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SAMPLE ITINERARY: Japan Golden Route 5-Day plan covering Tokyo, Mt.Fuji, Kyoto & Osaka

TAILOR-MADE TOURS: Exclusively for your own group
Tokyo Tower
Tokyo Tower, Observatory Tower
Tokyo Imperial Palace
Nijubashi, Tokyo Imperial Palace
Hakone Lake Ashi
Lake Ashi, in Hakone
Mt.Komagatake Ropeway
Mt.Komagatake Ropeway, in Hakone
Osaka Castle
Osaka Castle
Rinku Premium Outlets
Rinku Premium Outlets, Osaka
Place of Stay: Tokyo
Day 1   From Narita/Haneda/Tokyo city
Dep. hotel
not provided
board a flight Pick up at Narita/Haneda Airport or your hotel in Tokyo. bus Tokyo Tower observatory, bus Imperial Palace Plaza, bus Tsukiji outer fish market, bus Akihabara or Asakusa
Stop for the night in Tokyo
Place of Stay: Hakone
Day 2   Tokyo~Mt.Fuji~Hakone
Dep. hotel
not provided
bus Mt.Fuji 5th Station, bus Oshino Hakkai, bus Lake Ashi cruise, bus Owakudani Boiling Valley or Mt.Komagatake Ropeway
Stop for the night in Hakone or Gotemba
Place of Stay: Kyoto
Day 3   Hakone~Kyoto
Dep. hotel
not provided
bus using Tomei Highway from Gotemba to Kyoto (approx. 400km, taking about 5~6 hours with rest stops in between) bus
Lake Biwa or Kyoto city
Stop for the night in Lake Biwa or Kyoto
Place of Stay: Osaka
Day 4   Kyoto~Osaka
Dep. hotel
not provided
bus Fushimi Inari Shrine, bus Kinkaku-ji Temple, bus Niju Castle or Kyoto Imperial Palace, bus Kiyomizu-dera Temple,
Stop for the night in Osaka
Place of Stay: none
Day 5   Osaka~Kansai Airport
Dep. hotel
not provided
bus Osaka Castle, bus Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan or Umeda Floating Garden Observatory, bus Dotonbori, bus Rinku Premium Outlets,
Send to Kansai airport or your hotel nearby Kansai airport for flight departing next morning. board a flight
From JPY 485,000 (~9 Pax)
From JPY 610,000 (~16 Pax)
From JPY 718,000 (~22 Pax)
From JPY 800,000 (~40 Pax)

With 9 hours of sightseeing daily.

(A 9-seater full-size van will be used for no more than 9 passengers with luggage, 21-seater microbus for no more than 16 passengers with luggage, 27-seater coach for no more than 22 passengers with luggage, a 53-seater bus will be used for no more than 40 passengers with luggage.)

5 Days / 4 Nights
Accommodation is not provided and you are required to arrange for your own accommodation.
OPTIONAL (Additional fee required)
Accompanying Mandarin/English-speaking tour guide for your trip.
Arrangement for accommodation for the tour guide will be necessary.

Vehicle with driver(and driver's overnight accommodation & overnight vehicle parking), highway toll fees(exclude 5th station toll fee) and taxes.


Tour guide, meals, parking fees, activity, admission tickets and your own accommodations.

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Additional Information

Admission fees and activities: Not included. It falls under personal expenses.
Note: This is a customized tour as such you can arrange the tour according to your requirements. We will use our model itinerary in the above if you do not have your own itinerary. If using your own itinerary, it is subject to verification of its feasiblity.
Drivers: Japanese drivers will be used for microbuses and larger vehicles. For full-size vans and smaller vehicles, English-speaking driver is available on request.
Tour Guide: Professional tour guide is available for hire on request. Fees starting from 8 hours hire going at 28,500yen
Hours of hire: Minimum of 9 hours is required to complete the itinerary. Maximum of 12 hours hire is permitted. Rate quoted is the starting rate for 9 hours hire.

Plan includes:

Vehicle with driver. Driver's own accommodation. Estimated highway tolls and taxes.
Plan does not include: Use of vehicle parking facility and personal expenses such as meals, admission tickets, are not included.

Payment method:

Prepayment is required. Using credit card or payment through the bank.
FAQ: Please click here for the frequently asked questions
Cancellation Policy: ● More than 21 days notice: no cancellation fee required
● 20 days to 15 days notice: 20% cancellation fee
● 14 days to 8 days notice: 30% cancellation fee
● 7-2 days or less notice: 50% cancellation fee
● 1 day before trip: 80% cancellation fee
● Actual day or No Show: No refund possible.

Description: This is our compact version of the "Japan Golden Route" itinerary. This routing is designed to cater to a wide variety of interests from culture, architecture, nature, Onsen spa baths, and traditional Japanese cuisine to 21st century sights. Our qualified guide(additional fee required) and driver will help you navigate Tokyo's cultural landmarks, fashionable neighborhoods and diverse shopping districts. Spend a day at Hakone and Mt. Fuji, we recommend that you stay for a night in Hakone or at Lake Kawaguchi at a Japanese onsen ryokan (traditional inn), where you can unwind in the hot springs (onsen) and dine on gourmet kaiseki cuisine. You will also spend a full day in the ancient city of Kyoto, where you will have exclusive access to the city's gardens, temples, shrines, and specialty shops. From Kyoto, proceed to Osaka, you will visit Osaka Castle and have a chance to see why Osaka is called the "night life city". This itinerary is perfect for those who want to visit the well known regions of Japan.


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