Land Only Package

[Sunrise Tours Guided Package Tour] 9-Day Sunrise Golden Route: Nikko, Tokyo, Mt. Fuji, Hakone, Kyoto, Hiroshima, Miyajima & Nara (Round Trip from Tokyo)

  • Shinkansen
  • Shrine
  • Heritage
  • Meal
  • Pick up
  • Drop off

per person USD 3,347
GU0231J3S

This managed tour package combines popular tours that visit major sightseeing locations in Japan, such as Nikko, Tokyo, Mt. Fuji, Hakone, Kyoto, Hiroshima, Miyajima, and Nara over the span of 9 days. This tour returns to Tokyo on Day 8. An English-speaking interpreter guide will lead the tour. Even people who are not used to traveling in Japan will have no problem participating worry-free.

Day 1: Arrival: Narita Airport or Haneda Airport


Currently, all foreign nationals who wish to newly enter Japan need to apply for a visa except for those with re-entry permit. A certificate for completion of registration to the ERFS system obtained by a receiving organization through online application is required for the visa application, along with other visa application documents in response to the purpose of visit. Please refer to the following page for more details. 
 

Please refer to the following websites for additional information regarding the entry restrictions to Japan. 

 

General Checklist for Traveling to Japan 

(wat to need before and after entry into Japan) 

https://www.japan.travel/en/practical-coronavirus-information/check-list/

 

Guided Package Tours for leisure track

 
Arrive at Narita Airport or Haneda Airport
An English-speaking tour conductor will meet customers at the airport, and assist them in boarding the taxi to their hotel in Tokyo. 
Arrive at Hotel in Tokyo
   
Dinner
During dinner at the hotel, the guide will provide information regarding your stay. 
Stay at Hotel in Tokyo

 

Day 2: Tokyo - Nikko - Tokyo


08:05~08:15
Depart from Hotel
After breakfast, depart from the hotel accommodation.
*Please check the [About Day 2 Itinerary (Nikko Tour)] and [Day 2 Bus Company].  
 
(90 min)
Nikko Toshogu Shrine
A registered UNESCO World Heritage Site, this sacred place with over 400 years of history is where Ieyasu Tokugawa, the founder of the Tokugawa Shogunate, is enshrined. Enjoy seeing the traditional beauty of the main hall, as well as the sleeping cat and 3 monkey carvings. 
 
(50 min)
Lunch
Enjoy a Japanese-style lunch.
*Please check the [About Day 2 Itinerary (Nikko Tour)].  
 
(10 min)
Lake Chuzenji
Created by an eruption of Mt. Nantai, Lake Chuzenji is a symbol of Nikko.
*Please check the [About Day 2 Itinerary (Nikko Tour)]. 
 
(30 min)
Kegon Falls
Known as one of Japan's 3 great waterfalls, Kegon Falls towers an impressive 97 meters and gushes water from Lake Chuzenji.
*Please check the [About Day 2 Itinerary (Nikko Tour)].  
 
(20 min)
Hanyu Parking Area
The Hanyu Parking Area is a rest area along the highway which creates a close representation of an Edo Period town.
See the beautiful structures and famous long-established shops dating back to the Edo Period, and enjoy shopping for souvenirs.
*Please check the [About Day 2 Itinerary (Nikko Tour)].  
 
19:00~
Tokyo
   
19:30~21:00
Dinner
Enjoy dinner in the city. 
 
21:00~22:00
Stay at Hotel in Tokyo

Day 3: Tokyo


09:10~09:20
Depart from Hotel
After breakfast, depart from the hotel accommodation. 
 
(60 min)
Tea Ceremony Experience in a Japanese Garden Teahouse
In a teahouse within a beautiful Japanese garden, enjoy watching the tea prepared right before your eyes, then taste some tea and sweets.
*Please refer to [About Day 2 Itinerary (1-Day Tokyo Tour)].  
 
(30 min)
Imperial Palace - Nijubashi Bridge
Visit this place, the center of development of Edo-Tokyo, which was once the Edo Castle in the early modern period and has since become the Imperial Palace. 
 
(60 min)
Senso-ji Temple & Nakamise Shopping Street
Senso-ji, Tokyo's oldest temple, offers plenty to see including the bright red Kaminarimon Gate, a statue of the god of thunder, and a five-story pagoda. The bustling street known as "Nakamise" stretches for about 250 m from Kaminarimon Gate to Senso-ji Temple and is filled with a plethora of shops. 
 
