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‘Japan Champions Tour’ [Final 5 – QF2&4_SF1&2_FINAL]

Duration:
16 Nights / 17 Days
Route:
Tokyo => Kyoto (Osaka, Hiroshima & Miyajima Island, Nara) => Hakone => Tokyo => Kanazawa => Gokayama => Tokyo

Prices and Inclusions

ServiceStandard ~ €5,850Superior ~ €6,850
Airport TransfersShared Transfers included direct to/from airport & hotel upon arrival & departureShared Transfers included direct to/from airport & hotel
16 Nights Accommodation16 nights in 3* Western style hotels (standard category)16 nights in 4 & 5* Western style hotels (superior category)
MealsBreakfast daily, 3 post-match parties in Izakaya & Gokoyama lunchBreakfast daily, 3 post-match parties in Izakaya & Gokoyama lunch
All Transport Required throughout full travel itinerary
  • City Transport Pass to use in your free time (Top Up System)
  • Coach Transfers to Gokayama & Takayama
  • Reserved seats on bullet train journey’s
  • Coach Transfers from Hotel to Stadium (5 in total)
  • City Transport Pass to use in your free time (Top Up System)
  • Coach Transfers to Gokayama & Takayama
  • Reserved seats on bullet train journey’s in 1st class carriages
  • Coach Transfers from Hotel to Stadium (5 in total)
Cultural Experiences
  1. Post-match Izakaya nights out -all you can eat and drink parties!
  2. Kyoto Private Guide Day Trip including Tea with Kyoto Geisha
  3. Gokayama Washi Paper Making, Soba Noodle Lunch and Folk dance performance
  4. Kanazawa City Tour; Samurai Houses, Ninja Temple & Kenrokuen Garden
  5. Hiroshima & Miyajima island Day Trip (Optional)
  6. Nara Sightseeing (Optional)
  7. Karaoke Singing (Optional)

 

  1. Post-match Izakaya nights out – All you can eat & drink parties!
  2. Kyoto Private Guide Day Trip including Tea with Kyoto Geisha
  3. Gokayama Washi Paper Making, Soba Noodle Lunch and Folk dance performance
  4. Kanazawa City Tour; Samurai Houses, Ninja Temple & Kenrokuen Garden
  5. Hiroshima & Miyajima island Day Trip (Optional)
  6. Nara Sightseeing (Optional)
  7. Karaoke Singing (Optional)
UJT’s Essential Travel PackReceived 2 weeks prior to departureReceived 2 weeks prior to departure

Per Person Prices:

HotelPer PersonSingle Room Supplement
3* (Standard)€5,850~+€1,650
4/5* (Superior) €6,850~ +€2,451
5/6* (Deluxe)Prices available on requestPrices available on request
Book Now to avoid any price increases. If you need match tickets, purchase directly or via any Official Ticket Agent in your home country.

Details

The ‘Japan Champions Tour’ is the ultimate trip of a lifetime for rugby and travel enthusiasts alike. This tour takes you all the way from Quarter-Final 2 to the most highly anticipated game of the year. You will visit two of Japan’s biggest stadiums, while also giving you a taste of the fascinating culture and beautiful landscape of Japan. Will your team make it all the way to the final in International Stadium Yokohama? Why not join them and find out?


Dates:
October 18, 2019 - November 3, 2019
Duration:
16 Nights / 17 Days
Starts:
October 18, 2019
Ends:
Nov 3, 2019
Route:
Tokyo => Kyoto (Osaka, Hiroshima & Miyajima Island, Nara) => Hakone => Tokyo => Kanazawa => Gokayama => Tokyo
Tour Type:
Fully Escorted English-Speaking Tour meeting local guides in towns & cities
Prices from:
Standard 3* : €5,850 per person sharing Twin/Double or €7,500 for Single Room
Superior 4/5* : €6,850 per person sharing Twin/Double or €9,265 for Single Rooms
Accommodation Category:
Standard & Superior City Centre Hotels + Superior Ryokan on one night
Deluxe Hotels available on request in all cities

Tour Highlights

If you want to experience the rural real Japan, while watching your favourite rugby teams in the major cities, then Champions Tour will give you just that!

You will travel using the high speed bullet train experiencing everything from the hustle and bustle of the metropolitan Tokyo to the quieter ‘cultural capital’, Kyoto.

Post-match entertainment will be provided with all Unique Japan Tours Rugby tours as well as full time, local assistance throughout. Travel like a local using our detailed maps and instructions as part of your travel pack. If you have secured your own match tickets, then this all you need!

Itinerary

Day 1: October 18
Tokyo Arrival

Arriving into Tokyo on your scheduled flight

Airport transfer service to your hotel in Tokyo

Free time in Tokyo after check in your hotel

Welcome Dinner at local restaurant (Optional / Pay locally)

Day 2:
Tokyo Morning Tour & Quarter Final

Breakfast at your hotel

★★Tokyo City Morning Tour★★

Including entrance fees & local guide. Tour ends at lunch time. Lunch on your own.

Transfer to Stadium at 4pm.

