Tokyo, Mount Fuji, Kyoto, Nara, Kobe & Osaka
Japan’s famous Golden Route takes you from metropolitan Tokyo to the bustling Port City of Osaka. This popular tour departs during both Spring and Autumn, allowing you to choose between the beautiful Cherry Blossom blooms, and vibrant Autumn Leaves. It is the perfect choice for a shorter tour through this beautiful and unique country, filled with friendly locals, delicious local cuisine, and authentic Japanese attractions.
Day 01: Depart Australia (-/-/-)
Enjoy your overnight flight to Tokyo.
Day 02: Arrive Tokyo (-/-/-)
Arrive in bustling Tokyo. Check in to your luxurious hotel for the next three nights.
Day 03: Tokyo (B/L/D)
Spend the day exploring Tsukiji Market, Ueno Park (the best place to view Cherry Blossoms), the famous Asakusa Temple, and more. Your Welcome Dinner will be a delicious traditional Japanese feast.
Day 04: Tokyo (B/-/-)
The morning will be spent at Meiji Shrine, exploring Harajuku, and marvelling at the hectic yet organised Shibuya Crossing. In the afternoon you are free to explore or rest as you wish.
Day 05: Tokyo – Mount Fuji (B/L/D)
Today you travel towards majestic Mount Fuji. Stop at Gotemba Peace Park and be in awe of the Stupa, take the Owakudani Ropeway, and relax on a magnificent Lake Ashi Cruise.
Day 06: Mount Fuji – Kyoto (B/-/D)
Travel to the famous 5th Station of Mount Fuji. Take the Bullet Train to Kyoto and stroll through Gion Corner. Check in to your hotel for the night.
Day 07: Kyoto – Nara – Osaka (B/-/D)
Walk through Maruyama Park and visit the famous Golden Pavilion. Travel to Nara to explore Todaji Temple and feed the friendly bowing deer in the Park. Return to Kyoto for the night.
Day 08: Osaka – Kobe – Osaka (B/L/D)
Travel to Kobe and learn about Sake, then return to Osaka for a relaxing River Cruise. Stop at Osaka Castle for photos then wander through Shinsaibashi. Enjoy one last group dinner.
Day 09: Depart Osaka (B/-/-)
After breakfast the day is free at your leisure until it is time to transfer to the Airport for your flight home.
Day 10: Arrive Australia (-/-/-)
Arrive home in Australia.
Number of Days 10
Price From $5480
Autumn Leaves 11th November – 20th November
Cherry Blossom 25th March – 3rd April
Autumn Leaves 12th November – 21st November
*Surcharges from $200 per person for travel in 2020
Deluxe accommodation with daily breakfast
Return international economy class airfares with full service airlines
2nd Class Bullet Train (Mount Fuji – Kyoto)
Most meals as indicated
Tipping for guide and driver
All transportation, daily tours and admission fees
Professional English speaking guide
Japanese Visa (if applicable)
Land Only Package does not include transfers (available from $200 per person, subject to change).
(Fully Inclusive, Twin Share)
From $5,480 per person departing Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane flying Qantas Airways.
From $5,580 per person departing Perth and Adelaide flying Cathay Pacific or Singapore Airlines.
Single Room Supplement from $995 per person
Land Only Including Tipping from $4,480 per person (7 Nights)