Japan: Tokyo Experience

Ancient history and a modern city collide on this Japan student trip. Tokyo will be home to you and your students on this trip as you experience the Japanese language, culture, and history. Visit imperial palaces, ancient shrines, and temples all while experiencing the face-paced city life Tokyo has to offer. Students will test out their sushi making skills and learn about ancient calligraphy. Prepare yourself to gaze upon the magnificent Tokyo skyline from the tallest structure in Japan and experience the natural beauty of this island nation during an aerial tram ride. Students will interact with Japanese students and explore the Akihabara District.

 

Day 1

  • Overnight flight to Tokyo
  • Hotel check-in

 

 

Day 2

  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Guided tour: Meiji Temple, Imperial Palace, Asakusa Kannon Temple, Senso-ji temple,
  • Visit Nakamise shopping street
  • Lunch
  • Visit Tokyo national museum
  • Visit Ueno Zoo
  • Dinner

 

 

Day 3

  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Visit Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum
  • Attend Manga drawing or calligraphy class
  • Lunch
  • Free time in Akihabara District
  • Attend performance at New National Theatre
  • Dinner

 

 

Day 4

  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Guided food tour: Yurakucho, Ginza and Shimbashi
  • Visit Tsukiji Market and Farmer’s Market
  • Lunch
  • Visit Tokyo Skytree
  • Attend Sushi making class
  • Dinner

 

Day 5

  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Travel to Nikko
  • Visit Toshogu Shrine and Yomeimon Gate
  • Lunch
  • Visit Bonsai Garden
  • Visit Kegon Waterfall and Lake Chuzenji
  • Travel to Tokyo
  • Dinner

 

 

Day 6

  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Travel to Hakone
  • Visit Odawara Castle
  • Boat cruise along Lake Ashi
  • Lunch
  • Aerial Tram Ride: Hakone Komagatake Ropeway
  • Visit Oshino Hakkai Spring and Kawaguchiko 5th Station
  • Travel to Tokyo
  • Dinner

 

 

Day 7

  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Travel to airport
  • Return home