1. Admission fees: to scenic spots as listed in the itinerary;
2. Meals: all meals as specified in the itinerary;
3. Tour guides: excellent private English-speaking guide;
4. Transfers: land transfer with drivers as specified;
5. Accommodations: hotels/cruises based on double/single occupancy as specified;
6. Government taxes & fees;
7. Arrangement: planning, handling, operational and communication charges.
1. International flights from/to Japan, as well as transportation to/from the above city (For LandOnly);
2. Entry visa fees (if applicable);
3. Gratuities to guides & drivers and any expense of personal nature;
4. Our tour package does not include Travel Insurance. Please DO purchase the Travel Insurance before your trip to against any unforeseen circumstance.
Osaka – Hotel Nikko Kansai Airport or Similar
Kyoto – Heian No Mori Kyoto or Similar
Hamanako – Hotel Concorde Hamamatsu or Similar
Yokohama – Shin Yokohama Prince Hotel or Similar
Tokyo – Hotel Nikko Narita or Similar
Depart the USA or Canada for Japan. Your flight includes meals, drinks, and in-flight entertainment.
Welcome to Japan! Upon arrival at Osaka Kansai Airport, a tour representative will meet you at the airport and escort you to check into your hotel by airport shuttle. Please note that while we are doing our best to accommodate early arrivals, hotel check-in time is generally not before 3:00 pm. Baggage storage can be arranged at the hotel. Take the rest of day to rest up. Or, if you’re up for it, do some shopping.
Free day at leisure. Or take an optional tour to Kobe and Nara.
This morning, first visit the famous landmark Osaka Castle Garden. Surrounded by greenery, the garden commands a beautiful view of the castle tower and the stone wall of a moat. Then enjoy some free time in Shinsaibashi, the premier shopping area in Osaka. Around 600 meters long, it’s filled with trendy boutiques, retail chains, and luxury departments stores. Crossing the street and out of the covered arcade, you’ll walk into this open area and see that large Glico man sign. That’s when you know you’re in Donburi. Originally installed in 1935, the giant Glico Man is Dotonbori’s most iconic landmark.
Make your own way to Kyoto and visit Kyoto Fushimi Inari Shrine, famous for its thousands of vermilion torii gates, which straddle a network of trails behind its main buildings. The trails lead into the wooded forest of the sacred Mount Inari, which stands at 233 meters and belongs to shrines dedicated to Inari, the Shinto god of rice. Foxes are thought to be Inari’s messengers, resulting in many fox statues across the shrine grounds. Fushimi Inari Shrine has ancient origins, predating the capital’s move to Kyoto in 794.
This evening, perhaps, join an optional Maiko dinner at Gion Geisha area, including drop off Maiko Experience with Traditional Kaiseki Dinner at Gion Hatanaka (extra cost) – subject to availability.
Today you will be free at your own leisure to explore this historical city. Alternatively, you can join an optional in-depth tour of Kyoto. And for passengers who do not take the optional tour, the coach bus will pick up at the Kyoto station at 4 pm, then transfer to Hamanako. Overnight at Hamanako area.
Recommended Option: Kyoto City Tour $99 per person
After breakfast depart on a full day of sightseeing, beginning at the Five Lakes District dominated by majestic UNESCO listed Mt. Fuji. Included a sightseeing cruise on Lake Yamanaka, where are the best spots for viewing Mount Fuji. After an enjoyable day of sightseeing, drive to your hotel in Yokohama for a restful evening.
This morning, transfer to Tokyo, the capital city of Japan. Tour bus will drop the group at Tokyo Station, and the remainder of the day is at leisure. Or you can join an optional tour of “Shinkansen (Bullet Train) Experience with Tokyo City Tour”. And for passengers who do not take the optional tour, the coach will pick up at the Tokyo station at 5 pm, then transfer to your hotel.
Enjoy a free day in Tokyo to explore this dynamic capital city on your own where over 11 million people live, making the population one of the largest in the world. You may want to join an optional tour to visit Nikko National Park with lunch (not included). Feast your eyes upon the breathtaking countryside, sacred shrines, and stunning temples as you explore the region.
Your tour representative will assist you in boarding the transfer coach bus to the Narita International Airport. Your amazing Japan trip ends.
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