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Highlights of Japan - Explore!
8 days

Highlights of Japan

From Tokyo to Hiroshima
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14 to 85
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US $3,360
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  • Explore the traditional temples of Asakusa
  • Discover the temples and gardens of Kyoto
  • Visit the fascinating UNESCO White Egret Castle
  • Reflect at the Peace Park and Museum
  • Stroll through the preserved homes of Samurai warriors

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Start in Tokyo and end in Hiroshima! With the discovery tour Highlights of Japan, you have a 8 day tour package taking you through Tokyo, Japan and 4 other destinations in Japan. Highlights of Japan includes an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Tour begins in Tokyo
  2. Day 2: Explore Tokyo’s neon streets and peaceful gardens
  3. Day 3: Travel on the bullet train to Nagano and meet the snow monkeys of Jigokudani
  4. Day 6: Take the Bullet train to Kyoto and explore Nijo Castle
  5. Day 7: Explore Kyoto's temples and gardens
  6. Day 4: Explore Kanazawa
  7. Day 5: Travel by train to Hiroshima and experience the poignant Peace Park and Peace Museum
  8. Day 8: Tour ends in Kyoto
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What's Included

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  • Guide
  • Meals
  • Transport
  • Additional Services
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Additional Services

Customer Reviews

  • Overall Rating
  • Itinerary
  • Guide
  • Accommodation
  • 4.5
  • A
    · May 17, 2019
    AtM cash outlets were easily accessible every where. We just took enough yen for the first few days. Even that was unnecessary. The advice to take cash wasn't necessary, 45 dollars each per day was too much. We got it just about right, but others... Show more
    Explore! commented on this review
    Thanks for taking the time to write a review. I'm glad that you were able to rate the trip so highly. Our website includes average prices for lunch, dinner, water and beer in the hope that it will assist in budgeting for the tour.
    Trip date: April 2018
    Review collected by Explore!
  • A
    · May 17, 2019
    Well organised from start to finish. The guide was knowledgable and helpful. Richard steered the group to the key points of interest at each of the visits, whilst giving us space to enjoy the sites at our own pace.
    Explore! commented on this review
    Thanks for your great review!
    Trip date: May 2018
    Review collected by Explore!

Dates & Availability

8 days
Highlights of Japan
From Tokyo to Hiroshima
No credit card fees
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  • October 2020
  • April 2021
  • May 2021
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  • November 2021
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Good to Know

  • About the country



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    Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.


    These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
    • Hepatitis A - Recommended for Japan. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Hepatitis B - Recommended for Japan. Ideally 2 months before travel.
    • Japanese B encephalitis - Recommended for Japan. Ideally 1 month before travel.
  • Payment information
    • For any tour departing before October 13th, 2020 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after October 13th, 2020, a minimum payment of 30% is required to confirm your booking with Explore!. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 65 days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
    • Some departure dates and prices may vary and Explore! will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
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