Kyoto & Osaka Hotel Packages

Important Notice (9/29/2010): These packages are no longer available. Sorry! If you’re looking for hotel and transportation travel packages, check out the Shinkansen Special, or click here to go back to presents a new set of Hotel Packages to help you enjoy spring in Kansai! With these packages, you will get special rates on 2-, 3-, 4-, or 5-night stays at hotels in Kyoto and Osaka plus special passes which grant you unlimited use of various forms of public transit around the Kyoto and Osaka areas to help you make the most of your time there.

Kyoto Hotel Packages

Kyoto has an extensive city bus and subway system that is perfect for getting around to see all the sites. With these packages, not only will you get a hotel room in Kyoto at a special rate, but you will also receive a two-day sightseeing pass good for unlimited rides on any of the city bus lines and city subway lines!

About the Kyoto Sightseeing Two-day Pass

This pass is good for unlimited rides (while valid) on city buses, subway lines and part of the Kyoto Bus route. With the Kyoto Sightseeing Pass, not only is exploring Kyoto more economical, but the reusable card makes riding the buses and subways much simpler as well!

For a map of city bus sightseeing routes, click here (PDF, external).

For more information about using the pass and public transit in Kyoto, click here (external).

Available Package Hotels

No longer available!

Osaka Hotel Packages

Important Notice (7/1/2010): The Osaka packages are no longer available! Sorry! Please see the Kyoto packages above!

Though it may seem convenient to call it the Tokyo of western Japan, the metropolis of Osaka has an entirely different atmosphere and interesting culture. Check out this unique city and the surrounding areas with the Kansai Thru Pass (3-day), which grants you unlimited use of a range of public transit in the area.

About the Kansai Thru Pass

This pass enables you to ride on subways, private railways and buses throughout the Kansai region. Not only does it let you tour Osaka, Kobe, and Kyoto, but it also allows you to visit Nara, Wakayama and Koyasan. You can also get a free guidebook available in English, Chinese, and Korean.

For a map of routes covered by the Kansai Thru Pass, click here (PDF, external).

For a list of sightseeing and tourism spots where the Thru Pass can get you special perks or discounts, click here (PDF, external).

For more information about the Kansai Thru Pass, click here (external).

Available Package Hotels

No longer available!