Japan

Tour Profile: This is a popular tour of Japan for those that have a limited amount of time for their holiday. You'll visit many attractions including Mount Fuji and Hirishima.

Tour Length: 9 Days

Day 1

Fly from London to Tokyo. Transfer to the 4* New Takanawa Prince Hotel where you will spend the night.

Tokyo

Day 2

On the first full day you will have a day tour of Tokyo including Tokyo Tower Observatory, a tea ceremony in a Japanese garden, Imperial Palace Plaza and a boat trip on the Suminda River with a visit to the Asakusa Kannon Temple.

Day 3

Travel by motor coach to Nikko for a full day excursion. After a Japanese style lunch at a local restaurant, you'll visit Lake Chuzenzi and Kegon Waterfall. Return to Tokyo.

Tokyo

Day 4

Morning excursion to Mount Fuji. Afternoon visit to Hakone for a cruise on Lake Ash and a trip on the Mt. Komagatake Aenal cableway. Stay over night at the 4* Hotel Kowaki where you can enjoy large bathing areas called Onsen - Japanese Hot Springs.

Day 5

Catch the Shinkansen train to Kyoto visiting the Golden Pavillion, Nijo Castle and Kyoto Imperial Palace. After lunch see Sanjusangendo Hall, Heian Shrine and Kiyomizu Temple.

Shrine

Day 6

Board a Shinkansen train for Hiroshima. Afternoon tour visiting the colourful Itsukushima Shrine. The main shrine with its red pillars and white walls, along with the symbol of Miyajima, the O-torii Gate in the sea, create a wonderful contrast with the green woods and deep sea. Return to Kyoto by Shinkansen train.

Day 7

Transfer to Tokyo. Afternoon at leisure. Accommodation at the 4* New Takanawa Price Hotel.

Day 8

Fly back from Tokyo to London.