Tale of Two Cities - Tokyo & Kyoto
This leisurely 8 day tour allows time to experience two of Japan’s most fascinating cities. Highlights in Tokyo include visits to the Tokyo Tower, Akusa Kannon Temple, and impressive Mount Fuji. Board one of Japan’s famous bullet trains for Kyoto. In Kyoto, visit many of the temples shrines, palaces and pagodas. Other highlights include a visit to extraordinary Nijo castle, Kinkakuji, the Temple of the Gold Pavilion, and the Imperial Palace. Tokyo and Kyoto offer two totally diverse images of Japan. The impressive architecture of the modern-day Tokyo skyscrapers contrasts with the vintage atmosphere that surrounds Kyoto’s old temples and buildings.
Sightseeing: Tokyo, Tokyo Tower, Asakusa Kannon Temple, Lake Ashi cruise Kyoto Nijo Castle, Imperial Palace, Temple of the Gold Pavilion
TOKYO Shibuya Excel or Akasaka Excel Hotel Tokyu (T)KYOTO Kyoto Tokyu Hotel (F)
Transportation: Bullet train from Tokyo to Kyoto, private, deluxe air-conditioned motorcoach while touring.