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Japan entdecken

  • Mt. Fuji - der schönste Berg der Welt
  • Besichtigung der Burg Kanazawa
  • Ausflug zur Insel Miyajima mit Blick auf das berühmte Torii, eines der Wahrzeichen Japans
  • Kenroku-en - einer der drei perfekten Gärten Japans
  • Hiroshima - Friedensgedenkpark & Friedensmuseum
  • Tradition & Moderne in Kyoto
  • Tokio - Shopping in den Geschäften der Megacity
  • Einblick in die Vergangenheit in Takayamas Museumsdorf
  • Überblick
  • Leistungen
  • Reiseverlauf
  • Termine & Preise
  • Zusatzinformationen

14 Tage Japan

ab 2.895 € %-Aktion Anfragen oder buchen

Japan ist ein faszinierender Mix aus Ost und West. Tauche ein in die fantastische Kombination aus Tradition und Moderne und lerne die Geschichte, Religionen und Bräuche einer außergewöhnlichen Nation kennen. Tokio, die malerischen Gärten von Kyoto, der weltberühmte Mt. Fuji, das berühmt-berüchtigte Hiroshima, die Burg Kanazawa, kunstvolle Tempel, Pagoden, Schreine und Paläste erwarten dich. Trinke Sake, gehe in einigen der größten Einkaufszentren der Welt shoppen, tauche ein in die tragische Vergangenheit von Hiroshima, gehe auf die Suche nach den weltberühmten Geishas und lass dich auf deiner Reise gefangen nehmen von der Kultur eines außergewöhnlichen Landes.

1. Tag: Tokyo
2. Tag: Tokyo - Kanazawa
3. Tag: Kanazawa
4. Tag: Kanazawa - Takayama
5. Tag: Takayama
6. Tag: Takayama - Hiroshima
7. Tag: Hiroshima
8. Tag: Hiroshima - Kyoto
9. Tag: Kyoto
10. Tag: Kyoto
11. Tag: Kyoto - Fujikawaguchiko
12. Tag: Fujikawaguchiko - Tokyo
13. Tag: Tokyo
14. Tag: Tokyo

Leistungen enthalten

  • Japan Rundreise gemäß Programm
  • Transporte, Unterbringung und Verpflegung gemäß Programm
  • Ausflüge, Aktivitäten und Besichtigungen gemäß Reiseverlauf
  • Besuch des Hida No Sato Museusmdorfes (Takayama)
  • Besichtigung der Kanazawa-Burg und des Kenroku-en Garten
  • Besichtigung der Samurai- und Geisha-Bezirke
  • Hiroshima Friedensmuseum
  • Ausflug zur Insel Miyajima
  • Besichtigung der Burg Nijo und ihrer Gärten (Kyoto)
  • Besichtigung des Goldenen Pavillon Kinaku-ji
  • Besichtigung Daisen-in Tempel und Zen-Garten
  • Ausflug zum Fushimi Inari Schrein in Kyoto
  • Wanderung in der Fünf-Seen-Region
  • Kaiseki-Abendessen
  • Japan Rail Pass für 14 Tage
  • Besuch im Onsen-Spa

Leistungen nicht enthalten

  • Nicht genannte Mahlzeiten und Getränke
  • Optionale Ausflüge und Aktivitäten
  • Persönliche Ausgaben, Trinkgelder

Unterbringung

11x Mittelklasse-Hotel
2x einfaches Hotel
Die Unterbringung erfolgt im Doppelzimmer. Alleinreisende teilen sich das Zimmer mit einem/einer weiteren gleichgeschlechtlichen Reiseteilnehmer/in. Die Unterbringung im Einzelzimmer ist bei dieser Reise nicht möglich.

Verpflegung

1x Frühstück, 1x Abendessen
Plane 665-880 USD für nicht inbegriffene Mahlzeiten ein.

