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Scheduled flight to Tokyo, possibility of a stopover in an Asian city Jour 1 - London / Tokyo
Scheduled flight to Tokyo, possibility of a stopover in an Asian city
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Jour 1 - London / Tokyo Scheduled flight to Tokyo, possibility of a stopover in an Asian city

  • Leave from London to Tokyo Narita International Airport on a scheduled flight in economy class.
  • Night and meal on board.
  • Do not forget that it is entirely possible tostopover in Asia, Europe or the Middle East for one or more nights to spice things up, relax and discover a new destination, on the way there or on the way back.
  • Depending on your preferences, choose from our partner airlines:
    • Asiana via Seoul
    • Cathay Pacific via Hong Kong
    • Eva Air via Taipei
    • Finnair via Helsinki
    • Lufthansa via Frankfurt or Munich
Discover the city, a local Japanese restaurant and Hamarikyu Japanese garden Jour 2 – Tokyo
Discover the city, a local Japanese restaurant and Hamarikyu Japanese garden

Jour 2 – Tokyo Discover the city, a local Japanese restaurant and Hamarikyu Japanese garden

  • Arrive at Tokyo Narita International Airport.
  • You will be greeted by our English-speaking representative who will accompany you on a scheduled bus to your hotel in the centre of Tokyo.
  • Once you have settled into the hotel and have had some time to relax, head out to discover Tokyo for the first time on your own.
  • Make the most of this time and sample Japanese cuisine in a small local restaurant.
  • Just next to your hotel, you can visit the beautiful Japanese garden of Hamarikyu, which also offers a tearoom where you can unwind and admire the scenery.
  • In the evening, do not miss Ginza shopping street, where you will find amazing modern buildings that house some of the most famous Japanese and Western fashion brands.
  • Lunch and dinner at your leisure.
  • Spend the night in the 4* Superior Park Hotel Shimbashi in Tokyo (or similar).
Visit the city, the Buddhist temple of Senso-ji, Harajuku and Shibuya districts and Yoyogi Park Jour 3 – Tokyo
Visit the city, the Buddhist temple of Senso-ji, Harajuku and Shibuya districts and Yoyogi Park

Jour 3 – Tokyo Visit the city, the Buddhist temple of Senso-ji, Harajuku and Shibuya districts and Yoyogi Park

  • This morning, head out at 9 a.m. for a day of sightseeing in Tokyo, with a English-speaking guide.
  • Start by visiting the Buddhist temple of Senso-ji, the most popular temple in Tokyo, which is easily recognizable by its imposing gate in which hangs a gigantic red lantern.
  • You will then stroll around Ueno Park, the lung of the city.
  • You will then go to a completely different district as you walk down Tokyo’s Champs Elysees – Omotesando Avenue – where you will find the top names in international fashion.
  • Then, let yourself be drawn into one of the most colourful districts of Tokyo, renowned for its unique street fashion, Harajuku where you will meet young people wearing extravagant costumes!
  • After the lively bustle of Harajuku, take a stroll in Yoyogi Park, a dense, verdant forest. In this oasis in the midst of the city, you will find Meiji-jingu shrine, much loved by Tokyoites. This is where yourguided tour ends.
  • However, we strongly recommend you take the JR train to the next station, Shibuya to discover one of the most lively districts of Tokyo at nightfall! This district is famous for its giant intersection, the biggest in the world. You will be stunned by its neon lights and television screens! You will find many small restaurants in the pedestrian streets opposite Shibuya station.
  • Return to your hotel by your own means.
  • Lunch and dinner at your leisure.
  • Spend the night in the 4* Superior Park Hotel Shimbashi in Tokyo (or similar).
Hot springs near Lake Ashi, Mount Fuji and cruise on the Lake Jour 4 – Hakone
Hot springs near Lake Ashi, Mount Fuji and cruise on the Lake

