Travel Date Land only (CAD) Full Package (CAD) Single Supplement (CAD)
Mar 31, 2020 $8280 p/p N/A $1600
Oct 24, 2019 $8280 p/p N/A $1600
Day 1 Home to Tokyo, Japan
Today we fly from hometown airport to Tokyo in Japan.
Day 2 Tokyo
Upon arrival at Tokyo, your tour guide will meet you and transfer to Hotel.
Accommodation: Daiwa Roynet Hotel Ginza or similar
Day 3 Tokyo (B,L,D)
After breakfast at Hotel, we will visit Meiji Shrine, then we go to Nijubashi Bridge, the main bridge to Tokyo Imperial Palace. After lunch we visit the ancient Buddhist temple AsakusaKannon (Sensō-ji), Tokyo's oldest temple. And a stop at Nakamise Shopping Street which is the one of the oldest shopping streets in Japan well-known as a place to find local handicrafts.
Day 04 Tokyo (B,L,D)
Before breakfast an early morning visit to Tsukiji Fish Market which consists of an inner market where most of the wholesale business and the famous tuna auctions are take place, and an outer market whose retail shops and restaurants carter to the public. Access into the auction areas is limited to buyers.
After Breakfast we visit Ueno Park, Tokyo's most significant cultural center. Continue to Akihabara, a cultural center and a shopping district for computer goods, video games, anime, and manga. (optional) the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building, is home of the tallest office buildings in Tokyo. You will have a chance to have a panoramic view of the Tokyo from the 45th floor.
DAY 05 Tokyo (BLD)
We witness the elegant tea ceremony at a traditional Japanese tea house in the morning at 10:30 am. In the afternoon we visit Odaiba Marine Park, Rome Mall and Toyota car museum.
Optional1: Sumida river cruise to see Tokyo Bay this afternoon. The cost is 4000 yen per person, and clients should pay on the trip to tour guide. Return to the hotel at the end of the day and evening at leisure.
Optional 2: Kabuki Theatre show: “Like opera, Kabuki combines many different art forms--dance, theater, music, costume design, set design. I think audiences love this epic marriage of artistic genres. And the larger-than-life elements of Kabuki performances, as well as the stories themselves, make it a compelling art form for generation after generation.”-Mr. Peter Gelb, General Manager of the Metropolitan Opera)
DAY 06: Tokyo – Hakone - Izu (B,L,D)
This morning, leave Tokyo by coach for Mt. Fuji, the volcanic mountain that is Japan’s national icon.Visit Mt. Fuji Visitor’s Centre and ride up to the 5th Station of Mt. Fuji (weather permitting). Later we visit Lake Kawaguchiko, the longest shoreline of any of the Fuji Five Lakes. The day concludes with a visit to Hakone Peace Park, for another spectacular view of Mount Fuji.
Overnight in a hot spring hotel. Dinner tonight will be a Japanese Kaiseki banquet spa dinner.
DAY 07: Izu - Kyoto (B,L,D)
Breakfast followed by a morning drive to Kyoto. After lunch we visit to Nijo Castle, designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. It was built in 1603 by Tokugawa Ieyasu, the founding shogun of the Edo shogunate which ruled Japan from the beginning of the 17th century. Overnight in Kyoto
Accommodation: Heian No Mori Kyoto or similar
DAY 08: Kyoto (B,L,D)
A full day’s sightseeing in Kyoto including Kiyomizu-dera, an independent Buddhist temple and listed UNESCO site, Heian-jingu Shrine. Our day of sightseeing concludes at the Kinkaku-jiand Nishijin Textile Centre where we will be treated to a Kimono Show.
DAY 08:Kyoto -Nara -Osaka (B,L,D)
Breakfast at the hotel followed by departure from Kyoto. Our sightseeing today begins with a visit to Tōdai-ji Buddhist temple, a World Heritage Site that houses Japan's largest statue of Buddha and is the largest wooden building in the world. From here we continue to Nara Park and Nara Street, the former merchant district where several traditional residential buildings and warehouses have been preserved. Continue to Osaka in the late afternoon.
