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Japan: Ramen & Railways

Japan: Ramen & Railways
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6 Days

Highlights

Explore lively Tokyo, spend a night in a traditional ryokan, travel to culturally-rich Kyoto

What's included

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Accommodation
Get a taste of both old and new Japan with this six-day tour. We’ve kept it simple with an itinerary of the country's most iconic cities. Experience everything from the bustling energy of Tokyo’s city centre to the rolling countryside of Takayama. And don’t forget Kyoto, a city of peaceful gardens and stunning temples. This trip is a quick and affordable one, so you can tack on more time to go deeper into Japan. Because after this tour, we know you'll want to.
Japan: Ramen & Railways
Starts
Tokyo
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6 Days
Ends
Kyoto

Itinerary

  • Arrive at any time. There are no plans until the evening welcome meeting, so spend some time getting to know this electric metropolis.
  • Get your bearings with an orientation walk before enjoying free time to explore buzzing Tokyo. Opt to check out Yoyogi Park, Asakusa shrine, quirky Harajuku, Shibuya Crossing, or explore the city's massive selection of shops and cafés. This evening, head out for a night of fun, drinks, and dancing for your first night out. Pick the best looking spot and cheers to new adventures and friends!
  • Travel to picturesque Takayama and take in the quaint streets of the old town – lined with sake breweries and craft shops – on a CEO-led orientation walk. Enjoy the rest of the day exploring the area. In the evening, kick back and relax in a traditional inn complete with tatami floors, Japanese futons, and a traditional onsen hot spring. Delight in a restorative soak in the healing waters.
  • Board a train to Japan's imperial capital. Arrive in Kyoto and spend the rest of the day discovering this historic city. In the evening, opt to pick up a local brew and chill out riverside or check out one of Kyoto's many bars.
  • Explore this culturally-rich city with a free day. Opt to visit some of Kyoto's beautiful temples, participate in a tea ceremony, or take a calligraphy class.
  • Depart at any time. We highly recommend booking post-accommodation to fully experience this iconic city.