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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 Akihabara and Ginza: Tokyo's Urban Delights

Dive into Akihabara's electric town for anime and tech, then stroll through Ginza for a taste of Tokyo's upscale shopping and dining.

pic Japanese Street Food Tour with private English-speaking tour guide

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

pic the Garden into one of Tokyo's best autumn color spots.

In autumn when the numerous maples trees turn the Rikugien Garden into one of Tokyo's best autumn color spots.

pic Yamanashi's representative autumn leaves spots.

Momiji Corridor As the name "corridor" implies, the overlapping branches of the maple trees and the color of the leaves that have fallen to the ground make for a beautiful tunnel of colored leaves.

pic Ginkgo-lined avenue at Meiji Jingu Gaien

Ginkgo-lined avenue at Meiji Jingu Gaien is a celebrated spot for admiring autumn foliage. Take in the spectacular golden yellow tunnel created by 146 ginkgo trees against the stately Meiji Memorial Picture Gallery, and stroll among the majestic blanket of fallen leaves covering the ground.

pic Autumn in Kyoto temple

Autumn colors in kyoto are usually best in the second half of November, many temple is opened in the evenings for special illuminations.

pic Nikko’s most famous waterfall

The almost 100 meter tall Kegon Waterfall is the most famous of Nikko's many beautiful waterfalls. In fact, it is even ranked as one of Japan's three most beautiful falls.

pic Kyoto and Nara: Shrines, Matcha, and Deer

Visit Fushimi Inari Shrine, stroll through Uji Matcha Street, and experience the charm of Nara Park with its friendly deer.

pic Osaka's Urban Adventures and Culinary Journey

Discover Osaka Castle Park, engage in a ninja experience, view the city from the Donki Ferris Wheel, and taste Dotonbori's street food.

Itinerary Details

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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: Mitsui Garden Hotel Shiodome Italia-gai

Day 2 - Tokyo's Fall Delights | Meiji Jinggu,Jingu Gaien Ginkgo Festival,Sensoji,Rikugien Garden (Private Guide)

Visit the serene Meiji Shrine, dedicated to Emperor Meiji and Empress Shoken, nestled beside Harajuku Station. Amidst Tokyo's urban landscape, the shrine and adjacent Yoyogi Park offer a vast forested area for peaceful exploration. Stroll along the shrine's tranquil walking paths, perfect for a relaxing break from the city's hustle.

Experience the enchanting 300-meter-long ginkgo-lined avenue at Meiji Jingu Gaien, especially during autumn. The Jingu Gaien Ginkgo Festival, held at the peak of ginkgo season, draws crowds with family events, gourmet food stalls, and exquisite merchandise. Marvel at the golden tunnel created by 146 ginkgo trees, complementing the Meiji Memorial Picture Gallery, and wander amidst a majestic carpet of fallen leaves.

Explore Senso-ji Temple, Tokyo's oldest and most significant temple, almost 1400 years old. This majestic Buddhist temple, in the heart of Asakusa, is a symbol of the city's rich cultural tapestry.

Visit Rikugien, renowned for its autumnal beauty when maple trees transform the garden into a stunning display of fall colors. The scenery around the stream near Tsutsuji no Chaya teahouse, the Togetsukyo Bridge, and from the Fujishirotoge viewpoint is particularly breathtaking, usually peaking from late November to early December.

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Meiji Jingu Shrine
Meiji Jingu Shrine
Jingu Gaien Ginkgo Festival
Jingu Gaien Ginkgo Festival
Sensoji Temple
Sensoji Temple
Accommodation: Mitsui Garden Hotel Shiodome Italia-gai

Day 3 - Tokyo's Diverse Sights | Shibuya,Odaiba,Palace,Tokyo Tower,Akihabara,Giza (Private Guide)

Shinjuku, a bustling Tokyo neighborhood, is a hub of activity with its myriad shops, department stores, museums, bars, restaurants, and cafes. The area's skyscraper district boasts some of the city’s tallest buildings, offering a modern urban landscape.

Shibuya Crossing, known as one of the busiest pedestrian intersections globally, has become a unique attraction, epitomizing Tokyo's dynamic energy.

Odaiba Seaside Park, set along Tokyo Bay, offers splendid city skyline views. This man-made landscaped park and beach is a favorite for both locals and tourists, providing a pleasant escape from the city's hustle.

The Tokyo Imperial Palace, occupying the site of the original Edo Castle, once the world's largest fortress, is a historic landmark in the city's heart. Surrounded by moats and tranquil gardens, it offers a glimpse into Japan's rich history.

