Best of Tokyo and Beyond Tour
9 Days/7 Nights
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- Itinerary •
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- Inclusions •
- 2013 Dates & Prices •
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- Optional Cultural Activities
The full-time services of a Samurai Tours guide.
Local, licensed, English-speaking, Japanese guides where indicated in the itinerary detail.
Travel Select Travel Insurance Policy from Travelex, one of the world's largest travel insurance providers. (The insurance provided by Samurai Tours will cover the land portion only. Insurance to cover airfare is the tour member's responsibility.)
The provided insurance coverage includes:
- Trip Cancellation (up to trip cost)
- Trip Interruption (up to 150% of trip cost)
- Trip Delay/Missed Connection (up to $750)
- Medical Expense (up to $50,000)
- Medical Evacuation/Repatriation (up to $500,000)
- Lost or Stolen Baggage (up to $1,000)
- Baggage Delay (up to $250)
- Coverage for financial default of tour operator
- A waiver of any pre-existing medical conditions that could eventually cause you to interrupt your trip
Travel Insurance Surcharge: Depending on your age at the time the travel insurance is purchased, you may be subject to the following surcharge for your travel insurance. Travel insurance surcharges will be due at the same time as your tour deposits.
- Up to 69 - $0
- 70-79 - $125
- 80+ - $350
Travel Insurance Opt-Out: If you would prefer to opt out of the travel insurance, please note this at the time of registration. You will receive a $100 credit per person, which will be reflected on your invoice. In the event that you would need to cancel your tour, cancellation penalties may apply. See the Terms and Conditions page for the Cancellation Fees Schedule.
Airport transfer from Tokyo's Narita Airport and airport transfer to Tokyo's Narita Airport.
Meeting service at Tokyo's Narita Airport and sending service to the Tokyo Train Station. (The meeting service will meet you at the airport and escort you to the ryokan in Tokyo. The sending service will escort you to the Tokyo train station and make sure you board the correct train. The sending service will not accompany you to the airport. For those requiring meeting or sending services on other than the scheduled arrival/departure dates, there will be a $100 fee for the meeting service from the airport into Tokyo or the sending service to the Tokyo Train Station.)
Lodging for seven nights in Japanese-style ryokans
- Japanese-style or Western-style breakfast every morning.
(Please Note: Some ryokans offer Japanese breakfasts only.)
- Five Japanese-style lunches
- One Japanese-style dinner
The appropriate amount of free time to follow your wanderlust and discover your own personal Japan.
All transportation costs when traveling with the group. (Transportation costs during scheduled free times are the tour member's responsibility.)
Admission fees to all destinations visited during non-free times (itinerary specifics subject to change):
- Sumida River Cruise
- Roppongi Hills Observation Deck
- Tsukiji Fish Market
- Yanaka District
- Harajuku District
- Meiji Shrine
- Akihabara District
- Rikiguen Garden
- Kotokuin (Great Buddha)
- Hase-dera Temple
- Hokuku-ji (Bamboo Temple)
Sayonara dinner at the end of the tour
Each tour member receives a tour handbook. This handbook is full of tips and suggestions taken from our Japan travel experiences that allow you to better plan and prepare for your trip, and therefore enjoy your trip even more. The tips and suggestions included cover everything from how to save while exchanging money, what to pack, some basic Japanese-language tips, general etiquette do's-and-don'ts, ryokan customs, etc.
Airfare is NOT included
Alcoholic beverages are NOT included - except at the dinner the first evening and the sayonara dinner