HIGHLIGHTS OF JAPAN

Tokyo, Mount Fuji, Hakone & Kyoto

Overview

TOUR CODE: HLHJPN

This comprehensive journey reveals the very best of what Japan has to offer. Begin in the bustling city of Tokyo and visit the scenic Mount Fuji and Hakone before boarding a Shinkansen (bullet train) to the historical and cultural heart of Kyoto. In Kyoto, get a first-hand experience of the thriving geisha culture and visit some of this region’s most incredible sights, such as the Golden Pavilion, Nijo Castle, Kyoto’s stunning Imperial Palace, Nara’s Todaiji Temple, the colorful Kasuga Taisha Shrine and the beautiful Nara Park.

What’s Included

  • Round-trip airport/hotel transfers by airport limousine bus in Tokyo
  • 3 nights in a Standard Room at the Hyatt Regency in Tokyo
  • 1 night in a Japanese-Western style Room at the Yumoto Fujiya Hotel in Hakone
  • 2 nights in a Standard Room at Hotel Nikko Princess in Kyoto
  • Daily breakfast and 3 lunches
  • One-way bullet train from Hakone to Kyoto
  • One-way bullet train from Kyoto to Tokyo
  • Transfers, sightseeing tours and activities as specified in itinerary
  • Hotel taxes and service charges

Itinerary

DAY 01

ARRIVE IN TOKYO

Upon arrival at Narita Airport, use your airport limousine bus coupons and transfer to your hotel for check in.

DAY 02

TOKYO CITY TOUR (B)

Breakfast will be provided at the hotel.

This morning, see the best of Tokyo with a half-day tour of the city’s most glamorous neighborhoods and iconic landmarks. Enjoy the afternoon at leisure.

DAY 03

TOKYO/ MT. FUJI/HAKONE (B/L)

Breakfast will be provided at the hotel.

Travel by coach to Mt. Fuji, Japan’s highest mountain at 12,388 feet. Stop at Mt. Fuji’s fifth station at 7,607 feet (weather permitting) , you will be inspired by the beauty of the landscape. After lunch, enjoy a boat ride across picturesque Lake Ashi. Afterward, take a scenic cable car ride up Mt. Komagatake to the Owakudani volcanic valley, famed for its scenic views and kuro-tamago hot springs.

*Your large baggage (1 piece per person) such as suit case will be transported separately from Hamamatsucho Bus Terminal to hotels in Kyoto City. Please prepare an overnight bag for your stay in Hakone,  or you may leave your large baggage at the bell desk and bring a light carry-on to Hakone and Kyoto for your convenience).

*Pick-up service may not be available from your hotel.

DAY 04

HAKONE/KYOTO/NARA/KYOTO (B/L)

Breakfast will be provided at the hotel.

At Odawara Station, board a non-reserved Kodama or Hikari Shinkansen (Bullet train via Shin-Yokohama Station) to Kyoto, the ancient imperial capital of Japan. After lunch, travel to Nara, the first permanent capital of Japan. Visit Todaiji Temple and the Great Buddha, colorful Kasuga Taisha Shrine with 3,000 lanterns, and Nara Park (Deer Park), home to hundreds of freely roaming deer. Drop off at your hotel in Kyoto.

DAY 05

KYOTO (B/L)

Begin our full day Kyoto sightseeing in Kyoto once the capital of Japan. First, we will visit the Nijo Castle, built in the early 17th century as a residence for the first shogun of the Edo Period (1603-1867). The palace buildings are arguably the best surviving examples of castle palace architecture of Japan’s feudal era, and was designated a UNESCO world heritage site in 1994. Then, discover the glittering Kinkaku-ji (Golden Pavilion), covered with gold paper, surrounded by green gardens and set on a lovely, tranquil pond. Next, tour the Kyoto Imperial Palace, built in the classical Japanese style and once the residence of Japan’s Imperial Family until 1868. After lunch, visit the stunning vermilion colored Fushimi Inari Shrine, its long tunnel of scarlet torii gates was featured in the film Memoirs of a Geisha. Continue to Sanjusangendo (Rengeo-in), famed for its one thousand life-size statues of the Thousand Armed Kannon which stand on both the right and left sides of the main statue in 10 rows and 50 columns. Our final stop is the famed Kiyomizu Temple, best known for its wooden stage that juts out from its main hall, 42 feet above the hillside below. The stage affords visitors a nice view of the numerous cherry and maple trees below that erupt in a sea of color in spring and fall, as well as of the city of Kyoto in the distance.

DAY 06

KYOTO/TOKYO (B)

Breakfast will be provided at the hotel.

Free at leisure until departure. Return to Tokyo by shinkansen (bullet train) in the evening. Arrive at Tokyo Station between 9:00 and 10:00 p.m. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel for check-in. Reserve your departure airport limousine bus transfer at your hotel bell desk in Tokyo (Limousine bus coupon is required).

*Your large baggage (1 piece per person) such as suit cases will be transported separately from Kyoto to your hotel in Tokyo.

DAY 07

TOKYO DEPARTURE (B)

Breakfast will be provided at the hotel.

At the appropriate time, board your airport limousine bus to the airport for your departure flight.

Meals: B= Breakfast   L= Lunch

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Pricing

Per person, based on double occupancy

    2019Land OnlyAir & Land from
    Los Angeles
    Single Room Supplement
    Feb 06 - Mar 13$2,399$3,099$800
    Mar 14 - Jun 09$2,599$3,299$800
    Jun 10 - Jul 15$2,599$3,399$800
    Jul 16 - Dec 05$2,599$3,299$800
    Dec 06 - 20$2,399$3,299$700
    Prices listed are per person, based on double occupancy and subject to availability. Land only package does not include international airfare. Air & Land Package: A $75 weekend surcharge will apply for each way based on outbound and inbound dates applicable for Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Inbound air peak season surcharge of $75.00 per person from Jan 01-08. Tour prices include all taxes, fees and carrier-imposed surcharges. (SQQ/87/100518/C-10)

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