Start your exploration of the Kansai region in Kyoto, Japan’s former capital and the cultural and historic centre of the country.
Stay 4 nights.
Full day free in Kyoto.
A variety of tours and excursion are available: JTB’s “Sunrise Tours” with English-speaking guide.
Full day free in Kyoto
Why not visit Arashiyama on the northern outskirts of the city, where for centuries Kyotoites have relaxed and strolled in the peaceful countryside and bamboo groves.
Travel to Osaka and use it as a base to explore the Kansai region. Osaka has an energetic and enterprising spirit and a wide variety of restaurants and entertainments.
Stay 2 nights.
Full day free to explore this dynamic city. Or why not visit the port city of Kobe, or even Himeji with its famous castle.
Travel to Mt.Koya, high up in the Kii mountains where temples of the Shingon Buddhist sect are dotted around the tranquil hillsides.
Stay overnight in a shukubo (monk’s lodging) and appreciate the simplicity of the accommodation and plain fare including vegetarian dinner and breakfast.
Travel to Osaka, for a final night.
Stay 1 night.
After breakfast, take the airport bus service (ticket provided) to Kansai International Airport (KIX) for departure.
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