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Tokyo Express

Take in modern Tokyo: Tokyo Tower, Sensoji Temple & Imperial Gardens; explore on your own with flights, deluxe hotel & city tour included

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price per person, double occupancy,* based on May 18, 2021 departure from LAX
$300 Instant Savings. Expires Oct 8, 2020.*   All prices reflect savings.
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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 March – December 2021
Themes History & CultureCity Stays
Activity Level Easy
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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Join us on our Tokyo Express vacation package to discover the magic of this ancient yet modern city at a truly remarkable price. Travel to Tokyo, Japan non-stop via the world's #1 carrier, Singapore Airlines. You'll stay at a beautiful and well-located hotel in Tokyo and enjoy a lavish daily breakfast. Transfers and a guided tour of Tokyo are also included as well as plenty of optional day tours. Maximize your sightseeing in Japan by taking advantage of optional excursions to some of the country's most popular attractions.

   

Package includes

  • Flights
  • Transfers
  • Hotel
  • Meals
  • Round trip flights from Los Angeles via Singapore Airlines non-stop jet service including taxes & fees
  • 5 nights deluxe accommodations
  • 5 meals: 5 breakfasts
  • Arrival and departures transfers via airport bus
  • City tour of Tokyo with English-speaking local guide
  • Added-Value: ¥2,500 pre-paid Suica transit/e-money card

Optional add-ons

  • Exciting excursions in Tokyo and to Mount Fuji & Hakone and Nikko

Why you'll love it

  • Discover the magic of this ancient yet modern city with a tour of Tokyo's highlights.
  • Enjoy sprawling views from atop the Tokyo Tower.
  • Visit Tokyo's most significant temple, Sensoji Temple.
  • Browse over 50 retail stalls selling local specialties and souvenirs along Nakamise Shopping Street.
  • Spend three days exploring Tokyo independently or enjoy optional excursions to Nikko, Mt. Fuji & more.
  • Explore with the ease and convenience of a pre-paid Suica transit/e-money card.

