Honeymoon in Japan

Honeymoon in Japan

The perfect couple deserves the perfect plan for their romantic honeymoon. Japan is a country with an energetic city life, latest technology, and fashion, as well as relaxing moments in the country side with lush greenery and hot spring resorts. The rich traditional culture and the artistic food are other elements that cannot be missed.

This sample itinerary covers major cities definitely worth visiting, historical hot spring town and southern island with beautiful sea. Start your trip in Tokyo and experience modern and contemporary side of Japan. After Tokyo, visit Hakone with scenic natural beauty. At the end of the tour, you will be escorted to Shuzenji, a historical hot spring town surrounded by nature. Enjoy your stay at traditional Japanese Ryokan with hot spring. Then, visit Kyoto, an old capital of Japan, full of historical and cultural charms. Lastly, you will fly to Okinawa, southern island. Relax at a resort hotel by the beach and experience marine activities.

Sample Itinerary Overview

Day 1 Arrive at Tokyo

After arriving at the airport in Tokyo, transfer to your hotel by private vehicle. Spend the rest of the afternoon at your leisure. You may enjoy spa and massage at the hotel after your long flight. We will make suggestions on where to visit and dine depending on your interests. Stay at a luxury hotel for three nights.

Day 2 Tokyo city tour

Enjoy private tour in Tokyo. Start your day with a visit to Asakusa, one of the historic areas in Tokyo, then try making traditional cut glass "Edo Kiriko". The matching glasses will be a special souvenir of your own. After that, visit Meiji Jingu Shrine which is the popular shrine for Japanese weddings. Continue to explore Omotesando and Aoyama, a sophisticated shopping area and home to Tokyo's contemporary architecture. Along the way, we are happy to suggest places to visit depending on your interests.

Evening at your leisure. Tokyo is the "Gourmet Capital of the World" with restaurants receiving the largest numbers of Michelin stars among the cities in the world. There are also numerous casual restaurants that are highly rated. We are pleased to make reservations for your dinner.


Day 3 Free day in Tokyo

A day at your leisure in Tokyo. You may enjoy shopping or Karaoke in Shibuya, a popular district especially among young generation, or may want to visit museum or serene garden. We are pleased to make suggestions.

A night view of Tokyo is amazing, with all signboards and skyscrapers illuminated, and a night cruise in Tokyo Bay and a Tokyo helicopter cruise are the best ways to appreciate it. We are happy to arrange it upon your requests.

Day 4 Hakone private tour and move to Shuzenji

Private tour to Hakone area by private vehicle. Visit Hakone Shrine and a surrounding scenic spot, Lake Ashi, where majestic view of Mt. Fuji can be enjoyed. Enjoy sightseeing boat ride or ropeway ride. If you like museums, there are great museums that have unique collections of both traditional and contemporary arts. Then, move to Shuzenji, a historical hot spring town. Enjoy your stay at one of the luxury hot spring ryokans for two nights. Full course Japanese Kaiseki dinner will be served. Truly Japanese experiences at ryokan will be one of the highlights of your trip.

Day 5 Free day in Shuzenji

A day at your leisure in Shuzenji. Enjoy strolling in the town with the long history and attractive natural setting. There are historical temple and shrine, path with bamboo forest and footbath of the oldest hot spring, etc. If you are an active couple, we are pleased to recommend a hiking route in surrounding mountain trails.


Day 6 Move to Kyoto, wedding photo shoot

After getting relaxed in Onsen in the morning, transfer to Kyoto by bullet train. Private afternoon tour in Kyoto. Experience a photo shoot dressed in Japanese traditional wedding attire, making a special memory of your honeymoon in Japan. Since there are many historical architectures and paths preserved, Kyoto is one of the best places to take romantic photos. Three nights stay at a deluxe hotel.


Day 7 Kyoto private tour

Private tour in Kyoto includes local market place, iconic Kinkakuji Temple "Golden Pavilion", Arashiyama and Sagano where you will walk through a bamboo path, a Japanese landscape garden, and other serene temples. For your lunch, enjoy private Kyoto-style home cooking class with Kyoto's local vegetables in the historical Kyoto-style townhouse.

