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14 Days, Tokyo to Tokyo
Discover Japan

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From the towers and gadgets of Tokyo to the serenity of sacred shrines and the soaring beauty of Mt Fuji, this trip provides the perfect blend of guided excursions and fr read more...

IS THIS Classic TRIP FOR ME ? YES ! IF YOU...
    • Think local transport—buses, taxis, trains the most colourful way to travel
    • Enjoy travelling with a like minded mix of couples, friends and solo travellers, from the world over
    • Like the idea of staying in character-rich accommodations that reflect the culture of the places you visit
What's Included

    Overseas Medical Insurance for the duration of the tour (Sum of US$ 2,50,000 covered).

  • 13 nights accommodation Hotels (9 nts), traditional inns and onsen spas (4 nts).
  • 2 breakfasts, 1 dinner.
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities( Bullet train, tram, ferry, public bus, walking.)
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  • Japan Rail (JR) pass (14-day)
  • Hida No Sato folk village visit (Takayama)
  • Kanazawa Castle and Kenroku-en garden visit
  • Samurai and geisha districts visit
  • Hiroshima Peace Park and Museum visit
  • Miyajima excursion with floating Torii Gate visit
  • Nijo Castle and gardens visit (Kyoto)
  • Kinaku-ji Golden Pavilion visit
  • Daisen-in Temple and Zen garden visit
  • Mt Fuji hike (except winter)
  • Kaiseki dinner
  • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides.
VERY IMPORTANT
Please ensure that you print a final copy of your trip details provided by Cox & Kings as pdf format.
Important Notes

We recommend you to have a meal budget of USD 420-600 for food and drinks which are not included in the programme.


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Itinerary
Day 1 Arrive Tokyo
Day 2 Tokyo/Takayama
Day 3 Takayama
Day 4 Takayama/Kanazawa-shi
Day 5 Kanazawa-shi
Day 6 Kanazawa-shi/Hiroshima-shi
Day 7 Hiroshima-shi
Day 8 Hiroshima-shi/Kyoto
Day 9 Kyoto
Day 10 KyotoOvernight in Kyoto
Day 11 Kyoto/Fujikawaguchiko
Day 12 Fujikawaguchiko/Mount Fuji
Day 13 Mount Fuji/Tokyo
Day 14 Depart Tokyo
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TRIP SPECIFIC SAFETY

Cox & Kings takes all reasonable measures to ensure your safety and enjoyment while travelling with us. The aim of this document is to give you an insight into ways you may further enhance your own personal safety while abroad.

Places Visited
  • Tokyo
  • Takayama
  • Kanazawa
  • Hiroshima
  • Kyoto
  • Fujikawaguchiko
  • Mt. Fuji
  • DAY 1 Arrive Tokyo

    Arrive at any time.

    We highly recommend booking pre- or post-accommodation in Tokyo to take full advantage of this spectacular city.

    Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
    18:00
    Tonight, the adventure begins. Feel free to explore - but make sure you're back in time to meet your group. After introductions, your CEO will review the details of your trip. (None (Meals on your own))

  • DAY 2 Tokyo/Takayama

    Opt to visit the Tsukiji fish market in Tokyo before heading to Takayama.

    Optional Activities
    Tsukiji Fish Market Visit

    Tokyo
    Free
    Visit the Tsukiji Fish Market, the biggest fish and seafood market in the world. Walk through the maze of fresh catches, massive fish and exciting business exchanges to get an idea how important this industry is in Tokyo. The market is busiest early in the morning, this is the best time to catch the tuna auction and see how high the bidding can reach.

    After, take the bullet train, transferring at Nagoya, and journey into the Japan Alps. Arrive in Takayama in the afternoon.

    Bullet train (Tokyo - Takayama 4h)
    Get to your next destination faster than the speed of flight aboard a high-speed train.

    Switch trains in Nagoya, about half way to Takayama.

    Explore the Hida No Sato traditional folk village, sake breweries and craft shops.

