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Classic Japan

A tale of three iconic cities and three former capitals.

A tale of three iconic cities and three former capitals - your epic journey through Japan blends old and new, with soul-stirring visits to ancient centres and modern cities.

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What's included

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9 nights


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15 Meals

9 breakfasts, 3 lunches (Including Be My Guest), 3 dinners

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Lunch with a local farmer's family who own a traditional tea plantation in the Nara area. (Day 7)


Visit Ameyoko Street Market, take a Taiko Drumming Lesson, dinner in a Sumo-themed izakaya restaurant (Day 2), learn how to make Okonomiyaki (Day 8) and Momiji Manjyu (Day 9).


Help support the work of the Kiyomizu pottery craftsmen with your visit to their workshop. (Day 7)


Taiko drumming lesson (Day 2) and Okonomiyaki making experience (Day 8).

Sightseeing highlights

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CITY TOUR of Tokyo, Kamakura, Kyoto, Hiroshima

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VISIT Sensoji Temple in Tokyo, Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine and Kotokuin Temple in Kamakura, Mt. Fuji 5th Station, Gion District and Kinkakuji Temple in Kyoto, the bamboo groves in Arashiyama, Nara Park and Todaiji Temple in Nara, Peace Memorial Park and Museum in Hiroshima, Itsukushima Shrine on Miyajima Island

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SEE the multiple orange coloured torii gates in Kamakura, the Togetsukyo Bridge in Arashiyama

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CRUISE along the Sumida River in Tokyo

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