9 Days Takayama Tour With Hiroshima 9 Days

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Takayama Tour With Hiroshima 9 Days
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Takayama Tour With Hiroshima 9 Days
Shirakawago
Takayama Tour With Hiroshima 9 Days
Kenrokuen Garden
Takayama Tour With Hiroshima 9 Days
Fushimi Inari Shrine
Takayama Tour With Hiroshima 9 Days
Cup Noodles Museum
Takayama Tour With Hiroshima 9 Days
Sensoji temple
Takayama Tour With Hiroshima 9 Days
A-Bomb Dome
Takayama Tour With Hiroshima 9 Days
Miyajima Island
Takayama Tour With Hiroshima 9 Days
Mt. Fuji
Takayama Tour With Hiroshima 9 Days
Golden Pavilion
Takayama Tour With Hiroshima 9 Days
Himeji Castle

Tour Descriptions

  • Isolated deep in the western mountain, there is a town know as Little Kyoto. Join us as we explore this hidden treasure, along with other popular cities in Japan.
  • This fully escorted Takayama Tour with Hiroshima takes you to the West side of Japan, visiting the top attractions in Kyoto, Kanazawa, Shirakawa-go, Matsumoto, Hakone, Tokyo and the City of Peace Hiroshima.
  • This Japan tour covers the best attractions, including Kinkakuji, Shibuya Crossing, Asakusa, Matsumoto Castle, and so many more.
  • While in Hiroshima, the famous floating Itsukushima Shrine makes the perfect stop, an almost iconic sight that you will never forget.
  • Experience a traditional tea ceremony while at a Buddhist Temple, partake in a relaxing cruise in Lake Ashi with a breathtaking view of Mt. Fuji, and walk along a rural gassho village while at Shirakawao.
  • This Japan tour features the right blend of modern day and traditional sights, all designed to make sure you enjoy yourself to the fullest. You can also extend your vacation before/ after the tour in Tokyo, Osaka, Hiroshima, and Kyoto.
Itinerary

Tokyo

Grand Nikko Tokyo Daiba ( Western Style )

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Grand Nikko Tokyo Daiba

Grand Nikko Tokyo Daiba is the perfect place to stay whether your trip is for business or leisure. The five-star hotel is equip with an indoor/outdoor swimming pool, restaurants, bars, a gym, etc. Located at Odaiba, the hotel offers amazing views of Tokyo waterfront and the Rainbow Bridge. Enjoy the serene and eye catching scenery and entertainment in the area. Joypolis Amusement Park, Diver Aqua City Mall, and Fuji TV Tower are all located near the hotel.

Nearby.......
-Shopping mall & Amusement facility
・AQUA CITY ODAIBA
・Oedo Onsen Monogatari ( the Theme Park of Hot Springs )

-Airport Limousine Bus (from/to Narita / Haneda Airport)

* Free Shuttle Bus to/from Disneyland and Disneysea is available. (Advance reservation is required)

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Rest at the hotel and be ready for tomorrow.
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*Designated Airport(s)

Welcome to Japan! We will have transportation services to take you to your hotel. Please refer to your tour handbook for more information. Rest at the hotel and be ready to start your exciting tour tomorrow. **INFORMATION** From Narita Airport to downtown hotel in Tokyo - about 90 mins(Bus) From Haneda Airport to downtown hotel in Tokyo - about 30 mins(Bus)

Tokyo

Breakfast Lunch
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Grand Nikko Tokyo Daiba ( Western Style )

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Grand Nikko Tokyo Daiba

Grand Nikko Tokyo Daiba is the perfect place to stay whether your trip is for business or leisure. The five-star hotel is equip with an indoor/outdoor swimming pool, restaurants, bars, a gym, etc. Located at Odaiba, the hotel offers amazing views of Tokyo waterfront and the Rainbow Bridge. Enjoy the serene and eye catching scenery and entertainment in the area. Joypolis Amusement Park, Diver Aqua City Mall, and Fuji TV Tower are all located near the hotel.

