Best of Japan, 11 Days

Japan
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0% 9 months interest free†
Weekly
$77^^
Monthly
$334^
This deal expires on the 04th Dec 2019

    Inclusions

    Return economy class airfare from Sydney to Japan including prepaid taxes and 20kg checked luggage only.
    8 nights accommodation in a local 3-star hotel.
    Daily breakfast & 1 dinner at hotel.
    Air-conditioned coach transportation.
    All group transfers.
    All sightseeing admissions.
    English-speaking tour guide(s).
    Flight Centre Tour Highlights Feed the gentle sika deer at sacred Nara Park.
    Flight Centre Tour Highlights Marvel at formidable five-story Osaka Castle.
    Flight Centre Tour Highlights Pray at the most worshipped Kiyomizu Temple in Kyoto.
    Flight Centre Tour Highlights Take photos of heavenly Kenrokuen Garden in Kanazawa.
    Flight Centre Tour Highlights Gasp at the traditional thatched-roof houses in Shirakawago.
    Flight Centre Tour Highlights Experience a slice of ancient Japan at Takayama Old Town.
    Flight Centre Tour Highlights Stroll on the beautifully preserved Nakasendo post towns of Magome & Tsumago.
    Flight Centre Tour Highlights Admire picturesque views of Mt. Fuji at Lake Kawaguchi & Oshino Hakkai village.
    Flight Centre Tour Highlights Enjoy a Free day to explore the boisterous bright lights of Tokyo city.
    Flight Centre Tour Highlights Cherry blossom and autumn leaf departures available.

    Highlights

    Day 1 Australia to Plane to Osaka.

    Fly to Osaka via connecting cities. Note: Some flights may depart one day later.

    Day 2 Osaka.

    You will be greeted upon arrival at the airport by a representative who will provide directions for your transfer to the hotel.

    Day 3 Osaka to Nara to Osaka.

    Visit famous Nara Park, Japan's sacred deer sanctuary where you may feed and pet the freely roaming sika deer. Afterwards, catch a glimpse of grandiose Todaiji Temple, a World Heritage temple famous for its Great Buddha, and is one of the world's largest wooden structures. Next stop is formidable Osaka Castle, one of most visibly striking historical landmarks situated in the middle of the city, housing a museum and a viewing platform with impressive panoramic views of Osaka city.

    Day 4 Osaka to Kyoto to Osaka.

    Discover World Heritage Kiyomizu Temple, one of the world's most celebrated Buddhist temples founded in 778 AD, famous for its wooden stage offering a panoramic view of Kyoto rising out of a sea of maples. Then stop at Kinkakuji Golden Pavilion, a timeless temple with two floors covered entirely in layers of pure gold set within a beautiful classical Zen garden.

    Day 5 Osaka to Kanazawa.

    Embark on a drive off the beaten track to the beautiful city of Kanazawa, sometimes called "little Kyoto", famous for well-preserved Edo era districts, art museums, regional handicrafts and the country's best gardens. Here you will visit graceful Kenrokuen Garden, celebrated for its classical landscape designs incorporating ponds and streams.

    Day 6 Kanazawa to Shirakawago to Takayama.

    Explore the quaint beauty of unique Gassho-style thatched-roof farmhouses at historic Gassho-zukuri Village in Shirakawago. Then soak up rich Japanese heritage while walking along the Edo-period-style streets of Takayama Old Town at the mountainous city of Takayama. Tonight, enjoy a Japanese dinner at the hotel.

    Day 7 Takayama to Tsumago to Magome to Matsumoto.

    The ancient post towns of Tsumago and Magome on the Kiso Valley nestled between imposing mountain cliffs along the Central Japanese Alps is one of the most remote yet authentic sides of Japan. The well-preserved towns served as overnight rest spots for weary merchants and samurais who hiked the historic Nakasendo trail connecting Tokyo with Kyoto in feudal times.

    Day 8 Matsumoto to Lake Kawaguchi to Tokyo.

    Lake Kawaguchi of the Fuji Five Lakes region is a hot spring resort town and one of the best places to view Mt Fuji (note: visibility of the mountain is subject to fair weather on non-cloudy days). Then visit Oshino Hakkai village where snowmelt from Mt Fuji runs through the 8 ponds resulting in crystal-clear fresh spring water revered by locals.

    Day 9 Tokyo.

    Enjoy a free day to explore Tokyo. Japan's bustling capital juxtaposes the ultramodern with the traditional and offers an abundance of beautiful scenery, quirky activities, indulgent food and a vibrant nightlife. Consider travelling around the city on the shinkansen bullet trains with a visit to Tsukiji Outer Fish Market, high-tech entertainment island - Odaiba, iconic Tokyo Tower, the world's busiest intersection - Shibuya Crossing, numerous ramen restaurants and boisterous izakaya bars.

    Day 10 Tokyo to Plane to Australia.

    A transfer will take you to the airport for your onward journey.

    Day 11 Arrive Australia.
    Travel now, pay later
    0% 9 months interest free†
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    Monthly
    $334^
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