Duration: September 2017
Location: Tokyo
Price: TBA

TO ENQUIRE ABOUT THIS TOUR PLEASE CALL 020 7766 5267, OR EMAIL info@japanjourneys.co.uk

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Tokyo Game Show Tour 2017

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A wonderful tour for gamers and gadget lovers which coincides with the Tokyo Game Show which takes place every September. On tour you’ll have plenty of opportunities to buy all the latest releases as well as retro games and consoles.

Tokyo Game Show Tour Includes:

  • Entry to the fantastic Tokyo Game Show 2017
  • Guided tours of Tokyo – the world’s busiest, wildest and wackiest city!
  • Visit Akihabara, Shinjuku & Odaiba – gamers paradise!
  • 7 nights hotel accommodation at a business class hotel & Japanese breakfast daily
  • Airport transfers from and to Narita Airport (Tokyo)
  • Services of a knowledgeable, bilingual Japan Journeys guide throughout
  • Lots of FUN, ADVENTURE & LAUGHS!!

 

Non-UK passengers: If you would like to join us from a country outside the UK, you can of course do this and meet us in Tokyo.

Extend your stay: We have a fantastic extension package offering you an extra week in Japan!

Day 1 & 2: UK-Tokyo
Fly overnight from London Heathrow to Tokyo. (Non-UK passengers should make their own flight and arrangements). Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel in Tokyo by private coach.

Day 3: Shinjuku & Akihabara
Today we start with an orientation of Shinjuku visiting local hotspots including Square Enix Show Case. Then we spend the rest of the day visiting Akihabara – Tokyo’s “Electric Town” and home to dozens of electronic goods stores. Heaven!

Day 4: Harajuku, Meiji Shrine & Nakano Broadway
Visit beautiful Meiji Shrine and wacky Harajuku nearby. Move on to the Omotesando and Takeshita Street – a great place for shopping and people watching. In the afternoon we visit Nakano Broadway where you can find all manner of collectible and retro games and plenty of memorabilia.

Day 5: Tokyo at leisure/Optional Trip to Fuji-Q Highland or Mt Fuji & Hakone
Enjoy at day at leisure. Alternatively, visit the fantastic Fuji-Q Highland, an amusement park located near Mount Fuji packed with some of the world’s tallest, fastest and longest roller coasters! You also have the option of a fully-guided tour to Mt. Fuji and the beautiful nearby resort of Hakone, returning to Tokyo by Bullet Train.

Day 6: Odaiba
Your last day in Tokyo will be a fun packed day in the futuristic district of Odaiba located in Tokyo Bay. Spend time gaming at Sega Joypolis – the largest indoor gaming theme park in Japan. Move on to Leisure Land – a huge entertainment complex complete with more games arcades, bowling alleys, a “ninja illusion house” and much more. Nearby is Toyota Megaweb – a gigantic car showroom featuring cars of the past as well as the future.

Day 7: Tokyo Game Show 2017
Today’s the day! Visit the Tokyo Game Show 2015. Get set for the Holy Grail of Gaming and the incredible crowds!

Day 8: Tokyo at leisure/Tokyo Game Show 2017
Spend your last full day in Tokyo at leisure. Alternatively, spend another day at the Tokyo Game Show.

Day 9: Depart Japan
After breakfast, you will be transferred to Narita Airport (Tokyo New International Airport) by private coach.

Toyoko Inn Kabukicho Tokyo

Toyoko Inn

Located in the heart of Tokyo’s entertainment district you are never far away from great places to eat and shop. There are plenty of Karaoke bars nearby as well as a baseball batting centre.

This business class hotel features compact well equipped rooms with flat screen TVs, refrigerators and bathroom amenities. All rooms have free wi-fi. Computer terminals are available in the lobby along with 24 hour coin laundry.

Breakfast is a light Japanese breakfast consisting of rice balls, miso soup, some salad items and also a little bread.

September 2017

Price Includes:

  • 7 nights hotel accommodation at a centrally-located business class hotel in Tokyo & Japanese breakfast daily
  • Private air-conditioned coach transfers to/from Tokyo airport
  • Entrance fees to all named attractions on tour including one ticket to the Tokyo Game Show 2017 for entry on Day 7
  • All subway and train fares
  • Services of a knowledgeable Japan Journeys Guide throughout

 

Not Included in Price:

  • International Airfare
  • Travel Insurance (see below)
  • Lunches & Dinners
  • Optional Tours

 

Price: TBA on a sharing basis

Land Only Price: TBA based on a sharing basis (for non-UK Passengers)

Single Room Supplement: TBA

Optional Tour to Fuji-Q: TBA

Extend your trip for an additional TBA

  • To make a booking, a deposit of £200 per person is required.
  • The balance of the price of the trip must be made 12 weeks prior to departure.
  • Full terms and Conditions

 

TO BOOK NOW: CALL 020 7766 5267, OR EMAIL info@japanjourneys.co.uk

INSURANCE

Travel can be a great experience, but it can also be fraught with problems, so when going anywhere it is essential you are properly covered with good travel insurance. You should be protected against cancellation, curtailment and loss or damage to your belongings as well as medical emergencies and have peace of mind if the unexpected happens.

