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9-Day Japan Combination Package Tour A – Tokyo, Kamakura, Mt. Fuji, Kyoto, Nara & Hiroshima Tour from Tokyo

 

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This combination package combines multiple tours. Enjoy sightseeing around Tokyo, Kyoto, Mt. Fuji, and other popular sites in Japan including Kamakura and Hiroshima, all led by an English interpreter guide. Even people who are not used to travelling in Japan will have no problem participating worry-free.

Departures 2016:
5 Jan. – 8 Mar., 24 Jul. – 30 Aug., 4-20 Dec.: Sun., Tue.
13-24 Mar., 8 May – 5 Jul., 1 Sep. – 29 Nov.: Sun., Tue., Thu.
26 Mar. – 20 Apr., 16 Jul., 17 Sep., 8 Oct.: Sun.-Thu., Sat.
(except 16, 23 Feb., 17 Mar., 9, 16 Apr., 24, 26 May, 31 Jul., 7, 9, 14 Aug., 15 Sep., 2, 4, 6 Oct.)
*Please note that when the date of stay at the hotel is a blackout date, the tour will not be operated.
Meals 4 Lunches.
*Vegetarian option available. Please request upon reservation.
Guide Service English-speaking guide service included days 2-7 except while on board bullet train. English assistance included at point of transfer on days 1, 5 and 7 for One Way Trip Plan and also day 8 for Round Trip Plan.
Assembly Point Narita Airport
Disbanding Point One Way Trip Plan / Kansai Airport
Round Trip Plan / Narita Airport
Baggage Service One Way Trip Plan
Included for up to one piece of baggage from Tokyo to Kyoto on Day 4 and from Kyoto to Kansai Airport. Additional baggage will incur a fee per item. Light compact baggage is recommended for overnight stay in Hakone on Day 4.
Round Trip Plan
Included for up to one piece of baggage between Tokyo to Kyoto on Day 4 and Kyoto to Tokyo on Day 8. Additional baggage will incur a fee per item. Light compact baggage is recommended for overnight stay in Hakone on Day 4.
Note Minimum participants required: 1 person
Required When Making Reservations Please mention arrival and departure flight information.
Prices from (Per person, Land Only) From $3490 (per person / twin share)

Day 1

Narita Airport – Tokyo
  Narita Airport
JTB staff will meet participants at the airport and assist in boarding a pre-reserved taxi.
After arrival at the hotel, enjoy free time in Tokyo

Day 2L

Tokyo – Kamakura – Tokyo
07:50 – 08:30 Pick-up Service
This tour can be joined from locations including major hotels in Tokyo.
09:00 – Depart from Hamamatsucho Bus Terminal (90 min)
Depart from Hamamatsucho Bus Terminal and head to Kamakura by bus.
  Hase Temple (30 min)(Visiting from Jan. to 9 Mar.)
Visit a 1,200 year old temple reflecting the beauty of the seasons with seasonal flowers, especially hydrangea.
  Kotoku-in Temple and the Great Buddha (30 min)(Visiting from 12 Mar. onwards)
View the 13.35 m (44 ft) tall, 121 ton symbol of Kamakura.
  Lunch (50 min)
A Japanese-style lunch will be served at a hotel facing the ocean.
  Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine & Komachi-dori (50 min)
One of the preeminent sightseeing spots of Kamakura. The god enshrined here is the protector of the warrior class. The shrine is also known as Kamakura Hachimangu.
Komachi-dori is a famous street lined with long-running shops, restaurants and souvenir vendors.
  Hokoku-ji Temple (30 min)
Featuring a beautiful bamboo grove, Hokoku-ji is an ancient and renowned temple of the Rinzai sect’s Kencho-ji school.
  Matcha Green Tea Experience at Jomyo-ji Temple (30 min)
Jomyo-ji is another old temple of the Rinzai sect’s Kencho-ji school.
Enjoy some of Japan’s famous powdered matcha green tea in the highly refined and tranquil atmosphere of a tearoom constructed over 400 years ago, and enjoy the view of the temple’s Japanese rock garden.
  Yokohama Bay Bridge
View from the window
17:00 – 18:00 Drop-off at Ginza
Participants will be dropped of at Sukiyabashi Intersection in Ginza.
*Please head to your next destination on your own after the tour.
17:40 – 18:40 Drop-off at Shinjuku
Participants will be dropped off near Shinjuku Station West Exit.
*Please head to your next destination on your own from Shinjuku.
002 - The Great Buddha, Kotoku-in Temple, Kamakura

