11-DAY JAPAN GOLDEN ROUTE TOUR

TOKYO - MT FUJI - HAKONE - OSAKA - NARA - KYOTO

Spend your precious 11-days in Japan's Golden Route going across Tokyo city, Mt. Fuji, Hakone, Nara, Kyoto and Osaka. Enjoy sightseeing and embrace the Japanese culture, travelling through various modes of transportation such as river cruising in Sumida, cruise on Lake Ashi and hop on the Shinkansen bullet train to Osaka.

Trip code : TW41132JA

Duration : 11 days

Destination : Japan

Travel Dates : 2020/2021

  • Experience the fusion of past and modern Japan
  • Explore Tokyo famous temples and sights
  • Cruising along Sumida River and enjoy the magnificent views of Tokyo
  • Take in stunning views of Mt Fuji and explore Mt Fuji’s 5th Station
  • Enjoy a boat ride on Lake Ashi for the perfect view of Mt Fuji
  • Zip through Japan from Tokyo to Kyoto on Japan’s legendary bullet train Shinkansen
  • Discover the historic and cultural Kyoto with its magnificent temples
  • Visit World Heritage site of Todai-ji temple in Nara and the local famous deer park
  • Explore modern Osaka and its unique sights
 
Upon arrival at Narita Airport, you will meet an English-speaking assistant at the arrival lobby. Then transfer by Airport Limousine Bus from Narita International Airport to Hotel. Overnight in Tokyo.

Note: Hotel check in after 15.00 only.
Today we will enjoy the Tokyo Full Day Tour with an English-speaking guide by private coach.

Sightseeing: Tokyo Tower, Meiji Jingu Shrine, Imperial Palace East Garden, Hama-Rikyu Garden. Then take a delightful Sumida River Boat Cruise to Tokyo's most ancient Buddhist temple, Senso-ji Temple, Asakusa. Overnight in Tokyo.

Meals: Breakfast and lunch.
Enjoy full day tour by chartered mini bus to Mt. Fuji. You will visit Mt. Fuji's 5th Station, which is the most popular sightseeing spot. After lunch, enjoy a Cruise on Lake Ashi from Sekisho-ato to Kojiri pier, then visit Owakudani Valley, and take a ride on Hakone Ropeway. Return to Tokyo by 5pm. Overnight in Tokyo.

Meals: Breakfast and lunch.
Free day at leisure in Tokyo. Overnight in Tokyo.

Meals: Breakfast.
Today we will take the local train to Tokyo Station, then board Shinkansen (bullet train) reserved seat to Osaka at 10am. On your arrival at Shin Osaka Station, you will be welcomed by an English speaking guide at the platform. Lunch at your own expense at the Station then enjoy Osaka half Day Tour by private coach. Overnight in Osaka.

Meals: Breakfast.
After breakfast, we will travel to Nara by private coach to visit Todai-ji Temple, which is known for its Great Buddha Hall and is also a Historic Monument of Ancient Nara.

Then visit Nara Deer Park, before visiting Kasuga-Taisha Shrine. Overnight in Osaka.

Meals: Breakfast.
Today we will explore a full day Kyoto Tour by private coach.

Sightseeing: Kiyomizu Temple, Kinkakuji Temple (Golden Pavilion), Sanjusangendo Temple, and Nijo Castle, which is one of the World Heritage Listed Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto. Overnight in Osaka.

Meals: Breakfast and lunch.
Free day at leisure at Osaka. Overnight in Osaka.

Meals: Breakfast.
Meet your English speaking assistant at the hotel lobby, then transfer by Airport Limousine Bus from Osaka Station to Kansai International Airport.

Meals: Breakfast.

  • Return Economy-class flights from Australia to Japan. Taxes included.
  • Accommodation in 4-star hotels.
  • Meals: 8 breakfasts, 4 lunches
  • Transportation: Coach, local trains, bullet train
  • Airport transfers and all touring in air-conditioned vehicles
  • Entrance fees at monuments & sightseeing as per itinerary
  • Locally based professional driver and English-speaking tour guides
  • Maximum 16 tour group size

PRICE NOTES:

  • Standard itinerary departs SYD, MEL, BNE, ADL & PER. Departures from CBR, CNS, HBA, DRW and other cities, please contact us for details
  • International flights and current taxes
  • Single Supplement $2,251

Above pricing is correct at time of issued. Prices include airline fuel surcharge and taxes. Subject to change.

