6 Day Combination Package
From Kyoto: Visiting Kyoto, Nara, Mt Fuji & Tokyo
Sunrise Guided Tours are a combination of Day Tours which also includes your accommodation & transportation. Your guide & group will change each day. Fixed pickup, transfer times & full itinerary to be advised on the final itinerary in Japan on arrival.
DAY 1 KYOTO
Check into your Kyoto hotel.
DAY 2 KYOTO
A World Heritage site. Tour the historical castle completed in 1626, which was built to provide lodging for Tokugawa Shogun and as a palladium for Kyoto Imperial Palace. The impressive, elaborate carvings and decors in the Ninomaru Palace are a must-see.
Visit Kinkaku-ji Temple
A World Heritage site. The wooden architecture is covered in thin layers of pure gold and is surrounded by a beautiful pond.
Kyoto Imperial Palace (Except Mondays)
See the Kyoto Imperial Palace, which was used as the Emperor’s residence until about 150 years ago.
Kitano Tenmangu Shrine (Mondays (and Tuesdays when Monday is a national holiday))
Famous for housing the God of scholarship. This shrine’s main hall is a designated national treasure. The shrine is especially great to see during the plum blossom and autumn leaf seasons.
Enjoy a Japanese/Western Lunch.
Don’t miss the characteristic red architecture of this beautiful shrine built to celebrate the 1100 year anniversary of the founding of the city of Kyoto.
Visit the world’s longest wooden structure, housing 1,001 life-size statues of Buddhist Kannon deities dating back to the 13th century.
Visit Kiyomizu-dera Temple
The view of Kyoto from the World Heritage Site Kiyomizu-dera is superb. The historic shopping lane that leads to the temple adds to a wonderful experience.
Tour will conclude early evening. Overnight in Kyoto city.
DAY 3 KYOTO – SHIZUOKA – MT FUJI – TOKYO
Depart Kyoto and travel to Hakone region for sightseeing.
Mt. Fuji 5th Station
The bus will head up to the 5th Station along the Subaru Line.
The 5th Station is situated at 2,300 meters (7,546 ft) above sea level. At this height, participants will be amazed at spectacular, breathtaking views from above the clouds.
Lake Ashi Cruise
This crater lake along the southwest wall of the caldera of Mt. Hakone was formed by a powerful volcanic eruption nearly 3,000 years ago, and provides postcard views of Mt. Fuji towering 30 km northwest. Admire the superb view of Mt. Fuji from aboard a ship.
Take a 7-minute ropeway ride to the peak of Mt. Komagatake. A total of 50 minutes will be spent here, including time to walk around at the peak. Take a cableway ride up to the spiritual Hakone Shrine Mototsumiya (original shrine) that nestles at the mountaintop.
Travel from Hakone Odawara to Tokyo city by train in the evening. Transfer to Tokyo accommodation.
DAY 4 TOKYO
Drive by National Diet Building
This is the center of the Japanese Government. Don’t let the impressive Western-style architecture fool you–this building is constructed almost entirely out of pure Japanese materials.
Drive by Imperial Palace
Formerly known as Edo Castle, this palace is the residence of the Emperor of Japan.
The grounds are lush with green foliage and provide a relaxing spot for Tokyoites and visitors alike.
Tsukiji Outer Market
Japans no.1 place for seafood with over 400 shops including fresh fish retailers, grocers, and restaurants. Enjoy shopping and try some local food while exploring this one-of-a-kind location.
Drive by Kabukiza
A classic Japanese-style theater where traditional Kabuki performances are held.
Tokyo Skytree Town
Enjoy freely exploring Tokyo Skytree, Tokyo Solamachi which features many traditional Tokyo shops, an aquarium, planetarium, and more.
Senso-ji Temple & Nakamise Shopping Street
Senso-ji, Tokyos oldest temple, offers plenty to see including the bright red Kaminarimon Gate, a statue of the god of thunder, and a five-story pagoda. The bustling street known as “Nakamise” stretches for about 250 m from Kaminarimon Gate to Senso-ji Temple and is filled with a plethora of shops.
Stay at a hotel in Tokyo city.
DAY 5 TOKYO
DAY 6 TOKYO
Transfer back to Narita/Haneda Airport is included on this day if you are not continuing on in Japan.
|Price:||From $1,449 Per Person Twin Share
|2018 Departure Dates:||12 Jan-23 Feb: Fri
28 Feb-16 Mar: Mon, Wed, Fri
18 Mar-23 Apr, 08 Oct-24 Dec: Sun, Mon, Wed, Fri
04 May-09 Sep: Sun, Tue, Fri
11 Sep-04 Oct: Tue, Thu, Fri
Excludes: 02, 30 Mar, 13, 15 Jul, 07, 10, 12 Aug, 27 Sep, 02 Oct, 23 Dec
|Guide Service:||English speaking guide service available on all days excluding on board bullet trains and free days|
|Comments:||Meals included: 2 lunches
Luggage transport available/one way trip (Tokyo – Kyoto)
Return tour trip – finishing in Tokyo city option also available
Upgrade – Meal options also available
Accommodation – Upgrade options available
Itinerary is subject to change, contact JTB directly for a quote