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EA03: 16 Days Private Tour to Tokyo - Mt. Fuji - Kyoto - Osaka - Shanghai - Guilin - Xi'an - Beijing

Tour Type: Private guided tour, open to be customized on demand.
Vehicle: Public transport in Japan; private car with driver in China.
Accommodation: Top-reviewed 4 stars hotels selected by our experts.
Meals: All breakfasts at hotels; complimentary 3 lunches and 2 dinners.

Trip Highlights
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    Time-honored Oriental civilizations: Feel changes of Japan for a century in Tokyo, while see the history of 1,000 years in Kyoto. See 1,000-year-old China in Forbidden City of Beijing while 3,000 years’ history at Terracotta Army in Xi'an.
  • 2
    Lake Kawaguchiko, one of the best places to view the elegant Mt. Fuji. We specially arrange the Pirate Cruise on the lake and the Ropeway to admire the mountain in different ways.
  • 3
    Observatories on Skyscrapers: Feel Asia’s urban development race when standing on Skytree to overlook Tokyo and ascending Shanghai Tower for a vista of the Bund.
  • 4
    People-to-people contacts: Explore local markets and neighborhoods like Nishiki in Kyoto, Dotonbori of Osaka, Muslim Quarter in Xi’an, and Hutongs in Beijing.
  • 5
    Upgrade: Private car with driver in China; Great Wall round-trip cable car; 2 a-la-carte lunches in Shanghai and Beijing; Tang Dynasty dance show with dumpling banquet in Xi’an.
This trip can be tailored to match your dates and interests!
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Day 1: Arrival in Tokyo; Airport-hotel Transfer
Day 2: Tokyo Highlights: Meiji Jingu Shrine, Senso-ji Temple, Skytree
Day 3: Tokyo to Mt. Fuji: Pirate Ship & Ropeway
Day 4: Tokyo to Kyoto; Visit Pure Water Temple & Gion Geisha District
Day 5: Kyoto: Golden Pavilion, Nijo Castle, Kyoto Gyoen & Fushimi Inari Shrine
Day 6: Kyoto - Nara - Osaka: Visit Nara Park & Naramachi Lattice House
Day 7: Fly from Osaka to Shanghai, China; Airport Pick-up
Day 8: Shanghai City Tour: Shanghai Museum, Yu Garden, Bund & Huangpu River Cruise
Day 9: Fly from Shanghai to Guilin, Visit Reed Flute Cave & Elephant Trunk Hill
Day 10: Li River Cruise from Guilin to Yangshuo
Day 11: Fly from Guilin to Xi’an, Shaanxi History Museum & Tang Dynasty Dance Show
Day 12: Xian: Terracotta Army, Giant Wild Goose Pagoda, Great Tang All Day Mall
Day 13: Xi’an City Wall and Muslim Quarter, High Speed Train to Beijing
Day 14: Beijing: Tian'anmen Square, Forbidden City, Yonghe Temple, Temple of Heaven
Day 15: Beijing: Visit Mutianyu Great Wall, Bird’s Nest, Hutong
Day 16: Visit Summer Palace, Beijing Airport See-off
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This trip can be tailored to match your dates and interests!
Tour Prices

2024 & 2025 Special: 10% off - Book before Jun 30, 2024

  2-3 travelers 4-5 travelers
6-Day Japan Part USD3229  USD2619 
10-Day China Part USD2769  USD2489 
Total USD5998  USD5398 USD5108  USD4598
  • Prices are per person based on double occupancy.
  • The prices in red reflect 10% discount.
What's Included
  • Service of private English-speaking guide.
  • Tokyo airport assistant and shared car to hotel.
  • Private car with driver, airport pick-up & drop-off in China.
  • Economy class airfare of Osaka-Shanghai, Shanghai-Guilin, Guilin-Xi'an.
  • Train tickets for Tokyo-Kyoto, Xi'an-Beijing.
  • Accommodation with daily breakfast at hotels.
  • Lunch and dinner specified in the itinerary.
  • Entrance fees for mentioned sights visited.
What's Excluded
  • International flights into Tokyo and out of Beijing.
  • Local hotel tax (pay on spot).
  • Japan and China visa fee.
  • Personal expenses (insurance,laundry,drinks, etc.).
  • Easter, Christmas and New Year supplement.
Comparison with Our Competitors
Why Japan-China Trip and not China-Japan?
Many other travel agencies offer China-Japan itineraries, but we go to Japan first and then China. Why? Compared with China section, the Japan tour is relatively tough. You should be full of energy and excitement when you just start a trip, so we put Japan first, and then China in the latter half of the trip, when your physical strength is usually reduced and want a relaxed and comfortable pace.

Private car and taxi services are expensive in Japan, leading most guests to choose public transport, so there will be many places where you’ll need to carry your own luggage to walk, go up and down stairs, or get on and off the trains. It would be relatively easy in Japan with light luggage when you just set off. Considering that you may purchase some local specialties or souvenirs as the trip progresses, which will cause your luggage to become heavier and heavier, we have thoughtfully put China after Japan, where you could enjoy a private car with driver, point-to-point transfer, and luggage porter service, all in ease and relaxation. We always stand in your shoes and care about every practical detail of your experience.
Why did we make a price breakdown for you?

In our price table, you can see that we have listed the prices of the Japan part and the China part separately - the 6-day Japan tour is much more expensive than the 10-day China tour! Not to mention that at the listed prices, you can only use public transport in Japan, while in China you can enjoy private guide and private car with driver. This is mainly due to Japan’s high labor costs.

We have kindly done a breakdown, so that you can have a clear idea to decide how many days to stay in each country according to your budget. In fact, except the Mount Fuji, almost every attraction you visit in Japan can be found in China at a similar or higher level, as the East Asian culture has the same root. For a cheaper, higher-quality tour, just consider shortening your time in Japan and extending your stay in China. Feel free to contact us to customize an itinerary for you.

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