Japan Highlights - 8 Days

Independent Travel
Grade: Moderate
FROM $3874pp*
6 nights hotel accommodation (plus 1 night Ryokan accommodation)
Transfers and local transport
Tokyo, Hakone, Kyoto
Daily breakfast and 1 dinner
Includes touring and entrance fees


On arrival in Tokyo, meet your local representative who will assist you with your limousine bus transfer. Enjoy a free afternoon exploring Tokyo.
Hotel: Hotel Gracery Shinjuku


Meet with your concierge who will share valuable local knowledge to assist you in exploring Tokyo independently. Your guide will assist with your railpass ticketing before you embark on a half day tour. Choose from:
  • Meiji Jingu shrine, Harajuku and Asakusa
  • Tokyo Tower, Sumida river cruise and Asakusa
  • Sumo stable visit and sumo lunch (extra charge)
Hotel: Hotel Gracery Shinjuku


Embark on a day of personalised activities. Choose from four touring options accessed by Tokyo's underground railway network:
  • Hama Rikyu Garden, Sumida river cruise, Akasaka, Meiji Jingu shrine and Harajuku
  • Walking tour of Shinjuku, Harajuku and Shibuya
  • Customised tour of Tokyo’s best art galleries
  • Must-see manga and anime sights including Harajuku and the Ghibli Museum
Hotel: Hotel Gracery Shinjuku


Depart for Hakone. Set in mountainous countryside, the region boasts great natural beauty and on a clear day, the near-perfect symmetry of Mt Fuji provides the perfect backdrop. Explore the region with your local guide on transport including buses, mountain railways, cable cars and even a pirate ship across Lake Ashi. Choose to explore the national park on foot and head to one of the hiking trails which crisscross the area. Hakone is also home to a number of excellent museums including the open-air sculpture park which boasts a sizeable Picasso collection among other treasures. Afterwards, relax in a hot spring onsen bath.
Hotel: Hakone Yumoto Hotel


Meet with your concierge to gain insider knowledge which will allow you to explore Kyoto independently. Afterward, embark on a half day tour. Choose to explore the historic Kinkakuji area, or Higashiyama’s temples and quaint streets. On your second day, embark on a full day of personalised activities. Choose from:
  • Gardens of Kyoto
  • Kyoto art galleries and museums
  • Nara history and temples
On your last day, enjoy free time until your departure transfer.
Hotel: Mitsui Garden Hotel Kyoto Sanjo

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*Conditions apply. Advertised price is per person twin share. Price based on low season. Price correct as at 30 June 2017 but may fluctuate if surcharges, fees, taxes or currency change. Offer valid for sale until until sold-out. Price valid for departures from 18 August 2017 to 14 September 2017. Agents may charge service fees, rates vary. Offers may be withdrawn without notice. ABN 84 003 237 296 Lic. No. 2TA 002558. Valid for new bookings only. Issued 30 June 2017