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Japan Golf Tour

Kobe, Hakone & Tokyo, Japan

Golfing in the Glow of Autumn Reds: Japan Awaits.
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October 7th - 17th 2024
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Japan Golf Tour

Kobe, Hakone & Tokyo

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October 7th - 17th 2024
Arrival airport
Kansai [Osaka] & Haneda / Narita [Tokyo]
Entries - 83% filled
Host golf courses
Golden Valley, Daihakone, Taiheiyo Gotemba West, Rokko Kokusai West & East Course,
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In the enchanting embrace of Japan’s autumn, where the landscape begins to softly awaken with whispers of crimson and gold, we invite you to a golf experience destined to be unforgettable. This October, embark with us on an exquisite journey that seamlessly weaves together Japan's premier golf courses with the deep tapestry of its rich history and vibrant culture.

Your adventure begins in the culinary paradise of Kobe. Here, each swing on the fairways is a prelude to evenings savoring the world's finest Kobe Beef, the delicate notes of local Sake, and the rich, warming embrace of Japanese Whisky. It's not just golf; it's a celebration of the senses.

As the journey unfolds, Kyoto's ancient allure and Hakone's scenic splendor offer a canvas where nature's artistry and historical grandeur blend seamlessly. In the shadow of the majestic Mt. Fuji, our selected courses lie, offering a unique opportunity to tee off in the presence of Japan’s iconic symbol.

I invite you to experience Japan like never before, by joining us on what promises to be a journey you’ll never forget. As this is a luxury experience, spaces will be strictly limited. Our dedicated team is available 24/7 to answer any questions you might have.

Mark Hawley
Mark Hawley
Tour Host
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Japan Golf Tour Highlights



Included in our experiences

Tried & Tested Golf Itinerary

Flexible Booking

Dining Experiences

Premium Accomodation

Appointed Travel Expert

Prizes and Awards

Golf Club Valet Service

Dedicated Transfers


10 Nights Accommodation

Kobe Meriken Park Oriental (5 Nights)

Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo (2 Nights)

Indigo Gora Hakone, an IHG Hotel (3 Nights)


Breakfast Daily

Welcome Kobe Beef Dinner inc local beverages

Kyoto Lunch

Lake Kawaguchi Lunch

Sake Tastings & Tour

Farewell Dinner inc beverages

Kobe Dinner Cruise [Optional - $269 pp]


5 rounds of golf inc motorised cart & caddie

Rokko Kokusai - West Course

Golden Valley Golf Club

Rokko Kokusai - East Course

Daihakone Country

Taiheiyo Gotemba West

Tour Inclusions

Quality prizes for daily winners

Overall prizes for winners

Souvenir Tour Polo.

Fully escorted by experienced host

Transfers & Sightseeing

Return scheduled airport transfers

Bullet Train [Shinkansen] from Kobe to Tokyo

Round trip golf & tour activities transport.

Golf Club Valet

Kyoto Day Tour

Mt Fuji & Lake Lake Kawaguchi

Owakudani Volcano (Black Egg)

Sake Tour & Tastings

Non Golfers

All functions & Day Trips

Kobe Day Tour including lunch

Onsen & Natural Springs

Japan Golf Tour Itinerary
Day 1 - Welcome To The Land Of The Rising Sun


Monday, October 7th 2024

Your Japanese adventure begins the moment you step off the plane at Osaka Airport. A luxurious transfer will smoothly deliver you to the doors of the prestigious KOBE Meriken Park Oriental, where you’ll refresh and relax in anticipation of the evening’s delights.

✔ Airport Transfer From Kansia Osaka Airport

Upon arrival at KOBE Meriken Park Orientel is where you’ll experience world-class service just steps away from the scenic Meriken Park.

Your stay is complemented by rooms exuding a tranquil ambiance with private balconies, and top-notch amenities including free WiFi and satellite TV.

✔ Perfectly positioned stay at Kobe Meriken Park Oriental

Tonight, indulge in the succulence of world-renowned Kobe Beef at a welcome dinner that promises an unforgettable culinary journey, complete with local beverages to complement the exquisite flavors.

✔ Welcome Kobe Beef Dinner Including Beverages

Day 2 - Tee Off at Rokko Kokusai West Course


Tuesday, October 8th 2024

The West Course at Rokko Kokusai Golf Club, crafted by the illustrious Nicklaus Design, beckons with its unique blend of American-style layout and picturesque Rokko Mountains backdrop. Today’s challenge is set amidst curved fairways and rolling greens that promise an engaging round of golf.