(60 min)
Lunch
   
(60 min)
Ginza
Use this time to freely enjoy shopping and sightseeing in the Ginza area. Those who would like may be guided to Kabukiza. 
 
(45 min)
Tokyo Tower
Head up to the Main Deck of Tokyo Tower, a symbol of Tokyo.
*Please refer to [Exemptions/Itinerary Guarantee: Itinerary/Destinations] & [Important Notes/Supplements: Regarding Children/Infants].  
 
18:00~20:00
Dinner
Enjoy dinner in the city. 
 
20:30~21:30
Stay at Hotel in Tokyo

 

Day 4: Tokyo - Mt.Fuji - Hakone - Kyoto


08:15~09:10
Depart from Hotel
After breakfast, depart from the hotel accommodation.
*Please check the [About Day 4 Itinerary (Mt. Fuji & Hakone Tour)] and [Day 3 Bus Company].  
 
(30 min)
Mt. Fuji 5th Station
The bus will head up to the 5th Station along the Subaru Line.
The 5th Station is situated at 2,300 meters (7,546 feet) above sea level. At this height, you will be amazed at spectacular, breathtaking views from above the clouds.
*Please check the [About Day 4 Itinerary (Mt. Fuji & Hakone Tour)].  
 
(50 min)
Lunch
Enjoy Japanese-style cuisine.
*Please make sure to refer to [Important Notes/Supplements: Regarding Meals].  
 
(15 min)
Lake Ashi Cruise
At Lake Ashi in Hakone, customers can ride a cruise ship. Spend a relaxing time while gazing at the beautiful lake and Mt. Fuji.
*Please check the [About Day 4 Itinerary (Mt. Fuji & Hakone Tour)].  "
 
(50 min)
Hakone Komagatake Ropeway
Take a 7-minute ropeway ride to the peak of Mt. Komagatake. A total of 50 minutes will be spent here, including time to walk around at the peak. Take a cableway ride up to the spiritual Hakone Shrine Mototsumiya (original shrine) that nestles at the mountaintop. Enjoy the scenery of Lake Ashi spread out below.
*Please check the [About Day 4 Itinerary (Mt. Fuji & Hakone Tour)].  
 
Hakone-en
Depending on traffic congestion on the day and any itinerary order change, the tour may disembark at Moto-Hakone Port. 
 
17:00~
(180 min)
From Odawara Station to Kyoto Station
(transfer may be required)
Head to Kyoto via Shinkansen.
Enjoy an ekiben ("train station bento," a bento box meal sold at train stations) aboard the Shinkansen!  
 
~20:10
Arrive at Kyoto Station
A drop-off service by taxi to the accommodation is available. 
 
20:10~23:10
Arrival & Check-in at Hotel in Kyoto

Day 5: Kyoto


08:20~08:30
Depart from Hotel
After breakfast, depart from the hotel accommodation.
*Please refer to [Day 5 Bus/Hired Car Company].  
 
(50 min)
Nijo Castle
A World Heritage site.  Tour the historical castle completed in 1626, which was built to provide lodging for the Tokugawa Shogun and as a palladium for Kyoto Imperial Palace. The impressive, elaborate carvings and decors in the Ninomaru Palace are a must-see. 
*Please refer to [About Day 5 Itinerary (1-Day Kyoto Tour)].  
 
(45 min)
Kinkaku-ji Temple
 A World Heritage site.  The wooden architecture is covered in thin layers of pure gold and is surrounded by a beautiful pond. 
 
(40 min)
[Regular]  
Kyoto Imperial Palace
See the Kyoto Imperial Palace, which was used as the Emperor's residence until about 150 years ago.
*Please refer to [About Day 5 Itinerary (1-Day Kyoto Tour)].  
 
(40 min)
[Kyoto Imperial Palace Closed Days]
Kitano Tenmangu Shrine
Kitano Tenmangu Shrine is the substitute for Kyoto Imperial Palace on days it is closed to visitors.  It is famous for housing the God of scholarship.  This shrine's main hall is a designated national treasure. The shrine is especially great to see during the plum blossom and autumn leaf seasons.
*Please refer to [About Day 5 Itinerary (1-Day Kyoto Tour)].  
 