    Hida no Sato (Hida Minzoku Mura Folk Village) Visit
    Takayama
    Visit the Hida Folk Village, an outdoor museum where various buildings from the 1600s are open to tour. The steep, thatched roofs of the farmhouses are said to resemble praying hands. Take a peek inside to see tools and furniture from the original village. (None (Meals on your own))

  • DAY 3 Takayama

    Enjoy a free day to explore the area.

    Take a full day to explore this beautiful landscape. Discover traces of a feudal past in the thatched houses and rice fields. Opt to rent a bike and cycle out of the town centre and into the countryside.

    Free Time
    Takayama Full Day
    Use free time to enjoy the area, sample sake or visit a nearby hot spring for a soak.

    Optional Activities
    Sake Brewery Visit and Tasting
    Takayama
    Free-400JPY per person
    Visit a local sake brewery and learn more about this typical Japanese beverage made from fermented rice. Have a sample or two to test it out.

    Bike Rental
    Rent a bike from a local shop and head out to explore. (None (Meals on your own))

  • DAY 4 Takayama/Kanazawa-shi

    Visit well-preserved samurai and geisha districts, explore one of Japan's original castles.

    After a short train ride, arrive to Kanazawa. In the 17th century, this beautifully preserved castle town was Japan's wealthiest, and it became a thriving center for culture and arts.

    Bullet train(Takayama - Kanazawa-shi)
    Get to your next destination faster than the speed of flight aboard a high-speed train.

    Nagamachi Samurai and Higashi Geisha Districts Visit
    Kanazawa-shi
    Step back in time with a visit to the Nagamachi Samurai and Higashi Geisha districts of Kanazawa. The samurai district is just below the Kanazawa Castle, where samurai and their families lived in mud huts. After, learn about the Geisha culture, prevalent in Kanazawa since the 17th century. Visit the traditional two-storey wooden houses decorated with lattice and discover the traditions behind this iconic Japanese way of life. (None (Meals on your own))

  • DAY 5 Kanazawa-shi

    Get lost in the Ninja Temple and visit Keroku-en garden. Explore more of the city with some free time.
    In the Teramachi Temple district, visit the famous Ninja Temple. Designed as a hideout in case of attack, it contains hidden doorways, passages and escape routes.

    Ninja Temple Visit
    Kanazawa-shi
    Visit the famous Ninja Temple. While there's no evidence linking the temple to ninjas, the hidden doorways, passages and escape routes seem designed for stealthy attackers. Please leave all nunchucks with security.

    Keroku-En Garden Visit
    Kanazawa-shi
    Walk around this breathtaking garden, ranked one of the top three in Japan. With unique bridges, ponds and fountains, pagodas and tea houses there's lots to see here in any season.

    Kanazawa Castle Visit
    Kanazawa-shi
    Visit the massive castle located beside the Kenrokuen Garden. At over 400 years old, the castle has a great history and is the perfect place to wrap up exploration of the gardens.

    Kanazawa is also home to many interesting museums, take a tour to learn more about local history and crafts. Loving the food in the city? Take a trip to the local seafood market to see where some of the fresh, tasty ingredients come from.

    Optional Activities
    Local Crafts Demonstration
    Kanazawa-shi
    1000JPY per person
    If you're lucky, get a hands-on demonstration of how local artisans create their crafts. Learn about lacquer ware, pottery, silk dying and gold leaf application at some of the local craft shops. (None (Meals on your own))

  • DAY 6 Kanazawa-shi/Hiroshima-shi

    Arrive in Hiroshima and take a ferry to the sacred island of Miyajima to see the famous floating torii gate.
    Travel by train to Hiroshima. In the afternoon, take a short ferry ride to Miyajima Island, not far from the coast.
    Here, view one of the most photographed sights in Japan- the Floating Torii Gate. The shrine itself dates back to the 6th century and is designed in a pier-like structure.
    Enjoy time to explore the island and its many shrines and temples. Sample local treats like maple leaf shaped cakes, and have the option to hike up to the peak of the island, Mt Misen, to see spectacular views of the surrounding islands.
    Bullet train (Kanazawa-shi - Hiroshima-shi 4h30m)
    Get to your next destination faster than the speed of flight aboard a high-speed train.

    Ferry (Hiroshima-shi - Miyajima)
    Get to the next spot on your route aboard a convenient and efficient ferry boat.

