Golden Route Tours 2017/2018

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This Japan tour includes a Kimono Fashion show, Japanese sake tasting, a cruise in Hakone near Mt. Fuji, a soak in a traditional hot spring in a Japanese style hotel, and more!

Golden Route Tours
6 Days

Golden Route Tours
7 Days

Golden Route Tour with
Anime

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Duration5 nights 6 days6 nights 7 days7 nights 8 days
Start
End
Osaka to TokyoOsaka to TokyoOsaka to Tokyo
AvailableYear RoundYear RoundYear Round
Meals10 Meals11 Meals15 Meals
Pricefrom
$2,398
$2,198
per person
from
$2,498
$2,279
per person
from
$2,798
$2,659
per person
Single SupplementUSD 500USD 600USD 700
Places VisitedGolden Pavilion, Fushimi Inari Shrine, Giant Buddha, Mt.Fuji, Hakone, Todaiji Temple, Deer Park, AsakusaHarajuku, Golden Pavilion, Giant Buddha, Mt.Fuji, Hakone, Gion-Geisha District, Tsukiji Fish Market, Fushimi Inari Shrine, AsakusaGhibli Museum, Pokemon Center, Akihabara, Robot Restaurant, J-Word, Golden Pavilion, Nara Deer Park, Fushimi Inari Shrine, Giant Buddha, Mt.Fuji, Hakone, Asakusa
Hokkaido
Tokyo
Hakone
Nagano
Kyoto
Nara
Mie
Osaka
Hiroshima
Fukuoka
Kumamoto
Miyazaki
Okinawa

Destinations

The must see spots in Tokyo/Hakone/Kyoto

Japan Golden Route Tours Series

From the towering skyscrapers of Tokyo to the traditional atmosphere of Kyoto, our Japan Golden Route Tours showcase all of the sights between these two dazzling cities! Our Golden Route Tour packages follow the historic Tokaido Trail between two of the most famous cities in Japan, stopping at only the essential destinations and attractions. During your time in Tokyo, appreciate the striking blend of old and new through the city's various multi-cultural destinations. While you're in Kyoto and Nara, enjoy the best temples, shrines, and gardens, all carefully selected on to create a perfect itinerary! Our Golden Route Japan Tour packages are designed to introduce you to the diverse aspects of Japan's culture through gripping experiences. This Japan tour series gives you the chance to see a Kimono Fashion show, experience a ride on a bullet train, see the brilliance of Mt. Fuji, soak in a traditional hot spring in a Japanese style hotel, and take part in a Japanese tea ceremony, and more! No matter the season, our Golden Route Japan tours are the perfect introductory tour for any globetrotter's first time in Japan!

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1. Golden Route Tours 6 Days

Departure Date(s)
6 Days
201711/12, 12/17, 12/23
201805/13, 05/27, 07/22, 08/06, 08/26, 10/21, 11/12, 12/23, 06/24

5 Nights 6 Days  From :  $2,198   $2,089 pp

Our Golden Route Tours will take you to the highlights of Kyoto, Nara, Hakone, and Tokyo with valuable Japanese experiences along the way. Our tour begins with exploring Kyoto, Japan’s ancient capital, where we will be exploring historic landmarks and treasures of Japan. From Nara’s Todaiji Temple where the Giant Buddha resides to Kyoto’s gorgeous, endless vermillion gates of Fushimi Inari Shrine, you will be left in awe with how much the country has preserved of its past. In Tokyo you will see the great mix of old and new, with stops at Asakusa’s Sensoji Temple full of history, as well as Shibuya, Tokyo’s hip fashion district among youths. On the other hand, Kyoto, will unsurprisingly be full of historic landmarks and treasures of Japan.

You will also have the chance to participate in Japanese green tea ceremony and sake tasting to further experience Japanese culture. In Hakone we will be taking a ride on the Owakudani Ropeway to reach Owakudani Boiling Valley. You will be rewarded with a great view of Mt. Fuji during this trip as well as a chance to snack on the famous black eggs said to add years to your life.

This Japan Golden Route Tours also includes a stay at a Japanese inn or ryokan, where you can relax in the hot springs and enjoy a traditional kaiseki meal. You can also extend your vacation before / after this Golden Route of Japan Tours in Tokyo, Osaka, and Kyoto.

Walk the roads of ancient temples in Kyoto and travel to the must see spots in Japan.

