EXPERIENCE JAPAN KOREA & TAIWAN - JTB Australia

 
 
EXPERIENCE JAPAN KOREA & TAIWAN - JTB Australia
EXPERIENCE
  JAPAN
                                                   KOREA & TAIWAN

   FEBRUARY 2019 TO MARCH 2020

Prices in this brochure are subject to change.
For current prices, please visit our website.          www.jtbtravel.com.au   JTB Australia
We constantly monitor and review exchange rates.
EXPERIENCE JAPAN KOREA & TAIWAN - JTB Australia
TRAVEL TO JAPAN
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Holiday Planning Map of Japan                     4
                                                                                                            Japan Rail Passes                                 5
                                                                                                            Fully Escorted Tours
                                                                                                            Discover Japan 14 Days                             6
                                                                                                            Explore Japan by Rail 21 Days                      7
                                                                                                            Luxury Japan                                      8
                                                                                                            Cruising                                          9
                                                                                                            Guided Bus Tours
                                                                                                            Northern Japan                                    10
                                                                                                            Southern Japan                                    11
                                                                                                            Guided Tours from Tokyo
                                                                                                            Japan Combination Package 14 Days                 12
                                                                                                            The Romance of Japan 9 Days                       13
                                                                                                            Japan Combination Package A 9 Days                14
                                                                                                            Japan Combination Package B 9 Days                14
                                                                                                            Japan Combination Package 8 Days                  15
                                                                                                            Japan Combination Package 7 Days                  15
                                                                                                            Japan Combination Package 6 Days                  16
                                                                                                            Mt Fuji, Hakone & Onsen 2 Day Packages            16
                                                                                                            Japan Jetsetter Excursion                         18
                                                                                                            Eco Tours
                                                                                                            Mt Fuji Ecotours                                  20
                                                                                                            Hida Experience                                   21
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                                                                                                            Nakasendo Self-Guided Walking 3 Days          22
                                                                                                            Kumano Kodo Self-Guided Walking 4 Days        23
                                                                                                            Hiroshima and Shimanami Kaido Self-Guided     24
                                                                                                            6 Days
                                                                                                            Independent Self Drive
                                                                                                            Hokkaido, Tohoku, Setouchi, Kyushu, Okinawa 25
                                                                                                            Independent Suggested Itineraries
                                                                                                            UNESCO World Heritage 8 Days                  28
                                                                                                            Authentic Japan 11 Days                       29
                                                                                                            Kansai Region                                 30
                                                                                                            Seasonal Tours and Activities                     32
                                                                                                            Japan Properties and Tours
                                                                                                            Tokyo Hotels                                  34
                                                                                                            Tokyo Day Tours                               36
National Holidays in Japan 2019                        Japan Information Mornings                           Kyoto Properties                              38
                                                                                                            Kyoto Machiya Properties                      40

01 January         New Year’s Day                      JTB holds an information morning on                  Kyoto Tours                                   42
                                                       the 3rd Wednesday of each month for                  Osaka Hotels and Tours                        44
14 January         Coming of Age Day                                                                        Takayama Properties and Tours                 46
                                                       the general public at both our Sydney &
11 February        National Foundation Day             Melbourne offices. Come and learn more               Kanazawa Properties and Tours                     47
21 March           Spring Equinox Day                  about Japan and JTB products. Morning tea            Hiroshima Properties and Tours                48
                                                       is provided and RSVP is essential as                 Airport Transfers and Hotels                  49
29 April           Showa Day                                                                                Okinawa Hotels and Tours                      50
                                                       numbers are limited.
03 May             Constitution Memorial Day                                                                Other Featured Cities                         52
04 May             Greenery Day                                                                             Onsen (Hot Spring) Towns                      54
                                                                                                            Tickets                                       56
05 May             Children’s Day                                                                           Universal Studios, Sanrio Puroland,
15 July            Maritime Day                                                                             Ghibli Museum, Disneyland® and DisneySea®
                                                                                                            Legoland® Japan, Legoland Discovery Centre,
11 August          Mountain Day                                                                             Tokyo One Piece, J-World, Samurai Museum,
                                                                                                            Fuji Q Highland, Phone Data Sim,
16 September       Respect for the Aged Day                                                                 Miraikan Museum, Other Passes and Tickets
23 September       Autumnal Equinox Day                                                                     Korea Tours                                   58
                                                                                                            Taiwan Hotels and Tours                           59
14 October         Health Sports Day
                                                                                                            Rugby World Cup 2019™
03 November        Culture Day                                                                              Follow the Aussies! 25 Days                   60
23 November        Labour Thanksgiving Day                                                                  Following the Aussies! 14 Days                62
                                                                                                            Following the Aussies! 11 Days                63
                                                                                                            Hotel Packages                                64
                                                                                                            Terms & Conditions                                65
                                                                                                            General Booking Conditions                    66
          The above prices & date ranges are correct at time of printing. For current prices and more information please see www.jtbtravel.com.au.
                                          For bookings please contact JTB directly or an accredited travel agency.
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Holiday Planning Map of Japan

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Japan Rail Passes
                                             JR HOKKAIDO                              JR KYUSHU                                      68,&$35(Ǖ3$,',&
                                             RAIL PASS                                RAIL PASS                                      TRAIN PASS
                                             • Sapporo                                • Fukuoka • Kagoshima                          The Suica card is a prepaid e-money
                                             • Hakodate                               • Nagasaki • Beppu                             card and can be used on JR East lines,
                                                                                      • Aso                                          subways and other private lines within
                                                                                                                                     the Tokyo metropolitan area. Simply
                                                                                                                                     touch your Suica card at the ticket
                                                                                                                                     gate. In addition to the Tokyo area,
                                                                                                                                     your Suica card can be used for certain
                                                                                                                                     transportation systems in the Sendai,
                                                                                                                                     Niigata, Hokkaido, Tokai, West Japan
                                                                                                                                     and Kyushu areas. This card is pre loaded
                                                                                                                                     with YEN1500 and a YEN500 card fee
                                                                                                                                     which can be refunded in Japan. You
                                             Type                           Economy   Type                            Economy        can top up the card in Japan, if required.
                                             3-day Pass                        $209   Northern Kyushu 3-day Pass          $108       You can also use this card for purchases at
                                             Flexible 4-day Pass               $279                                                  vending machines, coin lockers and at the
                                                                                      Northern Kyushu 5-day Pass          $127
                                             5-day Pass                        $279                                                  convenience stores within train stations.
                                                                                      Southern Kyushu 3-day Pass           $89
                                             7-day Pass                        $301
                                                                                      All Kyushu 3-day Pass               $190        Type                               Economy
                                             JR EAST RAIL PASS                        All Kyushu 5-day Pass               $228        Yen 1,500 pre-loaded                      $32

                                             •   Tokyo    •   Narita                  Sanyo-san’in Northern               $279
                                             •   Sendai   •   Kamakura                Kyushyu                                        OTHER RAIL PASSES
                                             •   Nikko
                                                                                                                                     Special passes are also available for
                                                                                      ALL SHIKOKU                                    exclusive areas throughout Japan.
                                                                                      RAIL PASS
                                                                                                                                      Type                               Economy
                                                                                      • Matsuyama • Takamatsu
YOUR KEY TO CONVENIENT                                                                • Kochi     • Imabari
                                                                                                                                      Takayama Hokuriku                       $178
                                                                                                                                      5-day Pass
6,*+76((,1*,1{-$3$1                                                                 • Tokushima                                     Ise Kumano Area 5-day Pass              $140
A Japan Rail Pass is one of the most                                                                                                  Mt Fuji – Shizuoka Area                   $57
convenient ways to get around                Type                           Economy                                                   Tourist Pass
Japan, giving you access to bullet           Nagano Niigata Flexible           $224                                                   Osaka – Tokyo All Hokuriku              $304
                                             5-day Pass                                                                               Arch 7-day Pass
trains, busses, JR local trains and a
ferry. Japan Rail Passes are available       Tohoku Flexible                   $250
                                             5-day Pass
to travellers visiting Japan with                                                                                                    TRAIN SECTOR FARE
a tourist (temporary visitor) visa.          JR WEST RAIL PASS
They are not available for working                                                                                                   JTB can arrange most train sectors,
holiday or student visa holders.             • Osaka    • Hiroshima                   Type                            Economy
                                                                                                                                     subject to availability at time of booking.
The trains are comfortable, clean            • Kyoto    • Hakata                                                                     A booking fee of $55 per sector applies.
and easy to ride so sit back, relax          • Kanazawa                               3-day Pass                          $114       Prices are subject to change at time
                                                                                      4-day Pass                          $127       of booking.
and enjoy Japan as you glide across
the country.                                                                          5-day Pass                          $140        Type                               Economy
                                                                                      7-day Pass                          $152        Tokyo – Kyoto                           $186
                                                                                                                                      Tokyo – Shin Osaka                      $195
NATIONAL JAPAN                                                                                                                        Tokyo – Hiroshima                       $257
5$,/{3$66                                                                                                                             Kyoto – Hiroshima                       $151
• JR network                                 Type                           Economy                                                  Prices do not include booking fee and are
 throughout Japan                                                                                                                    based on low season, unreserved seats, ordinary
                                             Kansai Area Pass 1-day Pass        $28                                                  class train.
                                             Kansai Area Pass 2-day Pass        $55
                                             Kansai Area Pass 3-day Pass        $67
                                             Kansai Area Pass 4-day Pass        $80
                                             Sanin Okayama Area                 $57
                                             4-day Pass
                                             Hokuriku Area                      $64
                                             4-day Pass
                                             Kansai Wide Area 5-days Pass      $114
This pass covers the entire Japan Railway    Hiroshima Yamaguchi Area          $140
JR system including some buses and           5-day Pass
ferries. You are able to travel everywhere
                                             Kansai Hiroshima Area             $171
in Japan with this pass. It comes in 7,
                                             5-day Pass
14 and 21 consecutive days. Each of
these passes is available in Economy         Okayama Hiroshima                 $171
(Ordinary) and Green (Executive) Class.      Yamaguchi Area Pass
                                                                                      ` For current prices, all pass types and conditions, please visit www.jtbtravel.com.au
                                             Kansai Hokuriku Area              $190     where passes can be ordered online.
                                   Green     7-day Pass
Type            Economy       (Executive)                                             ` If you require the passes to be sent out to you, postage and handling
                                             Setouchi Area 5-day Pass          $216     charges will apply.
7-day Pass           $369           $493
                                             Sanyo Sanin Area 7-day Pass       $241   ` Seat reservations can be made once in Japan at no extra cost.
14-day Pass          $588           $797
                                                                                      ` Children’s (6 to 11 years) Passes are also available at 50% of the adult price.
21-day Pass          $752         $1,037
                                                                                      ` Shinkansen (Super Express Bullet trains) can be used with the Japan Rail Pass.
                                                                                        Travel on the Nozomi and Mizuho Bullet trains is not permitted with your JR Pass.
                                                                                      ` Train timetables can be viewed at www.hyperdia.com