    Miyajima Island Visit
    Miyajima
    Take a trip to Miyajima Island, famed as one of Japan's most scenic spots, with a free afternoon to explore. See the famous floatin Torii Gate, set out in the bay, which glows extraordinarily at sunset. The island is dotted with shrines and temples, populated by deer and monkeys, and traversed with hiking trails for those who want to get some exercise. There are also lanes full of souvenirs and tasty treats. Visit Miyajima at your own pace, and have the option to hike up to the peak of the island, Mt Misen, to see spectacular views of the surrounding islands.

    Free Time
    Miyajima
    Spend free time however you choose. Opt to hike, eat or check out the important sights and museums.

    Optional Activities
    Mt. Misen Visit
    Miyajima
    Free-1800JPY per person
    Set out for the summit of Mt. Misen, Miyajima's highest peak at 500m (1,640 ft) above sea level. Opt to hike one of three trails through the forest and keep an eye out for wild deer or catch a ride on the ropeway and walk the remaining distance to the top. Take in great views of the Seto Inland Sea and on a clear day see as far as the city of Hiroshima. (None (Meals on your own))

  • DAY 7 Hiroshima-shi

    Visit the Peace Park and Museum and learn more about the tragic history of this city.
    The large Peace Park in the centre of the city is an extremely moving place dotted with memorials of those killed by the atomic bomb and others who subsequently died. The burning flame in the park will only be extinguished when all nuclear weapons in the world have been destroyed. Take a tram ride through the city to reach Peace Park.
    Peace Park and Museum Visit
    Hiroshima-shi
    Walk through the Peace Park in the centre of Hiroshima, a living memorial dedicated to the tens of thousands who died from theatomic bomb blast in 1945. Visit the statue of Sadako Sasaki, a young girl who died of leukemia as a result of the bomb blast, despite folding 1,000 origami paper cranes to appeal to the gods to make her well. See the frame of the Gembaku Dome, the sole building to withstand the explosion. Reflect, remember, and be reminded of the power we all hold to create peace.

    Free Time
    Hiroshima-shi
    Enjoy free time to explore the city. (None (Meals on your own))

  • DAY 8 Hiroshima-shi/Kyoto

    Visit the impressive Nijo Castle and gardens, the famous Kinkaku-ji Golden Pavilion and Daisen-in's Zen rock garden.

    Continue on to Kyoto, the former imperial capital and home of the country's most treasured remnants of Japanese imperial life.

    Take time to enjoy the Zen gardens of Ryoan-ji and the Silver Pavilion, take a leisurely stroll down the lovely Philosopher's path to Nanzen-ji, or just walk around Gion and perhaps catch a glimpse of a geisha going from teahouse to teahouse.

    Bullet train (Hiroshima-shi - Kyoto 2h45m)
    Get to your next destination faster than the speed of flight aboard a high-speed train.

    Nijo Castle and Gardens Visit
    Kyoto
    Visit the Nijo Castle, the residence of the first shogun of the Edo Period built in 1603. Now a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the property is divided into three areas: the Honmaru (main circular fortification), Ninomaru (secondary circle of defense), and the gorgeous gardens that surround both.

    Daisen-in Zen Rock Garden Visit
    Kyoto
    Take a walk through the gardens around Daisen-in Temple. This zen garden uses gravel, sand and stones to recreate a river and ocean, symbolizing the Buddhist journey through life.

    Kinkaku-ji Golden Pavilion Visit
    Kyoto
    Explore Kinkaku-ji or the Golden Pavilion, named for the temple's top two floors that are covered in gold leaf. The temple is surrounded by trees and sits on a reflective pond, making this must-see in Kyoto a perfect place for photos. While the temple can be busy, there are gardens around the area to explore once you've had enough of the view. (None (Meals on your own))

  • DAY 9 Kyoto

    Spend a full day discovering the Zen gardens, huge wooden temples, pagodas and shrines of Kyoto.

    Free Time
    Head out and explore this captivating city.

