8-Day Japan Delight: Tokyo, Mt. Fuji, Kyoto

From $899 Land Only and $1609 Land & Air


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  • Explore Tokyo, Kyoto and the Mount Fuji area
  • Experience unique Japanese culture and efficiency
  • Cruise on Lake Ashi to take in the majestic view of Mount Fuji
  • Ride the Komagatake Ropeway aerial tram.  
  • Choice of add-on tours to discover more attractions in Hiroshima, Nara and Osaka
  • Option to experience the original Bullet Train - Shinkansen
  • Deluxe hotel accommodation with daily breakfasts
  • International airfares included

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# Not Included:
Prices do not include Optional Programs, Local Gratuities, Travel Medical and Interruption Insurances, Airlines Seat Assignments Fees, Personal Expenses …


# Additional Information:
Land only price does not include arrival/departure transfers. Full-Package Prices include airfare, fuel surcharges, airport taxes and fees. All prices are per person based on double occupancy. Full-Package (Air and land) tour prices apply from the gateway airport or city specified in the Package Highlights. Prices will vary from alternative gateway airports or cities and may be higher. The total price will be clearly displayed prior to any deposit being required. Additional baggage charges may apply.

 


Entry Requirements:
Passengers traveling abroad require a passport valid for six months beyond their travel dates. All travelers are responsible to check if a visa is required for all countries on their itinerary. For visa information, check our Visas page.



Is This Trip Right for You?

This is an active trip. Our tour group covers a lot of ground each day, and we spend two to three hours on our feet during tours. The pace is fast. We have many early mornings and long bus rides necessary to cover the territory. Some of our tours require walking over uneven surfaces or up and down steep slopes or steps. This tour is not recommended for people who have difficulty walking. This is a Group Tour program. For more information, please consult with our travel advisors.

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Day 1 Fly to Japan
Board your international flight bound for Japan from your select international gateway. For a more superb flight experience, you can contact us for the opportunity to upgrade your scheduled flight to a non-stop journey across the Pacific Ocean for a fee.


Day 2 Arrive in Tokyo
Upon your arrival in Tokyo and depending on accommodation availability at the time of booking, your hotel may either be in the city of Narita or near Tokyo Bay. Ride the free hotel bus service to check-in if the hotel is in Narita, or proceed to the Airport Limousine Bus ticketing counter at the airport to purchase your affordable Airport Limousine Bus ticket (at own expense) for the convenient ride to check-in for the latter. Your tour representative will meet and greet you at the hotel lobby.

Overnight: Narita
Meals: Breakfast


Day 3 Tokyo
You can explore the exciting capital city of Japan, Tokyo on your own, or you may take on our optional Tokyo Discovery Tour (requires a collective minimum of 10 persons to operate).


Optional Program: Tokyo Discovery Tour. Visit the famous Tsukiji Market in downtown Tokyo that used to be the largest wholesale fish and seafood market in the world. Although the inner wholesale market has moved in October 2018 to another location, the surrounding colorful businesses and eateries around the market is still as uniquely vibrant as ever attracting locals and visitors from around the world. Take a stroll in the Odaiba Seaside Park (Odiaba Kaihinkoen) and try spotting the Tokyo Tower and Rainbow Bridge along the impressive Tokyo skyline – from across the metropolis on a man-made beach. You even can pose for photo-ops with a miniature Statue of Liberty replica or a full-scale Gundam robot there. Walk into the grounds of the famous Asakusa Kannon Temple (Sensoji) later. This oldest and most famous Buddhist temple in Tokyo was dedicated to Kannon Bosatsu or the Bohdisattva of Compassion, and the long street leading up to the temple door is lined with 89 stores selling many colorful and interesting gifts since the eighteenth century. The excursion shall also venture into the sleepless town of Kabukicho – an entertainment and red-light district in Shinjuku, Tokyo.

Overnight: Narita
Meals: Breakfast


Day 4 Tokyo - Lake Yamanaka or Shizuoka
Check out of the hotel in the morning and board the tour bus for onward sightseeing at the Five Lakes District dominated by majestic UNESCO World Heritage Site, Mt. Fuji. Lunch will be on your own along one of the many pleasant rest stops or unique service areas on the highways where you can enjoy an abundance of surprising and exceptional eats and snacks. Enjoy the bird's eye view of the nearby Hakone and Lake Ashi scenic region via the Komagatake Ropeway aerial tram. Then, enjoy the picturesque view of Mount Fuji in the distance onboard a cruise on Lake Ashi, a crater lake famous for its views of the famous peak. The tour will proceed to Shizuoka, the famous Japanese capital for tea. Depending on the local traffic situation, the overnight stay may be in Shizuoka or in Lake Yamanaka.

