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Best of Japan - 8 days

 

Summary:

Discover the best of Japan in 8 captivating days. Travelling from the modern metropolis of Tokyo to enchanting Kyoto, with its age-old temples, shrines and colourful Geisha District. See the bronze Buddha and picturesque bamboo forest at Kamakura, the bre...

Duration
8 Days
Cities
7
Next Departure
04-Sep-2021
Starting at
USD 3,075.00
Price per day
USD 384.00

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Operator
On The Go Tours
Tour
Best of Japan - 8 days
Travel Style
Small Group Tour with More Flexibility
Group Size
0 - 16

Summary

Discover the best of Japan in 8 captivating days. Travelling from the modern metropolis of Tokyo to enchanting Kyoto, with its age-old temples, shrines and colourful Geisha District. See the bronze Buddha and picturesque bamboo forest at Kamakura, the breathtaking beauty of Mt Fuji at Hakone Izu National Park en route.

Day 1.
Tokyo
Day 2.
Tokyo
Day 3.
Kamakura
Day 4.
Tokyo
Day 5.
Hakone
Day 6.
Kyoto
Day 7.
Kyoto
Day 8.
Kyoto

Visited cities (7): Fuji, Hakone, Kamakura, Kawaguchi, Kyoto, Narita, Tokyo

 

Remarks

Highlights

  • Tokyo - Sensoji Temple district and temple, Harajuku, Takeshita Street, Meiji Shrine and Shibuya Crossing
  • Kamakura - Big Buddha Statue, Hokokuji Zen Temple and the Bamboo Forest with a delightful village atmosphere. Opt to take part in a traditional tea ceremony
  • Lake Kawaguchi located within Fuji Hakone Izu National Park - Spectacular mountain scenery and views of Mt Fuji
  • Staying in a ryokan - Sampling Japanese hospitality, bathing in natural hot springs, wearing a Samue (casual Kimono) and sleeping on a futon
  • Kyoto - UNESCO Listed Nijo Castle, Sanjusagen-do Temple with its 1000 life-like statues and Kinkakuji Temple (Golden Temple)
  • Kyoto - Walking tour of the famed Geisha District (Gion), with its ancient cobbled streets, streams, bridges and quaint teahouses and the opportunity to see Geisha and Maiko en route to their next engagement

Included in Price

  • 3 breakfasts and 1 Japanese dinner at the Lake Kawaguchi
  • 7 nights 3 star (inclusive of 1 night in a traditional Japanese Inn)
  • Guided sightseeing and walking tours in Tokyo, Kamakura, Lake Kawaguchi and Kyoto
  • Lake Kawaguchi and Mt Fuji - Kachikachi-yama Ropeway and observatory. For tours staying at Lake Kawaguchi between 14 Apr – 28 May each year we'll visit to the Fuji Shibazakura (Moss Phlox) Festival with Mt Fuji as the backdrop
  • Escorted by a licensed English speaking Japanese tour guide
  • All transportation and transfers - buses, trains and rail passes (including Suica Swipe Card)
  • Baggage forwarding service from Tokyo to Kyoto (one bag per person)
  • Airport arrival transfer to tour hotel (by train) from Narita or Haneda International Airport on day 1
  • Maximum Group size: 16 persons

NOT included in price

  • Airport departure transfer
  • International flights and visa
  • If you are opting to pay the single supplement, allowing you the privacy of your own room on this tour, a single room will be provided for all nights with the exception of day 5 (at Lake Kawaguchi), where single rooms are not available. For this night you will be matched up with a fellow tour member of the same gender
  • Tip for your tour guide. We recommend you allow USD$3-5 per day, per traveller. Tipping your guide is an entirely personal gesture
  • Entrance Fees: USD$25-35pp, paid locally in local currency

Travel Package

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Tour Tokyo Kyoto

This is an Organised Group Tour: the itinerary has been predefined by the tour operator. The tour destinations, duration, accommodations, departure dates and the price are fix. You can join, enjoy and meet other people.

  

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