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Japan Explorer 13D/12N

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Japan Explorer 13D/12N - Bamba Experience
Japan Explorer 13D/12N - Bamba Experience
Good
5 reviews
Starts
Tokyo
+8 Destinations
Central Japan
Ends
Osaka
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Highlights

Start in Tokyo and end in Osaka! With the train & rail tour Japan Explorer 13D/12N, you have a 13 day tour package taking you from Tokyo to Osaka and through Tokyo, Japan and 7 other destinations in Japan. Japan Explorer 13D/12N includes accommodation in a hotel and hostel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
Age range
18 to 99 year olds
Accommodation
Hostel, Hotel
Transportation
Train & Rail, Coach / Bus
Travel style
Train & Rail, Self-Guided, In-depth Cultural, Historical

5 Reviews

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  • PS
    Written on May 6, 2018
    1.0 - Bad

    Firstly, japan is an amazing country. Explore it but not with Bamba as your experience will just be chasing communication 3 and 4 times over. I didn’t have a full intinery until hours before I left and was not provided with vouchers for transfers and tours. On the journey home I had to ring the emergency contact in Osaka who kindly organised my transfer back to the airport, unfortunately the multiple emails to Bamba remained unanswered. The details simply said to go Osaka station for a transfer... not exactly professional when you’ve paid for a transfer from your accomodation! Equally all accomodation is much cheaper to book directly, the markup for Bamba in this must be exceptional! Very poor Bamba. I will be seeking a reimbursement and will certainly not be recommending this company to anybody! Avoid at all costs!
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  • P
    Written on May 6, 2018
    1.0 - Bad

    What a disgraceful service you advertise as providing. I had to chase staff up to hours before for an intinery and even on my leg home had to contact your emergency contact to arrange transport to the airport. I am disgusted with the service! Please contact me to arrange a partial refund. I will be contacting the obsumsban regarding this operation.
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  • AB
    Written on April 18, 2018
    4.0 - Good

    The accommodation and itinerary were most satisfactory. There was some contradictory information regarding the day tour to Hakone which caused us confusion and anxiety. Cut-and-paste documentation that is not critically reviewed can be ambiguous.The local contact did not assist when we were not met at Tokyo Airport. Head office in New Delhi advised us but the time difference meant we were waiting several hours. Transfer costs were reimbursed and our vouchers etc were delivered to our hotel. The information contained in our package enabled us to complete our itinerary, however although it is branded as self-guided, only the most experienced travellers would be successful.
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  • CA
    Written on July 24, 2017
    4.5 - Excellent

    It was an excellent experience. The transportation arrangements worked out very well. The three star hotels were clean and safe with an excellent quality of service.
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  • JB
    Written on April 19, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    You like to travel independent but have the hostels and rail pass covered in advance? Then this is your tour! Very good assistance from the agency when ever needed and lovely cities to go to. Get to see Japan's culture at its best!
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Itinerary

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  1. Day 1
  2. Day 2
  3. Day 4
  4. Day 5
  5. Day 6
  6. Day 7
  7. Day 8
  8. Day 9
  9. Day 10
  10. Day 11
  11. Day 13

What's included

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    Rated Average by past passengers
  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Average by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Average by past passengers
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Videos

  • Japan: The Ultimate Travel Guide
  • Bamba Experience in Asia
  • Happy World Adventures - Bamba Experience
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Questions & Answers

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

    • What are the accommodation options for this tour?

      Here's what you can choose from :

      JAPAN EXPLORER 13D/12N - 3* HOTEL DOUBLE
      You and your travel partner will share a room in 3* hotels.
      Minimum number of passengers: 2

      JAPAN EXPLORER 13D/12N - 4* HOTEL DOUBLE
      You and your travel partner will share a room in 4* hotels.
      Minimum number of passengers: 2

      All accommodations are subject to change until 4-6 weeks before the departure date. After the booking is made you will be issued your final trip documents with your specific accommodation details 4-6 weeks before departure. Under the "What’s Included" tab on each tour page, you can find general info about the accommodations used on the tour before you book.

    • What are the inclusions of this trip?

      WHAT'S INCLUDED
      Tokyo Airport Pick-Up

      Osaka Airport Drop-Off

      14-Day Japanese Railway Pass, Valid for All Transfers Between Cities
      - Hakone to Kyoto by Bullet Train
      - Roundtrip Train Kyoto to Nara can be arranged at no extra cost
      - Kyoto to Hiroshima by Bullet Train
      - Hiroshima to Osaka by Bullet Train
      - Osaka to Tokyo by Bullet Train

      Meals: 12 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch

      Mt. Fuji Excursion Including
      - Tokyo to Hakone by Bus
      - Traditional Japanese Lunch

    • Can you please provide information on the accomodation used for this trip?

      Here is a list of the accommodations based on the number of travelers:

      JAPAN EXPLORER 13D/12N - HOSTEL DORM
      You will share a room with other travellers in hostels.
      Minimum number of passengers: 1

      JAPAN EXPLORER 13D/12N - 3* HOTEL DOUBLE
      You and your travel partner will share a room in 3* hotels.
      Minimum number of passengers: 2

      JAPAN EXPLORER 13D/12N - 3* HOTEL SINGLE
      You will have your own room in 3* hotels.
      Minimum number of passengers: 1

      JAPAN EXPLORER 13D/12N - 4* HOTEL DOUBLE
      You and your travel partner will share a room in 4* hotels.
      Minimum number of passengers: 2

      JAPAN EXPLORER 13D/12N - 4* HOTEL SINGLE
      You will have your own room in 4* hotels.
      Minimum number of passengers: 1



      Get in contact with us and our customer support team for the Hotel price and for other information.

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    • Ellen22nd July 2018
      Booking on line was easy and all confirmation details, including invoice, deposit and final payment was informative.

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    About the countries

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    Visa

    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.

    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.
    Trusted
    Your money is safe with TourRadar, as we only pay the tour operator after your tour has departed.
    Deposit
    TourRadar only requires a deposit of 30% to confirm this Bamba Experience booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 19 November 2018 the full payment of $1,480 is necessary.
    Cancellation policy
    No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $1480 for Japan Explorer 13D/12N, but the deposit of 30% is non-refundable. If you cancel via TourRadar the standard cancellation policy applies.
    Availability
    Some departure dates and prices may vary and Bamba Experience will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
    Credit Cards
    The following cards are accepted for Bamba Experience tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express

    Destinations

    Covering a total distance of approx 1,114 km.
    • Tokyo (Japan)
    • 84 km
    • Hakone (Japan)
    • 33 km
    • Fuji (Japan)
    • 30 km
    • Ashi Lake (Japan)
    • 3 km
    • Hakone (Japan)
    • 298 km
    • Kyoto (Japan)
    • 36 km
    • Nara (Japan)
    • 36 km
    • Kyoto (Japan)
    • 311 km
    • Hiroshima (Japan)
    • 281 km
    • Osaka (Japan)

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