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Japan Classics tour

Japan Classics

Super Value Tours
5.0 . Excellent
Travel Style: You will have solid amounts of both free time and structured time with some activities and meals included. Mixed
Physical Level: Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises. Easy
Lodging Level: The highest level of comfort and service. All accomodations are in four or five star hotels, boutique lodges or high-end homestays. Luxury - 5 star
10 days
From: $ 2,699 $ 270 / day
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  • Travel across the Aqua Line, Japan's cutting-edge tunnel that submerges under the Tokyo Bay
  • Rickshaw through the ancient historical town of Kamakura
  • Let the scenic Fuji-Hakone National Park surround you as you cruise down Lake Ashi on a pirate ship
  • VIP access to the top of the Tokyo Skytree for a breathtaking view of the city
  • Free time to explore Tokyo’s most vibrant neighborhoods: Harajuku and Ginza
  • Kyoto: Enjoy its timeless antiquity and the beautiful distinction of each of the four seasons
  • Visit Fuji-Hakone National Park

Short Description

We design our itineraries to balance sightseeing and free time while neglecting tourist traps. In this tour, you will explore Tokyo, Kamakura, Atami, Hakone, Osaka, Kobe, Nara, & Kyoto. On this trip, you will have a chance to taste Japanese delicacies, including Kobe beef, Shabu Shabu, Kamameshi, Yakiniku, Sashimi, and traditional Kaiseki banquet dinner.

Groups are between 25-60 people, typically ~30-40. Usually there will be many opportunities to split off and enjoy meals and excursions in smaller groups. This is the most economical way to travel, saving up to 40% versus booking the same itinerary yourself.
Trip Type Group Tour
See all the highlights and popular spots on a classic tour.
Itinerary Focus Classic Highlights
The highest level of comfort and service. All accomodations are in four or five star hotels, boutique lodges or high-end homestays.
Lodging Level Luxury - 5 star
Flights & Transport Only ground transport
Start City Tokyo
End City Osaka

Trip Includes

  • All Accommodations
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Charismatic and knowledgeable Super Value trained guides
  • A comprehensive travel insurance plan
  • High quality headsets to hear our tour guide's presentation clearly
  • Porterage service is provided at most hotel

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Day 1: Depart North America for Tokyo, Japan

Depart from your home airport, have a great flight!

Day 2: Arrive in Narita, Tokyo

Meals: Dinner

Accommodation: Hilton Narita

"Yokoso" or "Welcome" to Japan! A Super Value Tours Representative will meet you at the arrival gate and bring you to the hotel. Airport transfer is available for flights arriving between 12:30-7:15pm.

If you arrive early, take the rest of the day to rest up. Or, if you’re up for it, do some shopping at the local Aeon Mall.

Day 3: Narita  Tokyo Bay Aqua Line  Kamakura  Odawara  Atami Hot Spring

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Accommodation: New Akao Hot Spring Spa Hotel

Tokyo Bay Aqua Line: Travel through Japan's cutting-edge tunnel that submerges under the Tokyo Bay. Emerge from the tunnel onto Umihotaru, an artificial island, known for its stunning views and fun local shops.

Kamakura: Discover Kamakura's treasures as you rickshaw through Japan's first shogunate capital.

Wakamiya Oji: Leisurely stroll down one of the best 100 streets in Japan. Famous for the Sakura Tunnel, it is simply magnificent during Cherry Blossom season.

Hachimangu Shrine: Pay respects at the most important Shinto shrine in Kamakura.

Komachi Dori: Freely explore the charming alleys to shop for unique souvenirs and indulge in local eateries.

Finish the day with a true cultural experience at the Ryokan Hotel hot spring in the city of Atami. Dress in Yukata robes and enjoy a traditional Kaiseki dinner and Karaoke.

Day 4: Atami  Fuji-Hakone National Park Tokyo

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Accommodation: Imperial Hotel Tokyo (Ginza District) or Keio Plaza Hotel (Shinjuku District)

Free time: Take the morning to relax or enjoy an optional seaside walk in the Atami gardens overlooking the ocean.

Lake Saiko: Visit the most unspoiled of the Fuji Five Lakes.

Iyashi no Sato Healing Village: In good weather, see views of Mt. Fuji set against a beautiful backdrop of traditional thatched roof houses. In the Healing Village, you may also dress in a traditional yukata robe or samurai armor (fee not included) for a fun and unique photo op!

Shibuya: Stroll across one of Tokyo’s most iconic cityscapes and see the famous Hachiko statue.

