8 Days Essence of Spring | Anime - Cherry Blossom Seasonal Tour

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Tokyo | Kanda Shrine
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Ghibli Museum
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Nakano Broadway
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Harajuku | Takeshita Street
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Kyoto | Golden Pavilion
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Nara | Deer Park
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Hakone | Owakudani Valley
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Tokyo Tower
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Shizuoka | Mt. Fuji
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Maiko Dining Experience
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Tour Descriptions

Japan is often categorized in two ways: the regular, real world and the mystical world of Anime. During our action packed Essence of Spring | Anime, we take you to the hottest destinations highlighting Tokyo's best destinations for all things anime after exploring the unique tradition and culture that is Japan. Make your fantasy come true in this exciting Anime Japan Tour!
Guests must provide their passport information and full payment for the tour by the 1st of the month prior to the date the tour visits the museum. Please note that this still does not guarantee to secure your Ghibli Museum Ticket. The Ghibli Museum may be substituted with another attraction.
Itinerary

Osaka | Arrive in Japan & Check-in Hotel

04/06/2023

Vischio Kyoto Hotel By GRANVIA ( Western Style )

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Vischio Kyoto Hotel By GRANVIA

Located in Higashikujo Nishisannocho, the Hotel Vischio Kyoto is a comfortable hotel to relax during your Japan tour featuring numerous Kyoto landmarks nearby. Higashi Honganji Temple and Sanjusangendo Temple are within walking distance, as is the convenient Kujo Station.

Near by.......
-Kyoto Tower
-Toji Temple
-Nijō Castle

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Welcome to Japan! We will have transportation services to take you to your hotel. Please refer to your tour app for more information.
Rest at the hotel and be ready to start your exciting tour tomorrow.

**INFORMATION**
From KIX Airport to downtown hotel in Osaka - about 70 mins (Bus)
From ITM Airport to downtown hotel in Osaka - about 30 mins (Bus)

Kyoto & Nara | Meet & Greet the friendly Deer of Nara

04/07/2023 Breakfast Lunch

Vischio Kyoto Hotel By GRANVIA ( Western Style )

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Vischio Kyoto Hotel By GRANVIA

Located in Higashikujo Nishisannocho, the Hotel Vischio Kyoto is a comfortable hotel to relax during your Japan tour featuring numerous Kyoto landmarks nearby. Higashi Honganji Temple and Sanjusangendo Temple are within walking distance, as is the convenient Kujo Station.

Near by.......
-Kyoto Tower
-Toji Temple
-Nijō Castle

View Hotel Detail

Discover the allure of Kyoto with our meticulously crafted Japan package tour. This journey is an immersive experience, designed to capture the essence of Japan's cultural treasures amidst the breathtaking beauty of cherry blossoms. Delve into the wonders of Kyoto's most iconic sites, each a chapter in your unforgettable Japan tour.

Begin your adventure with a visit to the esteemed Todaiji Temple in Nara, a testament to Japanese architectural grandeur. This historic temple claims the Guinness World Record as the largest wooden building ever erected. Inside its sacred walls, behold the serene Buddha statue, embodying Japan's spiritual legacy.

In the heart of Nara lies the charming Deer Park, where amiable deer roam freely. Engage with these friendly creatures and witness their graceful bows, a unique connection to nature's wonders that epitomizes the park's allure.

Returning to Kyoto, our exploration takes us to a sake museum, a haven of history and flavor. Immerse yourself in Japan's cherished drink, delving into its legacy through captivating exhibits and delightful tasting sessions.

The journey continues to Fushimi Inari Shrine, adorned with vermilion torii gates. Meander through these captivating pathways, embarking on a spiritual quest that resonates with Japan's reverence for tradition.

A unique facet of our tour awaits at Kyoto Samurai Ninja Museum, where history springs to life through engaging displays and interactive showcases. Immerse yourself in the world of ancient warriors, gaining insights into their way of life and skills.

As the sun sets, Kyoto Station transforms into a mesmerizing tapestry of lights. The Kyoto Station Illumination dazzles with its captivating display, a testament to Kyoto's blend of modernity and tradition.