Jour 4 – Hakone Hot springs near Lake Ashi, Mount Fuji and cruise on the Lake

  • This morning, you will leave for the Hakone region, with your English-speaking guide. This region is famous for its hot springs and the majestic Lake Ashi which is dominated by the imposing Mount Fuji.
  • Take the ropeway to the volcanic valley of Owakudani.
  • In a lunar-like landscape, you will walk by fumaroles escaping from the depths of the earth – what a strange feeling it is to walk on the side of volcano!
  • You will sample the local specialty: black eggs, hard-boiled in hot springs. It is said that eating one will add seven years to your life.
  • Then, you will take a cruise on Lake Ashi where you can admire the surrealist landscape of a red torii standing in the blue water of the Lake with Mount Fuji in the background.
  • Lunch and dinner at your leisure.
  • Spend the night in the 3* Hakone Palace Hotel in Hakone (or similar)
Discover the Japanese Alps and Kusakabe Folk Museum Jour 5 – Takayama
Discover the Japanese Alps and Kusakabe Folk Museum

Jour 5 – Takayama Discover the Japanese Alps and Kusakabe Folk Museum

  • With your English-speaking guide, you will take the train to Takayama, and discover this small town in the Japanese Alps.
  • During the journey, do not miss the beautiful mountain landscapes between Nagoya and Takayama. Takayama, also known as “Little Kyoto”, has a rich cultural heritage as the town centre has been successfully preserved, and contains historical traditional wooden houses, Kami Sannomachi, which you will visit.
  • You will also have the opportunity to enter the Takayama jinya, the historical government house during the shogunate. It is the only building of this kind that still exists in Japan today.
  • Finally, you will visit Kusakabe Folk Museum, the former house of what were probably the town’s richest merchants. With large beams made of Japanese cypress wood, the house provides a very clear picture of techniques used by local carpenters as well as the inside of a rich family’s house at the beginning of the Meiji period.
  • Your visit of the town ends here, but we recommend you take a walk in the town centre in the evening: you will see the big lanterns in the main street light up as night slowly falls on the town.
  • Lunch and dinner at your leisure.
  • Spend the night in the 4* Hida Hotel Plaza in Takayama (or similar)
Discover the Gassho-Zukuri and visit Kanazawa Jour 6 – Shirakawa-Go / Kanazawa
Discover the Gassho-Zukuri and visit Kanazawa

Jour 6 – Shirakawa-Go / Kanazawa Discover the Gassho-Zukuri and visit Kanazawa

  • Leave for Shirakawago with your guide. This village in the heart of the Japanese Alps is a UNESCO World Heritage Site as it is home to the largest concentration of historical thatched-roof houses in the region: Gassho-Zukuri.
  • You will visit the former residence of the Toyama family, built in 1827, and Myozenji temple.
  • Later in the afternoon, after having made the most of this open-air museum, you will leave for the town of Kanazawa, which is also home to many treasures.
  • Lunch and dinner at your leisure at the hotel.
  • Spend the night in the 4* Ana Crowne Plaza in Kanazawa (or similar)
Samurai district, Kenrokuen garden, Geisha district Jour 7 – Kanazawa
Samurai district, Kenrokuen garden, Geisha districtSamurai district, Kenrokuen garden, Geisha district

Jour 7 – Kanazawa Samurai district, Kenrokuen garden, Geisha district

  • Still with your English-speaking guide, you will go to the town of Kanazawa, which is also home to many treasures.
  • You will walk around the lovely garden of Kenrokuen, which is said to be one of the three most beautiful gardens in Japan. It contains hundreds of different plant species, and is criss-crossed by streams and wooden or stone bridges – all of which make this garden a wonderful little gem!
  • Then you will visit the historical samurai district and its well-preserved traditional wooden houses .
  • You will specifically visit the residence of the samurai Nagamachi, which has a lovely indoor garden and an exhibition of samurai armour and beautiful period sabres!
  • Finally, you will also have the opportunity to visit the historical Geisha district, Higashi Chaya, with its beautiful cobbled streets and lovely wooden houses.
  • You will visit Shima Geisha House, which is perfectly well preserved and is considered a national treasure. We recommend strolling along Tatemachi shopping street.
  • Lunch and dinner at your leisure at the hotel.
  • Spend the night in the 4* Ana Crowne Plaza in Kanazawa (or similar)
Visit Kyoto at your leisure Jour 8 – Kanazawa / Kyoto
Visit Kyoto at your leisure

