Details

※ Above price are Land only price. Airfare is not included.
※ Departure: Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday (except peak season)  
※ Seasonal surcharges apply for all other dates.
※ Minimum of 2 people


Highlights

1  Visit Nikko to see the amazing architecture of Nikko Toshogu Shrine, and Kegon Falls
2. Go to Miyajima Island to see the World Heritage site Itsukushima Shrine and the Great Torii Gate
3. Visit the Atomic Bomb Dome and Peace memorial in Hiroshima
4. Interact with deer at Nara Park 


Price Per Person (From):

  Twin Triple

One Way Trip

$3,849

$3,695

※A return trip itinerary can be arranged. Please enquire with our friendly staff for round trip pricing

※Single stay supplement additional charge required

 

B: Breakfast | L: Lunch | D: Dinner
Haneda / Narita Airport - Tokyo

Day 1

Haneda / Narita Airport - Tokyo

Welcome to Japan! Upon arrival at Narita or Haneda Airport, you will be met at the arrival exit point by your driver who will take you to your accommodation in a shared shuttle.

Hotel:  [3 Star] Hotel Gracery Ginza, or similar

Tokyo

Day 2

Tokyo

Following breakfast at your hotel, head out to the designated meeting place to embark on the Amazing Tokyo Half Day Tour. Drive-by the National Diet Building and visit Meiji-Jingu Shinto Shrine, and the Imperial Palace before heading to the old downtown area of Asakusa for Senso-ji Temple and Nakamise Shopping Street. The tour ends at Tokyo Station, and the afternoon is yours to continue exploring Tokyo at your own leisure.  Recommended sightseeing includes TOKYO SKYTREE TOWN® where you can explore Japan’s tallest structure freely (admission fee required to access TOKYO SKYTREE® observation decks). The Odaiba area is perfect for taking photos of Tokyo’s beautiful rainbow bridge, and of course, Shinjuku and Shibuya provide ample opportunity to experience the heart of Tokyo and see the famed Hachiko dog statue and congested scramble crossing.  

Hotel:  [3 Star] Hotel Gracery Ginza, or similar 
Meals: Breakfast 

Tokyo - Nikko - Tokyo

Day 3

Tokyo - Nikko - Tokyo

Following breakfast at your hotel, head out to meet your guide and join the Nikko World Heritage 1 Day Tour; visiting the most beautiful example of traditional architecture in Japan, Nikko Toshogu Shrine. After a Japanese style lunch at a local restaurant, visit Lake Chuzen-ji and Kegon Falls, one of the three famous waterfalls in Nikko. The tour will finish in the late evening in Shinjuku. Please make your own way back to your hotel.

Hotel:  [3 Star] Hotel Gracery Ginza, or similar 
Meals: Breakfast / Lunch

Tokyo - Mt. Fuji - Hakone

Day 4

Tokyo - Mt. Fuji - Hakone

Following breakfast at your hotel, pack a small travel bag as your main suitcase will be transferred directly from Tokyo to your hotel in Kyoto. Travel by coach up to 2,300 metres on Japan’s highest mountain, Mt. Fuji, to see a spectacular view. After lunch at a local restaurant, next is a sightseeing cruise on Lake Ashi. The view of Mt. Fuji in the background from Lake Ashi is iconic in Hakone.  Lastly, take a ride on Mt. Komagatake Ropeway to the peak of  Mt. Komagatake for a stunning panoramic view of Lake Ashi and Mt. Fuji. After the tour, transfer from Hakone-en to your accommodation in Hakone and enjoy relaxing with dinner and hot springs for the evening.

Hotel:   [3 Star] Hakone Pax Yoshino, or similar
Meals: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner

Hakone - Hiroshima

Day 5

Hakone - Hiroshima

Following breakfast at your ryokan, make your own way to Odawara Station. From here, use your JR Pass to take a bullet train to Hiroshima, via Shin-Osaka Station. Upon arrival in Hiroshima, the afternoon / evening is yours to spend freely at your leisure. If you’re feeling adventurous, we recommend that you head downtown to Okonomi-Mura (Okonomiyaki Village) to test out all the different styles and flavour combinations of this area’s local delicacy – Hiroshima Style Okonomiyaki! (Savoury Pancake)  

Hotel:   [3 Star] Hotel Century 21 Hiroshima, or similar 
Meals: Breakfast

Hiroshima -  Kyoto

Day 6

Hiroshima - Kyoto

Following breakfast at your hotel, meet your guide at the designated departure point and enjoy a day tour of Hiroshima and Miyajima Island. Visit Itsukushima Shrine to see the truly breath taking site of the bright orange Great Torii gate in the blue sea. After having lunch on your own, head to the Peace Memorial Park and Museum and the international symbol of peace, the Atomic Bomb Dome. When the tour ends, use your JR Pass to take the bullet train from Hiroshima back to Kyoto.