Day 3

Tokyo
07:50 – 08:30 Pick-up Service
Gather at designated locations and board bus to Hamamatsucho Bus Terminal.
09:00 – Hamamatsucho Bus Terminal
The tour departs Hamamatsucho Bus Terminal to begin sightseeing around Tokyo.
  Tokyo Tower (30 min)
Get a spectacular view of Metropolitan Tokyo from the observation deck.
  Imperial Palace Plaza (10 min)
Admire the view of Nijubashi Bridge and the surrounding scenery at this National Garden that was formerly a private garden of the Royal Family.
  Asakusa Kannon & Shopping at Nakamise (45 min)
Of the 33 temples in Eastern Japan dedicated to the Goddess Kannon, this is the only one in the capital (No. 13 on the pilgrimage to all 33 temples). Visit this historic area which includes Nakamise-dori, the street leading to the temple.
  Ueno & Akihabara (drive-by)
Enjoy a pleasant drive through Ueno, where Tokyo’s first coffee shop once stood, to Akihabara which is home to the famous Electric Town.
– 12:30 Tokyo Station (Marunouchi South Exit)
Disembarking only
– 12:50 Tour ends at Hamamatsucho Bus Terminal
Participants will be dropped off at Hamamatsucho Bus Terminal. There is no shuttle service to hotels after the tour.
003 - Nakamise Street, Asakusa, Tokyo

Day 4L

Tokyo – Mt. Fuji – Hakone
07:50 – 08:30 Pick-up Service
Gather at designated locations and board bus to Hamamatsucho Bus Terminal.
09:00 – Depart from Hamamatsucho Bus Terminal (150 min)
Depart Hamamatsucho Bus Terminal and head to Mt. Fuji by bus.
(Chuo Expressway or Tomei Expressway)
  Mt. Fuji 5th Station (30 min)
Start the ascent up Mt. Fuji via the Fuji Subaru Line. Climb 2,300 meters (7,546 ft) above sea level for breathtaking views from above the clouds.
  Lunch
Enjoy a Japanese-style lunch.
  Lake Ashi Cruise (15 min)
Go for a sightseeing cruise on Lake Ashi, 30km southeast of Mt. Fuji. The crater lake was born from a powerful volcanic eruption nearly 3,000 years ago and provides postcard views of Mt. Fuji from various angles.
  Mt. Komagatake Ropeway (50 min)
Spend a total of 50 minutes including a 7-minute cableway ride up to the peak from Hakone-en. Discover the spiritual Hakone Shrine Mototsumiya (original shrine) that nestles at the mountaintop.
17:00 – 18:00 Arrive at Hotel in Hakone
004 - Lake Ashi and Mt. Fuji, Hakone

Day 5L

Hakone – Kyoto – Nara – Kyoto
08:00 – 09:30 Depart from Hotel in Hakone
Go to Odawara Station by taxi or bus.
  Odawara Station
  From Odawara Station to Shin-Yokohama Station
Take a non-reserved Kodama or Hikari Shinkansen. Note that seating is not guaranteed if the train is crowded.
Trip time: 15 to 20 minutes.
  From Shin-Yokohama Station to Kyoto Station
Take a Nozomi Shinkansen to Kyoto
Trip time: Approx. 120 minutes.
  Lunch (Western-style menu)
Enjoy lunch at the hotel
  Depart from New Miyako Hotel (70 min)
Head to Nara via the Nara Keinawa Expressway.
  Nara Park & Todai-ji Temple (Great Buddha) (60 min)
A UNESCO 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 (40 min)
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 (20 min)
The largest souvenir shop in Nara. Enjoy yourself in this spacious shop and look for the perfect souvenir.
18:30 – 19:30 Drop-off Service
To hotels in Kyoto City.
005 - Great Buddha, Todai-ji Temple, Nara

