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Japan Express: Osaka to Tokyo

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robert "The trip was completely different to what we expected but we had a great time anyway. We had no idea there would have been so much walking and as we are in early 70's found this very hard going and it is just as well we are both very fit and able to keep up. This should be made very clear on your tour so people our age are aware of it. The accommodation was average and some of the hotels were v..."
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12 reviews
Starts
Osaka
+5 Destinations
Central Japan
Ends
Tokyo
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Highlights

  • Learn all about Hiroshima
  • Enjoy a locally cooked dinner
  • Visit spectacular Nijo Castle
  • Soak in natural hot springs
Age range
12 to 70 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel, Monastery, Guesthouse, Hut
Max Group Size
15
Transportation
Train & Rail, Boat, Local Transport, Ferry
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.

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  • CC
    Written on May 5, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    Tour was very much a highlights tour but more reason to come back. Matchy was excellent and so sincere
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  • A
    Written on April 28, 2018
    4.0 - Good

    We saw really a lot within a short period of time.
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  • DS
    Written on April 17, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    Mayumi made the trip as wonderful as it was. The trip Was the perfect length for me. There was not a lot of time to rest on the trip, always on the go so that’s why I think the length was the right amount of time.
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  • Japan Express: Osaka to Tokyo reviewer 4
    Written on March 17, 2018
    4.0 - Good

    This was a whirlwind of fun. Buses, trains, cablecars, monasteries, ryokans,and shared baths with strangers! I loved every minute of it! Mari, our CEO kept us on target with time and was a wealth of knowledge and energy. She loves what she does and it shows! I highly suggest you get to Osaka 2 or 3 nights prior because you do not spend much time there during the tour.
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  • YL
    Written on December 8, 2017
    4.5 - Excellent

    Mari-san was exceptional - always went out of her way to make sure we are taken care of.
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  • CJ
    Written on December 1, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    Experiences were well planned and diverse. They gave an amazing insight into Japanese culture Our tour guide Kumi was excellent. Her organisation skills and implementation of planning details were executed with precision and flexibility where needed. She was able to listen and help meet all requests.
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  • AL
    Written on November 18, 2017
    4.5 - Excellent

    The schedule was great, the tour guide outstanding and both together made the trip an excellent introduction to Japan
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  • RS
    Written on June 4, 2017
    4.0 - Good

    The trip was completely different to what we expected but we had a great time anyway. We had no idea there would have been so much walking and as we are in early 70's found this very hard going and it is just as well we are both very fit and able to keep up. This should be made very clear on your tour so people our age are aware of it. The accommodation was average and some of the hotels were very small. Our CEO Kaoru Abera was amazing and she made the trip what it was.
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  • CA
    Written on June 1, 2017
    4.0 - Good

    The tour covered a great deal of Japan in 7 days; I think that there should be an extra day in Hakone, which seemed to offer many interesting sights and galleries. As it was, much of the time was spent travelling.
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  • SL
    Written on March 23, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    The trip was amazing! Did so much everyday. The tour took the stress out of transport and trying to find where to eat etc. Our tour guide Kumiko was amazing very helpful and supportive
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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
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  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

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Questions & Answers

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

    • April 6, 2018

      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.

    • April 6, 2018

      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.

    • January 1, 2017

      What is the age range?

      This tour has an age range of 12-70 years old, this means children under the age of 12 will not be eligible to participate in this tour. However, if you are over 70 years please contact us as you may be eligible to join the tour if you fill out G Adventures self-assessment form.

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      Booking was very easy, the forms to fill out very clear. We had a few questions after booking and the messages we sent were answered quickly and fully explained.

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    Location
    Osaka is the starting point and Tokyo is the endpoint.
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    Deposit
    TourRadar only requires a deposit of $250 to confirm this G Adventures booking. The remaining balance is then payable 65 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 24 July 2018 the full payment of $2,815 is necessary.
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    No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 65 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $2815 for Japan Express: Osaka to Tokyo, but the deposit of $250 is non-refundable. But, the deposit is fully transferable to future bookings with G Adventures.
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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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