Jour 8 – Kanazawa / Kyoto Visit Kyoto at your leisure

  • This morning, take the express train to Kyoto, the cultural capital of Japan. (This journey will take place without your guide.)
  • After you have arrived at your destination, you will have one free day in Kyoto to start visiting the city at your own pace.
  • If you like temples, shrines and gardens, you are in luck: Kyoto has over 2,000of them!
  • In the town centre, we recommend Heian shrine, which has a gigantic red Torii at the entrance as well as one of the most beautiful gardens in Kyoto, and the Silver Pavilion and its lovely moss garden .
  • If you love beautiful buildings, do not miss the amazing Nijo Castle, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and its beautiful landscape garden.
  • If you like shopping, you will love the Kyoto Handicraft centre, which sells a wide range of local handicrafts: you will find prints and fans as well as high-quality kimono and yukata. Furthermore, the town centre is full of modern boutiques, especially in and around the Teramachi shopping street.
  • Lunch and dinner at your leisure.
  • Spend the night in the 4* New Miyako Hotel in Kyoto (or similar).
Kinkaku-ji, Ryoan-ji and Kiyomizu-dera temples, stroll in the streets of Gion Jour 9 – Kyoto
Kinkaku-ji, Ryoan-ji and Kiyomizu-dera temples, stroll in the streets of Gion

Jour 9 – Kyoto Kinkaku-ji, Ryoan-ji and Kiyomizu-dera temples, stroll in the streets of Gion

  • Head out at 9 a.m. to visit the most beautiful temples of Kyoto with your English-speaking guide.
  • You will start with the most famous temple, the amazing Kinkaku-ji, better known as the Golden Pavilion as this elegant structure is entirely covered with gold leaf.
  • You will continue by visiting Ryoan-ji temple, famous for its Zen garden, which is an invitation to pause and to meditate.
  • Then, you will go to the eastern part of the city to visit the most imposing temple in Kyoto: Kiyomizu-dera, a beautiful wooden structure, perched on the side of a cliff and propped up by giant wooden stilts.
  • Finally, as night falls, walk around the narrow alleyways of Gion , Kyoto’s historical district, where you will find beautiful wooden teahouses hosting extremely refined dinners.
  • You may be lucky enough to run into one of the Geisha, who still live and work in this district.
  • On the other side of the river, in a parallel street, you will find plenty of places to eat in the charming Pontocho district. .
  • Lunch and dinner at your leisure at the hotel.
  • Spend the night in the 4* New Miyako Hotel in Kyoto (or similar).
Visit temples, Okuno-in Cemetery and spend the night in a shukubo Jour 10 – Mount Koya
Visit temples, Okuno-in Cemetery and spend the night in a shukubo

Jour 10 – Mount Koya Visit temples, Okuno-in Cemetery and spend the night in a shukubo

