Japan is an island nation in the Pacific Ocean with high-rise-filled cities, imperial palaces, mountainous national parks and thousands of shrines and temples. Tokyo, the crowded capital, is known for its neon skyscrapers and pop culture. In contrast, Kyoto offers Buddhist temples, Shinto shrines, gardens and cherry blossoms. Sushi, the national dish, is served everywhere from casual pubs to gourmet restaurants.

Capital: Tokyo
Dialing code: +81
Emperor: Akihito
Population: 127.3 million (2013) World Bank
Prime minister: Shinzō Abe

You will be met at the airport by our representatives and assisted in boarding an airport shuttle to your airport. The ride is about 90 minutes to Kyoto.

Enjoy a full day tour of Nara and Kyoto. In Nara visit the Todaiji Temple and the Great Buddha, Nara Deer Park, and Kofukuji Temple. Return to Kyoto in the afternoon and visit Kiyomizu Temple, Kodaiji Temple, Yasaka Shrine, and the Gion District.

Take the bullet train to Shinagawa, in Tokyo. The trip is about 3 hours. Upon arrival make your own way to your hotel. This afternoon enjoy a Tokyo tour to Ginza shopping district, the Imperial Palace, a Sumida River Cruise, and a visit to Asakusa Kannon Temple and Nakamise Shopping Street.

Enjoy a full day trip to Mt. Fuji and Hakone by bus. You will stop at Mt. Fuji's 5th station for views and photos. Then proceed to Hakone to see Owakudani Boiling Valley, the Hakone Ropeway, and a Boat Cruise on Lake Ashi.

Enjoy a full day free in amazing Tokyo. * Optional: Enjoy a full day tour to World Heritage Site NIKKO.

After check-out you will be transferred by limousine bus to Narita Airport for your departure flight
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