7 Day Japan Combination Package
Tokyo, Mt Fuji, Tsumago / Magome, Kyoto & Nara
This route is new to 2018! In addition to visiting the popular spots in Tokyo and Mt Fuji visit the Kiso area which has been gaining international attention as one of Japan’s representative sightseeing spots. Leave the urban scene of Nagoya and take a trip 400 years past. Journey through the towns from the old ages of Japan! Sunrise Guided Tours are a combination of day tours which also includes your accommodation & transportation. Your guide & group will change each day.
DAY 1 TOKYO
Check into your Tokyo hotel.
DAY 2 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 3 TOKYO – MT FUJI – HAKONE – NAGOYA
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 Odawara to Nagoya by bullet train. Stay at a Hotel in Nagoya city.
DAY 4 NAGOYA – MAGOME – TSUMAGO – NAGOYA
Depart Nagoya city.
The post town sits on a sloped area which stretches for about 600 meters. The road is paved with stones, and lined with houses that evoke the richness of Japan’s history. Take a stroll around Magome, which was awarded one star by the Michelin Green Guide Japan. Those who would like may be guided around the temple lodging next to the Zen temple’s main hall. Enjoy some matcha green tea and traditional Japanese sweets (may be unavailable if the temple is closed). After sightseeing, take a bus to Tsumago.
Tsumago is Japan’s first post town to preserve its district, creating an area that has seemingly stopped in time 400 years ago. Head to the Nagisomachi Museum (Tsumago-juku Honjin & Waki Honjin Okuya). Honjin, the post town’s main inn, is where the feudal lords and other people of high status stayed. Afterwards, feel free to enjoy sightseeing.
Board the Shinkansen bullet train to Nagoya, then onto Kyoto. Arrive at Kyoto in the evening then transferred onto your hotel.
DAY 5 KYOTO – NARA – 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.
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
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.
Travel from Kyoto to Nara by bus.
Todai-ji Temple (Great Buddha)/Nara Park
A World Heritage site. This is the symbol of the Nara Period and one of the world’s largest wooden structures. Its huge main hall and bronze Great Buddha are impressive to behold.
Kasuga Taisha Shrine
This Nara Period shrine is designated as a World Heritage Site. The deer of Nara Park are thought to be the shrine messengers.
The largest souvenir shop in Nara. Look for the perfect souvenir!
Travel back to Kyoto city, arrive early evening, overnight.
DAY 6 KYOTO
Day 7 KYOTO
Transfer back to Kansai/Itami Airport or continue on in Japan.
|PRICE:||From $1,770 Per Person Twin Share|
|2018 DATES:||05 Jan – 09 Mar: Tue Fri
13 Mar – 21 Dec: Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
Excludes: 13, 16, 23 Feb, 24-27 Apr, 01-04 May, 10-13, 119, 20, 27 Jul, 07-10 Aug, 13, 14, 20, 21 Sep, 04, 05 Oct, 23 Nov
|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