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16 Day Complete Autumn Leaf Experience Tour

Single package:
$5,310
Twin package:
$4,040
Triple package:
$3,580
  • Limousine Bus Coupon
  • 14 Day Japan Rail Pass
  • JPY 1,500 Pasmo Card for use on the non JR trains

    Tokyo Guided Morning Tour
  • Ainokura & Shirakawago Tour
  • Kyoto Guided Morning Tour
  • 4 nights at the Shinagawa Prince Hotel - Tokyo
  • 2 nights at the Hotel MyStays Premier Kanazawa - Kanazawa
  • 2 nights at the Hida Hotel Plaza inc b/fast - Takayama
  • 2 nights at the Hotel Granvia - Hiroshima
  • 3 nights at the Miyako Hotel Kyoto Hachijo – Kyoto
  • 2 nights at the Hakone Hotel inc b/fast - Hakone

Frequently our clients tell us they want to visit Japan for "a little bit over two weeks". If this sounds familiar then our 16 Day Splendid Tour of Japan may be suitable.

Experience all the wonders Japan has to offer with this 16 day Complete Autumn Leaf Experience Tour. Starting from Tokyo, you will get to explore the biggest Japanese attractions while appreciating the beautiful golden colours of the Japanese autumn.


 

Day 03: Tokyo - Kamakura - Tokyo
Kamakura Buddha

Kamakura Buddha

Take a day trip to the seaside town called Kamakura. Located just 45 minutes from Shinagawa Station on the Yokosuka Line, Kamakura is one of Japan's most popular sightseeing destinations, famous for a number of temples, shrines and beautiful Japanese gardens.

Surrounded by wooded mountains on three sides and Sagami Bay on the south, Kamakura was once the capital of Japan from 1192 to 1333.

Many of the wonderful sites in Kamakura are within walking distance of Kamakura Station, so one can easily spend the day exploring the many temples, shrines, parks and gardens. Some of the sites you might like to visit include:

The Great Buddha, this giant bronze statue of Buddha stands at 13.35m tall and is the second largest in Japan. The Buddha once was housed inside a temple, but late in the 15th century, a large tsunami washed away the wooden structure and the Buddha has remained outside ever since.

Komachi-dori St, leading out from Kamakura Station, this strip of shops has many great places to buy souvenirs and a number of good places to buy some snacks from nuts and crackers, to cute little cakes and sweets.

Hasedera Temple, situated high on a hill, the main temple has a fine view of the coastal city. The temple is home to a wooden statue of Kannon, the 11-headed goddess of mercy that stands at 9m high.

Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine, This iconic Shinto shrine is Kamakura's geographical and cultural centre and attracts many visitors with its beautiful peony gardens and two museums, the Museum of Modern Art and the Kamakura Museum of National Treasures.

Hokoku-ji Temple, this Zen temple is a must-see attraction in Kamakura. Behind the temple is a magnificent bamboo garden which is tranquil escape. Towards the back of the bamboo garden is a small tea house where you can enjoy a special cup of green tea while taking in the beauty of the serene surroundings.

Return to Tokyo in the late afternoon.

Stay: Shinagawa Prince Hotel - 3/4

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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