Day 01 – Arrival Tokyo
Welcome to Tokyo & Japan! After your immigration and custom formalities are complete, you will be met by your English Speaking Guide and transfer to your first night’s accommodation in this vibrant city.
Day 02 – Tokyo – Hiroshima
Transfer from Tokyo to Hiroshima by a Bullet train that can clock close to 300km/per hour. Once in Hiroshima you will be taken to the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park and see the effects the A-bomb had on this relatively small and gentle City.
Day 03 - Hiroshima
Today’s itinerary includes a Half Day Sightseeing tour of Miyajima and you get there by a short Ferry ride. You will surely be mesmerized by Itsukushima Shrine with its Large and bright orange Torii gate floating on the sea. Also don’t miss the Five-storied Pagoda.
Day 04 – Hiroshima – Kyoto
After 2 days in Hiroshima, you will next travel to Kyoto which was once the Capitol of Japan. After arrival enjoy Kiyomizu Temple, a 1300 year old Shrine which boasts to be the roots of religion in Japan. You will also visit Nijo Castle, and also stroll the most Japanese of Japanese streets at Ninen-zaka & Sannen-zaka.
Day 05 – Kyoto
From Kyoto, Nara is only one hour away, and here you will be fascinated with the history and the shear size of one of the largest bronze statues in the World (Todai-ji Temple). Also visit, Kasuga Grand Shrine, Nara Dear park and Kofuku-ji Temple before returning to Kyoto.
Day 06 – Kyoto
Compare the differences of Kyoto and Osaka, the second largest City in Japan. The lifestyle and the tempo of this city is often noted as more relaxed than other areas. Even the Japanese dialect is slightly different in Osaka as is the food and fashion. Visit the Osaka Castle, Observation deck of Umeda Sky Building and Dotonbori Canal Area, an area of total fusion.
Day 07 – Kyoto
Enjoy a full day in Kyoto visiting Kinkaku-ji Temple ( Golden Pavilion), Ryoan-ji Temple with its rock garden Heian Shrine, and then head to central Kyoto and stroll Nishiki-koji Food Market. (If you Have been to Japan before, there are many other options to suit your needs such as Traditional Tea ceremony, Japanese Rice-Wine museum, or the location where Geisha still continue to work today)
Day 08 – Kyoto – Hakone
Transfer to Hakone from Kyoto by a Bullet Train. Once in Hakone, a gentle cruise on Lake Ashi, visit Hakone Shrine and also take the Mt. Komagatake Ropeway. It is here were you have the chance to see the most famous mountain of Japan, MT Fuji in the not so far distance.
Day 09 – Hakone – Tokyo
From Hakone it is a short distance back to Tokyo and upon arrival, visit the Imperial Palace Plaza and stroll through the most popular Ginza shopping district. After Sightseeing is complete, you will transfer to you accommodation and your last night in Japan can be spent at your leisure.
Day 10 – Departure Tokyo
After your Hotel check out, it only remains for you to be transferred to the Airport to connect you with your home-bound flight.