Land Only Package

14-Day Japan Combination Package from Tokyo (One Way Trip) :Tokyo, Kamakura, Nikko, Mt.Fuji, Osaka, Kyoto, Nara, Takayama & Kanazawa (2014:Nagoya,Toba,Ise,Kyoto&Nara)

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  • Heritage
  • Castle
  • Meal

per person USD 2,977
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Japan Combination Package combine our popular day and overnight tours to create longer packages to meet your Japan sightseeing needs, including airport pick-up/drop-off, accommodations, transportation, and guide service. This 14-day package takes you sightseeing in Tokyo, Nikko, Kamakura, Mt. Fuji, Hakone, Ise, Osaka, Kyoto, Nara, Takayama, Shirakawa-go, and Kanazawa.

Day 1: Arrival: Tokyo


After arrival in Narita airport, JTB staff will meet you at the customs exit and assist you in boarding a reserved taxi. Then you will go to a hotel in Tokyo.

Day 2: Tokyo

7:50 - 8:45 a.m.

We'll pick you up at your hotel in Tokyo. (See the detail on "Pick up" page.)

After assembling at Hamamatsucho Bus Terminal, you'll enjoy the following places:

* Tokyo tower - It is 333 m high and self supporting iron structure. You can enjoy the beautiful view in Tokyo.

*Imperial palace plaza - It is the Japan’s imperial family’s residence. You can enjoy a large park area surrounded by moats and massive stone walls.

* Asakusa kannon temple and Nakamise shopping acade - The arcade is a 300m approach to the temple. You can enjoy shopping and taking picture in front of a famous lantern lamp named Kaminarimon.


12:00 noon-12:20 p.m.

After driving through Ueno, the tour will disband upon arrival at Akihabara or Tokyo Station.
(The tour guide will tell you how to go back to your hotel.)


Enjoy your afternoon free time at your leisure.

Day 3: Tokyo - Kamakura - Tokyo

7:50 - 8:45 a.m.

We'll pick you up at your hotel in Tokyo and take you to Hamamatsucho Bus Terminal. (See the detail on "Pick up" page.)

Then you will enjoy following places;

* Great Buddha / Kotoku-in Temple

- It is designated as a national treasure and is the largest Buddhist image in Japan after the one in Todaiji in Nara. The original image was carved from wood in 1243.

* Hase Kannon Temple

- It is the Japanese largest wooden sculpture, standing about 9.18m in height and having eleven-faces.

* Tsurugaoka Hachimangu

- It is a shrine dedicated to Emperor Oji and popularly believed as the guardian of warriors.

 

Lunch: Japanese-style Lunch

 

After lunch, you'll visit Sankei-en Garden, Yokohama China Town and Yokohama Baybridge (drive through).

 

5:40 - 6:40 p.m.

The tour will disembark at either Shinjuku or Ginza.

Day 4: Tokyo - Nikko - Tokyo

7:50 - 8:45 a.m.

We'll pick you up at your hotel in Tokyo and take you to Hamamatsucho Bus Terminal. (See the detail on "Pick up" page.)

Leaving Hamamatsucho bus terminal, you will move to Nikko Toshogu shrine by motorcoach.

* Nikko Toshogu (UNESCO World Heritage site)

- It is dedicated to Ieyasu Tokugawa, the founder of the Tokugawa Shogunate, which ruled Japan for over 250 years until 1868.

 

Lunch: Japanese-style

 

After lunch, you'll visit the following places:

*Lake Chuzenji

*Kegon Falls

 

7:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Then you will go to Shinjuku and Ginza by motorcoach.

Day 5: Tokyo


Enjoy free entire day in Tokyo.

Day 6: Tokyo - Mt.Fuji - Hakone - Nagoya

7:50 - 8:45 a.m.

After assembling at Hamamatsucho Bus Terminal, we'll take you to Hakone by motorcoach.

You'll visit Fuji Visitor Center and Mt. Fuji 5th Station in the morning.

