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Japan golden route holiday

Japan golden route holiday

9 night classic Japan trip: Tokyo, Fuji, Kyoto
From £1,790 10 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Japan tailor made tour on a shoestring

Japan tailor made tour on a shoestring

Japan's classic sights on a shoestring!
From £1,160 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year and can be adapted to suit your interests, budget and requirements as necessary
Japan small group holiday, Japan unmasked

Japan small group holiday, Japan unmasked

Whistlestop Japan highlights with an expert tour leader
From £1,750 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2016: 4 Jul, 1 Aug, 12 Sep, 10 Oct, 31 Oct
2017: 6 Feb, 20 Feb, 27 Feb, 6 Mar, 27 Mar, 8 May, 15 May, 12 Jun, 3 Jul, 31 Jul, 11 Sep, 9 Oct, 23 Oct, 30 Oct, 13 Nov
Japan small group holiday by bullet train

Japan small group holiday by bullet train

Japan's must-see cities and beautiful, rural countryside
From £2,600 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2016: 30 Jul, 20 Aug, 17 Sep, 15 Oct
2017: 27 May, 29 Jul, 19 Aug, 16 Sep, 14 Oct
Japan self guided walking holiday, Nakasendo Trail

Japan self guided walking holiday, Nakasendo Trail

Self-guided walking along Japan’s ancient Nakasendo trail
From £740 to £1,915 10 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailormade at a time to suit you and can be adapted to suit your interests, budget and requirements as necessary
Japan holidays, tailor made

Japan holidays, tailor made

Experience the culture and traditions of Japan
From £3,130 14 days inc UK flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor-made and departures can be arranged all year. The sample itinerary below can be modified to your personal wishes including departure date, duration, accommodation used & how long you spend in each destination.
Japan family holiday

Japan family holiday

Be transported into a world of cultural mystery and intrigue
From £3,214 to £3,442 13 days inc UK flights
Small group travel: 2016: 23 Jul, 6 Aug, 13 Aug, 17 Sep, 24 Sep
2017: 1 Apr, 8 Apr, 10 Jun, 1 Jul, 22 Jul, 12 Aug, 19 Aug, 16 Sep, 23 Sep, 16 Dec
Japan cultural small group holiday

Japan cultural small group holiday

A journey along the ancient Tokaido highway
From £1,250 10 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2016: 9 Jul, 6 Aug, 17 Sep, 29 Oct, 5 Nov
2017: 4 Mar, 18 Mar, 13 May, 10 Jun, 8 Jul, 5 Aug, 19 Aug, 23 Sep, 28 Oct, 4 Nov
China and Japan holiday, Beijing to Tokyo

China and Japan holiday, Beijing to Tokyo

Incredible journey showcasing the best of two ancient cultures
From £2,999 to £3,249 18 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2016: 2 Jul, 9 Jul, 16 Jul, 3 Sep, 24 Sep, 1 Oct, 8 Oct, 15 Oct
2017: 25 Mar, 1 Apr, 8 Apr, 27 May, 17 Jun, 24 Jun, 1 Jul, 8 Jul, 15 Jul, 22 Jul, 2 Sep, 16 Sep, 23 Sep, 30 Sep, 7 Oct
Tokyo group holiday, a food adventure

Tokyo group holiday, a food adventure

Dive into Tokyo city’s incredible food scene
From £2,505 to £2,775 12 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2016: 13 Aug, 10 Sep, 24 Sep, 8 Oct, 22 Oct, 5 Nov
2017: 11 Mar, 18 Mar, 25 Mar, 8 Apr, 15 Apr, 22 Apr, 6 May, 20 May, 27 May, 3 Jun, 17 Jun, 15 Jul, 5 Aug, 19 Aug, 2 Sep, 16 Sep, 30 Sep, 14 Oct, 28 Oct, 11 Nov
Kumano Kodo walking holiday, Japan

Kumano Kodo walking holiday, Japan

Village to village walking in the sacred Kii Peninsula
From £2,615 9 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2016: 10 Oct, 7 Nov
2017: 10 Apr, 17 Apr, 15 May, 5 Jun, 9 Oct, 6 Nov, 11 Nov
Japan honeymoon tour on a shoestring

