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Tokyo and Kansai Region with Rail Pass (Kyoto - Kobe - Nara - Osaka)

8 to 12+ Nights from $736*
* This sample price: priced within the past 7 days for arrival on 9/21/2024. Choose your own arrival dates.

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This 8 night sample itinerary includes:

  • 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 2 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 Kobe: 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 Shinkansen. Journey takes approx. 15 Min.
  • Hotel for 1 night in Kobe
  • Train from Kobe to Nara: Go to Kobe train station, validate your Japan Rail Pass, and take the train that will take you to Nara train station. Route operated by JR Special Rapid Service for KUSATSU. Journey takes approx. 30 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 2 nights in Osaka

Japan Including 7 Days Rail Pass... Combine Tokyo with its contrasts between the old and the new, the traditional and modern, an exciting place for travelers to visit the world over, Kyoto the ancient capital of Japan for more than a thousand years, and forever known for its history and culture, Kobe, Nara and Osaka (a large port city and commercial center on the Japanese island of Honshu, known for its modern architecture, nightlife and hearty street food) with bullet train. This is a flexible vacation package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel and activities.

Flexible Itinerary

  • Tokyo

  • Kyoto

  • Kobe

  • Nara

  • Osaka

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Trip Summary

  • 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 Fuji, the opportunities for adventure in Tokyo are endless.

    Explore the amazing 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!

  • Kyoto

    Kyoto is nestled among the mountains in Western Honshu. The city is considered to be Japan's most beautiful, a living museum of its 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 UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.

    Explore the 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!

  • Kobe

    The stylish city of Kobe is a coastal city is backed by the magnificent Mount Rokko, enclosed by the sea on one side and a majestic mountain range on the other. The city is decorated with western-style architecture and dotted with museums, great restaurants, shopping, and interesting attractions. Kobe offers an interesting mixture of different cultures and the city`s claim to fame is the delicious Kobe beef and relaxing hot spring onsens. Visit and explore the Kobe Port Tower, Harborland, Chinatown, Mount Rokko, Arima Onsen, Kobe Maritime Museum, Merikan Park, Nunobiki Falls, Nunobiki Herb Garden, and so much more.

  • 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. Visit and discover the great Nara Park, Todai-ji, Kasuga-taisha, Kofuku-ji, Jakushi-ji Temple, Mount Wakakusa and much more.

  • 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. Its 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 as well as modern architecture along with beautiful outdoor spaces and the spectacular Osaka Castle.

    Explore the 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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