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Japan Express: Osaka to Tokyo

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Japan Express: Osaka to Tokyo - G Adventures
Japan Express: Osaka to Tokyo - G Adventures
Colin "I loved every minute Keiji was an excellent CEO and gave us all such attention - he explained so much but kept it to the individual level of interest for each topic. He looked after us so well and gave us a real window into life, history, culture, and people of Japan. I felt like I had a wonderful stress free holiday and at the same time had a wonderful education. Well done Keiji - we all felt tha..."
Excellent
48 reviews
Starts
Osaka
+5 Destinations
Central Japan
Ends
Tokyo
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Highlights

  • Spend a night in an incredible mountain monastery
  • Visit the sacred island of Miyajima and see the torii gate
  • Take a walk in the geisha district of Gion
  • Soak in the natural hot springs in Hakone
  • Savour local Japanese food and travel by bullet train
Age range
12 to 99 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel, Monastery, Guesthouse, Hut
Max Group Size
15
Transportation
Train & Rail, Local Transport, Ferry
Travel style
In-depth Cultural, Train & Rail, Christmas & New Year
Operator
G Adventures
Start in Osaka and end in Tokyo! With the in-depth cultural tour Japan Express: Osaka to Tokyo, you have a 9 day tour package taking you from Osaka to Tokyo and through Osaka, Japan and 6 other destinations in Japan. Japan Express: Osaka to Tokyo is a small group tour that includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Osaka
  2. Day 2: Osaka/Kōyasan (1B, 1D)
  3. Day 3: Kōyasan/Hiroshima (1B)
  4. Day 4: Hiroshima
  5. Day 5: Hiroshima/Kyoto
  6. Day 6: Kyoto
  7. Day 7: Kyoto/Hakone (1D)
  8. Day 8: Hakone/Tokyo (1B)
  9. Day 9: Tokyo

Travel guide

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

What's included

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Additional Services

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  • Flights

  • Insurance

  • Additional Services

48 Reviews

Excellent
63%
Good
33%
Average
2%
Rather Poor
0%
Bad
2%
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  • Written on October 11, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    Excellent tour to give a great taste of Japan. The tour guide Miki gave us a wonderful glimpse into her culture and the daily life. The different foods the different accommodation made it an interesting tour

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  • Written on October 2, 2019
    4.0 - Good

    Good variety of locations and activities. “Extra” options and activities guide provided was a big plus!

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  • Japan Express: Osaka to Tokyo reviewer 3
    Written on October 2, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    The tour was very well organized and we had a lot of great, new and unforgettable experiences.

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  • Written on September 10, 2019
    3.5 - Good

    It is the first time i have done a tour without a van or bus as transportation for the tour. This tour uses all public transportation so often had to take luggage with you and handle yourself.

    G Adventures commented on this review
    Thanks for the review Nancy.
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  • Written on July 24, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    One of the best guides I have had with gadventure outstanding

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    YES! Thanks Nell.
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  • EI
    Written on May 26, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    Fantastic journey! G adventures program was excellent and we enjoyed every moment!

    G Adventures commented on this review
    Happy to hear it - thanks Elena.
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  • KN
    Written on May 24, 2019
    4.5 - Excellent

    made great friends very nice trip

    G Adventures commented on this review
    Happy to hear it, thank you Karen.
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  • ES
    Written on May 9, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    Our tour, guide, itinerary and group members were all amazing, we had such a fantastic time. Kiriko was an outstanding CEO who had the best manner and enthusiasm for her job and her country, it was an absolute pleasure touring with her and the group

    G Adventures commented on this review
    Kiriko is a gem - agreed! Thanks for the review Ernesto.
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  • LK
    Written on May 6, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    Everything I was hoping for! Great group, great guide, great trip

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    YES! Happy to hear it Lynday.
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  • CD
    Written on May 2, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    I loved every minute Keiji was an excellent CEO and gave us all such attention - he explained so much but kept it to the individual level of interest for each topic. He looked after us so well and gave us a real window into life, history, culture, and... Read more

    G Adventures commented on this review
    So happy to hear it - thanks Colin.
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Questions & Answers

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

    • How many meals are included?

      3 breakfasts and 2 dinners are included on this tour.

    • When and where does the tour end?

      This tour ends after breakfast at Candeo Hotel Ueno Koen or similar in Toyko and you are free to depart at any time. It's time to say farewell to Japan and your new friends, at the end of an amazing tour! Please be aware that the hotel is subject to change until your final documents are released.

    • What are the optional excursions?

      The optional excursions for this tour are:

      Mt. Misen Visit. Price: Free - 1800 JPY per person
      Philosopher's Walk. Price: Free
      Zen Gardens of Ryōan-ji. Price: 500 JPY per person
      Ueno Park Visit. Price: Free - 500 JPY per person
      Akihabara Visit. Price: Free
      Harajuku Visit. Price: Free
      Ginza Shopping. Price: Free
      Imperial Palace East Gardens Walk. Price: Free

      Please note that this list is a guideline only and all prices are subject to change.

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    Guides who have led this tour

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    Recommended for Japan. Ideally 2 months before travel.
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    Osaka is the starting point and Tokyo is the endpoint.
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    Destinations

    Covering a total distance of approx 1,099 km.
    • Osaka (Japan)
    • 54 km
    • Koya-san (Japan)
    • 288 km
    • Hiroshima (Japan)
    • 311 km
    • Kyoto (Japan)
    • 298 km
    • Hakone (Japan)
    • 33 km
    • Fuji (Japan)
    • 115 km
    • Tokyo (Japan)

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