Highlights of Japan: Tokyo to Kyoto
- Duration: 10 or 13 days
- Group size: 15-35
- Reviews: 81
The traditional tea ceremony is the embodiment of Japanese hospitality, representing harmony, respect, purity, and tranquility. You’ll experience this Zen aesthetic every day of your tour—and not only while drinking tea. Uncover ancient temples alongside futuristic cityscapes and witness how Japan’s art, architecture, and day-to-day culture continue to reflect its time-honored philosophies.
- 8 nights in handpicked hotels
- 8 breakfasts
- 3 dinners
- 1 lunch
- 8 guided sightseeing tours
- Meiji Shrine
- Mount Fuji
- Lake Ashi
- Hakone Open-Air Museum
- High-speed bullet train ride
The tour certainly hit the "must see" tourist places. Accommodations were first class but many "on your own" meals parked us at what would be a nice food court at a mall. There were no hidden-gem types of places so we left feeling like there was a much more authentic Japan to see. English speakin...
This is a trip of a lifetime. Our Guide, JUNKO, was very knowledgeable & patient, when needed. My roommate & I chose to stay on in Japan for 5 additional days in Osaka. Japan is such a marvelous modern country and the people are so polite & helpful. Would recommend this trip with GO-AHEAD to all.
Our Tour Director, Junko I. , made this a perfect tour! Her organizational skills were outstanding. The only optional that I did not take was the Sushing Making at the beginning of the tour. Enjoyed the other options. Liked the experience of using pubic transportation. A highlight of tour was ...
This without a doubt was one of the best tours we have taken with Go Ahead. The food was challenging, but interesting. The hotels were fine. Being on the island off Tokyo was not a problem as transportation there is wonderful. We were fortunate to see Mt Fuji on a clear day. The Hakone Open-Air Mus...
Another amazing Go Ahead Tour! From the magnificent views of Tokyo from the hotel to the hustle and bustle of Kyoto's main train station; from the views of Mt. Fuji in Hakone to the uprising of Hiroshima, Japan is a fantastic country of tremendous energy and vibe. Our tour guide loves her country an...
Here's the nitty-gritty—where you’ll stay, how you’ll get there, and what to know about your destination before you go.
We handpick every hotel to strike the balance of comfort, location, and local charm. Specific accommodations will vary based on your departure date, but these are frequently used hotels for this tour and we're confident you'll be satisfied.
This comfortable hotel is located on Odaiba Island, Tokyo. Guests enjoy a fitness center, restaurant, and room service. Nearby, you'll find Pallete To...
This modern hotel is located in the Wakakusacho neighborhood. Guests enjoy restaurant options, a fitness center, and spa. Nearby you’ll find Shukkeien...
This historic hotel is located on the banks of Lake Ashinoko. Guests enjoy a hot spring spa, garden, and restaurant options. Nearby you’ll find the Ha...
This fashionable hotel is located in the Tennoji Ward neighborhood. Guests enjoy free WiFi, a fitness center, and a gift store. Nearby, you’ll find Os...
Hotel Nikko Princess Kyoto is one of the most favored destinations of international travelers to the city of Kyoto, famed to be the most beautiful cit...
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