Tôkaidô - The Golden Route

Tôkaidô - The Golden Route

Tôkaidô - The Golden Route
9 days – 8 nights
Tokyo, Hakone, Mt Fuji, Kyoto, Nara, Fushimi
Discovery, Culture, History
This program may be operated for individuals or for groups
This is a suggested itinerary – Please call us to customize

Day 1: Arrive Tokyo
After passing formalities at Narita Airport, you will be met by your driver in the arrival hall who will assist you with the private transfer to your hotel (60 – 90 minutes). The remainder of your day is free to rest and relax or to start the discovery of this fascinating city. Overnight in Tokyo.

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Tour includes
  • Private airport transfers
  • Assistance by our representatives
  • 8 nights’ accommodation
    • Tokyo 4 nights
    • Hakone 1 night
    • Kyoto 3 nights
  • Meals
    • Daily breakfast
    • 1 lunch
    • 2 dinners
  • Tokyo day tour
    • Tsukiji Fish Market Walk and Sushi making
    • Japanese Cooking in Machiya Townhouse
  • Hakone Open Air Museum
  • Kyoto Tour
    • Kinkakuji Temple
    • Kyoto Nijo Castle
    • Nijo Castle
    • Kiyomizu (Pure Water) Temple
  • Nara and Fushimi day tour
    • Todaiji Temple
    • Kasuga Taisha Shrine
    • Fushimi Inari Shrine
  • All sightseeing and touring by private car
  • English-speaking local guides as specified
  • Entrance fees for specified tours
  • All train tickets including reserved seats in Green (first) class
Not included in tour
  • International airfare, taxes and fees
  • Meals or drinks other than specified as included
  • Japan Visa processing and issuing visa fee
  • Travel Insurance
  • Expenses of a personal nature (minibar, phone call, laundry, etc.),
  • Tips to guides/drivers/porters, etc.
  • Entrance fees for any extra sightseeing
  • Optional activities


Category Hotel Name Tripadvisor
First Class
Tokyo Villa Fontaine Shiodome 4
Hakone Yutorelo An Ryokan 3.5
Kyoto Vista Premio Kyoto 4
Tokyo Park Hotel 4.5
Hakone Tenyu Ryokan 3.5
Kyoto Kyoto Tokyu 4.5

Hotels will be confirmed at time of booking


These programs can be customized for individuals and groups.

Changes to this program may be requested by phone (1855-55-TOURS) or using the web FIT Quote Request

  • Airfare

We also be glad to add the necessary airfare from your gateway so you take advantage of our special discounted leisure fares

  • Program

You may add or remove;

    • Trip days
    • Cities and sites
    • Meals
  • Other options
    • The program was designed with private services, however, we may substitute shared sightseeing where available
    • If you prefer deluxe services we may operate this program including private driver, private guide and concierge service.

  • Quotation

Once we have designed the program the way you want we'll give you a quote within 2 business days.

Tour Code: JP01TYO20TE

Option [1] - Dinner at Gonpachi
Enjoy a multi course Japanese dinner at the famous Izakaya-style restaurant Gonpachi, whose amazing interior was the inspiration for the set of Tarantino’s Kill Bill movie starring Uma Thurman. Tarantino had dinner at the restaurant and was so taken by the interesting architecture that he decided to make this the backdrop for the scene “Showdown at The House of the Blue Leaves” in Kill Bill. Gonpachi serves tasty home-style Japanese food. Inclusive of set course dinner and 2 hours free flow drinks (beer, wine, sake, soft drinks). Price for “dietary requirements” is for a menu specially made for example Vegetarian or travelers with food allergies. Please let us know at the time of booking. Transfers to and from the restaurant are not included. Please make your own way.
Option [2] - Lunch at Itoh Dining
Stop for a multi course lunch at the distinctive Japanese restaurant Itoh Dining, where you can enjoy the famous Kobe beef and other traditional examples of Japanese cuisine. Includes a set menu lunch and 1 glass of beer or wine per person.
Other Options:
  • Lunches and dinners can be arranged for individuals, families and groups at top restaurants or any restaurant requested by you.
  • We can revise the itinerary to spend more time and provide more depth in those areas that you are interested on.
  • Any other changes to the itinerary will be accommodated depending on the facilities available in the area.


Group Quotations
  • If you wish to use these programs for your group or as the basis for a customized journey please either call us (1-855-55-TOURS or use the web Group Quote Request.
  • In either case our specialists will work with to refine all the details and they will get you a quote with 2 business days. Quotes may be obtained for the air and land portions of just for the lad journey.
  • Booking both air an land with us will represent savings for you because of our buying power and longtime relationship with the airlines.
  • We will also may have the choice between regular fares and special leisure fares not available to the public.