This tour highlights the most popular areas for a first time or short visit to Japan – starting in undoubtedly one of the most exciting cities in Asia, Tokyo.

Tour to iconic Mt. Fuji, cruising Lake Ashi then travelling by Bullet Train to Kyoto. Kyoto offers visitors a stunning, lovely city filled with peace and beauty. Tour key temples and shrines and visit the Imperial Palace. Enjoy your last day at leisure to further explore or simply shop. This tour highlights the most popular areas for a first time or short visit to Japan.

Destination Japan
Cities & Locations Tokyo, Kyoto and Osaka
Duration 6 Days / 5 Nights

Tour Schedule

Tour Dates: Modular Group Tour departs on selected dates. Please enquire.

Guaranteed Departure Applies: As soon as 2 people are booked on this tour.

NOTE: We regret we do not accept children under 15 years old on this tour.


Day 1: Tokyo

Arrive in Tokyo where you will be met and transferred to your hotel.

Day 2: Tokyo

Day 3: Tokyo – Kyoto (L)

Today’s highlight is one of Japans most famed – Mt.Fuji. Explore the surrounding area offering different views of the mountain. From Hakone catch a Shinkansen bound for Kyoto, arriving late in the evening.

Day 4: Kyoto

This morning visit some of Kyoto’s highlights including Nijo Castle, Kinkakuji Temple and Kyoto Imperial Palace. This afternoon travel through the peaceful landscape to Nara and visit the world’s largest bronze statue at Todaiji Temple – The Great Statue of Buddha. You will also visit Nara Park with over 1,200 wild deer and Kasuga Taisha Shrine.

Day 5: Kyoto

Spend the day at leisure to self-explore and take in the atmosphere of Kyoto.

Day 6: Kyoto - Osaka

Today, transfer to Osaka Airport where tour arrangements end.

Terms & Conditions

Itinerary and price subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances beyond our control. Please refer to our full terms and conditions available on our brochure or from our website. Active Asia reserves the right to alter the hotels and/or the itinerary if needed due to availability and/or adverse weather conditions.


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