[Private] New Essential Japan 7 Days (CAD)

Starting from: $3,429.00

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Daily Departure (Minimum of 2 pax)
Duration: 7-Days | Pick-Up at: Hotel Lobby
Adult:CAD $3,429 / person (min of 2 pax) | Single supplement: CAD $1022 | see below in special feature for pricing details

Features: It takes you to all the hidden treasures places with an experienced guide. Visit Tokyo, Hakone, Mt. Fuji, Kyoto and Nara. Currently Japan is a symbol of the exotic, the unknown and the immeasurable and exudes a sense of complete difference that draws travelers to its fascinating and volcanic shores. A wealth of World Heritage shrines, temples and gardens as well as modern Japan with its ultra efficient transport system and tall skyscrapers await discovery on this introductory tour.

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Overview

Day 1:
Arrive in Tokyo

Upon arrival at Narita International Airport, you will meet our representative with name board at the airport exit. We will assist you to board an airport limousine bus and then transfer to hotel on your own. After check in, the rest of day is free at leisure.

Hotel: Grand Prince Hotel New Takanawa 【4*】 or similar.

Meals: Breakfast: Not included    Lunch: Not included    Dinner: Not included

Day 2:
Full Day Tokyo Grand Tour with lunch

After breakfast, you will start your Tokyo Grand Experience with a pickup from your hotel and today you will get a taste for all the amazing sights in metropolitan Tokyo. This morning first visit is Tokyo Tower, a symbol of Tokyo and major sightseeing spot that provides a 360-degree panoramic view of Tokyo, such as high-rise buildings in the nation’s capital, the Tokyo Skytree broadcasting tower which began operating in 2011 and Tokyo Bay. Next you visit Meiji Jingu Shrine, taking in a fine example of Japanese Shrine architecture, nestled in a peaceful and picturesque area. Then you will drive by Akasaka Palace (known as Government State Guest House) and National Diet Building. Afterwards, enjoy a pleasant walk in the East Garden of the Imperial Palace, as a place of historical interest and scenic beauty. After driving through Ginza Shopping District, have a Japanese style lunch. This afternoon your guide takes you to Hamarikyu Garden which is a typical Daimyo garden in the Edo period with a tidal pond. Move on to Hinode Pier, where you’ll enjoy a short Cruise on the Sumida River as you head towards Tokyo’s Asakusa neighborhood. Your ride on this historically significant body of water will take you underneath 12 bridges as you enjoy the unique architectural landmarks along the riverbank and see a harmonious blend of old and new Tokyo. Disembark from your boat and spend some time to stroll the Streets of Nakamise, a thoroughfare that’s packed with vendors selling handicrafts and food. Head on from Nakamise to Asakusa Kannon Temple (also known as Senso-ji Temple), where you’ll have the chance to explore Tokyo’s oldest and most important Buddhist temple. After the tour, concludes your excursion with a drive through Kappabashi, Ueno and Akihabara. Finally you will be transferred to your hotel and then spend the rest of day at leisure on your own.

Hotel: Grand Prince Hotel New Takanawa 【4*】 or similar.

Meals: Breakfast: Hotel Meal    Lunch: Local Food    Dinner: Not included

Day 3:
Tokyo → Mt. Fuji → Hakone

After breakfast, we will pick you up at your hotel. Today you will enjoy full day Mt. Fuji and Hakone Tour. Tour guide takes you to visit Mt. Fuji 5th Station, Lunch, Lake Ashi Cruise, Hakone Ropeway (Hakone Sky Gondola). After the tour, we will drop you off at your hotel in Hakone. After hotel check-in, the rest of the day is at leisure on your own.

Hotel: [Onsen Hotel] Yumoto Fujiya Hotel 【4*】 or similar.

Meals: Breakfast: Hotel Meal    Lunch: Local Food    Dinner: Not Included

Day 4:
Hakone → Shinkansen Bullet Train → Kyoto → Nara → Kyoto

 

After breakfast, we will pick you up at your hotel. Then depart from hotel in Hakone proceed to Odawara Station and take a Shinkansen to Kyoto Station. Upon arrival at Kyoto Station, enjoy lunch at a hotel and follows Half Day Nara Afternoon Tour. Tour guide takes you to visit Nara Park & Todai-ji Temple and Great Buddha (60min), Kasuga Taisha Shrine (40min), Nara Nagomikan (20min). After the tour, we will drop you off at Kyoto Station and transfer to the hotel on your own (walking distance). After check in, the rest of day is free at leisure on your own.

