11 Day Cherry Blossom Spring Special

Best
Cherry
Blossom
Time!

for Solo Travellers

Departing from Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney.
For departures from Adelaide & Perth please contact JANESCO

Departure: Sat. 28 MAR 2015

Fully Escorted Small Group Tour

Welcome Aboard a Tour of Japan.

The Japan Spring Special tour has been designed for our customers to catch the cherry blossoms at their best. You will visit
Tokyo, Mt. Fuji & Hakone region, Takayama, Shirakawago/Ogimachi, Kanazawa, Kyoto, Hiroshima and Miyajima. Fully escorted tour by professionally licensed staff.

Day 1 NARITA Sat 28 MAR

Arrive at Narita Airport and transfer to Tokyo hotel.

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Day 2 TOKYO Sun 29 MAR

Morning, enjoy walking tour of Tokyo, visiting Tokyo observation deck, Asakusa Temple and stroll down the colourful Nakamise shopping street and Ginza. Return to hotel. Afternoon free.

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Day 3 TOKYO – MT. FUJI & HAKONE – KYOTO MON 30 MAR

Morning, Travel to Mt. Fuji & Hakone. Enjoy picturesque Hakone including a Lake Ashi ferry trip and Gondola ride at Komagatake. Travel on to Kyoto by bullet train. Dinner at hotel.

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DAY 4 KYOTO Tue 31 MAR

Morning sightseeing tour of Kyoto, visiting Golden Pavilion, Nijo Castle. Afternoon, Visit Fushimi Inari dedicated to the deity of rice and sake, and its avenue of vermillion gates (Torii).
Optional Tours: Gion evening walk / Maiko Dinner

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Day 5 KYOTO – HIROSHIMA – KYOTO Wed 01 APR

Early morning, catch Bullet Train to visit Miyajima Island and the famous floating Itsukushima Shrine and Torii gate. Then travel to Hiroshima to view the Peace park and war museum. Evening, return to Kyoto. Light diner

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Day 6 KYOTO – KANAZAWA Thu 02 APR

Morning, travel to Kanazawa. Afternoon, visit Kanazawa’s old geisha district Higashichayagai, Gold Leaf craft work shop, Kunai Pottery work shop, Kenrokuen garden, one of Japan’s most famous gardens and samurai residential area.

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Day 7 KYOTO – KANAZAWA Fri 03 APR

Day at leisure.

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Day 8 KANAZAWA – SHIRAKAWAGO – TAKAYAMA – KANAZAWA Sat 04 APR

Full day sightseeing tour to Shirakawago and Takayama. Shirakawago is a small world heritage listed village, nestled in the mountains
beside a pristine mountain river. After soaking up the atmosphere, travel on to Takayama, whose isolation has allowed Edo period streets, lined with tiny shops, museums and eating places, to survive to this day. After strolling along the old streets and soaking up the atmosphere, return to Kanazawa.

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Day 9 KANAZAWA – TOKYO Sun 05 APR

Mid morning, travel back to Tokyo by train. Check-in at hotel. Rest of day free. Farewell Dinner.

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DAY 10 TOKYO – AUSTRALIA Mon 06 APR

Enjoy your last day in Japan with some last minute souvenir hunting or some optional half day activity. Free time until 4:00pm when we will leave for Narita Airport to catch our flight to Australia.

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DAY 11 AUSTRALIA Tue 07 APR
Morning Arrival. Interstate passengers connecting flight.

Basic Package includes

  • Economy class airfares
  • Fully escorted tour
  • Deluxe accommodation with private facilities
  • Total 14 meals included – Breakfast daily, 1 x Lunch, 4 x Dinners
  • Baggage porterage – one piece/person
  • All transfers and admissions for sightseeing as specified
  • All sightseeing tours as stated
  • Tokyo walking tour visiting Tokyo observation deck, Asakusa temple and Nakamise street
  • Mt. Fuji & Hakone sightseeing tour including Lake Ashi cruise and Mt. Komagatake gondola ride
  • Kyoto full day sightseeing tour of Golden Pavilion, Nijo castle and Fushimiinari
  • Full day tour of Hiroshima & Miyajima Island, Itsukushima Shrine
  • Kanazawa sightseeing tour to Kenrokuen Garden, Higashichayagai, Nagamachi samurai districts
  • Sightseeing tour to Shirakawago (World Heritage listed) and Takayama

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