• 8 Days Best Of Japan - Kyoto, Shirakawa-Go, Takayama And Tokyo

    Get ready for a stunning trip through magical Japan giving you the opportunity to take in well-preserved traditions and culture, the unique countryside and one of the most pulsing capital cities. This tour features the charming mountain town of Takayama and some of Japans’ best UNESCO World Heritage sites – the lovely village of Shirakawa-go. This journey starts in Kyoto and end in Tokyo
  • 8 Days Best Of Japan - Kyoto, Shirakawa-Go, Takayama And Tokyo

    Get ready for a stunning trip through magical Japan giving you the opportunity to take in well-preserved traditions and culture, the unique countryside and one of the most pulsing capital cities. This tour features the charming mountain town of Takayama and some of Japans’ best UNESCO World Heritage sites – the lovely village of Shirakawa-go. This journey starts in Kyoto and end in Tokyo
  • 8 Days Best Of Japan - Kyoto, Shirakawa-Go, Takayama And Tokyo

    Get ready for a stunning trip through magical Japan giving you the opportunity to take in well-preserved traditions and culture, the unique countryside and one of the most pulsing capital cities. This tour features the charming mountain town of Takayama and some of Japans’ best UNESCO World Heritage sites – the lovely village of Shirakawa-go. This journey starts in Kyoto and end in Tokyo
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  • Day 01 - Singapore / Osaka / Kyoto
    Fly Singapore/Osaka - Kansai SQ 618 0130/0850 (6h 20m) – Daily


    Upon arrival, met and transfer by private car or shuttle bus/train to Kyoto.

    Visit the beautiful Kiyomizu Temple, one of the best places for cherry blossom and a view over Kyoto. Then, walk down the “pottery street” lined with many old houses, shops and galleries.

     Meals included: Nil

  • Day 02 - Kyoto

    This morning, visit the gorgeous Ginkakuji or commonly known as the “Silver Pavilion”. From here, take the famous Philosopher Walk, a quiet and meditative pathway that winds its way along a canal lined with lovely shrubs and trees. The walk ends near Heian Shrine for a quick visit.

    In the afternoon, it is Nijo castle, seat of Japanese medieval power for many centuries. Then, catch a kimono show in the Nishijin Textile Center (of course with shopping too!). Late afternoon, explore Teramachi, a covered shopping arcade with a very interesting Nishiki Food Market.

    Meals included: Breakfast

  • Day 03 - Kyoto - Nara Or Western Kyoto

    Choose one of the 2 options:

    1. Nara Deer Park and Todaiji Day Excursion
    2. Western Kyoto Explorer

    Meals included: Breakfast

  • Day 04 - Kyoto/ Takayama

    Transfer to Kyoto Railway station for train. We recommend to try the famous “train bento” boxed lunches full with local specialities on the train!

    Kyoto/Nagoya Shinkansen Nozomi #118 0943/1018
    Nagoya/Takayama Wide View Hida #7 1048/1309


    (Your main luggage will be couriered to your next accommodation in Tokyo, please pack an overnight bag).

    Take a 5-min walk from the train station to your traditional ryokan. Originally a wealthy farmer's house, Asunaro Ryokan is over 150 years old. Visit the Sanmachi’s historical district and see former old merchant houses that have been preserved and turned into museums, shops and sake breweries.

    Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 05 - Takayama/Shirakawa-Go

    After breakfast, pop by the famous Miyagawa morning market before we take an hour bus ride to Shirakawa-go, a lovely village with nestled in the Japanese Alps, listed as a UNESCO world heritage site. Stay in characteristic traditional 400-year-old Gassho-zukuri house built of wooden beams combined to form a steep thatched roof. (Basic accommodation with no en-suite toilet)

    Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 06 - Shirakawa-Go/Takayama/Tokyo

    Take a morning stroll in the village which lies deep in the mountain and has passed down a unique culture in this snowy region. Visit the old houses and try making folk art crafts such as straw-weaving.

    Take a bus back to Takayama for your train to Tokyo.

    Takayama/Nagoya Wide View Hida #8 1142/1405
    Nagoya/Tokyo Shinkansen Nozomi #20 1425/1606


    Upon arrival, met and transfer to your hotel and have a walk around the central areas. This evening, see the city of neon lights!

    Meals included: Breakfast

  • Day 07 - Tokyo

    In the morning, head for Asakusa where we visit Sensoji with its huge iconic red lantern. After that, cruise on Sumidagawa ending up at the beautiful Hamarikyu garden for a cup of matcha tea and relax in the midst of landscape gardening at its best. In the afternoon, visit the Edo Tokyo Museum and the Meiji shrine.

    Meals included: Breakfast

  • Day 08 - Tokyo/Singapore

    Have the day at leisure. For the energetic, visit the Tsukiji Fish Market at dawn. Get the freshest sashimi or tuna here! Visit Ginza, featuring Tokyo's famous up market shopping, dining and entertainment district.

    Evening, make you way to the airport.

    Fly Tokyo-Narita/Singapore SQ11 2050/0620+1 (7h 35m) – Daily

     
    Meals included: Breakfast

 

 

 

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