*Mt. Fuji - The mountain is the highest (3,776m) and most popular mountain in Japan. The volcano has not been active for more than 250 years.

 

Lunch: Japanese-style

 

After lunch, we'll take you to Kojiri and you'll enjoy the following places:

*Lake Ashi Cruise - The lake is a typical caldera lake formed between the outer crater ridge and inner volcanoes. It is a cruise around the beautiful lake.

*Mt. Komagatake Ropeway - It takes you to the top of Mt. Komagatake. It travels the 720m long so you can enjoy beautiful view.

 

5:00 - 8:15 p.m.

You will taike a bullet train from Odawara Station to Nagoya  Station.
(Hikari or Kodama / 70-135 min)

7:00 - 10:30 p.m.

Arrive at Nagoya Marriot Associa Hotel.

Day 7: Nagoya - Ise - Toba - Osaka

8:30 a.m.

After assembling at Kintetsu-Nagoya station (a short walk from Marriott Hotel), you will take the Kintetsu Limited Express Train to Ise-shi Station or Ujiyamada Station. (90min.)

Then you'll enjoy sightseeing the following places:

* Ise Jingu Shrine

* Okage Yokocho Alley

* Women Divers Huts (Experience Woman Divers Culture)

 

Lunch: Seafood BBQ

 

After lunch, you will continue visiting following places;

* Mikimoto Pearl Island

* Toba Ichibangai (Tasting Ise Green Tea)

 

After sightseeing, you will take Limited Express train to Osaka Namba Station from Kintetsu Toba Station. (120min.)

 

7:30 - 8:20 p.m.

You'll check in the hotel in Osaka.

Day 8: Osaka - Kyoto - Nara - Osaka

7:00 - 7:35 a.m.

You will take a train from Osaka Station to Kyoto Station, and after assembling at New Miyako Hotel, you'll join a whole day tour of Kyoto & Nara.

 

You will enjoy visiting the follwong places:

* Nijo Castle (UNESCO World Heritage site)

- It was built in 1603 as Kyoto residence of the Ieyasu Tokugawa, the fast shogun of the edo government. ***On Tuesdays in January, July, August, and December, Nijo Castle is closed. The tour will visit Ryoanji Temple instead.

* Kinkakuji Temple (UNESCO World Heritage site)
- It is a famous structure of Muromachi period. Kinkakuji means golden pavilion and literally it is covered by gold.

* Kyoto Imperial Palace
- It had been served as the Emperor’s palace until the capital was moved to Tokyo. ***On Saturday, Sunday and National Holidays, we'll takeyou Kitano-tenmangu Shrine instead.


Lunch: Japanese-style

 

After the lunch, you will proceed to Nara. Here's the visiting places.

* Todaiji Temple (UNESCO World Heritage site)
- It is one of the largest bronze statue in the world. The Great Buddha is National Treasure.

* Nara park
- It is called “Deer Park” because you can see many deer in the park. There are about 1.100 deer.

* Kasuga Taisha shrine (UNESCO World Heritage site)
- It is located in a forest and contains four buildings, all of which are National Treasures.

* Nara Nagomikan

 

6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

After sightseeing in Nara, you'll head back to Osaka.

 

Day 9: Osaka


Enjoy entire free day in Osaka.

Day 10: Osaka - Takayama

9:15 - 9:45 a.m.

You will move to Takayama by taking a bullet train from Sin-Osaka Station to Nagoya Station (Kodama / 70min), and Nagoya Station to Takayama Station (Limited Express Hida / 150 min).

 

Then you will enjoy visiting the following places:

* Yatai Kaikan Hall

- It is the festival floats exhibition hall featuring the huge floats, decorated with intricate carving, gilded wood, and detailed metalwork.

* Kusakabe Folk Museum

- The museum has many characteristics of Edo architecture: the main part of the building has two-stories & a stair-way, made of Japanese Cypress.

* Kami Sannomachi Street

- The street is called “Sannomachi” (San means three in Japanese). Because this area consists of three towns including Kami-ichino (means one) -machi, Kami-nino (means two) -machi, and the Kami-sannno-machi.

