[For JR Kansai Wide Area Pass Holders] Kyoto, Amanohashidate, Kinosaki Onsen & Himeji in 5 Days / Operates from 2

Highlights

This tour is for JR Kansai Wide Area Pass Holders only. 1. Overnight stays in Kyoto, Amanohashidate, Kinosaki Onsen & Himeji. Hotels are in convenient locations for sightseeing and traveling. Breakfast each day included. 2. Stay in a hot spring hotel for Days 2 and 3. Dinner is Japanese cuisine that uses local seasonal ingredients of each region. 3. Day 2 includes a bus tour around the three most famous sightseing spots of Kyoto - Kiyomizudera Temple, Kinkaku-ji Temple and Ginkaku-ji Temple - using a multilingual earphone guide. 4. Day 4 involves a trip to Takeda Castle Ruins (entrance ticket included), which is nicknamed 'Japan's Machu Picchu' and also 'Castle in the Air.' Free time to explore on your own. 5. Visit Himeji Castle, a World Heritage Site, on Day 5 (entrance ticket included.) Please enjoy exploring at your own pace. Free time to explore on your own. *Since this is an independent plan, a tour conductor will not accompany the trip. We will provide all the necessary documents such as the final itinerary sheet and coupons so that customers can deal with the admin on their own during the trip. These will be handed to you at the overnight hotel on Day 1. [Additional Information] 【Tour inclusions】 *Accommodation (Kyoto, Amanohashidate, Kinosaki Onsen & Himeji), meals (breakfast x 4/dinner x 2), Kyoto sightseeing bus tour (Day 2), Takeda Castle Ruins admission (Day 4), Himei Castle admission (Day 5) and taxes. None of these expenses will be refunded even if the participant does not use them for whatever reason. *Items not included: Any expenses not specified in the itinerary (e.g. personal expenses, optional tours.) 【Infants】 *0 year olds participate free but beddings, meals and sightseeing bus seat are not provided. *1~5 years olds: JPY2,700. (Hotel in Amanohashidate on Day 2 is JPY1,620 and Shinzan Rakutei on Day 3 is JPY1,080.) Please pay at check-in. Beddings, meals and sightseeing bus seat are not included. Please provide the age of your infant if they will be participating on the tour. 【About Child/Infant Price】 The Child/Infant price applies when there are two Adults in one room. If a room has 1 adult and 1 child or infant, the younger guest will be charged the Adult rate. [Attention] *Refunds are not available if you do not use the sightseeing bus or entrance tickets. *The Kyoto sightseeing bus might change the places visited at short notice due to unforeseen local incidents. ~Takeda Castle Ruins opening times~ May: 8:00~18:00 (last admission 17:30) 1 June - 31 Aug: 6:00~18:00 (last admission 17:30) 1 Sep - 30 Nov: 4:00~17:00 (last admission 16:30) ~Himeji Castle opening times~ May 1 - Aug 31: 9:00~17:00 (Castle closes at 18:00) Outside summer months: 9:00~16:00 (Castle closes at 17:00) *We will not be responsible for any delays, shortenings or omissions made to the itinerary due to circumstances beyond our control (traffic, weather etc.) *A decision on whether to cancel the tour will be decided by 3pm Japan Standard Time one day before the tour date. We will inform you by e-mail. *The amended Act on the Protection of Personal Information came into effect on 30 May 2017. Customer information (name, age, gender etc.) may be forwarded to the hotels or necessary entities for the purpose of making tour arrangements. This condition shall be deemed to have been accepted by the customer upon completion of the reservation.

Itinerary

Day 1
  • Breakfast: 0
  • Lunch: 0
  • Dinner: 0
  • Light meal: 0
  • Travel using the JR Pass JR Kyoto StationTravel New Miyako Hotel Check-in is from 14:00. Free time after arrival.

Day 2
  • Breakfast: 1
  • Lunch: 0
  • Dinner: 1
  • Light meal: 0
  • Breakfast at the hotel. Check-out is 11:00. Travel Visit the 3 famous sights of Kyoto JR Kyoto Karasumaguchi Exit [Depart 9:30~11:00] *Please arrive at least 15 mins before and exchange your coupon for the actual ticket Kinkaku-ji Temple (35 mins)Ginkaku-ji Temple (45 mins) Kiyomizudera Temple (110 mins *Please have lunch on your own in the area.) JR Kyoto Karasumaguchi Exit. Free time after the tour finishes. Travel using the JR Pass JR Amanohashidate StationTravel Amanohashidate Hotel Check-in is from 15:00. Free time after arrival. Dinner is Japanese Kaiseki set course meal.

Day 3
  • Breakfast: 1
  • Lunch: 0
  • Dinner: 1
  • Light meal: 0
  • Breakfast at the hotel. Check-out is 10:00. Travel using the JR Pass- JR Kinosaki Onsen Station Travel *Please use the shuttle bus that departs from the station to each hotel. (Outbound only/free) Shinzan Rakutei Check-in is from 15:00. Free time after arrival. Kinosaki Onsen. Pass to all 7 outdoor baths included! The open air baths in the resort are known for bringing good luck, especially child bearing. Please enjoy sampling the seven baths as you explore the streets of the town. The pass to the hot springs will be given to you at check-in. Details will be provided in the final itinerary sheet. Dinner is Japanese Kaiseki set course meal.

Day 4
  • Breakfast: 1
  • Lunch: 0
  • Dinner: 0
  • Light meal: 0
  • Breakfast at the hotel. Check-out is 10:00. Travel using the JR Pass JR Takeda Station Travel *To get to Takeda Castle Ruins, it is recommended to get the Tenku Bus from Takeda Station. [City bus/fare: Adult JPY260, Child (under 12) JPY130] Takeda Castle Ruins Free to explore Japan's Machu Picchu! Afterwards, onto Himeji. Travel using the JR Pass- JR Himeji Station and travelHotel Nikko Himeji Check-in is from 15:00. Free time after arrival.

Day 5
  • Breakfast: 1
  • Lunch: 0
  • Dinner: 0
  • Light meal: 0
  • Breakfast at the hotel. Check-out is 12:00. Travel Himeji Castle Free to explore the World Heritage Site. After the visit, the tour ends. Travel using the JR Pass-



Detail

Departure place

Designated place (Kyoto)

Meeting Time

-

Destination

Kyoto, Hyogo

Language
  • English

  • Chinese

Language Support

This particular course is operated as a free plan tour, therefore there will not be any language support from a tour conductor. We will however, provide the final confirmation and itinerary in the preferred language of your choice.

Minimum number of participants for operation

2 Person(s)

*When the participants does not reach the number above, the tour will not be operated. If this is the case, those who have made a reservation will be informed of the matter by 14 days prior to the scheduled departure date (by 4 days prior to the departure in case of a Day-tour).

Minimum number of participants for booking

1 Person(s)

Cancellation policy Tour Condition