9 days
Osaka, Tokyo

Experience Japan’s many identities and extensive history.

From majestic lakes and mountains, to interactive and imaginative museums, journey from the past to the present through Japanese culture.
  • Day 1: Fly Overnight to Japan

  • Day 2: Osaka

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport
  • Day 3: Osaka

    Take a guided tour of Osaka

    Visit Osaka Castle

    Visit the Cupnoodles Museum

    Enjoy a Tour Director led walking tour of Osaka's Dotonbori canal street

  • Day 4: Osaka

    Explore Nara with your Tour Director

    Visit Todaiji Temple

    Take a Taiko drumming lesson

  • Day 5: Osaka • Tokyo

    Travel by bullet train to Tokyo

    Tour Tokyo with an expert local guide

    Visit the Harajuku shopping district

    Visit the Meiji Shinto Shrine

  • Day 6: Tokyo

    Visit the Suginami Animation Museum and participate in an anime workshop

    Visit the Edo-Tokyo Museum to experience the city’s past, present, and future  

  • Day 7: Tokyo

    Take a day trip to Hakone 

    Take a cruise on Lake Ashi

    Visit Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park

    Ride the Mount Komagatake cable car (weather permitting)

    See Mt. Fuji

  • Day 8: Tokyo

    Visit the Hamarikyu Japanese Gardens

    Visit the Asakusa Kannon Temple

    Time to explore Odaiba

    Karaoke evening 

  • Day 9: Depart for Home

Interested in learning more about this tour?
  • Day 1: Fly Overnight to Japan

  • Day 2: Osaka

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport
  • Day 3: Osaka

    Take a guided tour of Osaka

    Visit Osaka Castle

    Visit the Cupnoodles Museum

    Enjoy a Tour Director led walking tour of Osaka's Dotonbori canal street

  • Day 4: Osaka

    Explore Nara with your Tour Director

    Visit Todaiji Temple

    Take a Taiko drumming lesson

  • Day 5: Osaka • Tokyo

    Travel by bullet train to Tokyo

    Tour Tokyo with an expert local guide

    Visit the Harajuku shopping district

    Visit the Meiji Shinto Shrine

  • Day 6: Tokyo

    Visit the Suginami Animation Museum and participate in an anime workshop

    Visit the Edo-Tokyo Museum to experience the city’s past, present, and future  

  • Day 7: Tokyo

    Take a day trip to Hakone 

    Take a cruise on Lake Ashi

    Visit Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park

    Ride the Mount Komagatake cable car (weather permitting)

    See Mt. Fuji

  • Day 8: Tokyo

    Visit the Hamarikyu Japanese Gardens

    Visit the Asakusa Kannon Temple

    Time to explore Odaiba

    Karaoke evening 

  • Day 9: Depart for Home

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Your experience includes

  • Airfare & transportation

    Round-trip flights; bullet train

  • Hotels

    7 overnight stays in hotels

  • Regional-style meals

    Breakfast and dinner daily

  • Guided sightseeing

    3 sightseeing tours led by expert, licensed local guides

  • Entrances

    Osaka Castle, EF Game Center and Purikura Experience, Cup of Noodles Museum, Todaji Temple, Taiko drumming lesson, Meiji Shinto Shrine, Animation Museum Workshop, Edo Tokyo Museum, Lake Ashi Cruise, Mount Komagatake Cable Car, Asakusa Kannon Temple, water bus, karaoke

  • Full-time Tour Director

    Your culturally connected Tour Director is with your group 24/7, providing deep local insight while handling all on-tour logistics.

  • Expert Local Guides

    Your expert local guides are natural historians, adding cultural insight and global perspective on your sightseeing tours.

  • Personalized Learning Support

    Our personalized learning experience engages students before, during and after tour, with the option to create a final, reflective project for academic credit.

  • Continuous Support

    Your dedicated EF team helps you every step of the way—from recruiting and enrolling travelers to planning and managing your tour.

  • Worldwide Presence

    EF has over 500 schools and offices in more than 50 countries worldwide so wherever you go, we're there too.

  • 24-hour Emergency Service

    Travelers and their families can count on EF's dedicated emergency service team.

  • Peace of Mind Program

    Feel secure knowing your group can change their destination or travel dates due to unforeseen circumstances. Learn more about your flexible options at eftours.com/peaceofmind.

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Includes airfare, hotels, meals, full-time Tour Director, and more.

For your personalized price quote, call us at 800-637-8222.

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