4 Day Takayama Holiday – Mt. Fuji, Hakone, Takayama & Kanazawa

About

Visit Mt. Fuji, Japans highest peak and the country’s most famous landmark. Spend the evening in the historical mountain resort area of Hakone before travelling to Takayama, known as “Little Kyoto”, and its preserved historical structures and environment. Mingle with the locals at the thatched roofed village of Shirakawago, a World Heritage site. Experience the making of washi, Japanese paper, at Gokayama, and then visit Kanagawa, home of Kenroku Garden, one of the three most beautiful gardens in Japan. Admire the ceramics at Kutaniyaki. takayama_4day_image
JTB New Zealand Ltd
Phone: 0800-525-725 Tel: (09)-303-2887, Fax:(09)-366-0772 E-Mail : akl.nz@jtbap.com
Hokkaido-FD-price-030616 06JAN16 – 26FEB16: Wed, Fri 02MAR16 – 30NOV16: Sun, Wed, Fri 02DEC16 – 23DEC16: Wed, Fri (except 13,15,29APR, 01,04MAY, 17,24,31JUL, 07,10,12,14,21,28AUG, 18SEP, 09OCT) *Please note that when the date of stay at the hotel is a blackout date, the tour will not be operated. Departure dates for when the Shirakawa-go winter illumination is being held:Jan.16,23,24,30,31,Feb.7,14  
Cities Hotel
Hakone Yumoto Fujiya Hotel
Takayama Hida Hotel Plaza
Kanazawa Hotel Kanazawa
Upgrade hotel plans are also available, please contact JTB for more detail.

Day 1L

Tokyo – Mt. Fuji – Hakone
9:00
Pick up service at major hotels or Hamamatsucho Bus Terinal. Depart Tokyo aboard a deluxe motorcoach for Mt.Fuji (3,776m). Drive halfway up the mountain to Mt.Fuji’s 5th Station (altitude 2,305 m.), enjoying the natural scenery en route. Japanese style Lunch is included before a cruise on Lake Ashi (Ashinoko Yuransen). Ride an aerial cableway up and down Mt. Komagatake for a sweeping view of Hakone National Park.
17:00- 18:00
Arrive in Hakone-machi between 17:00-18:00 Overnight in Hakone Yumoto

Day 2

Hakone – Takayama
8:00- 9:30
Hotel to Odawara Station by coach. Depart Odawara by Shinkansen to Nagoya and change to the Hida Limited Express train for Takayama. In the afternoon, stroll through Takayama, visiting Yatai Kaikan Hall, where colourfully decorated traditional festival floats are displayed, Kusakabe Folk craft Museum, formerly the residence of powerful merchants under government patronage, and the streets of Kami Sannomachi, which preserve traditional Japanese wooden houses.
17:30- 18:30
Arrive in Takayama between 17:30-18:30 Overnight in Takayama

Day 3

Takayama – Shirakawago – Kanazawa
8:00
Visit Gokayama Ainokura / Shirakawa-go.
15:15-18:30
Arrive in Kanazawa between 15:15 and 18:30. Overnight in Kanazawa.

One Way Trip Course (L100OW)

Day 4

Kanazawa – Kyoto
8:00-8:15
This morning visit Higashi-chaya District, Tentoku-in Temple , Nagamachi Samurai District, Kenrokuen Garden
16:30-18:00
From Kanazawa Station board a train (limited-express Thunderbird) to Kyoto. Arrive at Kyoto Station between 16:30 and 18:00 and transfer to your hotel.. (Nominated Hotel only)

Round Trip Course (L100RT)

Day 4

Kanazawa – Tokyo
8:00-8:15
This morning visit Higashi-chaya District, Tentoku-in Temple , Nagamachi Samurai District, Kenrokuen Garden
19:00-20:00
The tour winds up by taking a Limited Express train to Nagoya and then catching a Shinkansen to Tokyo. Drop-off service to Hotel in Tokyo. (Nominated Hotel only)
B  :  Breakfast   L  :  Lunch   D  :  Dinner

Remarks

Guide
      • English-speaking guide service included except while on board bullet train. English-speaking assistance service included at point of transfer.
Baggage
      •  One Way Trip Course
Included for up to one piece of baggage from Hakone to Kyoto on Day 2. Additional baggage will incur a fee of JPY2200 per item. Light compact baggage is recommended for overnight stays in Takayama on Day 2 and in Kanazawa on Day 3.
      •  Round Trip Course
Not available. Please make own arrangements to have baggage transported. *Note trains do not have adequate space for baggage storage. Leaving large baggage at hotel is recommended. *Service fee may apply and please check with your hotel. Others
    • Sunrise Tour Remarks for Mt. Fuji – Hakone 1 Day Tour apply.
    • Sunrise Tour Remarks for Takayama, Shirakawa-go & Kanazawa Tour apply.
    • Upon booking please inform us of your pre and post tour accommodation.
    • This tour is offered for travellers from overseas only.
    • Please inform us if you would like to include any tour on Day 4 of Round Trip Course.
JTB New Zealand Ltd
Phone: 0800-525-725 Tel: (09)-303-2887, Fax:(09)-366-0772 E-Mail : akl.nz@jtbap.com