Japan Golden Route 6 Days
This convenient package takes you to the sightseeing highlights of Tokyo, Mt. Fuji, Hakone, and Kyoto.
Enjoy a full free day at Kyoto!
$1,179 ~ ($1 = 100yen)
Number of people：Ask
The meeting place：Tokyo
Time required：Approx. 6 days
Services included in the tour price： English-speaking guide, Accommodation charges, Other admission fees and transportation costs included in the tour
Free time in Tokyo
Gather at designated locations and board bus to Hamamatsucho Bus Terminal.
09:00 Hamamatsucho Bus Terminal
The tour departs Hamamatsucho Bus Terminal to begin sightseeing around Tokyo.
Tokyo Tower (40 min)
Get a spectacular view of Metropolitan Tokyo from the observation deck
Imperial Palace Plaza (10 min)
Admire the view of Nijubashi Bridge and the surrounding scenery
at this National Garden that was formerly a private garden of the Royal Family
Asakusa Kannon & Shopping at Nakamise (40 min)
Of the 33 temples in Eastern Japan dedicated to the Goddess Kannon,
this is the only one in the capital (No. 13 on the pilgrimage to all 33 temples).
Visit this historic area which includes Nakamise-dori, the street leading to the temple.
Akihabara via Ueno (drive by)
Enjoy a pleasant drive through Ueno, where Tokyo’s first coffee shop once stood,
to Akihabara which is home to the famous Electric Town.
Participants who wish may get off the bus at Akihabara.
All other participants will get a view of Akihabara from the windows
and continue to Tokyo Station by bus.
12:20 Tour ends at Tokyo Station (Marunouchi South Exit)
The tour will end at Tokyo Station. Please head to your next destination on your own.
07:30 – 09:00 Pick-up Service
This tour can be joined from various meeting points mainly located at major hotels throughout Tokyo.
09:00 Hamamatsucho Bus Terminal (120 min)
Depart Hamamatsucho Bus Terminal and head to Mt. Fuji by bus.
This tour follows the same itinerary as the 1-Day Mt. Fuji & Hakone Tour.
(Chuo Expressway, or Tomei Expressway).
Fuji Visitor Center (20 min)
Learn about the historic eruptions, nature, and culture surrounding Japan’s most iconic mountain,
Mt. Fuji. There are many videos and panel displays to interact with and enjoy!
Mt. Fuji 5th Station (30 min)
Start the ascent up Mt. Fuji via the Fuji Subaru Line.
Climb 2,300 meters (7,546 ft) above sea level for breathtaking views from above the clouds.
Enjoy a Japanese-style lunch.
Lake Ashi Cruise (15 min)
Go for a sightseeing cruise on Lake Ashi.
The crater lake was born from a powerful volcanic eruption nearly 3,000 years ago
and provides postcard views of Mt. Fuji from various angles.
Mt. Komagatake Ropeway (50 min)
Spend a total of 50 minutes including a 7-minute cableway ride up to the peak from Hakone-en.
Peak of Mt. Komagatake
Take a cableway ride up to the spiritual Hakone Shrine Mototsumiya
(original shrine) that nestles at the mountaintop.
17:00 – 20:15 Odawara Station
From Odawara Station to Kyoto Station
(There may be a transfer at Shizuoka Station or Nagoya Station)
Go to Kyoto by Hikari or Kodama Shinkansen
Trip time: 120 to 180 minutes
20:30 – 23:15 Hotels in Kyoto City
Participants will be taken by taxi from Kyoto Station to their hotels.
An English-speaking staff member will guide participants to the taxi,
but will not ride along in the taxi.
07:45 – 08:35 Hotels in Kyoto City
Participants are picked up by bus and taken to New Miyako Hotel
08:35 New Miyako Hotel
This tour follows the same itinerary as the 1-Day Kyoto & Nara Tour.
All transportation on the tour will be by bus.
Nijo Castle (50 min)
A UNESCO World Heritage Site. Tour the historical castle completed in 1626,
which was built to provide lodging for Tokugawa Shogun and as a palladium for Kyoto Imperial Palace.
Kinkaku-ji Temple (45 min)
Visit this World Heritage Site, also known as the Golden Pavilion.
The wooden architecture is covered in thin layers of pure gold and is surrounded by a beautiful lake.
Kyoto Imperial Palace (from Mondays to Fridays) (40 min)
Entry of international visitors generally require application in advance,
but participants of this tour can enter only by going through a brief procedure.
Kitano Tenmangu Shrine (Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays) (40 min)
Kitano Tenmangu Shrine is the substitute for Kyoto Imperial Palace on Saturdays,
Sundays and holidays. This shrine’s main hall is a designated national treasure
and is famous for housing the God of scholarship.
The shrine is especially great to see during the plum blossom and autumn leaf seasons.
Lunch (Japanese-style) (50 min)
From Kyoto to Nara (70 min)
Head to Nara via the Nara Keinawa Expressway
Nara Park & Todai-ji Temple (Great Buddha) (60 min)
A UNESCO World Heritage Site, this is the symbol of the Nara Period
and one of the world’s largest wooden structure.
Its huge main hall and bronze Great Buddha are impressive to behold.
Kasuga Taisha Shrine (40 min)
This Nara Period shrine is designated as a World Heritage Site.
The deer of Nara Park are thought to be the shrine messengers.
Remarks: At Kasuga Taisha Shrine, the tour will not enter areas requiring admission.
Nara Nagomikan (20 min)
The largest souvenir shop in Nara. Enjoy yourself in this spacious shop and look for the perfect souvenir.
Remarks: The tour may not visit Nara Nagomikan if it is closed or due to traffic conditions.
18:30 – 19:30 Drop-off Service
To hotels in Kyoto City
Free time until departure.
A shared taxi will take you from the hotel to the airport.
Remarks: Itami Airport is also available. Please indicate your preference at the time of reservation.