Atami Weekend Breaks

Atami Weekend Breaks.

10,000 yen from each tour donated to Atami City Disaster Relief Fund.

3 nights accommodation including breakfast/dinner for all courses is at Hotel Micuras Atami, or Atami Seaside Resort & Spa, or similar depending on availability.

COURSE 1  ¥298,000 2 persons room share

Local forester and historian Tony Everitt
Your guide, local forester and historian Tony Everitt (alternative guide may be arranged depending on availability)
Fuji views weather permitting

Itinerary:

Friday evening: Meet your guide at Atami Station, walk to hotel, check in, free time.

Saturday: Private Guided Day Tour: JAPANESE CULTURE & OLD TOKAIDO FOOT HIGHWAY

Discover National Treasures & other Japanese cultural experiences, hike a short section of the old Tokaido foot highway that has linked Japan’s new capital of Tokyo with former capitals Kyoto and Osaka for five centuries.

09:00 Meet your guide in hotel lobby, taxi to MOA Museum of ART to enjoy national treasures and important cultural properties. Café/teahouse/Japanese lunch. Taxi to Old Tokaido foot highway, 3km walk to Yamanaka Castle Ruins, scene of penultimate battle of Japan’s Warring States Period (16C). Fuji views weather permitting. Bus to Genbegawa World Water System Heritage, short walk to Mishima Station, train back to Atami and walk to hotel arriving about 6pm. Free time.

Genbegawa World Water System Heritage
Walking on water, Genbegawa World Water System Heritage

Sunday: Private Guided Day Tour:

AMERICA OPENS UP JAPAN AT SHIMODA

Walking tour (3kms) of the quaint port village which is ground zero for the US/Japan and Russia/Japan relationships.

Perry Road Shimoda
Perry Road Shimoda

08:30 Meet your guide in hotel lobby, taxi to Atami Station, 1.5 hour train ride south along Izu Peninsula’s pretty coastline, great views of Sagami Bay and Izu Islands. Arrive at Shimoda station and taxi to Gyokusenji. Japan’s First Foreign Diplomatic Mission (1857, USA). Then stroll around picturesque Shimoda harbour to famous Shimoda Burger for a fresh snapper burger lunch. Stroll Perry Road to Ryosenji Temple where Admiral Perry concluded US/Japan Treaty. Train back to Atami and walk to your hotel arriving about 7pm.

Monday morning: Taxi from hotel to Atami Station, tour concludes.

COURSE 2  ¥238,000 2 persons room share

Moa Museum of Art Atami
MOA Museum of Art Atami

Itinerary:

Friday evening: Meet your guide at Atami Station, walk to hotel, check in, free time.

Saturday: Private Guided Day Tour: JAPANESE CULTURE & OLD TOKAIDO FOOT HIGHWAY

As per Course 1.

Old Tokaido Foot highway
Old Tokaido Foot highway

Sunday: Free time to enjoy Sun Beach and explore Atami City including Plum Park (unguided).

Monday morning: Taxi from hotel to Atami Station, tour concludes.

COURSE 3  ¥238,000 2 persons room share

Gyoksenji, First Diplomatic Post in Japan (USA, 1857)
Gyokusenji, First Diplomatic Post in Japan (USA, 1857)

Itinerary:

Friday evening: Meet your guide at Atami Station, walk to hotel, check in, free time.

Saturday: Free time to enjoy Sun Beach and explore Atami City including Plum Park (unguided).

Sunday: Private Guided Day Tour:

AMERICA OPENS UP JAPAN AT SHIMODA

As per Course 1.

Monday morning: Taxi from hotel to Atami Station, tour concludes.

COURSE 4  ¥178,000 2 persons room share

Accommodation only (breakfast/dinner included). Explore Atami at your leisure (own arrangement).

Atami Baien, plum blossoms
Atami Plum Park, January (own arrangement)

Tour Departures Dates:

November 2021:   12th, 19th, 26th

December 2021:   3rd, 10th, 17th

January 2022:   14th, 21st, 28th

February 2022:   4th, 11th, 18th, 25th

March 2022:   4th, 11th, 18th, 25th

Included: guide fee, local transport, admissions, and lunch where specified in itinerary, 3 nights accommodation with breakfast/dinner (2 person room share)

Not included: Shinkansen fares to/from Atami, local transport other than specified in itinerary

Minimum & maximum tour participants: 2 persons

Reservations subject availability,

please email your reservation request to tonyeveritt@tokaido.blog

Access: Tokaido Shinkansen from Tokyo, Shinagawa, or Yokohama Stations to Atami Station (own arrangement)

Authorized by Shizuoka Governor #2-689

Plan by Anthony Everitt

旅程管理業務を行う者の同行:無

Standard terms & conditions apply

Supported by

Izu Peninsula Tourism Bureau