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Japan in a Nutshell
Japan in a Nutshell OverviewJapan in a Nutshell from Japan is an exhilarating holiday in Kyoto (Japan), Mt. Fuji (Japan), Tokyo (Japan). Available from 16 Apr 2019 to 23 Apr 2030 this 9 day trip costs from £1,987.00.
A taste of Japan in just 9 days. This itinerary is perfect for those who have limited time but want to experience Japan at its fullest. You will see the most iconic places in the country and glimpse into its rich and ancient culture. You’ll have time to explore the ultra-modern high-tech city of Tokyo, wander through beautifully kept traditional gardens, visit peaceful temples in Kyoto and enjoy the stunning nature and picturesque views of Mount Fuji from Hakone National Park.
Please remember this is a sample itinerary to inspire you and we are happy to modify it to suit your plans. We can add or remove days, experiences or activities, include additional destinations or remove any that you do not wish to visit on this trip. To start planning your holiday, give us a call on (UK) 020 7112 0019 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
DAY 1 - WELCOME TO TOKYO
You will be met in the arrival hall of the airport by your personal agent who will give you a warm welcome to Japan and will assist you with the included shared transfer to the charming Niwa hotel. After check in, the rest of the day is at your leisure, to relax after your flight or, if you prefer, you can start exploring this eclectic city on your own.
DAY 2 - DISCOVER TOKYO WITH A LOCALYour local guide will show you the highlights of this fascinating city by public transport. You will visit the outside of the Imperial Palace, Tokyo’s old town in Asakusa where you can soak in the atmosphere of the ancient Edo and visit the famous Sensoji, Tokyo’s oldest temple. Finish your day at Meiji Shrine, a wonderful shrine dedicated to the deified spirit of Emperor Meiji.
DAY 3 - EXPLORING TOKYODay at leisure to explore Tokyo, one of the world’s most cutting-edge capitals in the world!
DAY 4 - HAKONE, THE GATEWAY TO THE MT FUJI REGIONHead south to Hakone, a breathtaking region well known for the beauty of its nature and the relaxing Japanese hot springs baths. Explore this amazing area by ropeways, buses and even a pirate ship for a cruise ship across the volcanic Lake Ashi with views of Mt Fuji. Finish your day with a tasty homemade dinner at Shinanoki Ichinoyu ryokan, a traditional Japanese style inn, where you will spend your night today. Relax in the on-site hot springs, and sleep like the locals do since centuries ago.
DAY 5 - BULLET TRAIN TO KYOTO AND TEA CEREMONY
Travel to Kyoto by bullet train with the included tickets and experience the speed and comfort of one the fastest and more safe trains in the world. After checking in to your lovely boutique hotel Enso Ango Fuya II, you will be picket up by your personal assistant by private car to drive you to the tea master´s home in Kyoto to take part of a private and intimate tea ceremony.
DAY 6- DISCOVER KYOTO WITH A LOCAL
Your private guide will pick you up at your hotel to show you some of the best places of the fantastic city! Visit first one of the most famous temples in Japan, the Golden Pavilion, Nijo Castle and finish the day in Nishiki Market, a narrow street full of food shops, fresh seafood and vegetables, sweets, sushi and much more!
DAYS 7 & 8 - EXPERIENCING THE ANCIENT IMPERIAL CAPITALYour last day is at leisure to explore further Kyoto, the cultural centre of Japan!
DAY 9 - SAYONARA
The last day is free to enjoy as you wish your last hours in Japan until a shared shuttle transfers you to Kansai International Airport in Osaka. Safe travels!