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    Discover Japan

    • 12 Mar
    • -
    • 25 Mar
    • |
    • 13 days


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    Availability: 15 places

      From the towers and gadgets of Tokyo to the serenity of sacred shrines and the soaring beauty of Mt Fuji, this trip provides the perfect blend of guided excursions and free time to explore this fascinating region at your own pace. Linger in the gardens of Kyoto, shoot through the mountain air on a Shinkansen bullet train, and stay in a traditional ryokan for the ultimate in Japanese luxury.

      Day 1

      Day 1 Tokyo

      Arrive at any time.

      Day 2

      Day 2 Tokyo/Takayama

      Opt to visit the Tsukiji fish market in Tokyo before heading to Takayama. Explore the Hida No Sato traditional folk village, and walk the quaint streets of the old town – lined with sake breweries and craft shops.

      Day 3

      Day 3 Takayama

      Enjoy a free day to explore the area.

      Day 4

      Day 4 Takayama/Kanazawa-shi

      Arrive in Kanazawa and explore the city's well-preserved samurai and geisha districts.

      Day 5

      Day 5 Kanazawa-shi

      Get lost in the Ninja Temple before visiting Keroku-en garden and Kanazawa Castle.

      Day 6

      Day 6 Kanazawa-shi/Hiroshima-shi

      Arrive in Hiroshima and take a ferry to the sacred island of Miyajima to see the famous floating torii gate.

      Day 7

      Day 7 Hiroshima-shi

      Visit the Peace Park and Museum and learn more about the tragic history of this city.

      Day 8

      Day 8 Hiroshima-shi/Kyoto

      Visit the impressive Nijo Castle and gardens, the famous Kinkaku-ji Golden Pavilion and Daisen-in's Zen rock garden.

      Day 9

      Days 9-10 Kyoto

      Spend a full day discovering the Zen gardens, huge wooden temples, pagodas and shrines of Kyoto.

      Day 10

      Day 11 Kyoto/Fujikawaguchiko (1B, 1D)

      Visit Lake Kawaguchi and go for some optional walks. Enjoy an amazing multi-course Japanese kaiseki dinner and prepare for the next day's hike.

      Day 11

      Day 12 Fujikawaguchiko/Mount Fuji (1B)

      Begin the climb to the summit and overnight at Station 8.

      Day 12

      Day 13 Mount Fuji/Tokyo (1B)

      Wake up early to climb to the top for sunrise. Hike down, drive to Kawaguchiko and travel by train to Tokyo for one final night in the city.

      Day 13

      Day 14 Tokyo

      Depart at any time. We highly recommend booking post-accommodation to fully experience this vibrant city.