Japan



Day 1                Arrival in Tokyo. 6 nights in the Prince Hotel or similar accommodation.

Day 2                  Tokyo: Tsukiji Outer Market, Tokyo Sky Tree, Ueno Zoo, Shibuya Scramble Crossing, Tokyo Tower, Shinjuku Gyoen, Hamarikyu Garden.  

Day 3              Day trip to UNESCO world heritage sites of Nikko: Futarasan Shrine, Honden, Karamon Gate, Sukibe, Haiden, Shinkyo, Nikko National Park, scenic mountains, Lake Chuzenji, Kegon Falls.  

Day 4              Day trip to Kamakura and Enoshima, listed as UNESCO world heritage tentative sites: Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine, Hase-dera Temple, Daibutsukiritoshi, Great Buddha statue, Enoshima Island, Eno-den train ride.

Day 5                  Tokyo: Meiji Shrine, Nijubashi Bridge at the Imperial Palace, Asakusa, Sensoji and   Kannon temples, Nakamise Street, Ginza.

Day 6              Day trip to Hakone and Mount Fuji, listed as the UNESCO world heritage site, viewpoint on the Fifth Station of Mount Fuji, Lake Ashi boat ride and cable car in Hakone National Park.

Day 7              Transfer to Kyoto by a bullet train. In Kyoto: Golden Pavilion, tea ceremony, Gion, geisha houses. 2 nights in Tokuyu or similar hotel.

Day 8              UNESCO world heritage sites of Kyoto and Nara: Kinkaku-ji, Nijo Castle, Imperial Palace, Todai-ji Temple, Great Buddha Hall, Kasuga Shrine and Deer Park.  

Day 9              Kyoto: Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine at the foot of Mount Inari, Senbon Torii. Osaka: Kuromon Market, Shinsaibashi and Dotonbori shopping streets, and Osaka Castle. 2 nights in Courtyard by Marriott Shin-Osaka Station or similar hotel.      

Day 10              Day trip to Hiroshima by a bullet train. UNESCO world heritage sites of Hiroshima and Miyajima Island: Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park and Museum, historic remains of the Genbaku Dome, Miyajima Island, Itsukushima Shrine with a floating torii gate.  

Day 11              Departure from Osaka.

            
Included:
Bus and bullet train transportation
Accommodation in hotels
Breakfasts
3 lunches and 2 dinners
Admission fees
Lake Ashi and Miyajima Island boat rides
Cable car in Hakone National Park
Eno-den train ride
Guide service

5 NM points:  Kanto, Chubu South-East, Kansai Eastern, Kansai Western, Chugoku
4 MTP points:  Kanto, Chubu, Kansai, Chugoku
1 TCC point:  Japan
UNESCO:  6 world heritage sites and 1 tentative world heritage site

Dates:  April 15, 2022;  May 8, 2022;  September 9, 2022;   October 13, 2022          Price: $3,850, single supplement $950