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Tokyo and Highlights of Kansai with Rail Pass
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This is a suggested independent itinerary that you customize. Please select the best flights, hotels, trains, activities, transportation and number of nights in each destination to fit your needs.
Amazing trip to Japan!. Combine Tokyo (Japan's capital and the world's most populous metropolis, also home to the Imperial Palace and the seat of Government and Parliament. One of the world's most modern cities in terms of its infrastructure and design. It is famous for their amazing history, Mt. Fuji, unrivaled technology and Samurais), Kyoto (a city with amazing and historic buddhist temples and shrines, many dating back more than a millennium. It's also a great place to sample all the main classics of Japanese cuisine, the tofu, the kaiseki cuisine and its Buddhist vegetarian fare), Nara and Osaka (Japan's second largest metropolitan area after Tokyo, known as the “Nation's Kitchen,” and its well known for delicious foods such as takoyaki and okonomiyak. Osaka its also a historical site, with the Osaka Castle as an example as well as its beautiful grounds, specially during cherry blossom season) with the Rail Pass. This is a flexible package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel and activities.

This 9 night sample itinerary includes:
  • Flight into Tokyo and out of Osaka
  • High-speed train Shinkansen (Japan Rail Pass - bullet train)
  • 7 Days Japan Rail Pass is included by default. Please ensure you select the correct duration of your Japan Rail Pass according to length of travel (For more details please go to the product description during the booking process).
  • Hotel for 3 nights in Tokyo
  • Train from Tokyo to Kyoto: Go to Tokyo train station, validate your Japan Rail Pass, and take the train that will take you to Kyoto train station. Route operated by Shinkansen. Journey takes approx. 140 Min.
  • Hotel for 2 nights in Kyoto
  • Train from Kyoto to Nara: Go to Kyoto train station, validate your Japan Rail Pass, and take the train that will take you to Osaka train station. Route operated by JR Nara Line Rapid Service. Journey takes approx. 45 Min.
  • Hotel for 1 night in Nara
  • Train from Nara to Osaka: Go to Nara train station, validate your Japan Rail Pass, and take the train that will take you to Osaka train station. Route operated by JR Nara Line Rapid Service. Journey takes approx. 50 Min.
  • Hotel for 3 nights in Osaka

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From Los Angeles LAX (CA), US for 9 nights
1387.99 * incl.tax
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Tokyo (130)     Kyoto (45)     Osaka (47)     Nara (5)    
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2. Kyoto
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4. Osaka
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3 nights in Tokyo

Tokyo is Japan's energetic capital, and one of the largest, busiest cities in the world! This bustling city combines historical places, such as the Imperial Palace, Meiji Shrine, and Sensoji temple, to the ultramodern Skyscrapers and the Tokyo Tower along with the world`s tallest tower, the Skytree. The city consists of 23 different wards, each with its own individuality and unique attractions, Ginza is the most expensive and fashionable shopping district, Shibuya consists of the busiest crosswalk in the world and the busiest train station, while Shinjuku is the largest district in the heart of the city with hundreds of skyscrapers and Shinjuku Gyoen Park featuring hundreds of cherry trees, with their magnificent blooms during March and April. Check out the world`s largest fish market and dine at one of the 160,000 eateries or capture a glimpse of the sacred Mount Fiji, the opportunities for adventure in Tokyo are endless.


Recommended Stay: At least 3 nights
Must See`s:
Sony building, Imperial Palace, temples of Asakusa, Shinjuku Gyoen Park, Meiji Shrine, Korakuen Garden, Ueno Park, Tokyo Disneyland, Tokyo Sea Life Park, Tokyo Tower, Rainbow Bridge and so much more!



2 nights in Kyoto

Kyoto is nestled among the mountains in Western Honshu. The city is considered to be Japan`s most beautiful, a living museum of Japan`s great artistic heritage. Discover its hidden beauty in its 2000 Buddhist temples and Shinto shrines, as well as palaces, gardens, and architecture. Among the most famous temples are Kiyomizu-Dera, a magnificent wooden temple; Kinkaku-Ji, the Temple of the Golden Pavilion; Ginkaku-Ji, the Temple of the Silver Pavilion; and Ryoan-Ji, famous for its rock garden. The `Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto` are listed by the UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.


