TOUR
TOKYO KANTO

9-Day Japan Combination Package - Tokyo, Mt. Fuji, Takayama, Shirakawago, Kanazawa, Kyoto & Nara Tour (For 1 Person Bookings) (One Way from Tokyo)

Tour Code :

GU0101J3S

Departs from :

Tokyo

Tour Brand :

Sunrise Combination Tour

change(s) from the previous year :

Price(Lowest) :

¥293,500 ~

Overview :

1. This combination package combines popular tours that visit major sightseeing locations in Japan, such as Tokyo, Mt. Fuji, Takayama, Shirakawago, Kanazawa, Kyoto, and Nara over the span of 9 days.
2. An English-speaking interpreter guide will lead the tour. Even people who are not used to traveling in Japan will have no problem participating worry-free.

Itinerary

day1

Arrive at Narita Airport or Haneda Airport An English-speaking tour conductor will meet customers at the airport, and assist them in boarding the taxi to their hotel in Tokyo.
Arrive at Hotel in Tokyo Free time after arrival
Stay at Hotel in Tokyo

day2

07:30-08:30 Pick-up Service Head from hotels to Tokyo Station Marunouchi South Entrance or Kyobashi Edogrand.
*A taxi may be used instead of a bus.
Tokyo Station Marunouchi South Entrance or Kyobashi Edogrand Depart from Tokyo Station (Marunouchi South Exit) or Kyobashi Edogrand by bus for a sightseeing tour around Tokyo.
30(min) Imperial Palace Admire the view at this National Garden that was formerly a private garden of the Royal Family.
30(min) Tokyo Tower Tokyo Tower, the symbol of Tokyo, offers a great 360-degree panoramic view from its main deck.
50(min) Senso-ji Temple & Nakamise Shopping Street Senso-ji, Tokyo's 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.
-12:40 Tokyo Station Marunouchi South Entrance There is no drop-off service to hotels after the tour ends at Tokyo Station.
Stay at Hotel in Tokyo Please make your own way to the hotel in Tokyo.

day3

07:35-08:15 Pick-up Service There is a taxi drop-off service from the hotel in Tokyo to the tour departure location.
-08:25 JTB Sunrise Tours Sales Office on the 3rd Floor of Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo's Main Tower in Shinjuku Please arrive by 8:15. The bus will depart at 8:25.
*Please refer to [About Day 3 Itinerary (Mt. Fuji & Hakone Tour)].
30(min) 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 feet) above sea level. At this height, you will be amazed at spectacular, breathtaking views from above the clouds.
50(min) Lunch Enjoy Japanese-style cuisine.
*Please make sure to refer to [Important Notes/Supplements: Regarding Meals].
15(min) Lake Ashi Cruise At Lake Ashi in Hakone, customers can ride a cruise ship. Spend a relaxing time while gazing at the beautiful lake and Mt. Fuji.
*The tour may be guided to an alternative destination if the Lake Ashi cruise operation is suspended, or depending on road conditions, congestion, etc.
50(min) Hakone Komagatake Ropeway 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. Enjoy the scenery of Lake Ashi spread out below.
*The tour may be guided to an alternative destination if the Komagatake Ropeway operation is suspended, or depending on road conditions, congestion, etc.
17:00-18:00 Arrive at Hotel in Hakone Area Go to the hotel on foot, via bus, or via taxi.

day4

07:50-09:30 Depart from Hotel in Hakone Area Go to Odawara Station by taxi or bus
140(min) From Odawara Station to Nagoya Station Head to Nagoya via Hikari Shinkansen or Kodama Shinkansen
English-speaking assistant and other staff do not ride on the Shinkansen with tour participants.
*Please refer to [Regarding Luggage on Shinkansen] in the Remarks.
11:10-12:50 150(min) From Nagoya Station to Takayama Station The National Government Licensed English Guide Interpreter will meet participants at Nagoya Station. Board the JR Limited Express train to Takayama.
14:00-15:20 Arrive at Takayama Station Sightseeing around Takayama City on foot.
Please refer to [About Day 4-6 Itinerary (Takayama & Kanazawa)] in the remarks.
30(min) Yatai Kaikan (Takayama Festival Floats Exhibition Hall) This popular facility displays some of the colorfully decorated festival floats used in the famous Takayama Festival. Enjoy seeing the many intricately made floats.
20(min) Kusakabe Heritage House Enjoy a visit to this historical Japanese-style townhouse and view a range of exquisite folk art and traditional handicrafts.
16:30-18:30 Arrive at Hotel in Takayama City Please check in at the hotel you selected at the time of booking.

