Thur., February 19 - Arrive in Tokyo and transfer on your own to your hotel by regular limosine bus.  This evening we will have your Marathon Tours' guides on hand in the lobby to answer any of your questions.  Make sure to visit them to obtain copies of race weekend documents and your Pasmo Card. 

Fri., February 20 - Depart hotel at 9:00am for a half-day tour of the city. You will be brought to the Expo for race number pick-up at the end of the city tour about 1:30pm.

Sat., February 21 - Day free to explore Tokyo on your own. Perhaps you have entered the Tokyo Friendship 6K Run?  Or maybe you want to take part in a sushi cooking class?  Maybe today you want to visit the Tokyo Tower and shop at Roppongi Hills?  Whatever your desire, do not forget the pre-race pasta dinner with Marathon Tours this evening!

Sun., February 22 - Race Day! The race starts at 9:10am at the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building.  Transfers to the start can be via bus or walking depending on the hotel package you have selected for race weekend!  Runners and friends can plan for a post-race celebration on their own.

Mon.,  February 23 - Base package concludes - we hope you had a great time and congratulate you on the marathon.  Those departing today transfer to the airport on your own.  Those on the extension tour will enjoy one more night in Tokyo to relax and celebate before departing for Tokyo!  Even if not on the extension, the Tokyo package moves quickly, many of last years clients had wished they had booked this final night for more touring and a bit of relaxing before the long journey home!

OPTIONAL EXTENSION - Tentative Itinerary (itinerary subject to change)


Mon., February 23Tokyo - free day to rest up or finish any last bit of sightseeing or shopping in Tokyo. 

Accommodation: Basic Package Hotel Selection


Tue., February 24
After breakfast transfer  to Kyoto. Upon arrival in Kyoto, enjoy lunch and transfer to your hotel.
Accommodation TBD


Wed., February 25 :Kyoto (Breakfast included)

Today visit the Golden Pavilion and enjoy an afternoon Tea Ceremony.

Accommodation TBD


Thu., February 26  :Kyoto (Breakfast included)

Visit the Sagano Bamboo Grove and Giro. 
Accommodation TBD


Fri., February 27 - Kyoto (Breakfast included)

Free day to explore the wonders of Kyoto.

Accommodation TBD


Sat., February 28 - :Kyoto-Kansai Airport (Breakfast included)
Private coach transfer to Kansai Airport (KIX) in the morning and check for the flight home.  If you would like to extend your travel beyond today - please ask our travel experts to assist!


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