  • This morning, leave with your guide for one of the most sacred sites for Japanese spirituality: Mount Koya, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • On a hill 900 metres above sea level, surrounded by eight mountains, the bonze Kukai built the first religious community in Japan in the 8th century. Mount Koya, eventually became the main centre of the Shingon Buddhist sect who believe that spiritual enlightenment can be reached during life.
  • Mount Koya now represents over more than 110 temples.
  • You will visit the most important and most iconic temples: Kondo, Kongobuji which manages the 3,600 temples of the Shingon sect.
  • But you will mostly stroll around Okuno-in Cemetery, where you can find over 200,000 tombstones of samurai and famous people resting in the shadows of a dense forest of age-old cedars .
  • Spend the night in a shukubo in a monastery, where you will share the monks’ vegetarian meal.
  • Spending the night in the monastery is a unique experience: you will sleep in the Japanese style on an authentic futon and tatami mats, in a relaxing, Zen atmosphere
  • Enjoy lunch and dinner in your shukubo at your leisure.
  • Spend the night in the Fukushi Inn monastery on Mount Koya (or similar).
Itsukushima Shrine Jour 11 – Mount Koya / Miyajima
Itsukushima Shrine

Jour 11 – Mount Koya / Miyajima Itsukushima Shrine

  • Get up early to attend the monks’ prayers in your monastery and have breakfast with your hosts.
  • After this you will take the train and then the ferry ferry to the sacred island of Miyajima. It is said to be one of the three most beautiful landscapes in the archipelago because it is the home of the amazing floating torii, connected to Itsukushima Shrine.
  • This wonder, one of the most photographed and most famous panoramic views in the archipelago, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Made of camphor wood and painted with red lacquer that contrasts with the blue sea and the green mountains in the background, the torii is over 17 metres high! Although its foundations appear to be dug deep into the ground, it is actually resting on the sand!
  • In the evening, you will have dinner at a ryokan, a traditional Japanese guesthouse where you will sample typical, homemade Japanese cuisine.
  • Have lunch and dinner at your leisure in your ryokan.
  • Spend the night in the 4* Arimoto Ryokan in Miyajima (or similar).
Peace Memorial, Peace Memorial Museum and Miyajima Island Jour 12 – Miyajima / Hiroshima
Peace Memorial, Peace Memorial Museum and Miyajima Island

Jour 12 – Miyajima / Hiroshima Peace Memorial, Peace Memorial Museum and Miyajima Island

  • This morning, after a filling, traditional Japanese breakfast, you will leave for the town of Hiroshima .
  • You will walk around the Peace Memorial Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, where you can see the A-Bomb Dome, the former Industrial Promotion Hall located at the point of impact of the explosion, which has been preserved as a memorial.
  • You will also visit the remarkable Peace Memorial Museum, designed by architect Kenzo Tange and devoted to the atomic bomb.
  • In the evening, you will go back to the small island of Miyajima where you can walk around the green landscape to your heart’s content.
  • Have lunch and dinner at your leisure in your ryokan.
  • Spend the night in the 4* Arimoto Ryokan in Miyajima (or similar).
The monks’ prayers, Umeda district and Osaka Castle Jour 13 – Osaka
The monks’ prayers, Umeda district and Osaka Castle

Jour 13 – Osaka The monks’ prayers, Umeda district and Osaka Castle

  • You will get up bright and early to attend the monks’ prayers in your monastery.
  • You will then share their vegetarian breakfast before leaving for Osaka, the capital of Kansai and the third largest city in Japan.
  • You will start by visiting the lively district of Umeda.
  • You will observe the panoramic view from the famous Floating Observatory on the roof of the Umeda Sky Building, the most futuristic building in the city.
  • Then you will stroll around the lively, colourful district of Dotonbori, where you will have lunch.
  • Finally, you will visit Osaka Castle, which is famous for its mythical tiger-headed fish.
  • Lunch and dinner at your leisure.
  • Spend the night in the 4* Granvia Hotel in Osaka
Back to UK Jour 14 - Osaka / London
Back to UK
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Jour 14 - Osaka / London Back to UK

  • The day of departure has arrived.
  • You will be taken by bus to Kansai International Airport-Osaka to take a scheduled flight back to London.
  • Sayonara!

Activités du voyage

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Un condensé d'activités pour agrémenter votre voyage et vous laisser des souvenirs inoubliables. N'hésitez pas à consulter nos spécialistes pour plus d'informations !

