9 Super Experiences!

Our genuine experts explored the destinations time and again and finally worked out the itinerary taking you to experience the highlights in various ways that others might miss.

pic Walk in Arashiyama's bamboo groves

Take a walk through Arashiyama's famous bamboo groves and visit a great Zen temple, Tenryuji temple, one of Kyoto's UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

pic Shinkansen Experience

Experience local life by the most popular public transfer--Shinkansen.

pic Partake in this relaxing tour of Kamakura

Stroll around the beautiful Shichirigahama Beach where you can get a glimpse of Mt. Fuji.

pic Nature and history in Magome & Tsumago Nakasendo

Some of those post towns have been well preserved and show tourists today exactly what Japan was like hundreds of years ago.

pic Saiko Iyashi-no-Sato Nenba (Traditional Japanese Village)

Saiko Iyashino-Sato Nenba is a an ancient healing village which affords one a comfortable walking tour throughout the entire village.

pic Nostalgic Nakasendo Trail: Magome to Tsumago

Take a step back in time as you walk the historical Nakasendo trail, experiencing the traditional charm of Magome and Tsumago.

pic Nagoya's Historic and Technological Journey

Discover the grandeur of Nagoya Castle, explore the Toyota Commemorative Museum, and be amazed at the SCMAGLEV and Railway Park.

pic Kanazawa's Timeless Elegance: Samurai and Geisha Districts

Experience the historic Nagamachi Samurai district, the serene Kenrokuen Garden, and explore the Higashi Chaya and Geisha districts in Kanazawa.

pic Street food experience

Get the chance to try more than 10 different amazing tastes! Takoyaki, Shioyaki, Kobe Beef, Okonomiyaki, Yakitori, Taiyaki, Yakisoba, Ikayaki, etc.

Itinerary Details

The following itinerary is for your inspiration. Our experts will customize your own tour according to your interests, schedules, hotel tastes and budget. All can be tailor-made!

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Day 1 - Welcome to Japan!

Today you will fly to Tokyo. On arrival, your driver will welcome you at the arrival hall and transfer you to your hotel with a private car to ensure your arrival is worry-free.

Accommodation: Hotel East 21 Tokyo (Okura Hotels & Resorts)

Day 2 - Tokyo's Spiritual & Stylish Journey | Meiji Jingu Shrine, Harajuku, Omotesando, Yoyogi Park, Senso-ji Temple (Private Guide)

Welcome to the serene Meiji Jingu Shrine, Tokyo's largest and most revered shrine, dedicated to Emperor Meiji and Empress Shoken. Nearby, explore Harajuku, the heart of Japan's 'kawaii' culture and youthful fashion. Stroll down Omotesando, Tokyo's own Champs-Élysées, a tree-lined avenue boasting high-end shopping. Conclude your tour at Senso-ji Temple, the oldest and most significant temple in Tokyo. Nearly 1,400 years old, this majestic Buddhist temple is a symbol of Asakusa and a testament to the city's rich history and culture.

Meiji Jingu Shrine
Meiji Jingu Shrine
Omotesando
Omotesando
Sensoji Temple
Sensoji Temple
Harajuku
Harajuku
Accommodation: Hotel East 21 Tokyo (Okura Hotels & Resorts)

Day 3 - Exploring Nature's Wonders | West Lake Village, Oshino Hakkai, Narusawa Ice Cave, and Arakurayama Sengen Park (Private Guide)

Discover the serene West Lake Village, showcasing traditional thatched cottages and offering breathtaking views of Mount Fuji. Wander along its tranquil brooks and enjoy the natural harmony. Visit Oshino Hakkai, a picturesque site featuring eight crystal-clear ponds in Oshino village, nourished by Mount Fuji's snowmelt. Explore the Narusawa Hyoketsu Ice Cave at the entrance of the Aokigahara Jukai forest, a remarkable natural wonder formed over a millennium ago. Finally, experience the beauty of Arakurayama Sengen Park, a renowned spot for viewing Mount Fuji. In spring, the park is adorned with cherry blossoms, creating a stunning backdrop with the iconic five-storied pagoda, and by night, it offers captivating views of Fujiyoshida City's illuminated landscape.

