6 Day Combination Package

From Kyoto: Visiting Kyoto, Nara, Mt Fuji & Tokyo

6 Day from Kyoto Combination Tour

Experience some of the most scenic areas of Japan! Enjoy both the historical and commercial areas of Tokyo, the mountain resort area of Hakone and beautiful Mt. Fuji. Immerse yourself in culture in Kyoto, with its 1,200 years of history, and explore Nara, home of the Great Buddha. Sunrise Guided Tours are a combination of day tours which also includes your accommodation in each city and transportation. Your guide & group will change each day. English speaking guides are included during site seeing and assistants at points of transfers (except while on board bullet trains). 

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  2. 1
Airport – Kyoto

A JTB staff member will meet you as you exit customs, holding a welcome sign with your name on it. They will then escort you to your reserved taxi that will take you to your Kyoto Hotel.

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Kyoto – Nara – Kyoto

Nijo Castle (50 min) – 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. 

Kinkaku-ji Temple (45 min) – Visit this World Heritage Site, also known as the Golden Pavilion. The wooden architecture is covered in thin layers of pure gold and is surrounded by a beautiful pond.

[Except Mondays] Kyoto Imperial Palace (40 min) – See the Kyoto Imperial Palace, which was used as the Emperor’s residence until about 150 years ago.

[Mondays (and Tuesdays when Monday is a national holiday)] Kitano Tenmangu Shrine (40 min)
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.

Lunch 

After lunch, ravel by bus to Nara.

Todai-ji Temple (Great Buddha) / Nara Park (60 min)
A World Heritage Site, this is the symbol of the Nara Period and one of the world’s largest wooden structure. Its huge main hall and bronze Great Buddha are impressive to behold.

Kasuga Taisha Shrine (40 min) 
This Nara Period shrine is designated as a World Heritage Site. The deer of Nara Park are through to be the shrine messengers.

Nara Nagamikan (20 min)
The largest souvenir shop in Nara. Enjoy this spacious shop and look for the perfect souvenir.

Travel back to Kyoto where the tour will conclude at your hotel. 

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  2. 3
Kyoto – Shizuoka – Mt Fuji – Tokyo

Depart Kyoto and travel to Shizuoka by bullet train. 

Nihondaira Ropeway (5 min)
Board this 1,065-meter-long ropeway which connects the peak of Nihondaira and Kunozan Toshogu Shrine. From the ropeway window a view of Suruga Bay and, on clear days, Izu Peninsula, can be enjoyed. 

Kunozan Toshogu Shrine (30 min)
A shrine dedicated to Tokugawa Ieyasu, a shogun from the Edo period. The main hall, ishi-no-ma, and worship hall are designated National Treasures. The shrine’s beautiful lacquering and carvings are a must-see. 

Nihondaira Ocha Kaikan (20 min)
Tour the tea plantation here which looks out onto Mt. Fuji and Suruga Bay. Taste testing of the Japanese tea made here is available, and tea can be purchased as well. 

Shimizu (50 min)
Enjoy fresh handmade sushi at this port town for lunch. 

Shizuoka City Tokaido Hiroshige Museum of Art (30 min)
The 16th post town along the Tokaido road, Yui-shuku is known around the world for the art museum featuring ukiyo-e woodblock prints by master Utagawa Hiroshige. Enjoy the museum which features approximately 1,400 ukiyo-e works.  Mt. Fuji 2nd Station (15 min) – Enjoy the view of the mountain from Mt. Fuji’s 2nd Station at an altitude of 1,500 meters. 

Depart from Mishima and board the bullet train to Tokyo and transferred to your hotel. 

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  2. 4
Tokyo

Tokyo Tower (30 min)
Enjoy a spectacular view of Metropolitan Tokyo from the observation deck.

Imperial Palace Plaza (10 min)
Admire the view of Nijubashi Bridge and the surrounding scenery at this National Garden that was formerly a private garden of the Royal Family.

Senso-ji Temple & Nakamise Shopping Street (45 min)
Of the 33 temples in Eastern Japan dedicated to the Goddess Kannon, this is the only one in the capital (No. 13 on the pilgrimage to all 33 temples). Visit this historic area which includes Nakamise-dori, the street leading to the temple.

Ueno & Akihabara (drive-by)
Enjoy a pleasant drive through Ueno, where Tokyo’s first coffee shop once stood, to Akihabara which is home to the famous Electric Town.

12:50 
Tour will conclude at Tokyo station. 

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  2. 5
Tokyo
Free day.
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  2. 6
Tokyo

Transfer back to Narita/Haneda Airport is included on this day if you are not continuing on in Japan.

  1. Day
  2. 1
Airport – Kyoto
A JTB staff member will meet you as you exit customs, holding a welcome sign with your name on it. They will then escort you to your reserved taxi that will take you to your Kyoto Hotel.
  1. Day
  2. 2
Kyoto – Nara – Kyoto
Nijo Castle (50 min)
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. 

