Embark on a 10-day adventure through Japan, exploring a diverse range of cities and cultural treasures. This leisurely tour will immerse you in the rich history, natural beauty, and vibrant traditions of Japan.
Day 1: Osaka – City of Modernity
- Start your journey in Osaka, known for its modernity and vibrant street life.
- Explore Osaka Castle and its beautiful garden.
Day 2: Himeji and Hiroshima – Castles and Peace
- Visit the stunning Himeji Castle, a UNESCO World Heritage site.
- Enjoy boating in Himeji.
- Proceed to Hiroshima to explore the Peace Memorial Park, Atomic Genbaku Dome, and Hiroshima Museum.
Day 3: Miyajima Island and Peace
- Journey to Miyajima Island, famous for Itsukushima Shrine and its iconic Torii Gate.
- Explore the island’s natural beauty and spiritual significance.
Day 4: Nagasaki – History and Culture
- Visit Nagasaki’s Huis Ten Bosch theme park, a Dutch-style attraction.
- Explore Glover Garden and the Basilica of the Twenty Six Holy Martyrs.
Day 5: Kobe – Scenic Beauty
- Discover the Kobe Earthquake Museum, dedicated to the Great Hanshin Earthquake.
- Experience the charm of Kobe, known for its scenic beauty and Kobe Beef.
Day 6: Nara – Deer Park and Temples
- Visit Nara Deer Park and Todaiji Temple, home to the Great Buddha statue.
- Explore Nara’s rich cultural heritage.
Day 7: Kyoto – Ancient Capital
- Journey to Kyoto, Japan’s ancient capital.
- Explore the iconic Kiyomizu Dera Temple, Fushimi Inari Shrine, and the Bamboo Grove of Arashiyama.
Day 8: Hakone – Natural Beauty
- Head to Hakone, where you’ll enjoy the view of Mount Fuji.
- Explore the Owakudani boiling valley and relax in an onsen.
Day 9: Tokyo – Metropolis and Tradition
- Visit Tokyo’s Imperial Palace and Ueno Park.
- Explore Chidorigafuchi, Toshogu Shrine, and other historic sites.
- Discover Nikko’s Kegon Fall, Lake Chuzenji, and Edo Wonderland.
Day 10: Nikko – Nature and History
- Conclude your journey in Nikko, where nature and history blend harmoniously.
- Return to Tokyo for your departure.
This 10-day itinerary includes accommodations, meals, transportation, and sightseeing, providing you with a comprehensive and immersive experience of Japan’s cultural, historical, and natural wonders. From bustling metropolises to serene natural landscapes, your journey is a tapestry of Japan’s beauty and traditions.