LIGHTENING fast journeys on the Shinkansen, a trip to Mt Fuji, a lesson in origami and calligraphy and days of superb Japanese cuisine is all possible for less now with Wendy Wu Tours Earlybird savings of up to $360 per person on fully inclusive group tours in Japan, when booked by September 18.
Wendy Wu’s Essential Japan package covers the main highlights including major cities, beautiful landscapes, lakes and rivers, historical temples and shrines during a 12-day itinerary which has five departures in March and April next year and begins with a three-night stay in Tokyo.
The tour then takes in the most photographed mountain in the world, Mount Fuji and the surrounding area known as the Fuji Five Lakes region, pay respect at the Peace Park and Museum in Hiroshima and enjoy a day trip to the famous island Miyajima to view the Floating Torii Gate. The tour then visits the home of the Geisha- Kyoto and explores the UNESCO World Heritage listed Himeji Castle- which stands in its original form untouched by war, earthquakes or fire.
The tour is now priced from $8190 per person twin share and includes return airfares with Cathay Pacific departing Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth, nine nights’ accommodation with all meals, comprehensive sightseeing with a National Escort and English-speaking guides and all transportation within Japan. Fuel levy is also included and is subject to change.