Itinerary at a Glance

Tokyo Express map

Dates & Prices

Dates & Prices

Instant Savings: Get $300 off if you book by Oct. 8, 2020!
Dates & Prices, with flights
per person, double occupancy*"Your Price" column already reflects discounts & Instant Savings
2020 DEPARTURES
Dates Regular
Price
Instant
Savings
Your
Price
Departs U.S.: Tue, Sep 15, 2020
Finishes: Mon, Sep 21, 2020
Sep 15 – Sep 21
$2199 Departed
Departs U.S.: Tue, Sep 22, 2020
Finishes: Mon, Sep 28, 2020
Sep 22 – Sep 28
$2199 Departed
Departs U.S.: Tue, Oct 13, 2020
Finishes: Mon, Oct 19, 2020
Oct 13 – Oct 19
$2199 Closed
Departs U.S.: Tue, Nov 10, 2020
Finishes: Mon, Nov 16, 2020
Nov 10 – Nov 16
$2199 Closed
Departs U.S.: Tue, Dec 8, 2020
Finishes: Mon, Dec 14, 2020
Dec 8 – Dec 14
$2199 Closed
2021 DEPARTURES
Dates Regular
Price
Instant
Savings
Your
Price
Departs U.S.: Tue, Jan 12, 2021
Finishes: Mon, Jan 18, 2021
Jan 12 – Jan 18
$2399 Closed
Departs U.S.: Tue, Feb 16, 2021
Finishes: Mon, Feb 22, 2021
Feb 16 – Feb 22
$2299 Closed
Departs U.S.: Tue, Mar 16, 2021
Finishes: Mon, Mar 22, 2021
Book by Thu, Oct 8, 2020 (midnight ET) to get the Instant Savings!
Mar 16 – Mar 22
$2599 –$300 $2299 Select
Departs U.S.: Tue, Apr 6, 2021
Finishes: Mon, Apr 12, 2021
Book by Thu, Oct 8, 2020 (midnight ET) to get the Instant Savings!
Apr 6 – Apr 12
$2499 –$300 $2199 Select
Departs U.S.: Tue, Apr 20, 2021
Finishes: Mon, Apr 26, 2021
Book by Thu, Oct 8, 2020 (midnight ET) to get the Instant Savings!
Apr 20 – Apr 26
$2449 –$300 $2149 Select
Departs U.S.: Tue, May 18, 2021
Finishes: Mon, May 24, 2021
Book by Thu, Oct 8, 2020 (midnight ET) to get the Instant Savings!
May 18 – May 24
$2399 –$300 $2099 Select
Departs U.S.: Tue, Jun 8, 2021
Finishes: Mon, Jun 14, 2021
Book by Thu, Oct 8, 2020 (midnight ET) to get the Instant Savings!
Jun 8 – Jun 14
$2549 –$300 $2249 Select
Departs U.S.: Tue, Aug 10, 2021
Finishes: Mon, Aug 16, 2021
Book by Thu, Oct 8, 2020 (midnight ET) to get the Instant Savings!
Aug 10 – Aug 16
$2599 –$300 $2299 Select
Departs U.S.: Tue, Sep 14, 2021
Finishes: Mon, Sep 20, 2021
Book by Thu, Oct 8, 2020 (midnight ET) to get the Instant Savings!
Sep 14 – Sep 20
$2449 –$300 $2149 Select
Departs U.S.: Tue, Oct 12, 2021
Finishes: Mon, Oct 18, 2021
Book by Thu, Oct 8, 2020 (midnight ET) to get the Instant Savings!
Oct 12 – Oct 18
$2449 –$300 $2149 Select
Departs U.S.: Tue, Nov 2, 2021
Finishes: Mon, Nov 8, 2021
Book by Thu, Oct 8, 2020 (midnight ET) to get the Instant Savings!
Nov 2 – Nov 8
$2499 –$300 $2199 Select
Departs U.S.: Tue, Dec 7, 2021
Finishes: Mon, Dec 13, 2021
Book by Thu, Oct 8, 2020 (midnight ET) to get the Instant Savings!
Dec 7 – Dec 13
$2399 –$300 $2099 Select

If you want a few extra days to explore on your own, we may be able to arrange for you to stay later than the scheduled dates, including extra hotel nights and separate airport transfers, for an additional charge. Ask us about prices and availability when (or after) you reserve. More information Want to extend your trip?

Options & Fees

Tokyo Express
Rooming Selection
Double Occupancy included
Single Occupancy
Dec 8, 2020 $649
Aug 10, 2021;  Sep 14, 2021;  Oct 12, 2021;  Nov 2, 2021 $749
Mar 16, 2021;  Apr 6, 2021 $899
All other dates $699
Optional Excursions
Full Day Nikko with lunch
Oct 13, 2020 unavailable
All other dates $210
Full Day Mt. Fuji & Hakone with lunch $165

So that we can offer you the best deals, our packages are, like most hotels and cruises, priced based on double occupancy rooms or cabins. We charge solo travelers an extra fee to cover the extra costs of single occupancy rooms or cabins. (Consider: if you booked a $200/night hotel room solo, you would pay the $200 yourself; but if a couple booked the same room, each one would pay only $100.) But you only pay extra for the rooms or cabins, nothing else, including meals, sightseeing, tips, etc. Why are single rooms more?

Flights & Departure Cities

Departure Airports
Los Angeles (LAX)1 included

1. Upgrades may be available to Premium Economy or Business Class. Request this upgrade during the booking process in the Special Requests section, and we will check the availability and provide you with a price.

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

Want to fly from another city? Unfortunately, we don't offer flights from other cities, but you can book your own connecting flights.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1 Depart USA

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

Day 2 Arrive Tokyo, Japan

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

Keio Plaza Hotel

Full Day Itinerary
Tokyo skyline

Tokyo e Youkoso! (Welcome to Tokyo!) Arrive early this afternoon 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.

