Kinkaku-ji

8 Day self guided tour itinerary

Japan at a Glance Tour

A captivating journey

Explore the vibrant capital Tokyo, before experiencing the rural landscapes of Hakone and famous Mount Fuji, and finally discovering the culture and history of Kyoto. The combination of guided and self-guided days will allow to you uncover Japan at your own pace, with options to add on pre-booked excursions to create your dream trip.

Our Experts Recommend:
  • Famous temples and shrines
  • Overnight stay in a ryokan
  • Rural scenery and views of Mount Fuji
  • Castles, gardens and pavilions

Sample Itinerary Summary

We can tailor any part of this itinerary or create a new one just for you.

Duration
8 days
Guide Price
£3,429 per person
Price based on
Based on 13 September 19 departure from London Heathrow flying with British Airways, meal basis as per itinerary (2 adults sharing).
Our guide price gives you an idea of pricing which will vary depending on exchange rates, accommodation, duration, dates, airline and cabin class.
Destination Breakdown
Options
Private basis, Self-Guided
Included
  • Accommodation as stated or similar with daily breakfast
  • Meals as stated
  • English-speaking guide where mentioned in each city
  • Sightseeing fees and permits during guided days
  • 7 Day JR Pass
  • IC card preloaded with ¥2500 for public transport
Not included
  • Services, meals and drinks not mentioned itinerary
  • Personal expenses (drinks, laundry etc)
  • Visa fees
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Travel Insurance
  • Luggage transfer (if needed)
  • Tokyo

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Visit Meiji Shrine
    • Shopping down Omotesando
    • Cruise along the Sumida River
  • Hakone

    Itinerary Highlights

    • See the stunning Mt. Fuji
    • Take a dip in one of the local hot springs
  • Kyoto

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Visit Kiyomizu Temple
    • Explore Gion Geisha District
    • Walk through historic Higashiyama district