Hotel:   [3 Star] Kyoto Hot Spring Hatoya Zuihokaku Hotel, or similar
Meals: Breakfast

Kyoto - Nara - Kyoto

Day 7

Kyoto - Nara - Kyoto

Following breakfast at your hotel, enjoy a morning free at your own leisure to sightsee around Japan's ancient capital. We recommend taking in sights such as Arashiyama Sagano Bamboo Grove - Explore beautiful bamboo forests and historic temples set among the sublime natural environment. In the afternoon, head to the designated meeting point to meet your guide and embark on a tour of the highlights of Nara; including Todai-ji Temple, housing the Great Buddha and Nara Park, where many tame deer roam freely. The tour will return to Kyoto in the early evening and the rest of the night is yours to spend freely at your leisure.

Hotel:   [3 Star] Kyoto Hot Spring Hatoya Zuihokaku Hotel, or similar
Meals: Breakfast / Lunch

Kyoto (One way Trip)  / Kyoto - Tokyo  (Return Trip)

Day 8

Kyoto (One way Trip) / Kyoto - Tokyo (Return Trip)

Following breakfast at your hotel, make your way to the designated departure point where you will meet your guide and embark on a Kyoto UNESCO World Heritage Walking Tour; Explore Ninnaji temple and know more about Japanese emperors, Explore Ryoanji temple to feel and learn the art of Zen, Explore golden temple, learn the rich history of Japan and experience Japan's traditional culture including matcha and Shakyo (sutra copying). The tour will conclude in the early afternoon, leaving you free time at leisure to further explore Kyoto at your own pace. 

 

For those departing from Tokyo, please make your way to Kyoto Station after the tour, and take the Bullet Train back to Tokyo in the afternoon. Upon arrival in Tokyo, make your way to your overnight accommodation and spend your last evening at your own leisure.

Hotel:   [3 Star] Kyoto Hot Spring Hatoya Zuihokaku Hotel, or similar 
Meals: Breakfast 

Kyoto - Kansai Airport  / Tokyo - Narita or Haneda Airport

Day 9

Kyoto - Kansai Airport / Tokyo - Narita or Haneda Airport

Following breakfast at your hotel, spend part of the day exploring Kyoto or Tokyo at your own leisure until it is time to depart to your departure Airport via train using your JR Pass. 

Meals: Breakfast 

  • Hotel:
    • One way - Tokyo (3 nights), Hakone (1 night), Hiroshima (1 night), Kyoto (3 nights). 
    • Return Trip - Tokyo (4 nights), Hakone (1 night), Hiroshima (1 night), Kyoto (2 nights)
  • Meals: 8 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches, 1 Dinner
  • Guide: English speaking guide included on day tours only.
  • Transportation:
    • One way Tokyo airport shuttle transfer
    • Japan National Rail Pass 7 Days

※ The above offers are subject to availability and confirmation.
※ For full terms and conditions, please contact our travel specialists.
※ Costing may vary  depending on the exchange rate. The final rate will be confirmed at time of booking confirmation.

Day 2: Amazing Tokyo AM Half Day Tour
Itinerary may be changed due to weather, traffic and operational reasons.
※If any of the locations covered in the itinerary are closed, an alternative place may be visited.
※Tour guide may not accompany you on a tour, but there will be tour assistant on the bus.
※Minimum participant: 1 person
※Hotel drop off service not provided.
※Infants (0-5yrs) are free of charge. However, meals, seats and other services are not included.

Day 3: Nikko World Heritage Tour
※ If the minimum number of participants (1) is not met by 4 days before the scheduled date, the tour on that date may be cancelled.
※ Heavy traffic due to coloured leaves is expected every year on Irohazaka Winding Road from Oct. 11 to Nov. 6. Therefore, Kegon Falls and Lake Chuzenji will not be visited during this period. In such cases, one of the following will be visited instead of Kegon Falls: Taiyuuin Mausoleum at Rinno-ji Temple, Futarasan Shrine, Kirifuri Falls, or Tamozawa Imperial Villa.
※ The alternative plan outlined in Remark #2 above may be used even outside of the designated period due to road conditions or other reasons. No refunds will be issued as a result of location changes.
※ The tour will walk up and down steps and hilly paths at Nikko Toshogu Shrine and Kegon Falls. Be sure to wear shoes and clothing which are comfortable to walk in.
※ An earphone guide will be provided to each participant at Nikko Toshogu Shrine. However, if there are less than 15 participants earphone guides may not be used. A fee of JPY 10,000 may be incurred if an earphone guide is lost or damaged by a participant.
※ As the tour uses a bus for the entire itinerary, arrivals at each site may be delayed due to road conditions.
※ Vegetarian meals, wheat allergy meals, and soy allergy meals must be requested at the time of booking.   
※ Depending on road conditions, the tour may stop at a  different parking area(rest area) instead of the Hankyu Area. In this case, please note that the different rest area will not be a representation of an Edo Period Town.   

