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Small group 25 or less Rail journey Best seller Your tour includes · VIP door-to-door travel service ­ please call for details · 11 nights in hotels and 2 in flight · 16 meals: 11 breakfasts, 2 lunches and 3 dinners Tokyo's Nakamise Dore Excursions and visits Coach tour of Tokyo Sushi making experience Kimono wearing exprience Owakudani cable-car ride Cruise on Lake Ashi Marquetry experience Visit Mount Fuji's 5th Station Explore a wasabi farm Overnight stay in a traditional Japanese Inn See the Snow Monkeys of Hell Valley Tour of Kanazawa Explore the mountain village of Shirakawa-go See traditional architecture in Takayama Artisan gold-leaf demonstration Sightseeing tour of Kyoto Authentic teahouse visit and tea ceremony Dine in a Izakaya (Japanese pub) Walking tour of Tomonoura Sake tasting Visit Hiroshima's Peace Memorial Park Explore the historic Senko-Ji temple City tour of Osaka l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l Japanese macaques Matsumoto Castle Maiko wear the most intricate formal dress Plus all this... Optional travel insurance and additional cancellation rights, or a reduction if not required§ Return flights and transfers Saga tour manager Welcome drink Porterage at all hotels. l l l l l Day 12: Hiroshima. Visit Okonomi village to try the local dish okonimiyaki, before moving on to Saijo ­ the spring water capital of Japan ­ to visit a Sake brewery. Taste the different blends which vary in sweetness, umani, and acidity ­ remember it's 15% proof! You'll also take the ferry to Miyajima Island to see one of Japan's three best views, the centuries-old Itsukushima shrine. Built over water it seems to float at high tide. B, L Days 13-14: Hiroshima-Osaka-UK. Tour this thriving modern city, and pay a moving visit to the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park. Built on land flattened by the explosion, it is dedicated to the victims of the world's first nuclear attack. Next, take the bullet train from Hiroshima to Osaka and tour this thriving commercial city. Spend time in Dotonbori, a canal-side district famous for food and neon signs. Transfer to the airport for your overnight flight, arriving the next day. B Accommodation... Dai-ichi Hotel Tokyo Seafort (4*) · Regina Kuwaguchiko, Kawaguchi (4*) · Yoyozuya Ryokan (4*) · Kyoto Tokyu Hotel (4*) · Kurashiki Royal Art Hotel (4*) · Grand Prince Hotel, Hiroshima (4*). Please note: For ease of travel, on all train journeys your luggage will be transferred separately to the hotel so you have nothing to carry. Departures on March 30, 2020 will stay at Biyunoyado Ryoken instead of Yorozuya Ryoken. Departures on October 19 and 2 November will stay at the Fuji View Hotel instead of Regina Kawaguchiko. SAVE up to £300 per person on selected departures when you book by Aug 9, 2019 Prices from: Mar 16, 2020 4899 4599 Mar 30 5099 Apr 6 5099 Apr 13 5049 4949 May 4 4699 4599 May 11 4699 Jun 8 4399 4299 Oct 19 4599 Nov 2 4699 Rooms for sole occupancy from £4978 Into the Heart of Japan Holiday code: FE090. All prices are £s per person based on two people sharing, including savings as advertised and are subject to availability. § Optional travel insurance: A reduction of £71 applies if you do not need the optional travel insurance and additional cancellation rights ­ see page 235 for details. Extend your holiday Hong Kong. 3 nights including breakfasts. Explore this dynamic, high-rise island. Available if flying with Cathay Pacific. Stay in a Japanese traditional inn In Yudanaka experience a night in a ryokan. Expect traditional architecture, food and customs, plus therapeutic hot-spring baths ­onsen. Please be aware that your sleeping arrangements will be a little different from what you are used to, instead of a bed you will be sleeping low down close to the floor on a traditional tatami mat. Getting You There Prices are based on Cathay Pacific from Heathrow. Please enquire for regional flights and alternative airline options. · Fly in style ­ ask about our great value cabin upgrades · Remember, wherever you are in the UK, our VIP travel service means we will get you to the airport for no extra cost! Upgrade to Premium Economy from £999 return To book, please visit your Travel Agent 195