Bespoke - PophamRJPOPHAM-1
Friday 11 October
Arrive Tokyo. Take the train to city centre. Remainder of the day free.
Saturday 12 October
This morning we have included a private walking tour to a sumo stable – a residential training ground where wrestlers train prior to tournaments. Our guide will explain the history and workings behind this ancient game. Following our visit we will tour local sights of interest.
Afternoon train to Yokohama for England vs France game.
Sunday 13 October
Full day free.
Possibly go to Japan vs Scotland at Yokohama. Tickets to game not included. However the train fare is included.
Monday 14 October
Full day free in Tokyo.
If interested, you could travel to the World Heritage listed temples at Nikko- a pleasant day trip. Train included. Or to Mount Fuji Park - again train fare is covered.
Tuesday 15 October
Depart on shinkansen (bullet) train to Kyoto. Train leaves at 0933hrs, arriving Kyoto 1211hrs.
Afternoon free in Kyoto.
Wednesday 16 October
Full day sightseeing in Kyoto, the cultural capital of Japan. You may also wish to visit the ancient capital of Nara, just a 20 minute train ride away. Train fare included.
Thursday 17 October
Depart Kyoto this morning at 0946hrs arriving Hiroshima 1134hrs.
Afternoon visit to the Peace Park.
Friday 18 October
This morning take the train (30 mins) and ferry (10 mins) to Miyajima Island. Visit the spectacular Itsukushima Torri Gate, over water monastery and perhaps take a stroll into the Miyama Primeval Forest. Return to Hiroshima after lunch.
Saturday 19 October
Depart Hiroshima on train at 0822hrs, arriving Yufuin 1136hrs. Minibus transfer to our hotel for the next 2 nights. Yufuin is a lovely onsen (spa) town set in the hills just 40 minutes from Oita. Our ryokan (typical Japanese Inn) offers ensuite accommodation in typical tatami rooms. See photo.
Minibus transfer to and from Oita Stadium for Quarter Final 1
Sunday 20 October
Morning at leisure. Minibus transfer to and from Oita Stadium for Quarter Final 3.
Monday 21 October
Depart Yufuin this morning. Included in your rail pass is travel by train direct to one of 4 destinations. These are: Oita Airport (0840/1045 ), Fukuoka Airport (0907/1133), Osaka Kansai Airport (0907/1450), or Tokyo Narita or Haneda Airports (0757/1757). 1st train out timings.
Tour Price - £3989.00 per person is based on sharing a twin bedded room in central, 4 star hotel.
- 4 nights Tokyo at Hotel Hokke Club Asakusa (Room only)
- 2 nights Kyoto at APA Hotel Kyoto Ekimae (Room + breakfast)
- 2 night Hiroshima at APA Ekimae Ohashi Hotel (Room only)
- 2 nights Yufuin at Shimizu Ryokan (Room and breakfast)
- Cat D tickets to England vs France and QF 1 and 3
- Coach transfers between Yufuin and Oita each match day.
- Half day walking tour of sumo stable and historic sites with private guide
- Hire of a pocket WiFi device allowing unlimited wifi for duration of stay. One device per room.
- Economy ticket Rail Pass on all train journeys as per itinerary
- SUICA Pass loaded with Yen4000 for local underground and/or trams and buses
- Services of World Rugby Travel staff in Japan
Our payment process is simple and flexible. You have 4 easy options when you reach your CART.
FULL PAYMENT – choose this if you wish to immediately pay for your purchases in full OR if you are purchasing your items 12 weeks, or less, prior to departure. (Also, rarely, some events require full prepayment at time of booking. This will, in that case, be clearly noted on the Product page.)
INSTALLMENTS – this is the ‘normal’ payment system. Choose this if you wish to pay a 20% deposit on booking, 25% on 1 November 2018, 25% on 15 February 2019 and the balance by 15 June 2019.
INTERIM PAYMENTS - we are happy to accept payments (between the initial deposit and the balance due date) either via credit/debit card or bank transfer. Please email ✉ us when ready.
BANK TRANSFER – this is another option available to you. If you wish to make a bank transfer please email ✉ us now and we will provide our bank details.
NONE OF THESE PAYMENT METHODS ATTRACT ADDITIONAL FEES.