Activities included

City guided tours : Tokyo, Kyoto, Takayama, Shirakawa-go, Kanazawa...

City guided tours : Tokyo, Kyoto, Takayama, Shirakawa-go, Kanazawa...

City guided tours : Tokyo, Kyoto, Takayama, Shirakawa-go, Kanazawa...

During this tour, you will have the opportunity to visit many iconic places as well as the most beautiful monuments of the cities of Tokyo, Kyoto, Takayama, Shirakawa-go and Kanazawa. You will thus be able to admire the different kinds of Japanese art: temples and shrines in Kyoto, modern buildings designed by renowned architects in Tokyo, historical houses in Takayama, Kanazawa’s wonderful landscape garden, Shirakawa-go’s Gassho-zukuri , the traditional old houses of Tsumago and Magome, as well as the impressive feudal castle of Matsumoto!

One night in a Buddhist monastery in a shukubo

One night in a Buddhist monastery in a shukubo

One night in a Buddhist monastery in a shukubo

What experience could be more exceptional and unforgettable than spending the night in a UNESCO World Heritage Site? When you visit Mount Koya, which has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2004, you will have the opportunity to spend the night in a Buddhist monastery, a shukubo, where you will experience the daily life of a monastery first hand. You will eat the same vegetarian food as the monks and will sleep on tatami mats and futons in a typical Japanese setting. Finally, at dawn, you will attend the monks’ morning prayers, as they rise with the sun.

Two nights in a Ryokan in Miyajima

Two nights in a Ryokan in Miyajima

Two nights in a Ryokan in Miyajima

Spend two magical nights in a ryokan, a traditional Japanese guesthouse that provides all the charm and tranquillity of the Japanese architectural style, from sliding doors to rice paper windows! You will sleep on a very comfortable futon on traditional tatami mats! You can also wear yukata— indoor kimonos – to relax or to go to the hot baths! Finally, you will have the opportunity to taste exquisite homemade Japanese cuisine prepared by the owner with fresh, seasonal ingredients. A real treat!

Tokyo's activities recommended

Watch a Kabuki performance

Watch a Kabuki performance

Watch a Kabuki performance

Watch a Kabuki performance, a theatrical art typical to Japan. In beautiful sets representing traditional Japanese landscapes, the actors – all men – wear extremely elaborate costumes and make-up and act, sing, dance and play musical instruments to the delight of the crowd. This show is rich in colour and full of poetry – let it transport you to another world!

Odaiba Ferris Wheel

Odaiba Ferris Wheel

Odaiba Ferris Wheel

Go up on the Ferris Wheel on the artificial island of Odaiba! You will have an amazing view of the city of Tokyo and Tokyo Bay! In the evening, you will be delighted by the beauty of Rainbow Bridge.

Dinner and Cruise in Tokyo Bay

Dinner and Cruise in Tokyo Bay

Dinner and Cruise in Tokyo Bay

Cruise Tokyo Bay in the evening aboard a Yakatabune, a Japanese-style boat dating back centuries, and admire the lights of the Odaiba district, on an artificial island, as well as those of the Rainbow Bridge, which light up the bay and its little islands. You will be served a traditional Japanese tempura dinner: vegetables, seafood or meat fried in a delicate batter that literally melt in your mouth. A delight for the taste buds!

Tea ceremony and Kaiseki dinner

Tea ceremony and Kaiseki dinner

Tea ceremony and Kaiseki dinner

Experience an authentic three-hour tea ceremony performed by tea master Soryu Maruyama. Discover all the steps of the ceremony, from preparing the tea to drinking it, Kaiseki-style. An incredible experience that will bring you closer to one of the most traditional Japanese arts following a meticulously codified ritual that enhances the beauty of each movement.

