7 Day Combination Package from Kyoto

Visit Kyoto, Nara, Tsumago/Magome, Tokyo & Mt Fuji


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This is a brand new tour departing from the Kansai region. As well as visiting some of Japan’s most popular sightseeing locations such as Tokyo, Mt.Fuji and Kyoto, this tour also includes a visit to the historical towns of Tsumago and Magome. Enjoy a particularly unique experience, and make your trip a memorable one.

 

DAY 1 KANSAI AIRPORT – KYOTO

Arrive at Kansai International Airport 
The taxi driver will meet customers at the airport in time for their flight and drop them off at their hotel in Kyoto City.

Arrive at Hotel in Kyoto City

Stay at Hotel in Kyoto City


DAY 2 KYOTO – NARA – NAGOYA


Depart from Hotel in Kyoto City 

Nijo-jo Castle 
A World Heritage site. Tour the historical castle completed in 1626, which was built to provide lodging for Tokugawa Shogun and as a palladium for Kyoto Imperial Palace. The impressive, elaborate carvings and decors in the Ninomaru Palace are a must-see.

Kinkaku-ji Temple 
A World Heritage site. The wooden architecture is covered in thin layers of pure gold and is surrounded by a beautiful pond.

(Except Mondays) Kyoto Imperial Palace 
See the Kyoto Imperial Palace, which was used as the Emperor’s residence until about 150 years ago.

(Mondays (and Tuesdays when Monday is a national holiday)) Kitano Tenmangu Shrine 
On Mondays (and Tuesdays if a national holiday falls on the preceding Monday), this tour will visit Kitano Tenmangu Shrine instead of the Kyoto Imperial Palace. It is famous for housing the God of scholarship. This shrine’s main hall is a designated national treasure. The shrine is especially great to see during the plum blossom and autumn leaf seasons.

Lunch 
Enjoy a Japanese/Western-style buffet for lunch. As the meal is served buffet style, vegetarian customers are also welcome.

From Kyoto to Nara 
Head to Nara via Keinawa Expressway

Todai-ji Temple (Great Buddha) / Nara Park 
A World Heritage site. This is the symbol of the Nara Period and one of the world’s largest wooden structures. Its huge main hall and bronze Great Buddha are impressive to behold.

Kasuga Taisha Shrine 
This Nara Period shrine is designated as a World Heritage Site. The deer of Nara Park are thought to be the shrine messengers.

Nara Nagomikan 
The largest souvenir shop in Nara. Enjoy yourself in this spacious shop and look for the perfect souvenir.

Kyoto Station 
An assistant will guide participants to the station platform, but will not board the Shinkansen.

From Kyoto Station to Nagoya Station

Nagoya Station 
An English-speaking tour conductor will meet participants at Nagoya Station.
A drop-off service by taxi to accommodations within the city area is available.

Stay at Nagoya Hotel


DAY 3 NAGOYA – MAGOME – TSUMAGO – TOKYO


Depart from Hotel in Nagoya City 

Meet at JR Nagoya Station / Departure 
The National Government Licensed Guide Interpreter will be waiting for participants holding a placard at the Tourist Information Center inside Nagoya Station. Please be at the meeting location at least 10 minutes before departure.

Arrive at Nakatsugawa Station / Departure 
Transfer to a route bus. Seats are non-reserved.

Arrive at Magome / Sightseeing 
The post town sits on a sloped area which stretches for about 600 meters. The road is paved with stones, and lined with houses that evoke the richness of Japan’s history. Take a stroll around Magome, which was awarded one star by the Michelin Green Guide Japan.
Those who would like may be guided around the temple lodging next to the Zen temple’s main hall. Enjoy some matcha green tea and traditional Japanese sweets.
*May be unavailable if the temple is closed.
After sightseeing, take a bus to Tsumago.

Arrive at Tsumago / Sightseeing 
Tsumago is Japan’s first post town to preserve its district, creating an area that has seemingly stopped in time 400 years ago.
Head to the Nagisomachi Museum (Tsumago-juku Honjin & Waki Honjin Okuya). Honjin, the post town’s main inn, is where the feudal lords and other people of high status stayed. Afterwards, feel free to enjoy sightseeing.
After sightseeing, take a taxi to JR Nagiso Station.

Arrive at JR Nagiso Station / Departure 

Arrive at JR Nagoya Station 
The National Government Licensed English Guide Interpreter will accompany participants until arrival at Nagoya Station.

