Soak in the history and culture of Japan, enjoy the authentic Japanese cuisine, participate in the traditional Japanese rituals and walk through the beautiful streets of Japan. Japan is an example of resilience, a country which is amongst the top 3 economies of the world despite going through earthquake and Tsunami regularly and bombed heavily in WWII.
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Arrival at Osaka
Get transferred from the airport to the hotel. Osaka is Japan’s second largest city and its literal meaning is large hill or large slope. Overnight stay at Kyoto.
The city was once the capital of Japan from 710 AD to 784 AD and is now home to many temples and shrines. Get a glimpse of culture and history at Todaji Temple of Great Buddha (UNESCO World heritage site), Nara Park, Kasuga Taisha Shrine (UNESCO world heritage site), and Heijokyo Palace.
Ride on a bullet train to Hiroshima. Visit the Hiroshima Peace and Memorial Park and Museum, Miyajima Island and Itsukushima Shrine. Take a train ride back to Kyoto.
Kyoto has many of Japan’s national treasures, shrines, and around 2,000 temples. Visit the Heian Shrine, Kiyomizudera (“Pure Water Temple”), Fushimi Inari Taisha, 8th century shrine is dedicated to the god of rice and Sake with magical, seemingly unending path of over 5000 vibrant orange torii gates. Experience the traditional Japanese Tea ceremony.
Kyoto –Tokyo- Hakone
Take a Bullet train ride to Tokyo and drive to Hakone via Kamakura. Explore the city at leisure. Overnight stay at Hakone.
Take a short cruise at Lake Ashi , and then move to Mt Komagatake , a 1357-meter high lava dome, created by a Hakone volcanic eruption 40,000 years ago. Komagatake ropeway is a scenic journey to the top, and you can view Mt. Fuji and a chain of Hakone Mountains. Overnight stay at Hakone.
Drive to Tokyo. Visit Asakusa, Nakamise (one of the oldest shopping streets in japan), Meiji Shrine, Harajuka Shopping, Pokemon Centre and Shibuya crossing. Overnight stay at Tokyo.
Get transferred to the Airport for your flight back home.