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Japan Unescorted Tour Package D

An Unescorted Tour of Japan – Tokyo, Hiroshima, Beppu, Kyoto

9 Days / 8 Nights – Tour Code (JUD)

Land Only – Departs Daily

 

Japan is a country of untold natural beauty and warm friendly people. This fascinating land of contrasts, an engaging combination of futuristic cities, ancient culture and stunning natural landscapes. Its contrasts between the old and the new, the traditional and modern, East and West, have lured millions the world over to this mystifying kingdom. Our Japan Unescorted program is an exciting and totally different concept designed for travelers who want to experience the best of Japan at their own pace. Your tour includes a private guide on your first day in Tokyo to help you tailor-make your very own Japan expedition as well as to teach you all there is to know about traveling on your own in Japan.

TOUR INCLUDES:

  • 3 nights at  Grand Nikko Daiba Hotel OR Grand Prince Takanawa in Tokyo
  • 2 nights at The Sheraton Grand OR Hotel Granvia in Hiroshima
  • 1 night at Suginoi Hotel Hana in Beppu
  • 2 nights at  Royal Park Hotel Kyoto in Kyoto
  • Full day “Walking Tour” of Tokyo by private guide with use of public transportation
  • Breakfast and Dinner at Suginoi Hana Hotel in Beppu
  • Seven-day Japan Rail Pass (Tourist Class)
  • All transfers upon arrival and departure

TOUR ITINERARY

Day 1. Arrive Tokyo
Upon arrival at Narita Airport, proceed to your hotel in Tokyo by airport limousine bus.

Day 2. Tokyo
Meet your Japan guide for an orientation and walking tour by subway, learning how to explore and enjoy Tokyo unescorted. Visits include Tsukiji Fish Market, Meiji Shrine, Sensoji Temple and its Nakamise Shopping Street and Akihabara (time permitting).

Day 3. Tokyo
You are free to explore this fascinating cosmopolitan city on your own.

Day 4. Tokyo / Hiroshima
Board a bullet train for Hiroshima. Check-in at your hotel located adjacent to JR Hiroshima Station for your next 2 nights’ accommodations. Explore Hiroshima on your own famed for its A-Bomb Dome and Peace Memorial Park. A visit to Miyajima Island and its Itsukushima Jinja Shrine and its “Floating Torii Gate” is an absolute must!

Day 5. Hiroshima
Full day free at leisure to explore Hiroshima and nearby towns such as Okayama and Kurashiki.

Day 6. Hiroshima / Beppu
Travel by train to Beppu, Japan’s hot spring capital to experience the finest onsens Japan has to offer. Dinner and accommodations at Suginoi Hotel Hana. (D)

Day 7. Beppu / Kyoto
After breakfast at the Ryokan, continue by rail to Kyoto, ancient capital of Japan and the cradle of Japanese culture. Proceed to your hotel by taxi on arrival, located approximately 10-15 minutes by subway or taxi from Kyoto Station. (B)

Day 8. Kyoto
Steeped in history and tradition, there are over 2000 temples and shrines as well as nearby Nara for you to explore.

Day 9. Return Home
Transfer to Osaka Airport (Itami or Kansai Airport) by shuttle van for your departure flight home.

 

PRICE CHART

2018 Price Chart (Prices valid through December 20th, 2018)

Hotel

Twin Sharing Single Supplement
LS HS LS HS
As listed above 2,425 2,625 1,275 1,495
Supplement Traveler Supplement : $400


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Price is per person, based on double occupancy
  • Price includes hotel taxes & service charges
  • Price excludes all airfares, hotel breakfasts and personal expenses
  • Tour commences in Tokyo and ends in Kyoto.
  • Walking Tour on Day 2 includes private English-speaking guide with use of public transportation
  • Blackout dates and/or hotel holiday surcharges apply during Holiday Period (Dec. 28 – Jan. 03)
  • Peak season surcharge for stays in Beppu and Kyoto applies for Mar. 20 – Apr. 10; Nov. 10 – 30
  • All hotels and guides are subject to availability at time of reservation


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