Tourbegleitung

Englischsprachige Reiseleitung, lokale Guides

Transportarten

Straßenbahn, öffentlicher Bus, Bahn, Fähre, Zu Fuß

Zusätzliche Übernachtungen

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Optionale Ausflüge / Zusatzleistungen

  • Samurai Spirit Unterrichtsstunde (Aufpreis: 73 €)
  • Sushi Erlebnis in Tokyo (Aufpreis: 169 €)

1. Tag: Tokyo

Arrive at any time. We highly recommend booking pre- or post-accommodation in Tokyo to take full advantage of this spectacular city. Feel free to explore before your welcome meeting, but make sure you’re back in time to meet the group. After introductions, your CEO will review the details of your tour.

Unterkunft: The B Ikebukuro Tokyo, Tokyo

2. Tag: Tokyo - Kanazawa

Arrive in Kanazawa and explore the city's well-preserved geisha district. Take a short train ride to Kanazawa. In the 17th century, this beautifully preserved castle town was Japan's wealthiest, and it became a thriving center for culture and arts.

Enthaltene Aktivitäten:
Higashi Geisha District Visit
Step back in time with a visit to the Higashi Chaya geisha district of Kanazawa. Learn about the geisha culture, prevalent in Kanazawa since the 17th century. Visit the traditional two-storey wooden houses decorated with lattice and discover the traditions behind this iconic Japanese way of life.

Fahrzeit: ca. 3 Std.
Fahrstrecke: ca. 400 km

Unterkunft: Garden Hotel Kanazawa, Kanazawa

3. Tag: Kanazawa

Stroll through Keroku-en, ranked one of the nation's top three gardens before exploring the historic Nagamachi samurai district. After strolling through the expansive gardens of Kenrokuen, opt to stop at the massive Kanazawa castle next door. Kanazawa is also home to many interesting museums, opt to visit one or learn more about local crafts. Loving the food in the city? Take a trip to the local seafood market to see where some of the fresh, tasty ingredients come from.

Optional Activities:
Local Crafts Demonstration
1000JPY per person. If you're lucky, get a hands-on demonstration of how local artisans create their crafts. Learn about lacquer ware, pottery, silk dying and gold leaf application at some of the local craft shops.

Kanazawa Castle Visit
Free-310JPY per person. Visit the massive castle located beside the Kenrokuen Garden. At over 400 years old, the castle has a great history and is the perfect place to wrap up exploration of the gardens.

Enthaltene Aktivitäten:
Kenroku-En Garden Visit
Walk around this breathtaking garden, ranked one of the top three in Japan. With unique bridges, ponds and fountains, pagodas and tea houses there's lots to see here in any season.

Nagamachi Samurai District Walk
Step back in time with a visit to the Nagamachi Samurai district of Kanazawa. Take a walk through the historic samurai district located just below the Kanazawa Castle, where traditionally samurai and their families lived in mud huts.

Unterkunft: Garden Hotel Kanazawa, Kanazawa

4. Tag: Kanazawa - Takayama

Arrive in picturesque Takayama in the afternoon and relax in the traditional Japanese inn.

Optional activities:
Sake Street Visit
Free-400JPY per person. Stroll down this quaint road, lined with sake breweries and vendors, and learn more about this typical Japanese beverage made from fermented rice. Have a sample or two to test it out.

Fahrzeit: ca. 2 Std.

Unterkunft: Minshuku Iwatakan, Takayama

5. Tag: Takayama

Explore the Hida No Sato traditional folk village, and walk the quaint streets of the old town – lined with sake breweries and craft shops. Enjoy the rest of the day to explore the area.
Discover traces of a feudal past in the thatched houses and rice fields. Opt to visit one of the markets or rent a bike and cycle out of the town centre and into the countryside.

Optional Activities:
Takayama
Free-400JPY per person. Stroll down this quaint road, lined with sake breweries and vendors, and learn more about this typical Japanese beverage made from fermented rice. Have a sample or two to test it out.

Bike Rental
Rent a bike from a local shop and head out to explore.

Enthaltene Aktivitäten:
Hida no Sato (Hida Minzoku Mura Folk Village) Visit
Visit the Hida Folk Village, an outdoor museum where various buildings from the 1600s are open to tour. The steep, thatched roofs of the farmhouses are said to resemble praying hands. Take a peek inside to see tools and furniture from the original village.

