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Tokyo. Japan
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 49.3 50.7 56.5 66.2 73.2 77.9 84.6 87.4 80.4 70.7 61.3 53.4
Average Low 33.6 35.1 39.9 48.9 57.2 64.4 71.2 73.4 67.5 57.6 46.9 38.3
Average Rainfall 2.059 2.209 4.626 4.902 5.425 6.602 6.043 6.622 8.264 7.787 3.642 2.008
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT+09:00)
Voltage
110-120V
Health requirements
Currency
Japanese Yen
$1.00 USD = ¥123.30 JPY
Visa requirement
No
Mt. Fuji. Japan
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 3.7 5.5 12.4 21.7 30.6 38.5 45.5 48.7 43 31.8 20.5 10
Average Low -7.1 -6.7 0 10.2 20.3 29.1 36.3 38.5 32.7 21.6 10 -0.9
Average Rainfall 0.83 0.67 0.55 0.35 0.35 0.31 0.31 0.39 0.47 0.59 0.75 0.87
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT+09:00)
Voltage
110-120V
Health requirements
Currency
Japanese Yen
$1.00 USD = ¥123.30 JPY
Visa requirement
No
Hakone. Japan
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 51 52 57 65 70 75 81 84 79 71 64 56
Average Low 38 38 42 50 57 64 71 73 69 60 51 42
Average Rainfall 6 6 9.7 9.5 10.4 13.3 10.6 8.4 12.9 14.1 8.3 3.8
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT+09:00)
Voltage
110-120V
Health requirements
Currency
Japanese Yen
$1.00 USD = ¥123.30 JPY
Visa requirement
No
Kyoto. Japan
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 48 49.5 56.1 67.8 76.3 82 88.7 91.9 83.8 73.2 62.6 52.9
Average Low 34.2 34.5 39.2 48.2 57.2 65.8 73.8 75.7 68.5 56.5 46 37.8
Average Rainfall 1.98 2.689 4.461 4.555 6.331 8.425 8.677 5.201 6.937 4.76 2.807 1.89
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT+09:00)
Voltage
110-120V
Health requirements
Currency
Japanese Yen
$1.00 USD = ¥123.30 JPY
Visa requirement
No
Nara. Japan
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 47.7 49.3 56.1 67.6 75.4 81 87.4 90.7 82.8 72 61.7 52.5
Average Low 31.6 31.8 36.1 45.3 54.5 63.5 71.2 72.7 65.8 53.8 43.5 35.4
Average Rainfall 1.953 2.492 4.063 3.846 5.65 7.433 6.5 4.402 6.429 4.374 2.811 1.862
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT+09:00)
Voltage
110-120V
Health requirements
Currency
Japanese Yen
$1.00 USD = ¥123.30 JPY
Visa requirement
No
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Japan Express

8 days/6 nights - from $3,295 per person including airfare from Los Angeles

Take a 6-night trip and visit the highlights of Japan. Start with Tokyo, the capital of Japan, where you see the Tokyo Tower and visit a tea ceremony. Also, take a boat ride up the Sumida River, and visit the Imperial Palace Plaza. Next, travel halfway up Mt. Fuji and enjoy a cruise on Lake Ashi. On the way down, spend a night in Hakone before taking a bullet train to Kyoto, an ancient Japanese capital, where you see Nijojo Castle, the Kyoto Imperial Palace and other sights. Starting from $3295 including air, with weekly guaranteed departures.

Day 1, Tuesday - Los Angeles/Tokyo
Depart the USA via Singapore Airlines trans-Pacific flight for Tokyo. Cross the International Date Line en route.

Day 2, Wednesday - Tokyo
Arrive in Tokyo and transfer to your hotel. (Shiba Park/Keio Plaza)

Day 3, Thursday - Tokyo
Full-day excursion includes a panoramic view of the city from atop Tokyo Tower, a tea ceremony, a Japanese-style lunch, a boat ride up the Sumida River, and visits to the Imperial Palace Plaza and Asakusa Kannon Temple. (L)

Day 4, Friday - Tokyo/Mt. Fuji/Hakone
Drive halfway up Mt. Fuji. Continue to the historic Hakone Barrier, cruise on Lake Ashi, and ride the Mt. Komagatake Aerial Cableway. (Yumoto Fujiya) (L)

Day 5, Saturday - Hakone/Kyoto
Bullet train to Kyoto. Afternoon excursion to Nara. Visit Todaiji Temple, Kasuga Shrine, and Deer Park. Return to Kyoto for overnight. (Karasuma/Okura) (L)

Day 6, Sunday - Kyoto
Morning city tour to Golden Pavilion, Nijojo Castle, and Kyoto Imperial Palace. Afternoon tour includes Sanjusangendo Hall, Heian Shrine, and Kiyomizu Temple. (L)

Day 7, Monday - Kyoto/Tokyo
Return to Tokyo by train and transfer to your hotel. Or, take the Hiroshima & Osaka Extension. (Shiba Park/Keio Plaza)

Day 8, Tuesday - Tokyo/USA
Board Singapore Airlines flight and return to the US, arriving home the same day.

