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Japan Express: Osaka to Tokyo - G Adventures
9 days

Japan Express: Osaka to Tokyo

From Osaka to Tokyo
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G Adventures
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Age range:
12 to 99
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US $2,719
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  • 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


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 through Osaka, Japan and 6 other destinations in Japan. Japan Express: Osaka to Tokyo includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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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
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  • Guide
  • Meals
  • Transport
  • Additional Services
  • Flights
  • Insurance
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  • SM
    · March 04, 2020
    A great tour with lots to see and experience. My only down point was that it felt crammed. Early mornings, late nights, with little free time to explore meant we were usually exhausted every other day of the trip.
    Trip date: February 2020
  • MW
    · December 29, 2019
    One of the best trip I have done. Our tour guide, Hana, was exceptionally knowledgeable in local culture, places to eat, activities and optional activities, local transportation, etc. Her natural caring for people has shown throughout the trip. She... Show more
    Trip date: December 2019
  • TS
    · November 29, 2019
    The tour exceeded my expectations. Organised relaxed saw beautiful places with a lovely friendly caring guide.
    Trip date: November 2019
  • SR
    · November 01, 2019
    Loved the tour. I experienced so many contrasting aspects to Japan, from Buddhist monasteries to the craziness of Shinjuku. Our guide, Yuri, was excellent and organised and knew our individual interests. This is my first tour that uses public transport... Show more
    Trip date: October 2019
  • LL
    · October 28, 2019
    Amazing tour with the best travel group, loveliest tour guide and most varied experiences!
    G Adventures commented on this review
    Happy to hear it - thanks Lisa.
    Trip date: October 2019
  • EC
    · October 24, 2019
    Great itinerary, but not enough time to enjoy the monastery and the fancy resort. We arrived late afternoon and left very early the next day. Public transport was lengthy at times, taking up more than half the days. Our guide Satomi was wonderful,... Show more
    G Adventures commented on this review
    Wonderful - thanks for sharing this Elsbeth.
    Trip date: October 2019
  • DJ
    · October 11, 2019
    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
    G Adventures commented on this review
    Appreciate it - thanks Deborah.
    Trip date: October 2019
  • SB
    · October 02, 2019
    Good variety of locations and activities. “Extra” options and activities guide provided was a big plus!
    G Adventures commented on this review
    Thank you Sarah.
    Trip date: September 2019
  • Japan Express: Osaka to Tokyo reviewer 9
    · October 02, 2019
    The tour was very well organized and we had a lot of great, new and unforgettable experiences.
    G Adventures commented on this review
    You have made our day! Thanks Fabian.
    Trip date: September 2019
  • NB
    · September 10, 2019
    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.
    Trip date: August 2019

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9 days
Japan Express: Osaka to Tokyo
From Osaka to Tokyo
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    • 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.

    • 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.

    • I'm a solo traveller, is there a single supplement?

      Unfortunately, a single supplement is not available on this tour, however, all accommodation is shared with 1 other same-sex traveller.

      If this trip isn't quite what you were looking for, we still have plenty of fantastic tours. Get in contact with us and our customer support team will work on pairing you with the perfect adventure.

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