          The above prices & date ranges are correct at time of printing. For current prices and more information please see www.jtbtravel.com.au.
                                          For bookings please contact JTB directly or an accredited travel agency.
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Fully Escorted Tours
                                                                                              • Minimum 10 persons for the tour              INCLUSIONS:
                                                                                                to operate, maximum 20 people
                                                                                                                                             ` 13 nights accommodation with
                                                                                              • A fair amount of walking is
                                                                                                                                               daily breakfast
                                                                                                involved on this tour
                                                                                                                                             ` 4 lunches, 2 dinners
                                                                                                                                             ` Train fares, standard class
                                                                                                                                             ` Suica pre paid e-money card
                                                                                                                                             ` Arrival transfer from Narita or
                                                                                                                                               Haneda Airport to your Tokyo hotel
                                                                                                                                             ` Departure transfer to Kansai or
                                                                                                                                               Itami airport after tour concludes
                                                                                                                                             ` Tokyo 1 day tour & half day tour
                                                                                                                                             ` Fuji & Hakone 1 day tour
                                                                                                                                             ` Takayama half day tour
                                                                                                                                             ` Kanazawa half day city tour
                                                                                                                                             ` Hiroshima 1 day tour
                                                                                                                                             ` Himeji half day tour
                                                                                                                                             ` Kyoto 1 day tour, Tea ceremony
The tour will operate with an experienced JTB escort and local guides where applicable who can assist with                                   ` Osaka half day tour
the entire trip, from sightseeing to shopping and dining. Travel by coach and local trains between cities.                                   ` 3 luggage transfer services (Tokyo –
                                                                                                                                               Takayama – Hiroshima – Kyoto)

DISCOVER JAPAN                                                                               DAY 5: +$.21(ǟ7$.$
EXPERIENCE JAPAN KOREA & TAIWAN - JTB Australia
Fully Escorted Tours
                                                                                           • Minimum 10 persons for the tour           INCLUSIONS:
                                                                                             to operate, maximum 20 people
                                                                                                                                       ` 20 nights accommodation with
                                                                                           • A fair amount of walking is
                                                                                                                                         daily breakfast
                                                                                             involved on this tour
                                                                                                                                       ` 2 lunches and 4 dinners
                                                                                                                                       ` Return airport transfers
                                                                                                                                       ` Rail station to hotel transfers
                                                                                                                                         where applicable
                                                                                                                                       ` Tokyo 1 day tour
                                                                                                                                       ` Osaka afternoon tour
                                                                                                                                       ` Himeji half day Tour
                                                                                                                                       ` Kyoto 1 day tour
                                                                                                                                       ` Hakone and Lake Ashi tour
                                                                                                                                       ` Hokkaido Lake Shikotsu, Sapporo
                                                                                                                                         full day tour
                                                                                                                                       ` Japan Rail Pass 14-day
                                                                                                                                         Economy Class
                                                                                                                                       ` Domestic flights from Tokyo
    The tour will operate with an experienced JTB escort and local guides where applicable who can assist                                – Osaka, Osaka – Nagasaki,
                                                                                                                                         Sapporo – Tokyo
    with the entire trip, from sightseeing to shopping and dining. Travel on local trains between cities using
    a Japan Rail Pass.                                                                                                                 ` 6 luggage transfers (Tokyo –
                                                                                                                                         Nagasaki – Kyoto – Takayama –
                                                                                                                                         Tokyo – Hakodate – Tokyo)

EXPLORE                                    DAY 3: 72.
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Cruising

         CIRCLE JAPAN Ǔ1(%87$                                                                                                 Roundtrip from Tokyo (Yokohama), Japan

         6800(5)(67,9$/ǔ 11 DAYS                                                               11 Days | 10 Ports of Call                   04th August, 2019                   From $2,549pp* Twin Share

                                                                                               Dates                           Port                            Dates                           Port
                                                                                           Tue, Aug 4         Tokyo (Yokohama), Japan                      Mon, Aug 10        Busan, South Korea
SUMMER

                                                                                           Wed, Aug 5         At Sea                                       Tue, Aug 11        Kanmon Straits, Japan
                                                                                           Thu, Aug 6         Akita, Japan                                 Wed, Aug 12        Kochi, Japan
                                                                                           Fri, Aug 7         Aomori, Japan                                Thu, Aug 13        Tokushima, Japan
                                                                                           Sat, Aug 8         At Sea                                       Fri, Aug 14        At Sea
                                                                                           Sun, Aug 9         Sakaiminato, Japan                           Sat, Aug 15        Tokyo (Yokohama), Japan

         FALL FOLIAGE                                                                                                          Roundtrip from Tokyo (Yokohama), Japan

         16 DAYS                                                                                16 Days | 10 Ports of Call                 21st November, 2019                   From $3,459pp* Twin Share

                                                                                                Dates                          Port                             Dates                          Port
                                                                                           Thu, Nov 21        Tokyo (Yokohama), Japan                       Sat, Nov 30       At Sea
AUTUMN

                                                                                           Fri, Nov 22        Toba, Japan                                   Sun, Dec 1        At Sea
                                                                                           Sat, Nov 23        Osaka (for Kyoto), Japan                      Mon, Dec 2        Okinawa, Japan
                                                                                           Sun, Nov 24        Kochi, Japan                                  Tue, Dec 3        Ishigaki, Japan
                                                                                           Mon, Nov 25        Kagoshima, Japan                              Wed, Dec 4        Taipei (Keelung), Taiwan
                                                                                           Tue, Nov 26        Busan, South Korea                            Thu, Dec 5        At Sea
                                                                                           Wed, Nov 27        Nagasaki, Japan                               Fri, Dec 6        At Sea
                                                                                           Thu, Nov 28        At Sea                                        Sat, Dec 7        Tokyo (Yokohama), Japan
                                                                                           Fri, Nov 29        Tokyo (Yokohama), Japan

         SHIKOKU SPRING FLOWERS                                                                                                Roundtrip from Tokyo (Yokohama), Japan

         9 DAYS                                                                                   9 Days | 6 Ports of Call                    24th March, 2020                   From $2,479pp* Twin Share

                                                                                                Dates                          Port                             Dates                          Port
                                                                                           Tue, Mar 24        Tokyo (Yokohama), Japan                       Sun, Mar 29       At Sea
SPRING

                                                                                           Wed, Mar 25        Toba, Japan                                   Mon, Mar 30       Busan, South Korea
                                                                                           Thu, Mar 26        Takamatsu, Japan                              Tue, Mar 31       At Sea
                                                                                           Fri, Mar 27        Kochi, Japan                                  Wed, Apr 1        Shimizu (for Mt Fuji), Japan
                                                                                           Sat, Mar 28        Matsuyama, Japan                              Thu, Apr 2        Tokyo (Yokohama), Japan

Terms & Conditions:
*Fares are cruise only per person, in AUD, in complete twin accommodation, based on lead stateroom categories available at time of publication, inclusive of all discounts, taxes, fees, and port expenses (which are
subject to change). Some oceanview staterooms have obstructed views. As cherry blossoms trees blooming and the Autumn leaves are subject to environmental factors, JTB Travel & Princess Cruises hold no liability
in the event that they are unable to be viewed throughout the voyage. To be read in conjunction with the Booking and Passage Conditions available at princess.com/legal/passage_contract which passengers will
be bound by. In addition, customers will also be bound to JTB Travel’s booking terms and conditions available at https://jtbtravel.com.au/terms-and-conditions/. While all information is correct at time of publication,
offers are subject to change or withdrawal.

