Multi-Day Tour

Japan on a Shoestring – Tokyo to Kyoto (6 days)

G Adventures Inc.

Tokyo, Japan To Kyoto, Japan

Valid for Departures: 30 Jun 2018 - 26 Dec 2020

Japan on a Shoestring – Tokyo to Kyoto (6 days)

Itinerary

DAY LOCATION(S) HOTEL MEALS DESCRIPTION
Day 1
Tokyo, Japan
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Day 1 Tokyo: We highly recommend booking pre-accommodation to fully experience this metropolis. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Day 2
Tokyo, Japan
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Day 2 Tokyo: 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 cafés. Included Activities: Orientation Walk
Day 3
Tokyo, Japan
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Day 3 Tokyo/Takayama: 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. Included Activities: Takayama Orientation Walk Transport: Bullet train (4.00 hour(s))
Day 4
Takayama, Japan
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Day 4 Takayama/Kyoto: 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. Transport: Bullet train (3.50-4.00 hours)
Day 5
Kyoto, Japan
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Day 5 Kyoto: 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.
Day 6
Kyoto, Japan
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Day 6 Kyoto: Depart at any time. We highly recommend booking post-accommodation to fully experience this iconic city. Included Activities: Departure Day

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Description

Get a taste of both old and new Japan with this six-day tour. We’ve kept it simple with an itinerary of the country's most iconic cities. Experience everything from the bustling energy of Tokyo’s city centre to the rolling countryside of Takayama. And don’t 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.

About Us

G Adventures is an adventure travel pioneer offering the widest selection of affordable small group tours, safaris and expeditions all over the world. Founded by entrepreneur owner Bruce Poon Tip in 1995 and powered by an international team of passionate change makers, G Adventures was the first adventure travel company to offer 100% guaranteed departures in 2013. With nearly 700 itineraries and 110,000 travelers each year, G Adventures' award-winning trips put travelers on a first-name basis with the planet’s people, cultures, landscapes and wildlife. For more information, please visit: www.gadventures.com.

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