Japan honeymoon tour on a shoestring

Simple hotels, rustic ryokan, unforgettable honeymoon.
From £1,450 13 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Hidden Japan holiday

Hidden Japan holiday

Get beneath the surface into the heart of Japan
From £2,600 13 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2016: 21 Jul, 18 Aug, 29 Sep, 13 Oct
2017: 23 Mar, 20 Apr, 11 May, 20 Jul, 17 Aug, 28 Sep, 12 Oct
Japan cultural immersion holiday

Japan cultural immersion holiday

Cultural activites and traditional experiences galore
From £2,700 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2016: 18 Sep
2017: 14 May, 17 Sep
Kumano Kodo trail self guided walking holiday, Japan

Kumano Kodo trail self guided walking holiday, Japan

Self guided walking on the Kumano Kodo Trail
From £740 to £1,585 9 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Southern Japan small group holiday

Southern Japan small group holiday

Off the beaten track in Kyoto, Nara & Kyushu
From £3,530 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2016: 8 Oct, 15 Oct
2017: 6 May, 20 May, 9 Oct, 14 Oct
Japan culture tour, Shoguns & Samurai

Japan culture tour, Shoguns & Samurai

Ultra-modern Tokyo to Imperial Kyoto
From £2,850 to £3,310 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2016: 17 Jul, 16 Oct, 6 Nov
2017: 25 Mar, 3 Apr, 8 May, 16 Jul, 15 Oct, 4 Nov
Nakasendo Trail walking tour, Japan

Nakasendo Trail walking tour, Japan

Village-to-village walking on the historic Nakasendo trail
From £3,350 12 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2016: 11 Jul, 5 Sep, 3 Oct, 12 Oct, 16 Oct, 6 Nov
2017: 19 Mar, 26 Mar, 3 Apr, 7 Apr, 9 Apr, 17 Apr, 7 May, 15 May, 22 May, 17 Jul, 4 Sep, 25 Sep, 8 Oct, 15 Oct, 5 Nov, 12 Nov
Walking tours to Japan

Walking tours to Japan

Explore the backroads of Japan
From £2,390 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2016: 6 Aug, 2 Oct, 6 Nov, 12 Nov
2017: 19 Mar, 22 Mar, 1 May, 12 May, 6 Aug, 1 Oct, 5 Nov, 12 Nov
Japan small group holiday, Kyoto to Tokyo

Japan small group holiday, Kyoto to Tokyo

Journey into the heart of Japan - Kyoto to Tokyo
From £2,620 to £3,020 12 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2016: 16 Jul, 20 Aug, 10 Sep, 20 Sep, 8 Oct, 28 Oct, 5 Nov, 28 Nov
2017: 18 Mar, 25 Mar, 1 Apr, 8 Apr, 15 Apr, 22 Apr, 29 Apr, 13 May, 27 May, 10 Jun, 1 Jul, 15 Jul, 5 Aug, 2 Sep, 9 Sep, 16 Sep, 23 Sep, 7 Oct, 14 Oct, 28 Oct
The Japanese Alps private tour

The Japanese Alps private tour

Folklore and samurai culture in the Japanese Alps
From £1,895 10 days ex flights
Tailor made
Japan luxury holiday

Japan luxury holiday

An introduction to mesmerising Japan.
From £4,413 9 days inc UK flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Cherry Blossom luxury tour in Japan

Cherry Blossom luxury tour in Japan

Experience Japan's most vibrant season
From £5,387 8 days inc UK flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Shikoku Pilgrimage self guided walking tour, Japan

Shikoku Pilgrimage self guided walking tour, Japan

Shikoku 88 Pilgimage route self-guided walking
From £885 to £1,725 10 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Japan small group tour, in the shadow of mountains

Japan small group tour, in the shadow of mountains

Western Honshu's coasts - Japan Sea and Inland Sea
From £3,495 12 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2016: 21 Sep
2017: 24 May, 27 Sep
Japan discovery tour

Japan discovery tour

Mountains and snow monkeys in the stunning Japanese Alps...
From £3,995 to £4,150 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2016: 18 Sep, 2 Oct, 16 Oct
Japan tour, a winter discovery