West Lake Village
West Lake Village
Narusawa Hyoketsu Ice Cave
Narusawa Hyoketsu Ice Cave
Sengen Shrine
Sengen Shrine
Oshino Hakkai
Oshino Hakkai
Accommodation: Fuji View Hotel

Day 4 - Fuji Adventure | Mt. Fuji Safari, Premium Shopping at Gotemba Outlets, Lake Ashi, Hakone Pirate Ship (Private Guide)

Experience the speed of the Shinkansen on a 1 hour 10 minute journey from Odawara to Nagoya, complemented by a convenient private transfer to the train station. Explore the natural splendor of Mt. Fuji Safari Park, a haven for wildlife enthusiasts with 900 animals across 70 species in a setting that mimics their natural habitats. Enjoy shopping at Gotemba Premium Outlets, nestled in the majestic shadow of Mount Fuji. Discover the serene beauty of Lake Ashi in Hakone National Park, revered for its sacred Hakone Shinto shrine. Begin your day's adventure with a 25-minute cruise on the famous Hakone Pirate Ship from Motohakone pier to Togendai pier, soaking in the breathtaking scenery.

Fuji Safari Park
Fuji Safari Park
The Hakone Open-Air Museum
The Hakone Open-Air Museum
Accommodation: Nikko Style Nagoya

Day 5 - Nagoya Castle: A Majestic Heritage Gem (Private Guide)

Explore Nagoya's rich history with a private English-speaking guide in a car. Visit the iconic Nagoya Castle, completed in 1615 by Shogun Tokugawa Ieyasu. Famous for its golden shachihoko ornaments and expansive floorspace, this castle served as a vital military facility. It holds the distinction of being Japan's first castle designated as a National Treasure. Despite suffering damage from wartime air raids, its historical significance led to its recognition as a National Historic Site. Ongoing restoration efforts are meticulously returning Nagoya Castle to its original splendor, offering a glimpse into Japan's storied past.

Nagoya Castle
Nagoya Castle
Toyota Commemorative Museum Of Industry And Technology
Toyota Commemorative Museum Of Industry And Technology
SCMAGLEV and Railway Park
SCMAGLEV and Railway Park
Accommodation: Nikko Style Nagoya

Day 6 - Step into History: Magome & Tsumago Nakasendo Trail (Private Guide)

Discover the historic Nakasendo trail, a prominent Edo-period highway linking Tokyo with Kyoto, meandering through the picturesque Kiso Valley. This ancient route was traveled by foot, with wayfarers resting in 'post towns' along the way. Today, many of these towns are beautifully preserved, offering an authentic glimpse into Japan's rich history. Surrounded by stunning forests and charming villages, the Nakasendo is a perfect recommendation for those intrigued by Japanese nature and historical traditions.

Magome-juku
Magome-juku
Tsumago-juku
Tsumago-juku
Accommodation: Takayama Ouan Hotel

Day 7 - Rural Japan's Charm | Miyagawa Morning Market, Shirakawa-go, Takayama Jinya (Private Guide)

Visit the centuries-old Miyagawa Morning Market, a vibrant hub for fresh local produce in Japan. Here, you can find everything from regional fruits and vegetables to traditional 'sarubobo' dolls and elegant chopsticks. Explore Shirakawa-go, a quintessential mountain village nestled in steep terrain, with 96% forest cover and just 0.4

Sanmachi Suji
Sanmachi Suji
Takayama Jinya
Takayama Jinya
Shirakawa-go
Shirakawa-go
Accommodation: ONYADO NONO KANAZAWA HOT SPRINGS

Day 8 - Kanazawa's Cultural Odyssey | Nagamachi Samurai, Kenrokuen Garden, Charming Geisha Districts (Private Guide)

Explore Kanazawa, a city of rich cultural heritage from the Edo Period, once the stronghold of the influential Maeda Clan. Renowned for its cultural achievements, it rivaled the grandeur of Kyoto and Edo (Tokyo). Our tour includes the historic Nagamachi Samurai district, the exquisite Kenrokuen Garden, and the Higashi Chaya District, known for its traditional geisha houses. In Kanazawa, ancient architecture merges seamlessly with modernity, creating a uniquely charming and classical atmosphere in the heart of the city.