Overnight: Mt Fuji Area
Meals: Breakfast


Day 5 Shizuoka or Lake Yamanaka - Kyoto
After breakfast, depart for Kyoto, Japan's cultural and artistic center, and the country's capital for over 1,000 years that is still quaint with the alleyways and historical architectural designs of homes and buildings in the city. Kyoto is considered the cultural capital of Japan and a major tourist destination. It is home to numerous Buddhist temples, Shinto shrines, palaces, and gardens, many of which are listed collectively by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. Upon arrival, visit Heian Shrine, ranked as a Beppyo Jinja (the top rank for shrines) by the Association of Shinto Shrines. 


Optional Program: Kyoto Discovery Tour (Minimum of 10 persons to operate). Visit the Kinkakuji (Golden Pavilion) - a Zen temple in northern Kyoto whose top two floors are completely covered in gold leaf. It is one of the most popular buildings in Japan, attracting a large number of visitors annually; see Fushimi Inari Shrine – one of Japan's best-known Shinto shrines, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The shrine is famous for its thousands of vermilion torii gates, which straddle a network of trails behind its main buildings. Then check out the Gion – a Geisha District in Kyoto. Gion Corner hosts traditional Kyomai dances, while Kennin-ji Temple is known for its Zen garden and Yasaka Shrine has seasonal festivals in a lantern-lit courtyard. Nightlife ranges from quiet sake bars to buzzing, pub-like izakayas.

Overnight: Kyoto
Meals: Breakfast


Day 6 Kyoto
Continue exploring Kyoto on your own or choose to join ONE of our optional tours below.


Optional Program1: Full Day Experience Hiroshima with Shinkansen (Japanese Bullet Train, 1 hour and 15 minutes one way) (Minimum of 10 persons to operate). This morning, transfer to Kyoto Station for taking Shinkansen to Hiroshima. After arriving in Hiroshima, you will visit Miyajimaguchi by coach then board a boat traveling to the majestic Miyajima Island, known as Itsukushima, or Divine Island. See the shimmering Itsukushima Shrine. Although the first shrine buildings were probably erected in the 6th century, the shrine has been destroyed several times since. Re-board the boat and cruise back to Hiroshima to reflect on the heartbreaking history of the region. Take a moment of contemplation at the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park, a historical site near to where the atomic bomb exploded. Finally, board a bus to the Atomic Bomb Dome (Genbaku Dome), a remaining skeletal structure that miraculously withstood the 1945 attack. Return to the train station for the exhilarating return journey to Kyoto on the bullet train, where the extension tour concludes and you will meet the rest of the tour group (Please note that the manner of transportation, either by bus, taxi, train or tram, between Hiroshima and Miyajima will vary depending on the number of participants).

Optional Program2: Full-day Tour of Nara & Osaka with lunch (Minimum of 10 persons to operate). You will visit the Todaiji Temple in the morning. Todaiji Temple is one of Japan's most famous and historically significant temples and a landmark of Nara. Todaiji's main hall, the Daibutsuden (Big Buddha Hall) is the world's largest wooden building. It houses one of Japan's largest bronze statues of Buddha (Daibutsu). Temple visitors will also have an opportunity to encounter some deer from the adjacent Nara Park, prompting visitors to offer them some deer crackers. Castle Park is another must-see historical site and urban park in Osaka. It is colorfully landscaped by nature. The scenery, which changes from season to season, attracts many visitors throughout the year. Although the castle park is in the center of the city, it is a place of recreation and relaxation familiar to Osakans. The Dotonbori and Shinsaibashi never fail to appeal to international visitors. Osaka's most famous shopping area is Dotonbori, with an overwhelming number of giant billboards crammed into small spaces, while the neighboring area of Shinsaibashi is bustling with rows of restaurants and clothing stores. These areas are the best choice for you when it comes to enjoying delicious street food and shopping and get close to the life of local people!

Overnight: Kyoto
Meals: Breakfast


Day 7 Kyoto - Tokyo
After breakfast, enjoy your journey back to Tokyo via the Tomei Expressway with Driver. Enjoy lunch at one of the independently operated service areas en route, where you will find a great choice of Japanese or Western food. Since it takes 7 to 8 hours by road from Kyoto to Tokyo, you can opt to travel to Tokyo on the Shinkansen; Bullet Train within two-and-a-half hours, in order to enjoy more free time in Kyoto or Tokyo.


Optional Program: Extra free time in Kyoto and Japan via the Shinkansen Experience (2.5 hours). This great convenience is strongly recommended as a great experience to test-ride the Japanese high-speed train, which can travel at up to 189 mph and offers reclining seats, local refreshments, and picturesque scenery along the way.

Overnight: Tokyo
Meals: Breakfast


Day 8 Depart from Tokyo, Japan
Check out of the hotel before noon and ride the convenient, comfortable and affordable Airport Limousine Bus (at your own expense) to the airport. You are suggested to inquire about the transport departure schedule and the limousine bus ticket purchase information at the hotel.


