Fushimi Inari Taisha shrine in Kyoto, Japan.

Japan's Spiritual and Cultural Triangle Tour

Ratings of Zicasso's Service
Customizable Itinerary

This is a sample itinerary to inspire a personalized trip designed with your travel specialist

Countries Visited


Places Visited

Tokyo, Hakone, Kyoto

Suggested Duration

8 Days

Discover the distinct traditions of Japanese culture and the authenticity of Japanese cuisine on this arresting 8-day tour through the Golden Triangle. Find serenity within the destinations of Tokyo, Hakone, and Kyoto with every step along this remarkable journey. Insight into local lifestyles and idyllic scenes of Japan’s extraordinary countryside and high-octane skylines are yours.

Customizable Itinerary

Expand All

Trip Highlights

  • Uncover the spiritual roots of Japanese culture on an absorbing tour of the Senso-ji temple and Meiji Shinto Shrine in Tokyo
  • Immerse your taste buds in the delectable flavors of authentic Japanese cuisine as you explore the chic restaurants and stylish bars peppering Tokyo’s dazzling skyline
  • Retreat to the flowered gardens of Kamakura to spend moments wallowing in the picturesque scenery sweeping Japan’s emerald countryside
  • Admire the surreal wilderness sightings that sit beneath the towering crest of Mount Fuji from the banks of Lake Ashi and thermal springs in Hakone
  • Delve into the cultural traditions of Japan during a masterfully led tea ceremony 
  • Spend time swooning over the spectacular spiritual sites sprinkling Kyoto on a historic tour to the golden Kinkaku-ji temple and sprawling orange arches of Fushimi Inari Taisha shrine
  • Unravel the art and systems supporting Japan’s long-established Shodo writing style and learn the techniques to produce the symbols on a guided calligraphy course

Starting Price

$4,419 per person (excluding international flights)

Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.

What's Included

  • Accommodations
  • In-country transportation
  • Some or all activities and tours
  • Expert trip planning
  • 24x7 support during your trip

Your final trip cost will vary based on your selected accommodations, activities, meals, and other trip elements that you opt to include.

Reviews of this Travel Agency

4.75 stars based on 297 reviews.

Japan Travel Review: Tokyo, Osaka, Kyoto, Hakone, Private...
"Our trip to Japan was everything we wanted it to be. The...

Reviewed By Lisa B.

Japan Luxury Vacation Review: Kyoto, Osaka, Tokyo, Hakone,...
"Our tour operator thought of just about everything and...

Reviewed By Anthony D.

Japan Luxury Vacation Review: Tokyo, Hiroshima, Kyoto, Kanazawa,...
"Our trip was well organized, with no glitches. Zicasso’s...

Reviewed By Lewis R.

Japan Luxury Travel Review: Tokyo, Kyoto, Kanazawa, 16-Day...
"Our guide in Tokyo also went above and beyond in ensuring...

Reviewed By Melody F.

Japan Tour Review: Kanazawa, Hakone, Museum, 10-Night Vacation...
"The trip to Japan was amazing."

Reviewed By Sara G.

Japan Trip Review: Kyoto, Hakone, Izu Peninsula, 2-Week...
"The travel agency was excellent!"

Reviewed By Rhonda F.

Your Dream Vacation

in 3 simple steps

  1. 1

    Describe your dream trip

  2. 2

    Get matched with top travel specialists

  3. 3

    Book the trip

Free service - no credit card required