Japan tour, a winter discovery

See the best of Japan in winter on this small group tour
From £4,775 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 15 Jan, 12 Feb
Japan winter tour with snow festival

Japan winter tour with snow festival

Japan's winter highlights with famous Sapporo Snow Festival
From £5,160 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 29 Jan
The best of Japan luxury cruise

The best of Japan luxury cruise

Osaka to Maizuru via Kyoto; a blend of modernity & tradition
From £2,849 to £28,149 9 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 1 Apr, 9 Apr, 17 Apr, 25 Apr
Japan cycling tour, Tokyo to Sapporo

Japan cycling tour, Tokyo to Sapporo

The heart of Japan - amazing adventure cycling challenge!
From US $2,850 to US $3,000 9 days ex flights
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I am reborn! Simply the best holiday I have ever been on
Some great stories to tell the grandchildren. Would recommend to a friend
Very enjoyable
It was OK
A bit disappointing really
Japan holidays, tailor made
From
£3,130
including UK flights
The autumn colours were just amazing in Japan. Its a fascinating culture with so many memorable experiences, just a few spring to mind, walking the Nakesendo highway, staying at the Mitsui Garden hotel in Tokyo, the views are mind blowing from here, Geisha spotting in Kyoto... (more)Katherine Windibank
In all honesty it is very hard to pin point one defining moment. It was all brilliant. (more)Alan Brownlow
It's hard to say just which part was the most memorable because it all was (more)Janet Turnbull
Japan small group holiday by bullet train
From
£2,600
excluding flights
A ten plus. The whole trip was fantastic, from the neon lights of Tokyo to the countryside around Takayama. (more)Catherine Atkinson
It was fabulous and everything and more than we expected! (more)Michelle Rademeyer
Excellent thoroughly enjoyed it and would highly recommend it. The whole holiday was memorable as we went from the busy metropolis of Tokyo to the quiet of the Japanese Alps. (more)Amanda Johnson
Japan small group holiday, Japan unmasked
From
£1,750
excluding flights
The holiday fully lived up to expectations! (more)Rebecca Goulding
Amazing holiday would definitely recommend. (more)Jean Heap
My holiday was wonderful, William our tour leader, with his unique style made our holiday really special! (more)Lara Pallard
Japan self guided walking holiday, Nakasendo Trail
From
£740
excluding flights
Whilst the journey is a delightful walk, stop and enjoy the culture along the way. (more)Mark White
Best bits: Walking the remote sections of Trail. Tour of Nara (more)Michael Eagen
A great experience. We felt we had a very good introduction and understanding of Japan. We liked the combination of historic city, modern capital contrasting with rural Japan. Very well organized. (more)Elaine Blatchford
Japan golden route holiday
From
£1,790
excluding flights
There was always someone to speak to from the company if you needed any further assistance or advice. We found their advice and planning resulted in us having the best holiday ever. (more)Gareth Spring
Excellent and good value for money (more)Allison Krill
Excellent. We enjoyed it all. The travel arrangements all worked perfectly. Hotels were fine. Amy at the tour operator was terrific. (more)Howard Rosenthal
Japan tailor made tour on a shoestring
From
£1,160
excluding flights
A holiday of a lifetime...Dinner in the evening was the best kaiseki of our trip - the fish salted and fresh with the most minimal food miles - straight from the fish ponds outside. (more)Cat Pickup
Best bit: The food! (more)Louise Larsen
Experiencing Japan- a fascinating, different and wonderful country to visit. We loved Tokyo and Kyoto and all the sights there. (more)Fay Berry
Japan cultural small group holiday
From
£1,250
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Really enjoyed the variety of visiting different regions of Japan e.g busy Tokyo, tranquil Hakone, beautiful Kyoto and Nara and Kamakura. I particularly enjoyed staying in the traditional Ryokan accommodation and having an open air onsen (hot springs ) at night. Tips? Embrace all elements of the trip and try some new experiences. Local benefits? The trip uses public transport throughout such as trains, buses and metro. Local restaurants are used. Overall... (more)Eva Jolly
Walking tours to Japan
From
£2,390
excluding flights
We particularly enjoyed Kyoto which gave a mix of city living with the cultural experiences. We visited Sanjusangendo temple which holds 1001 life sized statues... (more)Lisa Thompson