[About Shinkansen Luggage Regulation]

Overhead shelves on shinkansen trains are about 40cm high and 60cm deep and cannot accommodate large items. There is usually space for two to three large suitcases behind the last row of seats in each car on most long distance trains. Furthermore, on many shinkansen trains the leg room is large enough to place a suitcase in front of you, although this may not be the most comfortable solution. According to JR regulations, each passenger may bring up to two pieces of luggage onto trains, not including smaller bags. Each piece of luggage may not weight more than 30kg and its three dimensions (length, width and depth) may not add up to more than 250cm, while its length may not exceed 200cm.

Hotel: New Miyako Hotel 【4*】 or similar.

Meals: Breakfast: Hotel Meal    Lunch: Local Food    Dinner: Not Included

Day 5:
Full Day Kyoto Highlights Tour with lunch

After breakfast, you will start to immerse yourself in the captivating culture of Kyoto on a 9-hour sightseeing tour. Travel first to Nijo Castle, a superficially deceptive structure that harbors a magnificent interior, stroll the lavishly decorated chambers and marvel at glittering gold leaf and opulent tones as your guide offers tales of the building’s heritage. Next, absorb the sacred ambience of Kinkaku-ji Temple, World Cultural Heritage featuring a shining golden pavilion and a pond-centered garden. Next visit the shining Kinkaku (Golden Pavilion), is a symbol of Kyoto and one of the historical buildings most representative of Japan before venturing to the next destination. Satisfy cultural cravings at Kyoto Imperial Palace and marvel at the regal resplendence of the residence. Appreciate the simple and serene Japanese style as you explore opulent chambers and learn of ancient ceremonies that still occur within the walls. Enjoy a moment of quiet reflection at the vibrant Heian Shrine then head to the Buddhist temple of Sanju-Sangendo Hall and gaze at the 1,000 life-size statues that inhabit the grand hall. Conclude your tour with a leisurely stroll down a charming lane lined with pottery shops and arrive at Kiyomizu Temple. Marvel at panoramic vistas of the city from the vertiginous vantage point of a lofty terrace then return to your comfortable vehicle for the relaxing journey back to your hotel. The rest of day is free at leisure on your own.

Hotel: New Miyako Hotel 【4*】 or similar.

Meals: Breakfast: Hotel Meal    Lunch: Local Food    Dinner: Not Included

Day 6:
Free day in Kyoto

After breakfast, spend your free day at leisure to relax and pursue your own activities for whole day in Kyoto. Today you can also enjoy optional Osaka Walking Tour or Hiroshima Day Trip & Excursion by Shinkansen bullet-train.

Hotel: New Miyako Hotel 【4*】 or similar.

Meals: Breakfast: Hotel Meal    Lunch: Not included    Dinner: Not Included

Day 7:
Depart to next destination

After breakfast, spend some time at leisure till met and transferred to Kansai International Airport by a local driver with shared vehicle for your flight to next destination.

Meals: Breakfast: Hotel Meal    Lunch: Not Included    Dinner: Not Included

Friendly Reminder:

Any cancellation for any reason within 90 days prior to departure entails the payment of 100% of the total cost of Services (including taxes and fees).

Special Feature
  • Price listed is per person, based on double/twin occupancy and subject to availability.
  • Children must share room with 2 adults to receive the child rates.
  • High Season and Holiday surcharge may apply depends on your travel date. Please double check your final price with your travel agent.
  • Some blackout dates may apply. We will let you know the possibility upon the time of booking.
  • The itinerary/accommodation is subjects to change due to local circumstances.
  • This is a group joining tour and people are from all English speaking countries.
Package Includes:
  • 6-night accommodation in the 4-Star hotels with breakfast
  • Daily breakfast in the itinerary
  • Round trip airport assistant and transfers as specified in the itinerary
  • Other transportations in the itinerary
  • English speaking guide
  • Meals per itinerary
  • Admission fee per itinerary
Package Excludes:
  • Round trip international and all domestic air ticket
  • Travel insurance
  • Meals as not specified on the itinerary
  • Service beyond the itinerary
  • Gratuities
  • Single supplement charge: CAD$1022