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14 Day Complete Experience Tour

Single package:
$4,430
Twin package:
$3,220
Triple package:
$2,870
  • 14 Day Japan Rail Pass
  • JPY 1,500 Pasmo Card to use on the non JR trains
  • Kyoto Guided Morning Tour
  • Ainokura & Shirakawago Tour
  • Tokyo Guided Morning Tour
  • 1 night at the Meitetsu Grand Hotel - Nagoya
  • 2 nights at the Hida Hotel Plaza inc b/fast - Takayama
  • 3 nights at the Shinagawa Prince Hotel - Tokyo
  • 2 nights at the Hakone Hotel inc b/fast - Hakone
  • 2 nights at the Hotel Granvia Hiroshima - Hiroshima
  • 3 nights at the Miyako Hotel Kyoto Hachijo - Kyoto

Highly recommended!!!! This is by far our most popular tour, specially designed for first time visitors to Japan with the luxury of a two week stay. Using your 14 day bullet train pass, start your journey in Nagoya before marveling at the nostalgia of Takayama, the fun, excitement and energy of the modern capital Tokyo, then to the enchanting resort area of Hakone and Mount Fuji the courage of Hiroshima and historical climax of the ancient city of Kyoto. Appropriately dubbed the Complete Experience Tour you will cherish this dream holiday to Japan.

 

Day 03: Takayama - Shirakawago - Takayama
Traditional thatched roofs

Traditional thatched roofs

Today visit Shirakawago and Ainokura on your guided tour operated by Nohi Bus. Make your way to the Nohi Bus Centre (next to Takayama Station) by 08:20 and present your tour voucher at the ticket office.

At 08:30, your tour will take you to the Mt Gokayama Ainokura Gassho Village. Here you will have 60 minutes of free time to explore this UNESCO-protected village and its steep, thatched roofed houses, some of which date back to the 17th century. Enjoy the beautiful scenery at your own pace. A local lunch is included on today’s program at a venue with beautiful scenery from the observatory.

After lunch, your next stop on the tour will be the traditional UNESCO World Heritage village Shirakawago. Located in a gorgeous mountain valley, the natural setting is divine. You will find more of the same traditional "gassho zukkuri" houses here as you did in Gokayama Ainokura, some which have been renovated into museums, shops and cafés. You will have two hours to spend in this peaceful village. Make sure you walk up to the viewpoint to admire the panoramic view over the area. Your tour will conclude upon arrival at the Takayama Nohi Bus Centre at 15:10.

For dinner tonight we recommend you walk in to town and try one of the many restaurants which specialise in the Japanese "hida beef" which is delicious in sukiyaki or grilled on a hotplate.

Stay: Hida Hotel Plaza - 2/2

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Japan Package Tours will be happy to prepare you a personalised itinerary to suit your budget and preferences.
Contact us now for a no-obligation quotation.

 

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