WALK JAPAN: Travels on the Tokaido
Fully Escorted Tour
JTB invites you on an exploration of the Tokaido, the greatest of Japan’s ancient highways, and a journey through the heartland of Japan between Tokyo and Kyoto. This leisurely journey connects the Tokaido’s best remaining sections through now little-known places seemingly forgotten since their heyday over 140 years ago.
|Departure Dates:||21 March, 2017|
July 2017 TBA
November 2017 TBA
|Tour Price:||$5,556 Person Twin Share|
|Tour Inclusions:||*7 nights accommodation with daily breakfast|
*2 lunches & 7 dinners
*Walk Japan tour leader for tour duration
*Travel from tour start point to finish point
*Baggage transfer service where applicable
|Guide Service:||An experienced guide, knowledgeable about Japan and the Japanese and fluent in English|
|Accommodation:||Tour accommodation is a combination of charming local inns and 3 star hotels throughout. Japanese inns are traditional Japanese style accommodation. Here you will enjoy some excellent Japanese cuisine. Tour pre and post accommodation can also be arranged before and after the tour.|
|Walking:||Participants must be able to handle their own luggage, climb a few flights of stairs and walk between 1-10km each day (approx). Please note that one person’s expectations of what is easy or hard can be very different. Whilst age, physical ability and fitness are factors in deciding what a person is capable of, often a seemingly less fit person completes these tours with no problem at all. (Leisurely pace)|
|Luggage:||*Main luggage will be sent overnight on two occasions; from Tokyo on day 2, and from Lake Hamana-ko on day 6. On these days all overnight items will need to be carried in your day pack. |
*As there is no porter service in Japan, one piece of luggage per person is advised. If you are travelling before and/or after the tour and have extra baggage this can be forwarded by a secure and efficient luggage service to the hotel at the end of the tour or another destination in Japan. The cost, not included, is between YEN 1,200-1,800 per item of luggage.
|Remarks:||*No minimum group size. Maximum is 12.|
*Japanese cuisine is as varied as it is high in quality. Your tour leader will advise you how you may best enjoy meals not provided in the tour.
*Entrance fees for visits with your tour leader to museums, etc are included.
*Daily schedule is subject to change without notice due to weather, transport or any other unforeseen circumstances.
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