Depart from JR Nagoya Station 
Take the Nozomi Shinkansen (ordinary car, reserved seat) to Tokyo.

From Nagoya Station to Tokyo Station

Tokyo Station 

Stay at Tokyo Hotel


DAY 4 TOKYO – MT.FUJI – TOKYO


Pick-up Service 
Pick-up service is available at hotel accommodation. Please be at the meeting location at least 10 minutes before departure.

Mt. Fuji 5th Station 
The bus will head up to the 5th Station along the Subaru Line.
The 5th Station is situated at 2,300 meters (7,546 ft) above sea level. At this height, you will be amazed at spectacular, breathtaking views from above the clouds.

Lunch 
Enjoy lunch.

Lake Ashi Cruise 
This crater lake along the southwest wall of the caldera of Mt. Hakone was formed by a powerful volcanic eruption nearly 3,000 years ago, and provides postcard views of Mt. Fuji towering 30 km northwest. Admire the superb view of Mt. Fuji from aboard a ship.

Komagatake Ropeway 
Take a 7-minute ropeway ride to the peak of Mt. Komagatake. A total of 50 minutes will be spent here, including time to walk around at the peak. Take a cableway ride up to the spiritual Hakone Shrine Mototsumiya (original shrine) that nestles at the mountaintop.

Hakone-en

Tour ends in Tokyo 
After arriving, please make your own way to the hotel in Tokyo.

Stay at Hotel in Tokyo


DAY 5 TOKYO


Pick-up Service 
Pick-up service is available at hotel accommodation. Please be at the meeting location at least 10 minutes before departure.

Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo Main Tower 3F Check-in Counter 
The tour will depart from Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo for Tokyo sightseeing via tour bus.

Drive-by the National Diet Building 
This is the center of the Japanese Government. Don’t let the impressive Western-style architecture fool you–this building is constructed almost entirely out of pure Japanese materials.

Drive-by the Imperial Palace 
Formerly known as Edo Castle, this palace is the residence of the Emperor of Japan.
The grounds are lush with green foliage and provide a relaxing spot for Tokyoites and visitors alike.

Tsukiji Outer Market 
Japan’s No.1 place for seafood with over 400 shops including fresh fish retailers, grocers, and restaurants. Enjoy shopping and try some local food while exploring this one-of-a-kind location.

Drive-by Kabukiza 
A classic Japanese-style theater where traditional Kabuki performances are held.

Tokyo Skytree Town® 
Enjoy freely exploring Tokyo Skytree®, Tokyo Solamachi® which features many traditional Tokyo shops, an aquarium, planetarium, and more.

Senso-ji Temple & Nakamise Shopping Street 
Senso-ji, Tokyo’s oldest temple, offers plenty to see including the bright red Kaminarimon Gate, a statue of the god of thunder, and a five-story pagoda. The bustling street known as “Nakamise” stretches for about 250 m from Kaminarimon Gate to Senso-ji Temple and is filled with a plethora of shops.
Tour ends in Asakusa after enjoying a stroll around.

Stay at Hotel in Tokyo – Please make your own way to the hotel in Tokyo.


DAY 6 TOKYO


Tokyo 
Free time all day

Stay at Hotel in Tokyo


DAY 7 TOKYO – KYOTO


Free time from check-out until departure 
The taxi driver will meet customers at the hotel in Tokyo and drop them off at the airport in time for their flight.

Arrive at Narita Airport

PRICE: From $2,072 Per Person Twin Share
*Please note prices are from prices based on low season
2019 DATES:  09 Jan – 08 Mar: Tue Fri
13 Mar – 23 Dec: Daily
Excludes: 11, 30 Jan, 08, 27 Feb, 17-19, 24-26 Mar, 23 Apr – 07 May, 08-11, 23, 24 Jul, 05-19 Aug,
11, 12, 18, 19 Sep, 09, 10 Oct, 06, 07 Dec.
GUIDE SERVICE: English speaking guide service available on all days excluding on board bullet trains and free days 
COMMENTS: Meals included: 2 lunches
Luggage transport available/one way trip (Tokyo – Kyoto)
Return tour trip – finishing in Tokyo city option also available 
Upgrade – Meal options also available
Accommodation – Upgrade options available
Itinerary is subject to change, contact JTB directly for a quote