(60 min)
Lunch
A Western-style set menu meal will be served.
*Please refer to [Important Notes/Supplements: Regarding Meals].  
 
(30 min)
Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine
Fushimi Inari Taisha is the head shrine of some 40,000 inari-jinja shrines located all over Japan.  The bright red Senbon Torii gates are a must-see attraction. 
 
(30 min)
Sanjusangen-do Temple
Visit the world's longest wooden structure, housing 1,001 life-size statues of Buddhist Kannon deities dating back to the 13th century. 
 
(70 min)
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
The view of Kyoto from the World Heritage Site of Kiyomizu-dera is superb. The historic shopping lane that leads to the temple adds to a wonderful experience. 
 
18:30~20:30
Dinner
Dinner in Kyoto City 
 
21:00~21:30
Stay at Hotel in Kyoto City

Day 6: Kyoto - Hiroshima - Miyajima - Kyoto


07:30~08:00
Depart from Hotel
After breakfast, head to Kyoto Station from the hotel accommodation. 
 
(100 min)
Depart from Kyoto Station
From Kyoto Station to Hiroshima Station
(Nozomi Shinkansen, reserved seating)  
Arrive at Hiroshima Station
Walk to Hotel Granvia Hiroshima 
 
10:30~
Depart from Hotel Granvia Hiroshima
Go to Miyajimaguchi by bus
*Please refer to [Day 6 Bus Company].  
 
(10 min)
From Miyajimaguchi to Miyajima Port
Go to Miyajima by ferry     
 
(60 min)
Itsukushima Shrine in Miyajima 
A World Heritage site.  Established in the 6th century, this shrine is one of Japan's finest, and is famous for its beautiful Shinden-zukuri style structure (architecture representative of a nobles' residence in the Heian period). The contrast of the green of Mount Misen behind the lacquered shrine pavilion and the blue of the Seto Sea is beautiful and evocative of the underwater palace of Ryugujo. 
*Please refer to [About Day 6 Itinerary (1-Day Hiroshima & Miyajima Tour)]. 
 
(60 min)
Lunch
Enjoy a Japanese-style lunch in Miyajima.
*Please refer to [Important Notes/Supplements: Regarding Meals]. 
 
(10 min)
From Miyajima Port to Miyajimaguchi
Go to Miyajimaguchi by ferry   
 
(30 min)
Depart from Miyajimaguchi
Take the bus to Peace Memorial Park
*Please refer to [Day 6 Bus Company].  
 
(100 min)
Peace Memorial Park & Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum
This large-scale park was established in 1949 after the Pacific War ended, and is visited by countless visitors as a symbol of peace. The museum within the park is an Important Cultural Property of Japan, and was built to remind future generations of the terror wrought by atomic bombs. 
 
Atomic Bomb Dome
The Atomic Bomb Dome is a symbol of the disastrous atomic bombing during WWII, the first atomic bombs used in human history, and has been preserved as it was to promote peace and elimination of atomic weapons around the world. 
 
18:00~18:30
Arrive at Hiroshima Station
   
(100 min)
Depart from Hiroshima Station
From Hiroshima Station to Kyoto Station
(Nozomi Shinkansen, reserved seating)
Enjoy an ekiben ("train station bento," a bento box meal sold at train stations) aboard the Shinkansen!  
 
20:20~21:00
Arrive at Kyoto Station
Customers will be dropped off at the accommodation in Kyoto City by taxi. 
 
21:00~21:30
Stay at Hotel in Kyoto City

Day 7: Kyoto - Nara - Kyoto


07:50~08:30
Depart from Hotel
After breakfast, head to Kyoto Station from the hotel accommodation. 
 
(20 min)
From Kyoto Station to Uji Station
 (JR Rapid/Local, non-reserved seating)
Please refer to [About Day 7 Itinerary (1-Day Uji & Nara Tour)]. 
 
Uji Bridge
Uji Bridge is thought to have been originally built sometime in the 7th century and is counted among the oldest bridges in Japan. A small protrusion off one side of the bridge known as san-no-ma offers great views. 
 
Nakanoshima Park
Sightseeing at Nakanoshima Park
Please refer to [Exemptions/Itinerary Guarantee: Itinerary/Destinations] in the Remarks. 
 
