Japan Express: Osaka to Tokyo

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  • Hot springs
  • Natural landmarks sightseeing
  • Cultural, religious and historic sites
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  • Booking Type Instant Booking
  • duration 9 days
  • tour type Small group
  • max group size 15
  • guiding method Fully guided
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  • Starts Osaka, Japan
  • Ends Tokyo, Japan
Tour with Flexible Booking Policy
  • Change dates It is free to change your tour start date prior to 30 days of departure.
  • Choose a different tour You can select a new tour run by the same operator up to 30 days before departure.
HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Take in views of Mt Fuji.
  • Stay in temple lodging and a traditional ryokan.
  • Gaze at the famous floating torii gate in Miyajima.
  • Explore Kyoto's Nijo Castle
The tour "Japan Express: Osaka To Tokyo" starts from Osaka and ends in Tokyo. It is a cultural, religious and historic sites tour that takes 9 days taking you through Hiroshima, Hakone, Mount Koya and 3 other destinations in Japan. "Japan Express: Osaka To Tokyo" is a guided small group tour that includes accommodation in hotels, transport, meals and others.

From the Buddhist monks of Kōyasan to the high rollers of Tokyo, see the many faces of Japan on this condensed tour beginning in Osaka. Savour the region’s culinary delicacies and the beautiful views at Mt Fuji. You'll stay in a traditional ryokan and really soak up local culture in onsen hot springs. A great combination of the traditional and the contemporary, this adventure provides a taste of the rich culture of Japan.
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“Well run from start to finish. The upfront planning was simple. The instructions for what to bring and expect were correct and informative. But the best part was the CEO. He knew his area, he was friendly, informative, encouraging and incredibly help...”
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Osaka
  • Day 2: Osaka/Kōyasan
  • Day 3: Kōyasan/Hiroshima
  • Day 4: Hiroshima
  • Day 5: Hiroshima/Kyoto
  • Day 6: Kyoto
  • Day 7: Kyoto/Hakone
  • Day 8: Hakone/Tokyo
  • Day 9: Tokyo
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Accommodation
  • Hotels (6 nts), mountain monastery (1 nt, shared facilities), traditional inn (1 nt, shared facilities).
Meals
  • 2 breakfasts, 2 dinners
    Note: Allow USD400-520 for meals not included.
Transport
  • Bullet train, tram, ferry, public bus, walking.
Guide
  • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides.
Included activities
  • Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group
  • Your Local Living Moment: Overnight in Mount Kōya Temple
  • Kōyasan
  • Hiroshima Peace Park and Museum visit
  • Miyajima excursion with floating torii gate visit
  • Nijo Castle and gardens visit (Kyoto)
  • Kinkaku-ji Golden Pavilion visit
  • Daisen-in Temple and Zen garden visit
  • Fushimi Inari shrine visit
  • Lake Ashino-ko boat ride (Hakone)
  • Traditional ryokan stay with kaiseki meal
  • Japan Rail (JR) pass (7 days)
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Any international flights to Osaka and from Tokyo are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Japan Express: Osaka to Tokyo tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
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CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Japan Express: Osaka to Tokyo tour. You can cancel the tour up to 62 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 61 days of departure.

Payment

For any tour departures within 25 March 2022, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 25 March 2022, a deposit is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 61 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Japan Express: Osaka to Tokyo tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.

Visa

For this Japan Express: Osaka to Tokyo tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

Age Requirement

minimum 12 years old

Does this trip suit me?
  • 1. Travel Style : Classic All of the highlights, culture, access, and I-can’t-believe-we-did-that moments, all at a great price.
  • 2. Service Level : Standard Comfortable tourist-class accommodations with character; mix of public and private transport.
  • 3. Physical Grading : 3 - Average Some tours may include light hiking, biking, rafting, or kayaking in addition to walking.
  • 4. Trip Type : Small Group Group trips average 12 travellers per departure, depending on the adventure. The maximum is usually no more than 16, but some can be smaller or bigger, depending on the trip.
COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • This tour has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s ‘Safe Travels’ stamp, which provides travellers with assurance that COVID-19 health and hygiene protocols have been adhered to.
  • Wearing a mask, hand washing and general sanitizing has been implemented on this tour. Frequently touched surfaces are regularly disinfected. Hygiene safety measures and distancing will be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • This tour requires you to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at least 14 days before your departure day or have a negative PCR test within 96 hours before your departure day.
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