day5

08:30-09:00 Depart from Hotel in Takayama City
40(min) Takayama Morning Market Enjoy walking around the bustling Takayama Morning Market, where a wide array of local specialties and other products are available.
30(min) Kami-Sannomachi Located in the heart of the castle town, the old streets of this area - which originally developed as a merchant town - retain traces from the Edo period (1603-1868), and are a must-see for visitors.
15(min) Shirakawago Observatory Enjoy an elevated view of the World Heritage-registered thatch-roofed village of Shirakawago. Great for photography!
45(min) Lunch at a Thatched Roof House Savor a Japanese-style set meal.
60(min) Wada Residence (traditional thatch-roofed farmhouse) This is one of the thatch-roofed houses, also registered as a World Heritage Site. Look around and be fascinated by the culture and history of the village.
16:00-18:30 Arrive at Hotel in Kanazawa City Please check in at the hotel you selected at the time of booking.

day6

08:30-09:00 Depart from Hotel in Kanazawa City
40(min) Nomura Residence, Nagamachi Samurai District Visit a former residence of a samurai family from the Kaga Domain. Admire the traditional architecture and gaze at the beautiful Japanese garden.
60(min) Kenrokuen Garden This beautiful garden is considered one of the top three Japanese gardens.
It offers amazing seasonal views all year round.
40(min) Higashi Chaya-gai Wooden-latticed exteriors of teahouses line both sides of the stone-paved street here where something from the Edo period (1603-1868) still lingers in the air. This area is an Important Traditional Building Preservation District.
30(min) Hakuza Honten Feel free to purchase handicrafts, accessories, cosmetics, and other items made with gold leaf.
12:40-14:00 Kanazawa Station Eat lunch on your own after arrival at Kanazawa Station.
145(min) From Kanazawa Station to Kyoto Station Take the JR limited express train to Kyoto Station.
There will be no accompanying National Government Licensed English Guide Interpreter or staff on the Shinkansen.
16:30-17:10 Drop-off Service An English-speaking tour conductor will meet participants at Kyoto Station.
A drop-off service by taxi to the accommodation is available. Please note that the tour conductor will not accompany the tour to hotels.
*Customers at some hotels are to transfer on foot.

day7

08:00-08:30 Pick-up Service There is a taxi drop-off service from the hotel in Kyoto to the tour departure location.
*Customers at some hotels are to transfer on foot.
-08:30 Avanti's Sunrise Tours Desk (across from Kyoto Station Hachijo Exit) - Depart The bus will depart at 8:30.
*Please refer to [About Day 7 Itinerary (Kyoto & Nara Tour)] in the Remarks.
50(min) Nijo Castle A World Heritage site. Tour the historical castle completed in 1626, which was built to provide lodging for the Tokugawa Shogun and as a palladium for Kyoto Imperial Palace. The impressive, elaborate carvings and decors in the Ninomaru Palace are a must-see.
45(min) 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.
40(min) [Except Mondays]   Kyoto Imperial Palace See the Kyoto Imperial Palace, which was used as the Emperor's residence until about 150 years ago.
40(min) [Mondays (and Tuesdays when Monday is a national holiday)] Kitano Tenmangu Shrine On Mondays (and Tuesdays if a national holiday falls on the preceding Monday), this tour will visit Kitano Tenmangu Shrine instead of the Kyoto Imperial Palace. It is 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.
60(min) Lunch Participants will be provided a set menu meal.
60(min) 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.
40(min) 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.
20(min) Nara Nagomikan (Gift Shop) The largest souvenir shop in Nara. Enjoy yourself in this spacious shop and look for the perfect souvenir.
18:30-19:30 Drop-off Service From Kyoto Station, participants will be dropped off at their hotels.

day8

Kyoto City Free time all day
Stay at Hotel in Kyoto City

day9

Free time from check-out until departure The taxi driver will meet customers at the hotel in Kyoto City and drop them off at the airport in time for their flight.
*Customers will be notified of the meeting time by the evening of the day prior to departure.
Arrive at Kansai International Airport

