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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 08: Takayama - Shirakawago - Takayama
Shirakawago Village in autumn

Shirakawago Village in autumn

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

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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