★ Quarter Final 2 ★

Tokyo Stadium @ 19:15 Kick Off

All-You-Can Eat & Drink 2-hour Post-Match Party at Izakaya (optional)

Day 3:
QF4 & Post-Match Party

Breakfast at your hotel

Day at Leisure in Tokyo. Suggested itinerary and details will be provided in your travel pack.

Transfer to Tokyo Stadium at 16.00 by coach

Quarter-Final 4


Tokyo Stadium
19:15 Kick Off

All-You-Can Eat&Drink Post-Match Party at Izakaya (2 hours reserved & included*)

*If you prefer to use your post-match party ticket on the previous evening, this is allowed. Decision needed on Day 1 at orientation.)

Day 4:
Tokyo => Kyoto

Breakfast at your hotel

Take the bullet train from Tokyo to Kyoto

Transfer to your Kyoto Hotel

Free time after check-in. Your travel pack and mobile app will offer plenty of suggestions for your free-time in Kyoto

 

Day 5:
Kyoto City Tour

Breakfast at your hotel

Travel by bus to Kyoto

★★Kyoto City Tour★★
Including entrance fees, lunch & local guide
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HIGHLIGHT
Authentic Kyoto Tea Ceremony with Special Kyoto Geisha Guest

 

Day 6:
Kyoto Free Day (Optional Tours)

Breakfast at your hotel.

Day at leisure.

Suggested itinerary and details will be provided in your travel pack.

Optional Tours:

  • Nara Ancient Capital (Half day)
  • Osaka City Tour (Full day)
  • Hiroshima & Miyajima Island (Full day)
  • Kyoto Cooking Class (2-3 hours)

Day 7:
Hiroshima Day Tour

Breakfast at your hotel

★★Optional Tour: Hiroshima and Myajima Island★★

For those who wish to head west on the bullet train (2 hour journey), we will arrange a day trip to Hiroshima and the Unesco World Heritage Site of Miyajima Island. You can expect to visit the Peace Park, A-Bomb Dome, Miyajima Island Floating Shrine (Itsukushima Shrine) and savour the delights of the local ‘okonomiyaki’ (pancake) for lunch. (pay for lunch & entrance fees locally). Today’s day trip will return in the evening to your hotel in Kyoto or Osaka.

If you prefer to explore Kyoto some more, that’s your choice. Or, you can visit Osaka, Japan’s 2nd largest city.

Day 8:
Kyoto => Tokyo

Breakfast at your hotel

Bullet train from Kyoto to Tokyo

Transfer to hotel by trains & coach

Free time Tokyo

Day 9:
October 26 - Semi-Final 1

Breakfast at your hotel

Day at leisure

Transfer to stadium

★★Semi Final 1★★
International Stadium Yokohama
17:00 Kick Off

 

 

Day 10:
October 27 - Semi-Final 2

Breakfast at your hotel

Day at leisure

Transfer to stadium

★★Semi Final 2★★

International Stadium Yokohama
18:00 Kick Off

Post-Match Party at local Izakaya (Japanese style restaurant/bar)

Day 11:
Tokyo => Kanazawa

Breakfast at your hotel

Bullet Train from Tokyo to Kanazawa

Kanazawa City Tour
Including entrance fees, lunch & local guide

Day 12:
Kanazawa => Gokayama

Breakfast at your hotel

 

Gokayama Rural Experiences
Including entrance fees, lunch & local guide
– UNESCO World Heritage Gokayama village
– Soba Noodle Lunch
– Folk dance performance
– Washi paper making

Overnight in Takayama

Day 13:
Takayama

Breakfast at your hotel

Day at Leisure in Takayama. Suggested itinerary and details will be provided in your travel pack

Day 14:
Takayama => Tokyo

Breakfast at your hotel

Bullet / Express trains from Takayama to Tokyo

Afternoon Free time in Tokyo

Day 15:
Tokyo Free Day (Day trip to Mt Fuji)

Breakfast at your hotel

Day at Leisure. Suggested itinerary and details will be provided in your travel pack

OPTIONAL TOUR : Day trip to Hakone

Day 16:
FINAL DAY

Breakfast at your hotel

Full day free time with options provided by your tour leader

Transfer to Stadium

★★FINAL★★
International Stadium Yokohama
18:00pm
*Post-Match Party at local Izakaya*

Day 17:
Tour Ends

Transfer from your Tokyo hotel to Narita or Haneda Airport. Depart Japan on your scheduled flight.

How to Book

Secure your place today by paying a booking deposit of €250 per person.

Pay deposit here

Paying your deposit today will ensure your 2019 Rugby travel arrangements are fixed and you have a guaranteed place with Unique Japan Tours. For all bookings, it is important to read our general Terms and conditions. arrow

Manage your Booking / Make Online Payments

Once we receive your deposit, you will be sent your own travel portal, which will allow you pay off your tour balance (installments can be made) as well as view your confirmed itinerary and other useful documents as they become available.

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Receive your Essential Travel Pack

Our custom made essential Travel Pack will be sent 2 weeks before your tour starts in Japan.

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See you in Japan in 2019!

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