             The above prices & date ranges are correct at time of printing. For current prices and more information please see www.jtbtravel.com.au.
                                             For bookings please contact JTB directly or an accredited travel agency.
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Guided Bus Tour Northern Japan
                                                                                                                   INCLUSIONS
                                                                                                                   ` Travel around Tohoku and Hokkaido by bus
                                                                                                                   ` Daily breakfast
                                                                                                                   ` 6 Meals – 1 dinner, 5 lunches
                                                                                                                   ` Matsushima bay cruise
                                                                                                                   ` City tour in Tokyo and Sapporo
                                                                                                                   ` Ticket admissions – Metro in Tokyo, Zojoji Temple,
                                                                                                                     Meiji Temple, Sensoji Temple in Tokyo, Toshogu
                                                                                                                     Temple in Nikko, Traditional tea in Matshushima,
                                                                                                                     Chusonji, Zen practice in Montsuiji, Takkoku no Iwaya
                                                                                                                     Temple, Castle in Hirosaki, Nebuta Museum in Aomori,
                                                                                                                     Goryokaku Tower in Hakodate, Sanctuary of Hokkaido
                                                                                                                     Jingu and Kito (prayer session), Ainu Cultural Center
                                                                                                                   ` Ferry: Aomori Hakkodate
                                                                                                                   ` Funicular: Hakodate Mountain

                                                                                                                   Additional Services in Option 2:
                                                                                                                   ` Ticket admissions – Volcanology museum in Toyako,
                                                                                                                     Complex of temples in Yamadera, Sake Museum in
                                                                                                                     Yonezawa, Samurai Mansion Aizu Bukeyashiki in
                                                                                                                     Aizuwakamatsu, Kairakuen Gardens
                                                                                                                   ` Ferry: Tomakomai – Sendai
                                                                                                                   ` Funicular: Summit of Usu
                                                                                                                   ` 3 Meals – 1 dinner, 2 lunches

NORTH JAPAN END SAPPORO                                                                    DAY 4: 6(1'$,ǟ0$76+86+,0$ǟ+,5$,=80,ǟ
                                                                                           MORIOKA Ǔ%/ǔ
'$
Guided Tour Southern Japan
                                                                                                                                                    INCLUSIONS
                                                                                                                                                    ` 9 nights accommodation (3 star)
                                                                                                                                                      with daily breakfast
                                                                                                                                                    ` 4 lunches and 1 dinner
                                                                                                                                                    ` English speaking guide day 2-9
                                                                                                                                                      (Guide may change throughout)
                                                                                                                                                    ` Sightseeing as per itinerary
                                                                                                                                                    ` Train fares, standard class where
                                                                                                                                                      applicable
                                                                                                                                                    ` 3 luggage transfer services (Osaka –
                                                                                                                                                      Okayama – Hiroshima – Kyoto)

                                                                                                                                                                                                               Kyoto
                                                                                                                                                                                             Himeji
                                                                                                                                                                                  Okayama
                                                                                                                                                            Hiroshima     Kurashiki
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Osaka
                                                                                                                                                                                      Naoshima
                                                                                                                                                                 Osak
                                                                                                                                                                 Kamijima Okunojima

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HIDDEN CHARMS OF SETOUCHI                                                                             DAY 2: OSAKA ǓBǔ

JAPAN’S INLAND SEA                                                                                    Half day sightseeing of Osaka visiting Umeda Sky Building and Dotombori, Osaka’s
                                                                                                      gourmet and entertainment district. Afternoon free at leisure.

The Setouchi inland sea is home to a bounty of beautiful, unique and undiscovered                     DAY 3: 26$.$ǟ+,0(-,ǟ2.$
Guided Tours

                                                                                                                                          Our guided tours are a combination
                                                                                                                                          of day tours, accommodation and
                                                                                                                                          transportation. English speaking
                                                                                                                                          guides (usually change each day)
                                                                                                                                          are included during site seeing and
                                                                                                                                          assistants at points of transfers
                                                                                                                                          (except on board bullet trains).

JAPAN COMBINATION PACKAGE                                                                   DAY 8: 7$.$
Guided Tours

                                                                                                                                            Our guided tours are a combination
                                                                                                                                            of day tours, accommodation and
                                                                                                                                            transportation. English speaking
                                                                                                                                            guides (usually change each day)
                                                                                                                                            are included during site seeing and
                                                                                                                                            assistants at points of transfers
                                                                                                                                            (except on board bullet trains).

THE ROMANCE OF JAPAN                                                                         DAY 4: 72.
Guided Tours

                                                                                                                                        Our guided tours are a combination
                                                                                                                                        of day tours, accommodation and
                                                                                                                                        transportation. English speaking
                                                                                                                                        guides (usually change each day)
                                                                                                                                        are included during site seeing and
                                                                                                                                        assistants at points of transfers
                                                                                                                                        (except on board bullet trains).

JAPAN                                         DAY 5: +$.21(ǟ.
Guided Tours

                                                                                                                                           Our guided tours are a combination
                                                                                                                                           of day tours, accommodation and
                                                                                                                                           transportation. English speaking
                                                                                                                                           guides (usually change each day)
                                                                                                                                           are included during site seeing and
                                                                                                                                           assistants at points of transfers
                                                                                                                                           (except on board bullet trains).

JAPAN                                        DAY 4: +$.21(ǟ
                                             TAKAYAMA
                                                                                              JAPAN                                         DAY 4: 1$*2
Guided Tours

                                                                                                                                            Our guided tours are a combination
                                                                                                                                            of day tours, accommodation and
                                                                                                                                            transportation. English speaking
                                                                                                                                            guides (usually change each day)
                                                                                                                                            are included during site seeing and
                                                                                                                                            assistants at points of transfers
                                                                                                                                            (except on board bullet trains).

JAPAN COMBINATION PACKAGE                                                                     MT FUJI, HAKONE & ONSEN
FROM TOKYO: 6 DAYS                                                                            2 DAYS

                                                                                                                  Yumoto Fujiya Hotel Plan (Western-style room)
                   Twin share pp                              from $1,694
                                                                                                             Twin share pp                                  from $469
                   Child (6-11yrs)                            from $1,480
                                                                                                             Child (6-11yrs)                                from $389
                     Single pp                                from $2,185
                                                                                                            Single per person                               from $643
 2019: 05 Jan-06 Mar: Mon, Wed, Sat, 09 Mar-25 Dec: Daily, (except 02 Mar, 25-27, 30
 Apr, 01-04 May, 11, 12, 26, 27 Jul, 08-13 Aug, 12, 13, 19, 20 Sep, 10, 11 Oct, 04, 05 Dec)                         Hotel Okada (Japanese/Western-style room)
                                                                                                             Twin share pp                                  from $588
DAY 1: TOKYO                                                                                                 Child (6-11yrs)                                from $509

Upon arrival at the airport, a JTB staff member will meet you at the customs exit and                             Hakone Kowakien Ten-yu (Japanese-style room)
assist you in boarding a reserved taxi to your Tokyo hotel.                                                  Twin share pp                                  from $736
DAY 2: TOKYO                                                                                                 Child (6-11yrs)                                from $656

Tokyo morning city tour by coach visiting Tsukiji Outer Fish Market, Tokyo Skytree            Seasonal blackout dates apply. Contact JTB directly for a quote.
Town, Sensoji Temple and Nakamise Shopping street. Free time in the afternoon.
                                                                                              DAY 1: 72.
Guided Tours

                                                                                                             Asahikawa

                                                                                                          Sapporo                    Furano
                                                                                                                               New Chitose
                                                                                                                               Airport

                                                                                                                Y3
                            Sea of Japan

                                                                                                              DA
                                                                           Shirakawago
                                                                                       Takayama
                                                             Kanazawa

                                                                                                                        Y1
                                                                                                                      DA
                                                            Osaka
                                   Fukuoka
                                                Hiroshima
                                   Airport                   Itami
                                                             Airport      Nagoya                                  Tokyo
                        DA
                          Y4                                          Kyoto                             Haneda
                                                             DAY 9                                      Airport
                               Saga                                Nara
                                                                DAY 1
                2

                                        Kumamoto
              Y1
            DA

                                                                                                                                                            Our guided tours are a combination
                                                                                                                                                            of day tours, accommodation and
                                                                14
                                                            DAY                                                                                             transportation. English speaking
                                                                                                          14 DAYS
                                                                                                                                                            guides (usually change each day)
                                                       6                                                  6 DAYS
                                                   DAY                                                                                                      are included during site seeing and
                                                                                                          6 DAYS                                            assistants at points of transfers
  Naha
  Airport                                                                                                                                                   (except on board bullet trains).
        Okinawa

JAPAN JETSETTER                                                 HOKKAIDO & TAKAYAMA                                                          OKINAWA & KYUSHU
Ǟ 14 DAY EXCURSION                                              Ǔ)520{72.
Guided Tours

DAY 1: 72.
Mt Fuji Eco Tours
                                                                                                                                      ECOTOURS
                                                                                                                                      Enjoy intimate and ecologically
                                                                                                                                      sustainable experiences centred
                                                                                                                                      on the UNESCO World Heritage
                                                                                                                                      listed Mt Fuji and the Fujinomiya
                                                                                                                                      Township with En-Ya Mt Fuji Ecotours.
                                                                                                                                      Backed by Ecologic in Japan,
                                                                                                                                      an organisation that empowers small
                                                                                                                                      towns to preserve and promote
                                                                                                                                      Japan’s cultural identity and natural
                                                                                                                                      beauty. Go off the beaten track and
                                                                                                                                      discover the fascinating culture and
                                                                                                                                      incredible sights, all whilst leaving a
                                                                                                                                      green footprint and supporting the
                                                                                                                                      local community!

                                                                                                                                       Group sizes: Up to 10 people
                                                                                                                                       (minimum 2 people)

SATOYAMA VILLAGE                            FUJINOMIYA TOWNSHIP                         MT FUJI HIKING &                               MT FUJI FUJINOMIYA
CYCLING ECOTOUR                             & CULTURE ECOTOUR                           SHRINE ECOTOUR                                 RETRO BITES

     Season: All year round (Tue, Sat)          Season: All year round (Mon, Fri)           Season: 19 Jun-30 Oct (Wed, Sun)                Season: All year round (excl Sun)
             $307 per person                            $182 per person                              $365 per person                                 $96 per person
                5.5 hours                                   3.5 hours                                    5.5 hours                                     2.5 hours

Enjoy a leisurely cycle through Satoyama    Be fitted in a Kimono by a local expert,    Start with a visit to Mt Fuji Sengen Taisha    Itadakimasu! You will get the
village, passing Mt Fuji on your journey.   then head out to explore the town and       Shrine, which has been designated as           opportunity to try fresh Fujinomiya
On this cycling tour you will have the      get to know its community. You will learn   a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Then,            Yakisoba, which is famous in Japan and
chance to visit the breathtaking Shiraito   how to make beautiful Japanese sweets       enjoy a leisurely day hike from Mt Fuji’s      deeply rooted in the culture of this town.
Waterfalls, so make sure to have your       from a 3rd generation craftsman, and        5th station on the Fujinomiya mountain         You will also stop by the local sweet shop
camera ready! For lunch, try handmade       then enjoy this with Shizuoka green tea,    route to the Hoei crater, where you can        to eat a fluffy sponge cake and friendly
soba noodles and tempura, then finish       made from Mt Fuji’s crystal clear water.    enjoy lunch and the majestic views. Take       fruit shop to have a seasonal fresh fruit.
the day with a visit to a historic sake                                                 the opportunity to try specially made          At the end of the tour, have original
brewery and hear family stories from the                                                artisan desserts that have been prepared       Mt Fuji shaped sushi at a historical
18th generation owner.                                                                  and served by an expert Japanese chef.         sushi bar.

