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JAPAN: 8 Day Golden Route Tour Including Flights For Two

Where neon-soaked streets meet mountain ranges.


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Scratch the surface of Japan’s buzzing cultural havens, natural wonders and majestic ancient architecture on this incredible 8 day tour, traversing the golden route through Osaka, Kyoto, Mt. Fuji and more!

  • Return International Flights for Two
  • 5 Nights of Fantastic Hotel Accommodation for Two with Daily Breakfast
  • Uncover Ancient Castles and Shrines in Kyoto, Get Snuggly with Deers in Nara and Drink to Your Fortune from Otowa Waterfall


  • Return International Flights for Two
  • 5 Nights of Fantastic Hotel Accommodation for Two with Daily Breakfast
  • Transportation via Air Conditioned Coach as per the Itinerary
  • Tours, Sightseeing and Admissions as per the Itinerary
  • Bullet Train (Shinkansen) from Kyoto to Shizuoka
  • Local English-Speaking Tour Guides


  • Osaka – Plaza Osaka or similar
  • Kyoto – Apa Hotel Kyoto-Ekimae or similar
  • Shizuoka – Hotel Crown Palais Hamamatsu or similar
  • Tokyo – Tobu Hotel Levant or similar


  • Available for departure on one of the following dates:


  • 8, 26* September
  • 20 October
  • 10*, 17 November


  • 4, 11, 18*, 25* March
  • 1*, 4*, 8*, 15* April
  • 20 May
  • 10 June
  • 19 August
  • 2 September
  • 14, 28* October
  • 4*, 11*, 18 November

  • *A High Season surcharge of $350 per person applies for departures on these dates
  • Book early to secure your preferred dates!


  1. Select your preferred package option, click on Add to Cart and follow the payment prompts
  2. Once you have completed your purchase, you will be emailed a confirmation and online booking form
  3. Complete your booking form as soon as possible to lock in your holiday!

For any other assistance or enquiries please contact or call us on 1300 517 210.


  • See the best that Japan has on offer on this incredible 8 day golden route tour, weaving your way through buzzing neon-soaked alleyways, ancient shrines, stunning natural icons and gorgeous wildlife.
  • Breathe in the fresh forest air of Nara Park, weaving through trails to reach the breathtaking 15m high golden Buddha at Todaiji Temple. Try to grab a photo opportunity with wild deer along the way!
  • Cross Edo-era double moats at Nijo Castle, once home to the Tokugawa Shogunate and admire the blinding beauty of the Golden Pavillion, covered with thin layers of pure gold.
  • Marvel at majestic views of Mt Fuji from 5th Station and visit Oishi Park for luminous Lake Kawaguchi vistas.
  • Uncover the streets and sights of Tokyo, marvelling at the views from the Shinjuku Municipal Observation Building, visiting the iconic Meiji Shrine and snaking your way through Nakamise shopping strip.


Day 1: Depart Australia

Konichiwa Japan! Pack your bags for the adventure of a lifetime as you board your international flight to Osaka.

Day 2: Arrive in Osaka

Yokoso! Once you’ve touched down in Japan’s ‘kitchen’ you’ll be transferred to your hotel.

Day 3: Osaka – Nara – Kyoto (B)

Start your morning with a visit to Nara, the first capital city of Japan. Stop at the Todaiji Temple, home to the largest Buddha statue in the world. Make sure to pet the holy deers surrounding the temple and in Nara Park!

Then, drink to your fortune from the streams of the Otowa Waterfall and admire views of Kyoto from the breathtaking Kiyomizu-dera Temple, located on the side of Mt. Otowa.

Day 4: Kyoto – Shizuoka (B)

Cross Edo-era double moats, wander past traditional buildings, massive walls and watchtowers into Nijo Castle today, the Kyoto residence of the Tokugawa Shogunate.

Then, get your camera ready as you head to Kinkakuji, a sun blinding ‘Golden Pavillion’ adorned with thin layers of pure gold. Later, cross the Togetsu Bridge and board a Shinkansen to Tokyo.

Day 5: Tokyo – Mt. Fuji 5th Station (B)

Take a trip this morning to the Mt. Fuji 5th Station, where you can enjoy breathtaking mountainscapes on a clear day and views of the Fuji Five Lakes. Continue onto Oishi Park for luminous Lake Kawaguchiko vistas before returning to Tokyo.

Day 6: Tokyo (B)

Explore all that remains of an Edo-era paradise with a visit to the beautifully manicured Hama-Rikyu Gardens, before cruising the watercolour Sumida River and visiting Asakusa Kannon Temple (Sensoji Temple), the oldest Buddhist temple in Japan.

Next stop – Nakamise shopping street. Cap off your day with a visit the iconic Meji Shrine and Shinjuku Municipal Observation Building for panoramic Tokyo vistas.

Day 7: Tokyo – Depart for Australia (B)

Sayonara Tokyo! Bid farewell to your travel buddies this morning as you transfer to the airport for your flight home to Australia.

Day 8: Arrive Australia

Welcome home!

B = Breakfast


Buying and Booking:

  • Buy now – limited time offer!
  • Top Tip: Book early to secure your preferred dates!
  • 14 day booking guarantee – if you can’t book your preferred dates within 14 days we will refund you in full. See T&Cs here
  • Bookings are non changeable & non refundable once your travel dates are confirmed

Flight Information:

  • Flights depart from Melbourne or Sydney
  • Flights from Brisbane, Adelaide or Perth are available for an additional $300 per person
  • Flights are economy class with China Eastern, Southern China Airlines or similar, subject to availability
  • A flight amendment surcharge of $250 per person applies for early arrivals and later departures, plus any additional airfares and taxes
  • Flights are subject to specific promotional economy fare availability
  • Flights may not be direct or operate daily
  • Stopovers are available upon request
  • Subject to availability


  • Not valid with any other offer
  • Valid for 2 people, twin share
  • Group size – minimum 2, maximum 40
  • Travelling solo? A single supplement of $950 applies to those wishing to travel alone

Package Excludes:

  • Travel insurance – strongly recommended
  • Anything not listed in the Itinerary

Travel Advice:

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  • Your passport must be valid for at least 6 months after your trip overseas
  • A visa may be required for your destination or any countries you are transiting. It is your responsibility to ensure you obtain a valid visa. Please visit to assist you with any requirements.
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International Flights Included

International Flights Included

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