What To Expect
Discover 1,200 years of history in Kyoto, Japan's capital from 794 to 1868. Visit Nijo Castle, the residence of the Tokugawa era shoguns, marvel at the gold-leaf covered Golden Pavilion and take a stroll through its exquisite surrounding garden. Take in Kyoto Imperial Palace and watch traditional artisans work their craft at the Kyoto Handicraft Center, where you can purchase locally made items.
Your tickets and final itinerary will be delivered at least one day before departure to the address you provide for this purpose when booking.
Proceed to Tokyo Station* on your own.
06:20 to 07:20 Board the Hikari Shinkansen for Kyoto as indicated on your ticket**.
09:00 to 10:00 Arrive at Kyoto Station.
Check out of your hotel. Enjoy Kyoto before returning to Tokyo. Proceed to Kyoto Station on your own to ride the train indicated on your ticket.
11:50 to 14:00 Board the Hikari Shinkansen for Tokyo as indicated on your ticket.
Arrive at Tokyo Station*. Package ends on arrival.
Tourist Class: Karasuma Kyoto Hotel
Hotel is subject to availability and may be substituted with similar accommodations if not available. This will be confirmed on your voucher.
Meals and drinks
Tips and gratuities
This tour MUST be booked 8 business days in advance.
*You can also ride the Shinkansen from Shinagawa or Shin-Yokohama Station, please indicate when booking.
**We cannot accept advance requests for specific departure times or seat assignments. Your ticket will be issued for a departure time within the above time frames with a reserved seat.
***Sightseeing is not included in this package. Please plan activities and pay any additional transportation or entry fees yourself.
Rates quoted are for the listed hotels and are subject to change depending on availability.
A holiday surcharge is applicable for the following 2017 departure dates: 08 January, 10 February, 19 March, 28 to 30 April, 01 to 08 May, 16 July, 10 August, 17 and 22 September, 08 October, 02 and 22 November and 22 December. Please inquire.
This is an exclusive package for foreign tourists and cannot be purchased by residents of Japan alone. However, two residents per one non-resident may join. For residents of Japan wishing to purchase this package, please contact us.
Children 5 years old and below are free of charge, provided they sit on an adult's lap. If they need a seat, they will be charged (child rates).
Tour includes no assistant or guide service, you need to make a own transfer between hotel and train station or anywhere else you want to visit.
Please book this tour at least 4 working days ahead of time, with information about your staying place, address, phone number and check-in date for delivering tickets. For those staying at personal residences, please give us the name of your landlord.
In case of cancellations (or changes) after you've received your ticket, call the phone number on your confirmation voucher to return your ticket.
Requests for train reservation (such as departure / arrival time, seat number) are not acceptable.
Baggage carriage not included.
Unless specified as "Japanese-style room," western-style double room (with two beds) is provided.
All our card payments are protected by thawte to give you peace of mind.
2 days / 1 night
3 days / 2 nights
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