10 days
Tokyo, Nagoya, Kyoto, Osaka

Japan has long been a stage for the biggest players in the global economy.

With a model of efficiency that has lead the way through decades of technological innovation, Japan fosters a business environment deserving of admiration. See how this small archipelago can reveal so many natural and cultural wonders—from the feudal castles of Nagoya to the cherry blossoms of Kyoto.
  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Japan

  • Day 2: Tokyo

    Arrive in Tokyo

  • Day 3: Tokyo

    Take a guided tour of Tokyo

    • Imperial Palace Plaza
    • Harajuku shopping district
    • Shibuya district
    • Shinjuku district

    Visit the Meiji Shinto Shrine

    Visit the Asakusa Kannon Temple

    Enjoy a traditional Tokyo dinner

  • Day 4: Tokyo

    Attend a business visit

    Visit the Sony Building

    Attend a business lecture

  • Day 5: Tokyo + Nagoya

    Attend a business visit

    Take a bullet train to Nagoya

  • Day 6: Nagoya

    Take a guided tour of Nagoya

    Visit Nagoya Castle

    Attend a business visit

  • Day 7: Kyoto

    Take a guided tour of Kyoto

    Visit Nijo Castle

    Visit Kiyomizu Temple

    Visit the Gold Pavilion

  • Day 8: Kyoto

    Free time in Kyoto

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Nara

    Nara

    Explore one of Japan’s ancient capitals on your half-day guided excursion. Visit the Todaji Temple and see the Daibutsu, the world’s largest bronze Buddha. Walk through the wooded Nara Park, known as “Deer Park” because of its four-legged inhabitants. Just outside the park, visit Kasuga Shrine, one of the country’s most famous Shinto shrines. Comfortable walking shoes recommended.

  • Day 9: Osaka

    Take a guided tour of Osaka

    • Umeda Sky Building

    Attend a business visit

    Enjoy a traditional Osaka dinner

  • Day 10: Depart for home

    Depart for home

Interested in learning more about this trip?
  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Japan

  • Day 2: Tokyo

    Arrive in Tokyo

  • Day 3: Tokyo

    Take a guided tour of Tokyo

    • Imperial Palace Plaza
    • Harajuku shopping district
    • Shibuya district
    • Shinjuku district

    Visit the Meiji Shinto Shrine

    Visit the Asakusa Kannon Temple

    Enjoy a traditional Tokyo dinner

  • Day 4: Tokyo

    Attend a business visit

    Visit the Sony Building

    Attend a business lecture

  • Day 5: Tokyo + Nagoya

    Attend a business visit

    Take a bullet train to Nagoya

  • Day 6: Nagoya

    Take a guided tour of Nagoya

    Visit Nagoya Castle

    Attend a business visit

  • Day 7: Kyoto

    Take a guided tour of Kyoto

    Visit Nijo Castle

    Visit Kiyomizu Temple

    Visit the Gold Pavilion

  • Day 8: Kyoto

    Free time in Kyoto

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Nara

    Nara

    Explore one of Japan’s ancient capitals on your half-day guided excursion. Visit the Todaji Temple and see the Daibutsu, the world’s largest bronze Buddha. Walk through the wooded Nara Park, known as “Deer Park” because of its four-legged inhabitants. Just outside the park, visit Kasuga Shrine, one of the country’s most famous Shinto shrines. Comfortable walking shoes recommended.

  • Day 9: Osaka

    Take a guided tour of Osaka

    • Umeda Sky Building

    Attend a business visit

    Enjoy a traditional Osaka dinner

  • Day 10: Depart for home

    Depart for home

Interested in learning more about this trip?

Ready to lead a program?

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Business & Culture in Japan
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Good times!

Enjoyed the exeperience and met some great new friends! ...
SuperDry / Student traveler
Peachtree City, GA / Posted on November 15, 2010

Your experience includes

  • Round-trip airfare

    Your price includes round-trip airfare for your whole group.

  • Accommodations

    8 overnight stays in hotels with private bathrooms

  • On-tour transportation

    Land transportation

  • Regional-style meals

    Light breakfast daily; 6 local dinners

  • End-to-end support

    Your team helps to secure administrative approval and academic credit, provides recruiting tools and helps establish your program's ongoing presence on campus.

  • Curriculum integration

    Your academic vision remains present wherever you travel. Tell us your ideal study abroad experience, and we'll help connect your curriculum to EF's extensive connections abroad.

  • Full-time Tour Director

    Your expert Tour Director is with your group 24/7, providing deep local insight while handling all program logistics.

  • Expert Local Guides

    Your expert local guides are natural historians, adding cultural insight and enhancing teaching moments wherever your curriculum takes you.

  • Guided sightseeing

    Tokyo; Nagoya: Kyoto; Osaka

  • Entrances

    Meiji Shinto Shrine; Asakusa Kannon Temple; Tokyo Stock Exchange; Nagoya Castle; Nijo Castle; Kiyomizu Temple; Golden Pavilion; Umeda Sky Building

  • Worldwide support, safety and security

    EF has over 500 schools and offices in more than 50 countries worldwide. We provide 24-hour emergency support service along with a comprehensive $50 million liability policy that covers you and your institution while abroad.

  • Flexible payment options

    Give more students the opportunity to study abroad by offering them two different payment plan options, along with our TripFunder website to help fundraise for the program.

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