Depart from London Heathrow on overnight flight to Tokyo.
Arrive at Tokyo Narita Airport. Meeting staff at customs exit to provide assistance in boarding a reserved taxi to your hotel in Tokyo.
Half day tour in Tokyo.
Visit the Imperial Palace Plaza, Tsukiji Outer Fish Market, Kabukiza Theater , Tokyo Skytree Town and Sensoji Temple (Asakusa Kannon) & Nakamise Shopping Arcade.
Visit the Imperial Palace Plaza, Tsukiji Outer Fish Market and Sensoji Temple (Asakusa Kannon) & Nakamise Shopping Arcade.
Full day excursion to Nikko by coach. Nikko, around 95 miles north of Tokyo, is one of Japan’s most beautiful shrines. Take a relaxing excursion out of Tokyo to visit this magnificent historic complex. Now protected in a National Park, Nikko is one of Japan’s most important UNESCO World Heritage sites.
Visit the Toshogu Shrine, Tamozawa Imperial Villa and the Kirifuri Falls.
Visit the Toshogu Shrine, Lake chuzenji and Kegon Falls.
Travel by coach to the foot of Mt. Fuji via expressway. Then drive halfway up Japan’s highest mountain to enjoy a spectacular view from a height of 2,300 meters. Enjoy Japanese-style lunch. In the afternoon, proceed to Hakone for a cruise on Lake Ashi and Mt. Komagatake Ropeway. Stay overnight in Hakone in accommodation with hot spring baths.
Morning drive to Odawara for a Bullet Train to Kyoto. After a Western-style lunch in Kyoto, continue on an afternoon tour of Nara, the first permanent capital of Japan. Visit Todaiji Temple housing a great image of Buddha, colourful Kasuga Taisha Shrine with 3,000 lanterns, and Nara Park (Deer Park) where tame deer roam. Return to Kyoto in the evening.
Full day sightseeing of Kyoto. In the morning, visiting Kinkakuji Temple (Golden Pavilion), Nijo Castle noted for its gorgeous interiors (when Nijo Castle is closed, visit Ryoanji Temple instead) and Kyoto Imperial Palace (on Sat., Sun & national holidays: visit Ryoanji Temple or Daitakuji Daisenin Temple instead). Lunch at Kyoto Handicraft Center. After lunch, sightseeing of the city visiting Sanjusangendo Temple with its 1,001 impressive images of Buddha, the hundreds tori (Shinto shrine gates) of Fushimi Inari Shrine and Kiyomizu dera Temple with its wooden veranda.
Transfer to Kyoto station to board a Bullet Train for Hiroshima. On arrival go by coach and short ferry ride to Miyajima island, to see the picturesque Itsukushima Jinja Shrine. Return to Hiroshima to visit the Peace Memorial Park, Memorial Museum and the Atomic Bomb Dome. Return to Kyoto by a Bullet Train in the evening.
Full day free in the historic city of Kyoto.
Transfer to Kansai Airport(KIX) by taxi transfer service. Depart on flight to London Heathrow, arriving same day.
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