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31 December, 2019
Each spring, Japan's landscape is host to fragile pink and white sakura blooming; stunning colour that is celebrated throughout the entire country. Start this journey in bustling Tokyo and see its impressive gardens, go in search of the famous 'snow monkeys' and the alpine 'old town' of Takayama. On to cultural Kyoto and poignant Hiroshima, ending with spectacular views of Mt Fuji from the top of Mt Owakudani. This unique and incredibly scenic country with enchanting culture, wonderful cuisine and gracious people awaits you.
On this journey you will enjoy: • The ultimate sushi-lovers experience in Tokyo; a sushi master will guide us through making sushi rolls and nigiri which we will then enjoy for lunch. • Visit Yudanaka Onsen to see wild snow monkeys relaxing in the steaming hot springs surrounded by thick forest. • Tour the historic villages of Shirakawa-go and Gokayama; located in a mountainous region that was cut off from the rest of the world for a long period of time, these villages with their Gassho-style houses subsisted on the cultivation of mulberry trees and the rearing of silkworms. On this tour you'll see the large houses with their steeply pitched thatched roofs, the only examples of their kind in Japan.
Valid for travel: 8 April 2020.
Itinerary: Tour departs from Auckland visiting Tokyo, Yudanaka, Takayama, Shirakawago, Gokayama, Kanazawa, Kyoto, Nara, Osaka, Hiroshima, Miyajima, & Hakone
• Economy class airfares ex Auckland • A World Journeys host • Accommodation in 4 star hotels • Selected sightseeing • Airport Transfers in Japan • Train journeys from Tokyo to Yudanaka, Kanazawa to Kyoto, Osaka to Hiroshima & Hiroshima to Hakone • Airline Taxes • Breakfast daily, 7 lunches, 9 dinners