Departure Dates 2020:
- 10 April***
- 25 September*
- 09 October
- 23 October
- 06 November*
- 13 November*
* 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
- Economy airfares, taxes and fuel surcharges departing Auckland with a full-service Chinese or Asian carrier (China Southern Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, Air China, China Airlines or similar - upgrade to Cathay Pacific, Singapore Airlines or Qantas from NZD$550 per person in economy class)
- Six nights locally rated 3-4 star hotel accommodation
- Meals as indicated
- Coach transportation and 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
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 - Amagasaki
Arrive in Osaka. Your friendly tour representative will be waiting at the airport to greet you. You will then be transported to Amagasaki Station by limousine bus and then proceed by foot on a short walk to your hotel.
Note: Standard hotel check-in time is 2.00/3.00pm. You may leave your luggage at the hotel until check-in, allowing you to start exploring this amazing city straight away.
Day 3: Amagasaki - Kyoto - Nara - Amagasaki (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 Amagasaki.
Day 4: Amagasaki (B)
Spend today free at your own leisure. You may join our Osaka Day Tour (NZD$275 per person) or visit Universal Studios Japan NZD$135 per person (admission only). This activity is not guided and transportation is self-arranged)
Day 5: Amagasaki - Nagoya (B)
This morning, head to Nagoya and visit Nagoya 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 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.
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 Disney Sea $140pp (admission only).
Note: Optional activities are not guided and transportation is self-arranged.
Day 8: Depart Tokyo (B)
Spend today free at leisure if time permits before boarding the airport limousine bus to the airport for your flight home.
Note: Some flights may be a same day flight.
Day 9: Auckland (B)
Arrive home in Auckland today.
- Universal Studios Japan (Osaka) Admission NZD$135 per person
- Osaka Day Tour NZD$275 per person*
- Tokyo Day Tour NZD$275 per person*
- Tokyo Disneyland Admission (Day entry only) NZD$140 per person
- Tokyo DisneySea Admission (Day entry only) NZD$140 per person
*Tours is subject to minimum capacity: under 15 pax via public transport, over 15 pax via coach
Optional program charges are payable direct to the merchant
- Amagasaki - Hotel Vischio Amagasaki by Granvia or similar
- Nagoya - Loisir Hotel Toyohashi or similar
- Tokyo - Hotel Trusty Premier Nihonbashi Hamacho or similar
All hotels are based on local ratings.
Valid from Apr 10, 2020
Expires Nov 13, 2020
Bookings are essential & must be placed 3 working days after the voucher has been purchased. Specific departure date subject to availability, book early to avoid disappointment. Subject to availability & minimum passenger numbers.International flights included:economy return flights from Auckland to Japan. Valid for travel dates 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 NZ$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 departure date;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 & applicable fare difference). Includes: economy airfares, taxes, fuel surcharges from Auckland with a full-service Chinese or Asian carrier (China Southern Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, Air China, China Airlines or similar - upgrade to Cathay Pacific, Singapore Airlines or Qantas from NZD$550 per person in economy class), 6 nights in a locally rated 3-4 star hotel, coach transportation & 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 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 refunds unless required by law. No cashback. Not to be used with other offers.
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