Nearby.......
-Shopping mall & Amusement facility
・AQUA CITY ODAIBA
・Oedo Onsen Monogatari ( the Theme Park of Hot Springs )

-Airport Limousine Bus (from/to Narita / Haneda Airport)

* Free Shuttle Bus to/from Disneyland and Disneysea is available. (Advance reservation is required)

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Evening
Tokyo Tower Return to the Hotel
*Tsukiji Fish Market is closed on Wednesdays and Sundays. In the Event it is closed, we will skip this stop

Today will be devoted to exploring the multi-cultural spots of Tokyo. Our tour will first stop by the Tsukiji Fish Market, the famous fish market that provides fresh ingredients for thousands of families and businesses alike. Then we proceed to the Edo Tokyo Museum where you can get acquainted with the history of Tokyo. After lunch, we will delve in the old town district of Asakusa – shop around the Nakamise Shopping area and pray at the Sensoji Temple. The tour will also stop by the famous Meiji Shrine located in Shibuya. Then, the tour will probe the stores at Harajuku, the unofficial fashion capital of Japan that offers the latest pop culture and fashion. Returning to our hotel, the tour bus will be passing by the famous Shibuya Crosswalk.

Tokyo - Hakone - Nagano

Breakfast Lunch Dinner
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Hotel Saginoyu ( Japanese Style )

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Hotel Saginoyu

Hotel Saginoyu is an old and establish hotel built in 1905. With over 100 years of rich history, the hotel is imprinted in Japan's history with visits from famous calligraphers, artists, and poets. Built next to Lake Suwa, gives a great view from the hotel. The waters used in the hot springs of the hotel are from the natural resources found in the land around the agriculture area. Japanese style tatami rooms and Japanese garden with perfect view for each season will help you relax and enjoy outstanding natural beauty.

Near by............
-Museum
Katakurakan within Walking distance
Suwa City Museum            within Walking distance

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Evening
Check-in a hotel

We will continue our journey to Hakone, where we will take a ropeway to Owakudani, an active volcanic crater still steaming from its last eruption some 3,000 years ago. There you will get a taste of the local Japanese food, the black egg, cooked in one of the craters. We then continue to Lake Kawaguchi to enjoy the works at the Kubota Art Museum. Our Takayama Tour would not be complete without a long relaxing soak in the onsen, hot spring, to rejuvenate you for tomorrow’s adventure. Yukata, a Japanese robe, will be provided for you. The onsen is located in our own ryokan, a Japanese style hotel, which includes a traditional Japanese food.

Nagano - Takayama

Breakfast

Takayama Green Hotel ( Japanese Style )

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Takayama Green Hotel

Takayama Green Hotel is a new type of resort that combines the functionality of an urban hotel with the atmosphere of a traditional Japanese inn, giving it an unique ambience of the old city of Hida. The hotel has a traditional indoor/ outdoor hot spring, a restaurant using local products, and traditional souvenir shop. The location is walking distant to Takayama Old Town.

Near by.......
-Museum
Hida Takayama Museum of Art in 5 mins by car

-Temple
Hida Kokubunji Temple in 3 mins by foot

-Shopping
Kokubinji Dori Shopping District in 5 mins by foot

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Morning
Evening
Check-in a hotel

In the morning, we head to Nagano to visit Matsumoto Castle. This castle is one of the very few original castles that were kept intact and never destroyed. Its unique black coloring gave its nickname karasu-jo, the Crow Castle. Matsumoto Castle is one of the three must see castles in Japan and ranked on the top 100 in the world castles. Our Japan tour continues to the Azumino Wasabi Farm so you can learn more about the famous sushi garnish. We then head to Takayama to explore the Old Town before heading to our hotel.

Takayama - Kanazawa - Kyoto

Breakfast Dinner
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Kyoto Tokyu Hotel ( Western Style )

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Kyoto Tokyu Hotel

Experience the refinement, elegance and traditional calm of Japan's ancient capital. Kyoto Tokyu Hotel was established in 1982 as a one of the Tokyu Hotels Ltd and earned the Kyoto Scenic Beauty Award. The hotel's atmosphere of quiet composure communicates a sense of calm and relaxation to every guest.

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Takayama, or as some people call it Little Kyoto, has many areas where homes and shops are more than 300 years old and well preserved. The morning market is also located in that area and we will explore many vendors and activities. You will have free time to roam around to buy souvenirs, take pictures, or visit other important sight see spots. Takayama is famous for its old town which has preserved buildings and houses since the Edo Period. Takayama Jinya is a great example of Edo architecture, having actually served as the local government office, headed by the officials dispatched from Edo. We will also head to the town of Shirakawago, a beautiful village with gassho-zukuri houses, which are over 250 years old. The unique technique allows for these houses to withstand heavy snowfall that hits the region, while also staying cool enough for a pleasent stay during the summer. Our Takayama Tour will then make a visit to the beautiful Kenrokuen Garden, known as one of the three most beautiful landscape gardens of Japan. A stroll along this beautiful garden featuring streams, hills, and everything nature has to offer is sure to calm your soul.