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Hida Experience
                                                                                                                                                   ECOTOURS
                                                                                                                                                   Based in the small country town of
                                                                                                                                                   Hida Furukawa, Satoyama experience
                                                                                                                                                   is dedicated to showing you the
                                                                                                                                                   beauty, culture and community of
                                                                                                                                                   their beloved region. Enjoy either
                                                                                                                                                   walking or cycling tours that include
                                                                                                                                                   a local English speaking guide who
                                                                                                                                                   will showcase the best that Takayama
                                                                                                                                                   and Hida Furukawa have to offer.
                                                                                                                                                   There are a variety of tours that cater
                                                                                                                                                   to different levels of fitness, but
                                                                                                                                                   each of them has been designed to
                                                                                                                                                   encapsulate the spirit and natural
                                                                                                                                                   beauty of the Hida region.

                                                                                                                  Kanazawa           Toyama

                                                                                                                                           Hida-Furukawa

                                                                                                                   Takayama                        Shinhotaka
                                                                                                                                            R471

HIDA SATOYAMA                                  HIDA FURUKAWA                                                                                                                      Tokyo
CYCLING TOUR                                   CYCLING TOUR                                                                           71
                                                                                                                                   R4
                                                                                                                      Gifu
       Season: 20 Mar-20 Dec 2019                     Season: 20 Mar-20 Dec 2019                                                  Nagoya
  $125 per person. Min 2 / Max 8 people           $83 per person. Min 2 / Max 8 people
                                                                                                 Kyoto
                 3.5 hours                                      2.5 hours

Get off the beaten track and journey           This completely flat course takes you            Osaka
through the rice fields and charming           through the quiet streets and fields of
ancient avenues that help you to               Hida Furukawa, a town with a distinct                                                                JR        Highway          General road
connect to the ancient soul of Japan,          cultural heritage that has been forged for
truly discovering its unique beauty.           hundreds of years. As you delve through
Your professional English speaking guide       the rich history of the region and the
will explain the rich history and culture      beautiful sights, fall in love with the quiet
of the region and help you get up close        life of rural Japan.                             4 hours from Tokyo & Kyoto
and personal with the locals!                                                                   3.5 hours from Osaka

FOOD & CULTURE                                 +,'$Ǖ)858.$:$72:1                              SAKE BREWERY VISIT &                                 HIDA SATOYAMA
WALKING TOUR                                   WALKING TOUR                                    JAPANESE TAPAS                                       PRIVATE & CUSTOM
                                                                                               COOKING CLASS                                        TOURS
       Season: 05 Jan-29 Dec 2019                     Season: 05 Jan-31 Oct 2019                                                                    There are countless natural and cultural
   $88 per person. Min 2 / Max 8 people          $77 per person. Min 2 / Max 10 people                  Season: Until 15Mar 2019                    activities in the Gifu prefecture and the
                 2.5 hours                                      2.5 hours                        (check with JTB for latter half 2019 dates)        team at Satoyama Experience are ready
                                                                                                              $185 (2 people)                       to introduce you to them. Whether it
As you visit the longstanding traditional      Take a step back in time and discover                             2.5 hours                          is a small group, a couple, a corporate
shops such as the sake brewery, sweet          the antiquity of a town that has                                                                     event or a large school group, Satoyama
shop or tofu vendor in Takayama, you           maintained an identity rooted in history        This private tour will take you on a                 Experience can tailor make an itinerary
will get a true appreciation for life in the   and tradition. From unique Edo period           culinary adventure unique to the Hida                to suit your needs. Please contact JTB
beautiful Hida region. Your expert local       architecture, to traditional wagashi            region, Sake and tapas style meals. Visit            Australia for more details on how to plan
guide will take you on a journey that has      (Japanese sweets) this tour of Hida             several sake breweries for tastings before           your perfect itinerary!
a real emphasis on local culture, food         Furukawa is a culturally enlightening           heading to a local izakaya to make your
and history.                                   experience!                                     own Japanese tapas, and then feast on
                                                                                               your creations!

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Off-the-Beaten-Track                                                                                                HIGHLIGHTS
                                                                                                                         ` Village to village walking on
                                                                                                                          the loveliest parts of the old
                                                                                                                          Nakasendo Trail
                                                                                                                         ` Visit the exquisitely-preserved
                                                                                                                          villages of Magome, Tsumago
                                                                                                                          and Narai
                                                                                                                         ` Bathe in the thermal waters at a
                                                                                                                          hot-spring Ryokan
                                                                                                                         ` Walking over 3 days in the
                                                                                                                          picturesque Kiso Valley with
                                                                                                                          overnight stays in Tsumago and
                                                                                                                          Kiso-Fukushima
                                                                                                                         ` Hike country trails and quiet rural
                                                                                                                          roads, with some gentle ascents
                                                                                                                          and descents
                                                                                                                         ` Sleep on Futons laid out on
                                                                                                                          Tatami-mat flooring in traditional
                                                                                                                          Japanese inns

                                                                                                                        From $1,403 per person
                                                                                                                        Recommended from
                                                                                                                        March to November 2019

1$.$6(1'26(/)Ǖ*8,'('
WALKING 3 DAYS
 Experience the cultural heritage, traditions and hospitality of Japan
 from the comfort of small, intimate groups and self guided and custom
 packages. Focussed on getting away from the crowds, Oku Japan has
 a wide range of itineraries created by those with a passion for Japan and all
 its hidden beauties.

   Inclusions:
   `   2 nights at Japanese inns along the Nakasendo trail
   `   2 breakfasts, 2 dinners
   `   Round trip train tickets from Kyoto or Tokyo to the trail
   `   Train tickets for intermediate journeys on the Nakasendo trail
   `   Detailed day-by-day itinerary and walking directions and maps

DAY 1: HIKE FROM MAGOME TO TSUMAGO
Walking Distance: 8.3km/Approx 3hrs
Take the bullet train to Nagoya then board a local bus to Magome. Walk over Magome
Pass to Tsumago, one of the best preserved and most evocative of the Nakasendo trail
towns. Spend the night at a family-run Minshuku (inn) with a delicious home-cooked
Japanese dinner and breakfast.

DAY 2: HIKE FROM TSUMAGO TO NOJIRI
Walking Distance: 18.4km/Approx 6hrs
Today you will hike the sensational track between Tsumago to Nojiri. The trail travels
through small valleys and past forests of bamboo and Japanese cedar trees. Continue
by train to Kiso-Fukushima. Stay at a traditional Ryokan and relax and rejuvenate in
their onsen hot spring.

DAY 3: HIKE FROM YABUHARA TO NARAI
Walking Distance: 6.2km/Approx 3 hrs
You will be driven back to Kiso-Fukushima after breakfast, where you will board a train
bound for Yabuhara. Explore this atmospheric village before travelling via train to
Tokyo or Kyoto.

  ALSO OFFERED:
  4-DAY AND 5-DAY VERSIONS OF THIS TRIP.
  These versions of our Nakasendo self-guided tour are for those wishing only to do
  the coreays of walking.
  A 10-DAY VERSION OF THE TRIP
  With city stays in Kyoto and Tokyo and one day of private guiding with your own
  personal guide for a wonderfully intimate view of the city.

NOTE: Elements can be removed or adjusted to suit different levels of fitness. Longer durations of these
trips area also available.

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Off-the-Beaten-Track
                                                                                                                         HIGHLIGHTS
                                                                                                                         ` Village to village walking on
                                                                                                                          enchanting sections of the Kumano
                                                                                                                          Kodo pilgrimage trail
                                                                                                                         ` Bathe in the thermal waters at a
                                                                                                                          hot-spring Ryokan
                                                                                                                         ` Enjoy wonderful views over the
                                                                                                                          valleys and mountains
                                                                                                                         ` See the atmospheric Grand Shrines
                                                                                                                          at Hongu and Shingu
                                                                                                                         ` Excellent Japanese cuisine freshly-
                                                                                                                          prepared with local ingredients
                                                                                                                         ` Sleep on Futons laid out on
                                                                                                                          Tatami-mat flooring in traditional
                                                                                                                          Japanese inns

                                                                                                                        From $1,393 per person
                                                                                                                        Recommended from
                                                                                                                        April to November 2019

.80$12.2'26(/)Ǖ*8,'('
WALKING 4 DAYS
 Experience the cultural heritage, traditions and hospitality of Japan
 from the comfort of small, intimate groups and self guided and custom
 packages. Focussed on getting away from the crowds, Oku Japan has
 a wide range of itineraries created by those with a passion for Japan and all
 its hidden beauties.

   Inclusions:
   `   3 nights at Japanese inns along the Kumano Kodo trail
   `   3 breakfasts, 3 dinners
   `   Round trip train tickets from Kyoto or Osaka
   `   Detailed day-by-day itinerary and walking directions and maps

DAY 1: HIKE FROM TAKIJIRI TO TAKAHARA
Walking Distance: 4.5 km/Approx 2hrs
Travel to the small town of Kii-Tanabe by train, after which you will board a local bus
bound for Takijiri. You will begin on the picturesque Nakahechi portion of the Kumano
Kodo pilgrimage route, making your way to the beautiful ridge-top village of Takahara.
Overnight in a Japanese style inn and enjoy a home cooked dinner featuring local
seasonal ingredients.

