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Itinerary

2020 Japan Golf Tour

12th - 20th May 2020
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TOUR INCLUSIONS:

  • 8 nights accommodation
  • Daily Breakfast
  • 6 rounds of golf—18 holes with carts
  • Full day sightseeing in Mt Fuji and Hakone
  • 2 days sightseeing tours Kyoto and Tokyo with English speaking guide for non golfers (min 4 non golfers)
  • Airport and golf transfers
  • English Speaking guide for 7 days incl sightseeing
Tuesday
12th May
Suggested flight QF33 from Sydney at 9.55am arrives Osaka Kansai airport at 7.00pm

On arrival in Osaka, meet your tour host, Sandy for transfer to RHIGA Hotel Kyoto and check in for 2 nights.

Recently renovated, your hotel provides all the necessary comforts while maintaining the traditions of a brand that has proudly hosted royalty. It now has all new facilities, including complimentary Wi-Fi, restaurants, a luxurious bar, a heated indoor pool, and a modern fitness gym. Located centrally, the hotel is convenient for those traveling from Kansai International Airport and just a short walk from World Heritage sites, the Kyoto Aquarium, and the Kyoto Railway Museum.

Wednesday
13th May

Meet up with Sandy and other tour participants over breakfast.

After breakfast we will transfer to Tarao Country Club for your first round of golf on the tour, including carts.

Tarao Golf Course hosted 2012 LPGA Championship Konica Minolta Cup. It is an award winning championship courses boasting 36 holes (East & West) and is considered the best woodland golf resort in West Japan. Bunkers and water play strategical roles in the design of the course. All carts come with built in GPS navigation.

Evening—enjoy welcome drinks to get to know your fellow travellers.

 

Thursday
14th May

After breakfast check out and transfer to Meishin Youkaichi Golf Club for todays golf (including carts).

Opened in 1965, this 27 hole course is very scenic and has hosted a number of LPGA qualifying events. It is surrounded by red alpine trees and the course features gentle natural undulations and wide fairways offering players an excellent golfing experience.

After golf transfer to Rakuyu and check in for 3 nights.

Friday
15th May

Today you have a full day sightseeing tour of Mt Fuji and Hakone area.

Mt. Fuji is a magnificent sight that stands over 3,500 meters tall and looms over the Shizuoka and Yamanashi region.

It has inspired many artists and religious persons for thousands of years. Spiritual traditions in the area continue to this day, with practitioners of Buddhism and Shintoism gathering at the notable temples and shrines that dot the foot of the mountains. Nearby villages, such as Oshino, have been preserved as they were centuries ago, offering a view reminiscent of classical Japanese woodblock prints.

Saturday
16th May

Transfer to Narusawa Golf Course for Golf including cart.

Opened in 1993, this is a forest course overlooking Mt Fuji and surrounded with birch trees. This hidden gem 18 hole course will captivate players from around the world offering beautiful landscape and natural layouts, the course is so appealing that no words can describe it and must experience for yourself. Once you have played Narusawa, you will keep talking about it!

After golf stop in at Gotemba outlet shopping centre before returning to the hotel.

Sunday
17th May

After breakfast check out and transfer to Pacific Club Gotemba West Golf Course for Golf (including carts).

In 1998, the course gained the reputation as the home of the first Sumitomo Visa Taiheiyo Ladies Tournament. The natural setting on the lower slopes of Mount Fuji is put to good use and encourages you to continue to play a strategic game. At the same time, water hazards and cliffs pose potentially troublesome traps. This highly playable course with its ever-green fairways, separator cedar and cypress trees, offers opportunities to enjoy golfing to its full potential, with the magical back drop of Mt Fuji!

After golf transfer to Tokyo and check in for 3 nights at Solaria Hotel.

Monday
18th May

After breakfast transfer to The Country Club JGC Japan for Golf including carts.

Surrounded by rich forest designed for the most discerning players providing tranquility and peaceful environment, The Country Club JGC Japan offers premium hospitality and customer service and aims to provide an all-round ultimate golf experience. During Spring, the course displays variety of seasonal flowers including Japan’s iconic cherry blossoms in full bloom!

After golf enjoy a sightseeing city tour.

Tuesday
19th May

After Breakfast, transfer to Tateno Classic Golf Course for Golf (including carts).

Opened in 1986, the Tateno Classic Golf Course was designed by 2 times US Masters Champion, Bernhard Langer. He combined Japan’s native beauty and also a strategic layout to create a thrilling and unique game. Native Japanese trees line the fairways, including wild Peach Trees, Dogwoods and the iconic Cherry Blossom. 

Tonight join Teed Up for a farewell dinner at a nearby restaurant.

Wednesday
20th May

After breakfast check out and leave bags while you enjoy a last wander through Tokyo, before transferring to Tokyo’s Haneda Airport (HND) for your return flight home.

Suggested flight QF26 departs Haneda Airport at 10.00pm arriving into Sydney on 21st May at 8.30am