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Splendour of Japan under the Sakura

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This trip gives you a lot of freedom, allowing you to visit Tokyo and its surroundings from Nikko to Hakone according to your wishes at the time when Japan is tinted with 50 shades of pink. See the essentials of Tokyo and its vicinity through the prism of blooming cherry blossoms. The sakura cherry blossoms will accompany you on this trip, and will dazzle you with their delicacy and beauty.

Duration
10 days
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Fiona
Japan Travel Expert

This trip is perfect for those wanting to explore Japan’s capital city and surrounding areas at their own pace. Photographers will appreciate visiting in the springtime when the sakura blossoms are in bloom!

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Tokyo Airport - Tokyo
Day 1
Tokyo Airport - Tokyo

Welcome to Tokyo! You will be greeted at the airport by an assistant who will help you get back to your hotel by public transport. Depending on your arrival times, start your discovery of the megalopolis of a thousand faces.


Tokyo
Day 2
Tokyo

For this day of exploration in the thousand-faceted capital, you will be accompanied by an English-speaking guide. On the program: walks in the gardens of the Imperial Palace and in Gyoen and Yoyogi park. You will also visit Tokyo's iconic Shinto shrines: the Meiji-jingu and Hie jinja shrine. Then continue to the district of Shibuya, to see the famous dog Hachiko, and the famous Omote-Sando Street. Immerse yourself in a world of perpetual effervescence, stamped by the young fashion district.


Tokyo
Day 3
Tokyo

Today you have a free day in Tokyo, and the possibilities are unlimited! Take a walk in Ueno Park, a favorite place for Tokyoites, the park will charm you with its museums as well as its beautiful temples and shrines. Explore Akihabara, which has become the capital of otaku virtual culture, this district is worth the detour for its permanent animation, its neon lights and its maid cafes. Explore the Asakusa district, the historic center of the capital, and breathe in the old-world charm of forgotten Tokyo. Pass by the charming pedestrianized street filled with quaint little stalls, Nakamise, and visit the Sensô-Ji Temple, standing on this site for over 1,000 years. Climb to the top of the Tokyo Sky Tree, the second tallest tower in the world, and admire a 360 ° view of the capital, with Mount Fuji in the background on a clear day. The choice is yours!


Tokyo - Nikko
Day 4
Tokyo - Nikko

Once in Nikko you will have a day all to yourself. Between visits to sanctuaries classified as World Heritage by UNESCO, such as the must-see Nikko Tosho Gu, and a walk near waterfalls and springs coming from Lake Chuzenji, this is a day full of possibilities for you!


Nikko - Tokyo
Day 5
Nikko - Tokyo

Enjoy the fresh air and the view of Lake Chuzenji and walk around its shores. Admire Kegon Falls, located in the heart of Nikkō National Park before setting out to explore the Chuzenji Buddhist Temple and see the Kannon statue, carved from a tree still rooted in the ground. Next, admire Ryuzu Falls, literally meaning "dragon's head" and discover the Nikko Futarasan Shinto Shrine in Tochigi Prefecture. Stroll through the grounds of the Shinto Temple founded by a Buddhist monk in the 8th century. Another day, to complete your discovery of historic Nikko.


Tokyo
Day 6
Tokyo

Enjoy a free day to explore Tokyo, the multifaceted megalopolis at your leisure. Many visits and walks are at your fingertips. For a journey into the future, stroll through the beautiful landscaped garden of Hama Rikyu, which offers visitors the image of futuristic Tokyo sprinkled with delicate traditional touches. Take a walk on the man-made island of Odaiba for a taste of the future and a variety of entertainment options or visit the Science Museum which allows visitors to dive into a world of technology in order to better understand our daily universe. On the other hand, you can also choose to step back in time by visiting the Samurai Museum located in the heart of Shinjuku.


Tokyo - Kamakura - Tokyo
Day 7
Tokyo - Kamakura - Tokyo

This free day in Kamakura will allow you to visit the various temples erected for centuries in the city. Visit the Great Buddha of Kamakura at Kotoku-in, one of the must-sees in the Kamakura region. Or, go visit the most important Shinto shrine in Kamakura: Tsurugaoka Hachimangu. Today Kamakura continues to revive the glorious era of the samurai through ancestral ceremonies: every year in April, Tsurugaoka Hachiman-gû welcomes the Kamakura matsuri. On this occasion, ritual dances, parades of portable shrines and even a samurai training, the yabusame. Take a history trip back to the heart of ancient Japan!


Hakone
Day 8
Hakone

Enjoy a free day in Hakone to stroll around Lake Ashi, a crater 21 km in circumference located within the Hakone volcano. Visit the Hakone Jinja Shrine, which stands out for its torii whose base is submerged in the lake and which offers one of the best-known views of Mount Fuji.


Hakone - Tokyo
Day 9
Hakone - Tokyo

Today, why don’t you set off to discover Gora Park near Hakone and take a stroll through its flowered alleys, experience the tea ceremony, or learn about glassblowing techniques.


Tokyo
Day 10
Tokyo

Depending on the schedule of your return flight, take advantage of a free half-day in Tokyo to freely explore this multi-faceted city, between tradition and modernity.


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Price includes

  • 24/7 Assistance from our travel experts.
  • Government taxes and service taxes.
  • The services of an English-speaking assistant / guide on your arrival.
  • Pocket wifi giving you unlimited internet access for the duration of your stay.
  • Accommodation as mentioned in the program in a double / twin / family / Japanese room.
  • Breakfasts marked "included".
  • Dinners marked "included".
  • Activities marked "included" as described in the program.
  • Your guided tours by an English-speaking guide on the days indicated.
  • Your excursions on the days indicated.
  • Suica / Pasmo public transport cards credited with 1500Y + 500Y deposit (metro and bus outside Hiroshima).
  • Your Nikko Pass valid for 2 days.
  • Your Hakone Pass valid for 2 days.
  • Does not include any other item not mentioned in the quote.

Price does not include

  • Visa fees and bank charges for payment by credit card or by bank transfer.
  • International flights.
  • International airport taxes.
  • The services of an English-speaking guide other than the days mentioned. Variable rates depending on the number of days and sites. Consult us.
  • Any additional hours of the guide.
  • Tips (only for guides).
  • Your guide's meals (own expense).
  • The main meals (expect to pay between 5 to 15 € in a local restaurant, meal / person), unless mentioned as included in the program.
  • Drinks and personal expenses.
  • Entrance fees to cultural places (including those of your guide).
  • Tourism-related tax (eg 200 to 1000 Yen in Kyoto).
  • Repatriation assistance.
  • Transfers not mentioned.
  • Luggage transfers.
  • Reloading Suica / Pasmo transport cards.
  • Please consult the travel documents sent during the travel confirmation.
  • JR Pass (Japanese TGV - Shinkansen), unlimited transport (excluding Nozomi, Mizuho, ​​Tokaido Sanyo and Kyushu Shinkansen lines): valid for 7, 14 or 21 days.
  • Anything that is not listed in the "prices include" section.

Details

  • Starting from 1239€ per person based on 2 travellers
  • Quotation is subject to change according to availability, exchange rates and government tax rise. All the rates mentioned are based on current best available rate and can be modified at the moment of the booking.

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