Famous Sites and Cultural Delights – 8 day



Japan is a country of contrasts, just waiting to be discovered. Beautiful, ultra modern, historical, relaxing, busy, fashionable, traditional all describe Japan today. The ancient capital of Kyoto is rich in cultural sites while nearby Himeji Castle is a famous World Heritage listed treasure. Hiroshima is a city of historical importance and next door lies Miyajima Island with its unique breath-taking scenery. The modern metropolis of Tokyo is alive with energy and excitement. Japan’s small land area means travelling times are short and all areas are easily accessible by a clean and efficient rail system. For the first time this flexible itinerary makes it possible for the independent traveller to experience all of these cities. By adding some of our optional tours you will experience real famous sites and a real cultural delights of Japan.

JTB New Zealand Ltd

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


01 Apr 2017 – 30 Apr 2018
Tour Inclusions
• Seven (7) nights hotel accommodation with daily breakfast.
• Japan Rail Pass 7-day Ordinary (¥29,110).
• A half-day Tokyo morning tour with English-speaking guide.
• One-way transfer from Narita airport to your hotel or downtown by Airport Limousine Bus.
Prices from (Per person, Land Only)
SINGLE: NZ$2,435, TWIN: NZ$1,560, TRIPLE: NZ$1,500
SINGLE: NZ$2,765, TWIN: NZ$1,725, TRIPLE: NZ$1,545
• All prices are subject to availability.
• Seasonal surcharge and conditions apply.
• Special airfares in conjunction with these packages are available. Please contact JTB.
Tokyo: Shinagawa Prince Hotel (Main Tower) or Similar Hotel
Hiroshima: Hotel New Hiroden or Similar Hotel
Kyoto: New Miyako Hotel Kyoto or Similar Hotel
Tokyo: Grand Prince Takanawa, Hotel Tokyo (Deluxe Room) or Similar Hotel
Hiroshima: Hotel New Hiroden or Similar Hotel
Kyoto: Crown Plaza Hotel Kyoto or Similar Hotel
• Hotels are subject to change of the same category.


Day 1

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

Day 2B

Tokyo morning city tour, visiting Tokyo Tower, Imperial Palace Plaza, Asakusa Kannon Temple and Nakamise Shopping Arcade. Afternoon free. [This afternoon is a good opportunity to go to a JR (Japan Railway) Ticket Office (Midori no madoguchi) to exchange your voucher for the Japan Rail Pass].
002 - Tokyo Tower, Tokyo

Day 3B

Full day free, to explore Tokyo. Suggested optional tours are:
a] Mt Fuji-Hakone 1-Day Tour
b] Nikko & Kegon Waterfall World Heritage Tour.
003 - Lake Ashi and Mt.Fuji, Hakone  003 - Nikko Toshogu Shrine, Nikko

Day 4B

Tokyo – Himeji – Hiroshima
This morning make your way to Shinagawa Station. Board the famous Shinkansen for Himeji. In Himeji you can visit the World Heritage listed Himeji Castle and Kokoen Gardens. Return to the station and continue to Hiroshima by Shinkansen. Accommodation in Hiroshima for 2 nights.
 004 - the World Heritage listed Himeji Castle, Hyogo

Day 5B

Full day free to explore Hiroshima. Points of interest include Miyajima Island and the Itsukushima Shinto Shrine, the Hiroshima Atomic Bomb Dome (both World Heritage listed) and the Peace Memorial Museum.
005 - Miyajima Island and the Itsukushima Shinto Shrine, Hiroshima

Day 6B

Hiroshima – Kyoto
Depart in the morning for Kyoto by Shinkansen. Upon arrival in Kyoto you are free to explore the city. Accommodation in Kyoto for 2 nights. Suggested optional tours are:
a] Kyoto Special Night
b] Kyoto Maiko Night.
006 - Kyoto Maiko

Day 7B

Full day free to explore Kyoto. Suggested optional tours are:
a] Kyoto 1-Day Tour
b] Kyoto & Nara 1-Day Tour.
 007 - Kiyomizu Temple, Kyoto 007 - The Great Buddha at Todai-ji Temple, Nara

Day 8B

Kyoto – Tokyo – Narita
Free until departure. Depart from Kyoto by Shinkansen to Tokyo Station. Change to the Narita Express train for Narita Airport.

B :  Breakfast  L :  Lunch  D :  Dinner
 008 - Shinkansen Bullet train of JR Tokaido Line, Tokyo


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