Join us on our True Japan Highlight Tour to discover nature, tradition, and modernity of this ancient yet contemporary country. This tour covers attractive spots from Tokyo, one of the world’s largest and leading cities to historical shrines and temples, and Mt. Fuji, Japan’s most famous and holy mountain. Within these eight days, you will travel around highly-recommended and must-see sites as well as two major and popular amusement parks – Tokyo Disney Land and Universal Studio Japan. In our Japanese style tatami-mat room, Japanese culture programs, such as casual kimono wearing and tea ceremony are available.
Our first-class local guides will heartily support you through the entire tour, so you won’t miss anything the first-time visitor to Japan should see.
<<Available dates>> March 21, 28, April 4, and 11, 2015
Customized Tour based on your request day is also available. Please click here.
Hotel stay only
Arrive in Japan by yourself.
Narita Airport Pick-up Service (4,800 JPY / person)
Hotel -> Meiji Jingu Shrine -> Harajuku, Omotesando, and Aoyama -> Shibuya -> Asakusa -> Water Bus -> Odaiba -> Hotel
Welcome to Tokyo! Your included sightseeing tour with a local guide begins at Meiji Jingu shinto shrine. Experience a sacred world covered with a forest like an oasis in Tokyo. Afterward, walk along Japan's most stylish streets in Omotesando and Shibuya to enjoy browsing attractive shops. It may astonish you when you see thousands of people crossing the world's busiest “simultaneous pedestrian crosswalk (Shibuya crossing)” and find how it is organized. Your guide takes you on a historical walking tour in Asakusa which has the oldest temple in Tokyo. Hop on a water bus to visit Odaiba where there's time to explore this modern town and enjoy a birds-eye view of Tokyo Bay from the top of the ferris wheel.
Hotel -> Casual Kimono Wearing Lesson & Tea Ceremony, and Sushi Making & Sushi Party in Koishikawa Koryuan -> Shinjuku Gyoen Garden -> Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building Observatory -> Shinjuku Walk
Let’s experience casual kimono wearing and Japanese tea ceremony. In our Japanese style room, a tea master will welcome you and let you in the world of Japanese art. For your lunch, your guide teaches you how to make sushi - hand-rolled one with fresh fish and ship-shaped one with salmon roe. Then enjoy walking tours in Shinjuku to step into one of the most bustling towns in Japan. Our Restaurant Reservation Service includes recommending popular restaurants in Shinjuku, booking for you, and taking you to the door. Advanced booking is required.
Meal(s): Breakfast, Sushi lunch
Hotel ~Highway bus at Shinjuku Station~ Saiko Bat Cave -> Aokigahara Forest -> Iyashinosato Village -> Kubota Itchiku Art Museum ~Highway bus at Kawaguchiko Station~ Shinjuku Station -> Hotel
Extend your visit to Mt. Fuji, an object of worship since the dawn of the Japanese history. A highway bus departs Shinjuku and directly heads for Lake Sai (Aokigahara Forest). Walk around in the forest produced by lava flow from the mountain, and meet unique and honorable nature. Sightseeing tour continues to Iyashinosato, a traditional craft village, consisting of thatched roofed houses to try handcraft workshops and foods, and to Kubota Itchiku Art Museum(*). Return to Tokyo by highway bus. Our experienced guide will attend you all the time during the tour.
*When Kubota Itchiku Art Museum is closed, Kawaguchiko Forest Museum will be the facility to visit. (from April 1, 2015)
Hotel -> Tokyo Disneyland
Tokyo Disneyland is, needless to say, one of the most famous and popular amusement parks in Japan where both young and old enjoy. It is the first Disneyland outside the U.S., and features seasonal fantastic decorations. On top of that, you are sure to enjoy a night parade and fireworks in the park.
Tokyo Sightseeing and Casual Kimono Wearing Lesson & Tea Ceremony (no additional fee) / You can choose either Tokyo Disneyland or Tokyo sightseeing tour.
Hotel -> Tokyo Station -> Kyoto -> Kitaoji -> Kinkakuji Temple, Nijo Castle, and Kiyomizu Temple -> Gion and Maruyama Park Walk
In this morning, leave Tokyo by a Shinkansen bullet train for the next destination in Kyoto, a well-known historical capital of Japan. Your local guide will meet you at Kyoto Station to take you to Kinkakuji Temple, Nijo Castle, and Kiyomizu Temple which are all designated as World Heritage sites. Walking tour from Kiyomizu Temple ends in Gion and Maruyama Park. Enjoy the festive atmosphere especially because sakura, cherry-blossom season is its best! Our Restaurant Reservation Service includes recommending popular restaurants in Gion, booking for you, and taking you to the door. Advanced booking is required.
Hotel -> Universal Studios Japan
Universal Studios Japan (USJ) was the first theme park under the Universal Studios brand to be built in Asia, and is the most-visited amusement park in Eastern Japan area. Once inside Universal Studios Japan, you will feel as if you were transported into the movie world! Entertain yourself on exciting rides. The parade in the evening is something not to be missed, too.
Kyoto Sightseeing and Toei Kyoto Studio Park (no additional fee) / You can choose either Universal Studios Japan or Kyoto sightseeing tour.
Hotel -> Osaka Castle -> Tenjimbashi Bridge Shopping Street
On your last day in Japan, visit Osaka Castle and spend time to enjoy shopping at Tenjimbashi Bridge Shopping Street. Afterwards in the afternoon, you may choose to stay in Osaka, join many other optional tours, or take a transfer service to the airport.
Samurai World ! "Himeji Castle" (13,000 JPY / person)
Koyasan & Mt. Koya Two-day Tour (70,000 JPY / person)
Airport Pickup / Dropoff Service (Kansai Airport) (12,500 JPY / person)
ツアー料金 = 基本料金 + 人数割料金 × 参加者数 + 税
*Professional local guide in Tokyo, Mt. Fuji, Kyoto, and Osaka
*7 nights and breakfasts at hotels (Room rates are based on double rooms at 3-star hotels/ryokan. Please contact us for the rate of single rooms.)
*1 Sushi lunch
*Ground transportation and water-bus
*Admission fee for 7 facilities, and 1Day Passes for Tokyo Disneyland and Universal Studios Japan
◆Please follow the guide's instruction during the program. We shall not be responsible for any accident caused by disregard for the instructions.
◆Please advise us if you have any religious or health restrictions, allergies, or the case where you would like to request a special care for participants, including children. Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to check the availability and share the information. Please note that any programs booked without an inquiry will not be guaranteed.
◆This program is offered in English.
◆Please arrange your flight to arrive in Japan before the first day of the tour.
◆Room rates are based on double rooms. Please contact us for the rate of single rooms.
◆Please be advised that itinerary specifics are subject to change.
*Depending on weather conditions, the schedule of Mt. Fuji Visiting on Day 4 and Tokyo Sightseeing on Day 3 or 5 may be switched.
◆Deadline for booking of this program is 10:00 am of 30 business days (JST) prior to the starting day.
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