Welcome meeting with your group and leader at 6pm.
Visit the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building for the most amazing views of the city. Followed by a trip to a Buddist temple, a caligraphy lesson and a comic and cartoon museum.
Early morning trip to explore the fish market, then brunch and a wander through the food market. End the day with dinner on board a boat around Tokyo Bay.
Train to Hakone, to the Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park - hot springs, bush walks, lakes and views of Mt. Fuji.
Visit the Karakuri secret box museum followed by a walk around the lake then sleep Japanese-style (on a tatami mat) in a family-run guesthouse.
Head to and learn about the history of Hiroshima.
Take a short ferry ride to the island of Miyajima to visit the famous Shinto shrine of Itsukushima. Stroll around the park or take a cable car ride to the top to Mt. Misen.
Kyoto today. See the Himeji Castle, along with temples and shrines, palaces and gardens, followed by free time to explore. Then head to a local food market and learn how ingredients are used.
Visit Fushimi Inari Shrine in Kyoto with a walk.
Head to the monkey park then visit a temple near a bamboo forest. Spend the afternoon on a boat ride down the Hozu River.
Explore Kyoto at your own pace or book on to some additional excursions, including a cookery lesson, urban biking, day trip to Universal Studios or a Samari sword dance lesson.
Breakfast then the trip ends.
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