Departure DatesLand & Air *
Los Angeles
Land Only *Single Supplement
March 7, 14, 21, 28
April 4, 11, 18
May 9, 16, 23, 30
June 6
$3415 FC
$4030 D
$2320 FC
$2935 D
$620 FC
$965 D
June 13, 20, 27
July 4
$3595 FC
$4215 D
$2320 FC
$2935 D
$620 FC
$965 D
July 18, 25
August 1, 15, 22, 29
September 5, 12, 19, 26
October 3, 10, 17, 24
November 7, 14, 21, 28
December 5
$3415 FC
$4030 D
$2320 FC
$2935 D
$620 FC
$965 D
December 12, 19
$3485 FC
$3865 D
$2195 FC
$2580 D
$620 FC
$965 D
2018
January 9, 16, 23, 30
February 6, 13, 20, 27
$3295 FC
$3680 D
$2195 FC
$2580 D
$620 FC
$965 D
March 6, 13, 20, 27
$3415 FC
$4030 D
$2320 FC
$2935 D
$620 FC
$965 D

Land & Air prices are per person based on double occupancy and include government taxes and fees. Hotels are FC (first-class) and D (deluxe), as indicated.

Tour Features

  • Round trip trans-Pacific airfare via Singapore Airlines coach class from Los Angeles
  • Round trip airport transfers
  • Round-trip bullet train transfer to Kyoto
  • 3 nights stay in a double occupancy room in Tokyo
  • 2 nights stay in a double occupancy room in Kyoto
  • 1 night stay in a double occupancy room in Hakone
  • Hotel taxes and service charges included
  • Extensive sightseeing tours by coach/car with English-speaking guide and admission fees in each location as per itinerary: full-day city tour of Tokyo, tour of Mt. Fuji, half-day tour of Nara, half-day tour of Kyoto
  • 4 lunches
  • Airline fuel surcharge (subject to change) and government taxes and fees

Rates do not include

  • Any expenses of personal nature such as tips, laundry, table drinks, telephone calls, etc.
  • Optional Travel Insurance
  • Any item not mentioned above

Remarks

  • First Class (FC): Shiba Park (Tokyo), Yumoto Fujiya (Hakone), Karasuma (Kyoto)
  • Deluxe (D): Keio Plaza (Tokyo), Yumoto Fujiya (Hakone), Okura (Kyoto)
  • If above hotels or Singapore Airlines are not available at the time of reservation, alternative hotels at the same category or airlines could be used. Prices may differ.
  • During trade fairs season and during Christmas and New Year’s Days, some hotels may require surcharges. The prices may increase.
  • Ticket(s) must be issued and full payment must be received 90 days prior to departure
  • Major credit cards accepted; credit card authorization required
  • Change and cancellation penalty ($250-$600 per person) apply once ticketed; Pacific Holidays’ general cancellation policy applies
  • Hotel upgrades, additional hotel nights, extensions to all Asian destinations and add-on air fares from various US cities are available

Hiroshima & Osaka Extension
3 Days/2 Nights

Day 7, Monday - Kyoto/Hiroshima/Osaka
Transfer to Kyoto Station and board a bullet train to Hiroshima. Visit the colorful Itsukushima Shrine with its red torii gate in Miyajima and Peace Memorial Park with its museum of nuclear devastation. Travel by bullet train to Osaka. (Granvia) (L)

Day 8, Tuesday - Osaka
Today, wear comfortable shoes for a full-day city tour of Osaka. Start at 40-story-high Aerial Garden Observatory and take a panoramic view of Osaka. Continue on, visiting the magnificent Osaka Castle. After lunch in a local restaurant, board Aqua Liner for a ride through the maze of canals that the city is built upon. (L)

Day 9, Wednesday - Osaka/Los Angeles
Transfer to the airport for a flight to Tokyo. Connect with Singapore Airlines to Los Angeles and arrive home the same day.

 
Tour Cost
 
Per Person
 
Land & Air
$ 935
 
Land Only
$ 625
 
Single Supplement
$ 255
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