Sense of Tokyo

Featuring:
Tokyo, Mt.Fuji, Hakone

Starting From $3,599.00 Land + Air

Duration 9 Days

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Tea Ceremony in Japan
Charming Travel Destinations, Travel Agencies & Bureaus, El Monte, CA

Tokyo is well known for its large population, diverse cultures, innovative technologies, traditional architectures, and modern sky towers. It blends modern elements with traditional cultures to attract millions of tourists every year. This year, this tour offers you what no other package does. Because Charming Travel Destinations wants travelers to experience the culture in depth, you will have a chance to taste Sake & Yakitori, wear Kimono, take a Rickshaw ride, watch a Ninja show, play Wadiako, observe a Green tea ceremony and more. In addition to packaging the most popular and interesting activities for you to experience in one vacation,  we also arrange a free day in Tokyo for you to explore the city on your own. Enjoy a Sense of Tokyo tour Today!

This Tour Package Includes:

  • Land + Air (Los Angeles Depart)
  • 7 nights hotel accommodation
  • Meals per itinerary
  • All transfers
  • Activities per itinerary
  • Sightseeing per itinerary
  • Services of English-speaking guide
  • Entrance fees per itinerary

Tour Highlights:

  • Tokyo Skytree
  • Senso-ji Temple
  • Rickshaw ride
  • Kimono wearing experience
  • Ninja Theme Restaurant
  • Wadaiko Experience (Japanese Drums)
  • Jingu Shrine (Meiji Shrine )
  • Harajuku
  • Shinjuku Robot restaurant
  • Mt. Fuji (The 5th Station)
  • Flow somen noodles
  • Mt. Komagatake Ropeway
  • Sutra copying experience
  • Sushi making lesson
  • Ryogoku Kokugikan Sumo Museum
  • Taste sake and yakitori skewers at Izakaya
  • One Free Day at Leisure

Package Excludes:

  • Travel insurance
  • Visa fees, passport fees, etc.
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Personal Purchases
  • Meals/admission not in itinerary
  • Malaysian Hotel Tax (paid upon check-in)
  • Optional Tours (If applicable)

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Meals: B= Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

  • Day 1: Los Angeles ~ Tokyo, Japan
    Depart from the US for your international flight to Tokyo.

