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Japan on a Shoestring – Tokyo to Kyoto - G Adventures
Japan on a Shoestring – Tokyo to Kyoto - G Adventures
Excellent
11 reviews
Starts
Tokyo
+1 Destinations
Central Japan
Ends
Kyoto
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Highlights

Start in Tokyo and end in Kyoto! With the discovery tour Japan on a Shoestring – Tokyo to Kyoto, you have a 6 day tour package taking you from Tokyo to Kyoto and through Tokyo, Japan and 2 other destinations in Japan. Japan on a Shoestring – Tokyo to Kyoto includes accommodation in a hostel as well as an expert guide, transport and more.
Age range
18 to 39 year olds
Accommodation
Hostel, Guesthouse
Max Group Size
16
Transportation
Train & Rail
Travel style
Discovery, Adventure, Christmas & New Year
Operator
G Adventures

Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Tokyo
  2. Day 2: Tokyo
  3. Day 3: Tokyo/Takayama
  4. Day 4: Takayama/Kyoto
  5. Day 5: Kyoto
  6. Day 6: Kyoto

Travel guide

Prepare for an adventure in this stunning destination with our travel guide.

What's included

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Additional Services

Not included

  • Flights

  • Insurance

  • Meals

  • Optional

  • Additional Services

11 Reviews

Excellent
64%
Good
36%
Average
0%
Rather Poor
0%
Bad
0%
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  • L
    Written on October 23, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Our tour guide (Kumiko) was absolutely amazing! It was a great way to travel being in a group. Kumiko took us everywhere we wanted to go to see what we had planned to see and if she couldn't take us to them all she would go out of her way to find the... Read more

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  • H
    Written on October 23, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    I really enjoyed the tour aspect of my trip. The guide was friendly, fun and responsible, and the the chance to meet other people from other countries is interesting and it's really exciting to experience a new country and culture with others. The tour was... Read more

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  • J
    Written on October 19, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    G Adventures is the best. Perfect way to experience a new country, especially if you're on your own and don't really know where to get started planning your trip.

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  • S
    Written on October 18, 2018
    4.0 - Good

    Enjoyed the tour

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  • D
    Written on September 28, 2018
    4.0 - Good

    I had the best tour guide in Japan, Maruta Machiko. She was so amazing and helpful and kind and really made the trip the best it could be. Plus it was a great way to make new friends!

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  • S
    Written on September 6, 2018
    4.0 - Good

    Having a local guide throughout the length of your trip eliminates the hesitation and anxiety one might have when sightseeing in a foreign country..

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  • H
    Written on September 6, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Our tour guide Kumiko was amazing and I got to experience a lot more of Japan than if I had gone on my own .

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  • S
    Written on August 9, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    The trip was well-organized. I got to see a lot at a great price, and we had a great guide (CEO).

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  • Japan on a Shoestring – Tokyo to Kyoto reviewer 9
    Written on April 26, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    Mack is the best tour guide ever!!!! We had such a fantastic trip because of him!

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  • Japan on a Shoestring – Tokyo to Kyoto reviewer 10
    Written on April 24, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Yoshie was an amazing guide. She was kind and caring and made sure everyone needed the help they needed to get around.

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About the countries

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Visa

Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.

Vaccinations

These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
Hepatitis A
Recommended for Japan. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Hepatitis B
Recommended for Japan. Ideally 2 months before travel.
Japanese B encephalitis
Recommended for Japan. Ideally 1 month before travel.

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Location
Tokyo is the starting point and Kyoto is the endpoint.
Hold my space
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Payment(s)
For any tour departing before 21 November 2019 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 21 November 2019, a minimum payment of 20% is required to confirm your booking with G Adventures. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 65 days days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
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Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 413 km.
  • Tokyo (Japan)
  • 229 km
  • Takayama (Japan)
  • 184 km
  • Kyoto (Japan)

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