Captain's Run Japan

Guide For Rugby Fans
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Calling
supporters of
team
Australia!
Following Japan, chasing after the team's support, pleasure and excitement!
Plan your trip by following this guide
*This model itinerary is for supporters living in Japan

Day1
FLY INTO TOKYO
Thursday, 19 September 2019

  • Day1

    It will take about 8 to 10 hours to fly directly to Japan, depending on which departure and arrival city you select.
    Upon your arrival at the airport, stay in a nearby hotel overnight or transfer to a Sapporo-bound flight

For more information about TOKYO's sightseeing, gourmet offerings and transportation services, you should stop by the JTB tourist offices which have a special service counter reserved exclusively for foreigners.

To book hotels or ryokans in TOKYO, check out the online booking website JAPANiCAN.com Multiple languages are available!

* You can make a reservation as far as 185 days in advance

Day2-5
SAPPORO
Friday, 20 September 2019

Hokkaido (Jyozankei) has the earliest autumn foliage in Japan, with peak times during RWC 2019™

  • Day2

    After arriving in Sapporo City, check in to your hotel and begin city sightseeing

  • Day3

    In the morning: have an early lunch in Sapporo City then head to Sapporo Dome
    In the afternoon: watch the Australia v Fiji match (13:45 – )!
    In the evening: after the match, try Sapporo beer and the famous local dish, Genghis Khan.

    Find more information about the Sapporo Stadium area here >

  • Day4

    In the morning: visit Okurayama and Hitsujigaoka Observatory
    In the afternoon: have lunch at Ganso Susukino Ramen Yokocho
    In the evening: watch the England v Tonga match (19:15- )!
    After the match, eat out in Susukino, the largest entertainment district in Sapporo!

    Find more information about the Sapporo Stadium area here >

  • Day5

    In the morning: take a bus to Jyozankei Onsen from Sapporo City(*)
    In the afternoon: have lunch at Jyozankei Onsen then take a taxi to Hoheikyo Gorge to see autumn foliage
    In the early evening: go back to Jyozankei Onsen and check into a ryokan to experience natural hot springs and kaiseki cuisine
    In the evening: after dinner, stroll around the onsen village and have a drink at a local bar

    Find more information about the Sapporo Stadium area here >

For more information about SAPPORO's sightseeing, gourmet offerings and transportation services, you should stop by the JTB tourist offices which have a special service counter reserved exclusively for foreigners.

To book hotels or ryokans in SAPPORO, check out the online booking website JAPANiCAN.com Multiple languages are available!

* You can make a reservation as far as 185 days in advance

Day6-12
TOKYO
Tuesday, 24 September 2019

  • Day6

    In the morning: take a bus to New-Chitose Airport from Jyozankei Onsen
    In the afternoon: after arriving at Haneda Airport, check in to your hotel in Tokyo
    In the evening: enjoy dinner and Tokyo sightseeing

  • Day7

    Join a day-trip tour of Tokyo
    In the morning: experience a traditional Japanese tea ceremony
    In the afternoon: National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation (Miraikan) ⇒ Tokyo Sky Tree and Asakusa ⇒ Try on a rental kimono

    Make a reservation for a day-trip tour of Tokyo>
    * You can make a reservation as far as 365 days in advance

  • Day8-9

    Join a two-day tour of the Hakone area
    Day 1: Mt. Fuji fifth station (Subaru Line) ⇒ Cruise experience at Lake Ashi ⇒ Komagatake Ropeway ⇒ Hakone-en ⇒ Stroll around Hakone Yumoto ⇒ Stay at the Fujiya Hotel
    Day 2: Free (Hakone sightseeing)
    Hakone Pirate Cruise ⇒ The Hakone Open-Air Museum ⇒ Owakudani
    ⇒ Hakone Shrine ⇒ Hakone Kowakien Yunessun etc. ⇒ After arriving in Tokyo, check in to your hotel and enjoy dinner in Tokyo

    Make a reservation for a two-day tour of Hakone>
    * You can make a reservation as far as 365 days in advance

  • Day10

    A full day of Tokyo sightseeing

    Make a reservation for a day-trip tour of Tokyo>
    * You can make a reservation as far as 365 days in advance

  • Day11

    In the morning: stroll around Kichijoji, known as an oasis in Tokyo, and Fuchu, which is home to the historical Jindaiji Temple and rugby
    In the afternoon: head to Tokyo Stadium
    In the early evening: watch the Australia v Wales match (16:45- )!
    In the evening: after the match, dine at CRISTA to taste craft beer in Shibuya
    Find out more information about the Tokyo Stadium area here>

  • Day12

    A full day of Tokyo sightseeing

    Make a reservation for a day-trip tour of Tokyo>
    * You can make a reservation as far as 365 days in advance

For more information about TOKYO's sightseeing, gourmet offerings and transportation services, you should stop by the JTB tourist offices which have a special service counter reserved exclusively for foreigners.

To book hotels or ryokans in TOKYO, check out the online booking website JAPANiCAN.com Multiple languages are available!

* You can make a reservation as far as 185 days in advance

Day13-15
FUKUOKA
Tuesday, 01 October 2019

  • Day13

    In the afternoon: fly from Haneda Airport to Fukuoka Airport. Upon arrival, check in to your hotel and discover the city
    In the early evening: savor Fukuoka’s local gourmet cuisine!

