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Japan for Photographers

Departing 01 March 2020

Take an unforgettable Japan small group tour photo adventure with Roi Brand. Visit iconic places including sensoji temple, kiyomizu-dera, fushimi-inari and lots of other beautiful sights.

 

This trip is ideal for photographers of all levels. Some evening activities are included to ensure you get to see and photograph in as many situations as possible. Other than guiding you throughout Japan, your guide would be able to give some tips in photography for interested travel photographers​

Itinerary

8 day guided tour with Roi Brand
from AUD$5,695* per person twin share 

Day 1: Asakusa

​Meeting point in Asakusa  at 16:00
Evening stroll around Asakusa area including Sensoji temple and Nakamise

#first night activity (Sensoji temple) – night photography

Day 2: Tokyo

After breakfast we’ll be exploring the east side of Tokyo:Tokyo is a very modern city but behind the neon facade there is a traditional scene that is easy to find amongst the old alleyways, temples and shrines of Asakusa. Starting with Asakusa (daylight) and Kapabashi area, followed by Ueno park, Ameyoko market and Akihabara district where you can find lots of anime related items. Later on, we’ll visit the luxury Ginza district for some shopping and architecture photography

Day 3: Tokyo, Shibuya, Harajuku, Meij-jingu and Shinjuku

Today we’ll see the more crowded side of Tokyo, visiting Meiji shrine, Harajuku and Shibuya. Traveling on the metro system from Asakusa to Shibuya to see the famous Shibuya-crossing and take photos from a nearby observatory in the 7th flour. Later on, we’ll visit Harajuku and Meiji-jingu, a shrine dedicated to Emperor Meiji. After the shrine, a short train ride to get to Shinjuku, where you’ll get to explore the ‘Golden-Gai’ and its 250 tiny local pubs.

#second night activity (golden gai) + group dinner in a restaurant

Day 4: Mt Fuji, Lake Ashi and Kanazawa

Tokyo to Fuji, Japan’s most iconic sight with magnificent views of both Fuji’s cone and the surrounding landscapes. We will take a cruise on the spectacular Lake Ashi, you may even catch a glimpse of the cone of Mt Fuji peering over the hills. After lunch we’ll visit chureito pagoda for some more epic views. A private bus will take us back to Tokyo station from where we’ll hop on the bullet train for a 2 hours ride to Kanazawa city After checking in, we’ll have a great dinner together in a local restaurant

Day 5: Kanazawa

Kanazawa, visit the Kenrokoen and Kanazawa castle. walk around the Higashi tea district and Omicho market.

Day 6: Kyoto and Gion

After breakfast we’ll take the train to Kyoto Kyoto was also the heart of religion, philosophy, art and cuisine, making it a city of history and culture, including the tea ceremony, Kabuki and Geisha. This afternoon we’ll tour around the eastern side of the city including Kiyomizu-dera and Heian shrine. Dinner in Gion area

Day 7: Nara

Day trip to Nara. We’ll be visiting Nara park where you can feed walkabout deer and take photos of the second largest Buddha in Japan. Later that day we stop at Fushimi inari shrine on our way back to Kyoto

#third evening activity (fushimi)

Day 8: Osaka

Osaka, where you’ll explore the history of the magnificent Osaka Castle and later that day the Dontonburi district, Osaka’s vibrant foodie and entertainment district. Last night of the tour in Osaka

Meet your tour guide, Roi Brand.

Roi is a world traveler with a passion for photography and exploring cultures. What Roi finds most rewarding is inspiring others to take their cameras along on their own adventures. He is passionate about leveraging his professional skill and knowledge to advance others to the next level.His travel photography has caught the eye of some other travel companies, including ‘Backpacker-cars’ and ‘TripJunction’, Roi has been a tour guide on 5 out of his 11 trips to Japan and continuously work as a travel expert who creates itineraries for travelers and businesses from around the world.

Register and reserve your place now.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Yaniv David on (03) 8573 0900 (email yanivd@fbitravel.com.au ) or Roi Brand at roib@fbitravel.com.au

Terms and Conditions: Travel Insurance is not included in the price listed. FBI Travel will be able to assist you with the costs on a case by case basis and help you with a policy to cover you as required. Please enquire about obtain a travel insurance policy. A single supplement charge of $1,435 per person applies. A deposit of 50% is require by 25 December 2019 with residual balance due by 25 January 2020. Tour requires a minimum of 12 travellers to operate. It is your responsibility when travelling or transiting any foreign country on your journey to ensure that you have valid passports, visas and re-entry permits which meet the requirement of immigration and other government authorities. If you need information regarding visas or other travel document requirements for your trip please let us know.

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