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Best of Japan - 8 days

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Starts
Tokyo
+3 Destinations
Mount Fuji
Ends
Kyoto
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Highlights

  • Explore Tokyo
  • Next stop is the scenic town of Hakone
  • Explore Fuji Hakone National Park
  • Go by Train to Kyoto
Age range
18 to 70 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel
Max Group Size
16
Transportation
Train & Rail, Local Transport, Private Vehicle, Mini-coach
Travel style
In-depth Cultural, Local Living, Discovery, Historical
Start in Tokyo and end in Kyoto! With the in-depth cultural tour Best of Japan - 8 days, you have a 8 day tour package taking you from Tokyo to Kyoto and through Tokyo, Japan and 4 other destinations in Japan. Best of Japan - 8 days is a small group tour that includes accommodation as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

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  • SY
    Written on December 9, 2016
    2.5 - Average

    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 included. The tour company's response was that they had high overheads reflecting back of house expenses eg training, quality control etc Also they failed to pick up at the incoming airport as promised, stating we were ''coming in early' despite the fact that flight arrangement were always the customers ' responsibility. The guide was quite good but we would never use this company again. Feel ripped offf.
    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 the confirmation of your place on the tour. If you feel that this is not the case we invite you to contact us directly to discuss any outstanding issues you feel were not detailed within your documentation. Regards, On The Go Tours
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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Tokyo
  2. Day 2: Toyko Sightseeing - Sensoji Temple district, Harajuki & Shibuya
  3. Day 3: Kamakura & the Bronze Buddha
  4. Day 4: Tokyo Edo Museum & Free Time
  5. Day 5: Mt Fuji & Lake Kawaguchi
  6. Day 6: Kyoto - 1000 statues of Kannon & the Geisha District
  7. Day 7: Kyoto - Nijo Castle, Golden Pavilion & free time
  8. Day 8: Kyoto

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  • Accommodation

  • Guide

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Meals

  • Transport

    Rated Rather poor by past passengers
  • Additional Services

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Videos

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  • Japan: The Ultimate Travel Guide
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Questions & Answers

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

    • 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.

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    • Heather, 57 years old23rd September 2018
      Was very clear website to navigate, any questions were handled straight away by the chat line and of course the prices and discounts were great

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    Vaccinations

    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.

    Policies

    Location
    Tokyo is the starting point and Kyoto is the endpoint.
    Hold my space
    TourRadar can request On The Go Tours to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
    Deposit
    TourRadar only requires a deposit of $400 to confirm this On The Go Tours booking. The remaining balance is then payable 65 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 23 December 2018 the full payment of $3,866 is necessary.
    Cancellation policy
    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 $3866 for Best of Japan - 8 days, but the deposit of $400 is non-refundable.
    Credit Cards
    The following cards are accepted for On The Go Tours : Visa - Master Card - American Express

    Destinations

    Covering a total distance of approx 393 km.
    • Tokyo (Japan)
    • 47 km
    • Kamakura (Japan)
    • 47 km
    • Hakone (Japan)
    • 33 km
    • Fuji (Japan)
    • 265 km
    • Kyoto (Japan)

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