Traditional and Modern Japan - Course A

Fushimi Inari Taisha
Fushimi Inari Taisha
Nara Park
Nara Park
Himeji Castle
Himeji Castle
Imperial Palace
Imperial Palace

General information

DurationDestinationDeparture
7 days and 6 nights
Japan (Kyoto, Tokyo)
Japan (Osaka)

Description

Collective departures (min.2 - max.16 passengers) every Tuesday with French, Italian or Spanish speaking guide.
 
Join in a small group tour with a sightseeing program in your desired language.
 
NB: Travel for small groups of up to 16 people in a vehicle. A different vehicle will be organized for each language.
To confirm the group, there must be a minimum of two passengers per language.
 
- For Early and Late flight, there will be a transfer supplement.
 
Hotel used for this tour "or similar":
- Kyoto (3 nights): Rihga Royal Hotel Kyoto or New Miyako Hotel or similar
- Tokyo (3 nights): Grand Prince Hotel New Takanawa (sup room) or similar

Program

Day 1 : OSAKA (ARRIVAL) – KYOTO
Arrive at Kansai International Airport. You will be met by an English speaking assistant and helped board an airport shared van. Overnight at Kyoto.

Day 2 : KYOTO (CITY TOUR) (B/L)
Breakfast at hotel. Guided sightseeing tour of Kyoto (09:00-16:00) using private car.
Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine / Kinkakuji Temple / Kiyomizu Temple / Gion.
Tour disbands at Gion. Your guide will inform you how to go back to your hotel. Overnight at Kyoto.

Day 3 : KYOTO – NARA – KYOTO (B/L)
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to Nara by Kintetsu express train with your guide. Guided sightseeing tour of Nara (09:00-17:00) using public transport.
Todaiji Temple / Kofukuji Temple / Kasuga Shrine / Nara Park
Return to Kyoto by Kintetsu express train. Overnight at Kyoto.

Day 4 : KYOTO – HIMEJI – TOKYO (B)
Breakfast at hotel. Your main suitcase will be transferred directly from Kyoto to Tokyo.
**Please leave your main suitcase with porter/bell desk by 7:30 AM.
Transfer to Himeji with your guide by bullet train. Guided sightseeing tour of Himeji (09:00-13:30) using public transport.
Himeji Castle / Kokoen Garden
Tour ends at Himeji station. Transfer to Shinagawa by bullet train. Upon arrival at Shinagawa, you will be met by an English speaking assistant. Transfer to hotel by free shuttle bus or on foot. Overnight at Tokyo.

Day 5 : TOKYO (CITY TOUR) (B/L)
Breakfast at hotel. Guided sightseeing tour of Tokyo (09:00-17:00) using private car & public transport.
Tokyo Tower / Meiji Jingu Shrine / Harajuku / Imperial Palace / Asakusa
Return to hotel by public transport. Overnight at Tokyo.

Day 6 : TOKYO – MT.FUJI & HAKONE – TOKYO (B/L)
Breakfast at hotel. Guided sightseeing tour of Mt. Fuji & Hakone (8:00-19:00) using private car.
Mt.Fuji 5th station (depending on traffic and weather conditions) / Ropeway ride from Owakudani to Togendai / Boat Cruise on Lake Ashi from Togendai to Hakonemachi
Return to hotel by private car. Overnight at Tokyo.

Day 7 : TOKYO - NRT or HND APT (B)
Breakfast at hotel (This may not be provided depending on your flight time. Breakfast is non-refundable.)
Transfer to Narita or Haneda International Airport by an airport bus or train.

Price includes

- Hotel at Kyoto (3 nights), Tokyo (3 nights)
- Private guide for Day 2-6, English Speaking assistant for Day1, Day4
- Train Kyoto↔Nara, Kyoto - Himeji, Himeji - Shinagawa (ordinary class reserved seat)
- Daily Breakfast, Lunch except for Day1, Day4, Day7
- Round trip airport transfers by airport limousine bus or train, or shared van local train in Tokyo
- Luggage one item per person (Kyoto - Tokyo)

Price does not include

- Insurance
- Airport tax
- Beverages during lunch
- Anything that is not specified in "The Price includes"