Discover Japan 14 Day Tour

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JTB New Zealand Ltd

Phone: 0800-525-725
Tel: (09)-303-2887, Fax: (09)-366-0772
E-Mail : akl.nz@jtbap.com

DETAILS

Departures
2019: 01 Sep, 10, 24 Nov
2020: 08, 15, 22, 29 Mar , 05, 12 Apr, 10, 24 May, 05 Jul
This Discover Japan Tour will operate with an experienced JTB escort and local guides where applicable who can help with the entire trip, from sightseeing to shopping and dining.
Tour Inclusions
• 13 nights accommodation with daily breakfast
• 4 lunches (Day 2, 4, 7, 11) , 2 dinners (Day 4, 12)
• Train sector tickets from city to city (standard class fares)
• Suica metro card
• Arrival transfer from Narita or Haneda Airport to your hotel
• Departure transfer to Kansai or Itami airport after tour concludes
• Tokyo 1 day tour
• Fuji & Hakone 1 day tour
• Takayama half day tour
• Kanazawa half day city tour
• Osaka half day tour
• Hiroshima 1 day tour
• Himeji half day tour
• Kyoto 1 day tour
• Tea ceremony
• 3 luggage transfer services (Tokyo – Takayama – Osaka – Kyoto)
Prices from (Per person, Land Only)
Single: NZ$9,820 / Twin: NZ$7,798 / Triple: NZ$7,425
• For full list of prices, please contact JTB New Zealand.
• Minimum 10 persons for the tour to operate, maximum 20 people
• Special airfares in conjunction with this tour are available, please contact JTB New Zealand.
Accommodation
Tokyo: Grand Prince Hotel Takanawa
Hakone: Yoshiike Ryokan (Japanese style room)
Takayama: Hida Hotel Plaza or Takayama Green Hotel
Kanazawa: Hotel in Kanazawa or Toyama
Osaka: Hotel Granvia Osaka
Hiroshima: Hotel Granvia Hiroshima
Kyoto: New Miyako Hotel Kyoto
• All hotels are subject to change at any stage due to availability. The same category hotel will be confirmed if hotel changes.
Guide Service
This tour will operate with an experienced JTB escort and local guides where applicable who will assist with the entire trip, from sightseeing to shopping and dining.
Group Size
Minimum 10 / Maximum 20 people
Baggage
Luggage transfers as per tour itinerary are recommended by JTB as there is limited space on local transport. The Japan hotel luggage transfer service is very reliable; your large luggage will be safe when you send it on to the next city.
Pre Tour Accommodation
JTB can arrange pre accommodation for the tour. Please request at time of booking.
Grand Prince Takanawa (Deluxe Room) Tokyo
Post Tour Accommodation
JTB can arrange post accommodation for the tour. Please request at time of booking.
Granvia Osaka Hotel
Remarks
• A fair amount of walking is involved on this tour.
• Hotels are subject to change of the same category.
• Daily schedule is subject to change due to weather, transport or any other unforeseen circumstances.
• Minimum 10 persons for the tour to operate, maximum 20.
• Child reduction prices are also available, please contact JTB New Zealand.
• Double rooms can be requested upon booking. Request base only.
• Single supplement has been calculated based on Single Room use. Twin room single use will be required additional charge.
• Non smoking rooms may not be available at some properties, in which case the rooms will be deodorised.
• Please note that some of the properties/restaurants on this tour may not be able to cater for special dietary requirements.
• JTB does not discriminate against persons with disabilities. However, the locations visited during a JTB Fully Escorted Tour may involve a considerable amount of walking and climbing stairs. JTB recommends that travellers with disabilities be accompanied by their own assistant, capable of providing all necessary assistance. JTB Fully Escorted Tours do not include special assistance to participants with disabilities. JTB reserves the right to refuse participation in Fully Escorted Tours if it considers that such participation is reasonably likely to impose an unjustifiable hardship on JTB or its personnel. Alternatively, JTB would be pleased to organise Independent Tours for travellers with special needs.

ITINERARY

Day  1

Narita / Haneda Airport – Tokyo
Upon arrival at Narita/Haneda Airport, clear customs and immigration before boarding the Airport Limousine Bus to your accommodation in Tokyo for 3 nights.

Day  2BL

Tokyo
Tokyo full day sightseeing tour visiting, Tsukiji Outer Fish Markets, Tokyo Sky Tree, Asakusa Kannon Temple and Nakamise Shopping Arcade. Ginza and Akihabara (drive-by). Lunch is included today.
002 - Tokyo Sky Tree

Day  3B

Tokyo
Morning sightseeing using your Suica Card to Shibuya, Harajuku and Meiji Jingu. Afternoon free at leisure.
003 - Takeshita Street

Day  4BLD

Tokyo – Hakone
Luggage transfer to Takayama.
Today embark on a full day sightseeing tour of the Hakone and Lake Ashi area. Visit Mt Fuji, Japan’s national icon. Drive up to the Mt Fuji 5th station of the mountain and its viewing spots. Enjoy a cruise on lake Ashi, then ropeway up Mt. Komagatake, stopping at Owakudani Valley for a spectacular panoramic view of Mt. Fuji and the surrounding area. After sightseeing, arrive at your Hakone Ryokan (Japanese style accommodation) and enjoy a delicious welcome dinner with your tour escort and group.
004 - Lake Ashi

Day  5B

Hakone – Takayama
A Japanese style breakfast then depart for Takayama via Nagoya on the Shinkansen bullet train. You will have the afternoon and evening free to explore this beautiful little town. For dinner you might like to try the famous “Hida-gyu” beef, a speciality dish in Takayama. After dinner relax and unwind in the Japanese Onsen (Hot Springs) at your accommodation.