Kyoto's activities recommended

Dine in Gion and watch a traditional Japanese show

Dine in Gion and watch a traditional Japanese show

Dine in Gion and watch a traditional Japanese show

Enjoy a guided walking tour of the narrow streets of Gion – Kyoto’s historical district. Dine in a Japanese restaurant where you will have the opportunity to taste tempura. Visit Gion Corner, the Geisha school, where you will attend a show presenting different traditional Japanese arts : a dance performed by Maiko dancers (apprentice Geisha), a piece of music played on the Koto (Japanese harp), Kado (a style of flower arrangement), Kyogen (traditional theatre) and Bunkaru (puppet theatre). There will also be a tea ceremony where you will learn to prepare matcha, Japanese green tea. A shorter version of this activity is also offered from 5:20 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from March to December – 115 Euros (about 100 GBP).

Japanese dinner with Maiko dance show

Japanese dinner with Maiko dance show

Japanese dinner with Maiko dance show

Enjoy a traditional Japanese dinner in the Hatoya Zuihoukaku restaurant, near Kyoto station. You will have the opportunity to sample various traditional Japanese dishes. After that, you will watch Maiko, apprentice Geisha, perform traditional dances for the crowd’s delight. At the end of the show, you will be able to meet the Maiko and talk with her.

Sake-tasting in Fushimi

Sake-tasting in Fushimi

Sake-tasting in Fushimi

Sake is a typical Japanese rice-based alcoholic beverage. Come and discover the secrets of sake production in the small town of Fushimi in the south of Kyoto, with an English-speaking guide. You will have the opportunity to taste some of the region’s best sake and, who knows, maybe bring some back for your own parties.

Renting a bicycle in Kyoto

Renting a bicycle in Kyoto

Renting a bicycle in Kyoto

Discover the charming town of Kyoto and its secret passageways by bicycle! A quiet, wide town built in a valley, Kyoto is the perfect place for a nice bike ride! You will have the bicycle for the day and can choose where you want to go.

Half-day visit of Kyoto by bicycle

Half-day visit of Kyoto by bicycle

Half-day visit of Kyoto by bicycle

Kyoto is full of charming, secret passageways that are fun to discover by bicycle. With an English-speaking guide, you will bike around the Gion district and its teahouses where Geisha perform. You will then ride along the river Shirakawa before discovering the vast park of the former Imperial Palace, a peaceful retreat in the city centre.

Half-day guided tour of Nara

Half-day guided tour of Nara

Half-day guided tour of Nara

Walk around Nara Park, where thousands of deer wander around freely. With an English-speaking guide, you will visit Todaiji temple, which houses the largest Bronze Buddha in Japan. The other main site of the town is the great Kasuga shrine, which was built in 768. Its bright red buildings offer a striking contrast with the greenery surrounding it. Surrounded by light, the shrine shines brightly thanks to the 1,800 stone lanterns laid out around the enclosure and the thousands of metal lanterns hung on the corridors’ eaves.

Hôtels de ce voyage

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Voici les hébergements que nous vous proposons pour votre circuit. Ils sont communiqués à titre indicatif et pourront être remplacés par des hôtels de catégorie similaire.

Hotels included

Park Hotel - Tokyo

Hotel Tokyo

Park Hotel - Tokyo

Located a few steps away from the Shiodome subway station and very close to Shimbashi JR station, the 4* Superior Park Hotel is an excellent choice if you are spending a few days in Tokyo. Very modern, the Park Hotel is designated a "Design Hotel" and offers comfortable rooms with warm, soothing colours decorated with works by Monique Le Houelleur. The Park Hotel houses two famous restaurants, including the Tateru Yoshino restaurant – named after its chef –, which was given a star by the Michelin guide in 2008 and 2009.

Hida Hotel Plaza - Takayama

Hotel Takayama

Hida Hotel Plaza - Takayama

A short distance from JR Takayama station, the 4* Hida Hotel Plaza is in a privileged location for discovering the town. All the rooms are equipped with A/C and satellite television. The hotel also offers many amenities: boutique, beauty salon, swimming pool, jacuzzi, sauna and fitness centre! You will therefore have many opportunities to relax after a day of sightseeing.