✔ 18 Holes at Rokko Kokusai [West] inc cart & caddy

For those not golfing, a cultural exploration of Kobe awaits. Discover the city’s famed attractions and reconvene with our golfers later to share tales of the day over a selection of local delights.

✔ Non-Golfer Kobe Tour

After golf & our non-golfers will join up with the golfers and both will enjoy a tour that celebrates Japan’s rich heritage of sake brewing. It’s an exploration of tastes and traditions that will enrich your understanding and appreciation of these fine spirits.

✔ Sake  Tour & Tastings

Day 3 - Play Rokko Kokusai East Course


Wednesday, October 9th 2024

The East Course of Rokko Kokusai, a testament to strategic design nestled amidst nature’s splendor, invites you to a day of golf that balances the tranquility of its surroundings with the thrill of the game.

✔ 18 Holes at Rokko Kokusai [East] inc cart & caddy

Day 4 - Conquer Golden Valley Golf Club


Thursday, October 10th 2024

The prestigious Golden Valley GC, a masterpiece designed by the legendary Robert Trent Jones Jr, presents a course exquisitely woven into the lush landscape. Each swing is a dance with nature, set against a backdrop of stunning views that mirror the course’s ingenious design. Here, Jones Jr’s mastery is evident in how the natural terrain is leveraged to create a beautiful yet challenging golfing experience.

This course is not just a test of skill but a scenic adventure.

✔ 18 Holes at Golden Valley GC inc cart & caddy

Embrace the allure of Kobe’s evenings with an optional dinner cruise. As you sail along the city’s twinkling waterfront, indulge in a gourmet meal set against the backdrop of the illuminated skyline. This enchanting experience combines exquisite dining with panoramic views of Kobe, from the vibrant Harborland to the majestic Kobe Bridge, all enhanced by live entertainment on board.

✔ Kobe Dinner Cruise inc beverages with Panoramic City Views [Optional - $289pp]

Day 4 - Discover Kyoto’s Charm


Friday, October 11th 2024

Step into the enchanting world of Kyoto, a mere hour’s journey from Kobe, where ancient traditions seamlessly blend with the vibrancy of modern life. Begin your day with a visit to the iconic Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine. Here, thousands of striking vermilion torii gates create a mesmerizing path, each gate a testament to devotion and a piece of history.

✔ Mystical Walk through Fushimi Inari-taisha

Continue to Kinkakuji, the illustrious Golden Pavilion, a Zen temple where the shimmering gold leaf facade reflects the city’s rich cultural legacy. Next, discover the tranquil beauty of Kiyomizudera, the “Pure Water Temple,” nestled in the hills and revered for its connection to the Otowa Waterfall.

✔ Visit to Kinkakuji and Kiyomizudera

As your exploration of Kyoto continues, immerse yourself in the city’s rich tapestry of historical and cultural landmarks. We will take a moment to reflect on the morning’s wonders over a thoughtfully prepared lunch, offering a taste of Kyoto’s culinary delights.

✔ Authentic Kyoto-Style Traditional Lunch Experience

For those who want an autherntic experience we recommended adding on our lunch with a maiko, an apprentice geisha. This experience offers a glimpse into the delicate art of tea preparation, a cornerstone of Japanese culture. Post-ceremony, engage in an enlightening conversation with the maiko, delving into the mysteries of geisha life and the historical tapestry of Kyoto.

✔ Lunch Ceremony with a Maiko [Optional $249pp]

The day concludes with leisure time, allowing personal exploration of Kyoto’s enchanting streets and hidden gems before we return back to our accomodation in Kobe.

This Kyoto tour promises more than just sightseeing; it’s a journey through the heart of Japanese culture, history, and beauty.

Day 6 - Journey To Tokyo


Saturday, October 12th 2024

Transition from the gentel charm of Kobe to Tokyo’s pulsating energy via the Shinkansen, Japan’s iconic bullet train. This isn’t just travel; it’s an experience, whisking you across the countryside at speeds up to 300km/h in under three hours. Watch Japan’s picturesque landscape in a comfortable, cutting-edge marvel of modern engineering. To streamline your travel, we’ll transport your golf clubs seperately to Hakone making for a hassle-free journey.

✔ Bullet Train from Kobe to Tokyo

Upon arrival, you’ll be transferred to Hilton Tokyo, your sanctuary in the midst of Tokyo’s bustle. With 5-star service and comfort, this ideally situated hotel offers easy access to the city’s vibrant life.

