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Japan small group holiday, Japan unmasked

Japan small group holiday, Japan unmasked

Whistlestop Japan highlights with an expert tour leader
From £2,595 to £2,795 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 18 Feb, 4 Mar, 10 Jun, 1 Jul, 22 Jul, 19 Aug, 2 Sep, 20 Sep, 30 Sep, 14 Oct, 28 Oct, 11 Nov, 25 Nov
Japan cultural small group holiday

Japan cultural small group holiday

A journey along the ancient Tokaido highway
From £1,795 to £1,995 10 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 9 Mar, 25 May, 15 Jun, 27 Jul, 24 Aug, 28 Sep, 26 Oct, 9 Nov
Kyoto to Tokyo small group holiday in Japan

Kyoto to Tokyo small group holiday in Japan

Journey into the heart of Japan - Kyoto to Tokyo
From £3,350 to £3,980 12 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 10 Mar, 17 Mar, 3 Apr, 7 Apr, 10 Apr, 14 Apr, 17 Apr, 21 Apr, 3 May, 5 May, 12 May, 19 May, 9 Jun, 14 Jul, 21 Jul, 4 Aug, 11 Aug, 1 Sep, 8 Sep, 15 Sep, 22 Sep, 6 Oct, 13 Oct, 16 Oct, 20 Oct, 27 Oct, 3 Nov, 10 Nov
2020: 8 Mar, 15 Mar, 22 Mar, 29 Mar, 1 Apr, 5 Apr, 8 Apr, 12 Apr, 15 Apr, 19 Apr, 3 May, 10 May, 17 May, 7 Jun, 4 Oct, 11 Oct, 14 Oct, 18 Oct, 25 Oct, 1 Nov, 8 Nov
Late availability on these dates: 10 Mar, 17 Mar
Japan holidays, tailor made

Japan holidays, tailor made

Experience the highlights of Japan by train
From £4,990 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.
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China and Japan holiday, Beijing to Tokyo

China and Japan holiday, Beijing to Tokyo

Incredible journey showcasing the best of two ancient cultures
From £2,560 to £3,459 16 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 1 Mar, 26 Apr, 17 May, 24 May, 14 Jun, 28 Jun, 5 Jul, 12 Jul, 17 Jul, 19 Jul, 26 Jul, 2 Aug, 9 Aug, 23 Aug, 30 Aug, 4 Sep, 6 Sep, 13 Sep, 20 Sep, 27 Sep, 4 Oct, 11 Oct, 18 Oct, 25 Oct, 1 Nov, 8 Nov, 15 Nov
Tokyo to St Petersburg rail tour

Tokyo to St Petersburg rail tour

Japan to Russia overland on the Trans-Siberian Railway
From £7,465£7,400 to £7,625 30 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 8 Jul, 2 Sep, 30 Sep
2020: 8 Jun, 6 Jul, 14 Sep, 28 Sep
Walking tours to Japan

Walking tours to Japan

Explore the backroads of Japan
From £3,090 to £3,310 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 10 Mar, 7 Apr, 14 Apr, 19 May, 2 Jun, 5 Sep, 29 Sep, 6 Oct, 20 Oct, 3 Nov, 10 Nov
2020: 8 Mar, 22 Mar, 5 Apr, 19 Apr, 17 May, 31 May, 13 Sep, 27 Sep, 4 Oct, 18 Oct, 1 Nov, 8 Nov
Late availability on these dates: 10 Mar
Kyushu rural Japan tour

Kyushu rural Japan tour

Explore a little-visited rural part of Japan on this tour
From £3,690 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 10 May
Japan holiday, small group

Japan holiday, small group

Tokyo to Hiroshima small group tour
From £3,565 to £3,965 15 days inc UK flights
Small group travel: 2019: 9 Mar, 5 May, 31 Aug, 13 Oct, 23 Nov
Late availability on these dates: 09 Mar
Rugby World cup tour following Scotland

Rugby World cup tour following Scotland

Follow all of Scotland's rugby pool matches in Japan
From £5,440 26 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 20 Sep
Rural Japan 15 day tour

Rural Japan 15 day tour

An off-the-beaten-path adventure through Japan's countryside
From £3,800 to £4,360 15 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Grand Trans Siberian Railway, tailor made

Grand Trans Siberian Railway, tailor made

Japan to Russia overland on the Trans-Siberian Railway
From £6,265 30 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Japan activity holiday, bike, hike and kayak

Japan activity holiday, bike, hike and kayak

Multi activity holiday in Japan
From £3,005 to £3,245 12 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 17 Mar, 31 Mar, 7 Apr, 7 Jul, 22 Sep, 20 Oct, 27 Oct
2020: 15 Mar, 29 Mar, 5 Apr, 10 May, 18 Oct, 25 Oct
Late availability on these dates: 17 Mar
Central Japan holiday, small group

