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adventure travel trip to Japan
Japan is a land of profound tradition and enormous energy. Great for family fun in every season.
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  • Privately on Request
  • Duration 10 days
    Group Size 2-9
    Land Cost $3,450-$5,590 Details
    Single Supplement $650
    Lodging 3 stars
    Grade I-II
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    Family-friendly Japan

    Tokyo, Nikko, Mount Fuji, Kyoto -- from samurai to anime

    JOURNEYS offers you a creative, affordable, dependable, hands-on experience of Japan. Celebrate the best of Japan’s past, present, and future on this family trip to the land of the rising sun. Your adventure begins in vibrant Tokyo, where you visit Senso-ji Temple, the oldest Buddhist temple in Tokyo. From the Tokyo Skytree, you'll have panoramic views over Tokyo. You'll spend time exploring Tokyo by public transportation to the famous Meiji Jingu Shrine and Harajuku - a popular hangout spot for local Japanese teens. You'll also have time to explore Tokyo on your own. Next, travel south to Mt. Fuji and visit the observation center where hopefully you'll have the rare chance to view this shy mountain. At Lake Kawaguchi, visit a wind cave and folk village.  Your adventure ends at historic Kyoto an interesting city that mixes traditional with modern Japan. Explore the city’s old streets, open-air museum, and many other delightful attractions. This exciting family tour of Japan satisfies all of your senses as it brings your family together through history, exotic culture and, above all, fun!

    If your schedule permits, consider an extension to Hiroshima to view and learn more about events, past and present, at this historic site and then enjoy a short excursion to the nearby park island of Miyajima and its fascinating wild population of deer and monkeys.

    Brief Itinerary

    Day 1Arrive Tokyo
    Day 2Toyko's Temples and Panoramas
    Day 3Tokyo
    Day 4Tokyo Free Day
    Day 5Mt. Fuji/Lake Kawaguchi
    Day 6Lake Kawaguchi/Kyoto
    Day 7Kyoto
    Day 8Kyoto
    Day 9Kyoto
    Day 10Kyoto/Osaka/Onward (or Hiroshima)

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