Please note: If road conditions or unforeseen circumstances restrict the ascent to the 5th station, you will instead travel the highest elevation possible considering the circumstances.
The same also applies for the cruise on Ashi Crater Lake; if conditions or circumstances prevent sailing on the lake, alternative visits and experiences will be taken to replace the activity.
Visit Niji-jo Castle, Kinkakuji Temple, the Kyoto Imperial Palace and the amazing Kitano-tenmangu Shrine. Encounter wild deer up close while walking through Nara Park, a rarity in Japan and worldwide.
Enjoy the view whilst passing through the suburbs of Kyoto to Nara.
* Optional Kanazawa Tour: Enjoy exploring Kanazawa with on the Loop Bus and take advantage of the all-day free pass to explore the Kenroku-en Garden to take part in a traditional gold-leaf Tea Ceremony.
Explore the well-preserved traditional districts, filled with gardens and art museums, including the Gold Leaf Art Museum.
*** If the advertised hotels are not available they will be replaced by one of these alternative options or similar: Tokyo: Mystays Asakusabashi, The B Asakusa or Wing International Korakuen.
We recommend visiting Kenrokuen, a castle garden originating from the 17th century. We recommend an optional city tour.* Overnight stay in Kanazawa.Kyoto: Urban Hotel Kyoto-Nijo Premium, The B Kyoto Shijo, Hearton Hotel Kyoto, Ariston Hotel Kyoto Jujo,, Hotel Glad One Kyoto Shichijo or Enso Ango Tomi II.Non-smoking rooms: unfortunately, hotels in Japan have a reduced number of non-smoking rooms and we can not guarantee you will be allocated one advance.After lunch at Mount Fuji View Restaurant, visit Ashi Crater Lake and admire the superb view of Mt. Afterwards, head to Hakone to enjoy the views from the Ropeway and be amazed by the volcanic Owaku-Dani Valley.Return to Tokyo with the option of ending the excursion at Odawara station.