Ana Crowne Plaza - Kanazawa

Hotel Kanazawa

Ana Crowne Plaza - Kanazawa

Located a few minutes' walk from JR Kanazawa station, the 4* Ana Crowne Plaza Hotel is a perfect base for discovering the many treasures of this wonderful town. All the rooms have an elegant decor and come with A/C, satellite television, mini-bar and refrigerator. The 4* Ana Crowne Plaza Hotel offers the choice of four restaurants and two bars that serve international and Japanese cuisine. The hotel also houses a beauty salon and a bureau de change.

New Miyako - Kyoto

Hotel Kyoto

New Miyako - Kyoto

With 986 Western and Japanese-style rooms, the 4* New Miyako hotel is located a few steps away from JR Kyoto station, which offers easy access to different sites in the town by bus or metro. Each room is equipped with television, hair-dryer and refrigerator. The hotel has four restaurants: French, Japanese, Chinese and a buffet of international cuisine where you will surely find dishes you will enjoy. Finally, the hotel offers various boutiques and services: traditional Japanese objects, as well as a beauty salon and photo studio.

Palace Hotel - Hakone

Hotel Hakone

Palace Hotel - Hakone

Enjoy a unique experience by spending two nights with the locals in a minshuku in the small town of Tsumago, located in the heart of the Japanese Alp and of Kiso valley. You will stay in a beautiful and welcoming old house that was built in the Edo period (1603 - 1867). This Minshuku offers Japanese-style rooms where you will sleep on a comfortable futon and tatami mats. You can relax in the hot Japanese baths, in traditional bathtubs made of cypress wood.

Ryokan Arimoto - Miyajima

Hotel Miyajima

Ryokan Arimoto - Miyajima

In the heart of the sacred island of Miyajima, a stone's throw from the famous Torii and Itsukushima Shrine, experience Japanese luxury at the 4* Arimoto ryokan. This beautiful, charming hotel offers Japanese-style rooms with an elegant, refined decor. You can relax in the various indoor and outdoor baths filled with hot, natural spring water. Finally, for your enjoyment, this ryokan offers two Japanese-style restaurants as well as a karaoke room and a small night-club.

Shukubo Fukushi Inn - Mont Koya

Hotel Mount Koya

Shukubo Fukushi Inn - Mont Koya

Staying in a shukubo, a rest house inside a temple, is a rare and amazing experience that will not fail to leave you with wonderful memories! Fukushi Inn is a large Buddhist monastery that provides you with a unique setting: the rooms, decorated in a Japanese-style, are simple yet comfortable, but above all, you will be delighted by the interior garden! Fukushi Inn has different kinds of gardens: landscape gardens with small ornamental lakes where the famous Japanese carps live and dry gardens with rocks, pebbles and gravel that encourage meditation as you gaze upon them. You will be served vegetarian food in your room - the same traditional cuisine that the monks eat. Finally, to make the experience complete, do not miss the monks' morning prayers at 6 a.m.!

Granvia - Osaka

Hotel Osaka

Granvia - Osaka

Located in the centre of Osaka, in the Umeda district, a few minutes away from JR Osaka station, the 4* Granvia Hotel offers Western-style rooms with a simple, refined decor. All the rooms are equipped with television, mini-bar and coffee/tea service. The hotel houses ten restaurants that serve international and Japanese cuisine in a refined, richly decorated setting. It also offers many leisure amenities: an indoor swimming pool, a mini-golf course and a tennis court.

