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Great Trail of Japan (18 Days)

Tokyo, Nagano, Matsumoto, Takayama, Kanazawa, Kyoto, Mt Koya, Hiroshima & Osaka

Experience traditional and modern Japan in this perfectly designed 18 days semi-independent adventure. Immerse yourself in the crowd of Tokyo, cruise along Lake Ashi at the foot of Mt Fuji, take a rural trip to discover the famous snow monkeys, witness the world heritage Shirakawago, walk on the ancient street of Takaya that take you back to the Samurai period. Encounter Geisha and Maiko on Kyoto’s Gion district. A temple stay in Mt Koya and Bullet train trip down to Hiroshima will be an amazing experience. This tour incorporates a number of experiences that give your holiday a truly authentic edge.

Day 01: Australia – Tokyo (-/-/-)

Enjoy your overnight flight to Tokyo.

Day 02: Arrive Tokyo(-/-/-)

Arrive in Tokyo, you will be met by our representative and transferred to your Tokyo hotel for 3 nights stay. The remainder of the day is at leisure!

Day 03: Tokyo(-/-/-)

After breakfast, start your Tokyo Morning Tour including visits to Meiji Shrine, Tokyo Tower, Imperial Palace East Garden, visit Ginza where our tour disbands for free time shopping. After giving directions by our local guide, return to your accommodation on your own.

Day 04: Tokyo – Mt Fuji – Tokyo (-/L/-)

After breakfast, enjoy Scenery of rural Japan driving along to Mt Fuji and a panoramic view from the 5th station (subject to weather conditions). Lunch at Hakone. Take the Ropeway in Hakone and cruise across peaceful Lake Ashi while enjoying the picturesque and serene natural beauty of the crater lake. Return back to your hotel in the late afternoon.

Day 05: Tokyo – Nagano – Yudanaka (-/-/D)

Your main suitcase will be transferred directly from Tokyo to Takayama. Board your bullet train to Nagano and transit to a local train to Yudanaka. Upon arrival, check in and enjoy a self-guided tour to Snow Monkey Park. Dinner will be served at your Ryokan resort tonight.

Day 06: Nagano – Matsumoto (B/-/D)

After breakfast, take the express train to Matsumoto via Nagano. On arrival check in and rest of afternoon free at leisure. Overnight at Myokinkan or similar. Dinner will be provided in your accommodation.

Day 07: Matsumoto – Takayama (B/-/-)

After breakfast, bus transfer to Takayama city. Upon arrival, walk to your accommodation next to the station. The remainder of the day at leisure to enjoy this ancient town.

Day 08: Takayama – Shirakawago – Kanazawa (-/-/-)

Main luggage will be transferred to Kyoto hotel. Free time until noon for a bus ride to Shirakawago. Enjoy leisure time until departure. Bus to Kanazawa in the afternoon. Check in at your hotel for 2 nights.

Day 09: Kanazawa (-/-/-)

Today enjoy leisure time in Kanazawa city! You can visit Kenrokuen Garden, Kanazawa Museum, Samurai house by local transport!

Day 10: Kanazawa – Kyoto (-/-/-)

Free at your leisure after breakfast. Board Express train to Kyoto in the afternoon. Upon arrival, check in at Kyoto New Miyako Hotel or similar for 3 nights.

Day 11: Kyoto (-/-/-)

Start your full day Kyoto and Nara walking tour. Your sightseeing includes Todaiji Temple, Nara Park, Kofukuji Temple, Kiyomizu Temple, Kodaiji Temple, Yasaka Shrine. Tour finishes in the Gion district where you can see Geisha or Maiko walking on the street. Overnight in Kyoto.

Day 12: Kyoto (-/-/-)

Full day free at leisure. You can enjoy this ancient capital at your own pace or join our optional Tours to Fushimi Inari or Sagano Bamboo Grove. Overnight in Kyoto.

Day 13: Kyoto – Mt Koya (-/-/D)

You will be met by an English speaking assistant at your hotel and transfer you to Koyasan by train and cable car via Gokurakubash. Your main suitcase will be shipped to Osaka hotel. The afternoon is free at leisure. Overnight at Fukuchin or similar.

Day 14: Mt Koya – Hiroshima (B/-/-)

After breakfast, check out and travel by cable car and bullet train on your own to Hiroshima. Upon arrival, Check in at your hotel for 2 nights. The afternoon is free at leisure.

Day 15: Hiroshima (-/-/-)

Free at leisure. You may join the optional Hiroshima & Miyajima full day tour.

Day 16: Hiroshima – Osaka (-/-/-)

Leave Hiroshima and travel to Osaka by Bullet train. On arrival, check in at your Osaka hotel. The afternoon is free at leisure.

Day 17: Osaka – Australia (-/-/-)

Free at leisure until transfer to Osaka Airport by airport shuttle for your flight home.

Day 18: Arrive Australia (-/-/-)

Arrive home in the morning.

Number of Days 18

Price From $7380

Departure Dates

Daily

Peak season surcharges from $300 per person for travel in February, March, April, May, September, October, and November.


Inclusions

Return international economy class airfares with full service airlines
Accommodation (your choice of package)
Meals, as mentioned
All transportation, daily tours and admission fees as mentioned
Bullet train tickets
Luggage transfers as mentioned
English speaking local guide during the day tours


Exclusions

Travel Insurance
Most of the meals, breakfast package from $480 per person
Personal expenditures
Peak season surcharge from $300 per person for travel in Mar, April, May, Oct, Nov


Price Details

Standard Hotel Package

Fully Inclusive Twin Share from $7,380 per person departing Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane flying Qantas Airways. Departing Perth and Adelaide flying Cathay Pacific or Singapore Airlines.
Brisbane and Melbourne depart Day 2 for same day arrival.
Adelaide departures may involve additional domestic flights at an extra cost.

Single Room Supplement from $1,880 per person
Land Only Including Tipping from $6,480 per person, twin share

Standard Hotels include Tokyo Shiba Park, Hotel Kanazawa, New Miyako Kyoto (Standard Room), New Hiroden Hiroshima, Cross Hotel Osaka.

Superior Hotel Package

Fully Inclusive Twin Share from $7,980 per person departing Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane flying Qantas Airways. Departing Perth and Adelaide flying Cathay Pacific or Singapore Airlines.
Brisbane and Melbourne depart Day 2 for same day arrival.
Adelaide departures may involve additional domestic flights at an extra cost.

Single Room Supplement from $2,380 per person
Land Only Including Tipping from $7,080 per person, twin share

Superior Hotels include Keio Plaza Tokyo Shinjuku, ANA Crowne Plaza Kanazawa, Granvia Kyoto, Granvia Hiroshima, Granvia Osaka.


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