Unterkunft: Minshuku Iwatakan, Takayama

6. Tag: Takayama - Hiroshima

Arrive in Hiroshima and visit the Peace Park and Museum to learn more about the tragic history of this city. The large Peace Park in the centre of the city is an extremely moving place dotted with memorials of those killed by the atomic bomb and others who subsequently died. The burning flame in the park will only be extinguished when all nuclear weapons in the world have been destroyed. Take a tram ride through the city to reach Peace Park.

Enthaltene Aktivitäten:
Hiroshima Park and Peace Memorial
Walk through the Peace Park in the centre of Hiroshima, a living memorial dedicated to the tens of thousands who died from the atomic bomb blast in 1945. Visit the statue of Sadako Sasaki, a young girl who died of leukemia as a result of the bomb blast, despite folding 1,000 origami paper cranes to appeal to the gods to make her well. See the frame of the Gembaku Dome, the sole building to withstand the explosion. Reflect, remember, and be reminded of the power we all hold to create peace.

Fahrzeit: ca. 5 Std.

Unterkunft: Hotel New Hiroden, Hiroshima

7. Tag: Hiroshima

Take a ferry to the sacred island of Miyajima to see the famous floating Torii Gate and meet the friendly local deer. Take a short ferry ride to Miyajima Island, not far from the coast. Here, view one of the most photographed sights in Japan— the floating Torii Gate. The shrine itself dates back to the 6th century and is designed in a pier-like structure. Enjoy time to explore the island and its many shrines and temples. Sample local treats like maple leaf shaped cakes, and opt to hike up to the peak of the island, Mt Misen, to see spectacular views of the surrounding islands.

Please note the floating Torii Gate will be under construction from June 2019 to August 2020.

Optional Activities:
Free-1800JPY per person. Set out for the summit of Mt. Misen, Miyajima’s highest peak at 500m (1,640 ft) above sea level. Opt to hike one of three trails through the forest and keep an eye out for wild deer or catch a ride on the ropeway and walk the remaining distance to the top. Take in great views of the Seto Inland Sea and on a clear day see as far as the city of Hiroshima.

Enthaltene Aktivitäten:
Miyajima Island Visit
Take a trip to Miyajima Island, famed as one of Japan's most scenic spots, with a free afternoon to explore. See the famous floating Torii Gate, set out in the bay, which glows extraordinarily at sunset. The island is dotted with shrines and temples, populated by deer and monkeys, and traversed with hiking trails for those who want to get some exercise. There are also lanes full of souvenirs and tasty treats. Visit Miyajima at your own pace, and have the option to hike up to the peak of the island, Mt Misen, to see spectacular views of the surrounding islands.

Unterkunft: Hotel New Hiroden, Hiroshima

8. Tag: Hiroshima - Kyoto

Travel to historic Kyoto. Explore the marvellous Fushimi Inari shrine and walk under thousands of torii gates. Continue on to Kyoto, the former imperial capital and home of the country's most treasured remnants of Japanese imperial life. Walk around Gion and perhaps catch a glimpse of a geisha going from teahouse to teahouse.

Enthaltene Aktivitäten:
Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine Visit
Visit the Fushimi Inari shrine, located just outside of Kyoto. Walk under the thousands of iconic torii gates (as seen in the film Memoirs of a Geisha) and enjoy the peaceful atmosphere. The shrine itself is at the base of the Inari mountain but includes many trails up to smaller shrines in the area.

Fahrzeit: ca. 2 Std.

Unterkunft: Ibis Styles Kyoto Station, Kyoto

9. Tag: Kyoto

Wander the impressive Nijo Castle and gardens before visiting Kyoto's iconic Kinkaku-ji Golden Pavilion.

