as Sensoji Temple, a Buddhist temple built in the 7th century and the oldest temple in Japan. The tour will conclude with a trip to the famous Nakamise shopping street, where you can find traditional Japanese food, souvenirs and novelty items.

    • Day 3 / Hakone - Asahi Breweries, Owakudani, Hakone Heiwa Park
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      Following breakfast, you will travel to Asahi Breweries in Kanagawa where you can watch the entire brewing process and also enjoy the freshly brewed beer in an open-area tasting room. You will then continue on to Hakone to visit the Owakudani volcano, and witness its sulphurous fumes, hot springs, hot rivers and on a clear day the best view of the iconic Mount Fuji. Here you will get to enjoy a scenic ride on the Hakone Ropeway (cable car) and visit the Hakone Peace Park. Please Note: Your trip to Owakudani will depend on the weather and if the weather does not permit, alternative arrangements will be made.

    • DAY4 / Five Lakes District To Toyohashi - Mount Fuji, Oshino Hakkai, Kakegawa City
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      This morning, you will begin with a trip to the Fujisan World Heritage Centre located at the foot of Mount Fuji. Here, you will learn the history of eruption, nature and culture of Mount Fuji and view the mountain from a special viewing platform. The tour will then proceed on to Oshino Hakkai, a small scenic village with eight ponds in Oshino. Each pond is filled with melted snow from Mount Fuji and are quite deep with interesting fresh water plant life and large fish that make a visit to the ponds almost like visiting an aquarium. You can even drink the cool fresh water straight from the source – if you dare. After lunch, you will continue on to Kakegawa city, where you will taste authentic Japanese green tea.

    • DAY5 / Toyohashi To Kyoto - Kiyomizu Temple - Osaka
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      After enjoying breakfast at your hotel, you will continue to Kyoto, a romantic city renowned for its traditional and new architecture and cultural life style. The city was the country’s capital for thousands years. Once you arrive, you will visit the famous Kiyomizu Temple which was first constructed in the 7th century and rebuilt in 1633. On the journey to the temple you will walk through a beautiful shopping district where souvenirs, Kyoto ceramics, Japanese Mochi and snacks can be purchased. Later this afternoon, you will be transferred to Osaka.

    • DAY6 / Kyoto – Leisure Day
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      Today, following breakfast, you are free to explore the historic city at your own pace or you can choose to join the optional city tour. During the optional tour, you will visit Nijo Castle, the Golden Pavilion and enjoy a traditional kimono show at the Nishijin Textile Gallery. You will conclude the optional tour with a visit to the Nishiki Market, famous for its unique Japanese cuisine.

    • DAY7 / Osaka - Nara
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      Following breakfast, you will proceed to the city of Nara, which was the first capital city of Japan. Your first stop will be the Todaiji Temple, home to the great bronze Buddha, the statue is the largest Buddha

      statue in the world and the surrounding park is full of thousands of holy deer. You will also visit the
      beautiful Kasuga Taisha, Nara’s most celebrated shrine, that is dedicated to the deity responsible for the city’s protection. After lunch, you will continue to Osaka Castle, one of Japan’s most famous landmarks. Constructed in 1583 it served as a symbol of the unification of Japan in the 16th century. Dinner will be enjoyed at a local restaurant or Osaka hotel.

    • DAY8-9 / Osaka Departure
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      Today you will be transferred to Kansai International Airport by Airport Limousine Bus for your flight home. We hope you enjoyed your journey to Japan with us!

  • Package Includes

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    • Flights
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      International roundtrip airfare
      Private coach with air conditioning

    • Tours
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      Sightseeing admissions as specified
      Private coach with air conditioning
      English speaking guide
      Tour tipping

    • Accommodation
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      7 nights' accommodation - 2 nights in Tokyo: Sunshine Prince Hotel Ikebukuro or similar 1 night in Shizuoka: Ito Sun Hatoya Hotel Shizuoka or similar 1 night in Toyohashi: Loisir Hotel, Toyohashi or similar 2 nights near Kyoto: Biwako Hotel or similar 1 night in Osaka: Stargate Hotel Kansai or similar
      Meals: 7 breakfasts, 2 lunches and 2 dinners

      • International roundtrip airfare
      • Round trip transfer to and from airport
      • Sightseeing admissions as specified
      • Private coach with air conditioning
      • English Speaking Guide
      • 7 nights’ accommodation
        2 nights in Tokyo: Sunshine Prince Hotel Ikebukuro or similar
        1 night in Shizuoka: Ito Sun Hatoya Hotel Shizuoka or similar
        1 night in Toyohashi: Loisir Hotel, Toyohashi or similar
        2 nights near Kyoto: Biwako Hotel or similar
        1 night in Osaka: Stargate Hotel Kansai or similar
      • Meals: 7 breakfasts, 2 lunches and 2 dinners
      • Upgrades, add-on excursions, optional tours.
      • Meals/beverages not stated in the itinerary
      • Laundry and other items of a personal nature
      • Trip delay or interruption by the airline schedule change
      • Optional insurance coverage is available for baggage, accident and trip cancellation/interruption
      • Cost for anything not specifically mentioned in the listing above
      • Price is for one person based on double occupancy for departures from Sydney/Melbourne. Departures from other cities will incur a surcharge.
      • Single supplement of $800 is payable upon booking for single travellers
      • The promotional tour is non-refundable outside the money back guarantee period after the reservation is confirmed.
      • If travel is more than 90 days from the date of reservation, all travellers must complete the reservation form with full names as shown on each traveller’s passport and provide passport copies within 30 days of the reservation being made. If travel is within 60-90 days from the date of reservation, the process is required to be completed within 15 days. If travel is within 60 days of r from the date of reservation, the process is required to be completed within 7 days. Otherwise, SNA Tours may not be able to guarantee the selected travel date.
      • If travel is more than 90 days of the date of reservation, the money back guarantee period is 15 days.  For travel within 60-90 days of the date of reservation, the money back guarantee period is 7 days. If travel is within 60 days, no money back guarantee is provided.
      • No child discount on special deal.
      • Travel insurance covering lost baggage, accidents, and trip cancellation/interruption is highly recommended.
      • All currencies are in AUD Dollars unless stated otherwise.

Tour Highlights

Explore the wonders of Japan and its people

Tokyo

Tokyo
  • Tokyo Tower
  • Imperial Palace
  • Rainbow Bridge

Hakone

Hakone
  • Owakudani Volcano
  • Asahi Breweries
  • Hot Springs

Kyoto

Kyoto
  • Kiyomizu Temple
  • Kyoto ceramics
  • Japanese Mochi and snacks
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Discover Japan-9 Days 7 Nights

$4999
Value
$2999
Per Person
Duration
9 days 7 nights

Departure Cities

Sydney / Melbourne / Brisbane / Adelaide / Perth

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2019 Tour Dates

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May 2019: 142128
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