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14 Day Autumn Japanese Gardens Tour

Single package:
$4,550
Twin package:
$3,350
Triple package:
$3,100
  • 14 Day Japan Rail Pass
  • JPY1,500 Pasmo Card for use on the non JR trains
  • Tokyo Guided Morning Tour
  • Kyoto Guided Morning Tour
  • 4 nights at the Shinagawa Prince Hotel - Tokyo
  • 2 nights at the Hotel Mystays Premier Kanazawa - Kanazawa
  • 3 nights at the Miyako Hotel Kyoto Hachijo - Kyoto
  • 2 nights at the Hotel Granvia Okayama - Okayama
  • 2 nights at the Hotel Granvia Hiroshima - Hiroshima

Colourful autumn leaves, known as koyo in Japanese, inspire millions of visitors to travel to Japan during the months of October and November. Japanese gardens is the ideal location to appreciate the beauty of koyo season. Most of these breathtaking gardens located throughout Japan are included in our 14 Day Autumn Japanese Gardens Tour. On this tour we combine the beauty of Japan's spectacular autumn gardens with fascinating sightseeing.


 

Day 12: Kyoto
Nijo Castle

Nijo Castle

Kinkakuji Temple (Golden Pavilion)

Kinkakuji Temple (Golden Pavilion)

Kiyomizu-dera Temple

Kiyomizu-dera Temple

Today you will be collected by your tour guide, to commence your exploration of the ancient city of Kyoto.

Please make your way to the Sunrise Tours Desk (B1F) within the Avanti shopping complex and arrive 10 minutes prior to the official pick up time. The Avanti shopping complex is directly opposite the Hachijo East Exit of Kyoto Station. At 08:30am, you will be collected to join your Kyoto Morning Tour operated by Sunrise Tours. Your English-speaking local guide will take you by bus to Nijo Castle, the Golden Pavilion and the Kyoto Imperial Palace (on Mon., or Tue. if Monday is a public holiday, May 14-17, late Dec.-early Jan., visit Higashi Honganji Temple instead). The tour will disband at approximately 1:30pm.

In the afternoon, board a local bus to the base of Kiyomizu Dera Temple. Walk up this attractive winding road lined with colourful souvenir and craft shops. Kiyomizu Dera is famous for its giant wooden stage overlooking panoramic views of Kyoto and its main hall purely constructed of wood and sustained by huge columns and beams without the use of a single nail, screw or bolt.

Be sure to visit the Sky Plaza Observation Deck on top of Kyoto Station for a free panoramic view of the surrounding area of Kyoto. This modern station also contains a large shopping mall, specialty shops and restaurants.

Stay: Miyako Hotel Kyoto Hachijo – 2/3

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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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