Nagamachi Samurai
Nagamachi Samurai
Kenrokuen Garden
Kenrokuen Garden
Higashi Chaya District
Higashi Chaya District
Kanazawa Castle
Kanazawa Castle
Accommodation: ONYADO NONO KANAZAWA HOT SPRINGS

Day 9 - Gion: Kyoto's Geisha District (Private Guide)

Travel comfortably from Kanazawa to Kyoto on the Shinkansen, a journey of approximately 2 hours and 26 minutes, accompanied by a private English-speaking guide in a car. Once in Kyoto, delve into the historic charm of Gion, the city's famed entertainment district. Known for its geisha (geiko) culture, Gion captivates with its elegant townhouses and teahouses, traditional Kyoto cuisine restaurants, and ancient temples and shrines, offering a glimpse into a bygone era of Japanese refinement and beauty.

Kiyomizu-dera
Kiyomizu-dera
Gion
Gion
Accommodation: Daiwa Roynet Hotel Kyoto-ekimae

Day 10 - Kyoto's Treasures | Nijo Castle, Nishiki Market, and Kinkaku-ji Temple (Private Guide)

Explore Kyoto's historic wonders with a private English-speaking guide and private car. Visit Nijo Castle, built in 1603 as the Kyoto residence of Tokugawa Ieyasu, the first Edo Period shogun. Admire its palace buildings, exemplary of Japan's feudal architecture, and learn about its history as an imperial palace and its UNESCO World Heritage status. Stroll through Nishiki Market, known as 'Kyoto's Kitchen', a vibrant stretch of over a hundred shops and restaurants offering local specialties, from fresh seafood to Kyoto sweets. Conclude at Kinkaku-ji Temple, the Golden Pavilion, a 14th-century marvel set against a forest backdrop, reflecting its gold tiers in the surrounding lake, making it one of Kyoto's most iconic and visited sites.

Nijo Castle
Nijo Castle
Nishiki Market
Nishiki Market
Kinkaku-ji Temple
Kinkaku-ji Temple
Accommodation: Hotel Androoms Osaka Hommachi

Day 11 - Osaka's Urban Delights: From History to Entertainment | Osaka Castle, Ninja Fun, Ferris Wheel, and Dotonbori Excitement (Private Guide)

Embark on a journey through Osaka's rich history, starting with the iconic Osaka Castle, built in 1583 on the site of the destroyed Ishiyama Honganji Temple. Immerse yourself in a unique experience in Asakusa, where you can don a ninja outfit and learn traditional ninja techniques like Shuriken throwing. Visit the world's largest and only ovular Ferris wheel, reopened in 2018, located next to the famous Don Quixote store in Dotonbori. This bustling district, known for its vibrant shopping, entertainment, and culinary scene, comes alive at night with neon lights and animated signs. Delight in a culinary journey, sampling over 10 local delicacies such as Takoyaki, Kobe Beef, and Okonomiyaki.

Ninja experience
Ninja experience
Dotonbori
Dotonbori
street treats
street treats
Donki ferris wheel
Donki ferris wheel
Osaka Castle
Osaka Castle
Accommodation: Hotel Androoms Osaka Hommachi

Day 12 - Departure

Enjoy your free time until your guide comes to escort you to the airport for your onward flight.

