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Singapore & Tokyo Adventure

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9 days  •  from $2399 $2099
per person, double occupancy, including airfare*
based on May 15, 2018 departure
$300 Early Bird Discount. Expires Aug. 31, 2017.*   All prices reflect savings.

Overview

Featuring Modern mixes with traditional in Tokyo, plus explore the cultures of Singapore; travel on your own with flights, hotel & city tours included
Style Independent PackageThese un-escorted packages have no set schedule or guides, so you have the freedom and flexibility to explore on your own from your centrally-located hotel. More of these packages
Freedom to explore at your own pace; unescorted
Departures Scheduled Dates; select from 8 open departures, November 2017 – June 2018
Price Includes
  • Flights
  • Transfers
  • Hotel
  • Meals
  • Round trip flights from Los Angeles via Singapore Airlines non-stop jet service including fuel surcharges and taxes and fees
  • 7 nights Superior First Class accommodations
  • Buffet breakfast daily
  • Arrival and departures transfers
  • Guided City tours of Tokyo and Singapore
  • Added-Value: ¥2,500 pre-paid Suica transit/e-money card
Optional
  • Singapore Airlines Premium Economy upgrades available from $1,150 per person, subject to availability
  • Exciting optional excursions in Tokyo and to nearby Mt. Fuji & Hakone or Nikko
  • Optional Robot Restaurant Show in Tokyo
  • Singapore optional excursions like a visit to the Zoo or a thrilling River Safari
Highlights
  • See some of Tokyo's major attractions like Tokyo Tower, Imperial Palace Gardens & Sensoji Temple
  • Explore Singapore's Gardens by the Bay, Hawker Food Centers, Botanical Gardens & Thian Hock Keng Temple
  • Enjoy the freedom to explore at your own pace
Departs Los Angeles (LAX); other gateways on request (flight schedule)
Themes Family Friendly,  History & Culture
What to Expect This leisurely-paced, independent tour requires minimal walking and is suitable for most levels of physical fitness. This tour does not include a tour guide or escort.

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Begin your adventure in Tokyo, a place so deliciously different from what we know. A place where the uber hip and quietly conservative share space in a wonderful mix of neon lights, world-class food, Zen contemplation and downright fun. Cherry blossoms framing a silhouette of Mt. Fuji, sushi and ramen, karaoke and kimonos – Japan is a place so deeply rooted in tradition yet so welcoming of the future, and it all coalesces into a perfectly preened bonsai tree for the inquisitive traveler.

Then, continue on to Singapore, a city state that warmly embraces the kaleidoscope of peoples that call the country home. This melting pot has left a lasting impact on the vibrant culinary scene, one of Southeast Asia’s best. In recent years, awe-inspiring, futuristic attractions like Gardens by the Bay and Marina Bay Sands have enhanced the city skyline. However, the country still retains its charming, historic neighborhoods crisscrossed by crowded side streets still teeming with traditional vendor stalls. Nicknamed, the “City in a Garden”, Singapore is covered in greenery and full of impressive gardens, such as the Singapore Botanic Garden which is home to the world’s largest orchid display.

     

