Exclusive Golden Route Escorted Tour 9 days

  • Accommodation
  • Transport
  • Guide

8 Nights from $9,790

(* Price is per person.)

* Excludes Airfares
* Departure: Tuesday*
  (please see specific departure date as following)
* Minimum of 2 people

1. Golden Route of Japan, perfect for first time visitors.
2. Stay at a Ryokan (Traditional Japanese inn) to experience amazing hospitality.
3. Visit famous sightseeing spots in Tokyo and Kyoto.
4. Visit photogenic Mt.Fuji and Hakone.
5. Visit Hiroshima's Peace Memorial Park and the sacred Miyajima Island.
6. Small Escorted Group Tour from Tokyo.
Departure Date  Twin  Status
22 Aug 2017
 05 Sep 2017
$ 9,790pp


 26 Sep 2017
03 Oct /  24 Oct 2017
 07 Nov &14 Nov 2017
05 Dec 2017
$9,990pp Guaranteed 

Single Supplement: Twin Room plus $1,200pp
Request base for Triple room, please ask our consultants.

 ** For other departure date, please make an enquiry.
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B: Breakfast | L: Lunch | D: Dinner

Day 1


Upon arrival at Narita Airport, your driver will meet you at the arrival exit point and take you to your accommodation by airport shuttle. Please note that you may need to wait a short time while other passengers are collected.
Overnight at Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo or similar  (4 Star).

Tokyo (B,L,D)

Day 2

Tokyo (B,L,D)

Following breakfast at your hotel, enjoy a Tokyo Full Day Tour with an English speaking guide by private coach.
Drive past the beautifully symmetrical National Diet Building, visit the Imperial Palace, drive through Akihabara, visit Tokyo's new landmark Tokyo Skytree for a panoramic view of the city and Solamachi for shopping. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant and in the afternoon proceed to the old downtown area of Asakusa to visit Senso-ji Temple, Nakamise Shopping Street, and Kappa-Bashi, a street lined with wholesale kitchenware stores. Finish the tour in the Ginza, the centre of fashion in Japan. Enjoy a Welcome dinner at a local restaurant in Tokyo, along with a romantic night view.
Overnight at Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo or similar  (4 Star).

Tokyo - Kamakura (B, D)

Day 3

Tokyo - Kamakura (B, D)

Breakfast at your hotel. Enjoy the Kamakura Tour with an English speaking guide by private coach.
You will visit the famous Great Buddha at Kotokuin-Temple, Houkou-ji Temple and Jomyoji-Temple which is ranked one of the top five greatest Zen temples. Experience powdered green tea (Matcha) tasting. After lunch on your own, leave Kamakura for Tokyo and the Kabukiza Theatre. Enjoy watching traditional theatre, Kabuki. During intermission dine on a Japanese Bento Box.
Overnight at Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo or similar  (4 Star).

Tokyo - Mt. Fuji - Hakone (B,L,D)

Day 4

Tokyo - Mt. Fuji - Hakone (B,L,D)

Breakfast at your hotel. Please leave 1 piece of luggage at the reception to be delivered to your accommodation in Kyoto. You will be collected from your hotel and enjoy a Mt.Fuji & Hakone Tour by private coach. During the tour you will visit the Mt. Fuji 5th Station. Enjoy Japanese style lunch in a local restaurant. After lunch proceed to Owakudani Valley by gondola or cable car, and cruise on Lake Ashi. After the tour proceed to Hakone Yumoto Hot Spring resort. Check in to your accommodation in Hakone Yumoto, to enjoy a Kaiseki dinner and the spa facility at the Ryokan.
Overnight at Aura Tachibana or similar (4 Star).

Hakone - Kyoto (B, L)

Day 5

Hakone - Kyoto (B, L)

Breakfast at your hotel.Transfer to Odawara Station and take a bullet train to Kyoto. Enjoy a bento lunch box on the bullet train. Upon arrival at Kyoto Station, transfer to your Kyoto accommodation by taxi. Free time at your leisure in Kyoto
Overnight at Hotel Nikko Princess Kyoto or similar (4 Star).

