- Economy airfares, taxes & fuel surcharges departing Auckland with a full-service Chinese carrier (China Southern Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, Air China or a similar alternative)
- 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
- A maximum of 1 x checked bag up to 20kg per passenger. Please note, baggage allowance on the coach and tour is limited to 1 piece of luggage not exceeding 15 kg per passenger
- Travel insurance (strongly recommended)
- Personal expenses
All hotels are based on local ratings
- Osaka Airport: Kanku Joytel Hotel or similar
- Osaka: Hotel IP City Hotel Osaka or similar
- Nagoya: Loisir Hotel Toyohashi or similar
- Tokyo: MOXY Tokyo Kinshicho or similar
Day 1: Fly to Osaka
Take an international flight from Auckland to Osaka via a connecting city. Note: Some flights may depart one day later.
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 join the Osaka Day Tour or visit Universal Studios Japan $125 (admission only). NOTE: Optional activities are not guided and transportation is self-arranged.
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, 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. NOTE: Due to volcanic activity, visit to Owakudani may be replaced by an alternative attraction.
Day 7: Tokyo (B)
Spend today free at leisure. You may join the Tokyo Day Tour or visit Tokyo Disneyland or DisneySea $120pp (admission only). NOTE: Optional activities are not guided and transportation is self-arranged.
Day 8: Depart Tokyo (B)
Today, transfer to the airport to board your flight via connecting cities to Auckland.
Day 9: Auckland (B)
Arrive home in Auckland today.
Optional program charges are payable direct
Departure Dates 2020:
- 10 Apr***
- 08 May
- 22 May
- 05 Jun
- 25 Sep*
- 09 Oct
- 23 Oct
- 06 Nov*
- 13 Nov*
*Peak Season surcharge NZD $350 per-person
*** Cherry Blossom Season Surcharge NZD$550
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 Mar 27, 2019
Expires Nov 13, 2020
Bookings are essential and must be placed 3 working days after voucher has been purchased. Specific departure date subject to availability, book early to avoid disappointment.Subject to availability. International flights included: economy return flights from Auckland to Japan. Valid until November 2020. Departure dates are subject to availability, if your desired departure date is no longer available alternate dates or a full refund will be offered. 2020 Peak season surcharge of NZD $350 per person applies during the following periods: 06 Nov, 13 Nov, 25 Sep 2020. Cherry Blossom Season Surcharge NZD$550 applies for the following depature dates; 27 Mar and 10 Apr 2020.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. Early arrival or a longer stay surcharge is available from NZD$275 per person (subject to availability and applicable fare difference). Includes: economy airfares, taxes, fuel surcharges from Auckland with a full service Chinese carrier (China Southern Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, Air China or similar), 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, a maximum of 1 x checked bag up to 20kg per passenger. Please note, baggage allowance on the coach and tour is limited to 1 piece of luggage not exceeding 15 kg per passenger& 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. No cashback. Not to be used with other offers.
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