Kyoto | Dine with Japan's Next Generation of Geisha Artisans

04/08/2023 Breakfast Dinner

Onyado Nono Kyoto Shichijo ( Western Style )

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Onyado Nono Kyoto Shichijo

Experience Kyoto at Onyado Nono Kyoto Shichijo Natural Hot Spring. Located in the city's heart, our hotel blends traditional aesthetics with modern comfort. Enjoy Japanese cuisine, relax in our natural hot springs, and explore the city's landmarks from our conveniently located hotel. Immerse in Kyoto's timeless charm at Onyado Nono Kyoto Shichijo.

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Journey into the heart of Kyoto during the enchanting cherry blossom season, where nature's beauty and cultural treasures harmonize in perfect unison.

In the captivating district of Arashiyama, delicate cherry blossoms enhance the morning sunlight filtering through the lush bamboo groves. A rickshaw ride through this picturesque setting becomes a truly spirited adventure, guided by our rickshaw drivers who are both entertainers and experts.

Moving on to the iconic Kinkakuji Temple, its two upper floors adorned in gold leaf create a breathtaking spectacle, reflected in the tranquil lake. The cherry blossoms' gentle presence adds an extra layer of beauty to this already stunning sight.

Indulge in a rare opportunity – a Maiko performance. These Geisha apprentices will enchant you with their traditional dances, offering you the chance to ask questions, capture photographs, and gain a deeper understanding of their lives.

Continuing our journey, we step into history on the ancient street of Ninenzaka. As cherry blossoms adorn the scene, this atmospheric street transports you to Japan's past. Enjoy a hands-on tea ceremony, where you'll not only witness its history and meaning but also have a chance to create your own traditional cup of matcha.

As the day transitions to evening, we retreat to a welcoming ryokan, a traditional inn. Slip into a comfortable yukata, the casual kimono, and prepare for a soothing dip in the onsen, a traditional Japanese hot spring. Draped in a tranquil yukata, you'll experience the perfect harmony of relaxation and elegance.

Mt. Fuji & Hakone | Scenic Views of Japan's most Famous Mountain

04/09/2023 Breakfast Lunch

Tobu Hotel Levant Tokyo ( Western Style )

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Tobu Hotel Levant Tokyo

The Tobu Hotel Levant Tokyo is the perfect compliment during your stay in Tokyo. Located in Sumida, this hotel includes thoughtful touches to make your stay as comfortable as possible. During your stay, enjoy free Wi-Fi in your rooms, or venture off to popular close by spots to see the culture Japan has to offer. The Arcakit Kinshicho is conveniently located by the JR station nearby, perfect for shopping, lunch, snacks, daily goods, clothing, and more!

Near by.......
-Tokyo Skytree
-Edo-Tokyo Museum
-Asakusa Nakamise & Sensoji Temple
-Arcakit Kinshicho Shopping Plaza (Uniqlo, Daiso, MUJI, Eddie Bauer, etc.)

View Hotel Detail

Embark on an enchanting journey to Hakone during the captivating spring season, where the harmony of nature and cultural treasures creates an experience beyond compare.

Our day begins with the renowned Shinkansen, the bullet train that effortlessly blends speed and comfort. As we journey towards Hakone, the gentle beauty of spring paints a serene picture outside your window, giving you a glimpse of the wonder that lies ahead.

Our first stop is the Hakone Open-Air Museum, an artistic haven nestled in nature's embrace. Stroll through this outdoor gallery, where sculptures harmonize with the season's tranquility, creating a unique and immersive experience.

Continuing onward, we reach Owakudani, a mystic volcanic valley that offers breathtaking landscapes and natural hot springs. Against the backdrop of the cherry blossom season, this unique destination presents an otherworldly atmosphere that is sure to captivate your senses.

Our day concludes with a ride on the Hakone Ropeway, a cable car that offers panoramic views of Hakone's natural beauty. As you ascend, the landscape unfolds before you, revealing the serene allure of this renowned destination.


Tokyo | Tour Tokyo Landmarks including Historic Asakusa

04/10/2023 Breakfast Lunch

Tobu Hotel Levant Tokyo ( Western Style )

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Tobu Hotel Levant Tokyo

The Tobu Hotel Levant Tokyo is the perfect compliment during your stay in Tokyo. Located in Sumida, this hotel includes thoughtful touches to make your stay as comfortable as possible. During your stay, enjoy free Wi-Fi in your rooms, or venture off to popular close by spots to see the culture Japan has to offer. The Arcakit Kinshicho is conveniently located by the JR station nearby, perfect for shopping, lunch, snacks, daily goods, clothing, and more!

