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21 Day Japan including 2 Days Nakasendo (Walk) and 4 Days Kumano Kodo (Walk)

Single package:
Twin package:
Triple package:
  • 21 Day Japan Rail Pass
  • JPY 1,500 Pasmo Card for use on the non JR trains
  • Bus transfer from Matsumoto to Takayama
  • Full Day Tokyo Guided Tour
  • Ainokura & Shirakawago Tour
  • Kyoto Guided Morning Tour
  • 3 nights at the Shinagawa Prince Hotel - Tokyo
  • 2 nights at the Komanoyu Ryokan - Kiso Valley
  • 2 nights at the Hotel Buena Vista - Matsumoto
  • 2 nights at the Hida Hotel Plaza inc b/fast - Takayama
  • 3 nights at the Miyako Hotel Kyoto Hachijo - Kyoto
  • 4 nights along the Kumano Kodo inc. dinner, breakfast, lunchboxes and luggage
  • 2 nights at the Hotel Granvia - Hiroshima
  • 2 nights at the Hakone Hotel - Hakone

Most popular! Enjoy three weeks exploring Japan, including two gorgeous, low-impact walking trails - the Nakasendo Way and the Kumano Kodo.

*inclusions shown in the bullet points - package does not include airfares


Day 11: Kyoto
Kinkakuji Temple, Kyoto

Kinkakuji Temple, Kyoto

Kiyomizu-dera Temple

Kiyomizu-dera Temple

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. Refer to your tour voucher and you will see 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. The tour will disband at the Kyoto Station with a likely return being around 1:30pm.

In the afternoon, from Kyoto Station bus terminal board a local bus #100 or #206 and get off at the Gojozaka bus stop. From the bus stop take the 10 minute walk to Kiyomizu-dera Temple (6am - 6pm/ JPY 300).

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.

Return to Kyoto Station in the late afternoon. 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, including hotels, theatres, specialty shops, restaurants and event venues.

Stay: Miyako Hotel Kyoto Hachijo - 2/3

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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