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Wendy Wu Christmas In Japan

Wendy Wu Christmas in Japan

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Many choose the festive season to see the world, and there is no better place to explore than Japan! As well as seeing the classic sights of Japan such as the bustling city of Tokyo and iconic Mount Fuji, Christmas Day will be spent exploring Kyoto’s temples before taking the bullet train to Hiroshima for a special dinner cruise on Hiroshima Bay. The tour also includes additional special dinners and experiences to round out your holiday during this festive time!

Christmas Eve in Kyoto
Spend the day exploring the main sights of Kyoto and enjoy a traditional tea ceremony

Christmas Day Dinner Cruise
Dine on a delicious Christmas dinner whilst you glide over Hiroshima Bay

Kinkakuji
Spend Christmas morning at Kyoto’s Golden Temple

Himeji Castle
Admire Japan’s most beautiful castle and its delightful gardens

Days 1-2: Fly to Tokyo
Fly overnight to Japan’s dazzling capital. Depending on your arrival time, the rest of the day is free for you to start exploring.
(No meals, Dinner)

Day 3: Discover Tokyo
Begin the day with a walk through the Imperial Palace East Garden, followed by a visit to the National Museum. After lunch, venture to the Asakusa Kannon Temple and Nakamise Shopping Arcade. Finish the day with a trip to the Skytree’s observation deck and enjoy panoramic views of the city.
(Breakfast, lunch, and dinner)

Day 4: Meiji Shrine
In the morning, take a relaxing stroll across the Hamarikyu Gardens before visiting the famous Meiji Shrine. End today’s touring with a drive past the famous Shiibuya Crossing. The afternoon is then yours to enjoy at leisure.
(Breakfast, lunch, and dinner)

Day 5: Mount Fuji and Fuji Five Lake
Journey through the foothills of Mount Fuji where you’ll ascend to the 5th station, 2000 metres up the mountain (weather permitting). After lunch, head to Itchiku Kubota Museum to see elaborate silk creations and its beautiful gardens. You’ll also get the chance to explore Iyashi no Sato Historical Village on the shores of Lake Saiko.
(Breakfast, lunch, and dinner)

Day 6: Bullet Train to Kyoto
Visit Oshino Hakkai where you’ll learn how to make traditional soba noodles which you’ll enjoy for lunch. Later in the afternoon, transfer to Mishima station and board your bullet train to Kyoto.
(Breakfast, lunch, and dinner)

Day 7: Explore Kyoto – Christmas Eve
Enjoy a full day tour of the city, beginning with Kiyomizu Temple. Here, you’ll get the chance to immerse yourself in culture with a tea ceremony and origami workshops. After, explore the expansive Fushimi Inari Shrine. In the evening, enjoy a Christmas feast at a local restaurant, surrounded by street decorations, illuminations and Christmas markets
(Breakfast, lunch, and dinner)

Day 8: Journey to Hiroshima – Christmas Day
Merri Kurisumasu! Begin Christmas day by visiting Ryoanji Temple, home to the country’s most famous zen garden and Kinkakuji Temple, the Golden Pavilion. Make your way to Osaka and have lunch in the vibrant Dotonbori district. In the afternoon, continue onto Hiroshima where you’ll end the day with a Christmas dinner cruise on Hiroshima Bay.
(Breakfast, lunch, and dinner)

Day 9: Hiroshima and Miyajima
Take a ferry to the holy island of Miyajima and visit the Itsukushima Shrine. While here, enjoy some free time and take an optional ride on the cable car up Mount Misen. Return to Hiroshima, where you can take time to reflect at the Peace Memorial Park and Museum and visit the Orizuru Tower.
(Breakfast, lunch, and dinner)

Day 10: Himeji Castle
Travel to Himeji to visit its famous castle. Learn about its history before strolling through Kokoen, the gardens across the moat. Transfer to Osaka for the night and enjoy a pre- New Years Dinner.
(Breakfast, lunch, and dinner)

Day 11: Fly Osaka to UK
Fly to the UK, arriving home the same or following day
(Breakfast)

You’ll spend 9 nights in 3*+ and 4* accommodation

Origami
Learn the traditions and technique of origami in a hands-on experience.

Soba noodles
Learn how to make one of Japan’s most famous dishes before enjoying your creation for lunch.

Geisha Culture
In Kyoto, meet a geisha and learn about their fascinating culture.

– 3* plus and 4* Accommodation
– All meals: 9 breakfasts, 8 lunches and 9 dinners
– International flights and current taxes
– Touring with guides
– Entrance fees
– Domestic transport
– Japan visa fees

– Based on London Heathrow departures
– Flight upgrades available on request
– Regional UK departures available

All tour departures include international flights and taxes in the price. Please note, prices listed are guide prices only and don’t include any additional supplements. Holiday prices are fluid and dynamic and may be changed at a moment’s notice, prior to booking, at which point they are confirmed. Please call the team free on 0800 707 6229 for extra savings, more departure dates and a quote.

Classic
See the classic sights in the company of expert guides so you can really understand the history and culture of the destination. On Wendy Wu classic tours everything is taken care of, leaving you to sit back and enjoy the experience to the full. The tours are fully inclusive with all meals and a comprehensive touring programme.

This tour has a maximum group size of 28 people.

This tour has a physical rating of 1. A reasonable level of fitness is required but it’s more about spending time on your feet rather than covering large distances. You’ll be getting on and off coaches and boats, walking around the sights and climbing some steps.

Please call us free on 0800 707 6229 for pricing and availability

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11 Days

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