✔ Check In to Hilton Tokyo

Day 7 - Tokyo Exploration


Sunday, October 13th 2024

Today is yours to embrace the vibrant heart of Tokyo. Our centrally located hotel in Shinjuku positions you perfectly to explore the city’s iconic landmarks. Step outside and find yourself amidst the buzz of activity; it’s Sunday, and Tokyo is teeming with life. Wander through the nearby Meiji Shrine, immerse yourself in the fashion-forward streets of Harajuku, or marvel at the views from the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building. The city is your playground, alive with endless possibilities for adventure and cultural experiences.

Day 8 - Mt Fuji, Lake Kawaguchi & Owakudani Volcano


Monday, October 14th 2024

Bid farewell to Tokyo as you check out from your hotel and set off for a day of awe-inspiring natural beauty. Your destination: the legendary Mt. Fuji, a symbol of majesty and serenity that has captured the imagination for centuries.

Following our immersive tour of Mt Fuji, savor a specially arranged lunch by the picturesque Lake Kawaguchiko, renowned for offering one of the most spectacular views of Mt Fuji in all of Japan. There’s no better way to appreciate this majestic panorama than by pausing for a delightful meal, with the grandeur of Mt Fuji serving as a breathtaking backdrop to your dining experience.

Mt Fuji & Lake Kaawakuchi inc lunch

The adventure continues as you venture to the Hakone Owakudani Volcano. Known for its unique geological phenomena, including active sulfur vents and the famous black eggs, this visit offers a fascinating glimpse into the volcanic activity that shapes this region. It’s an experience that perfectly blends the thrill of discovery with the profound beauty of nature.

Oowakutani Volcano

Following our adventures this morning, we’ll settle into absolute luxury and our home for the next three nights at the 5 star Hotel Indigo Hakone Gora. Nestled in the culturally rich and scenic Gora region of Hakone, this area is a treasure trove of attractions offering a fresh perspective on this renowned destination. At Hotel Indigo, anticipate a stay that blends modern comforts with the tranquil essence of a retreat, inviting you to indulge in personal time while immersed in the natural splendor and artistry of Hakone. Private hot spring bath is also equipped in all rooms

Retreat to comfort at Indigo Gora, an IHG Hotel

Day 9 - Play Daihakone Country Club


Tuesday, October 15th 2024

The Daihakone Country Club is not just a golf course; it’s a masterpiece set against the majestic Hakone Crater mountains. Stand at the tee and gaze upon the 17th hole, “Lotus Flower,” as you prepare to navigate one of golf’s most beautifully challenging landscapes.

✔ 18 holes at Daihakone CC inc cart & caddy

While the golfers are playing their round at Daihakone, today offers an opportunity for our non-golfers to explore Hakone with a day tour including lunch organised to Lake Ashi. It’s here from the waters edge where you’ll capture the beauty of the Hakone region and stunning views out to Mt Fuji.

✔ Non Golfer Tour of Lake Ashi including lunch

A diverse array of baths awaits to soothe your body and elevate your spirit. Choose from the deep tranquility of the walking tub, the gentle embrace of the ordinary tub, or the invigorating pulse of the Jacuzzi. Complement your soak with a session in the Himalayan rock salt sauna, emitting far-infrared rays and negative ions for deep relaxation and improved circulation. This spa experience not only promises to enhance your skin’s beauty but also to soothe your soul. It’s clear why Hakone’s renowned spas, each with their unique therapeutic benefits, are such sought-after retreats.

DAY 10
Day 10 - Play Taiheiyo Gotemba West


Wednesday, October 16th 2024

To cap off our golfing adventure, we tee off at the nearby course renowned for its majestic fairway views of Mount Fuji.

Gotemba, the crown jewel of the Taiheiyo Club family, is a true hillside course that marries challenging play with breathtaking scenery. Its status as a top-tier golf destination is underscored by its selection for prestigious international tournaments, including the Mitsui Sumitomo Visa Taiheiyo Master and the World Golf Championships EMC World Cup. Playing here is not just a game; it’s an experience that showcases why Gotemba is a must-visit for any golf enthusiast.

✔ 18 holes at Taiheyo Gutemba West inc cart & caddy

As the day draws to a close, we gather for a celebratory Farewell Dinner, reflecting on our shared memories over exquisite cuisine. It’s the perfect finale to our grand tour, a sophisticated evening of toasts and tales in a setting that’s as memorable as the journey itself.

✔ Farewell Dinner including beverages

DAY 11
Day 11 - Departure & Check Out さようなら


Thursday, October 17th 2024

Check out of Indigo Gora Hotel and transfer to Tokyo. You’ll be transfered to Haneda or Narita Airports in Tokyo to meet your return flight home.

✔ Transfer To  Haneda or Narita Airport

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