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Japan Country Tale 8days/7nights-2014 Special

(Valid from 2014-01/01-3/31)

Land only tour for independent travellers, depart every day, airfare additional  

Day 1 Narita Airport-Tokyo
Upon arrival at Narita Airport, you will be met & assisted by private guide and escorted to your hotel at Shinjuku Washington Hotel by Narita Airport Limousine Bus.

Day 2 Tokyo   B / L
Your English tour coach will pick up from your hotel and explore Imperial Palace, Tokyo Tower, Happoen Tea Break, Sumida River Cruise and the Asakusa Kannon Temple with its bustling Nakamise Shopping arcade for a glimpse of old Tokyo's past.

Day 3 Tokyo - Kanazawa   B /

You will catch Shinkansen bullet train to Kanazawa via scenic countryside route. You will catch Kanazawa Sightseeing Bus to go around this culturally & historically rich city visiting Higashi Chaya Old Geisha District, Gold Leaf Craft Mills and the famous Kenrokuen Garden; is considered one of three most beautiful landscaped gardens in Japan. Also visiting Nagamachi Samurai Residence and its beautiful house garden. Overnight is at Hotel Kanazawa.

Day 4 Kanazawa - Takayama   B /
Take a morning Express Train to Takayama via scenic Japanese Alps to old town Takayama and arriving in afternoon. The whole town is museum like, dotted with attraction after attraction. The Takayama guide will walk you to the famous old street of San Machi Suji with its historic buildings and quaint atmosphere. Enjoy local sake testing in small brewery or window shopping in many interesting and unique local stores. Overnight is at Takayama Hida Plaza Hot Spring Hotel to enjoy the renowned Hida hot spring Onsen.

DAY 5 Takayama B/L                   
Your guide will escort you to the full day World Heritage bus tour to Shirakawago and Gokayama Village, a secluded snowy mountain village retain the historic landscape with some 140 traditional vernacular farm house-style homes called gassho zukuri. Several gassho houses have been designated as Important Cultural Property. Continue your Takayama walking tour to Jinya Historical Government House.

Day 6 Takayama - Kyoto   B/L
Your guide will finish walking tour with you to Miyagawa Asaichi Morning Farmer Market where many local handicrafts and small gift items are displayed. And colourful Yatai Kaikan Pavilion where the festival floats and puppets used for after harvest festival are housed. These colourful floats are decorated with complicated artistic carving gilded work with wood and metal. After lunch you will take afternoon train to Kyoto. Explore nearby Gion Geisha district on your own. Overnight is at APA Hotel Kyoto.

Day 7 Kyoto    B / L
Kyoto was Japan's capital for over 1000 years, and during that time became the repository of much of the best of Japanese art, culture, religion and thought. Full day coach tour to Kiyomizu Temple, is famous for its wide wooden veranda jutting out over an exquisite valley that extend to a panoramic view of the city, and Former Imperial Palace, Nijo Castle where shogun lived, Golden Pavilion and Heian Shrine's inner garden where you will enjoy cherry blossom or tree and flower of four seasons. All these are the beautiful World Heritage sites. .

Day 8 Kyoto-Toronto    B-
After breakfast, you will take bullet train to Narita Airport to catch your afternoon flight to Canada or your next destination.

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Tour fare is quoted in C$ & US$, per person twin or triple occupancy:

 

Twin

Single

1999

2570

 Tour fare is inclusive of the followings:

         7 nights hotel accommodation with all taxes& service charges

         7 breakfast and 4 lunch

         Japan Rail Pass 7 day economy class

         Narita Airport meeting service with guide

         Tokyo full day English coach tour

         Kanazawa Bus tours 

         Takayama Station meeting service by guide

         Shirakawago & Gokayama full day coach tour with guide & admissions

         Takayama morning walking tour with guide & admissions

         Kyoto full day English coach tour

 

 

 

Please contact  :  Elite Orient Tours / Japan Story

4-112 Elizabeth St, Toronto, Ontario  M5G 1P5    

416-977-3026   1-800-668-8100  

email :  tour@elitetours.com      www.elitetours.com

 
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