Itinerary

 

 ITINERARY

 

Thur., February 20 - Arrive in Tokyo and transfer on your own to your hotel by regular limosine bus.

Fri., February 21 - Depart hotel at 9:00am for full-day tour of the city including visits to Tsukiji Outside Market, Ginza and Tokyo Tower. You will be brought to the Expo for race number pick-up at the end of the city tour at about 3pm.

Sat., February 22 - Meet in front of hotel to go to the International Friendship Run 2014 via public transportation. Day free to explore Tokyo on your own. Pre-race pasta dinner at a private restautrant within an easy walk from the hotel.

Sun., February 23 - Race Day! The race starts at 9:10am at the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building within walking distance from the hotel.  Runners and friends can plan for a post-race celebration on their own.

Mon.,  February 24 - Guests depart for optional extensions or return flights on an individual basis.
 

OPTIONAL EXTENSIONS

 

Mon., February 24Tokyo - Mt. Fuji & Hakone (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included

After breakfast enjoy a full day sightseeing tour to Mr. Fuji include visiting Fuji Visitor Center, Mt. Fuji 5th Station (if weather permitting) and enjoy a boat ride at Lake Ashi. After lunch take the Hakone Ropeway, a scenic cable car ride for panoramic views of the spectacular Mt. Fuji area. Then visit the Owakudani valley in Mt. Fuji Hakone National Park. This “Valley of Greater Boiling” is the old crater of Mt. Kamlyama. Clouds of steam rise from crevasses with hot springs bubbling out creating a stunning scene Stay the night at Hakone, famous for its hot springs.

One night accommodation at Kowakien Hakone Hotel or similar

 

Tue., February 25   Bullet Train from Hakone- Kyoto (Breakfast included)
After breakfast transfer to Odawara station for the bullet train to Kyoto. Upon arrival in Kyoto, enjoy a sightseeing tour include visiting Kiyomizudera Temple, and Gion area.
Accommodation at Kyoto Royal Hotel or similar

 

Wed., February 26  :Kyoto (Breakfast, Lunch included)

Start Sightseeing in Kyoto including visiting Golden Pavilion, Nijo Castle and also the Japanese Cultural Experience. (Tea ceremony, Kimono wearing)
Accommodation at Kyoto Royal Hotel or similar

 

Thu., February 27   :Kyoto (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included)

Enjoy Sightseeing in Kyoto includes Gekkeikan Okura Sake Museum, Japanese Sake Tasting and Fushimi-Inari-Taisha. Lunch at local restaurant in Kyoto. After lunch, visit the Sagano Bamboo Grove, and Togetsukyo Bridge. In the evening enjoy dinner with Maiko
Accommodation at Kyoto Royal Hotel or similar

 

Fri., February 28 - :Kyoto-Osaka-Kansai Airport (Breakfast included)
Private coach transfer to Kansai Airport (KIX) and check for the flight home.

 

For more information call Marathon Tours at 617-242-7845 or Email at info@marathontours.com