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2-Day Kyoto and Nara Rail Tour by Bullet Train from Tokyo

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    What to Expect
    Marvel at the super-fast speed of a bullet train as you venture to Kyoto via the fascinating town of Nara. Depart from your Tokyo hotel in a comfortable vehicle and enjoy either first-class or tourist-class accommodation in your Kyoto hotel. See a spellbinding selection of temples and shrines as you absorb the culture, history and natural splendor of Nara and Kyoto over two days. 

    Listen to captivating commentary from your guide and gain insight into authentic Japanese culture as you sample traditional food and see some of the country’s most significant sights. See the Itinerary section below for detailed information on each day of the tour.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    ANA Intercontinental Tokyo (Concierge on 2F)
    Asakusa View Hotel (Hotel lobby)
    Cerulean Tower Tokyu Hotel (Concierge)
    Courtyard by Marriott Tokyo Ginza Hotel (Bell desk)
    Grand Nikko Tokyo Daiba (Bell desk on 2F)
    Grand Prince Hotel New Takanawa (Bell desk)
    Hamamatsucho Bus Terminal (World Trade Centre Building Annex on 1F)
    Hotel Grand Palace (Bell desk)
    Hotel Metropolitan Tokyo Ikebukuro (Bell desk)
    Hotel New Otani (Main building on 1F waiting lounge/banquet floor)
    Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo (JTB Sunrise Tours check-in counter, Main Building on 3F)
    Osaki Station (West Exit Bus Terminal)
    Shiba Park Hotel (Hotel lobby, Annex building)
    Sunshine City Prince Hotel (Bell desk)
    Washington Hotel Shinjuku (Information, Main building on 3F)
    Departure Time
    Between 8:10am and 8:55am, depending on location
    2 days
    Return Details
    Concludes at the Tokyo Station at approximately 9:30pm
    • Overnight accommodation
    • Round-trip bullet train between Tokyo and Kyoto
    • 2 lunches
    • Entrance Fees
    • Professional English-speaking guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off at select hotels in Tokyo
    • Gratuities (optional)
    • Baggage handling
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Important Note: Hotel pickup is only available at select hotels and locations in Tokyo. No customized pickup location available. It is important to select a hotel/location from the drop-down list at checkout
    • A maximum of 3 people per booking due to room type restriction; if you have more than 3 people in the group, please make multiple bookings
    • Infant rates apply provided they do not occupy a seat. No meal included
    • Wheelchair accessible - if assistance is required, passenger must provide their own carer
    • On every Tuesday in January, July, August, and December, Nijo Castle is closed and Ryoanji Temple will be visited instead
    • Kyoto Imperial Palace is closed on Monday and, if Monday is a national holiday, Monday will be open and the following day will be closed. When Kyoto Imperial Palace is closed, you will visit Kitano-tenmangu Shrine instead. The schedule applies to the period before and after the public viewing of Kyoto Imperial Palace in April and Oct, and the Aoi Festival from May 14-17, as well as other Imperial Household events without notice
    Cancellation Policy
    If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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