Japan 2018 – Pre-designed Private Travel

TOKYO • NIKKO • KAMAKURA • HAKONE  • KYOTO • NARA

8 DAYS     |    PRICES FROM: $12,395  |   BEGIN: Tokyo  END: Kyoto

This itinerary can be modified based on your specific interests, preferred travel dates and budget.

This Pre-Designed Private Travel Experience includes deluxe accommodations, meals as indicated, expert local guides, entrance fees, all transfers and sightseeing excursions by private car. Package price is per person, based on double occupancy. Single supplement applies. Intra-tour air is subject to change. International air fare is additional.

Highlights & Inclusions

  • Accommodations as shown
  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary
  • All transfers and sightseeing excursions by private car and driver
  • Your own personal expert local guides
  • Experience a day trip to Nikko to visit Toshogu Shrine and other monuments in this UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Enjoy first class seats on the famous bullet train
  • Cruise on Lake Ashi with views of Mt. Fuji
  • Luxuriate at one of the country’s most exclusive ryokan, the Gora Kadan
  • Experience a traditional tea ceremony

PRICING

Prices Starting From

$13,495

Peak Season

(Mar 20-Apr 15 &

Nov 17-Dec 2)

$12,995

High Season

(Apr 16-May 31 & Oct 1-Nov 16)

$12,395

Low Season

(All other dates)

 

 

DAYS 1 – 3  •  Tokyo, JAPAN / Nikko---Peninsula Hotel

Ancient cultures look to the future blending invention, tradition and simplicity, which are trademarks of this graceful country.

Arrive Tokyo where you will have an opportunity to tour the Imperial Palace Plaza, the residence of Japan’s Imperial Family. It is located on the former site of Edo Castle, in a large park area surrounded by moats and massive stone walls. Get your shopping on at the Ginza Shopping District and the Nakamise shopping arcade. For more cultural heritage, see the Meiji Shrine, the Asakusa Kannon Temple and the Edo Tokyo Museum.

A full day excursion to Nikko includes Toshogu Shring with Yomeimon Gate, Futaarasan Shrine, Kegon Waterfall and Lake Chuzenji. The temples, shrines and their natural surroundings have earned UNESCO World Heritage status. Meals: B

DAY 4  •  Tokyo / Kamakura / Hakone---Gora Kadan

Drive to Hakone visiting Kamakura en route seeing the bronze Great Buddha, Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine and the Shonan Pacific Coast. In Hakone, enjoy a cruise on placid Lake Ashi and experience the gondola ride across Owakudari Boiling Valley. Stay in a deluxe ryokan. Meals: B

DAYS 5 – 8  •  Kyoto / Nara---Ritz Carlton

Continue your journey via the famous bullet train to Kyoto. Visit the Kinkakuji Temple, the Rock Garden of Ryoanji Temple, and the Nijo Shogun Castle. Experience a Tea Ceremony. While there, learn the tradition of wearing a Kimono with Obi, and the art of Calligraphy writing. Travel to Nara and visit the cultural sites of the large, wooden Todaiji Temple with the Great Buddha, Deer Park, the Kasuga Shrine, and the Horyuji Temple.  Transfer to the airport in Osaka for your departure flight. Meals: B

Peninsula Hotel  •  Tokyo

Located opposite the Imperial Palace with commanding views of the Japanese capital skyline.

 

Gora Kadan  •  Hakone

A traditional Japanese Ryokan located on the grounds of the former summer villa of a member of the Imperial family.

Ritz Carlton  •  Kyoto

Unsurpassed elegance and renowned service in the heart of a city famed for its Zen temples, palaces, and gardens.

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