Near by.......
-Tokyo Skytree
-Edo-Tokyo Museum
-Asakusa Nakamise & Sensoji Temple
-Arcakit Kinshicho Shopping Plaza (Uniqlo, Daiso, MUJI, Eddie Bauer, etc.)

View Hotel Detail

Begin your immersive journey through Tokyo's vibrant streets during the enchanting cherry blossom season, where the fusion of urban allure and cultural treasures promises an unforgettable experience.

Our day kicks off with an exploration of the Fukagawa Edo Museum, offering a glimpse into Tokyo's historical tapestry. As you step into its meticulously recreated Edo-era streets, you'll be transported to a bygone era.

Subsequently, we venture to the Tsukiji Outer Market, a bustling hub of gastronomic delights. Amidst the vibrant energy of the market, please enjoy a special lunch surrounded by the lively atmosphere of the market and the four seasons of Japan.

Our journey continues to Asakusa, where the iconic Senso-ji Temple stands as a testament to Tokyo's rich cultural heritage. Meander through the vibrant Nakamise Street, lined with traditional shops and lively stalls offering a diverse array of treasures. The cherry blossoms' delicate presence adds an extra layer of charm to this cherished locale.

Moving on, we reach Harajuku, a district where modern trends and traditional elements seamlessly coexist. Traverse Takeshita Street, where a collision of contemporary fashion and youthful spirit fills the air.

Our adventure concludes amidst the bustling energy of Shibuya Crossing, an iconic symbol of Tokyo's dynamism. Amidst the crowds, take a moment to visit the loyal Hachiko statue, a heartwarming story of friendship that resonates with the spirit of the season.


Tokyo | The Ghibli Museum & Anime Mecca

04/11/2023 Breakfast

Tobu Hotel Levant Tokyo ( Western Style )

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  • Trip Advisor Rating
Tobu Hotel Levant Tokyo

The Tobu Hotel Levant Tokyo is the perfect compliment during your stay in Tokyo. Located in Sumida, this hotel includes thoughtful touches to make your stay as comfortable as possible. During your stay, enjoy free Wi-Fi in your rooms, or venture off to popular close by spots to see the culture Japan has to offer. The Arcakit Kinshicho is conveniently located by the JR station nearby, perfect for shopping, lunch, snacks, daily goods, clothing, and more!

Near by.......
-Tokyo Skytree
-Edo-Tokyo Museum
-Asakusa Nakamise & Sensoji Temple
-Arcakit Kinshicho Shopping Plaza (Uniqlo, Daiso, MUJI, Eddie Bauer, etc.)

View Hotel Detail

Discover Tokyo's anime culture interwoven with the enchanting beauty of cherry blossoms in this captivating journey. Immerse yourself in a realm of immersive experiences, offering a fusion of artistic marvels and cultural treasures.

Our day begins with a visit to the highly anticipated TeamLab exhibit in Toranomon, scheduled to open its doors in 2024. This innovative art installation promises to merge technology, creativity, and nature into a mesmerizing fusion of sights and sounds.

Next, indulge in the vibrant world of Pokémon at the Pokémon Center, a haven for fans of all ages. Delight in the collection of merchandise, interact with life-sized Pikachu statues, and explore the enchanting realm of your favorite Pokémon characters.

Satisfy your sweet tooth at Pikachu Sweets, where delectable treats are adorned with the beloved electric mouse himself. Indulge in the playful charm of these confections, each one a delightful fusion of flavor and cuteness.

Our journey continues to Animate, an anime enthusiast's paradise where shelves overflow with character goods, manga, DVDs, and more. Explore the diverse array of merchandise and lose yourself in the captivating world of your favorite series.

Nakano Broadway awaits, offering an immersive dive into the heart of anime and pop culture. Traverse a labyrinth of stores where treasures from anime, manga, vintage toys, and collectibles await discovery.

The enchantment deepens with a visit to the Ghibli Museum, a tribute to the works of Hayao Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli. Wander through exhibits that encapsulate the magic of films like My Neighbor Totoro and Spirited Away, and lose yourself in the wonder that has captivated audiences worldwide.

Please note that the inclusion of TeamLab is subject to change based on circumstances, and our itinerary will be updated accordingly.