Enthaltene Aktivitäten:
Kinkaku-ji Golden Pavilion Visit
Explore Kinkaku-ji or the Golden Pavilion, named for the temple’s top two floors that are covered in gold leaf. The temple is surrounded by trees and sits on a reflective pond, making this must-see in Kyoto a perfect place for photos. While the temple can be busy, there are gardens around the area to explore once you’ve had enough of the view.

Nijo Castle and Gardens Visit
Visit the Nijo Castle, the residence of the first shogun of the Edo Period built in 1603. Now a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the property is divided into three areas: the Honmaru (main circular fortification), Ninomaru (secondary circle of defense), and the gorgeous gardens that surround both.

Unterkunft: Ibis Styles Kyoto Station, Kyoto

10. Tag: Kyoto

Spend a full free day discovering the Zen gardens, huge wooden temples, pagodas and shrines of Kyoto. Opt to enjoy the Zen gardens of Ryoan-ji and the Silver Pavilion, and take a leisurely stroll down the lovely Philosopher’s path to Nanzen-ji. Want to feel like a real Samurai? Pre-book the Samurai Spirit Full Kembu Lesson on the checkout page to include this optional activity on your tour or ask your GCO or travel agent for assistance.

Optional Activities:
Zen Gardens of Ryōan-ji
500JPY per person. The Ryōan-ji garden is one of the best examples of kare-sansui, or dry landscape, a type of Zen garden. Fifteen large rocks are placed within a sea of white pebbles raked into linear patterns to facilitate meditation. Stand on the platform to get the best view from above. Stroll the grounds around the Ryoan-ji Temple and along the Kyoyo-chi pond.

Silver Pavilion Visit
500JPY per person. The Ginkaku-ji, or Silver Pavilion, is another example of beautiful Japanese architecture. This elegant temple is surrounded by gardens set at the base of Kyoto's eastern mountains. Check the ceremonial tea room, thought to be the prototype for future tea ceremony rooms in the country.

Philosopher's Walk
This stone path through the northern part of Kyoto's Higashiyama district follows a canal lined by hundreds of cherry trees. These trees come to life during a period known as "Hanami", generally from the end of March to early May. Their iconic pink blossoms are one of the most famous symbols of Japan.

Gion Walk
Walk through Gion, Kyoto's most famous geisha district. Visit shops, restaurants and ochaya (teahouses), where geiko (Kyoto dialect for geisha) and maiko (geiko apprentices) entertain.

Daisen-in Zen Rock Garden Visit
400JPY per person. Take a walk through the gardens around Daisen-in Temple. This zen garden uses gravel, sand and stones to recreate a river and ocean, symbolizing the Buddhist journey through life.

Samurai Spirit Full Kembu Lesson
An authentic course which allows you to experience the Samurai Spirit through performing “Kembu”, a traditional Japanese art. Learn basic techniques of “Kembu” such as handling a Japanese sword, performing slashing techniques and various samurai actions. Compete for your session by performing with your sword on stage, accompanied by a song written by a samurai.

Unterkunft: Ibis Styles Kyoto Station, Kyoto

11. Tag: Kyoto - Fujikawaguchiko

Travel to the Mt Fuji region and enjoy optional walks around Lake Kawaguchi. Savour an amazing multi-course Japanese kaiseki dinner. Leave Kyoto and travel to Kawaguchiko arriving mid afternoon. Take the rest of the afternoon to visit the Onsen Spa before dinner.

Fahrzeit: ca. 5.5 Std.

Unterkunft: Ooike Hotel, Fujikawaguchiko

Verpflegung: 1x Frühstück, 1x Abendessen

12. Tag: Fujikawaguchiko - Tokyo

Enjoy a morning in Kawaguchiko exploring the Five Lakes region on foot. Later, travel to Tokyo by train.

Enthaltene Aktivitäten:
Five Lakes Region Walk
Walk around the region to get the best view of the beautiful landscape. Depending on the weather, capture a glimpse of the snow-capped summit of Mt Fuji.

Gehzeit: ca. 2-2 Std.
Fahrzeit: ca. 4 Std.

