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Rugby World Cup 2019™, Japan - Escorted Tour - Knockout Stage

From USD 8,322/pp

Overview

When twenty nations come together over 43 days it comes down to the pinnacle event for all rugby players and sports fans alike - the final of the Rugby World Cup.

This tour is for the ultimate rugby fan which includes the best of the best; 4 matches in 10 days including Semi-Final 1 & 2, Bronze Final and the Rugby World Cup Final. Not only will you witness world class rugby on the global stage, you will also immerse yourself into the amazing and unique Japanese culture, food and sights.

Tour Dates: Friday 25th Oct - Sunday 3rd Nov
Duration: 10 Days, 9 Nights
Cities visited: Tokyo, Osaka
Matches: 4
Matches Included: Semi Final 1 & 2, Bronze Final & RWC Final
Price per person: $9,790 per person*

Tokyo offers more than just skyscrapers. From quirky Harajuku to the cultural hub of Asakusa, you will be sure to fill your days exploring this amazing city. Your taste buds will be satisfied on every corner filled with famous street foods such as Takoyaki and Yakisoba, or shout yourself to one of the more luxurious Michelin star restaurants. Either way, you won't go hungry and you will be tempted to try more.

In the evenings you will find yourself wandering through the hustle and bustle of Golden Gai Laneway, made up of small bars where you will put your Japanese to test and try the many famous beers of Japan - Kirin, Sapporo & Asahi. Dance the night away in Roppongi, experience the wonder of the Shibuya crossing or head to one of many rooftop bars overlooking the city. What ever suits your fancy, you won't go home disappointed!

No-where in the world can you sink a coffee with a cat or a hedgehog, can you dance with a robot, or can you drive like Mario Kart, Japan is not a place to be missed. Outside of their quirkiness, it offers an array of cultural experiences including the beautiful Japanese shrines and temples, picturesque gardens and the exciting sport of Sumo Wrestling.

Don't miss a minute of the action in this once of a lifetime opportunity to be at a Rugby World Cup 2019 in Japan live at the final. The atmosphere will be electric, the cities will be alive and the Japanese will be ready to welcome you. Here is your chance to be apart of it!

Inclusions

Accommodation

  • Nine (9) nights in 3 star accommodation
  • Breakfast daily
  • 3 nights in Tokyo (25 - 28 Oct)
  • 3 nights in Osaka (28 - 31 Oct)
  • 3 nights in Tokyo (31 Oct - 3 Nov)

Function

  • Opening night Fanatics welcome party
  • Official Rugby AU Finals Function

Match Tickets

  • Reserved Cat C ticket for semi-final 1
  • Reserved Cat C ticket for semi-final 2
  • Reserved Cat C ticket for bronze final
  • Reserved Cat C ticket for the final
  • All tickets have the option to upgrade to Category B at additional cost through the online booking process

Transfers

  • Shinkansen - Tokyo to Osaka
  • Shinkansen - Osaka to Tokyo
  • Return coach match transfers
  • Coach transfers throughout

Sightseeing

  • Full day sightseeing tour of Osaka

Merchandise

  • Fanatics tour merchandise

Tour Guides

  • Services of Japanese tour guides
  • Services of Fanatics tour rep

Matches

  • Reserved Cat C ticket for semi-final 1
  • Reserved Cat C ticket for semi-final 2
  • Reserved Cat C ticket for bronze final
  • Reserved Cat C ticket for the final
  • Option to upgrade to Category B tickets

Itinerary

Friday 25 October, 2019 – Arrive Tokyo & Opening night Fanatics welcome party


Arrive in Tokyo and make your way to your hotel. After checking in the afternoon is yours to relax or head out and explore Tokyo.
This evening join us for drinks where you will get the chance to meet your Fanatics tour rep and fellow Fanatics travellers ahead of the weekends festivities and get to know the nightlife of Tokyo.
Overnight: 3 Star Hotel, Tokyo

Saturday 26 October, 2019 - semi-final 1, International Stadium Yokohama


Today is at leisure before another cracking match as it comes down to the top 4 teams. Why not spend the morning sightseeing the many wonders of Tokyo.
In 2015, Australia continued their dream run at the World Cup with a comfortable 29-15 victory against Argentina. Adam Ashley-Cooper put in a man of the match performance as he scored a hat trick helping Australia to their first World Cup final since 2003. Don’t miss a minute of this entertaining match and witness the team that will book their spot in the Rugby World Cup 2019 Final.
Return transfers from your hotel to the stadium are included in your tour.
Match: Winner QF1 v Winner QF2

Kick Off: 5:00pm

Venue: International Stadium Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, Yokohama City
Overnight: 3 Star Hotel, Tokyo

Sunday 27 October, 2019 – semi-final 2, International Stadium Yokohama


Following on from an exciting match last night, take it easy this morning as you have a leisurely breakfast or a sleep in and recover as you will have another thrilling match ahead this evening.