 

5:30 - 6:30 p.m.

Check in Hida Hotel Plaza.

Day 11: Takayama - Shirakawago - Kanazawa

8:30 a.m.

Enjoy your early morning to visit Takayama Morning Market.

Then you'll visit the following places:

* Shirakawa-go / Shirakawa-go Observatory (UNESCO World Heritage site)

- It features houses built in the “Gassho-zukuri” style with steep thatched roof to prevent snow from accumulating.

* Wada residence

After sightseeing, you'll transfer to Kanazawa by local bus.

 

3:15 - 6:15 p.m.

Check in Hotel in Kanazawa.

Day 12: Kanazawa - Kyoto

8:30 - 9:00 a.m.

You will enjoy visiting to the following places.

* Kenrokuen Garden

- The garden is located in the center of Kanazawa city and counted as one of three most beautiful gardens in Japan. Also you can enjoy seasonal flowers.

* Kutaniyaki Pottery Kilin

- Kutaniyaki has characteristics in brilliant colored design on while glaze to be changed into glass-line.

* Former Samurai Residence (Nomura Residence)

* Omicho Market

 

After sightseeing, you'll ride Limited Express Thunderbird to Kyoto Station. (145min.)

 

4:30 - 6:00 p.m.

Chekc in the hotel in Kyoto.

Day 13: Kyoto


Enjoy entire free day in Kyoto.

Receive information regarding Day 14 departure times.

Day 14: Kyoto - Kansai Airport


Enjoy free time at your leisure until departure.

 

Tour concludes upon arrival at Kansai Airport.

Departure Date

Jan.8 - Dec.10: Thu. (except Feb.5,19, Apr.16,23,30, May14, Jul.9,16,30, Aug.6,13, Sep.10,17, Oct.1,8,15,22, Dec.3) *Please note that when the date of stay at the hotel is a blackout date, the tour will not be operated.

Meal

5 Lunches. *Vegetarian option available. Please request upon reservation.

Guide

English-speaking guide service included on days 2-4, 6-8 and 10-12, except while on board bullet train and on days 5,9 and 13. English assistance service included at point of transfer on days 1,6,7,10 and 12 for One Way Plan.

Assembly Point

Narita Airport (Disbanding Point: Kansai Airport)

Baggage

Included for up to one piece of baggage from Tokyo to Osaka on Day 6, from Osaka to Kyoto on Day 10 and from Kyoto to Kansai Airport. Additional baggage will incur a fee of JPY 2,200 per item from Tokyo & Osaka and JPY 1,000 from Kyoto. Light compact baggage is recommended for overnight stays in Noagoya on Day 6, in Takayama on Day 10, and in Kanazawa on Day 11.

Minimum Participants Required

1 Person.

Required When Making Reservations

Please mention arrival and departire flight information.


1.

< Remarks of  Combination Tour >

-Combination Tour is a combination of several tours offered by Sunrise Tours. The structure of each component tour is mentioned on the tour page.

-An English-speaking guide or assistant assigned to each tour will take care of participants from the point of assembly to the point of disbandment. Please note that the accompanying guide or assistant may change on a daily basis and that they are not staying at the hotel with the tour group.

-If your departure flight leaves from Kansai Airport at midnight, pariticipants may have to wait several hours at the airport after arriving in a bench-seated van.

-Extending your length of stay while pariticipating on the tour is not possible. Please call us for an extension if you play to extend your stay in Tokyo or Kyoto.

-Please review the remarks for each tour mentioned on the tour page.

-This tour is offered to travelers from overseas only.

-Tour can be started/ended at Haneda or Itami Airport at same price. Please request upon reservation.

-Those staying at The Prince Park Tower Tokyo can use the hotel shuttle bus for pick-up service.

2.