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Tokyo Discovery Tour with Lunch

Tour duration: 09:00AM - 06:00PM 

Tour starts with Tsukiji Fish Market - It is said that "Uogashi" or a riverside fish market dates back to 16th century, the beginning of the Edo period. later on, we visit Odaiba Kaihin Koen (Odaiba Seaside Park), which is a park along the northwest beach of Odaiba area. Near rocky shore, there is the 11-meters tall replica of "Statue of Liberty" in Paris. Also, we will visit Sensoji, also known as Asakusa Kannon Temple. It is a Buddhist temple located in Asakusa. Then we will have traditional Japanese lunch. The "sleepless town" Kabukicho is also one of our stops. It is an entertainment and red-light district in Shinjuku, Tokyo.

dances, while Kennin-ji Temple is known for its Zen garden and Yasaka Shrine has seasonal festivals in a lantern-lit courtyard. Nightlife ranges from quiet sake bars to buzzing, pub-like izakayas.

Day #3 01 Oct 2019 - 31 Dec 2049 $99.00
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Kyoto Discovery Tour

Tour Duration: 2:00pm-7:00pm

Kinkakuji (Golden Pavilion) is a Zen temple in northern Kyoto whose top two floors are completely covered in gold leaf. Then tour the Fushimi Inari Shrine - one of Japan's best known Shinto shrines, and a World Heritage Site. The shrineis famous for its thousands of vermilion torii gates, which straddle a network of trails behind its mainbuildings.We will also visit Gion, which is a Geisha District in Kyoto. Gion Corner hosts traditional Kyomai dances, while Kennin-ji Temple is known for its Zen garden and Yasaka Shrine has seasonal festivals in a lantern-lit courtyard. Nightlife ranges from quiet sake bars to buzzing, pub-like izakayas.

Day #5 01 Oct 2019 - 31 Dec 2049 $89.00
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Full Day Experience Hiroshima with 'Shinkansen'

Tour Duration: 8:30am-05:30pm

This morning, you will be transferd to Kyoto Station for taking Shinkanse to Hiroshima (appx 1hour and 15 minutes each way). 

After arrive in Hiroshima, you will visit Miyajimaguchi by coach then board a boat travelling to the majestic Miyajima Island, known as Itsukushima, or Divine Island. See the shimmering Itsukushima Shrine. The shrine has been destroyed several times, but the first shrine buildings were probably erected in the 6th century. Reboard the boat and cruise back to Hiroshima to reflect on the heartbreaking history of the region. 

Take a moment of contemplation at the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park, a historical site near to where the atomic bomb exploded. Finally, board a bus to the Atomic Bomb Dome (Genbaku Dome), a skeletal structure that miraculously survived the 1945 attack. 

Return to the train station for the exhilarating return journey to Kyoto on the bullet train, where the extension tour concludes and you meet the rest of the tour group. 

Remarks: Manner of transportation (bus, taxi, train or tram) between Hiroshima and Miyajima will vary depending on the number of participants(Minimum 10 people)

 

Day #6 01 Oct 2019 - 31 Dec 2049 $395.00
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Full-day Tour of Nara & Osaka

Today you will get a chance to visist the Todaiji Temple. Todaiji Temple is one of Japan's most famous and historically significant Temples and a landmark of Nara. Todaiji's main hall, the Daibutsuden(Big Buddha Hall) is the world's largest wooden building, it houses one of Japan's largest bronze statues of Buddha(Daibutsu). Temple visitors will also have an opportunity to encounter  some deer from the adjacent Nara Park, begging for shika senbei. 

Castle Park is another "Must see" historical site and urban park in Osaka. It is colorfully embellished. The scenery, which changes from season to season, attracts many visitors throughout the year. Although the castle park is located in the center of the city, it is a place of recreation and relaxation familiar to Osakans.

The Dotonbori & Shinsaibashi never fail to appeal international visitors. Osaka's most famous shopping area is Dotonbori, with an overwhelming number of giant billboards crammed into small spaces, while the neighboring area of Shinsaibashi is bustling with rows of restaurants and clothing stores.These areas are the best choice for you when it comes to enjoy delicious street food and shopping, and get close to the life of local people!(Minimum 10 people)

Day #6 01 Oct 2019 - 31 Dec 2049 $130.00
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Japan 'Shinkansen' Experience

Experience local Japanese' life, the Bullet Train from Kyoto to Tokyo (the best sector of the 'Shinkansen') can travel at up to 189 mph and offers reclining seats, local refreshments, and picturesque scenery. 

Passengers who choose this option may have up to 4.5 extra hours free time. 

dances, while Kennin-ji Temple is known for its Zen garden and Yasaka Shrine has seasonal festivals in a lantern-lit courtyard. Nightlife ranges from quiet sake bars to buzzing, pub-like izakayas.

Day #7 01 Oct 2019 - 31 Dec 2049 $180.00
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