Return transfers from your hotel to the stadium are included in your tour.


Match: Winner QF3 v Winner QF4

Kick Off: 6:00pm

Venue: International Stadium Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, Yokohama City
Overnight: 3 Star Hotel, Tokyo

Monday 28 October, 2019 - Tokyo to Osaka by Shinkansen


This morning after breakfast we will depart Tokyo for Osaka by Shinkansen (Bullet Train). Upon arrival in Osaka we will check into the hotel before you can enjoy an afternoon at leisure.


Overnight: 3 Star Hotel, Osaka

Tuesday 29 October, 2019 – Full Day Guided Sightseeing Tour of Osaka


Today we will enjoy a full day guided sightseeing tour of Osaka including visits to the Umeda sky building observatory, Osaka Castel and the Dotonbori district. Lunch is included with todays tour.


Overnight: 3 Star Hotel, Osaka

Wednesday 30 October, 2019 – Free Day


Today is a free day so why not get out and explore more of Osaka or for those seeking a little bit more adventure you could catch the train through to Kyoto for the day.


Overnight: 3 Star Hotel, Osaka

Thursday 31 October, 2019 – Osaka to Tokyo by Shinkansen


This morning after breakfast we will take the Shinkansen from Osaka back to Tokyo in preparation for the bronze final and final. After arriving in Tokyo we will check into the hotel and you can then enjoy time at leisure.


Overnight: 3 Star Hotel, Tokyo

Friday 1 November, 2019 – Bronze-final, Tokyo Stadium


Today is at leisure in Tokyo. Why not take the chance to visit any of the sights of Tokyo you haven’t yet seen or purchase any last minute gifts or souvenirs as your tour is coming to a close. Return to your hotel to freshen up and then get ready to make your way to Tokyo Stadium for the decider of the Bronze Final. Both teams have nothing to lose and everything to gain in this match, and despite not making it to the Rugby World Cup Final, they will be giving it all they have to close their campaign with a win. In 2015, South Africa controlled the match to win the Bronze Final in a 24-13 over Argentina. Be prepared to be sitting on the edge of your seat for what will be a thrilling Bronze Final.



Return transfers from your hotel to the stadium are included in your tour.


Match: Runner-Up semi-final 1 v Runner-Up semi-final 2

Kick Off: 6:00pm

Venue: International Stadium Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, Yokohama City
Overnight: 3 Star Hotel, Tokyo

Saturday 2 November, 2019 – Final, International Stadium Yokohama


After 44 days, 20 nations, 12 venues and 48 matches, the Rugby World Cup Final is upon us. Be prepared to watch the ultimate Rugby match, as both teams throw their bodies on the line in the effort to strive to victory and win the Webb Ellis Cup, as they mark their names in the history books as the Rugby World Cup 2019 Finalists.



Passion, aggression, skill and willpower will all be in full force tonight, as the best 2 teams of the Tournament battle it out for the next 80mins. With International Stadium Yokohama at full capacity, the atmosphere will be electric, as you witness history in the making. Get ready for what will be an unforgettable night as you take part in this exciting RWC Final.



In 2015, New Zealand went back to back beating Australia 34-17 to win the Rugby World Cup Final at Twickenham Stadium in London. Both teams put their blood, sweat and tears into the match. New Zealand were up 16-3 after Nehe Milner Skudder scored for New Zealand right on half time. Two minutes into the second half a Ma’a Nonu try extended the lead to 21-3. The Australians then fought back and with 10 minuteds to go the score was 21-17. However, a 70th minute drop goal, 75th minute penalty and 80th minute try to the All Blacks secured the victory and they became the first back to back winners of the Webb Ellis Trophy. Return transfers from your hotel to the stadium are included in your tour.


Match: Winner semi-final 1 v Winner semi-final 2

Kick Off: 6:00pm

Venue: International Stadium Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, Yokohama City
Overnight: 3 Star Hotel, Tokyo

Sunday 3 November, 2015 - Tour Concludes


All good things must come to an end as we bid farewell to our new found friends and to the beauty of Japan as our ‘Semis to Final Sojourn’ tour concludes. Thanks for travelling with us and we look forward to having you on tour again soon.

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Rugby World Cup 2019™, Japan - Escorted Tour - Knockout Stage
Venue:
Tokyo, Osaka
Tour Dates:
25 Oct, 2019 - 3 Nov, 2019
Tour Duration:
10 Days/9 Nights

 

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