< Remarks of Mt. Fuji & Hakone Tour >

-Please note that the tour may not visit the Mt. Komagatake Ropeway in cases of heavy traffic.  The tour will not be cancelled, and no refunds will be provided in such cases.  In addition, the arrival time may also be delayed.  (The estimated arrival time is between 20:00-22:00)

-If Fuji Visitor Center is closed or the tour is behind schedule due to traffic, the visit to Fuji Visitor Center may be skipped.

-If the roadway to Mt. Fuji’s 5th station should be blocked due to road surface freezing, the tour would be taken to the highest elevation point possible.

-As temperatures drop significantly on Mt. Fuji, it is highly recommended to bring an overcoat or other warm clothing from fall to spring.

-The tour will not be cancelled or refunded even if the full view of Mt. Fuji is not visible due to weather conditions.

-The Komagatake Ropeway or Lake Ashi cruise may be omitted or substituted depending on traffic, weather conditions, or other operational concerns.  However the tour will not be cancelled or refunded even in such cases.  If either or both are omitted the following are the alternative choices; Narukawa Art Museum, Hakone Check Point, Lake Kawaguchi Cruise, pirate boat on Lake Ashi, Hakone-en Aquarium, Hakone Ropeway, Owakudani Valley, Lake Kawaguchi Ropeway, and Itchiku Kubota Art Museum.

-Please apply for GPS audio guide at the time of reservation.  The number of GPS audio guide is limited, so they may not be available to each of you.

-The tour guide may not accompany back to Tokyo from Odawara Station.  In this case, the manner of returning will be informed in advance.

-Note the bus may make multiple stops at hotels in the Hakone area after sightseeing concludes.

3.

< Remarks of Kamakura Tour >

-Locations indicated in the itinerary may be omitted due to traffic and operation hours.  However, the tour will not be canceled or refunded even in such cases.  The following are possible substitutes: Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine, Kenchoji Temple, Kamakuraguu Treasure Hall, Yokohama Marine Tower & Yamashita Park, or Sky Garden of the Landmark Tower Yokohama.

-Itinerary order is subject to change depending on traffic, weather, and operation hours.

-Note arrival times may be delayed due to traffic conditions as this tour will travel by bus.

-Earphone devices may be provided if there are over 15 participants in order to directly hear the tour guide.

-A fine of JPY 10,000 may be charged if earphones are lost or damaged.

4.

< Remarks of Nikko Tour >

-We recommend you to bring an overcoat or other warm clothing during spring, autumn, and winter.

-Due to expected traffic congestion during the peak autumn season, the tour will not visit the Kegon Falls or Lake Chuzenji between October 10th and November 8th.  During these dates, the tour will visit either the Rinno-ji Temple Taiyu-in Mausoleum, Nikko Futarasan Jinja Shrine, the Kirifuri Falls, or the Nikko Tamozawa Imperial Villa.

-The tour may also be changed to the above itinerary on dates other than that listed above due to traffic congestion, or other unforeseen circumstances.  No refunds will be provided for changes in the itinerary.

-Note arrival times may be delayed due to traffic conditions as this tour will travel by bus.

-As temperatures drop in Nikko, it is highly recommended to bring an overcoat or other warm clothing from fall to spring.

-This tour involves walking the hills and stairs of Toshogu Shrine and Kegon Falls.  Comfortable, loose-fitting clothing and sneakers are recommended.

-Earphone devices will be provided at Nikko Toshogu Shrine in order to directly hear the tour guide.  However this may not apply if there are less than 15 participants.

-A fine of JPY 10,000 may be charged if earphones are lost or damaged.

-Please note that due to repair and restoration work, part or all of Toshogu Shrine’s Yomeimon Gate may not be visible.

5.

< Remarks of Kyoto & Nara Tour >

-Kyoto Imperial Palace is closed on Saturdays, National Holidays and the year end.  During these dates, the tour will visit Kitano-tenmangu Shrine instead.  The same is true of the period before and after the public viewing of the Kyoto Imperial Palace in April and October, May 14 to 17 due to the Aoi Festival, as well as when there is an Imperial Household event. 