Accommodation

  • 2 Nights in Tokyo
  • 1 Night in Fujiyama
  • 2 Nights in Nagoya
  • 1 Night in Takayama
  • 2 Nights in Kanazawa
  • 1 Night in Kyoto
  • 2 Nights in Osaka
Hotel East 21 Tokyo (Okura Hotels & Resorts)
Hotel East 21 Tokyo (Okura Hotels & Resorts)
Hotel East 21 Tokyo (Okura Hotels & Resorts)
Hotel East 21 Tokyo (Okura Hotels & Resorts)
Hotel East 21 Tokyo (Okura Hotels & Resorts)
Hotel East 21 Tokyo (Okura Hotels & Resorts)
Hotel East 21 Tokyo (Okura Hotels & Resorts)
Hotel East 21 Tokyo (Okura Hotels & Resorts)
Hotel East 21 Tokyo (Okura Hotels & Resorts)
Hotel East 21 Tokyo (Okura Hotels & Resorts)
Hotel East 21 Tokyo (Okura Hotels & Resorts)
Room Type:Triple Standard-without Breakfasts
Why this Hotel:

Nearby Toyocho Station offers direct subway access to Otemachi and Nihonbashi in about 10 minutes. JR Tokyo Train Station and the Imperial Palace are a 15-minute taxi ride away. Tokyo Sky Tree Tower is a 20-minute drive away, and Tokyo Disney Resort is a 30-minute drive. Airport limousine busses to/from Narita and Haneda airports are offered at an extra charge.

Fuji View Hotel
Fuji View Hotel
Fuji View Hotel
Fuji View Hotel
Fuji View Hotel
Fuji View Hotel
Fuji View Hotel
Fuji View Hotel
Fuji View Hotel
Fuji View Hotel
Room Type:Moderate Japanese-Style Room with Mt.Fuji - 3person room
Why this Hotel:

Overlooking Mount Fuji and Lake Kawaguchi, Fuji View Hotel offers spacious accommodations surrounded by gorgeous Japanese gardens with lush greenery and cherry trees. The on-site hot springs public bath was renovated and reopened in March 2018. Guests can unwind in indoor and outdoor hot spring baths. Free WiFi is provided at the lobby. The hotel offers free shuttles to/from Kawaguchiko Train Station, a 10-minute ride away.

Nikko Style Nagoya
Nikko Style Nagoya
Nikko Style Nagoya
Nikko Style Nagoya
Nikko Style Nagoya
Nikko Style Nagoya
Room Type:Deluxe Triple Room
Why this Hotel:

Located in Nagoya, a 12-minute walk from Nagoya Station, Nikko Style Nagoya provides accommodations with a fitness center, private parking, a restaurant and a bar. Located around 1.9 km from Oasis 21, the hotel with free WiFi is also 3.2 km away from Nagoya Castle. The property has nightclub and a 24-hour front desk.

Takayama Ouan Hotel
Takayama Ouan Hotel
Takayama Ouan Hotel
Takayama Ouan Hotel
Takayama Ouan Hotel
Takayama Ouan Hotel
Room Type:Twin Room(21 m²)
Why this Hotel:

Awarded in 2014 with TripAdivsor’s Certificate of Excellence, Takayama Ouan features traditional Japanese designs and tatami (woven-straw) flooring throughout. It boasts a rooftop open-air natural hot-spring bath, cosy family baths and a hearty homemade breakfast buffet. Free WiFi is available throughout the property. JR Takayama Station is located a 3-minute walk away.

ONYADO NONO KANAZAWA HOT SPRINGS
ONYADO NONO KANAZAWA HOT SPRINGS
ONYADO NONO KANAZAWA HOT SPRINGS
ONYADO NONO KANAZAWA HOT SPRINGS
ONYADO NONO KANAZAWA HOT SPRINGS
ONYADO NONO KANAZAWA HOT SPRINGS
ONYADO NONO KANAZAWA HOT SPRINGS
Room Type:Corner Twin Room(25㎡)
Why this Hotel:

Featuring 4-star accommodations, Onyado Nono Kanazawa is located in Kanazawa, a 15-minute walk from Kenrokuen Garden and 1 km from Kanazawa Castle. This 4-star hotel offers a 24-hour front desk and luggage storage space. The property has a sauna, hot tub, restaurant and free WiFi throughout the property.

Popular points of interest near the accommodation include Kanazawa Station, Myoryuji - Ninja Temple and Ozaki Shrine. The nearest airport is Komatsu Airport, 32.2 km from Onyado Nono Kanazawa.