(20 min)
Ujigami Shrine
A World Cultural Heritage Site.
Its Main Hall, a National Treasure, is said to be Japan's oldest Shinto architecture.  
 
(50 min)
Byodo-in Temple
Built near the end of the Heian Era, this temple houses a Buddha statue and other images, and is surrounded by a beautiful garden. The temple is registered on the World Heritage List as a part of the Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto. An image of this temple's Phoenix Hall is featured on the 10 yen coin.
Please refer to [About Day 7 Itinerary (1-Day Uji & Nara Tour)].  
 
(20 min)
From Uji Station to Kyoto Station
(JR Rapid/Local, non-reserved seating) 
Kyoto Station
Walk to Miyako Hotel Kyoto Hachijo (Formerly: New Miyako Hotel) 
 
(60 min)
Lunch
A Western-style set menu meal will be served.
*Please refer to [Important Notes/Supplements: Regarding Meals].  
Depart from Miyako Hotel Kyoto Hachijo (Formerly: New Miyako Hotel)
Transportation for the Nara sightseeing will be by bus.
*Please refer to [Day 7 Bus/Hired Car Company].  
 
(60 min)
Todai-ji Temple (Great Buddha) / Nara Park
A World Heritage site.  This is the symbol of the Nara Period and one of the world's largest wooden structures. Its huge main hall and bronze Great Buddha are impressive to behold. 
 
(40 min)
Kasuga Taisha Shrine
This Nara Period shrine is designated as a World Heritage Site. The deer of Nara Park are thought to be the shrine messengers.
Please refer to [About Day 7 Itinerary (1-Day Uji & Nara Tour)].  
 
(20 min)
Nara Nagomikan (Gift Shop)
The largest souvenir shop in Nara. Enjoy yourself in this spacious shop and look for the perfect souvenir.
Please refer to [About Day 7 Itinerary (1-Day Uji & Nara Tour)].  
 
18:30~20:30
Dinner
Return to Kyoto City and have dinner. 
 
21:00~21:30
Stay at Hotel in Kyoto City

Day 8: Kyoto - Tokyo


07:50~08:30
Depart from Kyoto Tokyu Hotel
After breakfast, head to Kyoto Station from the hotel accommodation. 
From Kyoto Station to Saga-Arashiyama Station
 (JR Rapid/Local, non-reserved seating) 
 
(30 min)
Jojakko-ji Temple
This temple overlooks the town of Sagano and the city of Kyoto. The area is famous for its beautiful scenery when the colored leaves cover the mountain in autumn. 
 
Sagano Bamboo Grove
Enjoy a relaxing walk through this bamboo grove popular even among international visitors. 
 
(30 min)
Tenryu-ji Temple
A World Heritage site.  This Zen temple stands in one of Kyoto's leading sightseeing areas. The Japanese garden is complemented by the beautiful landscapes of Arashiyama, and has been registered as a Special Place of Scenic Beauty. 
 
Togetsukyo Bridge
This 250-meter-long bridge offers a spectacular location for viewing cherry blossoms or colored autumn leaves. 
 
(60 min)
Board the Yakatabune
 
Lunch
Enjoy the scenery of Togetsukyo Bridge and Arashiyama from aboard the yakatabune.
Savor a Japanese-style lunch on board the yakatabune.
The National Government Licensed English Guide Interpreter will not provide guidance aboard the yakatabune.
Please refer to [Important Notes/Supplements: Regarding Meals].  
From Saga-Arashiyama Station to Kyoto
(JR Rapid/Local, non-reserved seating) 
Arrive at Kyoto Station
   
From Kyoto Station to Tokyo Station
   
17:00~
Arrive at Tokyo Station
A drop-off service by taxi to the accommodation is available.  
 
17:30~18:00
Arrive at Hotel in Tokyo
   
19:00~21:00
Dinner
Enjoy dinner in the city. 
Stay at Hotel in Tokyo

Day 9: Tokyo - Narita Airport


Depart from Hotel in Tokyo
The taxi driver will meet customers at the hotel in Tokyo and drop them off at the airport in time for their flight (with accompanying National Government Licensed Guide Interpreter or assistant). The meeting time can be checked at the Day 8 Tokyo hotel. 
Arrive at Narita Airport or Haneda Airport
 
“Guided Sunrise Tours package” following the Japanese government's announcement of opening borders to inbound leisure travelers to Japan. 
This tour is designed to comply with the guidelines issued by Japan Tourist Agency under current travel restrictions. 
 
