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The Golden Triangle of Japan: Fuji Shibazakura, Snow Monkeys & Snow Corridor 2019 - 5/9

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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.

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Experience the culture of Japan at a slower pace with groups of 10 to 18 people.
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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.

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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.

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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: GTN2657413     20 reviews

The Golden Triangle of Japan: Fuji Shibazakura, Snow Monkeys & Snow Corridor 2019 - 5/9

10 days 9 nights

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USD $810.00
The must-see sights of Tokyo and Kyoto as well as some seasonal headliners showing the unique side of Japan.

This traditional tour visits the must-see sights of Tokyo and Kyoto as well as some seasonal headliners showing the unique side of Japan. You will begin in Tokyo with Asakusa Sensoji Temple, one of the most iconic temples in Japan. This tour will continue to the Fuji Five Lakes area where you will enjoy the Kubota Art Museum and a special view of Mt. Fuji. This time of year, the pink moss "Shibazakura" spreads over the fast fields near Mt. Fuji creating a unique and beautiful site.
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This traditional tour visits the must-see sights of Tokyo and Kyoto as well as some seasonal headliners showing the unique side of Japan. You will begin in Tokyo with Asakusa Sensoji Temple, one of the most iconic temples in Japan. This tour will continue to the Fuji Five Lakes area where you will enjoy the Kubota Art Museum and a special view of Mt. Fuji. This time of year, the pink moss "Shibazakura" spreads over the fast fields near Mt. Fuji creating a unique and beautiful site.

You will then travel north to the Alps area where you will visit Takayama, Yudanaka, and the famous Alpine Route. You will start with the beautiful Matsumoto Castle, unique in that it's outer walls are black. You can also observe the wild snow monkeys as they relax it the hot spring pools of Jigokudani. Then, you will visit the star of the tour: the Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route. There are many activities along this route but our main focus will be the awe-inspiring scenery, fantastic views, and the famous Snow Corridor. Here, the walls of snow on either side of the road get up to 20 meters high! Then, travel down to the town of Takayama to see the traditional side of Japan from fresh food of the farm market to the architecture of the Shirakawa-go farm houses and the history of the Old Town with many functioning, centuries old businesses.

We will then travel from the historical farming and rural side of Japan to the historical city life of Japan. Kyoto was Japan's capital city for over 1000 years. It was relatively recently dethrowned by Tokyo in 1868. Due to its long history of being a bustling and productive capital, Kyoto has many impresive sites of great age and historical and cultural importance. Some of the most well-known are Fushimi Inari Shrine, Kiyomizu Temple, Arashiyama. Here, you will experience the mixture of great history, culture, and beautiful nature as many sites are surounded by trees and forests. Most noteably, Kiyomizu, being build on a hill top with a stage overlooking the trees below has a great view of the city beyond. Arashiyama as well features large bamboo forest and the famous Togetsukyo Bridge.

This tour will also provide many unforgetable experiences such as a traditional green tea ceremony that was once only available to the social elite. You will also get to see and interact with the deer of Nara. As they are sacred to the Shinto religion, these deer have grown acustomed to they saftey of the shrine and so have no fear in interacting with people.

Finally, you will end you tour with a visit back to the hustle and bustle of a more modern city, Osaka. Here you will expereience Dotonbori and Shinsaibashi. These are well known for their shopping, lights, and animatronic displays. By the end of this short tour, you will be able to say that you have seen many different sides of Japan. From the fast pace of Osaka and Tokyo, to the rural landscape of the Alps. We hope you will take a better understanding of the great history, culture, food, and scenery of Japan home with you.


Destinations

Tokyo / Mt Fuji / Matsumoto / Yudanaka / Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route / Takayama / Shirakawa-go / Kanazawa / Kyoto / Uji / Nara / Osaka

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