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Classic Japan: The Golden Route with Hiroshima

About Japan

Japan is a country with a rich history and distinct culture, and on this Japan tour, you’ll get a taste of both. You’ll overnight in Tokyo, the Mount Fiji area, Kyoto, and Hiroshima. Along the way, you’ll see stunning scenery and visit many of Japan’s celebrated sites.

You’ll visit some of Japan’s most famous shrines and temples on this Japan tour. In Tokyo, visit Meiji Shrine, built in the 1920s to enshrine the emperor, and Asakusa Kannon Temple, Tokyo’s oldest temple completed in 645 AD. In Kyoto, visit the Temple of the Gold Pavilion, a Buddhist temple covered in gold leaf constructed in the 14th century; the Fushimi Inari Shrine, famous for its thousands of brightly colored shrine gates; Kiyomizu Temple, a UNESCO World Heritage Site founded in 778 AD with amazing views over Kyoto; and Nijo Castle, the official residence of Shogun Tokugawa Ieyasu. In Hiroshima, visit Itsukushima Shrine, known for its floating Torii Gate.

In addition to visiting Japan’s famous sites, on this tour you’ll also learn about the culture. Learn to write like a local in your calligraphy class, try on a traditional kimono, and partake in a traditional tea ceremony. But that’s not all…you’ll also ride Japan’s famous bullet trains; visit the Mount Fuji area, where you’ll cruise on Lake Ashi, a crater lake, and take a cable-car ride for panoramic views of Mount Fuji; and visit Hiroshima’s Peace Memorial Park.

All of this—and more—await you on this value-minded tour through Japan!

City Highlights

Sightseeing: In Tokyo, Mount Fuji area, and Kyoto. Inside visits as shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description, including admission charges where applicable.

Hotels

TOKYO Shibuya Excel Hotel Tokyu (F)MOUNT FUJI AREA Palace Hotel Hakone (F)KYOTO Kyoto Tokyu Hotel (F)HIROSHIMA Hiroshima Tokyu REI Hotel (F)

Meals

10 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 2 dinners

Transportation

Transportation: Private, deluxe, air-conditioned motorcoach while touring; bullet train from Mount Fuji area to Kyoto

PRODUCT_LINE: COSMOS-2596-2017

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