Best of Japan 9 day private tour
From the ultra-modern centre of downtown Tokyo to the ancient streets and vast temples of Kyoto, get a taste for Japan on this week-long adventure. International flights not included.
Day 1: Arrive Tokyo
Met on arrival at Narita or Haneda Airport. You’ll be handed all of the documents for your trip including the Japan Rail Pass. Then escorted to the boarding point for the shared, shuttle bus. On arrival at your hotel you will be provided with an IC card to be used on buses and trains. Hotel: Shiba Park Hotel for 3 nights
Day 2: Tour of Tokyo
Full day of touring in Tokyo with your guide. Highlights include the Meiji Shrine, Omotesando, Asakusa District, Sensoji, a Sumida River Cruise and Hamarikyu Gardens.
Day 3: Tokyo
Full day at leisure to explore Tokyo by yourself.
Day 4: Tokya to Hakone
Take the train south to Hakone, one of Japan’s most famous hot spring (onsen) areas. Included in your tour is a 3 Day Hakone Freepass which allows you to use various types of transport to see the main sights of Hakone. Hotel: Susukinohara Ichinoyu with private open-air bath for 2 nights
Day 5: Hakone
Full day at leisure to explore Hakone by yourself.
Day 6: Hakone to Kyoto
Travel by bullet train in 2 hours to Kyoto. Hotel: Noku Kyoto Hotel
for 3 nights
Day 7: Kyoto
See the main sights on this full day unique tour of its classic cultural treasures. Highlights include Kinkakuji Temple, Nijo Castle, Heian Shrine and Kiyomizudera Temple.
Day 8: Kyoto
Full day at leisure to explore Kyoto by yourself.
Day 9: Depart Kyoto
Morning at leisure before your shared shuttle bus transfer to Kansai Airport, Osaka.
Prices from £2245per person, twin share
- 8 nights 4-star hotels with breakfast
- English-speaking guides
- Tours and transfers by air-conditioned vehicles
- Standard class train tickets
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