This was an excellent trip. ...Walking in the countryside - seeing parts of Japan that I would never have discovered on my own and being guided by a reliable expert. Asuka, Dorogawa and the Mitarai Gorge were particularly memorable. Also - wonderful exotic food, charming ryokans and soothing onsens. (more)Una Dinning
Japan holiday, ancient and modern
From
£3,699
including UK flights
Excellent... (more)Ruth Martin
Being in a totally different culture, the people were so friendly and helpful, it was the best! (more)Cindy Faithfull
My holiday was absolutely fantastic - I have never had such a great time, never loved somewhere so much, never actually had my breath taken away so often, absorbed so much atmosphere, relaxed so completely or felt so carefree and happy as I did on this trip to Japan (more)Julia Young
Holiday in Japan
From
£2,535
excluding flights
Superb. Would recommend it wholeheartedly. Thanks very much. (more)Simon Toller
A lot of good experiences - elephant ride on Christmas day - meeting a monk for meditation - Thai massage (ouch ouch ouch) and some great pampering. Food was often an adventure too. (more)Joanna Hughes
Really enjoyed visiting the ethnic minority villages in Sapa - our tour leader Hue enabled us to visit the villagers and take part in their new year celebrations. (more)Bethany Wright
Japan culture tour, Shoguns & Samurai
From
£2,850
excluding flights
The most memorable part of the holiday was getting a bit of an insight into the people and culture of everyday Japan by travelling on local trains and buses and staying in local inns in rural areas rather than faceless hotels. (more)Nicola Lindsey
It was a great trip, and Andy, our tour guide, was very knowledgeable and helpful. (more)Burkhard Green
I truly enjoyed each day and the new experiences we had, every place we visited was interesting. I loved travelling on the trains and buses, seeing the surrounding countryside with the crops of rice, tea and vegetables growing. (more)Ruth Hamer
Kumano Kodo trail self guided walking holiday, Japan
From
£740
excluding flights
Memorable parts? All of it was good. The highlight might have been the first sight of the Golden Temple in Kyoto, or the first proper Japanese meal. Tips? As it is primarily a walking holiday through woods, I would recommend one takes good walking boots and a stick. Local benefits? Mainly staying staying in small, traditional hotels (ryokan) must be good. Overall rating? Excellent. All the arrangements worked perfectly. (more)John Brennan
Southern Japan small group holiday
From
£3,530
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Seeing Mt Sakurajima look very peaceful and then erupt and having an Onsen by the beach. Tips? Pack lightly and be prepared to spend a lot of time on public transport as you travel large distances. While it is called a walking tour you don't actually walk large distances most days. Local benefits? Yes, We stayed in family run accommodation about half the time and ate a lot of local food prepared by locals rather than big companies. Overall rating? Very... (more)Barbara and Peter Gray
Japan honeymoon tour on a shoestring
From
£1,450
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Japan is a fascinating and exhilerating place to visit. The cultural differences are marked, and with so many great sights, both traditional and modern, there is so much to see and experience. The people are very welcoming and really do want you to have the best time possible. Tips? Take adavntage of the felxibility offered by the holiday provider but stick with their main ideas/routes. Their experience really helped. Local benefits? It definitely felt that... (more)John Hayes
Hidden Japan holiday
From
£2,600
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Everything! Travelling extensively using the local transport - every type, meant we saw such a large range of places, did lots of activities, experienced historical and modern displays, interacted with the local people and tasted a big variety of food. Tips? Travel light. Prepare for lots of traditional Japanese food. Bring comfy shoes. Local benefits? Yes. We travelled by public transport most of the time which is very efficient. We engaged with many locals... (more)Susan White
Adventure holiday in Japan
From
£2,699
excluding flights
Memorable parts? A painting exhibition in Hiroshima. Tips? It actually isn't that difficult getting around Japan but a few simple Japanese phrases help break the ice. Local benefits? We had very little interaction with local people and employed no local guides which was really a pity. We impacted on the environment just as much as any other tourists. Overall rating? Reasonable. (more)Margaret Good
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