Get a taste of both old and new with this six-day tour of Japan. Weve kept it simple with an itinerary of Japans most iconic cities. Experience everything from the bustling energy of Tokyos city centre to the rolling countryside of Takayama. And dont forget Kyoto, a city of peaceful gardens and stunning temples. This trip is a quick and affordable one, so you can tack on more time to go deeper into Japan. Because after this tour, we know you'll want to.
We highly recommend booking pre-accommodation to fully experience this metropolis.
Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Get your bearings with an orientation walk before enjoying free time to explore buzzing Tokyo. Opt to check out Yoyogi Park, Asakusa shrine, quirky Harajuku, Shibuya Crossing, or explore the city's myriad shops and cafes.
Travel to picturesque Takayama and take in the quaint streets of the old town – lined with sake breweries and craft shops – on a CEO-led orientation walk. Enjoy the rest of the day to explore the area. In the evening, kick back and relax in a traditional ryokan – complete with tatami floors and an onsen bath.
Takayama Orientation Walk
Bullet train (4.00 hour(s))
Board a train to Japan's imperial capital. Arrive in Kyoto and spend the rest of the day discovering this historic city. In the evening, opt to pick up a local brew and chill out riverside or check out one of Kyoto's many bars.
Bullet train (3.50-4.00 hours)
Explore this culturally-rich city with a free day. Opt to visit some of Kyoto's beautiful temples, participate in a tea ceremony, or take a calligraphy class. Enjoy a final night out with the group.
Depart at any time. We highly recommend booking post-accommodation to fully experience this iconic city.
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Trip Name: Japan on a Shoestring – Tokyo to Kyoto
Duration: 6 Days
From Price: 1599
Trip Code: 201018
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