8 Day Tokyo, Kyoto, Nara & Osaka Tour Package

Visits Tokyo, Kamakura, Kyoto, Osaka, NaraStarts in TokyoAvailable Every Monday, Wednesday, Friday, SundayClick on 'check availability' to view the calendar
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Our 8 Day Tokyo, Kyoto, Nara & Osaka Tour Package will whisk you away on a thrilling and enticing adventure across Japan’s incredible cities. Visit the brilliant Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine in Tokyo. See the Great Buddha statue towering over the city and attend a traditional tea ceremony performed by a master himself. Discover Kyoto’s hidden gems and charming historical neighborhoods, Pontocho and Gion Shirakawa. After tasting some of the most scrumptious dishes with a food tour, sip on some cool draft beer or refreshing sake. Visit Tenryu-ji – a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the Arashiyama District – and walk through the famous bamboo groves. Try Osaka’s delectable flavors followed by a stop at the Japanese pyramid in Nara and tranquil deer-watching. 

For travelers wanting a jam-packed adventure of Tokyo and surrounding cities, join this 8 Day Tokyo, Kyoto, Nara & Osaka Tour Package. This marvelous experience is teeming with flavors, fascinating history, and ancient traditions. Witness a tea ceremony, be guided through brilliant sites and architecture by local experts, and taste great food. This tour includes hotel accommodations, food, beer & sake tastings, site entries, and expert guides, among other inclusions. Book your tour now!

8 Day Tokyo, Kyoto, Nara & Osaka Tour Package Highlights

  1. Discover the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Tenryu-ji in the Arashiyama District and stroll through the bamboo groves
  2. Browse through our carefully-selected list of prime hotels and choose your own accommodations
  3. Be led across your 8-day tour by experienced and local guides who will provide insightful information along the way
  4. Explore Kyoto's Pontocho and Gion Shirakawa areas and sample authentic yakitori or sashimi
  5. Attend a 2-hour tea ceremony and watch a master share the secrets of this ancient tradition
  6. In Tokyo, see the great Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine and the bronze Great Buddha statue
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8 Day Tokyo, Kyoto, Nara & Osaka Tour Package Itinerary

Day 1 - Arrival in Tokyo
  • Arrival in Tokyo and make your own way to the hotel
  • Overnight in Tokyo
Day 2 - Tokyo
  • Meet your guide at a centralized location in Tokyo.
  • Visit the Hamarikyu Gardens and immerse yourself in the natural beauty. See this picturesque oasis right in the heart of the city
  • Hop on a Ferry to Asakusa. Take in great sights as you sail down the Sumida River
  • Have some free time for lunch
  • Visit Senso-Ji Temple, an ancient Buddhist temple dating back to the 7th century. This bustling haven is the perfect place to go shopping and visit food vendors. Admire the brilliant architecture before making your way to the Akihabara neighborhood
  • Experience this gorgeous area lined with anime shops and a lively atmosphere before concluding your riveting tour
  • End the tour at Akihabara Station
  • Overnight in Tokyo
Day 3 - Kamakura
  • Kamakura Buddhist Cultural Tour with a Traditional Tea Ceremony Meet your guide at a centralized location in Tokyo
  • Your day begins at Tsurugaoka Hachimangu, a majestic Shinto shrine surrounded by tranquil ponds and bursting Peony gardens
  • You'll stroll along the narrow streets, admiring the small local shops on your way, with the option to have lunch from one of the local street vendors or a quaint restaurant
  • Your next stop Kotoku-in, with the bronze Great Buddha statue from 1252 serenely watches over the city. This is the second-tallest bronze statue in the entire country, and is sure to impress!
  • Your day ends with a traditional Japanese tea ceremony inside an authentic tea house. This two-hour ceremony is led by a tea master and showcases its enchanting ritualistic art form
  • Hop back on the train bound for Tokyo station (tickets included)
  • Overnight in Tokyo
Day 4 - Transfer to Kyoto & Kyoto Evening Food Tour
  • Take a train from Tokyo to Kyoto (approx 2h40min)
  • After arrival in Kyoto, make your way to your hotel
  • Meet your local guide in Kyoto in the afternoon at a centralized location
  • Head off on a 3-hour guided walking tour of Pontocho and Gion Shirakawa
  • Explore these two charming historical areas in Kyoto, learning fascinating insights along the way from our expert guide
  • Walk through the cobblestone streets, passing traditional tea houses and shops
  • Eat and drink alongside the locals in 5 locally-favored eateries
  • Overnight in Kyoto
Day 5 - Arashiyama District
  • Meet your local guide at a centralized meeting point and begin touring the famous UNESCO World Heritage Site of Tenryu-ji. Learn from your expert guide all about its rich history
  • Enter Saga-Arashiyama, tour the bamboo groves, and witness the surrounding scenic beauty
  • Indulge your palate in the rich cultural foods of Kyoto
  • Visit the world-famous Tenryuji Temple and marvel at its intricate design and serene beauty before your tour ends
  • Overnight Kyoto
Day 6 - Transfer to Osaka
  • Take a train from Kyoto to Osaka (approx 1h) and head to your hotel in Osaka
  • Meet your local guide in the afternoon at a centralized location and journey through the beautiful and bustling streets of Dotonbori, a renowned entertainment district
  • Learn about the history of the area and why Osaka is named the ‘Kitchen of Japan’
  • On this 3-hour immersive tour, you’ll experience the culture like a local, witness classic architecture, and discover hidden gems along the way
  • Sample a variety of authentic foods local to this region and taste street foods that will delight your taste buds
  • Overnight in Osaka
Day 7 - Nara Half Day Tour
  • You'll meet your guide at a centralized location and begin your walking tour of the old town, a nice getaway from the busy streets of the city
  • Visit historical buildings and learn about the local life
  • See the hidden treasures of Nara, like the Japanese pyramid which has been a mystery to the public for centuries
  • Witness the shrine, dotted with beautiful lanterns, and marvel at the Grand Temple
  • Glimpse at the gorgeous free-roaming deer in the area before your tour concludes
  • Overnight in Osaka
Day 8 - Departure
  • The final day of the package is reserved for your departure. Wherever you travel next, we wish you a great journey!
NB - all timings on 8 Day Tokyo, Kyoto, Nara & Osaka Tour Package are approximate
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All touring and accommodation
Entrance fees
Kamakura: 2 hour Tea ceremony in traditional tea house
Kyoto food tour: Food and drinks (2 drinks and 5 food stops)
Arashiyama: Kyoto-Style lunch
Dotonbori: samples from a variety of traditional food
Anything not mentioned above
Train transfers: Tokyo-Kyoto/Kyoto-Osaka
Intercity transfer Osaka - Nara - Osaka
Personal travel insurance
Essential Information
Each day of this tour package will be led by a local guide who opitimizes Tourist Japan's values: to provide you with an authentic, passion-filled tour.
Choose your own hotel from our hand-picked selection during the booking process.
The order of the days is subject to change so that we can optimize your itinerary to provide the best experience.
During the booking process, it's possible to add extra nights of accommodation before or after the tour package
Please let us know if you have any dietary restrictions and/or food allergies