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Back Roads of Japan

Back Roads of Japan (G Adventures)
 

Summary:

Wander off the beaten path away from Japan's big cities and popular sites with this 11-day tour that takes you to destinations that are often overlooked. Visit the treasured castle of Matsumoto and learn about samurai culture, relax in a traditional hot s...

Duration
11 Days
Cities
4
Next Departure
25-Sep-2021
Starting at
USD 3,799.00
Price per day
USD 345.00

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Operator
G Adventures
Tour
Back Roads of Japan
Travel Style
Small Group Tour with More Flexibility


Summary

Wander off the beaten path away from Japan's big cities and popular sites with this 11-day tour that takes you to destinations that are often overlooked. Visit the treasured castle of Matsumoto and learn about samurai culture, relax in a traditional hot spring-fed onsen, explore the quaint city of Hagi by bicycle, and settle in at a community homestay to truly immerse yourself in the local culture. Of course, there's time before and after to explore Tokyo and Kyoto, making this trip a well-rounded glimpse into Japan's past and present.

Short Itinerary

Day 1.
Tokyo
Day 2.
Tokyo
Day 3.
Tokyo/Nagano
Day 4.
Nagano
Day 5.
Nagano/Otsu
Day 6.
Otsu/Hagi
Day 7.
Hagi
Day 8.
Hagi/Tottori
Day 9.
Tottori/Kyoto
Day 10.
Kyoto
Day 11.
Kyoto

Visited cities (4): Kyoto, Matsumoto, Nagano, Tokyo

 

Remarks

Highlights

  • Spot snow monkeys in Nagano, Relax in the healing waters of an onsen, Explore a 16th-century samurai castle, Cycle through the rural town of Hagi, Experience a homestay in a traditional Japanese community.
  • Wander off the beaten path away from Japan's big cities and popular sites with this 11-day tour that takes you to destinations that are often overlooked. Visit the treasured castle of Matsumoto and learn about samurai culture, relax in a traditional hot spring-fed onsen, explore the quaint city of Hagi by bicycle, and settle in at a community homestay to truly immerse yourself in the local culture. Of course, there's time before and after to explore Tokyo and Kyoto, making this trip a well-rounded glimpse into Japan's past and present.

Included in Price

  • 3 breakfasts, 3 dinners
  • Your G for Good Moment: Hagi Community Homestay, Hagi
    Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group
    Your Hands-On Moment: Traditional Paper-making Lesson, Mihomisumi. Modern Tokyo walking tour. Zenkoji Temple visit (Nagano). Jigokudani Monkey Park visit (Nagano). Matsumoto Castle visit. Hagi Community Homestay welcome ceremony. Hagi cycling tour. Tottori sand dunes visit. Tottori fish market visit. Fushimi Inari Taisha shrine visit. Japan Rail (JR) pass (7 days). All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.

Travel Package

DescriptionComing from Going to
Tour Tokyo Kyoto

This is an Organised Group Tour: the itinerary has been predefined by the tour operator. The tour destinations, duration, accommodations, departure dates and the price are fix. You can join, enjoy and meet other people.

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