Japan continues its popularity as the most sought out tourist destination across the people worldwide. The tourism of Japan is breaking records and exceeding expectations, with no sign of letting up. The spirit of Japan is warm, strong and incredibly welcoming. Japan is in itself a world apart which offers a perfect blend of delicious traditional and modern thrives.
Upon arrival in the Land of the Rising Sun at Narita/Haneda Airport, the company representative will receive you with warm welcome. He will then escort you to your hotel in a Limousine Bus. Check in the hotel and rest for a while to get rid of the tiredness. Thereafter enjoy the day at leisure at your own pace. Before heading back to the hotel in Tokyo to spend overnight, have a delicious dinner at your own.
Have a scrumptious breakfast at the hotel and then settle down in a Super Luxury Coach to reach Hakone- the sight of Mt. Fuji. Hakone which is less than 100 kilometers from Tokyo is popular amongst the tourists because of its hot springs, outdoor activities, natural beauty and the view of nearby Mt. Fuji. Hakone is part of Shizouka Prefecture and is the perfect place for those looking for a break from Tokyo.
While traveling, you will pass through the busy Roads of Tokyo city. Do not forget to admire the Lush Green surroundings of Country side during this 2 hour journey.
The tour of Mt. Fuji will kick-start with a visit to Fuji Visitor Center where you will be made to watch an English video of 12 minutes duration with blockbuster movie soundtrack. The video depicts a good summary of the mountain and its geological history.
Then head towards Mt. Fuji 5th Station which places you almost close enough to grab the summit of Mount Fuji. It’s a great spot for sightseeing for those who want to just view Mt. Fuji. Though the shape of Mt. Fuji looks like a volcano but it has been worshipped as a sacred mountain and experienced big popularity among artists and common people.
While at Lake Ashi Cruise take in the stunning views of number of unique sights. Take plenty of time to cruise around all of Lake Ashi to have the best experience. The lake is known for its views of Mt. Fuji and its numerous hot springs. A number of pleasure boats and ferries traverse the lake, providing scenic views for tourists and passengers.
Have lunch at your own expense and convenience. Post lunch visit Mt. Komagatake Ropeway which is highly recommended for those who wish to explore something beyond Japanese cities. The area is also famous for being home to a treasure trove of different rare alpine flowers and other alpine plants. Take a ride on the Central Alps Komagatake Ropeway and enjoy experiencing one of the greatest expanses of natural scenery in Japan.
As the day retires depart from Hakone and proceed to Shinjuku Station road to spend overnight in Tokyo after having dinner at your own expense.
Have a scrumptious breakfast at the hotel and then proceed for Tour Pick up point for half day Tokyo City Tour. Tokyo is the capital of Japan and is one of the 47 prefectures of Japan. The most populous metropolitan area in the world is the seat of the Japanese government and the Imperial Palace and the home of the Japanese Imperial Family. Tokyo is in the Kantō region and is home to Izu Islands and Ogasawara Islands.
The first stop in the City of Tokyo will be The Tokyo Tower which is 13 meters taller than its model, the Eiffel Tower of Paris and the world's tallest self-supporting steel tower. It serves as a television and radio broadcast antenna and tourist attraction. Make your way towards the garden of eight views to enjoy the breathtaking views of nature from every angle. The park since centuries has carefully preserved the beautiful Edo ambience. Here you can also enjoy a traditional tea ceremony.
Next go for the exploration of The Imperial Palace located on the former site of Edo Castle, a large park area surrounded by moats and massive stone walls. It is the residence of Japan's Imperial Family. Visit Asakusa which is the center of Tokyo's shitamachi. It is one of Tokyo's districts, where till date past decades of Tokyo survives. The main attraction to be visited here is Sensoji, a very popular Buddhist temple.
Later stroll in the beautiful shopping street stretches of The Nakamise. It is lined with more than 50 shops, which offer local specialties and the usual array of tourist souvenirs.The last destination is Ginza for which you have to drive through Tokyo's most uptown, classy and luxurious shopping district, filled with towering department stores and a vast variety of brand name shops.
Later spend the evening at leisure and before retiring back to the hotel have dinner at your own expense.
Post breakfast check out of the hotel and travel to Shinkansen Nozomi airport to board a flight to Kyoto. Upon arrival, check in to the Kyoto Hotel. Spend the rest of the day at leisure as per your own convenience. Stay overnight in the hotel in Kyoto.
Post breakfast set out for a full day tour to Kyoto and Nara. Kyoto was formerly the imperial capital of Japan for more than one thousand years. The metropolitan nickname for the city is the City of Ten Thousand Shrines. It was earlier known as Meaco a city located in the central part of the island of Honshu, Japan.
The first stop is Nijo Castle which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a palladium for Kyoto Imperial Palace. Tour the historical castle which was built to provide lodging for Tokugawa Shogun. Then later head to Kinkaku ji Temple which is also a World Heritage Site. The Golden Pavilion s surrounded by a beautiful lake and the wooden architecture is covered with thin layers of pure gold.
Later offer your prayers at Kitano Tenmangu Shrine- famous for being a home of the God of Scholarship. This shrine's main hall is a designated national treasure and is a must visit during the plum blossom and autumn leaf seasons. Do not wander where to visit next, visit Nara Park and Todai Ji Temple which is the one of the world's largest wooden structures. It is famous for its huge main hall and bronze Great Buddha which offers stunning views to its visitors.
Next again visit a religious site Kasuga Taisha Shrine which is designated as a World Heritage Site. The deer of Nara Park are thought to be the shrine messengers. Its time to do some shopping so for that visit Nara Nagomikan which is the largest souvenir shop in Nara. Stroll down in this spacious shop and look for a perfect souvenir
Treat your taste buds with mouthwatering breakfast and somewhere around 10 hours check out of the hotel and get transferred to Kansai airport for International Flight back home