Tokyo | Anime Enthusiast's Delight & Adventures

04/12/2023 Breakfast

Tobu Hotel Levant Tokyo ( Western Style )

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  • Trip Advisor Rating
Tobu Hotel Levant Tokyo

The Tobu Hotel Levant Tokyo is the perfect compliment during your stay in Tokyo. Located in Sumida, this hotel includes thoughtful touches to make your stay as comfortable as possible. During your stay, enjoy free Wi-Fi in your rooms, or venture off to popular close by spots to see the culture Japan has to offer. The Arcakit Kinshicho is conveniently located by the JR station nearby, perfect for shopping, lunch, snacks, daily goods, clothing, and more!

Near by.......
-Tokyo Skytree
-Edo-Tokyo Museum
-Asakusa Nakamise & Sensoji Temple
-Arcakit Kinshicho Shopping Plaza (Uniqlo, Daiso, MUJI, Eddie Bauer, etc.)

View Hotel Detail

Embark on a captivating journey through the vibrant delights of Tokyo's unique attractions, where a fusion of modern excitement and nostalgic treasures awaits.

Our day commences with a visit to the awe-inspiring Odaiba Gundam Base, a haven for fans of the iconic mobile suits. Immerse yourself in the world of Gundam as you explore the exhibits and relive memorable moments from this beloved franchise.

Next, we venture to the Nintendo Mario Store, a paradise for gaming enthusiasts. Discover a variety of Mario-themed merchandise, from collectibles to accessories, that pay homage to the beloved plumber and his adventures.

Our exploration takes us to the bustling Jump Shop, where anime and manga aficionados can find an array of merchandise from their favorite series. Explore the diverse selection and bring a piece of your cherished characters back home.

Continuing our journey, we arrive at the Capcom Store, a haven for gamers and fans of Capcom's iconic franchises. Delve into a world of merchandise inspired by classic and contemporary games, celebrating the legacy of this renowned game developer.

We then head to Akihabara, a district synonymous with electronics and otaku culture. Explore the labyrinthine streets filled with shops offering anime, manga, and a myriad of pop culture treasures.

Our adventure culminates at Tamashii Nations, a haven for collectors of action figures and character goods. Marvel at the intricate craftsmanship of these collectibles and find the perfect additions to your collection.

Conclude the day with a visit to Super Potato, a nostalgic paradise for gamers. Explore a treasure trove of vintage video games and consoles, taking a nostalgic journey back to the golden era of gaming.


Tokyo | Arrive in Japan & Check-in Hotel

04/13/2023 Breakfast

Welcome to Japan! We will have transportation services to take you to your hotel. Please refer to your tour handbook for more information.
Rest at the hotel and be ready to start your exciting tour tomorrow.

**INFORMATION**
From Narita Airport to downtown hotel in Tokyo - about 90 mins(Bus)
From Haneda Airport to downtown hotel in Tokyo - about 30 mins(Bus)

▪Important Notice▪
*JDT Recommends Experiences are not included with your tour package.
*Group Tour Participants (Not applicable to Private Tours) - Your group may be joined with other groups during the tour. If so, your tour guide and bus may be changed during your tour.
*Any special request(s) must be submitted when booking your tour (meals, accommodations, etc.). Note: Not all requests can be fulfilled.
*Itinerary, hotels, and meals are subject to change or cancellation without notice. No refund will be owed for any changes or cancellations if the tour still occurs.
*This tour includes 1.5~2 hours of walking on sightseeing days. Tour Participants are expected to be of moderate fitness, keep up with the pace of the group, and can climb stairs with no difficulty.
*B : Breakfast   L : Lunch   D : Dinner
*Please be advised that Maiko performances are not available on their designated days off or on days when special Maiko events are taking place.

Tour Departure and Prices 1) Price per person.   2) Airfare is not included.  