Central Japan holiday, small group

Explore Japan- the land of the Samurai
From £6,795 13 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 10 Apr, 13 Nov
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If you would like some help or advice, or just want to discuss your ideas for your next trip, do give us a call.
Japan holiday, The Shogun trail

Japan holiday, The Shogun trail

Small group tour of Japan highlights
From £4,395 to £4,760 13 days inc UK flights
Small group travel: 2019: 16 Mar, 23 Mar, 30 Mar, 6 Apr, 13 Apr, 20 Apr, 27 Apr, 4 May, 11 May, 14 Sep, 28 Sep, 5 Oct, 12 Oct, 19 Oct
Late availability on these dates: 16 Mar
Japan tours

Japan tours

Explore the past and the present of Japan
From £4,225 11 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 19 May
2020: 17 May
Japan small group tour

Japan small group tour

Bold cities, beautiful lakes and spectacular Mount Fuji
From £2,489 to £2,599 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 22 Dec
2019: 23 Mar, 20 Apr, 6 Jul, 20 Jul, 3 Aug, 12 Oct, 26 Oct, 14 Dec, 28 Dec
Holiday in Japan

Holiday in Japan

Take the bullet train Tokyo to Kyoto
From £2,865£2,722 to £3,405 13 days ex flights
Small group travel: Departs most Saturdays throughout the year.
Up to £140 off selected dates.
Late availability on these dates: 13 Jan, 27 Jan, 10 Feb, 24 Feb, 10 Mar, 17 Mar
Adventure holiday in Japan

Adventure holiday in Japan

Japan's technology & temples
From £2,360 to £3,369 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 25 Dec
2019: 20 Jan, 24 Feb, 8 Mar, 10 Mar, 15 Mar, 17 Mar, 31 Mar, 5 Apr, 12 Apr, 14 Apr, 21 Apr, 26 Apr, 3 May, 12 May, 19 May, 26 May, 2 Jun, 16 Jun, 25 Aug, 1 Sep, 8 Sep, 15 Sep, 22 Sep, 29 Sep, 6 Oct, 11 Oct, 13 Oct, 20 Oct, 27 Oct, 3 Nov, 10 Nov, 17 Nov, 24 Nov, 1 Dec, 15 Dec, 20 Dec, 22 Dec
2020: 5 Jan, 19 Jan, 26 Jan, 9 Feb, 23 Feb, 1 Mar, 6 Mar, 8 Mar, 13 Mar, 15 Mar, 20 Mar, 22 Mar, 25 Mar, 27 Mar ...
    Japan small group holiday, Japan unmasked
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    £2,595
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    The beautiful Himeji Castle floating above you on the horizon when walking towards it from the station. Hiroshima was very moving. (more)Yasmin Dastur
    There were many `most memorable“things such as the autumn colours, the gardens, the Japanese people, the food, the variety you offered on this tour, the numerous surprises Japan has in store by being so different, the group, the tour leader. (more)Inge Kerber
    Most memorable: The beautiful Japanese gardens, the forested mountains, the beautiful temples, the courtesy and helpfulness of the Japanese people. The wonderful food. The efficiency of public transport. Everything was so clean... (more)Margaret Pitt
    Japan cultural small group holiday
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    £1,795
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    We saw various places all of which were very interesting. There is not one particular place or experience that stands out over and above everything else. It was great to cover so much ground and there was a lot to do every day. Our tour leader was helpful and very knowledgeable. (more)Catherine Cassidy
    The entire trip was so awesome. Lots of exciting things to taste, see and experience. Great way to meet people who enjoy travelling as much as I do. Fantastic trip. (more)Anuschka Veckranges
    Really enjoyed the variety of visiting different regions of Japan e.g. busy Tokyo, tranquil Hakone, beautiful Kyoto and Nara and Kamakura. (more)Eva Jolly
    Walking tours to Japan
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    £3,090
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    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
    Kyoto to Tokyo small group holiday in Japan
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    £3,350
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    Memorable parts? The cherry blossom in Japan. Tips? Take an umbrella, be ready to walk a lot and have fun. Local benefits? Yes, especially the local hotels amd ryokan. Overall rating? Excellent. Very good guide (Kimi) who went beyond the holiday description, taking us on tours, and explaining the local customs. We explored other tours before booking with this company and this was best value for money. (more)Mary-Anne Rose
    Holiday in Japan
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    £2,722
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    Miyajima-beautiful garden and Shinkansen was fab. (more)Rachel Melton
    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
    Japan holidays, tailor made
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    £4,990
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    The Noto Peninsula except for Wakura and the villages in the various parts of the countryside. Having a car made the difference. (more)Geraldine Hickey
    Not the best holiday we have ever been on, too many problems, Some poor hotels, Guides who weren't that knowledgeable. Japanese not too helpful. Poor signposts not many in English, (more)JULIE HARRISON
    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
    Adventure holiday in Japan
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    £2,360
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    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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