Dates, Prices & Options

Departure Dates & Prices

Departures & Prices
per person, double occupancy*
2017 DEPARTURES
Depart / Return Regular Price Early
Bird
Early Bird
Good Thru
Current
Price
Departs: Tue, Aug. 22, 2017
Returns: Wed, Aug. 30, 2017
Aug 22 – Aug 30 $2199 Closed
Departs: Tue, Sep. 5, 2017
Returns: Wed, Sep. 13, 2017
Sep 5 – Sep 13 $2899 Closed
Departs: Tue, Sep. 19, 2017
Returns: Wed, Sep. 27, 2017
Sep 19 – Sep 27 $2499 Closed
Departs: Tue, Sep. 26, 2017
Returns: Wed, Oct. 4, 2017
Sep 26 – Oct 4 $2599 Closed
Departs: Tue, Oct. 24, 2017
Returns: Wed, Nov. 1, 2017
Oct 24 – Nov 1 $2599 Closed
Departs: Tue, Nov. 14, 2017
Returns: Wed, Nov. 22, 2017
Book by Thu, Aug. 31, 2017 (midnight ET) to get the current early bird discount!
Nov 14 – Nov 22 $2799 –$300 Aug 31 $2499 Select
Departs: Tue, Dec. 12, 2017
Returns: Wed, Dec. 20, 2017
Dec 12 – Dec 20 $3299 Closed
2018 DEPARTURES
Depart / Return Regular Price Early
Bird
Early Bird
Good Thru
Current
Price
Departs: Tue, Jan. 16, 2018
Returns: Wed, Jan. 24, 2018
Book by Thu, Aug. 31, 2017 (midnight ET) to get the current early bird discount!
Jan 16 – Jan 24 $2499 –$300 Aug 31 $2199 Select
Departs: Tue, Feb. 27, 2018
Returns: Wed, Mar. 7, 2018
Book by Thu, Aug. 31, 2017 (midnight ET) to get the current early bird discount!
Feb 27 – Mar 7 $2449 –$300 Aug 31 $2149 Select
Departs: Tue, Mar. 20, 2018
Returns: Wed, Mar. 28, 2018
Book by Thu, Aug. 31, 2017 (midnight ET) to get the current early bird discount!
Mar 20 – Mar 28 $2649 –$300 Aug 31 $2349 Select
Departs: Tue, Apr. 17, 2018
Returns: Wed, Apr. 25, 2018
Book by Thu, Aug. 31, 2017 (midnight ET) to get the current early bird discount!
Apr 17 – Apr 25 $2599 –$300 Aug 31 $2299 Select
Departs: Tue, Apr. 24, 2018
Returns: Wed, May 2, 2018
Book by Thu, Aug. 31, 2017 (midnight ET) to get the current early bird discount!
Apr 24 – May 2 $2599 –$300 Aug 31 $2299 Select
Departs: Tue, May 15, 2018
Returns: Wed, May 23, 2018
Book by Thu, Aug. 31, 2017 (midnight ET) to get the current early bird discount!
May 15 – May 23 $2399 –$300 Aug 31 $2099 Select
Departs: Tue, May 29, 2018
Returns: Wed, Jun. 6, 2018
Book by Thu, Aug. 31, 2017 (midnight ET) to get the current early bird discount!
May 29 – Jun 6 $2399 –$300 Aug 31 $2099 Select

Want to stay longer? We may be able to arrange for you to stay later than the scheduled dates. Contact us about prices and availability. (details)

Options & Fees

Singapore & Tokyo Adventure
Rooming Selection
Double Occupancy included
Single Room Supplement
Jan 16, 2018;  Feb 27, 2018;  Mar 20, 2018;  Apr 24, 2018;  May 15, 2018;  May 29, 2018 +$599
All other departures +$699
Optional Excursions
Robot Restaurant Show +$65
Full Day Nikko with lunch
Aug 22, 2017;  Sep 5, 2017;  Sep 19, 2017;  Sep 26, 2017;  Oct 24, 2017 unavailable
All other departures +$135
Full Day Mt. Fuji & Hakone with lunch
Aug 22, 2017;  Sep 5, 2017;  Sep 19, 2017;  Sep 26, 2017;  Oct 24, 2017 unavailable
All other departures +$125
Gardens by the Bay
Aug 22, 2017;  Sep 5, 2017;  Sep 19, 2017;  Sep 26, 2017;  Oct 24, 2017 unavailable
All other departures +$21

Flights & Departure Cities

Departure Airports
Los Angeles (LAX) included

This package includes round-trip flights from the cities listed above. Please review the flight schedule, especially if you're booking connecting flights.

Coming from somewhere else? Ask us about availability and prices for flights from other cities (details).

How to Make a Reservation

To make a reservation, simply select an available departure date and reserve online using our secure booking system. Or call one of our travel specialists at 800-555-5765. But first, check out our Before You Book section.