Start Twin Share Note
$4398
$3738
Quo Rsv
$4398
$3738
Quo Rsv
$4398
$3298
Small Group Tour Quo Rsv




8 DAYS

7 nights accommodation


12 MEALS

7 breakfasts
3 lunches
1 dinner


TRANSPORT

Bus
Public Transportation
Essence of Spring | Anime Tour Map

Tour Includes


6 nights Western and 1 night Japanese-style hotel with hot-springs

Daily Breakfast-Buffets, 3 Lunches, and 1 Dinners included

All ground transportation in Japan during the tour

Complimentary Airport Transfers (see details)

Admission Fees, Tax & Gratuities at all included Destinations

Full time service of licensed English speaking tour guide & separate bus driver

Bullet train ride with Mt. Fuji & Green Tea Ceremony

Japan Deluxe Tours Handbook and Tour Goods Package

Free Wi-Fi in Bus & Most hotels

Not Included
  • - Airfare
  • - Travel Insurance
  • - Optional Excursions

Travel Highlights


Exclusive anime merchandise available at the JUMP Shop

Tour Tokyo's Cultural & Anime attractions

Shopping and trading time at the Pokemon Center

The electronics and anime town of Akihabara

Tickets to the World Famous Ghibli Museum

World Famous Kyoto destinations including Golden Pavilion

Snap the perfect photo with the Deer of Nara Park

A stroll through the Bamboo Groves of Kyoto's Arashiyama

A spirited Rickkshaw ride in Kyoto

Important Information


The maximum number of participants will not exceed 26 people during your Japan tour. Your group may be joined with other tour groups during the tour. Please note that your bus and tour guide may be changed if other groups join the tour.

Single travelers are required to pay a single supplement in order to guarantee single room accommodation.

We request one suitcase, one carry-on bag, and an overnight bag per person. The tote bag we provide can be used to hold any small merchandise/souvenirs purchased during your tour. When you check out, bring your luggage to the lobby and the bus driver will assist in loading it onto the bus. When you arrive at the next hotel, the bus driver will unload your luggage for you to bring to your room.

Please note: The maximum weight of a checked in bag is typically 20 Kilograms or 44 Pounds. You will be traveling with your luggage except during the bullet train ride (if applicable).

All hotel rooms come with a full bathroom and room amenities free of charge unless stated otherwise.

All motor coaches come equipped with air-conditioning, plenty of space, comfortable seats, and Wi-Fi.

All of our tours begin in either Tokyo or Osaka/Kyoto. When beginning or ending a tour in Tokyo, please book flights to or from Narita International Airport or Haneda International Airport. For tours beginning or ending in Osaka/Kyoto, please book flights to or from Kansai International Airport or Itami Airport.

We recommend you do not book your flights until the tour status changes from Book Now to Guaranteed Departure. You can also contact us if you would like for Japan Deluxe Tour's to arrange your flights.

Traveling and visiting sights in Japan includes a good amount of walking. To fully enjoy the tour, please be prepared to keep up with the pace of the group, climb stairs with no difficulty, and wear comfortable shoes for all day use.

Guests with tattoos may not be able to use the hot-springs or onsens while in Japan. We apologize if you are unable to enjoy this experience during your stay.

We understand sometimes unanticipated situations may arise before or even during your Japan tour. In order to best assist you when things don't go as planned, Japan Deluxe Tours recommends purchasing travel insurance offered through Travel Guard® Insurance.

Travel Guard® Insurance offers coverage for: Trip Cancellation, Trip Interruption, Travel Delay, Baggage Delay, Medical Expense (deductible required), Emergency Medical Transportation, and an Exclusive Family Protection Plan: One child 16 or under will receive coverage at no additional cost for every adult that purchase a protection plan. Every Travel Guard policy includes 24-hour emergency travel assistance services for emergencies or last-minute travel changes, such as re-booking flights, hotel reservations or ground transportation, tracking lost luggage, and more!
For more information about coverage, view our Travel Insurance Page.

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We cannot guarantee cherry blossoms will be in full bloom for viewing during this tour. Please refer to our Cherry Blossom Forecast page for updates and information about Sakura Cherry Blossoms and when they are expected to bloom in select cities.

Please notify us before your tour starts if you have any dietary restrictions or requirements we should be aware about. Japan Deluxe Tours can provide Vegetarian meals for guests, and we will do our best to cater to any serious allergies or dietary restrictions. We will not be able to substitute or change meals after your tour begins.

Day
Day 1
04/06/2023

Osaka | Arrive in Japan & Check-in Hotel

04/06/2023

Welcome to Japan! We will have transportation services to take you to your hotel. Please refer to your tour app for more information.
Rest at the hotel and be ready to start your exciting tour tomorrow.

