Sample Travel Itineraries
Rather than off the shelf tours that schools must work with, JTB provides you with the flexibility to choose the itinerary and content that suits you. For schools who want to go it alone, we can help with airfares, accommodation and any other individual components you may require. For those who prefer a fuller service, JTB can assist with everything including tour and course planning, airfares, accommodation, home stays, insurance, land transport as well as school visits and cultural experiences.
There are many kinds of itineraries that can be put together to suit your needs. The following three are examples to give you an idea of what is possible.
Japan – The Golden Route
Course: Tokyo – Hakone – Mt Fuji – Kyoto – Nara – Hiroshima
This is an introductory course that gives good exposure to Japan for both first time and repeater schools. The tour includes the capital Tokyo, the fun of Disneyland, the history of Kyoto plus the significance of Hiroshima. Time for home stay gives students the time to immerse themselves even deeper into the culture.
Day 1: Depart Australia on your daytime flight to Tokyo. Meet English speaking guide and transfer to accommodation upon arrival
Day 2: Free day to explore Tokyo including Tokyo Sky Tree, Asakusa Shrine, Shinjuku, Akihabara
Day 3: Full day at Tokyo Disneyland
Day 4: Travel to Hakone using the Hakone free pass. On arrival, transfer to hotel and stay one night in Hakone beneath Mt Fuji
Day 5: Morning sightseeing in the Hakone area before transferring by train to Kyoto
Day 6: Explore the historical city of Kyoto visiting such landmarks as Todaiji and Kiyomizu temples, Kinkakuji Golden Pavillion and the Heian Shrine.
Day 7: Visit nearby Nara for sightseeing
Day 8: Take the Bullet train to Hiroshima and visit Miyajima Island to see the famous red Torii gate of Itsukushima Shrine and its wild deer. In the afternoon, visit the Hiroshima Peace Park and stay overnight in Hiroshima
Day 9: Morning transfer to the groups home stay destination. Students stay overnight with their allocated family
Day 10: Students spend the day with local family making new friend and improving their language and communication skills. School visit possible on this day (subject to pre-arrangements and availability)
Day 11: Farewell home stay and meet with main group. Transfer to Kansai Airport for return flight to Australia
Day 12: Arrive back in Australia
France – The Classical
Course: Paris – Geneva – Avignon – Nice – Monaco – Cannes – Paris
This tour takes in many of the most popular cultural and historical destinations for students visiting France. We also visit the scenic principality of Monaco home to the legendary F1 street race and Cannes, the stage for one of the world’s most famous film festivals.
Day 1: Depart Sydney for Tokyo, Japan. Overnight at an airport hotel
Day 2: Fly from Tokyo to Paris and transfer to hotel
Day 3: Free day at leisure in Paris
Day 4: Visit Euro Disneyland
Day 5-8: Free days at leisure in Paris
Day 9: Move from Paris to Avignon and transfer to hotel
Day 10: Visit the Palais des Papes and Provence region by private coach
Day 11: Transfer to Nice by private coach via Aix en Provence and Marseille with sightseeing on the way. Arrive Nice late afternoon and check into hotel
Day 12: Free day at leisure
Day 13: Full day coach sightseeing visiting St Paul de Vence and Monaco
Day 14: Free day to visit Cannes and St Tropez by train
Day 15: Transfer to Nice airport for flight back to Paris. Join international flight for return to Sydney
Day 16: Arrive Sydney
Italy – The Traditional
Course: Milan – Venice – Chinque Terre – Florence – Siena – Rome – Pompeii
Sorrento – Sicily – Naples
This tour takes in many of the most popular cultural and historical destinations for
students visiting Italy. The tour can either finish in Rome or continue onto Sicily if time
and budget permits.
Day 1: Depart Sydney and transfer to Venice via Milano airport
Day 2: Guided morning tour of Venice with afternoon free
Day 3: Transfer to La Spezia and overnight
Day 4: Take train to Cinque Terre for sightseeing. La Spezia overnight.
Day 5: Transfer to Florence by coach via leaning tower of Pisa
Day 6/7: Florence sightseeing (Uffizi Gallery) and onto Siena via San Giminano
Day 8: Guided morning tour of Siena with afternoon free
Day 9: Coach transfer to Rome and hotel check in
Day 10: Guided morning tour of Ancient Rome with afternoon free
Day 11: Visit Vatican, St Peters and Sistine Chapel – afternoon free
Day 12: Coach transfer to Sorrento and hotel check in
Day 13: Guided coach tour to Pompeii – return to Sorrento
Day 14: Transfer to Rome for return flight if not continuing to Sicily. Otherwise
remain in Sorrento for a free day
Day 15: Transfer to Reggio by coach and take ferry to Sicily. Check into
Day 16: Visit Cantian Syrakus and Villa Casale on Sicily
Day 17: Visit temples in Arigento and Enna or Aetna and Acireale
Day 18: Check out and transfer to Naples for return flight home
Day 19: Arrive Sydney
All above tours are sample courses only – actual content including flights, accommodation, attractions, transport, activities and costs will depend on the final itinerary chosen by each school. Please feel free to ask us what we can do for your particular school and needs.