Japan Journeys in association with Holiday Extras, is now able to offer excellent low cost cover to their customers.

Please click on the image below for a quote.

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Not ready to go home yet?! See below for our fabulous one week extension package

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Stay on in Japan after the Game Show Tour!

Add an extra week to your stay and discover another side to this fascinating and beautiful country. We will provide you with all the information you need to travel around Japan independently.

EXTENSION ITINERARY

Day 9: Tokyo-Kyoto
Check out of your Tokyo hotel with the rest of the Tokyo Game Show Group. Spend a leisurely morning in Tokyo before boarding Japan’s world famous Bullet Train and speed to Kyoto, the traditional and cultural heart of Japan. Check into your superbly located, spotless 3* hotel (3 nights).

We will provide you with a 7 Day Japan Rail Pass for travel over the next few days. This gives you unlimited access to the entire Japan Rail (JR) network, including Bullet Train (Shinkansen) services.

Day 10: Kyoto sightseeing
Join a seated coach tour for sightseeing in Kyoto. The tour is guided, lunch is included, and sights include Nijo Castle, the beautiful Golden Pavilion and Kiyomizu-dera, a lovely mountainside temple boasting stunning views over the city.

Day 11: Nara sightseeing
Self-guided excursion to the nearby city of Nara, Japan’s first permanent capital and home to eight UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Day 12: Kyoto-Miyajima
Check out of your hotel and board the Bullet Train bound for Hiroshima. Continue by local train and ferry to the lovely island of Miyajima. Check into your ryokan for 1 night. Aryokan is a traditional Japanese inn where you’ll sleep on a futon on a tatami mat floor. A delicious Japanese dinner (included) will be served to you. Enjoy the sights of this peaceful island. You can walk round the island in the evening wearing your cotton yukata (a robe provided in your room).

Day 13: Miyajima & Hiroshima sightseeing, return to Kyoto
After breakfast at your ryokan, head back to the mainland and visit Hiroshima’s moving Peace Memorial Park, Museum and Atomic Bomb Dome. Later this afternoon board the Bullet Train back to Kyoto. Check into your hotel for 2 nights.

Day 14: Osaka/Kyoto
Today is yours at leisure. You may wish to take a day trip to Osaka, Japan’s lively second city or do some further sightseeing in Kyoto

Day 15: Depart Japan
Sadly it’s time to say goodbye to Japan…until next time! Transfer to Kansai International Airport (Osaka).

Jukeiso Ryokan Miyajima

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A traditional Japanese ryokan perched on a hill giving it arguably the best views of any property over Itsukushima shrine and the famous tori gate.

Rooms are large traditional tatami mat rooms with en suite bath and toilet. A small TV, safe and refrigerator are available in the room.

Jukeiso has communal male and female Japanese style baths and also a private bath with fantastic views over the island that can be reserved making it perfect for families or couples.

A delicious, freshly prepared multi course dinner will be served to you in the dining room where you will also take breakfast and have a choice of Japanese or Western.

Free wifi is available in the lobby.

Toyoko Inn Shijo Karasuma Kyoto

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A superbly located business class hotel on Shijo Street which is the main street for shopping with a number of department stores and fantastic restaurants. Nearby is the fascinating Nishiki food market and the covered markets.

Rooms are compact and well equipped with flat screen TVs, refrigerators and bathroom amenities. All rooms have free wi-fi. Computer terminals are available in the lobby along with 24 hour coin laundry.

Breakfast is a light Japanese breakfast consisting of rice balls, miso soup, some salad items and also a little bread.

EXTENSION PRICE INCLUDES:

  • 5 nights hotel accommodation at a centrally-located 3* hotel in Kyoto and Japanese breakfast daily
  • 1 night ryokan accommodation on the island of Miyajima, dinner and breakfast included
  • 7 Day Ordinary Class Japan Rail Pass
  • Seat on coach for guided sightseeing in Kyoto on Day 10

NOT INCLUDED IN PRICE:

  • Insurance
  • Lunches & Dinners not mentioned above
  • Admission fees other than those included in the sightseeing tour on Day 10

Total price: TBA on a twin/double room shared basis
Single room supplement: TBA

INSURANCE

Travel can be a great experience, but it can also be fraught with problems, so when going anywhere it is essential you are properly covered with good travel insurance. You should be protected against cancellation, curtailment and loss or damage to your belongings as well as medical emergencies and have peace of mind if the unexpected happens.

Japan Journeys in association with Holiday Extras, is now able to offer excellent low cost cover to their customers.

Please click on the image below for a quote.

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