11 DAY JAPAN AUTUMN HIGHLIGHTS- ESCORTED TOUR
Experience the vivid autumn colours across Japan! This 9 Day Japan Autumn Tour will take you to visit Japan's majestic castles, urban parks and ancient temples covered in stunning blend of yellow, orange and red leaves.
Cost is subject to class availability and exchange rate, may change without prior notice.
DAY 1 - AUSTRALIA DEPARTURE
Today, take a flight to Narita Airport.
DAY 2 - TOKYO ARRIVAL
Arrival at Narita International Airport. After clearance of immigration and custom formalities,you will be met by English-speaking assistant. Transfer to hotel in Tokyo by chartered coach
DAY 3: TOKYO CITY TOUR (B, L)
After breakfast, we will visit the must-see sights of Tokyo:
- Tokyo Sky Tree
- Asakusa Kannon Temple
- Nakamise Shopping Arcade
After lunch at local restaurant, we will visit Imperial Palace East Garden and Shibuya District.
DAY 4: TOKYO - MT FUJI - HAKONE - TOKYO (B,L)
After breakfast, we will travel to Mt. Fuji and visit the Mt. Fuji 5th Station.
After lunch at a local restaurant, we will travel to Hakone for a leisure cruise on Lake Ashi. Also experience Hakone Ropeway Ride overlooking the Owakudani Valley.
In the afternoon, we will return to Tokyo.
DAY 5: TOKYO - NIKKO - TOKYO (B,L)
After breakfast, we will travel to Nikko, best known for World Heritage shrines and temples and beautiful viewing spots for Autumn leave. In the morning, we will visit the famous Nikko Toshogu shrine .
After lunch at a local restaurant, we will explore Lake Chuzenji and Kegon Falls for scenic view of the lake and mountains above the town of NIkko.
In the afternoon, we will return to Tokyo.
DAY 6: TOKYO - OSAKA - KYOTO (B)
After breakfast, we will transfer to Shinagawa Station and take a bullet train to Osaka. Your large luggage will be sent to Osaka by separate truck (one luggage per person).
Today, we will have lunch on your own arrangement. Why not try a packed Bento box lunch which you can eat on the bullet train?
On arrival in Osaka, we will visit one of Japan's most famous landmarks - Osakajo Castle. We will also the giant shopping arcade Shinsaibashi and Dotonbori.
In the late afternoon, we will travel to Kyoto and check in hotel.
DAY 7: KYOTO (B,L)
After breakfast, we will visit the must-see sights in Kyoto.
In the morning, we will visit Tofukuji temple, Kiyomizudera temple which are famous for its spectacular autumn colors.
In the afternoon, we will visit Kinkakuji temple and have free time to scroll Kyoto's most famous geisha disctrict - Gion.
DAY 8: KYOTO - HIROSHIMA & MIYAJIMA - KYOTO
After breakfast, we will take a bullet train from Kyoto to Hiroshima.
On arrival in Hiroshima, we will travel to the island of Miyajima via ferry, and visit Itsukushima Shrine.
After lunch on your own arrangement
DAY 9: KYOTO - NARA - KYOTO
After breakfast, we will visit Nara and its must-see Deer Park. Nara Park is home to hundreds of freely roaming deer. In the afternoon, we will return to Kyoto to visit Temryuji temple, Sagano Bamboo Grove and the iconic Togetsukyo bridge. This evening, we will have a farewell dinner.
DAY 10: KYOTO - KANSAI AIRPORT
After breakfast, we will travel to Kansai Airport for our departure flight back to Australia.
DAY 11: Australia arrival
- Return economy-class flights from Australia to Japan with full service Airlines. Taxes included
- Accommodation in 4-stars hotels
- Meals: Inflight meals, 8 Breakfasts, 4 Lunches, 1 Welcome Dinner
- Transportation: Coach, local trains, bullet train
- Airport transfers and all touring in air-conditioned vehicles
- Entrance fees at monuments
- Sightseeing as per itinerary
- Locally based professional driver and English-speaking tour guides
- Australian Tour director
|Depart Australia||Return Australia||Price/PP
|05 October 19||15 October 19||$7,469||$6,915||$1,867||SOLD OUT|
|16 October 19||26 October 19||$7,569||$7,269||$1,892||AVAILABLE|
|02 November 19||12 November 19||$7,569||$7,269||$1,892||AVAILABLE|
|18 November 19||28 November 19||$7,569||$7,269||$1,892||AVAILABLE|
|05 October 2020||15 October 2020||$7,637||$1,909||AVAILABLE|
|16 October 2020||26 October 2020||$7,697||$1,924||AVAILABLE|
|02 November 2020||12 November 2020||$7,697||$1,924||AVAILABLE|
|18 November 2020||28 November 2020||$7,697||$1,924||AVAILABLE|
- Price valid from: ADL, BNE, MEL, PER, SYD
- Price inclusive of international airfares with tax
- Price inclusive of twin sharing accommodation
- Single supplement: $2,117
- Above pricing is correct at the time of publishing. Pricing can change subject to airline availability.
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