Explore Tokyo's highlights, which includes a visit to a sumo wrestling training centre. Optional Japanese drumming and cookery lessons are also on offer. Stay in a traditional ryokan in Hakone National Park where you can enjoy the hot spring theme park.
In Kyoto, you can try on a kimono or take samurai sword training, before boarding a shinkansen (bullet train) to the Japanese Alps. Enjoy a rural cycling tour before returning to Tokyo for dinner at the Robot Restaurant.
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You will be met on arrival and transferred
to the Asakusa View Hotel for 4 nights. The
hotel is located in Asakusa, one of the oldest
parts of the city with lots of character and
good transport links. (N)
Today you will have the services of a guide
for a full day, who will help you orientate
yourselves while you visit some of Tokyo’s
highlights. The following day is at leisure; a
range of optional activities and experiences
can be pre-booked including lessons in
Japanese drumming and cooking. On your
final day in Tokyo, a guide has been booked
for the morning to escort you on a visit to a
sumo wrestling training centre. (B)
Take a train from Shinjuku Station direct to
Hakone National Park. A 2-day ‘Hakone Free
Pass’ will be provided to explore the area.
Take a boat trip across Lake Ashi, visit the
open-air sculpture and art museum, or visit
a hot spring theme park. Stay 2 nights at the
traditional Mikawaya Ryokan. (B)
Transfer to Odawara train station and board
a shinkansen (bullet train) to Kyoto. Stay at
the Hyatt Regency Kyoto for 4 nights. (B)
For your first full day in Kyoto you will have a
private guide to escort you around the city.
The following two days are at leisure; activities
such as kimono wearing and samurai sword
training can be pre-booked. (B)
Take a bullet train into the Japanese Alps
and stay at the Tanabe Ryokan in Takayama
for 2 nights. The following morning, take a
cycling tour in the countryside, escorted by
a private guide. (B)
Return to Tokyo for your final night in Japan,
staying at the Century Southern Tower hotel.
A reservation will be made for you at the
Robot Restaurant, a unique Japanese ‘robot
cabaret’ experience with dancers, lasers and
strobe lights. (B)
Transfer to the airport and fly home. (B)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
This tour is based in 4- and 5-star accommodation.
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JFF2019: 10 Nights
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