Itinerary

DAYS 1 & 2 USA - Tokyo

Our voyage to Japan begins as we board an international flight to Japan.  

Upon arrival in Tokyo you will be greeted by our friendly ground crew and guided to the airport shuttle bus to transfer to the hotel.

Accommodation:

★★★★ Shibuya Excel Hotel Tokyu

DAY 3 Tokyo

After breakfast, set off to discover Tokyo on the city highlights tour. Our day begins with a visit to the Imperial Palace Plaza -the current residence of Japan’s Imperial Family. The tour will proceed to Asakusa district where the most famous Buddhist temple Senso-ji is located. Walk along the famous 820-ft long Nakamise shopping street that is the front entrance to the Senso-ji Temple where you can explore the lines of stalls selling different Japanese-styled goods and souvenirs. Nothing else can capture the epitome of an upscale area in Tokyo better than the next locale – the Ginza district – where numerous department stores, boutiques, restaurants and coffeehouses are located. Reputed to be the most luxurious shopping district in the world, it is here that you can be awed by the flagship stores of leading fashion houses and brands before the bus transport returns to take us back to the hotel. You may also stay and wander in the Ginza district and return to the hotel on your own accord. In the evening, experience Japanese tradition & cuisine by enjoying the optional Japanese Kaiseki Dinner. Kaiseki is a traditional multi-course Japanese dinner which balances the taste, texture, appearance, and colors of food. Only fresh seasonal ingredients are used and are prepared in ways that aim to enhance their flavor. Dishes are also beautifully arranged and garnished.

Included: Breakfast at hotel

Accommodation:

★★★★ Shibuya Excel Hotel Tokyu

DAY 4 Tokyo

Enjoy a free day to explore and enjoy bustling Tokyo at your leisure.  Perhaps visit a traditional teahouse, discover Japanese history and art at a museum, or indulge in some retail therapy at Tokyo's cutting edge stores - the choice is yours.  Alternatively, you may join our optional day trip to Kamakura and Yokohama.  Explore two of Japan's most captivating cities on a  full-day Kamakura and Yokohama trip from Tokyo.  After pickup from your Tokyo hotel, travel southwest by coach to Kamakura, a picturesque seaside city nestled in forested hills on Sagami Bay renowned for its Buddhist temples, Shinto shrines and rich history.  Next, continue to Yokohama, Japan's second largest city.  See the Red Brick Warehouse, where early-20th century custom buildings now house stylish shops, and stroll in waterside Yamashita Park.

Included: Breakfast at hotel

Accommodation:

★★★★ Shibuya Excel Hotel Tokyu

DAY 5 Tokyo - Mount Fuji - Lake Kawaguchi

Start your day with breakfast at the hotel before we depart for the road trip to visit Japan’s most sacred and spectacular mountain – Mount Fuji. Your English-speaking guide will provide you with interesting insights along the way and pending weather permitting conditions, the bus will climb to the 5th station at 7,550 feet above sea level. After the breathtaking view atop Mount Fuji, enjoy the bird’s eye view of the nearby Odawara and Lake Ashi scenic region via the aerial tram Komagatake Ropeway. Enjoy the picturesque view of Mount Fuji in the distance on board a cruise on Lake Ashi, a crater lake famous for its views of the famous peak. Lunch will be on your own along one of the many rest stops or service areas on the highways where you can enjoy an abundance of unique eats and snacks that will surprise you. Dinner will be arranged and hosted at the hotel. Admissions Included: Komagatake Ropeway and Lake Ashi Cruise.

Included: Breakfast at hotel, Dinner

Accommodation:

★★★★ Tominoko Hotel or similar

DAY 6 Mount Fuji Area - Kyoto

Following breakfast, depart the Mount Fuji scenic area and travel to Kyoto, Japan's cultural and artistic center, and the country's capital for over 1,000 years.  Stop along the way to have lunch independently, and upon arrival visit two of Kyoto's UNESCO-protected gems: the 17th century Nijo Castle, once a residence of Tokugawa shoguns, and the splendid Kinkaku-ji aka the Golden Pavilion.  Finish with a stop at Kiyomizu Temple, or "Clear Water Temple" built in 1633 without a single nail. Check in at the hotel and relax for the rest of the day. Admissions Included: Nijo Castle, Kinkakuji (Golden Pavilion), and Kiyomizu Temple.

Included: Breakfast at hotel

Accommodation:

★★★★ Kyoto Tokyu Hote or similar

DAY 7 Kyoto

This will be a free day at leisure in Kyoto either to venture out on your own or join our full day optional excursion to the  Sagano Bamboo Forest and Arashiyama District & Fushimi Inari-Taisha Shrine. Explore Kyoto nightlife on your own tonight or join our optional Japan Culture/ Gion Corner entertainment and dinner.

Included: Breakfast at hotel

Accommodation:

★★★★ Kyoto Tokyu Hote or similar

DAY 8 Kyoto - Osaka

After an early breakfast, bid farewell to Kyoto as we make our way to the vibrant city of Osaka.  Along the way, admire the beauty of historical Nara and visit the famous Todaiji Temple, to see the world’s biggest bronze statue of Buddha, and drink in the scenic charms of Nara Park, best known for the many wild Sika deer that roam its landscapes. Afterwards, we’ll visit Dotonobori, one of the most iconic areas of Osaka, followed by time at Kuromon Ichiba Market -  a foodie haunt with over 150 enticing culinary stalls. Enjoy the rest of the afternoon relaxing at the hotel or continue you explorations on our optional Osaka Landmark tour.

Included: Breakfast at hotel

Accommodation:

★★★★ Osaka Excel Hotel Tokyu or similar

Optional Tours & Extras:

DAY 9 Osaka - USA

Today, transfer to Osaka's Kansai Airport for your return flight back home or extend your trip for a few more days in Osaka.

*Please note - Breakfast is not included on this day.  
**An airport transfer out is not provided for land only travelers or those extending their stay at the end of the tour.

DATE & PRICES

Prices listed are per person based on double occupancy and departure from Los Angeles (LAX) or San Francisco (SFO) on EVA Air.

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START - END LAND ONLY LAND & AIR
Mar 7, 2023 - Mar 15, 2023 $1999 $2899 Sold Out
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 *Prices listed are per person based on double occupancy and departure from LAX on Eva Airways.

*Single Supplement Fee: the following surcharge will apply for solo travelers:  

  • $925 (March 7, 14 Departures)
  • $995 (March 21 - Oct Departure)


*Triple Room Accommodations: Triple rooms are unavailable for this tour package.

* Extending your trip: Passengers extending their stay in Osaka after the tour - a supplemental deviation fee of $100 per person will apply. Extensions are subject to airline availability and additional airline surcharges may apply. An airport transfer out is not included when you extend your stay. Please arrange your transfer out accordingly. (Note: airport transfer out and hotel accommodations are not included when you extend your trip. Hotel accommodations for your extended stay may be purchased during the booking process).

Land Only package: Includes transportation from city to city within Japan via coach bus only. For international flights and airport transfers, please purchase the Land & Air package. 

Guaranteed departure with a minimum of 15 guests.

As of Dec 9, 2022