Tale of Two Cities - Tokyo & Kyoto

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Key inclusions

  • Accommodation on tour
  • Flights
  • Meals on tour
  • Tour

Tokyo and Kyoto offer two totally diverse images of Japan. The impressive architecture of the modern-day Tokyo skyscrapers contrasts with the vintage atmosphere that surrounds Kyoto's old temples and buildings.

At a glance


Tokyo Tower Mount Fuji Bullet Train - Tokyo to Kyoto Nijo Castle Imperial Palace Temple of the Gold Pavilion
Tale of Two Cities 2016

What's included

  • Accommodation on tour
  • Flights
  • Meals on tour
  • Services of a local guide in Tokyo and Kyoto
  • All airport taxes/service charges excluding locally paid departure tax where applicable
  • Transfers
VIP home pick-up service

Our VIP home pick-up service is included up to 50 miles to your departure airport. Your driver will happily load and unload your luggage, and drive you to your departure terminal. At the close of your trip, you'll be welcomed by your driver in the arrivals hall and returned home again. A supplement is payable per mile over 50 miles.

Overview

Total meals included:

  • 6 breakfasts

Depart UK

Day
1

No meals included

Arrive Tokyo

Day
2

On arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel for three nights (check in from 2pm). The rest of the day is yours to relax.

No meals included

Tokyo

Day
3

After breakfast begin this morning's sightseeing tour. Highlights of the tour include visits to the Toyko Tower, Asakusa Kannon Temple and Nakamise Shopping Arcade. You will also drive through Akihabara and Ueno Park. The remainder of the day is at leisure.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Tokyo - Mount Fuji

Day
4

Today, enjoy a full day excursion to Mount Fuji. Stop at the visitor centre before embarking on a cruise on Lake Ashi. Afterwards, take a cable car ride (weather permitting) for panoramic views of spectacular Mount Fuji, Lake Ashi and the surrounding area.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Tokyo - Kyoto

Day
5

A highlight of your tour is a journey on one of Japan's famous bullet trains, bound for Kyoto. Reaching Kyoto, one of the most fascinating cities in Japan, the remainder of the day is free for you to relax or explore.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Kyoto

Day
6

Enjoy a tour of Kyoto, visiting many of the city's temples, shrines, palaces and pagodas. A highlight of the day is a visit to the extraordinary Nijo Castle, built in 1603 as the official residence of the Shogun Tokugawa Ieyasu. You will also visit Kinkakuji, the Temple of the Gold Pavilion and the Imperial Palace.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Kyoto

Day
7

A full day at leisure to explore more of Kyoto.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Kyoto - Osaka - UK

Day
8

This morning, transfer to Osaka airport for your flight to the UK or extend your stay in a Japanese Ryokan.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Home landing in the UK

Day
9

No meals included

Hotels

Tour hotels will be as specified or alternatives of a similar standard.


Tokyo: Either Shibuya Excel or Akasaka Excel Hotel Tokyu; Kyoto: Kyoto Tokyu Hotel. NOTE: Tour hotels will be as specified or alternatives of a similar standard. Single rooms in Japan are traditionally small with a single bed. Anyone booking a single room will be paying a supplement to have their own private room.

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