Standing at 333 meters, Tokyo Tower is the world's tallest self-supported steel tower, surpassing its model, the Eiffel Tower, by 3 meters. It's a symbol of Japan's post-war rebirth and a popular tourist spot.

Akihabara, or “Electric Town,” is Tokyo's go-to district for electronics, anime, and manga culture. The area is filled with stores selling everything from computer parts to household items.

Lastly, Ginza, Tokyo's upscale shopping district, is a trendy destination for nightclubs, fine dining, and high-end shopping, offering a cosmopolitan experience in the heart of the city.


Shibuya Crossing
Shibuya Crossing
Imperial Palace
Imperial Palace
Tokyo Tower
Tokyo Tower
Akihabara
Akihabara
Ginza
Ginza
Accommodation: Mitsui Garden Hotel Shiodome Italia-gai

Day 4 - Nikko's Natural and Cultural Treasures | Tosho-gu,Rinnoji Temple,Kegon Falls,Lake Chuzenji (Private Guide)

Explore the picturesque town of Nikko in Tochigi Prefecture, a place brimming with authentic Japanese culture and attractions. Join our day tour for an immersive experience in this charming locale.

Your journey begins with a visit to the Toshogu Shrine, a beautiful Shinto shrine dedicated to Tokugawa Ieyasu, the founder of the Tokugawa shogunate. This shrine is a testament to Japan's rich historical heritage.

Next, marvel at the spectacular Kegon Falls, a natural wonder created by the rerouting of the Daiya River through ancient lava flows. The falls offer a breathtaking display of nature's power and beauty.

Conclude your tour with a choice between visiting the serene Chuzenji Lake, where you can enjoy tranquil waters and stunning views of Mount Nantai, or unwinding at the relaxing Nikko Hot Spring, a perfect way to experience Japan's renowned onsen culture. Each option provides a unique way to appreciate the natural splendor of Nikko.


Toshogu Shrine
Toshogu Shrine
Rinnoji Temple
Rinnoji Temple
Kegon Falls
Kegon Falls
Lake Chuzenji
Lake Chuzenji
Accommodation: Mitsui Garden Hotel Shiodome Italia-gai

Day 5 - Scenic Adventure around Lake Kawaguchiko | Lake Kawaguchiko Maple Leaf Corridor,ArakurayamaSengen Shrine,Lake Ashi,Hakone Sightseeing cruise (Private Guide)

Experience the natural wonders and cultural richness of this Mount Fuji journey.

Momiji Corridor: Immerse yourself in the beauty of the Momiji Corridor, a beloved destination where maple trees grace the shores of Lake Kawaguchi, 830 meters above sea level, spanning approximately 1.5 kilometers. As the name suggests, the interlacing branches of these maple trees create a breathtaking tunnel of vibrant leaves. Originally planted by local residents to mitigate the risk of flooding from the nearby Nashi River, this area now boasts around 60 magnificent maple trees. When autumn arrives, their fiery red and golden hues harmonize splendidly with the grandeur of Mount Fuji and the azure sky above. Yamanashi's iconic autumn foliage is a delight not only to tourists but also to locals, who relish drives and bike rides through this picturesque locale.

Sengen Shrine: Visit Arakurayama Sengen Park, renowned worldwide as a premier vantage point for admiring the majesty of Mount Fuji. In spring, the cherry blossoms create an awe-inspiring vista, framed by a five-storied pagoda and the iconic silhouette of Japan's tallest peak. Throughout the seasons, the park offers captivating panoramas of the mountain, and it is particularly cherished for its mesmerizing nighttime views of Fujiyoshida City.

West Lake Village: Explore West Lake Village, nestled within the captivating 'West Lake' region, a showcase of Japan's traditional thatched cottage architecture. From this charming village, you'll be treated to distant views of Mount Fuji, its pointed rooftops adorned with lush thatch. The babbling brook, the harmonious songs of birds, and the vibrant blooms create an enchanting and tranquil ambiance, evoking the essence of a modern-day Xanadu.


Momiji Corridor
Momiji Corridor
Sengen Shrine
Sengen Shrine
West Lake Village
West Lake Village
Accommodation: Laforet Club Hakone Gora Yunosumika

Day 6 - Transfer to Kyoto by Shinkansen (Private Guide)

Embark on a thrilling adventure with our 'Hakone Day Tour' that offers a unique blend of natural beauty and cultural experiences.Begin your journey with the exhilarating Shinkansen (Bullet Train) ride between Odawara and Kyoto, where your ticket is included for a seamless experience.


Lake Ashino and Hakone Pirate Ship: Explore Lake Ashino and set sail on the 'Hakone Pirate Ship' to soak in the breathtaking views of majestic Mount Fuji and the serene lake. The picturesque scenery along the way is a visual treat.


