Independent Suggested Itinerary – Famous Sites & Cultural Delights

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Explore more authentic Japanese cities on an independent tour that lets you discover Japan for yourself. Enjoy the best of the country without the gaggle of an organised tour group. Together with our comprehensive “suggested” itinerary, this grand tour takes you from the hustle and bustle of Tokyo to Japan’s amazing natural wonderlands and magnificent cultural and historical places of interest. Get ready for your “Off the Beaten Track” experience.

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Arrive into Tokyo and transfer into the city by Airport limousine bus. Stay in Tokyo for 3 nights.
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Entire day free to explore Tokyo. The afternoon is also a good opportunity to go to a Japan Railway ticket of fic e to exchang e your voucher for your actual Japan Rail Pass. Some suggested optional tours:
a) Edo Tokyo morning tour
b) Tokyo Cherry Blossom tour (seasonal)
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Entire day free. Some suggested optional tours:
a) 1-day Mt Fuji & Hakone Tour
b) 1-day Nikko World Heritage Tour
c) 1-day Hidden Kamakura & Enoshima Bay Tour
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Tokyo – Kanazawa
Travel by Shinkansen bullet train to Kanazawa. Points of interest here include Higashi Chaya district, Kenroku Garden, Nagamachi Buke Yashiki and Omicho Market. Accommodation in Kanazawa for 1 night.
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Kanazawa – Takayama

Travel from Kanazawa to Takayama by train . Take a walk around Takayama to discover historical gems such as Takayama Jinya (Tokugawa government building) , San-machi Traditional Building Preservation Area, Hida Folk Village and Takayama festival museum. Accommodation in Takayama for 1 night.

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Takayama – Kyoto
Explore the diverse Takayama morning markets before heading to the UNESCO world heritage listed area of Shi ra kawa-go . In the afternoon travel to Kyoto by JR Limited Express train. Accommodation in Kyoto for
2 nights.
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Entire day free to explore Kyoto. Some suggested optional tours are:
a) Kyoto 1-day Tour
b) Kyoto and Nara 1-day Tour
c) Sagano Bamboo Grove & Arashiyama Walking Tour
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Kyoto – Himeji – Hiroshima
This morning depart for Hiroshima stopping at Himeji by Shinkansen bullet train. Points of interest in Himeji include Himeji Castle and Koko-en Garden. Continue by Shinkansen bullet train to Hiroshima. Accommodation in Hiroshima for 2 nights .
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Entire day free to explore Hiroshima .
Points of interest here include Miyajima Island and ltsukushima Shinto Shrine, the Hiroshima Atomic Bomb Dome (both World Heritage listed) and the Peace Memorial Museum .
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Hiroshima – Osaka
Depart Hiroshima at leisure and travel by Shinkansen bullet train to Osaka.
Points of interest here include Osaka Castle, Osaka Museum of History, Shitenno-ji Temple and the Namba area . Accommodation in Osaka for 1 night.
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Package concludes.

Dates: Daily: Subject to accommodation availability.
Package Inclusions: *10 nights hotel accommodation
*7 day Japan Rail Pass, Economy class
*One way Airport Limousine Bus transfer from Narita/Haneda Airport to your hotel or central Tokyo
Cost TBA 
Remarks: *This is an independent suggested itinerary package. This independent package is flexible and JTB can add on or change the itinerary around to suite your specific requirements. For more accommodation options, please contact us directly.
*All prices are subject to change until paid in full and accommodation is subject to availability at time of booking.
*Seasonal surcharges and conditions may apply.
*This package is a land only package. JTB can also provide prices for special airfares with any airline. Please contact us directly for more details.

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