Japan School Group Tour – Sample Itinerary – with Homestay

Start this trip in Takayama, then visit Kyoto and Osaka and end up in Tokyo! This is a sample of the popular School Trip to Japan itinerary with Homestay. It shows how students get to experience a wide variety of activities while they learn the guidelines on how to be respectful and courteous guests in Japan. This is a classic experience of Tokyo, Kyoto and Osaka from the comfort of a train using Japan Rail Pass.

Type School Group
Pax 15-30 x Student + 2-4 x Teacher
Budget Available upon request
Destination Takayama, Kyoto, Osaka & Tokyo – Japan

Itinerary

Day 1
  • Arrive at Tokyo Haneda Airport
  • Transfer to Takayama via Nagoya by Japan rail
  • School to arrange sightseeing activity to explore Takayama on your own
  • Stay overnight in Takayama
Day 2
  • School to arrange sightseeing to explore Takayama on your own
  • Shirakawago etc
  • Stay overnight in Takayama
Day 3
  • Transfer to Kyoto via Nagoya by Japan rail
  • School to arrange sightseeing to explore Kyoto on your own
  • Kinkakuji & Philosopher’s Walk etc
  • Stay overnight in Kyoto
Day 4
  • Transfer to Osaka by Japan rail
  • Own arrangement to explore Universal Studios Japan
  • Stay overnight in Kyoto
Day 5
  • School to arrange sightseeing activities to explore Osaka & Kyoto on your own
  • Transfer to Osaka by Japan rail
  • Osaka Castle & Dotombori etc in Osaka
  • Shopping at Shijo Kawaramachi in Kyoto
  • Stay overnight in Kyoto
Day 6
  • Transfer to Tokyo by Japan rail
  • Homestay program
  • Students stay with homestay family
  • Teachers overnight at Hotel in Tokyo
Day 7
  • Homestay program
  • Students stay with homestay family
  • Teachers overnight at Hotel in Tokyo
Day 8
  • Homestay program
  • Students stay with homestay family
  • Teachers overnight at Hotel in Tokyo
Day 9
  • Farewell with the host families (drop off at Tokyo station)
  • School to arrange sightseeing activities to explore Tokyo on your own
  • Asakusa Kannon Temple, Tokyo Skytree & Harajuku
  • Transfer to Haneda airport for your flight to Australia
  • On flight back to Australia

Accommodation

  • 2 nights Hotel in Takayama
  • 3 nights Hotel in Kyoto
  • 3 nights Homestay in Tokyo

Download file

KIE Oceania Sample School Tours_with Homestay.pdf

About Kintetsu

In Australia

Kintetsu International Express (Oceania) is an ATAS accredited travel agent in Australia, a member of the Australian Federation of Travel Agents. In Australia, we specialise in arranging Corporate and Group Travel for businesses, schools, religious groups and cultural organisations. We have Travel Centres in Sydney and Melbourne serving our Australian customers and offices in Cairns, Gold Coast and Auckland handling Japanese inbound tours. We are also an authorised travel agent to sell Japan Rail Pass and Kintetsu Rail Pass in Australia

In Japan and Worldwide

Kintetsu International belongs to the travel arm of the Kintetsu Group, a multi-billion-dollar conglomerate which operates a major Japanese rail system, bus & freight forwarding companies, department stores, restaurants & hotel chains. We have more than 150 offices in Japan and more than 40 overseas offices worldwide. Utilising our global network, we guide our customers to every location around the globe with quality and dependable services.