Recommended Stay: At least 3 nights
Must See`s:
Arashiyama and Sagano district, Kamo Shrines, Kyo-o-Gokokuji (Tô-ji), Kiyomizu-Dera, Daigo-Ji, Ninna-Ji, Saiho-Ji (Kokedera), Tenryu-Ji, Rokuon-Ji (Kinkaku-Ji), Jisho-Ji (Ginkaku-Ji), Ryoan-Ji, Hongan-Ji, Kozan-Ji and the Nijo Castle and so much more!



1 nights in Nara

Nara is a historic city boasting an idyllic setting surrounded by majestic mountains, dense forests, and verdant landscapes dotted with ancient temples and shrines. The heart of the city is decorated by the beautiful Nara Park where wild deer roam and an abundance of top attractions lie. Nara is a destination to enjoy great food in Michelin starred restaurants, shop for unique crafts and souvenirs, take in breathtaking views from famed viewing spots and explore the many important historical sights. Nara is filled with natural beauty as well as historic buildings lining the charming traditional streets, there is so much to see and do in this picture-perfect city.


Recommended Stay: At least 1 night
Must See`s:
Nara Park, Todai-ji, Kasuga-taisha, Kofuku-ji, Jakushi-ji Temple, Mount Wakakusa and much more.



3 nights in Osaka

Osaka is the third largest city in Japan, situated on the west of Honshu, a port city that flows into Osaka Bay offering visitors a wide variety of sights and attractions definitely worth visiting. A vibrant, extensive nightlife can be found on the streets of Osaka, filled with street food, market shopping, bright lights and the famed Gilco Man neon billboard sign and the giant crab. Traditionally known as the `nation`s kitchen` and the food capital of Japan with some of the best food found in Dotonburi and Minami. Many museums fill the city and modern architecture along with beautiful outdoor spaces and the spectacular Osaka Castle. Come visit Osaka and discover the true beauty of this city.


Recommended Stay: At least 3 nights
Must See`s:
Osaka Castle, Osaka Park, Umeda Sky Building, Osaka Science Museum, National Museum of Art, Shiteno-jj Temple, Nanba Grand Kagetsu, Sumiyoshi Taisha Shrine and so much more!




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Tokyo
Day 1
Arrive to Tokyo
Overnight in Tokyo   172 hotels offered
Optional   227 Things to do
Day 2
Overnight in Tokyo   172 hotels offered
Optional   227 Things to do
Day 3
Overnight in Tokyo   172 hotels offered
Optional   227 Things to do
Day 4
Departing from Tokyo
Transportation to next city by: Regional Air
Kyoto
Day 4
Arrive to Kyoto
Overnight in Kyoto   257 hotels offered
Optional   150 Things to do
Day 5
Overnight in Kyoto   257 hotels offered
Optional   150 Things to do
Day 6
Departing from Kyoto
Transportation to next city by: Regional Air
Nara
Day 6
Arrive to Nara
Overnight in Nara   19 hotels offered
Day 7
Departing from Nara
Transportation to next city by: Regional Air
Osaka
Day 7
Arrive to Osaka
Overnight in Osaka   194 hotels offered
Optional   101 Things to do
Day 8
Overnight in Osaka   194 hotels offered
Optional   101 Things to do
Day 9
Overnight in Osaka   194 hotels offered
Optional   101 Things to do
Day 10
Departing from Osaka

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Tokyo Hotels (172 total)
Kyoto Hotels (257 total)
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Japan

