Japan Express

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  • Booking Type Instant Booking
  • duration 9 days
  • tour type Group
  • age requirement 15+ years old
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
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  • Starts Tokyo, Japan
  • Ends Kyoto, Japan
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HIGHLIGHTS
  • From the ultramodern to ancient traditions, this express adventure will introduce you to some of the many faces of Japan in a short amount of time.
  • Visit the little town of Nikko – packed with World Heritagelisted temples and pictureperfect hiking trails, and one of the best backdrops for a soak in a steaming onsen.
  • Eat your way from Tokyo to Kyoto with plenty of chances to try all kinds of delicious street food, sake, snacks and surprises – from a hearty bowl of ramen to worldclass sashimi.
  • Even getting from place to place is fun in Japan! Ride the renowned Shinkansen bullet train and make use of public transport day passes to get to and from the activities you choose.
The Japan Express tour starts in Tokyo and ends in Kyoto. It is a city sightseeing tour that takes 9 days taking you through Nikko, Kyoto and Tokyo in Japan. Japan Express is a guided small group tour that includes accommodation in hotels, transport and others.

Home to sumo wrestling, sake, geishas, karaoke and onsens, Japan’s got a lot going for it. And on this nine-day Lonely Planet Experience to some of its most acclaimed cities, you’ll get to see the country at its best. Take in the neon nightlife of Tokyo, relax in the manicured gardens of Nikko and discover thousands of years of culture and history in Kyoto. And have you heard about the food? World-class sushi, ravishing ramen, delectable donburi – you certainly won’t be going hungry. With your local leader to point you in all the right direction and plenty of time to explore at your own pace, experience the culture and charm of the Land of the Rising Sun.
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ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Tokyo
  • Day 2: Tokyo
  • Day 3: Tokyo
  • Day 4: Nikko
  • Day 5: Nikko
  • Day 6: Kyoto
  • Day 7: Kyoto
  • Day 8: Kyoto
  • Day 9: Kyoto
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Accommodation
  • Hotel/Ryokan (8 nts)
Transport
  • Public Bus , Metro , Train , Bullet Train
Included Activities
  • Tokyo - Yoyogi-kōen
  • Tokyo - Meiji-jingū Shrine
  • Tokyo - Shibuya walking tour
  • Tokyo - Metro day pass
  • Tokyo - Harajuku street
  • Tokyo - Akihabara walking tour
  • Tokyo - Tsukiji Outer Market
  • Nikko - Public bus area pass
  • Nikko - Hiking
  • Kyoto - Fushimi Inari-Taisha
  • Kyoto - Public bus day pass
  • Kyoto - Gion District walk
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Any international flights to Tokyo and from Kyoto 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 tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
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GOOD TO KNOW
CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Japan Express tour. You can cancel the tour up to 58 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 57 days of departure.

Payment

A deposit of 400 USD is required to confirm this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 57 days before departure. For any departures within 30 July 2020 full payment is required.

Travel Insurance

Japan Express 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 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 travelling to, as part of this itinerary.

Lonely Planet extras
  • Free access to the Lonely Planet mobile app for one year
  • 25% discount on all items in the Lonely Planet Shop
NEED HELP OR HAVE A QUESTION ABOUT THIS TOUR?
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