Japan Deluxe Tours, Inc.
1820 W. Carson St. Suite 224 Torrance California 90501 USA
Phone: 310-327-1111 FAX: 310-329-7609
8 Nights 9 days Japan Private Tour with Anime 9 Days
Day 1
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.


From Narita Airport to downtown hotel in Tokyo - about 90 mins(Bus)

From Haneda Airport to downtown hotel in Tokyo - about 30 mins(Bus)
Day 2

Begin your day of exploration with our Unique Tokyo Anime Adventure. Our first destination is the Ninja Trick House. Here, dive into the world of the shinobi and put your stealth and agility to the test with a range of interactive experiences and challenges. This is your chance to live your ninja dreams!

Our next stop brings us to the mighty Godzilla Head nestled atop the Shinjuku Toho Building. Feel the thrill of standing beneath this iconic movie monster and capture memorable moments with this legendary creature towering above.

From there, we journey into a universe of beloved characters at the Pokémon Center Mega in Ikebukuro. Whether you're a Pikachu fan or an aspiring Pokémon master, there's something for everyone in this paradise of Pokémon merchandise. Next, we're off to satisfy our sweet tooth at Pikachu Sweets. Indulge in Pokémon-themed desserts that are almost too cute to eat. Be sure to grab some Insta-worthy photos before you take a bite!

Just a stone's throw away is Animate Ikebukuro, the largest retailer of anime, games, and manga in Japan. Explore multiple floors filled with everything from popular mainstream series to obscure gems, ensuring every anime fan can find something special.

Our journey continues at Nakano Broadway, a shopping complex famous for its many stores selling anime goods, idol merchandise, rare books, and more. This is a must-visit destination for any pop culture enthusiast.

We wrap up our tour at the enchanting Ghibli Museum. Dive into the magical world of Studio Ghibli and get up close with creations from celebrated films like 'My Neighbor Totoro' and 'Spirited Away.' This whimsical museum is the perfect ending to your unique Tokyo anime adventure.

Day 3

Dive into our Ultimate Tokyo Gaming and Anime Experience, meticulously crafted for fans of video games and manga. We start our day at Gundam Base Tokyo, the paradise for Gundam enthusiasts. Prepare to be captivated by the life-sized Gundam statue that towers over the complex, symbolizing the iconic anime series.

We then journey to the heart of Tokyo, Shibuya Crossing, famed for being one of the busiest intersections in the world. Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere as you cross paths with hundreds of individuals, each with a unique story to tell. Following Shibuya, we head to the Jump Shop, a must-visit for all Shonen Jump fans. Here, you'll discover an impressive collection of merchandise from beloved series like One Piece, Naruto, and more. A real treat for the manga devotee! Our adventure then leads us to Nintendo Tokyo, where fans of Mario, Zelda, and other legendary franchises will revel in an array of merchandise and games. Continue your gaming exploration at the Capcom Store, featuring exclusive goodies from fan-favorite video game series such as Street Fighter and Resident Evil.

We then take a serene detour to Kanda Shrine, a historical place of worship often visited by locals praying for luck and success in their businesses. Interestingly, it's also a popular spot for anime fans, particularly those of the series 'Love Live!' Afterwards, we explore the buzzing district of Akihabara, the city's electronics and otaku culture hub. Whether it's anime, manga, or tech, Akihabara is sure to have something for everyone. One of the district's hidden gems is Tamashii Nations, a treasure trove for action figure enthusiasts, offering an extensive range of Bandai figurines. Add a dash of excitement to your day with Gachapon, the popular Japanese capsule toy vending machines. From cute to weird, these small toys encapsulate the fun spirit of Japanese pop culture.

As our day comes to a close, we recommend visiting the Square Enix Café, Final Fantasy Eorzea Café, or the Monster Hunter Bar for fans of these game series. Located in the same vicinity, these themed cafes offer a unique dining experience for gaming aficionados. For those partial to Dragon Quest, an evening spent at Luida's Bar is a must. Immerse yourself in the themed ambiance, making your Tokyo gaming and anime experience truly unforgettable.

Day 4

Begin your exploration with a visit to the serene Kiyosumi Teien, a traditional Japanese garden boasting elegant landscapes and a calming atmosphere. As you walk along the stone paths around the pond, you will appreciate the exquisite arrangement of rocks, trees, and flowers, which provide a peaceful escape from the bustling city.

Next, discover the richness of Tokyo's past at the Fukagawa Edo Museum. Wander through full-scale replicas of traditional townhouses and experience a vivid recreation of life during the Edo period. This immersive step back in time allows you to appreciate the lifestyle and culture of the city's ancestors.

Our journey continues at the famed Tsukiji Market, a haven for food enthusiasts. Indulge in a culinary adventure as you sample a variety of Japanese dishes, ranging from the freshest seafood to the most delicious sweet treats.

From there, we will treat you to a Teppanyaki experience, where chefs showcase their culinary skills right before your eyes. Enjoy the artful preparation of your meal and savor the flavors of premium meats and fresh vegetables cooked to perfection.

In Asakusa, visit the revered Senso-ji Temple and explore the lively Nakamise shopping street. Absorb the spiritual energy of the temple and find a myriad of traditional goods and snacks in the bustling shopping street.

As an optional experience, you may choose to visit TeamLab (requires prior booking), an immersive digital art museum that combines technology and art to create a unique, interactive experience.

Breakfast Lunch
Day 5

Kick off the day with a tranquil visit to the Imperial Palace, the residence of Japan's Imperial Family. Stroll through the stunning East Gardens, a place where Japan's history and natural beauty blend seamlessly, creating a relaxing escape amidst the bustling city.

