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Japan in Depth

13 day private package (Price on Enquiry)

Japan in Depth: Tokyo, Kyoto, Hiroshima, Kamakura and Nara

Sites Visited:

Tokyo, Kyoto, Hiroshima, Kamakura and Nara

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London Heathrow to Tokyo

Depart London Heathrow for international flight to Tokyo Narita.

Tokyo Arrival

Arrive in Tokyo Narita Airport, be greeted and transfer by airport bus to Keio Plaza Hotel. The hotel is located in the skyscraper Shinjuku district directly opposite to Tokyo Metropolitan Government buildings.

Shinjuku is the most modern area of Tokyo. Rest of day free.

Accommodation - Keio Plaza Hotel

Tokyo

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Morning pick up from hotel and join full day Tokyo coach tour – start with a tour to Tokyo Tower and enjoy a panoramic view from its observatory. Then you will continue to the "Happoen" Japanese Garden, where you will have the opportunity to take part in a traditional tea ceremony. The tour then continues to the Imperial

Palace Plaza with a short photo stop. You will then have a barbecue lunch at Chinzanso Restaurant.

After lunch, you will drive past the National Diet Building (the Japanese House of Parliament) and then take a 40 minute Sumida River cruise from Hinode pier of Tokyo Bay to Asakusa. The tour finishes with a visit to the Asakusa Kannon Temple and Nakamise Shopping Street.

Tokyo / Nikko

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Morning pick up from hotel for one day coach tour to Nikko, one of Japan's most beautiful regions. You'll enjoy visiting Nikko Toshogu Shrine, famous for its Cultural World Heritage. Afterwards travelling up Irohazaka to Lake Chuzenji and Kegon Waterfall, considered one of the three most beautiful waterfalls in Japan.

Return to Tokyo in the evening.

Tokyo / Mt Fuji / Hakone

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Morning pick up from hotel and join Mt Fuji / Hakone full day tour by deluxe motorcoach. Visit the Fuji Centre and then drive halfway up Mt Fuji to the 5th Station, enjoying the natural scenery en route. Then stop for lunch at the Hotel Highland Resort, before continuing to Lake Ashi for a relaxing cruise.

Take a ride on the Mt Komagatake Aerial Cableway, where you will get sweeping views of the celebrated Hakone National Park and Mt Fuji from a distance. Return to Tokyo late afternoon / early evening. 

Tokyo / Kamakura

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Morning pick up from hotel and join Kamakura Walking tour, visiting Hase Kannon Temple, Great Buddha, Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine, Komachi Shopping Street etc. Return to Tokyo later in the afternoon.

Tokyo to Kyoto

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Take own taxi or metro to Tokyo Station for Shinkansen Bullet Train to Kyoto. Upon arrival, take own taxi to Yoshi-Ima Ryokan. Rest of day at leisure. 

Accommodation - Yoshi-Ima Ryokan

Kyoto

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Morning pick up from hotel and join Kyoto 1 day tour covering the Golden Pavilion, Kyoto Imperial Palace, Heian Shrine, Sanjusangendo and Kiyomizu Temple.

Evening pick up from ryokan and enjoy Maiko night tour, you will meet a Maiko (young Geisha), enjoy a traditional Japanese "Maiko" dance and a tempura dinner.

Kyoto / Nara

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Afternoon pick up from hotel and join Nara afternoon tour – visit the Todaiji Temple, Nara Park, Kasuga Shrine. Return to hotel later in the evening.

Kyoto to Hiroshima

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Take own taxi to Kyoto Station for Shinkansen bullet train to Hiroshima. Upon arrival, check in to Hotel Granvia adjacent to Hiroshima Station. Rest of day free to explore.

Accommodation - Hotel Granvia

Hiroshima to Tokyo

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Take Shinkansen Bullet Train back to Tokyo. Upon arrival, take own taxi to Keio Plaza Hotel.

Accommodation - Keio Plaza Hotel

Tokyo

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Free day at leisure.

Tokyo to London Heathrow

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Coach transfer from hotel to Narita Airport for flight home.

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Quality accommodation in heart of city centre.

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No compulsory tipping.

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No compulsory shop visits.

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Guaranteed departure - no cancellations.

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Whatever your needs, Emperor Tours treats every customer as an individual and will make your tour an occasion to tell your friends and family about for the rest of your life – . As our saying goes:

"Travel in style and be treated like an emperor!"

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