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NOSTALGIC JAPAN M-1
(TOKYO,TAKAYAMA, SHIRAKAWAGO, KANAZAWA, KYOTO 8-DAYS)

This tour takes you to the scenic Japan Alps to visit Takayama, an elegant city of craftsmen famed for its streets lined with old merchant shops and sake breweries.
You also visit Shirakawago, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and Kanazawa, a charming old castle town, famous for its cultural heritage and the beautiful Kenrokuen garden.

Shirakawago

Shirakawago in Shirakawa Village, Ono-gun (Gifu prefecture), and Gokayama in Nanto city (Toyama prefecture) became Japan's sixth World Heritage.
It is called Gassho-zukuri(praying hands) in Japanese, A-framed building is one of Japan's traditional architectural techniques for the building of homes.

TOUR PRICES Rates are per person/package.

Hotel 1 Adult 2 Adults(Twin) 3 Adults(Triple)
  Low season High season Low season High season Low season High season
Standard ¥568,000 ¥593,000 ¥338,000 ¥356,500 ¥277,500 ¥296,000
Superior ¥591,500 ¥618,600 ¥356,500 ¥377,800 ¥295,800 ¥317,100
Deluxe ¥674,000 ¥691,500 ¥415,000 ¥431,700 ¥355,000 ¥371,700
Hotel 4 Adults(2twin) Single supplement
  Low season High season Low season / High season
Standard ¥248,000 ¥266,500 ¥42,000
Superior ¥265,500 ¥286,800 ¥47,500
Deluxe ¥326,000 ¥342,700 ¥72,000
<Private car option> (Airport transfer & Sightseeing by private car or taxi)
  1-2 pax 3-5 pax
Private car ¥438,100 ¥541,200

* For child's discount, we can reduce JPY 17,600 for Standard & Superior, and JPY 16,700 for Deluxe category.

Low Season : Arriving in Jan., Feb., Jun., Jul., Sep., Dec.
High Season : Arriving in Mar., Apr., May, Aug., Oct., Nov.

INCLUDED

Hotel :
Please refer to above hotel list.
Tokyo (2nights), Takayama (1night),Shirakawago (1night)
Kanazawa (1night), Kyoto (2nights)
Meal :
Dinner and breakfast at Shirakawago Minshuku
Guide :
Private guide for Day 2-5 and Day 7. Assistant at Airport for Day 1, Assistant at Kyotostation for Day 6.
Train :
Tokyo - Nagoya - Takayama, Kanazawa - Kyoto,
Ordinary class reserved seat (Standard, Superior), First class reserved seat (Deluxe).
Others :
Bus from Takayama - Shirakawago - Kanazawa.
Airport bus from Narita Airport to Tokyo. Airport shuttle van from Kyoto to Kansai Airport. Local transfer and admission fees (when with guide).
Luggage :
Tokyo - Kyoto (one item per person)

BREAKFAST SUPPLEMENT Per person / package

Standard ¥13,300 Superior ¥13,800 Deluxe ¥19,400

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ITINERARY (B):Breakfast (L):Lunch (D):Dinner

ACCOMMODATION: TOKYO

Day1 TOKYO (ARRIVAL)

Arrive at Narita (Narita International Airport) or Haneda (Tokyo International Airport).
You will be met by a NTA representative and helped to board an airport bus.  
Transfer to hotel by bus. (Travel Time 85min.)

ACCOMMODATION: TOKYO

Day2 TOKYO (CITY TOUR)

Guided sightseeing in Tokyo (9:00 - 17:00) using public transport.
You can select your own itinerary, see suggested routes under this page.

ACCOMMODATION: TAKAYAMA

Day3 TOKYO - TAKAYAMA

Your main suitcase will be transferred directly from Tokyo to Kyoto. Please leave your main suitcase with the porter / bell desk by 7:30 AM. You will need to keep with you the luggage that you need for your nights in Takayama, Shirakawago and Kanazawa.
Transfer to Takayama with your guide.
Tokyo to Nagoya by bullet train, Nagoya to Takayama by express train (Travel Time 300min.)
Sightseeing in Takayama using public transport.Yatai kaikan / Jinya House / Kusakabe Folk Museum

ACCOMMODATION: SHIRAKAWAGO

Day4 TAKAYAMA - SHIRAKAWAGO (D)

Transfer to Shirakawago by local bus with your guide. (Travel Time 60min.)
Sightseeing in Shirakawago hamlet. Nagase House / Minka-en
Stay overnight at a Minshuku (small traditional Japanese house) in Shirakawago.
(Private bathroom, towel and toothbrush are not available at Minshuku.)
Dinner at the Minshuku.

ACCOMMODATION: KANAZAWA

Day5 SHIRAKAWAGO - KANAZAWA (B)

Transfer to Kanazawa by local bus with your guide. (Travel Time 90min.)
Sightseeing in Kanazawa using public transport.
Kenroku-en / Seison-kaku / Nomura Samurai House / Kaga Yuzen Traditional Industry Center

ACCOMMODATION: KYOTO

Day6 KANAZAWA - KYOTO

Transfer to Kyoto by express train by yourself. (Travel Time 120min.)
Upon arrival at Kyoto Station, you will be met by an English speaking assistant.
Transfer to your hotel with the assistant.

ACCOMMODATION: KYOTO

Day7 KYOTO (CITY TOUR)

Guided sightseeing in Kyoto (9:00 - 17:00) using public transport.
You can select your own itinerary, see suggested routes under this page.

Day8 KYOTO - OSAKA (DEPARTURE)

Transfer to Kansai International Airport by airport shuttle van. (Travel Time 90min.)
Pick up time is about 4hours prior to the flight. Exact time of pick up will be notified to you on Day 7.

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TOKYO - Suggested Routes

●Sample 1 "TOKYO DOWN TOWN"
Tokyo National Museum - Ameyoko Market - Asakusa Kannon Temple - Sumida River Cruise - Hamarikyu Garden and teabreak - Ginza Shopping Street
●Sample 2 "TOKYO CENTER WEST"
Meiji Shrine - Shopping in Omotesando - Ota Ukiyoe Museum - Observatory of Tokyo Government Office - Kabuki-cho Area
●Sample 3 "OLD EDO AND TOKYO BAY AREA"
Edo Tokyo Museum - Imperial Palace Plaza - Tokyo Bay Area "Yurikamome" Ride
Additional options (may require extra fee)
*Ghibli Museum *Kabuki *Observatory Roppongi Hills *Shinagawa Aquarium
*Tea ceremony at Happoen Garden *Tokyo Bay Cruise *Tokyo Disney Resort®

KYOTO - Suggested Routes

●Sample 1 "KYOTO - Main"
Golden Pavillion - Ryoanji - Kiyomizu Temple - Gion Area
●Sample 2 "SAGANO - ARASHIYAMA"
Togetsukyo - Tenryuji Temple - Jojakko-ji Temple - Arashiyama Area
●Sample 3 "UJI - FUSHIMI"
Byodoin Temple - Tea Ceremony - Fushimi Inari Shrine - Sake Warehouse
Additional options (may require extra fee)
*Hozu River Shooting *Tea Ceremony at Maiko House
*Toei Uzumasa Movie Land *Yuzen Dyeing
Where need permission before visit :
*Katsura Rikyu *Saihoji Moss Garden *Shugakuin Rikyu

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Please note Museums of Japan are usually closed on Mondays, your guide will provide you with suitable alternative suggestions when this is the case.

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