Model Itinerary #2 : Japan Golden Route 10 Days

Tokyo – Nikko – Kamakura & Yokohama – Mt. Fuji & Hakone – Kyoto – Nara – Osaka

Estimated tour cost : $2,000.- / person, tax included

What’s included :
– Hotel accommodation in superior class for 8 nights (double occupancy)
– Transportation listed in itinerary
– Admission
What’s not included :
– International Airfare
– Meals
– Tour guide


Day 1

Leave Canada


Day 2

Arrival in Tokyo

Arrive at Narita/Haneda Airport
Transfer to hotel
Accommodation in Tokyo for 3 nights


Day 3


Tour of Tokyo, visiting

  • Imperial Palace (Nijubashi Bridge)
  • Tokyo SKYTREE
  • Asakusa Kannon Temple
  • Nakamise Shopping Arcade

Cruise on the Sumida River and visit Hamarikyu Garden


Day 4

Tokyo – Nikko – Tokyo

Tour of Nikko (a World Heritage Site) by bus, visiting

  • Toshogu Shrine (build in 1617 as the mausoleum of the shogun Tokugawa Ieyasu)
  • Tokugawa’s tombs
  • Kegon Waterfall


Day 5

Tokyo – Kamakura – Yokohama – Hakone

Transfer to Hakone via Kamakura, the capital of Japan from 1185 to 1333
Visit the outdoor Great Buddha statue in Kamakura, an amazing example of Buddhist culture, as well as Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine and Yokohama Chinatown, the biggest Chinatown in Japan
Accommodation in Hakone


Day 6

Hakone – Mt. Fuji – Kyoto

Tour of Mt. Fuji (a World Heritage Site) and Hakone by bus, visiting Mt. Fuji 5th Station, cruising on Lake Ashi, and taking the cable car to Owakudani (the “boiling valley”)
Transfer to Kyoto by Shinkansen
Accommodation in Kyoto for 3 nights


Day 7


Tour of Kyoto (a World Heritage Site), visiting

  • Kinkaku-ij Temple (Golden Pavilion)
  • Ryoan-ji Temple (with a splendid rock garden)
  • Nijo-jo Castle
  • Kiyomizu-dera Temple


Day 8

Kyoto – Nara – Kyoto

Tour of Nara, visiting

  • Todai-ji Temple (a World Heritage Site) with its Great Buddha statue
  • Nara Park (deer park)
  • Kasuga Grand Shrine (a World Heritage Site)


Day 9

Kyoto – Osaka

Transfer to Osaka by bus
Tour of Osaka visiting

  • Osaka Castle
  • ABENO HARUKAS (HARUKAS 300 observatory)
  • The Shinsaibashi downtown shopping area

Accommodation in Osaka


Day 10

Departure from Osaka

Transfer to Kansai International Airport


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