Kyoto - Osaka

Breakfast Lunch
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Kyoto Tokyu Hotel ( Western Style )

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Kyoto Tokyu Hotel

Experience the refinement, elegance and traditional calm of Japan's ancient capital. Kyoto Tokyu Hotel was established in 1982 as a one of the Tokyu Hotels Ltd and earned the Kyoto Scenic Beauty Award. The hotel's atmosphere of quiet composure communicates a sense of calm and relaxation to every guest.

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Morning
Evening
Gion-Geisha District Return to the Hotel

We begin our morning visiting the serene Arashiyama. There are many things to see and do in the Arashiyama area, such as shops, cafes and restaurants are found in the district's busy center around area's landmark Togetsukyo Bridge and Keifuku Arashiyama Station. We then head to the Golden Pavilion, or Kinkakuji Temple, a Japan’s must see attraction where the two upper floors are covered in gold leaf. The reflection of the golden temple on the lake adds to the stunning sight. We proceed to Kiyomizu Temple and Ninenzaka. Kiyomizu Temple is noted for the stunning views of Kyoto from the wooden veranda. The street Ninenzaka is a traditional street filled with shopping, snacks, and gives you a feel of ancient Japan. Before ending our day, we will spend some time at the Gion-Geisha District. This is the perfect chance to see a traditional Geisha walking down the streets of Kyoto in stunning Kimonos.

Osaka - Himeji - Hiroshima

Breakfast Lunch

Rihga Royal Hotel Hiroshima ( Western Style )

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Rihga Royal Hotel Hiroshima

Rihga Royal Hotel Hiroshima is located in the heart of Hiroshima's Downtown. The Hotel offers beautiful view of Hiroshima City. Hotel offers many modern facilities and services like the gym, hot springs, and spa (these are extra charges). Many famous sight see spots are within walking distance such as Hiroshima Castle, Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park, and Atomic Bomb Dome.

Near by....
-Amusement district
Nagarekawa in 5 mins by car
Hondori Shopping Area in 5 mins by walk

-Museum
Mazda Museum in 10 mins by car
Peace Park Museum in 10 mins by walk

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Afternoon
Evening
Check-in a hotel

We will begin today by heading to Cup Noodles Museum in Osaka. Cup Noodles Museum is an interactive museum where you can learn about the history of cup noodles and even make your own original cup noodle. Next our tour bus will make a stop at Himeji-jo, or Himeji Castle. Himeji-jo is a UNESCO distinguished site, representing Japanese castle architecture at its highest with almost all of the castle structure still intact from its original construction in the early 1600’s, having survived all wars, earthquakes and natural disasters. We will then make our way to Hiroshima. One of the main highlights here in Hiroshima is the A-Bomb Dome, the only surviving building from the aftermath, and the Peace Park Memorial where you can see and read about the relic of the war. The A-Bomb Dome has been preserved to be a reminder of the tragedy for future generations and to symbolize its wishes for everlasting peace.

Hiroshima

Breakfast Lunch

Rihga Royal Hotel Hiroshima ( Western Style )

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Rihga Royal Hotel Hiroshima

Rihga Royal Hotel Hiroshima is located in the heart of Hiroshima's Downtown. The Hotel offers beautiful view of Hiroshima City. Hotel offers many modern facilities and services like the gym, hot springs, and spa (these are extra charges). Many famous sight see spots are within walking distance such as Hiroshima Castle, Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park, and Atomic Bomb Dome.

Near by....
-Amusement district
Nagarekawa in 5 mins by car
Hondori Shopping Area in 5 mins by walk

-Museum
Mazda Museum in 10 mins by car
Peace Park Museum in 10 mins by walk

View Hotel Detail

Evening
Return to the Hotel

We will spend today exploring the city of Hiroshima. First we will visit the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park. Here you can see and read about the relic of the war. Stroll along the park to see famous attractions like that of Sadako’s statue and the freedom bell. In the afternoon, our Takayama Tour will head to Miyajima, an island south of Hiroshima known for its Itsukushima Shrine, or floating torii gate. During high tide, the torii gate looks as though it is floating in water, creating a unique sight, considered one of Japan’s three most beautiful sights. Miyajima is also known for its momiji manju (maple leaf shaped cake with red beans) and oysters which you can enjoy during your time on the island. The rest of the day will be spent touring the city with your Japan tour guide who will show you all the best places Hiroshima has to offer.

Hiroshima

Breakfast
The tour will disband after breakfast.
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*Designated Airport(s)

Your pleasant and memorable Japan tour ends today. The tour will disband after breakfast.