    Optional Activities
    Zen Gardens of Rynan-ji
    Kyoto
     500JPY per person.
     The Rynan-ji garden is one of the best examples of kare-sansui, or dry landscape, a type of Zen garden. Fifteen large rocks are placed within a sea of white pebbles raked into linear patterns to facilitate meditation. Stand on the platform to get the best view from above. Stroll the grounds around the Ryoan-ji Temple and along the Kyoyo-chi pond.

    Silver Pavilion Visit
    Kyoto
    500JPY per person
    The Ginkaku-ji, or Silver Pavilion, is another example of beautiful Japanese architecture. This elegant temple is surrounded by gardens set at the base of Kyoto's eastern mountains. Check the ceremonial tea room, thought to be the prototype for future tea ceremony rooms in the country.

    Philosopher's Walk
    Kyoto
    Free
    This stone path through the northern part of Kyoto's Higashiyama district follows a canal lined by hundreds of cherry trees. These trees come to life during a period known as "Hanami", generally from the end of March to early May. Their iconic pink blossoms are one of the most famous symbols of Japan.

    Gion Walk
    Kyoto
    Free
    Walk through Gion, Kyoto's most famous geisha district. Visit shops, restaurants and ochaya (teahouses), where geiko (Kyoto dialect for geisha) and maiko (geiko apprentices) entertain. (None (Meals on your own))

  • DAY 10 KyotoOvernight in Kyoto

    Spend a full day discovering the Zen gardens, huge wooden temples, pagodas and shrines of Kyoto.

    Free Time
    Head out and explore this captivating city.

    Optional Activities
    Zen Gardens of Rynan-ji
    Kyoto
     500JPY per person.
     The Rynan-ji garden is one of the best examples of kare-sansui, or dry landscape, a type of Zen garden. Fifteen large rocks are placed within a sea of white pebbles raked into linear patterns to facilitate meditation. Stand on the platform to get the best view from above. Stroll the grounds around the Ryoan-ji Temple and along the Kyoyo-chi pond.

    Silver Pavilion Visit
    Kyoto
    500JPY per person
    The Ginkaku-ji, or Silver Pavilion, is another example of beautiful Japanese architecture. This elegant temple is surrounded by gardens set at the base of Kyoto's eastern mountains. Check the ceremonial tea room, thought to be the prototype for future tea ceremony rooms in the country.

    Philosopher's Walk
    Kyoto
    Free
    This stone path through the northern part of Kyoto's Higashiyama district follows a canal lined by hundreds of cherry trees. These trees come to life during a period known as "Hanami", generally from the end of March to early May. Their iconic pink blossoms are one of the most famous symbols of Japan.

    Gion Walk
    Kyoto
    Free
    Walk through Gion, Kyoto's most famous geisha district. Visit shops, restaurants and ochaya (teahouses), where geiko (Kyoto dialect for geisha) and maiko (geiko apprentices) entertain. (None (Meals on your own))

  • DAY 11 Kyoto/Fujikawaguchiko

    Visit Lake Kawaguchi and go for some optional walks. Enjoy an amazing multi-cuisine Japanese kaiseki dinner and prepare for the next day's climb.

    Leave Kyoto and travel to Kawaguchiko arriving mid afternoon. Take the rest of the afternoon to visit the Onsen Spa before dinner.

    Please note that climbing season is subject to weather conditions but is typically July 1 to Sep 2nd each year. The itinerary can change at any time due to weather.

    Bullet train (Kyoto - Fujikawaguchiko 5h30m)
    There are multiple train changes during this ride and a short taxi ride at the end.

    Onsen Spa Visit (Kawaguchiko-eki)
    Visit the natural hot springs in traditional style and soak in the waters and feel all your troubles float away. (Dinner,Breakfast)

  • DAY 12 Fujikawaguchiko/Mount Fuji


    Begin the climb to the summit and overnight at Station 8.

    Drive to Station 5 and begin the ascent. The total hike to the summit is about 5-6 hours. To slow the pace and help with acclimatization, overnight at Station 8 before the final push to the summit in the morning. Accommodation on the mountain is a basic dormitory style hut with few facilities.

    Luggage can be stored at the hotel during the climb. Bring only an overnight bag with items required for the climb.

