3-DAY SUNRISE HIGHLIGHTS: Mt FUJI – KYOTO – NARA
A 3-day package tour that departs from Tokyo and visits Mt. Fuji and Hakone before ending in Kyoto.
A safe, worry-free trip is guaranteed as this sightseeing bus tour is accompanied by an English-speaking guide.
♦ 2 nights accommodation (Accommodation – Upgrade options available)
♦ Meals included: 2 lunches
♦ Luggage transport available/one way trip (Tokyo – Kyoto)
♦ Return tour trip – finishing in Tokyo city option also available
♦ Guide Service: English speaking guide service available on all days excluding on board bullet trains and any free days.
Karasuma Kyoto hotel (*Hotel is subject to change)
Access: From Shijo Station (subway Karasuma Line) South exit 6: About 6 minute on foot
Check-in: 14:00/ Check-out: 11:00
07:35 – 09:00 am
Pick up service at major hotels or Hamamatsucho Bus Teminal.
|Hotel Grand Palace||07:50|
|Hotel New Otani (Main Building)||8:10|
|Hamamatsucho Bus Terminal (until Sep 30)||8:50|
|Shiba Park Hotel Annex||8:45|
|Courtyard by Marriott Tokyo Ginza Hotel||08:30|
|Asakusa View Hotel||08:00|
|Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo (Shinjuku)||08:25|
|Washington Hotel Shinjuku||08:15|
|Cerulean Tower Tokyu Hotel||07:50|
|Grand Nikko Tokyo Daiba (from Oct)||07:50 – 8:00|
|Sheraton Miyako Hotel Tokyo (from Oct)||08:20 – 8:30|
|Grand Prince Hotel New Takanawa (from Oct)||08:30 – 9:00|
|Hotel Metropolitan Tokyo Ikebukuro||07:35|
|Sunshine City Prince Hotel||07:50|
– Travel from Tokyo to Mt Fuji’s 5th station by bus.
– Mt. Fuji 5th Station (30min)
The bus will head up to the 5th Station along the Subaru Line. The 5th Station is situated at 2,300 meters (7,546 ft) above sea level. At this height, participants will be amazed at spectacular, breathtaking views from above the clouds.
– Enjoy lunch (included)
– Lake Ashi Cruise (15min)
This crater lake along the southwest wall of the caldera of Mt. Hakone was formed by a powerful volcanic eruption nearly 3,000 years ago, and provides postcard views of Mt. Fuji towering 30 km northwest. Admire the superb view of Mt. Fuji from aboard a ship.
– Komagatake Ropeway (50min)
Take a 7-minute ropeway ride to the peak of Mt. Komagatake. A total of 50 minutes will be spent here, including time to walk around at the peak. Take a cableway ride up to the spiritual Hakone Shrine Mototsumiya (original shrine) that nestles at the mountaintop.
– 17:00 – 18:10
Travel from Odawara station to Kyoto station by bullet train. Arrive at Kyoto accommodation in the evening.
7:50 – 8:45am
Nijo Castle (50min)
A World Heritage site. Tour the historical castle completed in 1626, which was built to provide lodging for Tokugawa Shogun and as a palladium for Kyoto Imperial Palace. The impressive, elaborate carvings and decors in the Ninomaru Palace are a must-see.
Kinkaku-ji Temple (45min)
A World Heritage site. The wooden architecture is covered in thin layers of pure gold and is surrounded by a beautiful pond.
Kyoto Imperial Palace (Except Mondays)
See the Kyoto Imperial Palace, which was used as the Emperor’s residence until about 150 years ago.
Kitano Tenmangu Shrine (Mondays (and Tuesdays when Monday is a national holiday))
On Mondays (and Tuesdays if a national holiday falls on the preceding Monday), this tour will visit Kitano Tenmangu Shrine instead of the Kyoto Imperial Palace. It is famous for housing the God of scholarship. This shrine’s main hall is a designated national treasure. The shrine is especially great to see during the plum blossom and autumn leaf seasons.
After lunch, travel from Kyoto to Nara by bus.
Todai-ji Temple (Great Buddha)/Nara Park (60min)
A World Heritage site. This is the symbol of the Nara Period and one of the world’s largest wooden structures. Its huge main hall and bronze Great Buddha are impressive to behold.
Kasuga Taisha Shrine (40min)
This Nara Period shrine is designated as a World Heritage Site. The deer of Nara Park are thought to be the shrine messengers. At Kasuga Taisha Shrine, the tour will not enter areas requiring admission.
Nara Nagomikan (20min)
The largest souvenir shop in Nara.
Enjoy yourself in this spacious shop and look for the perfect souvenir.
18:30 – 19:30
Hotel in Kyoto
Tour ends after check-out.
Free time until departure
– 17:00 – 18:10 Hotel
– 17:45 – 19:00 Kyoto station
– 21:00 – 22:00 Tokyo station
Drop-off service to hotels in Tokyo is available
* Daily: Jan 04 – Dec 29
– Feb 23
– Mar 01, 20-21
– May 2-5
– Jul 19, 23-26
– Aug 2, 8-10; 13-16; 23, 30
– Sep 19-22
– JTB Sunrise Tours reserves the right to amend the itinerary, even after the tours has commenced, due to traffic, weather or any other conditions beyond our control. While every effort will be made to adhere to the scheduled itinerary, compensation for any amendments or omissions is not available
– We recommend an overcoat or other warm clothing during autumn and winter. Please dress casually and wear shows comfortable for walking.
– This tour is offered for travellers from overseas only.
– Please inform us if you wish to include any tours on Day 3 of Round Trip Course.
– Drop-off service can be provided only to/from hotels included on the Sunrise Tour Pick up Plan.
– Upon booking please inform us of your pre and post tour accommodation.
– Minimum participants: 01 pax
– Rsv until 6 days before departure day
– Guide: English-speaking guide or assistant is included except onboard Shinkansen.
One Way Trip Course
Your baggage will be transported by land from Hakone to Kyoto with allowance of one piece per person on Day 2. For the overnight stay in Takayama and Kanazawa, we recommend you to carry a light overnight bag with you. For extra baggage, JPY2,200 will be charged per piece.
Round Trip Course
Baggage carriage is not included. Please make your own arrangements to have your baggage transported. or Please carry your baggage on your own. However, trains do not have areas for storing large pieces of baggage. We recommend leaving large pieces of baggage at your hotel in Tokyo while you travel by train.