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Splendours of Japan (9 Days) - Trafalgar

Splendours of Japan (9 Days)

9 days
4.0
(7)
From Tokyo to Osaka
Tour Operator:
Trafalgar
Max group size:
26
Age range:
5 to 99
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
82627
Hygiene Measures:
Included
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US $4,695
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Highlights

  • Visit the Imperial Palace Plaza
  • Explore Mt. Fuji
  • Discover the Matsumoto Castle
  • See the Kinkakuji Temple in Kyoto

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Itinerary

Start in Tokyo and end in Osaka! With the In-depth Cultural tour Splendours of Japan (9 Days), you have a 9 days tour package taking you through Tokyo, Japan and 7 other destinations in Japan. Splendours of Japan (9 Days) includes accommodation, an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: ARRIVE TOKYO (2 NIGHTS)
  2. Day 2: TOKYO SIGHTSEEING
  3. Day 3: TOKYO - LAKE YAMANAKAKO
  4. Day 4: LAKE YAMANAKAKO - MT. FUJI - TAKAYAMA
  5. Day 5: TAKAYAMA - GOKAYAMA - KANAZAWA (2 NIGHTS)
  6. Day 6: KANAZAWA SIGHTSEEING
  7. Day 7: KANAZAWA - KYOTO (2 NIGHTS)
  8. Day 8: KYOTO SIGHTSEEING
  9. Day 9: DEPART KYOTO
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What's Included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • COVID-19 Health & Safety Measures
  • Meals
  • Additional Services
  • Transport
  • Flights
  • Insurance

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    4.5
  • Guide
    Excellent
    4.8
  • Transport
    Excellent
    4.1
  • Accommodation
    Excellent
    4.4
  • Food
    Excellent
    4.3
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  • Splendours of Japan (9 Days) reviewer 1
    · April 16th, 2018
    Awesome itinerary and tour.
    Trip date: March 2018
  • AP
    · April 16th, 2018
    Great tour, well paced for elderly people. Hotel locations were excellent.
    Trip date: April 2018
  • EW
    · November 18th, 2017
    This tour was an excellent introduction to the special features of Japan: its history, culture, contemporary developments and aesthetic achievements. Well chosen events and locations meant we were introduced to Shinto and Buddhist traditions,... Show more
    Trip date: November 2017
  • PH
    · April 27th, 2017
    The tour was excellent as was our tour director
    Trip date: April 2017
  • S
    · April 25th, 2017
    We have just returned from 9 day tour. Our tour director Naggi was great. She did everything to accommodate all our needs. The locations and the hotels themselves were very good. It is true that the hotel in Nagano was not on the same level but we were... Show more
    Trip date: April 2017
  • RM
    · April 20th, 2017
    Our guide was excellent. The scenic highlights were Mt Fuji, the drive from Mt Fuji through to Kanazawa, and Matsumoto Castle. We felt that the tour undersold Tokyo and would recommend time in the bustling areas of Tokyo in addition to the areas... Show more
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    Trip date: April 2017
  • LS
    · March 23rd, 2017
    The trip was perfect! The accommodations were absolutely amazing. The meals included on the trip were all great. Our tour director, Keiko, was outstanding. All drivers did an excellent job. The only suggestion for the future, would be to help with... Show more
    Trip date: March 2017

Dates & Availability

9 days
Splendours of Japan (9 Days)
From Tokyo to Osaka
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Frequently Asked Questions

    • What is the group size of this tour?

      Trafalgar's groups have a maximum size of 45 people, depending on the season it can reach maximum capacity, however the average would be 25 - 30 people on a group.

    • Where can I find more detailed information about this tour?

      A trip note - which contains essential information about your trip will be given to you. Information such as the daily itinerary, where to meet on the first day, what time the trip starts, how to get to the joining point hotel, included activities, visa information, etc will be mentioned in there. Please contact us for this.

    • What are the hotels provided on this tour and their star rates?

      The hotels used in this trip are western hotels considered 4 - 5 star.

      Below you can see the ones Trafalgar usually uses in this trip:
      Tokyo: New Otani
      Nagano: Shinshu-Matsushiro Royal
      Kanazawa: Kanazawa Tokyu
      Kyoto: Nikko Princess Kyoto

    • Where does this tour end?

      This tour ends in Kyoto and not in Osaka.

    • How much do we need to pay to extend one night at Osaka?

      The price for post-trip accommodation in a double room at the Nikko Princess hotel is USD $318 per person per night.

    • How much time are we going to spend on a train on this tour?

      There'll be just one train ride on this tour that would last a couple of hours. This is on day 7 when the tour travels to Kyoto and they take the train in the morning. The rest of the tour is done by a comfortable, air-conditioned coach.

    • What city will this tour depart from?

      This tour begins in Tokyo and ends in Osaka.

    • Does this include the airfare?

      TourRadar specializes in giving you the best tours from around the world, however the tours we offer do not include airfare and we do not book or advise on airfare. You will be responsible for booking your flights to meet with the group at the starting city. We do not recommend booking airfare before confirming your tour. A good website to search for great prices would be kayak.com and/or skyscanner.com.

    • What are the inclusions of the tour price?

      This includes 8 buffet breakfasts, 4 lunches and 4 dinners. Activities included in the price consist of a City tour of Tokyo and Kyoto, a walking tour of Takayama, a visit to the Imperial Palace Plaza in Tokyo, the Kinkakuji Temple, Sanjyusangen-do Hall and Fushimi Inari Shrine in Kyoto.

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    Good to Know

    • Currency
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      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
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    • 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 February 2nd, 2022 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after February 2nd, 2022, a minimum payment of $200 is required to confirm your booking with Trafalgar. 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 Trafalgar will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
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