    Mt Fuji Hike Day 1
    Mount Fuji
    Drive to Station 5 and start the ascent up Mt Fuji towards Station 8. The climb itself isn't difficult but the rapid ascent, constant incline and altitude can be challenging for hikers. The 1,396m (4580 ft) to the summit takes 5-6 hours in total, stop at Station 8 tonight to rest and prepare for the rest of the climb.

    Local bus (Fujikawaguchiko - Mount Fuji 1h)
    Travel from the bus platform in town to Station 5 to start the hike. (Breakfast,Dinner)

  • DAY 13 Mount Fuji/Tokyo

    Wake up early to climb to the top for sunrise. Hike down, drive to Kawaguchiko and travel by train to Tokyo for one final night in the city.

    After the arduous push to the summit, enjoy sunrise before hiking back down. Pick up your bags and travel by van to Kawaguchiko before a train to Tokyo.

    Today you can take in some more sights, visit the museums and gardens or do some shopping. Meet with the group later tonight for our last dinner together.

    Mt Fuji Hike Day 2
    Mount Fuji
    Start hiking towards the summit before dawn, there will be some rough patches that will only be visible with flashlights. Tread carefully, don't rush and drink plenty of water. Watch the sunrise atop the mountain and celebrate a successful climb. Hike back down to retrieve your bags.

    It's about 2.5-3.5 hrs to summit. After watching the sunrise, slowly head back down about 3 more hrs.

    Local bus (Mount Fuji - Fujikawaguchiko 1h)
    Climb aboard, grab a seat, and enjoy the ride.

    Bullet train (Fujikawaguchiko - Tokyo 3h)
    Get to your next destination faster than the speed of flight aboard a high-speed train.

    Free Time
    Tokyo Afternoon
    Use free time in Tokyo to visit any must-see sights you missed, tour a museum or shop for souvenirs for yourself or friends back home. (Breakfast)

  • DAY 14 Depart Tokyo

    Depart at any time. We highly recommend booking post-accommodation to fully experience this vibrant city.

    Departure Day
    Not ready to leave? Your CEO can help with travel arrangements to extend your adventure. (None (Meals on your own))

  • Meal basis

    As per itinerary - B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals

  • TRIP DETAILS

    If you have booked this trip or are curious about all of the details, you can download this trip's information as a PDF.

    Please ensure that you print a final copy of your Trip Details to review a couple of days prior to travel, in case there have been changes that affect your plans.

  1. We recommend you to have a meal budget of USD 420-600 for food and drinks which are not included in the programme.


  2. Important Notes

    1. This programme is operated on a Coach tour. Maximum Group size is 15 passengers, at an average there are 12 passengers travelling on this tour.
    2. Itinerary descriptions are guaranteed with the exception of unforeseen conditions which include, but are not limited to, road closures due to weather, acts of God, safety concerns, changes to highway legal restrictions, and acts by third parties beyond the control of Service Provider.
    3. There is no refund for any non-utilization of any services.
    4. All holiday prices are subject to Govt. Service Tax of 3.63% payable to Govt of India.
    5. At this point of time no services are confirmed and the same is subject to availability.
    6. Request for an early hotel check in or late checkout is at the discretion of the accommodation unless pre-booked and pre-paid in advance.
    7. All payment to be made strictly by cheque / Demand Draft / Direct bank transfer in favour of 'COX AND KINGS LIMITED'.
    8. MT. FUJI CLIMBING SEASON is as follows.
      From July 1 - August 27 - Groups will spend 1 night in Kawaguchiko and 1 night on Mt Fuji in simple guesthouse accommodation and climb to the top.
      From May 1-Jun 30/Aug 28-Nov 1 - Groups will spend spend 2 nights in Kawaguchiko and drive to Station 5 and hike down the mountain (not up!)
      From Nov 2 - April 30 - It is not possible to climb Mt Fuji as buses do not run up the mountain. Trips will spend 2 days in Kawaguchiko and do walks around the 5 lake region.
    9. Please note that only foreigners traveling as a tourist are able to use a Japan Rail Pass. If you are a Japanese citizen/resident or traveling on a student/business visa please advise us at time of booking as you will not be able to take advantage of the Rail pass.


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