  • Day14

    In the morning: after breakfast, go to the Meinohama Ferry Port then take a ferry to Nokonoshima Island Park
    In the afternoon: have lunch in the park then take a ferry back to Fukuoka City. walk around Hawk’s Town (*)
    In the evening: enjoy dinner in Tenjin, then go to the Nakasu food stall area for a celebratory drink!
    * Hawks town is under construction as of 2017. It will be launched in fall of 2018.

  • Day15

    Full day: walk around Uminonakamichi Seaside Park
    This national park hosted the international match“Golden Oldies World Rugby Festival”for rugby fans over 35yrs-old. Now visitors can enjoy various activities, including interacting with animals or day camping.

For more information about FUKUOKA's sightseeing, gourmet offerings and transportation services, you should stop by the JTB tourist offices which have a special service counter reserved exclusively for foreigners.

To book hotels or ryokans in FUKUOKA, check out the online booking website JAPANiCAN.com Multiple languages are available!

* You can make a reservation as far as 185 days in advance

Day16-18
OITA
Friday, 04 October 2019

Onsen village view from Beppu observatory

  • Day16

    In the morning: stroll around Fukuoka City
    In the afternoon: after lunch take a highway bus to Oita City in Oita Prefecture
    in the evening: after checking in to your hotel, have dinner in Oita City

  • Day17

    In the morning: stroll around Oita City
    In the afternoon: watch the Australia v Uruguay match (14:15- )!
    In the early evening: after the match, travel to Beppu to enjoy their famous hot springs!
    In the evening: after exploring the city, enjoy local sake and local cuisine at a pub.

    Find out more information about the Oita Stadium area here>

  • Day18

    In the morning: after breakfast, take a train to Kitsuki City to visit its preserved samurai residences
    In the afternoon: after lunch go back to Beppu to experience a day spa
    In the evening: take the Ferry Sunflower to Osaka from Beppu Port, (meals and accommodations are on the ferry)

    Find out more information about the Oita Stadium area here>

For more information about OITA's sightseeing, gourmet offerings and transportation services, you should stop by the JTB tourist offices which have a special service counter reserved exclusively for foreigners.

To book hotels or ryokans in OITA, check out the online booking website JAPANiCAN.com Multiple languages are available!

* You can make a reservation as far as 185 days in advance

Day19
OSAKA
Monday, 07 October 2019

Try Osaka craft beer brewed in Minoh at BEER BELLY

  • Day19

    In the early morning: after arriving at Osaka-Minami Port, go to Osaka City
    In the morning: visit Kishiwada City to see Kishidawa Danjiri Kaikan, Kishiwada Castle and explore the rest of this former castle town
    In the afternoon: after lunch, stroll around Osaka Castle and the surrounding area
    In the evening: have a celebratory drink at BEER BELLY brewpub.

For more information about OSAKA's sightseeing, gourmet offerings and transportation services, you should stop by the JTB tourist offices which have a special service counter reserved exclusively for foreigners.

To book hotels or ryokans in OSAKA, check out the online booking website JAPANiCAN.com Multiple languages are available!

* You can make a reservation as far as 185 days in advance

Day20-21
KYOTO
Tuesday, 08 October 2019

For more information about KYOTO's sightseeing, gourmet offerings and transportation services, you should stop by the JTB tourist offices which have a special service counter reserved exclusively for foreigners.

To book hotels or ryokans in KYOTO, check out the online booking website JAPANiCAN.com Multiple languages are available!

* You can make a reservation as far as 185 days in advance

Day22-23
SHIZUOKA
Thursday, 10 October 2019

Shizuoka casual cuisine - Shizuoka Oden (AOBA Yokocho)

For more information about SHIZUOKA's sightseeing, gourmet offerings and transportation services, you should stop by the JTB tourist offices which have a special service counter reserved exclusively for foreigners.

To book hotels or ryokans in SHIZUOKA, check out the online booking website JAPANiCAN.com Multiple languages are available!

* You can make a reservation as far as 185 days in advance

Day24-25
YOKOHAMA
Saturday, 12 October 2019

Enjoy Yokohama Chinatown

For more information about YOKOHAMA's sightseeing, gourmet offerings and transportation services, you should stop by the JTB tourist offices which have a special service counter reserved exclusively for foreigners.

To book hotels or ryokans in YOKOHAMA, check out the online booking website JAPANiCAN.com Multiple languages are available!

* You can make a reservation as far as 185 days in advance

Day26-29
TOKYO
Monday, 14 October 2019

For more information about TOKYO's sightseeing, gourmet offerings and transportation services, you should stop by the JTB tourist offices which have a special service counter reserved exclusively for foreigners.

To book hotels or ryokans in TOKYO, check out the online booking website JAPANiCAN.com Multiple languages are available!

* You can make a reservation as far as 185 days in advance

Day30
OITA
Friday, 18 October 2019

  • Day 30

    The pool tournament ends with a final match!

    Be ready for a semi-final in Oita! Do your best to support Australia!

For more information about *****'s sightseeing, gourmet offerings and transportation services, you should stop by the JTB tourist offices which have a special service counter reserved exclusively for foreigners.

To book hotels or ryokans in ****, check out the online booking website JAPANiCAN.com Multiple languages are available!

* You can make a reservation as far as 185 days in advance

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