Amazing Japan's 16 Day Highlights (suggested walks/hikes included in package itinerary)
It is easy to fall for Japan’s culture and attractions as well as their amazing nature walks.
3 nights in Tokyo: Explore Tokyo visiting the Ueno Park if Cherry blossom season, visit the Ameyoko markets for some authentic local markets and Akihabara, the famous electronics area of Tokyo. Explore some of Tokyo’s impressive gardens located in this huge metropolis and enjoy Tokyo’s most famous shrine, Meiji shrine. While in Tokyo you will be also able to enjoy some nature walking at Mt Takao, visit Yoyogi Park, Shinjuku, Shibuya and more.
2 nights in Matsumoto: Visit one of Japan’s best original castles with the lovely Japan Alps as the background scenery. Enjoy some historical and scenic walks and get a better understanding that Japan is more than just cities but has some amazing nature and incredible rural history as well. Itinerary suggestions can be tweaked to suit interests and tastes.
4 nights in Kansai: Depending on one’s preference the accommodation can vary for Kansai. Enjoy the history, culture and nature of Kyoto, the vibrancy and food of Osaka and much more. Enjoy nature walks or just take it easy strolling some of the amazing gardens. This region has so much to offer the visitor from young and old to families, couples and individuals. There is so much to do that we need to discuss with clients their interests before writing up the itinerary as one could stay in this region for many more nights and keep busy. For the more serious walkers/hikers the Kumano Kodo could be added in easily.
2 nights in Kurashiki: Explore one of Japan’s best historical districts and a must go to place or any art lover. Enjoy history, architecture, gardens, castles and more in this amazing part of Japan. Depending on what interests you we will alter the suggested sightseeing to accommodate where possible the different interests in gardens, history or art and architecture..
4 nights in Chugoku region: This area of Japan offers more than most realize. Take in the significance and importance of Peace Park and the Museum to the beauty of the Shukkeien garden and the nearby sacred island of Miyajima. Enjoy some wonderful walking and much more before making your way home and saying farewell to Amazing Japan. For many it is not goodbye to Japan but see you again.