Day 6L

Kyoto
08:00 – 08:40 Depart from Hotel in Kyoto City
All transportation on the tour will be by bus.
[Remarks] In some cases participants will be picked up by taxi and taken to the bus terminal to transfer to the tour bus.
  Nijo Castle (50 min)
A UNESCO 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.
  Kinkaku-ji Temple (45 min)
Visit this World Heritage Site, also known as the Golden Pavilion. The wooden architecture is covered in thin layers of pure gold and is surrounded by a beautiful pond.
  Kyoto Imperial Palace (Mondays to Fridays) (40 min)
Entry of international visitors generally require application in advance, but participants of this tour can enter only by going through a brief procedure.
  Kitano Tenmangu Shrine (Saturdays, Sundays, holidays, and specific days) (40 min)
Kitano Tenmangu Shrine is the substitute for Kyoto Imperial Palace on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays. This shrine’s main hall is a designated national treasure and is famous for housing the God of scholarship. The shrine is especially great to see during the plum blossom and autumn leaf seasons.
  Lunch (Japanese/Western style buffet lunch) (50 min)
  Heian Jingu Shrine (25 min)
Don’t miss the characteristic red architecture of this beautiful shrine built to celebrate the 1100 year anniversary of the founding of the city of Kyoto.
  Sanjusangen-do Temple (30 min)
Visit the world’s longest wooden structure, housing 1,001 life-size statues of Buddhist Kannon deities dating back to the 13th century./td>
  Kiyomizu-dera Temple (70 min)
The view of Kyoto from the World Heritage Site of Kiyomizu-dera is superb. The historic shopping lane that leads to the temple adds to a wonderful experience.
17:30 – 18:30 Drop-off Service
From Kiyomizu-dera Temple to hotels
006 - Nijo Castle, Kyoto

Day 7

Kyoto – Hiroshima – Kyoto
07:35 – 08:00 Pick-up Service
Pick-up service from hotels to Kyoto Station.
  Kyoto Station (125 min)
From Kyoto Station go to Hiroshima Station
(Nozomi or Hikari Shinkansen, reserved seat)
  Arrive at Hiroshima Station
Walk to Hotel Granvia Hiroshima.
10:30 – Hotel Granvia Hiroshima
Head to Miyajimaguchi by bus.
[Remarks] Transportation between Hiroshima and Miyajima depends on the number of participants, and may be a mini bus, jumbo taxi, taxi, train, etc.
  From Miyajimaguchi go to Miyajima Port (5 min)
Take the ferry to Miyajima.
  Miyajima, Itsukushima Shrine (Please eat lunch on your own) (120 min)
Itsukushima Shrine is a World Heritage Site. Established in the 6th century it is famous for its beautiful Shinden-zukuri style structure (architecture representative of a nobles’ residence in the Heian period). See the vermillion shrine sitting in a lush environment facing the deep blue sea and enjoy the picturesque beauty.
  From Miyajima Port go to Miyajimaguchi (5 min)
Go to Miyajimaguchi by ferry.
  Miyajimaguchi (30 min)
Take the bus to Peace Memorial Park.
  Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park & Museum (100 min)
This large-scale park was established in 1949 after the Pacific War ended, and is visited by countless visitors as a symbol of peace. The museum within the park is an Important Cultural Property of Japan, and was built to remind future generations of the terror wrought by atomic bombs.
  Atomic Bomb Dome
The Atomic Bomb Dome is a symbol of the disastrous atomic bombing during WWII, the first atomic bombs used in human history, and has been preserved as it was to promote peace and elimination of atomic weapons around the world.
  From Hiroshima Station to Kyoto Station (125 min)
From Hiroshima Station go to Kyoto Station
(Nozomi or Hikari Shinkansen, reserved seat)
20:20 – 21:00 Arrive at Kyoto Station
Participants will be taken to their hotels by taxi
007 - Itsukushima Shrine, Miyajima, Hiroshima

+ One Way Trip Plan +

Day 8

Kyoto
  Free time all day (Accommodation in Kyoto)
008 - Kiyomizu-dera Temple, Kyoto

Day 9

Kyoto – Kansai Airport
  After hotel checkout, free time until departure
  From hotel to Kansai Airport
A shared taxi will take you from the hotel to the airport.

+ Round Trip Plan +

Day 8

Kyoto – Tokyo
  After hotel checkout, free time until departure
17:30 – 18:10 Depart from hotel
18:00 – 19:00 Kyoto Station
  Nozomi Shinkansen (140 min)
Head to Tokyo via the Nozomi Shinkansen.
21:00 – 22:00 Tokyo Station
Shuttle service from Tokyo Station to hotels in Tokyo.
008 - Nishiki Market, Kyoto

Day 9

Tokyo – Narita Airport
  After hotel checkout, free time until departure.
  From hotel to Narita Airport
A taxi will take you from the hotel to the airport.

