8 Days / 7 Nights
See all the different sides of Japan…metropolitan glamour, inspiring spiritual beauty and natural grandeur…in 8 exciting days. From bustling, sophisticated Tokyo, to the foot of Mount Fuji, to the castles of Nagoya and finally to the serene and fascinating city of Kyoto, you’ll have the opportunity to savor the essence of Japan’s enduring allure.
Day 1 - Arrive Tokyo
Arrive at New Tokyo International Airport (Narita Airport). Upon arrival, you are met by a SITA representative at the exit and assisted to board airport limousine bus for your hotel.
Day 2 - Tokyo Sightseeing
Enjoy your join-in tour of Tokyo. The tour will visit Tokyo Tower Observatory, Imperial Palace Plaza, Asakusa Kannon Temple and Nakamise shopping arcade. Tour ends at Akihabara or Tokyo Station, where you may continue further independent exploration. Afternoon at leisure. (B)
Enjoy your complimentary early morning optional tour to Tsukiji Fish Market with breakfast at Sushi restaurant.
Day 3 - Tokyo / Mt. Fuji & Hakone Tour
Travel this morning by deluxe Coach to Mt. Fuji. Drive halfway up Japan's highest mountain to enjoy a spectacular view from a height of 2,300 meters. After lunch transfer to Hakone. Enjoy Lake Ashi Boat Cruise and Hakone Ropeway (may be omitted due to traffic condition). Overnight in Hakone. (BL)
Day 4 - Hakone / Nagoya
Transfer to Odawara station and board a Shinkansen for Nagoya. Arrive in Nagoya and following lunch visit Nagoya Castle, Toyota Commemorative Museum of Industry and Technology. Overnight in Nagoya. (B)
Day 5 - Nagoya / Ise / Toba / Kyoto
Morning visit one of Japan's oldest and most sacred shrines, Ise Jingu Shrine followed by Mikimoto Pearl Island. Enjoy a Japanese-style lunch at a local restaurant. Later travel to Kyoto. Met and transferred to your hotel. (B)
Day 6 -Kyoto sightseeing / Nara excursion
Morning enjoy your tour of Kyoto. Visit Golden Pavilion, Nijo Castle and Kyoto ImperialPalace.
Following lunch, proceed to Nara. Visit Todaiji Temple housing the Great Buddha, colorful Kasuga
Shrine with 3,000 lanterns and Deer Park.(BL)
Day 7 - Kyoto / Tokyo
This morning is at leisure. Evening board your train for Tokyo. Upon arrival, check into your hotel. (B)
Day 8 - Tokyo / Home
This morning you will be transferred to the airport for your flight back home, taking with you precious memories of wonderful Japan. (B)