Unterkunft: The B Ikebukuro Tokyo, Tokyo

13. Tag: Tokyo

Explore buzzing Tokyo with a free day. Opt take in some more sights, visit the museums and gardens, or do some shopping. Meet with the group later tonight for our final dinner together. Experience the true art of sushi making and pre-book the Tokyo Sushi Insider Experience on the checkout page to include this optional activity on your tour or ask your GCO or travel agent for assistance.

Optional Activities:
Tokyo Sushi Insider Experience
Get a complete Tokyo sushi experience from an insiders perspective! See first hand how top quality fish is procured from the world famous Toyosu and Tsukiji fish markets, then learn from the masters how to create the perfect dish. This tour will give insight into the painstaking process to create an amazing culinary experience for sushi lovers in Japan and around the world.

Unterkunft: The B Ikebukuro Tokyo, Tokyo

14. Tag: Tokyo

Depart at any time. We highly recommend booking post-accommodation to fully experience this vibrant city.

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Reisestil
Unserer Classic-Trips bieten unverfälschte Reiseerlebnisse in kleinen Gruppen für entdeckungsfreudige Reisende, die die Welt so erfahren möchten, wie sie wirklich ist. Jeder Trip bietet dir die perfekte Mischung und verbindet die Highlights des Landes, die man gesehen haben muss, mit spontanen Situationen, gewährt dir die den meisten Reisenden verborgen bleiben.

Lokale Transportmittel
Wie du auf deiner Reise von A nach B kommst, hängt größtenteils von der Wahl der Reiseart und des Reisestils ab. In den meisten Fällen benutzen wir lokale Transportmittel - Busse, Taxis, Nahverkehrszüge und dergleichen - die preiswerteste und abwechslungsreichste Art des Reisens.

Unterkünfte mit Charme
Die Unterkünfte haben wir so ausgewählt, dass sie der lokalen Kultur am ehesten entsprechen. Je nach der Art deiner Reise und dem Reisestil haben wir unterschiedliche Unterkünfte für dich ausgewählt: Mal schläfst du im Hotel in Downtown, mal bei einer Gastfamilie, und mal zeltest du unter dem Sternenhimmel.

Regionale Küche
Einige Mahlzeiten sind im Reisepreis enthalten, aber oft kannst du die lokalen Spezialitäten ganz nach deinem eigenen Geschmack und Budget selbst entdecken (und dein Reiseleiter hat dabei viele Geheimtipps auf Lager). Mahlzeiten können alles umfassen – von einem selbst zubereiteten Festmahl, Abendessen in einem renommierten Restaurant oder allem, was auf dem Markt gut aussieht.

Internationale Gruppen
Unsere Gruppen sind im Durchschnitt mit 12 Personen unterwegs und sind eine bunte Mischung aus Einzelreisenden, Freunden und Paaren jeden Alters aus der ganzen Welt. Du wirst in deiner Gruppe die unterschiedlichsten Persönlichkeiten kennenlernen und auf deiner Reise jede Menge neue interessante Leute treffen. Mit Menschen aus verschiedenen Ländern werden alle unserer Erlebnisreisen auf Englisch durchgeführt.

Erfahrene Reiseleiter
Auf jeder Reise wirst du von einem erfahrenen englischsprechenden Reiseleiter begleitet, der deine Reise mit Einblicken in die Kultur des Gastlandes bereichert und dir oftmals ganz spontan fantastische Erlebnisse ermöglicht, die deine Reise zu einem einzigartigen persönlichen Abenteuer machen. Das wichtigste Anliegen des Reiseleiters: deine Reise zur besten Erfahrung deines Lebens zu machen.

Freiheit & Unabhängigkeit
Mit einem großen, unpersönlichen Reisebus erlebst du garantiert keine wirklichen Abenteuer. Lust auf einen Marktbesuch? Oder lieber die Seele baumeln lassen in einem gemütlichen Café am Straßenrand? Aber gerne! Bei unseren Reisen zeigen wir dir die wichtigsten Sehenswürdigkeiten und lassen dir freie Zeit, um dein ganz eigenes Abenteuer zu erleben.