Accommodation: ANN Crowne Plaza or similar
Day 09: Osaka (B)
Today is your free day in Osaka. Our recommendation is to visit Shinsaibashi street, where you could spend whole day for shopping and eating. That's a genuine local experience. Or visit Osaka castle park, , which is the symbol of Osaka.
DAY 10: Osaka – Hiroshima (BLD)
This morning we head to Hiroshima, where we take a ferry to see Miyajima, Itsukushima-jinja Shrine (45 min)- a world heritage site established in the 6th century and famous for its beautiful Shinden-zukuri style structure (architecture representative of a nobles' residence in the Heian period). See the vermillion shrine sitting in the verdant environment facing the deep blue sea and enjoy the picturesque beauty.
Next we visit Peace Memorial Park. Here we will find The Genbaku Dome, a symbol of the disastrous atomic bombing during WWII.
Accommodation: APA Crowne Plaza Hiroshima or similar
Day 11 Hiroshima –Nagoya (BLD)
Today we transfer back to Nagoya by Shinkansen. With over two million inhabitants, Nagoya (名古屋) is Japan's fourth most populated city. It is the capital of Aichi Prefecture. The Toyota Motor Corporation maintains its headquarters just outside of Nagoya. After lunch we will visit Toyota Techno Museum (also known as Commemorative Museum of Industry and Technology) in central Nagoya
Accommodation: Nagoya Kanko hotel or similar
DAY 12: Nagoya – SHIRAKAWAGO – KANAZAWA (BL)
After breakfast we make our way to Shirakawago historic village by chartered coach. Upon arrival at Shirakawago, we tour the Wada Family Residence a typical “Gassho-Zukuri” house (a house with a thatched gable roof.) Following lunch, we experience paper making at Gokayama before,a brief 70 km drive to our hotel in Kanazawa.
Accommodation: Hotel Route-Inn Kanazawa Ekimae or similar
Day 13: KANAZAWA - NOZAWA ONSEN (BLD)
After breakfast we go inland to Nozawa Onsen, a nostalgic old hot spring town made up of narrow lanes, canals, ryokan, shops, and restaurants. The town is well regarded for its hot springs a relaxing diversion where visitors can bathe at one of more than a dozen traditional style, public bath houses, or soto-yu, which have been community owned and maintained since the Edo Period .
Overnight in Shirogane Hot Spring Hotel or similar
DAY 14: NOZAWA ONSEN – TOKYO (BLD)
As we pass through the spectacular alpine landscapes of Jōshin'etsu-kōgen National Park toward Tokyo we drop in to Jigokudani Monkey Park offering visitors the unique experience of seeing wild monkeys bathing in a natural hot spring. After lunch we continue our journey to Ashikaga flower park to see the flower fantasy. We drive into Tokyo in the evening and check in hotel.
Accommodation: APA Hotel & Resort Tokyo Bay Makuhari or similar
DAY 15: Tokyo – Toronto (B)
This morning at leisure. In the afternoon a hotel shuttle bus will transfer you to Tokyo Haneda airport for your flight back to Toronto.
Land only price: CAD $8280 P/P
Single supplement: CAD$ 1600 P/P
(packaged tour only)
11-night 4* hotel accommodation and 2-night hot spring based on double occupancy, with daily breakfast;
Sightseeing, excursion with local English speaking guide;
Transfers with private coach and 1-day hotel shuttle bus;
Meals as specified in the itinerary
- Personal expenses, tips ($10 per person per day), beverages during meals
- All meals and visits not mentioned in the program;
- International round trip air fare and taxes and other services and airport taxes not mentioned, and will be added later upon request.
- Any optional tour;
- Travel insurance (available and please inquire W Holidays)
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