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Onsen

Tokyo, Kyoto, Fukui & Kanazawa:
11 Days / 10 Nights

Pricing TBD

What’s Included:

 

Accommodations

  • 10 nights (standard-level rooms at 3.5-4 star accommodations)

 

Transportation

  • 2 airport transfers by private vehicle

  • Public transportation during guided tour in Tokyo

  • Bullet train from Odawara to Kyoto

  • Express train from Kyoto to Tsuruga

  • Bullet train from Tsuruga to Echizen-Takefu

  • Bullet train from Awara Onsen to Kanazawa

  • Bullet train from Kanazawa to Tokyo

  • Private vehicle during guided tours in Kyoto, Fukui, & Kanazawa

  • Round trip express bus tickets from Kanazawa to Shirakawa-go

 

Guiding

  • 5 days with a private guide

 

Meals

  • 10 Breakfasts / 1 Dinner

 

Other

  • Basic travel insurance with medical coverage up to $10,000 per person

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Day 1

Arrive at Haneda or Narita Airport

Upon landing at either Narita Airport or Haneda Airport, meet your driver and transfer to your accommodation by private vehicle. The remainder of the day will be free time in Tokyo to spend however you please.

Accommodation: Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo (breakfast included)

Included Services: Private vehicle transfer from Narita/Haneda Airport to Tokyo

 

Day 2

Guided Tour in Tokyo

In the morning, meet your private guide at your hotel before setting out on a tour of Tokyo by public transportation. Today will be focused on experiencing many renowned areas in the city, such as the upscale streets of the Ginza District, the nostalgic charms of Asakusa and Senso-ji Temple, as well as many other surprises along the way.

Accommodation: Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo (breakfast included)

Included Services: 8-hour private guide, public transportation during guided tour

 

Day 3

Independent Day in Tokyo

Today is an independent day where you can explore Tokyo at your leisure.

Accommodation: Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo (breakfast included)

 

Day 4

Travel From Tokyo to Kyoto

Today, you will take the bullet train (shinkansen) from Tokyo to Kyoto. The remainder of the day will be free time in Kyoto to spend however you please.

Accommodation:  Righa Gran Kyoto (breakfast included)

Included Services: Bullet train from Tokyo to Kyoto

 

Day 5

Guided Tour in Kyoto

In the morning, meet your private guide at your hotel before setting out on a tour of Kyoto by private vehicle. Today will be focused on experiencing many famous spots in this ancient city, such as the lush bamboo groves of Arashiyama, the iconic Golden Pavilion, as well as a few other hidden gems along the way.

Accommodation: Righa Gran Kyoto (breakfast included)

Included Services: 8-hour private guide, 8-hour private vehicle during guided tour

 

Day 6

Independent Day in Kyoto

Today is an independent day where you can explore Kyoto at your leisure.

Accommodation: Righa Gran Kyoto (breakfast included)

 

Day 7

Guided Tour in Fukui

In the morning, you will take an express train from Kyoto Station to Tsuruga Station in Fukui where you will meet your private guide on the platform before changing to the bullet train (shinkansen) to Echizen-Takefu Station. After disembarking the train at Echizen-Takefu Station, you will meet your driver and set out on a tour of Fukui by private vehicle. Today will be an overview of some of the fascinating experiences Fukui has to offer, such as the craftsman culture of Takefu Knife Village, the aura of Zen surrounding Eihei-ji Temple, as well as a few other interesting spots as time permits. Your day in Fukui will conclude with a stay at Japanese-style accommodation in the hot springs town of Awara Onsen.

Accommodation: Grandia Housen (dinner and breakfast included)

Included Services: 7-hour private guide, 6-hour private vehicle during guided tour, express train from Kyoto to Tsuruga, bullet train from Tsuruga to Echizen-Takefu, 

 

Day 8

Guided Tour in Kanazawa

In the morning, you will transfer to Awara Onsen Station via hotel shuttle to take the bullet train (shinkansen) from Awara Onsen to Kanazawa. After disembarking the train, you will meet your private guide on the platform before setting out on a tour of Kanazawa by private vehicle. Today will be focused on seeing the many wonders of this former capital of a powerful feudal lord, such as the magnificent Kenroku-en Garden, the geisha district of Higashi Chaya Gai, as well as a few other recommended areas along the way.