 
 
 

Departure Date

2022: Jul.17, 24, 31, Aug.7,14 & 21

Meal

8 Breakfasts, 7 Lunches, 6 Dinners and 2 Box dinners (train station bento box)

Guide

This is a managed tour with an accompanying National Government Licensed English Guide Interpreter throughout the itinerary. Please be sure to follow the instructions of the National Government Licensed English Guide Interpreter during the tour.

Baggage

On Day 4, suitcases and other large pieces of luggage will be transported separately the following day by truck from hotels in Tokyo to hotels in Kyoto. Also, they will be sent from hotels in Kyoto by truck on Day 7 to hotels in Tokyo (delivery the following day). *One article of standard size luggage per customer will be transported. *As delivery is the following day, please prepare an overnight package for a single night stay. *You will be contacted with details by the day prior to departure.

Minimum Participants Required

2 people

Required When Making Reservations

Arrival and departure flight information.

Accommodations

Tokyo : Keio Plaza Hotel Kyoto : Kyoto Tokyu Hotel


1.

Currently, all foreign nationals who wish to newly enter Japan need to apply for a visa except for those with re-entry permit. A certificate for completion of registration to the ERFS system obtained by a receiving organization through online application is required for the visa application, along with other visa application documents in response to the purpose of visit. Please refer to the following page for more details. 
 

Please refer to the following websites for additional information regarding the entry restrictions to Japan. 

 

General Checklist for Traveling to Japan 

(wat to need before and after entry into Japan) 

https://www.japan.travel/en/practical-coronavirus-information/check-list/

 

Guided Package Tours for leisure track

 

2.

Planning Company:
JTB Global Marketing & Travel Inc.
Address: 2-3-14 Higashi Shinagawa, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo
Japan Tourism Agency Registered Travel Agent (No. 1723)
A member of the Japan Association of Travel Agents

3.

[Reception Method]                                 
At reception, please show your reservation confirmation sheet, a printout of the reservation confirmation e-mail, or show the e-mail on your mobile device screen to staff. 

4.

[Operation Conditions/Tour Conditions]
- This is a managed tour with an accompanying National Government Licensed English Guide Interpreter throughout the itinerary.
Please be sure to follow the instructions of the National Government Licensed English Guide Interpreter during the tour.
- Customers are to prepare the necessary visa requirements, etc. for traveling to Japan on their own.
- To prevent infection, please participate wearing face masks. 
- On the day of the tour, a health check and temperature screening will be conducted. Those with a temperature of 37.5 and above as well as those who do not feel well may not be allowed to participate. 
- The above are subject to change depending on the infection status.
Please check the following for the most up-to-date information. 
Website: https://www.sunrise-tours.jp/en/ 
- Please register in advance on Visit Japan Web and use Fast Track. For details, please check the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan website or the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare website.
- Please be sure to guide the customer to enroll in private insurance for medical care.
- A National Government Licensed English Guide Interpreter or English-speaking assistant will accompany each tour from the meeting point until the tour end. Furthermore, please note that the National Government Licensed English Guide Interpreter or assistant is generally different for each tour.
- If the minimum number of participants (2) is not met by 21 days before the scheduled date, the tour on that date may be canceled.
- If the tour is canceled, participants will be notified by the conducting company or their travel agent.
- The itinerary displayed on the booking screen is the final itinerary.
- This is a special tour for international visitors. Please understand that residents of Japan cannot make bookings for this tour.
Tour codes for booking by number of persons using 1 hotel room:
- 1 person in 1 room: GU0234J3S
- 2-3 persons in 1 room: GU0231J3S

5.

[Exemptions/Itinerary Guarantee: Itinerary/Destinations]
- The order of activities and arrival times may differ on the day depending on reasons such as road conditions and congestion at destinations.
- Train times may change due to timetable alterations or other reasons.
- Depending on the number of tour participants, transportation to be used may be other than a large bus (mid-size bus, small bus, hired car, taxi, etc.).
- Seats may not be designated.

6.