Harajuku: Explore one of Tokyo's famous neighborhoods, known as a center for youth fashion and culture.

Day 5: Tokyo

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Accommodation: Imperial Hotel Tokyo (Ginza District) or Keio Plaza Hotel (Shinjuku District)

Free time: Relax in the morning or take a walk to the Niju-bashi or "double bridge."

Imperial Palace: Stroll through the East Garden of the Imperial Palace for a better understanding of Japanese history and culture.

Tokyo Mizube Line: Cruise down Sumida River on a water bus. Along the way, take in a spectacular view of the Tokyo Skytree.

Asakusa: Free time to explore this vivacious old Edo district filled with unique Japanese delicacies. Don't forget to see the famous Senso-ji temple, Tokyo's oldest and most festive temple.

Ride the local tram to Tokyo Skytree from the Tobu Asakusa Station. 

Tokyo Skytree: Enjoy VIP access to the observation deck on the 350th floor. Get a bird's eye view of the entire Kanto region from the world's highest stand-alone communication tower.

Ginza District: Explore Tokyo's most dynamic and famous shopping, dinning, and entertainment center. Dinner is not included tonight so you may take advantage of unlimited dining options in the area.

If you would like to explore other areas of Tokyo such as Shibuya or Shinjuku on your own, your guide can always help with directions and recommendations.

Day 6: Tokyo  Shinkansen (Bullet Train) - Kyoto  Biwako

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Accommodation: Hanakaido Ryokan or Equivalent

Shinkansen: Experience a true modern marvel by riding the Shinkansen (bullet train) to Kyoto Station (2.5 hours).

Miho Museum: See an incredible collection of antiques from Asia and Europe at the Miho Museum, designed by I.M. Pei. (If Miho Museum is closed between exhibitions, we will visit Kyoto Museum of Traditional Crafts.)

Unwind in a magnificent outdoor onsen (hot spring) at a Ryokan style hotel.

Roll up your Yukata sleeves and indulge in a traditional Kyoto-style Kaiseki banquet dinner.

Day 7: Kyoto  Gion

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Accommodation: Kyoto Hotel Okura or Grand Prince Kyoto

Kyoto: See the best of Kyoto! Explore old alleyways of Sannenzaka and Ninenzaka and climb to the top of Kiyomizu temple for a spectacular view of Kyoto.

Nijo Castle: Relive the days of the Shogunate in Nijo Castle.

Participate in Yuzen- traditional stencil dyeing.

Gion: With only about 100 Geishas remaining, Gion is the only place you might catch a glimpse of these elusive figures.

Journey off the beaten path and explore Kyoto during free time with our guide recommendations.

Day 8: Kyoto Osaka

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Accommodation: Imperial Osaka or Westin Osaka or equivalent

Sagano Romantic Train: Take a scenic ride through the tranquil Hozagawa River Valley.

Arashiyama: Walk through the flourishing bamboo forest and discover the alluring beauty of the surroundings.

Kinkakuji Temple: Visit the icon of Kyoto, the "Golden Pavilion," covered with gold foil.

Shinsaibashi: We built in free time so you may freely roam through Osaka's largest shopping district and get to know the city at your own pace.

For dinner, "eat till you drop" in the Dotonbori restaurant district, known as the "Kitchen of Japan." Be sure to try local specialties such as Takoyaki, Okonomiyaki, Hakozushi, and Kitsune Udon. Suggestions and maps will be provided to help you navigate the bustling district.

Day 9: Nara  Nada  Kobe  Osaka

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Accommodation: Imperial Osaka or Westin Osaka or equivalent

Todaiji Temple: Stand in awe in the presence of one of Japan's largest bronze Buddha statues- Daibutsu and interact with temple deers.

Nada Sake Brewery: Tour a local sake brewery, enjoy complimentary tasting while learning about traditional craft of sake brewing.

Osaka Castle Park: Explore the largest castle in Japan filled with historical and cultural significance. 

Explore the seaside city of Kobe including the Meriken Park, Moto Machi, and China Town.

Satisfy your taste buds by feasting on an authentic and succulent Kobe beef dinner.

Day 10: Osaka (KIX) or (ITM)  Next Destination

Meals: Breakfast

"Sayonara!" or "Goodbye!" After breakfast, guests with morning flights will be directed to take the shuttle bus bound for Itami or Kansai airport.

For guests with afternoon flights, your morning is free and our tour guide will provide directions for you to explore Osaka city for last-minute shopping or sightseeing. Based on your departure time, the tour guide will direct you to take the airport shuttle bus.