B : Breakfast  L : Lunch  D : Dinner

 

Remarks

+ One Way Trip Plan +

[Japan Combination Package]
1. This tour is a combination package made up from multiple Sunrise Tours plans.
2. An English-speaking interpreter guide or English-speaking assistant will accompany each tour from the meeting point until the tour end. Please note that in general the interpreter guide/assistant varies for each individual tour.
3. Customers with late-night arrivals or departures at Kansai International Airport may need to wait at the airport for several hours as the shared taxi service will be unavailable.
4. This is a special tour for international visitors. Please understand that residents of Japan cannot make bookings for this tour.
5. Airport pick-up & drop-off is available at Haneda Airport or Itami Airport. Please indicate your preference at the time of booking.
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6. If the minimum number of participants is not met by 20 days before the scheduled date, the tour on that date may be cancelled.

[Luggage Transport Service]
Large baggage such as suit cases will be transported from hotels in Tokyo to hotels in Kyoto by truck on Day 4. (One article of standard size luggage per customer will be transported free of charge. Any additional items will incur a fee of JPY 2,200 per article, which will need to be paid on the day.) Please bring a smaller bag (backpack, etc.) for the stay at Hakone.

[Kamakura Tour (Day 2)]
1. Locations indicated on the itinerary may be changed due to traffic, operation hours, or other reasons. However, the tour will not be cancelled or refunded even in such cases. The following are possible substitutes: Hase Temple, Engaku-ji Temple, Kencho-ji Temple, Kamakuragu Treasure Hall, Sankeien Garden, Yokohama Marine Tower, Yamashita Park, or the Yokohama Landmark Tower Sky Garden
2. Itinerary order is subject to change depending on traffic, weather, and operation hours.
3. If there are more than 15 participants, the guide may hand out earphone guides in order to guide everyone more efficiently.
4. Please note that compensation of JPY 10,000 may be required in the case that an earphone guide is broken or lost by a participant.
5. Lunch may be served at a different venue depending on the hotel’s operational circumstances.
6. Tours departing from Jan. 6 to Mar. 9 will not visit Kotokuin Temple and the Great Buddha statue due to construction. During this period the tour will visit Hase Temple instead.

[Mt. Fuji & Hakone Tour (Day 4)]
1. GPS-equipped audio guides are available in Chinese and Spanish on the bus. Please make a request when booking if you would like an audio guide. There are a limited number of audio guides available, so it may not be possible to provide one for each participant. Also, no refunds will be issued even if the audio guide is unusable due to weak signal, device issues, Wi-Fi malfunction, etc.
2. Hakone Komagatake Ropeway may be omitted from the itinerary due to heavy traffic. The tour will not be cancelled or refunded in such cases.
3. If the Fuji Subaru Line to Mt. Fuji’s 5th station is blocked due to road surface freezing or accidents, the tour will be taken to the highest elevation point possible. No alternative destinations are planned when the tour reaches beyond the 1st station.
When the tour has to turn back at the 1st station, or when the Fuji Subaru Line is completely blocked, the tour will visit Lake Kawaguchi. Please note that this alternative itinerary may be omitted from the tour depending on traffic conditions.
4. Mt. Fuji’s 5th station is typically 10 to 15 degrees Celsius colder than Tokyo. Please bring a coat and other warm clothing on tours from autumn to spring.
5. The tour will not be cancelled or refunded even if Mt. Fuji is not fully visible due to weather conditions.
6. If the Lake Ashi Cruise or Komagatake Ropeway are not running due to inclement weather or maintenance, or as a result of road or organization circumstances, they may be omitted and replaced with one or more of the following:
Hakone En Aquarium, Hakone Ropeway, Owakudani, Hakone Pirate Ship, Narukawa Art Museum, Hakone Checkpoint, Lake Kawaguchi Cruise, Lake Kawaguchi Ropeway, Itchiku Kubota Art Museum, Hakone Shrine, etc., but this will not be used as a reason to cancel the tour, and refunds will not be given for this reason. The tour will not be cancelled or refunded for such itinerary changes.
7. After sightseeing is finished, the bus may make multiple stops at hotels in the Hakone area.
8. Lunch may be a Japanese/Western style buffet in some cases.