[Airport Shuttle Service]
You may also specify Haneda Airport for your pick-up and drop-off location. In such cases, please inform us when booking.
*The meeting time for the final day can be checked at the Day 8 Tokyo hotel.

7.

[About Day 2 Itinerary (Nikko Tour)] 
- Heavy traffic due to colored leaves is expected every year on Irohazaka Winding Road from Oct. to early Nov. Therefore, Kegon Falls and Lake Chuzenji will not be visited during this period. In such cases, any of the following will be visited instead of Kegon Falls and Lake Chuzenji: Taiyuuin Mausoleum at Rinno-ji Temple, Futarasan Shrine, Kirifuri Falls, or Tamozawa Imperial Villa.
The alternative plan outlined above may be used even outside of the designated period (Oct. - early Nov.) due to road conditions or other reasons. 
- The tour will walk up and down steps and hilly paths at Nikko Toshogu Shrine and Kegon Falls. Be sure to wear shoes and clothing which are comfortable to walk in. 
- The charge to take the Kegon Falls elevator is not included in the booking price. Admire the waterfall from the observation deck facing the falls free of charge.
- Depending on road conditions, the tour may stop at a different parking area (rest area) instead of the Hanyu Parking Area. In this case, please note that the different rest area will not be a representation of an Edo Period town.

8.

[About Day 3 Itinerary (1-Day Tokyo Tour)]
- In case a planned destination is unavailable, the tour may be led to an alternative destination.
 Meiji Shrine, Sumida Hokusai Museum, Shitamachi Museum, Roppongi Hills Observation Deck, Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, Rikugi-en Garden, etc.
- At Tokyo Tower, admission fee for the Main Deck (150 m) is included. (Only for Adult and Child rates. For accompanying infants 4 years of age and older, an admission fee will be required separately.) The Top Deck (250 m) cannot be entered. Thank you for your understanding.
- Admission fees to the Tokyo Tower Main Deck will be required separately for infants 4-5 years old. Please pay at the location on the day. (JPY 500 as of Nov. 2021. Subject to change. Please check the following website for the most up-to-date information. https://www.tokyotower.co.jp/en/price/)
- For the tea ceremony experience, as wheelchair use may be difficult due to several areas with large steps on the way to the teahouse, participating in the tea ceremony experience is allowed only for customers who can walk on their own, or those who have a companion to assist them. Only the Japanese garden viewing is possible. Thank you for your understanding.
 

9.

[About Day 4 Itinerary (Mt. Fuji & Hakone Tour)]
- If Mt. Fuji's 5th Station cannot be reached due to road surface freezing, an accident on the Fuji Subaru Line, or weather conditions, the tour will be taken to the highest elevation point possible. No alternative destinations are planned when the tour reaches beyond the 1st Station. When the tour has to turn back at the 1st Station, or when the Fuji Subaru Line is completely blocked, the tour will visit Fujisan World Heritage Center or Lake Kawaguchi Oishi Park. Please note that an alternative itinerary may also be omitted depending on road conditions.
- Due to weather conditions, Mt. Fuji may not be visible even from the base. However, the tour will not be canceled and refunds will not be given for this reason.
- If the Lake Ashi cruise or Komagatake Ropeway cannot be boarded (when not visitable due to suspension of operation, road congestion, or conditions at other sightseeing areas), the tour will be guided to one of the following alternative destinations. (The tour will not be canceled and refunds will not be issued for this reason.)
Swan Lake Cruise Ship on Lake Yamanaka, Odawara Castle, Hakone Venetian Glass Museum, Hakone-en Aquarium, Hakone Ropeway, Hakone Pirate Ship, Narukawa Art Museum, Hakone Checkpoint, Lake Kawaguchi Cruise, Mt. Fuji Panoramic Ropeway, Itchiku Kubota Art Museum, Hakone Shrine, Oshino Shinobi no Sato, etc.
- Depending on the season and day of the week, traffic conditions may vary, and arrival time at each location may be considerably delayed. Thank you for your understanding.
- The trip from Odawara to Kyoto may require a train transfer midway at Shizuoka Station or Nagoya Station. If so, a staff member will assist participants in transferring.
- The arrival time in Kyoto may be later than scheduled, around 22:00 - 23:00, due to traffic congestion and other reasons.

10.

