Discover Japan

7 Nights / 8 Days (1 Osaka – 2 Kyoto – 4 Tokyo)

  • Day 01: Arrive Osaka

    Arrive Osaka Airport. Take transfer to hotel on own and Check into your hotel.
    Today, day at Leisure to explore Osaka on own.

    Osaka, a large port city and commercial center on the Japanese island of Honshu, is known for its modern architecture, boisterous nightlife and hearty street food. The 16th-century shogunate Osaka Castle is its main historical landmark, surrounded by a moat and park with plum, peach and cherry trees. The Shinto Sumiyoshi-taisha Shrine is among Japan’s oldest.
    Overnight at the Hotel.

  • Day 02: Osaka – Osaka Walking Tour – Kyoto

    After breakfast at around 09:40 AM proceed to departure point – Tourist Information Osaka located on the first floor of JR Osaka Station. It’s in front of JR Osaka Chuo(Central) exit on your own to start Osaka Walking Tour (Duration: 3 hours). See and experience the unique and fun Osaka in 3-hours! You will have a chance to walk through nostalgic neighborhood, eat delicious Osakalocal food and meet fun locals! Osaka is a city which rivals Tokyo and it’s known for great food culture and humorous people! The tour allows you to see a great overview of Osaka which will make you want to learn more about Osaka culture! Meet your guide whose holding a big yellow flag at Tourist Information Osaka located in front of the central gate of JR Osaka Station (1F). The tour will start by walking about sophisticated and modern architecture in Osaka station and Depachika (foodstuff market area in a department store) in Umeda. You will then take subway to see Shinsekai area, exploring a nostalgia-evoking old Osaka and try Kushikatsu, which is a locals’ favorite comfort food! You can also have a your choice of soft drink. Last stop is famous Dotonbori (Namba area), visiting Hozenji temple, back streets and river.
    The exciting tours ends here and you can either continue to shop, dine or do both!

    Back to hotel on your own.  Depart Osaka and take train to Kyoto.

    Arrive Kyoto and Check into your hotel. Today, day at Leisure to explore Kyoto
    Kyoto was the capital of Japan for over a millennium, and carries a reputation as its most beautiful city. However, visitors may be surprised by how much work they will have to do to see Kyoto’s beautiful side. Most first impressions of the city will be of the urban sprawl of central Kyoto, around the ultra-modern glass-and-steel train station, which is itself an example of a city steeped in tradition colliding with the modern world.

    Overnight at the Hotel.

  • Day 03: Kyoto – Kyoto Morning Tour – Afternoon Kyoto Tea Ceremony Experience

    After breakfast at around 07:40 AM proceed to departure point – Kyoto Hotel Okura on your own to start Kyoto Morning Tour (Duration: 4 hours). On this tour you will visit Nijo Castle, a flatland castle which was once used as the Tokugawa Shogun’s Family Palace. Then we will visit Kinkaku-ji, the Temple of the Golden Pavilion, one of the sacred sites of Japan. Afterwards, it’s on to Kyoto Imperial Palace, residence of the Imperial Family until the Meiji Restoration of 1869. The tour will disband at New Miyako Hotel. Back to hotel on your own.
    In the Afternoon proceed to departure point – EN (Japanese style Tea house) on your own for Tea Ceremony Experience which will start at 1600 hrs. (Duration: 45 min). In the beginning, the Tea Master introduces the Tea ceremony (the way of tea) which is one of the Japanese traditional cultural practices. Then the Tea Master shows how to make and enjoy Japanese traditional green tea. And at the end, you can try to make it by yourself and enjoy it with Japanese small sweets. You can touch and feel the deep Japanese culture, and have a great opportunity to learn about the way of tea.
    Overnight at the Hotel.

  • Day 04: Kyoto – Tokyo

    After breakfast depart Kyoto take train to Tokyo.
    Arrive Tokyo. Take transfer to hotel on own and Check into your hotel.
    Today, day at Leisure to explore Tokyo. Tokyo, is located in the Kanto region on the island of Honshu in Japan. It is counted as one of the 47 prefectures of Japan and commonly referred to as the capital of Japan with the government of Japan and the Emperor of Japan residing in Chiyoda Ward. Tokyo is a place where the urgent rhythms of consumer culture collide with the quieter moments that linger from older traditions. It’s hectic madness leavened by the Zennest of calms. With a population of over 12 million, or about 10 percent of Japan’s population, it is by far the country’s most populous and most densely populated prefecture. Tokyo remains a glittering example of the ‘miracle’ of post-WWII Japan.
    Overnight at the Hotel.

  • Day 05: Tokyo – Grand Full Day Tour with Lunch

    After breakfast at around 07:20 AM proceed to departure point – Shinjuku Prince Hotel on your own to start Grand Full Day Tour with Lunch (Duration: 9 hours). You will first visit the Tokyo Tower, where you can enjoy a panoramic view of Tokyo from the observation platform. Next is the Meiji Shrine, the finest example of Japanese shrine architecture.Then driving through the Akasaka Gues House.The Akasaka Guest House is a magnificent western-style palace built in the baroque style. Next drive by the Japanese Capitol, dominated by a massive tower and visit the Imperial Palace East Garden. Here you can enjoy a pleasant walk through the garden as a place of historical interest and scenic beauty. We drive through the shopping district of Ginza. You will enjoy Japanese style lunch.We continue to Hamarikyu garden which is a typical Daimyo (Japanese feudal lord) garden in the Edo period with a tidal pond. Next enjoy a 30 minutes boat ride on the Sumida River. After the cruise, you have a chance to see Ninja and Samurai performances at the pier. At the end of tour, visiting the Asakusa Kannon Temple and walking down the brightly lit Nakamise shopping street, then we drive through Kappabashi area where restaurant supplies and wax food samples are sold, and Ueno and Akihabara.
    Overnight at the Hotel.

  • Day 06: Tokyo – Mt. Fuji and Hakone (by Motorcoach throughout with lunch)

    After breakfast at around07:20 AM proceed to departure point – Shinjuku Prince Hotel on your own to start Mt. Fuji and Hakone (by Motorcoach throughout with lunch) (Duration: 11 hours). Enjoy the scenery of rural Japan during the drive to Mount Fuji.You will have a panoramic view of the Pacific Ocean and grand mountains from an altitude of 8000 feet.Then you will take the double-wired sky gondola for a breath-taking view of the volcanic Hakone Mountains, arriving at Owakudani Valley (the Valley of Hell). Admire the view of steam escaping from the rugged mountains of Owakudani.Next, a boat ride on peaceful Lake Ashi, you can sit back and relax amidst the picturesque and serene natural beauty of the crater lake. We then return to Tokyo by motorcoach.
    Overnight at the Hotel.

  • Day 07: Tokyo

    After breakfast day free at leisure.  Overnight at the Hotel.

  • Day 08: Depart Tokyo

    After breakfast, checkout from the hotel depart Tokyo and take transfer to Airport on own.

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