**INFORMATION**
From KIX Airport to downtown hotel in Osaka - about 70 mins (Bus)
From ITM Airport to downtown hotel in Osaka - about 30 mins (Bus)

Day 2
04/07/2023

Kyoto & Nara | Meet & Greet the friendly Deer of Nara

04/07/2023 Breakfast Lunch

Discover the allure of Kyoto with our meticulously crafted Japan package tour. This journey is an immersive experience, designed to capture the essence of Japan's cultural treasures amidst the breathtaking beauty of cherry blossoms. Delve into the wonders of Kyoto's most iconic sites, each a chapter in your unforgettable Japan tour.

Begin your adventure with a visit to the esteemed Todaiji Temple in Nara, a testament to Japanese architectural grandeur. This historic temple claims the Guinness World Record as the largest wooden building ever erected. Inside its sacred walls, behold the serene Buddha statue, embodying Japan's spiritual legacy.

In the heart of Nara lies the charming Deer Park, where amiable deer roam freely. Engage with these friendly creatures and witness their graceful bows, a unique connection to nature's wonders that epitomizes the park's allure.

Returning to Kyoto, our exploration takes us to a sake museum, a haven of history and flavor. Immerse yourself in Japan's cherished drink, delving into its legacy through captivating exhibits and delightful tasting sessions.

The journey continues to Fushimi Inari Shrine, adorned with vermilion torii gates. Meander through these captivating pathways, embarking on a spiritual quest that resonates with Japan's reverence for tradition.

A unique facet of our tour awaits at Kyoto Samurai Ninja Museum, where history springs to life through engaging displays and interactive showcases. Immerse yourself in the world of ancient warriors, gaining insights into their way of life and skills.

As the sun sets, Kyoto Station transforms into a mesmerizing tapestry of lights. The Kyoto Station Illumination dazzles with its captivating display, a testament to Kyoto's blend of modernity and tradition.


Vischio Kyoto Hotel By GRANVIA or similar

Day 3
04/08/2023

Kyoto | Dine with Japan's Next Generation of Geisha Artisans

04/08/2023 Breakfast Dinner

Journey into the heart of Kyoto during the enchanting cherry blossom season, where nature's beauty and cultural treasures harmonize in perfect unison.

In the captivating district of Arashiyama, delicate cherry blossoms enhance the morning sunlight filtering through the lush bamboo groves. A rickshaw ride through this picturesque setting becomes a truly spirited adventure, guided by our rickshaw drivers who are both entertainers and experts.

Moving on to the iconic Kinkakuji Temple, its two upper floors adorned in gold leaf create a breathtaking spectacle, reflected in the tranquil lake. The cherry blossoms' gentle presence adds an extra layer of beauty to this already stunning sight.

Indulge in a rare opportunity – a Maiko performance. These Geisha apprentices will enchant you with their traditional dances, offering you the chance to ask questions, capture photographs, and gain a deeper understanding of their lives.

Continuing our journey, we step into history on the ancient street of Ninenzaka. As cherry blossoms adorn the scene, this atmospheric street transports you to Japan's past. Enjoy a hands-on tea ceremony, where you'll not only witness its history and meaning but also have a chance to create your own traditional cup of matcha.

As the day transitions to evening, we retreat to a welcoming ryokan, a traditional inn. Slip into a comfortable yukata, the casual kimono, and prepare for a soothing dip in the onsen, a traditional Japanese hot spring. Draped in a tranquil yukata, you'll experience the perfect harmony of relaxation and elegance.

Onyado Nono Kyoto Shichijo or similar

Day 4
04/09/2023

Mt. Fuji & Hakone | Scenic Views of Japan's most Famous Mountain

04/09/2023 Breakfast Lunch

Embark on an enchanting journey to Hakone during the captivating spring season, where the harmony of nature and cultural treasures creates an experience beyond compare.

Our day begins with the renowned Shinkansen, the bullet train that effortlessly blends speed and comfort. As we journey towards Hakone, the gentle beauty of spring paints a serene picture outside your window, giving you a glimpse of the wonder that lies ahead.

Our first stop is the Hakone Open-Air Museum, an artistic haven nestled in nature's embrace. Stroll through this outdoor gallery, where sculptures harmonize with the season's tranquility, creating a unique and immersive experience.

Continuing onward, we reach Owakudani, a mystic volcanic valley that offers breathtaking landscapes and natural hot springs. Against the backdrop of the cherry blossom season, this unique destination presents an otherworldly atmosphere that is sure to captivate your senses.

