6 Day Sunrise Combination Tour from Tokyo

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Enjoy both the historical and commercial areas of Tokyo, the mountain resort area of Hakone and beautiful Mt. Fuji. Immerse yourself in culture in Kyoto, with its 1,200 year history. Explore Nara, the home of the Great Buddha. This tour is our most popular long duration tour.
JTB New Zealand Ltd
Phone: 0800-525-725 Tel: (09)-303-2887, Fax:(09)-366-0772 E-Mail : akl.nz@jtbap.com

DETAILS

Departures
2017: 01 Apr – 29 Nov : Daily. 2-23 Dec : Mon, Wed, Sat (except 27 Apr -5 May, 12-15, 20-22, 27-28 Jul, 3-4, 9-13, 17-18, 24-25, 31 Aug, 7, 14-16, 21, 28 Sep, 5-7, 12, 19-20, 26 Oct, 1-3, 9 Nov)
2018: TBA *Please note that when the date of stay at the hotel is a blackout date, the tour will not be operated.
Tour Inclusions
English-speaking guide, Accommodation charges, Other admission fees and transportation costs included in the tour
Meals
2 Lunches *Vegetarian option available. Please request upon reservation.
Guide Service
English-speaking guide service included on days 2-4 except while on board bullet train. English assistance service included on days 1, 3 and also day 5 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 3 and from Kyoto to Kanasai Airport. Additional baggage will incur a fee per item. Round Trip Plan Not available.Please make own arrangements to have baggage transported. Please note that trains do not have adequeate space for baggage storage. Leaving large baggage at hotel is recommended.
*Service fees may apply. Please check with your hotel.
Note
Minimum participants required: 1 person
Required When Making Reservations
Please mention arrival and departure flight information.
Prices from (Per person, Land Only)
One Way Trip Plan Adult: $1,560 , Child: $1,400 , Single(Extra Charge): $490
Round Trip Plan Adult: $1,915 , Child: $1,710 , Single(Extra Charge): $770

ITINERARY

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 2

Tokyo
07:50– 08:30
Pick-up Service Go from Tokyo hotel 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
Drop off at Hamamatsucho Bus Terminal Participants will be dropped off at Hamamatsucho Bus Terminal. There is no shuttle service to hotels after the tour.
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Day 3L

Tokyo – Mt.Fuji – Hakone – Kyoto
07:50– 08:30
Pick-up Service Pick-up service from hotels in Tokyo 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. 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– 20:15
Odawara Station Shimizu (50 min) Enjoy fresh handmade sushi at this port town for lunch. From Odawara Station to Kyoto Station (There may be a transfer at Shizuoka Station or Nagoya Station) Go to Kyoto by Hikari or Kodama Shinkansen Trip time: 120 to 180 minutes Kyoto Station
21:30– 23:15
Arrive at Hotel in Kyoto City Participants will be taken by taxi from Kyoto Station to their hotels. An English-speaking assistant will guide participants to the taxi, but will not ride along in the taxi.
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Day 4L

Kyoto – Nara – 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 lake. Kyoto Imperial Palace (from 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, and holidays) (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 Buffet Style Lunch) (50 min) From Kyoto to Nara (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 structure. 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
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+ One Way Trip Plan +

Day 5

Kyoto
Free time all day (Accommodation in Kyoto)
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Day 6

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 5

Kyoto – Tokyo
After hotel checkout, free time until departure
17:15 – 18:10
Depart from hotel
18:00 – 19:00
Kyoto Station Nozomi Shinkansen (140 min) Go to Tokyo via Nozomi Shinkansen
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Day 6

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

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