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Evergreen Japan 2020

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3 1 1 1 2 2 Mount Fuji Mount Fuji JAPAN JAPAN 3 Tokyo Nikko Hakone Takayama Shirakawa-go Kanazawa Kyoto Hiroshima Osaka Nara Miyajima Island YOU'RE INVITED • Spend the night in a traditional Japanese ryokan • Join a local expert and learn the craft of making sarubobo dolls • Participate in a tea ceremony with a local tea master • Partake in a special temple lunch at Tenryuji temple • Ride like a local through Kyoto on a rickshaw • Have the honour of taking part in a traditional Japanese dinner with a maiko (apprentice geisha) DINING HIGHLIGHTS • 20 superb meals including: 13 Full Breakfasts (FB), 1 Highlight Lunch (HL), 5 Dinners (D) & 1 Highlight Dinner (HD) • Welcome and farewell dinners • Visit Hakone which affords opportunities to view Mt. Fuji • Visit the beautifully preserved old town of Takayama including Miyagawa morning market, Takayama Jinya, and Matsurino Mori Festival Museum • Enjoy a visit to the ancient village of Shirakawa-go with it's thatched roofed houses • Learn the traditions and legends of the samurai in Kanazawa with a visit to Nomura Samurai House • Spend three nights in historic Kyoto • In Kyoto visit Higashiyama district, Kiyomizu temple, Nijo Castle, Kinkakuji (Golden Pavilion), Arashiyama's bamboo groves and the Nonomiya shrine • In Hiroshima, take a ferry to Miyajima Island and see the Floating Torii Gate, and visit Peace Memorial Park and Museum • Tour majestic Osaka Castle and take in views of Osaka from the Umeda Sky Building • The services of an Evergreen Tour Director • 14 day Japan touring experience • Premium First Class hotels including all service charges and porterage# • Experience two journeys on the famed bullet train and one on the express train + • Sightseeing by modern air conditioned coaches • Return airport transfers^ • All tipping and gratuities • Spend three nights in the fascinating city of Tokyo • Tour Tokyo including the Meiji Shrine, Roppongi Hills Observation Deck and Tokyo's old town, Asakusa • Spend the day in Nikko visiting the Toshogu Shrine complex, Chuzenji Lake and Kegon Waterfall • See Hakone shrine, take a Pirate Boat ride on Lake Ashi * and ride the Ropeway enjoying views of the Owakudani Valley INCLUDED IN YOUR PRICE population of deer who roam freely. Next stop is Nara's most celebrated shrine, Kasuga Taisha, famous for its hundreds of bronze and stone lanterns. From Nara, travel to the iconic Fushimi Inari Shrine. Featured in the movie "Memoirs of a Geisha", this shrine is known for its thousands of red torii gates leading up and through the sacred forest of Mount Inari. This is a highlight of any visit to Japan. Day 11: Kyoto – Hiroshima via Bullet Train (FB,D) Morning free in Kyoto before departing. Discover More: Learn the samurai way with a Samurai Kembu Lesson. All aboard the high speed bullet train (Shinkansen) to Hiroshima + . Sit back and take an experience like no other with a ride on this amazing engineering marvel. Hiroshima is unenviably remembered for the atomic bomb that was dropped during WWII. Peace Memorial Park and museum stand as a stark reminder of the devastation caused, but also the progress made. Two Night Stay: Sheraton Grand Hiroshima. Day 12: Hiroshima Sightseeing (FB) Travel by local train to board a ferry to Miyajima Island. This is a small sacred island located in the Inland Sea and has been a holy place of Shintoism since the earliest times. Here you will find perhaps the most photographed site in Japan; The Floating Torii Gate. Take the ferry back and transfer to Peace Memorial Park on a relaxing boat trip. This park is dedicated to the legacy of Hiroshima as the first city in history to suffer a nuclear attack. The park's main attraction is the Peace Memorial Museum, which provides an opportunity to learn about the devastating effects the A-bomb had on the city of Hiroshima and its people. After visiting the museum, take a local tram back to your hotel. Day 13: Hiroshima – Osaka via Bullet Train (FB,D) Reboard the high-speed bullet train bound for Osaka for your final adventure on this remarkable train + . On arrival in Osaka, be taken on a city tour. First stop is the majestic Osaka Castle, one of Japan's most famous castles. The contrast between the old Osaka Castle park with its large stone walls and the surrounding skyscrapers provides an excellent example of the balance between modern Japan and its rich cultural heritage. Continue to Dotonbori district and stop at the Umeda Sky Building. Here enjoy unobstructed 360-degree view of Osaka from the open-air observatory. Tonight enjoy a farewell dinner with your newfound friends. Overnight Stay: Hotel Granvia Osaka. Day 14: Depart Osaka (FB) Transfer to the airport for your departure flight^. We hope you enjoyed your visit to Japan and look forward to welcoming you back on another Evergreen cruise or tour. Sayonara! Discover More Tokyo Yakatabune Dinner Cruise with return transfers $295 Kyoto Samurai Kembu Lesson $135 Kyoto Samurai Kembu Lesson with return transfers $365 Full Deposit (required within 2 days of booking) $1,000 pp DEPARTURE DATES & PRICES Other Touring Information Prices are per person in AUD. Tour itinerary and prices valid for departures 01 March 2020 to 30 November 2020. * Lake Ashi Pirate boat cruise is subject to weather conditions. #Takayama accommodation does not include porterage. +When taking inter city trains you will be required to pack down to a day pack as your main luggage will be transferred by a separate vehicle. ^Arrival and departure transfers are by a shared service and are not private. Discover More: Please enquire for full details. Tour Maps: Any tour maps or other route depictions are intended as an indication only and should not be relied upon. For full terms and conditions please see the back cover or refer to our website www.evergreentours.com.au. 14 Day Tokyo to Osaka EJTO 2020 Departures Twin Share Single Room March 22 $9,695 $11,795 May 17 $9,595 $11,595 October 20 $9,595 $11,595 Departs in cherry blossom season Discover More Contact us for full details You're Invited Full details on pages 4–5 9 evergreentours.com.au Discover Japan Night Stopovers Land Content Ferry Content Rail Content Map provided as a guide only. Please refer to terms & conditions. SAVE UP TO AN EXTRA $1,900 * PER COUPLE See page 6

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