Icon of Japan 8 Days
Tokyo, Hakone & Kyoto
|Duration||7 nights and 8 days|
|Price||From $1,720 per person (based on twin share)|
From the sprawling ultra-modern city of Tokyo, Hakone is an easy day trip. Hakone is a famous and popular onsen (hot spring) resort, providing a magnificent view of Mt Fuji and a real volcanic experience. An assortment of activities await you such as the ropeway, mountain trains, lake cruise and art museums. If Hakone is the ultimate Japanese resort, Kyoto is the ultimate historical and cultural centre. Learn about the Japanese empirical past and see the shrines and temples that shaped this ancient capital of Japan.
Day 1: Tokyo
Upon arrival in Tokyo, commence your exploration of the city.
You may like to visit the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Office Building in Shinjuku. Enjoy the breathtaking panoramic view of Tokyo from the free observation deck.
Accommodation: Tokyo – 3 nights
Day 2: Tokyo
Take the Tokyo (Cityrama) Morning Tour (9:00 to 13:10)
After the tour, discover the Ueno area including the Ameyoko Ueno Markets, Ueno Park and Ueno Zoo – famous for its giant pandas.
Day 3: Tokyo
Visit Tsukiji Fish Market in the early morning, then spend the rest of your day exploring Odaiba, Tokyo’s modern entertainment and amusement district located on an artificial island.
Take a day trip to Kamakura, a beautiful coast side city that was also the former capital of Japan from 1192-1333.
Day 4: Tokyo – Hakone
Using the convenient 2-day Pass, discover Hakone, one of Tokyo’s most popular getaways. There are plenty of activities to keep you entertained and behold the spectacular view of Mt Fuji.
Accommodation: Hakone – 1 night (Dinner, Breakfast)
Day 5: Hakone – Kyoto
Board a train to Kyoto and discover the local food culture at the Nishiki Food Market. Then explore the Kyoto Station area. The free observation deck provides you with a sweeping Kyoto city view.
Accommodation: Kyoto – 3 nights
Day 6: Kyoto
Join the Kyoto Morning Tour (8:35 – 13:00)
After the tour, marvel at the wooden structure of the Kiyomizu-no-Butai (Kiyomizu Stage) at Kiyomizudera Temple. Then, visit Gion, one of the largest geisha districts in Kyoto.
Day 7: Kyoto – Nara – Kyoto
Be captivated by the thousands of vermillion torii gates at Fushimi Inari Shrine and the seasonal garden and coloured leaves at Tofukuji Temple. Continue your journey to Nara. Visit Todaiji Temple, then walk through Nara Park, visit Kasuga Taisha Shrine. On the way back to Nara Station, Stroll around Naramachi, the former merchant district of Nara.
Day 8: Kyoto – Kansai/ Narita International Airport
Depart Japan or head to your next destination.
*The order of the tour can be changed and the length increased or decreased to match your requirements.
– Onsen resort Hakone
– Ancient cities Kyoto & Nara
– Modern city Tokyo
|Duration||7 nights and 8 days (travel order can be changed, length of tour can be extended or decreased)|
|Departure Dates||Available all year round|
|Route||Tokyo, Hakone, Kyoto, Nara|
|Tour Type||Self guided package: pick up/drop off service is not available|
|Price (land fee)||Twin share from $1,720 per person
Triple share from $1,593 per person
Single from $2,495 per person
|*Seasonal fee may apply (arriving in March, April, May, October and November)|
– 7 nights accommodation in a standard room in 3-4 star hotels
・ 3 nights in Tokyo – Shiba Park Hotel or similar
・ 1 night in Hakone – Hakone Hotel or similar
・ 3 nights in Kyoto – Kyoto Tower Hotel, New Miyako Hotel or similar
・ 1 dinner and 1 breakfast in Hakone
– Tokyo Morning Tour with local English-speaking guide
– Kyoto Morning Tour with local English-speaking guide
– Flights: We can assist with your flights to match your itinerary.
*If you have already booked your flight, please provide us with your flight details or send us copies of e-tickets when you book/enquire.
– Travel expenses (unless covered by the Japan Rail Pass).
– Meals: Except as mentioned in the Package inclusions.
– Activities or tours: Except as mentioned in the Package inclusions.
*You can add any day tours or activities you like, we can arrange this for you.
– Admission fees: Except as mentioned in the Package inclusions.
– Personal expenses
– Travel insurance
*Non-smoking rooms may be available on request. We book non-smoking rooms when available.
*Please read our term and conditions.
*Package inclusions are subject to availability.
*Prices are subject to currency fluctuations.