We only require a per-person deposit payment, which you can pay with your credit card or PayPal account. This deposit will be applied towards the cost of your package, and is generally non-refundable (details). The balance is due 75 days prior to departure (or within 72 hours, if you're booking less than 75 days prior to departure), and can be paid by credit card, PayPal, check or money order.

Deposit
Deposit $600

Itinerary

Day 1: Depart USA

  • Check-in for your overnight non-stop flight to Tokyo via Singapore Airlines

Day 2: Arrive Tokyo, Japan

Accommodations: 4 nights Hotel Okura Tokyo.

  • Meet our representative upon arrival at Narita International Airport
  • Transfer via scheduled airport bus to your hotel located in central Tokyo for check-in

Tokyo skyline Full Day Itinerary: Tokyo e Youkoso! (Welcome to Tokyo!) Arrive today in Tokyo, one of the world's main economic centers and Japan's modern capital. Upon arrival, transfer, via scheduled airport bus, to your hotel located in central Tokyo, near popular districts like Roppongi and Akasaka. En route, you'll have your first glimpse of the stunning, modern skyline and glittering neon-lit streets that are quintessential Tokyo. The remainder of evening is at leisure.

Day 3: Tokyo City Tour

Included meals: Breakfast.

  • After breakfast, set out on a city tour to explore some of Tokyo's main sights
  • The tour ends at Tokyo Station; explore independently or make your own way back to the hotel

Tokyo Tower Full Day Itinerary: After breakfast this morning, set out on a city tour to explore some of Tokyo's main sights. Begin at the Tokyo Tower, modeled after (and slightly taller than) the Eiffel Tower in Paris, where you will enjoy a wonderful view of the city. Proceed to the Imperial Palace Garden Plaza, which dates back to the 15th century and is the former site of Edo Castle and the present residence of the Emperor of Japan. Visitors are not permitted inside this very private residence of royalty. Stop at a view point to admire the Nijubashi Bridge and surrounding gardens.

Asakusa KannonContinue to Sensoji Temple, also known as Asakusa Kannon, dedicated to the Buddhist deity of mercy and compassion. Sensoji Temple is one of the most popular sights in Tokyo. Later, stroll Nakamise shopping street, which stretches over approximately 250 meters from the main grounds of Sensoji Temple. It is lined with more than 50 shops, which offer local specialties and souvenirs. Finally, drive through Ueno and Tokyo's "Electric-Town," Akihabara. Finally, the tour will disband at Tokyo Station, where you can continue your exploration independently or make your own way back to your hotel.

Robot Restaurant Show Optional Excursion: Robot Restaurant Show, $65 Enjoy the famous, Robot cabaret show at the Robot Restaurant in the Kabukicho red-light district. The hour long show is full of flashing neon lights, techno music and drums, while brightly colored robots perform. Your entry ticket includes one drink (beer, sake, mineral water or soft drink) - dinner is not included. Please arrive at least 45 minutes prior to show time. Tickets must be booked in advance. The official price for this adventure is approximately $80, providing a savings of $15 if booked and pre-paid with Friendly Planet. Make your own way, independently to/from the restaurant. 

Show Time: 7:50pm

Note: Due to the high-tech nature of the robots, should there be unexpected maintenance during your scheduled visit, you will be accommodated the following day.

Days 4-5: Tokyo

Included meals: Breakfast.

  • 2 days at leisure to explore the wonders of Tokyo on your own

Ginza Full Day Itinerary: Enjoy the next two days discovering the wonders of Tokyo and all it has to offer. Your hotel is conveniently located in the center of Tokyo and by train or subway you can easily explore Tokyo's major attractions using your pre-paid Suica transit card. From popular shopping areas like Ginza and Omotesando, where you can purchase the latest fashions, to sprawling entertainment and nightlife districts like Roppongi and Shinjuku, Tokyo seems to have a place to indulge in every desire. And, by taking a relaxing stroll through one of Tokyo's beautiful parks or gardens, you may even forget that you're in the largest city in the world. See the sights on your own, arrange optional excursions or schedule a day trip to Mt. Fuji or Nikko. To book optional excursions in Tokyo for this tour, go to www.jtb-sunrisetours.jp. These excursions are operated by Sunrise Tours JTB, our land operator for this tour.