DAY 2: HIKE FROM TAKAHARA TO CHIKATSUYU
Walking Distance: 10km/Approx 4-5hrs
After a Japanese breakfast, follow the trail as it winds through small settlements
and the peaceful countryside. You will pass several Oji shrines before descending to
Chikatsuyu village. Overnight at a family run Minshuku (inn).

DAY 3: HIKE FROM CHIKATSUYU TO HONGU
Walking Distance: 7km/Approx 2hrs
Today, walk a gentle section of the trail from Hosshinmon-oji to the Kumano shrine at
Hongu, one of the three ‘Grand Shrines of Kumano’. From the Kumano shrine, a short
bus ride will bring you to either Yunomine Onsen, one of the oldest natural hot-spring
villages in Japan, or to Kawayu Onsen, famous for its thermal water bubbling to the
surface of the crystal clear river. Enjoy a relaxing soak in a Japanese bath after your
delicious, multi-course Kaiseki style dinner.

DAY 4: EXPLORE HAYATAMA GRAND SHRINE
       $1'{6+,1*8
Take the morning to explore the atmospheric village of Yunomine Onsen or Kawayu
Onsen. Travel by bus along to Shingu and visit the Kumano Hayatama Taisha, one of
the three Grand Shrines of Kumano. The Kamikura Shrine on Mount Gongen, is also
well worth a visit. After visiting the sites of Shingu, travel back to Osaka or Kyoto.

NOTE: Elements can be removed or adjusted to suit different levels of fitness. Longer durations of these
trips area also available.

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                                             For bookings please contact JTB directly or an accredited travel agency.
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Off-the-Beaten-Track
                                                                                                                                                 HIGHLIGHTS
                                                                                                                                                 ` Cycling island-to-island along the
                                                                                                                                                    scenic Seto Inland sea
                                                                                                                                                 ` Enjoy wonderful views over the sea,
                                                                                                                                                    valleys and mountains of Hiroshima
                                                                                                                                                 ` Bathe in the thermal hot-spring
                                                                                                                                                    waters with detox bathing at a
                                                                                                                                                    traditional inn
                                                                                                                                                 ` Sea kayaking around
                                                                                                                                                    Tomonoura Bay
                                                                                                                                                 ` Explore the UNESCO World Heritage
                                                                                                                                                    of Miyajima Island with the free-
                                                                                                                                                    roaming deer
                                                                                                                                                 ` Experience the emotional peace
                                                                                                                                                    park and genbaku dome in
                                                                                                                                                    central Hiroshima

                                                                                                                                                From $2,409 per person
                                                                                                                                                Recommended from
                                                                                                                                                March to November 2019

HIROSHIMA & SHIMANAMI KAIDO
6(/)Ǖ*8,'(''$
Independent Self Drive

                                                                                                                                    Set off on a unique adventure around
                                                                                                                                    Japan and experience the ultimate
                                                                                                                                    freedom that comes with a self drive
                                                                                                                                    itinerary.
                                                                                                                                    We work with you to make a
                                                                                                                                    personalised self drive itinerary
                                                                                                                                    around Japan!

                                                                                                                                   ` A valid International driver’s license is
                                                                                                                                     required to drive in Japan
                                                                                                                                   ` Petrol, toll charges and parking fees are
                                                                                                                                     not included in tour prices

HOKKAIDO
Car rental from $101 per day

           Sapporo         Furano                                    Sapporo
                             2           Kussharo
                                                                               4       Sapporo
      Sapporo City 1                        3                                      1
           Chitose     5                                          Kiseko   3
                                                                                        New Chitose
                           New Chitose      4                                           Airport
                                                                               2
                           Airport         Kushiro
                                                                     Noboribetsu

 ROUTE 1                                                  ROUTE 2
 '$
Independent Self Drive
                                                                            DAY 5: GEIBIKEI GORGE
                                                                            A spectacular gorge with pleasant natural scenery and
                                                                            impressive, tall cliffs and rock formations.
                                                                            CHUSONJI TEMPLE
                                                                            A Buddhist temple founded more than one thousand
                                                                            years ago in the town of Hiraizumi (UNESCO World
                                                                            Heritage Site).

TOHOKU                                                                                                                                          OKINAWA
Car rental from $101 per day                                                               Oga      Akita Kakunodate                           Car rental from $95 per day
                                                                                           Peninsula 2 3 4        5 Morioka
                                                                                                         Akita Airport

                                                                                                                                Sendai Airpo
                                                                                                                         1   Sendai
                                                3       Aomori                                                                                                                      OKINAWA
                                                    Aomori Airport
                 Shirakami-       4
                 sanchi                   L. Towada 3       Oirase Valley
                                                                            ROUTE 2
                                                                            DAY 1: SENDAI
                                                                                                                                                                                   5
                        Akita         4        2    Lake Tazawa             '$
Independent Self Drive
                                                                             DAY 1: KOBE CITY                                             DAY 3:
                                                                              '$
Independent Suggested Itineraries
                                                                                                                                                        FEATURES:
                                                                                                                                                        Want to explore Japan on your own
                                                                                                                                                        time? Need more flexibility and
                                                                                                                                                        freedom in your itinerary?
                                                                                                                                                        Look no further!
                                                                                                                                                        ` We book your accommodation
                                                                                                                                                          and tours, you make your own way
                                                                                                                                                          between cities
                                                                                                                                                        ` We can modify these flexible
                                                                                                                                                          itineraries to suit your needs
                                                                                                                                                        ` These packages give you the
                                                                                                                                                          freedom to explore Japan the
                                                                                                                                                          way you want
                                                                                                                                                        ` Special airfares in conjunction with
                                                                                                                                                          any land packages are available
                                                                                                                                                        ` Not what you are looking for? JTB
                                                                                                                                                          can design a tailor made itinerary

UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE                                                                                     DAY 1: TOKYO

EXPLORER                                                                                                  Arrive into Tokyo and transfer into the city by Airport limousine bus. Accommodation
                                                                                                          in Tokyo for 3 nights.
8 DAYS                                                                                                    DAY 2: 72.
Independent Suggested Itineraries
                                                                                                                                                         FEATURES:
                                                                                                                                                         Want to explore Japan on your own
                                                                                                                                                         time? Need more flexibility and
                                                                                                                                                         freedom in your itinerary?
                                                                                                                                                         Look no further!
                                                                                                                                                         ` We book your accommodation
                                                                                                                                                           and tours, you make your own way
                                                                                                                                                           between cities
                                                                                                                                                         ` We can modify these flexible
                                                                                                                                                           itineraries to suit your needs
                                                                                                                                                         ` These packages give you the
                                                                                                                                                           freedom to explore Japan the way
                                                                                                                                                           you want
                                                                                                                                                         ` Special airfares in conjunction
                                                                                                                                                           with any land packages are
                                                                                                                                                           available
                                                                                                                                                         ` Not what you are looking for? JTB
                                                                                                                                                           can design a tailor made itinerary

AUTHENTIC JAPAN                                                                                            DAY 4: 72.
Independent Suggested Itineraries – Kansai Region
                                                                                                   THE SOUL OF                                           SHIRAHAMA
                                                                                                                                                         This resort town is located on the
                                                                                                   JAPAN 4 DAYS                                          south coast of Japan’s Wakayama
                                                                                                                                                         prefecture, known for its beach, hot
                                                                                                                                                         springs, Yanagibashi Ashi (foot bath) and
                                                                                                     Package Includes                                    Engetsu-to Island (famous sunset spot).
                                                                                                     ` Kansai Wide Area Pass                             Travel times:
                                                                                                     ` 1 night at ANA Crown Plaza Kobe                   Kobe > Wakayama
                                                                                                                                                         2 hours by train
                                                                                                     ` 1 night at Shiraraso Grand Hotel or
                                                                                                       Kisyu Shirahama Onsen Murasaki,                   Wakayama > Shirahama
                                                                                                       Shirahama                                         1 hour 20 minutes by train

                                                                                                     ` 1 night at Fujiya Ryokan or
                                                                                                       Kaawayu Midoriya, Kawaya Onsen                    DAY 3: SHIRAHAMA
                                                                                                     ` 3 breakfasts, 2 dinners                           ǟ.80$12.2'2ǟ
                                                                                                                                                         KAWAYU ONSEN Ǔ%'ǔ
                                                                                                                                      from $825          Explore a section of the ancient
                                                                                                      Per person twin share
                                                                                                                                                         pilgrimage trail, the Kumano Kodo.
                                                                                                      Per person triple share         from $789          Roughly a 7km walk, your destination
                                                                                                        2019: 01 Apr-12 Jul, 01 Sep-27 Dec
                                                                                                                                                         is the stunning Kumano Hongu Taisha
                                                                                                                                                         Grand Shrine. Overnight in Kawayu
                                                                                                   All prices are subject to availability. Weekend and   onsen area.
4 DAYS ONSEN                                          Travel times:
                                                      Kyoto > Fukuchiyama > Kinosaki Onsen
                                                                                                   Seasonal surcharges may apply.
                                                                                                                                                         POINTS OF INTEREST

EXPERIENCE                                            2.5 hours by Limited Express train.          DAY 1: KOBE                                           KUMANO HONGU TAISHA
                                                                                                                                                         *5$1'{6+5,1(
RELAX,                                                Osaka > Kinosaki Onsen
                                                      2 hours 40 min by Limited Express train.
                                                                                                   Make your way to the port town of Kobe
                                                                                                   and explore some of the fascinating
                                                                                                                                                         A long stone staircase, lined by
                                                                                                                                                         monolithic cypress and cedar trees, leads
REJUVENATE,                                           DAY 2: .,126$.,216(1ǟ
                                                                                                   sights, sample the delicious food and                 to the sacred grounds of the Kumano