For your dinner, we are pleased to arrange a private dinner with Maiko if interested. At a private room of an authentic Japanese restaurant, you will be able to enjoy traditional Kyoto-style Kaiseki dinner and Maiko will add cultural elements by traditional dance, games, chatting, etc.

Day 8 Free day in Kyoto

A day at your leisure in Kyoto. We would suggest visiting Fushimi Inari Shrine, one of the most important Shinto shrines which is famous for its numerous vermillion colored Torii gates, and exploring Kyoto's Higashiyama districts with traditional houses and shops, ancient shrines and temples on your own. A day trip to Nara or Osaka can be arranged if interested.

Day 9 Fly to Okinawa

In the morning, transfer to the airport in Osaka by private vehicle. Have a 2-hour flight to Okinawa, Southern resort island surrounded by the beautiful sea. Stay at a luxury resort for three nights. Enjoy relaxing afternoon at the hotel.


Day 10 Free day in Okinawa

A day at your leisure in Okinawa. Enjoy your free time and relax at your hotel with pools, spa facilities, and leisure activities.


Day 11 Free day in Okinawa

A day at your leisure in Okinawa. Visit Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium on the north of the main island. Watching whale sharks through the huge clear panel is truly unforgettable. You can also enjoy exploring Naha city. Try Okinawan unique cuisine and find out your favorite souvenirs at Naha Kokusai Dori Shopping Street. If interested, we are pleased to arrange one day tour with a guide for you.

Day 12 Move back to Tokyo

After a relaxing morning at the hotel, transfer to the airport by private vehicle. Take 2.5 hour flight to Tokyo. One night stay at a luxury hotel. Enjoy free afternoon in Tokyo.

Day 13 Departure from Japan

Morning at your leisure. Transfer to the airport by private vehicle. Have a safe flight back home!

The tour price will differ according to various factors such as the hotel category (e.g. 5-star or 4-star, hotel or ryokan), way of transportation (e.g. train, private car), number of days with a private guide, duration of your tour, or seasonality. If you are interested, please contact us and let us know what you look for, so that one of our tour consultants will come up with an ideal plan and cost for you.

Example of Travel Arrangements

Following arrangements are examples that can be included in your fully personalized itinerary. We can of course arrange other activities that are not mentioned below according to your interests.

Fully Customized Private Tours

Let us know your interests, and we will come up with a perfect plan for a private tour with a friendly and very flexible guide. The guides are all nationally certified who are knowledgeable of the history and culture of Japan as well as updated with the latest information on shops and restaurants.

Private Cultural Activities


It is always fun to learn the culture of a country you visit. Experiencing cultural activities together will not only help you to understand Japanese history and culture, but also make your honeymoon more memorable. We can offer you a wide variety of activities according to your interests. Here are some of examples:
- Tea ceremony
- Kimono wearing
- Cooking class
- Samurai experiences
- Taiko drumming lesson
- Ceramic art workshop

Private Outdoor Activities

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For nature lovers, Japan has many beautiful places to choose from! Surrounded by the sea, Japan boasts abundant nature and unique flora and fauna. A lot of mountain areas and remote islands attract those who enjoy outdoor activities such as skiing, hiking, cycling, and marine sports.

Romantic Activities


As the sun sets, this huge metropolis of Tokyo transforms into a city of bright lights. The dazzling night scenery lined with a lot of skyscrapers is must-see. We offer you a spectacular way to enjoy it such as Helicopter cruising, Night Cruising in Tokyo Bay.

Luxury Hotel & Hot Spring Ryokan

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Stay in luxury hotels, and traditional or modern ryokans (Japanese style hotel) with private outdoor hot spring baths. The outdoor hot spring baths attached to your room are for exclusive use anytime you wish.

Restaurant Reservations

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We are happy to recommend nice restaurants in romantic setting with great night view or view of landscape or garden. Enjoy dining in various restaurants from the Michelin star sushi restaurant to the casual yakitori restaurant where locals gather.

Contact Us

Your itinerary will be fully customized to meet your interests and needs. It will be full of romantic accommodations, spectacular scenery, privately guided tours, private cultural experiences, and fabulous cuisine.

Whether you are an adventurous couple or a relaxed couple, we will come up with an ideal plan for you. For more information, or to start customizing your own itinerary, please contact us.

Michi Travel Japan
Tel: 81-3-5213-5040