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Japan was once closed to the rest of the world for a long time, but today Japan is an open country, full of contrasts, events and cutting edge technology. Traditional values are still strictly respected and remain the link between past and present. The country of the Rising Sun will charm you!

Travel Best Bets Package Includes:
  • Airfare from Vancouver to Tokyo and return from Kyoto
  • 4 nights at 4-star Metropolitan Tokyo Ikebukuro (or similar)
  • 3 nights at 3-star Kyoto Tower Hote (or similar)
  • 8 meals: 7 breakfasts, 1 lunch
  • Return airport transfer by airport bus
  • Bullet train ticket (ordinary class) from Tokyo to Kyoto
  • Tokyo Metro Pass 72 hours
  • Full day Tokyo city tour on join-in basis with an English speaking local guide
  • Full day Kyoto city tour on join-in basis with an English speaking local guide

Vancouver Daily departures
March 4 – October 23, 2020 from $2649 + $495 tax
Single Supplement Add from $800
Victoria, Kelowna, Calgary, Edmonton Add from $300
Hotel upgrade option:add from $350 per person
Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo & Kyoto Century Hotel
Other airfare and hotel surcharges apply, pricing could fluctuate.  Ask for pricing



Arrival in Tokyo (Narita or Haneda) where you will be met by a representative and helped to board an airport bus to your hotel.
ACCOMMODATION: Metropolitan Tokyo Ikebukuro 4* or similar, for 4 nights

After breakfast, join a guided sightseeing tour of Tokyo (seat in coach). Pick up from your hotel around 7:30 am. Visit Tokyo Tower, Meiji Shrine, and Imperial Palace East Garden(or Imperial Palace Plaza when East Garden is closed Mon.&Fri.). Time free for lunch (not included), Hama Rikyu Garden, Sumida River Cruise to Asakusa. (B)

Enjoy a full day at leisure to explore the city (B)
Optional: Full day Mt.Fuji & Hakone with lunch included, round trip by motor coach.After breakfast, join a bus tour going to Mt. Fuji 5th station, Owakudani Valley, Hakone Ropeway, and a boat cruise on Lake Ashi. Return to Tokyo late afternoon. $210 per person.

Breakfast at the hotel. Enjoy a full day at leisure to explore the city (B)

After breakfast, make your own way to Tokyo station and board a bullet train to Kyoto (no guide on train). Upon arrival at Kyoto station, transfer on your own to hotel (10min walk).Rest of the day is at leisure.(B)
ACCOMMODATION: Kyoto Tower Hotel 3*, or Kyoto Century Hotel 4*, or similar, for 3 nights

Make your way to meet your tour guide at Kyoto Avanti Sunrise tours desk by meeting time(approx. 10 min walk). Depart at 08:30 am, Avanti’s Sunrise Tours Desk (Kyoto Station Hachijo Exit). Visits will include: Nijo-jo Castle, Kinkaku-ji Temple, and Kyoto Imperial Palace (except Mondays)[Mondays (and Tuesdays when Monday is a national holiday)] replaced by Kitano Tenmangu ShrineLunch at a local restaurant and continue to Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine, Sanjusangen-do Temple, Kiyomizu-dera Temple. End of tour will be at Kyoto Station. Make you own way back to your hotel. (B/L)

Enjoy a full day at leisure to explore the city. Remember to visit the Gion district –the place to get a taste of old Japan.With its streets lined with old wooden buildings, Gion will not disappoint. Why not visit the city of Osaka?About an hour away from Kyoto, Osaka is known for its modern architecture, nightlife and hearty street food.And finally, the bamboo forest can also be visited by train from Kyoto! (B)

Transfer to Osaka’s Kansai Airport by airport bus (B)

Terms & Conditions

All rates are per person, based on double occupancy in Canadian dollars (unless otherwise stated) New bookings only. Space and price may be limited and subject to availability at the time of booking.  Errors or omissions may occur on the above information with no guarantee of being honoured. Terms and conditions apply. Tax is not included in the above base fare. Above tax amount includes $30 per adult Booking Management Fee.  Not included in the above rates: Xpresspost fee, recommended medical, cancellation or baggage insurance. Child rate is applicable when travelling with 2 paying adults sharing 1 hotel room, using the existing bedding. Price Match Policy: Travel Best Bets makes every effort to remain competitive by offering our ‘Match or Beat Any Price’ offer however due to certain restrictions  there will be some product we cannot match or beat. Please note the star ratings found on www.travelbestbets.com are determined by Travel Best Bets based on a number of factors and may not match the star rating found in the Tour Operator’s brochure. Please view our star ratings by clicking here. Due to an increasing volume of disputed bookings, we will only accept payment for air only travel to India, the Philippines and the continent of Africa through the following means: book and pay cash in person or by direct deposit into our business account – once the transaction is verified and a copy of the receipt emailed or faxed to our office, we will confirm the booking. Please contact us for details on how to book using this method.Please note there maybe a tax increase when FREE connectors are added with Air Canada Vacations. Please contact [email protected] for photo credit information. BPCPA #3287