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Japan golden route holiday

Treading in the footsteps of samurai along the old Tokaido Road, the Golden Route will take you from neon-spangled Tokyo to Kyoto, the ancient capital and epicentre of Japanese culture and tradition. En-route you’ll also visit the hot springs region of Hakone, a national park in the foothills of Mount Fuji. Tokyo is a phenomenon; a city that rose like a phoenix from the ashes of World War Two to become an economic powerhouse. Tokyo has many major sights to Senso-ji Temple in the historic downtown area of Asakusa, or the teenage hangout of Harajuku and electronics district Akihabara to try out the latest technology. An early morning visit to Tsukiji fish market or a sumo stable training ... Read more >
From £1,690 excluding flights

Japan small group holiday, Japan unmasked

Snow monkeys, a Buddhist temple stay, neon-spangled skyscrapers and rural mountain towns. Japan Unmasked offers fantastic value and a fascinating insight into Japan old and new. This flexible tour, led by an experienced tour leader, allows you to spend as much, or as little, as you want. Visit Tokyo, Kyoto, Hiroshima and more! Whether it's slurping on a bowl of noodles with suited salary men at a railway cafe, or splurging on a succulent Kobe beef steak at the finest restaurant in Kyoto, our itinerary is flexible enough to cater for any budget. The tour begins in the high octane-city of Tokyo, the neon heart of this amazing country. The first of many rides on Japan's Shinkansen bullet ... Read more >
From £2,575 excluding flights

Japan unmasked tour, 14 days

Two weeks to spare and don’t want to miss anything in Japan? Then this is the tour for you. The pace is fast, but the reward is visiting so many of Japan’s must-see destinations. And a wide range of fantastic experiences await – from peaceful rural towns and Buddhist Temple lodgings, to bullet train rides and big nights out in Tokyo and Hiroshima. Throw in the famous snow monkeys plus a tour of Kyoto’s geisha districts, and you have a perfect fortnight showcasing all that is great about Japan. Tokyo is the start and end of the tour, the perfect place to get acquainted with Japan. After exploring Tokyo’s modern and traditional sides, it’s onto the bullet train as we speed up into the ... Read more >
From AU $4,892 excluding flights

Japan tailor made tour on a shoestring

Japan has long been thought of as one of the world’s most expensive holiday destinations, but this needn’t be the case with our 7 night Price Cruncher package. This exciting self-guided trip takes you to Japan’s must-see cities Tokyo and Kyoto, as well as Hakone National Park in the shadow of Mount Fuji. It’s a joy to travel in Japan on a shoestring; everywhere is clean and spotless, trains are always on time and there’s no such thing as a rip-off ‘tourist price’. Just because you’re on a budget doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice quality; in Tokyo and Kyoto you’ll stay in well located business hotels, and in Hakone your accommodation is a traditional Japanese ryokan (guest house) complete ... Read more >
From £920 excluding flights

Wheelchair accessible holiday to Japan

Japan can seem bemusing for any number of reasons – the language, the food, the sheer size of the cities. But travelling in a wheelchair doesn’t have to be one of them. With the Tokyo Paralympics in 2020 on the horizon, accessible travel in Japan is getting even easier. We’ve created this 10 night itinerary which will take you to some of the best sights in Japan, from Tokyo to Kyoto and beyond. Making Japan accessible to everyone has always been one of our main goals. We want to find ways to help people discover this fascinating country we are so passionate about, and this includes travellers with disabilities or issues with mobility. All you need to do is let us know what you require, ... Read more >
From £3,180 excluding flights

Japan cultural immersion holiday

From soba noodle-making classes to taiko drumming, from boat rides to pottery, and from traditional Japanese ryokan inns to a night in a capsule hotel – this tour is practically overflowing with unforgettable experiences. Food is one of the highlights of any trip to Japan, and this tour is no different. Besides a range of superb included meals, from a breakfast of the freshest sushi to a kaiseki feast in Kyoto, you'll also learn to make your own. In Takefu this means a soba noodle-making class, whilst at the Daio wasabi farm you'll make traditional pickles and perhaps try a taste of wasabi ice cream! The creative arts are well represented, and as you continue your adventure you'll test ... Read more >
From £3,950 excluding flights

Honshu hiking holiday in Japan

With over 70% mountainous terrain, Japan is a hiker’s paradise. From the peaks of the Japanese Alps to valleys and ancient pilgrimage trails, there is an incredible array of routes to suit walkers of any level. On this 16-night self-guided adventure you’ll cover some of the best hiking trails on the main island of Honshu interspersed with stays in a few of Japan’s top cities; Tokyo, Kyoto and Matsumoto. Walking is very much the focus of this itinerary – amongst sightseeing in Tokyo, there’s an opportunity for a day-hike to Mount Takao where, on a clear day, you can see Mt Fuji from the summit. Matsumoto is the gateway to the historic Nakasendo Way in the Kiso Valley; an ancient samurai ... Read more >
From £2,630 excluding flights

