Discover Japan with Osaka

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  • $ 4,699
    Tour Only
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    Flights Included
  • 14
    Days

TOKYO, KYOTO, MT. FUJI, HAKONE, TAKAYAMA, KANAZAWA, AND OSAKA

Experience true beauty in the “Land of the Rising Sun” on this guided Japan tour with airfare included. All around Tokyo you’ll explore ancient architecture and amazing cultural sights. Discover Japan’s scenic countryside as you travel through Hakone and stop to admire the splendors of Mt. Fuji. In Takayama, enjoy this small town’s quaint history, colorful markets, and stunning views of the Japanese Alps. Take a picturesque drive to visit the historic villages of Shirakawa-go and Gokayama, then head to Kanazawa where you’ll delight in even more traditional charms. Take a beautiful and exciting journey through Kyoto—admire serene temples, wander through Japanese gardens, and take in all this extraordinary culture has to offer. Spend the tour’s last days in Osaka, often called Japan’s “kitchen” for all its delicious foods. Here, you’ll visit famous sites like Osaka Castle and Dotonbori District as well as enjoy a full-day excursion to Himeji and Kobe, two nearby cities rich with historical and cultural relevance. 4/5 stars on Tripadvisor!

Shorten Your Trip! Enjoy our 12-day Discover Japan tour visiting Japan’s highlights from Tokyo to Kyoto.

Did you know that you can make this tour private? Find out about pricing and options for groups of 10 or more travelers.

Itinerary at
a Glance

Tour Itinerary:

  • 4 nights in Tokyo
  • 2 nights in Takayama
  • 1 night in Kanazawa
  • 3 nights in Kyoto
  • 2 nights in Osaka

Tour Highlights

  • Sushi-making class (Tokyo)
  • Mt. Fuji
  • Ancient town in Takayama
  • Sake Tasting at a Sake Brewery
  • Shirakawago (UNESCO World Heritage Site)
  • Sightseeing in Kyoto
  • Tea Making & Tea Tasting Experience
  • Cherry blossoms (seasonal)
  • Osaka Castle
  • Dotonbori District
  • Kuromon Market Food Tasting
  • Umeda Sky Garden Observatory
  • Himeji Castle
  • Kokoen Garden

Activity Level: Discoverer

Your Tour Includes

  • Round-trip airfare from Los Angeles (passengers may also book this tour without flights)
  • Airfare taxes, fees & fuel surcharges
  • Intra-Japan ground transportation and transfers
  • Super-Express “bullet” train between Tokyo and Nagoya
  • Accommodations at Superior First Class hotels
  • 16 meals: Breakfast daily, 1 lunch, 3 dinners
  • Comprehensive sightseeing tours as indicated in itinerary
  • English-speaking Tour Director and local guides

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Depart USA

Your fascinating sojourn to mysterious Japan begins as you depart today on your overnight flight.

*Passengers who did not purchase flights will join the tour in Tokyo on Day 2.

Day 2: Arrive Tokyo (Japan)

Day 3: Tokyo

Day 4: Mt. Fuji & Hakone Excursion

Day 5: Tokyo

Day 6: Tokyo/Takayama

Day 7: Takayama

Day 8: Takayama/Shirakawago/Kanazawa

Day 9: Kanazawa/Kyoto

Day 10: Kyoto

Day 11: Kyoto

Day 12: Kyoto/Osaka

Day 13: Himeji & Kobe Excursion

Day 14: Osaka/USA

Guided Tour Pricing

Book by Dec. 30, 2022 to get the best price.

Prices listed as “with flights” below include round-trip airfare from one or more airports in the USA. Travelers may choose to purchase the tour only, and arrange their own arrival in destination. Please note this may change your tour start date.

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* Departures designated as "Guaranteed" may be canceled or rescheduled only under Extraordinary Circumstances, for example in situations deemed to be unsafe or nonviable due to local conditions. See Terms & Conditions for full details.

Rates are per person based on double occupancy.
Single supplement applies when not sharing a room. Select a date above to see the rates for that specific departure.

For more information on this tour, please contact us here or call us during business hours (Mon-Fri, 9:00am - 5:30pm EST) at 1.800.337.7773.

Reservations and Payments
Reservations can be made online or by phone (1.800.337.7773 ) and will be confirmed upon receipt of your non-refundable, non-transferable deposit, which must be received at the time of reservation. Deposits are $300 per person. Full payment is due 90 days prior to departure. Space and prices subject to availability. Please see the smarTours Terms and Conditions for complete booking information.

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