Japan Unescorted Tour Package F

An Unescorted Tour of Japan – Tokyo, Hiroshima, Kurashiki, Osaka, Kyoto

11 Days / 10 Nights – Tour Code (JUF)

Land Only – Departs Daily

Japan is a country of untold natural beauty and warm friendly people. This fascinating land of contrasts, an engaging combination of futuristic cities, ancient culture and stunning natural landscapes. Its contrasts between the old and the new, the traditional and modern, East and West, have lured millions the world over to this mystifying kingdom. Our Japan Unescorted program is an exciting and totally different concept designed for travelers who want to experience the best of Japan at their own pace. Your tour includes a private guide on your first day in Tokyo to help you tailor-make your very own Japan expedition as well as to teach you all there is to know about traveling on your own in Japan.


  • 3 nights at  Grand Nikko Daiba Hotel OR Grand Prince Takanawa in Tokyo
  • 2 nights Sheraton Hiroshima  OR Hotel Granvia in Hiroshima
  • 1 night at Hotel Nikko Kurashiki in Kurashiki
  • 1 night at ANA Crowne Plaza Osaka OR Holiday Inn Namba
  • 3 nights at Royal Park Hotel Kyoto in Kyoto
  • Full day “Walking Tour” of Tokyo by private guide by public transportation
  • Transportation within Japan per itinerary including Seven Day Japan Rail Pass (tourist class)
  • Transfers upon arrival and departure by airport shuttle


Day 1. Arrive Tokyo
Upon arrival at Narita Airport, proceed to your hotel in Tokyo by airport limousine bus for next three nights accommodation.

Day 2. Tokyo
Meet your Japan guide for an orientation and walking tour by subway, learning how to explore and enjoy Tokyo unescorted. Visits include Tsukiji Fish Market, Meiji Shrine, Sensoji Temple and its Nakamise Shopping Street and Akihabara (time permitting).

Day 3. Tokyo
You are free to explore this fascinating cosmopolitan city on your own.

Day 4. Tokyo/Hiroshima
Board a bullet train to Hiroshima. Accommodations at Sheraton Hiroshima OR Hotel Granvia located adjacent to JR Hiroshima Station.

Day 5. Hiroshima
Today, explore Hiroshima city on your own to visit A-Bomb Dome and Peace Memorial Park. An excursion to Miyajima to visit the Itsukushima Jinja Shrine and its “floating” torii gate is highly recommended.

Day 6. Hiroshima / Kurashiki
Take a train to the old granary town of Kurashiki. Wander the quaint streets of the old town and step back into the past. Overnight accommodation at Hotel Nikko Kurashiki

Day 7. Kurashiki
Full day free at leisure to explore nearby towns such as Okayama and Naoshima.

Day 8. Kurashiki / Osaka
Board a JR Rapid train to Okayama and then change to a bullet train for Osaka, Japan’s food and entertainment capital the boast an tantalizing array of culinary delights and vibrant nightlife. Overnight at ANA Crowne Plaza Osaka OR Holiday Inn Namba.

Day 9. Osaka / Kyoto
After a day of excitement in the big city, a short 30 minute train ride takes to ancient capital of Japan and the cradle of Japanese culture. Check-in at Royal Park Hotel for your next 2 nights’ accommodations.

Day 10. Kyoto
Steeped in history and tradition, there are over 2000 temples and shrines as well as nearby Nara for you to explore.

Day 11. Return Home
Transfer to Osaka Airport (Itami or Kansai Airport) by shuttle van for your departure flight home.



2016 Price Chart (Prices valid through December 20th, 2016)


Twin Sharing Single Supplement
As listed above 2,745 2,975 1,575 1,875
Supplement Traveler Supplement : $400


  • Price is per person, based on double occupancy
  • Price includes hotel taxes & service charges
  • Price excludes hotel breakfasts, all airfares, hotel breakfasts and personal expenses
  • Tour commences in Tokyo and ends in Kyoto.
  • Walking Tour on Day 2 includes private English-speaking guide with use of public transportation
  • Blackout dates and/or hotel holiday surcharges apply during Holiday Period (Dec. 28 – Jan. 03)
  • Peak season surcharge for stays in Beppu and Kyoto applies for Mar. 20 – Apr. 10; Nov. 10 – 30
  • Prices subject to change without notice

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