    *If interested in a different departure city, please contact us (surcharge will apply).  
  • Day 2: Tokyo
    Upon arrival in Tokyo, transfer to the hotel and check in. The remainder of the day will be at your leisure to enjoy.
  • Day 3: Tokyo
    Start your Tokyo tour at the Skytree. Standing 634 meters tall, you can visit the world's tallest self-propelled tower for photos and shopping. Continue to the Senso-ji Temple, Tokyo's oldest temple that offers plenty of sights including the bright red Kaminarimon Gate, a statue of the god of thunder, and a five-story pagoda. The bustling street known as Nakamise stretches for about 250m from Kaminarimon Gate to Senso-ji Temple and is filled with a variety of shops. Then, you will experience a Rickshaw ride here. Afterwards, spend free time for lunch in the Asakusa area. You will get a chance to taste the local street food or restaurants. In the afternoon, enjoy a Kimono wearing experience. You can wear traditional Japanese clothing and walk on the streets for a photo shoot. For today’s dinner, we are going to Ninja Themed Restaurant, where the waiters serve food in ninja outfits. Visitors can also expect an entertaining performance in the restaurant as well.  (B, D)
  • Day 4: Tokyo
    This morning, you will have an opportunity for a Wadaiko Lesson. Wadaiko is used to refer to any of the various Japanese Drums. The Wadaiko is used for many special events, military actions, religious ceremonies and festivals. In the afternoon, start the city tour. First, visit Jingu Shrine, so called Meiji Shrine to view a fine example of Japanese shrine architecture, nestled in a peaceful, picturesque area. Then, continue to Harajuku, renowned for the colourful streets and distinguished shops. Afterwards, pass by Imperial Palace and return to Shinjuku for dinner. Tonight, enjoy dinner at the Shinjuku Robot restaurant, where you can watch a grand performance with spectacular lights and advanced technology.  (B, D)
  • Day 5: Tokyo ~ Mt. Fuji ~ Hakone ~ Tokyo
    Take a full day guided tour to the majestic Mt. Fuji and Hakone. First, head to the 5th Station, situated 7,546ft above sea level. At this height, you will be amazed by spectacular, breath-taking views above the clouds. Today’s lunch is Flow somen noodles, where Somen are placed in water flowing along a long bamboo gutter. Catch the noodles with your chopsticks, dip them in a cool broth, and eat them. After lunch, take the Lake Ashi Cruise. 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. Take the Mt. Komagatake Ropeway to the peak of Mt. Komagatake, where you will have time to walk along the peak. Afterward, transfer back to the hotel in Tokyo. You will have free leisure time tonight for dinner and shopping. (B, L)
  • Day 6: Tokyo
    After breakfast, take a pottery lesson in making chopsticks rests. Chopsticks rests are usually used for formal events. However, Japanese also use them at home simply for decoration at dinner tables, since they value the art of food and table manners. Afterwards, transfer to Ginza area and enjoy a Green Tea ceremony experience. A green tea ceremony is a cultural activity which includes the preparation and presentation of Matcha, powdered green tea. After lunch, enjoy shopping at Odaiba Divercity mall. Dinner can be arranged on your own. Later, take a photo stop at Rainbow Bridge in Odaiba, where the night view is simply amazing.  (B, L)
  • Day 7: Tokyo
    Morning, coach to Kenchoji Temple for a calligraphy, Sutra copying, experience. Kenchoji Temple was built in 1253. It ranks first among Kamakura's so-called Five Great Zen Temples. Sutra copying is a way for monks and Buddhists to express piety and is viewed as a merit in Buddhism. Later, you will take a Sushi making lesson and enjoy your own masterpieces. The chef will guide you step-by-step and teach you how to make delicious sushi at home. In the afternoon, visit Ryogoku Kokugikan Sumo museum. Sumo is a competitive wrestling contest. Two players attempt to strike one another in games. It is a traditional Japanese sport unique to the nation. Head for dinner after visiting the museum. Tonight, you can enjoy sake and yakitori skewers at a local Izakaya, a Japanese-style bar. Japanese people enjoy having few drinks with colleagues or friends after work at an Izakaya. This will be a fun cultural experience for you in Japan.  (B, L, D)

  • Day 8: Tokyo
    Today, spend a free day at leisure. Exploring the city on your own to get to know more about Japanese culture and local people.  (B)

  • Day 9: Tokyo ~ Home 
    Today, you will be transferred to the airport for your flight back home as your trip comes to an end.  (B)

 

  • Akasaka Excel Hotel Tokyu – Tokyo, Japan*
    2-14-3, Nagata-cho, Chiyoda-ku,

    Akasaka is an exciting part of the city comprising business and entertainment districts—high-end dining, bars, and clubs are a short walk from major corporate offices. Shibuya, Ginza, and Roppongi districts are also easily accessed. Guestrooms have a distinctly Japanese essence while being modern and functional, a comfortable environment for business or pleasure travelers set in a prime location.

    Check In Time:      02:00pm
    Check Out Time:   11:00am
    Website: https://www.tokyuhotelsjapan.com/

Departure Land+Air Book By
Dec 15 2017
Availability
Mar 21, 2018 $3,599.00 $3,399.00 BOOK NOW

Prices are based on per person, double occupancy.  Land + Air rates are departing from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). Charming Travel Destination guarantees to quote you the lowest possible airfare available on the day that you book. Minimum 10 passengers to guarantee departure. All hotels are subject to availability. Hotels may be substituted with another of similar category. Prices and availability are subject to change at any time and prices are not guaranteed until we receive your final payment. We reserve the right to modify the itinerary to ensure a smooth and safe trip. No visa is required for all US passport holders.

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