b'Discovery 63known for its high-quality timber and skilled carpenters. Includes: Return flights & transfersAccommodation in 3 & Day 8: Shirakawago. As we make our way to Kanazawa, we4-star hotels & traditional Japanese style guesthouseSingle stop for the day at the beautiful village of Shirakawago. Day 9:room with private facilitiesTwin share room Japanese style in KanzawaMarsh of Gold. Sometimes referred to as little KyotoEiheijiWelcome drinkBreakfast daily, 7 dinners & 3 lunches with its rival of historical sights and culture, the city derived its Same day luggage forwarding service between Tokyo/name from the story of a peasant who washed gold dust fromMatsumoto & Kyoto/TokyoFull day sightseeing tour of Tokyo potatoes into a well. We visit the Kenrokuen gardens which areincluding Meiji ShrineBoat ride on Sumidagawa RiverExpress ranked in the top 3 gardens of Japan. Day 10: DaianzenJi. Onetrain from Tokyo to MatsumotoTrip to the historic Matsumoto of the highlights of the tour today is the famous temple complexCastleWalk a section of the Nakasendo WayTakayama Floats of Daianzen-ji where we can take part in a Sanrou zen BuddhistMuseum & Kusakabe MuseumVisit Shirakawago with Japanese experience with meditation. Day 11: Kyoto. Today we will haveWashi paper making experienceSightseeing in Kenokuen a unique chance to have afternoon tea and talk with a Maikogardens & Nomura HouseVisit of the famous Eihiji Temple (Geisha). Day 12: Kyoto. Highlights of our stay include the Ryoanjicomplex with Buddhism experienceTea & talk with Geisha in zen garden, Kinkakuji golden pavilion & Arashiyama which is aa tea houseSightseeing in KyotoVisit to Fushimi Inari & Nijo scenic area just outside of town by the river and home to TenryujiCastleBullet Train from Kyoto to TokyoLocal Tour Leader temple. Day 13: Kyoto. Today we will discover the Fushimi Inarithroughout (an expat Japan expert)Shrine, dedicated to the Shinto god of rice and finish the day at Nijo Castle; once the samurai headquarters of Japan when theDate 13ntscity of Kyoto was once capital. Day 14: KyotoTokyo. Returning30 May 20 from 5665to the capital as we travel by Shinkansen Bullet Train. Day 15: Depart for home.03 Oct 20 from 5625The full itinerary can be found on our website.020 8951 2901|solosholidays.co.uk'