*Airport send off available from 9:30am-7:00pm (KIX) or 7:55am-2:45pm (ITM).


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Flights & Transport

Only ground transport

Group Size:

Standard Group


Hilton Narita

Just minutes away from Narita Airport, the Hilton is one of the best in the area.  Its proximity to the airport means travelers with late arrivals can rest well and avoid a long commute into the city.

ANA Crowne Plaza Narita

Its convenient location makes the ANA Crowne Plaza one of the top two hotels in the area. Its proximity to the airport means travelers with late arrivals can rest well and avoid a long commute into the city.

Hotel New Akao

Family-owned for generations, this ryokan (Japanese-style) hot spring hotel is dramatically set on a cliff amid the majestic Amagi Mountains and the gorgeous Sagami Sea. Marvel at the stunning sea views from your room and watch the sun rise over the ocean while soaking in an outdoor onsen. It is truly an unforgettable once in a lifetime experience.

Imperial Hotel Tokyo

The choice of world leaders, diplomats, and foreign dignitaries, this iconic and prestigious five-star hotel features an impressive setting overlooking the lush Imperial Palace Gardens and walking distance to Tokyo’s most affluent Ginza and Marunouchi neighborhoods. This hotel has been awarded the Tripadvisor Travelers’ Choice Award for luxury and service several years in a row.

Keio Plaza

A sleek upscale hotel enveloped by skyscrapers and the vibrant Shinjuku district. Find yourself just a short walk from the world’s busiest rail hub, densely dotted with depachikas, underground shopping arcades, and the most popular restaurants, shops, and attractions in the heart of Tokyo.

Yumoto Kan

Surrounded by tranquil mountains, the Yumoto Kan is a ryokan (Japanese-style hotel) featuring hot spring baths and stunning views of Lake Biwa, the largest lake in Japan.  Ogoto Onsen, the local hot spring for the hotel, has been supplying natural mineral-rich water for 1200 years.

Hanakaido Hotel

The Hanakaido Ryokan embodies the elegance Kyoto is so famous for. Featuring hot spring baths and lakeside views of Lake Biwa. Enjoy their indoor bath, outdoor onsen and a beautiful Kaiseki dinner in traditional Kyoto style.

Biwako Hotel

This hot spring hotel is known for its comfortable fusion-style rooms, each offering a private lakeside balcony view of Lake Biwa. Enjoy an expertly-prepared Kyoto-style banquet dinner and fabulous service.

Grand Prince Hotel Kyoto

Designed by the late architect Togo Murano, the Prince Hotel Kyoto offers luxurious and spacious rooms.  This hotel is uniquely-styled to blend with the natural environment and beauty of Kyoto.

Kyoto Hotel Okura

Centrally-located in Kyoto city, the Okura is within walking distance from Gion, popular restaurants, and exciting shopping areas. The Kyoto Okura is a Kyoto icon and has long been regarded by locals as one of the best places to stay in the city.

Nikko Hotel Osaka

Hotel Nikko Osaka is a high-end hotel located in a prime area of central Osaka. The hotel faces the famous tree-lined Mido-suji Avenue, the city's main boulevard which is home to the headquarters of major corporations and the city’s main shopping and leisure district.

Our inclusion of the Nikko Osaka ensures we always have easy access to fun shopping districts and the delicous restaurants Osaka is so famous for.

Imperial Hotel Osaka

Known as one of Osaka's best luxury hotels, the Imperial is located near Osaka Castle on the cherry tree-lined Okawa River in a relaxing, resortlike setting. Free shuttle service to Osaka Station is available as well as complimentary bikes to explore the area (10-min. ride to Osaka Castle).

Westin Osaka

This luxury hotel is located in the heart of Osaka and is within walking distance to the Floating Garden Observatory. The hotel also received TripAdvisor's Certificate of Excellence 2014.

Cancellation Policy:

Cancellation: When you cancel your reservation, the following fee will be assessed per person accordingly.

Days prior to departure

Land Only Penalties

Air & Land Penalty Per Adult/Child

45 days or more



15 - 44 days



Within 14 days




Written notice of cancellation and travel documents must be received by Super Value Tours Inc. 14 days prior to departure for an eligible refund. Super Value Tours will not be responsible for any non-refundable situations resulting from delayed arrival of your travel documents.

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Trip Excludes

  • International airfares
  • Airport taxes and fees
  • Passports; visas and vaccinations
  • Tips to your Tour Director
  • Gratuities on ferries, trains, and cruise ships
  • Personal Expenses

Meals Included:

8 Breakfasts, 7 Lunches and 8 Dinners

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