Next, head to Shibuya Sky, the city's latest addition that offers a panoramic view of Tokyo. Don't forget to capture the busy intersection known as Shibuya Crossing from this vantage point, a sight that embodies the city's energy and flow. On ground level, visit the statue of Hachiko, the loyal dog who has become a symbol of unwavering loyalty.

Then, dive into Tokyo's pop culture at Harajuku's Takeshita Street. This vibrant area is known for its eclectic fashion stores, quirky boutiques, and cute cafes. Make sure to check out the Sailor Moon Store for some magical merchandise, animal cafes for a unique pet-filled experience, Daiso for budget-friendly finds, and Kiddy Land, a multi-floor toy store.

Find serenity amidst the city's hustle and bustle at Meiji Shrine. This Shinto shrine, dedicated to Emperor Meiji and his consort, Empress Shoken, provides a peaceful retreat with its grand shrine buildings and lush, tranquil forest.

To wrap up your day, consider a visit to the Pokemon Cafe for an array of adorable, Pokemon-themed dishes and drinks. The cafe is a popular spot, so be sure to make a reservation in advance to secure your spot. This will be the cherry on top of a perfect day exploring Tokyo's multifaceted charm.

Day 6

Embark on an unforgettable journey into the heart of Japan's natural splendor with our Hakone adventure.

We start our adventure with a visit to Eva-ya, a store brimming with memorabilia from the famed anime series, "Neon Genesis Evangelion." This is a must-visit destination for any anime enthusiast or for anyone interested in Japanese pop culture.

Next, we board a boat for a serene cruise on Lake Ashi. Revel in the tranquil beauty of the mirrored water, and, if the weather is clear, catch a glimpse of majestic Mount Fuji in the distance.

Our journey continues with an ascent into the skies on the Hakone Ropeway. As we glide upwards, you'll enjoy panoramic views of the surrounding mountains and valleys - a truly awe-inspiring experience.

Upon reaching Owakudani, you'll encounter a landscape shaped by volcanic activity. Here, you'll get to taste Kuro Tamago or black eggs, boiled in the valley's hot springs. Consuming these eggs is said to extend one's life by seven years each.

Our final destination for the day is the Hakone Open-Air Museum. Lose yourself in the harmonious blend of art and nature as you wander through the sprawling sculpture garden, featuring works from renowned artists worldwide.

Please note, the itinerary may change depending on weather conditions to ensure the best experience possible.

Day 7

Begin your journey with a thrilling ride on the Shinkansen, Japan's iconic bullet train. Experience the blend of comfort and speed as you whisk towards your destination, setting the tone for an exciting day ahead.

First on your itinerary is Todai-ji Temple, a renowned World Heritage Site. Behold the temple's architectural grandeur and its Great Buddha, one of the largest bronze statues in the world. This imposing icon is sure to leave you in awe of its craftsmanship and scale.

Next, immerse yourself in the enchanting ambiance of Nara Deer Park. Engage with the friendly, free-roaming deer, considered sacred messengers of the gods in the Shinto religion.

Proceed to the historic Kasuga Taisha, an important Shinto shrine known for its hundreds of bronze and stone lanterns that line the pathway. The tranquility of the shrine, set in a lush forest, offers a peaceful retreat.

Your journey continues to Fushimi Inari Shrine in Kyoto, famed for its iconic red torii gates that create a mesmerizing pathway up the mountain. This vibrant site is a must-visit for its cultural significance and photogenic beauty.

Finally, retreat to a traditional Japanese inn, or ryokan, where you'll experience an authentic onsen (hot spring) bath. Soothe your senses in the healing waters and savor a meticulously prepared kaiseki dinner, a multi-course feast that's as much an art form as it is a meal.

Breakfast Dinner
Day 8

Start your day with a visit to the iconic Kinkaku-ji, or the Golden Pavilion, a Zen temple that is truly a sight to behold. Covered in gold leaf and surrounded by beautiful gardens, this structure offers stunning photo opportunities at every turn, perfectly reflecting the grandeur and elegance of Japanese architecture.

Next, delight in a rickshaw ride around the scenic Arashiyama district. Feel the charm of old Japan as you are guided through serene bamboo forests, historic sites, and along the Hozu River, taking in the lush landscapes and tranquil atmosphere.

Afterward, meander along the quaint stone-paved Ninen-zaka, a traditional street that will transport you back in time. With well-preserved machiya houses now serving as charming teahouses and souvenir shops, it is an ideal place to experience the historic charm of Kyoto.

Immerse yourself in the art of the traditional Japanese tea ceremony, experiencing the harmony, respect, purity, and tranquility of this iconic cultural practice. Learn how to prepare and serve matcha, the powdered green tea, and appreciate the intricate rituals involved.

You have the option to choose between a Maiko Dining experience or a Tea Ceremony experience while wearing a traditional kimono. As part of the Maiko Dining experience, you can enjoy a meal accompanied by the performance of a Maiko, an apprentice Geiko (known as Geisha in Kyoto). She will present traditional dances and engage in light conversation, providing a deeper cultural immersion during your visit.

Day 9
Your pleasant and memorable Japan tour ends today. The tour will disband after breakfast. Fly home with cherished memories or enjoy your extended stay in Japan.


From downtown hotel in Osaka to KIX Airport - about 70 mins (Bus)

From downtown hotel in Osaka to ITM Airport - about 30 mins (Bus)