Hakone Ropeway to Owakudani: Traverse the 'Hakone Ropeway' and ascend to Owakudani, a geological wonder formed by a volcanic eruption 4,000 years ago. Here, you can witness the crater's fascinating landscape, characterized by bursts of white smoke and the distinctive scent of sulfur. Don't forget to shop for the legendary black jade, believed to add seven years to your life when consumed.


Tozan Cable Car
Tozan Cable Car
Owaku-dani Valley
Owaku-dani Valley
Lake Ashi
Lake Ashi
Hakone Sightseeing cruise
Hakone Sightseeing cruise
Hakone Shrine
Hakone Shrine
Accommodation: Daiwa Roynet Hotel Kyoto-ekimae

Day 7 - Kyoto's Temple Treasures | Eikando Temple,Kitano tenmangu,Sanzen in Temple (Private Guide)

Eikando, formerly known as Zenrinji Temple, offers a serene escape belonging to the Jodo sect of Japanese Buddhism. The temple boasts captivating autumn foliage, with one of its highlights being the Hojo Pond, surrounded by a meticulously cultivated garden. Meandering streams interlace the temple grounds and flow into the central pond, housing a charming shrine on an island. For a truly enchanting experience, visit in late November when the temple is adorned with special illuminations in the evenings.

Kitano Tenmangu is another delightful spot to revel in autumn's vibrant colors. The shrine graciously opens its gardens to the public from late October to early December. Here, hundreds of maple trees line the garden's river, creating a mesmerizing scene when illuminated at night.

Sanzenin Temple, nestled in the rural town of Ohara, boasts extensive temple grounds, diverse buildings, gardens, and winding pathways. As you ascend the Shinden, take in breathtaking vistas before strolling through the enchanting moss garden. The garden exudes tranquility and features whimsical stone statues peeking through the lush moss. Don't miss the opportunity to visit during mid-November to witness the captivating autumn foliage, which typically arrives about a week earlier than in central Kyoto.

Kinkaku-ji Temple
Kinkaku-ji Temple
Sanzen in Temple
Sanzen in Temple
Eikando Temple
Eikando Temple
Accommodation: Daiwa Roynet Hotel Kyoto-ekimae

Day 8 - Kyoto's Cultural and Culinary Delights | Kiyomizu Temple, Kinkakuji Temple, Nijo Castle, Nishiki Market (Private Guide)

Kiyomizu-dera Temple, founded in 778, stands as one of Kyoto's oldest monasteries and was granted World Heritage status in 1994. The renowned Shimizu stage, suspended in front of the main hall, is a cherished cultural relic set amidst lush greenery. In spring, the temple is a prime location for cherry blossom viewing, showcasing the city's captivating pink blooms. During autumn, it transforms into a sacred site for admiring the fiery hues of maple trees.

Kinkaku-ji, or the Golden Pavilion, is a captivating sight with its radiant gold tiers mirrored in a serene lake, nestled amidst verdant forests and gnarled pines. This UNESCO World Heritage Site, dating back to the 14th century, ranks among Kyoto's top attractions and is one of Japan's most visited temples.

Nijo Castle, constructed in 1603 as the Kyoto residence of Tokugawa Ieyasu, the inaugural shogun of the Edo Period, boasts an illustrious history. His grandson Iemitsu enhanced the palace buildings over two decades and expanded the castle with a remarkable five-story keep. Following the fall of the Tokugawa Shogunate in 1867, Nijo Castle served as an imperial palace briefly before being bequeathed to the city and opened to the public as a historical gem. Its palace structures are revered as prime examples of feudal-era castle architecture, earning the castle a UNESCO world heritage designation in 1994.


Kiyomizu-dera
Kiyomizu-dera
Kinkaku-ji
Kinkaku-ji
Nijo Castle
Nijo Castle
Accommodation: Daiwa Roynet Hotel Kyoto-ekimae

Day 9 - Kyoto to Nara Journey | Fushimi Inari Shrine, Byodoin Temple, Uji Matcha Street, Sake Brewery, Nara Park, Todaiji temple (Private Guide)

After a journey through history dating back to the 8th century, Fushimi Inari Taisha stands as the central shrine among approximately 30,000 Inari shrines spread across Japan. Next, we'll guide you to the enchanting Uji. Renowned for its top-tier tea, Uji holds the distinction of being one of Japan's earliest locations for green tea cultivation. Subsequently, we'll venture to Nara Park and Tōdai-ji Temple, both treasured landmarks at the heart of the city. Nara Park is home to a remarkable population of over 1,200 free-roaming deer, now considered a natural treasure.

