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Japan 10 days Hiroshima or Arashiyama Bamboo Grove

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Will be in Japan for 10 days and may have a choice on our time budget to go to Hiroshima for the day or to walk in the bamboo groves or Arashiyama Bamboo Groves in Kyoto
Any other suggestion for this "sampler" tour would be welcome
Also, suggestions for 3 days in Tokyo and 3 in Kyoto and 1 in Osaka
would like to see a baseball game We are doing a Friendly Planet tour
City tour of Tokyo including Tokyo Tower, East Gardens and Asakusa Kannon
Afternoon at leisure

DAY 4 Mt. Fuji & Hakone

Enjoy a beautiful panoramic drive from Tokyo to Mt. Fuji
Drive to the 5th station and see gorgeous views of the surrounding countryside
Continue to Hakone for lunch and a scenic cruise on Lake Ashi
Board the Komagatake Ropeway and ascend Mt. Komagatake
Return to Tokyo late this afternoon
Full Day Itinerary
DAY 5 Tokyo

Full day at leisure in Tokyo
DAY 6 Tokyo & Kyoto

3 nights Hotel Nikko Princess Kyoto. Breakfast.

Travel to Kyoto aboard the Shinkansen, Japan's bullet train
Enjoy a walking/subway orientation tour of Kyoto
Balance of the day at leisure
Full Day Itinerary
DAY 7 Kyoto
City tour of Kyoto including Nijo Castle, the Golden Pavilion, and Kiyomizu Temple
Balance of the day at leisure, or join an optional Kaiseki dinner show
Full Day Itinerary
Optional Excursion: Japanese Kaiseki dinner & entertainment (purchased locally)
DAY 8 Kyoto or optional Hiroshima & Miyajima excursion
Full day at leisure in Kyoto, or join an optional excursion to Hiroshima & Miyajima
Optional Excursion: Hiroshima & Miyajima (purchased locally)
DAY 9 Kyoto, Nara & Osaka

Drive to Nara, one of the earliest capitals of Japan
Visit Todaiji Temple and the Kasuga Shrine
Continue to Osaka and see Osaka Castle and Dotonboroi Street on an afternoon city tour
DAY 10 Osaka & Depart Tokyo/Arrive USA
Board the bullet train from Osaka to Tokyo
Transfer to Narita Airport to board your return flight
Arrive in the USA later today

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