8 days 7 nights
Arabic, Chinese, English, Francais, Indonesia
Start in Tokyo and end in Osaka! With the In-depth Cultural tour Japan Golden Route , you have a 8 days tour package taking you through Tokyo, Japan and 7 other destinations in Japan. Japan Golden Route includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
Japan’s famous Golden Route takes you from metropolitan Tokyo to the bustling Port City of Osaka. This popular tour departs during both Spring and Autumn, allowing you to choose between the beautiful Cherry Blossom blooms, and vibrant Autumn Leaves. It is the perfect choice for a shorter tour through this beautiful and unique country, filled with friendly locals, delicious local cuisine, and authentic Japanese attractions.
Arrive in bustling Tokyo. Check in to your hotel for the next three nights. The rest of the day is free for you to explore at your leisure.
Visit the bustling Tsukiji Fish Market and wander amongst the shops. Walk through the gardens of the Imperial Palace, then beautiful Ueno Park (the best place to view the Cherry Blossoms in full bloom). Your Welcome Dinner will be a delicious traditional Japanese feast.
Today your guide will take you on the metro (rail) as you explore Tokyo. The morning will be spent at Meiji Shrine, then travel to eclectic Harajuku where you will get a taste of modern Japanese culture. Head to the hectic yet organised Shibuya Crossing and marvel at the busiest crossing in the world. In the afternoon you can return to the hotel with your guide or make your own way back after exploring more of Tokyo at your leisure.
Today you travel towards one of the natural highlights of Japan, majestic Mount Fuji. Stop at Gotemba Peace Park and be in awe of the chalky Stupa. Travel by gondola on the Owakudani Ropeway and admire the spectacular views. Finish your wonderful day on a fantastic themed Lake Ashi Cruise.
Travel to the famous 5th Station of Mount Fuji, where you can admire the spectacular views and magnificent mountain. The tallest peak in the country, it is surrounded by beautiful landscapes. Take the Bullet Train to Kyoto and stroll through Gion Corner. Check in to your hotel for the night.
Walk through Maruyama Park, filled with beautiful cherry blossoms or vibrant autumn leaves depending on the season. Visit the famous Kinkakuji Temple (also know as the Golden Pavilion due to its stunning golden lustre). Travel to Nara to explore Todaji Temple and feed the friendly bowing deer in the Park. You will then continue to Osaka for the next two nights.
Travel to Kobe and learn about Japan’s famous Sake, then return to Osaka for a relaxing River Cruise. Stop at Osaka Castle for photos then wander through Shinsaibashi shopping street for last minute souvenirs. Enjoy one last group dinner.
After breakfast the day is free at your leisure. Tour ends.