[Nara Tour (Day 5)]
1. At Kasuga Taisha Shrine, the tour will not enter areas requiring admission.
2. During the Gion Festival (Saki Matsuri, July 14 – 16), drop-off service to Karasuma Kyoto Hotel, and Hotel Nikko Princess Kyoto will be unavailable due to traffic restrictions.
3. The tour may not visit Nara Nagomikan if it is closed or due to traffic conditions.
4. Connection to the Kyoto Night Tour or Kyoto Maiko Dinner is not possible.

[Kyoto & Nara Tour (Day 6)]
1. On Saturdays, Sundays, and national holidays, Kyoto Imperial Palace is closed. On these days, the tour will visit Kitano Tenmangu Shrine instead. The same is true of the period before and after the public viewing of Kyoto Imperial Palace in spring and autumn, May 14 – 17 due to the Aoi Festival, year-end New Year’s holidays, and whenever there is an Imperial Household event.
2. On Jan. 25, Apr. 25, Jul. 25 and Oct. 25, 2015, and on June 25, Sept. 25 and Dec. 25, 2016, Nishi Hongan-ji Temple will be visited instead of Kitano Tenmangu Shrine.
3. On Tuesdays (or Wednesday if Tuesday is a national holiday) in January, July, August, and December and over the year-end New Year’s holidays, Nijo Castle is closed. The tour will visit Ryoan-ji Temple instead.
4. During the Jidai Festival on October 22, Heian Jingu Shrine is closed to the public and will be replaced in the itinerary by Chishaku-in Temple. If the Jidai Festival is postponed, we will follow suit with the itinerary change.
5. During the period before Gion Festival (Saki Matsuiri, July 14 – 16), drop-off service to Karasuma Kyoto Hotel and Hotel Nikko Princess Kyoto will be unavailable due to traffic restrictions.
6. Please note that before entering the Kyoto Imperial Palace you will be required to fill out a form with your personal information such as your full name, sex, age, and nationality. (The form will be provided on the tour day.)
7. Connection to the Kyoto Maiko Dinner and Kyoto Night Tour is available at Kyoto Hotel Okura.
8. This tour will not enter Heian Jingu Shrine’s Shin-en garden.
9. Bookings for groups of 5 or more, consisting entirely of Japanese participants, may not enter the Kyoto Imperial Palace. Please inform us at the time of booking if this is the case.

+ Round Trip Plan +

[Japan Combination Package]
1. This tour is a combination package made up from multiple Sunrise Tours plans.
2. An English-speaking interpreter guide or English-speaking assistant will accompany each tour from the meeting point until the tour end. Please note that in general the interpreter guide/assistant varies for each individual tour.
3. Customers with late-night arrivals or departures at Kansai International Airport may need to wait at the airport for several hours as the shared taxi service will be unavailable.
4. This is a special tour for international visitors. Please understand that residents of Japan cannot make bookings for this tour.
5. Airport pick-up & drop-off is available at Haneda Airport or Itami Airport. Please indicate your preference at the time of booking.
.
6. If the minimum number of participants is not met by 20 days before the scheduled date, the tour on that date may be cancelled.

[Luggage Transport Service]
Suitcases and other large pieces of luggage will be sent from hotels in Tokyo on Day 4 to the hotel in Kyoto, and sent back to the hotels in Tokyo on Day 8. (One article of standard size luggage per customer will be transported free of charge. Any additional items will incur a fee of JPY 2,200 per article, which will need to be paid on the day.) Please bring a smaller bag (backpack, etc.) for the stay at Hakone. On the return trip, luggage will be delivered to Tokyo on the same day that it is sent, but the delivery time cannot be guaranteed.

[Kamakura Tour (Day 2)]
1. Locations indicated on the itinerary may be changed due to traffic, operation hours, or other reasons. However, the tour will not be cancelled or refunded even in such cases. The following are possible substitutes: Hase Temple, Engaku-ji Temple, Kencho-ji Temple, Kamakuragu Treasure Hall, Sankeien Garden, Yokohama Marine Tower, Yamashita Park, or the Yokohama Landmark Tower Sky Garden
2. Itinerary order is subject to change depending on traffic, weather, and operation hours.
3. If there are more than 15 participants, the guide may hand out earphone guides in order to guide everyone more efficiently.
4. Please note that compensation of JPY 10,000 may be required in the case that an earphone guide is broken or lost by a participant.
5. Lunch may be served at a different venue depending on the hotel’s operational circumstances.
6. Tours departing from Jan. 6 to Mar. 9 will not visit Kotokuin Temple and the Great Buddha statue due to construction. During this period the tour will visit Hase Temple instead.

