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Japan Art & Garden 11 Day Tour 2017-2018 – Independent Tours

 

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About

Viewing works of art while traveling is a particularly memorable experience, and this is all the more true if it is done while surrounded by the beauty of nature.
If you like art or garden, this partly escorted tour is for you. This unique tour allows you to experience both Japanese traditional and modern art and garden all year around.(Partly Escorted tour).

Departures 01 April 2017 – 30 April 2018
Tour Inclusions: • 10 nights accommodation with daily breakfast
• 2 Dinner
• Hakone Free Pass 2 Days from Shinjuku
• Japan Rail Pass 7 Days Ordinary (JPY 29,110)
• Return coach transfer from Narita or Haneda Airport to your hotel or downtown.
Prices from (Per person) SINGLE: NZ$3,380
TWIN: NZ$2,980
Note • Minimum 1 person for tour to operate
• All prices are subject to availability.
• Seasonal surcharge and conditions apply
• Admission is not included.
• Special airfares in conjunction with this tour are available, please contact JTB.
Accommodation Tokyo: Keio Plaza Hotel or Similar Hotel
Hakone: Tenseien or Similar Hotel
Kyoto: Kyoto New Hankyu or Similar Hotel
Kurashiki: Kurashiki Kokusai Hotel or Similar Hotel
Yasugi: Saginoyu or Similar Hotel
Osaka: Hearton Hotel Nishi-Umeda or Similar Hotel
Kanazawa: Kanazawa Miyako Hotel or Similar Hotel
• Hotels are subject to change of the same category.

Day 1

Narita/Haneda Airport – Tokyo
  Upon arrival at Narita or Haneda Airport, clear customs and immigration before boarding the Airport Limousine Bus to your accommodation in Tokyo for 2 nights.

Day 2B

Tokyo
  Free to explore Museum in Tokyo Suggested place to visit ( Museum ) Tokyo National Museum, Mori Art Museum, The National Art Centre ( Garden ) Hamarikyu-Garden
Please do not forget to validate your Japan Rail Pass.
002 - Tokyo National Museum, Ueno, Tokyo

Day 3BD

Tokyo – Hakone
  Take Odakyu Romance car with Hakone. Free Pass from Shinjuku to Hakone.
Hakone, one of Japan´s most famous hot spring (onsen) areas and rich in unspoiled nature, is within easy traveling distance of Tokyo.
Suggested place to visit ( Museum ) Hakone Open Air Museum, Narukawa Museum
003 - Lake Ashi and Mt.Fuji, Hakone

Day 4B

Hakone – Kyoto
  Take local train from Hakone to JR Odawara Station. Take world-famous bullet train from JR Odawara station to JR Kyoto.
Accommodation in Kyoto for 2 nights
Suggested place to visit ( Museum ) Miho Museum
004 - Kiyomizu-dera Temple, Kyoto

Day 5B

Kyoto
  Full day free. Suggested tour:
a) Kyoto and Nara 1 Day Tour
b) Kyoto Premium Tour
007 - The Great Buddha of Todai-ji Temple, Nara
005 - Nijo Castle, Kyoto

Day 6B

Kyoto – Okayama – Kurashiki
  Take trains from Kyoto to Okayama. Korakuen Garden was laid out in 1686 by order of Ikeda Tsunamasa, who ruled this region at that time. It is regarded as one of Japan’s three most beautiful gardens, alongside Kairaku-en in the city of Mito and Kenroku-en in the city of Kanazawa. Take local train to Kurashiki and stay one night in Kurashiki.
006 - Korakuen Garden and Okayama Castle, Okayama

Day 7BD

Kurashiki – Yasugi
  Kurashiki is well known as the “Bikan Chiku” historical area. The Ohara Museum of Art is located here and, with its world famous collections including pieces by El Greco, Gauguin and Monet, is the first museum of western art in Japan, attracting a constant stream of visitors from both home and abroad. Take express train from Kurashiki to Yasugi and stay one night in Yasugi.
007 - Kurashiki Historical Area, Okayama

Day 8B

Yasugi – Osaka
  In the morning, visit the Adachi Museum of Art established in 1970, based on the private collection of Zenko Adachi, a businessman born in Yasugi city, Shimane. Works collected include Japanese paintings by famous painters such as Taikan Yokoyama, Shiho Sakakibara and Shunso. The museum’s gardens are also famous and selected as the best garden in Japan for years running since 2003, by the journal of Japanese Gardening’s Shiosai Ranking. Late afternoon, take trains to Osaka and stay one night in Osaka.
008 - Adachi Museum of Art, Yasugi, Shimane

Day 9B

Osaka – Kanazawa
  Today, take train from Osaka to Kanazawa, a prosperous castle town for over 300 years. Accommodation one night in Kanazawa. Suggested place to visit:
( Museum ) 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art
( Garden ) Kenrokuen – Garden, one of the best Japanese garden in Japan.
009 - 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa
009 - Kenroku-en Garden, Kanazawa

Day 10B

Kanazawa – Tokyo
  Take brand new bullet train from JR Kanzawa Station to JR Tokyo station. Free at leisure for rest of the day.
010 - Ginza 4-chome, Tokyo

Day 11B

Tokyo – Narita/Haneda Airport
  Free until departure. Take airport bus from Hotel or downtown in Tokyo to Narita or Haneda Airport.

B : Breakfast  L : Lunch  D : Dinner

 

 

 

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