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Splendours of Japan with Hiroshima

THIS EFFORTLESS ENCOUNTER WITH JAPAN SHOWCASES MODERN CITIES, THE NATURAL BEAUTY OF THE FIVE LAKES DISTRICT AND TIMELESS TRADITIONS..

Embrace the timeless tradition and modern spirit of Japan's iconic sites, from the neon skyline of Tokyo to the foodie hotspot of Osaka. Relax in the soothing hot springs of Kotohira, spend the night in a traditional ryokan and contemplate world peace in Hiroshima.

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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

All transport shown. VIP private door-to-door UK airport transfers included. *This service is excluded from UK-based trips.


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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

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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CITY TOUR of Tokyo. Kyoto. Hiroshima

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

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VIEW Mt. Fuji

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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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