Day 4: Mt. Fuji & Hakone Tour
※ Please note that the tour may not visit the Mt. Komagatake Ropeway in cases of heavy traffic, the tour will not be cancelled, and no refunds will be provided in such cases. In addition, the arrival time may also be delayed.
※ If Fuji Visitor Centre is closed or the tour is behind schedule due to traffic the visit to Fuji Visitor Centre may be skipped.
※ If Mt. Fuji's 5th Station cannot be reached due to road surface freezing or an accident on the Fuji Subaru Line, the tour will be taken to the highest elevation point possible. No alternative destinations are planned when the tour reaches beyond the 1st Station. When the tour has to turn back at the 1st Station, or when the Fuji Subaru Line is completely blocked, the tour will visit Fujisan World Heritage Center or Lake Kawaguchi Oishi Park. Please note that an alternative itinerary may also be omitted depending on road conditions.
※ As temperatures drop significant on Mt. Fuji, it is highly recommended to bring an overcoat of other warm clothing from fall to spring.
※ The tour will not be cancelled or refunded even if the full view if Mt. Fuji is not visible due to weather conditions.
※ The Komagatake Ropeway or Lake Ashi cruise may be omitted or substituted depending on traffic, weather conditions or other operational concerns. If either or both are omitted the following alternative may be used: Hakone Ropeway, Owakudani Valley, Hakone Point, Narukawa Airt Museum, Hakone Sekisho (checking station) remains, Lake Kawaguchi Cruise, pirate boat on Lake Ashi Kawaguchi Ropeway, Hakone-en Aquarium, Irchiku Kubota Art Museum. The tour will not be cancelled or refunded for such itinerary alteration.
※ Vegetarian meals are available and must be requested at the time of booking.
※ Allergy-friendly meals etc. are not available. Customers with allergies should reserve the tour without lunch plan.
※ GPS-enabled audio guides are available on this tour in Chinese, Spanish, Italian, Thai, French and Indonesian. Please make a request at the time of booking. There are a limited number of audio guides available, so it may not be possible to provide one for each person. Not refunds will be issued even if the audio guide is unusable due to weak signal, device issues, Wi-Fi malfunction, etc. If there are changes to the itinerary, information will not be provided in advance.
※ The bus may make multiple stops at hotels, in the Hakone area after sightseeing concludes.
※ If the minimum number of participants is not met by 4 days before a scheduled date, the tour on the date may be cancelled.
※ On the day when the annual Mt. Fuji Hill Climb is held, which is usually on a weekend in June (schedule for 2018 is yet to be determined), the Fuji Subaru Line is closed until around 14:00. the tour will proceed on this day, and will head to Mt. Fuji 5th Station once the road is open to traffic and itinerary order and sightseeing locations will be changes. the Komagatake Ropeway and Lake Ashi Cruise will be changed to alternative itinerary. Please note that refunds will not be issued in this case, and customers will not be notified separately when the schedule has been determined.
※ Arrival time at Hakone-en may vary depending on the season and day of the week due to traffic conditions, and may be considerably delayed. Thank you for your understanding.
※ The order of the tour itinerary is subject to change due to road conditions or other reasons.
※ Children up to 5 years old may join free of charge, but will not be provided with bus seats or lunch. If bus seats or lunch is required, please make a booking under the child rate.      

 Day 6: Hiroshima & Miyajima Tour (Depart: Hiroshima)
※ Manner of transportation (mini bus, taxi, train or tram) between Hiroshima and Miyajima will vary depending on the number of participants.
※ Lunch is not included in the tour. Please have lunch on your own at Miyajima.
※ If the minimum number of participants is not met by 4 days prior to the tour date, the tour may be cancelled.
※ There is a strict policy regarding tours starting on time. This is to protect the enjoyment of all our guests. If you are not able to arrive at the meeting point by the departure time, the tour will start regardless and no refund will be provided.
※ The tour operators are unable to accommodate meeting at any of the stops once you’ve missed the start of the tour. 

Day 7: Nara Afternoon Tour
※Itinerary may be changed due to weather, traffic and operational reasons.
※If any of the locations covered in the itinerary are closed, an alternative place may be visited.
※ This tour includes total 4.5 km walking. Please wear comfortable shoes as this is on foot tour.
※Minimum participant: 1 person
※Hotel drop off service not provided.
※Infants (0-5yrs) are free of charge. However, meals, seats and other services are not included.

 Day 8: Kyoto UNESCO Historical Walking Tour
※Entrance fee for Ninnaji temple, Ryoanji temple and Golden temple + Matcha drink and Shakyo (Hand copying sutra) are included in the tour. Additional purchases including food and drinks are not included.
※Out of respect for our other guests and to ensure the best tour for everyone, we must start the tour on time.
※Please note that if you are late for more than 15 minutes than meeting time (10 mins before the tour starting time), you will not be able to join the tour, get refund or rescheduled.

 

 

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