Ancient Empires—Beijing To Tokyo

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Run by: G Adventures

Reference number: ACCJ

From: £2719.15

Explore two ancient nations in 16 well-packed days on this unique journey that takes you from the epic lengths of the Great Wall of China to the poetic views of Mt Fuji. Hop aboard trains and ferries and face an army of Terracotta Warriors for a historical encounter you won’t soon forget. Spend nights in a traditional ryokan and a shukubo temple lodging for an authentic Japanese experience. Our CEOs will take you off the beaten track to reveal the cultural treasures of the region’s ancient sites.

Day 1 Beijing

Arrive at any time.

Day 2 Beijing

Enjoy an included visit to the Great Wall.

Day 3 Beijing/Xi’an

Take the Beijing metro to visit the Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square. Later, board a fast train to Xi’an.

Day 4 Xi’an/Suzhou (1L)

Enjoy some free time exploring the city before a visit one of China’s greatest archaeological treasures—the Terracotta Warriors. After enjoy a local lunch at a farmhouse before hopping on an overnight train to Suzhou.

Day 5 Suzhou

Visit Suzhou, the "Venice of the East." Explore the Master of the Nets Garden, one of China’s most exquisite gardens.

Day 6 Suzhou/Shanghai

Travel to Shanghai and take an orientation walk along the Bund. After enjoy a Shanghai€robat show.

Day 7 Shanghai

Enjoy free time in this bustling city.

Days 8-9 Shanghai/Osaka

Hop on a flight from Shanghai to Osaka. Take the evening to explore the city.

Day 9 Osaka/Kōyasan (1B, 1D)

Depart early and travel to the centre of Buddhism in Japan and sleep in a temple atop the 800m Mt Koya. Savour a traditional dinner of shojin ryori (Buddhist vegetarian cuisine). Watch the monks pray in the morning.

Day 10 Kōyasan/Hiroshima (1B)

Watch the monks pray in the morning and enjoy a traditional breakfast before travelling to Hiroshima. This afternoon, visit the Peace Park and Memorial Museum commemorating the events of 1945.

Day 11 Hiroshima

Take a ferry ride over to the sacred island of Miyajima to see the famous floating torii gate. Opt to hike around Mt Misen.

Day 12 Hiroshima/Kyoto

Travel to Kyoto and start exploring. Visit the impressive Nijo Castle and gardens, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In the evening, explore the geisha district of Gion on a CEO-led walking tour.

Day 13 Kyoto

Enjoy a visit to the beautiful Fushimi Inari Taisha shrine and walk under the bright torii gates. Opt to shop, stroll along the riverbank, or explore another of Kyoto’s many temples with free time.

Day 14 Kyoto/Hakone (1D)

Take a boat ride on Lake Ashino-ko and a walk along the Old Tokaido Highway, and hopefully catch a glimpse of majestic Mt Fuji. Enjoy a stay in traditional ryokan€commodation, feast on a Japanese multi-course kaiseki meal, soak in the natural hot springs, and sleep on a futon.

Day 15 Hakone/Tokyo (1B)

Head to Tokyo with time to do some last-minute shopping.

Day 16 Tokyo

Depart at any time.