Toshogu Shrine, NikkoOptional Excursion: Day 4 - Full Day Nikko with lunch, $135. This full day tour by motor-coach will take you from Tokyo to the UNESCO World Heritage site of Nikko, a city picturesquely set amid mountains, where numerous magnificent shrines and pagodas are found, including Toshogu Shrine, which houses the mausoleum of the first Tokugawa shogun. The shrine has an unusual mixture of Confucian, Zen and Shinto architecture and is the original site of the see-no-evil, hear-no-evil, speak-no-evil monkeys, which you will find carved on one of the gates. Return to Tokyo by motor-coach this evening. Hotel pick-up service at the Hotel Okura is included. The tour ends in Tokyo at Ginza or Shinjuku, then make your own way back to your hotel or stay and experience some of Tokyo’s famous nightlife. Nikko is approximately 2.5 hours from Tokyo by bus. (Note: Toshogu Shrine is currently being renovated in various stages lasting through Mar 2024.) This is a regularly-scheduled, English-speaking bus tour and may have pick-up service from various hotels. 

Mt. FujiOptional Excursion: Day 5 - Full Day Mt. Fuji & Hakone with lunch, $125. This full day trip from Tokyo takes you to one of Japan’s most iconic places, Mt. Fuji. Travel by motor-coach all the way up to Mt. Fuji’s 5th Station. At this height, you will be amazed at the spectacular, breathtaking views from high above the clouds. After an included lunch, sightseeing continues in popular Hakone with a Lake Ashi cruise and a gondola ride on one of Hakone's ropeways. Return to Tokyo by motor-coach this evening. Hotel pick-up service at the Hotel Okura is included. The tour ends in Tokyo at Ginza or Shinjuku, then make your own way back to your hotel or stay and experience some of Tokyo’s famous nightlife. Mt. Fuji is approximately 2.5 hours from Tokyo by bus. This is a regularly-scheduled, English-speaking bus tour and may have pick-up service from various hotels. 

Day 6: Tokyo/Singapore

Accommodations: 3 nights Orchard Hotel, Singapore. Included meals: Breakfast.

  • Transfer to the airport for your flight to Singapore
  • Upon arrival in Singapore, meet our representative and transfer to your hotel

Day 7: Singapore

Included meals: Breakfast.

  • Morning tour of Singapore
  • Afternoon at leisure for independent sightseeing

Merlion Park, Singapore Full Day Itinerary: Your morning tour of Singapore features a drive around the Civic District, passing by the Padang, Cricket Club, historic Parliament House, Supreme Court and City Hall. Next, stop at Merlion Park and enjoy the impressive views of Marina Bay. Then visit Thian Hock Keng Temple, one of the oldest Buddhist-Taoist temples in Singapore. Afterwards, make a stop a local handicraft market. Proceed to the National Orchid Garden within the Singapore Botanic Gardens, boasting 60,000 orchid plants. The balance of the day is at leisure where you can perhaps explore the Gardens by the Bay or taste your way through Singapore’s many Hawker Food Centers.

Day 8: Singapore

Included meals: Breakfast.

  • Full day at leisure to explore Singapore or join an optional excursion

Supetrrees, Gardens by the BayOptional Excursion: Gardens by the Bay, $21. Featuring more than 1 million plants from more than 5,000 species, Gardens by the Bay is a must-see destination filled with wonders from around the world. Marvel at the indoor waterfall over 100 feet tall and stroll above the jungle canopy via aerial walkways at Cloud Forest. Replicating the cool and dry Mediterranean climate, Flower Dome showcases exotic plants from 5 continents in 9 different gardens. Watch as the Supertrees come alive with special effects at night. Hotel pick-up service is included, but visitors must make their own way back to their hotel. This is a regularly-scheduled, English-speaking bus tour and may have pick-up service from various hotels. Guide service within the park and entrance to the OCBD skyway excluded.

Day 9: Depart Singapore/Arrive USA

Included meals: Breakfast.

  • Transfer to the airport for your return flight
  • Arrive in the USA later today

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