- 7 Day Japan Rail Pass
- JPY 1,500 Pasmo Card for use on the non JR trains
- Tokyo Guided Morning Tour
- Kyoto Guided Morning Tour
- 2 nights at the Shingawa Prince Hotel - Tokyo
- 2 nights at the Hotel Granvia Hiroshima - Hiroshima
- 2 nights at the Miyako Hotel Kyoto Hachijo - Kyoto
A package for nimble travellers who have limited time but can "hit the ground running". Stay two nights in Tokyo, Hiroshima and Kyoto as you speedily make your way from east to west using a 7 Day Rail Pass and Japan's super fast bullet trains.
Check out of the Hotel Granvia Hiroshima and board a bullet train to Kyoto Station. (2hrs) You may need to swap trains at Shin Osaka on the way.
Your accommodation at the Miyako Hotel Kyoto Hachijo is a 2 minute walk from Kyoto Station.
After check in, make a visit to the former capital Nara (710-784AD). From Kyoto Station, board the JR Nara Line to Nara Station. (45 min) Here, you can find peace of mind and natural beauty as you uncover the many treasures of Japans former capital (710-784AD).
From Nara Station all of the sightseeing is within comfortable walking distance. Walk through the town towards Nara Park. Should the weather be kind you may like to have your lunch in the picturesque Nara Park amongst the many tame deer that roam the area. At the end of the Park is the World Heritage listed cultural asset Todaiji Temple - the worlds largest wooden building, which houses the Giant Buddha that soars 16 metres in height. Return to Nara Station and take the train back to Kyoto Station.
In the evening board a local bus or take a taxi towards Gion, Kyoto's famous geisha district. Gion is the one place in Japan where you may see a Maiko or Geisha walking between appointments. As darkness falls watch the traditional lanterns gradually come to life and wander down the tiny alleys exploring the many restaurants and bars offering a variety of tempting cuisines.
Stay: Miyako Hotel Kyoto Hachijo - 1/2
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