Japan highlights


Tokyo, Hakone, Kyoto
SEPT 13-22, 2024. Cost: $4525

Join us for the highlights of Japan!  This 10-day itinerary starts in Tokyo and ends in Kyoto with an optional extension to Osaka.  We’ll explore the old town of Tokyo –  Japanese temples, gardens, and shrines as well as the famous shopping districts. Next up we’ll bask in the glory of Mt Fuji in Hakone with a boat trip across Lake Ashi and finish our journey in Kyoto, home to 17 UNESCO world heritage sites. All tours will include a local, Japanese tour guide plus your Legit Trips leader, Lundy.

Your package includes 10 days in Japan.

This trip starts in Tokyo and ends in Kyoto.

Please speak to a Legit Trips travel guide before booking your flights for this trip- email us

Package includes comprehensive travel planning, coordinated extras, personalized attention, language translation, on-site tour operator available 24/7.

Optional 3 Day Add On – Osaka

Itinerary subject to change based on discretion of trip leader or tour operator, due to weather or other extenuating circumstances.

September 13-22, 2024

*Do Not book your flight without verifying arrival & departure times/airports with a Legit Trips team member.


TOTAL $4525

After you pay your deposit, you may pay the balance of $3500 anytime up to 90 days prior to trip departure, or we can set up equal monthly installments.  Email us for payment options.

  • 9 nights accommodation – 3 nights in Tokyo,
    2 nights in Hakone, 4 nights in Kyoto
  • Full day Tokyo Highlights tour by public transport
  • Full day Hakone excursion w/Mt.Fuji
  • Dinner both nights in Hakone
  • Full Day Gold Kyoto Highlights Tour by public transport
  • Evening Osaka Gourmet Excursion from Kyoto by public trasport
  • Airport transfers
  • Daily breakfast

  • Local Japanese guide with you on all tour days
  • Legit Trips tour leader with you 24/7

Deposits are non-refundable (but are transferable to another person or Legit Trip). Any additional payments can be refunded if canceled more than 90 days prior to the trip start date.  Deposits may only be transferred one time and incur a $100 rebooking fee.

Please be sure to read the complete booking terms and conditions at checkout. https://legittrips.com/booking-terms/

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Fun Facts About JAPAN


Kyoto is one of the best preserved cities in Japan and has 17 UNESCO World Heritage sites.

Tokyo Sights

There are over 4000 shrines and temples in Tokyo and over 150 museums.

Mt Fuji

Mount Fuji is perhaps Japan’s biggest attraction and is the country’s highest peak at an impressive 2.3 miles high. It is 3 volcanoes in one and last erupted in 1707.


Japan values good manners highly, but when it comes to chowing down on bowlfuls of noodles, there’s only one way to eat: noisily. Slurping is a sign of enjoyment and also cools down the noodles as you eat.

Day 1


Transfer to Tokyo hotel. 

Meet and greet with our group and hosts.

Welcome Reception

Day 2


Full Day Tokyo Highlights Tour
*Asakusa, Sensoji, Nakamise, Meiji Shrine    
ravel down the Sumidagawa River on Tokyo’s Water bus
*Hamarikyu garden, matcha & sweets
*Omotesando shopping street

Day 3


Day at Leisure to explore the incredible sights of Tokyo. We can help organize an additional tour or recommend things to do and see!

Day 4


Full day journey to Hakone, the gateway to Mt Fuji & surrounding national park.  Starting in the Gora area we’ll ride the Hakone Ropeway to Owakudani volcano crater,  try the tasty black eggs boiled in water bubbling up from within the volcano then cruise across Lake Ashi.

Day 5


Day at Leisure

Visit the hot springs or the open air museum.

Day 6


Bullet train to Kyoto

Afternoon and Evening at Leisure

Day 7


Full day Gold Kyoto Highlights tour

The world-famous Fushimi Inari Shrine, Sanjusangendo, UNESCO site Kiyomizu-dera temple, Kinkakuji Temple, Kitano-Tenmangu, and Kamishichiken

Day 8


Morning at leisure

Evening Osaka Gourmet Excursion From Kyoto by Public Transport

Day 9


Day at Leisure

Optional: Half Day Uji Tea Experience & World Heritage Site Morning Tour by Public Transport

Day 10


Transport to Kyoto airport or continue on to the Osaka Add ON

Say “see you again” to your travel buds and start sharing photos and memories!


3 Days in Osaka at the end of the trip

Half Day Uji Tea Experience & World Heritage Site Morning Tour by Public
Transport – $140

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