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Best of Japan - 8 days - On The Go Tours
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8 days

Best of Japan - 8 days

From Tokyo to Kyoto
Tour Operator:
On The Go Tours
Max group size:
24
Age range:
18 to 70
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
81746
Private available:
From
US $3,075
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Highlights

  • Be amazed by the spectacular mountain scenery and views of stunning Mount Fuji
  • Visit the UNESCO Listed Nijo Castle, Sanjusagen-do Temple with its 1000 life-like statues
  • Stay in a ryokan, bath in natural hot springs, wear a Samue and sleep on a futon

Travel, Your Way

Good reasons for travelling privately:

  • Personalise your trip

    Make changes to the itinerary, accommodation, or transport method

  • Increased safety during COVID

    Spend the majority of time amongst your group to reduce exposure to others

  • Travel more exclusively

    Your tour guide can focus all their attention on your group

  • Travel for a special occasion

    Celebrate an important event by only travelling with your friends or family

Itinerary

Start in Tokyo and end in Kyoto! With the In-depth Cultural tour Best of Japan - 8 days, you have a 8 days tour package taking you through Tokyo, Japan and 4 other destinations in Japan. Best of Japan - 8 days includes accommodation, an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Tokyo
  2. Day 2: Tokyo
  3. Day 3: Kamakura
  4. Day 4: Tokyo
  5. Day 5: Hakone
  6. Day 6: Kyoto
  7. Day 7: Kyoto
  8. Day 8: Kyoto
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Where You'll Stay

Hotel
7 nights

Customer Reviews

  • SY
    · December 9th, 2016
    As extensive correspondence with the tour company has stated we felt that the tour offered VERY poor value for money. The high cost was not reflected in the standard of accomodation, all entrance fees were excluded and there were very few meals... Show more
    On The Go Tours commented on this review
    Dear Susan, Thank you again for your feedback. We are sorry that you were unhappy with our tour, which was delivered as advertised and with all associated costs detailed within our trip notes, which are fully accessible prior to departure and prior to... Show more
    Trip date: October 2016

Dates & Availability

8 days
Best of Japan - 8 days
From Tokyo to Kyoto
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Frequently Asked Questions

    • What hotels do you use for the "Best of Japan" Tour?

      The hotels listed below are ones which On The Go frequently use on this tour. Please note that On The Go reserve the right to substitute these hotels to ones of a similar standard when necessary.

      - Yaesu Terminal Hotel, Tokyo
      - Yamagishi Ryokan, Lake Kawaguchi
      - Daiwa Roynet Shijo Karasuma Hotel, Kyoto
      - Dormy Inn Premium Kyoto, Kyoto
      - Vessel Hotel Campana Kyoto , Kyoto

    • Can I book additional nights before and after a tour with TourRadar?

      Yes, you can add pre and post tour accommodations and book them through TourRadar as well.

    • Will there be complimentary transfers before and after the tour?

      There will be complimentary arrival transfers but the departure transfer is not included. You will need to organise and pay for your own transport to the airport – the purpose of this is to offer a great price point. Your guide will still be at hand to give them all the information they require about the different options and where to catch them from.

    • What size are the groups on this tour?

      The maximum group size on this trip is 16 people, with an average of 8.

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    Good to Know

    • Currency
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      Yen
      Japan
    • Plugs & Adapters

      As a traveller from England, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa you will need an adaptor for types A, B.

      Type A
      Japan
      Type B
      Japan
    • Vaccines
      • 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.
    • Visa
      • Unfortunately we cannot offer you a visa application service. Whether you need a visa or not depends on your nationality and where you wish to travel. Assuming your home country does not have a visa agreement with the country you're planning to visit, you will need to apply for a visa in advance of your scheduled departure.
      • 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.
    • Payment information
      • For any tour departing before June 17th, 2021 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after June 17th, 2021, a minimum payment of 20% is required to confirm your booking with On The Go 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 65 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 On The Go Tours will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
      • The following cards are accepted for "On The Go Tours" tours: Visa, Maestro, Mastercard, American Express or PayPal. TourRadar does NOT charge you an extra fee for using any of these payment methods.
    • Cancellation Policy
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      Some tours are not suitable for mobility-restricted traveller, however, some operators may be able to accommodate special requests. For any enquiries, you can contact our customer support team, who are ready and waiting to help you.

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