Tokyo | Kyoto
Day 1: Arrival in Tokyo
Arrive at Tokyo’s Narita International Airport. Transfer by airport limo-bus to your hotel.
Note: For arrival at Tokyo’s Haneda International Airport, please inquire.
Day 2: Tokyo
Your morning sightseeing includes the Imperial Palace Plaza, the large plaza where you can view the Imperial Palace located in the former site of Edo Castle surrounded by moats and massive stone walls; Tokyo Tower, the city’s 1,100 foot high landmark; and the Asakusa Kannon Temple, Tokyo’s largest and most popular Buddhist temple. The afternoon is yours to continue to explore this vibrant city. (B)
Note: Alternative “Tokyo Skytree & Asakusa Tour” is available. Please inquire for details.
Day 3: Tokyo | Kyoto
Morning transfer to Tokyo Station and board the famous Bullet Train to Kyoto. Upon arrival at Kyoto Station, you’ll be met and transferred to your hotel. (B)
Day 4: Kyoto
Begin the day by visiting the 17th-century Nijo Castle*, which was built as the residence of the Tokugawa Shogunate and was designated a UNESCO World Heritage site. Continue to Kinkakuji Temple, with its magnificent Golden Pavilion whose top two floors are completely covered in gold leaf. Then visit the Kyoto Imperial Palace*, the former residence of Japan’s Imperial Family. The afternoon at leisure. (B)
*An alternative location is Kitano Tenmangu, a 10th-century Shinto shrine
Day 5: Depart Kyoto
Transfer to Kansai or Itami Airport via airport limo-bus for your return flight. (B)