[Mt. Fuji & Hakone Tour (Day 4)]
1. GPS-equipped audio guides are available in Chinese and Spanish on the bus. Please make a request when booking if you would like an audio guide. There are a limited number of audio guides available, so it may not be possible to provide one for each participant. Also, no refunds will be issued even if the audio guide is unusable due to weak signal, device issues, Wi-Fi malfunction, etc.
2. Hakone Komagatake Ropeway may be omitted from the itinerary due to heavy traffic. The tour will not be cancelled or refunded in such cases.
3. If the Fuji Subaru Line to Mt. Fuji’s 5th station is blocked due to road surface freezing or accidents, the tour will be taken to the highest elevation point possible. No alternative destinations are planned when the tour reaches beyond the 1st station.
When the tour has to turn back at the 1st station, or when the Fuji Subaru Line is completely blocked, the tour will visit Lake Kawaguchi. Please note that this alternative itinerary may be omitted from the tour depending on traffic conditions.
4. Mt. Fuji’s 5th station is typically 10 to 15 degrees Celsius colder than Tokyo. Please bring a coat and other warm clothing on tours from autumn to spring.
5. The tour will not be cancelled or refunded even if Mt. Fuji is not fully visible due to weather conditions.
6. If the Lake Ashi Cruise or Komagatake Ropeway are not running due to inclement weather or maintenance, or as a result of road or organization circumstances, they may be omitted and replaced with one or more of the following:
Hakone En Aquarium, Hakone Ropeway, Owakudani, Hakone Pirate Ship, Narukawa Art Museum, Hakone Checkpoint, Lake Kawaguchi Cruise, Lake Kawaguchi Ropeway, Itchiku Kubota Art Museum, Hakone Shrine, etc., but this will not be used as a reason to cancel the tour, and refunds will not be given for this reason. The tour will not be cancelled or refunded for such itinerary changes.
7. After sightseeing is finished, the bus may make multiple stops at hotels in the Hakone area.
8. Lunch may be a Japanese/Western style buffet in some cases.

[Nara Tour (Day 5)]
1. At Kasuga Taisha Shrine, the tour will not enter areas requiring admission.
2. During the Gion Festival (Saki Matsuri, July 14 – 16), drop-off service to Karasuma Kyoto Hotel, and Hotel Nikko Princess Kyoto will be unavailable due to traffic restrictions.
3. The tour may not visit Nara Nagomikan if it is closed or due to traffic conditions.
4. Connection to the Kyoto Night Tour or Kyoto Maiko Dinner is not possible.

[Kyoto & Nara Tour (Day 6)]
1. On Saturdays, Sundays, and national holidays, Kyoto Imperial Palace is closed. On these days, the tour will visit Kitano Tenmangu Shrine instead. The same is true of the period before and after the public viewing of Kyoto Imperial Palace in spring and autumn, May 14 – 17 due to the Aoi Festival, year-end New Year’s holidays, and whenever there is an Imperial Household event.
2. On Jan. 25, Apr. 25, Jul. 25 and Oct. 25, 2015, and on June 25, Sept. 25 and Dec. 25, 2016, Nishi Hongan-ji Temple will be visited instead of Kitano Tenmangu Shrine.
3. On Tuesdays (or Wednesday if Tuesday is a national holiday) in January, July, August, and December and over the year-end New Year’s holidays, Nijo Castle is closed. The tour will visit Ryoan-ji Temple instead.
4. During the Jidai Festival on October 22, Heian Jingu Shrine is closed to the public and will be replaced in the itinerary by Chishaku-in Temple. If the Jidai Festival is postponed, we will follow suit with the itinerary change.
5. During the period before Gion Festival (Saki Matsuiri, July 14 – 16), drop-off service to Karasuma Kyoto Hotel and Hotel Nikko Princess Kyoto will be unavailable due to traffic restrictions.
6. Please note that before entering the Kyoto Imperial Palace you will be required to fill out a form with your personal information such as your full name, sex, age, and nationality. (The form will be provided on the tour day.)
7. Connection to the Kyoto Maiko Dinner and Kyoto Night Tour is available at Kyoto Hotel Okura.
8. This tour will not enter Heian Jingu Shrine’s Shin-en garden.
9. Bookings for groups of 5 or more, consisting entirely of Japanese participants, may not enter the Kyoto Imperial Palace. Please inform us at the time of booking if this is the case.

 

 

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