Our day concludes with a ride on the Hakone Ropeway, a cable car that offers panoramic views of Hakone's natural beauty. As you ascend, the landscape unfolds before you, revealing the serene allure of this renowned destination.


Tobu Hotel Levant Tokyo or similar

Day 5
04/10/2023

Tokyo | Tour Tokyo Landmarks including Historic Asakusa

04/10/2023 Breakfast Lunch

Begin your immersive journey through Tokyo's vibrant streets during the enchanting cherry blossom season, where the fusion of urban allure and cultural treasures promises an unforgettable experience.

Our day kicks off with an exploration of the Fukagawa Edo Museum, offering a glimpse into Tokyo's historical tapestry. As you step into its meticulously recreated Edo-era streets, you'll be transported to a bygone era.

Subsequently, we venture to the Tsukiji Outer Market, a bustling hub of gastronomic delights. Amidst the vibrant energy of the market, please enjoy a special lunch surrounded by the lively atmosphere of the market and the four seasons of Japan.

Our journey continues to Asakusa, where the iconic Senso-ji Temple stands as a testament to Tokyo's rich cultural heritage. Meander through the vibrant Nakamise Street, lined with traditional shops and lively stalls offering a diverse array of treasures. The cherry blossoms' delicate presence adds an extra layer of charm to this cherished locale.

Moving on, we reach Harajuku, a district where modern trends and traditional elements seamlessly coexist. Traverse Takeshita Street, where a collision of contemporary fashion and youthful spirit fills the air.

Our adventure concludes amidst the bustling energy of Shibuya Crossing, an iconic symbol of Tokyo's dynamism. Amidst the crowds, take a moment to visit the loyal Hachiko statue, a heartwarming story of friendship that resonates with the spirit of the season.


Tobu Hotel Levant Tokyo or similar

Day 6
04/11/2023

Tokyo | The Ghibli Museum & Anime Mecca

04/11/2023 Breakfast

Discover Tokyo's anime culture interwoven with the enchanting beauty of cherry blossoms in this captivating journey. Immerse yourself in a realm of immersive experiences, offering a fusion of artistic marvels and cultural treasures.

Our day begins with a visit to the highly anticipated TeamLab exhibit in Toranomon, scheduled to open its doors in 2024. This innovative art installation promises to merge technology, creativity, and nature into a mesmerizing fusion of sights and sounds.

Next, indulge in the vibrant world of Pokémon at the Pokémon Center, a haven for fans of all ages. Delight in the collection of merchandise, interact with life-sized Pikachu statues, and explore the enchanting realm of your favorite Pokémon characters.

Satisfy your sweet tooth at Pikachu Sweets, where delectable treats are adorned with the beloved electric mouse himself. Indulge in the playful charm of these confections, each one a delightful fusion of flavor and cuteness.

Our journey continues to Animate, an anime enthusiast's paradise where shelves overflow with character goods, manga, DVDs, and more. Explore the diverse array of merchandise and lose yourself in the captivating world of your favorite series.

Nakano Broadway awaits, offering an immersive dive into the heart of anime and pop culture. Traverse a labyrinth of stores where treasures from anime, manga, vintage toys, and collectibles await discovery.

The enchantment deepens with a visit to the Ghibli Museum, a tribute to the works of Hayao Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli. Wander through exhibits that encapsulate the magic of films like My Neighbor Totoro and Spirited Away, and lose yourself in the wonder that has captivated audiences worldwide.

Please note that the inclusion of TeamLab is subject to change based on circumstances, and our itinerary will be updated accordingly.


Tobu Hotel Levant Tokyo or similar

Day 7
04/12/2023

Tokyo | Anime Enthusiast's Delight & Adventures

04/12/2023 Breakfast

Embark on a captivating journey through the vibrant delights of Tokyo's unique attractions, where a fusion of modern excitement and nostalgic treasures awaits.

Our day commences with a visit to the awe-inspiring Odaiba Gundam Base, a haven for fans of the iconic mobile suits. Immerse yourself in the world of Gundam as you explore the exhibits and relive memorable moments from this beloved franchise.

Next, we venture to the Nintendo Mario Store, a paradise for gaming enthusiasts. Discover a variety of Mario-themed merchandise, from collectibles to accessories, that pay homage to the beloved plumber and his adventures.