Price Notes

  • Price inclusive of twin sharing accommodation
  • Single supplement: $2,251

Above pricing is correct at the time of publishing. Pricing can change subject to airline availability.

Departure Dates guaranteed with a minimum of 6 people for small group tours and 10 people for escorted tours.

*Cost is subject to class availability and exchange rate, may change without prior notice.

If you're visiting Japan for tourism and for less than 90 days, you could qualify for a 'visa waiver'. Japan's Visa Waiver Program is strictly enforced. To qualify, you'll need to provide evidence of sufficient funds and an onward/return ticket or confirmed accommodation arrangements.

In other circumstances (long-term stay, study, employment) you'll need to get a visa before you travel. Make sure you understand and comply with your visa conditions.

Some unscrupulous employment agents entice foreigners to work in Japan without the correct visa. If you work while in Japan on a tourist visa, you could be prosecuted.

Visa and other entry and exit conditions (such as currency, customs and quarantine regulations) can change at short notice. Contact an Embassy or Consulate of Japan for up-to-date information.

All foreign nationals, including permanent residents of Japan, are photographed and must have their fingerprints electronically scanned on arrival in Japan. If you refuse to provide fingerprints or be photographed, you could be denied entry into Japan. People under 16 years of age and holders of diplomatic or official visas are exempt.

BOOKING TERMS & CONDITIONS

1. BOOKING

Passenger names must be provided exactly as per passport at the time of booking. Any spelling corrections made after a deposit is paid must be sent in writing and will incur additional fees, including local suppliers’ fees, admin fees, any ticket/voucher re‐issue fees, etc.

Tweet World Travel reserves the right to correct any errors in rates quoted/invoice or calculated, or any omissions made at any time during your booking. Any verbal quote given is an indication only of the final price and is subject to confirmation in writing. Even once payment has been paid in full but an error in price has been found, Tweet World Travel reserve the right to correct any error of outstanding amount.

Any booking valued at or less than $1,000 must be paid in full amount after booking confirmation. Some airfares or services must be paid in full at the time of booking.

1.1 Deposit

You will be required to pay deposit after booking confirmation:

  • Private Tours or small Group Tours is $500 Per Person
  • Large Groups (more than 15 people) / School Tours is $700 Per Person
  • Short packages, shore excursion, hotel etc. is $250 Per Person

If you cancel your booking at any time, your deposit is non-refundable, or depend on each package's terms & conditions.

Receipt of Deposit

By sending/paid a deposit the client agrees to be bound by the terms, conditions and responsibilities set forth in this booking. The client also agrees that:

  • All persons are fit and physically able to partake unaided in their chosen activities/packages/tours /cruise etc. as outlined in the itinerary.
  • All parties acknowledge the physical demands and hazards involved in the tour or cruise they will be undertaking and have chosen to participate at their own risk.
  • All parties understand that any medical or dietary information provided to us does not, under any circumstances, make Tweet World Travel liable if a particular condition exacerbates while on tour or cruise which might affect their ability to participate in any portion of the tour or cruise

1.2 Final balance

Outstanding balance depends on the type of service you are undertaking:

  • For private tours/packages or other products, outstanding balance is due 65 days before departure. If the outstanding payment is not received by day 65, your booking will automatically be cancelled.
  • For large group tours and school tours, outstanding balance is due 90 days before departure. If the outstanding payment is not received by day 90, your booking will automatically be cancelled.

2. PAYMENT

  • All airfares must be paid in full at the time of booking confirmation
  • Deposit will due immediately or within three day of your booking confirmed. It will be applied based on the specific product
  • Final balance will be due before 65 days or 90 days before departure date
    • You can make a payment by  Enett, Bank Transfer, Cheque or Credit Card

Credit Card Fee

  • The following Card Fees apply:
  • Visa Credit Card - 1.8% fee and MasterCard Credit Card ‐ 1.76% fee applies.
  • American Express (Amex) ‐ 2.8% fee applies.
  • For late payment or urgent bookings, please notify us via email at payments@tweetworldtravel.com.au

3. LATE BOOKING

Any booking made within 110 days before departure will require payment in full when the booking is confirmed.

