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Charms of Southern Japan Tour Autumn (Reverse) with Koyasan 2019 - 10/14

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Japan Deluxe Tours

Visit the must see sites of Japan with group sizes ranging from 12 to 35 people.

These tours are great for first time visitors to Japan looking for comfortable accommodation with all entrance fees and most meals included. Our Japan Deluxe Tours are accomodated with professional tour guides, fluent in both Japanese and English, to ensure an educational and valuable visit. Air-conditoned, private coaches are also included, so you can enjoy a comfortable and hassle-free time in Japan. Our tours range from 7 to 21 days, to various regions of Japan.

Deluxe-Plus Small Group Tours

Experience the culture of Japan at a slower pace with groups of 10 to 18 people.
(Smaller group departure available)

These tours combine enrichment, enjoyment, and education with time to truly absorb and appreciate your surroundings. Our Deluxe-Plus small group tours are created to cater to those who are interested in having a deeper understanding of Japan's culture. You will have the opportunity to participate in culturally rich activities and visit destinations only locals may know. Experience luxurious hotels and travel at a leisurely pace when you book a Deluxe-Plus small group tour.

Ultra-Deluxe Small Group Tours

Tour Japan with the finest accommodations and experiences in groups of 2 to 6 people.

Enjoy more than just sightseeing. These tours will allow you to eat in small local restaurants, visit hidden gems, stay at hotels with limited occupancy, take part in activities available only to small groups, and enjoy more interaction with your tour guides. Ultra-Deluxe small group tours are the ultimate way to visit Japan with hand-picked, top hotels and ryokans (traditional inns) to relax in. Select from a unique range of luxurious cultural experiences that are limited to smaller groups, which is why the maximum group size is 6 guests.

Japan Walking Tours

Travel Japan more flexibly in groups of 10 to 16 people using public transportation.

These tours are ideal for travelers who want more free time to explore their own interests in Japan with the balance of having an escorted tour guide. Go without private coach transportation and opt for using public trains and local buses. Travelers usually stay for at least 2 nights at a destination on a Japan Walking Tour, allowing for a more relaxed and in-depth visit. Your tour guide will give you local advice and tips for things to see and do in your spare time. Experience Japanese culture firsthand with a more flexible itinerary.

Group Tour | Deluxe       Tour Code: GTN1419652     3 reviews

Charms of Southern Japan Tour Autumn (Reverse) with Koyasan 2019 - 10/14

9 days 8 nights

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from USD $3198.00
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USD $720.00
Discover the culture, national parks, countrysides, gardens and "must see" sights of Southern Japan.

This tour is an excellent way to discover the culture and landscape of Japan, with visits to national parks, gardens and "must see" sights of Southern Japan.

Start your trip in the rarely visited island of Kyushu. Beginning in Nagasaki, visit the Nagasaki Peace Park that holds the memorial for the victims of the second bomb that hit the land. A statue of a man pointing up and holding his other arm out is symbolic of the Nagasaki Peace Park. Our next site is Dejima, an area with... View More

This tour is an excellent way to discover the culture and landscape of Japan, with visits to national parks, gardens and "must see" sights of Southern Japan.

Start your trip in the rarely visited island of Kyushu. Beginning in Nagasaki, visit the Nagasaki Peace Park that holds the memorial for the victims of the second bomb that hit the land. A statue of a man pointing up and holding his other arm out is symbolic of the Nagasaki Peace Park. Our next site is Dejima, an area with over 400 years of history in Dutch trade. It features historical warehouses and residences, providing insight into the former Dutch Trade Post and how they lived during Japan's two centuries of isolation. Then, visit the Glover Gardens, an open air museum where we can see a fine collection of historic mansions of former Western residents of Nagasaki. Continue to the Oura Catholic Church, the oldest standing Christian church in Japan. It was also the first Western building in Japan to be designated as a national treasure.

We will also stay overnight at Mt. Unzen. Here you can wander along forest trails through the geothermal area of bubbling mud pools and sulfur encrusted steaming fumaroles. You will also visit Kumamoto Castle in Kumamoto. Kumamoto Castle is considered one of the three premier castles in Japan, along with Himeji Castle and Matsumoto Castle. We will also explore Takachiho, a place of myths and legends. In Beppu, view the Jigoku "hell" pools of bubbling waters and geysers scattered across the town. Then enjoy a scenic drive to Mt. Takasaki Monkey Park. Usa Jingu Shrine will also be included in Kyushu tour.

From Kyushu, the Shinkansen bullet train takes you to Hirohsima where you'll visit the Peace Memorial Museum and surrounding Peace Park. On Miyajima Island, you will have a chance to view the famed "floating" Torii Gate of Itsukushima Shrine. Then drive through the Shimanami Kaido to Shikoku Island. The Shimanami Kaido is a 60 kilometer long toll road that connects Japan's main island of Honshu to the island of Shikoku, passing over six small islands in the Seto Inland Sea. Stop by Kosanji Temple and Kirosan Observatory, views of the Kurushima Kaikyo Bridges standing among hundreds of islands beautifully scattered over the Seto Inland Sea. The modern observation deck is cleverly designed and built halfway into the ground of the hillside so as not to spoil the natural surroundings.

In Shikoku Island, visit the open air museum of Shikoku Mura Village and see why Japanese gardens are famous in Takamatsu. On this tour you will also have a chance to watch Awa Odori Folk Dance performance before proceed to Honshu Island by a short ferry crossing. On Honshu Island, we will stay in a monastery on Mt. Koya. Mt Koya is registered as the world heritage titled " Sacred Site and Pilgrimage Route in the Kii Mountain Range". Explore the sacred site 900 meters (2953ft.) high above sea level where you can find temples pagodas towers, Buddha statues and mandalas.

This itinerary is perfect for those who want to see a little deeper into rural Japan. It is a great opportunity to see a Japan rarely seen by most visitors.


Destinations

Nagasaki / Kumamoto / Takachiho / Beppu / Usa / Hiroshima / Shimanamo Kaido / Takamatsu / Tokushima / Mt Koya

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