SHORTLIST

Japan Express: Osaka to Tokyo

From the Buddhist monks of Kōyasan to the high rollers of Tokyo, see the many faces of Japan on this condensed tour beginning in Osaka. Savour the region’s culinary delicacies and the beautiful views at Mt Fuji. You'll stay in a mountain temple and really soak up local culture in onsen hot springs. A great combination of the traditional and the contemporary, this adventure provides a taste of the rich culture of Japan.
Tour details
Tour Provider G Adventures
Price From
$4,591
Number of Days
9
Start Location
Osaka, Japan
End Location
Tokyo, Japan
Age Range
Avg. 30+
Group Size
1 to 16
Tour Style
Standard
Tour Themes
Virtuoso
Physical Rating
Moderate
Itinerary Open all
Day 1 - Osaka
Arrive at any time.
Day 2 - Osaka/Kōyasan
Travel to the centre of Buddhism in Japan and sleep in a temple atop the 800m Mt Koya. Savour a traditional dinner of shojin ryori (Buddhist vegetarian cuisine).
Day 3 - Kōyasan/Hiroshima
Watch the monks pray in the morning and enjoy a traditional breakfast. Have some time to enjoy Koyasan this morning, before travelling to Hiroshima this afternoon.
Day 4 - Hiroshima
This morning, visit the Peace Park and Memorial Museum commemorating the events of 1945. In the afternoon, take a ferry ride over to the sacred island of Miyajima to see the famous floating Torii Gate. Opt to hike around Mt Misen.
Day 5 - Hiroshima/Kyoto
Travel to Kyoto and start exploring. Visit the impressive Nijo Castle and gardens, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In the evening, explore the geisha district of Gion on a CEO-led walking tour.
Day 6 - Kyoto
Enjoy a visit to the beautiful Fushimi Inari Taisha shrine and walk under the bright torii gates. Opt to shop, stroll along the riverbank, or explore another of Kyoto's many temples with free time.
Day 7 - Kyoto/Hakone
Take a boat ride on Lake Ashino-ko, and hopefully catch a glimpse of majestic Mt Fuji. Enjoy a feast on a traditional Japanese kaiseki meal then soak in the natural hot springs.
Day 8 - Hakone/Tokyo
Head to Tokyo with time to do some last-minute shopping.
Day 9 - Tokyo
Depart at any time.
Inclusions
  • Your Welcome Moment: Welcome Moment - Meet Your CEO and Group Your Local Living Moment: Overnight in Mount Kōya Temple, Kōyasan
  • Hiroshima Peace Park and Museum visit
  • Miyajima Island excursion
  • Nijo Castle and gardens visit
  • Gion walk
  • Fushimi Inari shrine visit
  • Lake Ashino-ko boat ride
  • Traditional kaiseki meal
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
Departure dates
Start End Availability Price NZD
08 Jul 2024 16 Jul 2024 2 $5,599
19 Jul 2024 27 Jul 2024 4 $5,599
02 Aug 2024 10 Aug 2024 5 $5,599
07 Aug 2024 15 Aug 2024 14 $4,591
14 Aug 2024 22 Aug 2024 2 $5,599
21 Aug 2024 29 Aug 2024 2 $5,599
23 Aug 2024 31 Aug 2024 3 $5,599
28 Aug 2024 05 Sep 2024 15 $5,599
30 Aug 2024 07 Sep 2024 1 $5,599
11 Sep 2024 19 Sep 2024 2 $5,899
13 Sep 2024 21 Sep 2024 9 $5,899
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18 Sep 2024 26 Sep 2024 9 $5,191
20 Sep 2024 28 Sep 2024 8 $5,899
22 Sep 2024 30 Sep 2024 13 $5,191
25 Sep 2024 03 Oct 2024 5 $5,191
27 Sep 2024 05 Oct 2024 4 $5,899
30 Sep 2024 08 Oct 2024 2 $5,899
02 Oct 2024 10 Oct 2024 1 $5,899
16 Oct 2024 24 Oct 2024 3 $5,191
18 Oct 2024 26 Oct 2024 1 $5,899
30 Oct 2024 07 Nov 2024 6 $5,191
01 Nov 2024 09 Nov 2024 1 $5,599
06 Nov 2024 14 Nov 2024 2 $5,599
08 Nov 2024 16 Nov 2024 8 $5,599
13 Nov 2024 21 Nov 2024 6 $5,599
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22 Nov 2024 30 Nov 2024 7 $5,599
29 Nov 2024 07 Dec 2024 7 $5,599
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31 Jan 2025 08 Feb 2025 15 $5,299
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