Fushimi Inari Taisha/Red Torii Gates
Fushimi Inari Taisha/Red Torii Gates
Nara Park
Nara Park
Todai-ji Temple
Todai-ji Temple
Watch making mochi
Watch making mochi
Accommodation: Miyako City Osaka Hommachi

Day 10 - Osaka's Adventure | Osaka Castle, Ninja Outfit Experience, Ferris Wheel, and Dotonbori Exploration (Private Guide)

Experience the history of Osaka Castle, its construction dating back to 1583, on the former grounds of the Ishiyama Honganji Temple, razed by Oda Nobunaga just thirteen years prior. Rediscover your cherished childhood manga fantasies as you stroll the streets of Asakusa, cloaked in authentic ninja attire. Your amiable instructor will guide you through the art of the ninja, teaching you skills like Shuriken throwing and more. In 2018, the world's largest and only ovular ferris wheel, soaring 77 meters (252 feet) high, was reopened, providing exhilarating views outside the beloved Don Quixote store, affectionately known as “Donki.” Dotonbori, a renowned shopping and entertainment district, is equally famed for its culinary offerings. After sunset, the district transforms into a mesmerizing spectacle, with countless neon lights and animated signs. Savor the opportunity to sample more than ten delectable flavors, including Takoyaki, Shioyaki, Kobe Beef, Okonomiyaki, Yakitori, Taiyaki, Yakisoba, Ikayaki, and more

Ninja experience
Ninja experience
Dotonbori
Dotonbori
street treats
street treats
Donki ferris wheel
Donki ferris wheel
Osaka Castle
Osaka Castle
Accommodation: Miyako City Osaka Hommachi

Day 11 - Departure

Relax and savor your leisure time before our driver arrives to escort you comfortably to the airport, ensuring a smooth journey for your onward flight.

Accommodation

  • 4 Nights in Tokyo
  • 1 Night in Hakone
  • 3 Nights in Kyoto
  • 2 Nights in Osaka
Mitsui Garden Hotel Shiodome Italia-gai
Mitsui Garden Hotel Shiodome Italia-gai
Mitsui Garden Hotel Shiodome Italia-gai
Mitsui Garden Hotel Shiodome Italia-gai
Mitsui Garden Hotel Shiodome Italia-gai
Mitsui Garden Hotel Shiodome Italia-gai
Room Type:Moderate Twin(20m²)
Why this Hotel:

Mitsui Garden Hotel Shiodome Italia-gai is an 8-minute walk from Hamamatsucho JR and Monorail Station. It offers a large public bath, a cafe and rooms with free wired internet. Free WiFi access is available throughout the entire property. Haneda International Airport is 30-minutes away via walk and monorail.

Laforet Club Hakone Gora Yunosumika
Laforet Club Hakone Gora Yunosumika
Laforet Club Hakone Gora Yunosumika
Laforet Club Hakone Gora Yunosumika
Laforet Club Hakone Gora Yunosumika
Laforet Club Hakone Gora Yunosumika
Laforet Club Hakone Gora Yunosumika
Room Type:Premium Room with Tatami Area and Open-Air Bath-4person
Why this Hotel:

Boasting natural hot spring baths, Laforet Club Hakone Gora Yunosumika offers guestrooms with modern décor or traditional Japanese ambience. Nakagora Cablecar Station is a 5-minute walk away. Free Wi-Fi access is available throughout the property.

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 Twin 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.

Miyako City Osaka Hommachi
Miyako City Osaka Hommachi
Miyako City Osaka Hommachi
Miyako City Osaka Hommachi
Miyako City Osaka Hommachi
Miyako City Osaka Hommachi
Miyako City Osaka Hommachi
Room Type:Standard Floor (3-14F) Run of the House
Why this Hotel:

Well set in the Chuo Ward district of Osaka, Miyako City Osaka Hommachi is located a 3-minute walk from Stage Ku, half a kilometer from Nanba Betsuin Temple and a 9-minute walk from Namba Shrine. Among the facilities of this property are a restaurant, a 24-hour front desk and a business center, along with free WiFi throughout the property. The property is close to popular attractions like Hongan-ji Temple Tsumura Betsuin, Hoan-ji Temple and Mitama Shrine.

What's included

AccommodationInternational-standard
Day1-4 Mitsui Garden Hotel Shiodome Italia-gai
Day5 Laforet Club Hakone Gora Yunosumika
Day6-8 Daiwa Roynet Hotel Kyoto-ekimae
Day9-10 Miyako City 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.

our hotel
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.