[About Day 5 Itinerary (1-Day Kyoto Tour)]
- The Kyoto Imperial Palace is closed to visitors on the following days. As such, the tour will visit Kitano Tenmangu Shrine instead. If the closed day falls on the 25th, the tour will visit Nishi Hongan-ji Temple. (Mondays, Tuesday if Monday is a national holiday, and whenever there is an Imperial Household event)
- Nijo Castle is closed on Tuesdays in January, July, August, and December. (Closed on the following day if Tuesday is a holiday.) If closed, Ryoan-ji Temple will be visited instead.
- Participants will walk from the parking lot to Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine (about 15 min one-way). Thank you for your understanding.

11.

[About Day 6 Itinerary (1-Day Hiroshima & Miyajima Tour)]
- Due to repairs starting from June 2019, Itsukushima Shrine's East Corridor, Marodo Shrine Worship Hall (scheduled to end Dec. 2022), and part or all of the large torii gate (end date TBD) will not be visible. 

12.

[About Day 7 Itinerary (1-Day Uji & Nara Tour)]
- This tour uses public transportation for the round trip to Uji. All trains have non-reserved seats. Please note that seating is not guaranteed.
- The morning portion of this tour is a walking tour, not a bus tour. Please participate in shoes which are easy to walk in. The afternoon portion of the tour will be a bus tour.
- The tour may not be able to enter the Phoenix Hall at Byodo-in Temple in case of congestion. In this case, JPY 300 will be refunded at the location.
- The tour may be unable to drop by Nakanoshima Park in case of high water level in the Uji River, etc.
- Participants will walk from the parking lot to Todai-ji Temple (about 15 min one-way). Thank you for your understanding. Please inform us at the time of booking if any person in your group is using crutches or a wheelchair, or has a chronic illness that makes it difficult to walk for long distances.
- At Kasuga Taisha Shrine, the tour does not include entrance to areas requiring admission.
- Nara Nagomikan may be omitted from the itinerary if it is closed on the day of the tour, or as a result of traffic congestion.

13.

[About Day 8 Itinerary (Sagano Bamboo Grove & Arashiyama Walking Tour)]
If the yakatabune cannot be boarded due to effects of high water levels, etc., a Japanese-style lunch will be served at the restaurant instead.
The National Government Licensed English Guide Interpreter will not provide guidance aboard the yakatabune.
As this is a walking tour, please wear shoes and clothing that are suitable for walking. The total walking distance for this tour is approximately 3 km. 

14.

[Important Notes/Supplements: Regarding Children/Infants]
- Children up to 5 years old may join free of charge, but will not be provided with bus and Shinkansen seats or lunch. Also, at some hotels, a facility usage fee will be required. Please pay at the location.
- Also, at some hotels, a facility usage fee will be required. Please pay at the location.

15.

[Important Notes/Supplements: Regarding Meals]
- For customers that would like a vegetarian meal or Muslim-friendly meal (for Day 4 Mt. Fuji & Hakone Tour only), please make a request at the time of booking.
*Muslim-friendly Meals: A menu that does not use pork or alcohol will be provided. Please note that these are not halal certified.
- If there is a large number of customers during lunch on Day 4, customers may have to take their own fruit serving and coffee from a buffet.
- A set menu meal will be served for lunch on Day 5 (Western-style meal) and Day 6 (Japanese-style meal). (May be changed to a vegetarian meal. Same-day changes are not accepted.)
- Allergy-friendly meals, gluten-free meals, etc. are not available. Requests for those with allergies or gluten-free options cannot be accepted.
A Western-style meal will be prepared for lunch on Day 7. Vegetarian meals are available and must be requested at the time of booking.
A Japanese-style meal will be prepared for lunch on Day 8. Please understand that there is no vegetarian option available.
If the boat cannot be boarded due to high water levels or inclement weather, etc., the meal will be served at a restaurant instead. The boat fare difference will be refunded at the location.
 

16.

[Important Notes/Supplements: Accommodation Information]
- While requests for non-smoking rooms, Double rooms, and baby cots are accepted, requests may not be accommodated depending on the hotel. Thank you for your understanding.
Baby cots are available for a charge at some facilities. Please pay at the location. Also, children sharing beds with adults are limited to 1 child per bed.
- The excluded days for each accommodation facility are different than the excluded days for tour operation.