Our exploration takes us to the bustling Jump Shop, where anime and manga aficionados can find an array of merchandise from their favorite series. Explore the diverse selection and bring a piece of your cherished characters back home.

Continuing our journey, we arrive at the Capcom Store, a haven for gamers and fans of Capcom's iconic franchises. Delve into a world of merchandise inspired by classic and contemporary games, celebrating the legacy of this renowned game developer.

We then head to Akihabara, a district synonymous with electronics and otaku culture. Explore the labyrinthine streets filled with shops offering anime, manga, and a myriad of pop culture treasures.

Our adventure culminates at Tamashii Nations, a haven for collectors of action figures and character goods. Marvel at the intricate craftsmanship of these collectibles and find the perfect additions to your collection.

Conclude the day with a visit to Super Potato, a nostalgic paradise for gamers. Explore a treasure trove of vintage video games and consoles, taking a nostalgic journey back to the golden era of gaming.


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Day 8
04/13/2023

Tokyo | Arrive in Japan & Check-in Hotel

04/13/2023 Breakfast

Welcome to Japan! We will have transportation services to take you to your hotel. Please refer to your tour handbook for more information.
Rest at the hotel and be ready to start your exciting tour tomorrow.

**INFORMATION**
From Narita Airport to downtown hotel in Tokyo - about 90 mins(Bus)
From Haneda Airport to downtown hotel in Tokyo - about 30 mins(Bus)

Dining Experience

Japanese Kawaii Sweet

Kawaii Sweets

Harajuku Takeshita street is lined with amazing dessert restaurants to satisfy your sweet tooth. From super-kawaii swirls of color to the world famous Crepes and cute cake pops, there’s plenty of choice!

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Teppan-Yaki Display

Seasonal Japanese Dining

From world-renowned dishes to local specialties, our tour provides an opportunity to savor the best of Japanese cuisine, perfectly aligned with each season. Please look forward to discovering what will be offered.

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Kaiseki Ryori

Kaiseki Ryori

It is a traditional Japanese multi course meal consists of multiple small dishes starting with appetizers and sashimi then leading to the main dishes tempura and grilled fish, rice, pickled vegetables, and miso soup.

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Cultural Experience

Anime Girl holding Japanese Sword

Anime & J-Pop

Anime is the Japanese abbreviated pronunciation of "animation." There are huge anime fairs in spring and summer which attract tourists from all over the world.

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Animation spots Sign

Japanese Anime 88-Spots

Anime fans chose 88 manga, animation landmarks as “animation spots” to encourage visitors to seek out the train stations, school campuses, rural shrines and other fairly everyday places where popular "manga" characters are depicted.

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Green Tea Ceremony

Green Tea Ceremony

The tea ceremony (sado: "the way of the tea") is a ceremonial way of preparing and drinking tea. The custom has been strongly influenced by Zen Buddhism.

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Japanese Sake

Sake Tasting

Experience the unique flavors of the various types of Japanese sake. Sample Japan's national drink during your Japan tour.

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Image of a Maiko

Maiko Dining Experience

Learn about Japanese culture and traditional history during an unforgettable meal with a Maiko apprentice Geisha while in Kyoto. Enjoy the top local cuisine of Kyoto while a beautiful Maiko entertains you with games, dancing, and performances.

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Hot Spring

Hot Spring

Natural hot springs (onsen) are numerous and highly popular across Japan. There are many types of hot springs, distinguished by the minerals dissolved in the water.

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Japanese Style Hotel with Tatami mat

Japanese Style Hotel

Ryokan is Japanese style hotel which has natural onsen (spa) water that have rejuvenated people for hundreds of years. Moreover, it has tatami floors, futon beds and traditional Japanese cuisine.

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Riding Experience

Bullet Train

Bullet Train

World known as The Bullet Train, The Shinkansen fascinates foreign tourists. Shinkansen runs average 300kmh, about 186mph, and they depart every 10 minutes in rush hours very punctual.

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Rickshaw

Rickshaw

Rickshaw (Jinrikisha) is two-wheeled cart that is pulled by a single person and carries one to two passengers at a time.

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Hakone Ropeway

Hakone Ropeway

The Hakone Ropeway is an aerial lift that takes you 1000 m (2830 ft) above sea level for scenic views of Mt. Fuji and Lake Ashi (if weather permits).

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