11 Days Japan Cherry Blossom Escorted Tour
It’s a perfect introduction for a first time visitor to Japan. You will enjoy the beautiful Cherry Blossoms in each area. The tour starts from Tokyo, the capital of Japan, where you can explore one of the largest and interesting sightseeing spots. Then visit Japan’s iconic Mt. Fuji and scenic Hakone area. Visit Kyoto and Nara in the best season, including the historical including Hiroshima and significant temples and shrines, to see the traditional and mysterious parts of Japan. You will experience a bullet train ride, the fastest train in Japan. This tour will escorted by Judi Madden, who has been in the travel industry for over 20 years and escort more than 20 tours over the last 5 years.
Cost is subject to class availability and exchange rate, may change without prior notice.
Day 1(31 Mar 2019): AUSTRALIA DEPARTURE (Inflight meals)
Day 2 (01 April 2019): Tokyo Arrival (D)
On your arrival at Haneda Airport, after clearance of immigration and custom formalities, you will be welcomed by our English speaking guide.
You will be transferred to your hotel in Tokyo. After checking in, enjoy the rest of your day at leisure.
Welcome Dinner will be served at the local restaurant.
Note: Hotel check in at 2PM.
Day 3 (02 April 2019): Tokyo City Tour (B, L)
Today we will enjoy the Tokyo Full Day Tour with an English-speaking guide by private coach.
Sightseeing: Tsukiji Outer Market, Imperial Palace, Edo Tokyo Museum, Ueno Park (famous cherry blossom spot), Asakusa Kannon Temple, Nakamise shopping street.
Day 4 (03 April 2019): Tokyo-Mt.Fuji-Hakone-Tokyo (B,L)
Enjoy full day tour by chartered mini bus to Mt.Fuji. You will visit Mt. Fuji 5th Station, which is the most popular sightseeing spot. Also visit Itchiku Kubota Museum (Kimono Museum)
After lunch, enjoy a Cruise on Lake Ashi, and take a ride on Hakone Ropeway. Then visit Owakudani Valley.
Day 5 (04 April 2019): Tokyo- Free Day (B)
Free day at leisure in Tokyo.
Day 6 (05 APRIL 2019): Tokyo – Osaka (B)
Your luggage will be delivered to hotel in Osaka by courier service.
Today, we take a bullet train from Shinagawa Station to Shin-Osaka Station.
Upon arrival at Shin Osaka Station, move to hotel in Osaka by public transportation with English speaking assistant.
After checking in hotel, enjoy the rest of your day at leisure.
Note: Hotel check in at 2PM.
Day 7 (06 APRIL 2019): Osaka-Nara Half Day Tour-Osaka (B)
After breakfast, we will travel to Nara by private coach to visit Todai-ji Temple, which is known for its Great Buddha Hall and is also a Historic Monuments of Ancient Nara. Then visit Nara Deer Park, before visiting Kasuga-Taisha Shrine.
In Osaka, we will visit Osaka Castle & Dotonbori Area.
Day 8 (07 APRIL 2019): Osaka-Kyoto-Osaka (B,L)
Today we will explore full day Kyoto tour by Private Coach.
Sightseeing: Ryanji Temple, Kinkakuji Temple, Kiyomizudera Temple, Gion Area.
Day 9 (08 April 2019): Osaka - Hiroshima- osaka (B, l)
Today, we will take a bullet train from Shin Osaka to Hiroshima. On arrival in Hiroshima, we will start our excursions on a private coach with English speaking guide.
Sightseeing: Peace Memorial Park & Museum (Hiroshima), Itsukushima shrine (Miyajima)
Return to Osaka via bullet train.
Day 10 (09 April 2019): Osaka Departure (B - Inflight Meals)
Met by English speaking assistant at hotel lobby, then transfer by Airport Limousine Bus from Osaka Station to Kansai International Airport.
Day 11 (10 APRIL 2019): Australia arrival (Inflight meals)
11 Days Japan Cherry Blossom Escorted Tour
- 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
|31 Mar 19||10 April 19||$6,795||SOLD OUT|
|22 March 2020||01 April 2020||$7,591||SOLD OUT|
|01 April 2020||11 April 2020||$7,591||AVAILABLE|
|11 April 2020||21 April 2020||$7,591||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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