GU0101J3S

Remarks:Planning Company: JTB Global Marketing & Travel Inc.
Address: 2-3-14 Higashi Shinagawa, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo
Japan Tourism Agency Registered Travel Agent (No. 1723)
A member of the Japan Association of Travel Agents
[Operation/Tour Conditions]
1. This tour is a combination package made up from multiple Sunrise Tours plans.
2. A National Government Licensed English Guide Interpreter or English-speaking assistant will accompany each tour from the meeting point until the tour end. Furthermore, please note that the National Government Licensed Guide Interpreter or assistant is generally different for each tour.
3. This is a special tour for international visitors. Please understand that residents of Japan cannot make bookings for this tour.
4. If the minimum number of participants is not met by 14 days before the scheduled date, the tour on that date may be canceled.
5. Children up to 5 years old may join free of charge, but will not be provided with bus and Shinkansen seats or lunch. Also, at some hotels, a facility usage fee will be required. Please pay at the location.
[Important Notes/Supplements: Regarding Meals]
- For customers that would like a vegetarian meal or Muslim-friendly meal (for Day 3 Mt. Fuji & Hakone Tour only), please make a request at the time of booking.
*Muslim-friendly Meals: A menu that does not use pork or alcohol will be provided. Please note that these are not halal certified.
- Allergy-friendly meals, gluten-free meals, etc. are not available.
[For Accommodation Facilities with Meals Included]
- Vegetarian meals are available for lunch only. The hotel meal may not be available or may be a buffet. Thank you for your understanding.
- The inclusion of meals at the accommodation facility can be chosen from the hotel selection on the reservation screen.
- For customers who booked Tenseien for the Hakone hotel, while dinner and breakfast is included for Hakone only, depending on the tour end and start times, customers may not be able to eat these meals. No refunds will be issued in such cases.
[Luggage Transport Service]
Suitcases and other large pieces of luggage will be sent from hotels in Hakone on Day 4 to hotels in Kyoto separately by truck.
There will be no luggage transport to Takayama and Kanazawa (destinations partway through the tour), so please bring an overnight bag packed for 2 nights on your own from the Tokyo hotel on Day 3 to accommodation in Hakone.
*One article of standard size luggage per customer will be transported.
*As delivery is the following day, please prepare an overnight package for the 2 nights in Takayama and Kanazawa.
*Details about luggage delivery will be explained by the first day of the tour.
[Airport Shuttle Service]
Return trip shuttle service is available only for Kansai International Airport.
*Customers will be notified of the final day departure time by the evening of the day prior to departure.
[About Day 2 Itinerary (Tokyo Morning Tour)]
1. The Imperial Palace itself will not be entered.
2. At Tokyo Tower, only the main deck (150 m) will be visited. An additional admission fee is required to access the top deck (250 m). Those who wish to enter must pay the required charges at the location.
3. The order of activities and arrival times may differ depending on road conditions and congestion at destinations. In addition, some areas for drive-by sightseeing may not be seen.
4. Transportation may be shared with the Chinese language tour.
5. The tour may be canceled due to the effects of large-scale events, etc. If canceled, customers will be notified as soon as it has been determined.
[About Day 3 Itinerary (Mt. Fuji & Hakone Tour)]
1. Departure will be from the accommodation hotel in Tokyo.
2. If Mt. Fuji's 5th Station cannot be reached due to road surface freezing, an accident on the Fuji Subaru Line, or weather conditions, the tour will be taken to the highest elevation point possible. No alternative destinations are planned when the tour reaches beyond the 1st Station. When the tour has to turn back at the 1st Station, or when the Fuji Subaru Line is completely blocked, the tour will visit Fujisan World Heritage Center or Lake Kawaguchi Oishi Park. Please note that an alternative itinerary may also be omitted depending on road conditions.
3. Due to weather conditions, Mt. Fuji may not be visible even from the base. However, the tour will not be canceled and refunds will not be given for this reason.
4. If the Lake Ashi cruise or Komagatake Ropeway cannot be boarded (when not visitable due to suspension of operation, road congestion, or conditions at other sightseeing areas), the tour will be guided to one of the following alternative destinations. (The tour will not be canceled and refunds will not be issued for this reason.)