-Nishi Honganji Temple will be visited on jan.25, Apr.25, Jul.25 and Oct.25 instead of Kitano-tenmangu Shrine.

-Nijo Castle is closed on every Tuesday in January, July, August, December and the year end.  During these dates, the tour will visit Ryoanji Temple instead.

-Before entering Kyoto Imperial Palace, it is required to complete a form indicating full name, nationality, gender, and age.

-Areas requiring admission fees at Kasuga Taisha Shrine will not be visited.

-Dropp-off service to Karasuma Kyoto Hotel, Hotel Nikko Princess Kyoto, and Hotel Monterey Kyoto cannot be provided during Gion Festival (July 14th-16th) due to traffic restrictions.

-The tour may not visit Nara Nagomikan if it is closed or due to traffic conditions.

-Connections to Kyoto Night Tour and Kyoto Maiko Dinner are not possible due to time constraints.

6.

< Remarks of Shirakawa-go & Kanazawa Tour >

-We recommend you to bring an overcoat or other warm clothing during spring, autumn, and winter.

-Please note that no stop will be made for lunch on Day-1 of the tour.  Lunch is not included in the tour.  We recommend purchasing lunch before departure and eating on the train.

-Kusakabe Folk Museum and Kami Sannomachi Town may be visited.

-If Wada Residence is closed or there is heavy snowfall, Nagase Residence or Myozenji Temple will be visited instead.

-Transportation by bus will be a shared ride.  Local transportation will be used.

-Depending on traffic, weather, or other operational concerns, a highway bus or private chartered bus may be used for transportation between Takayama and Kanazawa.

-This is an exclusive tour intended for overseas travelers only.  Please note residents of Japan cannot participate.

7.

< Remarks of Ise-Shima Tour >

-Shellfish, squids and prawns are included in lunch.  If you have seafood allergy, please request vegetarian meal upon reservation.  The request on the tour date cannot be accepted.

-If the Female Divers Huts or Mikimoto Peal Isaland is closed due to inclement weather, inspections or other reasons, the tour will visit the Meotoiwa (Wedded Rocks), Toba Aquarium or Futami Sea Paradise.

-Seating may not be available when using public transportation.

-Toba Ichibangai may be omitted due to traffic conditions.

-The express train may be used due to train schedule adjustments.

-Casual clothes and comfortable walking shoes are recommended.

-If the Female Divers Huts is closed due to inclement weather, inspections or other reasons, lunch will be held at either a Western or Japanese style restaurant in Ise or Toba area.

-In cases of delays due to timetable changes, or traffic congestion, participants may be required to transfer from the rapid express train bound for Namba, which departs from Toba Station, at Uehommachi Station and take the local train.

8.

***Hotel Upgrade plan is available! See "Optional tour" page and feel free to ask us.***

JTB Japan Asia Travel Department: Tel(800)882-0268, email asia@jtbusa.com

Please contact JTB Japan Asia Travel Department for the optional tour information.
JTB Japan Asia Travel Department: Tel(800)882-0268, email asia@jtbusa.com

Date & Price Tour Start Tour End Departure Adult Child Infant Single Supplement
01/08/2015 02/26/2015 Tokyo $ 2,977 $ 2,657 $ 0 $ 864
03/05/2015 03/26/2015 Tokyo $ 3,016 $ 2,697 $ 0 $ 864
04/02/2015 11/26/2015 Tokyo $ 3,043 $ 2,724 $ 0 $ 864
12/10/2015 12/10/2015 Tokyo $ 2,977 $ 2,657 $ 0 $ 864
Cancellation rates will apply to the tour fare as below. If notice of cancellation is received on tour starting date, or in case of failure to show without notice 100% of the tour fare, 1 day prior to the starting date of the tour 40%, 7 to 2 days prior, 30%, 8 days or more days prior, no charge. Cancellation period is based on Japan local time. Notice must be received during JTB USA office hours. Mon. - Fri., 9:00AM-5:30PM PST Except National Holidays.

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