Today is free at leisure, explore the big city on your own
Optional Program: Tokyo Discovery Tour $99 (minimum 10 participants)
Tsukiji Fish Market - Tsukiji Market is Japan's "Food Town," where one can encounter all kinds of Japanese traditional foods. A mixture of wholesale and retail shops along with numerous restaurants line the streets and new culinary trends are born her.
Odaiba Kaihin Koen (Odaiba Seaside Park)- It is on the edge of Tokyo Bay and provides excellent views of the metropolis from the manmade beach. You will see a miniature replica of the Statue of Liberty there..
Later in the day, we will visit Sensoji, also known as Asakusa Kannon Temple. It is a Buddhist temple located in Asakusa.
The "sleepless town" Kabukicho is also one of our stops. It is an entertainment and red-light district in Shinjuku, Tokyo.
Sightseeing at the Five Lakes District dominated by majestic UNESCO listed Mt. Fuji. Lunch will be on your own along one of the many rest stops or service areas on the highways where you can enjoy an abundance of unique eats and snacks that will surprise you. Enjoy the bird’s eye view of the near-by Hakone and Lake Ashi scenic region via the aerial tram Komagatake Ropeway. Then, enjoy the picturesque view of Mount Fuji in the distance on board a cruise on Lake Ashi, a crater lake famous for its views of the famous peak. Then drive to Shizuoka, the Japanese capital of tea.
Over night in Shizuoka or We will alternately switch to stay over night in Lake Yamanaka depends on local situation.
After breakfast, depart for Kyoto, Japan's cultural and artistic center, and the country's capital for over 1,000 years.
Kyoto's history-steeped centre offers a clutch of intriguing UNESCO World Heritage sites. Upon arrival, visit Heian Shrine, ranked as a Beppyō Jinja (the top rank for shrines) by the Association of Shinto Shrines.
Optional Program: Kyoto Discovery Tour $89 per person (Minimum 10 pax)
Kinkakuji (Golden Pavilion) - a Zen temple in northern Kyoto whose top two floors are completely covered in gold leaf. It is one of the most popular buildings in Japan, attracting a large number of visitors annually. Arashiyama Bamboo Grove- one of Kyoto's top sights and for good reason: standing amid these soaring talks of bamboo is like being in another world.
Gion- a Geisha District in Kyoto. Gion Corner hosts traditional Kyomai dances, while Kennin-ji Temple is known for its Zen garden and Yasaka Shrine has seasonal festivals in a lantern-lit courtyard. Nightlife ranges from quiet sake bars to buzzing, pub-like izakayas.
Continue exploring Kyoto on your own or or join our optional tours.
Optional Program: Full Day Experience Hiroshima with 'Shinkansen' (Japanese Bullet Train, 1 hour and 15 minutes one way) (Min 10 Participants) $395
This morning, transfer to Kyoto Station for taking Shinkanse to Hiroshima. After arrive in Hiroshima, you will visit Miyajimaguchi by coach then board a boat travelling to the majestic Miyajima Island, known as Itsukushima, or Divine Island. See the shimmering Itsukushima Shrine. The shrine has been destroyed several times, but the first shrine buildings were probably erected in the 6th century.
Reboard the boat and cruise back to Hiroshima to reflect on the heartbreaking history of the region. Take a moment of contemplation at the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park, a historical site near to where the atomic bomb exploded. Finally, board a bus to the Atomic Bomb Dome (Genbaku Dome), a skeletal structure that miraculously survived the 1945 attack. Return to the train station for the exhilarating return journey to Kyoto on the bullet train, where the extension tour concludes and you meet the rest of the tour group.
Remarks: Manner of transportation (bus, taxi, train or tram) between Hiroshima and Miyajima will vary depending on the number of participants.
After breakfast, enjoy your journey back to Tokyo via the Tomei Expressway with Driver. Enjoy lunch at one independently at one of the service areas en route, where you'll find a great choice of food Japanese or Western. Since It takes 7-8 hours driving from Kyoto to Tokyo, Alternatively, opt to travel to Tokyo on the 'Shinkansen' Bullet Train, and enjoy more free time in Kyoto before the train's departure.We always recommend our travelers to join the "Shinkansen" Bullet Train optional tour that only takes 2.5 hours from Kyoto to Tokyo. It will be a great experience to try Japanese high-speed train, which can travel at up to 189 mph and offers reclining seats, local refreshments, and picturesque scenery.
Optional Program: Extra free time in Kyoto and Japan 'Shinkansen' Experience (2.5 hours) $180
This is the last day.
Have a safe trip home and we hope to see you again in the near future!
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-Experience the huge Tokyo - Capital city of Japan.
-Visit Japan's highest mountain, the legendary Mt Fuji, the UNESCO World heritage site is an unforgettable experience.
-And enjoy the famous Kyoto with enough time.