Tokyo - Hakone - Mt. Fuji - Nara - Kyoto - Osaka

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2. Golden Route Tours 7 Days

Departure Date(s)
7 Days
201711/12, 12/17, 12/23
201805/13, 05/27, 06/24, 07/22, 08/06, 08/26, 10/21, 11/12, 12/23

6 Nights 7 Days  From :  $2,398   $2,374 pp

Experience a magical vacation while you tour the highlights of Tokyo, Hakone, and Kyoto during our Japan Golden Route Tours. Our Golden Route Tours begin in Kyoto, where the history of Japan can be enjoyed by all. There are countless sights in Kyoto to enjoy, from the endless vermillion gates of Fushimi Inari Shrine to the magnificent Golden Pavilion, enjoy the finest of Japan's culture. There is also time to play in Nara where the Giant Buddha of Todaiji Temple and the friendly deer of Nara Park await.

In Tokyo you will see the great mix of old and new while we stop along the historic Asakusa Sensoji Temple and the thriving neighborhood that is Shibuya. This tour also includes a Japanese green tea ceremony, and a stop at a sake brewery to learn more about the national drink of Japan. Before reaching Tokyo, we will spend some time in Hakone for photos of Mt. Fuji after riding a ropeway to Owakudani Boiling Valley.

This Japan Golden Route Tours also includes a stay at a Japanese inn or ryokan, where you can relax in the hot springs and enjoy a traditional kaiseki meal. We also include an extra day in Tokyo at the end of your tour for you to enjoy at your leisure. We have plenty of optional tours available for an experience you won't soon forget. You can also extend your vacation before / after this Golden Route of Japan Tours in Tokyo, Osaka, and Kyoto.

Where past and the future collide, enjoy the finest stops along the golden route of Japan.

Tokyo - Hakone - Mt. Fuji - Nara - Kyoto - Osaka

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3. Golden Route Tours with Anime

Departure Date(s)
8 Days
201711/12, 12/17, 12/23
201805/13, 05/27, 06/24, 07/22, 08/06, 08/26, 10/21, 11/12, 12/23

7 Nights 8 Days  From :  $2,798   $2,659 pp

Building off the success of our regular Golden Route tours, Our Golden Route Japan Tour with Anime package is a fully escorted Japan tour that takes you through Kyoto, Hakone, Mt. Fuji, Nara, with added time spent in Tokyo for both traditional and anime culture sight-seeing.

During our Golden Route Japan tour with Anime, our time in Tokyo will be spent visiting the major anime and manga spots the city has to offer. Big name anime destinations like Akihabara, the Pokemon Center, J-World, the Ghibli Museum, and Nakano Broadway are just some of the stops along the way. We'll also make stops in Harajuku and Shibuya, the centers for youth culture and fashion. There's the popular Harajuku Kiddy Land for gifts, along with Omotesando Street close by for more upscale shopping. We also have a day of museums, temples, and Japanese gardens to visit while in Tokyo.

While Tokyo covers the anime and pop culture, our time in Kyoto and Nara will be spent enjoying the history of Japan, visiting temples, shrines, rock gardens, and much more. The shimmering beauty of the Golden Pavilion and the reds of Fushimi Inari Shrine will be perfect for photos, and be sure to play with the friendly deer while in Nara. We also have an adventurous day planned out in Hakone, including a ride on the Hakone Ropeway for a stellar view of Mt. Fuji!

Our Golden Route Japan tour with Anime is the perfect vacation for families or single travelers alike. Embrace Japanese culture through a bullet train ride and even stay in a Japanese style hotel, complete with traditional Japanese cooking. During your Japan tour, you will even participate in green tea ceremony, sample sake at a brewery, and watch a great kimono fashion show. You can also extend your vacation before / after the tour in Tokyo, Osaka, and Kyoto.

Journey through the must see parts of Japan while travelling to the best Anime and Manga attractions!

Tokyo - Hakone - Mt. Fuji - Nara - Kyoto - Osaka

Standard on All Tours

  • Excellent mix of fine Western style hotels and Japanese style Ryokan
  • Most Meals (Western & Japanese Cuisine)
  • All ground transportation in Japan
  • Admission Fees, Tax & Gratuities
  • Round-trip airport transfers (on designated tour dates; see details)
  • Full time service of licensed English speaking tour guide
  • Free Wifi in Bus & Most hotels
  • No local payment

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