Kiyomizu-dera Temple <span class="iconos separador"></span> Kyoto
Kiyomizu-dera Temple Kyoto
<span class="iconos separador"></span> Mount Fuji <span class="iconos separador"></span>
Mount Fuji
Asakusa Temple <span class="iconos separador"></span> Tokyo
Asakusa Temple Tokyo

Self-Guided Japanese Adventure

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Japan in 13 Days • 10 Nights in Destination

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The perfect trip for those who want to explore Japan's major cities independently but with all basic services and some tours included.

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Kyoto
Osaka
Tokyo
Included
All flights
Accommodation
Some transfers
Activities
Availability
Departures available until
until December 2023
available
From + $410
Categories available
charm
included
superior
From + $800

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Accommodation: 10 Nights

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Day 2 to 3
The B Akasaka Mitsuke
Location
Tokyo
Category
Nights
1
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*In case the advertised hotels are not available they will be replaced by one of these alternative hotels with the same quality: Agora Place Asakusa, Hotel Keihan Asakusa, Hotel Wing International Shinjuku, Via inn Shinjuku, The B Tokyo Akasaka, The B Ginza.

Included activities

Included
Included activity for day 2

SIM Card

Enhance your experience by purchasing an internet-only Sim Card so you can navigate around the country with ease and stay connected at all times. (3GB data limit)

Included
Included activity for day 3 in Tokyo
Duration 04:30h Approx. Pick up time: 07:30 Approx
Physical rating:
Moderate

Half-Day Tokyo Morning Tour

Visit 'Love' statue in Shinjuku and drive past Harajuku and the Meiji Jingu Shinto Shrine. See the National Diet Building and the Imperial Palace and the historic neighbourhood of Asakusa. º

What's included: English guide.

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Included
Included activity for day 7 in Kyoto
Duration 08:30h Approx. Pick up time: 9:00 Approx

Kyoto Highlights Full-Day Tour

First, discover the Fushimi Inari shrine with its emblematic red gates. Next visit the Kiyomizu-Dera and the Kinkakuji Temples, and finally enjoy the immense natural beauty of the Arashiyama bamboo forest.

What's included: Train ride to departure point and back to Kyoto Station, bus transfers between site visits, entrance fees, lunch Not included: Guide not included on the return train ride back to Kyoto station

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Included
Included activity for day 10 in Osaka
Physical rating:
Active

Osaka One Day Pass

Enjoy a self-tour of the city with admission to Abeno Harukas 300 Observatory and Osaka Castle.

What's included: Osaka Metro & City Bus Card.

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Available Activities

Activities are subject to availability. The price for each optional activity will be shown in the next step of the booking process.
Optional
Suggested activity for day 4 in Mount Fuji
Duration 10:00h Approx. Pick up time: 07:30 Approx
Physical rating:
Moderate

Mt.Fuji Excursion & Hakone Full-Day Bus Tour

Ascend to Subashiri 5th Station on Mount Fuji. After lunch, sail across Lake Ashi while enjoying unforgettable views. Ride the Hakone cable car to admire the sulfur fields, Lake Ashinoko, and Fuji.

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Optional
Suggested activity for day 6

Upgrade to Bullet Train Nozomi from Tokyo to Kyoto

Upgrade your trip from Tokyo to Kyoto by taking the amazing Nozomi (bullet train). The trip takes around 2 hours and 15 minutes.

Optional
Suggested activity for day 8 in Nara
Duration 04:30h Approx. Pick up time: 13:30 Approx
Physical rating:
Active

Afternoon Nara Excursion

Head to Nara on the Kintetsu Express Train, for a tour of two World Heritage Sites: Todai-Ji Temple and Kasuga Taisha Shrine. Encounter wild deer up close while walking through Nara Park and discover Todai-Ji Temple. Return train travel included.

What's included: English-speaking guide, train transfers

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The price includes

  • premium care
    Included in all our trips. more information
  • Departures from main US airports.
  • International flights: US - Tokyo, Osaka - US.
  • Tokyo Subway Pass 72h, Kyoto Bus/Subway Pass 48h and local train from Kyoto to Osaka.
  • 10 nights accommodation in Charm category hotels. *
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  • Bus from Tokyo to Kyoto. **
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  • Visits and entrance fees as indicated in the itinerary.
    See itinerary
  • All air taxes and fuel surcharge.
  • Japanese SIM Card ***
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*The cancellation policy applicable is according to the Terms and Conditions available and agreed at the time of your purchase

Not included

Meals, airport transfers and any other services not mentioned in what's included.

This tour doesn’t include a guide on a daily basis. It is the responsibility of each passenger to self-transfer between hotels and meeting points for activities/excursions and to / from departure points of included transfers.

A number of Japanese cities impose an accommodation tax, which must be paid directly to the hotel.

Activities/excursions in Kyoto include a guide, while in Tokyo are semi-escorted and in Osaka they are completely independent.

* Non-smoking rooms: unfortunately, hotels in Japan have a reduced number of non-smoking rooms and we can not guarantee you will be allocated one advance. Please note: double beds in Japanese hotels are not always the standard Western size and can sometimes be less wide.

** You will receive the exact Tokyo - Kyoto bus transfer details upon your arrival to Tokyo.
The bus usually departs between 9 and 10 AM from either Shinjuku Expressway Bus Terminal or Tokyo Station Yaesu South Gate and arrives at Kyoto Station Central Exit Karasuma around 5 PM. Please arrive to your departure station with enough time to locate the exact platform and bus you will be using.

** In case you purchased the optional Bullet train upgrade you will receive the exact Tokyo - Kyoto train transfer details upon your arrival to Tokyo.
The usual departure time is between 9 and 10 AM leaving from Tokyo Station and reaching Kyoto Station around 12PM. Please arrive to Tokyo Station with enough time before departure to locate the exact platform and train you will be using. 

*** Bookings created from January 27 2023: You will receive your included Japanese SIM Card after you've checked in to your Tokyo hotel. The card covers up to 3GB of internet data to use during your trip. (Doesn't cover phone calls). Bookings created before January 27 2023 will have the possibility to add the SIM Card as an optional upgrade.

The included transportation tickets and the information regarding activities, their meeting points and schedules will be delivered to the passengers upon their arrival to Japan. 

  • Entry requirements
    Valid passport with at least six months validity.
  • Visa
    No visa is required.
  • Currency
    Japanese Yen.
  • Language
    Japanese.
  • Electricity
    110 V. Adapter required.
  • Health
    There are no mandatory vaccinations for travelers from the US.
  • Time zone
    UTC + 08:00 or UTC + 09:00.
  • Other useful information
    You are not expected to leave a tip.
  • Tourist Office website
    https://us.jnto.go.jp/

Remember to download your e-ticket to confirm the times of your flights and to complete online check-in using the airline’s website, or directly at the check-in desk at the airport.

Accommodation at the hotels is as indicated. In the event of any changes to accommodation, they will always be of the same or a higher category. The category of hotels is not standardized across all countries in the world. For this reason, the criteria may differ depending on the destination country's own standards.

In the case of adverse weather conditions, for safety reasons or for any other reasons deemed appropriate, the order and duration of the excursions included in the itinerary may be changed or cancelled without prior notice.

This is a semi-escorted tour, during which only some of the booked activities are carried out with a local English-speaking guide. There is no 24-hour guide on site.



If you have reduced mobility/require the use of a wheelchair and prefer to go at your own pace, please contact our customer service team at +1 888-488-0592 or via our contact form.

 

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