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Tokyo, Japan

Mt. Fuji

Osaka Castle

Tokyo, Japan

Japan is an island country in East Asia located in the Pacific Ocean. Rich in history and culture, Japan values its cultivated traditions and practices until this day. The trip will explore and highlight how the feudal and monarchical history harmoniously coexists with the current position Japan holds as the world leader in technological innovations and pop culture. The country’s unique balance between modern and traditional provides the perfect opportunity to create life-long memories while immersing oneself in its nature, historical sites and vibrant energy.

Established

1935

Population

9.273 Million

Please see a sample itinerary below. All itineraries are fully customizable.

Trip Inclusions

  • Round trip transportation

  • 7 Night hotel accommodations at a student-friendly hotel

  • Breakfast served daily at your hotel

  • 3 Group lunches

  • 3 Group dinners

  • Visit to Tokyo

  • Tokyo City Tour

  • Visit to Tokyo Tower

  • Visit to Tokyo Sky Tree

  • Visit to Mount Fuji

  • Visit to Lake Kawaguchico

  • Admission to Tokyo Digital Art Museum

  • Admission to Kabuki Performance

  • Visit to Hakone – Cable Car and Volcano

  • Visit to Osaka

  • Osaka Sightseeing Tour

  • Kyoto Sightseeing Trip and Scenic Train Ride

  • Comprehensive Travel Insurance Upon Request

  • A-Z Travel Tour Manager

  • Free chaperone spaces based upon the number of paying passengers

  • Private security upon request

  • All taxes and fees for above listed inclusions

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Day 1

Morning: Departure and flight to Tokyo, Japan.

Afternoon: Welcome to Tokyo! Upon arrival you will meet your tour guide and transfer to the hotel. Check in and freshen up.

Evening: Enjoy your welcome dinner with group at one of the local restaurants and attend a traditional Japanese Kabuki performance.

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Day 2

Morning: After breakfast, start your Tokyo adventure with a sightseeing tour (you will have access to 24-hour ticket for a hop-on hop-off bus). Explore at your own pace and choose which sites you are interested to visit – Tokyo Sky Tree, Asakusa, Tokyo Tower, Tsukiji, and Ginza.

Afternoon: Have a typical lunch at one of the restaurants in the area. Continue your tour and enjoy panoramic views of Tokyo.

Evening: Meet for a group dinner in a local restaurant and head back to the hotel for rest before exciting day in the morning!

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Day 3

Morning: Enjoy breakfast at your hotel. Today you will travel to Mount Fuji and Lake Kawaguchi and visit 4 of the most popular scenic spots around Lake Kawaguchi area. Admire quaint villages, pagodas, thatched houses and beautiful flowers. Your bus tour will start in Ueno or Shinjuku and set towards Mount Fuji. Stop at Mount Nikura Asama Park and Kawaguchiko Craft Park.

Afternoon: Take time to walk around Kawaguchi Lake and enjoy lunch.

After that, head to Oishi Park to take in the beautiful scenery of seasonal flowers. Later stop by Saiko Iyashino which is located on the banks of Lake Saiko. Stroll through the village, marvel at the houses and catch a glimpse of life in Japan.

Evening: Meet for a delicious dinner and get well-deserved rest!

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Day 4

Morning: Enjoy breakfast at your hotel! Today you will start your day by exploring a dreamworld at the Digital Arts Museum. You will have the chance to interact with artworks that are being projected onto the walls. Let yourself completely get lost in this serene world of color and light.

“Wander through the 10,000 square-meter space and discover 5 different worlds housing 60 artworks. Revisit rooms and see how the artwork has changed. The artworks have no boundaries. They can move from room to room and even interact with one another. Because these artworks are “alive,” every time you step into a room is a new experience. Explore a digital playground full of luscious colors, where the line between visitor and art is tossed aside.”

Afternoon: After lunch, enjoy the rest of the day exploring the city on your own!

Evening: Meet for a delicious dinner and get a well-deserved rest!

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Day 5

Morning: Enjoy a hearty breakfast as you are in for a full day of fun! You will visit Hakone, cruise on Lake Ashinoko, and shop in Gotemba outlets. Depart from Shinjuku to the scenic areas of Hakone near Mount Fuji. Cruise on a pirate boat and enjoy views of Mount Fuji on Lake Ashinoko. After viewing the mountain from the water, view it in the air by taking the Hakone Ropeway up to Mount Hakone. Visit the Ohwakudani – a famous volcano in Great Boiling Valley.

Afternoon: After lunch, you can choose to visit the Gotemba Premium Outlet. Another choice is to experience the famous hot springs and enjoy the view of Mount Fuji.

Upon arrival back in Tokyo, board the bullet train to Osaka, rest and enjoy the trip.

Evening: Arrive at Osaka, meet for dinner at a local restaurant and head to your hotel for rest.

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Day 6

Morning: After breakfast at your hotel, start your sightseeing tour of Osaka and move at your own pace. You will have full day access to hop-on hop-off bus and you can choose to see and explore the sites you desire. See Kitashinchi, Temmabashi, Osaka Castle Park, Matsuyamachi, Namba Parks and more.

 Afternoon: After lunch you will continue your tour and explore wonderful Osaka. Enjoy a boat cruise on the Dotonbori River which is included in your pass.

Evening: You will have the evening to yourself – find a lovely restaurant to enjoy your meal, stroll the streets and immerse yourself in the magical atmosphere of the city.

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Day 7

Morning: After a delicious breakfast, you will travel to Kyoto on a full day trip. Visit the Kiyomizudera Temple, Fushimi Inari, Arashiyama, as well as a scenic railway ride through stunning mountain scenery in Kameoka. Admire the stunning blossom trees and breathtaking mountain views.

Afternoon: Upon arrival in Arashiyama, enjoy a delicious buffet style lunch. Afterwards, visit Kiyomizudera Temple. The tour continues onto Fushimi Inari, famous for the thousands of Torii Gates that line the Shinto Shrine.

Evening: After arriving at your hotel, meet for a farewell dinner with your group. Return to hotel and rest before your trip back home.

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Day 8

Morning: After breakfast and check out, your group will depart for the Airport! Safe travels back home!

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