8 Nights Japan with Cherry Blossoms

TOUR OVERVIEW


Day 1

ARRIVE TOKYO

Arrival at narita airport, transfer to hotel, check in to hotel. Overnight stay in Tokyo hotel

Day 2

Tokyo

Full day tour of Tokyo, visiting Imperial Palace (Nijubashi Bridge), Tokyo SKYTREE, and Asakusa Kannon Temple and Nakamise Shopping Arcade. Cruise on the Sumida River and visit to Hamarikyu Garden. Overnight stay in Tokyo hotel.

Day 3

Tokyo

Cherry Blossoms at Odawara Castle & Hakone Pirate Ship & Lake Kawaguchi
Odawara Castle
Hakone
Lake Ashi
Lake Kawaguchi

Cherry Blossoms
You can enjoy watching the beautiful cherry blossoms in Odawara Castle.  Sakura watching period at Odawara Castle is around late March to mid-April!

Hakone
Riding on the Hakone Pirate Ship at Lake Ashi!

Mt. Fuji
Have a nice view of Mt. Fuji and visit Kawaguchiko Sakura Festival. Sakura watching period at Lake Kawaguchi is around mid-April to late April.

Overnight stay in Tokyo hotel

Day 4

Tokyo Nikko tour

Nikko tour with lunch. Overnight stay in Tokyo
Nikko Toshogu Shrine
Lunch?Enjoy a Japanese-style lunch.?
Lake Chuzenji
Kegon Falls
Tobu Nikko Station
Hanyu Parking Area

The tour will walk up and down steps and hilly paths at Nikko Toshogu Shrine and Kegon Falls. Be sure to wear shoes and clothing which are comfortable to walk in.

An earphone guide will be provided to each participant at Nikko Toshogu Shrine. However, if there are less than 15 participants earphone guides may not be used. 

A fee of JPY 10,000 may be incurred if an earphone guide is lost or damaged by a participant.

Included:

  • Lunch
  • Admission to Nikko Toshogu Shrine

Day 5

Kyoto

Bullet train from Tokyo - Kyoto. Rest day free in Kyoto

Day 6

Kyoto

1 Day Tour of Kyoto with lunch 

  • Nijo Castle
  • Kinkaku-ji Temple
  • Kyoto Imperial Palace [Except Mondays]
  • Kitano Tenmangu Shrine [Mondays (and Tuesdays when Monday is a national holiday)] 
  • Lunch (a Japanese set meal).
  • Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine
  • Sanjusangen-do Temple
  • Kiyomizu-dera Temple

Overnight stay in Kyoto hotel.

Day 7

Kyoto Nara Kyoto

Tour of Nara, visiting Todai-ji Temple (a World Heritage Site) with its Great Buddha statue, Nara Park (deer park), and Kasuga Grand Shrine (a World Heritage Site). Overnight stay in Kyoto hotel.

Day 8

Kyoto Osaka

Transfer to Osaka by bullet train. Afternoon Osaka walking tour Osaka Castle and Aqua liner. Overnight stay in Osaka hotel.

Day 9

DEPARTURE

Departure from Osaka, transfer to Kansai international airport

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