- Economy airfares, taxes & fuel surcharges departing Auckland with a full-service Chinese or Asian carrier
- 6 nights locally rated 3-4 star hotel accommodation
- Meals as indicated
- Coach transportation & transfers
- Admissions to scenic attractions
- English speaking tour guide(s)
- Prepaid tipping: NZD $90
- Travel insurance (strongly recommended)
- Personal expenses
- Osaka: Bellevue Garden Kansai Airport or similar
- Osaka: Hotel Alexander Namba or similar
- Nagoya: Loisir Hotel Toyohashi or similar
- Tokyo: Hotel Rose Garden Shinjuku or similar
Day 1: Fly to Osaka
Take an international flight from Auckland to Osaka via a connecting city.
Day 2: Osaka
Arrive in Osaka. Your friendly tour guide will be waiting at the airport to transfer you to the airport hotel.
Day 3: Osaka Kyoto Nara Osaka (B)
This morning, travel to Kyoto and visit Fushimi Inari Shrine and Nijo Castle before heading to Nara. Visit Todaiji (Great Eastern Temple), with its Great Buddha Hall – the world’s largest wooden building. This impressive building houses the world’s largest (15m) bronze statue of the Buddha Vairocana. Wander through Nara Park, where over 1,200 wild sika deer roam free, before travelling back to Osaka.
Day 4: Osaka (B)
Spend today free at your own leisure. You may spend the day visiting one of the most spectacular Japanese aquariums, Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan; or taking a day trip to Hyogo to visit Himeji Castle, an enormous and unique castle decorated in white. Please see optional programs for more information.
Day 5: Osaka Nagoya (B)
This morning, head to Nagoya and visit Inuyama Castle. Then, head to Atsuta Shinto Shrine (covering 200,000 square meters and established almost 2000 years ago) before enjoying some time for shopping it the Osu Kannon Shopping Quarter. Transfer to your hotel in the evening.
Day 6: Nagoya Mount Fuji Tokyo (B)
Today, visit Oshino Hakkai. Known as the springs of Mount Fuji, the eight ponds are fed by melting snow filtering down from the slopes of nearby Mount Fuji, through porous layers of lava, resulting in very clear spring water that is revered by locals. Afterwards, visit Gotemba Peace Park to capture a breathtaking view of Mount Fuji, and Hakone Shinto Shrine. Standing at the foot of Mount Hakone along the shores of Lake Ashi, the shrine buildings are hidden in dense forest. Finally, visit Owakudani – ‘Great Boiling Valley’ is a valley formed by the explosion of Hakone volcano more than 300 years ago, and contains hot springs and steaming sulphur vents – visitors usually eat eggs cooked in the boiling, sulphurous waters. At the end of the day we head to Tokyo.
Day 7: Tokyo (B)
Spend today free at leisure. You may wish to visit Tokyo Disneyland or DisneySea or join the Tokyo Day Tour or Nikko Day Tour. Alternatively, you can join our wide range of optional programs; tea ceremony, kimono photo shoot, robot restaurant, cooking class. NOTE: All activities are not guided and transportation is self-arranged.
Day 8: Depart Tokyo (B)
Spend today free at leisure before transferring to the airport for your flight home.
Day 9: Auckland (B)
Arrive home in Auckland today.
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- 27th March**
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- 10th April*
- 17th April*
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- 22nd May
- 5th June
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- 10th July
- 24th July
- 7th August
- 21st August*
- 28th August
- 4th September
- 6th November*
- 13th November*
**Cherry Blossom surcharge: NZD $550 *Peak Season surcharge NZD $330
Departure dates are subject to availability, if your desired departure date is no longer available alternate dates or a full refund will be offered
Valid from Jun 13, 2018
Expires Aug 30, 2018
Bookings essential and must be made by 30th August 2018. Subject to availability. International flights included: economy return flights from Auckland to Japan. Valid until November 2019. Departure dates are subject to availability, if your desired departure date is no longer available alternate dates or a full refund will be offered. Cherry Blossom surcharge of NZD $550 per person applies for travel during the following periods: 20th March & 27th March 2019, 3rd April 2019. Peak season surcharge of NZD $330 per person applies during the following periods: 17th October 2018, 7th November 2018, 10th April, 17th April 2019, 21st August 2019, 6th November 2019 and 13th November 2019. Must be used in 1 visit. Deal valid for one person on a twin share basis i.e. two vouchers must be purchased at this price. Solo traveller option is valid for one person. Includes: economy airfares, taxes, fuel surcharges, 6 nights in a locally rated 3-4 star hotel, coach transportation and transfers, admission to scenic attractions, English speaking tour guide, Prepaid tipping: NZD $90 & meals as indicated etc. Excludes travel insurance, personal expenses & anything not specifically mentioned in the itinerary. Visas are the responsibility of the traveller. Travel insurance recommended. Value of deal is based on current rates, which are subject to change. Refund available from GrabOne within 48 hours of purchase if specific dates are not available. No cashback. Not to be used with other offers.
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