RECUPERATE                                            HIMEJI Ǔ%ǔ
                                                                                                   mingle with the locals.
                                                                                                   POINTS OF INTEREST
                                                                                                                                                         Hongu Taisha. It is one of the Kumano
                                                                                                                                                         Sanzan, three grand shrines of Kumano.
                                                                                                   KOBE CITY                                             Travel times:
                                                      Wake up and enjoy a soothing bath in
                                                                                                   Kobe has become one of Japan’s most                   Shirahama Bus Centre > Hongu-Taisha-
                                                      your favourite onsen then head out and
  Package Includes:                                   explore more of the town. Travel to Himeji   attractive and cosmopolitan cities,                   mae
  ` Kansai Wide Area Pass                             and overnight.                               with plenty of high-quality restaurants               2 hours 10 minutes by bus
                                                                                                   and cafes lining the bustling streets.
  ` 1 night at Nishimuraya Shogetsuei,                                                                                                                   Hongu-Taish-mae > Hosshinmon-oji
    Kinosaki Onsen (Japanese style                    Travel times:                                Highlights are Kitano-cho, Nankinmachi
                                                                                                                                                         15 minutes by bus
    room)                                             Kinosaki Onsen > Himeji                      Chinatown and, after dark, the
                                                      1.5 hours by Limited Express train.          bustling nightlife districts around                   Hosshinmon-oji > Hongu Taisya Grand
  ` 1 night at Hotel Nikko Himeji                                                                                                                        Shrine
                                                                                                   Sannomiya Station.
  ` 1 night at Arima Grand Hotel,                                                                                                                        3 hours on foot (Kumano Kodo walk)
    Arima Onsen (Japanese style room)                 DAY 3: +,0(-,ǟ$5,0$                       NADA SAKE
                                                                                                                                                         Hongu-Taisya-mae > Kawayu Onsen
  ` 3 breakfasts, 2 dinners                           216(1Ǔ.2%(ǔǓ%'ǔ                         The Nada district has long been
                                                                                                                                                         20 minutes by bus
                                                                                                   famed for producing Japans best sake.
                                                      Visit the elegant Himeji Castle, a large     The Hyogo prefecture has some of the
                                   from $1,165        complex that was used between the 14th       highest quality rice and water, two of the            DAY 4: .,,Ǖ.$76885$ǟ
   Per person twin share
                                                      and 19th century. Before you head to         cornerstones for creating excellent sake.             OSAKA Ǔ%ǔ
   Per person triple share         from $1,057        Arima onsen, make sure to see Koko-en
                                                                                                   KOBE BEEF                                             Spend the morning exploring the
                                                      gardens. Overnight in Arima Onsen.
 2019: 06-21 Jun, 01-19 Jul, 15 Aug-30 Sep                                                         Tender and juicy, Kobe beef is a prized               seaside town of Kii-Katsuura or head
                                                      Enjoy onsen, dinner and breakfast at your
                                                                                                   delicacy and one of the finest variants of            back to the Kumano Kodo trail to further
                                                      accommodation.
All prices are subject to availability. Weekend and                                                beef in the world. Make sure to dine at a             explore the fascinating shrines and
Seasonal surcharges may apply.                        POINTS OF INTEREST                           teppanyaki establishment, regarded as                 temples such as Seiganto-ji.
                                                      ARIMA ONSEN                                  one of the best ways to enjoy the beef.
DAY 1: . Daimonzaka
dressed in Yukata, admire the quaint,                 Travel times:                                WAKAYAMA CASTLE                                       2 hours by bus
traditional town of Kinosaki.                         Himeji > Shin Kobe > Tanigami >              Sitting at the mouth of the Kii River,                Daimonzaka > Nachisan
+27635,1*+233,1*ǟ                                 Arimaguchi > Arima Onsen                     Wakayama Castle is an excellent example               6 minutes by bus or 30 minutes by walk
 Kii-Katsuura Station
Kinosaki is regarded as one of the top                                                             high above the township, it also provides             25 minutes by bus
onsen destinations in Japan. Included in              DAY 4: ARIMA ONSEN                           a great view of the local area!
                                                                                                                                                         Kii-katsuura Station > Tennoji Station >
your accommodation rate is the YUMEPA                 Ǔ.2%(ǔǓ%ǔ                                   MOMIJIDANI GARDEN                                     Shin Osaka Station
pass, which allows you free access to the                                                          Escape the hustle and bustle of the big
seven onsen facilities in Kinosaki!                   Travel onto your next destination.                                                                 4 hours by train
                                                                                                   city and explore Wakayama Castle’s
PARADISE FOR SEAFOOD LOVERS                                                                        garden complex, Momijidani. The vibrant
During the winter season the Sea of Japan                                                          autumn colours are particularly beautiful,
provides the country with diverse, and                                                             from rich reds and classic greens!
plentiful selection of fresh seafood. One of
the most popular delicacies in Kinosaki is
the tender, juicy Matsuba Crab.

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Seasonal Tours and Activities

              SPRING (March – April)                                       SPRING (April – May)                                            SPRING (April – May)

72.
Seasonal Tours and Activities
              SUMMER (June – August)                                     SUMMER (June – September)                                           AUTUMN (October)

MT FUJI 2 DAY CLIMBING TOUR                                   MT FUJI FLOWER FIELDS,                                         HITACHI AUTUMN FLOWER
                                                              SEASONAL FRUIT PICKING &                                       FESTIVAL
Start/Finish: Tokyo
                                                              THOMAS LAND TRAIN RIDE                                         Start/Finish: Tokyo
        Per person from                   $456                Start/Finish: Tokyo
                                                                                                                                         Adult                        $140
 2019: Visit our website for up to date prices & dates                      Adult                       $154                        Child (6-11 yrs)                  $126
Scale the mighty Mt Fuji on this 2 day climbing                       Child (6-11 yrs)                  $140
adventure! Trek the Yoshida Trail from the 5th station                                                                        2019: 08-24 Oct, Daily (except 12,13,19 Oct)
                                                               2019: 24 Jun-30 Sep: Mon-Fri
and recuperate at Toyokan hut before ascending to the                                                                        Get off the beaten track and enjoy the beautiful colours
summit for an unforgettable sunrise!                          Explore the diverse natural landscape surrounding              of the autumn leaves at Hitachi Park, 2 hours north
                                                              Mt Fuji! Go on a fun filled day to see the vast flower         of Tokyo. You will also have the chance to see the
                                                              fields, pick seasonal fruits and board the Thomas Land         monumental Ushiki Great Buddha.
                                                              train in the foothills of Mt Fuji!

       AUTUMN (September – November)                                 AUTUMN (September – November)                                  AUTUMN (November – December)

FUJI’S BEST AUTUMN                                            '$
Tokyo Hotels
                                                                                                                                                           Expansive and diverse, Tokyo is
                                                                                                                                                           a city unparalleled by the sheer
                                                                                                                                                           magnitude of its cityscape and its
                                                                                                                                                           incredible culture, which has been
                                                                                                                                                           moulded over the better part of nine
                                                                                                                                                           centuries. Divided into 23 wards,
                                                                                                                                                           Tokyo is a wandering traveller’s boon,
                                                                                                                                                           a bounty of culturally fascinating,
                                                                                                                                                           thrilling and quirky sights. These
                                                                                                                                                           include areas such as Ginza, known
                           Hotel
                                                                                                                                                           for high class shopping, Akihabara,
                     Metropolitan                                                                                                                          the electronic centre of Tokyo, and
                       Ikebukuro                                                                                                                           Shinjuku, famous for its neon lights
                                                                                                                                                           and futuristic skyscrapers. Tokyo is
                                                                                                                 Mimaru Tokyo                              also an extremely important figure
                                                                                                                 Ueno North                                in Japanese history, with relics of
                                                                                                                                                           the bygone Edo period on show
                                                                                                                                                           throughout the city. The most
                                                                                                                                                           famous of these sights is the Imperial
                                                                                                                                                           Palace, formerly Edo Castle, which
                                                                                                                                                           even today is still surrounded by its
                       Hilton Tokyo
                                                                                                                                                           original innermost moat.
                                           Hotel Gracery
                      Keio
         Shinjuku     Plaza Hotel
 Washington Hotel

                                                                      Daiichi Hotel
                                                                             Tokyo
                                                     Hotel Remm
                                                     Roppongi                             Park
                                                                                          Hotel Tokyo

                                                                   Shiba Park
                                                                        Hotel

                                                                                                               Hilton Tokyo
                                                                                                                  Bay Hotel

                                                                     Shingawa Prince
                                                                     Hotel Main Tower

SHIBA PARK HOTEL                                  WASHINGTON HOTEL                                      REMM ROPPONGI                                       SHINAGAWA PRINCE
HAMAMATSUCHO                                      SHINJUKU                                              ROPPONGI                                            HOTEL MAIN TOWER
                                                                                                                                                            SHINAGAWA
Situated a short 7 minute walk to                 Reap the benefits of a first-rate location            Roppongi is a trendy and vivacious
JR Hamamatsucho Station, explore the              in Tokyo’s premier cultural hotspot,                  neighbourhood with endless                          Shinagawa provides superior access
wonders of Tokyo from this favourable             Shinjuku. Perfect for one and all, the                entertainment and dining options for                to both Tokyo and Japan as a whole.
location. Eat like a local with a wide            accommodation is comfortable and you                  you to explore. Remm Roppongi is at                 A 2 minute walk gets you on the JR
range of dining options at your doorstep.         are a 5 minute walk to JR Shinjuku station.           the heart of it and is 1 minute walk to             Yamanote line, Bullet train, NEX or Haneda
                                                                                                        Roppongi Station.                                   Keikyu line. A true gateway to Japan!

     Price          per room per night                     Price       per room per night
     from               twin share                         from            twin share                         Price           per room per night                  Price         per room per night
     $172           01-22 Dec, 02-31 Jan                   $261     07-26 Apr, 07 May-26 Dec                  from                twin share                      from              twin share
                                                                                                              $288              01 Apr-30 Dec                     $281              22 Apr-30 Dec
                                                  Rate not applicable for Friday, Saturdays and day                                                                                 Standard Room
                                                  before public holidays.                               Rate not applicable for Saturdays and day before
                                                                                                        public holidays.                                    Rate not applicable for Saturdays and day before
                                                                                                                                                            public holidays.