Kyoto (B,L,D)

Day 6

Kyoto (B,L,D)

After breakfast, take part in a Kyoto Full Day Tour by private coach.
During the tour, visit Kinkaku-ji Temple, one of Japan's best-known sights, with its main hall, covered in brilliant 24 carat gold leaf. Also stop at Ryoan-ji Temple to admire the peaceful rock garden. After lunch proceed to Kiyomizu Temple. Next will be Sanjusangendo, known for 1001 statues of Kannon, the Goddess of Mercy. End the day with dinner and mysterious entertainment at a Ninja Restaurant.
Overnight at Hotel Nikko Princess Kyoto or similar (4 Star).

Kyoto - Hiroshima - Kyoto (B,L)

Day 7

Kyoto - Hiroshima - Kyoto (B,L)

After breakfast, transfer to Kyoto Station then take a bullet train to Hiroshima for the Miyajima & Hiroshima Tour, visit Itsukushima Shrine by ferry and then head back to Hiroshima to enjoy a Okonomiyaki lunch (Japanese savoury pancake containing a variety of ingredients). In the afternoon, visit the historic site, Peace Memorial Park and Museum, the symbol of peace, the Atomic Bomb Dome. At the end the day head back to Hiroshima Station and take a bullet train to Kyoto Station. Transfer to your hotel.
Overnight at Hotel Nikko Princess Kyoto or similar (4 Star).

Kyoto (B,D)

Day 8

Kyoto (B,D)

Breakfast at your hotel. Then head to Fushimi area by private coach.
Enjoy the walking the paths of Fushimi Inari Shrine famous for one thousand gateways painted in blood orange (Torii Gates). Then proceed to Gekkeikan Sake Brewery and Okura Museum, to learn about the history of sake and each stage of the process of sake brewing. Enjoy a mini canal cruise on a Japanese narrow boat, Jukkoku-bune.
The tour will end around Kyoto Station area. Tonight's Farewell Dinner will include a Maiko Dance Performance.
Overnight at Hotel Nikko Princess Kyoto or similar (4 Star).

Kyoto - Kansai Airport (B)

Day 9

Kyoto - Kansai Airport (B)

Breakfast at your hotel. You will be picked up from your accommodation by Airport Shuttle to Kansai Airport.

* Please refer to general booking conditions. 
* B Breakfast included: Lunch included : Dinner included:


  • 8 nights accommodation
  • 8 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners
  • English speaking guide service throughout except for airport transfers and free day at leisure.
  • Luggage transfer from Tokyo to Kyoto
    (1 suit case per person) 

Hotel Information

 Tokyo        Keio Plaza Hotel < 4-star> : 3nights
5 minute walk from JR Shinjuku Station West Exit

Standard twin approx. 23.5 sqm.


Aura Tachibana or similar <4-star> : 1 night
15 minutes walk from Hakone Yumoto station
Shuttle bus service available 14:00-17:30 (Need reservation)
Japanese style room 12.5 tatami room (Approx. 20 sqm)


Nikko Princess Kyoto : <4-star> : 4 nights
3 minutes from Subway Kyoto Shijo Station exit No.5
Standard twin room approx. 36 sqm.


Day 4: for Hakone sightseeing
Hakone Ropeway in Owakudani Valley may be omitted or substituted due to weather conditions from among the following alternative sightseeing spots. Please note, however, that the tour will not be cancelled or the tour fee will not be refunded.

* The above offers are subject to availability and confirmation.
* Schedule may be substituted due to road conditions or other operational reasons.
* For full terms and conditions, please contact our travel specialists.
* Costing will vary from time to time depending on the exchange rate. The final rate will be confirmed at time of booking confirmation.

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