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9 Day Splendours of Japan
9 Day Splendours of Japan
From the heart of Tokyo all the way to the depths of Kyoto, get ready to experience some of Japan's most incredible locations. Uncover the sights and sounds of Tokyo's inner city before heading out to see the beauty of Mt. Fuji and Lake Yamanakako. Along the way you'll learn to make sushi, discover gold leaf painting and sample sake before finally getting to see the shrines and temples of Kyoto.
Tour highlights
  • Take a tour to uncover the wonders of the Tokyo Skytree.
  • Learn to make sushi at a cooking class in Ginza.
  • Meet a family living in the wooden houses of Gokayama.
  • Discover the art of gold leaf painting in Kanazawa.
  • See the revered Golden Pavilion of Kinkakuji Temple in Kyoto.
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Day 1: Arrive in Tokyo
On arrival in Tokyo you'll transfer from the airport to your hotel. There's a Welcome Reception with your fellow travellers and Travel Director in the evening.
  • Standard: New Otani or similar
Day 2: Tokyo
Your first morning in the city sees you embark on a sightseeing tour of the area. Visit the Sonsoji Buddhist temple, the Tokyo Skytree and the Nakamise shopping street before enjoying an afternoon at leisure.
  • Standard: New Otani or similar (B)
Day 3: Tokyo - Lake Yamanakako
Take a wander around the grounds of the Imperial Palace and see the ancient relics of the Edo-Tokyo Museum before continuing on to Ginza to partake in a cooking class where you can learn to make sushi and enjoy your creations for lunch. Leave the city in the afternoon to head on out to the Five Lakes District.
  • Standard: Fuji Marriott Yamanakako or similar (B,L,D)
Day 4: Lake Yamanakako - Takayama
Ride aboard the Kachikachiyama Ropeway (weather permitting) to witness some gorgeous vistas of Laka Kawaguchi and Mt. Fuji. Venture on through the Japanese Alps to the town of Takayama for some dinner at the hotel.
  • Standard: Associa Takayama Resort or similar (B,D)
Day 5: Takayama
Today gives you the opportunity to visit the UNESCO site of Gokayama to meet the family of residents of the Gasshozukuri wooden houses. Later on, you'll get to make washi paper with some of the local artisans before taking a walking tour through the Edo-style streets, sampling sake and Hida beef along the way.
  • Standard: Associa Takayama Resort or similar (B,L)
Day 6: Takayama - Kanazawa
Head to Kanazawa to learn all about the art of gold leaf painting, wander through the gardens of Kenrokuen and explore the samurai houses of the Nagamachi District.
  • Standard: Kanazawa Tokyu Icons (B)
Day 7: Kanazawa - Kyoto
After taking an express train to Kyoto you can enjoy a Be My Guest lunch at a ryokan where you can also learn more about local customs. The afternoon sees you visiting the renowned Golden Pavilion of Kinkakuji Temple.
  • Standard: Nikko Princess Kyoto or similar (B,L)
Day 8: Kyoto
Sightseeing around Kyoto today consists of the Fushimi Inari Shrine and the Sansjusangendo Hall followed by an evening dinner at the Ninja Kyoto restaurant.
  • Standard: Nikko Princess Kyoto or similar (B,D)
Day 9: Depart Kyoto
Your tour comes to an end today as you head to the airport for your return flight home.
  • Accommodation as per itinerary.
  • Tours and transfers as specified.
  • Service of English Speaking Local Guides as specified.
  • Meals as specified in the itinerary (B= Breakfast, L= Lunch, D= Dinner).
  • International and domestic airfares.
  • Meals other than specified as included.
  • Travel Insurance or expenses of a personal nature.
  • Drinks or personal expenses or entrance fees for any extra sightseeing or optional activities.

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