Swan Lake Cruise Ship on Lake Yamanaka, Odawara Castle, Hakone Venetian Glass Museum, Hakone-en Aquarium, Hakone Ropeway, Hakone Pirate Ship, Narukawa Art Museum, Hakone Checkpoint, Lake Kawaguchi Cruise, Mt. Fuji Panoramic Ropeway, Itchiku Kubota Art Museum, Hakone Shrine, Oshino Shinobi no Sato, etc.
5. On the day when the annual Mt. Fuji Hill Climb is held, which is usually on a weekend in June (schedule for 2021 is yet to be determined), the Fuji Subaru Line is closed until around 14:00. The tour will proceed on this day as well.
Please note that there will be changes to the itinerary order and sightseeing locations, and the Komagatake Ropeway and Lake Ashi cruise may be changed to alternative itineraries. Furthermore, please note that refunds will not be issued in this case, and customers will not be notified separately when the schedule has been determined.
[About Day 4-6 Itinerary (Takayama & Kanazawa)]
1. For plans that include breakfast, at the hotel in both Takayama and Kanazawa, breakfast is served buffet style, and vegetarian options are not available.
2. Please note that no stop will be made for lunch on Day 4 and Day 6 of the tour. Participants will eat lunch on board the train, so purchasing a bento box meal, etc. prior to departure is recommended (before departing from Nagoya Station on Day 4, and departing from Kanazawa Station on Day 6).
[About Day 7 Itinerary (Kyoto & Nara Tour)]
1. Departure will be from the accommodation hotel in Kyoto. For departure times, please refer to the itinerary provided on the day of the tour.
2. The Kyoto Imperial Palace is closed on the following days. As such, the tour will visit Kitano Tenmangu Shrine instead.
  (Mondays, Tuesday if Monday is a national holiday, May 14-17 for the Aoi Festival, year-end/New Year's holidays, and whenever there is an Imperial Household event).
3. The tour will visit Nishi Hongan-ji Temple instead of Kitano Tenmangu Shrine on January 25 and October 25.
4. Nijo Castle is closed on Tuesdays in January, July, August, and December. (Closed on the following day if Tuesday is a holiday.) If closed, or if the tour is during the year-end/New Year's holidays, Ryoan-ji Temple will be visited instead.
5. Participants will walk from the parking lot to Todai-ji Temple (about 15 min one-way).
6. At Kasuga Taisha Shrine, the tour does not include entrance to areas requiring admission.
7. Nara Nagomikan may be omitted from the itinerary if it is closed on the day of the tour, or as a result of traffic congestion.
8. During the Gion Festival (Sakimatsuri, July 15 - 16), drop-off service to Karasuma Kyoto Hotel and Hotel Nikko Princess Kyoto will be unavailable due to traffic restrictions.
[About Accommodation]
1. While requests for non-smoking rooms, Double rooms, and baby cots are accepted, requests may not be accommodated depending on the hotel.
Baby cots are available for a charge at some facilities. Please pay at the location.
Also, children sharing beds with adults are limited to 1 child per bed.
2. The excluded days for each accommodation facility are different than the excluded days for tour operation.
[Bus Company] Bus company used will be one of the following.
[Day 2 & 3 Bus Company]
Fuji Kyuko Kanko Co., Ltd.; Fuji Express Co., Ltd.; KM Kanko Bus Co., Ltd.; Hato Bus Co., Ltd.; Tokyo Yasaka Sightseeing Bus Co., Ltd.; Heisei Enterprise Co., Ltd.; Amore Kotsu Ltd.; Tokyo Bus Co., Ltd.; Toto Kanko Bus Co., Ltd.; Chuo Kanko Co., Ltd.; Tokyo Limousine Co., Ltd.; Tokyo Passenger Co., Ltd.; or Kokusai Kogyo Co., Ltd.
[Day 5 & 6 Bus Company]
Oriental Co., Ltd.; or Nohi Noriai Jidosha Co., Ltd.
[Day 7 Bus Company]
Teisan Kanko Bus Co., Ltd.; Yasaka Sightseeing Bus Co., Ltd.; Yuai Kanko Bus Co., Ltd.; Toh-ho-kanko Bus Co., Ltd.; Kyoto Kanko Bus Co., Ltd.; Senriyama Bus Co., Ltd.
[Itinerary/Destinations]
1. The order of the tour itinerary is subject to change due to road conditions or other reasons.
2. Train times may change due to time table alterations or other reasons.
3. Portions of the itinerary where the listed transportation is a taxi may be changed to a bus depending on the number of participants.
4. Depending on the number of participants, a sedan or taxi van may be used instead.
[Regarding Luggage on Shinkansen]
It will not be possible to bring large luggage whose total height, width, and length exceeds 160 cm onto Shinkansen. If bringing large luggage, please make use of a delivery service on your own.
Accommodation charges, Lunch, National Government Licensed English Guide Interpreter, Other admission fees and transportation costs included in the tour