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Add some extra touring to your holiday and discover Japan's spiritual heart. Admire the stunning vermillion torii gates at Fushimi Inari Shrine and stroll along the delightful Philosopher's Path.
Cherry Blossom season is the most popular time of the year to visit Japan. With over 40 of our 2024 Cherry Blossom departures sold out already, the remaining dates are bound to sell out soon.
Arrive in Japan's ancient capital and make your own way to the hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure.
Explore the former imperial capital with a knowledgable local guide using public transportation. Start at either the magnificent Fushimi Inari Shrine or the Gekkeikan Okura Sake Museum. Visit the unique Sanjusangendo Temple, the beautiful temples of Kodaji and Kenninji before strolling down the streets of Gion, Kyoto's famous geisha district. Stop at Gion Corner, a showcase for the seven professional performance arts. (B)
Meet your guide in the hotel lobby and use public transportation to reach Nijo, an ornamental castle built as the Kyoto residence of the Tokugawa shoguns. Continue to Heian shrine, famous for its huge vermillion torii gate. In the afternoon, visit Eikando Temple before continuing to Ginkakuji and the Philosopher's Path, a pleasant walk along a stone path which follows a canal lined by hundreds of cherry trees. (B)
Your day is at leisure until the time comes to make your way to the airport independently for your onward journey. (B)
Places Visited: Kyoto (3N)
All of our tour departures include international flights and taxes in the price. If the dates we have available for this tour don't suit your needs, or you are not sure travelling as part of a group is for you, maybe a Private Tour would be more ideal. If your tour departs in less than 30 days, please call our travel experts to book.
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Departures for Solo travellers only are available for this tour on selected
In addition to being for solos only these departures feature smaller group sizes, free airport lounge access and complimentary cocktails on arrival.
There are no dedicated Solo departures for this year. You can enjoy any of our tours with no Single Supplement on our Happy to Share option or explore the solo departures in other years.
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