If you are the first time traveler to Japan, this tour is the ideal to get know Japanese most popular places called “Golden Route”.
In addition, you can visit world famous farm house in Shirakawa Go to see Japanese traditional life style.
It’s included most famous hot springs in Hakone; you will take a cruise on Lake Ashi, then ride over the volcanic Hakone mountains on the Mt. Komagatake ropeway.
Then you will visit Matsumoto Castle, a unique black castle and an important national treasure.
It was built during the Warring States period in 16th century and has been upgraded with more turrets and adjacent buildings throughout the centuries.
The reflection of the castle’s majestic figure in the water of the surrounding moat is stunning.
The historic village of Shirakawa-go and neighboring Gokayama, which are declared to UNESCO World Heritage site in 1995, are the must-visit for guests looking to marvel at these world-famous gassho-zukuri houses.
Kyoto is former capital of Japan and for more than a thousand years the center of traditional Japanese culture.You will explore many temples and famous Japanese gardens there.
And you can take a many kinds of experiences like Samurai warrior, Maiko dancer and Kimono traditional Japanese dress experiences etc…
You will see and feel the deep Japanese tradition and cultures during the tour.
Day1｜ Arrival Tokyo
Arrival at Narita International Airport / Pick-up at arrival hall by our staff / Check-in and free-time
Day2｜ West Tokyo Walking Tour
Yasukuni / Imperial Palace & East Gardens / Akihabara / Metropolitan Tower Observatory
Day3｜ East Tokyo Walking Tour
Tsukiji Fish Market / Hama Rikyu / River cruise to Asakusa Port / Asakusa Kanon Temple and
Nakamise Shopping Street
Proceed to Hakone by minivan / Ride the Komagatake Ropeway and see views of Mt. Fuji /Take a scenic boat cruise around Lake Ashi / Hakone Shrine / Check-in at ryokan in Hakone
Day5｜ Free Day at Tokyo
You can ask us to organize your favorite day trip around Tokyo also
Day6｜ Matsumoto Tour
Matsumoto Castle / Kaichi School Museum / Nakamachi / After tour proceed to Takayama by highway bus
Day7｜ Shirakawa-go and Takayama Walking Tour
Ride the Hakone Ropeway and see views of Mt. Fuji / Owakudani, / Take a scenic boat cruise around Lake Ashi
Day8｜Kyoto Walking Tour
Kinkakuji Temple / Nijo Castle/ Nishiki Market, known as “Kyoto’s Kitchen”/ Gion / Heian Shrine
Day9｜Fushimi & Uji Tour
Fushimi Inari Shrine / Fushimi Sake District / Byodoin / Tea Experience at Taihoan
Day10｜Free Day at Kyoto
You can ask us to organize your favorite day trip around kyoto also
Transfer to Osaka by bullet train / Osaka Castle / Shin Sekai / Dotombori / Kuromon Ichiba
Day12｜Nara Tour – Kansai International Airport
Todaiji / Kasuga Taisha / Nara Park / Transfer to Kansai Airport
***End of the tour***