Bookings made less than 60 days prior to departure for Group Tours or Escorted Tours will incur a late booking fee of $120 per person and must be paid in full at the time of booking.

4. AMENDMENTS FEES

After bookings are deposited, any amendment has to be requested in writing and incurs $69 fee per person, plus any additional costs and administrative expenses incurred in arranging the alteration.Alterations will be made at our discretion and may not always be possible.

5. SAFETY NET PROTECTION

  • Safety Net Protection is not included in our tour/cruise packages. If you wish to purchase safety net protection, an additional fee of $95 per person will occur. This is only valid for one-time use (claim).

·         Safety Net Protection enables passengers to amend their tour and/or river cruise 15 days prior to departure, to another tour/cruise on the same destination departing in the same year (once only) without any applicable cancellation charges or penalties. The new tour must be at the same cost or higher, but cannot be at lower cost than the initial tour booked. If the passengers choose the higher cost option, then the additional difference amount must be paid. However, no modifications shall be accepted less than 15 days prior to departure.

·         Safety Net Protection is payable immediately at the time of making deposit payment. Once purchased, Safety Net Protection is not refundable  

·         Safety Net Protection does not apply for airfares, or third-party fees and charges.

·         Safety Net Protection allows for amendment ONLY, not cancellation.

 

6. TRAVEL VOUCHER

Your travel voucher will be issue and send that to you or your travel agent from 15 -30 days before your departure. Make sure you have your travel voucher before you travel.

7. CANCELLATION

Please check with your consultant, your travel insurance provider or read our cancellation policy carefully before cancelling or amending your booking. For a specific tour / cruise package, a separate cancellation policy might be set out and applied to your booking.

Please see the below for our general cancellation policy.

7.1 Cancellation by customer

Before the travel date the following fees will be apply:

Private Tours or Group Tours/ Packages

Large Group Tours & School Tours

(More than 15 people)

65 days or more before departure – loss of deposit

90 days or more before departure – loss of deposit

64‐40 days before departure – 55%

89‐79 days before departure – 65%

39‐31 days before departure – 75%

78‐61 days before departure – 85%

Within 30 days of departure – 100%

Within 60 days of departure – 100%

Any 'no show' – 100%

Any 'no show' – 100%

After the trip has commenced, we are unable to refund any amount for unused services due to        your unwillingness, early departure, late arrival, or missed days on tours.

If your tour/package includes international/domestic flights the airlines cancellation policies will   be apply.

7.2 Cancellation by Tweet World Travel

For group set departure date tour, if the minimum number of the group is not reached, we reserve the right to cancel or vary the tour 30 days prior to departure. If this event occurs, an alternative guaranteed travel date will be offered. Should these options not be acceptable Tweet World Travel will refund the full price paid, less visa cost.

If a tour is cancelled or varied prior to departure due to unforeseeable circumstances such as, but not restricted to, severe weather conditions or force  majeure, Tweet World Travel will refund all monies prior to departure less visa cost, fuel surcharge and any other cancellation fees levied by airlines and other third parties.

 

7.3 Cancellation by Local Supplier or Third-Party Travel Provider

If the Local Supplier or Third Party Travel Provider changes any part of your booking for reasons beyond its control, for example, if a Local Supplier or Third Party Travel Provider changes its schedules, overbooks, or if there are any changes in applicable surcharges, fees or taxes, we will use our reasonable endeavors to notify you. If any such changes result in your Travel Product costing more or otherwise being materially different, then you may cancel the Travel Product and we will refund any monies already paid less any fees charged by us under these terms and conditions and by the Local Supplier or Third Party Travel Providers under the terms and conditions you agreed with them.

8. PUBLICITY

When you book with Tweet World Travel, you agree that we may use images of you taken during the trip and any comments made in writing by you regarding the trip, without recourse to you and without compensation to you, for publicity and promotion purposes only through whatever medium we choose.

If you do not want your images to be displayed, you have to advise us in writing at the time of booking, or when you collect your travel documents.

9. PRIVACY

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