Japan Highlights Tour (6 Days)

Japan Highlights Tour (6 Days)

Japan is a country offering all the ingredients for the perfect travel experience: rich and unique culture, magnificent landscapes of snow-covered volcanoes, enormous megacities and distinctive cuisine. This is a trip that is going to introduce you all the essentials of Japan ranging from the ultra modern city of Tokyo, the emblematic Mt. Fuji and the scenic Hakone where a bullet train will take you to the old capital Kyoto still preserving the unique culture and traditions of Japan. Explore our itinerary designed to reveal you all the beauty Japan has to offer at the best possible price.

Highlights:
♦ Tokyo – Japan’s ultra modern capital and its most populous city
♦ Hakone – traditional city offering world-class art museums, traditional inns and spectacular mountain scenery
♦ Mt. Fuji – the highest mountain in Japan
♦ City of Nara – Japan's first permanent capital


Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrival Narita – Tokyo
As you arrive at Narita Airport you will be met by local agents at the arrival lobby and transferred to the hotel in Tokyo by regular airport bus (no attend on the bus). In case that if you could not take the airport bus to the hotel directly, our agent will assist you to take a bus to TCAT (Tokyo City Air Terminal), where you can take a taxi to the hotel on your own.

Day 2: Tokyo
In the morning you will be met by a guide from Japan Gray Line at the lobby of your hotel and join Tokyo Morning Tour. During the tour you will visit National Diet Building (drive by), Meiji Shrine, Tokyo Tower, Imperial Palace East Garden (or Imperial Palace Plaza, Double Bridge) and Ginza Shopping District by motorcoach. The tour disbands at Ginza and go back to your hotel by yourself. Free program in the afternoon.

Day 3: Tokyo – Mt. Fuji – Hakone
In the morning you will be met by a guide from Japan Gray Line at the hotel lobby and you will join Mt. Fuji & Hakone Tour. Leave Tokyo for Mt. Fuji and drive up to the 5th station of Mt. Fuji. Lunch at a local restaurant. Afternoon, enjoy the natural view of Hakone from ropeway in Hakone, and take a boat cruising on Lake Ashi. After sightseeing, transfer to your hotel by taxi. Overnight at Hakone.

Day 4: Hakone – Kyoto
In the morning you will be picked by a driver at the hotel lobby and transferred to JR Odawara Station. Leave Odawara for Kyoto by JR bullet train “KODAMA” or “HIKARI”. On arrival at Kyoto station, you make your way to your hotel. In the afternoon you meet a tour guide from NTA Japan Holiday Tour and take a public bus to Higashiyama area and Kiyomizu-dera Temple. Kodaiji Temple which commemorates Toyotomi Hideyoshi, a great general in 16th Century. On the tour you will also visit Yasaka Shrine, well known as the central site for the Gion-Matsuri festival, held in the summer. The tour disbands in Gion area where the guide will show you how to return to your hotel.

Day 5: Kyoto – Nara – Kyoto
Meeting with your tour guide in the morning and go on a roundtrip by Kintetsu Express Train to Nara, the imperial capital of Japan in the 8th century. From Kintetsu Nara station, you will walk to Todaiji Temple which has an enormous bronze Budha image within its Daibutsude Hall, one of the largest wooden structures in the world. Walk among the 1100 or so tame deer roaming around the Nara Park, considered to be divine messengers. Visit Kofukuji Temple which was transferred from Kyoto in 710, and having a five-story pagoda, the second highest in Japan. Tour disbands at Kyoto station.

Day 6: Kyoto – Kansai Airport
Transfer to Kansai International Airport by Airport Shuttle Van.


Price Includes:
Accommodations (2 nights in Tokyo; 1 night in Hakone & 2 nights in Kyoto)
English speaking meeting assistant upon arrival
airport transfer upon arrival and departure with shared transport
JR bullet train ticket from Odawata to Kyoto
1 time luggage transfer (1 piece of luggage per person) from Tokyo to Kyoto
SIC Tours (Tokyo Morning tour; Mt.Fuji & Hakone tour; Kyoto Afternoon walking tour; Nara Morning walking tour) are included.

Not Included:
flight tickets
insurance
tips and personal expenses
drinks and meals
visa
optional tours and itinerary extensions on spot

Additional Services:
single room supplement: 565 EUR
breakfast supplement: 120 EUR
additional nights (price per night for double room) - in Tokyo: 125 EUR; in Kyoto: 160 EUR


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