Japan. The land of old and new! For first time travellers to Japan, the cities of Tokyo, Kyoto, Hiroshima and Miyajima are a must-see.
Your Tokyo stay will start with a morning tour and some free time to explore this huge city. After spending three nights in Tokyo, a Hakone Free Pass is included to travel to Hakone hot-spring area where you can see active sulphur vents. The world-famous Mount Fuji can be seen from this area during clear weather. Relax in the hot springs and enjoy walks around the National Park.
Kyoto and Nara will follow, enabling first-time travellers to feel and enjoy the ‘old’ Japan before heading on to the famous sites of Hiroshima and Miyajima Island. A traditional ryokan stay is also included on the Miyajima Island so that you can experience typical Japanese culture and customs.
|Day 1||London – Tokyo
Depart London on a non-stop flight to Tokyo.
Transfer by airport bus to Tokyo. Stay for 3 nights.
Morning sightseeing tour of Tokyo by coach, including Meiji Shrine, Imperial Palace East Garden and Sensoji Temple. Afternoon free.
Free to explore Tokyo, or you may take an optional tour.
Travel by express train to Hakone using your Hakone Free Pass. Free to explore the Hakone National Park. Stay overnight.
Transfer to Odawara using your Hakone Free Pass. Travel by bullet train to Kyoto. Stay for 3 nights.
Morning guided sightseeing tour of Kyoto, including the Golden Pavilion, Nijo Castle and Kyoto Imperial Palace / Kitano Tenmangu Temple. Afternoon free.
Free to explore Kyoto, or you may take an optional tour.
|Day 9||Miyajima (D)
Travel by bullet train to Hiroshima and onto Miyajima Island by ferry. Stay for 2 nights at a ryokan.
|Day 10||Miyajima/Hiroshima (B, D)
Free to explore Miyajima or visit Hiroshima.
|Day 11||Tokyo (B)
Transfer to Hiroshima, and continue by bullet train to Tokyo. Stay overnight
Transfer by express train to your Tokyo airport. Depart on a non-stop flight to London.
Tour Prices for 2017
|Jan – Dec||From £2,890|
|Single Supplement from||£ Call|
Note: Prices subject to change without notice due to exchange rate fluctuation and/or airline tax changes. Please contact Jaltour for alternative arrangements and tailormade tours.