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Tokyo Hotels

HOTEL METROPOLITAN                                  HOTEL GRACERY                                      PARK HOTEL TOKYO                                   DAIICHI HOTEL TOKYO
IKEBUKURO                                           SHINJUKU                                           SHIODOME                                           SHIMBASHI
JR Ikebukuro is a junction on the                   Hotel Gracery’s building features a                Stay in the heart of Tokyo, with                   Luxury has never been so easy and
JR Yamanote line and reachable                      unique monument to one of Japan’s pop              landmarks such as Tsukiji Fish markets or          accessible. Located 4 minutes from
in 3 minutes on foot. You can also                  culture idols, Godzilla. Get amongst the           the Imperial Palace a stone’s throw away.          JR Shimbashi Station, Daiichi hotel is
delight in plenty of quality shopping,
                                                    vibrant culture of Shinjuku whilst being a         Both JR Shimbashi station and Shiodome             well located and provides a relaxing
entertainment and dining options at
Sunshine City.                                      short 5 minute walk to Shinjuku Station.           subway are accessible by foot.                     environment for the discerning traveller.

      Price          per room per night                   Price          per room per night                  Price          per room per night                 Price          per room per night
      from               twin share                       from               twin share                      from               twin share                     from               twin share
      $299             21 Apr-30 Sep,                     $285        07-26 Apr, 07 May-26 Dec               $266           01-22 Dec, 02-31 Jan               $383      Sun & Mon of 07 Apr-23 Dec
                       10 Nov- 27 Dec
                                                    Rate not applicable for Saturdays and day before   Rate not applicable for Saturdays and day before   Rate not applicable for day before public
Rate not applicable for Friday, Saturdays and day   public holidays.                                   public holidays.                                   holidays.
before public holidays.

.(,23/$=$+27(/                                    HILTON TOKYO                                       HILTON TOKYO BAY                                   MIMARU APARTMENTS
SHINJUKU                                            SHINJUKU                                           MAIHAMA
                                                                                                                                                          Spread over 7 locations in Tokyo &
The bustling Shinjuku ward leaves                   Bask in a slice of serenity and escape             The official hotel of Tokyo Disneyland,            Kyoto, these immaculately designed
you spoiled for choice with plenty of               the hustle and bustle in this elegantly            1 minute from Disney Resort Line Bayside           apartments feature open-planned
entertainment, shopping and dining                  appointed hotel. Savour direct access to the       Station and operates in a circle route             kitchen, living and dining areas that truly
options, though the Keio Plaza has more             Tokyo Metro or opt for a complimentary             throughout Tokyo Disneyland Park, Tokyo            feel like a home away from home.
than 29 restaurants and bars itself!                shuttle to Shinjuku Station.                       DisneySea and JR Maihama Station.
                                                                                                                                                          MIMARU TOKYO
                                                                                                                                                          NORTH UENO
      Price          per room per night                   Price          per room per night                  Price          per room per night
      from               twin share                       from               twin share                      from               twin share                   Price from        per room per night
      $375         22 Apr-29 Jun, 26 Aug-                 $471              14 Apr-26 Dec                    $575        07-26 Apr, 06 May-12 Jul,              $295            Deluxe: 37-40m2
                   21 Sep, 25 Nov-21 Dec                                                                                      26 Aug-15 Dec                                 2 Hollywood twin beds
                                                    Deluxe twin room.                                                                                                       + separated living space
Superior room.                                      Rate not applicable for Fridays, Saturdays and     Rate not applicable for Fridays, Saturdays and                         Occupancy: 4 guests
Rate not applicable for Saturdays and day before    day before public holidays.                        day before public holidays.
public holidays.
                                                                                                                                                          Rooms for up to 6 guests also available.

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Tokyo Day Tours
                                                                                                                                     MT FUJI & HAKONE
                                                                                                                                     1 DAY TOUR
                                                                                                                                     5(7851{%
Tokyo Day Tours

1 DAY                                                        KAWAGOE ‘ANCIENT EDO’                                     CYCLING TOUR IN TOKYO WITH
KYOTO EXPRESS                                                WALKING TOUR                                              ELECTRIC ASSIST BIKE: AM & PM

               Adult                         $577                        Adult                        $118                         Adult                        $94
       Child (6-11 yrs)                      $404                   Child (6-11 yrs)                  $105                    Child (6-11 yrs)                  $77

 2019: 01 Feb-30 Dec: Daily (except 17 Feb, 03 Mar)           2019: 01 Feb-29 Dec: Tue, Fri, Sun                        2019: Every Mon-Sat (except National Holidays)

Explore the highlights of Kyoto from Tokyo in 1 day! Your    Kawagoe, otherwise known as ‘Little Edo’, is a small      Take a step off the beaten track and explore the
day will start by travelling to Kyoto on the bullet train,   castle town in northwest Tokyo. As you wander             backstreets of the Tokyo that most travellers never see.
where you will enjoy some of the most famous sights in       through the alleys lined with traditional Edo merchant    You will have the opportunity to enjoy local foods,
Kyoto, including Fushimi Inari Shrine, Sanjusangendo         storehouses, you will notice a distinct fragrance that    meet local people and feel the local atmosphere on the
temple, and Kiyomizu temple. After a non-stop                makes you feel as though you are in ancient Japan.        comfort of an electric bike. Your E-Bike does all the hard
morning, enjoy a bit of free time in the afternoon before                                                              work for you, making it perfect for the whole family!
departing back to Tokyo in the early evening (6-7pm).

SUMO TOURNAMENTS
                                                             TSUKIJI OUTER MARKET                                      ROBOT SHOW
        Tour               Tokyo Sumo Tournament             & SUSHI WORKSHOP
    per person                        $131
                                                                                                                             Daily show times             from per person
  2019: 13-27 Jan, 12-26 May, 08-22 Sep: Daily
                                                                         Adult                        $173                15:20, 17:15, 19:10, 21:05            $93
                          AM Sumo Practice Viewing &                Child (6-11 yrs)                  $160
        Tour
                            Chanko Hot Pot Lunch
                                                                                                                       The Robot Show is a unique type of entertainment that
    per person                   $180 (12+ yrs)               2019: 01-28 Feb, 02 May-27 Dec: Mon, Thu, Fri, 01 Mar-   was born in Kabukicho, Shinjuku. Dancers in LED Lights,
 2019: 07-20 Feb, 01-08 May, 06-19 Jun, 27 Aug-04 Sep,        30 Apr: Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri (except 11 Feb, 03, 06 May,
                                                                                                                       musicians, strobe lights, booming music and hulking
 03-23 Oct (except 10, 17 Feb, 09, 16 Jun, 06, 13, 20 Oct)    15 Jul, 12 Aug, 16, 23 Sep, 14 Oct, 04 Nov, 23 Dec)
                                                                                                                       robots, make this show a must do!
Sumo Tournament: Japans national sport! Your expert          Visit the fascinating Tsukiji Outer Fish Market, a mix
guide will explain the ins-and-outs of Sumo as they          of Japanese traditional food eateries, retail shops and
take you through the Sumo museum, after which you            is known today as the birthplace of many new and
will watch the fierce competition from reserved seats in     modern culinary trends. Enjoy a hands-on experience of
Ryogoku Kokugikan!                                           learning how to make sushi.
Watch Sumo Practice: The age old proverb is
‘practice makes perfect’. You will get the chance to view
professional sumo wrestlers perfecting their craft and
after training, enjoy a traditional hot pot lunch!

AKIHABARA                                                    BAR HOPPING IN BACKSTREETS                                PROFESSIONALLY GUIDED JOURNEY
MAID CAFE EXPERIENCE                                         2){72.
Kyoto Properties
                                                                                                                                                           Japan is a deeply spiritual and soul-
                                                                                                                                                           filled nation, and if this idealism
                                                                                                                                                           could be personified into a city
                                                                                                                                                           Kyoto would be the star. Originally
                                                                                                                                                           the capital of Japan for more than
                                                                                                                                                           one thousand years, there are
                                                                                                                                                           plenty of incredibly well preserved
                                                                                                                                                           remnants of a time long gone, from
                                                                                                                                                           the countless Buddhist temples
                                                                                                                                                           to hundreds of Shinto shrines,
                                                                                                                                                           each has its own unique story to
                                                                                                                                                           discover. There are also priceless
                                                                                                                                                           treasures such as Kinkakuji (Golden
                                                                                                                                                           Pavilion), the Ryoanji Rock Garden,
                                                                                                                                                           the Kyoto Imperial Palace and the
                                                                                                                                                           awe-inspiring grandeur of nearby
                                                                                                                                                           Nara. The culture and history alone
                                                                                                                                                           make Kyoto unrivalled as a must-see
                                                                                                                                                           destination for your trip.