Fly home with cherished memories or enjoy your extended stay in Japan.

**INFORMATION** From Hiroshima Station to Hiroshima Airport(HIJ) - about 45 mins (Bus)

This tour disbands in Hiroshima.
If you plan on flying from Haneda, Narita, Kansai, or Itami Airport(s),
Please refer to our Hiroshima Airport page for more details.

▪Important Notice▪
*Complimentary transfers are for designated airports/hotel only, on the designated tour arrival/departure date only.
*Your group may be joined with other groups during the tour. If so, your tour guide and bus may be changed during your tour.
*Any special request(s) must be submitted when booking your tour (meals, accommodations, etc.). Note: Not all requests can be fulfilled.
*Itinerary, hotels, and meals are subject to change or cancellation without notice. No refund will be owed for any changes or cancellations if the tour still occurs.
*This tour includes 1.5~2 hours of walking on sightseeing days. Tour Participants are expected to be of moderate fitness, keep up with the pace of the group, and can climb stairs with no difficulty.
*B : Breakfast   L : Lunch   D : Dinner
  • Tour through the major cities Tokyo, Kyoto, and Osaka.
  • Learn about Hiroshima, the City of Peace, and the effects of WW2.
  • See the world famous floating gates of Itsukushima Shrine.
  • Enjoy the skyline from the onsen town of Hakone, where you can see Mt. Fuji in perfect view.
  • Featuring top attractions like Kiyomizu Temple, Kinkakuji, and more!
  • Create your own Cup Noodles flavor at the Cup Noodles Museum in Osaka.
Tour Includes:
  • 8 nights accommodation and 15 meals
  • All ground transportation in Japan
  • Admission Fees, Tax & Gratuities
  • Full time service of licensed English speaking tour guide
  • Free Wifi in Bus & Most hotels
*This tour disbands in Hiroshima.
If you plan on flying from Haneda, Narita, Kansai, or Itami Airport(s),
Please refer to our Hiroshima Airport page for more details.
Day
Day 1

Tokyo

Rest at the hotel and be ready for tomorrow.
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*Designated Airport(s)

Welcome to Japan! We will have transportation services to take you to your hotel. Please refer to your tour handbook for more information. Rest at the hotel and be ready to start your exciting tour tomorrow. **INFORMATION** From Narita Airport to downtown hotel in Tokyo - about 90 mins(Bus) From Haneda Airport to downtown hotel in Tokyo - about 30 mins(Bus)

Day 2

Tokyo

Breakfast Lunch
Evening
Tokyo Tower Return to the Hotel
*Tsukiji Fish Market is closed on Wednesdays and Sundays. In the Event it is closed, we will skip this stop

Today will be devoted to exploring the multi-cultural spots of Tokyo. Our tour will first stop by the Tsukiji Fish Market, the famous fish market that provides fresh ingredients for thousands of families and businesses alike. Then we proceed to the Edo Tokyo Museum where you can get acquainted with the history of Tokyo. After lunch, we will delve in the old town district of Asakusa – shop around the Nakamise Shopping area and pray at the Sensoji Temple. The tour will also stop by the famous Meiji Shrine located in Shibuya. Then, the tour will probe the stores at Harajuku, the unofficial fashion capital of Japan that offers the latest pop culture and fashion. Returning to our hotel, the tour bus will be passing by the famous Shibuya Crosswalk.

Grand Nikko Tokyo Daiba or similar

Day 3

Tokyo - Hakone - Nagano

Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Evening
Check-in a hotel

We will continue our journey to Hakone, where we will take a ropeway to Owakudani, an active volcanic crater still steaming from its last eruption some 3,000 years ago. There you will get a taste of the local Japanese food, the black egg, cooked in one of the craters. We then continue to Lake Kawaguchi to enjoy the works at the Kubota Art Museum. Our Takayama Tour would not be complete without a long relaxing soak in the onsen, hot spring, to rejuvenate you for tomorrow’s adventure. Yukata, a Japanese robe, will be provided for you. The onsen is located in our own ryokan, a Japanese style hotel, which includes a traditional Japanese food.

Hotel Saginoyu or similar

Day 4

Nagano - Takayama

Breakfast
Morning
Evening
Check-in a hotel

In the morning, we head to Nagano to visit Matsumoto Castle. This castle is one of the very few original castles that were kept intact and never destroyed. Its unique black coloring gave its nickname karasu-jo, the Crow Castle. Matsumoto Castle is one of the three must see castles in Japan and ranked on the top 100 in the world castles. Our Japan tour continues to the Azumino Wasabi Farm so you can learn more about the famous sushi garnish. We then head to Takayama to explore the Old Town before heading to our hotel.

