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Best of Japan - Samurai Tours
15 days

Best of Japan

From Tokyo to Kyoto
Tour Operator:
Samurai Tours
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Age range:
12 to 99
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US $4,644
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Start in Tokyo and end in Kyoto! With the in-depth cultural tour Best of Japan, you have a 15 day tour package taking you through Tokyo, Japan and 9 other destinations in Japan. Best of Japan includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. DAY 1: Arrive Tokyo
  2. DAY 2: Tokyo - Tokyo Tower, Ginza, Asakusa
  3. DAY 3: Free Day in Tokyo
  4. DAY 4: Tokyo, Hakone, Hakone Ropeway, Hakone Lake Ashi Sightseeing Boats, Hakone Yumoto Onsen
  5. DAY 5: Nagoya - Takugawa Art Museum, Travel to Takayama
  6. DAY 6: Takayama – Miyagawa Morning Market, Jinyamae Morning Market, Takayama Jinya, San-machi-suji District, Free Afternoon
  7. DAY 7: Travel to Koya-san, Overnight at a Buddhist Temple
  8. DAY 8: Koya-san - Morning Prayer Service, Okunoin Cemetery and Temple, Garan Temple Complex; Travel to Osaka
  9. DAY 9: Travel to Himeji; Tour Himeji - Himeji Castle, Kokoen Garden; Travel to Miyajima Island
  10. DAY 10: Miyajima Island - Free Day
  11. DAY 11: Hiroshima - Peace Park and Museum; Travel to Kyoto
  12. DAY 12: Kyoto - Kyoto – Nijo Castle, Kinkakuji (Golden Pavilion), Nishiki Koji, Tea Ceremony and Rakugo in English Performance
  13. DAY 13: Fushimi - Fushimi Inari Shrine, Higashiyama District, Yasaka Shrine, Gion Geisha District
  14. DAY 14: Kyoto – Free Day, Meet a Maiko Session, Sayonora Dinner
  15. DAY 15: Return Home
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What's Included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Meals
  • Transport
  • Additional Services
  • Optional Extras
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Additional Services

Customer Reviews

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  • Itinerary
  • Transport
  • Accommodation
  • Food
  • 4.7
  • CH
    · March 05, 2020
    This tour was so well organized. At no point did I feel unsafe or bored. And such awesome places to go to! I would recommend this totally. Especially for younger people. It requires quite a bit of physical ability as it uses the public transport system... Show more
    Trip date: February 2020
  • JA
    · April 12, 2019
    I think that the trip to Hiroshima should have been an optional trip. Too much time was spent there and we could have had more time in Kyoto. There were no evening activities planned and I think there could have been.
    Trip date: March 2019

Dates & Availability

15 days
Best of Japan
From Tokyo to Kyoto
No credit card fees
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    Sep 13, 2020
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    Nov 8, 2020
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  • About the country



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    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.


    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.
  • Payment information
    • For any tour departing before 30 July 2020 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 30 July 2020, a minimum payment of 20% is required to confirm your booking with Samurai Tours. 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 60 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.
    • Some departure dates and prices may vary and Samurai Tours will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
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