Japan Highlights

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Japan Highlights - Tucan Travel
Japan Highlights - Tucan Travel
5 reviews
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Central Japan


  • Discover Japan's capital city Tokyo
  • Get a fabulous view of Mt. Fuji
  • Take a trip up to the Japanese Alps
  • Visit ancient shrines and temples in Kyoto
Age range
18 to 65 year olds
Max Group Size
Travel style
In-depth Cultural
Tucan Travel
Start in Tokyo and end in Kyoto! With the in-depth cultural tour Japan Highlights, you have a 7 day tour package taking you from Tokyo to Kyoto and through Tokyo, Japan and 2 other destinations in Japan. Japan Highlights includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.


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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1-2: Arrive Tokyo
  2. Day 3: Odawara (Hakone)
  3. Day 4-5: Takayama
  4. Day 6: Kyoto
  5. Day 7: Depart Kyoto

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Guide

    Rated Average by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Average by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Additional Services

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  • Flights

  • Insurance

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5 Reviews

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  • J
    Written on June 5, 2019
    3.5 - Good

    Took to places I wouldn't have thought to go on my own. Sake tasting wasn't very good at all, stood up in cold shop clearly on a conveyer belt of visitors, one tiny taste and no opportunity to ask about sake or make informed purchase.

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  • N
    Written on June 5, 2019
    4.8 - Excellent

    Always great value for money, just never sure what our local payment is used for. Charles was outstanding throughout. Manoeuvring 20 people through the train stations of Japan, at one of the busiest times to visit is not an easy task, but something he... Read more

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  • J
    Written on June 5, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    Charles was great, really friendly and approachable and also extremely knowledgeable. It's a tough job but he got our large group everywhere we needed to be on time. Hope he's our tour leader again one day.

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  • E
    Written on June 5, 2019
    2.8 - Average

    Some days were good, others wee too fast paced but that was due to the incompetent leadership

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  • HT
    Written on April 12, 2017
    3.0 - Average

    This tour could have been amazing but was totally ruined by the grumpy tour leader who created a terrible atmosphere- we all gave up asking questions as the response was typiclaly abrasive and the group members were made to feel like naughty school... Read more

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Questions & Answers

Here we have collected and answered the most frequently asked questions about this tour.

    • When and where does the tour end?

      This tour concludes in the morning at Hotel Keihan Kyoto Grande (or similar) in Kyoto and it's time to say farewell to your newfound travel friends and continue your separate ways! Please be aware that the hotel is subject to change until your final documents are released.

    • When and where does the tour start?

      The first day of this tour generally starts from Hotel Abest Ginza Kyobashi in Tokyo and as the first day is just an arrivals day you can arrive at any time. Spend the day at Shinjuku, which is the main cosmopolitan entertainment quarter for restaurants, shopping and Japans busiest rail station or spend time in Ueno (Koen) Park where you can visit the Tokyo Zoological Gardens, National Museums, wander among the cherry trees and the see the historical Toshogu Shrine. Please be aware the starting hotel is subject to change until your final documents are released.

    • Do you arrange airport transfers?

      Unfortunately, the tour operator does not offer airport transfers in Japan and you will, therefore, have to make your own way from and to the airport.

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    • Christopher26th May 2019
      I had exceptional service, with incredibly quick response times and extremely knowledgeable advice. Staff are charming and thoughtful. Truly a five star service. I am surprised at how genuinely enthusiastic I am about this company. You will be too.



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    About the countries

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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.


    Tokyo is the starting point and Kyoto is the endpoint.
    Your money is safe with TourRadar, as we only pay the tour operator after your tour has departed.
    For any tour departing before 19 December 2019 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 19 December 2019, a minimum payment of $140 is required to confirm your booking with Tucan Travel. 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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    Some departure dates and prices may vary and Tucan Travel will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
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    Covering a total distance of approx 413 km.
    • Tokyo (Japan)
    • 229 km
    • Takayama (Japan)
    • 184 km
    • Kyoto (Japan)

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