Bon à savoir

Additional Information

  • Hotels and meals
    • If a hotel mentioned in the program is not available, a hotel in a similar category will be booked.
    • The visits mentioned in this program are merely suggestions. Of course, you can allocate your free time as you wish and visit other towns near Tokyo and Kyoto apart from those mentioned in the itinerary.
    • Most of the lunches and dinners in this tour are at your leisure to allow you can appreciate the diversity of Japanese cuisine according to your tastes and wishes. Please note that it is very easy to find food in Japan as there are many little restaurants offering a wide variety of dishes. Furthermore, simple, filling meals are inexpensive. Bon appetit!
  • Climate
    • Are you coming to Japan in winter?
      Bring warm clothes as the winter temperatures in Tokyo are similar to those in Paris.
      If you are travelling to the north of Japan in winter, to the west coast or to the Japanese Alps, bring clothes adapted to extreme temperatures since cold winds from Siberia often blow over Japan!
      A real Northern experience!
    • Are you going to Japan in summer?
      Please note that the weather will be very hot and humid! Pack your summer clothes but do not forget to bring an umbrella, especially in June and September, as well as warmer clothes for the cool evenings or for the north of Japan. Do not forget your sunglasses, hats and swimming costumes!
    • Are you going to Japan during the intermediary seasons: spring and autumn?
      Do not hesitate to bring summer clothes (shorts, swimming costumes, T-shirts, light shoes) as well as winter clothes (umbrella, jeans, jumpers, jackets and closed shoes) as the temperatures are mild in the south of Japan but cooler in Tokyo and the north.
    • Are you stopping off in Asia on the way there or on the way back?
      In this case, to avoid standing out in Hong Kong in your ski-suit or winter jacket, pack T-shirts, shorts and light shoes.
  • International flights and stopovers in Asia

    Depending on the period of travel, we have purposely calculated our prices with one of the partner airlines mentioned below so that you can always enjoy the best possible prices.
    As soon as you ask us for a quote, we will select the cheapest company by default (depending on your dates of travel).
    However, if you would prefer to fly with a specific partner airline or if you would like to stop over in a specific Asian city (among those mentioned below), please let us know!
    Please note that the price will be adjusted accordingly.

    • Our partner airlines, which offer flights to and from Tokyo and Osaka:
      • Asiana via Seoul
      • Air France (nonstop flights)
      • Cathay Pacific via Hong Kong
      • Eva Air via Taipei
      • Finnair via Helsinki
      • Lufthansa via Frankfurt or Munich
    • Stopovers in Asia, Europe or the Middle-East, base price for 1 night, in a double room :
      • Hong Kong, 3* Hotel + transfers + breakfast : from 45€ (about 37 GBP) per person
      • Seoul, 3* Hotel + transfer + breakfast : from 60€ (about 50 GBP) per person
      • Taiwan, 3* Hotel + transfer + breakfast : from 60€ (about 50 GBP) per person
      • Europe, 3* Hotel + transfer + breakfast : from 90€ (about 74 GBP) per person

Prix du Voyage

Le prix comprend

  • International flights LONDON / TOKYO and OSAKA / LONDON on scheduled flights in economy class
  • Airport taxes (including fuel surcharge) and the Solidarity Tax
  • 12 nights’ accommodation in a standard double room in the 4* or 4* Superior hotels mentioned in the itinerary, including one night in a monastery on Mount Koya and two nights in a ryokan
  • If one of these hotels is not available, similar quality accommodation will be booked
  • Meals: three breakfasts and three dinners
  • All bus transfers as mentioned in the itinerary
  • All train rides, with second-class bookings, as stated in the itinerary
  • All subway rides or public transport
  • Visits mentioned in the programme including entry fees
  • The services of an English-speaking guide every day from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., except on days 2, 8 and 14
  • The services of an English-speaking assistant on Day 2 to meet you at the airport and take you to your hotel in Tokyo
  • Activities and trips mentioned in the itinerary

Le prix ne comprend pas

  • Insurance
  • Personal expenses
  • Drinks and meals not included in the programme
  • Entry fees for places of interest that must be paid on the premises during free days out
  • Activities and transport not included in the programme: free day out in Kyoto (Day 8)
  • Stopover in Asia or Europe (optional).

* prix à partir de sur une base 2 personnes

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