Departures before Sep 1, 2020 will stay at the Hotel Okura Tokyo

Day 3 Tokyo City Tour

  • After breakfast, set out on a city tour to explore some of Tokyo's main sights
  • Begin at the Tokyo Tower, modeled after the Eiffel Tower in Paris
  • View the beautiful gardens at the Imperial Palace
  • Continue to Sensoji Temple and Nakamise shopping street
  • Finally, drive through Ueno and Tokyo's "Electric-Town," Akihabara
  • The tour ends at Tokyo Station; explore independently or make your own way back to the hotel

Keio Plaza Hotel Breakfast

Full Day Itinerary
Sensoji Temple, Tokyo

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.

Continue 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 end at Tokyo Station, where you can continue your exploration independently or make your own way back to your hotel.

Departures before Sep 1, 2020 will stay at the Hotel Okura Tokyo

Day 4 Tokyo

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

Keio Plaza Hotel Breakfast

Full Day Itinerary
Shinjuku

Enjoy today 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 Nikko.

Departures before Sep 1, 2020 will stay at the Hotel Okura Tokyo

Optional Excursion: Full Day Nikko with lunch, $210
Toshogu Shrine, Nikko

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. 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. This is a regularly-scheduled, English-speaking bus tour. Assistance from the hotel to tour pick up point is included.

Note: Apr 28 & Sep 15 departures: both optional tours to Nikko and Mt Fuji will operate on Day 4. There are no optional tours running on Day 5.  Please choose one of the optional tours.

Day 5 Tokyo

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

Keio Plaza Hotel Breakfast

Full Day Itinerary
Tokyo Tower

Full day at leisure to explore Tokyo.

See the sights on your own, arrange optional excursions or schedule a day trip to Mt. Fuji.

Departures before Sep 1, 2020 will stay at the Hotel Okura Tokyo

Optional Excursion: Full Day Mt. Fuji & Hakone with lunch, $165
Mt. Fuji

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. 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. Assistance from the hotel to tour pick up point is included.

Note: Apr 28 & Sep 15 departures: both optional tours to Nikko and Mt Fuji will operate on Day 4. There are no optional tours running on Day 5.  Please choose one of the optional tours.

Day 6 Tokyo

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

Keio Plaza Hotel Breakfast

Full Day Itinerary
Edo-Tokyo Museum

Enjoy your last full day in Tokyo independently.

See the sights on your own or arrange optional excursions.

Departures before Sep 1, 2020 will stay at the Hotel Okura Tokyo

Day 7 Depart Tokyo/Arrive USA

  • Today, bid sayonara to Tokyo as you transfer to the Narita Airport, via scheduled airport bus
  • Board your non-stop return flight on Singapore Airlines
  • Your Tokyo adventure ends on arrival in the USA later today

Breakfast

Hotel

Keio Plaza Hotel
First Class

The Keio Plaza Hotel is in an ideal location to explore the delights of the city of Tokyo. Situated in Shinjuku, in the very heart of the Tokyo metropolis, it is only minutes away from the most popular shopping and entertainment spots.

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† With our Carefree Booking policy, if you book one of our scheduled departures and decide later not to travel for any reason and let us know by your final payment due date (60 days prior to scheduled departure in most cases, but varies by package), you can transfer all payments you've made, including any premiums paid for our Travel Protection Plan, but not including the cost of any issued flight tickets, towards another available departure date or package, with no change fees or penalties. Alternately, you can choose to receive a future travel credit for the same amount. Or you can choose to receive a refund of that amount, minus a $99 per person future travel credit and any travel protection premiums. You may use these credits anytime and they do not expire, but some restrictions apply. Valid for new bookings only made March 19 – Dec 31, 2020. Offer may not be available on all packages, including private and custom group departures and Biblical Journeys. Changes or cancellations requested after final payment due date are subject to our regular change and cancellation fees & policies. For more information and some additional restrictions, see our terms & conditions.

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