Japan small group holiday by bullet train

This small group tour has a maximum number of 14 participants and the full time services of an expert tour leader. Honshu is Japan’s largest island and this trip covers the classic experiences this exciting country has to offer: the bright neon lights of Tokyo; Osaka for the best street food; imperial Kyoto home to shrines, temples, gardens and geisha; and the stunning traditional architecture of Takayama and the awe-inspiring peaks of Kamikochi National Park in the Japanese Alps. We'll start and finish in Tokyo, a city of pulsating energy, giving you three nights to explore here. It’s not all fast paced though; the capital has pockets of calm in among the skyscrapers, such as tranquil ... Read more >
From £3,595 excluding flights

Northern Japan tour

Spend two weeks on Japan’s main island Honshu, exploring its northern region, home to beautiful national parks, temples perched on mountain tops, and pretty villages built around hot springs. This small group tour reveals Japan’s secret delights, revealing a side of the country that few visitors ever see. You’ll travel by public transport, eat at local restaurants and stay at Japanese owned accommodation, to really get to know this beautiful part of Japan. The tour focuses on the Tohoku region, which sits north of Tokyo and stretches up to the northernmost tip of Honshu islanda, and contains six prefectures. This remote part of Japan is known for its wonderful scenery, long winters and ... Read more >
From £3,995 excluding flights

Hidden Japan holiday

Starting and finishing in historic Kyoto, our Hidden Japan tour explores Japan in-depth. We stay in temple lodgings on sacred Mt. Koya and in a luxury hot spring ryokan at the shrine town of Kotohira. See traditional puppetry in Tokushima and Naoshima art island from Takamatsu. The Hidden Japan tour is an odyssey through lost Japan; a journey of discovery - Imperial Kyoto, Matsuyama Castle, the vine bridges and gorges of the stunning Iya valley, traditional theatre in Tokushima, temple lodgings on Mt. Koya and fantastic art-works on the tiny island of Naoshima. Accompanied throughout by your expert Tour Leader, the tour starts and finishes in Kyoto, Japan's Imperial capital and home to a ... Read more >
From £3,675 excluding flights

Kyushu rural Japan tour

This classic 13 night tour takes in the best of Kyushu; a lesser-discovered corner of Japan characterised by steaming volcanoes, bubbling hot springs, lush rainforests and sandy beaches. This tour is ideal for whose wanting to get off the beaten track and explore a different side of Japan, away from the beating heart of Tokyo. Between stays in Japan’s cultural capital, Kyoto on the main island, you’ll travel to Japan’s third biggest island, Kyushu. Your Kyushu adventure will begin in Nagasaki, where you’ll explore Glover Gardens and Dejima Island before being transported to a whole other world in Unzen, where you’ll bask in bubbling hot springs and explore an ancient volcano before ... Read more >
From £3,690 excluding flights

Rugby World cup tour following Scotland

Got your tickets for Scotland's four thrilling pool matches? Now leave the rest of the arrangements to the Japan travel experts. Over the course of 25 nights, you'll see the best of Japan's culture, history and cuisine as you travel between host cities. Take in everything from skyscrapers to scenic countryside as you travel from Tokyo to the Japanese Alps, before heading south to Osaka, Kobe, Hiroshima and Kyoto. Aside from the rugby, highlights of the trip include a cycling tour, a stay in a traditional Japanese inn and an exclusive pre-match fan event. Read more >
From £5,440 excluding flights

Japan gastronomic holiday

From Michelin-starred sushi restaurants to street-side noodle bars and ramen restaurants, Japan is the ultimate foodie’s paradise. Japanese food is arguably the most subtle, intricate and varied cuisine in the world, with numerous regional and seasonal specialities to savour. For so many visitors to Japan, sampling the food is a highlight of the trip. Food is the focus of this 13 night self-guided itinerary, designed to take you on a gastronomic voyage of discovery across Japan. With the guidance of our expert Insider staff, you’ll pitch in with the locals at a lively izakaya in Tokyo and enjoy lunch at the city’s best ramen joints. It’s not just constant eating – in Matsumoto, you’ll ... Read more >
From £3,910 excluding flights

Japan honeymoon tour on a shoestring

Classic sights and rural heartland Don’t believe the hype; a 12 night trip to Japan needn’t cost an arm and a leg. This wonderful journey across Honshu (Japan’s main island) takes you through the neon-lit mega-cities of Tokyo and Osaka, as well as enchanting Kyoto – home to gardens, geisha, temples and much more. You’ll also explore the countryside: visit the hot spring valleys of Hakone National Park in the foothills of Mount Fuji, walk the old Nakasendo Way to reach the tiny village of Tsumago, and do as the pilgrims do in Buddhist temple lodgings on sacred Mount Koya. Simple hotels and romantic ryokan The city stays are in simple Western-style hotels that are clean, comfortable and ... Read more >
From £1,370 excluding flights

Japan cultural small group holiday

From the thrills of high-tech Tokyo to the serenity of Zen gardens and hidden temples in Kyoto, this journey along the ancient Tokaido highway is a fantastic introduction to Japan’s uniquely vibrant culture. Take your time over exquisite traditional kaiseki cuisine in Kamakura, relax in the velvety-soft volcanic waters of Hakone’s hot spring baths, stroll among the geisha of Kyoto’s Gion district, and experience the sound of the Shinkansen (bullet train) thundering past at breathtaking speeds. Japan is a sensory experience like nowhere else. A feast for the eyes, ears and of course, the taste buds! Combining modern, centrally-located business hotels with friendly traditional inns and ... Read more >
From £1,795 excluding flights
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