TOUR
TOKYO KANTO

4-Day Sunrise Highlights - Mt. Fuji, Hakone, Kyoto & Nara Tour (One Way from Tokyo to Kyoto)

Tour Code :

GU0089J3S

Departs from :

Tokyo

Tour Brand :

Sunrise Highlight

change(s) from the previous year :

Price(Lowest) :

¥101,400 ~

Overview :

1. Visit Mt. Fuji, Hakone, and Kyoto on this Golden Route tour. On Day 1, go on a guided 1-day tour that takes you to majestic Mt. Fuji and Hakone. It includes a trip up to Mt. Fuji's 5th Station at an elevation of 2,300 meters, a cruise on pristine Lake Ashi, and a ride on the Komagatake Ropeway which boasts great views of the surrounding Hakone National Park. On Days 2 and 3, visit the most famous sightseeing spots in Kyoto and Nara, including World Heritage sites.
2. Recommended for first time travelers to Japan.
3. A safe, worry-free trip is guaranteed as this sightseeing bus tour is accompanied by a National Government Licensed English Guide Interpreter!

Itinerary

day1

08:15-08:25 Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo Main Tower 3F JTB Sunrise Tours Sales Office - Departure Please be at the meeting location at least 10 minutes (8:15) before departure.
The bus will depart at 8:25.
*Please refer to [About Day 1 Itinerary (Mt. Fuji & Hakone Tour)] in the Remarks.
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 Arrival & Check-in at Hotel in Hakone Area Go to the hotel on foot, via bus, or via taxi.

day2

07:50-09:30 Depart from Hotel in Hakone Area to Odawara Station Go to Odawara Station by taxi or bus
15(min) From Odawara Station to Shin-Yokohama Station Take a non-reserved Kodama or Hikari Shinkansen. Note that seating is not guaranteed if the train is crowded.
120(min) From Shin-Yokohama Station to Kyoto Station Take a Nozomi Shinkansen to Kyoto.
Lunch (Western-style menu) Enjoy lunch at a hotel.
-13:30 Depart from Miyako Hotel Kyoto Hachijo Walk to Sunrise Tours Desk in Avanti.
*Please refer to [About Day 2 Itinerary (Nara Afternoon Tour)] in the Remarks.
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.

day3

08:30-08:30 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 3 Itinerary (1-Day Kyoto 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.
30(min) Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine Fushimi Inari Taisha is the head shrine of 40,000 inari-jinja shrines located all over Japan. The bright red Senbon Torii gates are a must-see attraction.
30(min) Sanjusangen-do Temple Visit the world's longest wooden structure, housing 1,001 life-size statues of Buddhist Kannon deities dating back to the 13th century.
70(min) Kiyomizu-dera Temple The view of Kyoto from the World Heritage Site of Kiyomizu-dera is superb. The historic shopping lane that leads to the temple adds to a wonderful experience.
17:30-18:30 Drop-off Service Tour ends after arriving at hotel in Kyoto City.

day4

Tour ends after check-out.

GU0089J3S

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. If the minimum number of participants (1) is not met by 14 days before the scheduled date, the tour on that date may be canceled.
2. If the tour is canceled, customers will be notified by the conducting company or their travel agent.
3. The itinerary displayed on the booking screen is the final itinerary.
4. This is a special tour for international visitors. Please understand that residents of Japan cannot make bookings for this tour.
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 1 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. Requests for those with allergies or gluten-free options cannot be accepted.

[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 Delivery]
Excluding hotels that do not offer luggage collection, on Day 1, suitcases and other large pieces of luggage will be transported separately the following day by truck from hotels in Tokyo to hotels in Kyoto. For hotels that do not offer luggage collection, it will be sent from the tour departure location. (In such cases, please bring luggage by 8:00 in the morning.)
*One article of standard size luggage per customer will be transported.
*As delivery is the following day, please prepare an overnight package for a single night stay.
*You will be contacted with details by the day prior to departure.

[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.
[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. Transport to Kyoto on Day 2 will be provided from Odawara Station to Kyoto Station via Shin-Yokohama Station. On the trip from Odawara to Shin-Yokohama the tour will use Kodama or Hikari Shinkansen in the non-reserved section, so seating is not guaranteed.
4. Depending on the number of participants, a sedan or taxi van may be used instead.
[About Day 1 Itinerary (Mt. Fuji & Hakone Tour)]
1. Please be at the meeting location at least 10 minutes before departure.
  JTB Sunrise Tours Sales Office on the 3rd Floor of Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo's Main Tower in Shinjuku / Meet at 8:15, Dep. at 8:25
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 2 Itinerary (Nara Afternoon Tour)]
1. 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.
2. Participants will walk from the parking lot to Todai-ji Temple (about 15 min one-way). Thank you for your understanding.
3. At Kasuga Taisha Shrine, the tour does not include entrance to areas requiring admission.
4. 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.
[About Day 3 Itinerary (1-Day Kyoto 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. 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.
6. Participants will walk from the parking lot to Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine (about 15 min one-way). Thank you for your understanding.
[About Accommodation]
- While requests for non-smoking rooms, Double rooms, and baby cots are accepted, requests may not be accommodated depending on the hotel. Thank you for your understanding.
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.
- The excluded days for each accommodation facility are different than the excluded days for tour operation.
[Day 1 Bus Company] Bus company used will be one of the following.
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 2 & Day 3 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.
Accommodation charges, Lunch, National Government Licensed English Guide Interpreter, Other admission fees and transportation costs included in the tour