Daiwa Roynet Hotel Kyoto-ekimae
Daiwa Roynet Hotel Kyoto-ekimae
Daiwa Roynet Hotel Kyoto-ekimae
Daiwa Roynet Hotel Kyoto-ekimae
Daiwa Roynet Hotel Kyoto-ekimae
Daiwa Roynet Hotel Kyoto-ekimae
Daiwa Roynet Hotel Kyoto-ekimae
Room Type:Superior Double Room
Why this Hotel:

Newly opened in August 2016, Daiwa Roynet Hotel Kyoto Ekimae offers accommodations with free WiFi. The hotel is directly connected to JR Kyoto Station and a 4-minute walk away. Laptop rentals are available for in-room use.

Kyoto Ekimae Daiwa Roynet is a 15-minute walk from Toji Temple and a 20-minute train ride from Fushimi Inari Shrine. Kansai International Airport can be reached with a 105-minute bus ride from the property. Nishi and Higashi Hongan-ji temples are respectively a 15 and 10-minute stroll from the hotel.

Hotel Androoms Osaka Hommachi
Hotel Androoms Osaka Hommachi
Hotel Androoms Osaka Hommachi
Hotel Androoms Osaka Hommachi
Hotel Androoms Osaka Hommachi
Hotel Androoms Osaka Hommachi
Hotel Androoms Osaka Hommachi
Room Type:Superior room
Why this Hotel:

Namba CITY shopping mall is 1.6 mi from hotel androoms Osaka Hommachi, while Osaka Castle is 1.6 mi away. The nearest airport is Osaka Itami Airport, 7.5 mi from hotel androoms Osaka Hommachi.

What's included

AccommodationInternational-standard
Day1-2 Hotel East 21 Tokyo (Okura Hotels & Resorts)
Day3 Fuji View Hotel
Day4-5 Nikko Style Nagoya
Day6 Takayama Ouan Hotel
Day7-8 ONYADO NONO KANAZAWA HOT SPRINGS
Day9 Daiwa Roynet Hotel Kyoto-ekimae
Day10-11 Hotel Androoms Osaka Hommachi

Carefully selected accommodation with breakfast

Accommodation based on two people sharing (for each person not sharing a room, the single supplement will be added)

  • Well screened Hotels

    Handpicked hotels with good service and spacious room.

  • Super nice location

    Downtown location with convenient transportation and many good restaurants nearby.

TransportPrivate & Air-conditioned

All mentioned internal flights, trains, and cruises

Private & air-conditioned vehicle with ample space

  • Best-time flight

    No early get up. No late arrival.

  • Better seats

    Select seats for you as spacious as possible, such as exit row or bulkhead with more legroom.

GuidePrivate & Professional

Expert English-speaking local guide

MealsSafe & Authentic

All meals specified in the itinerary

  • Satisfying food

    Your special request on food can always be satisfied, no matter it relates to religion or medical purpose!

  • Local specialities

    Traditional local food is delicious and its specialities are worth searching out with our local guide!

  • Little snack

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SupportUseful Package & 24/7 Local Service

Bottles of drinking water and cold towels per guest per day

24/7 helpline while you are travelling

ExcursionsAll listed in the above Itnerary

All excursions specified in the itinerary

All entrance fees specified in the itinerary

Not included
Flights

Flights before and after the tour are not included in the tour price. You can organize your flights separately at any point.

service

our driver
Professional Guides & Drivers

We offer professional private tour guides with over 10-year experience, well-performed vehicles less than 5-year service life and licensed drivers with 5-year practice. Each of our employees undergoes rigorous screening before they can join our network.

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Well-selected Scenic spots and Hotel

All the hotels we advised have been inspected by our team and we spend time each year to top up our knowledge on the spot. Continuing Positive feedbacks on them from former customers because of their outstanding and unique characters.

local
Local Available 7/24

You will have our local team's urgency contact number and we are available whenever and wherever. If you meet any problem or need any help, just make a phone call and everything will be settled down at a time.

welcome kit
Warm Welcome Kits

We provide the welcome kits for each customer, you will receive the SIM card, city map, a bottle of drinking water and a cool towel per guest per day for FREE. Get all first-step information and useful tips in one profile and make your first tour simple and easy.