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Splendors of Japan with Hiroshima - Celebrate the Takayama Festival

13 Day Japan Tour from Osaka to Tokyo via Hiroshima

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Celebrate the changing seasons as the jangle of bells and boom-boom-bang of drums accompany a captivating parade of festival floats on the streets of hillside Takayama.

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Splendors of Japan with Hiroshima - Celebrate the Takayama Festival

13 Day Japan Tour from Osaka to Tokyo via Hiroshima

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Celebrate the changing seasons as the jangle of bells and boom-boom-bang of drums accompany a captivating parade of festival floats on the streets of hillside Takayama.

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What's included

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12 nights

Accommodation

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23 Meals

12 breakfasts, 4 lunches (including Connect with Locals) , 7 dinners

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On-trip Transport

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The Trafalgar difference

CONNECT WITH LOCALS

A kaiseki lunch at a traditional Japanese ryokan home near Kyoto where you will learn about local customs. (Day 7)

DIVE INTO CULTURE

Join the locals at the Takayama Festival. (Days 4 & 5) Sample Japanese sake during a walking tour in the Edo-style streets of Takayama Old Town. (Day 5) Learn how local artisans make Japanese washi paper in the UNESCO village of Gokayama. (Day 5) Sample the famous Hiroshima style okonomiyaki. (Day 11)

LOCAL SPECIALIST

Sushi making in Tokyo. (Day 3) Gold Leaf painting in Kanazawa. (Day 6)

MAKE A DIFFERENCE

Help support a local business with a visit to a washi paper workshop. You'll watch the family at work, and test your paper-making skills for yourself. (Day 5)

STAYS WITH STORIES

Enjoy genuine Japanese hospitality at a traditional ryokan in the mountain hot springs village of Kotohira. (Day 9)


Sightseeing highlights

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VIEW Mt. Fuji

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SEE the traditional Gassho-zukuri houses in Gokayama, the beautiful gardens of Kenrokuen in Kanazawa

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VISIT the Sensoji Temple, the Skytree Observation Tower, the Edo Tokyo Museumin Tokyo, Mt. Fuji 5th Station, the Kinkakuji Temple, Fushimi Inari Shrine and Sanjusangen-do Hall in Kyoto, the Water Temple on Awaji Island, Zentsuji Temple, the Itsukushima Shrine on Miyajima Island, the Peace Memorial Park and Museum in Hiroshima and Osaka Castle

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EXPLORE Tokyo. Kyoto. Hiroshima

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