Kinkaku-ji Temple (45 min)
Visit this World Heritage Site, also known as the Golden Pavilion. The wooden architecture is covered in thin layers of pure gold and is surrounded by a beautiful pond.

[Except Mondays] Kyoto Imperial Palace (40 min) – See the Kyoto Imperial Palace, which was used as the Emperor’s residence until about 150 years ago.

[Mondays (and Tuesdays when Monday is a national holiday)] Kitano Tenmangu Shrine (40 min)
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.

Lunch 

After lunch, ravel by bus to Nara.

Todai-ji Temple (Great Buddha) / Nara Park (60 min)
A World Heritage Site, this is the symbol of the Nara Period and one of the world’s largest wooden structure. Its huge main hall and bronze Great Buddha are impressive to behold.

Kasuga Taisha Shrine (40 min) 
This Nara Period shrine is designated as a World Heritage Site. The deer of Nara Park are through to be the shrine messengers.

Nara Nagamikan (20 min)
The largest souvenir shop in Nara. Enjoy this spacious shop and look for the perfect souvenir.

Travel back to Kyoto where the tour will conclude at your hotel. 

  1. Day
  2. 3
Kyoto – Shizuoka – Mt Fuji – Tokyo

Depart Kyoto and travel to Shizuoka by bullet train. 

Nihondaira Ropeway (5 min)
Board this 1,065-meter-long ropeway which connects the peak of Nihondaira and Kunozan Toshogu Shrine. From the ropeway window a view of Suruga Bay and, on clear days, Izu Peninsula, can be enjoyed. 

Kunozan Toshogu Shrine (30 min)
A shrine dedicated to Tokugawa Ieyasu, a shogun from the Edo period. The main hall, ishi-no-ma, and worship hall are designated National Treasures. The shrine’s beautiful lacquering and carvings are a must-see. 

Nihondaira Ocha Kaikan (20 min)
Tour the tea plantation here which looks out onto Mt. Fuji and Suruga Bay. Taste testing of the Japanese tea made here is available, and tea can be purchased as well. 

Shimizu (50 min)
Enjoy fresh handmade sushi at this port town for lunch. 

Shizuoka City Tokaido Hiroshige Museum of Art (30 min)
The 16th post town along the Tokaido road, Yui-shuku is known around the world for the art museum featuring ukiyo-e woodblock prints by master Utagawa Hiroshige. Enjoy the museum which features approximately 1,400 ukiyo-e works.  Mt. Fuji 2nd Station (15 min) – Enjoy the view of the mountain from Mt. Fuji’s 2nd Station at an altitude of 1,500 meters. 

Depart from Mishima and board the bullet train to Tokyo and transferred to your hotel. 

  1. Day
  2. 4
Tokyo

Tokyo Tower (30 min)
Enjoy a spectacular view of Metropolitan Tokyo from the observation deck.

Imperial Palace Plaza (10 min)
Admire the view of Nijubashi Bridge and the surrounding scenery at this National Garden that was formerly a private garden of the Royal Family.

Senso-ji Temple & Nakamise Shopping Street (45 min)
Of the 33 temples in Eastern Japan dedicated to the Goddess Kannon, this is the only one in the capital (No. 13 on the pilgrimage to all 33 temples). Visit this historic area which includes Nakamise-dori, the street leading to the temple.

Ueno & Akihabara (drive-by)
Enjoy a pleasant drive through Ueno, where Tokyo’s first coffee shop once stood, to Akihabara which is home to the famous Electric Town.

12:50 
Tour will conclude at Tokyo station. 

  1. Day
  2. 5
Tokyo – Mt Fuji – Hakone – Kyoto
Free until departure. 

10:00
Travel from Tokyo to Kyoto by bullet train then transferred to your Kyoto hotel. 

  1. Day
  2. 6
Kyoto

Transfer back to Kansai/Itami Airport is included on this day if you are not continuing on in Japan.

2017 Departure Dates: 13 Jan-24 Feb: Fri
19 Mar-23 Apr, 01 OCt-18 Dec: Sun, Mon, Wed, Fri
10-17 Mar, 07 May-29 Sep: Sun, Tue, Fri
(Except: 12 Mar, 11, 14, 18 Jul, 06-13 Aug, 18 Oct) 
Meals Provided: 2 Lunches
Guide Service: Guide service available on all days excluding on bullet trains and free days 
Baggage Service: One way trip: Day 3 Kyoto to Tokyo
Oneway Plan: From $1,435 Adult
From $1,273 Child (6-11yrs)
*Single, Triple, Breakfast, upgrade and extension rates are also available. Contact JTB for details.
Return Plan: From $1,651 Adult
From $1,403 Child (6-11yrs)
*Single, Triple, Breakfast, upgrade and extension rates are also available. Contact JTB for details.
Remarks: Daily schedule and sightseeing spots are subject to change due to weather, transport or any other unforeseen circumstances.
Tour Code: SUN6GSCK6