Japan, the Land of the Rising Sun, is a very busy nation of over 120 million people, who live on a chain of islands roughly the size of California. Japan is a great place to experience modern technological marvels, often alongside or close to historical sights such as castles, temples, and archaeological exhibits. The four major islands of Japan (Hokkaido, Honshu, Shikoku, and Kyushu) offer varying experiences for the traveler, from relaxing hot springs to ski getaways to temple pilgrimages to some of the world`s best shopping and boutiques.
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Tokyo
Tokyo is Japan's energetic capital, and one of the largest, busiest cities in the world! This bustling city combines historical places, such as the Imperial Palace, Meiji Shrine, and Sensoji temple, to the ultramodern Skyscrapers and the Tokyo Tower along with the world`s tallest tower, the Skytree. The city consists of 23 different wards, each with its own individuality and unique attractions, Ginza is the most expensive and fashionable shopping district, Shibuya consists of the busiest crosswalk in the world and the busiest train station, while Shinjuku is the largest district in the heart of the city with hundreds of skyscrapers and Shinjuku Gyoen Park featuring hundreds of cherry trees, with their magnificent blooms during March and April. Check out the world`s largest fish market and dine at one of the 160,000 eateries or capture a glimpse of the sacred Mount Fiji, the opportunities for adventure in Tokyo are endless.


Recommended Stay: At least 3 nights
Must See`s:
Sony building, Imperial Palace, temples of Asakusa, Shinjuku Gyoen Park, Meiji Shrine, Korakuen Garden, Ueno Park, Tokyo Disneyland, Tokyo Sea Life Park, Tokyo Tower, Rainbow Bridge and so much more!
Sample Itinerary Neighborhoods FAQ Getting Around Best Time To Visit Tipping in Japan
Kyoto
Kyoto is nestled among the mountains in Western Honshu. The city is considered to be Japan`s most beautiful, a living museum of Japan`s great artistic heritage. Discover its hidden beauty in its 2000 Buddhist temples and Shinto shrines, as well as palaces, gardens, and architecture. Among the most famous temples are Kiyomizu-Dera, a magnificent wooden temple; Kinkaku-Ji, the Temple of the Golden Pavilion; Ginkaku-Ji, the Temple of the Silver Pavilion; and Ryoan-Ji, famous for its rock garden. The `Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto` are listed by the UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.


Recommended Stay: At least 3 nights
Must See`s:
Arashiyama and Sagano district, Kamo Shrines, Kyo-o-Gokokuji (Tô-ji), Kiyomizu-Dera, Daigo-Ji, Ninna-Ji, Saiho-Ji (Kokedera), Tenryu-Ji, Rokuon-Ji (Kinkaku-Ji), Jisho-Ji (Ginkaku-Ji), Ryoan-Ji, Hongan-Ji, Kozan-Ji and the Nijo Castle and so much more!
Sample Orientation Hotel Zones FAQ Getting Around Best Time To Visit Tipping in Japan
Nara
Nara is a historic city boasting an idyllic setting surrounded by majestic mountains, dense forests, and verdant landscapes dotted with ancient temples and shrines. The heart of the city is decorated by the beautiful Nara Park where wild deer roam and an abundance of top attractions lie. Nara is a destination to enjoy great food in Michelin starred restaurants, shop for unique crafts and souvenirs, take in breathtaking views from famed viewing spots and explore the many important historical sights. Nara is filled with natural beauty as well as historic buildings lining the charming traditional streets, there is so much to see and do in this picture-perfect city.


Recommended Stay: At least 1 night
Must See`s:
Nara Park, Todai-ji, Kasuga-taisha, Kofuku-ji, Jakushi-ji Temple, Mount Wakakusa and much more.
Sample Itinerary Hotel Zones FAQ Getting Around Best Time To Visit Tipping in Japan
Osaka
Osaka is the third largest city in Japan, situated on the west of Honshu, a port city that flows into Osaka Bay offering visitors a wide variety of sights and attractions definitely worth visiting. A vibrant, extensive nightlife can be found on the streets of Osaka, filled with street food, market shopping, bright lights and the famed Gilco Man neon billboard sign and the giant crab. Traditionally known as the `nation`s kitchen` and the food capital of Japan with some of the best food found in Dotonburi and Minami. Many museums fill the city and modern architecture along with beautiful outdoor spaces and the spectacular Osaka Castle. Come visit Osaka and discover the true beauty of this city.


Recommended Stay: At least 3 nights
Must See`s:
Osaka Castle, Osaka Park, Umeda Sky Building, Osaka Science Museum, National Museum of Art, Shiteno-jj Temple, Nanba Grand Kagetsu, Sumiyoshi Taisha Shrine and so much more!
Sample Itinerary Neighborhoods FAQ Getting Around Best Time To Visit Tipping in Japan

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