9-Day Japan Combination Package - Tokyo， Mt. Fuji， Takayama， Shirakawago， Kanazawa， Kyoto & Nara Tour (One Way from Tokyo)
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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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Kyoto City Free time all day
Stay at Hotel in Kyoto City
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