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From Tokyo: 5-Day Tour to Mt. Fuji, Alpine Route and Osaka

Product ID: 383862
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See more of central Japan on this 5-day tour. Visit several must-see towns and important historical and cultural sites such as Mt.Fuji, Hida Takayama, the Alpine Route, Shirakawago, and Kanazawa. Enjoy the flexibility of ending the tour in Kyoto or Osaka.
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Duration: 5 days
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Experience

Highlights
  • Appreciate the beauty of the most famous and tallest mountain in Japan
  • Explore Shirakawago, a UNESCO World Heritage Sites
  • Enjoy a whole day exploring the Alpine Route with Snow Walls
  • Visit Kanazawa and have free time to discover the ciy on your own
  • Choose to be dropped off either in Kyoto or Osaka at the end of the tour
Full description
On Day 1, meet meet your fellow travellers at Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre at 7:30 AM to board your bus. The bus will also stop at the Shinjuku Center Building at 8:30 AM to pick up more travelers. Then, drive to Mt. Fuji 5th station and enjoy the view of the tallest mountain in Japan From Mt. Fuki 5th station, the bus will head on to the next stop, Fuji-Q Highland. You will have a pre-set, Western-style lunch during your stay here. Afterward, drive on to the final stop of the day Takayama Station.

Start the second day with breakfast at Country Hotel Takayama. After that, you will be able to freely explore the city by yourself. Stroll through the morning markets that open at 7 AM every day, or visit historic sites like Sanmachi Street where well-preserved, Edo-period houses stand. You can choose your lunch from the pre-set menu at the designated restaurant in front of Takayama Station.

On Day 3, enjoy the “Snow Walls” Alpine Route Day Tour. Get on the express bus at Nohi Bus Center at Takayama Station. From there, the tour of the Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route from Ogizawa to Tateyama begins. Throughout the day, admire the dynamic scenery of the Alpine Route, known as the “Roof of Japan”.

Please be aware that no tour conductor accompanies you on this day, so you will have to move from the starting point to the final destination by yourself. Make sure you catch the express bus leaving Toyama Station at 6:55 PM at the end of the day.

On Day 4, have breakfast at Country Hotel Takayama and enjoy the morning markets until the bus departs at 8:45 AM and takes you to Shirakawago, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. First, stop at an observation deck for a panoramic view of Shirakawago village, then enjoy a 2-hour stop to explore the village. 

From Shirakawago, move on to Kanazawa. Savor a Japanese style lunch at a designated restaurant before having free time for the rest of the day. Visit popular places such as the Kenrokuen Garden, considered one of three most beautiful gardens in Japan, or the 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa. 

On the final day, you’ll have more free time to explore Kanazawa before the departure time at 3:05 PM. As for breakfast and lunch, you'll be provided meal vouchers of ¥1000 for breakfast and lunch respectively, included in the tour, and you can choose where to eat from the selection of designated restaurants. The tour concludes with drop-off in Kyoto at the Kyoto Avanti at 7:10 PM, or in Osaka at the Namba OCAT at 8:10 PM or the Hearton Hotel Nishi-Umeda at 8:30 PM.
Includes
  • Tour conductor (not a guide) on all days, except for Day 3
  • One-way bus fare
  • Free Wi-Fi on the bus
  • Alpine Route Day Tour on Day 3
  • Breakfast on Days 2, 4, and 5
  • Lunch on all days, except for Day 3
  • Drop-off in Osaka or Kyoto
What’s Not Included
  • Accommodation
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Return to Tokyo
  • Meals not mentioned above
  • Drinks
  • In-depth guided commentary
  • Gratuities

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Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Oversize luggage
  • Smoking
Know before you go
• You will have to book your own accommodation in both Takayama and Kanazawa
• You will have a choice of drop-off points in Osaka or Kyoto, and the tour will not return to Tokyo
• Children must be accompanied by an adult
• Infants are free provided they do not occupy seats
• Infants' meals are not included
• If the road to Mt. Fuji 5th Station is closed, the bus will be diverted to the 4th Station or the Oshino Hakkai route
• The tour conductor will not provide in-depth commentary for each stop and will only provide basic information on the bus
• You will be provided with flyers with basic information about the tour and destinations
• Please be aware that no tour conductor accompanies you on the third day, so you will have to move from the starting point to the final destination by yourself. Make sure you catch the express bus leaving Toyama Station at 6:55 PM at the end of the day
• Be sure to arrive on time, as the bus cannot wait for late arrivals
Organized by

Shinki Bus Tours Co., Ltd.

Product ID: 383862