Day  6B

Takayama
Today visit some famous sights in Takayama including the Hida Folk Village, an open air museum exhibiting over 30 traditional houses from the region, Matsuri-no-mori and San-machi, a traditional Japanese village area and Takayama Jinya. Explore this historic area of Takayama’s old town. A small 3 lane area is filled with old wooden buildings consisting of sake breweries, small boutiques and some larger merchant houses which are now museums.
006 - Hida Folklore Village, Takayama

Day 7BL

Takayama – Gokayama – Kanazawa
Today you will have the morning free to explore more of the beautiful little town of Takayama. We recommend visiting the early morning Takayama markets, where local fresh produce and souvenirs stalls are set up. In the afternoon, travel by bus visiting Gokayama, a World Heritage listed area and experience Japanese paper making.
007 - Gokayama

Day  8B

Kanazawa – Hiroshima
This morning join a Kanazawa city tour visiting, Higashi Chayagai, Kenroku-en Garden – one of Japan’s 3 most beautiful gardens. Also visit Nagamachi Buke Yashiki, and Omicho Market. In the afternoon travel to Hiroshima city by the JR limited express train.
008 - Kenroku-en Garden, Kanazawa

Day  9B

Hiroshima
Breakfast at your own leisure. Today, visit some of the major sights of Hiroshima, including Miyajima Island, Itsukushima Shinto Shrine, a World Heritage listed site and the Hiroshima Atomic Bomb Dome. Evening free to dine out.
009 - the Itsukushima Shinto Shrine, Miyajima Island, Hiroshima

Day  10B

Hiroshima – Himeji – Kyoto
Breakfast at your own leisure. In the morning depart for Kyoto by Shinkansen Bullet Train. Take a detour to Himeji on the way, visiting Himeji castle, a World Heritage listed site and Koko-en Garden. Then continue onto Kyoto city and check into your accommodation where you will be staying for 3 nights.

010 - Himeji Castle, Hyogo

Day  11>BL

Kyoto
Breakfast at your own leisure. Today enjoy a full day sightseeing tour of Kyoto city visiting some of the most famous sites including the Golden Pavilion, Shimogamo-jinja, Sanjusangendo amd Kodai-ji. A tea ceremony experience and lunch is also included today.

011 - Sanjusangendo, Kyoto

Day  12BD

Kyoto
Today is a free day to explore more of Kyoto city or do some last minute shopping. Tonight enjoy a farewell dinner at a local restaurant with your tour escort and group.
012 - Kiyomizu-dera temple, Kyoto

Day  13B

Kyoto – Osaka
In the afternoon depart Kyoto by bus. Visit Osaka city sights, including Osaka Castle and Floating Observatory. Accommodation in Osaka for 1 night.
013 - Osaka Castle

Day  14B

Osaka
Your journey finishes today after breakfast. Included in this tour is an airport transfer service back to Kansai International Airport or Itami Domestic Airport. We can also arrange late check out, post tour accommodation and any other arrangements if you wish to extend your stay in Japan after the tour concludes.
B : Breakfast L : Lunch D : Dinner

REMARKS

  • • A fair amount of walking is involved on this tour.
  • • Hotels are subject to change of the same category.
  • • Daily schedule is subject to change due to weather, transport or any other unforeseen circumstances.
  • • Minimum 10 persons for the tour to operate, maximum 20.
  • • Child reduction prices are also available, please contact JTB New Zealand.
  • • Double rooms can be requested upon booking. Request base only.
  • • Single supplement has been calculated based on Single Room use. Twin room single use will be required additional charge.
  • • Non smoking rooms may not be available at some properties, in which case the rooms will be deodorised.
  • • Please note that some of the properties/restaurants on this tour may not be able to cater for special dietary requirements.
  • • JTB does not discriminate against persons with disabilities. However, the locations visited during a JTB Fully Escorted Tour may involve a considerable amount of walking and climbing stairs. JTB recommends that travellers with disabilities be accompanied by their own assistant, capable of providing all necessary assistance. JTB Fully Escorted Tours do not include special assistance to participants with disabilities. JTB reserves the right to refuse participation in Fully Escorted Tours if it considers that such participation is reasonably likely to impose an unjustifiable hardship on JTB or its personnel. Alternatively, JTB would be pleased to organise Independent Tours for travellers with special needs.
Please read the general booking conditions carefully as they incorporate the basis upon which bookings are accepted by JTB New Zealand Ltd. (“JTB”)

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Phone: 0800-525-725
Tel: (09)-303-2887, Fax: (09)-366-0772
E-Mail : akl.nz@jtbap.com