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« Ten days in Japan

 

Here’s a complete breakdown of costs per person for all the ten days of our trip to Japan.

Where: Tokyo, Nikko, Kyoto, Osaka, Hiroshima, Itsukushima Island, Nara, Nagoya
Transport: Airlines, Train, Bus
When: October 2014, for ten days
Who: Two backpackers
Currency: United States Dollar

Note: All values in USD, unless otherwise mentioned, are approximate and based on the exchange rate at the time of publishing. Each cost is for one adult. The exchange rate at the time of publishing is assumed to be USD 1 = JPY 100.

Planning & Information

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What Cost Notes
Flight from LAX to NRT $888.90 Via Malaysian Airlines. Return cost.
Visa $1 Costs $1
b-mobile SIM Card $39.80 ¥3,980 for a 1GB Tourist Card
Total Costs $929.70 Per person
Overall Costs $929.70 Per person

 

Day 1 – Tokyo

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What Cost Notes
Narita Express $12.80 ¥1,280. NRT airport to Tokyo Station. One way.
Taxi from Tokyo Station to Shinonome $30.00 ¥3,000
Sushi at Tsukiji Market $9.35 ¥1,870 for two persons.
Taxi from Shinonome to Tsukiji Market $19.70 ¥1,970
Metro train ticket $15 ¥1,500. One-day combination ticket usable on all Metro lines
Meiji Shrine $5 ¥500 per person
Souvenirs $16.70 ¥1,670: fridge magnets, flag, etc.
Water & snacks $14.80 ¥1,480. Coffee, biscuits, water
Total Costs $123.35 Per person
Overall Costs $1,053.05 Per person

 

Day 2 – Mt. Fuji, Tokyo

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What Cost Notes
Chisun Inn Asakusa $75.00 $75 per person, per night
Taxi to Hamamatsucho station $25.60 ¥2,560. One way from Shinonome area.
Japanican Mt. Fuji tour $140.00 ¥14,000 per person with no lunch and return by Shinkansen.
Lunch at Mt. Fuji $9.35 ¥1,870 for two persons.
Souvenirs $9.50 ¥950
Metro train ticket $7 ¥700. Single journey ticket
Souvenirs $16.70 ¥1,670: fridge magnets, flag, etc.
Water & snacks $15.60 ¥1,560. Coffee, biscuits, water
Total Costs $298.75 Per person
Overall Costs $1,351.80 Per person

 

Day 3 – Nikko

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What Cost Notes
Chisun Inn Asakusa $75.00 $75 per person, per night
Tobu-Nikko Train $26.40 ¥2,640. Two way.
Kegon Falls $5.50 ¥550 per person
Lunch at Nikko $9.80 ¥980, per person.
Souvenir $5.50 ¥550. Fridge magnets
Tosho-gu Shrine $13 ¥1,300 per person
Rinno-ji Temple $4 ¥400 per person
Dinner $16.70 ¥1,670 per person
Water & snacks $14.80 ¥1,480. Coffee, biscuits, water
Total Costs $170.70 Per person
Overall Costs $1,522.50 Per person

 

Day 4 – Kyoto

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What Cost Notes
Hokke Club Hotel $84.20 $84.20 per person, per night
Post office stamp $0.50 ¥50
Lunch at Fushimi Inari shrine $12.60 ¥1,260 for one person
Souvenirs $15.50 ¥1,550
Water & snacks $16.00 ¥1,600. Coffee, biscuits, water
Italian dinner $13.75 ¥1,375 per person
Total Costs $142.55 Per person
Overall Costs $1,665.05 Per person

 

Day 5 – Kyoto

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What Cost Notes
Hokke Club Hotel $84.20 $84.20 per person, per night
Kyoto day-pass $10.00 ¥1,000 for one-day bus pass. Per person.
Ginkaku-ji Temple $5.00 ¥500 for one person
Kodai-ji Temple $6.00 ¥600 for one person
Yasaka Pagoda $4.00 ¥400 for one person
Kiyomizu-dera Temple $4.00 ¥400 for one person
Sanjūsangen-dō Temple $10.00 ¥1,000 for one person
Lunch at Oblio $5.25 ¥525. One person
Gion Center $25.00 ¥2,500 per person
Water & snacks $10.00 ¥1,000. Coffee, biscuits, water
Indian dinner $10.00 ¥1,000 per person at Maharaja restaurant
Total Costs $173.45 Per person
Overall Costs $1,838.50 Per person

 

