The perfect short tour to Japan. First time travellers will love this semi-guided tour to historical Kyoto, impressive Mount Fuji, and metropolitan Tokyo.
Day 01: Arrive Osaka – Kyoto (-/-/-)
You will be met on arrival and transferred to your hotel in Kyoto for the next three nights.
Day 02: Kyoto (B/L/-)
Explore Kyoto on a full day tour. Wander through the Kiyomizu and Sanju-san-gen-do Temples, before marvelling at the famous Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine. Walk through the vibrant bamboo at the Arashiyama Forest, and admire the Tenryu-ji Temple. You will also see the lustrous Kinkakuji Temple, also known as the Golden Pavillion. Your tour finishes at Kyoto Station, then you are free to explore at your leisure and make your own way back to your hotel.
Day 03: Kyoto – Nara – Kyoto (B/-/-)
Enjoy the morning on a walking tour of Nara. You will have time to explore Todaji Temple with its Great Buddha, then interact with the famous deer in Nara Park. The deer have learnt to bow for food and are extremely friendly! Wander through UNESCO World Heritage Listed Kofukuji Temple (the second largest wooden Pagoda in Japan), before returning to Kyoto. Your tour will finish at Kyoto Station, and you have the afternoon free to explore at your own leisure.
Day 04: Kyoto – Tokyo (B/-/-)
Today your luggage will be transferred directly to Tokyo as you ride the famous Bullet Train to Shinagawa (Tokyo). On arrival you will make your own way to your hotel and check in for the next three nights. In the afternoon you will be picked up from your hotel and taken on a tour of Tokyo. Wander through the Hamarikyu Garden, relax on a Sumida River Cruise, and explore the famous Asakusa Kannon Temple.
Day 05: Tokyo – Mount Fuji – Hakone – Tokyo (B/L/-)
Travel by coach to majestic Mount Fuji. You will travel up to the famous 5th Station (weather dependant), before visiting Owakudani Boiling Valley. After a delicious lunch, continue to the Hakone Ropeway, and enjoy a boat ride on beautiful Lake Ashi. Return to Tokyo late in the afternoon, explore at your own leisure and make your own way back to your hotel.
Day 06: Tokyo (B/-/-)
After breakfast the day is free at your leisure for you to explore the bustling metropolis of Tokyo at your own pace. You could also add on an optional Nikko World Heritage Tour.
Day 07: Depart Tokyo (B/-/-)
The day is free at your leisure until it is time to transfer to the airport for your onward flight.
Number of Days 7
Price From $2899
Prices are based on Low Season (01/01/2020-31/01/2020, 01/06/2020-31/08/2020 & 01/12/2020-31/12/2020) Surcharges apply for other periods.
6 nights good quality (4 star) accommodation with daily breakfast
Airport transfers (shuttle)
SIC Tours in Kyoto, Nara, Tokyo & Mt. Fuji/Hakone
Train ticket as specified (2nd class)
Luggage transfer (Kyoto – Tokyo)
Some meals as indicated
Professional English speaking local guides
International Airfares and taxes
Tipping for guide and driver
Peak season surcharges
Any other service not mentioned in the above
Standard Hotel Package
Standard hotels include New Miyako Kyoto (standard room) & Shiba Park.
$ Price (Twin Share)
From $2,899 per person (land only, low season)
Superior Hotel Package
Superior hotels include New Miyako Kyoto (South Wing) & Grand Prince New Takanawa.
$ Price (Twin Share)
From $3,249 per person (land only, low season)