                                               Mimaru Shinmachi Sanjo
                                                                             Watazen
                                                                                                 Kamogawakan

                                                                                                        Gion Yoshima

                                                                                Tazuru
                                             Karasuma Kyoto Hotel

                                       Kyoto Tokyu Hotel            Ryokufuso

                                                           Kyoto
                                                           Tower             Century
                                  Rihga Royal Hotel Kyoto  Hotel             Hotel
                                    Hotel New Hankyu Kyoto
                                                                             Hotel Granvia Kyoto

                                                                             Keihan Kyoto Grande
                                                                      Miyako Hotel Kyoto Hachijo

MIMARU                                               NEW HANKYU                                         KARASUMA KYOTO                                      KYOTO TOWER
APARTMENTS                                           HOTEL                                              HOTEL                                               HOTEL
Mimaru offer 3 locations in Kyoto and                You will be directly opposite JR Kyoto             Conveniently located 3 minutes walk to              This hotel sits beneath Kyoto’s tallest
provide an intimate apartment style stay             Station, giving you access to a wide               Karasuma Station, the heart of downtown             structure, Kyoto Tower! The Kansai
that is perfect for families and groups.             range of facilities like an underground            Kyoto is at your doorstep. Cosy rooms               Tourist Centre on the 3rd floor will help
Make the most of the excellent open-                 shopping arcade, several department                come in various sizes and are clean,                you navigate the local area. Its simplicity
planned kitchen, living and dining areas!            stores and plenty of dining options.               comfortable and include free Wi-Fi!                 makes for a great budget friendly choice.
MIMARU SHINMACHI SANJO

 Price from        per room per night                      Price         per room per night                   Price         per room per night                    Price         per room per night
     $275         Deluxe Family: 40m2                      from              twin share                       from              twin share                        from              twin share
              Hollywood twin bed + bunk                    $226         02 Jun-12 Jul, 25 Aug-                $216        02 Jun-02 Aug, 18 Aug-                  $210         10-09 May, 02-30 Jun,
              bed + separated living space                                30 Sep, 08-27 Dec                                  30 Sep, 08-27 Dec                                      15-27 Dec
               Occupancy: up to 4 guests
                                                     Rate not applicable for Saturdays and day before   Rate not applicable for Saturdays and day before    Rate not applicable for Saturdays and day before
Rooms for 5-9 guests also available.                 public holidays.                                   public holidays.                                    public holidays.

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Kyoto Properties

                                                                                                      MIYAKO HOTEL KYOTO
RIHGA ROYAL KYOTO                                  KEIHAN KYOTO GRANDE                                                                                   KYOTO CENTURY
HOTEL                                              HOTEL                                              HACHIJO                                            HOTEL
                                                                                                      Ǔ)250(5/
Kyoto Machiya Properties
                                                                                                                                 AMENITIES:
                                                                                                                                 `    Induction stovetop
                                                                                                                                 `    Refrigerator
                                                                                                                                 `    Kettle
                                                                                                                                 `    Microwave
                                                                                                                                 `    Toaster
                                                                                                                                 `    Rice Cooker
                                                                                                                                 `    Cookware & tableware
                                                                                                                                 `    Washing machine with dryer
                                                                                                                                      function & detergent
                                                                                                                                 `    Clothes drying rack
                                                                                                                                 `    Iron
                                                                                                                                 `    Traditional ‘Tsuboniwa’ Garden
                                                                                                                                 `    Free Wi-Fi
                                                                                                                                 `    TV
                                                                                                                                 `    Air conditioner with heater
                                                                                                                                 `    Heated flooring

                                                                                                                                 ` From Prices: 21-26 Apr, 07 May-
                                                                                                                                   12 Jul, 28 Jul-09 Aug, 18 Aug-
                                                                                                                                   30 Sep. Rate not applicable Fri,
                                                                                                                                   Sat and day before public holidays
                                                                                                                                 ` For all other dates and full range of
                                                                                                                                   property options, please contact
                                                                                                                                   JTB directly for a quote

Self Contained Japan Style Houses. Your home away from home.
Machiya are traditional wooden townhouses that date back to the 7th century. These luxurious townhouses give you a glimpse into ancient Japan, styled as
a traditional ryokan yet providing all the amenities that you expect from modern day accommodation.
These private townhouses are perfect for everyone, from couples looking for an intimate getaway to large families who are looking for a little bit more
room. Each Machiya can accommodate anywhere from 2 to 10 guests and come fitted with a fully equipped kitchen, washing machine, free Wi-Fi, bathroom
amenities and much, much more.
At the Machiya Residence Inn townhouses you can truly discover the meaning of privacy and live like a local.

A YAGINU                                                   SUOǕ$1                                                  6+28%8Ǖ$1
This luxury townhouse’s interior features some beautiful   Enjoy the vibrant blend of both ancient and modern      Make the most of your kitchen facility and enjoy the
pieces that have been incorporated to celebrate Kyoto’s    Japan. The contrast between dark crimson and tatami     beautiful dining room by heading to Nishiki markets
ancient textile industry.                                  matting creates an intimate and luxurious environment   and picking up some fresh, local produce.
Location: 4 minutes by taxi from Kyoto Station             for you to relax in.                                    Location: 8 minutes walk from Shijo-Karasuma Station
(8 minutes walk)                                           Location: 8 minutes by taxi from Kyoto Station
                                                           (9 minutes walk to ‘Shijo’ Station)

                   per night price from                                       per night price from                                     per night price from
            $508                      2 People                         $431                      2 People                      $508                       2 People
            $662                      4 People                         $585                      4 People                      $662                       4 People
            $815                      6 People                         $738                      6 People                      $815                       6 People
            $967                      8 People                                                                                 $970                       8 People
                                                            ` Can accommodation up to 6 people
 ` Can accommodation up to 8 people                         ` 3 bedrooms – 2 twin beds, 4 Japanese futons           ` Can accommodation up to 8 people
 ` 3 bedrooms – 2 twin beds, 6 Japanese futons              ` Kitchen, 1 Japanese living room                       ` 3 bedrooms – 2 twin beds, 4 Japanese futons
 ` Kitchen, 1 living & dining room                          ` 1 bathroom, 2 toilets                                 ` Kitchen, 1 Japanese living room
 ` 1 bathroom, 2 toilets                                                                                            ` 1 bathroom, 2 toilets

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Kyoto Machiya Properties

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Kyoto Tours

                                                                                                                            SAGANO BAMBOO GROVE
                                                                                                                            AND ARASHIYAMA WALKING TOUR
KYOTO                                                          KYOTO
MORNING TOUR                                                   AFTERNOON TOUR
                                                                                                                                        Adult                         $118
                                                                                                                                   Child (6-11 yrs)                   $101
            Adult                 A) $88          B) $75                   Adult                           $81
       Child (6-11 yrs)           A) $95          B) $81              Child (6-11 yrs)                     $68               2019: 01-27 Feb: Wed, Sat, 02 Mar-28 Dec: Mon, Wed, Sat

 2019: A) Feb-Mar B) Apr-Dec: Daily (except 17 Feb)             2019: 01 Feb-30 Dec: Daily (except 17 Feb)                  Perched in the highlands of western Kyoto, Sagano-
                                                                                                                            Arashiyama has been a place of peaceful serenity since
Kyoto is a city stooped in history and intrigue, from          With more than 1500 temples and 500 shrines in greater       the 8th century. Take a leisurely stroll through the
its rise to prominence as Japan’s capital to its pre-          Kyoto, your afternoon tour will take you to some of          Sagano Bamboo grove and admire several Zen temples
modern urbanisation. Your guide will take you to some          the most popular places, including the UNESCO World          on your journey, which are particularly beautiful in the
of the fascinating sights, such as the Kinkaku-ji of           Heritage site of Kiyomizu Temple.                            spring. Then, take a picture perfect snap of Togetsu
Kinkaku-ji and Kyoto’s imperial Palace. Enjoy the                                                                           Bridge and head to a café for some fresh soft serve
in-depth commentary of Japan’s rich history!                                                                                ice-cream!

KYOTO                                                          KYOTO AND NARA                                               NARA
1 DAY TOUR                                                     1 DAY TOUR                                                   AFTERNOON TOUR

          Adult              A) $180          B) $152                      Adult                A) $200           B) $170               Adult                         $102
     Child (6-11 yrs)        A) $186          B) $158                 Child (6-11 yrs)           A) $207          B) $177          Child (6-11 yrs)                   $89

 2019: A) Feb-Mar B) Apr-Dec: Daily (except 17 Feb)             2019: A) 01 Feb- 09 Mar: Tue, Thu, Sat                       2019: 01 Feb-09 Mar: Tue, Thu, Sat B) 12 Mar-30 Dec: Daily
                                                                B) 12 Mar-30 Dec: Daily
See the best that Kyoto has to offer, from beautiful                                                                        Take the time to explore Japan’s first capital, Nara.
shrines, temples and ancient architecture. Your expert         Kyoto and Nara are the ancient capitals of Japan, both       Founded in the 8th century, Nara has some of the oldest
guide will give you all the insight into the history of        being prominent cities between the 8th and 18th              and most exciting sights in the Kansai region, including
sights such as Nijo Castle, Kinkaku-ji, the Imperial Palace,   century. Start your adventure in Kyoto, visiting Nijo        the world’s largest wooden structure, Todai-ji. You will
Heian Shrine, Sanjusangendo and the UNESCO listed              Castle, the Imperial Palace and Kinkaku-ji. Then travel      also have the chance to get up close and personal with
Kiyomizu Temple!                                               to Nara and see the incredible Todaiji and Kasuga            the deer at Nara Deer Park and check out Kasuga Shrine.
                                                               Shrine. Your final stop is at Nara Deer Park and the Nara
                                                               Nagomikan.

KYOTO                                                          TEA CEREMONY                                                 REAL KYOTO %$&.{675((7
NIGHT TOUR                                                     AND NISHIKI MARKET{7285                                      CYCLING TOUR

            Adult                          $164                            Adult                           $138                         Adult                         $141
       Child (6-11 yrs)                    $164                       Child (6-11 yrs)                     $134
                                                                                                                             2019: 01 Feb-26 Dec: Mon, Wed, Fri, Sun (except 17 Feb)
 2019: 16 Mar-30 Nov: Tue, Thu, Sat, 07-21 Dec: Sat             2019: 01 Mar-26 Nov: Tue, Fri (except 12, 19 Apr, 04 Jun)
 (except 16 Jul)                                                                                                            Get off the beaten track and cycle your way through the
                                                               Enjoy relaxing at Kyoto’s oldest Zen temple, Kennin-ji.      backstreets of Kyoto, delving deep into the historical
Experience one of Japan’s oldest entertainment forms.          You will also explore the Gion area, where you will savor    areas of Miyagawacho and Gion with your expert
You will settle in to a traditional Japanese teahouse and      the taste and smells of a tea ceremony before travelling     interpreter guide.
enjoy a performance and tea ceremony by a Geisha in            to Nishiki market.
training, known as Maiko.

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