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Land of the Samurai - 12 days - On The Go Tours
Land of the Samurai - 12 days - On The Go Tours
Starts
Tokyo
+7 Destinations
Central Japan
Ends
Osaka
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Highlights

  • Visit Tokyo's first temple
  • Shop in the Harajuku district
  • See the iconic bronze Big Buddha
  • View the snow-capped Mt Fuji
  • Walk through the famous Geisha district
Age range
18 to 70 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel, Home-stay
Max Group Size
24
Transportation
Train & Rail, Local Transport, Private Vehicle
Travel style
In-depth Cultural, Local Living, Discovery, Historical
Start in Tokyo and end in Osaka! With the in-depth cultural tour Land of the Samurai - 12 days, you have a 12 day tour package taking you from Tokyo to Osaka and through Tokyo, Japan and 6 other destinations in Japan. Land of the Samurai - 12 days includes accommodation as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
  • PaulLambton's review about another On The Go Tours tour
    4.5 - Excellent

    Good holiday with a great guide.

  • RoyChappell's review about another On The Go Tours tour
    4.5 - Excellent

    The Tour was excellent, surpassing my expectations. Our guide Yumi was so knowledgeable, attentive and caring that we learnt so much about Japan, it’s people and culture, than we ever would have done as independent travellers. Touring is tiring! You pack... Read more

  • RayWiebe's review about another On The Go Tours tour
    5.0 - Excellent

    We actually did a customized tour on our own with an itinerary closely resembling this tour. The Ryokan experiences were the highlight our our trip. Japan as an enjoyable country to visit exceeded our expectations.

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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Tokyo
  2. Day 2: Toyko - Senjoji Temple district, Harajuki & Shibuya
  3. Day 3: Kamakura - Big Buddha
  4. Day 4: Tokyo Edo Museum & Time To Explore
  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: Himeji Castle & Hiroshima
  9. Day 9: Miyajima Island & its red Torii Gate
  10. Day 10: Hiroshima Peace Park, Museum & Memorials
  11. Day 11: Free Time in Kyoto
  12. Day 12: Osaka

Travel guide

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

What's included

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  • Guide

  • Meals

  • Transport

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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 "Land of the Samurai" 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
    - Dormy Inn Premium Kyoto, Kyoto
    - Daiwa Roynet, Hiroshima
    - Vessel Hotel Campana Kyoto , Kyoto

  • Is there an age limit for this tour?

    A lot of the operators have quite strict age limits as some tours are geared towards certain travel styles and activity levels. However in this particular case, On the Go welcomes all passengers 18 and above.

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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 Osaka 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 $99 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 June 2019 the full payment of $5,708 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 $5708 for Land of the Samurai - 12 days, but the deposit of $99 is non-refundable.
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The following cards are accepted for On The Go Tours : Visa - Master Card - American Express

Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 1,180 km.
  • Tokyo (Japan)
  • 47 km
  • Kamakura (Japan)
  • 47 km
  • Tokyo (Japan)
  • 84 km
  • Hakone (Japan)
  • 298 km
  • Kyoto (Japan)
  • 311 km
  • Hiroshima (Japan)
  • 20 km
  • Miyajima Island (Japan)
  • 329 km
  • Kyoto (Japan)
  • 43 km
  • Osaka (Japan)

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