Departures

Departure Date Return Date Availability Price
30/09/2018 15/10/2018 0 £3459.00
03/10/2018 18/10/2018 0 £3459.00
07/10/2018 22/10/2018 3 £3459.00
14/10/2018 29/10/2018 0 £3329.00
17/10/2018 01/11/2018 1 £3329.00
21/10/2018 05/11/2018 0 £3329.00
28/10/2018 12/11/2018 0 £3329.00
04/11/2018 19/11/2018 0 £3199.00
11/11/2018 26/11/2018 0 £3199.00
18/11/2018 03/12/2018 0 £2719.15
25/11/2018 10/12/2018 0 £3199.00
02/12/2018 17/12/2018 0 £3199.00
09/12/2018 24/12/2018 0 £3199.00
11/01/2019 26/01/2019 9 £3199.00
22/02/2019 09/03/2019 2 £3199.00
01/03/2019 16/03/2019 14 £3199.00
15/03/2019 30/03/2019 8 £3199.00
22/03/2019 06/04/2019 7 £3199.00
29/03/2019 13/04/2019 5 £3199.00
05/04/2019 20/04/2019 0 £3399.00
12/04/2019 27/04/2019 9 £3399.00
19/04/2019 04/05/2019 7 £3329.00
26/04/2019 11/05/2019 13 £3459.00
03/05/2019 18/05/2019 15 £3459.00
10/05/2019 25/05/2019 14 £3459.00
17/05/2019 01/06/2019 15 £3399.00
24/05/2019 08/06/2019 8 £3399.00
07/06/2019 22/06/2019 14 £3459.00
14/06/2019 29/06/2019 14 £3459.00
21/06/2019 06/07/2019 15 £3459.00
28/06/2019 13/07/2019 13 £3459.00
05/07/2019 20/07/2019 15 £3459.00
12/07/2019 27/07/2019 14 £3459.00
17/07/2019 01/08/2019 15 £3459.00
19/07/2019 03/08/2019 12 £3459.00
26/07/2019 10/08/2019 13 £3459.00
02/08/2019 17/08/2019 15 £3459.00
09/08/2019 24/08/2019 14 £3459.00
23/08/2019 07/09/2019 15 £3459.00
30/08/2019 14/09/2019 15 £3459.00
04/09/2019 19/09/2019 13 £3399.00
06/09/2019 21/09/2019 13 £3399.00
13/09/2019 28/09/2019 15 £3399.00
20/09/2019 05/10/2019 15 £3399.00
27/09/2019 12/10/2019 13 £3459.00
04/10/2019 19/10/2019 15 £3459.00
11/10/2019 26/10/2019 15 £3329.00
18/10/2019 02/11/2019 15 £3329.00
25/10/2019 09/11/2019 15 £3329.00
01/11/2019 16/11/2019 14 £3199.00
08/11/2019 23/11/2019 15 £3199.00
15/11/2019 30/11/2019 13 £3199.00
10/01/2020 25/01/2020 15 £3199.00
31/01/2020 15/02/2020 15 £3199.00
21/02/2020 07/03/2020 15 £3199.00
06/03/2020 21/03/2020 15 £3199.00
11/03/2020 26/03/2020 15 £3199.00
13/03/2020 28/03/2020 15 £3199.00
20/03/2020 04/04/2020 15 £3199.00
25/03/2020 09/04/2020 15 £3199.00
27/03/2020 11/04/2020 15 £3199.00
01/04/2020 16/04/2020 15 £3399.00
03/04/2020 18/04/2020 15 £3399.00
08/04/2020 23/04/2020 15 £3399.00
10/04/2020 25/04/2020 15 £3399.00
15/04/2020 30/04/2020 15 £3399.00
17/04/2020 02/05/2020 15 £3329.00
24/04/2020 09/05/2020 15 £3329.00
29/04/2020 14/05/2020 15 £3459.00
01/05/2020 16/05/2020 15 £3459.00
08/05/2020 23/05/2020 15 £3459.00
15/05/2020 30/05/2020 15 £3399.00
22/05/2020 06/06/2020 15 £3399.00
29/05/2020 13/06/2020 15 £3399.00
05/06/2020 20/06/2020 15 £3459.00
10/06/2020 25/06/2020 15 £3459.00
12/06/2020 27/06/2020 15 £3459.00
19/06/2020 04/07/2020 15 £3459.00
24/06/2020 09/07/2020 15 £3459.00
26/06/2020 11/07/2020 15 £3459.00
03/07/2020 18/07/2020 15 £3459.00
08/07/2020 23/07/2020 15 £3459.00
10/07/2020 25/07/2020 15 £3459.00
17/07/2020 01/08/2020 15 £3459.00
22/07/2020 06/08/2020 15 £3459.00
24/07/2020 08/08/2020 15 £3459.00
31/07/2020 15/08/2020 15 £3459.00
07/08/2020 22/08/2020 15 £3459.00
14/08/2020 29/08/2020 15 £3459.00
21/08/2020 05/09/2020 15 £3459.00
26/08/2020 10/09/2020 15 £3459.00
28/08/2020 12/09/2020 15 £3459.00
02/09/2020 17/09/2020 15 £3399.00
04/09/2020 19/09/2020 15 £3399.00
11/09/2020 26/09/2020 15 £3399.00
16/09/2020 01/10/2020 15 £3399.00
18/09/2020 03/10/2020 15 £3399.00
25/09/2020 10/10/2020 15 £3399.00
30/09/2020 15/10/2020 15 £3459.00
02/10/2020 17/10/2020 15 £3459.00
09/10/2020 24/10/2020 15 £3459.00
14/10/2020 29/10/2020 15 £3329.00
16/10/2020 31/10/2020 15 £3329.00
23/10/2020 07/11/2020 15 £3329.00
28/10/2020 12/11/2020 15 £3329.00
30/10/2020 14/11/2020 15 £3329.00
06/11/2020 21/11/2020 15 £3199.00
11/11/2020 26/11/2020 15 £3199.00
13/11/2020 28/11/2020 15 £3199.00
20/11/2020 05/12/2020 15 £3199.00
27/11/2020 12/12/2020 15 £3199.00
09/12/2020 24/12/2020 15 £3199.00
11/12/2020 26/12/2020 15 £3199.00

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