Depart from your preferred airport for a scheduled flight to Tokyo.
Arrive in Japan, where you are met by our Tour Assistant and transferred to Tokyo by Airport Limousine bus or train.
The rest of the day is at your leisure to adjust to the 9 hours time difference.
Morning city tour of Tokyo visiting Tokyo Tower and Meiji Shrine. Next we drive by the Akasaka Guest House and the National Diet Building, home to the Japanese House of Parliament. Our tour continues to the Imperial Palace East Gardens and a drive and stroll along Ginza high street.
Afternoon is free at leisure, or take an optional afternoon Tokyo city tour. Ask for details at time of booking.
Free day to explore Tokyo or take an optional tour to Nikko.
You will be picked up from your hotel and driven by deluxe motorcoach to Mount Fuji. Lunch will be provided at a Hotel /Restaurant in Hakone.
In the afternoon we proceed to the Hakone National Park where we will take a cable car ride with the opportunity to see the magnificent volcanic Hakone mountain range below. We will then travel to the Owakudani Boiling Valley and afterwards take a boat cruise on Lake Ashi.
After the tour transfer by prebooked private taxi to your hotel.
For your convenience and due to luggage restriction on the bullet train, we have arranged free luggage transfer to take your large luggage directly to Kyoto (1 bag per person). Prepare a light carry bag for your stay in Hakone.
Free day to relax and enjoy the hot spring baths in your hotel or at other outdoor spar locations across the volcanic spa region of Hakone.
A private car is arranged to transfer you to Odawara railway station in the morning, where you take the Shinkansen (Bullet train) to Kyoto.
Afternoon free at leisure for you to explore Kyoto.
Full day sight-seeing tour of Kyoto & Nara, including visiting Nijo Castle, former residence of the Tokugawa Shogun. Next we visit the Kinkakuji Temple (Golden Pavilion) and Kyoto Imperial Palace.
After lunch we travel to Nara and visit the Deer Park and Todaiji Temple, which houses the Great Buddha in the worlds largest wooden building. Next we visit Kasuga Taisha Shinto Shrine and Nara Nagomikan before returning to Kyoto.
Free time explore Kyoto or take an optional tour
You will be transferred to the futuristic Kansai International Airport in Osaka for your departure flight homeward.
TOKYO - Shiba Park Hotel, HAKONE - Hakone Hotel, KYOTO - New Miyako Hotel (or similar, subject to availability)
UPGRADE CHOICE: TOKYO - Keio Plaza, KYOTO - New Miyako Hotel South Wing
The upgrade hotels will enhance your holiday enjoyment therefore we would recommendit.
Forbullet train tickets, we book advance reserved seat for a smooth travelexperience.