Takayama Green Hotel or similar

Day 5

Takayama - Kanazawa - Kyoto

Breakfast Dinner

Takayama, or as some people call it Little Kyoto, has many areas where homes and shops are more than 300 years old and well preserved. The morning market is also located in that area and we will explore many vendors and activities. You will have free time to roam around to buy souvenirs, take pictures, or visit other important sight see spots. Takayama is famous for its old town which has preserved buildings and houses since the Edo Period. Takayama Jinya is a great example of Edo architecture, having actually served as the local government office, headed by the officials dispatched from Edo. We will also head to the town of Shirakawago, a beautiful village with gassho-zukuri houses, which are over 250 years old. The unique technique allows for these houses to withstand heavy snowfall that hits the region, while also staying cool enough for a pleasent stay during the summer. Our Takayama Tour will then make a visit to the beautiful Kenrokuen Garden, known as one of the three most beautiful landscape gardens of Japan. A stroll along this beautiful garden featuring streams, hills, and everything nature has to offer is sure to calm your soul.

Kyoto Tokyu Hotel or similar

Day 6

Kyoto - Osaka

Breakfast Lunch
Morning
Evening
Gion-Geisha District Return to the Hotel

We begin our morning visiting the serene Arashiyama. There are many things to see and do in the Arashiyama area, such as shops, cafes and restaurants are found in the district's busy center around area's landmark Togetsukyo Bridge and Keifuku Arashiyama Station. We then head to the Golden Pavilion, or Kinkakuji Temple, a Japan’s must see attraction where the two upper floors are covered in gold leaf. The reflection of the golden temple on the lake adds to the stunning sight. We proceed to Kiyomizu Temple and Ninenzaka. Kiyomizu Temple is noted for the stunning views of Kyoto from the wooden veranda. The street Ninenzaka is a traditional street filled with shopping, snacks, and gives you a feel of ancient Japan. Before ending our day, we will spend some time at the Gion-Geisha District. This is the perfect chance to see a traditional Geisha walking down the streets of Kyoto in stunning Kimonos.

Kyoto Tokyu Hotel or similar

Day 7

Osaka - Himeji - Hiroshima

Breakfast Lunch
Afternoon
Evening
Check-in a hotel

We will begin today by heading to Cup Noodles Museum in Osaka. Cup Noodles Museum is an interactive museum where you can learn about the history of cup noodles and even make your own original cup noodle. Next our tour bus will make a stop at Himeji-jo, or Himeji Castle. Himeji-jo is a UNESCO distinguished site, representing Japanese castle architecture at its highest with almost all of the castle structure still intact from its original construction in the early 1600’s, having survived all wars, earthquakes and natural disasters. We will then make our way to Hiroshima. One of the main highlights here in Hiroshima is the A-Bomb Dome, the only surviving building from the aftermath, and the Peace Park Memorial where you can see and read about the relic of the war. The A-Bomb Dome has been preserved to be a reminder of the tragedy for future generations and to symbolize its wishes for everlasting peace.

Rihga Royal Hotel Hiroshima or similar

Day 8

Hiroshima

Breakfast Lunch
Evening
Return to the Hotel

We will spend today exploring the city of Hiroshima. First we will visit the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park. Here you can see and read about the relic of the war. Stroll along the park to see famous attractions like that of Sadako’s statue and the freedom bell. In the afternoon, our Takayama Tour will head to Miyajima, an island south of Hiroshima known for its Itsukushima Shrine, or floating torii gate. During high tide, the torii gate looks as though it is floating in water, creating a unique sight, considered one of Japan’s three most beautiful sights. Miyajima is also known for its momiji manju (maple leaf shaped cake with red beans) and oysters which you can enjoy during your time on the island. The rest of the day will be spent touring the city with your Japan tour guide who will show you all the best places Hiroshima has to offer.

Rihga Royal Hotel Hiroshima or similar

Day 9

Hiroshima

Breakfast
The tour will disband after breakfast.
*
*Designated Airport(s)

Your pleasant and memorable Japan tour ends today. The tour will disband after breakfast.

Fly home with cherished memories or enjoy your extended stay in Japan.

**INFORMATION** From Hiroshima Station to Hiroshima Airport(HIJ) - about 45 mins (Bus)

This tour disbands in Hiroshima.
If you plan on flying from Haneda, Narita, Kansai, or Itami Airport(s),
Please refer to our Hiroshima Airport page for more details.

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