Essence of Japan
Best of Japan
Days : 8 | Nights : 7Tokyo , Japan
Apart from being the technology and innovation capital of the world, Japan is also emerging as one of the most sought after tourism spot of the year. It is widely frequented by tourists from all across the world. The Country is a one of a kind hub for culture, heritage and is also fast developing as a religious hub. the country is home to many historical temples and Buddhist monasteries. The Tokyo city tour broadens the horizons of the travellers about the rapidly evolving and developing cityscape. The city is also a favourite destination for shoppers as it houses some of the world’s most high-end labels and fashion boutiques. The city of Kyoto which is another island city offers some stunning views of lakes and hills. There are several beautiful temples and shrines that the tourists can visit. Kyoto city tour is a must for travellers looking for spiritual enlightenment. Being an island nation, Japan is also surrounded by beautiful coastlines on all sides, which has given it some of the most splendid beaches. There are several imperial palaces, national parks and other tourist spots in the country which are widely visited by the locals as well as the tourists. The country is also a melting pot of culture and has an exceedingly metropolitan vibe.
Day 01: Arrive in Tokyo
Arrival Narita International Airport and transfer to Tokyo City Hotel. The assistance will assist you at the customs exit in boarding reserved taxi by himself to the Hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 02: Tokyo - Edo Tokyo Morning Tour
The buffet in the hotel.After breakfast pick up from the hotel and transfers to Shinjuku Keio Plaza Hotel (is the gathering point for SIC departure).Transfer by bus to Imperial Palace and National Diet Building (drive-by) By coach to Tsukiji Outer Fish Market, Kabukiza Theater (drive-by), Tokyo Skytree Town, Sensoji Temple/ Nakamise Shopping Street. Free time in the Afternoon. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 03: Tokyo - Mt.Fuji - Hakone
The buffet in the hotel. After breakfast picks up from the hotel and transfer to Sunrise Pick-up Place By coach to visit Mt.Fuji 5th Station. Lunch: After Lunch transfer by coach to Lake Ashi Cruise, Hakone-en to Mt.Komagatake by Ropeway. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 04: Hakone - Takayama
Breakfast in the hotel. After breakfast picks up from the hotel and transfer to Odawara station to board a bullet train to Nagoya station. (Kodama/140min) Upon arrival Nagoya station by Limited express Hida 150min to Takayama Station and walk to Yatai Kaikan Hall, Kusakabe Folk Museum, Kami Sannomachi Town. Arrival at Hotel (Takayama). Overnight at the hotel.
Day 05: Takayama - Shirakawa-go - Kanazawa
The buffet in the hotel after breakfast pick up from the hotel and transfer to Takayama Morning Market and by coach to Shirakawa-go. Shirakawa-go Observatory / Wada Residence Japanese-Style. After lunch transfer by coach to Lake Miboro (drive-by). Overnight at the hotel.
Day 06: Kanazawa - Kyoto
The buffet in the hotel. After breakfast transfer by coach to Nagamachi Samurai District /Former Samurai Residence. By coach to Kenrokuen Garden, Higashi-chaya District, Hakuza (Gold leaf shop) Transfer by coach to Kanazawa Station to take Limited Express Thunderbird train (145min) to Kyoto Station. Upon arrival Kyoto station by reserved taxi to Hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 07: Kyoto
The buffet in the hotel. After breakfast transfer by coach to Nijo Castle, Kinkakuji Temple (Golden Pavilion), Kyoto Imperial Palace( visiting except on Mondays), Kitano-tenmangu Shrine (visiting on Mondays) Japanese/Western Buffet LunchTransfer by coach to Heian Jingu Shrine, Sanjusangendo Hall, Kiyomizudera temple Arrive at Hotel (Kyoto). Overnight at the hotel.
Day 08: Kyoto - Kansai Airport
The buffet in Hotel Free at your Leisure until departure. Pick up from the hotel by Shuttle taxi (shared seating) to Kansai International Airport.
Days : 8 | Nights : 7