9 days

Mothers and daughters will discover the treasures of Japan past and present, from the bustling streets of Tokyo to the ancient temples of Kyoto. Stroll through sacred shrines, dress in traditional clothing during a traditional tea ceremony and catch a glimpse of majestic Mount Fuji. Immerse yourself in a the technology-focused world of Akihabara. You will enjoy an authentic tempura dinner, and discover the new fad among Japanese teens, purikura.

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  • Day 1: Fly to Japan

  • Day 2: Osaka

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

    Take a walking tour of Osaka Canal Street

    Enjoy your first taste of Japan tonight with a meal at your hotel

  • Day 3: Osaka | Kyoto

    Travel to Kyoto

    Visit the Fushimi Inari-taisha shrine

    Take a tour of the Arashiyama Bamboo Forest

  • Day 4: Kyoto

    Take a guided tour of Kyoto

    Visit the Golden Pavilion

    Visit Kiyomizu Temple

    Sample green tea ice cream

    Participate in a tea ceremony and Kimono dressing

  • Day 5: Kyoto | Hakone

    Travel by bullet train to Owakudani and Hakone

    Visit Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park

    Take a cruise on Lake Ashi

    Ride the Mount Komagatake cable car (weather permitting)

  • Day 6: Hakone | Tokyo

    Visit one of Yokohama's famous noodle museums

    Visit the Harajuku shopping district

    Take and customize photos in a purikura - a sticker photo booth

  • Day 7: Tokyo

    Take a guided tour of Tokyo

    Visit the Meiji Shinto Shrine

    Visit the Asakusa Kannon Temple

    Take a tour of Akihabara Electric Town

    Enjoy a sumo-style hot pot dinner in the Sumo District of Tokyo and learn more about the age-old Japanese art of sumo.

    Add this in-depth excursion: Karaoke
    A trip to Japan wouldn’t be complete without an evening of singing with friends in your very own private karaoke lounge. Belt your favorite jams in English or Japanese, or just clap along and enjoy a truly authentic Japanese pastime.
  • Day 8: Tokyo

    Explore Tokyo on your own
    Add this in-depth excursion: Tokyo Disney
    Dive in to the magic that is Tokyo Disney, the first Disney park to be opened outside of the United States.

  • Day 9: Return home

Mother & Daughter trip FAQs

Interested in joining this tour?

Share some quick information and a Tour Consultant will be in touch with more details. Girls must be between 11-19 years old at the time of travel.