17.

[Luggage Transport Service]
- On Day 4, suitcases and other large pieces of luggage will be transported separately the following day by truck from hotels in Tokyo to hotels in Kyoto.
Also, they will be sent from hotels in Kyoto by truck on Day 7 to hotels in Tokyo (delivery the following day).
*One article of standard size luggage per customer will be transported.
*As delivery is the following day, please prepare an overnight package for a single night stay.
*You will be contacted with details by the day prior to departure.

18.

[Regarding Luggage on Shinkansen]
- It will not be possible to bring large luggage whose total height, width, and length exceeds 160 cm onto Shinkansen. If bringing large luggage, please make use of a delivery service on your own.
 

19.

[Day 2, 3 & 4 Bus/Hired Car Company]
One of the following:
Fuji Kyuko Kanko Co., Ltd.; Fuji Express Co., Ltd.; KM Mobility Service Co., Ltd.; Hato Bus Co., Ltd.; Tokyo Yasaka Sightseeing Bus Co., Ltd.; Heisei Enterprise Co., Ltd.; Amore Kotsu Ltd.; Tokyo Bus Co., Ltd.; Toto Kanko Bus Co., Ltd.; Chuo Kanko Co., Ltd.; Tokyo Limousine Co., Ltd.; Tokyo Passenger Co., Ltd.; Kokusai Kogyo Co., Ltd.; Hinomaru Limousine Co., Ltd.; Kokusai Hire Co., Ltd.; Teito Motor Transportation Co., Ltd.; Outech Co., Ltd.; FIT Japan Grand Limousine Service; or Jenet Co., Ltd.

 

20.

[Day 5 & 7 (Afternoon Only) Bus/Hired Car Company]
One of the following:
Teisan Kanko Bus Co., Ltd. (in general); Yasaka Sightseeing Bus Co., Ltd.; Yuai Kanko Bus Co., Ltd.; Toh-ho-kanko Bus Co., Ltd.; Kyoto Kanko Bus Co., Ltd.; or Senriyama Bus Co., Ltd.
*In general, Teisan Kanko Bus will be used.
If otherwise, it will be specified in the final itinerary.
*Depending on the number of tour participants, transportation to be used may be other than a large bus (mid-size bus, small bus), a hired car (van, minivan - MK Co., Ltd. or Yasaka Group), or a taxi.
Standard transportation for approximate number of customers:
- Large bus: around 26 people or more
- Mid-size bus: around 11-25 people
- Small bus: around 9-10 people
- Van (hired car): around 5-8 people
- Minivan (hired car): around 3-4 people
- Taxi: around 1-2 people

 

21.

[Day 6 Bus Company]
One of the following:
Tsubame Kotsu (in general); Carp Kanko; Honshi Bus Kaihatsu; or Chugoku JR Bus Company Co., Ltd.
*In general, Tsubame Kotsu will be used.
If otherwise, it will be specified in the final itinerary.
*Depending on the number of tour participants, transportation to be used may be other than a large bus (mid-size bus, small bus), a hired car (van, minivan - Tsubame Kotsu), a taxi, or train on some parts of the tour.
Standard transportation for approximate number of customers:
- Large bus: around 25 people or more
- Mid-size bus: around 19-24 people
- Small bus: around 9-18 people
- Van (hired car): around 5-8 people
- Train (Hiroshima Station--Miyajimaguchi Station) + Minivan (hired car, Miyajimaguchi Station--Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park--Hiroshima Station): around 3-4 people
- Train (Hiroshima Station--Miyajimaguchi Station) + Taxi (Miyajimaguchi Station--Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park--Hiroshima Station): around 2 people

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Date & Price Tour Start Tour End Departure Adult Child Single Supplement
09/11/2022 09/19/2022 Tokyo $ 3,347 $ 3,347 $ 889
09/18/2022 09/26/2022 Tokyo $ 3,347 $ 3,347 $ 889
10/02/2022 10/10/2022 Tokyo $ 3,347 $ 3,347 $ 889
10/09/2022 10/17/2022 Tokyo $ 3,347 $ 3,347 $ 889
10/16/2022 10/24/2022 Tokyo $ 3,347 $ 3,347 $ 889
10/23/2022 10/31/2022 Tokyo $ 3,347 $ 3,347 $ 889
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