Day 6 – Hiroshima & Itsukushima Island

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What Cost Notes
Hotel Consort $58.00 $58 per person, per night
Peace Memorial Museum $0.50 ¥50 per person
O-Tori Shrine $3.00 ¥300 per person
Lunch $12.30 ¥1,230 per person
Water & snacks $10.00 ¥1,000. Coffee, biscuits, water
Dinner in Osaka $10.00 ¥1,000 per person
Total Costs $93.80 Per person
Overall Costs $1,932.30 Per person

 

Day 7 – Osaka

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What Cost Notes
Hotel Consort $58.00 $58 per person, per night
Osaka Castle $6.00 ¥600 per person
Train from hotel to Osaka Station $1.40 ¥140 per person
Nishinomaru Gardens $2.00 ¥200 per person
Shitennō-ji Temple $8.00 ¥800 per person
Lunch $10.00 ¥1,000 per person
Water & snacks $10.00 ¥1,000. Coffee, biscuits, water
Umeda Sky Building $7.00 ¥700 per person
Taxi from Umeda Sky Building to hotel $14.20 ¥1,420 per person
Postal Stamp of Osaka $0.50 ¥50
Total Costs $117.10 Per person
Overall Costs $2,049.40 Per person

 

Day 8 – Nara

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What Cost Notes
Hotel Consort $58.00 $58 per person, per night
Todai-ji Temple $8.00 ¥800 per person
Train from hotel to Osaka Station $1.40 ¥140 per person
Kasuga Taisha $5.00 ¥500 per person
Nara National Museum $5.20 ¥520 per person
Lunch $14.30 ¥1,430 per person
Water & snacks $10.00 ¥1,000. Coffee, biscuits, water
Postal Stamp of Nara $0.50 ¥50
Total Costs $102.40 Per person
Overall Costs $2,151.80 Per person

 

Day 9 – Nagoya

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What Cost Notes
Tokyo Yaesu Hotel $53 $53 per person, per night
Meguru Loop Bus $5.00 ¥500 per person for a day-pass
Nagoya Castle $4.00 ¥400 per person
Railway Museum $10.00 ¥1,000 per person
Nagoya TV Tower $7.00 ¥700 per person
Train from Railway Museum to Nagoya Station $3.50 ¥350 per person for one ride
Taxi from Osu Kannon Temple to Railway Museum $26.80 ¥2,680 per person
Lunch $9.10 ¥910 per person
Water & snacks $10.00 ¥1,000. Coffee, biscuits, water
Postal Stamp of Nagoya $0.50 ¥50
Dinner in Tokyo $19.40 ¥1,940 per person
Total Costs $143.30 Per person
Overall Costs $2,295.10 Per person

 

Day 10 – Tokyo & out

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What Cost Notes
Lockers at Tokyo Station $10.00 ¥1,000 per person
Narita Express $12.80 ¥1,280. NRT airport from Tokyo Station to NRT. One way.
Water & snacks $10.00 ¥1,000. Coffee, biscuits, water
Miscellaneous $50.00 Souvenirs, temple stamps, etc.
Total Costs $83.80 Per person
Overall Costs $2,378.90 Per person

 

 
 
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« Ten days in Iceland


TEN DAYS IN JAPAN

 

 
Planning
Planning & Information
Orientation, visa & everything else

 
Day 1
Tokyo
Tsukiji Market, Senso-ji Temple, Meiji Shrine, Imperial Palace, Hello Kitty Store, Gundam Robot.

 
Day 2
Mt. Fuji, Tokyo
Mt. Fuji base trip & Shinjuku area in Tokyo.

 
Day 3
Nikko
Ryuzu Falls, Kegon Falls, Chuzenji Lake, Tosho-gu Shrine, Rinno-ji Temple, Shinkyo Bridge

 
Day 4
Kyoto
Fushimi Inari shrine, Kinkaku-ji Temple, Nishiki Food market

 
Day 5
Kyoto
Ginkaku-ji Temple, Kodai-Ji Temple, Kiyomizu-dera Temple, Sanjūsangen-dō temple, Yasaka Hall Gion Corner

 
Day 6
Hiroshima & Itsukushima Island
Atomic Bomb Memorial, Peace Museum, Itsukushima Island

 
Day 7
Osaka
Osaka Castle, Shitteno-ji Temple, Umeda Sky Building, Tenman-gu Shrine

 
Day 8
Nara
Nara Park, Todai-ji Temple, Kasuga Taisha, Heijo Palace, National Museum

 
Day 9
Nagoya
Nagoya Castle, Osu Kannon Temple, Nagoya TV Tower, Maglev Railway Museum, Sakae

 
Day 10
Tokyo & out
Returning to Tokyo, Shibuya Crossing, Harajuku & flying out

Expenses
How much did it cost?
List of all the expenses.
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